Tuesday, 27 February 2018

RRB Group D Syllabus 2018 Computer Based Test (CBT) PDF Download

RRB Group D Syllabus 2018 Computer Based Test (CBT) PDF Download

The entire recruitment process for the Railway Recruitment Board Group D posts shall involve three stages:

a) Computer Based Test(CBT)
b) Physical Efficiency Test (PET) and
c) Document Verification

All the eligible candidates will have to undergo a Computer Based Test at the first stage of the Railway Recruitment Board Group D Recruitment 2018.

Total Duration: 90 Min
No of Questions: 100

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: 

UR= 40%
OBC= 30%
SC= 30%
ST= 30%.

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

Question Type and Syllabus:
The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to:

a. Mathematics
Number system, BODMAS, 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.

b. General Intelligence and reasoning
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 etc.

c. General Science
The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of the 10th standard level.

d. General Awareness on current affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subjects of importance.

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Full details about RRB Group D Syllabus 2018

Railway Group D Syllabus – Mathematics

1. Simplification
Weightage: 7-10 Qs
Topics: BODMAS, Approx Value, Square Root, Percentage, Fractions, Reciprocals of Numbers, Decimals and Surds and Indices

2. Data Interpretation
Weightage: 4-5 Qs
Topics: Tabular Graph, Pie Chart, Line Graph, Bar Graph.

3. Algebra
Weightage: 3-4 Qs
Topics: Identities, Linear Equation in 1 Variable, Linear Equation in 2 Variable, Quadratic Equation, Polynomials, Unit digit, Linear Inequalities, and Functions

4. Percentages
Weightage: 2-3 Qs
Topics: Calculation-oriented basic percentage.

5. Number System
Weightage: 2-3 Qs
Topics: LCM and HCF, Divisibility and Remainder, Integers and Rational and Irrational numbers

6. Averages
Weightage: 1-2 Qs
Topics: Average Weight/Height/Age/Marks, Average Money Expenditure, Average Temperature etc.

7. Ratio and Proportion
Weightage: 1-2 Qs
Topics: Simple Ratios, Compound Ratios, Direct or Indirect Proportion, Componendo or Dividendo, Fourth Proportional, Third Proportional, Age, Mean Proportional

8. Mixture Problems
Weightage: 1-2 Qs
Topics: Problems on making a mixture of two or more entities/mixtures.

9. Mensuration
Weightage: 2-3 Qs
Topics: Areas & volume of Square, Rectangle, Circle or Semi Circle, Triangle, Rhombus, Trapezium, Parallelogram, Cone, Cylinder, Cube, Cuboid, Sphere, Right Prism, Tetrahedron, Pyramid.

10. Time and Work
Weightage: 1-2 Qs
Topics: Work Efficiency, Work, and Wages, Pipes and Cistern

11. Speed Time and Distance
Weightage: 2-3 Qs
Topics: Partial Speed, Relative Speed, Average Speed, Boat and River, Problem on Trains.

12. Interest
Weightage: 1-2 Qs
Topics: Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Combined problems on SI & CI.

13. Profit and Loss
Weightage: 2-3 Qs
Topics: Dishonest Dealings, Successive Selling, Partnership, Discount and Marked Price and Mixture Problems.

14. Number Series
Weightage: 1-2 Qs
Topics: Problems on Completing the Series, Finding the Missing Term, Finding the Wrong Term.

15. Geometry
Weightage: 1-2 Qs
Topics: Basic problems on Triangles, Congruence & Similarity. Theorems on Segments, Tangents & Chords. Basic Qs on different types of Quadrilaterals.  and Co-ordinate Geometry

16. Trigonometry

    Weightage: 0-1 Qs
    Topics: Identities, Functions, Heights and Distances, Max and Min value, Circular Measure of Angles.

