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Procedure of Group D Recruitment by Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC)

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  • Railway Recruitment Cells (RRC) have been set up in all Zonal Headquarters for recruitment to Group D posts consequent to the announcement made in the Railway Budget 2005-06.
  • Each RRC would be headed by Chairman/RRC in JA grade or Selection grade.
  • The recruitment to all Group D posts of a particular Zonal Railway is now handled by RRC concerned.
  • Requirement of all Divisions/Workshops/Production Units and other organizations falling within the territorial jurisdiction of the Zonal Railway will be clubbed together for the purpose of recruitment.

Process of Recruitment

  • Vacancies shall be counted as those existing on 1st January or 1st July of the year of recruitment plus those anticipated over the next year.
  • A detailed Employment Notice will be published in leading local newspapers and an Indicative Notice be published in the Employment News/Rozgar Samachar and national newspapers giving reference of the advertisement given in the local newspapers.
  • A detailed vacancy notification shall also be sent to the nearby Employment Exchanges and recognized associations of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
  • Candidates can give option (maximum three) in order of preference for the Divisions/Workshops/Production Units/Other Organizations etc. within the territorial jurisdiction of the Zone.
  • If a combined examination is being held for more than one category of Group ‘D’ post then the candidate should can his preference for the posts also. No change of options shall be permitted at any stage subsequently.
  • Only one application should be submitted even if the candidate wishes to be considered for more than one category of posts

Minimum Educational qualification

  • Minimum educational qualification for recruitment of Group D posts will be 10th Pass or ITI or equivalent (Ref 6)

Selection procedure

  • Selection procedure will consist of written test followed by PET (Physical Efficiency Test) of candidates found successful in written test followed by Medical examination and Document Verification. (Ref 7) 

Written Test

  • Question paper for the Written Test shall be based on Class 10th standard consisting of 100 multiple choice objective type questions (with four choice of answers each) aimed to assess general knowledge/awareness, mathematics and reasoning etc. (Ref 12)
  • No question shall be asked for checking proficiency in language.
  • Question paper should be entirely objective and shall be printed in Hindi, English and regional language(s).
  • The duration of the Written Test shall be 90minutes. (Ref 12)
  • Written examination will be held on the same day simultaneously by all the railways. (Ref 6)
  • Question Paper will be set by Chairman/RRC and sent to Private Agencies (Specialized in confidential printing) for printing.
  • Duplicate type OMR sheets shall be procured from the printer (specialized in such printing) in which answers to questions are to be given by the candidates.
  • Question paper shall be printed with questions jumbled in four to five series.
  • Call letters for written test, physical efficiency test shall be dispatched under “Business Post (Ordinary)”, at least one month in advance. (Ref 13,14 ) Dispatch of letters to candidates in cases of document verification, medical/re-medical examination, Show-cause notice and intimation regarding submission of requisite documents will be sent by Registered Post/Speed Post.
  • Answer scripts shall be readable on Optical Mark Reader (OMR) and evaluation of answer scripts shall be on computers.
  • Result of Written Examination will be declared based on the Evaluation Agency’s Report and scrutiny of the records.  Minimum pass marks will be 40% for General candidates, 30% for SC/ST and OBC candidates. 
  • One mark shall be deducted for three wrong answers.
  • Result of written examination will be tabulated in the order of merit of candidates.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

  • Out of those who have obtained the prescribed minimum pass marks in the written test will be called for PET in order of merit separately for each group of General, SC, ST & OBC as follows:
  • If the number of vacancies is less than or equal to 1500  number of persons to be called for PET should be 4 times and if the number of vacancies is greater than 1500 the number of persons to be called for PET should be 3 times. (Ref 2)
  • Call letters will be issued to eligible candidates to appear in PET.
  • Physical Efficiency Test [PET] will be qualifying in nature and criterion for the same will be as under:

Male Candidates

 Female Candidates

Should be able to run for a distance of 1500 metres in 6 minute in one chance.

Should be able to run for a distance of 400 metres in 3 minutes in one chance.

  • The entire proceeding of PET will be videographed so as to ensure transparency and the identification of bonafide candidates taking part in  PET.
  • Physical Efficiency Test will be held in the Divisions of the concerned Railway.
  • PET will be supervised by Selection Committee of three Assistant Scale Officers nominated by DRM.

