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RRB Group D Online Application

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RRB Group D Online Application

RRB Group D Online Application 2018

Prospective Candidates can visit RRB OFFICIAL WEBSITE or can click on APPLY ONLINE to submit the Group D online application form. No other mode of application is accepted. Candidates can apply online from 10-02-2018 at 10.00 hrs to 31-03-2018 at 23.59 hrs. i.e. from February 10th 2018 till March 31st 2018.


Post Candidates Categories Application Fees
RRB Group D 1. For all candidates except the fee concession categories mentioned below in Mode of Payement of Fee (Point – 2)

Out of this fee of ₹ 500, an amount of ₹ 400 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in the CBT.
500/-
2. For Candidates belonging to SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class.

*This fee of ` 250 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable, on appearing in CBT.
250/-


shape Guide

This chapter provides a Quick Guide and a Detailed Guide (with elaborate instructions) for filling Online Application for RRB Group D 2018.

a) Read all the Information and Instructions detailed in the CEN thoroughly before starting the filling up of application by clicking the CEN 2/2018 Link on the RRB website. It is essential that the candidate understands all information of the notification correctly to prevent any mistakes while filling application.

b) Scanned documents JPEG format to be kept ready before filling the application
In order to ensure speedy filling up of application by the candidates, they should keep the following documents ready in digital form before logging in to the application page.

  • Candidate Photograph in color: JPEG image of size 20 to 50KB
  • SC/ST Certificate (Only for candidates seeking free travel pass): JPEG image of size 50 to 100KB
  • Scribe Photograph in color (Wherever applicable): JPEG image of size 20 to 50KB


c) Check RRB Wise Vacancies for the qualification and Reservation Category of the candidate:
The candidates are advised to check the Vacancy Table in this CEN to ascertain the vacancies notified against all RRBs for their qualification and ensure that the RRB to which they wish to fill in the online application is having vacancy for their qualification and community/category subject to eligibility in terms of age and medical standards. Further for identifying RRB wise vacancies dynamically as per their eligibility Click on the CEN 2/2018 Vacancy table and follow as below:

    i) First table shows the RRB wise summary of vacancy of posts to have a glimpse of vacancy scenario in all RRBs.

    ii) Further to ascertain the comprehensive details of vacancy of all the posts notified against an RRB, candidate may select the RRB from the drop down list of RRBs from search menu and can view the vacancies of all the notified posts against the Railway attached to that RRB.

    iii) After scrutinizing the vacancy details, candidates may decide the RRB for which they wish to apply duly ensuring that vacancy exists for their qualification and community/PWD/ExSM category. Once the RRB has been selected and registration is completed, change of RRB will not be permitted under any circumstances.




1. a) ONLINE fee payment through internet banking or debit/credit cards upto 30.03.2018 till 22.00 Hrs.
b) OFFLINE fee payment through

    i. SBI Bank Challan Payment mode closes on 28.03.2018 at 15.00 Hrs in any branch of SBI.
    ii. Post Office Challan Payment mode closes on 27.03.2018 at 15.00 Hrs in any branch of computerized
    Post Office.

All applicable service charges shall be borne by the candidate. If the fee is paid through offline mode viz (b) i & ii above, the receipt should be preserved. The same should be produced on demand at the time of DV.

Post Candidates Categories Application Fees
RRB Group D 1. For all candidates except the fee concession categories mentioned below in Mode of Payement of Fee (Point – 2)

Out of this fee of ₹ 500, an amount of ₹ 400 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges, on appearing in the CBT.
500/-
2. For Candidates belonging to SC / ST / Ex-Serviceman / PWDs / Female / Transgender / Minorities / Economically backward class.

*This fee of ` 250 shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable, on appearing in CBT.
250/-


2. Minorities include Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians (Parsis) subject to revision/deletion/inclusion if any received till the closing date of this CEN. Minority candidates claiming waiver of examination fee will be required to furnish, at the time of DV, ‘Minority Community Declaration’ affidavit on non-judicial stamp paper that they belong to any of the above minority communities, failing which their candidature will be rejected.

3. Economically Backward Class (EBC) candidates are those whose annual family income is less than 50,000/-. Such candidates should have valid Income Certificate in the prescribed format or on the letterhead of the Issuing Authority to this effect. The certificate details should be filled in the online application and same should be submitted at the time of DV. Candidates having BPL card and Izzat MST are also eligible for fee concession under EBC and all these candidates seeking fee concession should fill in the relevant details in the ONLINE application.

4. Candidates should provide details of beneficiary account viz. Account holder name, Account Number and IFSC code in the online application, in which they would like to receive the refund of ₹ 250 or ₹ 400 as applicable. The refund of fee will be made duly deducting the bank charges on appearing in the CBT.

Step 1: Registration: In this stage, candidates should enter their basic details like Name, DOB, Aadhaar Details, Father’s name, Mother’s name, Matriculation/ITI/NAC Roll number & Year of Passing, Mobile number and Email ID.

