SSC je civil syllabus

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2020 CBT I & CBT II

RRB NTPC Syllabus: Hello everyone, in this article we will discuss about the rrb ntpc syllabus, rrb ntpc latest notification, rrb ntpc exam date, rrb ntpc detailed syllabus structure, stages of exam and selection procedure, best books for ntpc exam and various other information.

As we all know rrb (Railway Recruitment board) has released 2019-20 recruitment notification for the various NTPC graduate and undergraduate posts.

RRB ntpc syllabus

RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) have issued the notification for the various posts. Candidates who have applied for any post can read the whole article thoroughly for the exam preparation strategy and syllabus.

This article is also useful for those candidates who want to start competitive exam preparation and are going to apply for rrb ntpc exams. 

Here, we have discussed the detailed syllabus of rrb ntpc stage 1st and stage 2nd exams.

Important dates & events

Date of Publication in RRB websites 28.02.2019
Opening  of online registration of Applications 01.03.2019 at 16.00 hrs
Closing  of online registration of Applications 31.03.2019 at 23.59 hrs
Closing Date & Time for Payment of Application Fee through:
(a) Online (Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card/UPI) 05.04.2019 at 23.59 hrs
(b) SBI Challan 05.04.2019 at 15.00 hrs
(c) Post Office Challan 05.04.2019 at 15.00 hrs
Final submission of Applications 12.04.2019 at 23.59 hrs
1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) Coming soon

 

RRB has released notification for the various posts of Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) i.e. Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice and Station Master in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways.

RRB NTPC Syllabus & Stages of exam

  • 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Computer based aptitude test (CBAT) Only for candidates who have opted for Traffic Assistant and Station Master
  • Typing skill test (TST)
  • Document verification
  • Medical examination
  • Final selection

RRB NTPC Syllabus for 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)

1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)

  • Stage 1st are common for all notified post of CEN 01/2019
  • There will be negative marking and 1/3 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer
  • Each question will be of 1 mark.
  • The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern Stage 1st

Subjects No. of Questions Total Marks Exam Duration
General Awareness 40 40 90 Minutes

 Duration

120 Minutes for eligible PwBD candidates

Mathematics 30 30
General Intelligence

and Reasoning

30 30
Total 100 100

 

For the stage 1st examination the subjects and detailed syllabus are as follows:

The stage 1st exam consists of three subjects which are Mathematics, General Intelligence and reasoning and General Awareness.

  1. Mathematics:

Number System, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportions, Percentage, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Elementary Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics etc.

      2.General Intelligence and Reasoning:

Analogies, Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical Operations, Similarities and Differences, Relationships, Analytical Reasoning, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagrams, Puzzle, Data Sufficiency, Statement- Conclusion, Statement- Courses of Action, Decision Making, Maps, Interpretation of Graphs etc.

      3.General Awareness:

Current Events of National and International Importance, Games and Sports, Art and Culture of India, Indian Literature, Monuments and Places of India, General Science and Life Science (up to 10th CBSE), History of India and Freedom Struggle, Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World, Indian Polity and Governance- constitution and political system, General Scientific and Technological Developments including Space and Nuclear Program of India, UN and Other important World Organizations, Environmental Issues Concerning India and World at Large, Basics of Computers and Computer Applications, Common Abbreviations, Transport Systems in India, Indian Economy, Famous Personalities of India and World, Flagship Government Programs, Flora and Fauna of India, Important Government and Public Sector Organizations of India etc.

RRB NTPC Syllabus for 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)

2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)

  • There will be negative marking and 1/3 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer
  • Each question will be of 1 mark.
  • The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern Stage 2nd

Subjects No. of Questions Total Marks Exam Duration
General Awareness 50 40 90 Minutes

 Duration

120 Minutes for eligible PwBD candidates 

Mathematics 35 30
General Intelligence

and Reasoning

35 30
Total 120 120

For the stage 2nd examination the subjects and detailed syllabus are as follows:

The stage 2nd exam also consists of three subjects which are Mathematics, General Intelligence and reasoning and General Awareness.

