Selection Process, Syllabus & Best Guide Books for RRB Group D Recruitment 2019

The complete Group D/Level 1 recruitment process for the Railway Recruitment Board in 2019 shall involve the following stages -

i) Computer Based Test(s)


ii) Physical Efficiency Test (PET)

iii) Document Verification 

iv) Medical Examination

Computer Based Test(s)

Total No of Questions: 100

Duration of Exam  in Minutes: 90

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a) General Science: 25

b) Mathematics: 25

c) General Intelligence and Reasoning: 30

d) General Awareness and Current Affairs: 20

There will be negative marking and a deduction of 1/3 mark for each incorrect response.

Minimum percentage of marks required to be eligible for different categories:



OBC(Non creamy layer)-30%



These percentage of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PwBD candidates if there are not enough PwBD candidates to fill the positions designated for them.

Where a second stage CBT is deemed necessary and held to create a short list of suitable applicants for the second stage, the Railway Administration retains the right to consider the first stage CBT as a qualifying exam.

Best Guide Books for RRB NTPC Exam 2019

 1. RRB Group-D Level 1 Guide 2019 – By Arihant Expert
2. Lucent’s General Knowledge
3. Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma
4. 23 Practice Sets for RRB NTPC Stage I Exam (15 in Book + 5 Online Tests)
5.  Logical Reasoning by RS Aggarwal