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Candidates must have been waiting eagerly now for the RRB NTPC 2019 exam dates to be out. Tentatively the exam will be scheduled somewhere in September to October, hence it is time that aspirants should be on it preparing their best. As candidates must have started preparing for RRB NTPC, here we are helping candidates with their preparation strategies etc. With so many vacancies, the competition will be extremely tough thus, strategized planning and focused strategy is required in order to create a win-win situation.

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So, the strategy is to be devised accordingly and should be approached in a dedicated way. Here we are with detailed General Awareness tips for RRB NTPC 2019 exam preparation. These tips might give you the right direction and will even guide you well in order to crack the examination in the first attempt itself.

As far as the RRB NTPC Stage 1 Exam Pattern is concerned, mentioned below is the exam pattern:

Sections Nos. of Questions Total Marks Time Duration
Mathematics 30 30

90 minutes
General Intelligence & Reasoning 30 30
General Awareness 40 40
Total 100 100 90 mins

As far as the General Awareness section is concerned, as you can see above, candidates have to attempt 40 questions worth 40 marks. RRB NTPC is one of the high scoring sections thus, it becomes crucial to score well in this.

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RRB NTPC 2019 Syllabus: General Awareness

  • Games & Sports
  • Indian Literature
  • Monuments & Places of India
  • Current Events of National and International Importance
  • Art & Culture of India
  • General Science & Life Science (upto 10th CBSE)
  • History of Indian & Freedom Struggle
  • Indian Polity and Governance- constitution and political system
  • Common Abbreviations
  • General Scientific and Technological Developments including Space and Nuclear Program of India
  • UN and Other important World Organizations
  • Environmental Issues Concerning India and World at Large
  • Basics of Computers and Computer Applications
  • Transport Systems in India, Indian Economy
  • Famous Personalities of India and World
  • Flora and Fauna of India
  • Important Government and Public Sector Organizations of India
  • Flagship Government Programs etc…

RRB NTPC 2019 General Awareness Preparation Tips

Following these tips will surely help you in formalizing a better exam preparation strategy. Candidates can start the GA preparation by giving mock test on regular basis. Mentioned below are the tips:

  1. Revise NCERT

Basics of all subjects from NCERT needs to be revised, especially economics and polity and science.

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  • Read the Newspaper Daily

Make reading newspaper a daily activity and start making notes related to all important events happening especially in India. Moreover, these notes will help you in referring the same at the time when a quick revision is needed.

  • Go through Previous Years Topics

Checking out previous years topics that have appeared in the exam shall be of good help as you will get to know the type of question asked in the previous exams. While getting yourself acquainted with previous years topics one should be fully ready to face any new type of questions asked.

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  • Memorize Few Facts

The questions asked are usually factual, thus their answers would remain the same. In this case candidates must memorize important facts related to history, current affairs and geography.

  • GK Quizzes

Attempt as many GK quizzes as possible in order to keep yourself updated with the current affairs and daily news. Download PracticeMock App for GK quizzes.

  • Practice Mock Tests

Practicing mock tests on regular basis will give you a fair idea as how the actual exam would look like and how to attempt that. The more you practice RRB NTPC mock tests, the better your chances of getting success in this exam. Giving full length tests and analyze your performance in each mock test shall help you analyze your strengths and weaknesses.

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General Awareness Preparation Resources

General Awareness books and preparation resources for RRB NTPC 2019 exam preparation are as follows:

  • General Knowledge by Lucent
  • NCERT Textbooks for classes IX and X (Geography, Polity and Economy and History)
  • General Knowledge by Arihant

Moreover, we release our monthly magazine Bazooka which can be of great help to aspirants preparing for RRB NTPC 2019 exam.

We hope this article gives you an insight as how to prepare for General Awareness section for RRB NTPC exam.


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