RRB Group D exam date 2018: As many as 1.9 crore candidates are all set to take their Indian Railways’ Group D (Level 1) exams starting September 17. Railways will be hiring 63,000 Level 1 staffs under 7th pay commission band. Those selected will be paid according to ‘Level 01 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix with initial pay of Rs 18000 plus other allowances admissible at that time (at the time of joining).
Railways has released exam dates in the last week of August. The admit card for the examination will be released 10 days prior to the exam date. Since the exam will be held in phases and shifts, candidates have been advised to keep a check on their respective RRB sites for latest updates.
The exam will be held in 15 regional languages as was in the case of ALP/Technician exam. Indian Railways has tied up with the Tata Consultancy Services to conduct the Computer-based tests. It had said that no two question papers will be alike.
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Railways has also released the subject wise marks for the exam. The duration of the exam will be 90 minutes for general candidates and 120 minutes for eligible PWD candidates accompanied with scribes. The online test will be of 100 marks – 25 marks for Mathematics, 30 marks for General Intelligence and Reasoning, 25 marks for General Science, and 20 marks for General Awareness and Current Affairs. Candidates who qualify in the CBT shall have to undergo Physical Efficiency Test (PET). There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in the CBT – 1/3 of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for the wrong answer.
If you have yet not checked your application status, you can check it by visiting respective RRB site. All you will have to do is to enter your registration number, date of birth and the captcha shown on the site.