RRB NTPC Syllabus

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rrb ntpc syllabus 2019

If you are going to attend the RRB NTPC exam, before that you should understand the RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019. The knowledge of syllabus is very important to clear any exam because Syllabus helps you to make a plan for preparation according to topics.

RRB NTPC Syllabus

The syllabus is necessary for all the exams, it gives an idea about the division of questions, exam duration, and weight of marks. You can check complete RRB NTPC syllabus 2019 details below:

RRB NTPC syllabus has divided into 3 Stages. 

1. First Stage CBT – Preliminary Exam Syllabus

2. Second Stage CBT – Main Exam Syllabus

3. Skill Test (Computer Based Aptitude Test/Typing Skill Test) (based on the posts)

After knowing about the syllabus, you can start your practice from Railway GK Questions and Answers.

1. CBT – Preliminary Exam Syllabus

Sections

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Duration

Mathematics

30

30

90 minutes

General Intelligence and Reasoning

30

30

General Awareness

40

40

Total

100

100

All questions are asked objective type in the exam.

  • Minimum percentage marks for all eligible candidates in various categories: UR-40%, EWS-40%, OBC (Non-creamy layer) -30%, SC-30%, ST-30%.
  • In Computer Based Test (CBT) -1  are asked total of 100 questions.
  • The total duration of the exam will be 90 minutes (1.5 hours) for eligible PwBD candidates.
  • There will be negative marking(1/3 mark) for each wrong answer to the question shown in the exam. 

According to the RRB NTPC Syllabus, the first Phase (CBT 1) has consisted of three subjects like General Intelligence, General Awareness, Quantitative aptitude.

Mathematics:

This paper tests the ability of appropriate use of numbers and number sense of the candidate.

S.no.

Topic Name

S.no.

Topic Name

S.no.

Topic Name

1.

Number System

8.

Mensuration

15.

Geometry and Trigonometry

2.

Decimals

9.

Time and Work

16.

Elementary Statistics

3.

Fractions

10.

Time and Distance



4.

LCM

11.

Simple Interest



5.

HCF

12.

Compound Interest



6.

Ratio and Proportions

13.

Profit and Loss



7.

Percentage

14.

Elementary Algebra




General intelligence & reasoning:

the main purpose of this test is to check your mental ability & logical thinking.

S.no.

Topic Name

S.no.

Topic Name

S.no.

Topic Name

1.

Analogies

7.

Syllogism

13.

Statement- Courses of Action

2.

Coding and Decoding

8.

Jumbling

14.

Decision Making

3.

Mathematical Operations

9.

Venn Diagrams

15.

Maps

4.

Similarities and Differences

10.

Puzzle

16.

Interpretation of Graphs

5.

Relationships

11.

Data Sufficiency



6.

Analytical Reasoning

12.

Statement- Conclusion




General awareness:

General awareness is high scoring subject than any other subject. This paper is comprised of current affairs, History, Culture, Geography, Economic Scene, General Policy & Scientific Research.

S.NO.

Topic Name

Sub-topic

1.

Current Affairs

(a) Science

(b) Sports

(c) Politics

(d) Technology

(e) Environment

(f) Art & Culture

2.

History  

(a) Modern History

(b) Medieval History

(c) Ancient History

(d) World History

3.

Geography

(a) Indian Geography

(b) World Geography

4.

Constitution

Indian constitution

5.

General Science

Biology, Chemistry, Physics

6.

Economy

Indian Economy

7.

Polity

Indian Polity


2. Second Stage CBT – Main Exam Syllabus

According to the RRB NTPC Syllabus, the second Phase (CBT 2) has consisted of three subjects like General Intelligence, General Awareness, Quantitative aptitude. But the level of CBT 2 exam is more difficult than the first stage.

Sections

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Duration

Mathematics

35

35

90 minutes

General Intelligence and Reasoning

35

35

General Awareness

50

50

Total

120

120

All questions are asked objective type in the exam.

  • Minimum percentage marks for all eligible candidates in various categories: UR-40%, EWS-40%, OBC (Non-creamy layer) -30%, SC-30%, ST-30%.
  • In Computer Based Test (CBT) -2  are asked total of 120 questions.
  • The total duration of the exam will be 120 minutes (2 hours) for eligible PwBD candidates.
  • There will be negative marking(1/3 mark) for each wrong answer to the question shown in the exam. 
  • The level of questions varies for posts that are on different levels

3. Skill Test (Computer Based Aptitude Test/Typing Skill Test) (based on the posts) : 

  • 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 and spell check tools in the third stage.
  • Typing Skill Test (TST) is qualifying nature (marks obtained in typing skill test shall not be added for making merit) shall be conducted for which the number of candidates equal to eight times the number of vacancies for each of the community shall be called for.

Conclusion:

A candidate will scores good marks in the exam if having a clear understanding of the RRB NTPC exam syllabus. I hope this updated RRB NTPC syllabus will be helpful for gaining confidence and for your exam preparation.

If you have any problem or have any queries regarding RRB NTPC syllabus 2019, ask me in the comment section.

Thanks for reading and good luck for the exam.

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