Railway Group D Syllabus 2019


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Railway Group D Syllabus 2019 | RRB has released the latest exam pattern for Railway Group D Exam. Railway Group D Syllabus and exam pattern will help aspirants know about what topics to prepare. They can prioritize important topics and strategist a plan accordingly.

Railway Group D Syllabus 2019

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. Railway Recruitment Board has released section wise mark distribution of CBT Stage 1 Exam pattern

Candidates must check Railway Group D Previous Year Question Paper

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

All the candidates who want to appear for the exam must check the Railway Group D exam pattern for CBT is as follows:

  • The RRB Group D Exam Pattern is a Computer Based Test
  • Secondly, the exam appears in Objective Type (MCQs)
  • The syllabus has a total of 4 sections: GK, Reasoning, Maths and General Science
  • There are a total of 100 questions in the exam, each question consisting of 1 mark
  • Moreover, the total time duration is 90 minutes (120 minutes for PWD candidates)
  • Also, there is a negative marking of 1/3 mark for every wrong answer
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

railway group d syllabus

Railway Group D Syllabus 2019

Railway Recruitment Board is recruiting for the various posts of Group D in 2019. The exam date is not announced yet.

Check RRB PET Instructions and Details

The section-wise RRB Group D syllabus is given below. Along with the syllabus, there is a list of weight for each topic based on previous year exam pattern

Railway Group D Syllabus 2019: Arithmetic Ability / Mathematics

The following table has information regarding Railway Group D Maths Syllabus 2019:

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.

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General Intelligence & Reasoning: Railway Group D Syllabus 2019

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 2019: General Awareness and Current Affairs

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




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

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

Railway 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

  • 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

Share your thoughts/queries here!

  • 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

  • Paulomi Bhattacharya

    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