Before submitting for registration, ensure and confirm that all the information furnished is correct as the details furnished for registration cannot be changed later. Please note that the email ID used for the registration must be yours and unique. Also note that both the email ID and mobile number will be verified with an OTP before confirming the registration of the candidate.

Step 2: Verification of Email ID & Mobile Number: Once the Registration details are submitted, an OTP will be sent to your registered email ID and another OTP to your registered mobile number. Click on the “Verify through OTP” link on the Home page of the online registration portal and enter the OTP received on your email and mobile in the respective fields. After validation of both the OTPs, the Registration Number will be generated and displayed. Also the registration details will be sent to your email ID and mobile number.

Step 3: Part-I Application: Candidates can proceed with the online application by clicking on the “Candidate Login” link on the home page using the registration number and Date of Birth. At this stage, candidate needs to enter his personal details of eligibility criteria like Qualification, Community, Gender, Religion, etc. Candidate’s eligibility for various age relaxations will also be obtained at this stage.

Step 4: Payment stage: Fee Payment is mandatory for all the candidates and should provide details of beneficiary account viz. Account holder name, Account Number and IFSC code in the online application, in which they would like to receive the refund of ₹ 250 or ₹ 400 as applicable. The refund of fee will be made duly deducting the bank charges on appearing in the CBT. The candidates can proceed for Fee Payment through one of the following modes:

  • Net Bank/ Debit/Credit Card (transaction charges as applicable): Candidates can make their Payment through Net banking or Debit card or Credit card.
  • SBI Bank Challan (No transaction charges): Candidates can download the Bank Challan prefilled with their specific details and make the payment in any branch of SBI.
  • Post Office Challan (Transaction/Processing charges extra): Candidates can download the Postal Challan prefilled with their specific details and make the payment in any computerized post office across the country.
  • Bank details: Once the Payment gets verified, the candidates eligible for examination fee refund should provide the details of beneficiary account viz. Beneficiary name, Bank name, Account number and IFSC Code in which they would like to receive the refund. Confirm that the details entered in this page are correct as these details cannot be modified once submitted. Refund of fee will be made duly deducting bank charges to the beneficiary account only.


Step 5: Post Preference & Qualification and other details: The most important details furnished by the candidates in this stage are their preferences for the various posts they are eligible for. If the candidate is eligible for more than one post based on his educational qualification and other details furnished, he must set the priority/preferences for the posts. The list of posts (in the selected RRB) for which a candidate is eligible will be displayed. The candidates can set their priority/preferences by clicking on the “Set Preference” button for the various posts that they are eligible for, in the RRB they are applying to. The candidate can fill in the preferences for all the posts listed, or a few of them as per his choice. But at least one preference must be given.

The scribe details (if applicable) with the photograph should be entered in this stage. The scribe photograph should satisfy all conditions specified in Step 6. The candidates also need to give their preference of language for the exam, address for communication & details for free travel authority (if applicable). Educational Qualification and Other Qualification details (if any) should also be filled at this stage.

Step 6: Upload of Photo & Document:
Upload Scanned Color Images of Photograph and SC/ST certificate (if applicable) complying with the following requirements:

  • The scanned images of candidate photograph/ SC/ST certificate(if applicable) should be in jpg/jpeg format onlywith 100 DPI. Dimension of photograph image should be 35mm X 45mm only.
  • Size of the photo image must be greater than 20KB and less than 50 KB.
  • Size of the SC/ST certificate image must be greater than 50 KB and less than 100 KB.
  • The photograph must have been taken on or after 01-12-2017 and should have the name and date printed on it.
  • The photograph should satisfy all the conditions specified in theCEN. Check the sample of acceptable photographs in the Photo Upload page and upload your photo accordingly.

Click on the “New Registration” link on the home page of the Online Registration portal of CEN 2/2018 for the recruitment of various posts in Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay matrix and carry out the following:

a. Confirm that you have read and understood the instructions clearly by clicking the check box.

b. Select the RRB to which you would like to apply. Please be aware that, RRB once selected cannot be changed after registration.

c. Registration Details: Enter your name, Date of Birth and Father’s name as per the Instructions, Mother’s name, Aadhar number, State, SSLC/Matric Roll number, Year of passing SSLC/MATRIC, mobile number and email-id and then submit for registration. Candidates with ITI/NAC qualification alone can enter Roll number/year of passing for ITI/NAC qualification instead of SSLC/Matric.



d. Verification of email ID and mobile number through OTP: On submitting the Registration details, an OTP will be sent to your email and another OTP to your mobile number. Click on the “Verify through OTP” link on the Home page of the online registration portal and enter the OTP received on your email and the OTP received on your mobile in the respective fields. You can proceed with the registration only by entering both the OTPs, Hence it is advised to ensure that the email id and mobile number is entered correctly during the Registration.

