RRB NTPC Syllabus 2020 Exam Pattern with PDF 1st 2nd CBT

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Railway Recruitment board of all regions conduct online written examination for Assistant Station Master, Goods Guard, and other posts of NTPC. There shall be two stage CBT (Computer Based Test) for all the notified categories of posts followed by qualifying Skill (Typing) Test or Aptitude Test, wherever applicable and Document Verification. Those candidates who want to get selected should prepare better if they want to clear the exam. Here you can check RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus of both 1st & 2nd Stage CBT exam. You can also download PDF of both CBT syllabus from direct link below.

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2020 & Exam Pattern - Railway Recruitment Board Syllabus 1st & 2nd CBT exam Pattern & PDF

RRB NTPC Question papers shall be of Objective Multiple Choice Type and will be
in English, Hindi, Urdu and local languages. The standard of questions for CBT (Computer Based Test) will be generally in conformity with the educational standards prescribed for the posts.
RRB NTPC Syllabus & Selection process
Selection is made strictly according to merit on the basis of 2nd CBT/online examination (AND Aptitude Test CBAT, Typing skill test TST wherever applicable). Based on the performance of candidates in the 2nd CBT /online examination and Aptitude Test/ Typing Skill Test , wherever applicable, candidates equal to the number of vacancies are called for document verification in the main list. In addition, 50% extra candidates will also be called but they will only be considered for empanelment if there is a shortfall / not joining of candidates.

1st CBT RRB NTPC Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020

1st CBT will have 100 objective questions carrying 100 marks with duration of 90 minutes (120 minutes for PwBD).

  • Total Questions: 100
  • Total Marks: 100
  • Time: 90 minutes
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Mode of Exam: Computer based test (CBT)
  • Negative marking: 1/3 marks for each to be deducted if incorrect answer is given.

Section-wise details:

  • General Awareness: 40 marks 40 questions
  • Mathematics: 30 marks 30 questions
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning: 30 marks 30 questions

RRB NTPC syllabus 2020 of these sections in 1st CBT is given below.
a. 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.

b. 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.

c. 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.

Check Full Syllabus of RRB NTPC 1st CBT from official notification in image below.
Check RRB NTPC 1st CBT Syllabus & Exam Pattern

2nd CBT RRB NTPC Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020

20 times the vacancies, candidates will be called for 2nd CBT. Separate 2nd Stage CBT shall be taken for Level 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 with graded difficulty level. All posts falling within same level of 7th CPC shall have a common 2nd stage CBT. Check more details in below image.

2nd CBT RRB NTPC Syllabus: 2nd stage CBT (Computer Based test) is likely to include questions pertaining to General Awareness, Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning. The duration of 2nd stage CBT will be of 90 minutes covering 120 multiple choice objective questions.

Questions will be asked from following sections.
RRB NTPC 2nd CBT Exam Pattern
Questions / marks Time Section-wise Questions / marks
General Awareness 120 90 minutes (120 min. for PwBD) 50
Mathematics 35
General Intelligence and Reasoning 35
Negative marking of 1/3 is applicable (1/3 marks to be deducted for each wrong answer).

RRB NTPC 2nd CBT Syllabus 2020:
This syllabus is same as of 1st CBT given above.

Check Official Railway NTPC 2nd CBT syllabus 2020 page from notification in image below.
Railway NTPC Syllabus 2020 & Exam pattern for 2nd cbt

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories for both CBT: 

  • UR: 40%
  • EWS: 40%
  • OBC (NCL) -30%
  • SC-30%
  • ST-25%. 

There may be 2% relaxation for PwBD candidates in case of shortage against vacancies reserved for them.

For Aptitude Test,
candidates are advised to visit websites of RDSO (www.rdso.indianrailways.gov.in
- Directorates - Psycho Technical Directorate - candidates Corner for question patterns
& other details.

RRB Typing Test Pattern
For the posts of Sr. Cierk Cum Typist, JAA, Sr.Time Keeper) Typing Skill Test of 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 shall be called for. The candidates should be able to type 30 WPM in English or 25 WPM in Hindi on Personal Computer only with disabling editing tools and spell check facility. For guidelines of those who appear for skill test in Hindi, KrutiDev and Mangal font shall be made available for skill test on Personal Computer. The merit will be drawn only for the candidates qualified in the typing skill test based on performance in CBT.
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