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RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test

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RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test

RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test

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


shape PET

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.

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  • 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.

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

  • ✦ PET stands for Physical Efficiency Tests (PET).



    Medical Standards for the Posts

    Candidates called for DV will have to pass requisite medical fitness test(s) conducted by the Railway Administration to ensure that the candidates are medically fit to carry out the duties connected with the post(s) opted by them. Visual Acuity Standard is one of the important criteria of medical fitness of railway staff. The medical requirements against different medical standards for different categories are outlined below:

    S.No Medical Standards General Fitness Visual Acuity
    1 A-2 Physically fit in all respects Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/9 without glasses (No fogging test)
    Near Vision: Sn. 0.6,0.6 without glasses and must pass tests for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision etc
    2 B-1 Physically fit in all respects Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D)
    Near Vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision etc
    3 B-2 Physically fit in all respects Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D).
    Near Vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and must pass test for Binocular Vision etc.
    4 C-1 Physically fit in all respects Distant Vision: 6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses.
    Near Vision: Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.