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How to cover RRB Group D syllabus through books?

The honor of being the largest railway network globally belongs to the Indian Railways. The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts various RRB exams to select candidates for multiple levels of job positions available in the Indian railways. The vacancy of entry-level jobs in Indian railways is filled by selecting candidates who qualify for the  RRB Group D exam.

RRB Group D selection process

The RRB Group D selection process involves four different stages:

  • Computer-Based Test (CBT)
  • Physical Efficiency Test (PET)
  • Document Verification (DV)
  • Medical Examination

RRB Group D exam details

Among the four different stages, the computer-based test (CBT) plays an essential role in the selection of candidates in RRB Group D. Candidates appearing for the RRB Group D exam are tested in various sections, like general intelligence and reasoning, general science, mathematics, general awareness, and current affairs. The section-wise question count and mark allotment of the RRB Group D exam is given in the below table:

SectionsNo of questionsMarks
General Intelligence and Reasoning3030
General Science2525
Mathematics2525
General Awareness and Current Affairs2020
Total100100

The detailed RRB Group D syllabus is available in BYJU’S Exam Prep and can be referred to for the preparation of the RRB Group D exam.

Recommended books for the RRB Group D exam 

The RRB Group D syllabus can be covered by referring to some famous recommended books. 

  • General Intelligence and Reasoning Books 

The general intelligence and reasoning syllabus of RRB Group D can be covered by referring to

Author NameBook Name 
Edgar ThorpeTest of Reasoning
R. S AggarwalA Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning
A. K GuptaLogical and Analytical Reasoning
B. S SijwaliA New Approach To Reasoning
MK PandeyAnalytical Reasoning
Kuwar Ishwar Singh RathoreGeneral Intelligence and Reasoning
  • General Science Books 

The general science syllabus of RRB Group D can be covered by referring to

Publisher NameBook Name 
Lucent Publication     Lucent’s General Knowledge (Science section)
BK Editorial BoardGeneral Science for Competitive Exams (Objective & Subjective)
Disha PublicationRapid Fire GK Book
NCERTNCERT Science Textbooks
Dr. Md. Usmangani AnsariGeneral Science for Indian Railways RRB Exams
  • Mathematics Books for Group D Exam

The mathematics syllabus of RRB Group D can be covered by referring to

Author NameBook Name 
M. Tyra, K. KundanPractice Book on Quicker Maths, 2nd Edition
R. S AggarwalQuantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations 17th Edition
Rajesh VarmaFast Track Objective Arithmetic
Abhijit GuhaQuantitative Aptitude for All Competitive Examinations
Disha PublicationQuantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation
Arun SharmaQuantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness and Current Affairs Books for Group D Exam

The general awareness and current affairs syllabus of RRB Group D can be covered by referring to

Publisher NameBook Name 
Lucent PublicationLucent’s General Knowledge
Upkar PublicationPratiyogita Darpan
Malayala ManoramaManorama Year Book (English)
Manohar PandeyArihant General Knowledge
  • Top Recommended Complete Guide Books

Some of the top 5 recommended books which act as a complete guide to the RRB Group D syllabus are mentioned below. These books comprise various previous-years solved question papers and solved question sets. These books are available on even famous e-commerce shopping websites.

Book NamePublisher Name
18 Practice Sets for RRB/ RRC Group D Level 1 Exam with 3 Online Tests 3rd Edition Paperback – 1 April 2022Disha Experts
101 Topic-wise Speed Tests for RRB/ RRC Group D Exam with 14 Practice Sets (10 in book & 4 Online CBT) 3rd Edition Paperback – 1 April 2022Disha Experts
RRB Group D Level 1 Guide 2022 Paperback – 10 January 2022Arihant Experts
RRB Group D Level 1 Solved Papers and Practice Sets 2022 Paperback – 10 January 2022Arihant Experts
Railway General Studies Chapter wise book I English medium Paperback – 25 March 2022Pinnacle Publications

Mobeen Ahmed

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