RRB Group D Syllabus 2021 PDF – Download Exam Pattern Here!!!!


RRB Group D Syllabus 2021 PDF – Download Exam Pattern Here!!!!. Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) on behalf of RRCs from eligible Indian Nationals and other nationals as brought out at Para 4 of this CEN for various posts in Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix in various units of Indian Railways. Now the Board has provided the Syllabus and Exam Pattern here. Aspirants kindly go through the Syllabus here.

RRB Group D Syllabus 2021:

Name of the Board

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Name of the Post

Group D

Exam Date

Announce Soon

Syllabus Available

Stages of Exam 2021:

The exam shall be the Computer Based Test (CBT). Railway Administration reserves the right to conduct the CBT in either single or multi-stage mode. Candidates qualifying in the CBT shall have to undergo Physical Efficiency Test (PET). It will be followed by Document Verification and Medical Examination.

RRC Group D Normalization of Marks:

Marks will be normalized for CBT involving multiple sessions. Marks will be normalized as per the formulae given in Para 15.0 & 15.1 of this Notice. Though Railway Administration reserves the right to modify the formula/adopt different formula based on technical considerations.

RRC Group D Short Listing for PET:

Railway/RRC wise shortlisting of candidates for PET shall be done at the rate of three times of the vacancies (may increase or decrease as per the requirement of Railway Administration). The short listing for PET will be based on the merit of the candidates in the CBT.

RRC Group D Negative Marking:

There shall be negative marking for incorrect answers in the CBT. 1/3rd of the marks allotted for each question shall be deducted for each wrong answer.

Calling of candidates more than the number of vacancies for post CBT stages: Candidates more than the prescribed number of vacancies may be called for PET and/or the subsequent stages. This is to take care of candidates not turning up and similar exigencies in the recruitment process. It may clearly be noted that calling for and qualifying in PET and subsequent stages of DV and Medical Examination does not mean that candidate will be empanelled or that he/she deserves a vested right to be considered for appointment by Railways.

RRC Group D Computer Based Test:

All the eligible candidates have to undergo a Computer Based Test(s) on the specified date(s), time and venue(s) as per the e-call letter to be downloaded by the candidates from the websites of RRBs/RRCs. The information about the e-call letter download shall be communicated through the websites as well as personal email communication to the candidates.

RRC Group D Exam Pattern 2021:

Exam Duration in Minutes   No. of Questions (each of 1 mark) from  
90 General Science Mathematics General Intelligence and Reasoning General Awareness and Current Affairs Total No. of Questions
25 25 30 20 100

The examination duration will be 120 Minutes for eligible PwBD candidates accompanied with Scribe. The section-wise distribution given in the above table is only indicative and there may be some variation in the actual question paper. There will be negative marking and 1/3 marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer.

Where a second stage CBT is deemed necessary and held, the Railway Administration reserves the right to treat the first stage CBT as a qualifying test for the purpose of short listing a reasonable number of candidates for the second stage.

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

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. General Science The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level (CBSE).
  4. General Awareness on current affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subject of importance.

RRC Group D Physical Efficiency Tests (PET):

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. However, Railways reserve the right to increase/decrease this ratio as required to ensure availability of adequate/reasonable number of candidates for all the notified posts. 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; and


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

RRC Group D Document Verification and Empanelling of Candidates:

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. These additional candidates will, however, be considered for empanelment only if there is a shortfall in empanelment from the merit list or/and as a replacement against the shortfall on account of not joining of recommended candidates in the working post or/and any other special requirements.

In case of two or more candidates securing same marks, their merit position shall be determined by age criteria i.e., older person shall be placed at higher merit and in case age being same, then alphabetical order (A to Z) of the name shall be taken into account to break the tie.

Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates and verification of antecedents/character of the candidates. It may also be noted that all candidates successful in DV are sent for Medical Examination.

Clearing of such Medical Examination by additional candidates (those called for DV beyond the notified number of vacancies) will give such candidates no right to be considered for appointment. Candidates may please note that RRBs/RRCs only recommend names of the empanelled candidates and appointment is offered ONLY by the respective Railway Administrations.

RRC Group D Normalisation of marks:

Shortlisting of Candidates for various stages shall be based on the normalized marks obtained by them whenever CBT is conducted in multiple sessions for the same syllabus. The normalization scheme to be adopted for shortlisting the candidates from CBT to PET (as applicable).

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What is the Exam Date in RRB Group D 2021?

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