10 Quick Tips to Score High in RRB NTPC Exam

Every aspiring candidate the strategies a successful student follows to crack the coveted RRB NTPC Exam. The common strategies followed by any successful student include goal planning, organizing, effective learning, hard work etc. The method to success seems really difficult for a student to follow for good results. But, students need to understand these strategies of successful students to get good marks so that they too can perform well in academics.

We have provided the candidates with quick tips so as to crack the RRB NTPC Exam.


The syllabus of RRB NTPC is vast and revising the complete syllabus is not a cake walk. So it is advised to revise the important topics first and the topics which carry maximum marks. Some important topics carrying maximum marks are discussed below:

A. Mathematics:

Some important topics of mathematics are:-

Number System, Decimals, Fractions, Profit and Loss, LCM, HCF, Ratio and Proportions,
Percentage, Mensuration, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Geometry, Elementary Algebra, Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics etc.

B. General Intelligence and Reasoning:

Some important topics of General Intelligence and Reasoning are:-

Analogy, Missing Number and Alphabetical Series, Coding-Decoding, Similarities and Differences, Relationships, Mathematical Operations, Syllogism, Puzzle, Jumbling, Venn Diagram,  Data Sufficiency, Analytical Reasoning, Statement- Conclusion, Statement and Course of Action, Decision Making, Maps, Interpretation of Graphs etc.

C. General Awareness:

Some important topics of General Awareness are:-

National and International Current Affairs,  History of India and Freedom Struggle, Art and Culture of India,  Games and Sports, Monuments and Places of India, Indian Economy, General Science and Life Science, Indian Literature, Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and World, Indian Polity and Governance, General Scientific and Technological Developments including Space and Nuclear Program of India, UN and Other important World Organizations, Environmental Issues Concerning India and World, Basics of Computers , Transport Systems in India, Famous Personalities of India and World, Government Programs, Flora and Fauna of India, Important Government and Public Sector Organizations of India , Common Abbreviations, etc.

Make Notes

Candidates should make notes of each subject topic-wise. Notes not only help in knowing what topics are to be studied but also it helps in quick revision. A candidate should make clear notes of the topics to be asked in exam. All the notes should be written neatly and should be relevant to the topics. One should make sure to not involve any notes which are not important for the exam.

Practicing according to Exam Pattern

Aspirants should practice the exams which are relevant from the point of view of the examination. One should know the exact exam pattern to be asked in the RRB NTPC exam. This relates to the subjects which will be asked in the exam. Candidates can check the previous year questions for reference.

Subjects No. of Questions Max. Marks Time
General Awareness 40 40 90 Minutes
Mathematics 30 30
General Intelligence
and Reasoning
30 30
Total No. of
100 100

Previous Year Papers

Candidates are advised to practice previous year papers for scoring high marks in RRB NTPC. Previous Year Papers will not only help in better understanding but also will help in practicing for the exam. We have provided our aspirants with the upcoming RRB NTPC CBT I exam, Adda247 is providing free PDFs of the RRB NTPC old papers. By analyzing the previous year paper we get the weightage of the exam.

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Mock Tests

Candidates are requested to attempts mock tests of RRB NTPC regularly. This will enable  in understanding the exam level. It will also benefit in speed and accuracy. It will provide the candidate the feeling of exam before giving the actual exam. Scoring good marks will help them boost their confidence and scoring less will help them to understand weak areas and improving it.

Calm Mind and Have Faith

Candidate should remain calm throughout during the exam. They should not panic in case some tough question displays. They have to attempt 100 questions in 3 sections but they should only focus on the section they are attempting. Multiple distractions and panicking will not help during the examination. One should have faith that they can crack this examination.

Believe you can and you’re Halfway there!!!!

Take Proper Rest

Candidates should take proper rest before the examination. It will help in improving the learning abilities and it will also help in relaxing the mind. After this, candidate may feel refreshed and relaxed by which performance of the candidate will increase which will lead to help in scoring good marks in the exam.

Also, candidates should take all the necessary documents with them before going to the exam Centre.

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