RRB NTPC Exam Analysis 2020-21 | January 17th 2021

RRB NTPC Exam Analysis 2021 January 17th 2021

16th January 2021 marks the start of RRB NTPC 2020 Phase 2 exam all over India to be conducted from 16th January to 30th January 2021. The exam analysis is very useful to evaluate the level of the exam or if any changes were introduced this year. The exam analysis also benefits the candidates appearing for the exam in subsequent slots. The RRB NTPC exam analysis will help aspirants to know the overall difficulty level, section-wise difficulty level, and types of questions asked in the examination. Read below to know everything about the RRB NTPC CBT 1 Exam Analysis 2021.

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Before moving on to the RRB NTPC exam analysis let’s have a look at the RRB NTPC CBT Stage 1 Exam Pattern.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern For CBT Stage 1

The Questions will be of objective type with multiple choices.

Sections No. of Questions

Duration

Mathematics 30

90 Minutes

(120 minutes for PwBD candidates)

General Awareness 40
General Intelligence & Reasoning 30
Total 100

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern CBT I

RRB NTPC 1st Stage CBT Minimum Qualification Marks

The RRB NTPC 1st Stage CBT Examination is qualifying in nature and on the basis of RRB NTPC Minimum qualification marks mentioned below, shortlisted candidates are called for RRB NTPC 2nd Stage CBT Examination.

CategoryMinimum Qualification Percentage
UR/EWS40%
OBC30%
SC30%
ST25%

Note: RRB NTPC 1st Stage CBT is common for all the notified posts. There will be negative marking and 1/3 mark shall be deducted for each wrong answer.

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RRB NTPC Exam Analysis | 17th January 2021

The first shift examination was easy compared to the exam held on Saturday, January 16. The questions from Mathematics and Reasoning section were of moderate level. Questions from the General Knowledge section were of easy level, with more weightage to History and Geography. “Questions from Economics and Polity were there, but a few said a student after the examination.

SubjectsGood Attempts – Shift 1Good Attempts – Shift 2Level
Mathematics22-25Moderate
General Intelligence & Reasoning25-27Moderate
General Awareness28-30Easy
Overall75-82Moderate

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Quant

30 questions in Objective type format were asked including of more than 3 questions were asked from the Number system, Mensuration, Time, and Distance, 3 Questions from BODMAS, Train-Speed, Data Interpretation, Geometry, Simple and Compound Interest.

TopicNo. of Questions Shift 1No. of Questions Shift 2
Mensuration3
CI & SI3
Ratio Proportion2
Profit and Loss2
Height and distance2
Geometry2
Number System3
Time and Work1
Simplification2
Statistics1
Average2
Time Speed Distance2
DI Tabular5
Total30

Reasoning

The section contained a total 30 multiple choice based questions. Puzzle, Coding-Decoding, Non-Verbal reasoning was asked in the majority in NTPC January 17, 1st shift examination.

TopicNo. of Questions Shift 1No. of Questions Shift 2
Sentence Arrangement1
Coding Decoding2
Venn Diagram1
Puzzle3
Blood Relation2
Statement Conclusion3
Statement and Assumption1
Analogy4
Syllogism1
Odd one out2
Mathematical Operations1
Misc9
Total30

General Awareness

As many as 40 questions were asked from the General Awareness section. Questions from Current affairs, National and International events, followed by static GK, Defence Exercises, International Organizations, Full Form, etc. were asked in shift 1 examination.

TopicNo. of Questions Shift 1No. of Questions Shift 2
History4
Geography3
Static GK4
Polity3
Biology2
Chemistry3
Physics2
Computer4
Current Affairs10
Total4040

RRB NTPC Exam Analysis | 16th January 2021

The overall level of RRB NTPC Exam Phase 2, Shift 1 on 16th Jan 2021 was easy to moderate. Candidates are advised to follow the pattern closely for section wise preparation. There were no questions from world history and geography in GA. Mensuration and Arithmetic were followed the previous day pattern in quant. There were no changes to the pattern of Reasoning questions in this shift. An average number of good attempts that would be enough for this shift is 75-82.

