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RRC Group D Test Day Instructions

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RRC Group D Test Day Instructions

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RRC Group D Test Day Instructions is a comprehensive guide pertaining to various aspects of the RRC Group D Test day and Test Centers of the Online examinations. Candidates are strongly advised to read the instructions carefully to get acquainted with all the elements of the RRC Recruitment process.


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1) Malpractices: Any candidate found using unfair means of any kind in the examination/CBT, sending someone else in his/her place to appear in the examination, attempt to impersonate will be debarred from appearing in all the examinations of all the RRBs/RRCs (Railway Recruitment Cell) for lifetime. He/she will also be debarred from getting any appointment in the Railways, and if already appointed, will be dismissed from service. Such candidates are also liable for legal prosecution.

2) Stages of Exam: The exam shall be Computer Based Test (CBT). Railway Administration reserves the right to conduct the CBT in either single or multi stage mode. Candidates qualifying in the CBT shall have to undergo Physical Efficiency Test (PET). It will be followed by Document Verification and Medical Examination.

3) Call Letters: Candidates will have to download the City and Date Intimations, e- Call Letters and Travel Authority (wherever applicable) from the links provided on the official websites of RRBs/RRCs.

4) Normalization of Marks: Marks will be normalized for CBT involving multiple sessions. Marks will be normalized as per the formulae given in Para 15.0 & 15.1 of this Notice. Though Railway Administration reserves the right to modify the formula/adopt different formula based on technical considerations.

5) Short Listing for PET: Railway/RRC wise short listing of candidates for PET shall be done at the rate of three times of the vacancies (may increase or decrease as per the requirement of Railway Administration). The short listing for PET will be based on the merit of the candidates in the CBT.

6) Negative Marking: There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in the CBT. 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for each wrong answer.

7) Calling of candidates more than number of vacancies for post CBT stages: Candidates more than the prescribed number of vacancies may be called for PET and/or the subsequent stages. This is to take care of candidates not turning up and similar exigencies in the recruitment process. It may clearly be noted that calling for and qualifying in PET and subsequent stages of DV and Medical Examination does not mean that candidate will be empanelled or that he/she deserves a vested right to be considered for appointment by Railways.

  • Any stationery item like textual material (printed or written), pens/ Pencils, bits of papers, Geometry/ Pencil Box, Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner.

  • Any communication device like Mobile Phone, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band etc.

  • Other items like Goggles, Handbags, Hairpin, Hairband, Belt, Cap, Any watch/Wrist Watch, Camera, Any metallic item, Any eatable item opened or packed, water bottle.

  • Any other item which could be used for unfair means for hiding communication devices like camera, blue tooth devices etc.


  • You are not allowed to communicate by word of mouth or otherwise with other candidates (this includes the time when answer scripts are being collected).

  • Please raise your hand if you wish to communicate with an invigilator.

  • Unless granted permission by an invigilator, you are not allowed to leave your seat.

  • Once you have entered the examination hall, you will not be allowed to leave the hall until one hour after the examination has commenced.

  • If, for any reason, you are given permission to leave the hall temporarily, you must be accompanied by an invigilator throughout your absence from the examination hall. You are required to leave your handphone on your desk when you leave the hall temporarily.

  • Solutions or any other materials written on the blank pages will not be counted.

  • Do not write on, mark, highlight or deface any reference materials provided for the examination. If found doing so, the reference materials will be removed from your use for the rest of the examination and you will be made to pay for the cost of the materials that have to be replaced.

  • You are NOT allowed to leave the examination hall during the last 15 minutes of the examination. All candidates must remain seated throughout this period for invigilators to properly account for all answer scripts to be collected.

  • No papers, used or unused, may be removed from the examination hall.

  • You are to stay in the examination hall until the Chief Invigilator has given the permission to leave. Do NOT talk until you are outside of the examination hall.

  • You are responsible to ensure that your answer scripts are submitted at the end of the examination. If you are present for the examination and do not submit your answer script, you will be deemed to have sat for and failed the examination concerned. Any unauthorised removal of answer script or part of answer script from the examination hall would deem the answer script as null and void.

  • Once dismissed, you should leave the examination hall quickly and quietly, and remember to take your personal belongings with you.

The candidates must bring one photo identity proof such as passport/ Aadhar/ PAN Card/ Driving Licence/ Voter’s Card/ Bank Passbook with duly attested Photograph/ Identity Card issued by School or College/ Gazetted Officer in the official letter head in original as well as a self-attested Photocopy thereof. The photocopy of Identity proof should be submitted along with call letter to the invigilators in the examination hall, failing which or if identity of candidates is in doubt the candidate will not be permitted to appear for the test.
✶ Any candidate found using unfair means of any kind in the examination, sending someone else in his/her place to appear in the examination, attempt to impersonate will be debarred from appearing in all the examinations of all the RRBs/RRCs for lifetime. He/ she will also be debarred from getting any appointment in the Railways and if already appointed, will be dismissed from service. Such candidates are also liable for legal prosecution.

✶ Furnishing of any false information to the RRB or deliberate suppression of any information at any stage will render the candidate disqualified and debarred from appearing at any selection or examination for appointment on the Railways or to any other Government service and if appointed the service of such candidate is liable to be terminated.

✶ Candidates found submitting forged/fake certificates/documents of any kind for securing eligibility and/or obtaining privileges, including free travel for appearing in the examination shall lead to rejection of their candidature for the particular recruitment for which he/she has applied. Further, he/she will also be debarred from all examinations conducted by all RRBs/RRCs all over the country for a period of 2 years/for life as deemed fit and legal action will be initiated, if warranted.

✶ Candidate shall not bring in or attempt to bring in any political or other influence to further his/her interest in respect of the recruitment. Candidature of such candidates is liable to be rejected.

  • RRBs/RRCs reserve the right to conduct additional CBT/ DV (as applicable) at any stage without assigning any reason.

    RRBs/RRCs also reserve the right to cancel any part or whole of the recruitment process at any stage for any or all of the categories notified in this CEN without assigning any reason thereof.

  • The decision of RRBs/RRCs in all matters relating to eligibility, acceptance or rejection of ONLINE applications, issue of free Rail Passes, penal action for false information, modification of vacancies, mode of selection, conduct of CBT, allotment of examination centers, selection, allotment of posts to selected candidates etc., will be final and binding on the candidates and no enquiry or correspondence will be entertained by the RRBs in this regard.

  • RRBs/RRCs will not be responsible for any inadvertent errors and reserves right to correct such errors.

  • Any legal issues arising out of this CEN shall fall within the legal jurisdiction of respective Central Administrative Tribunals under which the RRB chosen by the candidate is located.

  • In the event of any dispute about interpretation, the English version of the CEN as published in RRB/RRC websites will be treated as final.