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RRB Group D Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022


RRB Group D Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022: Railway Recruitment Board (RRBs) has announced that the RRB Group D Exam 2022 will be conducted from August 17, 2022 onwards in multiple shifts as mentioned in the notice released on June 30, 2022. The RRB Group D Recruitment Exam is conducted to recruit eligible candidates for various posts such as Track Maintainer Grade-IV and Helper/Assistant in various technical and other departments of Indian Railways. 

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The board prescribes RRB Group D syllabus for CBT and PET. Candidates appearing for the exam should be well-versed with the syllabus. The RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam consists of two phases: a written test and a physical efficiency test (PET). Scroll down to know more about the RRB Group D Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022.

RRB Group D 2022: Exam Overview

Let us have an overview of the RRB Group D 2022 before getting into other details.

Name of Recruitment/ ExamRRB GROUP D Recruitments/ RRB GROUP D Recruitment Exam 
Exam Conducting AuthorityRailway Recruitment Board
Job CategoryRailway Job
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExaminationComputer-Based Test
Job LocationAll Over India
Number of Vacancies1,03,769

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RRB Group D Syllabus 2022

The RRC or RRB Group D Recruitment process will involve the following stages of examination: Computer Based Test (CBT-1), Physical Efficiency Test (PET), and Document Verification and Medical. Candiadtes can check out the syllabus for the RRB Group D Exam from the table below:

MathematicsNumber Systems, BODMAS, Decimals, Fractions, LCM and HCF, Ratio and Proportions, Percentage, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern
General ScienceThis section contains questions from the following subjects of 10th Standard Level (CBSE): Physics, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Biology
General Intelligence & ReasoningAnalogies, 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
General Awareness & Current AffairsKnowledge of Current Affairs, Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics, Geography, History, Other Subjects

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RRB Group D Exam Pattern 2022

Let us now look into the detailed RRB Group D Exam Pattern.

RRB Group D Exam Pattern 2022: Computer Based Test

The Computer Based Test is the first stage of the selection process. Check the table below to understand the exam pattern:

SectionsNo. of QuestionsNo. of marks
General Intelligence & Reasoning3030
General Science2525
General Awareness & Current Affairs2020

Here are a few important points that candidates must note regarding the RRB Group D Exam 2022.

  • The time duration of the exam is 90 minutes.
  • There is a negative marking of 1/3rd marks for every wrong answer.
  • All the questions are multiple-choice type.

Note: The examination duration will be 120 Minutes for eligible PwBD candidates accompanied by Scribe.

RRB Group D Exam Pattern 2022: Physical Efficiency Test

The information and requirements for RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test are given below.

Male Candidates1. Male candidates should be able to carry 35 kg of weight for 100 meters in 2 minutes. This should be done in a single stretch without putting the weight down.
2. Candidates should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters or 1 km in 4 mins and 15 secs. For both these tasks, only one chance will be given.
Female Candidates1. Female candidates should be able to carry a weight of 20 kg for  100 meters in 2 minutes. They should be able to do it in a single stretch without putting the weight down.
2. Candidates should be able to run for a distance of 1 km in 5 mins and 40 secs.   No second chance will be given for these tasks.
Person with Disabilities CandidatesPwD candidates won’t have to appear for PET. However, they will have to clear the medical examination prescribed for PwD candidates.

RRB Group D Document Verification

On the basis of the candidate’s performance in CBT and qualifying status in PET, 1.05 times candidates to the number of RRB Group D vacancies will be called for the Document Verification round.

RRB Group D Medical Examination

After completing the Document Verification process candidates will have to appear for the medical examination round. The medical fitness check will be done according to the Indian Railway and Government of India norms. Candidates will be declared as fit or unfit for the role and the decision of the board will be final. Candidates who clear this round and declared as ‘Fit’ will be receiving the final call letter from the Railway Recruitment board.

RRB Group D Recruitment Exam Preparation Books

Candiadtes can check out the following books for the RRB Group D exam preparation:

Mathematics Books

Practice Book on Quicker MathsM.Tyra, K.Kundan/Magical Book Series
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsR.S Aggarwal/S.Chand Publisher
Fast Track Objective ArithmeticRajesh Varma/Arihant Publishers

General Awareness & Current Affairs Books – Best Books for RRB Group D Exam

Lucent’s General KnowledgeLucent Publication
Pratiyogita DarpanUpkar Publication
Manorama Year Book 2017 (English)Malayala Manorama

General Intelligence & Reasoning Books

Test of ReasoningEdgar Thorpe/ Pearson
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal ReasoningR.S Aggarwal/ S.Chand Publisher

General Science Books

Lucent’s General KnowledgeLucent Publication

FAQs on RRB Group D Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022

Following are the frequently asked questions and their answers related to RRB Group D Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022:

Q. How many stages are there in the RRB Group D selection process?
There are 3 stages involved in the RRB Group D selection process.

Q. What are the stages in RRB Group D selection?
The stages in RRB Group D selection includes Computer-Based Test, Physical Efficiency Test and Document Verification followed by Medical Examination.

Q. What are the subjects covered in the RRB Group D syllabus?
The subjects covered in the RRB Group D syllabus are Mathematics, General Intelligence and reasoning, General Science and General Awareness.

Q. Is there a different PET for male and female candidates?
Yes, there are different PET standards for male and female candidates.

Q. How many marks are deducted for every wrong answer?
1/3rd of the marks is deducted for every wrong answer.

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