7th pay commission latest news: This crucial exam that will give those who clear it a chance to get a job that pays according to the 7th CPC pay matrix. Know the RRB Group D exam date 2018 here. Indian Railways will be conducting Group D (Level 1) exams from September 17 for 63,000 posts under 7th pay commission band. As far as salary is concerned, Railways had said the pay scale will be according to ‘Level 01 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix with initial pay of Rs 18000 plus other allowances admissible at that time (at the time of joining).
Indian Railways has released exam dates in the last week of August. The admit card for the examination will be released 10 days prior to the exam date. A whopping 1.9 crore candidates have applied for 63,000 posts. Since the exam will be held in phases and shifts, candidates have been advised to keep a check on their respective RRB sites for latest updates.
The exam will be held in 15 regional languages as was in the case of ALP/Technician exam. Indian Railways has tied up with the Tata Consultancy Services to conduct the Computer-based tests. It had said that no two question papers will be alike.
Railways has also released the subject wise marks for the exam. The duration of the exam will be 90 minutes for general candidates and 120 minutes for eligible PWD candidates accompanied with scribes. The online test will be of 100 marks – 25 marks for Mathematics, 30 marks for General Intelligence and Reasoning, 25 marks for General Science, and 20 marks for General Awareness and Current Affairs.
7th Pay Commission report recommendations have been implemented by the Centre and jobs under this dispensation ensure great pay going forward and even in retirement, pension promised is plentiful. Also, dearness allowance that the employees and staff get, ensure that they keep ahead of inflation, which otherwise eats into their salaries.