How to prepare General Knowledge for RRB NTPC 2019 - Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC) is one of the most popular competitive examinations among youths. RRB NTPC notification announced more than 35000 vacancies for various posts. Candidates who want to get themselves inducted into services offered by Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) should know how to prepare GK for RRB NTPC 2019. General Knowledge (GK) plays a vital role in a candidate’s selection in this online exam. Since the weightage of gk in RRB NTPC exam is substantial and without making the strategy of how to prepare GK for RRB NTPC exam one can’t qualify the exam. In this article, we will learn various ingredients of NTPC preparation e.g exam pattern, syllabus, questions trends, available resources, and full proof strategy.
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“Don't be afraid to fail, be afraid not to try”
This quote by Michael Jordan is important for candidates preparing for the exam because to qualify the exam, candidates should appear in the exam with a focused approach. Before knowing the exam pattern of RRB NTPC in detailed form candidates are advised to check the post wise exam pattern selection procedure.
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Total number of Questions
Allotted marks to questions
General Intelligence & Reasoning
Here candidates can see that the weightage of General Knowledge (gk) section is 40%, which in comparison to the other two sections is more. So candidates who want to clear this exam successfully should make a strategy of how to prepare GK for RRB NTPC 2019.
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General Intelligence and Reasoning
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Weightage of general awareness section in RRB NTPC 2019 exam is greater in comparison to mathematics & reasoning hence candidates should put major emphasis in strategic planning regarding how to prepare for General Knowledge for RRB NTPC 2019 exam. Syllabus for General Knowledge (GK) section for RRB NTPC stage 1 (prelims) & stage 2 (mains) is mentioned in below given table. Aspirants who want to have complete understanding regarding of exam should check complete RRB NTPC syllabus
Current Events of National and International Importance
Games and Sports
Indian Polity and Governance- constitution and political system
General Scientific and Technological developments including Space and Nuclear Program of India, UN and Other important World Organisations
Art and Culture of India
Monuments and Places of India
General Science and Life Science (up to 10th CBSE)
History of India and Freedom Struggle
Social and Economic Geography of India and World
Environmental Issues Concerning India and World at Large
Basics of Computers and Computer Applications, Common Abbreviations
Transport Systems in India
Famous Personalities of India and World
Flagship Government Programs
Flora and Fauna of India
Important Government and Public Sector Organizations of India etc.
Aspirants who are preparing for RRB Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) exam should understand the importance of General Knowledge (gk) section and accordingly compose full proof strategy of this section which will help them how to prepare General Knowledge for RRB NTPC exam.
First important step for strategic planning of how to prepare of GK for RRB NTPC is to solve previous year question papers. Solving this will not only help them to increase their speed & accuracy but also help in enabling the strategy to prepare General Knowledge for NTPC exam in a well-versed way. Candidates can download previous year question papers of exam here.
RRB NTPC Paper
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In order to practise more candidates can check previous year paper of RRB NTPC .
second important step of strategic analysis includes understanding the question trend analysis of NTPC exam. Though RRB has provided the syllabus for General Knowledge (GK) section if we see the previous year question trend of RRB NTPC exam then we can observe that questions from certain sections like current affairs, general science, and static gk are asked in exams are greater in number.
“The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do.”
Above mentioned quote of Michael Porter holds relevance for students making the strategy of how to prepare GK for RRB NTPC exam. Many a time it happens that students choose multiple books for their preparation, make hundreds of plans and adopt various strategy hence candidates must need to be very selective while choosing any of the above-mentioned resources.
Notes making is an art and aspirants should be excel in this. In order to prepare General Knowledge (gk) for RRB NTPC 2019 exam, it is advisable that candidates should at least prepare the notes for current affairs topics because weight of current affairs is more than 15 questions. If candidates have made the notes thoroughly for even other subjects like science, computer and economy then their selection in RRB NTPC exam is inevitable.
Increase the accuracy by online mock test Aspirants should give work hard to increase the speed along with maintaining the accuracy of the attempted questions. This exercise can be practices by solving online mock test of general knowledge (gk) topics for RRB NTPC exam. It will also ease the pressure of the candidates when they will appear in real time online mock test.
Books are an important ingredient in the candidate’s preparation for NTPC exam hence candidates should only follow authentically and recommended RRB NTPC Books for their preparation in exam. Few books which will be helpful in candidate’s preparation for GK is given below.
Manorama year book
Pratiyogita Darpan Magazine
Arihant General Knowledge 2019
Press Information Bureau News
Nowadays lots of youtube channel & app are available which is advisable for the candidates to include in their strategic planning of how to prepare GK for RRB NTPC Exam.
"The way of success is the way of continuous pursuit of knowledge”
This quote by Napoleon Hill is apt for the students preparing for NTPC exam. Candidates who will imbibe the above-mentioned tips & tricks & strategies for how to prepare General Knowledge (gk) for Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) Non-Technical Popular Category (NTPC) exam they will most likely to be selected in the exam.
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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.
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