rrb ntpc syllabus and exam pattern

The Railway recruitment board has released the recruitment notification for various posts including the NTPC which is non-technical popular categories and other level of posts as well. Candidates who are applying for the examination must know the exact syllabus and as well as the pattern before they appear for the exam.

RRB NTPC recruitment 2019 is to be held for 1, 30,000 post out of which 35,277 vacancies are for RRB NTPC post. So it is advised that the examination is going to be tough therefore the candidates who are appearing for the examination must be thorough with the exam pattern and RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019 in order to avoid small mistakes which can lead to the missing of the opportunity.

In order to grab your seat for RRB NTPC the candidate must go through the syllabus as well as the RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2019 in order to get the exact idea about the questions which will be asked and on what topics that will be based.

It is necessary that the candidates must know the syllabus before they appear for the examinations so that they are prepared well about the types of questions that are asked in the examination. The candidate must also know the pattern of the question paper that there will be no descriptive question paper in the first level and the candidates will be given OMR sheets in order to fill in the correct option.

However, that will be a multiple-choice question and all the candidates who are appearing for the examination must be really well through with the syllabus in order to get the best results and not to miss this opportunity.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2019

The exam pattern of RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2019 will be conducted as per the below mentioned procedure (step by step). So, all the candidates who have been appearing for the examination must go through it thoroughly.

  1. First Stage – CBT exam
  2. Second Stage – CBT exam
  3. Typing Test (Skill Test)
  4. Aptitude Test
  5. Document Verification
  6. Medical Examination

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern for First Stage

It is important that the candidates must go through the pattern before they appear for the exam!

S. No Sections (Questions to be asked upon) Number of Questions Total Marks Time allotted
1. General Awareness 40 40 90 minutes
2. Mathematics 30 30
3. General Intelligence and Reasoning 30 30
Total 100 100

Note:

  1. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  2. There will be no marks deducted for any question which is left unanswered.

Exam Pattern for the Second Stage

Candidate who would have completed the first stage and have verified the results must be waiting for the next exam. Here is the RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2019 for the second stage!

Sections (Questions to be asked upon) Number of Questions Total Marks Time allotted
General Questions Awareness 50 50 90 minutes
Mathematics 35 35
General Intelligence and Reasoning 35 35
Total 120 120

Note:

  1. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
  2. There will be no marks deducted for any question which is left unanswered.

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019

As the candidates would by now have seen the exam pattern, it’s time that to prepare well the candidate must also know the exam syllabus. Below given is the exam pattern for the examination. All the aspiring candidates must look at the details to score good marks!

Mathematics:

Candidates must have general information regarding the syllabus and topics asked in the subject category! There are total 13 sections!

Sections Topics
Simplification BODMAS RuleFractionsApproximate ValueSurds & Indices
Interest Problems on Simple InterestProblems on Compound InterestInstallments
Percentage Calculation on Basic Percentage Problems
Ratio & Proportion Problems on Simple RatiosProblems on Compound RatioDirect/Indirect Proportions
Average Problems on AverageProblems on WeightProblems on HeightProblems on Marks
Problems on Ages Basic Problems
Speed, Time and Distance Problems on AverageProblems on Relative SpeedsProblems on Boats, Train etc.
Algebra Basic Linear Equation in One variableBasic Linear Equation in two variable
Profit & Loss Problems on Profit/LossDishonest/Successive DealingsPartnerships
Number Series Complete the SeriesFinding Missing/Wrong Term
Mensuration Problems on Plane Figures: Square, Rectangle, Circle etc.
Time and Work Problems on Work EfficiencyProblems on WagesProblems on Pipes
Mixture Problems Make a mixture from two or more entries/mixtures

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Candidates must have general information regarding the syllabus and topics asked in the subject category! There are total 11 sections!

Sections Topics
Classification NumberLetter & Meaningful WordsGK Based Questions
Analogy NumberGeneral KnowledgeMeaning & Letter Based Questions
Series number & Alphabet Series
Coding-Decoding Letter ShiftingCoding Letters by wordsCoding by AnalogyCoding-Decoding based on NumbersOperations on Place ValueCoding & Decoding on Fictitious Language
Blood Relations family Tree ProblemsGeneral Blood Relation Problems
Clock and Calendar Calendar Based QuestionsQuestions on Time & Clock Hands
Ordering and Ranking Simple ranking Questions
Directions and Distances Simple Problems on DirectionsFormula Based Distance Questions
Word Formation Arranging words in meaningful order
Non-Verbal Reasoning Complete the PatternFigure Based AnalogyClassificationSeriesCube Based Questions
Others Missing NumberVenn DiagramPuzzle

General Awareness

Candidates must have general information regarding the syllabus and topics asked in the subject category! There are total 2 sections!

Sections Topics
Current Affairs/General Awareness EconomicsCurrent AffairsGeographyHistoryPolityComputersSportsLiteratureAwardsBooks and AuthorsMiscellaneous
General Science EnvironmentLiving OrganismLife Processes in Organisms and PlantsHeredity and EvolutionNatural ResourcesAtoms and MoleculesChemical Reactions and EquationsAcid, Bases and SaltsMetals and Non-MetalsPeriodic TableForce and Laws of MotionsWork and EnergySoundLightElectricitySources of EnergyDiseases, Reasons and CureImprovement in Food Resources

English

Candidates must have general information regarding the syllabus and topics asked in the subject category! There are total 4 sections!

Sections Topics
Fill In the Blanks GrammarVocabulary
One Word Substitution Simple to difficult questions
Synonyms & Antonyms Simple to difficult questions
Spellings Simple to difficult questions

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