RRB NTPC Syllabus 2022: Check Exam Pattern & Syllabus - Embibe
  • Written By Pranav Trivedi
  • Last Modified 21-07-2022
  • Written By Pranav Trivedi
  • Last Modified 21-07-2022

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2022: Get Exam Syllabus for CBT 1 & 2

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2022: The Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) conducts various exams for recruitment in Indian Railways including for Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC). Recruitment for posts such as Commercial Apprentice, Goods guard, Traffic Apprentice, Traffic Assistant, Assistant Station Master, etc. is done through the RRB NTPC Exam.

Currently, due to Covid-related delays, RRB has opened a grievance submission window regarding RRB NTPC CBT-1 result which will be open till February 16, 2022. However, candidates preparing for the RRB NTPC exam should thoroughly check the RRB NTPC 2022 syllabus and exam pattern during their preparation. Read the article carefully to go through the subject-wise syllabus, exam pattern and more.

RRB NTPC Exam Overview 2022

Before delving into details about the syllabus, candidates can get a brief outline of the exam here:

ParticularsDetails
Name of the examRRB Non-Technical Popular Categories
Commonly known RRB NTPC
Exam conducting bodyRailway Recruitment Board (RRB)
Vacancy released35,208 vacancies
Level of exam National
Mode of applicationOnline
Stages of exam1) CBT 1
2) CBT 2
3) Typing Skill Test/ Computer Based Aptitude Test
4) Document verification

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2022 for CBT-1 and CBT-2

The first and most critical step to prepare for the RRB NTPC exam is to check the syllabus for all subjects of the exam and go through the topics included within them. After checking the syllabus, aspirants can know how they can prepare for the exam.

RRB NTPC Mathematics Syllabus

Please check the syllabus for RRB NTPC Mathematics here:

Number SystemsTime and Work
DecimalsTime and Distance
FractionsSimple and Compound Interest
LCM and HCFProfit and Loss
Ratio and ProportionsElementary Algebra
PercentageGeometry and Trigonometry
MensurationElementary Statistics

RRB NTPC Reasoning Syllabus

Please check the syllabus for RRB NTPC Reasoning here:

AnalogiesVenn Diagrams
Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series,Puzzle
Coding and DecodingData Sufficiency
Mathematical OperationsSeating Arrangements
Similarities and DifferencesStatement – Conclusion
RelationshipsStatement – Courses of Action
Analytical ReasoningDecision Making
SyllogismMaps
JumblingInterpretation of Graphs

RRB NTPC General Awareness Syllabus

Please check the syllabus for RRB NTPC General Awareness here:

National and International Current EventsCommon Abbreviations
Games and SportsTransport Systems in India
Art and Culture of IndiaIndian Economy
Indian LiteratureFamous Personalities of India and World
Monuments and Places of IndiaFlagship Government Programs
General and Life Science (Up to 10th Std)Flora and Fauna of India
History of India and Freedom StruggleImportant Government and Public Sector Organisations of India
Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and WorldGeneral Scientific and Technological Developments of India
Indian Polity and GovernanceEnvironmental Issues Concerning India and World at large
UN and Other Important World OrganisationsBasics of Computers

RRB NTPC 2022 Exam Pattern

RRB NTPC is an extremely competitive exam that requires applicants to master all the subjects and understanding the exam pattern is key to cracking the exam. While the syllabus for RRB NTPC CBT-1 and CBT-2 is the same, the exam pattern for both exams is different. Applicants for the RRB NTPC exam can check the RRB NTPC exam pattern in the tables below:

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern for CBT-1

Aspirants can check the detailed exam pattern of RRB NTPC CBT-1 here:

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
Quantitative Aptitude3030
General Intelligence and Reasoning3030
General Awareness4040
Total100100 Marks90 Minutes

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern for CBT-2

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksTime Duration
Quantitative Aptitude353590 minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning3535
General Awareness5050
Total120 Questions120 Marks90 Minutes

Important Points About RRB NTPC Exam Pattern

  • The total exam duration for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) will be 120 minutes. 
  • There is no sectional timing, and candidates will be able to manage the time for different sections.
  • For each incorrect answer, ⅓ marks will be deducted.
  • Number of candidates selected after CBT 1 will be 20 times the number of category-wise vacancies.
  • Those who are selected on the basis of their respective quota (OBC(NCL)/SC/ST/EWS, PwBD, ExSM) in Stage 2 CBT will be considered for the same category throughout the recruitment process.

