RRB Group D Exam Analysis 2020: Previous Year Paper Analysis

RRB Group D Exam Analysis: RRB Group-D is Exam is scheduled from 15 December 2020 for the posts of Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant in various technical departments (Electrical, Mechanical, and S&T departments), Assistant Pointsman, Level-I posts in other departments of Indian Railways. Railway Recruitment Board has released a total of 1,03,769 vacancies for Group-D Posts on 12 March 2019. The Group-D exam is postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic and some issues in the exam center. RRB Group D exam analysis of 2020 will be updated as the exam started.

RRB Group D exam is a big opportunity for those candidates who want to join Indian Railways. As the number of vacancies is so high in number so don’t miss a single beat to crack the exam. Before going for the exam don’t forget to know about the previous year exam analysis and exam pattern. Let’s have a look at the RRB Group D previous year’s Exam analysis.

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Important dates Of RRB Group D exam:

Event Important Dates
RRB Group-D Notification 12 March 2019
RRB Group-D Application 25 July 2019
RRB Group-D Admit Card 11 December 2020
RRB Group-D Exam Date From 15 December 2020


RRB Group D Exam Analysis

The RRB Group D exam analysis for 2020 exam would be updated here after the exam is completed.

RRB Group D Exam Analysis – Previous Year (2018):

Here we are sharing the section-wise RRB Group D Exam Analysis Table of 2018-19 exam.

Subject Total number of question Average Attempt by candidates Difficulty Level
General Science 25 11-18 Easy to moderate
Mathematics 25 14-20 Easy to moderate
General Intelligence 30 21-25 Easy to moderate
General Awareness 20 10-16 Easy to moderate
Overall Good attempt 100 64+           –


RRB Group D Exam Analysis – Section-Wise 2018-19

RRB Group D General Science Analysis

RRB Group D Exam Analysis of General Science section was as follows:

Topic Number of Question Level of Difficulty
Physics 9-11 Easy
Chemistry 7-9 Moderate
Biology 8-11 Easy
total 25 Easy to moderate


Few questions asked in the Exam: Here we are sharing some questions that give you an idea of the type of questions asked in the exam.

  • How many water molecules are present in washing soda?
  • Question from Newton’s law.
  • Question on the pH level of salt
  • Question on reproduction of the plant.
  • Which of the following is the heaviest planet?
  • Question from ohm’s law.
  • Which of the element is the last in the list of Newland Octaves?
  • What is the critical angle of Diamond?
  • Which gas is used in an electric bulb?
  • Which virus affects bacteria?
  • What is the pH value of blood?
  • How many elements are present in the 18th group?
  • What is the formula of Hard Water?
  • What is the chemical formula of Carbon Monoxide?
  • Question from Fleming’s left-hand rule.
  • What is the SI unit of force?
  • On which day World Health Day is celebrated?
  • Whose egg is the biggest?
  • Who invented vitamins?

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RRB Group D Mathematics Analysis

RRB Group D Exam Analysis of Mathematics section was as follows:

The overall difficulty level of the exam was easy to moderate. This table will give you an idea of important topics asked in the Group-D exam. And help you preparing for the exam.

Topic Number of Questions Difficulty Level
SI & CI 3 Moderate
Pipe & Cistern 1 Easy to Moderate
Profit & Loss 3-4 Easy to Moderate
Time & distance 2 Easy
Average 1 Easy
Trigonometry 3 Easy to Moderate
Percentage 2 Easy to Moderate
DI Pie chart 2 Moderate
Age 1 Easy
Time & Work 3 Easy
Geometry 1 Easy to Moderate
Miscellaneous 5 Moderate
Total 25 Easy to moderate


RRB Group D General Intelligence & Reasoning Analysis

RRB Group D Exam Analysis of General Intelligence & Reasoning Section was as follows:

General Intelligence & Reasoning section in the RRB Group D exam is easy as a comparison to other sections. You can attempt the maximum in this section. Let’s check out the topics asked in the Group- D exam.

