RRB NTPC 2019 – Exam Dates, Syllabus, Notes & Videos

RRB NTPC 2019 – Exam Dates, Syllabus, Notes & Videos

Exam Dates

1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)Tentatively scheduled between June to September 2019

Recruitment Process

Only single ONLINE application (common to all the notified posts in opted RRB) has to be submitted by the candidate through the link provided on the official websites of RRBs. The recruitment process shall involve 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT), 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT), Typing Skill Test/Computer-Based Aptitude Test (as applicable) and Document Verification/Medical Examination. Selection is made strictly as per merit, on the basis of above-mentioned recruitment stages. The date, time and venue for all the activities viz. CBTs, Typing Skill Test/Computer-based Aptitude Test, Document Verification, Medical Examination or any other additional activity as applicable shall be fixed by the RRBs and shall be intimated to the eligible candidates in due course. Request for postponement of any of the above activity or for change of venue, date and shift will not be entertained under any circumstances.

1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) – Common for all notified posts of this CEN 01/2019.

Exam Duration in MinutesGeneral AwarenessMathematicsGeneral Intelligence and ReasoningTotal No. of Questions
90403030100

The examination duration will be 120 Minutes for eligible PwBD candidates
accompanied by Scribe.
The section wise distribution given in the above table is only indicative and there may be some variations in the actual question papers. There will be negative marking
and 1/3 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer.
The 1st Stage CBT is of screening nature and the standard of questions for the CBT will be generally in conformity with the educational standards prescribed for the posts. The normalized score of 1st Stage CBT shall be used for shortlisting of
candidates for 2nd Stage CBT as per their merit. Candidates who are shortlisted
for 2nd Stage CBT availing the reservation benefits of OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/EWS, PwBD and ExSM shall continue to be considered only against OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/EWS, PwBD and ExSM for all subsequent stages of the recruitment process.

RRB NTPC 2019 Syllabus

a. Mathematics

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

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

Current Events of National and International Importance, 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 etc.

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR-40%, EWS-
40%, OBC (Non creamy layer) -30%, SC-30%, ST-25%. These percentages of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PwBD candidates in case of shortage of PwBD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.

2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT):

Separate 2nd Stage CBT shall be taken for each of the 7th CPC Level i.e. Level 2,
3, 4, 5 and 6 with the graded difficulty level. All posts falling within the same level of 7th CPC shall have a common 2nd stage CBT. If candidates are eligible for more than one level of 7th CPC posts as per their educational qualifications, they
have to give common 1st stage CBT and corresponding 2nd stage CBT for each
level of 7th CPC.
Shortlisting of Candidates for the 2nd Stage CBT shall be based on the normalized
marks obtained by them in 1st Stage CBT and the options for various posts exercised
by them keeping in view the educational qualification of the candidate i.e. 10+2 or
Graduate. Total no. of candidates to be shortlisted shall be 20 times the community
wise vacancies of posts notified against the RRB as per their merit in 1st Stage CBT
cum choice of posts. However, Railways reserve the right to increase/decrease this
limit in total or for any specific category(s) as required to ensure the availability of adequate candidates for all the notified posts.
The examination duration and number of questions for 2nd stage CBT are indicated
below:

Exam Duration in MinutesGeneral AwarenessMathematicsGeneral Intelligence and ReasoningTotal No. of Questions
90503535120

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to:
a. Mathematics:
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:
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:
Current Events of National and International Importance, 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 CENTRALISED EMPLOYMENT NOTICE (CEN) NO. 01/2019 Page 21 of 70 World, Flagship Government Programs, Flora and Fauna of India, Important Government and Public Sector Organizations of India etc.
Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR-40%, EWS-40%, OBC (Non creamy layer)-30%, SC-30%, ST-25%. These percentages of marks for eligibility may be relaxed by 2% for PwBD candidates in case of shortage of PwBD candidates against vacancies reserved for them.

Computer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) (Only for candidates who have opted for Traffic Assistant and Station Master)
Qualifying marks: The candidates need to secure a minimum T-Score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify. This is applicable to all candidates irrespective of community or category i.e. irrespective of SC/ST/OBC-NCL/EWS/PwBD/ExSM and no relaxation in the minimum T- Score is permissible.

Typing Skill Test (TST):
For the posts Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Accounts Assistant cum Typist, Senior
Time Keeper, Junior Clerk cum Typist, Accounts Clerk cum Typist and Junior Time Keeper, Typing Skill Test (TST) of qualifying nature (marks obtained in typing skill test shall not be added for making merit) shall be conducted for which the number of candidates equal to eight times the number of vacancies for each of the community
shall be called for. The candidates should be able to type 30 words per minute
(WPM) in English or 25 WPM in Hindi on Personal Computer only without editing tools and spell check facility. For guidelines of those who appear for typing skill test in Hindi, Kruti Dev and Mangal font shall be made available for typing skill test on Personal Computer.

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