17. Probability
Weightage: 0-1 Qs
Topics: very basic problems on probability.

Railway Group D Syllabus – General Intelligence & Reasoning

1. Analogy
Weightage: 2-3 Qs
Topics: Analogy can be Letter based, Letter and Number based, Meaning-Based, GK based, Image-Based and based on members of a group.

2. Series
Weightage: 3-5 Qs
Topics: Alphabetic Series, Number Series, Mixed Series, General Knowledge Series.

3. Coding and Decoding
Weightage: 1-3 Qs
Topics: Coding and decoding by letter shifting, Coding and decoding in fictitious language, Coding letter of a word, Operation based on place value, Coding by analogy.

4. Puzzles
Weightage: 4-5 Qs
Topics: Quant based puzzle, Logical puzzle (Equation insert, BODMAS rule, Inequality, Coded logic), Seating Arrangement (Circular Arrangement, Linear Arrangement), Scheduling, Double Line up, Clock Calendar.

5. Direction & Distance
Weightage: 0-1 Qs
Topics: Route & network based problems.

6. Blood Relation
Weightage: 1 Qs
Topics: General blood relation problems, Family tree problems, Coded blood-related problems.

7. Alphabet & Word Test
Weightage: 0-1 Qs
Topics: Sequence (Logical order, Dictionary order, Reverse dictionary order), New word by adding prefix, New word by adding Suffix, Jumble words (Find odd one, Unjumble words), Matrix, Word formation (New word formed, Word cannot be formed)

8. Venn Diagram
Weightage: 2-3 Qs
Topics: Logical Venn Diagram, Venn diagram problem, Syllogism.

9. Missing Number
Weightage: 1-2 Qs
Topics: Matrix & diagram related problems.

10. Non-Verbal Reasoning
Weightage: 1-2 Qs
Topics: Assemble Image, Mirror Image, Hidden Image, Completion of Incomplete Pattern, Cubes and Dice (Construction of Boxes, Problems on Dice), Paper Folding and Cutting, Missing Term, Counting Figures.

11. Classification
Weightage: 1-2 Qs
Topics: Letter based, Letter and number based, Meaning based, General knowledge-based, Image-Based, Number based.

12. Verbal Reasoning
Weightage: 1-2 Qs
Topics: Statements and Conclusions, Statements and Inferences, Statements and Assumptions, Assertion and Reason, Course of Action, Statements, and Arguments.

Railway Group D Syllabus – General Awareness & Current Affairs

1. Current Affairs
Weightage: 5-6 Qs
Topics: Art and Culture, Awards and Honors, Business and Economy, Books and Authors, Committees and Recommendations. National Affairs, People in News, Places in News, Defense news, Days and Events, Government Policies and Schemes, Sports, Capitals and Currencies, Appointments and Resignations.

2. Geography
Weightage: 5-9 Qs
Topics: Indian Geography (National Park & Centuries, Wildlife Centuries etc.)

3. History
Weightage: 2-3 Qs
Topics: Indian Freedom Struggle, Ancient History, Medieval History, Post Independence History.

4. Polity
Weightage: 3 Qs
Topics: Constitution of India, Government Portfolios etc.

5. Economics
Weightage: 2-3 Qs
Topics: Indian Economy, Economic Organizations, World Economy, Business, Economic Theory, Economic Reforms.

6. Miscellaneous Topics
Weightage: 6-8 Qs
Topics: Art and Culture, Awards and Honors, Places in News, Books and Authors, Committees and Recommendation, Sports, Environment, Banking Awareness, Science & Technology, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies.

Railway Group D Syllabus – General Science

The general science subject includes questions from Physics, Chemistry & Life Science of the 10th standard level. These questions basically test your knowledge of everyday observation and experience in scientific aspect.

This subject holds weightage of 23- 25 marks. The Qs will be related to Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Astronomy and Space Technology, Computers and Mobile Technology, Inventions and Discoveries, Nutrition, Military Technology, Diseases etc.

Relevant links:
RRB Group D Syllabus 2018 pdf download.