RRB NTPC Exam Analysis 2020: 29th December, Shift 1

The second day, 1st slot of RRB NTPC 2020 CBT 1 Exam is over not at 12:00 pm and it’s time to discuss the most awaited exam analysis & review of RRB NTPC Stage I (CBT 1) Exam 2020 which was held on 29th December 2020. A lot of candidates appeared for this exam in order to fulfill their dream of joining the prestigious Indian Railway. At Career Power, we are providing RRB NTPC 2020 CBT 1 Exam Analysis of first shift of 29th December 2020. The second day first shift was conducted from 10:30 AM to 12PM on 29th December 2020.

RRB NTPC Exam Analysis 2020: 29th December

This year, The difficulty level of RRB NTPC 2020 CBT 1 exam was Easy to moderate. There were many new types of questions introduced in the General Intelligence and Reasoning section. RRB NTPC Pre exam had 3 sections in the objective test comprising of 100 questions to be solved in 90 minutes whice are given below:

Let’s have a look at RRB NTPC 2020 CBT 1 Overall Exam Analysis for 29th December 2020 (First Shift):

RRB NTPC CBT 1 Exam Analysis: Overall

The level of today's exam can be considered as Easy to Moderate. Let's have look at the section wise good attempts for RRB NTPC exam held on 29th December, 1st Shift.

Sections No. of Questions Good Attempts Level
General Awareness4030-31Easy-Moderate
General Intelligence and Reasoning3025-26Easy

The average number of good attempts are 74 to 80, which makes the competition level a little higher. However, considering the level of exam to be easy, one should not be too nervous for the results, if they have attempted properly.

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RRB NTPC Exam Analysis: Mathematics

This section had 30 questions. The level of Mathematics (Quantitative Aptitude) section was Easy to Moderate. One can easily attempt questions if they have practised well. The mathematics section is generally lengthy comprising questions from arithmetic and advance maths both. The maximum questions were asked from Trigonometry, Percentage, Time & Distance, Time & Work, Mensuration, Profit & Loss, etc. The topic-wise distribution of questions has been provided below:

The Quantitative Mathematics asked were:

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Number System3Easy
LCM & HCF2-3Easy
Time & Work2-3Easy
CI & SI2-3Easy
Time & Distance3Easy
Profit & Loss2Easy
Square- Root2Easy

RRB NTPC Exam Analysis: General Awareness

This section had 40 questions and the overall level of difficulty was Easy to Moderate. Some questions were asked from Indian personalities (like: Freedom Fighters, Prime Ministers, Presidents, Chief Ministers & Governors etc.), Awards, Important Days, Longest & Largest in India & World Most of the questions were asked from Static GK, Current Affairs, History, Physical Geography, Basic Computer & Biology..

TopicNo. of QuestionsLevel
Static GK8-9Easy
Current Affairs11-12Easy-Moderate
Total40Easy- Moderate

The list of General Knowledge (GK) / General Awareness questions asked in the exam are mentioned below:

Governor of Telangana?

Birth Place of Gandhi Ji?

Lime Water Formula?

Proton was discovered by?

Largest fresh water lake in the world?

Where is Sukreswar temple?

Where is Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel?

Where is Headquarters of ICC?

Who is Sean Connery?


IPL Winner?

Who is the Secretary general of UNO?

Who is the Prime minister of Japan?

Constitution of India Day is observed on which date?

Sanchi stupa built by?

INC founded in which year?

Full form of HTTP - Hypertext Transfer Protocol?

Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2020 awarded to 5 people- Rohit Sharma, Rani Rampal, Vinesh Phogat, M. Thangavelu, Manika Batra

Who discovered cell?

Who is the chairman of SAIL?

God Father of Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana

Capital of Bhutan?

Which organ secretes Bile Juice- Liver

CM of Kerala- Pinarayi Vijayan Vijaya

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RRB NTPC Exam Analysis: General Intelligence and Reasoning

The level of General Intelligence and Reasoning was of Easy to Moderate. Most of the questions were asked from Mathematical Operations, Blood Relation, Analogy, Sentence arrangement and Venn Diagram etc. The topic-wise distribution of questions asked in this section are provided below.

TopicsNo. of QuestionsLevel
Venn Diagram3Moderate
Sentence arrangement3Easy-Moderate
Statement & Assumptions1Moderate
Statement & Conclusion2Easy-Moderate
Alpha-Nemuric Series2-3Easy
Mathematical Operations3Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense2Easy-Moderate
Blood Relation2Easy-Moderate
Odd one out2Easy-Moderate
Seating Arrangement1Easy-Moderate

We may see that the pattern of exam has been consistent as expected. Also, our analysis says that the level of exam was easy to moderate. This brings us to the conclusion that the cutoff may similar to previous year cut-off.

RRB NTPC CBT 1 Exam Analysis 2020- FAQs

Q1. What was the difficulty level of today's exam?

RRB NTPC 2020 CBT 1 exam of second day's first shift was of Easy to Moderate level, similar to previous day.

Q2. How many questions are asked from Current Affairs?

In this slot, More than 10 questions have been asked in the exam, apart from this a good amount of questions have been asked from Static GK.

Q3. How many sections are there in RRB NTPC 2020 CBT 1 exam?

There were 3 setions in RRB NTPC 2020 CBT 1 exam.

Q4. What is the expected cut-off of RRB NTPC 2020 CBT 1 exam?

The level of RRB NTPC 2020 CBT 1 exam was Easy to Moderate. The expected cut-off would be between 74 to 80 for General category (UR).

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