RRB NTPC Syllabus 2018 for Prelims and Mains – Download PDF

RRB NTPC Syllabus

RRB NTPC Syllabus – RRB NTPC syllabus, Exam pattern and selection process for Non-Technical Posts from RRB.

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2018 for Prelims and Mains – Download PDF

RRB or Railway Recruitment Board is an organization that conducts railway recruitments for railways across India. There are 21 regional branches of RRB spread across India that conducts various departments of Indian Railways. RRB NTPC is an abbreviation for Railway Recruitment Board Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) exam to recruit posts like a Commercial Apprentice, Goods Guard, Traffic Apprentice, Traffic Assistant, Assistant Station Master etc. all over India.

RRB NTPC Syllabus will give you an overview of the all that you must study for RRB NTPC. Knowing the Syllabus and Exam pattern is a crucial part of the preparation process. When you do not know the syllabus, it is like traveling without knowing where you are going. Here we have given syllabus for the entire recruitment process at all stages.

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RRB NTPC Selection Process:

  • First Stage Online Examination (PT – CBT)

  • Second Stage Examination (Mains – CBT)

  • Typing Test (Skill Test)

  • Aptitude Test

  • Document Verification

  • Medical Fitness Test

  • Final Merit List

Selection Process:

First Stage Online Examination (PT – CBT)

RRB NTPC 2018 Prelims Exam Pattern

S.No.

Name of topic

No. of Questions

Marks

Time Duration

1

Arithmetic Ability

20

20

90 Minutes

2

Reasoning

25

25

3

General Awareness

30

30

4

General Science

25

25

Total

100

100


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Total 100 questions will be asked of 1 mark each. The test will be conducted for a duration of 90 minutes. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer.

Second Stage Examination (Mains – CBT)

RRB NTPC 2018 Mains Exam Pattern

S.No.

Section

Number of Questions

Marks

Time Duration

1

Arithmetic Ability

30

30

90 Minutes

2

Reasoning and General Intelligence

30

30

3

General Awareness

30

30

4

General Science

30

30

Total

120

120


The RRB NTPC Mains 2018 exam will consist of 4 sections comprising of 30 questions in each section. There will be a total of 120 questions for a duration of 90 minutes. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer.

Typing Skill test:

Typing test is qualifying in nature. Candidates must appear for Typing Skill Test in the language opted for during online application. Candidates have to type 300 words at a minimum speed of 30 wpm in English or 250 words typing at 25 wpm in Hindi on a computer within 10 minutes to qualify in the test for Je. Accounts Assistant cum typist and Sr. Clerk cum Typist. Candidates who cannot type at the required speed will not be considered for the post. Candidates will be considered eligible for other posts based on merit cum preferences and suitability.

Aptitude Test:

Aptitude Test is a Computer Based Test. mode. Candidates have to qualify in each of the test batteries to be considered for the posts of Assistant Station Master for ASM, Traffic Assistant. The marks for aptitude test and Typing skills test will be added to the 2nd Stage written examination of CBT. Marks. The ratio of the CBT marks in the 2nd Stage CBT marks and aptitude test marks shall be 70: 30.

Document Verification: Verification of all Identity documents like AADHAR, PAN, Voters ID, Drivers License. Important Documents like Marksheets of class 10, Class 12 and Graduation, Certificates, Birth Certificate, Certification, etc.

RRB NTPC 2018 Syllabus:

The RRB NTPC 2018 Syllabus is based on the examination paper pattern of Paper I and Paper II for First Stage Online Examination (PT – CBT), Second Stage Examination (Mains – CBT).

General Awareness: Current Affairs, National, and International, History-India, world Indian economy Indian geography Indian constitution Indian culture & Heritage Indian Polity Science & Technology General Science -Biology -Chemistry -Physics Environmental Studies

Arithmetic: Percentage Pipes & Cisterns Profit and loss Time and work Simplification Boats and Streams Averages Time and Distance Problems on Ages Simple Interest Data Interpretation Area and Volume Linear and Quadratic Equations Margins and Discounts

General Intelligence and Reasoning: Analogies Space Visualizations Similarities Decision Making Problem Solving Arithmetic Number Series Differences Arithmetic Reasoning Analysis Judgement Relationship Concepts Visual Memory Observation Verbal and Figure Classification Puzzles Sitting Circular Arrangements Direction Sense Alphanumeric series

General Science: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology, Environmental Studies.

Weightage of Questions

Quantitative Aptitude: Weightage of Questions

Chapters

Weightage (# Question)

Simplification

4-5

Interest

1-2

Percentage

2-3

Ratio and Proportion

1-2

Average

2-3

Problems on Ages

1-2

Speed, Time and Distance

1-2

Algebra

1-2

Profit and Loss

2-3

Number Series

2-3

Mensuration

1-2

Time and Work

1-2

Mixture problems

1-2

General Intelligence & Reasoning: Weightage of Questions

Chapters

Weightage (# of Questions)

Classification

0-2

Analogy

0-2

Series

1-3

Coding Decoding

0-2

Blood Relations

0-2

Clock and Calendar

0-2

Ordering & Ranking

0-2

Directions & Distances

0-2

Arranging words in Meaningful order

0-2

Word formation

0-2

Missing Number

0-2

Venn diagram

0-2

Puzzle

0-2

Non Verbal Reasoning

0-3

Useful Reference Books for RRB NTPC:

  • Railway Tech. Exam Pre. Solved Papers – RPH Editorial Board
  • Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations – R. S. Aggarwal
  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic – Arihant Publications
  • Upkar Railway Recruitment Board Examination – Khanna & Verma
  • Arithmetic – R.S. Aggarwal
  • Railway Psychological Tests & Interviews – Sanjay Kumar
  • Railway Group D Exam Guide – RPH Editorial Board
  • Verbal & Non-Verbal Book – R.S. Aggarwal
  • Railway Recruitment Board Exam – Upkar Publication
  • Arihant Railway Group – Bharti Pariksha
  • English Grammar – Wren & Martin
  • Quicker reasoning test – Upkar publication
  • Special Class Railway Apprentice – Upkar Publication
  • Railway Recruitment Board Examination Technical cadre Books – Upkar Publication

We have shared the useful resource of Region-wise RRB’s. You can use them to apply for RRB NTPC in the respective regions.

Region

Link to check Details on RRB NTPC

RRB Ahmedabad

www.rrbahmedabad.gov.in

RRB Ajmer

www.rrbajmer.org

RRB Allahabad

www.rrbald.nic.in

RRB Bangalore

www.rrbbnc.gov.in

RRB Bhopal

www.rrbbhopal.gov.in

RRB Bhubaneswar

www.rrbbbs.gov.in

RRB Bilaspur

www.rrbbilaspur.gov.in

RRB Chandigarh

www.rrbcdg.gov.in

RRB Chennai

www.rrbchennai.gov.in

RRB Gorakhpur

www.rrbgkp.gov.in

RRB Guwahati

www.rrbguwahati.gov.in

RRB Jammu

www.rrbjammu.nic.in

RRB Kolkata

www.rrbkolkata.gov.in

RRB Malda

www.rrbmalda.gov.in

RRB Mumbai

www.rrbmumbai.gov.in

RRB Muzaffarpur

rrbmuzaffarpur.gov.in

RRB Patna

www.rrbpatna.gov.in

RRB Ranchi

www.rrbranchi.org

RRB Secunderabad

rrbsecunderabad.nic.in

RRB Siliguri

www.rrbsiliguri.org

RRB Thiruvananthapuram

rrbthiruvananthapuram.gov.in

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