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Related Courses Group D

Railway Group D

SYLLABUS

First stage CBT

Subjects

Topics

Mathematics

·  Number system

·  Ratio and Proportion

·  BODMAS

·  Decimals

·  Fractions

·  LCM, HCF

·  Percentages

·  Mensuration

·  Time and Work

·  Time and Distance

·  Simple and Compound Interest

·  Geometry and Trigonometry

·  Elementary Statistics

·  Profit and Loss

·  Algebra

·  Square Root

·  Age Calculations

·  Calendar & Clock, Pipes & Cistern

General Intelligence & 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

General Science

·  Physics

·  Chemistry

·  Life Science

General Awareness on Current Affairs

·  Science & Technology

·  Sports

·  Personalities

·  Economics

·  Politics etc.

Second Stage of CBT

PART-A

Subject

Topics

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

General Intelligence & 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

Basic Science & Engineering

Engineering Drawing (Projections, Views, Drawing Instruments, Lines, Geometric figures, Symbolic Representation), Units, Measurements, Mass Weight and Density, Work Power and Energy, Speed and Velocity, Heat and Temperature, Basic Electricity, Levers and Simple Machines, Occupational Safety and Health, Environment Education, IT Literacy etc

General Awareness on Current Affairs

Science & Technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other subjects of importance

PART-B

Engineering Discipline(Diploma/Degree)

Relevant trade for PART B Qualifying Test to be selected from

Electrical Engineering and combination of various streams of Electrical Engineering

Electrician / Instrument Mechanic / Wiremen /Winder(Armature) / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic

Electronics Engineering and combination of various streams of Electronics Engineering

Electronics Mechanic / Mechanic Radio & TV

Mechanical Engineering and combination of various streams of Mechanical Engineering

Fitter / Mechanic Motor Vehicle / Tractor Mechanic / Mechanic Diesel / Turner / Machinist / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic/ Heat Engine / Millwright Maintenance Mechanic

Automobile Engineering and combination of various streams of Automobile Engineering

Mechanic Motor Vehicle / Tractor Mechanic / Mechanic Diesel / Heat Engine / Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic

HSC(10+2) with Physics and Maths

Electrician / Electronics Mechanic / Wireman

 

Railway Recruitment Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of Railway Recruitment 2018 exam is mainly about two pre-requisites:

Railway Recruitment Board has changed the Eligibilty Criteria for Railway Recruitment 2018. The Upper Age limit has now been changed from 28 years to 30 years for the post of ALP and from 30 years to 33 years for the post of Level 1 Posts (Unreserved Category).

  • Candidates must hold Degree, Diploma and HSC (10+2) having eligibility for the posts of ALP and their engineering discipline(Electrical Engineering, Electronics Engineering , Mechanical Engineering ,Automobile Engineering with the combination of various streams in the respective Engineering Traits): post of Assistant Loco Pilot
  • Candidates who have passed out with Physics and Maths in 12th Standard are eligible for Technician Grade III Signal and Technician Grade III Telecommunication posts namely Post 70 and Post 71 respectively.
  • A candidate is required to be: A citizen of India, A subject of Nepal, A subject of Bhutan, A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of settling permanently in India or a person of Indian origin who migrated to India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, Vietnam and have the intention of settling permanently in India.

Community

Notified Age Limit

Revised Age Limit

UR

28 years

30 years

OBC

31 years

33 years

SC

33 years

35 years

ST

33 years

35 years

 

 Railways GROUP D Books

REASONING

 

Name of Book

Author

Publisher

A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

 R.S Aggarwal

 S.Chand Publisher

 Test of Reasoning

 Edgar Thorpe

Pearson

 Railways GROUP D Books for Mathematics

Name of Book

Author

Publisher

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations 17th Edition

 R.S Aggarwal

 S.Chand Publisher

Practice Book on Quicker Maths, 2nd Edition

 M.Tyra, K.Kundan

 Magical Book Series

 Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

 Rajesh Varma

 Arihant Publisher

 

Railways GROUP D Books for General Awareness & Current Affairs

Name of Book

Publisher

 Lucent’s General Knowledge

 Lucent Publication

 Pratiyogita Darpan

 Upkar Publication

 Manorama Year Book 2017 (English)

 Malayala Manorama

Railways GROUP D Books General Science

Name of Book

Publisher

 Lucent’s General Knowledge
(Science section)

 Lucent Publication

 

List of Railways ALP Books:

Name of Book

Author

Publisher

A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

 R.S Aggarwal

 S.Chand Publisher

 Test of Reasoning

 Edgar Thorpe

Pearson

 Railways ALP Books for Mathematics

Name of Book

Author

Publisher

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations 17th Edition

 R.S Aggarwal

 S.Chand Publisher

Practice Book on Quicker Maths, 2nd Edition

 M.Tyra, K.Kundan

 Magical Book Series

 Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

 Rajesh Varma

 Arihant Publisher

 

3) Railways ALP Books for General Awareness & Current Affairs

Name of Book

Publisher

 Lucent’s General Knowledge

 Lucent Publication

 Pratiyogita Darpan

 Upkar Publication

 Manorama Year Book 2017 (English)

 Malayala Manorama

4) Railways ALP Books General Science

Name of Book

Publisher

 Lucent’s General Knowledge
(Science section)

 Lucent Publication

Railway Group D Exam Pattern:

Railway Group D CBT Exam Pattern:

  • As per Railway Exam Pattern, exam will be conducted from various sections such as Mathematics, General intelligence and reasoning, General science and General Awareness on current affairs
  • There will be totals 100 questions of 90 minutes duration as per Railway Exam Pattern.
Subject Question Time duration
Mathematics 100 90 minutes
General intelligence and reasoning
General science
General Awareness on current affairs

Physical Efficiency Test (PET):

As per Railway Selection Procedure, Physical Efficiency Test (PET) is the second stage of the examination. After clearing the CBT, the candidates will be shortlisted to take the PET.

For Male Candidates For Female Candidates
Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 4 minute and 15 seconds in one chance Should be able to run for a distance of 400 meters in 3 minute and 10 seconds in one chance

EXCEPTED CUT OFF SCORE 2018

Category Expected Cut off Marks
General 72.33
OBC  66.16
SC 66.16
ST  54.45
HH 39.71
OH 66.45
PH 39.33