RRB NTPC Answer Key 2020: 28 December Shift 1, 2 & 3 Question Paper Analysis and CBT Review

Railway Recruitment Boards or RRBs conducts NTPC Stage 1 online exam on Monday, December 28. The computer based test for 1st shift is successfully held at centres across the country. Provisional answer key to be displayed after the exam is over. Candidates appearing in NTPC Phase 1 CBT of 28 December, have a look at paper analysis of shift 1, 2, & 3.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Dec 28, 2020 16:52 IST
RRB NTPC Answer Key 2020: 28 December Shift 1, 2 & 3 Question Paper Analysis and CBT Review
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RRB NTPC Exam 2020: RRBs conduct NTPC 1st shift computer based examination in following the social-distancing. Board conducts much awaited CEN 01/2019 Computer-based test for phase 1 of NTPC Graduate & Undergraduate posts. The examination is held at centres across the country in three shifts (Morning, Afternoon, & Evening session) for the first time. It is said that provisional and final Answer key would be made live as NTPC exam is over.

The exam is proposed to be held maintaining social-distancing in order to ensure adherence to all the Covid-19 guidelines for about 23 lakh applicants. The examination is scheduled to be held from 28 December 2020 to 13 January 2021 in various cities all over the country. Candidates appearing for the RRB NTPC recruitment stage 1 exam have a look at the paper analysis of Shift 1 and 2 computer-based exam.

We spoke to the candidates from the city to know their opinions, an Engineering student who gave the exam at the centre says, "Candidates are asked to carry a valid photo identity card along with the admit card for verification at the examination centre. Reporting of the candidates began at 7:30 AM for shift 1 exam and allowed till 8:15 AM".

Students face difficulties in travel: 

Due to disruption in train services across the country due to lockdown-restrictions, several candidates of Railway exam faced difficulties in reaching exam city/centre. A user taking to the micro blogging site Twitter, writes- "My RRB NTPC exam will be 147KM away from Nashik. I know transportation is started but it could be easier if you give nearest exam centre Nashik. I request all to provide nearest exam centre in this Corona outbreak".

The NTPC recruitment exam is being conducted by RRB to fill 35,208 vacant posts. RRB NTPC first stage examination that will be conducted in computer-based test (CBT) mode between 28 December and 13 January. The examination will be held in designated test centres. Reporting to candidates began at 7:30 AM for shift 1, gates were closed at 8:15 AM following the start of Shift 1 examination from 9:00 AM.

NTPC CBT 1 Answer Key:

As far as, exam solution and official Answer key of NTPC exam is concerned. Being a nodal agency RRB Chennai would display official Answer key, Response sheet and Question Paper at rrbchennai.gov.in. Candidates will be allowed to raise the challenges/ objections against the provisional key within a stipulated period of 7-10 days.

Should Read- RRB NTPC Computer Based Test (CBT) Style Exam Attempt Link activated

Here is NTPC 28 Dec 1st Shift paper Analysis & Exam review:

Quantitative Aptitude: Questions in Multiple Choice format are proposed to be asked from SI/ CI, Mensuration, Ratio & Proportion, Height & Distance, Profit/Loss, Geometry, Number System, Simplification, Time and Work, Easy-Moderate, Statistics, Time, Speed and Distance, Average, and Data Interpretation (Tabular).

Reasoning: Questions are proposed from Coding-Decoding, Sentence arrangement, Venn Diagram, Puzzle (Linear), Blood Relation, Statement & Assumptions, Statement & Conclusion, Syllogism, Analogy, Mathematical Operations, and Odd one out.

Current Affairs: Questions from Current Events of National and International Importance, Games and Sports, Art and Culture of India, Indian Literature, Monuments and Places of India, General Science, Life Science, General Science and Life Science, History of India and Freedom Struggle, Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World, Indian Polity and Governance, political system

General Scientific and Technological Developments including Space and Nuclear Program of India, UN and  World Organizations, Basics of Computers and Computer Applications, Common Abbreviations, Indian Economy, Famous Personalities of India and World, Flagship Government schemes, Flora and Fauna of India, Important Government.

Questions asked in Shift 1:

Q- India's rank in Global Hunger Index? 94

Q- First national park in india in which year: 1936

Q- Capital of Indonesia- Jakarta

Q- Ramsar sites in India- 42

Q- Winner of US Open 2019- Rafael Nadal

Q- 36th ASIAN Summit was held in- Hanoi

Q- Measurment of Speed- Metre/second

Q- SAHELI App is associated to? Pregnant Women

Q- Who discovred Atom?  J. J. Thomson

Q- 2,4,2,?,52

Q- x+y= 12, y+z= 15, z+x= 18, x+y+z=

Q- HCF of 56, 216, 28? 4

Q- A:B:C  2:3:4, find sum= 512

Q- [email protected] is equal to 3/5, then [email protected]?- 5/3

Q- Matter is measured in- Kilogram

Q- Wave Sound don't flows in- Vaccum

Q- Sarriculture is related to which crop? Silk

Q- Maximum number of Members in Parliament?

Q- CM of Himachal Pradesh? Jairam Thakur

Q- Mangalyaan 1 was launched in year- 2013

Q- Sabrimala Temple is situated at? In Pathanamthitta district, temple is dedicated to God Ayyappa

Q- First and 24th tirthankar of Jain Religion, 24th - Rishab Dev, Mahavir Swami Ji

Q- Indian Economist Amratya Sen won which award- Nobel Winner

Q-First country takes Covid vaccine- Russia

Q- Article of Election Commission- 324

Q- Saddle Peek is in- Andaman Nicobar

Q- IPL 2020 was held in- Dubai

Q- Longest Railway Station in india- Gorakhpur

Q- Which country is not a member of BIMSTEC?

Q- Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minsiter is? Pema Khandu

Q- No of national Languages of India? 22

Q- Highest peak of Andaman Nicobar?

Q- Most populous state in the Country India?- Uttar Pradesh

Q- Deputy CM of Haryana- Dushyant Chautala

Q- UN President- Antonio Guterres

Q- 699 in Roman- DCXCIX

Exam Analysis Video Credit- ExamPur

Shift 2 Exam Asked Questions: Shift 2 Detailed Review

  • Two questions from BODMAS
  • Three to Four questions from Biology
  • Reasoning was easy

Q- Full form of NRU? Not Recently Used

Q- Who won the Nobel Prize 2020 in Economics

Q- MOPILA rebel happened in which year

Q- Jalianwala Bag mutiny took place in? 1919

Q- Headquarter of UN Security Council- New York

Q- City of Saffron is called as- Jammu and Kashmir

Experts' review: Review of Computer based exam for 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift would be facilitated after the each shift of examination gets over. RRB NTPC Answer key (provisional/ final) for reference of candidates will also be facilitated here. Candidatse are asked to share their views/ quries right here.