RRB NTPC 2020: Shift 1 on January 4 Completed Smoothly; Check the Difficulty Level of Exam Here

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Jan 4, 2021

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January 4, 2021: Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) held the RRB NTPC 2020 exam on January 4 in an organized manner for shift 1. The Board is currently conducting the exams that commenced on December 28 and will end on January 13, 2021. To know the difficulty level of the exam in shift 1 and the expected cut-off, read the whole article. Candidates who clear the CBT stage 1 are then allowed to appear for CBT stage 2.

RRB NTPC 2020 Shift 1: Difficulty Level

The RRB NTPC exam is conducted all over the country at various examination centers with precautionary measures taken care of. The exam consisted of 100 objective-type questions divided into 3 sections. Each question carries 1 mark. There was also negative marking. Most of the aspirants felt the exam was moderately difficult. Given below is the individual difficulty level division.

Section Number of questions that were attempted well Difficulty Level
Mathematics 25 to 26 Easy to moderate
General Intelligence & Reasoning 21 to 22 Moderate
General Awareness 20 to 22 Moderate to difficult
Total  65 to 70 Moderate

Also Read: RRB NTPC Exam Analysis 2020-21 Shift 2 (January 2): Difficulty Level, Exam Review, Good Attempts, Cut off

RRB NTPC 2020 Shift 1: Expected Cut-off Marks

Candidates who appeared for shift 1 can expect cut-off marks of the following range:

Category Cut-off Marks
General 77 to 70
OBC 70 to 71
SC 65 to 67
ST 60 to 62

RRB NTPC 2020: Important Highlights

Exam Name RRB NTPC 2020
Conducting Body Railway Recruitment Board
Number of Vacancies 35208
Selection Process
  • CBT Stage 1
  • CBT Stage 2
  • Typing Skill Test/Computer Based Aptitude Test (as applicable)
  • Document Verification/Medical Exam
Number of Questions 100
Maximum Marks 100
Level of Exam National-level
Exam Pattern Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs)
Exam Mode Computer Based Test
Syllabus (CBT 1)
  • Mathematics
  • General Intelligence & Reasoning
  • General Awareness
Official Website

Read More: RRB NTPC 2020 Exam (December 31): Check Exam Analysis, Difficulty Level, good Attempts, and Marking Scheme for Shift 1 Here


*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.