To clear the UPSC CSE 2021 exam, aspirants must be very strong in their fundamentals along with the current affairs. Adda247 has taken an important step to help all CSE aspirants by providing them daily quizzes on App. Now aspirants will get free quizzes to practice along with analysis of The Hindu, PIB, etc.

1. The “Sthanakvasi” sect with reference to the religious practices in India belongs to:
(a) Vaishnavism
(b) Buddhism
(c) Shaivism
(d) Jainism

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2. According to the State of Global Air 2020, which of the following countries are among the top ten countries with the highest PM2.5 exposures in 2019?
1. India
2. Bangladesh
3. Pakistan
4. Nepal
Choose the correct option
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 1, 3 and 4
(c) 1, 2 and 4
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4
3. Consider the following statements regarding the Cost Inflation Index.
1. It is used to estimate the increase in the prices of goods and assets quarterly due to inflation.
2. It is calculated to match the prices to the inflation rate.
Which of the following statement(s) given above is/are correct?
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 42, 22 October
4. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the history of Indian rock-cut architecture?
1. The oldest surviving rock-cut caves in India is at Badami.
2. Emperor Chandragupta Maurya originally made the Barabar rock-cut caves for Ajivikas.
3. At Ellora, caves were made for different faiths.
Choose the correct answer.
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 and 3 only
(c) 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3
5. Consider the following statements regarding District Development Councils (DDC).
1. The term of the DDC will be three years.
2. The council will hold at least four “general meetings” in a year, one in each quarter.
3. The Additional District Development Commissioner (or the Additional DC) of the district shall be the Chief Executive Officer of the District Development Council
4. The members of DDC will be directly elected by voters in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
Which of the following statement(s) given above is/are correct?
(a) 2 and 3
(b) 1, 3 and 4
(c) 1 and 4
(d) 2, 3 and 4

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 41, 21 October
6. According to the Indian Constitution Article, which safeguards one’s right to marry the person of one’s choice?
(a) Article 18
(b) Article 19
(c) Article 21
(d) Article 25
7. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about Production-linked incentive (PLI) Scheme?
1. The scheme is announced by the government for mobile phones and medical equipments only.
2. Notified on April 1 as a part of the National Policy on Electronics.
Choose the correct answer.
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 40, 20 October
8. In which of the following state of India, India’s first seaplane service will start?
(a) Kerala
(b) Gujarat
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Maharashtra

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 39, 19 October
9. Consider the following statements regarding the OSIRIS-REx mission of NASA.
1. It is NASA’s first mission meant to return a sample from the ancient asteroid.
2. OSIRIS-Rex stands for Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer.
3. Recently, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft briefly touched asteroid Bennu.
Which of the following statements given above are correct?
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 1 and 3
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 1 and 2
10. Which of the following Missiles developed under the Integrated Guided Missile Development Program (IGMDP)?
1. Prithvi
2. Agni
3. Trishul
4. Nag
5. Akash
Choose the correct answer
(a) 1, 3 and 4
(b) 1, 4 and 5
(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4
(d) 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
Ans: 1(d), 2(d), 3(b), 4(c), 5(a), 6(c), 7(b), 8(b), 9(a), 10(d)

Daily Gist of ‘The Hindu’, ‘PIB’, ‘Indian Express’ and Other Newspapers: 23 October, 2020

UPSC Prelims Syllabus 2021: General Studies and CSAT for CSE

To clear the UPSC CSE 2021 exam, aspirants must be very strong in their fundamentals along with the current affairs. Adda247 has taken an important step to help all CSE aspirants by providing them daily quizzes on App. Now aspirants will get free quizzes to practice along with analysis of The Hindu, PIB, etc.

1. Under which categories recently, the Law Commission in its 255th Report has also made several recommendations on electoral reforms?
1. Limits on political contribution and party candidate expenditure.
2. Disclosure norms and requirements.
3. State funding of elections.
Choose the correct option
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 1 and 3
(c) Only 1
(d) 1, 2 and 3

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2. Recently, which State of India formally rejected the Central government’s three Farm Acts?
(a) Haryana
(b) Punjab
(c) Kerala
(d) West Bengal
3. In the Maratha infantry, the lowest rank was:
(a) Zumladar
(b) Nayak
(c) Hawaldar
(d) Patnaik

