On 1st January RRBs organize Computer Based Test for NTPC Graduate and Undergraduate posts in 1st shift, lasted at 10:30 AM. The examination is carried-out at centres across the country, following the social-distancing guidelines. As many as 1 lakh candidates were to appear for the phase 1 online examination, scheduled from 28 December, 2020 to 13th January, 2021.
As the examination of 1st and 2nd shift gets over, candidates may have a look at the paper Analysis. Candidates appear for the January 1, 2021 online examination for Non-Technical Popular Catgories posts have a look at the Paper Analysis along with asked questions and experts' views on Paper difficulty level.
The questions shared by the candidates from the examination centre along with their responses on the section-wise paper difficulty level are shared. Weightage of the questions asked from particular topics in General Awareness, General Intelligence & Reasoning, and Mathematics is also briefed.
The examination is held after after 30th December, when RRBs conducted NTPC Phase 1 computer-based examination in two sessions. Approx. 62 per cent students participated in the examination, sources told SeeLatest.
Here is a detailed analysis of the NTPC 1st January, 2021 (Morning Shift) examination-
Candidates were allotted 90 minutes time duration to answer as many as 100 MCQs on the computer screen. There is negative marking of 1/3 per wrong answer in the Question paper.
Mathematics- 30 Questions each carrying one mark asked in the 1st shift exam. Questions were asked from Mensuration, Time and Work, Geometry, Decimals, Fractions, Simple and Compound Interest, LCM and HCF, Profit and Loss, Ratio and Proportions, Elementary Algebra, Percentage and Geometry.
General Intelligence and Reasoning- Similarly 30 Objective Type Multiple-Choice based questions were there on Computer-screen. The level of the Reasoning questions was moderate.
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General Awareness- As many as 40 questions were asked from the General Awareness section. The overall level of the GK questions was easy to moderete. 2-3 questions from Computer (Full form, External devices, Memory) were part of the paper. Questions from Geography and Biology were also asked in the paper.