RRB Group D 2021 Exam: Find Complete Syllabus & Important Topics

by Ankit Rathi Govt. exam

RRB conducts the group D exam each year to recruit candidates for the posts of Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant, & Assistant Pointsman. To prepare for this exam, candidates must leave no stone unturned as there is a lot of competition for the RRB Group D exam. One must prepare for this exam with focus and planning so as to clear the exam easily. For this, candidates must be well aware of the complete Railway Group D syllabus so that they can know the crucial topics to be studied for the examination. Along with this, it is also essential to study the important topics from the exam point of view. 

This will help candidates to move a step forward in their exam preparation and get an edge in their preparation process. 

Candidates can take a look at the complete RRB syllabus below 

The RRB Group D Examination is conducted via three stages:

  • Computer Based Test (CBT)

  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

  • Medical Test and Document Verification

RRB Group D Syllabus - Computer Based Test 

The RRB Group D Syllabus 2021 comprises four sections as mentioned below 

  • Mathematics

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning

  • General Science

  • General Awareness and Current Affairs

Candidates can take a look at the detailed syllabus as per each section below for their reference


Number system






Ratio and Proportion



Time and Work

Time and Distance

Simple and Compound Interest

Profit and Loss


Geometry and Trigonometry

Elementary Statistics

Square root

Age Calculations

Calendar & Clock

Pipes & Cistern

General Intelligence & Reasoning:


Alphabetical and Number Series

Coding and Decoding

Mathematical operations




Venn Diagram

Data Interpretation and Sufficiency

Conclusions and Decision making

Similarities and Differences

Analytical Reasoning



Statement – Arguments and Assumptions


General Science: 

  • Physics, Chemistry, and Biology of the 10th standard level (CBSE).

  • Physics includes topics such as work & Motion, Lens, Work energy, Electricity, etc. Chemistry will include Basic Reactions, chemistry in everyday life, periodic tables, Acid Bases & Salt. Biology will comprise both plant & human analogy.

  • The general science subject includes questions from Physics, Chemistry & Life Science of the 10th standard level. These questions basically test your knowledge of everyday observation and experience in the scientific aspect.

  • The Qs will be related to Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Astronomy and Space Technology, Computers and Mobile Technology, Inventions and Discoveries, Nutrition, Military Technology, Diseases, etc. 

General Awareness: 

In the general awareness RRB Group D Syllabus 2021, candidates must prepare about topics such as Science & Technology, Sports, culture, personalities, economics, politics and any other subject of importance. 

Current Affairs

Art and Culture, Awards and Honors, Business and Economy, Books and Authors, Committees, and Recommendations. National Affairs, People in News, Places in News, Defense News, Days and Events, Government Policies and Schemes, Sports, Capitals and Currencies, Appointments and Resignations.


Indian Geography (National Park & Centuries, Wildlife Centuries, etc.)


Indian Freedom Struggle, Ancient History, Medieval History, Post Independence History.


Constitution of India, Government Portfolios, etc.


Indian Economy, Economic Organizations, World Economy, Business, Economic Theory, Economic Reforms.

Miscellaneous Topics

Art and Culture, Awards and Honors, Places in News, Books and Authors, Committees and Recommendation, Sports, Environment, Banking Awareness, Science & Technology, Bitcoin & Cryptocurrencies.

Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

In this round, candidates are supposed to meet the physical requirements specified by RRB. 

Candidates must fulfill the following requirements: 

Male Candidates

  • Should be able to lift and carry 35 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down

  • Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 4 minutes and 15 seconds in one chance.

Female Candidates

  • Should be able to lift and carry 20 Kg of weight for a distance of 100 meters in 2 minutes in one chance without putting the weight down

  • Should be able to run for a distance of 1000 meters in 5 minutes and 40 seconds in one.

Medical Test and Document Verification 

This is the final stage of the examination where candidates are required to submit their documents specified by RRB for verification, following this they have to take the medical test. 

Important Topics for RRB Group D preparation:

There are certain topics from the Railway Group D syllabus which are of utmost importance from the exam point of view. Studying these topics are very necessary as it can help candidates score more marks in the exam. 

Take a look at the subject-wise important topics below 

General Science:

  1. Classification

  2. Life Processes

  3. Ecology

  4. Sources of Energy

  5. Reproduction

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