Railway Recruitment - RRB NTPC Syllabus

The Indian Railway Recruitment Board has released its official notification to fill the various vacancies under non technical popular category, on 28th Feb 2019. The posts which will be filled include Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Commercial Apprentice and Station Master in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways.

RRB NTPC Important Exam Dates

RRB NTPC 2019 Official Notification Release

28.02.2019

Opening of Online Application Process

01.03.2019

Last Date for Online Application Process

31.03.2019

Last Date for Fee Payment

05.04.2019

Final Submission of Application

12.04.2019

Stage I Computer Based Test [CBT]

Between June to  September 2019

[ Tentative]

 

Let us understand the selection process and syllabus in detail for RRB NTPC online Examination.

The selection process of RRB NTPC 2019 involves the following stages in the same order.

Stage I – Computer Based Test

Stage II – Computer Based Test

Typing Skill Test / Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable)

Document Verification

Medical Examination

 

Stage I – CBT – This will be common for all notified posts of RRB NTPC. Stage I test os an online test, total number of questions would be 100, each carrying one mark, to be answered in 90 minutes.

 

 Exam Duration

                  

                                No of Questions [ one mark each ]

Total No. of

Questions

 

      90 Min

 

General

Awareness

 

 

Mathematics

General Intelligence

and Reasoning

 

100

40

30

30

 

The questions of CBT 1 will be objective type MCQ’s with negative marking. 1/3rd of mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Syllabus of Stage 1 CBT

Stage 1 CBT is common for all notified posts and hence, the syllabus covers general subjects like

  1. General Awareness
  2. Mathematics
  3. General Intelligence and Reasoning

Let us now look into the detailed syllabus of the same.

  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 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.

 

The Qualifying Marks for Stage 1 CBT:

The minimum percentage marks to qualify RRB NTPC 2019 online exams are as follows:

UR- 40%

EWS- 40%,

 

 OBC (Non creamy layer) -30%,

 

SC-30%,

 

ST-25%

The normalized marks of 1st stage CBT will be used for shortlisting of candidates for 2nd stage CBT, based on the merit.

Stage 2 – CBT – This will be online examination, with different graded difficulty levels of 2,3,4,5 and 6 for each of 7th CPC level.

All posts within same level of 7th CPC shall have a common 2nd stage CBT. If candidates are eligible for more than one level of 7th CPC posts based on their educational qualifications,  then they

have to give common 1st stage CBT and corresponding 2nd stage CBT for each level of 7th CPC.

 

The 2nd stage CBT of Stage 2 would be either Typing Skill Test or Computer Based Aptitude Test.

 

Stage 2 Exam details are as follows:

 

 Exam Duration

                  

                                No of Questions [ one mark each ]

Total No. of

Questions

 

      90 Min

 

General

Awareness

 

 

Mathematics

General Intelligence

and Reasoning

 

120

40

35

35

 

The questions of CBT 1 will be objective type MCQ’s with negative marking. 1/3rd of mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Syllabus of Stage 1 CBT – The syllabus includes 3 sections.

  1. General Awareness
  2. Mathematics
  3. General Intelligence and Reasoning

Let us now look into the detailed syllabus of the same.

  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 etc.

 

  1. 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.

 

  1. 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 Politics 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, World, Flagship Government Programs, Flora and Fauna of India, Important Government and Public Sector Organizations of India etc.

 

The Qualifying Marks for Stage 1 CBT:

The minimum percentage marks to qualify RRB NTPC 2019 online exams are as follows:

UR- 40%

EWS- 40%,

 

 OBC (Non creamy layer) -30%,

 

SC-30%,

 

ST-25%

The normalized marks of 2nd stage CBT will be used for shortlisting of candidates for posts which do not require Typing Skill Test or Computer Based Aptitude Test.

For posts which requires Typing Skill Test or Computer Based Aptitude Test, normalized marks of 2nd Stage CBT will be used for shortlisting of candidates for these tests.

Further, Candidates who have opted for Traffic Assistant and Station Master should give Computer Based Aptitude Test  [CBAT]  and 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 will be conducted.

Once candidates are shortlisted in the 2nd Stage CBT, the next step in the selection process would be document verification and medical examination.

 

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