RRB NTPC Mains 17th January Exam Analysis: 1st Shift

RRB NTPC Mains 17th January Exam Analysis: 1st Shift

RRB NTPC Mains 17th January Exam Analysis: In the month of March & April, Railway Recruitment Board conducted Computer-Based Test for the recruitment of Non-Technical aspirants for 18252 posts. As a result, Millions of candidates appeared for RRB NTPC Phase-I Exam held in 2016, thereby breaking the records of one of the most popular government exams of the country.

After months of delays and surprise introduction of a second phase, RRB commenced the Mains (2nd Stage) exam process by conducting paper today i.e 17 Jan 2017. This article will emphasize on RRB NTPC Mains 17th January Exam Analysis. In the mid way, we will also go through the section-wise difficulty level as well as the nature of questions asked in RRB NTPC Mains 17th January Exam.


RRB NTPC Mains 17th January Exam Analysis

Let us start by introducing the exam pattern of RRB NTPC 2nd Stage recruitment examination. There were mixed questions in RRB NTPC 2nd Stage examination based on General Intelligence, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness. Also, in the end of each section, we will formulate safest attempts based on various factors.

RRB NTPC Stage Mains/ 2nd Stage
Examination Mode Online
Number of Questions 120
Negative Marking 0.33
Exam Duration 90 minutes
Exam Date/ Shift 17th January/ 9.00 AM to 10.30 AM

Lets begin by talking about the overall level of difficulty.

Overall, the paper had a Moderate Difficulty Level, which can be expected, being the 2nd stage of the recruitment process.

RRB NTPC Mains 17th January Exam Analysis: General Awareness

The bulk part of the exam was covered by General Awareness questions. Most of the candidates found the General Awareness section as the most challenging. The major chunk of this section was covered by Current & Static Knowledge. Any candidate who is in touch with the news stories will score well in this section. The difficulty level of GK section in today’s exam was Moderate.

A total number of safest attempts in General Awareness section will be in 40-45 range with accuracy.

RRB NTPC Mains 17th January Exam Analysis: General Intelligence/ Reasoning

The best part of attempting the reasoning section is that it can be solved by using common sense (Indeed, it is not so common). RRB mixed the questions from this section to check the hypothetical thinking of the candidates. In today’s exam, One’s presence of mind was more than sufficient to solve questions. The difficulty level of Reasoning section in today’s exam ranged from Easy-Moderate.

A total number of safest attempts in General Intelligence section will be in 25-27 range with accuracy.

RRB NTPC Mains 17th January Exam Analysis: Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude is considered to be the arch nemesis of almost every Aspirant (if it is not the case with you, believe us, we are so happy for you). Thankfully, the difficulty level of Quant section in today’s exam ranged from Easy-Moderate.

A total number of safest attempts in Maths section will be in 23-25 range with accuracy.

We wrap up our RRB NTPC Mains Exam Analysis for Shift-I here. For all those who are yet to appear, go ahead and try any of these mock test papers for NTPC Stage 2 Examination.

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