RRC Group D 2019

Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC) is all set to start phase 2 of Group D Recruitment 2019. The application form for RRC Group D 2019 will release on March 12, 2019. It will be available on the official website of 16 RRCs at 5:00 pm. It is expected that the information brochure for RRC Group D 2019 recruitment will release on the night of March 11, 2019.

As per the data, the RRC Group D Recruitment 2019 will open for 91121 vacancies. Such is because, as per the Railway Recruitment 2019 notice, a total of 1.3 lakh vacancies will be filled in Indian Railway this year. Now, out of 1.3 lakh, 35277 vacancies has been announced for RRB NTPC, 1937 for RRB Paramedical, and 1665 for RRB Ministerial. Hence, 91121 vacancies will be announced for RRC Group D 2019. The actual number of RRC Group D vacancies will be disclosed through the official information brochure.


The first phase of Group D recruitment 2019 was conducted by Railway Recruitment Board (RRB). In all, there were 62907 vacancies under it. The CBT for RRB Group D Recruitment 2018 has ended and now the physical efficiency test will be held.

It is expected that the application process and the selection process of RRC Group D 2019 will be the same as that of RRB Group D 2018. Hence, there will be 3 stages – First, there was a Computer-based test. Then, the candidates qualifying the CBT had to undergo Physical Efficiency Test (PET). The last stage of the recruitment process is Document Verification.

The Computer-based test conducted by RRB was of 90 minutes duration. There were 100 MCQ type questions from Mathematics, General Intelligence and reasoning, General Science, and General Awareness on current affairs.

There was minimum cut off marks set by the RRB for qualifying the CBT. Candidates with 40% in case of General category, 30% in OBC/ SC/ ST category were declared as qualified in the CBT. The next stage of the recruitment process was PET, which is, Physical Efficiency Test. In this, the candidates have to perform various tasks in the specified time constraint only. In PET, the male candidates should be able to lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down and Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.

Whereas, the female candidates, in Physical Test, they Should be able to lift and carry 20 kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down and Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.

Candidates passing the test were then eligible to take part in the Document Verification (DV) process. The candidates have to report at the allotted center and bring along all the necessary documents in proof of date of birth, category, etc.

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