Railways RRC/RRB Group D Preparation 2019 – Books & Some Tips

Railway Recruitment Boards had earlier notified a total vacancy of 1,03,769 for Railway RRB/RRC Group D Exam 2019, and online applications were invited by RRBs on behalf of RRCs from eligible Indian Nationals and other nationals as brought out at Para 4 of this CEN for various posts in Level 1 of 7th CPC Pay Matrix in various units of Indian Railways. The Exam is scheduled to happen in September/October 2019. For those who had applied for the exam should buck up and take up their RRC/RRB Group D Preparation seriously. 

RRC/RRB Group D Exam 2019 would be conducted in three phases and candidates will have to go 3 stages of selection.

  1. Computer Based Test (CBT)
  2. Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  3. Document Verification

Railways RRB/RRC Exam Pattern 2019 – Computer Based Test

Name of the Section Number of Questions Marks Allotted Total Time 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


RRB Group D PreparationSection-Wise

1. RRB Group D Preparation – Mathematics – List of Topics

Number System Ratio and Proportion
BODMAS Time and Work
Decimals Time and Distance
Fractions Simple & Compound Interest
LCM & HCF Profit and Loss
Square root Algebra
Age Calculations Mensuration
Calendar & Clock Geometry and Trigonometry
Percentages Elementary Statistics

Railway Group D Preparation Books & Tips 

  • Now, these are the most basic topics of Mathematics that we all have studied in our schools. Either you can take up the school NCERTS books or Quantitative Aptitude by R. S. Agarwal. These will give quite a good idea of the basics of all these topics as well a good number of questions to practice
  • The next best resource for interactive learning will be Oliveboard’s You-tube channel where our expert Faculty members teach you the basics of each and every topic and also make you practice a lot of questions.
  • The next things you can do is practice the syllabus of Mathematics topic-wise using Topic Tests. These Topic Tests will give you a range of questions that you can practice upon and test yourself. After taking up the Topic tests, go through the solutions part thoroughly so that next time one such question comes, you are able to solve it in no time.

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2. RRB Group D Preparation – General Intelligence and Reasoning – List of Topics

Analogies Data Interpretation
Alphabetical and Number Series Data Sufficiency
Coding and Decoding Conclusions and Decision making
Mathematical operations Similarities and Differences
Blood Relations Analytical Reasoning
Syllogism Classification
Jumbling Directions
Venn Diagram Statement – Arguments and Assumptions

Railway Group D Preparation Books & Tips 

  • Now, this is one section that can fetch you very high marks if prepared and attempted wisely
  • For revising the basic of all these topics you can refer to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S Aggarwal
  • For preparing Puzzles and Seating Arrangement type questions, the best book would be “Puzzle Mania“.
  • Similarly, after you are done with the basic revising, go on to practice a number of questions so that you have a grip over all these topics and can solve them once you see them in the exams in very less time.  You can use Topics Tests for your practice.

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3. RRB Group D Preparation – General Awareness and Current Affairs – Railway Group D Preparation Books & Tips 

First and foremost thing would be to regularly read newspaper or daily news analysis

The questions in this section can be a wide range of Topics :

  • Economy
  • History 
  • Geography
  • Polity
  • Science & Technology & 
  • Current Affairs

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4.. RRB Group D Preparation – General Science – Railway Group D Preparation Books & Tips 

  • The syllabus under this shall cover Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences of 10th standard level (CBSE).
  • You can use NCERT books for the Basics of the above subjects
  • The other books would be Lucent General Knowledge


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Now, these were the Topics, Resources and Preparation Tips for the Railways RRB/RRC Group D Exam in this blog of “RRB Group D Preparation”.  The Exam Dates and Admit Cards will soon be out in the official RRB website. 

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