Railway Group-D 2018 Exam Analysis: 17th September | Shift 1

Railway Group-D Exam Analysis Shift-1

Dear students, Today is the first 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. Most important thing was questions were shuffled they were not section wise.

Section Level Good Attempts
Mathematics Moderate 14-18
General Intelligence & Reasoning Easy 23-26
General Science Easy -Moderate 12-16
General Awareness on Current Affairs Moderate 12-14
Overall Moderate 66-71

Railway Group-D Mathematics


In Railway Group-D Exam 2018, Mathematics was of modeate Level. Most of the questions were based directly on Formulas and some were calculative.

Some questions from exam:

  • If sec⁴X – sec²X = 3 then what is the value of tan⁴X + tan²X =?
  • If A works in 22 days and B completes it in 33 days. If A left work before 3 days then in how many days total work will complete?
Topic No of Questions Level
S.I, CI  2 Moderate
Pipe & Cistern 1 Easy-Moderate
Profit/ Loss 3-4 Easy-Moderate
Ages 1 Easy
Time and Work 2 Easy
Geometry (circle) 1 Easy-Moderate
Time, Speed and Distance 2 Easy
Average 1 Easy
Trigonometry 3 Easy-Moderate
Percentage 2 Easy-Moderate
DI (Pie Chart) 2 Moderate
Misc. 5 Moderate
Total 25 Moderate


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 4-5 Easy
Venn Diagram 2-3 Easy
Methematical Calculation 2 Easy
Mirror Image 1 Easy
Odd one out 3-4 Easy
Coding-Decoding 2-3 Easy-Moderate
Analogy 7-8 Easy
Series  2 Easy
Direction 2 Easy
Statement & Conclusion 2 Easy-Moderate
Counting Figure 1 Easy
Calendar 2 Easy
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:-

  • How many water molecules are present in washing soda?
  • One question from Newton’s law.
  • One question on pH level of salt
  • one question on reproduction of plant.
  • Which of the following is the heaviest planet?
Topic No of Questions Level
Physics 9-11 Easy
Chemistry 7-9 Moderate
Biology 8-11 Easy
Total 25 Easy-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. Because current affairs were asked from year 2016 & 2017

Total Questions: 20
Some questions asked in exam are given below:-

  • Sonam Kapoor got award for which movie?
  • Who played the role of Allaudin khilji in Padmavat movie?
  • Where was Oskar award held?
  • Who got Noble Award for Literature?
  • Who is the prime minister of Japan?
  • Which movie got National Award 2018?
  • Manchester of India?
  • Who got Labour award?
  • Who is the Governor of Jammu & Kashmir?
  • Who is the brand ambassador of American Tourister?
  • One question from Sagarmala project.
  • Himayat Program is related to?
  • Who is recently elected as the President of Venezuela?
  • Who topped in the list of Forbes?
  • Who got Manbooker Award 2018?
  • Which is the best city to live in India?
  • Which is the cleanest station in India?
  • Which of the following is the 100th Smart City?
  • Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan related to which party?
  • When Human Rights Day celebrated?
All the Best for 2nd Shift


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