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RRB Railway Group D Eligibility, Age Limit and Medical Standards

RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria is an important factor for the candidates to get recruited. It is mandatory for all the candidates to fulfill them. If you will not satisfy the eligibility standards then the candidature will be canceled. So it is very important for the candidate to go through the age limit, educational qualification, and the medical standards.

There is a change in the age limit of RRB Group D. The age limit has been extended by 2 years from the previous age. So there is a new age for all the candidates belonging to the different categories.

Apart from the age limit, the medical standards are the essential factor in the recruitment process. The candidates will have to be medically fit. It is mandatory for the candidates to satisfy all the medical standards because the candidates will have to go through the Physical Efficiency Test also. The criteria for PET is different for the male and female candidates. For more information regarding RRB Group D Eligibility, you can check the entire page.

RRB Railway Group D Age Limit

As we have discussed that the age limit for Group D recruitment has been extended. You can check the age limit of the candidates from the given table:

CommunityNotified Age (In Years)Revised Age (In Years)
UR3133
OBC3436
SC3638
ST3638

Relaxation in Upper Age-Limit: There are some categories which have the relaxation in upper age limit. You can check it from the table given below:

Category/ CommunityRelaxation in Upper Age Limit (In Years)
SC/ST05
OBC-Non Creamy Layer03
Ex-Servicemen Candidates who have served not less than 6 monthsUp to the extent of service rendered in Defence plus 3 years
Persons With Disabilities (PWD) UR10
PWD OBC-Non Creamy Layer

Category/ Community

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit (In Years)

13
PWD SC/ST15
Candidates who have the Domicile of State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.198905
Candidates who are serving Group ‘C’ and Erstwhile Group ‘D’ Railway Staff, Casual Labour and Substitutes in Railways who have put in the minimum of 3 years service:
UR40
ONon-Creamyamy Layer43
SC/ ST45
Candidates who are working in Quasi-Administrative offices of the Railway organization ( Railway Canteens, Co-operative Societies, and Institutes )Up to the length of service rendered or 5 Years (whichever is lower)
Widowed, Divorced or Judicially separated from husband but not remarried Women
UR35
OBC Non-Creamy Layer38
SC/ ST40
Candidates whose minimum qualification is ITI/Course Completed Act Apprenticeship.Relaxed to the extent of Apprentice Training u
Candidates who have commenced Act Apprentice under the Apprenticeship Act before attaining the age of 25 years
UR35
OBC Non-Creamy Layer38
SC/ ST40

RRB Railway Group D Eligibility, Age Limit and Medical Standards

Date of Birth: The candidates can check the date of birth category wise as given below:

For UR: The lower limit of DOB for UR candidates is July 01, 2000 and the Upper Limit of DOB is July 1990.

For OBC: For this category, the lower limit of the date of birth is July 01, 2000 and the Upper Limit is July 1987.

For SC/ ST: The candidates who belong to this category have the lower DOB limit July 01, 2000 and the Upper Limit is July 1985.

RRB Group D Eligibility: Nationality/ Citizenship

The candidates must check the conditions regarding the nationality and citizenship from the table given below. The candidate must be either

  • a citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Nepal, or
  • a subject of Bhutan, or
  • a permanent settled Tibetan refugee in India who had come to India before January 01, 1962. or
  • a permanently settled Indian origin person 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.

Note: For all the above categories, the eligibility favor certificate must be issued by the Government of India.

RRB Group D Eligibility: Educational Qualification

There are different qualification criteria for the candidates belonging to different departments. You can check the criteria form the points given below:

For Electrical, Engineering, Mechanical, and S & T Department: For this department, the candidates must have possessed:

  • 10th pass plus National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT.  OR
  • Must pass 10th plus ITI from institutions recognized by NCVT/SCVT.

For Medical and Traffic Department: For this department, the candidate must have done:

  • Matriculation/ pass 10th class.  OR
  • ITI from institutions recognized by NCVT/SCVT (or) equivalent.  OR
  • Must possess the National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT.

You can check the detailed Educational Qualification Criteria from the below-given image:

RRB Railway Group D Eligibility, Age Limit and Medical Standards

RRB Group D Eligibility: Medical Standards

The candidates will have to pass the Physical Efficiency Test after the CBT. Those who will clear the PET will be called for Document Verification. So it is very important for the candidates to pass all the medical standards. You can check the Medical Standards from the table given below:

Medical StandardGeneral FitnessVisual Acuity
Distant VisionNear Vision
A-2Physically Fit in All Respects6/9, 6/9 without glasses (No fogging test)0.6, 0.6 without glasses
B-1Physically Fit in All Respects6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D)0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required
B-2Physically Fit in All Respects6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required
C-1Physically Fit in All Respects6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.

Note: The candidates must pass tests for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision etc.

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