1. RRC Group-D 2023 Notification

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is going to release Group-D job Notification on its official website. RRC Group-D 2023 Notification will have Vacancies for Trackman, Helper, Assistant Points Man, and numerous Positions for 10th or ITI relevant qualifications. You can Apply Online and the Application form will be made available on the official website https://indianrailways.gov.in/  The daily announcements on the IACE blogs are more insightful and informative if you’re an aspirant.

Interested applicants just need to examine their desired postings and begin preparing for the exam since the majority of the positions announced by RRB/RRC only require a Written Exam to pick eligible Candidates and only a few, like Group A positions, also require Interviews. It’s a wonderful opportunity to apply online for Railway Recruitment Group-D  2023 jobs for a variety of positions because there are many opportunities available right now.  Candidates can check the previous year’s notification in the below link

Check here for RRC Group-D 2019  Notification PDF

2. About RRC Group-D 2023 Exam

The RRC Group-D 2023 exam pattern includes three stages the first is computer-based(CBT) and the second is the Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and the third is the Document verification and Medical Test. The CBT  exam is conducted for 90 minutes and each question carries 1 mark. The candidate losses a 1/3rd mark for every wrong attempt. 

2.1 RRC Group-D Computer-based test:

The first step of the RRC Group-D exam is called CBT-I, is computer-based, and is conducted in a single session. It consists of objective-style questions on general reasoning ability, general science, math, and general knowledge.

S. No. Subjects The Total number of questions Exam duration
1 General Science  25  90 Minutes
2 Mathematics  25 
3 General Intelligence and Reasoning 30
4 General Awareness and Current Affairs 20
Total 100 90 Minutes


2.2  Physical Efficiency Test

RRC Group-D Physical Efficiency Test is conducted for those candidates who have passed the computer-based exam (CBT). Eligibility for the physical test is based on the merit list of CBT. A list of the requirements that candidates must have is tabulated below

Male candidates Female candidates 
A candidate in given one chance by covering a distance of 100 meters he should lift and carry 35 Kg of weight in 2 minutes.

A candidate should able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 4 minutes and 15 seconds on the first attempt.

A Female Candidate Should be able to lift 20 Kg of weight and carry for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down 

She Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in given one chance.


2.3 Document Verification and Medical Test

Document Verification

RRC Group-D Document verification and Medical tests will be done for the candidates who qualified in both exams. Candidates were called for documentation and medical test according to the merit list and options. Every candidate who passed the above two exams shall attend this phase to confirm that the details mentioned during the time of application were accurate.

Medical Test

After successful completion of document verification candidates was further informed to take the medical test and the candidate who passed all the above test are taken into consideration for the posts.

3. About IACE coaching for RRC Group-D

IACE is the best coaching institute that provides coaching for RRC Group-D Exam. IACE has special coaching for the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) that is optimal for the students preparing for the RRB exams. A special curriculum is designed to brush up covering the entire syllabus for RRB Group-D aspirants with minimal course fees. It offers to coach for the RRC Group-D exam exclusively for every student with expertise in exam preparation patterns.

IACE has been in this industry since 2014 and has helped many students successfully clear the RRC Group-D exam. This course provides all the necessary training needed for the aspirants.

4. RRC Group-D 2023 Exam Highlights

For the RRC Group D 2022, there are a total of 1,03,769 openings for the positions of Track Maintainer (Grade-IV), Helper/Assistant, Assistant Pointsman, and other jobs in the department. Review the highlights of the RRC Group D recruitment for 2022 in the information listed below. Here are the Highlights of the RRC Group-D 2023 notification below for reference.

RRB  Group-D Exam Highlights
Name of the Examination RRB Group D 
Conducting Authority Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB)
Name of the Posts Track Maintainer (Grade-IV), Assistant Pointsman, Assistant Bridge.
Job Location Across India
Exam Type Level All India Level
RRB Group D 2023 Vacancies To be Notified
RRB Group D Selection process
  1. Computer-Based Test (CBT)
  2.  Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  3.  Document Verification (DV)
  4.  Medical Examination.
RRB Group D Official Website https://indianrailways.gov.in

5. RRC Group-D 2023 Online Application & Fee

5.1 Process of online application

The candidates who wish to apply may register online via the RRC Group-D Online Application and ONLINE application mode at the official website of RRBs for the advertised positions. The applicants are advised to go through the instructions thoroughly before applying for the examination. Following are the steps to complete the RRC Group D online application process.