Document Verification

  • 20% candidates over & above the number of vacancies will be called for verification of the original educational/caste certificate(s) and other relevant documents of the candidates. (Ref 5)

Final Panel

  • Panels will be based strictly on merit position obtained in written examination(subject to qualifying PET and Medical Examination).
  • Currency of panel shall be for a period of two years from the date of publication.  General  Manager may, however, extend the life of the panel by one year in case of administrative exigencies. (Ref4 )
  • Panel finalized by RRC  [Railway Recruitment Cell] shall be equal to number of vacancies only.
  • In case certain number of candidates have not turned up within the specified period, another panel equal to the number of candidates finally not turned up will be supplied by RRC after following the procedure for cancellation of the offer of appointment to the originally empanelled candidates.  Under no circumstances, the number of candidates covered in the original as well as replacement panels shall exceed the number of the vacancies indented by the railway.
  • Replacement panels  shall include only such number of reserved /un-reserved candidates as have not the turned up as per original panel. (Ref 5)

Allotment of Division/Unit

  • Chairman/RRC shall allot each successful candidate the Division/Unit after taking into account his merit position and preference of Division/Unit etc.

Schedule of Recruitment for Group D

S. No.

Item

Month

1

Issue of Notification

July

2

Last date of receipt of application

30th Sept.

3

Scrutiny of application

Jan/Feb

4

Issue of call letter for Written Test

March/April

5

Written Test

May/June

6

Physical Efficiency Test  (PET)

Sept./Oct.

7

Medical Test/Document Verification

Nov./Dec

8

Declaration of Final panel

December

 
(Ref 10)
References
1. Railway Board's letter No. E(NG)II/96/RR-1/62 dated 18.7.05 (RBE No.121/2005)
2. Railway Board's letter No.E(NG)II/96/RR-1/62 dt.29.09.05  (RBE No.166/05)
3. Railway Board's letter No. E[NG]II/96/RR-1/62/Vol.II dated 01-11-2006  (RBE No. 164/06)
4. Railway Board's letter No.E[NG]II/96/RR-1/62/Vol.II dated 12-03-2007 (RBE No. 37/2007)
5. Railway Board's letter No.E[NG]-II/96/RR-1/62/Vol.II dated 17.06.2008
6. Railway Board's letter No.E(NG)-II/2009/RR-1/10/Pt. dated 09.12.2010
7. Railway Board Letter No: E(NG)-II/96/RR-1/62/VOL.II. dated 02.02.2011 (RBE No: 16/2011)
8. Railway Board's letter No. E (NG)-II/96/RR-1/62/Vol.II dated 21.03.2011 ( RBE No: 37/2011)
9. Railway Board’s letter No. E(NG)II/2009/RR-1/10/Pt. dated 27.04.2011
10. Railway Board’s letter No. E(NG)-II/2007/RR-1/58 dated 08/12/2011 (RBE No. 164/2011)
11. Railway Board's letter No. E(NG)-II/2011/RR-1/11 dated 09/12/2011 (RBE No. 166/2011)

12. Railway Board Letter No:    E(NG)II/2009/RR-1/10/Pt.                                   , Dated             02.07.2013

13. Railway Board Letter No:   E(NG)-II/2008/RR-1/33 Dated 29.05.2013(RBE No. 53/2013)

14. Railway Board Letter No:  E(NG)-II/2008/RR-1/33 New Delhi, Dated 19.08.2013 ( 85/2013)

Comments

I am Kamal Bosu. I am a one

I am Kamal Bosu. I am a one eyed person. My one eye 6/6 and another nil. May I medically fit in railway group d post? Which category approved for me?

Respected Sir, I am asalatha 

Respected Sir,

I am asalatha  Included in Southern Railway Group D Final list  My Roll No is  4104012660 .  Please inform my division alloted

 

My E Mail ID    abhilash8905@gmail.com

Ph  9747618408  (Kerala)

 

respected sir,              

respected sir,

                        i passed group d exam conducted by rrc chennai. i have been included in thiruvananthapuram divison group d list. i have been listed in engineering department. as i have shoulder dislocation problem i could not take hard work. is there any possibility to change into some other group d division like signal etc, where these much hard work is not needed. please reply immediately. your advice is very important for me

Dear sir i am santosh

Dear sir
i am santosh selected rrc group d who will send the appointment letters cpo office or divisions pls tell me sir i am very confused

which rrc u selected give ur

which rrc u selected give ur contact details

Sir I will complate my

Sir I will complate my medical examination and document verufication on march 15 how many days will be taken by panel announcement pls give reply

Sir, I have passed group d

Sir,
I have passed group d rrccr exam and document verification and medical also passed what is the next procedure. Tell me sir.

