RRB Group D Previous Year Exam Analysis

RRB Group D Previous Year Exam Analysis

A total of 1,03,769 vacancies in Railway Group D were released by the Recruitment board where more than 1 crore aspirants applied. The RRB Group D exam date is uncertain but expected to release in the upcoming months. Candidates preparing for the RRB Group D computer-based online test must be looking for the RRB Group D previous year exam analysis. RRB Group D exam was previously held from September to December 2018 after which physical test and document verification for qualified students was held. In this post, we will highlight the subject wise exam analysis with the distribution of questions and level of exam. Check out the RRB Group D previous year exam analysis provided below.

RRB Group D Exam Pattern 2020

The exam pattern of Railway group D comprise of 4 sections with 25 questions each. The exam will be held in computer-based mode. Check out the complete exam pattern:

Subjects No. Of Questions Marks Duration
1 General Science 25 25 90 Minutes
2 Mathematics 25 25
3 General Intelligence & Reasoning 30 30
4 General Awareness On Current Affairs 20 20
Total 100 100


  • The exam duration for PWD candidates is 120 Minutes.
  • Negative marking of 1/3 is there.
  • Normalization of marks will be done

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RRB Group D Previous Year cut off

Before the RRB Group Previous year exam analysis, check out the previous year RRB group D cut off depending upon the region and category. Take a look at the marks required to score in the exam to get qualified for the next stage.

Category/Region UR OBC SC ST
Ajmer 73.73073 70.10507 63.37549 60.62978
 Allahabad 74.57579 69.78740 62.92684 50.12207
Ahemdabad 71.86468 66.77575 60.85283 57.85161
Bengaluru 62.01964 56.60285 49.65250 48.78492
Bhopal 75.03355 70.75118 63.51720 58.61426
Bilaspur 70.22887 66.07970 59.50198 52.73928
Bhubaneshwar 73.86689 69.13033 60.82752 55.83808
Chandigarh 75.07613 68.55507 34.39158 55.13337
Chennai 71.53120 68.63312 61.56750 55.32595
Gorakhpur 73.90623 69.27577 60.92724 54.35642
Guwahati 77.09933 72.22287 67.39113 57.07288
 Kolkata 80.57238 71.77651 71.60480 55.76072
 Mumbai 67.96106 63.08909 58.88383 52.58975
 Patna 77.00350 72.51232 61.64224 58.20304
Ranchi 76.30354 71.44115 62.41570 58.68276
Secunderabad 69.79887 65.69349 59.96240 56.68657


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RRB Group D Previous Year Exam Analysis: Mathematics

The overall level of mathematics questions asked in railway group d exam is moderate. You have sufficient time to attempt 25 questions of this section. Take a look at the average number of questions asked from each topic:

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


  • 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?

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Railway Group-D General Intelligence & Reasoning Exam Analysis

General Intelligence & Reasoning section in RRB Group D exam is considered to be easy. It is not calculating and you can easily attempt 25 questions in 25-30 minutes. Check out the distribution of questions:

Topic No of Questions Level
Syllogism 4-5 Easy
Venn Diagram 2-3 Easy
Mathematical 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 Exam Analysis

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

  • How many water molecules are present in washing soda?
  • One question from Newton’s law.
  • One question on the pH level of salt
  • one question on reproduction of the plant.
  • Which of the following is the heaviest planet?
  • One question from ohm’s law.
  • Which of the element is the last in the list of Newland Octaves?
  • What is the critical angle of Diamond?
  • Which gas is used in an electric bulb?
  • Which virus affects bacteria?
  • What is the pH value of blood?
  • How many elements are present in the 18th group?
  • What is the formula of Hard Water?
  • What is the chemical formula of Carbon Monoxide?
  • One question from Flemings left-hand rule.
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 Exam Analysis

In the General awareness section, the questions are usually asked from the current affairs of the past year. You must be well aware of the major events of the past year before appearing for this section. Take a look at some of the questions asked previously:

  • Sonam Kapoor got an award for which movie?
  • Who played the role of Allaudin Khilji in Padmavat movie?
  • Where was Oscar award held?
  • Who got Noble Award for Literature?
  • Who is the prime minister of Japan?
  • Which movie got National Award 2018?
  • Which city is called the Manchester of India?
  • Who got Labour award 2018?
  • Who is the Governor of Jammu & Kashmir?
  • Who is the brand ambassador of American Tourister?
  • 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 cleanest station in India?
  • Which of the following is the 100th Smart City?
  • Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan is related to which party?
  • When Human Rights Day celebrated?

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