RRB NTPC Preparation

 

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RRB- NTPC 2019

RRB-NTPC stands for Railway Recruitment Board - Non-Technical Popular Categories. It is among the most popular examination among government job aspirants. RRB NTPC notification does not come every year, that is why one should not miss it whenever it come. RRB NTPC preparation is the much-needed dose for the aspirants but if one follows our advice then there is no need of going to any coaching institute. RRB NTPC preparation can be done online through various sources. RRB NTPC exam preparation is not that much tougher to do than that of SSC & UPSC examination. Here we will cover the complete RRB NTPC preparation strategy along with the RRB NTPC study plan. The main thing which makes this popular is its eligibility criteria & examination pattern. It comes with two kinds of eligibility posts.

  • 12th Based Posts - If you have maximum qualification as 12th till the date given in the notification you are eligible for posts like - Junior Clerk, Train Clerk, Junior Time Keeper, etc. Means students who just passed out from school can also fill this form in order to secure a job.

  • Graduation Based Posts - If you have maximum qualification as Graduation till the date given in the notification you are eligible for posts like - Goods Guards, Traffic Assistant, Station Master, etc. 

The Applicants in RRB NTPC are a bit high as compare to the SSC & Banking aspirants. Railways are known for their perks and additional facilities apart from the salary. The main cause of this thing is English because in this examination English is not there and most of the aspirants have a phobia that the English language is tough. The second thing is that subjects/sections in the prelims, as well as mains, are quite the same. The only difference will be there is the difficulty level of the questions and number of questions in a particular section. Students can also do RRB NTPC preparation online. It's a two-stage examination process followed by skill test and document verification.

Preliminary Examination

Sr. No.

Subject

Marks

Time

1

Mathematics

30

Composite Time Of 90 Minutes

2

General Intelligence & Reasoning

30

3

General Awareness

40

 

Total

100

 

  • There is a total of 100 questions and a composite time of 90 minutes.

  • 1 Mark will be awarded to answer the question correctly.

  • 1/3 Mark will be deducted in case of answering wrong.

Mains Examination

Sr. No.

Subject

Marks

Time

1

Mathematics

35

Composite Time Of 90 Minutes

2

General Intelligence & Reasoning

35

3

General Awareness

50

 

Total

120

  • There is a total of 100 questions and composite time of 90 minutes.

  • 1 Mark will be awarded to answer the question correctly.

  • 1/3 Mark will be deducted in case of answering wrong.

 

RRB NTPC Preparation Strategy

  • The first step to prepare for any exam is to understand the syllabus & pattern of the exam.

  • List down your weak areas & strong areas as per the syllabus and pattern of this examination.

  • Make a study plan keeping three parameters in mind - Your strong areas, weak areas & syllabus.

  • Devote much time to weaker section than that of your strong section.

  • Follow the study plan strictly and cover all the concepts related to each topic.

  • After going through all the concepts, practice the exercise questions available in the chapter.

  • When you are done with the clarity in concepts, then pick past papers of all the railways' exams, as all the railways' exams follow the same examination pattern.

  • In the real-time examination, you have to do these questions in a stipulated time limit. So, now take an online test series and attempt that in a manner that you are attempting the real examination.

  • After taking an online test, analyze the question which you have answered wrong & go through the given solutions.

 

How To Prepare Quantitative Aptitude For RRB NTPC

  • Learn the Vedic Maths Tricks to enhance your calculation.

  • Take a standard book to get the conceptual clarity of all the arithmetic topics.

  • Practice all the questions & examples given in the book.

  • Apart from arithmetic, cover topics like- Number system, Geometry, Trigonometry, Algebra using 9th 10th NCERTs.

  • Take the help of online sources to cover the topics which are not available in the book.

  • If you want to study material with full coverage of Quantitative Aptitude, then you can refer either SSC or CAT exam book to prepare.

How To Prepare Logical Reasoning For RRB NTPC

  • Learn the basic concepts of reasoning by referring to any standard book.

  • Practice as many questions based on that particular topic.

  • Cover Verbal, Non-verbal & critical reasoning very thoroughly because question appears from all the topics in the examination.

  • You can solve puzzles to increase your mental ability

  • Solve past papers of reasoning section of railways as well as SSC. Because both the exams follow the same examination pattern.

How To Prepare General Awareness For RRB NTPC

  • General Awareness of RRB exams can be divided into two parts-45% GK, 45% General Science, 10% Current Affairs.

  • For General Science & Gk you can refer NCERTs from 6th to 10th of Science & Social Studies.

  • Read The Hindu for Current Affairs.

  • The focus of Science & Technology questions For General Awareness.

  • In Science, Focus on biology as the most number of questions appear from biology.

  • Solve past papers of SSC as well as RRB to be comfortable with the kind of question asked in the examination.

RRB NTPC Preparation Tips

  • Your strategies for attempting prelims & mains examination should be different because the difficulty level and the number of questions are not the same in both these examinations.

  • Prelims are basically introduced to filter the aspirants.

  • In-depth, conceptual clarity will be checked in the mains examination.

  • While attempting prelims, As per your strength start the exam from your strongest section in the examination and so on. (In descending order)

  • Attempt those questions first of all which can be solved in minimum time as compared to the others.

  • Focus on General Awareness as if you are prepared then you can score high in minimum time.

  • In General Awareness, prepare static as well as current affairs questions related to Railways.

  • If you are preparing for SSC already then it is the subset of that examination and you don’t need to prepare separately for RRB NTPC.

Must-Read Books for RRB NTPC

  • Mathematics - Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal, Arihant’s Fastrack Objective Mathematics, Mathematics NCERT’s Class 9th & 10th.

  • General Intelligence & Reasoning - Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal, A New Approach To Reasoning by BS Sijwali.  

  • General Awareness - The Hindu Newspaper, Lucent General Knowledge, Lucent’s General Science.

Through this article, we have given you all the required information from the preparation point of view to crack RBI NTPC. Fill the form and work hard as per the given guidelines. If you read this article in a good manner and stick on to the given advice then you can definitely crack it even without coaching. 

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