RRB NTPC Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2020

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2020

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Those candiate who are preparing for RRB NTPC Exam 2020, they need to know the syllabus & exam pattern for this examination.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2020: As You know, Railway Recruitment Board is going to conduct RRB Non- Technical Popular Categories examination this year. In this article we have shared the offical Exam Pattern & Syllabus of RRB NTPC Exam 2019 including first stage CBT,Second Stage CBT exam details.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2020

Railway Recruitment Board is going to conduct RRB non-technical popular Categories exam to recruit 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.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2020
RRB NTPC Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2020

It is very important to know the syllabus and exam pattern before appearing in the examination. Through this article, you will be able to understand the syllabus and exam pattern of RRB NTPC exam closely. Along with this, you can see the important dates, selection process and some important information of this NTPC recruitment

RRB NTPC Exam 2020: Overview

We have provided some important information about this recruitment below.

Name of Recruitment RRB NTPC Recruitment 2020
Organised By Railway Recruitment Board
Post Name Non-Technical Popular Categories
Post Category  Latest News
Total No. of Vacancies 35,208
Notification Released Date 28th February 2019
Job Type Central Level Job
Job Location All Across India
Exam Type Online (CBT)
Official Website http://www.indianrailways.gov.in/

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2020

Below we have provided exam pattern of Tier 1 and Tier 2 of this exam. Let me tell you that those who qualify in Tier 1 will be called for Tier 2.

RRB NTPC Tier 1 Exam Pattern

Subject No. Of Questions No. Of Marks Time Duration
Mathematics 30 30 90 Minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning 30 30
General Awareness 40 40
Total 100 100
  • Total time duration for tier 1 exam will be 90 minutes.
  • Total marks will be 100, in which 1 mark will be prescribed for each question.
  • For every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.
  • The exam duration for PWD candidates is 120 minutes.
    The first stage CBT is of screening in nature.

RRB NTPC Tier 2 Exam Pattern

Subject No. Of Questions No. Of Marks Time Duration
Mathematics 35 35 90 Minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning 35 35
General Awareness 50 50
Total 120 120
  • Total time duration for this exam will be 90 minutes.
  • The time duration fo PWD candiates will be 2 hours.
  • The level of questions will be different for different level of posts.
  • Normalization will be applied.
  • For every wrong answer 1/3 marks will be deducted.

RRB NTPC Selcetion Process

The recruitment process shall involve 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT), 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT), Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable) and Document Verification/Medical Examination. Selection will made strictly as per merit, on the basis of below mentioned recruitment stages.

  • 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination

Based on the performance of candidates in the Stage-1 and Stage-2 exam, they would be required to go for the Skill Test/Aptitude Test/Document Verification. Candidate who will qualify the first stage CBT they will be called for Second Stage CBT.
Different test exam is prescribed for different post which is present below.

RRB NTPC Post Wise Exam Summary

Name of the post Level in
7th CPC
1st stage 2nd stage CBT Skill Test
Junior Clerk cum
2 Common For All Posts Common
For all
Level 2
Typing Skill Test
Accounts Clerk cum
2 Typing Skill Test
Junior Time Keeper 2 Typing Skill Test
Trains Clerk 2
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 3 Separate for
Level 3 post
Traffic Assistant 4 Separate for
Level 4 post
Based Aptitude
Goods Guard 5 Common
Level 5
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5
Senior Clerk cum
5 Typing Skill Test
Junior Account
Assistant cum Typist
5 Typing Skill Test
Senior Time Keeper 5 Typing Skill Test
6 Common
all Level 6
Station Master 6 Computer
Based Aptitude

RRB NTPC Typing Skill Test (TST)

  • Qualifying in nature.
  • Eight times the number of vacancies will be called for typing test.
  • The candidates should be able to type 30 words per minute (WPM) in English or 25 WPM in Hindi on Personal Computer only without editing tools and spell check facility.

RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus

In this section we will discuss the Subject wise Exam Syllabus for RRB NTPC Exam. Candidate can also download RRB NTPC Syllabus through the download link given below.

The subjects covered in the syllabus are as follows:

  • General Awareness
  • Mathematics
  • General Intelligence and Reasoning.

RRB NTPC Mathematics Syllabus

Math level of both tiers of RRB NTPC exam is almost same which is present below.

  • Number System
  • Time and Work
  • Decimals
  • Time and Distance
  • Fractions
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • LCM and HCF
  • Profit and Loss
  • Rations and Proportions
  • Elementary Algebra
  • Percentage
  • Geometry and Trigonometry
  • Mensuration
  • Elementary Statistics

RRB NTPC Reasoning Syllabus

The syllabus of the reasoning present below shows the Tier 1 and Tier 2 syllabus of the RRB NTPC exam.

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

RRB NTPC General Awareness Syllabus

Below is the syllabus of General Awareness which has been given for RRB NTPC’s Tier 1 and Tier 2 exam.

  • National and International Current Events
  • Common Abbreviations
  • Games and Sports
  • Transport Systems in India
  • Art and Culture of India
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian Literature
  • Famous Personalities of India
  • Famous Personalities of World
  • Monuments of India
  • Flagship Government Programs
  • General and Life Science
  • Flora and Fauna of India
  • History of India and Freedom Struggle
  • Important Government Organizations of India
  • Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India
  • General Scientific and Technological Developments of India
  • Indian Polity and Governance
  • Environmental Issues Concerning India and World at large
  • UN and Other Important World Organisations
  • Basics of Computers

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RRB NTPC 2020- Frequently Asked Questions

Q.When will the RRB NTPC 2020 exam be conducted?

Ans. The examination date for RRB NTPC Tier 1 examination is not updated yet. The tier 1 computer based examination is tentively scheduled in the month of May -June 2020.

Q. What is the full form of RRB NTPC?

Ans. The full form of NTPC Is Non-technical popular Categories and this examination will be conducted by Raiway Recruiment Board.

Q. When I can download the admit card for RRB NTPC exam?

Ans. You can download your admit card before 4 days of your exam.

Q. What is the selection process of RRB NTPC Exam?

Ans. The first stage of selection process is First Stage CBT then 2nd Stage CBT. After these examination candidate will be called for skill test or typing test.

Q. How many total vacancy in RRB NTPC 2019?

Ans.. There are total 35,208 Vacancies to be filled in rrb ntpc 2019.


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