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 41, 21 October
4. Consider the following statements regarding Dhrupad, a major tradition of Indian culture.
1. It is the most ancient style of Hindustani classical music that has survived until today in its original form.
2. The word Dhrupad is derived from DHRUVA the steadfast evening star that moves through our galaxy and PADA meaning poetry.
3. It is a form of devotional music that traces its origin to the ancient text of Athar Veda.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) Only 3
(d) 1 and 3
5. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about Kaleshwaram Lift Irrigation Project?
1. It is a multi-purpose irrigation project, on the Godavari River in Telangana.
2. It was initiated in 2015.
3. Originally called Dr. B R Ambedkar Pranahita Chevella Sujala Sravanthi Project
Choose the correct option
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 1 and 3
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 40, 20 October
6. Name the reason when the annual Union Budget is not passed by the Lok Sabha?
(a) For suggestions, the Budget is referred to the Rajya Sabha.
(b) The Prime Minister submits the resignation of the Council of Ministers.
(c) The Budget is modified and presented again.
(d) The Union Finance Minister is asked to resign.
7. Consider the following statements.
1. Cybercrimes in India caused a Rs 1.25 trillion loss in 2019.
2. A scheme for the establishment of Indian Cyber Crime Cooperatives Centre (I4C) has been established to handle issues related to cybercrime in the country.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 39, 19 October
8. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the Demchok sector?
1. It is a disputed region situated near the confluence of the Charding Nullah and Indus River.
2. The area centered on the villages of Demchok, Ladakh and Demqog, Ngari Prefecture.
Choose the correct option
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 38, 17 October
9. Consider the following statements regarding the Delimitation Commission.
1. The Delimitation Commission orders cannot be called in question before any court.
2. The Delimitation Commission is appointed by the President of India and works in collaboration with the Election Commission of India.
Which of the following statement(s) given above is/are correct?
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 36, 15 October
10. Which of the following are the objectives of the Kisan Credit Card (KCC)?
1. Post-harvest expenses
2. Consumption requirements of farmer household.
3. Capital for maintenance of farm assets.
Choose the correct option
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3
Ans: 1(d), 2(b), 3(c), 4(a), 5(b), 6(b), 7(a), 8(c), 9(c), 10(d)

Daily Gist of ‘The Hindu’, ‘PIB’, ‘Indian Express’ and Other Newspapers: 22 October, 2020

UPSC Prelims Syllabus 2021: General Studies and CSAT for CSE

To clear the UPSC CSE 2021 exam, aspirants must be very strong in their fundamentals along with the current affairs. Adda247 has taken an important step to help all CSE aspirants by providing them daily quizzes on App. Now aspirants will get free quizzes to practice along with analysis of The Hindu, PIB, etc.

1. Who of the following founded the Workers & Peasant Party (WPP) in 1927 at Bombay?
(a) S.S Mirajkar
(b) K.N Juglekar
(c) S.V Ghate
(d) All the above

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2. Consider the following statements regarding the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC).
1. It was set up under an Act of Parliament in 1963.
2. It functions under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
Which of the following statement(s) given above is/are correct?
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2
3. What is the difference between “vote on account” and “interim budget”?
1. A “vote on account” only deals with the expenditure in Government’s budget, while an “interim budget” includes both expenditure and receipts.
2. The provision of a “vote-on-account” is used by a regular Government, while an “interim budget” is a provision used by a caretaker Government.
Which of the following statement(s) given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 40, 20 October
4. In which of the following kingdom, building ‘Kalyana Mandapas’ was a notable feature in the temple construction?
(a) Rashtrakuta
(b) Chalukya
(c) Vijayanagara
(d) Chandela
5. Consider the following statements regarding the Blue Flag Programme.
1. The Blue Flag Programme is run by the international, non-governmental, non-profit organisation FEE (the Foundation for Environmental Education).
2. In 1983, it was started in France.
3. The Programme is for beaches and Marinas.
Which of the following statement(s) given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 1 and 3
(c) 2 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 39, 19 October
6. The campaign named ’10 Hafte 10 Baje 10 Minute’ is related to:
1. Anti-dengue
2. Anti-malaria
3. Anti-HIV
4. Anti-virus
Choose the correct option
(a) 1 and 3
(b) Only 1
(c) 1, 2 and 4
(d) Only 2
7. Which of the following historical places is/are also known for mural paintings?
1. Ajanta Caves
2. Lepakshi Temple
3. Sanchi Stupa
Choose the correct option
(a) 1 and 2
(b) Only 1
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 38, 17 October
8. Consider the following statements regarding the Zoological Survey of India.
1. It is a subordinate organisation of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
2. It was established in 1918.
3. It has its headquarters at Kolkata and 16 regional stations located in different geographic locations of the country.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are incorrect?
(a) 1 and 2
(b) Only 2
(c) 2 and 3
(d) Only 3

