RRC Group D Level 1 - SPLessons

RRC Group D Online Application

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RRC Group D Online Application

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Prospective Candidates can visit RRC Offical Website or can click on APPLY ONLINE to submit the RRC Group D Online Application form. Candidates can apply online from 12-03-2019 at 17.00 hrs to 12-04-2019 at 23.59 hrs. i.e. from March 12th, 2019 till April 12th, 2019.

Candidate Categories Fee
1 For PwBD / Female /Transgender/ Ex-Servicemen candidates and candidates belonging to SC/ST/Minority Communities/ Economically Backward Class. Rs.250/-
2 Others Rs.500/-

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This chapter provides a Quick Guide and a Detailed Guide (with elaborate instructions) for filling Online Application for RRC Group D Level-1 2019.

  • Visit the Official Website of RRC.

  • Click on RRC Group D Level-1 recruitment 2019

  • Register yourself with all the required details.

  • Once all the details have been uploaded, proceed to pay the registration fee.

  • Click on submit, download and keep a print out of it.

Click Here – For RRC Group D Level-1 2019 – Official Notification

Click Here – To Apply Online

1) Candidates should ensure that they possess/fulfill all eligibility conditions prescribed for the post(s) as on the closing date of online registration i.e. as on 12.04.2019. CANDIDATES WAITING FOR FINAL RESULTS OF PRESCRIBED EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION SHOULD NOT APPLY.

2) Before filling up of the online application, candidates are advised to thoroughly read all the instructions and information in the CEN contained in this notification and available on the websites of RRBs.

3) Candidates are advised to visit only official websites of the RRBs/RRCs and be very cautious about fake websites and job racketeers.

4) Candidates should have their own mobile number and valid & active personal email ID and keep them active for the entire duration of recruitment as RRBs/RRCS shall send all recruitment related communications only through SMS and email till the recruitment is completely over. RRBs/RRCS will not entertain any request for change of mobile number and e-mail address at any stage. Only one ONLINE Registration is permitted through one mobile number and one email ID under this CEN.

5) Applications are to be submitted ONLINE through the RRB websites ONLY. One application ONLY is required to be submitted to the selected Railway for all its notified posts in this CEN. Candidates can apply to only one Railway. Application to more than one Railway, will lead to rejection of all the applications. Any attempt to submit more than one application by a candidate against this CEN shall result in disqualification and debarment.

6) Candidates are required to go through the vacancy table, ascertain their eligibility and then exercise options for the Railways and post(s) within the Railway chosen as per their eligibility. The selection of Railway once exercised shall be final.

7) Eligibility of the candidates will be considered only on the strength of the information furnished in the ONLINE Application. Candidates need NOT send printouts of application or certificates or copies to RRBs concerned by post. If at any stage of recruitment or thereafter, it is found that any information furnished by the candidate in his/her application is false/incorrect or the candidate has suppressed any relevant information or the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post(s), his/her candidature will be rejected forthwith.

Candidates can modify the application particulars except Railway chosen, Email ID and Mobile Number, even after submission of application, but within the last date of submission of application, by paying modification fee. However, after the last date for submission of application (26.04.2019), RRB/RRC shall not entertain any representation for modification of the information furnished in the application.

8) Candidates must ensure that they fulfill the prescribed Medical Standards for the post(s) they are opting for. Candidates who are found medically unsuitable for the opted post(s) shall not be given any alternative appointment.

9) Center/City allocation for CBT/PET will depend upon technical and logistical feasibility. Candidates may have to travel to other Cities/States for attending CBT/PET. Request for Change of Exam Centre shall NOT be allowed under any circumstances.

