Railway Group D Syllabus 2020

RRC Group D Syllabus

Read in: हिन्दी (Hindi)

Railway Recruitment Cell has released the notification for the recruitment of the RRC Group D Level 1 with a huge number of vacancies in different departments. All the aspirants who are preparing and applied for the Railway Group D exam must go through the RRC Group D Syllabus for complete details and get an in-depth knowledge of different sections from which questions will be asked in the exam.

RRC Group D Syllabus 2020

  • In the article, candidates will get the number of topics asked in the exam from each section of the Computer Based Test with the weightage of questions.
  • The candidates who are preparing for the exam should the complete RRC Group D Exam Pattern 2020 for each stage of the exam.
  • To eligible for every next process of the RRC Level 1 Recruitment Process, candidates have to clear the previous one.

railway group d syllabus

RRC Group D Syllabus 2020 Highlights

Exam RRC Group D
RRC full Form Railway Recruitment Cell
Last Date of Application Form 17th April 2020
Sections in Exam Arithmetic Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence, General Awareness & Current Affairs, and General Science
Official Website www.rrcb.gov.in
Arithmetic Ability (Important topics) Number System, Time & Work, Percentage, Elementary Statistics, BODMAS, etc.
Reasoning & General Intelligence (Important Topics) Analogy, Statement- Arguments and Assumptions, Similarities and Differences, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, etc.
General Awareness (Important Topics) Current Affairs of the last six months.
General Science Syllabus covers- Physics, Chemistry, Life Science of 10th standard level (CBSE)

RRC Group D Selection Process 2020

The RRC Group D Selection Process includes 4 stages-

  • Computer-Based Test (CBT 1).
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET).
  • Document Verification.
  • Medical Examination.

Railway Group D Syllabus 2020

Railway Recruitment Cell is recruiting for the various posts of Group D in 2020. The section-wise RRC Group D syllabus and a list of weight for each topic based on the previous year exam-

Railway Group D Syllabus 2020 for Arithmetic Ability

The following table has information regarding RRC Group D Syllabus 2020 for Quantitative Aptitude:

Topics Weightage Sub-Topics
Percentages 2-3 Questions Calculation-oriented basic percentage.
Simplification 7-10 Questions Approx Value, Percentage, Fractions, BODMAS Decimals and Surds and Indices
Data Interpretation 4-5 Questions Pie Chart, Line Graph, Tabular Graph
Number System 2-3 Questions LCM and HCF, Divisibility and Remainder, Integers and Rational and Irrational numbers
Algebra 3-4 Questions Quadratic Equation, Polynomials, Unit digit, Linear inequalities and Functions, Identities, Linear Equation in 1 Variable, Linear Equation in 2 Variable,
Averages 1-2 Questions Average Money Expenditure, Average Temperature, Average Weight/Height/Age/Marks,
Ratio and Proportion 1-2 Questions Fourth Proportional, Third Proportional, Age, Mean Proportional, Simple Ratios, Compound Ratios, Direct or Indirect Proportion, Componendo or Dividendo,
Mixture Problems 1-2 Questions Problems on making a mixture of two or more entities/mixtures.
Time and Work 1-2 Questions Work and Wages, Pipes and Cistern
Mensuration 2-3 Questions Cylinder, Cube, Cuboid, Sphere, Right Prism, Tetrahedron, Pyramid.
Speed Time and Distance 2-3 Questions Average Speed, Boat, and River, Problem on Trains, Partial Speed, Relative Speed,
Interest 1-2 Questions Combined problems on SI & CI, Simple Interest, Compound Interest,
Profit and Loss 2-3 Questions Successive Selling, Partnership,
Number Series 1-2 Questions Problems on Completing the Series, Finding the Missing Term, Finding the Wrong Term.
Geometry 1-2 Questions Basic Questions on different types of Quadrilaterals. and Co-ordinate Geometry. Basic problems on Triangles, Congruence & Similarity. Theorems on Segments, Tangents & Chords.
Trigonometry 0-1 Questions Max and Min value, Circular Measure of Angles, Identities, Functions, Heights and Distances,
Probability 0-1 Questions basic problems on probability.

railway group d syllabus

RRB Group D Syllabus for General Intelligence & Reasoning

The candidates can check the information related to the subject Reasoning in the following table:

Topics Weightage Sub Topics
Analogy 2-3 QUestions Image-Based and based on members of a group
Series 3-5 Questions Alphabetic Series, Number Series, Mixed Series, General Knowledge Series.

