RRB NTPC Syllabus and Pattern

RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus and Pattern

RRB NTPC  will conduct for the Job posts of Commercial Apprentice, Traffic Apprentice, and Enquiry cum Reservation Clerk, Goods Guard, Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Senior Clerk cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper, Assistant Station Master and Traffic Assistant. We are going to provide the latest RRB exam pattern and RRB NTPC syllabus.

RRB NTPC conducts exam in two phases. One is 1st stage CBT or Prelims and another is 2nd stage CBT or Mains which would be conducted after prelims.

The pattern for prelims:

Arithmetic Ability 20 20
Reasoning and General Intelligence 25 25
General Science 25 25
General Awareness 30 30

Mains pattern:

Arithmetic Ability 30 30
Reasoning and General Intelligence 30 30
General Science 30 30
General Awareness 30 30


So the syllabus for the railway recruitment board NTPC of prelims and mains are same, the difference is in their pattern. RRB non-technical popular category conducts the exam with the great simplicity. So we will discuss all the four section of RRB NTPC.

Arithmetic Ability: it contains several easy but important topics.

  • Area and Volume
  • Averages
  • Data Interpretation
  • Linear/Quadratic equation
  • Margins and Discounts
  • Pipe and Cistern
  • Problems on Age
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple/Compound interest
  • Simplification
  • Speed Calculation
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work

Reasoning and general intelligence: This section is most vast than any other in a syllabus.

  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Analogy
  • Arithmetic Reasoning
  • Blood Relation
  • Classification of Odd Pair
  • Decision Making
  • Direction Sense
  • Eligibility Test
  • Equality/Inequality
  • Images, Figure matrix
  • Problem Solving
  • Puzzles Arrangement
  • Sitting Arrangement
  • Statement Argument
  • Statement Conclusion
  • Syllogism
  • Verbal and Visual analysis
  • Visual reasoning

General science: Most basic part of the RRB NTPC syllabus is the section of general science.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental study
  • Physics

General Awareness: This section is to test the general knowledge of the candidate. So it contains mixed questions on the general topic.

  • Current Affairs
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian Geography
  • Indian History
  • Indian Polity
  • Indian Railway
  • Static Affairs

So that’s it for the RRB NTPC syllabus. You must read my full page for other important information Indian railway latest jobs.

RRB NTPC JOBS 2018 Eligibility criteria:

This section of my post is for the candidates to check their eligibility regarding all RRB vacancies. Railway board released their official notification according to which eligibility criteria have been changed for some factors. So in order to get correct and complete information read the post below carefully. All eligibility criteria given below are according to RRB portal. I have shared RRB posts name for which I am going to share eligibility criteria. Keep visiting this page for all RRB latest news.

Age Limit:

Age limit for all the RRB (Railway recruitment board) 2018-19 non-technical posts is between 18 to 32 years. The candidates of reserved categories will be given appropriate relaxation. SC/ST will have 5 years, OBC have 3 years, candidates domiciled in Jammu and Kashmir have 5 years, physical handicapped (gen., OBC, SC/ST) have 10, 13, 15 respectively; ex-serviceman has 3 years relaxation.

Education Qualification:

All candidates who are applying for the non-technical posts must have minimum qualification as graduation. And also 10th, 12th pass is required for RRB group D vacancies.

RRB NTPC Exam dates 2018-19:

So the candidates, who are eagerly waiting for the exams of the desired RRB NTPC 2018-19 vacancies, have good news for them. Railway department has notified that it would soon provide the exact exams dates for the interested candidates. The expected date for the RRB official notification is from end of March to middle of April of 2018. This is the time for candidates to push the pedals and do their last and final preparation. As soon as RRB notification arrives you will be updated on this website. Some of the important expected dates for the exam are given below.

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