1) A candidate needs to create an account on the RRB official website https://indianrailways.gov.in

2) After creating an account, one should fill in all their educational and personal details. 

3) scanned copies of a recent passport-size photograph of  20 to 50KB  and a signature of  10 to 40KB should be uploaded.

4) After filling in the above details one needs to click on the “Apply Online” button.

5) Remember to choose the Zone & Division while applying for the RRB GROUP-D exam accordingly. 

6) The Online Application procedure will verify your email and mobile number (OTP) Using a ONE Time Password. so applicants are advised to provide an active email address and mobile number during the whole process.

7) Candidate will receive a confirmation email after filling up the details on the application form. 

8) The Exam fee payment is done through online or offline payment modes (debit/credit cards).

5.2 Fees

Candidates who submit an online application form will be required to pay an application fee. Details about the application fee are provided below.

 Category of Candidate Fee

UR/OBC Rs. 500/-
SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/PwBDs/Transgender/Female/Economically backward section. Rs. 250/-


  • Out of this fee, Rs. 400/- for UR/OBC Candidates and Rs. 250/ for SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/PwBDs/Transgender/Female/ Economically backward section will be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in 1st Stage CBT
  • This fee will be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable on appearing for 1st Stage CBT

Application Fee Payment (RRC Group D 2023)

Application fees can be paid online using Internet banking, debit/credit cards, or UPI. Post Office Challan Payment Mode in any branch of the computerized post office or SBI Bank Challan Payment Mode in any SBI branch.

6. RRC Group-D 2023 Eligibility Criteria

The RRC Group D Notification 2023 qualifying requirements will be determined Based on nationality, educational qualification, and age limit. applicants who meet the requirements outlined in the following list of eligibility requirements will be chosen for the RRC Group D recruiting procedure.

 Educational Requirements for Gateman, Trackman, and Other Posts:- As this vacancy is to be filled for Level-1 Posts vacancy, so for given Posts the Applicant need to have a pass in 10th grade (OR) ITI from institutions recognized by NCVT/SCVT (or) equivalent (OR) National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT in any given trade.

RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria 2022
Age limit 18-33 years
Educational Qualification 10th pass(or) ITI 
Nationality Indian
Number of Attempts There are no fixed number of attempts.
Experience No experience required


Age relaxation

The RRC Group-D exam is open to applicants who are between the ages of 18 and 33. According to the norms, age restrictions are granted.

Age Group  Upper limit of Date of Birth lower limit of Date of Birth 
18 to 33 UR  SC/ST  OBC-Non Creamy Layer For all communities/categories 
02.07.1986 02.07.1981  02.07.1983 01.07.2001


Here is the detailed list of Communities/ Categories with a maximum age limit as per the government Instructions.

Sl. No. Community/ Categories Maximum Upper age 
1 SC/ST Candidates 5 years
2 OBC (Non-creamy layer candidates) 3 years
3 Ex-servicemen candidates who have put into more than 6 months of service after attestation. 33 yrs+ 3 years of service in defense. 36 yrs+ 3 years of service in defense. 38 yrs+ 3 years of service in defense.
4 A person with Disabilities (PWD) UR 10 years 13 years 15 Years 
5 Candidates typically were residents of Jammu and Kashmir from January 1, 1980, to December 31, 1989. 38 years 41 years 43 years
6 Women candidates, who are divorced, widowed, or judicially separated from husbands but not remarried.


35 Years of age 38 Years of age   40 Years of age 
7 The Candidate who is serving Group ‘C’ and Erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway staff, Casual labor, and Substitutes in railways who have a minimum of 3 years of service.  


40 years  43 years 45 years
8 The candidate who is working as Quasi- administrative officer of a railway organization 33 yrs+ 5 years in  service.  36 yrs+ 5 years in  service. 38 yrs+ 5 years in service.
9 Act Apprentices with a Course Completion ITI/course completion or apprenticeship are the minimal requirements for applying for a position. 33 years of age plus the extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to a maximum of three years.   36 years old + years of apprenticeship training they completed in accordance with the 1961 Apprentice Act, up to a maximum of three years. 38 years of age plus the extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Centralised Employment Notice. 
10 Candidates who have finished a training are considered apprentices under the apprenticeship act until they turn 25. 35 Yrs of age 38 Yrs of age 40 Yrs of age 


7. RRC Group-D 2023- Important Dates

RRC Group-D 2023 Notification releases important dates for following exams The Physical Efficiency Test (PET) Exam Schedule for RRB Group D has been released for 2022. The Railway Recruitment Board will hold the PET for the shortlisted candidates during the first and second weeks of January 2023, according to the website. The crucial dates for the RRC Group D 2023 Exam Dates are tabulated below. Stay alert to IACE RRC Group-D blogs to not to miss any updates regarding the exam.