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 37, 16 October
9. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about currency chest?
1. To facilitate the distribution of banknotes and rupee coins, the Reserve Bank has authorised select scheduled banks to establish currency chests.
2. These are storehouses where banknotes and rupee coins are stocked on behalf of the Reserve Bank for distribution to bank branches in their area of operation.
Choose the correct option
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 36, 15 October
10. What does “I promise to pay” clause on banknotes means?
1. As per Section 26 of Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, the Bank is liable to pay the value of the banknote.
2. This is payable on demand by RBI, being the issuer.
3. I also denote the obligation on the part of the Bank towards the holder of the banknote.
Which of the following statement(s) given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 and 3
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 2
(d) 1, 2 and 3
Ans: 1(d), 2(c), 3(a), 4(c), 5(b), 6(b), 7(a), 8(b), 9(c), 10(d)

Daily Gist of ‘The Hindu’, ‘PIB’, ‘Indian Express’ and Other Newspapers: 21 October, 2020

UPSC Prelims Syllabus 2021: General Studies and CSAT for CSE

SEBI Grade A Syllabus 2020: The Securities & Exchange Board Of India (SEBI) has released a recruitment notification to appoint suitable candidates for the post of Assistant Manager in the following categories

  • General, Legal, IT, Civil & Electrical Engg, Research & Official Language.

As per SEBI Grade A Notification, 147 vacancies has been released.

The most important thing to do first gets to know the complete syllabus for SEBI Grade A Officer Exam 2020. The SEBI Syllabus and Exam Pattern is quite different from other exams. Hence, it becomes all the more important to understand it first.

SEBI Grade A 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus for SEBI Grade A is quite different from the rest of the Govt. Exams. SEBI Grade A Officer Exam comprises of three phases.  

  • Phase I: On-line screening examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each
  • Phase II: On-line examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each
  • Phase III: Interview

Paper I and Paper II of General Stream will be common to all the candidates. All the questions in every phase will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s) with an exception to the language subject.  All question papers (in both the Phases, except the test of English) will be set bilingually in Hindi and English.

The sequence for SEBI Grade A Syllabus is given in the following manner:

sebi-grade-a-syllabus

SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern For Phase I

SEBI Grade A Phase I Exam will have two papers: Paper I and Paper II. Both the papers will have Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s). Paper 1 will be common for all the streams whereas the exam pattern of Paper 2 will vary according to various disciplines. Both the papers will be of 100 marks.

Paper Stream/Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cut-Off
Paper 1 All Streams: General Awareness, English Language,
Quantitative Aptitude and Test of Reasoning.
100 60 minutes 30%
Paper 2 General Stream: Commerce, Accountancy, Management,
Finance, Costing, Companies Act and Economics
100 40 minutes 40%
Legal, Information Technology, Engineering
Stream (Civil & Electrical), Official Language
stream
100 40 minutes 40%
Research Stream: Economics, Econometrics, Statistics,
Finance and Commerce.
Aggregate Cut off 40%

SEBI Grade A Phase I Marking Scheme

  • There shall be negative marking of 1/4th of marks assigned to the question for every incorrect answer.
  •  There shall be a cut-off of minimum 30% for Paper 1 (no sectional cut-off shall be there)
  • Candidates would need to secure separate cut-off in each paper as mentioned above as well as an aggregate cut-off marks of 40% in Phase I exam to be shortlisted for Phase II
  • Candidates have to secure separate cut-off in each paper as mentioned above as well as aggregate cut-off marks of 40% in Phase I exam to be shortlisted for Phase II.

SEBI Grade A Online Test Series

SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern For Phase II

Candidates who secure the cut off will be eligible to appear for the SEBI Grade A Phase II Exam. SEBI Grade A Phase 2 will have two Papers: Paper I and Paper II of 100 marks each. Paper I and General Stream will be common to all. Candidates need to secure more marks in this phase as this would be taken into account for the final selection.

Paper Stream/Subjects Maximum Marks Duration Cut-Off
Paper I All streams: English (Descriptive Test) to
test the drafting skills
100 60 minutes 30%
Paper II General Stream: MCQ’s on
Commerce, Accountancy,
Management, Finance, Costing, Companies
Act & Economics
100 40 minutes 40%
Legal, Engineering Stream (Civil &
Electrical) and Official Language stream:
MCQ’s on Specialized
subject related to stream.
100 40 minutes 40%
Research Stream: MCQ’s on Economics, Econometrics,
Statistics, Finance and Commerce.
Aggregate Cut off 40%

Candidates who have applied in multiple streams, Paper II will be conducted in various shifts, the timings of which will be intimated in the Hall Ticket.

