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RRB Group D Exam Analysis & Review - 17, 18, 19 September 2018

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RRB Group D Exam
RRB Group D Exam

RRB Group D Exam 2018 Analysis & Review: Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is conducting recruitment exam for 60,000+ Group D posts. Railway Recruitment Board has already released admit cards complete details about admit card is available in this link.

As per the examination schedule, this exam is to be conducted in three shifts. The reporting, gate closing and CBT (Computer Based Test) start time for all the three shifts are as below

• Shift 1 – Reporting Time: 07:15 Hrs, Gate Closing Time: 08:15 Hrs, Exam Start Time: 09:00 Hrs

• Shift 2 – Reporting Time: 10:45 Hrs, Gate Closing Time: 11:45 Hrs, Exam Start Time: 12:30 Hrs

• Shift 3 – Reporting Time: 14:15 Hrs, Gate Closing Time: 15:15 Hrs, Exam Start Time: 16:00 Hrs

Jagranjosh.com is providing complete analysis of the exam after the each shift. RRB Group D Exam analysis will be helpful for the candidates who are going to appear for this exam in future.

Besides RRB Group D Exam Analysis, candidates often ask questions related to RRB Group D Cut-off 2018. You can check the expected cut-off of the computer-based online test from the link given below

Check RRB Group D Cut-off 2018 (Expected)

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Table of Contents

RRB Group D Exam Analysis and Review: 18 September, Shift 1

RRB Group D Exam Analysis and Review: 18 September, Shift 2

RRB Group D Exam Analysis and Review: 18 September, Shift 3

RRB Group D Exam Analysis and Review: 17 September, Shift 1

RRB Group D Exam Analysis and Review: 17 September, Shift 2

RRB Group D Exam Analysis and Review: 17 September, Shift 3

RRB Group D Mock Test 2018: By Railway Recruitment Board and Jagranjosh.com

Candidates preparing for RRB Group D Recruitment Exam can also check tips, strategies and some important questions from the link given below

RRB Group D Exam 2018: Important Topics, Questions and Tips

RRB Group D Exam 2018 Analysis and Review: The Exam Pattern

There are four sections in the exam (Mathematics – 25 Questions, General Intelligence & Reasoning - 30 Questions, General Science - 25 Questions, General Awareness & Current Affairs - 25 Questions) and candidates need to attempt 100 questions in 90 minutes. (120 minutes for eligible PWD candidates accompanied by scribe)

Mathematics

25 Questions

General Intelligence and Reasoning

30 Questions

General Science

25 Questions

General awareness & Current Affairs

20 Questions

Total

100 Questions

Questions were asked randomly in the Railway Group D computer based online test.

Some important facts:

• Questions were asked in random manner (section-wise questions were not asked in RRB Group D exam 2018).

• There exam pattern was similar to the pattern described in official websites of RRBs (i.e. candidates need to attempt 100 questions in 90 minutes)

- Mathematics (25 Questions)

- General Intelligence & Reasoning (30 Questions)

- General Science (25 Questions) – Questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology

- General awareness & Current Affairs (20 Questions) - About 10 questions of Current Affair

• Difficulty level of questions was moderate.

RRB Group D Exam Analysis and Review: 18 September, Shift 1

Many candidates appeared for this exam told us that most of the questions were quite simple. More details about RRB Group D Exam (18 September 2018, Shift I):

Section Name

(Number of Questions)

Difficulty Level

Average Range of Attempts by Candidates

Mathematics

(Total 25 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

15 – 20

General Intelligence and Reasoning

(Total 30 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

20 – 25

General Science

(Total 25 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

10 – 18

General awareness & Current Affairs

(Total 20 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

10 – 16

Total Easy to Moderate 62+

Many candidates told us that they solved more than 65 questions.

RRB Group D Exam Analysis and Review (18 September, Shift 1): Mathematics

Let’s learn about the topics from which questions were asked in RRB Group D Exam 2018 (18 September, Shift 1)

• Trigonometry: 3 to 4 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

• Data Interpretation (Pie Chart): 2 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

• Percentage: 2 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

• Time, Speed and Distance: 2 to 3 Questions (Easy)

• Geometry (circle):  1 Question (Easy)

• Average: 1 Question (Easy)

• Profit and Loss: 4 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

•Calculation of Age Based: 1 (Easy)

• Simple Interest and Compound Interest: 2 Questions (Moderate)

•Pipe and Cistern: 1 Question (Easy)

