The Railway Recruitment Boards (RRB), in their latest notification, has declared that the RRB Group D vide notification RRC CEN 01/2019 examination will tentatively commence from February 23, 2022, onwards. The exam will be conducted in a computer-based test (CBT) mode and there will be multiple phases in holding the exams. However, this again depends on the existing government guidelines regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
As per the notification shown above, candidates will be able to view their examination cities and download travel authority for SC and ST category candidates at least 10 days prior to the exam, i.e. on February 13, 2022. This can be checked from the respective RRB websites in due course of time. Furthermore, candidates will be able to start downloading the e-call letters 04 days before the exam, i.e. from February 19, 2022, onwards.
To download the e-call letters as and when they are released, simply go to the respective RRB website first. The link will be activated under the notification tab. Then, the candidate will have to enter their user ID, user password and click on the ‘Login’ button. Go through the candidate details and then click on the ‘Print’ button to download the e-call letters containing the examination city and other details.
A total of 4,85,607 applications were rejected due to invalid photographs and/or signatures. For these candidates, the modification link has already been made available from December 15, 2021. The last date for making modifications is December 26, 2021. Candidates who are to make modifications can visit the respective RRB websites and upload fresh copies of their photographs and/or signatures. Please note that this will only be a one-time opportunity.
With whatever time is left, candidates must prepare well for the recruitment exam. The RRB Group D examination comprises four subjects that are General Awareness, Mathematics, General Intelligence & Reasoning, and General Science. The exam will be held for a total of 100 marks and there will be 100 questions in the paper. Here is a list of subject-wise important topics that one can refer to while preparation.
- Mathematics – Time and distance, BODMAS, time and work, number system, fractions and decimals, LCM & HCF, age calculations, etc.
- General Awareness – Current affairs, sports, coding & decoding, syllogism, relationships, data interpretation & sufficiency, similarities & differences, etc.
- General Intelligence and Reasoning – alphabetical and number series, analytical reasoning, classification, statement – argument and assumptions, directions, venn diagram, etc.
- General Science – Physics, Chemistry and Biology. However, Chemistry is expected to have more questions as compared to the remaining two.