Best books for RRB NTPC 2019
Updated on Jul 6, 2019 - 3:01 p.m. IST by Team Careers360

Best books for RRB NTPC 2019 - The exam of RRB NTPC 2019 is being conducted for more than 35,000 vacancies. Since it is an important exam with a lot of competition, it is important that candidates prepare for the RRB NTPC exam well. Books are the first instrument that comes to mind when you prepare for an exam. To prepare for RRB NTPC you must pick books that are reliable and help you qualify the exam with a great score. RRB NTPC 2019 has two papers - Stage-I (Computer Based Test) CBT and Stage-II CBT. Both papers have three sections - General Awareness, Mathematics and General Intelligence/ Reasoning. More than 8 million candidates appear for RRB NTPC from all over the country. Since there is a lot of competition, it is only necessary that you get hold of the best books for RRB NTPC 2019 Exam. Read the article below to find out section-wise best books for RRB NTPC 2019.

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Best books for RRB NTPC 2019

RRB NTPC preparation books are the primary source material for the preparation of the exam. Given below is a list of books that will provide you with the preparation material for all the sections and sample papers and sample questions to practice.

List of RRB NTPC best books

Authors/ Publication
Guide to RRB NTPC Non Technical Recruitment Exam
Disha Publication
RRB NTPC Guide 2019
Arihant Experts
Lucent’s general knowledge
Lucent Publication
Magical Book on Quicker Maths
M. Tyra
A new approach to reasoning Verbal and Non-verbal

B S Sijwali, Indu Sijwali

Syllabus and Section-wise RRB NTPC Best Books

It is important that you know the complete syllabus of before you choose books to prepare for RRB NTPC 2019. Given below are the topics of the syllabus and section-wise books to prepare for RRB NTPC.

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Syllabus of RRB NTPC General Intelligence and Reasoning

Reasoning section of RRB NTPC question paper contains the following topics.

  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Data Sufficiency

  • Syllogism

  • Similarities and Differences

  • Analogies

  • Coding and Decoding

  • Interpretation of Graphs

  • Puzzle

  • Venn Diagrams

Best books for RRB NTPC 2019 - General Intelligence and Reasoning


Authors/ Publication

Analytical Reasoning

M.K Pandey

Test of reasoning

Edgar Thorpe

Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning (Hindi/ English)

Kiran Publication

Modern approach to verbal reasoning

R.S. Aggarwal

Logical and Analytical Reasoning (English)

AK Gupta

Test of Reasoning

Pearson Publication

Syllabus of RRB NTPC Mathematics

Mathematics topics from which questions will appear in RRB NTPC question papers are listed below. Check best books for RRB NTPC mathematics from the table below.

  • Trigonometry

  • Ratio and Proportion

  • Profit and Loss

  • Permutation & Combination

  • Simple and Compound Interest

  • LCM and HCF

  • Algebra

  • Geometry

  • Trigonometry

  • Time and Distance

  • Decimal

  • Number System

Recommended books for RRB NTPC 2019 - Mathematics Section


Authors/ Publication

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

RS Aggarwal

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Rajesh Verma

Arithmetic for General Competition

Neetu Singh

Mathematics Exam Goalpost

Wiley Publication

Elementary and Advanced Mathematics

Kiran Publication

Time Competitive Arithmetic Objective

Sagir Ahmad, Academic & Test Preparation, General Comption

Syllabus of RRB NTPC General Awareness

The syllabus of RRB NTPC General Awareness includes a lot of topics, which can confuse the candidates. So to avoid confusion candidates must know exactly what to study. Listed below are the topics of General awareness section and best books for RRB NTPC 2019.

  • History of India

  • Flora and Fauna of India

  • Art and Culture of India

  • Current Affairs

  • Monuments and places in India

  • UN and other important World Organisations

  • Govt. Policies

  • Indian and World Economics

Best books for RRB NTPC - General Awareness Section


Authors/ Publication

Pratiyogita Darpan

Upkar Publication

General Knowledge & Awareness for RRB Railway Recruitment Exams (NTPC/ALP/ASM/Technical)

Disha Experts

NCERT books of class - IX and X (Economics, History, Political Science, Geography)


General Knowledge

Arihant Publication

Manorama Yearbook 2019

Philip Mathew

Railway to the Point General Knowledge & General Science

Kiran Prakashan

What else can you use to prepare for RRB NTPC 2019?

Apart from the recommended books for RRB NTPC, you can also make use of mock tests, test series, sample papers and previous year question papers. Many coaching institutes provide mock tests that you can subscribe to. Using all of these in your preparations help you increase speed, accuracy and practice. Another advantage is that you get to know new information that you might have skipped.

RRB NTPC Question Papers

Question papers

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RRB NTPC 2nd April 2016 Shift 2

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RRB NTPC 12th April 2016 Shift 3

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RRB NTPC 22nd April 2016 Shift 2

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RRB NTPC 29th March 2016 Shift 3

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RRB NTPC 31st March 2016 Shift 2

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RRB NTPC 28th March 2016 Shift 1

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You can use these question papers to understand what to expect while taking RRB NTPC exam.

RRB NTPC Preparation Tips

RRB NTPC is an important exam that is conducted for many posts. If you form a routine and prepare for it well, the chances of qualifying the exam get higher. Given below are some preparation tips that will help you excel in the exam.

  • Make notes of everything that you study.

  • Revise before moving on to new information.

  • Study from multiple but reliable sources.

  • Solve as many test papers, sample papers, question papers and mock tests as you can.

Now that you know all the things to prepare well for RRB NTPC, all you need to do is start your preparations and work smart. All the best.

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Questions related to RRB NTPC

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will railway vacate 99000 post in 2020 ?

ayush mishra 28th Jan, 2020

The Railway Minister and also the spokesperson of the Ministry of Railways have given out a statement last week stating that it would recruit 2.3 lakh employees over the next 2 years in two phases.

According to official statistics, In 2018, the second biggest employer in Indian Economy initiated recruitment for 1,51,548 posts and hence left 1,31,428 posts vacant.

Also, the Railways said that 53,000 and 46,000 employees would retire during the next 2 years thereby causing an additional vacancy of 99,000 employees which is probably what you are asking about. This is a part of fresh recruitment in the Railways as a part of some ambitious programs from the Railway Minister Piyush Goyal.

If your query was different than this, then please comment regarding it.


what is the exam date of railways ntpc

Shareef 15th Nov, 2019
RRB NTPC examinination Dates are not yet confirmed. It is just said the examination will be in the month of December and even it is not a confirmation.
It is advised to keep checking official Website of RRB. Here below is the link for official website.

How to prepare for loco pilot exam

Ronak Gala Student Expert 28th Oct, 2019

(1). SYLLABUS :- written exam includes (100 to 120 marks)

Maths - upto 10th class


General knowledge

Technical question (ITI)

General science

(2) psychological test :- This test is conducted to test your presence of mind and how quick you are at decisions making. It includes 5–6 tests each test may be of 5- 10 minutes .you have to be very quick for doing 50 questions in 5 minutes. There are books available in market for psychological test . One book I remember named VIDHYASAGAR . Only practice can lead you to success


how find the applications status

Papiya Mazumder 27th Sep, 2019


As per your requirement, i would say that whatever application status you need for whichever exam, you will get in its official site. Even if you have registered for the exam or course you will be notified through your emai id. Infact, you can get its notification and details on career 360 website itself after being released officially.

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