Railway Group D Recruitment 2018: Vacancy, Age Limit, Eligibility and Skills Required

RRB Group D: Vacancy, Salary, Age Limit, Eligibility and Required Skills

We all know that the Indian Railways jobs are the most sought-after central government jobs in India. The Railways Recruitment Board is all set to take the Group D Exam this year. In this article, we will have an overview about the Number of Vacancies, Salary, Age limit, Eligibility and Skills required in the upcoming RRB Group D Exam 2018.

RRB Group D Vacancy 2018

The total number vacancies for the posts in Group D are 62,907 and 26,502 number of vacancies for ALP & Technicians.

RRB Group D Pay Scale and Allowances

The ALP and Technicians will get a salary of Rs. 18,000 + Allowances under the Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix.

The Allowances and Benefits would be as under:

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA) – no HRA will be furnished if govt. provides quarters
  • Transport Allowance (TA)
  • Running Allowance and
  • New Pension Scheme etc.

RRB Group D Age Limit

The central government has revised the age limit mentioned in the official notification CEN 02/2018 of the RRB Group D Exam 2018 which is as under:

Community Revised Notified
Unreserved (UR) 33 31
Other Backward Class (OBC) 36 34
Scheduled Caste (SC) 38 36
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 38 36

RRB Group D Eligibility Criteria

Should be 10th Pass or ITI from Institution recognized by NCVT / SCVT or equivalent or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT.


Should be 10th Pass plus National Apprenticeship (NAC) granted by NCVT or 10th Pass plus ITI  from Institution recognized by NCVT / SCVT.

RRB Group D Required Skills

You must possess the following skills to become a Group D employee in the Indian Railways:

  • The ability to concentrate and be attentive for long periods of time
  • Physical stamina.
  • Good memory.
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent awareness of health and safety regulations and emergency procedures
  • A responsible attitude.

We hope this article will be helpful to you for the RRB Group D Exam 2018.

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