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RRB NTPC 2021 CBT Exam (Dec 28 to Jan 07): Check Detailed Exam Analysis Here

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Jan 8, 2021

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January 08, 2021: Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) has successfully conducted the Indian Railways Exam 2021 for Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) from December 28, 2020, to January 07, 2021.

RRB NTPC 2021 Recruitment exam was conducted to fill out 35208 vacancies including 24605 graduate posts and 10603 undergraduate posts. Check the detailed exam analysis of the first phase of RRB NTPC Exam 2021 below!

Check: RRB NTPC exam analysis 2020-21 for January 7 shift 1; Check expected cutoff here

RRB NTPC Exam 2021: Important Highlights

Name of Exam Indian Railways Exam
Conducted by Railway Recruitment Board
Recruitment Category Non-Technical Popular Categories
Vacancies 35,208; 24,605 Graduate Posts and 10,603 Under Graduate
Positions Time Keeper, Trains Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard, Senior Clerk/Typist, and Station Master, etc.
Date of Exam December 28, 2020, to January 07, 2021
Mode of Exam Computer-Based Test
Official Website

Check: RRB NTPC Recruitment 2020-21: Exam Date (Phase 2 Released); Check Exam Schedule, Admit Card Details Here 

RRB NTPC 2021: Phase 1 Good Attempts, Exam Analysis

Tabulated below is the exam analysis for the first phase of the RRB NTPC Exam, conducted between December 28, 2020, to January 07, 2021. 

Section Good Attempts Difficulty Level
General Awareness 28-33 Easy to Moderate
Mathematics 18-22 Moderate to Difficult
General Intelligence & Reasoning 22-22 Moderate to Difficult
Total Number of questions: 100 Easy to Moderate

Check: RRB NTPC 2020 Subject-wise Preparation Tips - Quantitative, General Awareness & Reasoning 

RRB NTPC 2021 Phase 2: Important Points, and Overview 

RRB NTPC 2021 Phase 2 Important Point:

  • RRB NTPC Second Phase of exams will be conducted for all 7 CPC levels (Level 2 to 6).
  • There will be a common CBT for all posts under the same level.
  • Candidates will be shortlisted for RRB NTPC Second Phase based on their marks in Phase 1, and the posts they can apply for are determined by their educational qualifications. 
  • The total number of shortlisted candidates is 20 times the community-wise vacancies of posts determined by their merit acquired in Phase 1 and choice of position.

Also Read: RRB NTPC 2020-21 on January 6 shift 2; Check Exam Analysis, Difficulty Level , Expected Cutoff Here 

RRB NTPC Analysis Phase 1 Overview:

  • RRB NTPC is a common Computer-Based-Test comprising 100 MCQs.
  • RRB NTPC CBT exam is 100 marks with 1 mark awarded for every correct answer. 
  • The paper has 3 sections: General Awareness, Mathematics, and General Intelligence & Reasoning.
  • For every wrong answer, a half mark is deducted. 
  • The cutoff marks for RRB NTPC is calculated using the normalization method.

Check: RRB NTPC Exam Analysis 2020-21 Shift 2 (January 7): Check Exam Difficulty Level Here 

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