10) To avoid last minute rush, candidates are advised in their own interest to register and submit ONLINE application much before the closing date since there may be a possibility of inability/failure to log on to the website of RRB concerned on account of heavy load on the internet or website during last days of online registration. RRBs do not accept any responsibility for the candidates not being able to register and/or submit their application within the last day on account of aforesaid reasons or any other reason.
Candidates applying for the posts in this CEN have to pay the prescribed fee as per their category detailed below:

Candidate Categories Fee
1 For all candidates except the fee concession categories mentioned below at

Out of this fee of Rs 500 an amount of Rs 400 shall be refunded in due course
duly deducting bank charges as applicable on appearing in CBT.
2 For PwBD / Female /Transgender/ Ex-Servicemen candidates and candidates
belonging to SC/ST/Minority Communities/ Economically Backward Class.

This fee of Rs 250 shall be refunded in due course duly deducting bank charges as applicable on appearing in CBT.

Modes of Payment of Fee:

    a. ONLINE fee payment through internet banking or debit/ credit card or UPI.

    b. OFFLINE fee payment through

      (i) SBI Challan Payment mode in any branch of SBI.

      (ii) Post Office Challan Payment mode in any branch of Computerized Post Office.

Closing Date and Time of Fee Payment:

1. The offline payment will be allowed till 15:00 hrs. of 05.04.2019 and Online payment will be allowed till 23.59 hrs. of 05.04.2019, for candidates who register successfully till 23:59 hrs. of 31.03.2019. After making payment, these candidates should submit their applications on or before 23.59 hrs. of 12.04.2019.

2.All applicable service charges for fee payment through the mode of payment chosen shall be borne by the candidate. If the fee is paid through offline mode viz. point 1 (b) i and ii above, the receipt should be preserved. The same should be produced on demand at the time of document verification.

3. Minorities include Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Zoroastrians (Parsis) subject to revision/ deletion/ inclusion, if any, received till the closing date for ONLINE registration of application for this CEN.

Candidates belonging to minority communities availing waiver of examination fee will be required to furnish, at the time of document verification “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.

4. Economically Backward Class (EBC) candidates are those whose annual family income is less than Rs. 50,000. Such candidates should have valid income certificate on the date of application in the prescribed format or on the letter head of the issuing authority to this effect before filling the application and submit the same at the time of document verification, failing which their candidature will be rejected. Candidates having BPL Card and Izzat MST are also eligible for fee concession under EBC. The EBC candidates seeking fee concession should fill in the relevant Certificate/ Card Number, issue date, issuing authority, place of issue and state in the ONLINE application.

5. In case of online payment (Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking and UPI), the candidates should confirm if they wish to receive the refundable portion of examination fee (Rs 400/- or Rs 250/- as applicable) on attending 1st Stage CBT in the account from which they have made payment or alternatively provide the beneficiary account in which they wish to receive the refund viz. Beneficiary Name, Account Number, Name of bank and its IFSC Code. The refundable portion of examination fee shall be refunded duly deducting bank charges as applicable. The candidates who have made payment through SBI Challan or Post office Challan Mode should provide details of beneficiary account in which they wish to receive the refund viz. Beneficiary Name, Account Number, Name of bank and its IFSC Code. The responsibility to furnish correct bank account details lies on the candidates and RRBs will not entertain any correspondence from the candidate on this account.

6. The examination fee paid by the candidates whose application is incomplete or those who have not submitted their application or whose application is rejected, will not be refunded.

(a) Candidates can apply for the notified posts of any one RRB only as per their eligibility through ONLINE application mode by visiting the official website of RRCs as listed at RRC Group D Notification.

(b) Read all the Information and Instructions detailed in this CEN thoroughly before starting to fill up the application by clicking the appropriate Link on the RRB website. It is essential that the candidate understands all information of this CEN correctly to prevent any mistakes while filling application.

(c) Scanned documents in 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: JPEG image of size 20 KB to 50 KB (Please refer the below dropdown of “Guidelines of Photograph & Signature”).

  • Candidate Signature: JPEG image of size 10 KB to 40 KB.

  • SC/ST Certificate (Only for candidates seeking Free Travel Pass): JPEG image of size 50 KB to 100 KB.

  • Scribe Photo (wherever applicable): JPEG image of size 20 KB to 50 KB.