•Time and Work: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Other: 4 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (18 September, Shift I) - General Intelligence & Reasoning

Total 30 questions were based on General Intelligence & Reasoning. Complete details about all the topics of this section is given below

• Calendar: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Venn Diagrams: 2 to 3 Questions (Easy)

• Mirror Image: 1 (Easy)

• Syllogism: 4 to 5 Questions (Easy)

• Simple Calculation: 2 Questions Easy

• Odd one out: 3 to 4 Questions (Easy)

• Coding-Decoding: 2 to 3 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

• Analogy: 7 to 8 Questions (Easy)

• Series: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Direction Sense: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Statement & Conclusion: 2 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

• Counting Figure: 1 Question (Easy)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (18 September, Shift I) - General Science

25 questions in the exam were based on General Science. Questions from Physics, Chemistry and Biology (upto 10th Standard) were asked in the exam

• Chemistry: 7 – 12 (Easy to Moderate)

• Physics:  9 – 12 (Easy to Moderate)

• Biology: 8 – 11 (Easy)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (18 September, Shift I) - General Awareness on Current Affairs

Twenty questions were asked in this section. Out of these 20 questions, 9 to 10 questions were based on current affairs. Some topics from which questions were asked in this section are given below.

• Cricket

• River and Lake

• Smart City

• Miss Femina

• Women's Day

• National Sports University

• IPL

• Waterloo Battle

• Dynamite etc

More details are available in this article

RRB Group D Exam Analysis and Review: 18 September, Shift 2

Section Name

(Number of Questions)

Difficulty Level

Average Range of Attempts (by Candidates)

Mathematics

(Total 25 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

14 – 20

General Intelligence and Reasoning

(Total 30 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

21 – 25

General Science

(Total 25 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

11 – 18

General awareness & Current Affairs

(Total 20 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

10 – 16

Overall

Easy to Moderate

64+

Many candidates told us that they solved more than 64 questions.

RRB Group D Exam Analysis and Review (18 September, Shift 2): Mathematics

• Average: 1 Question (Easy)

• Trigonometry: 3 to 4 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

• Data Interpretation (Pie Chart): 2 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

• Percentage: 2 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

• Time, Speed and Distance: 2 to 3 Questions (Easy)

• Geometry (circle):  1 Question (Easy)

• Profit and Loss: 4 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

•Calculation of Age Based: 1 (Easy)

• Simple Interest and Compound Interest: 2 Questions (Moderate)

•Pipe and Cistern: 1 Question (Easy)

•Time and Work: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Other: 5 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (18 September, Shift 2) - General Intelligence & Reasoning

• Counting Figure: 1 Question (Easy)

• Calendar: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Venn Diagrams: 2 to 3 Questions (Easy)

• Syllogism: 4 to 5 Questions (Easy)

• Simple Calculation: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Mirror Image: 1 (Easy)

• Odd one out: 3 to 4 Questions (Easy)

• Coding-Decoding: 2 to 3 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

• Analogy: 7 to 8 Questions (Easy)

• Series: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Direction Sense: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Statement & Conclusion: 2 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (18 September, Shift 2) - General Science

• Chemistry: 7 – 12 (Easy to Moderate)

• Physics:  9 – 12 (Easy to Moderate)

• Biology: 8 – 11 (Easy)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (18 September, Shift 2) - General Awareness on Current Affairs

• British Parliamentary Award

• Founder of Paytm

• Capital of Mauritius?

• Haridwar is placed on which river bank

• Host of Big boss 11

• Brand Ambassador of Road Safety Campaign

• Brand Ambassador of Punjab National Bank

• When was Goa captured by Portuguese?

• Who is the author of "I do what I do"?

• NABARD Award

• PC Chandra Award

• Rajiv Gandhi "Sadbhawana Award"

• FIFA Golden Boot Award 2018?

More details are available in this article

RRB Group D Exam Analysis and Review: 18 September, Shift 3

RRB Group D Exam Analysis and Review: 18 September, Shift 3

Section Name

(Number of Questions)

Difficulty Level

Average Range of Attempts (by Candidates)

Mathematics

(Total 25 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

15 – 20

General Intelligence and Reasoning

(Total 30 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

20 – 25

General Science

(Total 25 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

10 – 18

General awareness & Current Affairs

(Total 20 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

10 – 16

Overall

Easy to Moderate

62+

Many candidates told us that they solved more than 62 questions.