Sir, I am selected for the

Sir, I am selected for the post of group d in jagadhari worksop in rrcnr 02/2012. But at present I am not recevied any  letter from workshop.last week rrcnr told me that when the seat available they joining me and my all friend join as lucknow div., firojpur div. So please tell me how  many time they take join me.pls rply. Thanks.my id  vinodbawta@gmail.com

Dear sir I m selected for

Dear sir
I m selected for posting group d rrcnr 2012 exam. My maximum friend have received joining letter and they have joined their duty. But I have not received letter. Last time rrcnr told me that your division yet not to b allotted. They said that seat r not vacant. Sir if they allot me post . Can it effect on me juniorty.
Sir please give me any solutions
Plz sir
Plz reply

Same problem I am selected

Same problem I am selected rrcnr 2012 but not received joining letter. Contaçt me.  mail id  vinodbawta@gmail.com

Respected Sir, Please tell me

Respected Sir,

Please tell me that i give exam for RRB AHMEDABAD [CEN 01/2014]  Techincian  post but the result is not declared.

but many of  rrb declared the result for only ALP post.

For the post of Technician, result is differently published or this is the result for both category...?

Dear sir. i am Pardeep i OBC

Dear sir. i am Pardeep i OBC A.   my family is a very poor  sir pls selected in indian Railway  my age 21 years hai  iam a  10th 12th  pass in cbse bord in delhi plz help me 

Mob. +919467707374

my email id  pardeep.kumar1992@yahoo.com

 

I m selected in group d 2012

I m selected in group d 2012 nr. But I have not received joining letter . Last week I went to rrc lajpat nagar. They said me post in amritsar (mechanical). But till this week I have not received any letter or information. I again went to rrc this week. Now they r saying my file has return from amritsar. And they will adjust me. And enquiries after 1 month.
what shoud I do . Please give suggestions .

rrbmumbai cen. 4/2010 tc cc

rrbmumbai cen. 4/2010 tc cc mains ka result kab aayega? aur cut off marks kya ho sakte hai?

Dosto mera joining letter

Dosto mera joining letter abhi tak nhi aaya . Mai kaha pata karu. Or joining letter rrc deti hai ya division plz help. . . Rrc group d 2012

I also want to know ? Any one

I also want to know ?
Any one can help of to give the joining information About eastern railway group D notice no 0112. Date 16.08.2012. Please mail me sandipkb24@gmail.com

HI Sandeep click on this

ANY ONE GET RRC KOLKATA GROP

ANY ONE GET RRC KOLKATA GROP D APPOINTMENT LETTER.

 

BATCH 0112.  EMPLOYMENT NOTICE NO. 0112  16/08/2012

 

After completing graduation

After completing graduation (B.COM)which job is suitable ??

RESPECTED SIR,   PLEASE HELP

RESPECTED SIR,

 

PLEASE HELP ME ABOUT RRC KOLKATA APPOINTMENT  DATE. BATCH NO. 0112.

I HAVE COMPLETED MY MEDICAL EXAM ON 17 APRIL 2014 BUT I DID GET ANY

INFORMATION ABOUT  DIVISION ALLOTMENT. 

PLEASE HELP ME.

HOW MANY DAYS I WILL WAIT FOR APPOINTMENT LETTER RECEIVED.

Sir I m selected for group d

Sir I m selected for group d in rrcnr. . Can u tell me when will rrc give me posting. . Can I know about my marks. . .

SIR WHAT IS THE EXPECTED DATE

SIR

WHAT IS THE EXPECTED DATE FOR RAILWAY GROUP-D EXAM 2014/15

RRC GROUP D PREFERENCE

RRC GROUP D PREFERENCE OPTIONS

Sir, Thanks for your reply . Then how can and what basis they allot the various categories and vacancies based on merit. ? Can you please tell me the procedure of selection? Because in this post they have said order of preference will be get from the candidates. FYI [

Process of Recruitment : (Given in this post above 2nd Paragraph in above post)

  • Candidates can give option (maximum three) in order of preference for the Divisions/Workshops/Production Units/Other Organizations etc. within the territorial jurisdiction of the Zone.
  • If a combined examination is being held for more than one category of Group ‘D’ post then the candidate should can his preference for the posts also. No change of options shall be permitted at any stage subsequently.]  Please help me to clear this doubt sir.. Thanks in advance

RRC group D preference

  • RRC group D preference options                                                                        Sir,  Could you please tell me at what stage we can give this order of preference options for RRC group D recruitment selection for the Divisions/Workshops/Production Units/Other Organizations etc. within the Zone? [ i.e at the time of PET or Document Verification or Medical exam or after all this process completed ]

You will not given the chance

You will not given the chance for preference for place of posting or posts.

Could you please tell me at

  • Could you please tell me at what stage we can give this order of preference options for RRC group D recruitment selection for the Divisions/Workshops/Production Units/Other Organizations etc. within the territorial jurisdiction of the Zone? [ i.e at the time of PET or Document Verification time or Medical exam or after all this process completed ]

Sir i have selected in nfr

Sir
i have selected in nfr railway groupd.but this time i am doing btech 3 year.can i join after completion of btech this job. Please tell me process.

