RRB NTPC Syllabus 2020 – 2021 – Candidates can check the complete syllabus of the RRB NTPC 2020. The recruitment process of RRB NTPC 2020 involves 4 stages of recruitment which are CBT Stage 1 and 2, Skill Test / Typing Test followed by the document verification. RRB NTPC 2021 CBT 1 and 2 comprises of the subjects such as General Awareness, Mathematics, General Intelligence, and Reasoning. The question in the exam is going to be asked as per the educational qualifications only. Check complete RRB NTPC Syllabus 2021 by referring to this article.
RRB NTPC Syllabus 2020-2021
The subjects of both CBT stage 1 and 2 is exactly the same. Candidates can refer to the table below to have a fair idea about the subjects from which questions are going to be asked in Both the Computer-Based Tests in the RRB NTPC 2021.
|CBT 1 Subjects||CBT 2 Subjects|
|General Awareness||General Awareness|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||General Intelligence and Reasoning|
RRB NTPC 2021 Marks Distribution
Here, we are also providing the subject-wise distribution of the questions for each phase separately.
RRB NTPC 2021 CBT Stage 1 Exam Pattern
|Subjects||No. of Questions||Marks Per Section||Duration|
|General Awareness||40||40||90 minutes|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||30||30|
RRB NTPC 2021 CBT Stage 2 Exam Pattern
|Subjects||No. of Questions||Marks Per Section||Duration|
|General Awareness||50||50||90 minutes|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||35||35|
RRB NTPC Syllabus 2021 for CBT 1 & 2
Candidates basic aptitude is tested in CBT stage 1 and 2 of RRB NTPC 2021. The questions are the objective type from the subjects like General Awareness, Mathematics, General Intelligence, and Reasoning.
General Awareness: The questions in this section will be from the following topics given below:
- 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 (Till Class 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
Mathematics: Question will be pertaining to the topics listed below:
- Number System
- LCM and HCF
- Ratio and Proportions
- Time and Work
- Time and Distance
- Simple and Compound Interest
- Profit and Loss
- Elementary Algebra
- Geometry and Trigonometry
- Elementary Statistics etc.
General Intelligence and Reasoning: Candidates ability to solve the aptitude questions will be tested in this section. The important topics from which questions will be asked are:
- Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series
- Coding and Decoding,
- Mathematical Operations
- Similarities and Differences
- Analytical Reasoning
- Venn Diagrams
- Data Sufficiency
- Statement- Conclusion
- Statement- Courses of Action
- Decision Making
- Maps and Interpretation of Graphs etc.
RRB NTPC Cutoff 2021 for CBT Stage 1 and 2
Candidates are required to obtain the minimum cutoff marks in both CBT stage 1 and 2 in order to be eligible for the Skill Test/ Aptitude Test followed by the round of Document Verification. To know the cutoff marks category wise, refer to the table given below.
|Category||Minimum Qualifying Percentage|
|UR and EWS||40%|
|OBC / SC||30%|
Candidates belonging to PwBD category will get 2% of relaxation in the marks.
Syllabus for RRB NTPC Computer Based Aptitude Test 2021
Applicants who have applied only for the post of Traffic Assistant and Station Master will appear for Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT). The number of candidates selected for this round is 8 times more than the number of total vacancies.
To clear this round, candidates have to obtain a minimum T-score of 42 marks in each test battery. No relaxation is going to be given to the candidates belonging to the reserved category.
Candidates are advised to visit websites of RDSO (www.rdso.indianrailways.gov.in) ->Directorates -> Psycho Technical Directorate ->Guidelines for Aptitude Test)for question patterns and other details of CBAT.
Check the complete syllabus of CBAT by referring to the information given below.
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RRB NTPC Typing Test 2021
After CBT 1 and 2, candidates who applied for the post of Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist and Junior Time Keeper have to take the typing skill test. In this round, candidates are required to have a certain typing speed. Typing skill test is qualifying in nature and no maks of the same are going to be added in the final merit list. For English and Hindi, candidates should have 30 WPM and 25 WPM speed respectively.
It is going to be helpful for the candidates is they will have a look at the preparation tips to study and strategies to ace the examination. Refer to the points given below.
Know the Subjects and Important Topics
It is very important to be aware of all the subjects from which question are going to be asked in the Computer Based Test (CBT) Stage 1 and 2 of RRB NTPC 2021. Candidates should solve more and more previous year’s question paper to have an idea about the important topics from which questions are expected. By this, candidates are going to know their weak areas and can start doing their preparation as per it.
Thorough with the Syllabus
Before starting with the preparation, aspirants should be thorough with the syllabus to know the major topics which they need to cover. Candidates can check this page to know the syllabus in detail of RRB NTPC 2021 for each of the phase. Applicants are going to get a fair idea of the syllabus of each of the subjects by referring to this article.
Know the Important Books
After knowing the syllabus of the RRB NTPC 2021, refer to the important books from the exam point of view which are going to be helpful for you in cracking the exam. Start solving the sample papers by which you will gain confidence. Practice more and more mock tests to know the key areas where you need to focus on.
Make a Preparation Strategy
Prepare a daily routine and fix the time for each subject. Make the time slot for each subject in such a way that you focus more on your weak areas. While making the study plan, do not forget to sleep for an optimum amount as the only you can devote prolonged hours to the studies. Also, eat healthy and light!!