Preparation Hacks For RRB NTPC Exam


The Railway Recruitment Board conducts the RRB exams for different posts. The latest official notification for RRB NTPC Exam was released on February 28th, 2019 by the Railway Recruitment Board. Since the competition remains high for RRB Exam, aspirants appearing for the upcoming RRB exam need to practice more and more of RRB Mock Test to ace the examination. With no major update available, the Railways Board would carry forward the RRB NTPC Exam 2019 to 2020.

Before starting with the preparation, it is very important to have a clear understanding of RRB Exam Pattern.

The RRB NTPC exam consists of the following stages:

  • CBT Stage 1
  • CBT Stage 2
  • Aptitude Test
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination

Candidates who are aspiring to crack the exam at their first attempt should follow some proper preparation tips and strategies. 

Given below are the preparation hacks for RRB Exam:


  • Proper distribution of RRB NTPC syllabus


Candidates are advised to distribute the entire syllabus so that they can cover every topic within the stipulated time. The syllabus consists of three sections: 

  • Mathematics
  • General Awareness
  • General Intelligence and Logical Reasoning

Candidates are also advised to give more weightage on the important topics. Candidates can also take up RRB Mock Test to understand their strengths and weaknesses. 


  • Attempting RRB Mock Tests & Previous Year Papers


Since there is an intense competition for RRB Exam, the candidates should start attempting the RRB Mock Tests regularly to get an idea about the level of questions asked in the RRB examination. Practising the mock tests and RRB question papers will help the candidates in boosting their confidence. It helps in improving the speed of the candidate. The more regular a candidate attempts the mock tests, the more he/she will enhance his speed.

  1. Read Daily Newspapers & Current Affairs Topics

Candidates are advised to go through the daily newspaper and current affairs topics on a regular basis. Reading the newspaper every day will help the candidate to be familiar with the latest general awareness topics. This will help the aspirants in tackling the General awareness section of the exam.

  1. Learn Important Formulas And Tricks

Candidates are advised to make a separate notebook to list down all the important formulas and topics. Regular revision of these formulas will help the candidate to score well in the RRB exam. Candidates should also learn various tricks to solve the logical reasoning section as it tests the higher thinking capability of the candidates. 

  1. Maintain A Proper Time Table

Candidates are advised to maintain a fixed time table during RRB Exam preparation. Doing so will help the candidate to distribute all the topics as per the time table and to cover the entire syllabus before the exam.


Taking up RRB mock tests on a regular basis will help the candidates in building up their confidence. There are several RRB mock tests and online quizzes that are available online. 

Also solving the RRB Previous Year Question Paper will help candidates analyse the level of difficulty of the actual exam and improve their performance accordingly.