RRB Group D Syllabus 2021: Check RRB-RRC Group D Exam Pattern, Syllabus

RRB Group D Syllabus is discussed here. Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)-Railway Recruitment Cell (RRC) has announced about the Recruitment of 103769 vacancies for Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant in various technical departments (Electrical, Mechanical and S&T departments), Assistant Pointsman, Level-I Posts. Many Interested Candidates has filled their Application Form. The Process of Submitting Application Form is Conducted Online. Candidates can check the exam pattern and syllabus in the article below.

RRB Group D Syllabus 2021: Details

Here we present the important points of the RRB Group D exam pattern, syllabus, physical exam test and document verification details.

Name Of The Organization Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Name Of The Post Track Maintainer Grade IV (Trackman), Gateman, Pointsman, Helpers in Electrical/ Engineering/ Mechanical/ Signal & Telecommunication departments, Porter & Other
Category Government Job
Selection Process Written Test (Computer Based Test), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), Document Verification and Personal Interview
Official Website www.indianrailways.gov.in

RRB Group D Syllabus: Exam Pattern

Check the RRC Group D Syllabus in the below table. Here we present the subject wise marks distribution.

Section Number of Questions Time Duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning 30
  • 90 Minutes (General)
  • 120 Minutes (PWD Candidates)
Mathematics 25
General Science 25
General Awareness & Current Affairs 20
Total Questions 100 Questions

Important Points:

  • There will be negative marking and 1/3 marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories:
    1. UR – 40%,
    2. EWS – 40%,
    3. OBC (Non creamy layer) – 30%,
    4. SC – 30%,
    5. ST – 30%.

Note: These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PwBD candidates in case of shortage of PwBD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.

RRB Group D Syllabus: Mathematics

The topics wise syllabus given by the RRC Group D are given below.

  • Number system
  • Decimals
  • Fractions
  • LCM
  • HCF
  • 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 etc

RRC Group D Syllabus: General Science

  • Natural Products and Drugs
  • Nuclear Chemistry
  • Chemical Kinetics and Thermodynamics
  • Organic reaction mechanism and Stereochemistry
  • Organometallic compounds, Bioinorganic chemistry, and Polymers
  • Electrochemistry
  • Analytical Chemistry and Instrumental methods
  • Poisons and Pesticides
  • Quantum Chemistry

RRB Group D Syllabus: General Awareness

  • National Dance
  • Music & Literature
  • Indian Culture
  • Scientific observations
  • Political Science
  • World organizations
  • Countries and Capitals
  • Famous Places in India
  • Books and Authors
  • Important Dates
  • About India and it’s neighboring countries
  • Science and innovations
  • New inventions
  • Economic problems in India
  • Geography of India
  • National and International current affairs

RRC Group D Syllabus: Current Affairs

  • Books & Authors
  • Finance
  • Science & Technology
  • Environment
  • Economy
  • Banking
  • Awards
  • Sports & General
  • Festivity
  • International Affairs
  • Current Events
  • Current Ministers & Governors
  • Business
  • Indian Financial System
  • Politics
  • Capitals & Currencies
  • Education
  • Government Schemes
  • Abbreviations and Economic Terminologies
  • Summits & Conferences, etc
  • Obituary
  • Talkies

RRB Group D Syllabus: General Intelligence

Verbal Reasoning

  • Analogy
  • Series Completion
  • Verification of truth of the Statement
  • Situation Reaction Test
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Classification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Alpha-Numeric Sequence Puzzle
  • Puzzle Test
  • Blood Relations
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Assertion and Reasoning
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Operations of Mathematics
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Word Sequence
  • Missing Characters
  • Sequential Output training
  • Directions
  • Test on Alphabets
  • Eligibility Test

Non-Verbal Reasoning

  • Dot Situation
  • Identical figure groupings
  • Forming figures and analysis
  • Construction of Squares and Triangles
  • Series
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Paper Folding
  • Paper Cutting
  • Cubes and Dice
  • Water Images
  • Mirror Images
  • Figure Matrix
  • Completion Incomplete Pattern
  • Spotting embedded figures
  • Classification
  • Rules Detection


Based on the merit of the candidates in the CBT, candidates shall be called for PET Three times the community wise total vacancy of the Posts notified against RRBs/RRCs. Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory and the same will be qualifying in nature. The criterion for PET is as under:

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

RRC (RRB) Group D Syllabus: Document Verification

Based on the performance of candidates in CBT subject to their qualifying in PET, candidates twice the number of vacancies will be called for Document Verification as per their merit and options.

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RRB Group D Syllabus 2021 Faqs

Q1. When was notification for RRB Group d released?
Ans. RRB Group D notification was released in March 2019.

Q2. How many stages are there in RRB Group D?
Ans. There are only two stages, written and physical exam.

Q3. Is there negative marking in RRB Group D Exam?
Ans. Yes, There will be a penalty of 1/3 marks for every incorrect answer.

Q4. How many question will be there in RRB Group D exam?
Ans. There will be 100 questions in RRB Group D exam.

Q5. Is there a Interview in RRB Group D exam?
Ans. No, there is no interview in RRB Group D exam.


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