Need mutual transfer from icf

Need mutual transfer from icf chennai to palakad division.(group d appointment)

Sir,  i am

Sir, 

i am DHANANJAYAN working in group D at basin bridge yard i want transfer to ICF i kindly requested you to give me the mutual transfer to me my mobile no is 9600002775 please conduct me sir

 

there are so many people

there are so many people waiting eagerly to transfer to MAS. at electric loco shed, erode, if you are interested pls call me. 9443547572

 

Hai  ANU   Please tell me

Hai  ANU

 

Please tell me your joining date &  Division?

Its Headquarters.19.03.2014

Its Headquarters.19.03.2014

your joining date & year?

your joining date & year?

Hello Sir/Mam i have got

Hello Sir/Mam
i have got second class jourey pass along with admit card because belongs to SC.
I just wants to knw can i get a reserve seat/birth or its a general class pass?
Plz give guidence

U will get a Second class

U will get a Second class Reservation berth or seat whichever u prefer. Go to reservation counter n fill the form ...Clerk will guide u which train is available for reservation

Respected sir, my document

Respected sir,

my document verification and medical examination has completed on april 21, for group d. Now, what is the next process??

any information about allot division or unites . when will be started dispatch appointments letters. RRC kolkata. EASTERN RAILWAY KOLKATA.

Sir kindly please help me: I

Sir kindly please help me:

I recently posted as ALP in NR..I am a B-Tech degree holder from Mechanical,,Pls kindly tell me how i goes in engineering departments of railway internally and when I apply for this..

pls kindly inform me on my mail id: cool.anurag1@gmail.com

thank you

 

Dear Sir / Madam I have

Dear Sir / Madam

I have allotted in Group D in Rajkot Division in Enggineering Department against RRC/WR Employment Notification No. 02/2012.
Kindly sugget me what type of job in Engineering Department in Railway i have allotted as a Helper ( S & T, Mechanical, Electrical ).
Can i appear GDCE Exam in future ???? Which category can i apply in GDCE Exam ???

I am awaiting for your early reply...

Rgds,
Anand Badani

 

sir i got medical examination

sir
i got medical examination in trivandrum division but i am appointed in trichirapally division and i am an sc/st candidate my home town is trivandrum is that possible medical examination in one division and posting in other division sir please reply i appointed from en 02/2012 group d posts from southern railway

Normally rrc allocated the

Normally rrc allocated the division nearby surrounding of the applicant. but sometimes it allocate other states also it depend upon the vacant places there is no restrictions for rrc in division allocation so you will try for the mutual transfer

Sir,  I have selected in

Sir,

 I have selected in group d  rrc chennai final panel but still i didnt get appointment letter from rrc it already 1 months is over when will i got the appointment letter

Sir i have computer science

Sir i have computer science B.tech degree passed in 2012 with 72.46 % . I am getting appointment on compassionate ground will you please tell me how much time will it take . I have not given any examination yet please give me model paper for graduate b.tech level which i have to crack 

 

Hi! Am also awaiting for CG

Hi! Am also awaiting for CG appointment in swr.its almost 16 months completed, till now didn't get any intimation from railways about written exam and further process.am also BE computer science 2012 passed out.what is your good name? In which railway u have applied for job? Lets keep in touch..... Sibi

Resp Sir.Please reply i have

Resp Sir.Please reply i have declared successfully written exam and PET exam also. As well as i have done document verification on 22.04.2014 and also medical fit in A2 and below and i have submitted the medical fit certificate to concern office employment notification no. 02/2012 RRC-WR awaiting for your early reply.

Thanks - Anandkumar Badani.

Respected Sir.I have

Respected Sir.I have completed written and PET also and medical fitness certificate given by the railway hospital and submitted my fit A2 and below certificate to concern office. So kjndly let me know when will I get appointment in group d post against RRC-WR 02/2012 emplyment notification.Thanks and regards.Anand Badani.

Sir i would like to know when

Sir i would like to know when will the appointment order of group d post cat no 01/2012 of rrc Chennai will be start to sent?

I asked it to rrc they told

I asked it to rrc they told within 10 days from today they starting to issue the call letter

Dear sir/madam, i want to

Dear sir/madam,

i want to know when will rrc chennai announce the final result for the 

Employment Notice No. RRC 01/2012  i have completed my medical exam for the above notification kindly tell me when will they announced the final panel list

 

I think it may b with in 2

I think it may b with in 2 week

Dear sir  Please tell me how

Dear sir 

Please tell me how to know the medical result

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