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 RRB NTPC examination 2021

it become very important to know about the detail about RRB NTPC 2021 examination as we all know the pandemic of corona pandemic is at it worse so it become difficult to go offline mode and collect them so it become easy for us to collect them through online mode . So what are we waiting for let us now discuss about introduction about what is RRB NTPC exam and why it is necessary to attempt and it is useful for which field .


What is RRB NTPC examination and how to prepare for RRB NTPC 2021 ?

RRB NTPC exam is conducted by the Chairman of the Railway board (Indian Railway) . This exam is conducted for the 1,25 core applicants . here NTPC stands for the Non Technical popular category . A total of 35,208 vacancies will be filled through the RRB NTPC 2019-20. However the process has been delayed for 2020 term as we all are aware of the pandemic of corona virus . The exam date has been released by the chairman of the Railways .

The first stage exam will be conducted on 15 Dec by following all the guidelines for covid19 provided by government .

As we know after knowing the exam date our heart beat goes high and curiosity get high so after knowing exam date it become essential to know about after clearing exam which posted applicant can be designated so let us discuss about various which you can acquire after clearing the exam.

The post include under RRB NTPC are as mentioned below

Junior clerk cum typist

Junior time keeper

Commercial cum ticket clerk

Goods guard

Senior clerk cum typist

Senior time keeper

Account clerk cum typist

Trains clerk

Traffic assistant

Senior commercial cum ticket clerk

Junior account assistant cum typist

Commercial apprentice and station master

So these are the above post which you can be designated after clearing the exam it become very necessary to and I know you all are very curious to know about the eligibility criteria for appearing in the examination so what are we waiting for now let us get started on discussion about eligibility criteria

Eligibility criteria for RRB NTPC examination 2021

Applicant should kept in mind the following criteria before appearing to this examination

  1. Candidate must be citizen of India , Nepal , Bhutan
  2. Candidate must be between age group of 18-30
  3. Candidate must have Bachelor degree from the recognized university for certain post and candidate must have completed class12 from recognized school
  4. Candidate must pass the medical test as prescribe by the RRB exam conducting authorities

For more details you can also visit the official site .

After knowing the eligibility criteria it become very important to get aware for the recruitment process

So let us discuss them in detail

Name of post Various post under each categories are mentioned
Job category Government job
Vacancies 1,30,000 + 35277 for RRB NTPC
Work location All over India
Mode of application Online
Stages of exam Various stage of exam as per exam category
Official site http://www.rrbcdg.gov.in/

After knowing the recruitment process it is very important to get aware about exam pattern so are you all excited to know exam pattern so let us

Discuss them in detail

Exam pattern for RRB NTPC Exam 2021

The exam pattern consist of following stages and are mentioned below

  1. CBT stage -1
  2. CBT stage – 2
  3. Skill / Aptitude test [ this is conducted for those who are appearing for Junior accountant assistant , senior clerk cum typist , senior time keeper ]
  4. Document verification [ this is conducted for those who are appearing for traffic assistant and assistant traffic master ]
  5. Medical examination

For CBT 1 paper exam pattern are mentioned below

Section No of question Marks
General question awareness 50 50
Mathematics 35 35
General intelligence and reasoning 35 35


Note : there will be negative marking in the examination

For CBT 2 paper exam pattern are as mentioned below


Section No of question Marks
General question awareness 50 50
Mathematics 35 35
General intelligence and reasoning 35 35

As we all know that after knowing the exam pattern curiousity are at a rise you are very excited to know about exam syllabus and it is our duty to collect all the information regarding exam syllabus so what are we waiting for now let us discuss in detail about exam syllabus for RRB NTPC examination

Exam syllabus for RRB NTPC examination 2021

The syllabus are same for the both the stage of CBT examination and are also mention below . It consist of 3 subjects which are mention below

  1. Mathematics
  2. General awareness
  3. General intelligence and logical reasoning.

The only difference between both the stage of exam is 100 question is asked for stage 1 of exam and 120 question is asked for the stage 2 of examination

The time duration given for both the stage of exam are 90 min .

