Railways/NTPC CBT-2 & GROUP-D
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Indian Railway is the 4th largest railway network around the world according to its size and its large network is divided into many regions, zones, departments, divisions, sub-divisions, etc. The large network of railways managed the day-to-day life of people and has a huge contribution to the development of India. We can also call the Indian Railway as a helping hand of the large population of India who is traveling every day, hour, minute, and every second for many important reasons. And taking this thing seriously, the Indian Railway is growing its department for the ease of India's population and thus, will also increase the employment for the talented aspirants.

Indian Railway is the very first choice of every government job seeker because of its flaunting career, handsome salary, and many benefits. Indian Railway gives the authority of recruitment and selection procedure of new candidates to the department by 21 RRBs, 17 RRC, and Railway Police Force (RPF). Indian Railway has privileged by a large number of employees and the department has distributed its employee's into four groups, i.e. Group A, Group B, Group C, and Group D according to their rank, skills, experience \& qualification. Every group of employees has a different salary structure and also, and their selection procedure is also different as per their group or rank. So, let's head towards the group-wise syllabus and its exam pattern.

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Indian Railways board conducts RRB exam and other tests for the railway sector. The Test is for the candidates who want to be in the Railways division of India. As per the former candidates, the RRB test is competitive as well as challenging. RRB Syllabus & Exam Pattern – Candidates writing the various exams conducted by the Railway Recruitment Board need to carefully go through both the RRB exam pattern and syllabus to increase their chances in clearing the exams.

The Railway Recruitment Board gives the detailed syllabus of all the examinations on the respective notification. The RRB Syllabus is designed to select the best candidates who are not only physically fit but also have a dynamic knowledge of the world around them.

RRB syllabus for the various exams is designed based on the latest RRB exam pattern. Going through the syllabus, candidates can know the topics they need to prepare for the exam. The railway syllabus has certain topics, which are common for both the RRB exams and bank exams.

RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus

RRB NTPC Exam has two papers i.e. Prelims and Mains but the good thing is both exams have the same subjects which are General Awareness, Arithmetic which is known by Quantitative Aptitude, General Intelligence & Reasoning, and English.

  • General Awareness & General Science: The weightage of the questions from both the sections is 18 to 20 questions for general science and 30 to 40 questions for the general awareness part. Therefore, both the subjects are very important and candidates could not miss that much weightage. The general science covers the basic science topics up to 12th standard and the general awareness subject covers the topic related to current affairs and the history of India.
  • Quantitative Aptitude: This subject is a very scary subject for many students because they have a fear of mathematics but there are many simple topics asked in the exam i.e. profit and loss, \%tages, speed \& distance, simplification, average, etc. It simply includes questions from algebra, geometry, and arithmetic mathematics.
  • General Intelligence \& Reasoning: The questions from this subject will be asked from the verbal \& non-verbal reasoning, puzzles, arrangements, etc. It simply tests your logical abilities.
  • English: In this section, topics are not set because the chances of questions being asked in this subject are very less. But still, there are a few topics that are asked often, and those are fill in the blanks, synonyms & antonyms, one-word substitution, spellings, and sentence correction.

Railway Group D Exam Syllabus 2022

Group D is also a non-gazetted category post and the lowest rank cadre comes after Group C. The Ministry of Railways has given the responsibility of Group D recruitment to the 17 Railway Recruitment Cells (RRC) to conduct the examination for the post of Group D and the computer-based test (CBT) is divided into four parts i.e. Mathematics, General Intelligence \& Reasoning, General Awareness, and General Science. Here are the important topics covered by each part:

  • Mathematics: The syllabus for the mathematics section is covered from class 10th to 12th but mostly the topics are covered from class 10th only. Questions come from arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, probability, and data interpretation. The weightage of arithmetic is more than others, so you have to focus more on arithmetic mathematics.
  • General Intelligence \& Reasoning: General intelligence and reasoning section is all about your mental ability, your logical thinking, and your presence of mind. The topics covered under this part are coding-decoding, analogy, series, puzzles, Venn diagram, blood relation, direction \& distance, nonverbal reasoning, and argument type questions. The weightage of questions from each topic is a maximum of 5 or a minimum of 2 questions.
  • General Awareness: This part covers topics from current affairs like economy \& business, national and international affairs, art \& culture, people in news, places in news, awards \& honors, books \& authors, etc, and also from Indian history, geography, polity, and miscellaneous part.
  • General Science: This part is the important one because it holds the total weightage of 23 to 25 marks and the questions asked from your 10th standard level from chemistry, physics, biology, earth sciences, environmental sciences, technology, inventions \& discoveries, military technology, diseases, etc.

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