RRB NTPC Study Plan: 20 Days – 20 Tests | RRB NTPC Preparation

Railway Recruitment Board had earlier released the RRB NTPC recruitment notification announcing huge number of vacancies. As mentioned in the official notification, RRB NTPC Exam 2020 is scheduled to be held tentatively between June-September and it is time that we take our exam preparation to the next level by making it more structured and organized. To help you in this endeavor, we have created 20 days RRB NTPC Study Plan covering all the important topics that you need to go through before the exam so that you can utilize the rest of the days working on your weak zones. Remember that preparation and practice must go hand in hand. So we have clubbed the 20 days study plan with 20 RRB NTPC Stage 1 Mock Tests to make your preparation top-notch. So, without further ado, let’s quickly go through the RRB NTPC Stage 1 Exam Pattern before moving on to the RRB NTPC Study Plan.

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RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2020 – CBT Stage 

Subjects No. of Questions (each of 1 mark) Duration
General Awareness 40 90 Minutes
Mathematics 30
General Intelligence and Reasoning 30
Total 100


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

RRB NTPC Study Plan 2020 – 20 Days Study Plan

Follow the “20 days-20 tests” RRB NTPC Study Plan 2020 to cover the entire syllabus in the stipulated time. The topics to be covered for General Awareness are given below separately in this blog. Find it below the Study Schedule.

RRB NTPC 2019 | Stage I Exam

Day Tasks Day Tasks
Day 1 RRB NTPC Free Mock Test 1 | Analyse Your Performance | Get Expert Feedback Day 11 RRB NTPC Mock Test 11
Solve 5 Reasoning Puzzles Solve 5 Reasoning Puzzles
Mathematics – Revise Concepts, Tips & Tricks Time & Work
General Awareness
Day 2 RRB NTPC Mock Test 2 Day 12 RRB NTPC Mock Test 12
General Awareness General Awareness
Number System (HCF/LCM) Mensuration + Probability
Syllogism Paper Folding

Mathematics Sectional Test

Day 3 RRB NTPC Mock Test 3 Day 13 RRB NTPC Mock Test 13
Number Series Data Interpretation- Tables & Caselet
Blood Relation Mirror Image Questions
General Awareness General Awareness
Day 4 RRB NTPC Mock Test 4 Day 14 RRB NTPC Mock Test 14
General Awareness General Awareness
Quadratic Equation Data Interpretation- Charts & Graphs
Coding-Decoding Solve 5 Reasoning Puzzles

Revision + Reasoning Sectional Test

Day 5 RRB NTPC Mock Test 5 Day 15 RRB NTPC Mock Test 15
Simplification & Approximation Data Sufficiency
Inequalities General Awareness
General Awareness Quantitative Comparison
Day 6 RRB NTPC Mock Test 6 Day 16 RRB NTPC Mock Test 16
General Awareness General Awareness
Mixture & Alligation Analogy
Average: Problems on Ages Geometry
Direction Sense Revision Of Previous Topics

Revision + Maths Sectional Test

Day 7 RRB NTPC Mock Test 7 Day 17 RRB NTPC Mock Test 17
Ration & Proportion General Awareness
Grouping And Ordering Trigonometry
General Awareness Problems on Trains, Boats & Stream
Day 8 RRB NTPC Mock Test 8 Day 18 RRB NTPC Mock Test 18
General Awareness Venn Diagram
Percentage, Profit & Loss General Awareness

Revision + GK Test

Day 9 RRB NTPC Mock Test 9 Day 19 RRB NTPC Mock Test 19
Seating Arrangement General Awareness
Simple Interest & Compound Interest Odd One Out
General Awareness Statement & Conclusion
Day 10 RRB NTPC Mock Test 10 Day 20 RRB NTPC Mock Test 20
General Awareness
Speed, Time & Distance Do some Light Revision & Relax

Important topics to be covered for General Awareness are as follows:

Note: After every topic/section, take the GK Test.

Ancient History: Harappa Civilization Basic Geography – Physical: Mountains, Oceans, Rivers, Deserts, etc.
Ancient History: Gupta Dynasty Basic Geography – Agriculture, soils, Climate, Rainfall, monsoon, etc
Ancient India: Cholas, Pallavas Basic Geography – Solar system
Pandyas, Rashtrakutas Basic Geography – Indian Geography, Rivers, lakes, mountains, highways etc
Delhi sultanate Basic Economic facts – Organisations, schemes, RBI- Structure & Function, etc
Mughals – Akbar and Later Mughals Economics: Monetary policy, Economic Survey
Modern India – 1857 Revolt Basic Economic concepts – GDP, GNP, National Income, Inflation etc
Modern India – Social Reformers Basic Physics: Physical Quantities, Important Laws & Principles, Work, Power & Energy, Motion, Waves, etc.
Modern India – Congress (before Gandhi) Basic Physics: Newton’s Laws, Forces, Matter and its properties, Electricity and Its Properties
Modern India – Congress (after Gandhi) Basic Physics: Gravity, Optics, Thermodynamics
Modern India – Congress (after Gandhi) Satyagraha’s Basic Chemistry: Periodic table, Atomic structure, Chemical reaction, Chemical Equations, etc.
Modern India – 1940’s independence Basic Chemistry: Chemical Bonding, Metallurgy, Metals & Non-metals, etc.
Polity – Constitution (Constituent Assembly facts), Schedules in Indian ConstitutionImportant Articles Free Ebook Basic Chemistry: Carbon & Its Compounds, Hydrogen, Nuclear Science etc.
Polity – Impact of other constitutions on Indian Constitution Biology: Human anatomy, Diseases – Plants & Animals, Micro-organisms,Plant structure, etc.
Polity: Powers of President, Vice President, Biology: Life Processes, Reproduction, Environmental Science, Vitamins, etc.
Rights & Powers of Supreme Court & High Court (Habeas Corpus), CAG, Election Commission, Emergency Provisions, Union, State and Concurrent Lists Miscellaneous TopicsCountries, Capitals, CurrenciesBird Sanctuaries, National Parks, Stadiums, etc.
Fundamental Rights, Duties, Panchayat Raj System Current Affairs: National and International news, New Appointments, Summits and Conferences, Awards and Honors, Persons in News, Mergers, and Acquisitions, Sports news, etc,
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That’s all from us in this blog. I hope you find the 20 days RRB NTPC study plan useful and implement in your preparation. You can customize it as per your convenience and availability of time but do include all the topics mentioned in the study schedule.

RRB NTPC Mock Test Series


  • Mock Tests are available in HINDI and ENGLISH both
  • Tests can be taken on Mobile App or PC

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All the Best! 

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