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Railway NTPC Syllabus And Exam Pattern 2020

Railway NTPC Syllabus And Exam Pattern 2020
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Railway NTPC Syllabus And Exam Pattern 2020:- The Indian railways have many vacancies to combine the Service. Lately, the Railway Recruitment Board has released the recruitment for the candidates as Non-Technical Popular Categories, Para-Medical staff and Isolate categories, etc..

In this article, I will share with you the complete facts concerning this vacancy and Railway NTPC Syllabus, Exam Pattern of Railway NTPC, plus we’ll also observe the selection procedure of Indian railroad NTPC, etc.. To get complete details about this particular vacancy and its other information regarding this.

Railway NTPC Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2020:

There is a total of 1,30,000 posts, and our of that, around 35,277 posts are for the NTPC (Non-technical Popular Categories). To use this post vacancy, an individual can visit the Official site of the Indian Railways recruitment board. The rest of the Process we’ll discuss below. First, We’ll see the selection process and Exam Pattern, and after that, we will see the Comprehensive syllabus of RRB NTPC:

Railway NTPC Selection Process:

For the selection in the RRB NTPC. Candidates will have to look for the Computer-Based Online test-I and Computer-Based Online test-II. A candidate will have to pass both the stages of exams:

  • Computer-Based Online Test-I
  • Computer-Based Online Test-II
  • Typing Skill Test/Computer-Based Aptitude test

The syllabus of the phases of evaluation is the same; however, the number of questions and types of questions will be different. The shortlisting of these candidates for the CBT-II will be done on the grounds of all CBT-I marks. It is mandatory to clear the stages of the examination to considered for the selection.

Exam Pattern of Railway NTPC:

The Exam pattern of Railway NTPC (Non-technical popular Categories) is almost similar. Here is the exam pattern of the CBT-I and CBT-II Examination:

Computer-Based Test-I:

SubjectsNo. of Question
General Awareness40
  • Total No. of questions: 100
  • Total Time Duration: 2 Hours (120 Minutes)
  • A candidate will be given 1 mark for each right response.
  • Negative marking 1/3 marks for each wrong attempt.

Computer-Based test-II:

SubjectsNo. of Question
General Awareness50
  • Total Number of questions: 120
  • Total Time Duration: 2 hours
  • A candidate will be given 1 mark for each right response.
  • Negative marking 1/3 marks for each wrong attempt.

Railway NTPC Syllabus:

The Syllabus of Railways NTPC is not too broad, it can be easily covered. Here are the subjects that one has to prepare for this exam:

  • Mathematics
  • General Awareness
  • Reasoning

These are the subjects that one has to prepare for the exams. Let’s see the topics or chapters that one has to cover in these subjects.


  • Number system
  • Geometry
  • Menstruation
  • Trigonometry
  • Algebra
  • Time speed and Distance
  • Simple Interest/Compound interest
  • Time and Work
  • Clock
  • Percentage
  • Mixture
  • Profit/Loss
  • Set Theory
  • Mean-Median-Mode

General Knowledge:

A candidate has to cover the entire topics related to General Knowledge and awareness. A candidate also has to cover the:

  • General Science
  • General Knowledge

In General Science, You need to cover Applied science and for the General Knowledge, One has to cover these following topics:

  • Latest Current Affairs
  • Indian Constitution
  • Indian History
  • Economy
  • Geography
  • Indian Politics
  • Indian Navy & Military
  • Religions
  • Books & Authors
  • Sports
  • Awards etc.


  • Number Series.
  • Non-Verbal Series.
  • Embedded Figures.
  • Mirror Images.
  • Figure Classification.
  • Clocks & Calendars.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Decision Making.
  • Relationship Concepts.
  • Verbal and Figure Classification.
  • Blood Relations.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Number Ranking.
  • Arithmetical Computation.
  • Arithmetical Number Series.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2020: RRB NTPC Selection Procedure

It is the complete syllabus of the Railway Recruitment board Non-technical Popular Categories. All the candidates who want to look for this examination. They must prepare for this Exam in a better way. The contest is a lot in each area. You’ll need to score good marks to clean the cut off marks. For the preparation of this examination, You can combine the Coaching Institutes or may prepare yourself also. There are various books out there on the market for the preparation of the; you can take assistance from there.

The choice is made strictly as per virtue, based on above mentioned recruiting stages.

The recruitment procedure will involve the following stages of examination:

Based on the performance of applicants at the Stage-1 and Stage-2 examination, They’d Have to go for the Skill Test/Aptitude Test/Document Verification. There are different tests for applicants looking for articles such as:

RRB NTPC Selection Process Summary:

Name of the postLevel
in 7th
1st stage
2nd stage
Skill Test
1Junior Clerk cum
For all
Level 2
Typing Skill Test
2Accounts Clerk cum
2Typing Skill Test
3Junior Time Keeper2Typing Skill Test
4Trains Clerk2——————
5Commercial cum
Ticket Clerk
3Separate for
Level 3 post
6Traffic Assistant4Separate for
Level 4 post
Based Aptitude
7Goods Guard5Common
Level 5
8Senior Commercial
cum Ticket Clerk
9Senior Clerk cum
5Typing Skill Test
10Junior Account
Assistant cum Typist
5Typing Skill Test
11Senior Time Keeper5Typing Skill Test
all Level 6
13Station Master6Computer
Based Aptitude

RRB NTPC Stage-1 Exam Pattern

SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
Mathematics303090 minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning3030
General Awareness4040

Minimum percentage of marks for eligibility in various categories: UR-40%, EWS40%, 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.

  • The exam duration for PWD candidates is 120 Minutes.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The normalized score of 1st Stage CBT shall be used for short listing 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 recruitment process.

RRB NTPC Stage-2 Exam Pattern

SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
Mathematics353590 minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning3535
General Awareness5050
  • The exam duration for PWD candidates is 120 Minutes.
  • Negative marking of 1/3 is there.
  • The level of questions will be different for different level of posts.
  • Normalization of marks will be done.

RRB NTPC 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 and no relaxation in the minimum T- Score is permissible.
  • Candidates will have to qualify in each of the test batteries of CBAT for considering them for the post of SM/TA.
  • The CBAT shall have questions and answer options only in English and Hindi.
  • There shall be no negative marking in CBAT.
  • Merit list will be drawn only from amongst the candidates qualifying in the CBAT, with 70% weightage for the marks obtained in the 2nd Stage CBT and 30% weightage for the marks obtained in CBAT.

Typing Skill Test (TST)

  • Qualifying in nature.
  • Eight times the number of vacancies will be called for typing test.
  • 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.

Document Verification (DV)

Based on the performance of candidates in 2nd Stage CBT and based on the performance of candidates in both 2nd Stage CBT and CBAT/TST (as applicable), candidates equal to the number of vacancies will be called for Document Verification as per their merit and options.

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