RRB NTPC Answer Key 29 January Phase 2: Paper Analysis for Shift 1 and 2 with Difficulty level explained

According to the reports, the first shift exam of the RRB NTPC is successfully held on January 29, Friday. The difficulty level of the Shift 1 examination is termed as Moderate level with emphasis on Static Gk, followed by current affairs of 2019- 20. Here is the detailed analysis of 29 January 2021 held 1st shift cbt 1.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Jan 29, 2021 17:48 IST
RRB NTPC Answer Key 29 January Phase 2: Paper Analysis for Shift 1 and 2 with Difficulty level explained
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The Railway Recruitment Boards (RRBs) have successfully conducted the RRB NTPC CBT 1 Exam on 29th January for the 2nd Phase. The exam is held at designated centres followed by the guidelines to tackle Covid-19. As many as 1 lakh candidates were to appear for the Friday (Morning shift) examination across the country.

It has been clarified that after the NTPC Computer-Based Test Stage 1 gets over, official Answer key with response sheets and question paper will be made live at the official websites of the RRBs. Ahead of the publication of the answer key, an analysis of the first and second shift paper of 29th January, is hereby made.

With the help of experts review of the NTPC 29 January held paper is facilitated along with the difficulty level in-depth. It is reported that the first shift exam was held following the Social-distancing and other safety guidelines. The exam consisted of a total of 100 Multiple choice based Objective type questions carrying 1 mark each. There were 40 questions from 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 (phase 2).

As per the initial reports received, the question paper was easy to moderate level except 4-5 questions that are termed tricky. Here is a detailed analysis of January 29, 2021, first shift NTPC test, along with Exampur experts' views on questions asked from General Knowledge, Mathematics, and Reasoning section.

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Also read- RRB NTPC Phase 1 All Shifts Analysis January Exam

Good Attempts in First Shift:

  • General Awareness- Good Attempts 23 - 32
  • Reasoning- Good Attempts- 18 - 25
  • Mathematics- Good Attempts- 20 - 25
  • Overall Good Attempts-  65 - 85

Candidates who have appeared or going to appear for the RRB NTPC Stage 1 Examination should note that the overall paper level is easy to moderate level and nothing to worry about the examination. Reports also suggested that except a few questions from mathematics and General awareness, the overall difficulty level was not difficult. 

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Experts who have reviewed the questions have shared that for the most part, it would be the general intelligence and reasoning paper that would determine whether or not the candidate would qualify.

RRB NTPC 2nd shift paper Review and Students' responses: