Syllabus of Railway Group D Exam- CBT and PET

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Indian Railway group D Syllabus 2019 is divided into some parts. you have to clear all the selection processes for this government job.

The recruitment process is consist of five parts. All of these 5 parts are equally important for the candidates.

The entire recruitment process shall involve in the below parts-

  1. Computer Based Test(s)
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  3. Document Verification and
  4. Medical Examination.

Indian Railway group D Syllabus 2019

So, it is clear that one have to complete the computer based test first to enter to the farther selection process of India Railways Group D Recruitment 2019.

Indian Railway group D Syllabus 2019 gives preference to the CBT section. Because this is the first step to the selection process of Group D recruitment in Indian Railways.

computer based test

Computer Based Test (CBT) for Group D candidates

CBT is the computer based test for the eligible candidates for Indian railways Group D Recruitment 2019.


After verifying the online application forms of RRB Group D Examination, RRB/RRC will list the eligible candidates.

Indian Railway group D Syllabus 2019 is published. We have discussed above that there will be a selection process for this recruitment of railways.

The first step to the lection process is the computer based test.

Railways will call the eligible candidates for the CBT. Only those candidates who are eligible for the recruitment process will be called for the examination.

You have to download the E-call letter or your admit card from the official website of RRB/RRC.

Railway may also send a copy of the hall ticket to your registered e-mail. You may also download the call letter from the E-mail you have entered in the application form.

Pattern of CBT for Indian Railway group D Examination

As per Indian Railway group D Syllabus 2019, the examination duration and number of questions for CBT are indicated below:

CBT of Indian Railway group D Syllabus 2019

The examination duration of the Examination will be 90 minuets for the normal people. But time will be extended to 120 Minutes for eligible PwBD candidates accompanied with Scribe.

CBT Syllabus of Indian Railway group D Syllabus 2019

The syllabus of the CBT is already declared on the official notification.

We have collected the official syllabus of Indian Railway group D CBT Syllabus for you.

The Questions will be of multiple choice objective type.

You should study the following topics because these are likely to include in the question papers.

Mathematics (25 marks)

  1. Number system,
  2. BODMAS
  3. Decimals
  4. Fractions
  5. LCM, HCF
  6. Ratio and Proportion
  7. Percentages
  8. Mensuration
  9. Time and Work
  10. Time and Distance
  11. Simple and Compound Interest
  12. Profit and Loss
  13. Algebra
  14. Geometry and Trigonometry
  15. Elementary Statistics
  16. Square root
  17. Age Calculations
  18. Calendar & Clock
  19. Pipes & Cistern etc

General Intelligence and reasoning (30 Marks)

  1. Analogies
  2. Alphabetical and Number Series
  3. Coding and Decoding
  4. Mathematical operations
  5. Relationships
  6. Syllogism
  7. Jumbling
  8. Venn Diagram
  9. Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
  10. Conclusions and Decision
  11. making
  12. Similarities and Differences
  13. Analytical Reasoning
  14. Classification
  15. Directions
  16. Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc.

General Science (25 marks)

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry and
  3. Life Sciences of 10th standard level (CBSE).

General Awareness on current affairs (20 marks)

  1. Science & Technology
  2. Sports
  3. Culture
  4. Personalities
  5. Economics
  6. Politics and any other subject of importance.

Pass Marks for CBT (Cut-Off)

There will be negative marking and 1/3 marks shall be deducted for each wrong answer.

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories:

  • UR-40%
  • EWS-40%
  • OBC(Non creamy layer)-30%
  • SC-30%
  • ST-30%.

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

Second Stage CBT

The railway administration may held a second stage CBT.

But it is not fixed.

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.

Syllabus of Railway Group D Exam- CBT and PET 1

Physical Efficiency Tests (PET) for Group D Candidates

Physical Efficiency Tests (PET) will be conducted after selection of the candidates on Merit basis.


After completion of the CBT, the second stage of the selection process will start.

The candidates who pass the CBT will get chance for the physical efficiency tests.

You will be slected based on the merit 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 or decrease this ratio.

Passing Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is mandatory. This is a test for qualifying in nature.

PET Activities by Indian Railway group D Syllabus 2019

PET of Indian Railway group D Syllabus 2019

PET Syllabus for Indian Railway group D Syllabus 2019

PET For male Candidates

  1. You have to lift and carry 35 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes. You have to do it in one chance without putting the weight down.
  2. You have to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.

PET For Female Candidates

  1. You have to lift and carry 20 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes. This should be done in one chance without putting the weight down.
  2. You have to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.

PET for PWBD Candidates

The Persons with Benchmark Disabilities(PwBD) as specified in Para 11.0 are exempted from appearing for PET.

It is the candidates’ responsibility to ensure that they are medically fit enough to attempt the PET. Railways will not be responsible for any injury/harm suffered by candidates as a result of participating in the PET

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