RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019

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RRB NTPC 2019 Syllabus

Candidate should know the detailed RRB NTPC syllabus of each section which is as follows:-

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019

  1. Arithmetic Ability-This section is added in the exam question paper to test the quantitative aptitude and data interpretation of the candidate. So the topics will include Data Interpretation (Bar Graphs, Pie Charts, Line Graphs, tables etc.), Time & Work, Time & Distance (Boats & Streams, Trains etc.), Pipe & Cistern, Margins & Discounts, Profit & Loss, Simplification, Averages, Problems on Age, Speed Calculation, Linear/ Quadratic Equations, Simple/ Compound Interest, and Area & Volume.
  2. Reasoning and General Intelligence – It is considered to be the longest section of Railway Recruitment Board Non-technical Popular category examination. The topics for this section includes Analogy, Equality/Inequality, Classification of the Odd pair, Syllogism, Alphanumeric Series, Decision Making, Blood Relation, Direction Sense, Visual Reasoning (Pattern Detection, Hidden Images, Mirror Images, Embedded Images, Figure Matrix etc.), Statement Argument, Statement Conclusion, Statement Interference, Problem Solving, Eligibility Test, Verbal & Visual Analysis, Arithmetical Reasoning, Sitting /Circular Arrangements, Puzzles/Complex Arrangement.
  3. General Awareness – This section of the question paper consists of mixed questions for static GK and current affairs. The topics will include Indian Economy, Indian History, Indian Geography, Indian Railways (Facts & Figures, History), Indian Polity, Indian Culture & Heritage, Current Affairs (National, International. Organizations, Person in News, Deaths & Demises, Awards, Science & Technology, Sports, Government Policies etc.), Static Affairs (National, International, Organizations, Awards & Honours, Science & Technology, Yearbook, Days, Dates etc.)
  4. General Science –This section consists of basic concepts of the science and candidates can prepare from the old NCERT books. The topics will be included in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Environmental Studies.

The overview of the detailed RRB NTPC Exam 2019 syllabus is as follows for each section:-

Quantitative Aptitude

Nature of Questions Chapters Weightage Comments
Scoring Simplifications 4-5 Questions on BODMAS Rule, Fractions, Approximate Value, Surds, and Indices etc.
Easy to solve Interest 1-2 Problems on Simple Compound Interests and Instalments
Less time consuming Percentage 2-3 Calculations oriented Basic percentage problems
More Accuracy possible Ratio and Proportion 1-2 Problems on simple, compound Ratios and Direct/Indirect Proportions
Easy to Solve Average 2-3 Problems on Average weight/Height/Marks
Less Time Consuming Problems on Ages 1-2 Basic Problems on Ages
Scoring Speed, Time and Distance 1-2 Problems on Average Speeds, Boats and Trains etc.
Easy if proper steps are followed carefully Algebra 1-2 Basic Linear Equations in one or two variables
More time consuming Profit and Loss 2-3 Problems on Profit/ Loss, Dishonest/ Successive dealings partnerships.
Easy to solve Number Series 2-3 Moderate to difficult problems on completing the series, Finding Missing and Wrong item
Scoring Mensuration 1-2 Problems on Plane Figures such as Square, Rectangle, Circles etc
Tricky Time and work 1-2 Problems on Work Efficiency, wages, and pipes etc.
Might take more time than usual as it has fewer chances of solving correctly Mixture problems 1-2 To make a mixture from two or more entities and mixtures

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Nature of Questions Chapters Weightage Comments
Scoring Classifications 0-2 Number, Letter and Meaningful words based questions.
Easy to Solve Analogy 0-2 Number, General Knowledge, Meaning and letter based questions
Less Time Consuming Series 1-3 Mainly questions on Number and Alphabet Series
High Accuracy Possible Coding Decoding 0-2 Questions on coding and decoding by letter shifting, and coding letters of a word and it also includes coding-decoding based on numbers, operations on place value, coding by analogy and coding and decoding in the fictitious language
Scoring Blood Relations 0-2 Mostly Family Tree Problems
Easy to Solve Clock and Calendar 0-2 Mostly based on Calendar
Less Time Consuming Directions and Distances 0-2 Simple problems that can be solved by just drawing all the information on paper
High Accuracy Possible Arranging words in a meaningful order 0-2 It can be a meaningful order of doing a certain task or following a certain rule
Easy to solve Word Formation 0-2 From the given word find whether the given option words can be formed or not
Scoring Missing Number 0-2 Find the missing number from the given matrix or diagram
Easy to solve Venn Diagrams 0-2 Problems based on Venn diagrams
Less Time Consuming Non-Verbal Reasoning 0-3 Questions like complete the pattern, figure based analogy/ classifications/ series or cube based questions may be asked

General Awareness

The questions in this section have the weight-age of 18-20 and are considered scoring as questions are static and can be remembered easily. This section is less time consuming as either the candidate knows the answer or he doesn’t know the answer. If the candidate is well prepared for this section then the accuracy is generally high as there is less chance of confusion in the options provided for the questions.

However, the questions from the current affairs are considered tricky as the section is very vast. Accuracy for this section is also low as the options provided are confusing and the candidate would need a lot of practice to solve the questions accurately.

English

The detailed syllabus of the English is not possible but some of the questions would be Fill in the blanks for the grammar, fill in the blanks for the vocabulary, one-word substitution, Spellings and Synonyms, and Antonyms.