(d) Check RRB wise Vacancies for the qualification and Reservation Category of the candidate: The candidates are advised to check the Post Parameter Table and Vacancy Table in this CEN to ascertain vacancies notified against all RRBs and then decide the RRB for which they wish to apply and ensure that the RRB to which they wish to fill the online application is having vacancies for their educational qualification, community/ category and eligibility in terms of age, medical standards, disability etc.

(e) Following steps may be followed to ascertain the availability of vacancies and candidate‘s eligibility for various posts notified:

  • Post Parameter Table: Click on the Post Parameter Table Tab. From this table, candidate can ascertain the post(s) for which he/ she is eligible as per qualification, type of disability for which post is suitable if PwBD, required medical standards etc.

    Post Parameter Table – [Click Here]

  • Vacancy Table: To ascertain the comprehensive details of vacancy of all the posts notified against an RRC for his/ her eligibility, candidate may select the RRC from the drop down list of RRCs and can view the vacancies for all the notified posts against various Railways/ Units attached to that RRC on selecting the eligibility parameters.

    Vacancy Table – [Click Here]

  • After scrutinizing the vacancy table, candidates may decide the RRC for which they wish to apply duly ensuring that vacancy exists for their qualification/ community/ EWS/ PwBD/ ExSM category etc.

  • Once the RRC has been selected, preliminary registration is completed and registration number is allotted, change of RRC will not be permitted under any circumstances.

(f) Candidates are required to go to the link provided for filling ONLINE application and fill up the personal details/ Bio-Data, fee paid etc. carefully. They are also required to exercise their option/preference for Post(s), Railwa(s)/ Production Unit(s).

Steps to Submit Online Application:

After completing the process at “detailed guide” above, carry out the following:

a) Click on the “New Registration”.

b) Select the RRC to which you wish to apply. Please be aware that, Railway once selected cannot be changed after the preliminary registration is completed and Registration number is allotted.

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

d) Registration Details: Enter your name, Date of Birth and Father‘s name, Mother‘s Name, Aadhaar Number, SSLC/ Matric Roll Number, Year of Passing, Mobile Number and email-ID and then submit for registration. Before submitting for registration, ensure and confirm that all the information furnished above are correct, as the details furnished for registration cannot be changed later. Please note that the email ID and mobile number used for the Registration must be yours and unique. Also note that both the email and mobile number will be verified during the Online Application process with a One Time Password (OTP). Only one ONLINE Registration is permitted through one mobile number and one email ID under this CEN.

e) Verification of email ID and mobile number through OTP: On submitting the primary details, OTPs shall be sent to the registered mobile number and email. The candidate should retrieve the OTPs from email and Mobile and then enter OTPs to proceed with the filling up of application and to make payment through OTP “Activation Link”.

On successful OTP activation, Registration Number will be generated and sent on registered email ID and mobile number.

Candidates should note and preserve their Registration Number for later reference during the recruitment process and RRC will not entertain any request seeking registration number.

f) Candidates can proceed with the online application by clicking on the “Candidate Login” button on the Home Page using the Registration Number and password.

g) In the Part I of application page, provide the details of Educational Qualification, Community i.e. UR/ OBC (NCL)/ SC/ ST/ EWS, Gender, Religion, Ex SM, PwBD, Minority, Economically Backward Class and Age Relaxation eligibility category as applicable and other details.

h) Payment and Bank Account Details:

    i. 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/ UPI and Offline Challan) or Post Office Challans as explained in “Application Fee & Payment” dropdown and complete the payment process. Chose the mode of payment and complete the payment process. If there is a failure of Online payments, the candidate has to make another transaction. Please note the last date and time specified for each mode of payment and submit the application well in time.

    ii. Those paying through Bank-offline mode, the payment confirmation may take 2 hours and hence they have to again login after 2 hours and look for confirmation of payment status.

    iii. The time period for payment confirmation shall vary from 24 hrs. to 48 hrs. in case of Post Office payment.

i) In the Part II of application page, candidate has to indicate their priority/ preference of the posts.

