RRB Group D 2018 Exam Date: The date for Railway Recruitment Board Group D vacancies is out. Railways has announced that the Computer-Based Test (CBT) for Group D posts would be held on September 17, said reports. The announcement has been made on the Railways website. There are around 63,000 vacancies this time. Reportedly, as many as a crore and 90 lakh aspirants have applied to appear for the test. As per the RRB website, the venue and shift details would be released about 10 days before the exam.
For selection on Group D vacancies, the exam would be conducted in two stages: CBT and PET (Physical Efficiency Test). On September 17, an-hour-long CBT would be held. The test would carry 75 questions and aspirants would need to score at least 40 % marks to clear it. In the case of OBCs, the pass mark is 30%, for STs it is 25%. After CBT, the shortlisted candidates will move to PET. CBT carries negative marking as well. For every incorrect answer, 1/3 of the marks will be deducted. Questions in CBT would be on Maths, General Intelligence, Reasoning, General Science, General Awareness and Current Affairs.
As of now, exams are on for Group C Assistant Loco Pilots (ALP) and Technicians. These exams had begun on August 9 and would continue till September 4. These exams are being conducted in three shifts.