On March 5, Railway Recruitment Boards organized the NTPC Phase 5, Day 2 examination. NTPC 1st shift exam is reportedly held successfully following the social distancing. The examination lasts at 12:00 noon at designated centres across the country. The level of the examination held in the first shift is reported with an 'Easy' level of paper difficulty. According to the reports, the 5th March morning session exam consisted of 100 MCQs from General Awareness, Reasoning, and Numerical Aptitude.
RRB NTPC Phase 5 examination started at 10:30 AM for the morning session. Candidates who were asked to appear for the NTPC 5th Phase exam have already been issued their call letters through the websites of the respective Railway boards. It is reported that the first shift examination of March 5, 2021, is over with approximately 68 percent attendance. As the examination is over a review of the 1st shift exam is hereby provided.
The candidates coming out of the exam centers have reportedly told that the level of the Saturday held 1st shift paper was 'Moderate'. As many as 100 questions were asked from three sections- General Awareness, Reasoning and General Intelligence, and Mathematics. There is a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer, to be marked by a candidate in CBT 1.
There were 40 questions from the General Awareness section followed by 30 each of Mathematics and Reasoning. Candidates were given a total of 90 minutes time duration to attempt the Computer-based test.
RRB NTPC 5th March, Shift 1 Analysis:
According to a candidate, the overall level of first shift examination is moderate. The level of the multiple-choice based questions from the Mathematics section was moderate to difficult, questions from reasoning were comparatively easy. Questions from the GK section were from different sections including Static GK, Science, Current Affairs, Computer Applications & Full-forms, and comparatively easier to other two sections.
RRB NTPC 1st & 2nd Shift Analysis:
Railways NTPC 5th March examination Shift 1 and 2 asked questions- Credit- MD Classes