RRB NTPC CBT 1 Exam Analysis 2020: 28th December, Shift 1

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.

RRB NTPC Exam Analysis 2020: 28th 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 28th December 2020 (First Shift):

RRB NTPC CBT 1 Exam Analysis: Overall

The level of the exam can be considered as Easy to Moderate.

Sections No. of Questions Good Attempts
General Awareness4030-32
General Intelligence and Reasoning3025-28

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.

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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 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..

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:

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

Article 324?

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

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 & Assumptions3Moderate
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 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 !

RRB NTPC CBT 1 Exam Analysis 2020- FAQs

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).

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