On verification of both the email id and mobile number, an unique registration number is generated for the candidate. Candidate should note and preserve their registration number for later reference during the recruitment process and RRB will not entertain any request seeking registration number. Candidates can proceed with the online application by clicking on the “Candidate Login” link on the home page using the registration number.

e. In the Part 1 of application page, provide the details of Educational qualification, Community, Gender, Religion, ExSM, PWD, CCAA, Minority, Economically backward class, Age relaxation eligibility category as applicable and other details.

f. On completion of application details as above, the candidate will be directed to the payment page to choose payment mode i.e Bank(online-net banking/credit card/debit card & offline-Challan) or Post Office- Challan above in Mode of Payment of Fee and complete the payment process. Please note the last date and time specified for each mode of payment and submit the application well in time.

g. In case of online payment, you will be automatically directed to Part II of application for filling up additional details. Those paying through Bank-offline mode, the payment confirmation may take about an hour and hence they have to again login after 60 minutes and look for confirmation of payment status. The time period for payment confirmation shall vary from 24hrs to 48 hrs in case of Post Office payment. On getting the confirmation status, the candidate can start filling Part II of the application.

Candidates eligible for examination fee refund should provide the details of beneficiary account in which they would like to receive the refund viz. Beneficiary name, Bank name, Account Number and IFSC Code in the online application.

h. In the Part II application page, fill in details of:
Set priority / preferences for posts: If the candidate is eligible for more than one post based on his educational qualification and other details furnished, he/she must set the priority/preferences for the posts. The list of posts (in the selected RRB) for which a candidate is eligible will be displayed. The candidates can set their priority/preferences by clicking on the “Set Priority” button for the various posts that they are eligible for, in the RRB they are applying to. The candidates can fill in the preferences for all the posts listed, or a few of them as per their choice. But at least one preference must be given.


Uploading of color Photograph: Select the Upload Photo tab and upload your colour photograph. The photograph should comply with the following requirements,

  • The Colour passport photograph with white/light color back ground.

  • Photograph of size 35mmX45mm with name and date printed on it.

  • It should be in JPG/JPEG format scanned with 100 DPI.

  • The size of the photograph should be between 15-40 KB

  • The color photograph must have been taken on or after 01-12-2017 in a professional studio. Photographs taken using mobile and self composed portraits may result in rejection of application.

  • The photo should have clear front view of the candidate without cap and sunglasses.

  • The face should occupy at least 50% of the area of the photograph with a full face view looking at the camera directly.

  • The main features of the face must not be covered by hair of the head, any cloth or any shadow.

  • Fore head, eyes, nose and chin should be clearly visible.

  • In case the candidate wears glass, then the photograph should not have any glare on glasses.

  • The Photograph must match with the candidate appearance on the day of various stages of CBTs and DV.

  • PWD candidates should also upload passport photograph as per above specifications only and not the full body photograph used in the disability certificate.




a. After final submission of ONLINE application, in case the candidates wish to make minor changes to correct inadvertent errors in the application, the correction of data other than State, email and mobile number can be done by paying the modification fee of Rs.250/- (Non-Refundable). The modification fee shall be applicable to all candidates including fee concession categories and this fee is not refundable for any category. The modification to the registration and application details can be done twice only.

b. Candidates are cautioned to ensure that if they wish to modify their application, they are advised to do the same sufficiently well in advance of the closing date and time of the CEN. In case, due to last minute congestion, if the modifications attempt fails at any stage, and the modification carried out have not been saved or not submitted in time, the earlier information furnished in the application shall be considered and no correspondence on this subject shall be entertained.

c. The Registration number, email id and mobile number cannot be changed.

d. The procedure for modification of the application shall be as below

    i. Click on the ‘Modify Application’ link on the home page of the Online registration portal of CEN 02/2018.
    ii. Login using Registration Number and Password.
    iii.Pay modification fee through any of the modes available for actual examination fee payment. Ensure payment is done well within the date and time prescribed.
    iv. After making payment, login using Registration Number and Password, then proceed with the changes
    intended as per instructions given and submit the application.
    v. Please complete all stages of the application process. Preserve the print out of latest application for record.

Online applications are liable for rejection on the following grounds amongst others:
a. Invalid photos on account of Black and White photo, photo with cap or wearing goggles. photos which are disfigured, small size, full body, only one side view of the face, unrecognizable photos, photostat copy of photo, group photo, photos without name and date and online application without photo among others.

b. Multiple applications to different RRBs or same RRB. In such case, all applications will be rejected and such candidates will be debarred from future RRB/RRC exams.

c. Candidate’s name figuring in the debarred list of any RRB/RRC.

d. Any other irregularities which are observed and considered as invalid by RRB.

e. In case the application is rejected, candidates will be able to view their status ONLINE on the website of RRBs along with the reason(s) for rejection(s) which is final and binding and no further correspondence shall be entertained on the subject. No refund of examination fee will be made on account of rejection of application. SMS and e-mail alerts shall also be sent to the candidates on their registered mobile numbers and e-mail IDs, as indicated in their ONLINE application. Candidates will not be intimated by post.


RRB Group D – Related Information
RRB Group D 2018 – Eligibility Criteria
RRB Group D 2018 – Official Notification