Recruitment Notification RRB NTPC 2019-20 was issued for positions in non-technical popular categories (NTPC) by the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB). This year around 35,208 job openings have been announced. Knowledge of the Syllabus RRB NTPC exam program and standard is required if an applicant wishes to qualify for the next RRTP NTPC 2019 exam. Candidate will get the complete current affairs for RRB NTPC 2019 PDF in the article.

In this article, we will discuss the RRB NTPC pattern for NTPC (non-technical popular categories) railways, medical staff, material and isolation category, and level 1 posts. This will help you prepare for the RRB NTPC 2019 exam. Let's look at the exam model and the RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Pattern.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern

The RRB NTPC 2019 exam will be held in two stages, i.e. stage 1 (Prelims) and stage 2 (mains). The RRB NTPC Stage 1 and 2 patterns are almost the same. The significant change in RRB NTPC exam steps 1 and 2 is the exam pattern. The RRB NTPC exam will consist of 3 parts, namely math (arithmetic skills), reasoning and general intelligence, and general knowledge (general science). The detailed NTPC RRB plan is below.

Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
Mathematics 30 30 90
General Intelligence and Reasoning 30 30
General Awareness and Current Affairs 40 40
Total 100 100

RRB NTPC Recruitment

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RRB NTPC Exam Current Affairs Syllabus

Topics asked for RRB NTPC Current Affairs 2019- Current national and international events, games and sports, Indian art and culture, Indian literature, monuments and places in India, general science and natural sciences (up to 10 CBSE), Indian history and the fight for freedom, physical, social and economic geography India and the world, the Indian state and system of government - constitution and political system, general scientific and technological achievements, including the space and nuclear program of India, the UN and other significant world organizations, environmental issues concerning India and the whole world, computer basics and computer applications, popular shortcuts, transport systems in India, the Indian economy, famous personalities of India and the world, flagship government programs, Indian flora and fauna, critical governmental organizations and the public sector in India, etc.

Current Affairs for RRB NTPC 2019

In this section, mixed questions about static GK and current affairs for RRB NTPC will be asked.

  • Indian economy
  • Indian history
  • Indian geography
  • Indian Railways (facts and figures, history)
  • Indian Politics
  • Indian culture and heritage
  • Current affairs (domestic, international. Organizations, news persons, deaths and deaths, awards, science and technology, sport, government policy, etc.)
  • Static matters (national, international, organizations, prizes and awards, science and technology, year, days, dates, etc.)
  • General science: In this chapter, basic concepts will be asked to refer to old NCERT books for preparation.
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Environmental research

RRB NTPC Current Affairs Books

Name of RRB NTPC Books Publication
Lucent’s General Knowledge Lucent Publication
Pratiyogita Darpan Upkar Publication
Manorama Yearbook Malayala Manorama
General Knowledge & Awareness for RRB Railway Recruitment Exams (NTPC/ALP/ASM/Technical) Disha Experts published book
General Knowledge Arihant Publication
NCERT books of class - IX and X (History, Economics, Geography and Political Science) NCERT

Topics to discuss in RRB NTPC Current Affairs 2019

  • Indian history and the fight for freedom
  • Social, economic and geographical of India and the world
  • Current affairs (domestic and international
  • India's flora and fauna
  • UN and other major world organizations
  • Art and culture of India
  • Sights and places in India
  • Indian literature

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.

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