RRB Group D Exam 2020

Along with the exam dates of RRB NTPC the exam dates for RRB Group D exam have also been announced. The CBT for RRB Group D exam will be conducted from 15th December onwards. The exam of RRB Group D is conducted to select eligible candidates for the posts like Track Maintainer Grade – IV, Helper / Assistant Pointsman. The recruitment process of candidates for the RRB Group D exam is done by RRC (Railway Recruitment Cell). The candidates selected will be posted in 16 railway zones.

RRB Group D 2020 Exam Pattern

According to the exam pattern 2019 – 2020 for the RRB Group D exam, the sections that the CBT will consist of will be General Science, Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning, and General Awareness and Current Affairs. The duration of the test will be 90 minutes. For each correct answer the candidates will score 1 mark and for every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted. The right to conduct CBT in single-stage or multi-stage is reserved to the railways. The candidates who qualify the CBT will have to go through the next levels of the exam that is PET, document verification and medical examination.


Numbers of Questions

General Science




General Intelligence and Reasoning


General Awareness and Current Affairs


Total questions


RRB Group D Exam 2020 Selection Process

The process of selection for RRB Group D Level 1 is –:

  1. Computer Based Test (CBT)

  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

  3. Document Verification and Medical

RRB Group D 2020 Exam Syllabus

Syllabus for 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 and Clock, Pipes and Cistern. 

Syllabus for 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.

Syllabus for General Science

Syllabus for RRB Group D exam for General Science consists of Physics, Chemistry and Life Science of Class 10 level of CBSE.

Syllabus for General Awareness and Current Affairs

Syllabus for RRB Group D exam for General Awareness and current affairs consists of Science and technology, Sports, Culture, Personalities, Economics, Politics and any other important subject.

RRB Group D Vacancies

For RRB Group D recruitment the total number of vacancies across various railway zones is 103769.

Vacancies according to the zones are as follows -:

Railway Zones

Total Vacancies

Central Railway


East Central Railway


East Coast Railway


Eastern Railway, CLW & Metro


North Central Railway and DLW


North Eastern Railway, MCF & RDSO


North Western Railway


Northeast Frontier Railway


Northern Railway, DMW and RCF


South Central Railway


South East Central Railway


South Eastern Railway


South Western Railway and RWF


Southern Railway and ICF


West Central Railway


Western Railway




RRB Group D Eligibility

The candidates who are willing to apply for RRB Group D Exam must fulfil the following eligibility criteria -:

  1. Nationality

The candidate applying for the exam must be either:

  1. A citizen of India or

  2. A subject of Nepal or

  3. A subject of Bhutan or

  4. Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1 January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or

  5. A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. 

In order to apply for the exam the candidates of b, c, d and e should have an eligibility certificate issued by the Government of India.

  1. Age Limit

The age of candidates who are applying for the exam must be between 18 to 33 years.

The age relaxation for the reserved category candidates in RRB Group D Exam is given below -:


Age Relaxation


3 Years


5 Years


10 Years


15 Years

  1. Educational Qualifications

  • A candidate who has completed class 10th from any institution recognized by NCVT / SCVT or equivalent or National Apprenticeship Certificate (NAC) granted by NCVT or ITI from any institute recognized by NCVT / SCVT is eligible to apply.