RRB Group D Exam Pattern 2021: Check Section-Wise Paper Pattern And Marking Scheme

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Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts RRB Group D Exam to recruit eligible and interested candidates to various Level-1 posts of Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, Assistant Pointsman in Indian Railways. Candidates who are applying for RRB Group D Exam should know RRB Group D exam pattern in detail to prepare well for the exam. 
  • There are three stages in RRB Group D recruitment process- Computer Based Test (CBT), Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and Document Verification and Medical.
  • CBT is conducted for a total of 100 marks and the duration of the exam is 90 minutes.
  • There is negative marking in RRB Group D CBT.
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RRB Group D Exam Pattern

As already mentioned there are three stages in RRB Group D Recruitment Process:
  • Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Document Verification and Medical 
The details regarding each of these stages are as follows:

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RRB Group D Exam Pattern: CBT

  • A total of 100 questions are asked.
  • Questions are objective in nature. 
  • The duration of the exam is 90 minutes.
  • Each question carries one mark.
  • There is negative marking and 1/3 marks are deducted for every incorrect answer.
Subjects No of questions Marks
General Science 25 25
Mathematics 25 25
General Intelligence & Reasoning 30 30
General Awareness  20 20
Total  100 100
 
 

RRB Group D Exam Pattern: Physical Efficiency Test


Candidates who clear the CBT exam are called for the Physical Efficiency Test based on their scores and merit. The total number of candidates called for PET are three times the total number of vacancies announced in the official notification. The criteria for PET is as follows:
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.
 

RRB Group D Exam Pattern: Document Verification

Candidates who qualify CBT and PET will be called for verification of their documents. The total number of candidates called for document verification will be twice the number of total vacancies.
 

RRB Group D Syllabus

Questions in this section are asked from Physics, Chemistry and Biology. Questions are basic in nature (10th level).

RRB Group D Syllabus: Mathematics

Questions are asked from the following topics in this subject:
  • Number System
  • Simplification
  • LCM and HCF
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Distance
  • Percentage
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Algebra
  • Elementary Statistics
  • Geometry and Trigonometry
  • Time and Work
  • Fractions
 

RRB Group D Syllabus for General Intelligence and Reasoning

  • Analogy
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Syllogism
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Venn Diagram
  • Relationships
  • Clock and Calendar
  • Statement and Argument
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
  • Classification
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Conclusions and Decision making
  • Direction Sense Test

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RRB Group D Syllabus: General Awareness 

  • Current Affairs
  • Polity
  • History
  • Economy
  • Geography
  • Art and Culture
  • Sports
  • Miscellaneous
 
 

RRB Group D Exam Pattern FAQs

 

Q. What is the duration of RRB Group D CBT?

A. The duration of CBT is 90 minutes.

Q. Is there negative marking in RRB Group D Exam?

A. Yes, there is negative marking in RRB Group D Exam. 1/3 of the allotted marks are deducted for every incorrect answer.

Q. What are the subjects from which questions are asked in RRB Group D Exam?

A. The subjects from which questions are asked in RRB Group D Exam are: General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning and General Awareness.

Q. Is it mandatory to qualify PET to be selected in RRB Group D Exam?

A. Yes, it is mandatory for candidates to qualify PET to be selected in RRB Group D Exam.

Q. How many questions are asked from Mathematics in RRB Group D Exam?

A. A total of 25 questions are asked from Mathematics in RRB Group D Exam.

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