Latest Railway Group D Exam Pattern 2018 – Check Section wise Marks Distribution!

Railway Group D Syllabus

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RRB has released the latest exam pattern for Railway Group D Exam. So, check out the PDF of Latest Exam Pattern below. Railway Group D Syllabus and exam pattern will help aspirants know about what topics to prepare. They can prioritize the important topics and strategist a plan accordingly. All the aspirants who are preparing for Railway group D exam must go through the RRB Group D exam pattern and syllabus to get an in-depth knowledge of different sections from which questions will be asked in the exam. Having a fair knowledge of the syllabus will provide you with the insight of what topic to prepare first and how much time you need to become adept at the same.

Latest Update on RRB Group D Exam Pattern 2018

Railway Recruitment Board has released section wise mark distribution of CBT Stage 1 Exam pattern. Read below to know the latest changes:

RRB Group D Exam Pattern Stage 1 – Computer Based Test (CBT)

The Railway Group D exam pattern for CBT is as follows:

  • The RRB Group D Exam Pattern is a Computer Based Test and objective in nature.
  • The RRB Question paper for Group D will be Based on the Subjects like general knowledge/ awareness/ mathematics / reasoning etc.
  • There are a total of 100 questions in the exam, each Qs consisting of 1 marks.
  • Total time duration is 90 minutes (120 minutes for PWD candidates)
  • There will be a negative marking of 1/3 mark for each incorrect response.
Exam Subject No. of Qs Exam Duration
Written Test General Awareness & Current Affairs 20 90 Minutes
Mathematics 25
General Intelligence & Reasoning 30
General Science 25
Total 100

RRB Group D Exam Pattern – Official Notice

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Railway Group D Syllabus 2018

Railway Recruitment Board is recruiting for the various posts of Group D in the year 2018.The exam date is not announced yet.We are providing the detailed Railway Group D Syllabus and Exam Pattern which is also available in Hindi. Check it out below and start your preparation in advance for the group d examination.

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RRB Group D Syllabus 2018:

The section-wise RRB Group D syllabus is given below. Along with the syllabus, we have listed weightage for each topic based on previous year exam pattern.

RRB Group D Syllabus 2018 :Arithmetic Ability / Mathematics

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.

RRB Group D Admit Card 2018 will be released on 7th September 2018. Here, you can find the admit card release date and direct link to download railway group D call letter.

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Railway Group D Syllabus – General Intelligence & Reasoning :

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 decoding in 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 relation problems.
Alphabet & Word Test 0-1 Questions Unjumble words), Matrix, Word formation (New word formed, Word cannot be formed)New word by adding 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,

RRB Group D Syllabus – General Awareness & Current Affairs :

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, Envireonment


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Railway Group D Syllabus in English : Download PDF

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Railway Group D Syllabus : Read in Hindi (हिंदी में पढ़े)

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RRB Group D Exam Pattern for Stage 2 – Physical Efficiency Test

Physical Efficiency Test (PET) – The second stage iis necessary for all the candidates if they wish to get selected in the Railway Group D Recruitment Exam.

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

RRB Group D Exam Pattern Stage 3 – 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.

Note: 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.

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 RRB Group D Preparation Books:

If you are aspiring to get a job in Indian Railways through the RRB Group D Recruitment 2018 drive then you need to be damn serious about it. To kick start your preparation, go through the list of important books to prepare for RRB Group D exam 2018.

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  • Boltaram meena

    Sir railwey group D ke liye best book konsi hogi

    • 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