RRB NTPC Selection Process

Candidates preparing for the exam or considering applying for the exam in future should check the selection process for the RRB NTPC 2022 exam. It is aligned in a stepwise manner here:

1st Stage: RRB NTPC Preliminary Exam (1st Stage CBT)
2nd Stage: RRB NTPC Main Exam (2nd Stage CBT)
3rd Stage: Skill Test
a. Computer-Based Aptitude Test for Station Master and Traffic Assistant;
b. 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 Stage: Document Verification
5th Stage: Medical Examination

Those who have applied for the post of Trains Clerk, Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Goods Guard, Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, and Commercial Apprentice do not have to appear for the 3rd Stage (Skill Test) and will be directly processed to the document verification stage.

RRB NTPC 2022 Mock Test

RRB NTPC Mock tests are a prized resource for candidates who want to check their assessment level after completing a few topics of the syllabus or just want to take a test for one of the subjects for RRB NTPC exam. Taking a mock test at Embibe will help students get a concise idea about the improvement areas and tips for improving time management for the exam.

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RRB NTPC Previous Year Question Paper PDF with Solutions

After checking the exam syllabus and pattern, candidates should complete the syllabus and proceed to practice with the previous year papers to get the full extent of the exam including the difficulty level and time required to complete the exam.

Download the RRB NTPC previous year papers PDFs of 2016 from the table below:

RRB NTPC All Shift Question Paper PDF DownloadDownload Link
NTPC Question Paper 2nd April 2016 shift 2Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 2nd April 2016 shift 1Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 2nd May 2016 shift 2Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 3rd April 2016 shift 1Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 3rd April 2016 shift 2Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 4th April 2016 shift 1Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 5th April 2016 shift 3Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 5th April 2016 shift 1Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 5th April 2016 shift 3Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 6th April 2016 shift 1Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 6th April 2016 shift 2Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 9th April 2016 shift 3Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 11th April 2016 shift 1Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 11th April 2016 shift 2Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 18th April 2016 shift 2Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 27th April 2016 shift 1Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 28th April 2016 shift 3Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 29th March 2016 shift 2Download PDF
NTPC Question paper 31st March 2016 shift 3Download PDF
NTPC Question paper 22nd April 2016 shift 1Download PDF
NTPC Question Paper 2nd May 2016 shift 2Download PDF
RRB Secunderabad NTPC 29th March 2016Download PDF
RRB Secunderabad NTPC 2nd April 2016Download PDF

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FAQs on RRB NTPC Syllabus 2022

Aspirants can find some of the most commonly asked questions about the RRB NTPC syllabus here:

Q1: How many subjects are there in the RRB NTPC exam syllabus?
A1: The RRB NTPC exam syllabus contains 3 subjects – Mathematics, General Awareness, and General Intelligence and Reasoning.

Q2: Is the RRB NTPC exam easy?
A2: While the overall syllabus and exam pattern for the RRB NTPC exam is easy, there is always a huge competition for all the posts, which is why candidates should master every subject to crack the exam.

Q3: How many papers are there in the RRB NTPC exam?
A3: The selection process for the RRB NTPC exam includes 2 stages of Computer-based Test (CBT), as well as Typing Skill Test/ Computer Based Aptitude Test (for specific posts).

Q4: What is the full form of NTPC in RRB?
A4: The full form of NTPC is Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC), a category of posts within the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB).

Q5: Is typing test compulsory for the RRB NTPC exam?
A5: While the typing test is not compulsory for all posts, candidates applying 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 have to clear the typing test after stage 2 of CBT.

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