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

Get Detailed Syllabus for RRB NTPC CBT 2, RRB NTPC CBT 2 Exam is scheduled on 9th and 10th May 2022 for Level 2 and 4. Here is the detailed Syllabus for RRB NTPC CBT-2 and CBT-1 Exam.

RRB NTPC Syllabus in detail

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2022 CBT 1 & 2: will be conducted to select candidates for various non-technical positions in Indian Railway. Millions of students apply for this exam every year making it one of the most competitive exams in the country. The reason for it being so desirable is the minimum qualification requirement which is just the 12th pass. 

In this article, we are covering RRB NTPC Syllabus for Railway NTPC (Non-Technical Popular Categories), Para Medical Staff, Material & Isolated Category, and Level-1 Posts. This will help you to prepare for RRB NTPC 2020-21 Exam. Let’s understand the RRB NTPC 2021 Exam Pattern & Syllabus.

RRB NTPC 2021 Exam Pattern

  • RRB NTPC is conducted in the following stages
  • First stage of CBT – Prelims
  • Second stage of CBT – Mains
  • Typing test (skill test)
  • Document verification
  • Medical test
  • The computer-based test for prelims and mains have the same syllabus.
  • There is a difference of pattern in these two stages.
  • Questions from Mathematics, general intelligence and reasoning and general awareness are asked in these exams. 
  • Prelims consists of 100 marks and mains consists of 120 marks.

RRB NTPC 2021 CBT I Exam Pattern

The following table shows the questions and marks distributions in the RRB 2022 prelims examinations.

SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
Mathematics303090 minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning 3030
General Awareness4040

RRB NTPC 2021 CBT II Exam Pattern

The following table shows the questions and marks distributions in the RRB 2022 CBT II examination.

SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
Mathematics353590 minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning3535
General Awareness5050

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2021 CBT I & CBT II

The official syllabus for RRB NTPC 2021 CBT I & CBT II are the same. The Syllabus of the RRB NTPC Stage I & II exam is given below. CBT The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices and are likely to include questions pertaining to:

a) Mathematics 

Number System, Decimals, Fractions, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportions, Percentage, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Elementary Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics, etc.

b) General Intelligence and Reasoning 

Analogies, Completion of Number and Alphabetical Series, Coding and Decoding, Mathematical Operations, Similarities and Differences, Relationships, Analytical Reasoning, Syllogism, Jumbling, Venn Diagrams, Puzzle, Data Sufficiency, Statement- Conclusion, Statement- Courses of Action, Decision Making, Maps, Interpretation of Graphs, etc.

c) General Awareness 

Current Events of National and International Importance (Current Affairs), Games and Sports, Art and Culture of India, Indian Literature, Monuments and Places of India, General Science and Life Science (up to 10th CBSE), History of India and Freedom Struggle, Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World, Indian Polity and Governance- constitution and political system, General Scientific and Technological Developments including Space and Nuclear Program of India, UN and Other important World Organizations, Environmental Issues Concerning India and World at Large, Basics of Computers and Computer Applications, Common Abbreviations, Transport Systems in India, Indian Economy, Famous Personalities of India and World, Flagship Government Programs, Flora and Fauna of India, Important Government and Public Sector Organizations of India, Current GK, etc.


In this article, we have discussed the RRB NTPC syllabus in detail. This exam is going to be very competitive so every student must have a clear idea of its syllabus. We hope that the content of this article helps candidates to kickstart their preparations.  

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    FAQ’s for RRB NTPC Syllabus

    Q.1. What are the subjects covered in Railway NTPC syllabus 2020-21?

    Ans. There are three subjects covered in the RRB NTPC syllabus that are General Intelligence and Reasoning, General Awareness and Mathematics.

    Q.2. Is there negative marking in Railway NTPC examination?

    Ans. Yes, there is negative marking in RRB NTPC exam, candidates will lose 1/3rd marks for each wrong answer in both stage I and stage II exams.

    Q.3. Is Syllabus for RRB NTPC CBT 1 & 2 Same.

    Yes the Syllabus is same for RRB NTPC CBT 1 & 2.

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