Marking Scheme For SEBI Grade A Phase II

  • There shall be negative marking of 1/4th of marks assigned to the question for Paper 2 in Phase II
    (except IT stream for which details shall be informed in due course).
  • There shall be a cut-off of minimum 30% for Paper 1 and a cut-off of minimum 40% for Paper 2 in
    Phase II.
  •  Candidates would need to secure separate cut-off in each paper as mentioned above as well as
    aggregate cut-off marks of 40% in Phase II exam (weightage of 1/3rd for Paper 1 and 2/3rd for Paper 2)
    to be shortlisted for Phase III.

Download SEBI Grade A Exam Pattern

SEBI Grade A Syllabus For Phase I: Paper I

SEBI Grade A Syllabus Phase I For Paper I will be common for all the candidates. This will have MCQ’s of 100 marks. Paper I will have four sections:

  • English Language
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness (including Financial Awareness)

English Language

  • Error Spotting
  • Column based Fillers and Sentence Connectors
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Passages
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Direct and Indirect Speech
  • Idioms & Phrases etc.

Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relations
  • Syllogisms
  • Inequalities
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Number System and Conversions
  • Logical Reasoning etc.

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation
  • Inequalities
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • HCF and LCM
  • Inequality (Quadratic & Quantity based)
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time and work & Pipe and cistern
  • Permutation, Combination & Probability
  • Problem on Ages
  • Work and Time
  • Speed Distance and Time
  • Mensuration
  • Average, Ratio and Proportion etc.

General Awareness:

The GA section will consist of contemporary events of national & international importance. The general awareness section of SEBI Grade A will revolve around the following aspects.

  • Current Affairs
  • Financial Awareness
  • Current Affairs – National & International
  • Budget
  • Awards and Honours
  • Important Financial & Economic News
  • Important Days
  • International & National Organizations
  • Sports
  • Books and Authors
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  • Countries & Capitals etc

SEBI Grade A Syllabus For Phase I & II: General Stream

SEBI Grade A Syllabus for Paper 2 will be common for Phase I & Phase II. The questions will be MCQ’s type of 100 marks  for General Stream. The topics for SEBI Grade A Paper II Syllabus for General stream is given below.

  1. Commerce & Accountancy
  2. Management
  3. Finance: Financial System, Financial Markets, General Topics
  4. Costing
  5. Companies Act
  6. Economic

SEBI Grade A Syllabus For Phase I & II: Stream Wise

The syllabus for Phase I and Phase II for SEBI Grade A Officer will be common. This Paper will be of 100 marks. There will be aggregate cut-off as well as paper wise cut off. The syllabus will be based on the  Specialized Subject chosen by the candidate. The subjects for the specialized is given below. i.e.

  1. Legal
  2. Information Technology
  3. Engineering: Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering
  4. Research Streams
  5. Official Language Stream

The syllabus for each of the specialized streams is given below.

SEBI Grade A Syllabus for Legal Stream

Phase I Phase II
  1. Constitution of India
  2. Law of Contracts
  3. Criminal Law
  4. Law of Evidence
  5. Code of Civil Procedure
  6. Administrative Law and Principles of Natural Justice
  7. Jurisprudence and Interpretation of Statutes
  8. Important Latin terms and maxims
  9. Law of Torts and Consumer Protection Act
  10. Arbitration and Conciliation Act
  11. Transfer of Property Act
  12.  Companies Act, 2013
  13. Securities Laws – SEBI Act
  1. Constitution of India
  2. Law of Contracts
  3. Criminal Law
  4. Law of Evidence
  5. Code of Civil Procedure
  6. Administrative Law and Principles of Natural Justice
  7. Jurisprudence and Interpretation of Statutes
  8. Important Latin terms and maxims
  9. Law of Torts and Consumer Protection Act
  10. Arbitration and Conciliation Act
  11. Transfer of Property Act
  12.  Companies Act, 2013
  13. Securities Laws – SEBI Act
  14. Taxation