RRB Recruitment  Events RRB Recruitment Dates
RRB Group D Notification Release Date To be notified
Start Date To Apply Online  To be notified
Last Date To Apply Online To be notified
Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee (Offline) To be notified
Closing Date & Time for Application Fee (Online) To be notified
Final submission of Applications To be notified


8. RRC Group-D Selection Procedure

The requirement of RRC Group-D  Exams and selection Procedure may vary because so many RRC posts fall under the Group D Category, however, there will be a standard format for the computer-based exam followed by the Physical Examination Test (PET), Document Verification, and Medical Test.

 There will be three stages to the selection process for various Group D positions, as follows:

  1. Computer-based test
  2. Physical Efficiency Test
  3. Document Verification  and Medical Test

The applicant must need to be aware of the selection process criteria that are needed to Qualify and get successful.

9. RRC Group-D Syllabus 2023

The syllabus for RRC Group-D is given below,

                                                    RRB Group D Syllabus 2022
Subject Topics
Mathematics Elementary Statistics, Square root, Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio, and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Simple, and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern,Time and Work, Time and Distance etc.
General Intelligence and reasoning Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling,Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Venn Diagram, Conclusions and Decision making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical Reasoning, Classification, Directions, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions, Data Interpretation, and Sufficiency, etc.
General Science Physics, Chemistry, and Life Sciences of 10th standard level (CBSE), etc.
Current affairs Economics, Politics,General awareness and current affairs in Science & Technology, sports Culture,, and any other subject of importance, Personalities etc.


10. RRC Group-D Vacancy 2023: Category-Wise

RRB  has come up With a notification informing about the openings for RRC Group D in 2023. The Railway Recruitment Board made a total of 1,03,769 job openings public in 2022. These positions were split up among various railway divisions. The category-by-category vacancies filled by RRB Group D recruitment are shown in the table below. The below-given table is as per the previous year’s notification.

RRB Group D Vacancy 2022
Railway UR SC ST OBC EWS Total Vacancy Ex-SM CCAA* PWBD Back- PwBD
Central Railway 3597 1398 759 2656 935 9345 1870 1870 449 0
East Central Railway 1369 555 325 956 358 3563 713 713 166 0
East Coast Railway 1034 412 198 653 258 2555 510 510 105 0
Eastern Railway, CLW,  & Metro 4926 1461 775 2619 1087 10873 2175 2175 589 05
North Central Railway and DLW 2080 678 317 1175 474 4730 948 948 145 06
North Eastern Railway, MCF, and RDSO 1570 615 307 1107 403 4002 802 802 157 0
North Western Railway 2132 814 384 1393 526 5249 1049 1049 324 0
Northeast Frontier Railway 1119 449 226 809 291 2894 575 575 144 0
Northern Railway, DMW, and RCF 5144 2017 1031 3644 1317 13153 2630 2630 626 0
South Central Railway 3663 1432 722 2577 934 9328 1867 1867 125 0
South Western Railway and RWF 2745 1138 557 2006 715 7167 1433 1433 193 06
South east central Railway  797 219 115 366 167 1664 333 333 84 0
South Eastern Railway 1933 738 361 1305 482 4914 965 965 215 95
Southern Railway and ICF 4363 1353 787 2118 958 9579 1914 1914 222 0
West Central Railway 1596 633 308 1080 402 4019 804 804 226 0
Western Railway 4287 1647 812 2914 1074 10734 2146 2146 556 0
Total Vacancies 42355 15559 7984 27378 10381 103769 20734 20734 4326 112


11. RRC Group-D Cut-Off: Expected & Previous Year’s Cut-off Marks

The  Category-Wise & Region-Wise Cut-Off Marks for the RRC Group D Result were published by the Railway Recruitment Board on its official website https://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/  An in-depth understanding of the RRC Group D 2022 exam has been successfully held in numerous phases.