Now let us discuss the syllabus topic in brief so that you can get a brief idea about how to do preparation and do excel in your examination

For mathematics topic for rrb ntpc includes are

Simplification – BODMAS rule , fraction , value , surd and indices

Interest – problem on simple interest , compound interest , installments

Percentage – calculation on percentage problem

Ratio and proportion – simple ratio , compound ratios , direct / indirect proportion

Average – problem on height , weight , marks , and problem on average

Problem on ages – basic problem

Speed , time and distance – problem on average , relative speed , boat train etc

Algebra – basic on linear equation with one variable and two variable

Profit and loss – dishonest / successful dealing , partnership

Number series – complete series , finding , missing / wrong term

Mensuration – problem on plane figures , square , rectangle , circle etc

Time and work – problem on work efficiency , wages , pipes

Mixture problem – two or more mixture problem

For general intelligence and reasoning topic include are

Classification – number , letter and meaning full word

Analogy – number , general knowledge , meaning and letter based question

Series – number and alphabet series

Coding and decoding – letter shifting , coding letter by words , analogy , number , operation on place value , coding and decoding on fictious language

Blood relation – family tree problem , general blood relation problem

Clock and calendar – calendar based problem , question on time and clock hands

Ordering and ranking – simple ranking question

Direction and distances – simple problem on direction , formula based distance based question

Word formation – arranging word in meaning full order

Non verbal reasoning – complete pattern , figure based question , analogy , classification based question , cube based question

Others – meaning number , venn diagram , puzzle

For general awareness topic include are

Current affairs / general awareness – economics , current affairs , geography , history , politics , computer , sports , literature , awards , books and authors , miscellaneous

General science – environment , living organism , life process of plant and organism , heredity and evolution natural resources , atom and molecule , chemical reaction and equation , acid , base and salts , metals and non metals , periodic table , force and law of motion , work , energy and sound , light , electricity , source of energy , disease resources and cure , improvement in food resources .

After knowing the exam syllabus you are exited to know that from which books you can study so that you can able to excel in exam and get the posted as per your choice and make your dream come true so now without wasting any time let us discuss in detail about the books for the exam preparation

Best books to score good grades in examination

For mathematics name of books are mention below

Quantitative aptitude by RS Aggarwal

Fast track by Rajesh verma

NCERT maths from grade 6 to 11

Magical books on quicker Maths by M Tyra

Advance maths by Rakesh yadav

For other subjects which are included in the examination you must be aware and sharpen your general knowledge and what is happening around the world for that you can refer general knowledge books and you can also solve general knowledge quiz

You can also go through current affairs you can also get information through internet and newspapers it become very essential to get yourself updated with the latest current affairs so that you can able to score good marks in your examination .

After knowing best books it is also important to get aware for the exam preparation technique because without knowing the right strategies for exam books cant help you to score good marks so it become extremely important to learn exam strategies so let us discuss the best ricks for exam preparation in detail .

Tips for RRB NTPC exam preparation 2021

This exam is considered to be one of the most prestigious exam so it become extremely important for all the candidate that they should be very well prepared for this type of examination so here mentioned are the some tips and tricks for the preparation of RRB NTPC examination which are as mentioned below .

  1. Check the eligibility criteria for exam
  2. Go through the RRB NTPC exam pattern and get all your doubt clear
  3. Go through the RRB NTPC exam syllabus and complete all the syllabus before one month of exam atleast once
  4. Clear all your doubt on each and every topic before exam
  5. Refer all the topic atleast once before examination
  6. Focus on certain exam preparation pattern before exams
  7. Solve online quiz related to RRB NTPC to analyze where you stand in mock exams .
  8. So that you can work hard on your weaker topic

After knowing the exam tips it becomes extremely important for every candidate to submit there exam application form in time without delay so that they do not need to suffer any further consequences regarding submission of application so without any delay let us discuss few steps for the application of online exam form in detail . detailed steps are given below.

Step 1 : visit the official site of RRB NTPC examination

Step 2 : register your mobile no and email id

Step 3 : login using your register id , which will be generated after giving mobile no and email id

Step 4 : fill all the essential details like address , name etc

Step 5 : upload all the necessary document like photograph , signature etc

Step 6 : before submitting form go through all the details which you have filled so that further you don’t need to face any problem .

Step 7 : Select your mode of payment of application of fee and fill all the details .

The registration process is now completed you can now be free from the tension of application form .

So now its time to know the procedure of how to download admit card so that you can eligible for RRB NTPC examination so now let us discuss the steps for how to download admit card in detail

How to download admit card for rrb ntpc 2021 ?

Step 1 : visit RRB NTPC website of the region you have applied

Step 2 : enter your login details . you can choose either language English or Hindi

Step 3 : enter registration no that you have registered at the time of application

Step 4 : you will then redirected to a page where you should click on download admit card

Step 5 : enter your date of birth in the format they have asked for or password you have received at the time of applying

Step 6 : once all the detail get submitted , your RRB NTPC admit card will be displayed on screen .

Step 7 : you can download the admit card and keep a print out with you for further reference and it is also compulsory to carry admit card in your examination.

I hope this might help you and guide to clear all your doubt regarding examination and your doubt can able to get clear so stay safe stay healthy don’t get stressed in this pandemic avoid going out of house unless and until it become very necessary to do so

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