# RRB NTPC Syllabus

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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)

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### 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 2. History 3. Geography 4. Constitution Indian constitution 5. General Science 6. 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.

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