railway group d

RAILWAY GROUP D EXAM

Qualifications: 10th

Age details :

General    –  18 to 33

OBC        –  18 to  36

SC/ST      –  18 to 40

Posts and salary

Assistant pointsman                – 19000

Assistant bridge                      – 19000

Track maintainer grade IV      – 19000

Exam Stages :

CBT (COMPUTER BASED TEST)

PET (PHYSICAL EFFICIENCY TEST)

DOCUMENT VERIFICATION

Exam pattern : CBT

100 questions , 100 marks and every wrong answer they take negative marks (1/3rd ) deducted from right answers

DURATION: 1 hr 30 mins

General Science                                        – 25 questions

Mathematics                                             – 25 questions

Reasoning                                                 – 30 questions

General awareness and Current Affairs    – 20 questions

PET Exam (group d)

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.

Syllabus and book list :

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.

Book list :

Fast Track Objective arithmetic by Rajesh Varma (Arihant publications)

RRB GROUP D Previous year question bank book by Kiran publications

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.

Book list :

RRB GROUP D Previous year question bank book by Kiran publications

A Modern approach to verbal and non-verbal reasoning by R.S.Agarwal

General Science

The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level (CBSE).

Book list :

Ncert 6th to 10th science book

Lucent general science book

Old question papers

General Awareness on current affairs in Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities,

Economics, Politics and any other subject of importance

Book list :

Arihant gk book or lucent gk book

Current affairs : Gk today magazine (last one year)

Tamil medium : 6th to 10th std social and science

 

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