Dear Railways Aspirants,
RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) has finally announced the RRC Level – 1 ( Group D) Recruitment Notification for the year 2019.
The Total Number of Vacancies available for the RRB – RRC Level 1 – 2019 Recruitment is 1,03,769 Vacancies. Online applications are invited by RRBs on behalf of RRCs from eligible Indian Nationals and other nationals as brought out at Para 4 of this CEN for various posts in Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix in various units of Indian Railways. Applications complete in all respect should be submitted ONLINE to the chosen Railway Recruitment Board till 23.59 hrs of 26.04.2019. 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.
Before filling up 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.
Important Dates – RRC Level 1 Recruitment Notification 2019
|Date of Publication||23.02.2019|
|Opening of online registration of Applications||12.03.2019 at 17.00 hrs.|
|Closing of online registration of Applications||12.04.2019 at 23.59 hrs.|
|Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee through:|
|(a) Online (Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card/UPI)||23.04.2019 at 23.59 hrs.|
|(b) SBI Challan||18.04.2019 at 13.00 hrs.|
|(c) Post Office Challan||18.04.2019 at 13.00 hrs.|
|Final submission of Applications||26.04.2019 at 23.59 hrs.|
|Computer Based Test (CBT)||Tentative schedule September-October 2019|
Railway Group D Vacancies 2019 – RRC Level 1 Recruitment Notification 2019
|East Central Railway||3563|
|East Coast Railway||2555|
|Eastern Railway, CLW & Metro||10873|
|North Central Railway and DLW||4730|
|North Eastern Railway, MCF and RDSO||4002|
|North Western Railway||5249|
|Northeast Frontier Railway||2894|
|Northern Railway, DMW, and RCF||13153|
|South Central Railway||9328|
|South East Central Railway||1664|
|South Eastern Railway||4914|
|South Western Railway and RWF||7167|
|Southern Railway and ICF||9579|
|West Central Railway||4019|
Age Limit – RRC Level 1 Recruitment Notification 2019
The age limit to apply for the RRB Group D 2019 [ RRC Level 1 Posts] will be considered as on 1st July 2019.
- Maximum Age: 33 Years
- Minimum Age: 18 Years
|The upper limit of Date of Birth (Not earlier than)||Lower Limit of Date of Birth (Not Later Than)|
|UR||OBC – Non-Creamy Layer||SC/ST||For All Communities / Categories|
No age relaxation is allowed to SC/ST/OBC-NCL (Non Creamy Layer) candidates applying against unreserved vacancies.
Educational Qualification – RRC Level 1 Recruitment Notification 2019
|Cat. No||Designation||Dept||Medical Standard||Minimum Educational Qualification|
|1||ASSISTANT (WORKSHOP)||MECHANICAL||C1||10th pass (OR) ITI from institutions recognized by NCVT/SCVT (or) equivalent (OR) National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT|
|4||ASSISTANT DEPOT (STORES)||STORES||C1|
|5||ASSISTANT LOCO SHED (DIESEL)||MECHANICAL||B1|
|6||ASSISTANT LOCO SHED (ELECTRICAL)||ELECTRICAL||B1|
|7||ASSISTANT OPERATIONS (ELECTRICAL)||ELECTRICAL||B2|
|9||ASSISTANT SIGNAL & TELECOM||S and T||B1|
|10||ASSISTANT TRACK MACHINE||ENGINEERING||B1|
|11||ASSISTANT TL & AC||ELECTRICAL||B1|
|12||ASSISTANT TL & AC (WORKSHOP)||ELECTRICAL||C1|
|15||ASSISTANT WORKS (WORKSHOP)||ENGINEERING||C1|
|17||TRACK MAINTAINER GRADE IV||ENGINEERING||B1|
Selection Procedure – RRC Level 1 Recruitment Notification 2019
The entire recruitment process shall involve Computer Based Test(s), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Document Verification and Medical Examination. The exam shall be a 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.
Normalization of Marks: Marks will be normalized for CBT involving multiple sessions. Marks will be normalized as per the formulae are 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.
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.
Computer Based Test – RRC Level 1 Recruitment Notification 2019
|Exam Duration in Minutes||No. of Questions (Each of 1 Mark) from||Total Number of Questions|
|General Science||Mathematics||General Intelligence and Reasoning||General Awareness and Current Affairs|
*The examination duration will be 120 Minutes for eligible PwBD candidates accompanied with Scribe.
Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR-40%, EWS-40%, OBC (Non creamy layer)-30%, SC-30%, ST-30%. These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PwBD candidates in case of shortage of PwBD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.
Where a second stage CBT is deemed necessary and held, the Railway Administration reserves the right to treat the first stage CBT as a qualifying test for the purpose of shortlisting a reasonable number of candidates for the second stage.
PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TESTS (PET) – RRC Level 1 Recruitment Notification 2019
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 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down, and Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters 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 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down, and Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.|
Application Fee – RRC Level 1 Recruitment Notification 2019
ONLINE fee payment through internet banking or debit/credit card or UPI.
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
|SL. No.||Candidate Categories||Fee|
|1||For all candidates except the fee concession categories mentioned below at Sl.No.2.
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.
Aspirants can check the Official Notification & Application Link of the RRC Level 1 Recruitment Notification 2019 – RRB from the official website of all the RRB & RRC or from the links that are provided below.