Complete RRB NTPC General Awareness Syllabus 2019

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019

Dear Aspirants,

Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) is all set to receive applications for the recruitment of Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) for 35,277 vacancies. The link to apply online was activated on 1st March 2019. A great opportunity is knocking at the door of all government job aspirants awaiting to be a railway employee. RRB NTPC has been one of the most popular career options for people with a non-technical background. Many of you must be curious to know the exam syllabus of General Awareness of the same. To get you an insight on the same, we are providing the exam syllabus of General Awareness Section as per our sources for this huge recruitment drive. Let’s take a look.

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RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Date(Tentative)

The 1st Stage CBT exam date is yet to be announced.

RRB NTPC 2019 Exam Pattern

The recruitment process will involve the following stages of examination:

  • 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Typing Skill Test/Computer-Based Aptitude Test (as applicable)
  • Document Verification/Medical Examination.

RRB NTPC Previous year Cut Off | 1st & 2nd Stage Examination

RRB NTPC Stage-1 Exam Pattern

Subjects No. Of Questions Marks Duration
1 General Awareness 40 40 90 Minutes
2 Mathematics 30 30
3 General Intelligence & Reasoning 30 30
Total 100 100


RRB NTPC Stage-1 Exam Syllabus: General Awareness

RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus: History


Topics Chapters
Ancient History
of India
Pre-historic Period
Harappan civilization
The Vedic Civilization & Culture
The emergence of Mahajanapadas & Magadh
Religious Revolution
The Mauryan Empire
The Sangam Age
The Gupta Empire
Post Gupta Period / Vardhana Dynasty
India After Harsha
Medieval History
of India
Rajput Age
Sultanate Period
The Vijayanagar Empire
Sufi and Bhakti Movement
The Mughal Empire
Maratha State & Maratha Confederacy
Advent Of Europeans
Modern History
of India
Expansion Of British Power
Economic Impact Of British Rule
Socio-Religious Movements in 19th -20th Century
Revolt of 1857
Moderate, Extremist Phase Of Congress
The Indian National Movements
The Gandhian Era
First Phase Of Independence


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RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus: Polity

  • Evolution of Indian Constitution,
  • Constituent Assembly and Making of the Constitution,
  • Different Sources of the Indian Constitution,
  • Important Articles of the Constitution
  • Important Amendments of the Constitution
  • Some Special features of the Indian Constitution.
  • Federal and Unitary features of the Indian Union
  • The preamble
  • Lapse of Paramountcy
  • Integration and Merger of Indian States
  • The Union and its Territories
  • Reorganization of States
  • Citizenship
  • Fundamental Rights
  • Directive Principles of State Policy
  • Fundamental Duties
  • The procedure of Amending the Constitution
  • Executive of the Union
  • The Parliament of India
  • Executive of the States
  • Special Position of J & K
  • Panchayats
  • Municipalities
  • The Supreme Court
  • The High Court
  • Inter-State Council
  • Finance Commission
  • Planning Commission
  • National Development Council
  • National Integration Council
  • Inter-State Relations
  • Emergency Provisions
  • Public Service Commissions
  • Election
  • Delimitation Commission of India
  • The Official Languages
  • National Symbols

RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus: Geography

  • The Solar System
  • Continents and Oceans
  • Biosphere, Lithosphere, Hydrosphere
  • Latitudes and Longitudes
  • Different heat zones of the earth
  • Longitudes and time zones
  • International Date Line
  • The motion of the earth – Effect of the tilted axis on day and night
  • The Atmosphere (composition and layer of the Atmosphere)
  • Weather and Climate
  • Atmospheric Pressure
  • Internal Structure of the earth
  • Rocks
  • Earthquakes and Volcanoes
  • Various Landforms (Mountains, Plateaus, Plains, Grasslands, Landforms created by the river system, Landforms created by a glacier, Landforms created by the action of wind, Landforms created by the actions of Groundwater)
  • The Indian Subcontinent, Position, extent and physical features,
  • Climatic diversity in the Indian Sub-continent
  • Soil resources of the Indian sub-continent Agriculture in India, Land use pattern of India
  • Water resources and their utilization in India
  • Multipurpose river valley projects
  • Transport in India
  • India-Facts and figures (States and their capitals, Population of India and states, Wildlife sanctuaries and national parks in India Important Irrigation and power projects, Indian satellites).
  • General introduction to Asia.
  • Geography of the Indian subcontinent Countries with their capitals and currency
  • Riverside cities
  • Wonders of the world
  • Countries and their main produce and industries
  • Towns associated with important industries.
  • Famous sites (India), Famous Sites (World),
  • Changed names
  • Continent earth area
  • Continents highest and lowest points
  • Three deepest oceans
  • Highest mountain peaks (world)
  • Important boundary lines
  • Tribes and their homelands

RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus: Economics

  • Highlights of Indian Economy
  • Economy and Economics
  • Characteristics of the Indian Economy
  • Agriculture & Land Development
  • National Income
  • Planning
  • Unemployment
  • Trade & Commerce
  • New Economic Policy
  • Indian Financial System
  • Indian Fiscal System
  • Banking in India
  • Tax System
  • Industry
  • Foreign Trade

RRB NTPC Exam Syllabus: Science


  • Unit
  • Motion
  • Work Energy and Power
  • Gravitation
  • Pressure
  • Floatation
  • Surface Tension
  • Viscosity
  • Elasticity
  • Simple Harmonic Motion
  • Wave
  • Sound Wave
  • Heat
  • Light
  • Static Electricity
  • Current Electricity
  • Magnetism
  • Atomic & Nuclear Physics
  • Electronics
  • Scientific Instruments
  • Inventions
  • Important Discoveries Relating to Physics
  • Various Units of Measurement-Weight
  • Conversion of Units from one System to another System


  • Substance & its nature
  • Atomic Structure
  • Periodic Classification of Elements
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Oxidation & Reduction
  • Acids, Bases & Salts
  • Behavior of Cases
  • Electrolysis
  • Carbon & its Compounds
  • Fuels
  • Metallurgy
  • Important Facts About Some Metals
  • Non-Metals
  • Common Facts


  • Introduction
  • Classification of Organism
  • Cytology
  • Genetics
  • Organic Evolution Botany: Classification of Plant Kingdom, Plant Morphology, Plant Tissue, Photo-synthesis, Plant Hormones, Plant Diseases, Ecology Pollution.
  • Zoology: Classification of Animal Kingdom, Animal Tissue
  • Human Blood
  • The system of the Human Body
  • Nutrients
  • Human Diseases

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