Syllabus for Information Technology: Phase I

  1. Database Concepts
  2. SQL Queries
  3. Programming Concepts (Java/C C++ )
  4. Data Analytics Languages (Python / R)
  5. Algorithms for problem-solving
  6. Networking Concepts
  7. Information & Cyber Security Concepts
  8. Data warehousing
  9. Shell Programming

Syllabus for Civil Engineering 

  1. Building Materials
  2. Solid Mechanics
  3. Structural Analysis
  4. Design of Steel Structures
  5. Design of Concrete and Masonry structures
  6. Construction Practice, Planning and Management
  7. Flow of Fluids, Hydraulic Machines and Hydro Power: Fluid Mechanics, Open Channel Flow, Pipe Flow, Hydraulic Machines and Hydro power
  8. Hydrology and Water Resources Engineering:
  9. Environmental Engineering: Water Supply, Waste Water, ) Solid Waste Management, Air, Noise pollution and Ecology
  10. Geo-technical Engineering and Foundation Engineering: Geo-technical Engineering, Foundation Engineering
  11. Surveying and Geology: Surveying, Geology
  12. Transportation Engineering: Highway, Tunneling, Railways Systems, Harbours

Syllabus for Electrical Engineering

  1. Electrical Materials
  2.  Electric Circuits and Fields
  3. Electrical and Electronic Measurements
  4.  Computer Fundamentals
  5.  Basic Electronics Engineering
  6. Analog and Digital Electronics
  7. Systems and Signal Processing
  8. Control Systems
  9. Electrical Machines
  10.  Power Systems
  11. Power Electronics and Drives

Syllabus for Research Stream

  1. Economics
  2. Public Economics
  3.  Statistics and Econometrics
  4.  International Economics
  5. Financial Markets

Syllabus for Official Language 

  1. भारत सरकार की राजभाषा नीतत (Official Language Policy of the Govt. of India) से संबंतित प्रश्न
  2. तिन्दी से अंग्रेजी अनुवाद [शब्द / वाक्ांश / वाक् / Terms / Phrases / Sentences]
  3. अंग्रेजी से तिन्दी अनुवाद [शब्द / वाक्ांश / वाक् / Terms / Phrases / Sentences]
  4. तिन्दी से अंग्रेजी – तवतिक शब्दावली (Legal Terminology)
  5. अंग्रेजी से तिन्दी – तवतिक शब्दावली (Legal Terminology)
  6. तिन्दी से अंग्रेजी – प्रशासतनक / बैंतकंग / प ंजी बाजार संबंिी शब्दावली (Administrative / Banking / Capital Market Terminology)
  7. अंग्रेजी से तिन्दी – प्रशासतनक / बैंतकंग / प ंजी बाजार संबंिी शब्दावली (Administrative / Banking / Capital Market Terminology)

SEBI Grade A Syllabus For Phase II: Paper I

This is common for all the candidates appearing for SEBI Grade A Phase II Exam. This is the English Descriptive Test to test the drafting skills of the candidates. This test will be of 100 marks of 60 minutes.

English Writing Skill Syllabus

The paper on English shall be framed in a manner to assess the writing skills including expression and
understanding of the topic including precis writing/ essay writing/ comprehension.

Interview

The candidates who will be successful in Phase I and Phase II of SEBI Grade A Officer Recruitment will be called to appear for the Interview. Candidates equaling 3 times the number of vacancies shall be shortlisted, in order of merit, for Phase III i.e. the Interview.

The shortlisted candidate may opt for the interview either in Hindi or English. Weightage of marks obtained in Phase II will be 85%, while marks obtained in the interview shall be given a weightage of 15%.

Thus, the selection will be made on the marks secured in Phase II and Interview for the final selection for the candidates as a SEBI Grade A Officer.

SEBI Grade As Syllabus: FAQ’s

Q 1. What is the process of selection into SEBI Grade A Officer Recruitment?
Ans. SEBI Grade A Officer Exam comprises of three phases.

  • Phase I: On-line screening examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each
  • Phase II: On-line examination consisting of two papers of 100 marks each
  • Phase III: Interview

Marks of Phase II and III will be used for final selection.

Q 2. What is the exam pattern of SEBI Grade A Officer Exam?
Ans. There will be two papers each for Phase I and Phase II. All the questions will be MCQ’s except that of language paper. The exam will be of 100 marks for each paper.

Q 3. Which papers will be common for all the candidates?
Ans. Paper I of Phase I & Phase II, and General paper of Phase I & Phase II will be common to all the candidates.

Q 4. Is there negative marking?
Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/4 for every incorrect answer in the objective questions.

