RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019

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RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019-20 | Railway Recruitment Board has announced the starting date of NTPC Application Form filling. The students who want to appear for the exam must know the RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019

  • The students can start filling the RRB NTPC Application Form from 28th February 2019
  • Secondly, the vacancies of RRB NTPC posts are less than 30,000
  • RRB NTPC has 2 exams: Prelims & Mains according to RRB Recruitment Notification
  • Moreover, RRB NTPC Syllabus has 4 main sections: Arithmetic Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence, General Awareness and General Science
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  • Also, there will be a total of 120 questions in the exam

RRB NTPC Syllabus: Highlights

The exam date RRB NTPC will release soon. The application form filling is starting soon. The following table has all important details of RRB NTPC exam as well as the syllabus:

NTPC full Form Non-Technical Popular Categories
Conducting Body Railway Recruitment Board
Application Date Starts on 28th February 2019
Sections in Exam Arithmetic Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence, General Awareness and General Science
Negative Marking 0.25 for every wrong answer
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RRB NTPC Selection Process 2019

The RRB NTPC exam mainly takes place in two stages

  1. Prelims Exam (Computer Based Test-1st Stage)
  2. Mains Exam (Computer Based Test-2nd Stage)
  3. Typing Skill Test/Computer-Based Aptitude Test
  4. Document Verification
  5. Medical Exam

If the candidate clears the Prelims & Mains Exam, they will reach the Skill/Aptitude Test. The test will take place on the grounds of the candidate’s post preference.

How To Fill The Post Preference in RRB NTPC Application Form

  • Typing Test– Candidates who have applied for the posts RRB Junior Accountant Assistant, RRB Senior Clerk cum Typist and RRB Senior Time Keeper will give this test.
  • Aptitude Test– Candidates who have applied for the posts of RRB Traffic Assistant and RRB Assistant Station Master will give the aptitude test

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019 | Stage 1

The syllabus of RRB NTPC has a total of 4 sections:

  • The RRB will conduct the exam in two stages: Prelims & Mains. 
  • The syllabus for both exams is the same whereas the difficulty level will rise in the second stage.
  • All the sections have their own separate topics. The following mentioned are the topics of each section:

Syllabus 2019 for Arithmetic Ability Stage 1

The following is the syllabus of RRB NTPC Arithmetic Ability Stage 1: 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. rrb ntpc syllabus

Syllabus 2019 for Reasoning & General Intelligence Stage 1

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

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Syllabus 2019 for General Awareness Stage 1

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.

Syllabus 2019 for General Science Stage 1

Physics, Biology, Chemistry

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RRB NTPC Syllabus Stage 2 (Prelims)

The candidates must check the RRB NTPC Stage 2 Syllabus as follows:

RRB NTPC Stage-2 | Arithmetic Ability Syllabus

The following is mentioned all the topics of RRB NTPC Arithmetic Ability:

  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graphs, Pie Charts, Line Graphs, tables, etc.)
  • Time & Work
  • Time & Distance (Boats & Streams, Trains, etc.)
  • Pipe & Cistern
  • Profit & Loss
  • Margins & Discounts
  • Simplification
  • Speed Calculation
  • Averages
  • Problems on Age
  • Linear/ Quadratic Equations
  • Simple/ Compound Interest
  • Area & Volume

Stage 2 Syllabus for Reasoning & General Intelligence

The following bullets are the topics of Reasoning in RRB NTPC Reasoning:

  • Analogy
  • Equality/Inequality
  • Classification of Odd pair
  • Syllogism
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Decision Making
  • Blood Relation
  • Direction Sense
  • Visual Reasoning (Pattern Detection, Hidden Images, Embedded Images, Mirror
  • Images, Figure Matrix, etc.)
  • Statement Argument
  • Statement Conclusion
  • Statement Interference
  • Problem Solving
  • Eligibility Test
  • Verbal & Visual Analysis
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Sitting /Circular Arrangements
  • Puzzles/Complex Arrangement

Stage 2 Syllabus- GK

The given below is RRB NTPC Stage 2 Syllabus for GK:

  • Indian Economy
  • Indian History
  • Indian Geography
  • Indian Railways (Facts & Figures, History)
  • Indian Polity
  • Indian Culture & Heritage
  • Current Affairs (National, International. Organizations, Person in News, Deaths & Demises, Awards, Science & Technology, Sports, Government Policies, etc.)
  • Static Affairs (National, International, Organizations, Awards & Honours, Science & Technology, Yearbook, Days, Dates, etc.)

RRB Non-Technical Syllabus 2019: General Science Stage 1

The following are the topics covering RRB NTPC Science syllabus: Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Studies

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern- Prelims

All the candidates who are planning to give the exam must take a look at the exam pattern of RRB NTPC Prelims exam. The following table expands on the same:

  • Firstly, the total time given is 90 minutes
  • Secondly, the exam comes in an objective type
  • Also, for every wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 from the correct answers
  • The total number of questions is 100
Section No. of Questions Max Marks
Arithmetic Ability 20 20
Reasoning 25 25
General Awareness 30 30
General Science 25 25
Total 100 100

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RRB ntpc syllabus 2019RRB NTPC Exam Pattern – Mains

The candidates appearing for the RRB NTPC exam must check the exam pattern of the Mains exam. This will help them to make a proper exam strategy. All candidates must take a look:

  • The RRB NTPC syllabus has a total of 4 sections: Reasoning & General Intelligence, Arithmetic Ability, General Science and General Awareness
  • Secondly, there will be a total of 120 questions with accurate division among sections
  • Even more, the total time to complete the exam is 90 minutes
  • Also, there is a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer
  • Most importantly, the exam comes in the objective type

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2019 – Detailed

Section No. of Questions Max Marks
Arithmetic Ability 30 30
Reasoning & General Intelligence 30 30
General Awareness 30 30
General Science 30 30
Total 120 120


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  • Chanti Babu

    Please mention weightage on general science also……