RRB NTPC Exam Analysis: After a massive 3 year gap, the Railway Recruitment Board finally conducted RRB NTPC Recruitment Examination for Non-Technical Posts. RRB NTPC was successfully conducted for the recruitment of various Category C posts in the respective Non-Technical domain within Indian Railways. A large number of aspirants applied for this examination and will be appearing for RRB NTPC Examination through 28 March to 30 April 2016, depending upon the RRB Zone they applied to. Here, we are bringing in the first day RRB NTPC Exam Analysis based on the Examination conducted on 28 March 2016.
We request all RRB NTPC candidates to pay attention to each detail of this Exam Analysis, especially the ones who are yet to appear for the written examination.
RRB NTPC Exam Analysis 2016
As per the exam pattern of RRB Non-Technical Examination, the questions asked in RRB NTPC Written Examination were of objective pattern. A total number of 100 questions were asked of 1 march each, making the total marks for RRB NTPC to be 100.
All the questions were asked from 4 sections, which are, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Science and General Awareness although, the paper was not divided in sections.
As for the RRB NTPC Exam Analysis, we would like to begin by saying that the Overall Level of the written examination was easy. Most of the questions asked for either direct or simple application method based. Let us go in detail and understand each section.
RRB NTPC Exam Analysis (Subject-Wise)
Since there were no sections but topics were differentiated in a way, we have created 4 major ones and are providing insights about the number of questions from each one.
Reasoning Aptitude & General Intelligence
In RRB NTPC Written Exam, there were approximately 20 Questions from Reasoning and General Intelligence. The questions were from the following topics.
- Sitting Arrangement
- Ranks, Inequality
- Blood Relation & Directions
- Statement Conclusion and Argument
Questions based on Quantitative Aptitude were approximately 24 and happen to cover these topics in the RRB NTPC Examination.
- Data Interpretation – Bar Graph, Pie Chart & Tables
- Time & Work
- Time & Distance
- Discount, MRP
- S.I. & C.I.
- Trigonometric Ratios
There were approximately 27 Questions from General Science. The Questions from Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Computer Knowledge were covered but only at the basic level.
There are approximately 29 Questions from General Knowledge. The major portion of this section cumulated of static affairs like sports, personalities, books and author etc. Few Questions of Current Affairs related to the month of November and December 2015, History, Polity and Economics were also there.
RRB NTPC Expected Cut-off 2016
Computing the level of RRB NTPC Written Examination coupled with the number of aspirants attempting the Non-Technical Paper as well as the number of vacancies for the post, we have compiled an expected cut-off scorelist.
We expect that a well prepared candidate can attempt upto 80-85 questions with a good amount of accuracy in order to get recruited or to the next round. The expected cutoff marks can be as follows.
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Note: This is not the first time that the Questions from the RRB Mock test Series are there in the actual Examination and the actual paper exactly follows the Syllabus and Paper pattern given by OnlineTyari.
This is our RRB NTPC Exam Analysis for Non-Technical Recruitment Exam 2016. If you are yet to attempt RRB Non-Technical Exam, refer to the following recommendations to strengthen your position in RRB NTPC Examination.
Recommendations for those still preparing for RRB NTPC 2016
- Don’t focus on Level 3 Questions in Reasoning and Arithmetic Questions. Easy and Direct Questions are there. Focus on those.
- Non-Verbal/ Visual Reasoning Questions are not there so don’t focus much on it.
- Revise General Science (Physics, Biology, Chemistry and Computer Knowledge) up to 10th standard as it covers a major portion. Basic Questions can be expected.
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