Q 5. What is the selection process for SEBI Grade A Officer Recruitment?
Ans. The selection will be made on the marks secured in Phase II and Interview for the final selection for the candidates as a SEBI Grade A Officer.

To clear the UPSC CSE 2021 exam, aspirants must be very strong in their fundamentals along with the current affairs. Adda247 has taken an important step to help all CSE aspirants by providing them daily quizzes on App. Now aspirants will get free quizzes to practice along with analysis of The Hindu, PIB, etc.

1. Consider the following statements.
1. India is the 2nd largest cotton producer and the largest consumer of cotton in the world.
2. India produces about 6.00 million tons of cotton every year which is about 23% of the world cotton.
3. India produces about 51% of the total organic cotton production of the world.
Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3

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2. Which Mughal ruler had started the system of du-aspah sih-aspah?
(a) Aurangzeb
(b) Humayun
(c) Jahangir
(d) Akbar
3.  Which one of the following is not a fundamental duty, under the Constitution of India?
(a) To vote in public elections
(b) To develop the scientific temper
(c) To safeguard public property
(d) To abide by me Constitution and respect its ideals

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 39, 19 October
4. Consider the following statements regarding Sadhna Pass.
1. It is previously known as Nastachun pass which is a mountain pass in Jammu and Kashmir.
2. It connects Karnah tehsil of Kupwara district with the rest of the Indian administrated Kashmir valley.
3. It is located in the vast Shams Bri mountainous range.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 1 and 3
(c) Only 1
(d) 1 and 2
5. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about SLINEX 20?
1. It is a series of naval exercises between the Indian Navy and the Sri Lanka Navy.
2. The first SLINEX took place in 2003.
3. The latest edition will be held off Trincomalee, Sri Lanka.
Choose the correct option
(a) 1 and 3
(b) 1 and 2
(c) Only 1
(d) 2 and 3

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 38, 17 October
6. In which state of India, ‘Ghar Tak Fibre’ Scheme has been recently inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Bihar
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Uttar Pradesh
7. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about Brahmos?
1. It is a joint venture between the Defence Research and Development Organisation of India (DRDO) and the NPOM of Russia.
2. Brahmos is named on the rivers Brahmaputra (India) and Moskva (Russia).
3. It is a supersonic missile travelling at a speed of Mach 2.8.
Choose the correct option.
(a) Only 1
(b) Both 1 and 2
(c) Both 2 and 3
(d) 1, 2 and 3

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 37, 16 October
8. What was the name given to the royal bodyguards of the emperor during the Mughal period?
(a) Banduqchi
(b) Sowars
(c) Baraq-andaz
(d) Wala-Shuhis

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 36, 15 October
9. Recently, the Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) brought a study on skinks which is titled as Skinks of India. Here, Skinks represent:
(a) Parrot
(b) Lizard
(c) Blue-Whale
(d) Bacteria
10. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about ‘Murder Hornets’?
1. It is native to East Asia and Japan.
2. These predators are infamous for ruthlessly ripping apart honeybees and decimating their hives.
3. They also pose a threat to human beings. Their potent stingers deliver venom.
Chosse the correct option
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 1 and 3
(d) 2 and 3
Ans: 1(d), 2(c), 3(a), 4(a), 5(a), 6(b), 7(d), 8(d), 9(b), 10(a)

Daily Gist of ‘The Hindu’, ‘PIB’, ‘Indian Express’ and Other Newspapers: 20 October, 2020

UPSC Prelims Syllabus 2021: General Studies and CSAT for CSE

Delhi Police Constable Syllabus 2020: Delhi Police has released a notification for the Constable post. Before applying to the post, it will be a good idea to go through the exam pattern and Syllabus of Delhi Police Constable. In this post get complete details about the Exam Pattern, Syllabus of Constable Recruitment Exam along with the physical standard and endurance. This will help candidates to get acquainted with the syllabus and strategies their preparation.

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Delhi Police Constable Syllabus 2020: Overview

Check the important points for the Delhi Police Constable 2020.

Delhi Police Constable Syllabus 2020
Organization Name Delhi Police (Home Ministry)
Post Name Constable
Category Exam Syllabus
Selection Process
  • Written Exam
  • Physical Standard
  • Endurance Test
Job Location Delhi
Official Site www.delhipolice.nic.in
Enroll for the Delhi Police Constable batch for successful selection:

Delhi Police Constable Selection Process

The Recruitment of Delhi Police Constable consists of four steps. Candidates have to pass each stage to get appear for the next steps and complete the recruitment process. The Exam Pattern the Physical Standard and test is based on the notice released by the Delhi Police. The Delhi Police Constable Selection process consists of the following test held in the given order.

