RRB/RRC Group D Level 1 Posts Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019: CBT & PET

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) will conduct Group D Exam on behalf of Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs)  for various posts in Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix in various units of Indian Railways. RRB/RRC Level 1 Posts CBT 2019 Exam was scheduled to be held between September to October 2019. Eligible Candidates applied from 12th March 2019 till 12th April 2019 for total 103769 Vacancies. Below are the Important Dates of RRB/RRC Level 1 Posts 2019 Recruitment.

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Let’s look at the Exam Pattern and Syllabus of the RRB/ RRC Level 1 Posts 2019 Exam:

RRC Level 1 Posts 2019 Exam Pattern

The entire recruitment process shall involve Computer Based Test(s), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Document Verification and Medical Examination. Railway Administration reserves the right to conduct the CBT in either single or multi-stage mode.

 

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Phase 1: RRC LEVEL 1 POSTS COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT) 2019 EXAM PATTERN

The Question Paper for Single Stage CBT will be of 90 minutes duration for 100 questions and 120 minutes for PwBD candidates who are availing the Scribe facility. The section wise number of questions and marks are indicated below:

RRC Level 1 Posts Computer Based Test (CBT) 2019 Exam Pattern

Subjects

Number of Questions

(Objective Multiple Choice Questions of 1 mark each)

Duration

 General Science

25

1 hour 30 minutes

(2 Hours for PwBD Candidates)

Mathematics

25

General Intelligence & Reasoning

30

General Awareness & Current Affairs

20

Total

100 Questions of 100 marks

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Note:

  • The Question Papers shall be of objective multiple-choice type.

  • Each question will be of one mark each.

  • The standard of questions for the Single Stage CBT will be generally in conformity with the educational standards prescribed for the posts.

  • There will be negative marking and 1/3 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer.

  • The section wise distribution given in the above table is only indicative and there may be some variations in the actual question papers.

  • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR-40%, EWS40%, OBC (Non creamy layer) -30%, SC-30%, ST-25%. These percentages of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PwBD candidates in case of shortage of PwBD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.

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RRC LEVEL 1 POSTS COMPUTER BASED TEST (CBT) 2019 Syllabus

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to:

Subjects (100 Marks)

Topics

Mathematics

(25 Marks)

Number Systems, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM and HCF, Ratio and Proportions, Percentage, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss,Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square Root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

(30 Marks)

Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding,

Mathematical Operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and Decision Making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical Reasoning, Classification, Directions, Statement- Arguments and Assumptions etc.

General Science

(25 Marks)

The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level (CBSE).

General Awareness and Current Affairs

(20 Marks)

Knowledge of Current Affairs, Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subject of importance.

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Phase 2: RRC LEVEL 1 POSTS PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TESTS (PET)

Based on the merit of the candidates in the CBT, candidates shall be called for PET Three times the community wise total vacancy of the Posts notified against RRBs/RRCs. However, Railways reserve the right to increase/decrease this ratio as required to ensure availability of adequate/reasonable number of candidates for all the notified posts. Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory and the same will be qualifying in nature. The criterion for PET is as under:

Male Candidates

Female Candidates

Should be able to lift and carry 35 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down ; and

Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.

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

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

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Note:

1) The Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) are exempted from appearing for PET. However, after qualifying in the CBT, such candidates will have to pass the medical examination prescribed for PwBD.

2) It is the candidates’ responsibility to ensure that they are medically fit enough to attempt the PET. Railways will not be responsible for any injury/harm suffered by candidates as a result of participating in the PET. 

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As per the recent notification, RRB has made ammendment regarding the Physical Efficiency Test (PET):"The Physical Efficiency Test (PET) consists of two stages. To ensure uniformity, candidates will be tested for Carrying of Weight to specified distance in specified time first and if successful in this test, for the Running Test after a recovery gap. Failing in the first Test, i.e. Weight carrying will mean elimination at that stage itself. The Weight carrying test will involve lifting a sand bag (without any handle) from a bench/platform at around waist height and carrying it in whichever manner candidate wants to carry above the ground till the destination point without dropping the sandbag on ground."

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Phase 3: Document Verification (DV) and Medical Examination

Based on the performance of candidates in CBT subject to their qualifying in PET, candidates twice the number of vacancies will be called for Document Verification as per their merit and options. It may also be noted that all candidates successful in Document Verification (DV) are sent for medical examination. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates and verification of antecedents/character of the candidates. Candidates may please note that RRBs/RRCs only recommend names of the empanelled candidates and appointment is offered ONLY by the respective Railway Administrations.

As per the recent notification, RRB has made ammendment regarding the Document Verification & Empanelling of Candidates: “Based on the performance of candidates in CBT subject to their qualifying in PET, candidates 1.05 times (i.e. number of extra candidates to be called for Document Verification shall be 5% beyond the number of notified vacancies) the number of vacancies will be called for Document Verification as per their merit and options.”

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RRB/RRC Group D Level-1 2019 Exam Details

RRB Group D Level-1 Vacancies

103769

RRB Group D Level-1 Number of applications received

More than 1.15 crores

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