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Railway RRB NTPC

The Railway NTPC Syllabus comprises of the following subjects:

       1. General Awareness

       2. General Intelligence

       3. Arithmetic Ability

       4. General Science

The detailed syllabus of each section is provided below.

General Awareness 

This Section is very important for RRB NTPC Exam. The Questions from this section is based on the following topics.

    • Current Affairs -National and International

    • History -India And World

    • General Science

    • Indian Economy

    • Indian Geography

    • Indian Constitution

    • Indian Culture and Heritage

    • Indian Polity

    • Science and Technology Etc.

General Intelligence

The Questions from this section is based on the following topics. 

    • Analogy

     • Non Verbal Reasoning

     • Puzzle

     • Decision-making

     • Arranging words in Meaningful order

     • Clock and Calendar

     • Series

      • Word formation

      • Classification

      • Judgment

      • Venn diagram

      • Missing Number

      • Directions & Distances

      • Ordering & Ranking

      • Blood Relations 

      • Coding- decoding

Arithmetic Ability

The Questions from this section is based on the following topics. 

    • Percentages

     • Pipes and cisterns

     • Profit and loss

     • Time and work

     • Simplifications

     • Boats and streams

     • Mensuration

     • Averages

     • Time and distance

     • Problems on ages

     • Interest

     • Data interpretation etc.

General Science

There are 4 sections in General Science section. The detailed syllabus of each section is provided below. The Questions from this section is based on the following topics.

Physics:

This section includes Questions from topics like- Units & dimensions, Force and laws of motion, Gravitation, Work & energy, Sound, Light & human eye, Electricity, Magnetic effects of electric current, Sources of energy, Atomic & nuclear physics, Electronics, Scientific instruments

Chemistry

This section includes Questions from topics like- Atomic structure, Periodic classification of elements, Chemical bonding, Oxidation and reduction, Acids, bases & salts, Behavior of gases, Electrolysis, Carbon & it’s compounds, Fuels, Metallurgy, Metals & non-metals

Biology:

This section includes Questions from topics like- The fundamental unit of life, Tissues, Diversity in living organisms, Food resources, Life processes, Control & coordination, Heredity & Evolution, Natural resources, Environmental Studies, etc.

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Candidate must have Graduate Degree in any discipline from a recognised University.

Age Limit 

Minimum- 18 Years

Maximum- 32 Years

 

RRB NTPC Marks and Exam Pattern

The exam for both the stages i.e. RRB NTPC Prelims and Mains is objective type and will be conducted only in online mode.  The exam pattern also contains the same subjects in both the stages.

The selection procedure includes the following stages of the exam

► Prelims - (Stage -I)

 Mains - (Stage -II)

► Aptitude or skill test - (Stage -III)

► Document verification

► Medical test

RRB NTPC Prelims Exam Pattern

The RRB NTPC Exam Pattern for all the 9 posts i.e. TC, TA, CA, ECRC, JAA, Senior Time Keeper, Station Master, Senior Clerk and Goods Guard is as follows:

Prelim (Stage - I)

Sr. no.

Subject

No. of questions Marks allotted Time
1

General knowledge

30 30  
2

Reasoning/General intelligence

25 25
3

Arithmetic ability

20 20
4

General Science

25 25
 

Total

100 Questions 100 Questions 90 min

 RRB NTPC Stage-1 will be a Computer Based Test that means it will be conducted online.

 For each correct answer 1 mark will be awarded and for the incorrect answer, 1/3rd marks will be deducted.

RRB NTPC Mains Exam pattern

RRB NTPC Mains Exam is conducted for those candidates who qualify the Stage-1 exam and only for the 5 posts namely ASM, TC, Senior Time Keeper, Senior Clerk, and JAA.

Mains (Stage - II)

Sr. no.

Subject

No. of questions Marks allotted Time
1

General knowledge

30 30  
2

Reasoning/General intelligence

30 30
3

Arithmetic ability

30 30
4

General Science

30 30
 

Total

120 Questions 120 Marks 90 min

 RRB NTPC Stage-2 will be a Computer Based Test that means it will be conducted online. 

  Each correct answer will be awarded 1 mark. Negative marking of 0.333 marks is set for each wrong answer.

The typing test for the above-mentioned posts requires that the candidate typing speed should be at least 30 wpm in English and 25 wpm in Hindi.

Note: RRB NTPC Stage-1 exam is held for all the posts but the Stage-2 exam is not conducted for those who have applied for the posts of CA, TA, ECRC & Goods Guard. A merit list is released for them based on their performance in the 1st Stage examination.

 

Introduction

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is an organization under the Government of India. Every year thousands of candidates are recruited by Railway Recruitment Board. The RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) is a well-known exam for various non-technical posts in Railways. The exam is conducted by 21 RRBs in various regions. The following 9 job profiles fall under this exam:

1. Assistant Station Master (ASM)

2. Commercial Apprentice (CA)

3. Traffic Apprentice (TA)

4. Senior Clerk Cum Typist

5. Traffic Assistant

6. Enquiry Cum Reservation Clerk (ECRA)

7. Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist (JAA)

8. Senior Time Keeper

9. Goods Guard

Application fee

Candidates will be able to pay the application fee via debit card, credit cards, e-challan, pay-in-slip from any particular bank. SC/ST/Women/Ex-Servicemen/Physically Handicapped people are exempted from application fee.

Preparation tips

  • Understand the exam pattern and structure of the question paper.
  • Work Hard, to prepare well for the exam.
  • Be calm and wise with your work.
  • Join iDangal247 to get a better score
  • Be Focused and Confident.
  • Just Do Well in the exam.

Result

RRB NTPC result is usually listed out within 2-3 months. We will update the result of different stages whenever it is declared.

Job Profile and Salary

Name

Pay Band

Grade Pay

Commercial Apprentice (CA)

9300–34800

4200

Traffic Apprentice (TA)

9300–34800

4200

Asst Station Master (ASM)

5200-20200

2800

Senior Clerk-Cum-typist

5200-20200

2800

Enquiry-Cum-Reservation-Clerk

5200-20200

2800

Goods Guard

5200-20200

2800

Junior Accounts Assistant Cum Typist

5200-20200

2800

Traffic Assistant

5200-20200

2800

Senior Time Keeper

5200-20200

2800

Admit Card

RRB usually releases the admit cards of NTPC before 10 days of the exam. 

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