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RRB NTPC 2020 exam dates have been announced by the authorities. The RRB NTPC CBT 1 is most likely to start from 15th December, 2020. The total vacancies released is 35208 and are to be filled under the Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC). The verification for the applications for RRB NTPC, RRB Group D, and RRB Ministerial & Isolated category in the railways has been completed now and RRB NTPC has released its exam dates for the year 2019-20. As far as the selection process goes, RRB NTPC is a 4 tier selection process which includes the following stages:

  • Computer based test Stage 1
  • Computer based test Stage 2
  • Computer base aptitude test/Typing skill test (as applicable)
  • Document verification/Medical examination

This is one exam where usually aspirants struggle for current affairs, however the struggle is real as remembering current affairs of past 6 to 7 months is not that easy. Many aspirants have a question common which is that how can they remember these current affairs? Though, the answer to this question is nothing straight forward, but still in this article we have tried answering it with the help of some tips and tricks to remember current affairs for RRB NTPC examination.

Let us first take a closer look at the RRB NTPC CBT 1 exam pattern.

RRB NTPC CBT 1 Exam Pattern

SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksDuration

90 minutes
General Intelligence and Reasoning3030 
General Awareness4040 

What all to Cover in Current Affairs for RRB NTPC

The most important thing that comes up even before how to remember current affairs for RRB NTPC exam is what all to remember for this exam? If we don’t know what to study then the purpose of how to study is futile. So, let’s first know what all should an aspirant must cover while preparing for current affairs for RRB NTPC CBT 1 2020 exam. Current affairs of past 6-7 months should be covered. As in this case the current affairs starting from May 2020 should all be covered.

Break Into Segment

As we all know how vast is current affairs and thre is so much information available to learn and comorehend, so it is advisable that you seggregate the information on the basis of various tags. It includes: Schemes, International, Economy etc. This ensures that you cover each and every topic well and that nothing gets missed out.

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Create Notes on Current Affairs for RRB NTPC

Though, there are lots of resources available on the internet, however you need to select the one which suits your requirements. It is always advisable that you create your own notes as notes created by others may not be suitable for you. You can always take the help from these resources, but creating your own notes is effectively the best and these notes will surely help you at the time of revision. This even ensures that no important topic is missed out.

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Segregate Schemes of National Importance

Every year there are several schmes being launched by the govrnment. Aspirants while preparing their notes can seggregate this by making few columns including:

  • Year of Scheme Launch
  • Scheme’s Objective
  • Abbreviation if any
  • Name of the Scheme
  • Its implementation responsibility

You an group these on a regular basis each year and by the end of the year you will be absolutely sorted with this and it will lead to a better revision of this.

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Prepare Mnemonics on Your Own

Mnemonics is something that helps you remember certain facts or numbers etc. This is one good way to memorize things. Mnemonics can either be in the form of a rhythm, song or image or a phrase etc. It is always good to create your own mnemonics in order to make your preparation even simpler. Unlike static, current affairs is one thing that needs to be studied consistently on a regular basis which makes it a continuous exercise. So, pick and choose reliable sources and start reading current affairs on a daily basis and keep formulating your notes.

Newsapapers like Hindu or the Indian Express etc. will surely help. Apart from this PracticeMock provides weekly current affairs PDFs, monthly current affairs PDFs etc. on a regular basis and is absolutely free for the aspirants. Download these free PDFs and study current affairs from these in order to boost your chances for RRB NTPC selection. This is all from us, we wish you all the best for the upcoming RRB NTPC CBT 1 exam.

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Candidates must remember that current affairs is one section that can be prepared well and with ease, however you need to put in little effort on a daily basis. Make sure that you even practice current affairs quizzes on PracticeMock app. Last but not the least, take free mock test of RRB NTPC CBT 1 and make sure that you analyze the mock test given so that you get to see the clear picture of your performance and preparation.

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