RRB NTPC Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019

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Ministry of Railways

Railway Recruitment Boards

RRB NTPC Syllabus In English

Syllabus For Non Technical Popular Categories

(Graduate & Under Graduate Posts)

RRB NTPC CBT-1 (1st Stage Computer Based Test) Syllabus (Common For The All Notified Posts)

Exam Duration

No. of Questions (Each of 1 Mark) From

Total Questions

General  Awareness

Mathematics

General Intelligence And Reasoning

90 Minutes

40 Questions

30 Questions

30 Questions

100 Questions

The examination duration will be 120 Minutes for eligible PwBD candidates accompanied with Scribe.

The section wise distribution given in the above table is only indicative and there may be some variations in the actual question papers. There will be negative marking and 1/3 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer.

The 1st Stage CBT is of screening nature and the standard of questions for the CBT will be generally in conformity with the educational standards prescribed for the posts. The normalized score of 1st Stage CBT shall be used for short listing of candidates for 2nd Stage CBT as per their merit. Candidates who are shortlisted for 2nd Stage CBT availing the reservation benefits of OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/EWS, PwBD and ExSM shall continue to be considered only against OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/EWS, PwBD and ExSM for all subsequent stages of recruitment process.

RRB NTPC CBT-1 (1st Stage Computer Based Test) Syllabus Topic Wise:-

1.  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

2. 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

3. 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

Note:- Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR 40%, EWS40%, OBC (Non creamy layer) -30%, SC-30%, ST-25%. These percentages of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PwBD candidates in case of shortage of PwBD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.

RRB NTPC CBT-2 (2nd Stage Computer Based Test) Syllabus:-

Shortlisting of Candidates for the 2nd Stage CBT shall be based on the normalized marks obtained by them in 1st Stage CBT and the options for various posts exercised by them keeping in view the educational qualification of the candidate i.e. 10+2 or Graduate. Total no. of candidates to be shortlisted shall be 20 times the community wise vacancies of posts notified against the RRB as per their merit in 1st Stage CBT cum choice of posts. However, Railways reserve the right to increase/decrease this limit in total or for any specific category(s) as required to ensure availability of adequate candidates for all the notified posts.

Exam Duration

No. of Questions (Each of 1 Mark) From

Total Questions

General  Awareness

Mathematics

General Intelligence And Reasoning

90 Minutes

50 Questions

35 Questions

35 Questions

120 Questions

The examination duration will be 120 Minutes for eligible PwBD candidates accompanied with Scribe.

The section wise distribution given in the above table is only indicative and there may be some variations in the actual question papers. There will be negative marking and 1/3 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer.

RRB NTPC CBT-2 (2nd Stage Computer Based Test) Syllabus Topic Wise:-

1.  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

2. 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

3. 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

Note:- Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR 40%, EWS40%, OBC (Non creamy layer) -30%, SC-30%, ST-25%. These percentages of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PwBD candidates in case of shortage of PwBD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.

Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) (Only for candidates who have opted for Traffic Assistant and Station Master)

Qualifying marks: The candidates need to secure a minimum T-Score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify. This is applicable to all candidates irrespective of community or category i.e. irrespective of SC/ST/OBC-NCL/EWS/PwBD/Ex SM and no relaxation in the minimum T- Score is permissible.

Candidates equal to 8 times the number of vacancies of Station Master (SM)/Traffic Assistant (TA) for each of the communities i.e. UR, OBC NCL, SC, ST and EWS (including ExSM) shall be short listed for CBAT based on their performance in 2nd Stage CBT from among the candidates who have opted for the post of SM/TA. Such shortlisted candidates should produce the Vision Certificate in the prescribed format as per Annexure VI in original during CBAT, failing which they will not be permitted to appear in the CBAT.

Candidates equal to 8 times the number of vacancies of Station Master (SM)/Traffic Assistant (TA) for each of the communities i.e. UR, OBC NCL, SC, ST and EWS (including ExSM) shall be short listed for CBAT based on their performance in 2nd Stage CBT from among the candidates who have opted for the post of SM/TA. Such shortlisted candidates should produce the Vision Certificate in the prescribed format as per Annexure VI in original during CBAT, failing which they will not be permitted to appear in the CBAT.

The SM/TA merit list will be drawn only from amongst the candidates qualifying in the CBAT, with 70% weightage for the marks obtained in the 2nd Stage CBT and 30% weightage for the marks obtained in CBAT.

Typing Skill Test (TST):-

For the posts Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist and Junior Time Keeper, Typing Skill Test (TST) 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 for each of the community shall be called for. The candidates should be able to type 30 words per minute (WPM) in English or 25 WPM in Hindi on Personal Computer only without editing tools and spell check facility. For guidelines of those who appear for typing skill test in Hindi, Kruti Dev and Mangal font shall be made available for typing skill test on Personal Computer. Exemption in Typing Skill Test may be extended to candidates who are permanently disabled due to Blindness/Low Vision, Cerebral Palsy & Loco Motor Disability with not less than 40% permanent disability. Such eligible PwBD candidates have to upload a scanned copy of Typing Skill Test Exemption Certificate issued by the Competent Medical Board in the website of respective RRBs before conduct of typing skill test in the format at Annexure V(E). The merit will be drawn only for the candidates qualified in the TST or TST exempted PwBD candidates based on performance in 2nd Stage CBT.

 

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