The Railways Recruitment Boards have conducted NTPC Online Computer Based examination on 12 January. The first shift online examination is held following the social-distancing and other Covid-19 guidelines. As many as 1 lakh candidates were to appear for the written examination.
The Computer Based examination for Non-Technical Popular Categories posts under CEN 01/2019 has been successfully conducted on Tuesday, January 12 under the Phase 1. Participating RRBs conduct the NTPC Stage 1 exam at the designated centres across the country. An analysis of the questions provided by the students of January 12 first and second shift examination analysis, is hereby shared.
Official Answer key of NPTC Phase 1 exam is expected to be released after the examination is over. After the NTPC Computer Based examination is over, RRBs are expected to display provisional and final Answer key with response sheets and intimation regarding challenges. The first examination on Thursday is conducted in Morning session with an aim to shortlist candidates for the Stage 2 examination. After the examination is over, candidates who appeared for the first shift examination (held on 12 January 2021) have briefed on the exam ingrediants.
According to a report the examination on 7th January is conducted following the social-distancing and other safety guidelines at the centres. As many as 1 lakh candidates were to appear for the shift 1 examination in contest to the 35,208+73 Graduate and Undergraduate vacancies in participating RRBs. A detailed analysis of 12th January Morning shift paper is as follows-
RRB NTPC 12 January Morning Shift Paper Analysis:
As many as 100 multiple-choice based questions are asked in the Computer based examination, Stage 1. A time duration of 90 minutes or 1 Hour & 30 Minutes, alloted to candidates to answer the 100 Multiple choice based questions. There is a negative marking of 0.33 for every wrong answer marked by a candidate.
Shift 1 Analysis: Overall Paper Analysis- Easy to Moderate level
Quantitative Aptitude: As many as 30 questions in Objective type format were asked from Quantitative Aptitude or Mathematics. The questions from the sections including Number system, Mensuration, Time and Distance, BODMAS, Train-Speed, Data Interpretation, Geometry, Simple and Compount Interest were in multiple numbers, according to report 5 to 6 questions were from Dtata.
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 examnation.
Reasoning: Questions from Puzzle, Coding-Decoding, Non-Verbal reasoning, Sitting arrangements, Image, Calendar etc are asked in 1st shift Online Computer based examination.
RRB January 12, 1st Shift Exam Analysis Video Credit- Exampur
Shift 2 Analysis: Here is detailed analysis for Shift 2.
RRB NTPC Paper Analysis for 12 January 2021, 2nd Shift Video Credit- Textbook