RRB Group D Physical Test will be conducted from January 2023, Check Eligibility and Selection Criteria

RRB Group D Physical Test: The RRB Group D PET exam dates have been released. In this post, we will discuss the eligibility criteria and selection process for physical test and medical standards of RRB Group D examination.

The RRB Group D selection process comprises three stages:

  • Computer Based Test
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination

Railways will shortlist the candidates for Physical Efficiency Test (PET) based on their merit in the Computer Based Test (CBT). Candidates called for Physical Efficiency Test (PET) shall be 3 times the community wise total vacancy of the Posts notified against RRBs/RRCs.

RRB/RRC Group-D Level-1 PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST (PET)

StagesMale CandidatesFemale Candidates
Stage-1Should be able to lift and carry 35 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down; andShould be able to lift and carry 20 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down; and
Stage-2Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.
  • Candidates must note that it is mandatory to clear Stage-1 to qualify for Stage-2 of Physical Efficiency Test (PET) which means failing in the first Test, i.e. Weight Carrying Test will eventually lead to elimination from RRB Group-D 2019-20 Recruitment Process.
  • To ensure uniformity, candidates will be tested for Carrying of Weight to the specified distance in specified time first and if successful in this test, for the Running Test after a recovery gap.
  • The Weight Carrying Test will involve lifting a sandbag (without any handle) from a bench/platform at around waist height and carrying it in whichever manner candidate wants to carry above the ground till the destination point without dropping the sandbag on ground.
  • Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) are exempted from appearing for PET. However, after qualifying in the CBT, such candidates will have to pass the medical examination prescribed for PwBD.

RRB Group D Medical Standards

Medical StandardsGeneral FitnessVisual Fitness
  Distant VisionNear Vision
A-2Physically fit in all respects6/9, 6/9 without glasses (No fogging test)The candidate should have 0.6,0.6 without glasses and must pass tests for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision, etc.
B-1Physically fit in all respects6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power lenses not to exceed 4D)The candidate should have 0.6,0.6 without glasses and must pass tests for Colour Vision, Binocular Vision, Night Vision, Mesopic Vision, etc
B-2Physically fit in all respects6/9, 6/12 with or without glasses (power of lenses not to exceed 4D).The candidate should have passed Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required and must pass the test for Binocular Vision etc
C-1Physically fit in all respects6/12, 6/18 with or without glasses.The candidate should have passed Sn. 0.6, 0.6 with or without glasses when reading or close work is required.

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