Railway Group-D 2018 Exam Analysis: 20th September | Shift 1

Railway Group-D Exam Analysis Shift-1

Dear students, Today is the fourth day and first shift of Railway Group-D Exam. The Exam is being conducted from 17th September 2018We are providing Exam analysis of Railway Group-D Exam 2018 Shift-1, so that all other aspirants can get an overall and clear idea about exam pattern and difficulty level. For the first time the Railway Group-D Exam 2018 is being held in online mode. So dear students, without much ado, let's get straight to the detailed  Exam analysis. The thing to notice is that questions were shuffled not presented section wise.


Section Level Good Attempts
Mathematics Moderate 12-17
General Intelligence & Reasoning Easy 22-26
General Science Easy -Moderate 14-16
General Awareness on Current Affairs Moderate 11-14
Overall Moderate 66-72

Railway Group-D Mathematics


In Railway Group-D Exam 2018, Mathematics was of moderate Level. Most of the questions were based directly on Formulas and some were calculative.
Topic No of Questions Level
S.I, CI  3 Moderate
Pipe & Cistern -
Profit/ Loss -
Ages 2 Easy
Time and Work 3 Difficult
Geometry (circle) 1 Easy-Moderate
Time, Speed and Distance 4 Easy
Average 3 Easy
Trigonometry 3-4 Easy-Moderate
Percentage 3 Easy-Moderate
DI (pie chart) 2Moderate
Algebra 3-4Moderate
Total 25Moderate

Railway Group-D General Intelligence & Reasoning

In Railway Group-D Exam 2018, General Intelligence(Reasoning) questions were of Easy level. There were 2 questions from calendar.

Topic No of Questions Level
Syllogism 4Easy
Venn Diagram 2-3Easy
Methematical Calculation 3Easy
Mirror Image -
Odd one out 6Easy
Coding-Decoding 2-3Easy-Moderate
Analogy 2Easy
Series  3Easy
Direction 3Easy
Statement & Conclusion 3-4Easy-Moderate
Counting Figure 1Easy
Calendar 2Easy
Total 30 Easy

Railway Group-D General Science

In Railway Group-D Exam 2018, Questions from Science were directly based and of easy-Moderate level. No formula applying questions were the part of the exam.

Some questions asked in 1st shift of today's exam are given below:-
  • Which of the following is a Non metal in liquid form?
  • Question on gravitational force.
  •  Question from Mendeleev's series.  
  • If 4A current is passed through resistance of 10ohm for 1 minute, then find the value of Heat? 
  • Which non metal is found in solder?
  • What will produced after decomposition of Hydroxide?
Topic No of Questions Level
Physics 9-11Easy
Chemistry 7-9Moderate
Biology 8-11Easy
Total 25Easy-Moderate


Railway Group-D General Awareness on Current Affairs

In Railway Group-D Exam 2018, General Awareness on current affairs questions were of moderate level. Current affairs comes from year 2017.

Total Questions: 20
Some questions asked in exam are given below:-
  • Donald Trump is president of which country?
  • President of Indian National Congress? 
  • Which movie is based on Phogat sisters?
  • Who is the CEO of Paytm?
  • How many countries participated in the Asian Games 2018?
  • Who is the CEO of Google?
  • Question based on FIFA Awards.
  • Who is the Swatch Bharat brand ambassador of Uttarakhand?
  • Hindi poet during the reign of Akbar ?
  • Hindi poet durin the reign of Shahjahan?
  • Which of the following is a non metal? - Ans. Bromine
  • Who won the U-19 FIFA world cup?
  • India won how many medals in the Asian Games 2018?
  • How many members attended  the ASEAN summit 2018?
  • Which company's  CEO visited India in 2017?   



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