The RRB NTPC 2019 exam comprises three sections of mathematics, general knowledge, and reasoning. Discover how these books can help you become an expert in all three sections using smart formulas and tricks.

The RRB NTPC 2019 exam will be held soon in 2019. The RRB NTPC admit card is expected to be issued on the official RRB website shortly. The exam is held for students of the 12th grade and graduates in various positions such as clerk, guardian, and typist. Besides, the exam is performed in two phases: RRB NTPC CBT-1 and RRB NTPC CBT-II. Eligible candidates for the main exam are invited for an interview. If you have registered for the NTPC RRB exam, read the following study material to prepare for the last minute.

RRB NTPC 2019 Best books

The following given book list for RRB NTPC is the best book list designed by experts. These books cover all topics and chapters in RRB NTPC CBT-1 and RRB NTPC CBT-2. Here is the complete list of books that must be prepared at the last minute:

The choice of NTPC RRB comprises many phases, depending on the requested position.

1st phase: RRB NTPC 1st phase CBT

2nd phase: RRB NTPC 2nd phase CBT 

3rd Phase: Skills test (computer skills test for Stationmaster and Transit Assistant; type test for a junior employee, typist, junior guardian, accountant, typist, senior employee, typist, junior train assistant and guardian of time)

4th Phase: Document verification

5th Phase: medical examination

RRB NTPC Recruitment

RRB NTPC Recuitment

To recruit for the positions of the commercial clerk, train clerk, goods clerk, senior commercial clerk and commercial apprentice, applicants go directly to document verification after CBT step 2.

According to the RRB NTPC exam standard, the first and second phases of CBT have the same sections as found on:

General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, General intelligence and justification

The curriculum is, therefore, the same. Only the number of questions in each section is different. Candidates can view the same RRB NTPC books for these sections in preparation for Prelim and Mains. Now let's look at the  RRB NTPC booklist for each of the three sections.

Remember that explicit knowledge of the NTPC RRB exam standard, the selection process and the NTPC RRB program is mandatory for all applicants.

Best books for RRB NTPC for General Awareness

This section consists of current affairs at the national and international level. Static questions of GK are also asked. To obtain good results in this section, candidates must regularly read newspapers, romantic magazines and general knowledge books.

The best RRB NTPC general awareness books are as follows:

  • Bright general knowledge
  • Manorama directory
  • Arihant General Knowledge 2019

RRB NTPC booklist for mathematics

The Mathematics section consists of fundamental questions about quantification at the primary school level. If you have a good grasp of high school maths (i.e. 9th and 10th-grade maths), you don't have to worry about the section. Just practice enough questions to improve speed and accuracy.

The best RRB NTPC math books are as follows:

  • Faster mathematics from Tyra
  • Neetu Singh general competitions arithmetic
  • Quantitative fitness by RS Agarwal.

RRB NTPC books for interviews and general motivations

The general intelligence and justification of the NTPC's RRB research concern both verbal and non-verbal reasoning. In short, it tests your logical and analytical skills. Although some of the curriculum topics in this chapter are based on common sense, others require an understanding of the theory.

The best books on general intelligence and justification of the NTPC RRB are in:

  • BS Sijwali and Indu Sijwal
  • Lucent's reasoning
  • Verbal and non-verbal justification for RS Aggarwal
  • Logical and analytical motivation (English) 1st edition - AK Gupta

Now you know the best study materials for the preparation of RRB NTPC 2019. Get your stockings and get ready. Make the most of your time. Understand each topic carefully and practice sufficient questions.

RRB NTPC Recruitment

RRB NTPC Recruitment


When will the admit card for RRB NTPC Stage 1 be released?

As per the recent announcement, the exam is scheduled in the month of December 2020. Hence, the admit card will be released at least 4 days before the exam.

Where can I get the RRB NTPC Mock Test in Hindi?

"Toprankers" provide the in both Hindi and English along with the free mock test series. Candidates will get the NPTC Mock Test with the latest updated questions on our website (

What is the salary of Goods Guard?

The RRB NTPC Salary of the Goods Guard is INR 29,200. The highest salary given by the Railway is INR 35,400 for the post of Assistant Station Master (ASM). Along with the salary, candidates will get the perks & allowances also like- Dearness Allowance, Medical Benefits, Travel Allowance, Food Coupon, etc.

What is the last date to apply online for RRB NTPC?

The RRB NTPC Notification was released for the session 2019-20. The RRB NTPC Admit card is yet to release in the month of March 2020. Click Here to Know a complete update about the RRB NTPC Admit Card.

What is the RRB NTPC Stage 1 Exam Pattern?

The RRB NTPC Stage 1 is an online mode of exam conducted for 100 marks having 100 questions. The exam includes three sections: Arithmetic Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness, and General Science.

What is NTPC post in Railway?

Goods Guard, Station Master, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Traffic Assistant, Senior Time Keeper, Accounts Clerk, cum Typist, Train Clerk, etc posts come under RRB NTPC. Click Here to Know the Complete RRB NTPC Job Profile.

Is there any negative marking in RRB NTPC exam?

Yes, there is the deduction of 1/3 for every wrong answer. Candidates have to give the penalty of the incorrect answer from the correct one. The negative marking will be for the Computer Based Test 1 and 2 both.

What is Commercial Apprentice in Railway?

It is one of post of Railway Recruitment Board Group C. The salary of Commercial Apprentice is INR 35,400. Along with the salary candidates will get perks and allowance namely- Dearness Allowance, Medical Benefits, Travel Allowances, etc.

What is a salary of a Railway Clerk?

The initial pay is INR 19,900 of Railway Clerk and the highest pay is INR 35,400 for Senior level posts.

When is RRB NTPC exam?

Once the admit card will release you can check the exam date and exam center which you can download from the official website of Railway by giving login details. As per the latest news, the exam will be conducted in the month of December 2020 expectedly.

Is RRB NTPC exam held every year?

Yes RRB NTPC exam held every year. As per the official notification RRB released the recruitment for 35208 vacancies in 2019. Also, for other railway recruitment as Paramedical Staff,  Ministerial & Isolated Categories and Level 1 (RRC 01) Posts.

Which is the best job in RRB NTPC?

There are so many posts in the Non-Technical Popular Categories, but the post of Station Master and Commercial Apprentice is the best job in Railway.

Is RRB exam tough?

The level of the exam is similar to the SSC exams but not easier than the Banking exam. You can check the RRB NTPC Syllabus for more details about the difficulty level of the exam. However, on the basis of cutoffs, the competition will get tough.

How many vacancies are released for RRB NTPC 2019-20?

This year, a total of 35208 vacancies have been released for RRB NTPC 20019-20.