1.Mathematics:

Number System, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportions, Percentage, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Elementary Algebra, Geometry and  Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics etc.

2.General Intelligence and Reasoning:

Analogies, Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical Operations, Similarities and Differences, Relationships, Analytical Reasoning, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagrams, Puzzle, Data Sufficiency, Statement- Conclusion, Statement- Courses of Action, Decision Making, Maps, Interpretation of Graphs etc.

3.General Awareness:

Current Events of National and International Importance, Games and Sports, Art and Culture of India, Indian Literature, Monuments and Places of India, General Science and Life Science (up to 10th CBSE), History of India and Freedom Struggle, Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World, Indian Polity and Governance- constitution and political system, General Scientific and Technological Developments including Space and Nuclear Program of India, UN and Other important World Organizations, Environmental Issues Concerning India and World at Large, Basics of Computers and Computer Applications, Common Abbreviations, Transport Systems in India, Indian Economy, Famous Personalities of India and  World, Flagship Government Programs, Flora and Fauna of India, Important Government and Public Sector Organizations of India etc.

Computer based aptitude test (CBAT)

This Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) is only for the candidates who have opted for Traffic Assistant and Station Master post.

Typing skill test

  • After clearing stage 1st and stage 2nd aspirants will appear for the typing skill test.
  • For the posts Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist and Junior Time Keeper.
  • Typing Skill Test will be of qualifying nature (marks obtained in typing skill test shall not be added for making merit)
  • The aspirants typing speed should be 30 words per minute (WPM) in English or 25 WPM in Hindi on Personal Computer without using any editing tools and spell check facility. 
  • Exemption in Typing Skill Test may be only extended to candidates who are permanently disabled due to Blindness/Low Vision, Cerebral Palsy & LocoMotor Disability with not less than 40% permanent disability

Document verification

After clearing stage 1st CBT, 2nd stage CBT or CBAT as applicable candidates equal to the number of vacancies will be called for Document Verification (DV) as per their merit and options.

Best books for ntpc exam

There are plenty of books which are available in the market for the various exams. Here we will try to suggest to you some of the best books for the rrb ntpc exam from our analysis and research.

RRB NTPC Books for Mathematics

  • Quantitative Aptitude by Rs aggarwal
  • Play with Advanced Maths by Abhinay
  • Magical Book on Quicker Maths
  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

RRB NTPC Books for Reasoning

  • A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by Rs aggarwal
  • A New Approach to REASONING Verbal & Non-Verbal by B.S. Sijwalii and Indu Sijwali
  • Shortcuts in Reasoning by Disha Experts

RRB NTPC Books for General Awareness

  • General Knowledge by Manohar Pandey
  • Lucent’s Samanya Gyan

Here we have listed some of the best books for the rrb ntpc exam, candidates can refer to these books for the exam preparation. Candidates can buy these books from their nearby bookseller or it is easily available online to buy.

FAQ Related to RRB NTPC 

What is the syllabus and subject for RRB NTPC stage 1st and stage 2nd exam?

There are 3 subjects for the stage 1st and stages 2nd exams which are as follows: General intelligence, Mathematics and reasoning. For more detail check the above article.

What is the time duration for RRB NTPC stage 1st and stage 2nd exam?

The time duration for both the exams are 90 minutes and 120 Minutes for eligible PwBD candidates

What are the total numbers of questions asked in stage 1st and stage 2nd exam?

The total number of questions asked in stage 1st are 100 questions and stage 2nd exam has 120 questions.

What is the negative marking method for stage 1st and stage 2nd exam?

There are the same negative marking apply for both exams There will be 1/3 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer.

What is the mode of examination of stage 1st and stage 2nd exam?

Both exams will be online computer based tests (CBT).

Conclusion

RRB NTPC issued various vacancies every year for the various posts which are listed above. Any aspirants who have missed out 2019-20 vacancy opportunities don’t need to panic, start the preparation for the upcoming railway vacancy. There are plenty of opportunities in railways.

All the best. 

Leave a Comment