If you are one of the 2 crore govt job seekers in India who are waiting for RRB NTPC exam date, and RRB NTPC admit card, then we know you are very worried about these two things. As reported a few days ago, there is still some time for exam. But the good thing about exam being delayed is that you have more time to prepare.
For 35,208 vacancies, total 1,26,30,885 have applied. So for every seat, more than 350 people will compete. You have to get ahead of 350 people to get the job in railways.
Don’t worry! You can do it! All you have to do is be true to yourself and keep preparing every day. For qualifying the exam, you need a proper and to-the-point strategy for qualifying the exam. The next question that arise is how to prepare for the exam. We, at AglaSem have specified exam pattern, preparation tips and important topics that must be studied for the preparation of exam which you can adopt as your RRB NTPC preparation strategy.
How to prepare for RRB NTPC 2020?
For the preparation of any exam, it is important to be aware of the exam pattern and syllabus. The exam pattern specifies the duration of the exam, number of questions, marking scheme etc. RRB NTPC is one of the popular examination that falls under the Indian Railway Recruitment and its pattern, syllabus are decided by the Railway Recruitment Board. For qualifying RRB NTPC examination, the candidates have to qualify number of stages.
Know the RRB NTPC Exam Pattern
CBT 1 exam pattern
- The duration of the exam is 90 minutes.
- For every correct answers, you will get 01 marks.
- In case of the wrong answers, -1/3 marks will be deducted.
- There are 100 questions in total.
- The subjects from which questions are framed are General Knowledge, Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning.
Distribution of questions will be as follows
|Name of subject||No. of Qs||Max Marks|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||30||30|
Know the RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus
So as you can see, there are 3 sections. And each section has a specific syllabus.
|General Awareness||Mathematics||General Intelligence and Reasoning|
|Art and Culture of India, |
Basics of Computers and Computer Applications,
Current Events of National and International Importance,
Environmental Issues Concerning India and World at Large,
Famous Personalities of India and World,
Flagship Government Programs,
Flora and Fauna of India,
Games and Sports,
General Science and Life Science (up to 10th CBSE),
General Scientific and Technological Developments including Space and Nuclear Program of India,
History of India and Freedom Struggle,
Important Government and Public Sector Organizations of India
Indian Polity and Governance- constitution and political system,
Monuments and Places of India,
Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World,
Transport Systems in India,
UN and Other important World Organizations,
| Decimals, |
Geometry and Trigonometry,
Profit and Loss,
Ratio and Proportions,
Simple and Compound Interest,
Time and Distance,
Time and Work,
Coding and Decoding,
Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series,
Interpretation of Graphs
Similarities and Differences,
Statement- Courses of Action,
Time per question
As the time for the CBT 1 examination is 90 minutes and the total number of multiple choice questions that come in exam are 100.
So, you will get 0.9 minutes per question. That is 54 seconds per question.
How to solve one question in 54 seconds?
See you do not have to solve all questions in such less time. What you have to do is to manage time. You will need a more than 54 seconds in some math questions. So you should solve some GK questions in less than 54 seconds.
Those questions which are memory based, you should solve quickly, so that you get more time for maths and reasoning questions.
Some preparation tips for RRB NTPC
For General Awareness section: To solve the questions from this section, the candidates must read the news paper daily and get an idea about what is happening in and around the world. Get the hold of India Today magazine and read the current affairs.
For Mathematics section: The basic technique to solve this section is to learn the formulas by heart. Understand the concept and logic behind the formulas and apply them for solving every question. As it is said “practice makes man perfect”, try to solve previous year question papers and sample papers to ace this section.
For Reasoning section: For attempting the questions from this section, practice the questions from the topics like coding, decoding, puzzles daily. For scoring marks better in this section, understand the concepts.
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