How to Study the RRB Group D Syllabus Effectively?

by Ankit Rathi Govt. exam

The RRB Group D examinations witnesses lakhs of candidates each year from all over the country. Due to a stable job and various perks offered through this post, individuals appear for this exam in huge numbers. However, preparing for this exam and clearing it on the first attempt is not a cakewalk. Candidates need to plan and implement a solid preparation strategy to ace this exam. Moreover, the Railway Group D Syllabus is quite vast and intense that makes the preparation in-depth. Hence, it is critical to cover the entire syllabus before the examination. 

Candidates must study in tune with their syllabus while preparing for their upcoming RRB exams. Dive in further to know how to prepare according to the RRB Group D syllabus. 

How to Study the RRB Group D Syllabus 2021? 

  1. Read & Understand the Entire Syllabus 

Students must read and understand their entire Railway Group D Syllabus to get an idea about the topics that need to prepare for their exams. A thorough understanding of the syllabus is necessary as it will help candidates study efficiently and get an edge in their preparation. A syllabus is like a roadmap that will help to guide candidates to stay on track and study only the crucial topics for the exam. 

Note that the RRB Group D exams consist of three sections i.e. Computer-Based Test, Physical Efficiency Test, and medical test. 

Candidates need to study for all the sections in the computer-based test like Mathematics, General Intelligence & Reasoning, General Science, and General Awareness and Current Affairs. 

  1. Make a Study Timetable 

Candidates must make a study timetable for themselves. A timetable helps to keep track of the subjects that are already completed or yet to be finished. To be organized and ensure that the entire RRB Group D Syllabus 2021 is completed before the examination, it is essential to maintain a timetable. While doing this, candidates must allot an equal amount of time to each subject. Identify the areas of weakness and give special attention to those. Also, it is suggested to make a flexible timetable so that candidates do not stress out or face mental burnout during their exam preparation. 

  1. Study the Important Topics First 

Candidates must sort out the crucial topics and study them first. Critical topics are majorly those that are asked in the examination each year and that contain high weightage. It is necessary to study each subject, jot down the important topics and then start studying them. 

Take a look at the important topics as per each section below 

General Science:

  1. Classification

  2. Life Processes

  3. Ecology

  4. Sources of Energy

  5. Reproduction

  6. Acids Bases and Salts

  7. Metals and Non-Metals

  8. Chemical Reactions

  9. Units and Measurement

  10. Heat

  11. Force

  12. Electricity and Magnetism

  13. Gravitation




  2. Percentage

  3. Ratio and Proportion

  4. Time and Work

  5. Compound Interest and Simple Interest

  6. Algebra

  7. Geometry

  8. Trigonometry


General Intelligence & reasoning:

  1. Analogy

  2. Classification

  3. Blood Relation

  4. Direction

  5. Analytical

  6. Reasoning

  7. Syllogism

  8. Statement Argument

  9. Assumption

  1. Choose the reference books according to Syllabus 

Candidates must first ensure that the books that they choose for their learning are as per their syllabus. It is because there are many different books of different authors outside. However, it is crucial to select the books that are in tune with the Railway Group D Syllabus and are reliable. 

Take a look at the reference books for RRB Group D Below 


  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma

  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by RS Aggarwal

  • Quantitative Aptitude by Arun Sharma

General Intelligence and Reasoning:

  • A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal

  • Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey

  • Test of Reasoning by Edgar Thorpe

General Science: 

  • General Science for Indian Railways RRB Exams

  • NCERT Class 10 Science textbooks


General Awareness and Current Affairs:

  • Lucent’s General Knowledge

  • Manorama Year Book

  • Pratiyogita Darpan


  1. Revise & Solve Mock tests daily 

Candidates must revise their entire RRB Group D Syllabus 2021 so that they can remember the chapters that they have learned daily. A revision session is compulsory after studying as it will help candidates to retain the knowledge easily. In addition to this, candidates must also solve mock tests frequently. These tests will give candidates an understanding of their performance and help them evaluate their areas of strengths and weaknesses. Moreover, mock tests will give candidates a feel of their actual exam. It helps boost confidence and improve performance. 

To conclude, candidates must study their Railway Group D Syllabus and pay attention to completing it on time. It is mandatory to follow the above-mentioned tips to complete the syllabus effectively. Along with this, candidates must be updated with the latest notification and updates related to their RRB examinations. Good luck!

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