Set priority/ preferences for posts: If the candidate is eligible for more than one post based on his/ her educational qualification and other details furnished, he/ she must set the priority/preferences for these posts. The list of posts (in the chosen RRC) for which a candidate is eligible is displayed. Similarly, if the chosen RRC has vacancies for more than one Railway/ Production Unit, then vacancies for all such Railways/ Production Units for which a candidate is eligible, will be listed out. The candidate should fill their priority/ preferences number in the textbox against each post that they are eligible for, in the RRC they are applying to.

j) Scribe for PwBD Candidates: Indicate option for scribe if you are a PwBD candidate and eligible for scribe. Only the candidates suffering from Visually Impairment (VI) or the candidates whose writing speed is affected by Cerebral Palsy/ muscular dystrophy/ candidates with Locomotor disability (one arm)/ Intellectual disability (Autism, specific learning disability and mental illness) are eligible for availing scribe against this CEN. In case you have firmed up the scribe, then enter the details of scribe such as name, father‘s name, educational qualification etc. The scribe so arranged should not himself/ herself be the candidate for the notification for which the candidate is appearing and same scribe should not be engaged for more than one candidate.

k) Detailed Educational Qualification: Furnish all the relevant information on the qualification as required in the application.

l) Choice of Exam Language: English is the default language. In case the candidate wishes to choose any other language, then the same can be selected from the drop down list of languages. The languages listed are Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Konkani, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. In case of any difference/ discrepancy/ dispute in the Questions between English and the opted language, the content of English version shall prevail.

m) Complete the balance fields e.g. Mother Tongue, Moles/ Identification Marks, Address etc.

n) Bank Account Details for Refund: Candidates who attend 1st Stage CBT are eligible for refund of examination fee as per details. All candidates who have given the confirmation to receive their refund to the account from which they have made the application fee payment, need not fill these details and hence, this will not be visible for them. Only those candidates who do not wish to receive the refund in the account through which they paid examination fee should provide the details of Beneficiary Account in which they wish to receive the refund viz. Beneficiary Name, Account Number, Name of Bank and IFSC Code in the Online Application.

o) Candidates may indicate their consent or otherwise for sharing the scores obtained by them in Railway exams with other Ministries/ Departments/ PSUs and Private organizations, for recruitment in their organizations.

Photograph and Signature Upload:

1. Candidate will be automatically directed to “Photo and Signature Upload” part of the application.

2. Select the Upload Photo Tab and upload your colour photograph. The photograph should comply with the following requirements.

3. Specifications for Photograph:

    a. It should be a Color Passport Photograph with white/ light color background.

    b. It should be of size 35mmX45mm or 320 x 240 pixels.

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

    d. The size of the photograph should be between 20-50KB.

    e. The color photograph must have been taken on or after 01.01.2019 in a professional studio. Photographs taken using mobile and selfcomposed portraits may result in rejection of application.

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

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

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

    i. Forehead, eyes, nose and chin should be clearly visible.

    j. In case the candidate wears glasses, then the photograph should not have any glare/ reflections on glasses and eyes should be clearly visible.

    k. The photograph must match with the appearance of the candidate on the days of CBTs/ CBAT/ TST, document verification and Medical test.

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

    m. Candidates are advised to keep at least 12 (Twelve) copies of the same photograph for further use as and when required during the recruitment process.

4. Select upload Signature Tab and upload your Scanned Signature. The signature image should comply with the following specifications.

5. Specification for Signature Image:

    a. The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen within a box of size 50 mm x 20 mm.

    b. Signature must be in running letters and NOT IN BLOCK LETTERS.

    c. The image should be in JPG/ JPEG format scanned with 100 DPI resolution.

    d. Dimensions of 50 mm x 20 mm or 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)

    e. Size of file should be between 10 KB – 40 KB.

    f. Notes:

      i. The signature must be of the applicant only and not of any other person.
      ii. The applicants‘ signature obtained during registration and at the time of CBTs/ CBAT/ TST/ Document verification/ Medical should match the uploaded signature.
      iii. In case it is found that there is a mismatch of signature, the candidate may be disqualified, legal prosecution will be initiated and the candidate will be debarred for life from appearing in all railway recruitments conducted by RRBs or by RRCs).