RRB Group D Exam Analysis and Review (18 September, Shift 3): Mathematics

• Average: 1 Question (Easy)

• Trigonometry: 3 to 4 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

• Data Interpretation (Pie Chart): 2 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

• Percentage: 2 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

• Time, Speed and Distance: 2 to 3 Questions (Easy)

• Geometry (circle):  1 Question (Easy)

• Profit and Loss: 4 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

•Calculation of Age Based: 1 (Easy)

• Simple Interest and Compound Interest: 2 Questions (Moderate)

•Pipe and Cistern: 1 Question (Easy)

•Time and Work: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Other: 5 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (18 September, Shift 3) - General Intelligence & Reasoning

• Calendar: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Counting Figure: 1 Question (Easy)

• Syllogism: 4 to 5 Questions (Easy)

• Simple Calculation: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Venn Diagrams: 2 to 3 Questions (Easy)

• Mirror Image: 1 (Easy)

• Coding-Decoding: 2 to 3 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

• Analogy: 7 to 8 Questions (Easy)

• Odd one out: 3 to 4 Questions (Easy)

• Series: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Statement & Conclusion: 2 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

• Direction Sense: 2 Questions (Easy)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (18 September, Shift 3) - General Science

• Chemistry: 8 – 12 (Easy to Moderate)

• Physics:  8 – 12 (Easy to Moderate)

• Biology: 9 – 11 (Easy)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (18 September, Shift 3) - General Awareness on Current Affairs

• Gandhi-Sagar Dam

• Who won under 17 World FIFA?

• CM of Jharkhand

• Former name of Atal Express

• Director of BMRC

• PM Arogya Yojna

• MD and Chairman of NALCO

• Author of "My journey from Marxism-Leninism."

• Best actress in IIFA Awards

• Who is the 45th Chief Justice of India

• Which temple is called the Black Pagoda?

• Where is wood-fossil park located?

• Who is the head of the Planning commission?

• Who achieved World Food Prize?

More details are available in this article

RRB Group D Exam Analysis and Review: 17 September, Slot 1

Here is the difficulty level of questions and average range of attempts by the candidates

Section Name

(Number of Questions)

Difficulty Level

Average Range of Attempts by Candidates

Mathematics

(Total 25 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

15 – 20

General Intelligence & Reasoning

(Total 30 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

20 - 25

General Science

(Total 25 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

11-17

General awareness & Current Affairs

(Total 20 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

10-17

Overall

Easy to Moderate

65+

Railway Group D 2018: Exam Analysis: (17 September, Slot 1) – Mathematics

• Trigonometry: 3 to 4 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

• Data Interpretation (Pie Chart): 2 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

• Percentage: 2 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

• Time, Speed and Distance: 2 to 3 Questions (Easy)

• Geometry (circle):  1 Question (Easy)

• Average: 1 Question (Easy)

• Profit and Loss: 4 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

•Calculation of Age Based: 1 (Easy)

• Simple Interest and Compound Interest: 2 Questions (Moderate)

•Pipe and Cistern: 1 Question (Easy)

•Time and Work: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Other: 4 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (17 September, Slot 1) - General Intelligence & Reasoning

• Calendar: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Venn Diagrams: 2 to 3 Questions (Easy)

• Mirror Image: 1 (Easy)

• Syllogism: 4 to 5 Questions (Easy)

• Simple Calculation: 2 Questions Easy

• Odd one out: 3 to 4 Questions (Easy)

• Coding-Decoding: 2 to 3 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

• Analogy: 7 to 8 Questions (Easy)

• Series: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Direction Sense: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Statement & Conclusion: 2 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

• Counting Figure: 1 Question (Easy)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (17 September, Slot 1) - General Science

25 questions in the exam were based on General Science.

• Chemistry: 7 – 12 (Easy to Moderate)

• Physics:  9 – 12 (Easy to Moderate)

• Biology 8 – 11 (Easy)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (17 September, Slot 1) - General Awareness on Current Affairs

Twenty questions were asked in this section. Out of these 20 questions, 9 to 10 questions were based on current affairs.

