RRB Group D Exam Pattern 2020

RRB Group D Exam Pattern 2021

It is very important for you to take a look at the Railways Recruitment Group D exam pattern before you start preparing for the RRB Group D Exam. The RRB Group D 2021 exam is going to be held in three phases which you have to pass in order to come in the merit of the RRB group D exam list. A written examination will be held first which is going to be held for 90 minutes (130 min for PwBD candidates) and then it will be followed by physical efficiency test, Document Verification and Medical examination.’

The examination pattern of Railways Recruitment Group D 2019 exam consists of three phases and those are:

    • Written examination (CBT)
    • Physical efficiency test.
    • Document verification and Medical examination.

RRB Group D Written Examination (CBT)

A Computer Based Test (CBT) also known as online examination will contain the following sections in the exam i.e. General Awareness, Mathematics, General English, and General Intelligence and reasoning. Each question consists of 1 mark. The total number of questions in the exam will be 100 which a candidate has to solve in 90 minutes. To know complete details about the examination pattern please refer to the table below:

Test NameNo. Of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration
General Science 25 25 90 minutes
Mathematics 25 25
General Intelligence and Reasoning 30 30
General Awareness and Current Affairs 20 20
Total 100 100 1 Hour 30 Minutes

RRB Group D Physical Efficiency Test

After qualifying the written examination (CBT) of RRB Group D 2021 Exam candidates will be called out for Physical efficiency test. The list for PET will be made on the bases of merit. The number of candidates that will be called for PET will be three times the total number of Vacancies community wise. However, the RRB has the right to increase or decrease the ratio. There are certain tasks that will be assigned to both males and females separately which they have finished on their respective time.

Note: Please note that there is no PET for PwBD candidates.

Male candidatesFemale candidates
  • Should be able to lift and carry 35 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down.
  • Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.
  • Should be able to lift and carry 20 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 metres in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down.
  • Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 metres in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one chance.

NOTE: For complete details on Medical standard please refer to the eligibility criteria section.

RRB Group D Marking scheme

With an increasing number of competitions, RRB has introduced a marking scheme in which there shall be negative marking in the exam. a total of 1/3rd of the marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer marked. It should also be noted that three is no negative marking for unattempted questions.

RRB Group D Exam Language

The exam is bilingual in nature. It means that the Railways Recruitment Group D 2019 exam can be attempted in either of the languages i.e. Hindi or English.



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