Candidates must be aware of the minimum score required to pass the RRC Group D 2023 Exam. The desired applicants must obtain at least the RRB-established minimum percentage. The Minimum Qualifying marks are listed below, broken down by category.

Category  Minimum percentage for eligibility
General  40%
OBC (Non-creamy layer) 30%
SC 30%
ST 30%
PwBD 2% relaxation will be given.


The exam of RRC Group-D 2019 was held in August 2019 and the results were announced in 2022. As per the Railway recruitment cell, the  previous year’s cut-off of the CBT exam is given below 

RRB Group D 2022 Cut Off 
Category UR    SC ST OBC EWS.
Open   98.35   94.53 89.09   96.49 93.47
Normalized Marks          70.98 60.08 50.18 64.77 57.75
Ex-SM 80.83 72.43 69.71 81.00
Normalized Marks                              40.03 32.44 30.18 40.21

12. RRC Group-D 2023 Salary Structure

Candidates who are chosen for the RRC Group D Recruitment will receive an initial payment of Rs 18,000. Other benefits, such as Dearness Allowance (DA), Daily Allowance, Transport Allowance, House Rent Allowance (HRA), Allowance for Night Duty, Medical Facilities, Overtime Allowance, etc., would be given to the chosen candidates in addition to their base wage. RRC Group D Posts are paid in-hand salaries between 22,500 and 25380 rupees per month. The RRC Group-D salary structure is given below,

RRC Group D Salary Structure For X- City For Y-City For Z- City
Pay Scale Rs. 5,200 – Rs 20,200 Rs. 5,200 – Rs 20,200 Rs. 5,200 – Rs 20,200
Grade Pay 1800 1800 1800
Basic Pay Rs. 18,000 Rs. 18,000 Rs. 18,000
DA Rs. 3,060 Rs. 3,060 Rs. 3,060
HRA 24% 16% 8%
Travel Allowance Depends upon the location
RRB Group D Salary Rs 27,920 Rs 27,000 Rs 25,560


13. RRC Group-D Perks & Benefits

Several RRC Group D perks and benefits are also available to applicants in addition to the allowances. These are provided to ensure the workers’ health and well-being. The following are some extra benefits and perks that Group D workers will receive in addition to their RRB Group D salary and allowances:

  • Allowance for night duties.
  • Special compensation (tribal/schedule areas) allowance.
  • Fixed conveyance allowance.
  • Women with disabilities receive special allowance for child care and schooling.
  • Medical Facilities.
  • Compensation for holidays.
  • Daily allowance plus transportation reimbursement for a local trip longer than 8 km.
  • Women candidates are privileged in terms of posting in city areas .
  • Conveyance allowance for Medical treatment.

14. RRC Group-D 2023 Exam Centre

The RRC Group-D exam is conducted across India and here is the list of exam centers tabulated below.

S.No RRB Region  Cites
1 Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur
2 Chandigarh Chandigarh
3 Delhi/ NCR Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, New Delhi, Noida
4 West Bengal Kalyani, Kolkata, Greater Kolkata,Asansol, Bankura, Berhampore, Bishnupur, Burdwan, Hooghly, Krishnagar, Siliguri,Durgapur, Haldia,
5 Rajasthan Hanumangarh, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu,Abu Road, Ajmer, Alwar, Bharatpur, Bhilwara, Jodhpur, Kota, Pali Marwar, Sikar, Sriganagnagar, Tonk, Udaipur,Bikaner, Chittorgarh, Dungarpur.
6 Uttar Pradesh Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi,Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Amroha, Banda, Barabanki, Bulandshahr,Kanpur, Kaushambi, Lucknow, Mathura, Sitapur, Sultanpur, Varanasi,Bareilly, Bijnor.
7 Gujarat Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Junagadh,Ahmedabad, Anand, Bharuch, Bhavnagar, Bhuj, Dadra, Gandhinagar, Godhra,Mehsana, Nadiad, Navsarim, Rajkot, Vadodara, Valsad, Vapi,Silvassa, Surat, Surendranagar.
8 Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan.
9 Haryana Mohindergarh, Panchkula, Panipat,Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hisar, Jhajjar, Jind, Kurukshetra, Rewari, Rohtak, Sirsa, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar,Kaithal, Karnal.
10 Karnataka Dharwad, Gadag, Gulbarg,Bagalkot, Belgaum, Bellary, Bijapur, Chikballapur, Chikmagalpur, Davanagre, Hassan, Hubli, Kolar, Mangalore, Surathkal, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada, Mysore, Puttur, Shimoga,
11 Maharashtra Ahmednagar, Akola, Amaravati, Aurangabad, Beed, Bhandara, Buladena, Chandrapur, Dhule, Ghadchiroli, Gondia, Jalgaon, Latur, Madgaon, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nandurbar, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Pandharpur, Parbhani, Pimpri, Chinchwad, Pune, Raigad, Ratnagiri, Sangamner, Sangli, Satara, Solapur, Sindhudurg, Thane, Wardha, Washim, Yavatmal
12 Punjab Muktasar, Nawanshahr, Pathankot,Abohar, Amritsar, Banur, Barnala, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh, Sahib, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Jalandhar, Kapurthala, Malout, Moga, Mohali, Patiala, Phagwara, Ropar, Sangrur,Khanna, Ludhiana.
13 Andhra Pradesh Kavali, Kurnool, Nandyal, Amalapuram, Anantapur, Bhimavaram, Challapalli, Chirala, Chittoot, Eluru, Gooty, Gudivada, Gudur, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kanchikachera, Narasapuram, Narasaraopet, Nellore, Ongole, Prodattur,, Rajampet, Srikakulam, Surampalem, Tadipalligudem, Tekkali, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Rajam, Vuzuabagran.


