RRB Group D Exam 2018: Paper analysis by exam expert

RRB Group D Exam 2018: Paper analysis of first shift by exam expert

The overall difficulty level of RRB Group D CBT Exam (Shift-I) was Moderate.

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducted the biggest exam of the country, that is, RRB Group D today, on September 17, 2018.

In an attempt to provide clarity to all the candidates about their performance, here’s a look at RRB Group D exam analysis for the first shift.

For the students who are yet to appear for RRB Group D CBT 2018, it is necessary to go through this exam analysis as it will help a lot to understand the pattern of questions.

Here’s a look at the analysis:

The exam consisted of four sections, including mathematics, general intelligence and reasoning, general science, and general awareness.

The difficulty level of RRB Group D CBT (Shift-I):

The overall difficulty level of RRB Group D CBT (Shift-I) was moderate.

Let us dig a bit deeper and understand the construct of the paper section-wise-

1. Mathematics (easy-moderate)

For day 1, the level of difficulty of RRB Group D exam was easy to moderate.

Mathematics section included 25 questions.

Topics covered in this section are as follows:

  • SI, CI: 2-3 Questions
  • Pipe & Cistern: 1 Questions
  • Profit/ Loss: 3-4 Questions
  • Time, Speed and Distance: 2 Questions
  • Average: 1 Question
  • Trigonometry: 3 Questions
  • Percentage: 2 Questions
  • DI (Pie Chart): 2 Questions
  • Ages: 1 Question
  • Time and Work: 2 Questions
  • Geometry (circle): 1 Question
  • Miscellaneous: 5 Questions

2. General Intelligence (easy-moderate)

Questions from general awareness ranged from easy to moderate. Reasoning section included as many as 30 questions.

Few topics covered in this section were as follows:

  • Syllogism – 4-5 Questions
  • Analogy – 3 Questions
  • Series – 2 Questions
  • Odd one Out – 4 Question
  • Venn Diagram – 2-3 Questions
  • Mirror Image – 1 Questions
  • Direction – 2 Question
  • Statement & Conclusion – 2 Questions
  • Coding – Decoding – 2-3 Questions
  • Calendar – 2 Question
  • Odd One Out – 1 Question
  • Direction – 1 Question
  • Counting Figure – 1 Question

3. General Science (easy-moderate)

The general science paper of RRL Group D exam consisted of physics, life science, and chemistry.

25 questions were asked from these topics.

  • Physics: 9-11
  • Chemistry: 8-9
  • Biology: 9-10