RRB Group D Shift Timings For CBT 2022 | Important Instructions & Tips Before Exam

RRB Group D Shift Timings : The RRB Group D exam will be held from 17th August to 25th August 2022 in multiple phases. The information on this blog pertains to various aspects of the Online Exam, RRB Group D Shift Timings, and important instructions related to it. Candidates should carefully read instructions regarding how to indicate answers since the exam will be conducted online. Preparing for the examination in a better way will be made easier with the instructions provided herein.

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RRB Group D Shift Timings

The RRB Group D Computer Based Test be conducted in three shifts. The first shift exam will commence at 10.30 am, while the second shift will begin at 12:45 pm. The duration of the exam will be 90 minutes for general candidates and 120 minutes for persons with disability (PWD) category candidates.

The expected RRB Group D Shift Timings (to be conducted from 17 August 2022 in multiple phases) is as follows –

Shift Reporting TimingGate Closing TimingStarting of ExaminationExam End Time
Shift 1 7:30 AM 8:30 AM 9:00 AM10:30 AM
Shift 211:15 AM12:15 PM12:45 PM2:15 PM
Shift 33:30 PM4:30 PM5:00 PM6:30 PM

RRC Group D CBT Exam Pattern

The selection process of the RRB Group D recruitment comprises the following three stages:

  • Computer Based Test (CBT) : This would be an online test of 90 minutes and will have 100 multiple choice questions.
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET) : In this, a candidate’s physical capabilities will be tested by means of some tasks. These would be different for men and women.
  • Document Verification
SectionsNo. of QuestionsMarksTime
General Science252590 Minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning3030
General Awareness and Current Affairs2020

There will be negative marking for incorrect answers in the CBT. 1/3 of the marks allotted for each question will be deducted for each wrong answer.

COVID-19 guidelines for RRB Group D Exam 2022

  1. As per COVID-19 guidelines, make sure that you have a face mask and hand sanitizer. Without them, you will not be allowed to take the test.
  2. In any event, candidates must bring their photo ID to the testing center. Please note that no soft copy of the admit card in a cell phone will be accepted for verification. If you forget the paper, you will not be allowed to appear.
  3. Items such as mobile phones, pagers, and other communication devices are not permitted inside the hall. Candidates who carry them will be disqualified.
  4. An exam day before, don’t take too much stress. Stay positive. Take time to meditate or spend time with family.

Candidates will be checked for the temperature at entry using thermo guns. Candidates having temperatures more than prescribed limits will not be allowed inside the exam venue.

RRB Group D – General Instructions for Candidates

  • Date, time and venue address of the examination given in the call letter.
  • The call letter should be brought with you to the examination venue along with your recent passport size photograph duly pasted on it.
  • No use of calculators (separate or with watch), books, note books or written notes, cell phones (with or without camera facility), or any other electronic device will be allowed during the examination.
  • Take the call letter with your photograph affixed thereon, a photocopy of photo identity proof stapled with it and same (currently valid) photo ID in original – THIS IS ESSENTIAL.
  • You should take with you a ball-point pen. Sheets of paper will be provided.

Items not allowed in the Exam Hall

  • Any stationery item like textual material (printed or written), bits of papers, Geometry/Pencil Box, Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner, Any communication device like Mobile Phone, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band etc.
  • Other items like Goggles, Handbags, Hair-pin, Hair-band, Belt, Cap, Any watch/Wrist Watch, Camera, Any metallic item,
  • Any eatable item opened or packed, water bottle (only transparent water bottle is allowed),
  • Any other item which could be used for unfair means for hiding communication devices like camera, bluetooth devices etc.

How to attempt the RRB Group D Exam?

  • Current affairs is a scoring section. Review the last six months of current affairs.
  • Be sure to include important facts from history, geography, and current events
  • When answering questions, know the options you can eliminate first.
  • Do not answer if you are completely unsure about all the options.

RRB Group D Mock Test Series

RRB Group D Mock Tests will help you prepare for the actual exam because they will give you an idea of how the pressure and situation will be and this will help you feel more confident and more prepared. These Mock tests will also help you in judging and understanding your strengths and weaknesses so that you can work on them better. Check what’s in store for you:

  • 10 Full Length Mock Tests For RRB Group D Exam
  • 1st Mock Free To Test The Level of The Qs
  • GK Notes
  • Free e-books


  • Mock Tests are available in HINDI and ENGLISH both
  • Tests can be taken on Mobile App or PC

RRB Group D Shift Timings – FAQs

When is the RRB Group D CBT going to be held?

According to the officials of the Railway Recruitment Board, the Computer Based Test (CBT) for RRB/ RRC Group D Exam 2022 is going to be held from August 17, 2022

What are the expected RRB Group D shift timings for CBT?

Expected RRB Group D Shift timings for CBT are Shift 1 (09.00 am to 10.30 am) Shift 2 (12.45 pm to 2.15 pm) Shift 3 (5.00 pm to 6.30 pm)

Is there sectional timing in RRB Group D Exam?

No, there is no sectional timing in the RRB Group D exam.

How many shifts are there in the RRB Group D exam?

3 Shifts. The RRB Group is going to be conducted in three shifts.

How many phases are there in RRB Group D Exam?

The selection process of the RRB group ‘ D ‘ recruitment comprises of the following three stages:
1. Computer Based Test (CBT) : This would be an online test of 90 minutes and will have 100 multiple-choice questions.
2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET) : In this, a candidate’s physical capabilities will be tested by means of some tasks. These would be different for men and women.
3. Document Verification


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