The exam dates for 90,000 Indian Railways jobs will be announced soon by Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) soon. The authority, which is responsible for Indian Railways recruitments, will soon announce the detailed schedule of the Group D and Group C online exam 2018 last date of application for which closed on March 31.
Over 2.5 crore job seekers have applied for some 90,000 jobs in various Group D and Group C posts. The Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB), according to reports, is gearing up for issuing the Admit Cards of the registered candidates. The Railway RRB Exam candidates will be able to access their admit cards online once issued.
According to reports, the Railway Recruitment Boards exam 2018 will be fully online and is most likely to be held in the last week of April or first week of May. Chances are also there that the 2018 Railway Exams will be delayed slightly as the last date for application was extended by about a fortnight.
The Railway exams are considered as one of the largest recruitment exams in the world. The 2018 Railway recruitment exams will be held after a gap of four years.
Here is all you need to know about upcoming RRB Group C and Group D exam:
RRB Group D Exam Pattern 2018
The exam pattern for Railway Group D 2018 has two stages. 1) CBT (Computer Based Test) 2) PET (Passing Physical Efficiency Test).
Computer Based Test (CBT): In RRB Computer Based Test questions are asked from Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Science and General Awareness on Current Affairs. The level of the exam completely depends upon the educational qualification of the candidates. The duration of the RRB Computer Based Test is 90 minutes and there are a total of 100 questions.
Physical Efficiency Test: Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is important for every candidate and the case differs for male and female candidates. Candidates suffering from any physical disability will be exempted from appearing for the PET round.
Railway Exam Admit Card 2018
The Admit Card of the registered candidates will be released online at least a week before the exam. Candidates should note that the Railway Exam Admit Card is released only on official railway boards website. The list of regional railway boards are given below.
The Admit Card for CBT (Computer Based Test) and PET (Passing Physical Efficiency Test) will be issued separately and PET admit cards will only be issued to candidates who have passed the CBT exams. To download the admit card, candidates must have Registration Number/Roll Number and Date of Birth/Password.
Railway Exam Center 2018
The exam centre of a candidate will be mentioned in the Admit Card released for the purpose. It will be based on the railway board region selected by the candidates while applying for the railway board exam. An exam centre once allotted to a candidate will not be changed. The list of exam center is also listed on the website of Indian Railways and regional boards' website.
Railway Board Exam 2018 Result
The results for CBT (first phase of RRB Group D exam) will be declared after the examination for the same has been conducted. First, CBT results will be announced and qualifying students who will then take PET exam that will test their physical strength. Later, result for PET will be announced on the official portal.
Railway Group- D Eligibility Criteria 2018
The candidates who are applying for this job must have passed 10th Class or ITI from the institutions recognized by NCVT/SCVT or equivalent (or) National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT. OR 10th Pass plus National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT or 10th pass plus ITI from the institutions recognized by NCVT/SCVT.
The candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria of the Group- D Recruitment 2018 are eligible to apply for Group-D Posts. The Railway Department do not check the eligibility criteria at the time of the examination. Document to prove the eligibility will be required at the time of the document verification.
Candidates, who have cleared class 10th with (or without) ITI or NAC in the relevant trade, must be under the age limit between 18 years to 31 years as on 01.07.2018. Relaxation in the upper age limit will be applicable for the Reserved Category students. The details regarding the Relaxation criteria will be notified of the detailed version of RRB CEN 02/2018.
Medical Standards and Suitability for PWD
The candidates must make sure that they satisfy the medical standards for the CEN02/2018 Post. For the candidates who are PWD, must check the posts that are eligible for PWD.
The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) was established in 1988. It is responsible for the appointment of new employees to work for various posts at Indian Railways. It calls eligible candidates for recruitment of various Technical, Non-Technical and Para Medical Posts in Group A, B, C and D Cadres through Online Application / Offline Application Format.