Decoding and Coding

Coding and Decoding 1-3 Questions Coding letter of a word, Operation based on place value, Coding by analogy. Coding and decoding by letter shifting, Coding and decode the ng in the fictitious language
Puzzles 4-5 Questions Seating Arrangement (Circular Arrangement, Linear Arrangement), Scheduling, Double Line up, Clock Calendar.
Direction & Distance 0-1 Questions Route & network-based problems.
Blood Relation 1 Questions General blood relation problems, Family tree problems, Coded blood-related problems.
Alphabet & Word Test 0-1 Questions Unjumble words), Matrix, Word formation (New word formed, Word cannot be formed)New word by adding a prefix, New word by adding Suffix, Jumble words (Find odd one,
Venn Diagram 2-3 Questions Logical Venn Diagram, Venn diagram problem, Syllogism.
Missing Number 1-2 Questions Matrix & diagram related problems.
Non-Verbal Reasoning 1-2 Questions Mirror Image, Hidden Image, Completion of Incomplete Pattern, Cubes and Dice (Construction of Boxes, Problems on Dice), Paper Folding and Cutting, Missing Term, Counting Figures.
Verbal Reasoning 1-2 Questions Assertion and Reason, Course of Action, Statements, and Arguments
Classification 1-2 Questions General knowledge-based, Image-Based, Number based, Letter based, Letter and number based, Meaning based,

Railway Group D Syllabus 2020 for General Awareness and Current Affairs

The students can take the reference of the RRC Group D Free Mock Test Series to check the self-preparation level of the exam. The candidates can check the details regarding the section General Awareness in the following table:

Topics Weightage Sub Topics
Current Affairs 5-6 Questions National Affairs, People in News, Places in News, Defense News, Days and Events, Government Policies and Schemes, Business and Economy, Books and Authors, etc.
Geography 5-9 Questions National Park & Centuries, Wildlife Centuries, etc coming under Indian Geography
History 2-3 Questions Indian Freedom Struggle, Ancient History, Medieval History, Post Independence
Polity 3 Questions Constitution of India, Government Portfolios, etc.
Economics 2-3 Questions Indian Economy, Economic Organizations, World Economy, Business, Economic Theory.
Miscellaneous Topics 6-8 Questions Books and Authors, Committees and Recommendation, Sports, Environment, Banking Awareness, Science & Technology, Art and Culture, Awards and Honors, Places in News, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Environment

Physical Efficiency Test

Physical Efficiency Test (PET) – The second stage is necessary for all the candidates if they are selected in the Railway Group D Computer Based Test. The candidates should thoroughly go through the following table:

Male Candidates Female Candidates
Able to lift and carry a weight of 35 kg for a distance of  100 meters in 2 minutes in only one chance without putting the weight down Able to lift and carry the weight of 20 Kg for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down
Should be able to run 1000 meters in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in 1 chance Should be able to run 1000 meters in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in 1 chance

RRC Group D Document Verification (DV) and Impaneling of Candidates

On the basis of the performance of candidates in the CBT, candidates will be called for document verification-

  • Shortlisted candidates need to produce a NOC from the employer on the date of his/her DV failing which their candidature would be canceled.
  • Signatures of the candidates on all the documents should be identical, either in English or Hindi.
  • The candidate’s signature should match with the signature on their 10th official certificate.

rrc group d syllabus

Railway Group D Exam Pattern for Written Exam (CBT 1)

Candidates can take the help of the RRC Group D Online Classes to prepare for the exam more rigorously. All the candidates who want to appear for the exam must check the Railway Group D exam pattern for CBT is as follows:

  • The exam appears in Objective Type (MCQs).
  • The syllabus has a total of 4 sections: General Awareness and Current Affairs, Reasoning and General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Science.
  • There are a total of 100 questions in the exam, each question consisting of 1 mark.
  • The total time duration is 90 minutes (120 minutes for PWD candidates).
  • There is a negative marking of 1/3 mark for every wrong answer.

Share your thoughts/queries here!

3 thoughts on “Railway Group D Syllabus 2020

    1. Hi,
      (1) Indian Railways Group ‘D’ Recruitment Exam Guide: RPH Editorial Board, Publisher: Ramesh Publishing House

      (2) Arithmetic Ability – R.S Aggarwal

      (3)English Grammar – Wren & Martin

      (4) Verbal & Non-Verbal Book – R.S Aggarwal

  1. Sir Railway Group D ka form wo log bhar sakte hai kya jinke pass ITI ka diploma na ho bus 10th ka ho 12th ka ho to

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *