RRB NTPC Syllabus 2016: Prelims and Mains

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RRB NTPC Syllabus 2016 for prelims and Mains Examination.

Railway Recruitment Board had conducted non-technical popular categories recruitment for graduates in the month of March 2016. More than 80 lakhs candidates appeared for the RRB NTPC CEN 03/2015 Exam. RRB NTPC 2016 is conducted for the Job posts of Commercial Apprentice, Traffic Apprentice, Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk, Goods Guard, Junior Account assistant cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Assistant Station Master and Traffic Assistant. RRB is conducting RRB NTPC 2016 to recruit more than 18000 candidates across India.

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RRB NTPC Syllabus 2016:

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2016: RRB NTPC result for 1st stage CBT has been released by Railway Recruitment board. More than 80 lakhs candidates appeared for RRB NTPC 1st stage CBT Exam. According to sources approx 270000 candidates will be appearing for RRB NTPC 2nd Stage CBT Exam to be conducted in the month of November/ December 2016.

We have compiled the latest exam pattern and RRB NTPC Syllabus for Mains or 2nd Stage CBT Exam. RRB NTPC Syllabus & Exam Pattern for RRB NTPC Mains Exam is discussed in detail below. We advise you to go through the syllabus, Exam Pattern and Preparation tips before the exam and boost your preparation for RRB NTPC Mains Exam.

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RRB NTPC Exam Pattern:

RRB NTPC Exam will be conducted in two stages i.e RRB NTPC 1st stage CBT or Prelims and RRB NTPC 2nd Stage CBT or Mains Exam. Railway Recruitment board has not made much changes in Exam pattern & Syllabus for prelims and Mains.

RRB NTPC Prelims Exam Pattern:

RRB NTPC 1st stage CBT or Prelims exam will comprise of 4 sections i.e. Arithmetic Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence, General Awareness and General Science comprising of total 100 questions of 1 mark each.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern Pre

  • RRB NTPC Prelims exam will comprise of 4 sections i.e Reasoning Ability & General Intelligence, Arithmetic Ability, General Awareness and General Science.
  • A total of 100 question will be asked in the exam.
  • Candidates will have a composite time of 90 minutes to solve all the sections.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer.
  • We advise you to go through syllabus and preparation tips to score better in your RRB NTPC Prelims Exam.

RRB NTPC Prelims Exam Pattern:

RRB NTPC 2st stage CBT or Mains exam will comprise of 4 sections i.e. Arithmetic Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence, General Awareness and General Science comprising of total 100 questions of 1 mark each.

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
  • RRB NTPC Mains exam will comprise of 4 sections i.e Reasoning Ability & General Intelligence, Arithmetic Ability, General Awareness and General Science.
  • A total of 120 questions will be asked in exam divided equally.
  • Candidates will have a composite time of 90 minutes to solve all the sections.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer.
  • We advise you to go through syllabus and preparation tips to score better in your RRB NTPC Mains Exam.

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2016: Prelims & Mains

RRB NTPC 2016 Exam will be conducted in two stages i.e. 1st stage/ Prelims and 2nd stage/ Mains. The Syllabus for RRB NTPC Prelims and Mains are same. The main change in prelims and mains for RRB NTPC exam is exam pattern.

We will discuss RRB NTPC Syllabus 2016: RRB NTPC exam will comprise of 4 sections i.e Arithmetic Ability, Reasoning & General Intelligence, General Awareness and General Science.

  • Arithmetic Ability: This section will include questions from quantitative Aptitude and Data interpretation.
    • 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
  • Reasoning & General Intelligence: The Reasoning section is the lengthy section of RRB NTPC exam.
    • 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
  • General Awareness: In this section, the mixed questions for static GK and Current Affairs will be asked.
    • 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.)
  • General Science: In this Section, basic concepts will be asked try to refer old NCERT books for preparation.
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Environmental Studies

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