Topic Number of Question Difficulty Level
Syllogism 4-5 Easy
Venn diagram 2-3 Easy
Mathematical operation 2 Easy
Odd one out 3-4 Easy
Mirror image 1 Easy
Analogy 7-8 Easy
Series 2 Easy
Statement conclusion 2 Easy to moderate
Calendar 2 Easy
Figure counting 1 Easy
Direction 2 Easy
Coding- decoding 2-3 Easy to moderate
Total 30 Easy


RRB Group D General Awareness Analysis

RRB Group D Exam Analysis of General awareness Section was as follows:

The questions for this section ranged from easy to a moderate level. Here we are sharing some questions to give you an idea about it. Some important you have to prepare like- Important days, Sports, Founders of Organisations, Current Affairs, Awards, National and internal News, Static GK.

  • National Science Day is celebrated?
  • Vijay Stambh was made by which ruler?
  • What is the range of audible waves?
  • G-20 summit will take place?
  • Who is the Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog?
  • Who is the Chief Minister of Meghalaya?
  • Who is the CEO of Bajaj?
  • Which app is launch to check the quality of Coal?
  • Who is the winner of Vyas Samman 2017?
  • What is the Venue of the Final of IPL 2018?
  • Shalimar Bagh is situated in?
  • Who is the Governor of Madhya Pradesh?
  • What is the capital of Iraq?
  • World Earth Day is celebrated on which date?
  • Who is the CEO of Microsoft?
  • Sonam Kapoor got an award for which movie?
  • Who played the role of Allaudin Khilji in Padmavat movie?
  • Where was the Oscar award held?
  • Who got Noble Award for Literature?
  • Who is the prime minister of Japan?
  • Which movie got National Award 2018?
  • Which city is called the Manchester of India?
  • Who got Labour award 2018?
  • Who is the Governor of Jammu & Kashmir?
  • Who is the brand ambassador of the American Tourister?
  • Who is recently elected as the President of Venezuela?
  • Who topped in the list of Forbes?
  • Who got the Man booker Award 2018?
  • Which is the cleanest station in India?
  • Which of the following is the 100th Smart City?
  • When Human Rights Day celebrated?

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Overall the level of RRB Group D exam 2018-19 was easy to moderate. This will help you make a correct strategy for preparing this year’s group-D exam. Make a proper plan, cover the overall syllabus before the exam so that you can practice each and every topic max. Do attempt the Group D Mock Test on a regular basis. This will help you check your overall performance before the exam, help you find your weak and strong areas.

RRB Group-D Exam Pattern:

Sr. No. Subject No. Of Question Marks Duration
1 General Science 25 25  



90 minute

2 Mathematics 25 25
3 General Intelligence & Reasoning 30 30
4 General Awareness 20 20
Total 100 100



  • The exam duration for PWD candidates is 120 Minutes.
  • There is a Negative marking of 1/3 in the exam.

RRB Group-D Previous Year Cut-off: 2018-19

Here is the previous year cut-off of the RRB Group-D exam state and category wise. Previous year cut-off will help you get a better score in the exam.

Category/Region UR OBC SC ST
Ajmer 73.73073 70.10507 63.37549 60.62978
Allahabad 74.57579 69.78740 62.92684 50.12207
Ahemdabad 71.86468 66.77575 60.85283 57.85161
Bengaluru 62.01964 56.60285 49.65250 48.78492
Bhopal 75.03355 70.75118 63.51720 58.61426
Bilaspur 70.22887 66.07970 59.50198 52.73928
Bhubaneshwar 73.86689 69.13033 60.82752 55.83808
Chandigarh 75.07613 68.55507 34.39158 55.13337
Chennai 71.53120 68.63312 61.56750 55.32595
Gorakhpur 73.90623 69.27577 60.92724 54.35642
Guwahati 77.09933 72.22287 67.39113 57.07288
Kolkata 80.57238 71.77651 71.60480 55.76072
Mumbai 67.96106 63.08909 58.88383 52.58975
Patna 77.00350 72.51232 61.64224 58.20304
Ranchi 76.30354 71.44115 62.41570 58.68276
Secunderabad 69.79887 65.69349 59.96240 56.68657


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RRB Group D FAQ:

Q.Is there negative marking in the Group D exam?

A.Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/3 mark in the Group-D exam.

Q.Is there a sectional cut-off in the Group D exam?

A.No, there is no sectional cut-off in the RRB Group-D exam.

Q.what is the date of the RRB Group-D exam?

A.RRB Group-D exam will starts from 15 December 2020.

Q.Is the Cut-off of the RRB Group-D Exam is the same in all states?

A.No, RRB releases cut-off state wise.

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