RRB NTPC Exam Analysis 2020-21: Check All Shifts RRB NTPC Exam Analysis

RRB NTPC Exam Analysis: Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is all set for the recruitment of Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) for 35,208 vacancies. It is a great opportunity knocking at the door of all the government job aspirants awaiting to be a railway employee. RRB NTPC has been one of the most popular railway career options for people with a non-technical background. Many of you must be curious to know the previous year’s RRB NTPC exam analysis and the questions asked in the same. RRB NTPC recruitment exam was previously held in 2016. To get you an insight into the pattern of questions asked, here is the RRB NTPC previous year exam analysis.

RRB NTPC Exam Analysis 2020-21: Check All Shifts RRB NTPC Exam Analysis

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RRB NTPC Stage-1 Exam Pattern

RRB NTPC Exam pattern for Stage 1 has the following sections:

SubjectsNo. Of QuestionsMarksDuration
1General Awareness404090 Minutes
2Mathematics3030
3General Intelligence & Reasoning3030
Total100100
  • The exam duration for PWD candidates is 120 Minutes.
  • A negative marking of 1/3 is there.
  • Stage 1 is of a screening nature.
  • The candidates selected for stage 2 will be 20 times the number of vacancies for each post.
  • Normalization of marks will be done

RRB NTPC Exam Analysis Stage-1 (Previous year)

General Awareness for RRB NTPC Stage-1

General Awareness contributes a major portion when it comes to railway exams. Maximum number of questions (a total of 40 questions) are asked in the CBT Stage 1 of RRB NTPC exam. Considering the RRB NTPC exam analysis, it can be seen that most number of questions was asked from history section. Many questions from current affairs were asked and it should not be neglected in the upcoming exam. Speaking of General Science, a total of 13 questions were asked from all the three sections. The overall level can be said to be easy to moderate. Here is the topic wise distribution:

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
History7Moderate
Geography1Easy
Polity2Easy
Static2Moderate
Biology7Easy-Moderate
Chemistry2Easy
Physics4Easy-Moderate
Computers4Easy
Current Affairs11Easy-Moderate
Total40Easy-Moderate

Mathematics for RRB NTPC Stage-1

Mathematics of RRB NTPC consists of both arithmetic and advance maths. The questions asked as seen in the RRB NTPC Exam analysis, are distributed equally among different topics. Students are advised to practice each topic thoroughly and be prepared for the same. No topic should be left out in order to score good marks. The distribution of questions can be seen from the below table.

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
SI/ CI2Moderate
Mensuration2Easy
Ratio & Proportion3Easy
Height & Distance2Easy-Moderate
Profit/Loss3Easy
Geometry2Easy-Moderate
Number System4Easy-Moderate
Simplification3Easy
Time and Work2Easy-Moderate
Statistics1Easy
Time, Speed and Distance2Easy
Average1Easy-Moderate
DI (Tabular)3Easy-Moderate
Total30Easy-Moderate

General Intelligence & Reasoning for RRB NTPC Stage-1

General Intelligence & Reasoning is taken lightly by many aspirants which should not be the case. Some topics may dominate over others as seen from the previous analysis. Most number of questions were asked from Coding-Decoding and blood relation. This section is scoring, all you just need is accuracy and speed to attempt. Take a look at the topic wise distribution of questions in RRB NTPC exam analysis:

TopicNo of QuestionsLevel
Coding-Decoding4Easy
Sentence arrangement1Easy-Moderate
Venn Diagram3Moderate
Puzzle (Linear)3Easy
Blood Relation4Moderate
Statement & Assumptions2Moderate
Statement & Conclusion2Easy-Moderate
Syllogism3Easy-Moderate
Analogy3Easy
Mathematical Operations4Moderate
Odd one out1Easy-Moderate
Total30Easy-Moderate

RRB NTPC 2020 Selection Procedure

The recruitment process will involve the following stages of examination:

  • 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable)
  • Document Verification/Medical Examination.

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