India’s largest employer Indian Railway that provides jobs to 1.4 million people across the country, have announced recruitment for the Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) in various Zonal Railways and Production Units of Indian Railways. Around 35,208 vacancies need to be filled and Candidates who have minimum Educational Qualification of 12th or its equivalent examination can appear for the recruitment happening this year. Age limit for candidates is 18 to 30 Years.
This is a golden opportunity for all candidates who want to work with the government in Indian Railway. Selection for RRB NTPC is on basis of three test Preliminary Test
Main Test and Personal Interview
RRB NTPC Syllabus 2021
You need to be very clear about the syllabus for the exam and if you have noticed you could see there is a general pattern in almost every recruitment done in India, questions will be asked from these 3 categories General Awareness,General Intelligence and Reasoning and Numerical Ability. One of the good things about it is since you are studying for these exams you can also prepare for other exams like Bank exams at same time. For some exams there will be additional questions from English and computer knowledge also, but RRB NTPC doesn’t have that for two phases.
How to Prepare for Exams at Home
Since we are clear about the syllabus now let’s look at some of the ways in which we can prepare for exams at home.
- Importance of Time table: You need to incorporate a strict time table for studies. Take a topic from any of three subjects and give a certain amount of time for it, don’t rush the learning, give enough time. Take specific time for learning everyday, if it’s 5-10 pm do it everyday, don’t skip a day.
- Learn the concept first: Many students try to do practice tests without proper understanding of the concept. Take a topic for study and understand the concept to its core. Once you have a solid understanding of the topic you can start practicing tests.
- Seek professional help: E learning apps like Entri provides you with the best possible study materials and expert guidance from the mentors to get a good result in NTPC exams, they also have 1000’s of mock tests and video class libraries made just to crack competitive exams in India.
- Hold yourself accountable: Students who wish to pass government exams have to take their work and life tasks seriously, since there is no one looking out for you like in schools or colleges, you have to hold yourself accountable, reflect on your study progress, Am i understanding the topics correctly?Am I following the time table correctly, where am I slacking off? Reflecting on your problems and asking questions help you a lot.
- Revision: Once you have finished the topic, always do revision of the topic weekly and monthly, that will help the brain to stick to the knowledge.don’t skip revision thinking that you know the topic well.
- Practice mock test: Do as many mock tests as you can, it helps in calculating your speed and accuracy. Speed and accuracy is an important factor when it comes to competitive exams as it can make or break your government job dream.
- Group learning: You can call a few of your friends who are all government job aspirants and do a combined study. You can teach topics that you are well versed with, it will help you understand the topic more. Also, do practice tests and mock tests with them to do some comparison, how well are you doing.
- Don’t be hard on yourself: it’s obvious you will make mistakes but don’t be harsh on yourself, take it easy, allow yourself to take small breaks here and there, go out, enjoy the sun.
I wish you all very best for your upcoming exams.
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