Syllabus for Railway[RRB] Group D & Exam Pattern 2019

Hello everyone, today we are going to discuss Railway Recruitment Board Group D, which has given information about syllabus of Railway Group D, exam pattern of RRB Group D and very important information related to it. As you know, just a few days ago, Railways released 103769 vacancies of Railway Group D, which is also passing the examination and the candidates have to know what the syllabus will come in the paper. Paper and paper today we will give you more information.

Syllabus for Railway Group D


Number system






Ratio and Proportion



Time and Work

Time and Distance

Simple and Compound Interest

Profit and Loss


Geometry and Trigonometry

Elementary Statistics

Square root

Age Calculations

Calendar & Clock

Pipes & Cistern

 General Intelligence and Reasoning


Alphabetical and Number Series

Coding and Decoding

Mathematical operations




Venn Diagram

Data Interpretation and Sufficiency

Conclusions and Decision making

Similarities and Differences

Analytical Reasoning



Statement – Arguments and Assumptions


General Awareness On Current Affairs 

Books and Authors

Science & Technology

Countries and Capitals


Countries and Currencies


Awards and Recognitions


Indian History

Indian Economy

Indian Geography

Union Budget

Indian Railways

Politics and any other subjects of importance

Indian Constitution


General Science

1. Physics


2. Chemistry and


3. Life Sciences of 10 standard level




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Railway Group D Exam Levels/Phases

Let us tell you about the exam pattern of railway group d first, about its exams level in how many stages the exam takes place, let us give you information about it.

  • Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Document Verification

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Computer Based Test (CBT)

The question paper for Computer Based Test (CBT) is kept of 100 marks, which is given 90 mint times to do it. In which questions related to General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence & Reasoning and General Awareness & Current Affairs are asked and 100 is each question is of 1 mark and negative marking is 1/3. The Railway Group D Syllabus Level 1 is given in detail below.

Computer Based Test (CBT) Exam Pattern


No. Of Questions



General Science



90 Minutes




General Intelligence & Reasoning



General Awareness On Current Affairs









Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

After passing Level 1 CBT, on the basis of merit of the candidates, three times more than the vacancies of the posts notified by the Railway Recruitment Board, the candidates should be called for the Level 2 Physical Efficiency Test. The Railway Board reserves the right to reduce or increase the ratio to ensure a fair number of candidates. That is why Level 2 Physical Efficiency Test is kept and it is necessary to pass it. The criteria related to it are given below:

Male Candidates

Female Candidates

Should be able to lift and carry 35 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down ; and

Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.

Should be able to lift and carry 20 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down; and

Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.



Document Verification

After passing CBT and PET level, candidates are now called for Level 3 documents verification. Which is by the administrative officials of the Railway Board? In this, all the original documents of the candidates are documented in his education, his experience document and also in the post. After document verification, the medical fitness test of the candidates is done by the Railway Administration, so that the medical checkups of the candidates are done, it is very important that the candidates pass. So this was the third level of railway group d.

Eligibility Criteria of Railway Group D


Educational Qualification

Age limit

Group D

  • 10th pass or ITI from institutions recognised by NCVT/SCVT or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT

  • SC/ST: 5 years

  • OBC- Non-Creamy Layer: 3 years

  • Ex-Servicemen: 3 years

  • Persons with Disabilities (PwD) UR: 10 years

  • PwD OBC- Non-Creamy Layer: 13 years

  • PwD SC/ST: 15 years

  • Candidates ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989: 43 years of age


Books for Preparation Railway Exams

  1. Arithmetic by RS Aggarwal
  2. Wren & Martin's English Grammar
  3. Upkar Publication's Quicker Reasoning Test
  4. Upkar Railway Recruitment Board Examination (Khanna & Verma)

Official RRB Website - RRB

Railway Group D Syllabus, Books & Pattern for preparation 2019

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We have told you above in our post of Railway Group D Syllabus and Exam Pattern. Now you can prepare your test at home or by coaching center or any other means by understanding the syllabus and setting your time table.


  1. How many questions are there in Railway Group D?

Ans. Total No. of Questions. 100, Mathematics-25, General Intelligence & Reasoning-30, General Awareness On Current Affairs-20, General Science-25.

2. How many negative marking is there in Railway Group D?

Ans. 1/3 Negative Marking

3. What is Group D in Indian Railway?

Ans. Group D is the lowest rank and grade job post in Indian Railway.

4. What is Railway Group D salary?

Ans. Rs. 18000/ month

5. What is the date of Railway Group D exam 2019?

Ans. Railway Group D Exam 2019 date is coming soon, you will be informed as soon as you come and check it on our website from time to time, the link will be activated as soon as the exam date comes.

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