RRB Group D Exam Dates Announced. Indian Railways Chairman Vinod Kumar Yadav has announced the dates for the CBT of the RRB Group D exam. According to the latest update, the CBT Exam of RRB Group D will be conducted in the month of April 2021. More than crore applications have been received across India for Railway RRB Group D Exam. Total no of vacancies will be announced by the RRB in the official notification. However, the examination for RRB Group D exam dates was postponed due to delay in tenders and then due to the pandemic. Candidates can start their preparation to crack the RRB Group D Exam. Here this article will provide you the complete details of RRB Group D Exam Dates. You can refer to the number of vacancies for the RRB/RRC Group D exam below:
Important Dates for RRB Group D Exam
|RRB GROUP D 2021 Notification Release Date||2021|
|Opening & Closing of Online Registration of Applications||2021|
|Closing of Online Submission of Application||2021|
|RRB Group D Exam Date||2021|
|RRB Group D Admit Card Release||To be Notified Later|
Highlights of RRB Group D Exam Date:
- The commencement of the RRB Group D Exam Dates will be from 2021.
- More than 1.15 crore candidates have submitted the application against 1,03,769 vacancies.
- The selection will be made through Computer Based Test (CBT) test as well as Physical Endurance Test (PET).
RRB Group D Exam Pattern
Candidates must understand the exam pattern before starting their preparation to get an idea of what the exam demands. The RRB Group D selection process comprises of three stages:
- RRB Group D Computer Based Test (CBT)
- RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
- RRB Group D Document Verification
RRB Group D Computer Based Test (CBT) Exam Pattern
|Sections||Number of Questions||Marks||Time Duration|
|General Science||25||25||90 Minutes|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||30||30|
|General Awareness & Current Affairs||20||20|
RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
After the CBT exam is conducted, the RRB decides the cut-off for CBT in order to call the required number of candidates for PET. The candidates called for the PET are usually three times the number of vacancies, however, the RRB reserves the right to decide the number of candidates to be called for PET.
The PET exam is qualifying in nature and it is mandatory for the candidates to qualify the PET round to be eligible for next round of document verification. The PET standards for both male and female candidates are given in the table below:
|Male candidates||Female candidates|
|Should be able to lift and carry 35 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down ; and
Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.
|Should be able to lift and carry 20 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down; and
Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.
RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria
As the RRB Group D Exam dates are in the month of April, aspirants should know about the Eligibility Criteria. RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria is divided mainly into three parts:
A candidate must be either:
(a) A citizen of India, or
(b) A subject of Nepal, or
(c) A subject of Bhutan, or
(d) Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before January 1, 1962, with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Candidates belonging to the category of (b), (c), (d) & (e) will be required to present a valid certificate as per the demand of RRB and the certificate must be issued by Government of India.
Candidates belonging to unreserved categories should be between 18 to 33 years. Relaxation in the upper age limit is given to candidates belonging to reserved categories.
The Age limit is to be calculated as in 2021. The relaxation given to the reserved categories are as below:
|Category||Age Relaxation (In years)|
A candidate appearing for the posts should have:
- ITI degree or diploma
- Class 10th pass certificate
Q1. What are the RRB Group D exam dates?
Ans. The RRB Group D Exam Dates are scheduled from 15th December onwards.
Q2. When will the Admit card be released?
Ans. The Admit card for RRB Group D exam has not been released yet, we will update you as soon as they are released.
Q3. Can the RRB Group D Exam Dates postpone further?
Ans. As of now, the exam is supposed to be on time, we will update you if there will be any delays in the exam date.
Q4. Are the RRB Group D Exam Dates are final?
Ans. As of now, the RRB exam dates are tentative. The exam is scheduled to be held from 2021. We will update you if there are any further changes.