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.
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|
Candidates who appeared for shift 1 can expect cut-off marks of the following range:
|General||77 to 70|
|OBC||70 to 71|
|SC||65 to 67|
|ST||60 to 62|
|Exam Name||RRB NTPC 2020|
|Conducting Body||Railway Recruitment Board|
|Number of Vacancies||35208|
|Number of Questions||100|
|Level of Exam||National-level|
|Exam Pattern||Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs)|
|Exam Mode||Computer Based Test|
|Syllabus (CBT 1)||
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.