• National Award,

• Noble Prize

• Forbes list

• Smart City of India

• Human Rights Day

• Brand ambassador of American Touriste

• Manbooker Award etc

RRB Group D Exam Analysis and Review: 17 September, Slot 2

Here is the difficulty level of questions and average range of attempts by the candidates

Section Name

(Number of Questions)

Difficulty Level

Average Range of Attempts by Candidates

Mathematics

(Total 25 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

14 – 20

General Intelligence & Reasoning

(Total 30 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

21 - 25

General Science

(Total 25 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

10-15

General awareness & Current Affairs

(Total 20 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

11-15

Overall

Easy to Moderate

62+

Railway Group D 2018: Exam Analysis: (17 September, Slot 2) – Mathematics

• Average: 1 Question (Easy)

• Trigonometry: 3 to 4 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

• Percentage: 2 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

• Time, Speed and Distance: 2 to 3 Questions (Easy)

• Geometry (circle):  1 Question (Easy)

• Data Interpretation (Pie Chart): 2 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

• Profit and Loss: 4 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

•Calculation of Age Based: 1 (Easy)

• Simple Interest and Compound Interest: 2 Questions (Moderate)

•Pipe and Cistern: 1 Question (Easy)

•Time and Work: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Other: 5 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (17 September, Slot 2) - General Intelligence & Reasoning

• Venn Diagrams: 2 to 3 Questions (Easy)

• Mirror Image: 1 (Easy)

• Syllogism: 4 to 5 Questions (Easy)

• Calendar: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Direction Sense: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Simple Calculation: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Statement & Conclusion: 2 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

• Odd one out: 3 to 4 Questions (Easy)

• Coding-Decoding: 2 to 3 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

• Series: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Counting Figure: 1 Question (Easy)

• Analogy: 7 to 8 Questions (Easy)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (17 September, Slot 2) - General Science

25 questions in the exam were based on General Science.

• Physics:  9 – 12 (Easy to Moderate)

• Chemistry: 8 – 12 (Easy to Moderate)

• Biology 8 – 11 (Easy)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (17 September, Slot 2) - General Awareness on Current Affairs

Twenty questions were asked in this section. Out of these 20 questions, 9 to 10 questions were based on current affairs.

• Bharat Stock Exchange

• Term of office of members of Rajyasabh

• Banga Bhushan award

• Author of the book (A book of light)

• Women and child development minister?

• 64th Filmfare award in 2017

• Which country will host the ISSF World Shooting Championship 2019?

More details are available in this article

RRB Group D Exam Analysis and Review: 17 September, Slot 3

Here is the difficulty level of questions and average range of attempts by the candidates

Section Name

(Number of Questions)

Difficulty Level

Average Range of Attempts by Candidates

Mathematics

(Total 25 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

15 – 20

General Intelligence & Reasoning

(Total 30 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

20 - 25

General Science

(Total 25 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

11-17

General awareness & Current Affairs

(Total 20 Questions)

Easy to Moderate

10-17

Overall

Easy to Moderate

65+

Railway Group D 2018: Exam Analysis: (17 September, Slot 3) – Mathematics

• Trigonometry: 3 to 4 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

• Percentage: 2 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

• Time, Speed and Distance: 2 to 3 Questions (Easy)

• Data Interpretation (Pie Chart): 2 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

• Geometry (circle):  1 Question (Easy)

• Average: 1 Question (Easy)

• Profit and Loss: 4 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

•Calculation of Age Based: 1 (Easy)

• Simple Interest and Compound Interest: 2 Questions (Moderate)

•Time and Work: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Other: 4 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

•Pipe and Cistern: 1 Question (Easy)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (17 September, Slot 2) - General Intelligence & Reasoning

• Percentage: 2 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

• Trigonometry: 3 to 4 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

• Data Interpretation (Pie Chart): 2 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

• Geometry (circle):  1 Question (Easy)

• Average: 1 Question (Easy)

• Profit and Loss: 4 Questions (Easy-Moderate)

•Calculation of Age Based: 1 (Easy)

• Simple Interest and Compound Interest: 2 Questions (Moderate)

•Time and Work: 2 Questions (Easy)

• Time, Speed and Distance: 2 to 3 Questions (Easy)

• Pipe and Cistern: 1 Question (Easy)

• Other: 5 Questions (Easy to Moderate)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (17 September, Slot 3) - General Science

25 questions in the exam were based on General Science.

• Chemistry: 7 – 12 (Easy to Moderate)

• Physics:  9 – 12 (Easy to Moderate)

• Biology 8 – 11 (Easy)

Railway Group D 2018 Exam Analysis: (17 September, Slot 3) - General Awareness on Current Affairs

• GES 2017

• Jayakwadi stage 1 Hydroelectric plant

• Chess champions

• Who built Konark sun temple?

• Who is the Minister of Culture?

• Official partner of hockey men's world cup 2018?

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