  • Written Test (Computer Based)
  • Physical Test
  • Medical Test
  • Document Verification

Delhi Police Constable Notification 2020

Delhi Police Constable Exam Pattern

According to the notice released the written exam is of 100 marks, consists of 4 sections .i.e, Reasoning, G.K, maths, and Computer. The written exam is the first stage of the recruitment process. The test is of one and a half hours time. Check the marks distribution and number of questions of each section in the table below.

Subjects Total Questions Marks Test Duration
Reasoning 25 25 1 Hours 30 Minutes
GK/ Current Affairs 50 50
Numerical Ability 15 15
Computer Knowledge 10 10
Total 100 100
Important Points:
  • The written exam is an Objective Type Test.
  • The exam will be a Computer Based Online paper.
  • There will be single paper consist of 100 Questions of 100 Marks.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 Marks for each wrong answer.
  • The Question Paper is bilingual i.e., Hindi and English Language.
  • The Written Exam paper is of 1 hour 30 minutes (90 Minutes) only

Delhi Police Constable Syllabus 2020

Here you can check the syllabus of each subject of the Delhi Police Constable 2020 exam.

Delhi Police Constable Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

  • Time And Distance,
  • True Discount,
  • Decimal Fractions,
  • Mensuration,
  • Percentage,
  • Ratio And Proportion,
  • Average,
  • Heights and Distances,
  • H.C.F. and L.C.M of Numbers,
  • Triangle,
  • Circle,
  • Time And Work,
  • Area,
  • Problems On Ages,
  • Problems On Trains,
  • Regular Polygon,
  • Sphere,
  • Algebra,
  • Banker’s Discount,
  • Chain Rule,
  • Statistical Charts,
  • Profit And Loss,
  • Use of Tables and Graphs,
  • Simple Interest,
  • Histogram,
  • Boats And Streams,
  • Problems On Numbers,
  • Permutations And Combinations,
  • Allegation Of Mixture,
  • Trigonometry,
  • Operations On Numbers,
  • Simplification,
  • Stock and Shares,
  • Calendar,
  • Number System,
  • Clocks,
  • Pipes And Cisterns,
  • Partnership,
  • Fundamental Arithmetic Operations,
  • Logarithms,
  • Compound Interest,
  • Volume And Surface Area.

Delhi Police Constable General Awareness Syllabus

  • Inventions,
  • Famous Places in India,
  • Technology,
  • Days and Years,
  • Indian Politics,
  • Honors and Awards,
  • General Science,
  • Sports,
  • Indian Economy,
  • Indian Geography,
  • Books and Authors.
  • Basic General Knowledge,
  • Physics,
  • Famous Personalities,
  • Indian History,
  • World geography,
  • World Organisations,
  • Indian Culture,
  • Current Affairs,
  • Biology,
  • History.

Delhi Police Constable Reasoning Syllabus

  • Logical Venn diagram,
  • Puzzle test,
  • Logical sequence test,
  • Sitting arrangement,
  • Blood relations,
  • Data Sufficiency,
  • Mathematical operations,
  • Situation reaction test,
  • Numbers,
  • Ranking & time sequence test,
  • Syllogism,
  • Inserting the missing characters,
  • Alpha-numerical sequence puzzle,
  • Direction sense test,
  • Sequential output tracing,
  • Number series,
  • Eligibility test,
  • Analogy,
  • Assertion and reason,
  • Coding-decoding,
  • Alphabet test,
  • Arithmetical operations,
  • Machine input,
  • Inequalities,
  • Classifications.

Delhi Police Constable Computer Knowledge Syllabus

  • MS Excel,
  • Function and Formulas,
  • Opening and Closing Documents,
  • Elements of Word Processing,
  • Communication,
  • Elements of Spread Sheet,
  • Chats,
  • Video conferencing,
  • e-Banking, etc,
  • WWW and Web Browsers,
  • Services on the Internet,
  • Internet,
  • Editing of Cells,
  • Formatting the text and its presentation features,
  • Web sites,
  • Blogs,
  • Basics of E-mail,
  • Web Browsing Software,
  • Sending/ receiving of Emails and its related functions,
  • Text Creation,
  • Search Engines,
  • URL, HTTP,  FTP, W
  • ord Processing Basics.
Enroll for the Delhi Police Constable batch for successful selection:

Physical Standard and Endurance Test

Check the Physical Standard and the endurance test for the Delhi Police Constable post.

