RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria 2022: Check age limit, educational qualification and so on here

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Railway Recruitment Board conducts RRB Group D Exam to recruit eligible and interested candidates to various posts. Candidates who are aspiring to appear for this exam should know the details such as eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus and so on. RRB Group D eligibility criteria is set under the parameters of age limit, educational qualfiications and so on. Candidates should ensure that they mandatorily fulfill the eligibility criteria otherwise they will not be considered for the post. Read this article to know all about RRB Group D eligibility criteria and other details.  If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our General Knowledge Ebook Free PDF: Download Here

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RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria 2022

The eligibility criteria for RRB Group D Exam is explained under the following categories:
  • Nationality
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification

The details regarding each of these parameters are as given below.

RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria: Nationality

 A candidate must be either:

  1. A citizen of India, or
  2. A subject of Nepal, or
  3. A subject of Bhutan, or
  4. A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
  5. A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Note- The candidates belonging to categories (b), (c), (d), and (e) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. 
 

RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit

Candidates should be between 18 to 33 years of age to be eligible for RRB Group D Exam. There is relaxation in upper age limit provided to candidates belonging to reserved categories. The details are as follows:
 

Community/Categories

Relaxation In Upper Age Limit (Or) Maximum Upper Age

OBC-Non Creamy Layer(NCL)

3 Years

SC/ST

5 Years

Ex-Servicemen candidates who have put in more than 6 months service after attestation

UR

33 years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years

OBC-NCL

36 years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years

SC/ST

38 years of age plus Number of years of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years

PwBD

UR

10 Years

OBC-NCL

13 Years

SC/ST

15 Years

Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

UR

38 years of age

OBC-NCL

41 years of age

SC/ST

43 years of age

Candidates who are serving Group 'C' and erstwhile Group 'D' Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes and put in minimum 3 years of service (continuous or in broken spells).

UR

40 years of age

OBC-NCL

43 years of age

SC/ST

45 years of age

Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization such as Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies and Institutes.

UR

33 years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.

OBC-NCL

36 years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.

SC/ST

38 years of age plus length of service rendered or 5 years, whichever is lower.

Women candidates, who are widowed, divorced or judicially separated from husband but not remarried.

UR

35 years of age

OBC-NCL

38 years of age

SC/ST

40 years of age

Course Completed Act Apprentices applying for the posts for which minimum qualification is ITI/Course Completed Act Apprenticeship.

UR

33 years of age plus the extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to a maximum of three years.

OBC-NCL

36 years of age plus the extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to maximum three years.

SC/ST

38 years of age plus the extent of Apprentice Training undergone by them under the Apprentice Act 1961 subject to maximum three years.

Candidates who have commenced Act Apprenticeship under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years

UR

35 years of age

OBC-NCL

38 years of age

SC/ST

40 years of age

 
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RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualificaiton

The post-wise details of required educational qualifications are as follows:

Post

Dept

Minimum Educational Qualification

10th pass (OR) ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT (or)

equivalent (OR) National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT

ASSISTANT (WORKSHOP)

MECHANICAL

ASSISTANT BRIDGE

ENGINEERING

ASSISTANT C & W

MECHANICAL

ASSISTANT DEPOT(STORE)

STORES

ASSISTANT LOCO SHED (DIESEL)

MECHANICAL

ASSISTANT LOCO SHED (ELECTRICAL)

ELECTRICAL

ASSISTANT OPERATIONS (ELECTRICAL)

ELECTRICAL

POINTSMAN

TRAFFIC

ASSISTANT SIGNAL AND TELECOM

S AND T

ASSISTANT TRACK MACHINE

ENGINEERING

ASSISTANT TL AND AC

ELECTRICAL

ASSISTANT TL AND AC (WORKSHOP)

ELECTRICAL

ASSISTANT TRD

ELECTRICAL

ASSISTANT WORKS

ENGINEERING

ASSISTANT WORKS (WORKSHOP)

ENGINEERING

HOSPITAL ASSISTANT

MEDICAL

TRACK MAINTAINER GRADE IV

ENGINEERING

NOTE - Diploma/Degree in Engineering will not be accepted in lieu of course completed Act Apprenticeship / ITI. Also, Graduate Act Apprentice will not be accepted in lieu of Course Completed Act Apprenticeship.

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RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria: Number of Attempts

There is no restriction on the number of attempts for RRB Group D Exam.

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Candidates can appear for the exam as many times as they want provided they fulfill the eligibility criteria mentioned above.
 

What is the minimum age limit to be eligible for RRB Group D Exam?

The minimum age limit to be eligible for RRB Group D Exam is 18 years.

What is the upper age limit to be eligible for RRB Group D Exam?

The upper age limit to be eligible for RRB Group D Exam is 33 years.

I have passed class 10. Am I eligible to apply for RRB Group D Exam?

Yes, you are eligible to apply for RRB Group D Exam if you have passed class 10 and are above 18 years of age.

How many attempts are allowed for RRB Group D Exam?

There is no limit on the number of attempts for RRB Group D Exam.

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