Railway RRB Group D Syllabus 2022

RRB Group D Syllabus 2022: Railway recruitment board (RRB) conducts group d exam at regular intervals every year and the last time it released the exam notification for the 103769 vacancies. These vacancies includes posts for Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant in various technical departments (Mechanical, Electrical, and S&T departments), Assistant Pointsman, Level-I Posts. Candidates who have already applied and those who are planning to appear in future exams must be prepared using the RRB railway group d syllabus in advance. This will help them to be on track and plan their exam prepration strategically.


RRB Group D Exam Highlights

RRB Group D Examination is conducted in two tiers: Computer-Based Test (CBT) and Physical Efficiency Test (PET).

Organization Railway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Posts Track Maintainer Grade IV (Trackman), Gateman, Pointsman, Helpers in Electrical/ Engineering/ Mechanical/ Signal & Telecommunication departments, Porter & Other
Mode of Exam Computer-based test
Category Government Job
Selection Process

Written Test (Computer Based Test)

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

Document Verification

Personal Interview

Official Website


RRB Group D Exam Pattern

In RRB Group D examination there are total four main sections from where the questions being asked. These subject areas are General Awareness, General Science, General Intelligence and Reasoning & Mathematics. The first phase of the examination, which is CBT (Computer Based Test), will ask question from all these subject area and below is the details of each subject area.

Section Number of Questions Marks Time Duration
General Intelligence & Reasoning 30 30 90 Minutes (For General Non-PWD Students)


120 Minutes (For PWD Candidates)

Mathematics 25 25
General Science 25 25
General Awareness & Current Affairs 20 20
Total Questions 100 Questions 100 marks

Important Point: There is also negative marking in this exam and it will deduct 1/3 marks on each wrong answer.

RRB Group D Syllabus 2022

Below we are giving the syllabus for each subject area as we mentioned in the exam pattern section above.

RRB Group D Syllabus: General Intelligence & Reasoning

Below are the topics which are asked under the reasoning and general intelligence section:

  • Analogies
  • Data Interpretation and Sufficiency
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Alphabetical and Number Series
  • Syllogism
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Directions
  • Venn Diagram
  • Conclusions and Decision making
  • Classification
  • Statement – Arguments and Assumptions
  • Miscellaneous

RRB Group D Syllabus: Mathematics

Below are the topics which are asked under the mathematics section:

  • Number System
  • Average
  • Decimals & Fractions
  • LCM & HCF
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Age Calculations
  • Mensuration
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Algebra
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • Geometry and Trigonometry
  • Calendar & Clock
  • Miscellaneous

RRB Group D Syllabus: General Science

Below are the topics which are asked under the general science section:

Physics Chemistry Life Sciences
  • Units and measurements
  • Force and Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy, and Power
  • Gravitation
  • Pressure
  • Sound
  • Waves
  • Heat
  • Friction
  • Light- Reflection and Refraction
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetism
  • Magnetic Effects of Electric Current
  • Scientific Instruments
  • Inventions
  • Important Discoveries Relating to Physics
  • Sources of Energy
  • Matter
  • Atoms and Molecules
  • Structure of Atom
  • Chemical Reactions and Equations
  • Periodic Classification of Elements
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Oxidation & Reduction
  • Combustion and Flame
  • Acids, Bases & Salts
  • Electrolysis
  • Carbon & its Compounds
  • Fuels
  • Metallurgy
  • Synthetic fibers and Plastics
  • Metals & Non-Metals
  • Common Facts and discoveries in chemistry
  • Introduction
  • Classification of Organism
  • Cytology
  • Genetics
  • Heredity and Evolution
  • Botany: Classification of Plant Kingdom, Plant Morphology, Plant Tissue, Photo-synthesis, Plant Hormones, Plant Diseases
  • Ecology & Environment
  • Pollution
  • Zoology: Classification of Animal Kingdom, Animal Tissue, Human Blood, Organ & Organ System, Human blood and blood groups
  • Human Eye
  • Nutrients
  • Human Diseases
  • Natural Resources

RRB Group D Syllabus: General Awareness

Below are the topics which are asked under the general awareness section:

  • Current Affairs
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Sports
  • CEO/Chairman/Appointments
  • History
  • Miscellaneous

RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test(PET)

After successful completion of CBT and based on the merit list, candidates will be called for second phase exam which is Physical Efficiency Test(PET). It is a qualifying nature exam and it is mandatory to qualify the RRB Group D PET for being considered for the next stage of the selection process. PET exam has following criteria for male and female candidates:

Task Distance Duration Remarks

Weight carry:

  • For male: 35 Kg
  • For Female: 20 Kg
100 metres 2 Minutes Must not out the weight down.
Running 1000 metres
  • For male: 4 Minutes 15 seconds
  • For Female: 5 Minutes 40 Seconds
The task must be completed in first attempt


RRB/RRC Group D Document Verification

Based on the candidate's performance in CBT and PET test, they will be called for the last stage, i.e. Document verification. It is very simple process and Candidates will have to produce all the original documents in the RRB Group D document verification.


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