RRB Group D Recruitment 2018 is one of the biggest recruitment of all time, where approximately 1.9 crore candidates are expected to appear for the Stage 1 CBT. It will begin from September 17, 2018. Since the number of candidates is so high and Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is establishing exam centers all over India. Now one can imagine the level of competition in the examination. Among so many candidate, only the best of the best will qualify. But, if you will follow these 10 last minutes preparation tips to crack RRB Group D 2018 then for sure you will succeed. The first step to success is is having a free and relaxed mind. We know tension is obvious before the but just remain calm and follow these tips to prepare well for RRB Group D 2018.

Latest : RRB Group Admit Card released on the September 13, 2018, Check Here. 

Top 10 Last Minutes Preparation Tips to Crack RRB Group D 2018 CBT

Before knowing the tips, make sure that you know the pattern of the examination. For those who are not aware of it, here are the highlights:

  • The duration of the RRB Group D Exam is 90 minutes.
  • It will be held on only in only mode.
  • In it, candidates will have to solve 100 multiple choice questions.
  • Question will be asked on Maths, Science, GK, and Reasoning.
  • For every wrong answer the examiner will deduct 0.33 marks
  • The cutoff of the exam for UR is 40%, for OBC, ST and SC it is 30%.

The top 10 last minute preparation tips to crack RRB Group D examination are:

#1 – Do Not Switch Books Right Now


Not even a week is left for RRB Group D 2018 examination to start, so it is not advisable not to jump from one book to another. Stick on to what you have been studying from and brush up your skills on that very subject. The regional books in candidates respective language is sometimes hard to find but Amazon is to your rescue and here I have provided some links to the best regional books that you can buy from there.

The Best Books For RRB Group D Preparation in Hindi and English are also mentioned below.

Books and Author Buy Here English Version Buy Here Hindi Version
Kiran’s Railway Group ‘D’ 2003-2016 Solved Paper (English) – Kiran Prakashan Buy Now Buy Now
RRB Group D Guide Hindi 2018 – Arihant Experts Buy Now Buy Now
Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Group-D (CBT) 2018 – GKP Buy Now Buy Now
Railway Group D Online CBT Practice Work Book with Solved Papers – Think Tank of Kiran Prakashan & KICX Buy Now
Railway Group ‘D’ CBT Online Exam Practice Work Book – Pratiyogita Kiran & KICX Kiran Prakashan Buy Now

Best Regional Language Books for RRB Group D Preparation.

Language Book and Author Buy Here
Bengali Railway Recruitment cell Group D Exam Practice Work Book (Bengali) – Think Tank of Kiran Prakashan Buy Now
Railway Recruitment Cell Group D Exam Practice Work Book (Bengali) – Buy Now
Gujarati Railway Group – D (In Gujarati) Liberty Publication – Mohit Unadkat Buy Now
Kannada RRB Group D CBT Exam 2018 In Kannada – Cambridge Publication Buy Now
Marathi Navdeep Railway RRB Group D – CBT 2018 – Navdeep Buy Now
Odia Kiran’s Railway Group ‘D’ Online Exam Solved Papers & Practice Work Book Odiya – Pratiyogita Kiran & KICX Kiran Prakashan Buy Now
Tamil RRC KALASI (Group D) Posts – V.V.K. Subburaj Buy Now
Telugu RRB Group D Top 25 Previous Papers – Vijeta Competitions Editorial Board Buy Now

#2-Increase Speed, Accuracy, and Knowledge With The RRB Group D Mock Test


Mock test of RRB Group D 2018 are available throughout the web. To assist you, we are providing the link to one mock test. You can use it, to prepare well for the exam and to increase your speed, accuracy, and knowledge in each subject.

  • Click here for RRB Group D 2018 Mock Test.

The official mock test is going to be released on the 10th September 2018 which is 7 days before the official exam date. It will help you in understanding how the computer based test will be. However, Group D Mock Test by RRB will not be for preparation purpose but just to make candidate aware with the process of CBT.

The M.C.Q questions in the RRB Group D exam will be from the following subjects, the important topics for them are also mentioned therefore.

Subjects Important Topics
Mathematics Pipes & Cistern,Time and Distance, Number system,Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Mensuration, Time and Work, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, Square root, Age Calculations, Calendar & Clock and BODMAS.
General Science 10th Standard Life Science Topics, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
General Knowledge The General Knowledge can consist of questions related to Sports and Culture, Politics, Science and Tech as well as Personalities.
General Reasoning Directions, Alphabetical and Number Series, Coding and Decoding,  Statement – Arguments and Assumptions etc,Mathematical operations, Relationships, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagram, Data Interpretation and Sufficiency, Conclusions and Decision making, Similarities and Differences, Analytical Reasoning, Classification and Analogies.

#3-Identify The Topics With Heavy Weight Age


When you are done with the mock test, note down where you are the most weak. Then check the notice about the expected weightage of every topic and see if your weak area acquires higher amount of weightage. If it does, then try to get your hands onto it but if it is not, you can leave it and pull your focus on the other one.

#4-Tips For Avoiding Negative Marking


The RRB group d exam is multiple choice type hence also has a negative marking scheme. Do not just tick haywire on the answer sheet. If you are confused about any question, then jump to another and complete every that you know. You can try the tough ones after you are done with those.

#5-Time Management Is Important


It is advisable to keep and set a timer alongside your table when you are giving the mock test. Set it for around 90 minutes and try to complete it in 85 minutes so that you are able to give yourself 5 minutes to revive and revise. You can practice from the mock test above and check your speed easily.

#6-Download News Application On Your Phone For Latest Updates


Watching television for watching news might divert your mind and also might waste your time. So, one very easy tip for being updated about the latest news and happenings is to download an application on your phone and turn on the push notification. The advantage of which is that you can both study and keep on reading the latest headlines simultaneously.

#7-Write To Remember


One very useful tip to remember the formulas of science and mathematics is to write them about 5 times in your notebook. This will help you to remember the formulas. You can write them and even make jingles for them.

#8-Make Abbreviations


This is a very easy method to remember the points for theory subjects such as Science and General Knowledge. If you are having difficulty in learning the steps of any scientific test or any dates for that matter. Then you can make abbreviations with the initials of the first word.

For instance, if a chemistry test has 5 points, take the initial of first word of each and this way you will remember the points.

#9-Do Not Compare Your Study Status With Friend


Our thought process can sometimes play a very bad role. Hence, do not ask and compare your status with a friend. He or she might have done a lot of topics more than you but that does not mean you are anyway behind. Trust your instincts and do not compare.

#10-Do Not Cling On One Topic


If you are stuck on one topic in the last minute, have patience! If it still is going above your head then do not cling on it. Doing this, you are neglecting other topics that you are more strong in. So, try once, twice or thrice.

Extra Info – You can download your RRB Group D Admit Card from September 13

As quoted above, the RRB Group D Admit Card will be released 4 days before the commencement of the exam so you should keep your date of birth and your registration number in hand to download it as soon as it releases.

Steps To Download

  • Go to the official website of RRB and find the link for admit card from there.
  • Now, fill in your date of birth and your registration number.
  • Fill the Captcha and submit the details
  • Download the admit card and check all your details.
  • It is advised to keep 2-3 photo copies of your admit card.
  • With the admit card, carry one photo id proof and one passport size photograph as well.

Good luck to all the RRB group d candidates.

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    1. Admit Card can be downloaded 4 days before the exam. If your exam is on the 10th, admit card can be downloaded on the 6th October.

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