RRB NTPC Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019

RRB NTPC Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019

RRB NTPC Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019
RRB NTPC Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019

The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts the RRB NTPC exam every year to fill in vacancies under Non-technical Popular Categories. This year, RRB NTPC Recruitment will begin from February 28, 2019. A notice by the board is already released regarding the recruitment. As the exam dates are not yet notified, candidates who are aspiring for RRB jobs can start their preparation in advance. To kickstart your preparation for upcoming RRB NTPC exam, we have provided the detailed RRB NTPC Syllabus and Exam Pattern. Go through the blog to know more in detail.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2019

The RRB NTPC Examination comprises of three stages: Prelims, Mains, and Personal Interview. We have provided the exam pattern separately for Prelims and Mains. Check out the below table to know the detailed exam pattern.

RRB NTPC Prelims Exam Pattern 2019

The RRB NTPC Prelims Exam is the 1st Stage that will comprise of 4 sections i.e. Arithmetic Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence, General Awareness, and General Science.

  • There will be a total of 100 questions of 1 mark each.
  • The total time duration to complete the exam is 90 minutes.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer.
Name of the Section No. of Questions Asked Marks Allotted
Arithmetic Ability 20 20
Reasoning & General Intelligence 25 25
General Awareness 30 30
General Science 25 25
Total 100 100

RRB NTPC Mains Exam Pattern 2019

The RRB NTPC Mains Exam will also comprise of 4 sections as like the Prelims Exam.

  • The total number of questions will be of 120 with a total of 90 minutes.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer.
Name of the Section No. of Questions Asked Marks Allotted
Arithmetic Ability 30 30
Reasoning & General Intelligence 30 30
General Awareness 30 30
General Science 30 30
Total 120 120

RRB NTPC Previous Year Question Papers

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019

The syllabus for both RRB NTPC Prelims & Mains Exam will be the same. The only difference between the two exams will be the exam pattern. Candidate can check the below listed RRB NTPC Syllabus details

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019 – Arithmetic Ability

  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graphs, Pie Charts, Line Graphs, tables etc.)
  •  Time & Work
  •  Time & Distance (Boats & Streams, Trains etc.)
  •  Pipe & Cistern
  •  Profit & Loss
  •  Margins & Discounts
  •  Simplification
  •  Speed Calculation
  •  Averages
  • Problems on Age
  • Linear/ Quadratic Equations
  • Simple/ Compound Interest
  • Area & Volume

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019 – Reasoning & General Intelligence

  • Analogy
  •  Equality/Inequality
  •  Classification of the Odd pair
  •  Syllogism
  •  Alphanumeric Series
  •  Decision Making
  •  Blood Relation
  •  Direction Sense
  •  Visual Reasoning (Pattern Detection, Hidden Images, Embedded Images, Mirror Images, Figure Matrix etc.)
  • Statement Argument
  • Statement Conclusion
  • Statement Interference
  • Problem Solving
  • Eligibility Test
  • Verbal & Visual Analysis
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  •  Sitting /Circular Arrangements
  •  Puzzles/Complex Arrangement

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019 – General Awareness

  • Indian Economy
  • Indian History
  • Indian Geography
  • Indian Railways (Facts & Figures, History)
  • Indian Polity
  • Indian Culture & Heritage
  • Current Affairs (National, International. Organizations, Person in News, Deaths & Demises, Awards, Science & Technology, Sports, Government Policies etc.)
  • Static Affairs (National, International, Organizations, Awards & Honours, Science & Technology, Yearbook, Days, Dates etc.)

RRB NTPC Study Materials

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019 – General Science

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Environmental Studies

Candidates are suggested to go through the syllabus and exam pattern carefully before starting your preparation. You can buy the latest and updated RRB NTPC Books pdf to enhance your preparation for the exam 2019.

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