RRB Group D 2021 Syllabus: Check Subject & Topic-wise Syllabus here


RRB Group D Exam Pattern

According to RRB Group D exam pattern, the computer-based test of RRB Group D comprises four sections. The test paper comprises 100 questions and the duration of the test is 90 minutes. The total marks allotted to the CBT are 100. Candidates qualifying the CBT are called for the Physical Efficiency Test (PET). This test is qualifying in nature. Based on the performance in CBT and subject to qualifying the PET, candidates are called for document verification and medical examination. For the correct answer in CBT, one mark is given to candidates and 1/3 marks are deducted as a penalty for wrong answers. The structure of RRB Group D exam pattern.

Subjects No of questions Marks
General Science 25 25
Mathematics 25 25
General Intelligence & Reasoning 30 30
General Awareness and Current Affairs 20 20
Total 100 100

RRB Group D Syllabus 2021 for CBT

RRC Group D syllabus for CBT is given below for different sections:

RRB Group D Syllabus for Mathematics

The Mathematics section assesses a candidate’s calculative skills. Basic questions are asked in the exam which candidates have studied in Class 10. The topics given under the RRB Group D syllabus for Mathematics are given below:

Number system BODMAS
Decimals Fractions
Ratio and Proportion Percentages
Mensuration Time and Work
Time and Distance Simple and Compound Interest
Profit and Loss Algebra
Geometry and Trigonometry Elementary Statistics
Square root Age Calculations
Calendar & Clock Pipes & Cistern
Topic-wise Distribution of Questions in Mathematics

Topics Expected weightage
Number System 1-2
Decimals & Fractions 1-2
Average 1-2
LCM & HCF 1-2
Ratio and Proportion 2-3
Percentages 2-3
Mensuration 2
Time and Work 3-4
Time and Distance 2-3
Simple and Compound Interest 1
Profit & Loss 1-2
Algebra 1
Geometry and Trigonometry 1
Age Calculations 2-3
Calendar & Clock 1
Miscellaneous 2-3

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RRC Group D Syllabus 2021 for General Intelligence and Reasoning

The General Intelligence and Reasoning test a candidate’s logical reasoning ability. Questions are asked from the following topics:

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

Topic-wise distribution of questions in General Intelligence and Reasoning

Topics Expected Weightage
Analogies 2-3
Alphabetical and Number Series 3-4
Coding and Decoding 2-3
Mathematical Operations 1-2
Syllogism 1
Venn Diagram 1-2
Data Interpretation and Sufficiency 1-2
Conclusions and Decision Making 1
Analytical Reasoning 3-4
Classification 2-3
Directions 1-2
Statement-Arguments and Assumptions 4-5
Miscellaneous 2-3
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RRB Group D Syllabus 2021 for General Science

RRB Group D syllabus for General Science covers Physics, Chemistry, and Life Sciences of Class 10 level (CBSE).

Topic-wise distribution of questions

Topics Expected Weightage
Physics 7-8
Chemistry 9-10
Biology 6-7
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RRB Group D Syllabus 2021 for General Awareness

RRC Group D syllabus for General Awareness covers topics from Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subject of importance.

Topic-wise distribution of questions

Topics Expected Weightage
Sports 2-3
Economics 1-2
CEO/Chairman/Appointments 1-2
Current Affairs 8-9
Geography 2-3
History 2-3
Miscellaneous 4-5

Best books for RRB Group D Exam

The recommended books for RRB Group D exam are given below:

Subjects RRB Group D books
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by RS Agarwal
  •  Practice Book on Quicker Maths by M Tyra & K Kundan
General Science
  • Lucent General Knowledge- Science section by Lucent
General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
  • Test of Reasoning by Edgar Thorpe
General Awareness & Current Affairs
  • Lucent General Knowledge
  • Pratiyogita Darpan
  • Manorama yearbookb


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