RRB – RRC Group D Syllabus 2020 CBT Exam Pattern Details

RRB Group D Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020: Railways in on hiring mode, as after the Railway Gr D Recruitment 2018 here comes yet another Gr D or Level 1 Vacancy Notice. The vacancy came as a great relief for the job aspirants who have been preparing themselves for the Railway Group D Recruitment. By now most of the willing aspirants must have applied for registration of the exams and those who have not applied surely missed a huge opportunity. Here, We have presented a link to the RRC Group D Recruitment 2019, so the candidates can check the details from there.

RRB Group D Syllabus & Exam Pattern Details

Well here on this post, we are going to discuss the selection process of the Group D Posts in Railways and also we shall try to present you all the complete overview of the Railway Group D syllabus and examination pattern 2020. Aspirants we truly understand your concern about how to prepare, what to study and what type of questions might come in the exam and many others. Surely, we shall try to answer your queries with regard to the selection process and syllabus. Further, if you have any other queries on the selection process and syllabus, you can comment us in the comment box below.

RRB Group D Recruitment 2019 | Important Highlights

Opening Date of Online Application12th March 2019
Closing Date of Online Registration12th April 2019
Number of Vacancies103769
Computer Based Test (CBT) DateClick Here
Recruitment DetailsClick Here

Railway Group D Selection Process in detail

Aspirants whose applications are found to be in order, RRB will intimate those candidates about the exam date and venue through the call letter or admit card. The call letter or admit card will be sent to the registered email ID of the applicants, else they can download the admit card from the related download links of the RRB. The entire selection process of the Railway Group D posts shall three stages of selection.

  1. Computer Based Test (CBT).
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET).
  3. Documents Verification (DV).
  • Computer Based Test (CBT):

Computer Based Test will be an objective type MCQ based examination. CBT examination will consist of 100 questions to be attempted within 90 minutes. Negative marking for incorrect answers will be calculated in the CBT. 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for every wrong answer attempted. According to the notification, the minimum marks required by the candidates to score for the next step of the selection is as under

  • UR- 40% of the total marks
  • OBC -30 % of the total marks
  • SC/ST-30% of the total marks
  • PWD candidates- 28 % of the total mark
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Candidates will be called for PET based on the merit of the Computer Based Test results. Approximately two times community wise of total vacancy notified against the RRB will be the number of the candidates to be called for PET of Group D recruitment. PET will be qualifying in nature and every candidate shall have to qualify this Test for final selection. The Physical Efficiency Test will have the following criteria to qualify

  • For Male Candidates: Male Candidates should be able to lift and carry 35 kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down & also they should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.
  • For Female Candidates: Female Candidates should be able to lift and carry 20 kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down & they should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance

Document Verification (DV):

Candidates will be shortlisted and called for document verification based on the performance in Computer Based Test and qualifying in the PET. Candidates should note that RRB after due verification of eligibility like educational qualification, medical examination through appropriate authority, verification of antecedents or character of the candidates and community certificates, will recommend the names of the selected candidates only. The final offer of Appointments will be issued by the respective Railway Administrations.

RRB Group D Syllabus for CBT

In the total selection process of Railway Group D Posts, there will be a single Computer Based Examination while the other exam is the Physical Efficiency Test (PET). So, candidates should prepare according to the syllabus declared as per the notification. In this section, candidates will have an overview of the RRB Group D Syllabus of the CBT.

Computer Based Test (CBT) Syllabus

CBT will have the questions on the following topics

 Mathematics Subject: It shall consist of questions on

  • LCM(Lowest Common Multiple)
  • HCF(Highest Common Factor)
  • BODMAS rule simplification
  • Time and Distance
  • Number system
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Decimals, Fractions
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentages
  • Pipes & Cistern
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Work
  • Profit and Loss
  • Algebra
  • Geometry and Trigonometry
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Square root
  • Age Calculations
  • Calendar & Clock etc.

General Intelligence and Reasoning: It shall consist of questions on

  • Analogies
  • Alphabetical and Number Series
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Classification, Directions
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Conclusions and Decision making
  • Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
  • Jumbling
  • Mathematical operations
  • Relationships
  • Syllogism
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Statement – Arguments and Assumptions
  • Venn Diagram etc.

General Science Syllabus: The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of the 10th standard level.

Physics Chemistry and Life Sciences will cover-

  • Measurement in Science
  • Measurement in Science and Technology
  • Atom and Molecules
  • Chemical Reaction and Equations
  • Atomic Structure
  • Periodic Classification of Elements
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Acids, Bases, and Salts
  • Motion and its Description
  • Force and Motion
  • Gravitation
  • Sources of Energy
  • Work and Energy
  • Thermal Energy
  • Light Energy
  • Electrical Energy
  • Magnetic Effect of Electric Current
  • Sound and Communication
  • Classification of Living Organisms
  • History of Life on Earth
  • Building Blocks of Life – Cell and Tissues
  • Nutrition, Transportation, Respiration, and Excretion
  • Control and Coordination
  • Reproduction
  • Heredity
  • Air and Water
  • Metals and Non-metals
  • Carbon and Its Compounds
  • Humans and Environment
  • Natural Environment
  • Human Impact on the Environment
  • Food Production
  • Health and Hygiene

General Awareness Syllabus: Question on current affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subjects of importance will be asked during the exams

Apart from the topics, we suggest the aspirants prepare as per the syllabus of the NCERT syllabus of the IX and Xth Standard books. Surely this will help you score better on the exams. You can also practice various model sets in our Study Materials section to prepare better.

Hope the article will help you to get ready for the Group D CBT exams and score better to qualify for the next level.

Best of Luck!

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