RRB Railway Group D Exam 2022: RRB Issues New Notice, Read Details

New Delhi, 25 January, 2022: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has changed the exam pattern for the RRB Group D 2022 exam. The board will be conducting the online exam on behalf of Railway Recruitment Cells (RRCs) this year for 1,03,769 vacancies under Level 1 of the 7th (Central Pay Commission) CPC Pay Matrix in various units of the Indian Railways.

RRB Group D Exam will be held tentatively from 23 February, 2022 in multiple phases. The exam will be conducted keeping in mind the prevailing conditions and government guidelines issued from time to time in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Note: 

  • The CBT exam schedule and admit card will be released soon at the official regional website of the Railway Recruitment Board.
  • More than 1.15 crores candidates have applied for the RRB Group D Level-1 2021 recruitment drive. 

RRB GROUP D 2022 New Exam Pattern – Two Computer-Based Tests

In view of the large number of applications received, RRBs have decided to conduct two-stage computer based tests (CBTs). The entire recruitment process involves the following steps:

  1. Computer Based Tests (CBT-1 & CBT-2)
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  3. Document Verification
  4. Medical Examination 

RRB GROUP D 2022 CBT-1: Exam Pattern

  • Exam duration – 90 minutes
  • Subject-wise number of questions:
    • General Science – 25 
    • Mathematics – 25
    • General Intelligence & Reasoning – 30
    • General Awareness and Current Affairs – 20
  • Total Number of Questions – 100

RRB GROUP D 2022 CBT-2: New Exam Pattern 

The candidates will be shortlisted for the CBT-2 exam upon their performance in the CBT-1 exam. The shortlisting will be done according to 15 times the number of vacancies available.

The question paper for RRB Group D 2022 computer based test (CBT) will be of 90 minutes duration for 100 questions and 120 minutes for PwBD candidates. The section wise number of questions and marks are indicated below:

  • Exam duration – 90 Minutes
  • Subject-wise number of questions:
    • General Science – 30
    • Mathematics – 30
    • General Intelligence & Reasoning – 35
    • General Awareness and Current Affairs – 25
  • Total Number of Questions – 120

Note: The candidates will be shortlisted for the CBT-2 exam upon their performance in CBT-1 exam. The shortlisting will be done according to 15 times the number of vacancies.

To read the official notice, please click here.

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