We all know that, as soon as the result of the Railway Recruitment Board’s, Non-Technical Popular Categories (RRB NTPC) were released in the month of January 2022, there was a nationwide agitation by the candidates to demand improvement in the Railway NTPC graduate-level results.
The major concern expressed by the students which led to the protest is that the Railway Recruitment Board has shortlisted 7 lakh roll numbers instead of 7 lakh candidates which means the candidates have been shortlisted for both graduate and undergraduate posts. This reduces the chances of selection of other candidates out of 1.25 crore candidates who had applied and appeared for the examination.
Witnessing such movement by the candidates, Railways decided to form a high-level Grievance Committee to resolve the matter.
After reviewing the concerns by the candidates a report have been submitted by the 5 member committee afterwards the Ministry of Railways issued a notice on 10th March 2022, stating that:
➢ The Board will shortlist the 20 times unique candidates, Pay Level wise for 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT) for CEN 01/2019 (NTPC).
➢ Ministry of Railways has also mentioned that the candidates who have been earlier qualified will continue to remain qualified and the additional candidates getting shortlisted at each Pay Level will be notified.
➢ RRB NTPC CBT- 2 Exam for the Pay level 6 will be held in the month of May 2022.
➢ RRB NTPC CBT -2 Exam date for others will be notified soon by the board.
➢ Candidates will be able to download the admit card from the official website of RRB, 4 days prior to the examination.
The tips that I am sharing below are intended especially for those who are prepared to work extremely hard in the short duration for the upcoming RRB NTPC CBT-2 Exam.
The most important tip is whether you're nearing the end or beginning of your revision “DON'T PANIC!” It will not help and will most likely impair your ability to concentrate. Stay calm and everything will be fine.
Your preparation should be based on the following four pillars:
➢ Plan things in advance
If you don’t approach the exam as per the well-planned schedule, you won't be able to cover the important topics on time. The syllabus of NTPC CBT-2 is vast and revising it, is not a child’s play. So, plan a smart schedule that covers the revision of important topics which carries maximum marks.
➢ Focus more on General Awareness Section
You should focus more on the General Awareness section as this section carries maximum marks in the CBT- 2 examination. There will be 50 questions in this section and there is no denying that general awareness is the most uncertain and unpredictable section. To be prepared, I am suggesting some important topics which will help you to secure decent marks in NTPC CBT- 2 exam.
★ Current Events (National/International) of last 3 years,
★ Books and Authors
★ Geography of India as well as of World
★ Important Wildlife Sanctuaries and National parks of India and the World.
★ All about the political parties, i.e. current governors, CM’s, Secretaries etc.
★ Sessions of Indian National Congress and National Freedom Movement
➢ Revise notes and Practice as much as you can
There is no substitute for Revision. As you all have already started studying according to the RRB NTPC CBT- 2 Syllabus and prepared the factual notes of each topic. So keep revising them and don’t forget to practice what you have learned, the best way to practice is to attempt NTPC CBT- 2 Online Mock Tests. I suggest you to visit and try NTPC CBT Online Test Series on the Testwale website. Their NTPC CBT Mock Test Series comprises of expert-prepared Topic Wise Test, Subject-Wise Test, Sectional Test and Full-Length Mock Tests, as well as Scholarship Test which will allow you to progress from basic to advanced level in your course of study.
➢ Focus on Your Speed and Accuracy
Here are the few tips that you must follow for improving your speed and accuracy.
● While solving the mock tests always try to manage the time effectively, take 2 to 3 minutes for reading the question paper before starting the answers. Don’t spend more than 30 to 40 seconds on each question.
● Recognize your weak and strong topics and work more to improve the weaker ones.
● Make notes of some quick tips and tricks and methods for sections like quant and reasoning