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Current Affairs for RRB NTPC CBT 2 Exam

Railway Recruitment Board is done with conducting the first stage of the RRB NTPC examination i.e CBT 1, for which more than 1 crore candidates appeared from 28th December 2021 to 31st May 2022 in seven different phases. The revised result of the same was released on 31st March 2022, as the result which was released by the board on 14th January 2022 was canceled after a protest by the candidates. Railway also postponed the CBT 2 examination which was scheduled to be conducted from 14th to 19th February 2022. The Railway Ministry formed a high-level committee to find out discrepancies in the result which was released on 14th January 2022, after receiving recommendations from the committee the board modified the result and cutoff of the CBT 1 examination. All the candidates who cleared the cutoff of CBT 1 examination will be called for CBT 2 examination which will be conducted by Railway on 9th and 10th May 2022 for posts under Level 4 & Level 6 pay structures.

After analyzing the question papers for CBT 1 examination, we can say that current affairs play an important role in the general awareness section. Railway will ask questions about current affairs of the last 6-8 months in the examination. So in order to crack the general awareness section of the examination which contains 50 questions for 50 Marks, candidates must learn about the things trending in current affairs like important days of the month, important appointments in the government, latest schemes launched by different ministers for the betterment of the country, awards, obituaries, sports, important establishments in Defence Sector, different changes in the ministries, etc.

RRB NTPC CBT 2 Exam Pattern 

The questions which are going to be asked in the CBT 2 examination of RRB NTPC Recruitment, will be from 3 different subjects namely General Awareness, Mathematics, and Reasoning. Candidates can check the details about the number of questions from different sections, total marks, and duration of the examination from the table provided below.

Subjects No. Of Questions Marks Duration
1 General Awareness 50 50 90 Minutes
2 Mathematics 35 35
3 General Intelligence & Reasoning 35 35
Total 120 120
  • Separate 2nd Stage CBT shall be taken for each of the 7th CPC levels i.e. levels 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 with the graded difficulty level.
  • All posts falling within the same level of 7th CPC shall have a common 2nd stage CBT (as mentioned in the above table).
  • The exam duration for PWD candidates is 120 Minutes.
  • There is a penalty for every wrong answer marked which is 1/3.
  • The level of questions will be different for different levels of posts.
  • Normalization of marks will be done.

Current Affairs for RRB NTPC CBT 2

Out of 50 questions allotted to the General Awareness section of the examination, more than 10 questions will be asked from Current Affairs. So, if an aspirant wants to clear the second stage of the recruitment process he must focus on finding out all the important topics of Current affairs and all the information relating to the topic because RRB might ask a static question based on current affairs in the examination.

In order to help our readers, to crack the current affairs section of the examination, ADDA247 is providing all the important current affairs of the last 7 months i.e from October 2021 to April 2022 in pdf format. All the aspirants eligible to appear in RRB NTPC CBT 2 examination must download these PDFs and read all the important points of that particular month.

Current Affairs for RRB NTPC: October 2021 | Download PDF

Current Affairs for RRB NTPC: November 2021 | Download PDF

Current Affairs for RRB NTPC: December 2021 | Download PDF

Current Affairs for RRB NTPC: January 2022 | Download PDF

Current Affairs for RRB NTPC: February 2022 | Download PDF

Current Affairs for RRB NTPC: March 2022| Download PDF

Current Affairs for RRB NTPC: April 2022| Download PDF

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