First day, 1st slot of RRB NTPC 2020 CBT 1 Exam has been conducted on 28th December 2020 and it’s time to discuss the most awaited exam analysis & review of RRB NTPC Stage I (CBT 1) Preliminary Exam 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 shifts (All Days). The first day first shift was conducted from 10:30 AM to 12PM on 28th December 2020.
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 28th December 2020 (First Shift):
The level of the exam can be considered as Easy to Moderate.
|Sections||No. of Questions||Good Attempts|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||30||25-28|
The average number of good attempts are 76 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.
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:
|Topic||No. of Questions||Level|
|LCM & HCF||2-3||Easy|
|Time & Work||2-3||Easy|
|CI & SI||2-3||Easy|
|Time & Distance||3||Easy|
|Profit & Loss||2||Easy|
This section had 40 questions and the overall level of difficulty was Easy to Moderate. Some questions were asked from Indianpersonalities (like: Prime Ministers, Presidents, Chief Ministers & Governors etc.), Awards, Longest & Largest in India & World Most of the questions were asked from Static GK, Current Affairs, History, Physical Geography, Basic Computer & Biology..
|Topic||No. of Questions||Level|
The list of General Knowledge (GK) / General Awareness questions asked in the exam are mentioned below:
Brain of Computer: CPU
State having longest coastline in india: Gujarat
Governor of Bihar: Phagu Chauhan
Full form of URL: Uniform Resource Locator
Youngest President of India: Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
The Vande Bharat Express runs between which two stations: New Delhi and Varanasi
Khelo india youth games 2020: Guwahati
Where is GOBI Desert?
First COVID Vaccine
Highest peak in Andaman Nicobar: Saddle Peak?
Mother Earth Day is observed on which date?: 22nd April
SI Unit of electric current?
Total Ramsar sites in india: 42
55th Gyanpeeth Award: Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri
Writer of rajtarangini: Kalhana
Kudankulam nuclear power plant: Tamilnadu
Which state is not part of 7 sisters states?: Sikkim
Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana
Which pass connects Jammu & Leh? Banihal pass
International Court of Justice: The Hague, Netherlands
One Question-Related to Election commission
Question-related to state painting?
The mass of a person on earth is 10 kg. Find its weight on the moon?
Sabrimala temple iin which state: Kerala
2nd Battle of panipat: 1556
world environment day 2020 theme
Which bank has been merged into Bank of Baroda?
One Question related Hunger Index
Ubuntu comes under what?
Battle of plassey: 1757
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.
|Topics||No. of Questions||Level|
|Statement & Assumptions||3||Moderate|
|Statement & Conclusion||2||Easy-Moderate|
|Odd one out||2||Easy-Moderate|
We may see that the pattern of exam has been consistent as expected. Also, our analysis says that the level of exam was easier as compared to the previous year exam. This brings us to the conclusion that the cutoff may increase this time.
We hope the information provided was useful for the candidates to assess their performance. It might have also given an idea to the candidates who are appearing for the exam in upcoming days & shifts.
All the Best for All Upcoming Shifts !
Q1. What was the difficulty level of RRB NTPC 2020 CBT 1 exam?
RRB NTPC 2020 CBT 1 exam of first day's first shift was of Easy to Moderate level.
Q2. How many questions are asked from Current Affairs?
In this slot, More than 11 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 76 to 80 for General category (UR).