SubjectsGood Attempts – Shift 1 Good Attempts – Shift 2 Level
Mathematics22-2522-24 Moderate
General Intelligence & Reasoning25-2724-26Easy
General Awareness28-3033-35Easy
Overall75-8277-85Easy to Moderate

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Quant

The quant section of RRB NTPC Phase 2 day 1 was easy to moderate. Mensuration, DI and Arithmetic were predominant in this shift. 22-25 attempts will be enough to clear the cut off here.

TopicNo. of Questions Shift 1 No. of Questions Shift 2
Mensuration42
CI & SI32
Ratio Proportion23
Profit and Loss32
Height and distance2
Geometry32
Number System22
Time and Work13
Simplification22
Statistics12
Average22
Time Speed Distance23
DI Tabular53
Total3030

Reasoning

Reasoning section of RRB NTPC Day 1 Phase 2 held on 16th December was easy compared to previous shifts. 25-27 attempts here will suffice. The Pattern was very much similar to previous shifts and no significant changes were observed.

TopicNo. of Questions Shift 1 No. of Questions Shift 2
Sentence Arrangement 22
Coding Decoding34
Venn Diagram12
Puzzle42
Blood Relation32
Statement Conclusion23
Statement and Assumption23
Analogy32
Syllogism24
Odd one out33
Mathematical Operations21
Misc32
Total3030

General Awareness

Any attempt more than 30 in General Awareness will suffice in the shift 1 of Phase 2 of RRB NTPC 2020-21. Overall

TopicNo. of Questions Shift 1 No. of Questions Shift 2
History56
Geography44
Static GK33
Polity33
Biology 23
Chemistry33
Physics43
Computer44
Current Affairs1211
Total4040

RRB NTPC Exam Analysis Previous Phase 2020-21

RRB NTPC Exam Analysis Phase 1 | 13th January 2021

SubjectsGood Attempts – Shift 1 Good Attempts – Shift 2 Level
Mathematics20-2218-20 Moderate- Difficult
General Intelligence & Reasoning23-2521-23 Moderate
General Awareness25-2823-25 Moderate
Overall68-7564-68 Moderate

RRB NTPC Exam Analysis 13th January 2021: General Awareness

General Awareness section on 13th January Shift 1 and 2 featured more questions on General Science along with focus on current affairs up to the month of January. A good number of attempts would be 25-28 to clear the cutoff here.

TopicQue. Shift 1 Que. Shift 2
History46
Geography31
Polity22
Static22
Biology77
Chemistry42
Physics64
Computers35
Current Affairs911
Total4040

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RRB NTPC Exam Analysis 13 January 2021: Mathematics

Quant section on 13th January Shift 1 and 2 featured was moderate to difficult. The section included questions from Trigonometry that was tough. A good number of attempts would be 20-22 to clear the cutoff here.

TopicQue. Shift 1 Que. Shift 2
SI/ CI22
Mensuration22
Ratio & Proportion32
Geometry22
Profit/Loss33
Height & Distance22
Number System44
Simplification33
Time and Work22
Statistics12
Time, Speed, and Distance22
Average12
DI33
Total3030

RRB NTPC Exam Analysis 13 January 2021: Reasoning Section

Reasoning Section on 13th January Shift 1 was a mix of diagram and chart based puzzles, Venn diagrams, Analogies, coding-decoding and more. The section was easy to moderate. 23-25 attempts here would be enough to clear the reasoning cutoff.

TopicQue. Shift 1Que. Shift 2
Coding-Decoding45
Sentence arrangement12
Venn Diagram32
Puzzle33
Blood Relation21
Statement & Assumptions22
Statement & Conclusion23
Syllogism32
Analogy33
Mathematical Operations43
Odd one out24
Total3030

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