Railway Group D Syllabus 2020

RRC Group D Syllabus

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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.

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

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RRB Group D Syllabus for General Intelligence & Reasoning

The candidates can check the information related to the subject Reasoning and the topic-wise questions asked in the exam in the following table:

Topics Sub Topics
Analogy Image-Based and based on members of a group
Series Alphabetic Series, Number Series, Mixed Series, General Knowledge Series. Decoding and Coding
Coding and Decoding 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 Seating Arrangement (Circular Arrangement, Linear Arrangement), Scheduling, Double Line up, Clock Calendar.
Direction & Distance Route & network-based problems.
Blood Relation General blood relation problems, Family tree problems, Coded blood-related problems.
Alphabet & Word Test 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 Logical Venn Diagram, Venn diagram problem, Syllogism.
Missing Number Matrix & diagram related problems.
Non-Verbal Reasoning 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 Assertion and Reason, Course of Action, Statements, and Arguments
Classification 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 detailed RRC Group D Syllabus for the section General Awareness in the following table:

Topics Sub Topics
Current Affairs National Affairs, People in News, Places in News, Defence News, Days and Events, Government Policies and Schemes, Business and Economy, Books and Authors, etc.
Geography National Park & Centuries, Wildlife Centuries, etc coming under Indian Geography
History Indian Freedom Struggle, Ancient History, Medieval History, Post-independence
Polity Constitution of India, Government Portfolios, etc.
Economics Indian Economy, Economic Organizations, World Economy, Business, Economic Theory.
Miscellaneous Topics 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

RRC Group D Normalization Marks

The normalization will be estimated on the basis of the performance of the candidates. RRC Group D Normalization will be done on the basis of the comparable exam parameters and intends to adjust the difficulty level across different shifts of the exam.

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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 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.

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.

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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

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