INDIAN RAILWAYS’ GROUP D JOB PROFILE, PROMOTION & EXAM PATTERN

 

INDIAN RAILWAYS GROUP D JOB PROFILE, PROMOTION & EXAM PATTERN

 

Centralized Employment Notification CEN 02/2018 & RRC-01 /2019’s vacancies are under process. Both are Group C & D vacancy of Indian Railway. As a per-PIB link, GR-D,level-1 post-treated as Gr-C Post,level-1. So vacancies are processed by RRB, not by RRC.

 

Promotion Policy

It is very good that direct entry in Gr-C instead of Gr-D. Normally in this cadre, you will be promoted to level 7 or 8 in due course of time. This means if you get the entry in Mechanical Department, you will retire on Post of Senior Section Engineer.

 

Priority of Post

There are various types of vacancies in Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Signal & Telecom, Traffic & Medical. As per your ITI/ Technical degree, you will get a post. Set your priorities during the application for a job, you will get the post as per your rank & option.

 

Job Profile

As the name indicates, an Assitant in various departments means you have to help your seniors to perform their regular duty. The job will be shift-wise or regular roster (10 – 5).

 

Pay Scale

Level 01 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix with initial pay of ₹18000/- plus other allowances admissible at that time.

 

CEN 02/2018 Vs RRC-01 /2019

Basically, the name of the post and eligibility have been changed. In an earlier vacancy Helper post has been renamed, Assistant. Other things remain the same.

 

Medical Category

The first condition is that the Candidate must be Physically fit in all respects.

Sl.No.M. StandardsVISUAL ACUITY
1.A2Distant 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.A1Distant Vision: 6/9, 6/9 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 2D). Near Vision: Sn: 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses and Must pass test for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Myopic vision etc.
3.B1Distant 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.
4.B2Distant 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.
5.C1Distant 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.
6.C2Distant Vision: 6/12, NIL with or without glasses. Near Vision: Sn.0.6 combined with or without glasses where reading or close work is required.

 

NOTE:-

The above medical standards are indicative and not exhaustive. The candidates are advised to read Chapter 5 of the Indian Railway Medical Manual Vol. I, which can be accessed at www.indianrailways.gov.in.

Candidates who have undergone Lasik surgery or any other surgery procedure to correct refractory error are not eligible for the post having Medical Standards A2, A3, B1, and B2.

Candidates found medically unsuitable for the applied post (s) shall not be given any alternative appointment.

 

Educational Eligibility

10th pass (OR) ITI from institutions recognized by NCVT/SCVT (or) equivalent (OR) National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT as written in Detailed Centralized Employment Notification RRC-01/2019.

10th pass plus National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT (OR) 10th pass plus ITI from institutions recognized by NCVT/SCVT as mentioned in Detailed Centralized Employment Notification CEN 02/2018.

 

Selection Process

The entire recruitment process shall involve Computer Based Test(s), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Document Verification, and Medical Examination.

Computer Based Test – 100 questions in 90 minutes – No of Questions (each of 1 mark) from [ General Science -25, Maths- 25, General Intelligence and Reasoning – 30 & General Awareness and Current Affairs – 20 ]

 

PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TESTS (PET)

Sl. No.For FemaleFor Male
1.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 downShould 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
2.should be able to run for a distance of 1000 Metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.should be able to run for a distance of 1000 Metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.

 

Syllabus

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to

MATHS:- Number system, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern etc.

 

General Intelligence and reasoning:-Analogies, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and Decision making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical Reasoning, Classification, Directions, Statement – Arguments and Assumptions, etc.

 

General Science:-The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level(CBSE).

General Awareness on current affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subject of importance.

 

Post in RRC-01 /2019

Assistant (Workshop), 2. Assistant Bridge, 3. Assistant  C & W, 4. Assistant  Depot (Stores), 5. Assistant  Loco shed (Diesel), 6. Assistant  Loco shed (Diesel), 7. Assistant  Operations (Electrical), 8. Assistant  Pointsman, 9. Assistant  Signal & Telecom, 10. Assistant Track machine, 11. Assistant  TL & AC (Train Lighting & Air Conditioning ), 12. Assistant  TL & AC (Workshop ), 13. Assistant  TRD, 14. Assistant  Works, 15. Assistant  Works (Workshop), 16. Hospital Assistant, 17. Track Maintainer Grade IV.

Help

If you want a detailed Medical clause means chapter-5 of Medical Manual Vol.I and PIB Notification, mail me on rahulrainbow11@gmail.com. for more information on other Gr-C job in Indian Railway, please see this link- About NTPC Jobs in Indian Railways

 

Conclusion

It is one of the best jobs after passing an ITI degree. Hereafter departmental exams, you can promote the highest post of Gr-C. It is the job in a very reputed Central Govt. organization.

 

DISCLAIMER

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