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RRB NTPC 2016: Stage 2 Exam Details

Last Updated - December 26, 2016

RRB has released the latest notification for RRB NTPC Exam 2016. RRB NTPC exam is likely to be conducted between January and February 2017. RRB NTPC Stage II is a Computer Based Test. An email notification for RRB NTPC Admit Card will be sent to all the registered candidates on their registered email ids soon.

Read About RRB NTPC Stage I Results

What Is RRB NTPC Stage 2 Exam Pattern?

There are 4 sections that are asked in RRB NTPC under RRB Recruitment- General Awareness (GA), Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning. A total of 90 minutes are provided to complete the RRB NTPC Stage 2 Examination. Each section carries 30 MCQs. RRB NTPC Stage II question paper will be available only in the language opted at the time of RRB NTPC Registrations and in English language.

In case of any discrepancy with the opted language, English version of questions will be final.   

How To Prepare For RRB NTPC Stage 2?

The most important point to keep in mind while appearing in RRB NTPC exam is Time Management. If you are still wondering how you manage your time and solve 200 questions in less time period. The only option you are left with is to keep a stopwatch by your side and regularly. Only a regular practice and daily practice paper is help you for manage the time.

We provide you with the section wise preparation tips, to excel in RRB NTPC exam.

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Reasoning is one of the most important sections for most of the competitive exam. Reasoning is generally a scoring subject in comparison to the quantitative section. This section can be both scoring as well as time consuming. You can find some great study material either offline or online. Unlike numerical skill in reasoning section, you don’t have to learn formula but have to be strong with the tricks.

You just have to be very careful while answering these questions. This section can’t be mastered within the given time without proper practice, so you must practice enough to score well in this section. Check your status by going through the mock tests.

Numerical Ability

Quantitative Aptitude section is the deciding area for a candidate in the RRB NTPC merit list. If you are having decent basic concepts of Mathematics, then this section will be your favorite and highest scoring section. Candidate must be able to solve questions quickly without compromising on accuracy. To do this the candidate must learn shortcuts & tricks and do away with the descriptive approach of problem-solving.

  1. Attempt your strong Section first.
  2. Save your time, First attempt all the easy questions and after that attempt the tricky questions. 
  3. Take every practice test as seriously as you would while sitting in the main exam. Time yourself for every test that you take.
  4. Have a list of formulae that are important and make sure that you memorize them all.

Join a test series for improving the chances of clearing this section. Mahendras, Test Book, Oliveboard, Career Launcher and Preparation Ladder provides the best online test series.

General Awareness & Current Affairs

General awareness has always been taken at the lighter note by many candidates, not realizing that how major it can be in competition Exam. There are certain apps and websites that are very good for practicing this section such as- Testbook, Gradestack, News In Shorts, Online Tyari, Career Launcher, Mahindras, Gktoday and Bankersadda. 

This section can be attempted quickly in less time and at the same time, decent marks can be scored in this section if prepared well.

  1. Always reading the latest newspaper and keep on the eye in the latest happening which is very helpful for you to be always updated with the latest news.
  2. Prepare notes of important news, corporate affairs and economy news and revise them daily for score good in Competition exam.
  3. One should thoroughly go through the last year’s questions so that you can score well in the exam.

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RRB NTPC Stage II: Preparation Books

Candidates can take help of the below-mentioned preparation books and start their preparation for RRB NTPC Stage 2. These books assure you to crack the examination with a lot of ease, giving you hints of the expected questions.

Name of The BookISBN No.
RRB CBT Guide 20169351448029
Railway Recruitment Board Exam: Technical Cadre8174820744
Railway NTPC Grad. 2nd Stage Main Exam9175221577
Solved Paper RRB (Non-Technical Cadre)9352032292
RRB CBT 31 Practice sets 20169351448002
Railway Aptitude Test9350123053



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