6. Scanning and Resizing of the Photograph and Signature:

a. Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 100 dpi (dots per inch).

b. Set Color to True Color. File Size as specified above.

c. Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/ signature, then use the upload editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).

d. The image file should be in JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is: image01.jpg or image01.jpeg.

e. Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or moving the mouse over the file image icon. Candidates can easily obtain photo and signature in .jpeg format not exceeding 50KB & 40KB respectively by using MS Paint or MS Office Picture Manager.

f. Scanned photograph and signature in any format can be saved in .jpg format by using “Save As” option in the File menu and size can be reduced below 50KB (photograph) & 40KB (signature) by using crop and then resize option in the “Image” menu. Similar options are available in other photo editors also.

SC/ST Certificate Upload:

Candidates belonging to SC/ST community who have opted to avail Free Rail Travel, have to upload scanned copy of their SC/ ST certificates (JPG/ JPEG format, 50 KB – 100 KB) also for availing the facility of Free Travel Authority (Second Class Railway Pass).

Submission of Application:

In the end candidates have to confirm the declaration “I hereby declare that I have gone through the eligibility criteria for the post(s) applied for and meet all the requirements therein, that all the details furnished by me in the application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge & belief and nothing has been concealed or suppressed. I also understand that in case, any of the details furnished is found untrue during any stage of recruitment or thereafter, Railway shall disqualify me for the post(s) applied for and/ or I shall be liable for any other action under the extant rules”.

After confirming the above declaration and submission of the application, the candidate may save the file as “PDF” and/ or take print of the application and preserve it for reference and record.
Modification of Application:

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 Railway, email and mobile number can be done by paying the modification fee of Rs.100 (Non-Refundable). The modification fee shall be applicable to all candidates including fee concession categories and this fee is not refundable for any category.

b. In the case of a candidate modifying his community from SC/ ST to UR or OBC, he will have to pay the difference in examination fee i.e. Rs.250 in addition to the modification fee. In case of failure to do so, his modified application will not be accepted.

c. Similarly, if a candidate is switching from Ex.SM/ PwBD/ Female/ Transgender to UR/ OBC (NCL)/ Non Ex.SM/ Non PwBD/ Male etc., he will have to pay the difference in examination fee i.e. Rs.250 in addition to the modification fee. In case of failure to do so, his modified application will not be accepted.

d. The modification to the registration and application details can be done for maximum two times only.

e. CAUTION: Candidates who wish to modify their application 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.

f. The Railway opted for, email id and mobile number cannot be changed.

g. The step by step procedure for modification of the application shall be as below:

    i. Login using Registration Number and Password.

    ii. 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.

    iii. Click on the “Modify Application” Button.

    iv. Proceed with the changes intended as per instructions given and submit the application. Preserve the print out of latest application for record.

Invalid Applications/ Rejections:-

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, showing only one side view of the face, unrecognizable photos, photostatcopy of photo, group photo, selfie photo, photo taken by mobile, morphed photo and online application without photo among others.

b. Signature in capital/ block letters.

c. Not possessing the prescribed qualification for the post(s) as on the closing date for registration of online application i.e as on 12.04.2019..

d. Over-aged or under-aged or Date of Birth wrongly filled.

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

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

g. Incomplete or incorrectly filled application.

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

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Candidates can contact the Help Desk for any concerns/issues i.e. any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/ intimation charges or receipt of Admission/ call letter during the RRC Group D Level-1 Recruitment Process.

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RRC Group Online Application process is a detailed process and solicits great attention. Application once submitted cannot be retrieved and hence candidates should exercise extreme caution while submitting the online application. Several times candidates have queries regarding different elements of the application process. Below provide is a guide with different frequently asked questions that will help the candidates with certain queries.

Click Here – For FAQ of Online Registration Process

RRC Group D Level-1 – Related Information
RRC Group D Level-1 2019 – Official Notification (English)
RRC Group D Level-1 2019 – Eligibility Criteria