# Mathematics Topics for Railway Group D & RRB ALP/Technician 2018

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

This year, there are around 26000+ vacancies for the post of Assistant Loco Pilot & Technician, and 62000+ vacancies for the post of Railway Group D recruitment. Many of you have just started preparing for RRB Railways Exam 2018. In RRB ALP & Group D Tier I, Mathematics has an important role to play. If you are clear with your basics, this section can help you increase your overall score.

The first & foremost step is to know the most important topics for RRB ALP/ Technician & Group D exam 2018. Studying days & nights for a less important topic will prove futile. Here, we are going to list down the important Maths topics for RRB ALP/ Technician 2018 exam. Read this article till the end as we have a surprise for you at the end of this article.

## Mathematics Topics for RRB Group D & ALP/Technician 2018

### Covering major topics: What to focus upon?

Let us now go through the list of important areas of Maths section. A few sections in Mathematics should be given more importance. Students are advised to prepare in accordance with the list given below:

• Speed, Distance & Time
• Profit & Loss
• Percentage
• Average
• Mixtures & Allegations
• Partnership
• Time, work & wages
• Basics of Trigonometry
• Simplification
• Number system
• LCM & HCF
• Geometry Basic questions
• Ratio and Proportion
• Perimeter, Area & Volume
• Simple and Compound Interest

From the list of above-given topics, Simplification, Profit & Loss, Average, Time & work and Number system topics covered a major portion of Maths section in the previous years’ exams. Some crisp and to-the-point short-tricks will help you prepare well for Mathematics. The short tricks will not only boost your confidence but also save your valuable time. Write down short tricks on a separate notebook & revise the formula every night before going to bed. This will help you remember the tricks in the exam.

Now, as promised, it is time to open up our surprise for you. Given below is the quiz based on all the topics given above. Can you score 11/15? Tell us in the comments section below!

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