RRB NTPC is held to select candidates for 35,208 vacancies in the Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC) of Indian Railways. The CBT I will continue till January 30, 2021. Check latest updates
To start preparing for the exam, candidates should have a clear idea of the RRB NTPC exam pattern and syllabus. The candidates have to clear the stages for the RRB NTPC Exam such as CBT 1, CBT 2, CBAT, and Typing Skill Test and Document Verification to be selected.
As per the RRB NTPC exam pattern, both first and second stage CBT has the same sections which are as under:
Hence, the syllabus is the same too. It is just the number of questions in each section that varies. Candidates can refer to the same RRB NTPC books for these sections to prepare for both Prelims and Mains. Let us further see the best section-wise books for RRB NTPC.
|Subjects||Books and Authors/Publishers|
|General Intelligence and Reasoning||
The selection of RRB NTPC includes multiple stages depending upon the post candidates have applied for.
|1st Phase||RRB NTPC 1st Stage CBT|
|2nd Phase||RRB NTPC 2nd Stage CBT|
|3rd Phase||Skill Test (Computer-Based Aptitude Test for Station Master and Traffic Assistant; Typing Skill Test for Junior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, and Senior Time Keeper)|
|4th Phase||Document Verification|
|5th Phase||Medical Examination|
Along with the above-mentioned books, to prepare for the RRB NTPC exam, candidates should take online mock tests as it is an online test and follow the previous years’ papers to estimate the important topics.
Ques. What is the best way to practice for the examination?
Ans. The best way one can practice for the examination is by solving papers. For this one can go for Mock tests and for previous papers as well. Also, note that the RRB NTPC syllabus is almost the same as the syllabus of other government job recruitment exams. So, taking mock tests for any of those exams, like banking mock tests will be efficient in preparation for RRB NTPC 1st and 2nd stage CBTs.
Ques. Is there a lot of difference in the previous and latest versions of any books?
Ans. Yes, books are revised to keep them updated with the latest information. However, if one has the older version he/she can refer to google for the changes and updates.
Ques. What other sources can be used for General Awareness?
Ans. Candidates can read newspapers, magazines, and any awareness books. However, this subject requires to be built bit by bit so newspapers can contribute in a better way.
Ques. Is Lucent's GK sufficient for the RRB NTPC preparation?
Ans. Yes, this book is sufficient for the RRB NTPC GK section. However, candidates are advised to attempt GK quizzes which can benefit in a long run.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.