RRB NTPC Syllabus 2021 for CBT 1 & 2

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2021: Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is conducting RRB NTPC exam for the posts of Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) by Railway Recruitment Board(RRBs). A total of around 35,277 vacancies have been announced this year. The knowledge of RRB NTPC Syllabus & Exam Pattern is required if a candidate wishes to qualify the ongoing RRB NTPC 2020-21 exam.

In this article, we are covering RRB NTPC Syllabus for Railway NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Categories), Para Medical Staff, Material & Isolated Category and Level-1 Posts. This will help you to prepare for RRB NTPC 2020-21 Exam. Let’s understand the RRB NTPC 2021 Exam Pattern & Syllabus:

RRB NTPC Syllabus & Exam Pattern

RRB NTPC 2021 Exam will be conducted in two stages i.e. 1st stage(Pelims) and 2nd stage(Mains). The Syllabus for RRB NTPC stage 1 and stage 2 are same. The main change in stage 1 and stage 2 for RRB NTPC exam is exam pattern. RRB NTPC exam will comprise of 3 sections i.e Mathematics (Arithmetic Ability), Reasoning & General Intelligence and General Awareness (General Science). The detailed RRB NTPC Syllabus is mentined below:

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2021 CBT I

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

RRB NTPC Syllabus for Stage I CBT

The total number of 100 questions will be asked in the Stage I exam of RRB NTPC. The Syllabus of RRB NTPC Stage I exam is given below. CBT The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to:

a) Mathematics Syllabus for RRB NTPC

Number System, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportions, Percentage, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Elementary Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics etc.


b) General Intelligence and Reasoning Syllabus for RRB NTPC

Analogies, Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical Operations, Similarities and Differences, Relationships, Analytical Reasoning, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagrams, Puzzle, Data Sufficiency, Statement- Conclusion, Statement- Courses of Action, Decision Making, Maps, Interpretation of Graphs etc.

c) General Awareness Syllabus for RRB NTPC

Current Events of National and International Importance (Current Affairs), Games and Sports, Art and Culture of India, Indian Literature, Monuments and Places of India, General Science and Life Science (up to 10th CBSE), History of India and Freedom Struggle, Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World, Indian Polity and Governance- constitution and political system, General Scientific and Technological Developments including Space and Nuclear Program of India, UN and Other important World Organizations, Environmental Issues Concerning India and World at Large, Basics of Computers and Computer Applications, Common Abbreviations, Transport Systems in India, Indian Economy, Famous Personalities of India and World, Flagship Government Programs, Flora and Fauna of India, Important Government and Public Sector Organizations of India, Current GK etc.

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RRB NTPC Syllabus for Stage II CBT

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices similar to CBT 1. The syllabus of RRB NTPC is same for CBT 1 & CBT 2 but exam pattern (No. of questions & marks) is different from CBT 1.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2021 CBT II

No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
Mathematics 35 35 90 minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning 35 35
General Awareness 50 50
Total 120 120

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RRB NTPC Syllabus 2021- Queries

Q1. What are the subjects in the RRB NTPC exam?

Ans. There are three subjects in RRB NTPC Exam which are General Awareness, Mathematics, General Intelligence and Reasoning .

Q2. What is the negative marking scheme in the RRB NTPC exam?

Ans. The negative marking scheme is also applicable for this exam. The 1/3rd marks are deducted for every wrongly answered question in the RRB NTPC exam for both Stage I and Stage II of examination.

Q3. What will be the total number of questions in RRB NTPC Stage I & II exams?

Ans. The Stage I exam will have a total of 100 questions while there will be 120 questions in the RRB NTPC Stage II exam.

Q4. What is the weightage of Current Affairs?

Ans. A total of 11-15 questions may be asked in CBT 1 exam if RRB NTPC and 14-18 questions in CBT 2 exam.