15. RRC Group-D Preparation Tips 2023

Many candidates apply for RRB Group- D posts. The railway recruitment board provides a great opportunity for aspirants to work with central government jobs. If a candidate wants to secure their post in RRB Group-D then they must focus on preparation. Here are some tips for preparing for the RRB Group-D exam.

  • A candidate must analyze the syllabus and compare the syllabus with previous years to understand the pattern of the exam.
  • A candidate must practice daily mock tests to improve the overall score. 
  • A candidate must give some time for revision of previous work.
  • A candidate must analyze the previous year’s paper to understand the level of questions and pattern of the exam.
  • A candidate must revise and repeat the whole process for the preparation to improve confidence.

16. RRC Group-D 2023 Admit Card & Call Letter

Candidates who have successfully applied for the RRB Group D Recruitment 2023 Test can easily download their RRB Group-D 2023 admit card from the official website by entering the necessary information, such as registration number and date of birth. 

A separate RRB Group D Hall Ticket will be given out for the CBT and PET tests. Only those applicants who completed the registration process will receive a hall ticket, and the call for the interview will be made following the release of the test results.

17. RRC Group-D Results

Results for the RRC Group-D have not yet been released. The results will be announced on its official website. The applicants will be given a rank based on their exam results and called upon for a medical exam and document verification.

Check here for RRC Group-D 2023 results

18. RRC Group-D Document verification and medical test

Candidates who have cleared the exam will receive a call letter from the board. The Railway Recruitment Board will release the E-call letter on the RRB website itself. The letter will be made available for download on the website of all the diverse regions. Therefore, candidates have to visit the website of their respective regions to download the E-Call letter. Here are the steps

  • Visit your region’s main RRB website.
  • Put in your registration number and birthdate.
  • The call letter for the appointment will show up on the screen.
  • You must arrange  for a copy of the letter to be made after downloading it.

19. FAQ's

1. What is the salary for RRC Group D

Ans: A basic wage of Rs. 18,000 is used to determine the RRB Group D salary as per the 7th Wage Commission.

2. What is the qualification for RRC Group D?

Ans: 10th pass or ITI from the universities recognized by NCVT/SCVT (or) equivalent (OR) National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT are the required qualifications for RRC Group D.

3. What are the posts that come under RRC Group D?

Ans:  posts that come under RRC Group D  are  Assistant Pointsman, Level-I posts in other Indian Railways departments, Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant in various technical departments (Electrical, Mechanical, and S&T departments), and Track Maintainer Grade-IV.

4. Does the RRC Group D exam include a Physical test?

Ans: Yes, the RRC Group D exam includes a Physical test. To qualify for the exam candidates must pass the following.


Male Candidates In less than two minutes, lift and carry 35 kg over 100 meters.
Female Candidates In less than two minutes, lift and carry 20 kg over 100 meters.

5. What does RRC mean?

Ans: RRC stands for Railway Recruitment Cell. Indian Railways hire candidates for Group A, B, C, and D positions through the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) and the Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC). Registration for Group C positions is handled by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB), while registration for Group D positions is handled by the Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC).

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