Physical Standard

Delhi Police Height for Male Candidates

Height 170 cms Categories are other than given below.
165 cms For residents of Hill areas i.e. Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to states of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Leh & Ladakh. and For ST candidates and sons of either serving, retired or deceased Delhi Police personnel/Multi-Tasking Staff of Delhi Police.
Chest 81-85 (Minimum 4 cms expansion) 5 cms relaxation for residents of Hill areas as listed above, ST, and for sons of either serving, retired or deceased Delhi Police personnel/Multi-Tasking Staff of Delhi Police.

Delhi Polic Height For Female Candidates

Height 157 cms Categories are other than given below.
155 cms For residents of Hill areas i.e. Garhwalis, Kumaonis, Gorkhas, Dogras, Marathas and candidates belonging to states of Sikkim, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Tripura, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Leh & Ladakh. and SC/ ST candidates.
152 cms Daughters of either serving retired or deceased Delhi Police personnel/Multi-Tasking Staff of Delhi Police.
Chest

Physical Endurance

For Male Candidates

Age Race 1600 Mtrs Long jump High jump
Up to 30 years 6 Minutes 14 Feet 3’9″
Above 30 to 40 years 7 Minutes 13 Feet 3’6″
Above 40 years 8 Minutes 12 Feet 3’3″

For Female Candidates

Age Race 1600 Mtrs Long jump High jump
Up to 30 years 8 Minutes 10 Feet 03 Feet
Above 30 to 40 years 9 Minutes 09 Feet 2’9″
Above 40 years 10 Minutes 08 Feet 2’6″

The changes in the exam pattern will be updated here. Till then you may check the other ongoing recruitment.

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Delhi Police Constable Syllabus 2020 FAQ’s

Q 1. What is the selection process of Delhi Police Constable?

Ans. The candidates get selected on the basis of their performance in written, physical, and medical and the scrutiny of their documents.

Q 2. What are the total marks of the Delhi Police Constable exam?

Ans. The total marks of the Delhi Police Constable exam are 100 marks.

Q 3. How many questions are there in the Delhi Police Constable exam?

Ans. There are 100 questions in the Delhi Police Constable exam.

Q 4. How much time is given for the Delhi Police Constable exam?

Ans. A total of 1 hour and 30 minutes (90 minutes) are given for the Delhi Police Constable exam.

Q 5. How many sections are there in the Delhi Police Constable exam?

Ans. There are Four (4) sections in the Delhi Police Constable exam.

Daily news will speed up the preparation for the Civil Services Examination and it also plays a crucial role to grasp the current affairs topic comprehensively. Here we have covered most of the topics related to various categories including National, International, Sports, Science and Technology, and so on.

1. Golden Jubilee Building

– Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ virtually inaugurated the newly constructed Golden Jubilee Building of NIT Rourkela (Odisha).

– The Golden Jubilee Building was planned to commemorate the completion of fifty years of existence of the Institute.

– The Minister said that NIT Rourkela is a premier institution of our country and has been producing best brains for the country. The building is a symbol of its prestige.

– He also said that institutions like NIT Rourkela will play very important role in the implementation of the NEP.

– Shri Pokhriyal informed that this building has been constructed at an approximate cost of Rs. 95 crores and is entirely funded by the Ministry of Education, Govt. of India.

– He further stated that it is now the tallest building of Rourkela, Odisha. The building spans across 7000 sqm and is located centrally, at an impartial distance from every department. Structurally, the building consists of a block with seven floors and a tower block of 14 floors.

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2. Framework for ‘Regulatory Sandbox’ to tap into innovative FinTech solutions

The International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), with an objective to develop a world-class FinTech hub at the IFSC located at GIFT City in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India.

– It endeavours to encourage the promotion of financial technologies (‘FinTech’) initiatives in financial products and financial services across the spectrum of banking, insurance, securities and fund management.

– IFSCA has introduced a framework for “Regulatory Sandbox”.

– Under this Sandbox framework, entities operating in the capital market, banking, insurance and financial services space shall be granted certain facilities and flexibilities to experiment with innovative FinTech solutions in a live environment with a limited set of real customers for a limited time frame.

– These features shall be fortified with necessary safeguards for investor protection and risk mitigation. The Regulatory Sandbox shall operate within the IFSC located at GIFT City.

– All entities (regulated as well as unregulated) operating in the capital market, banking, insurance and pension sectors as well as individuals and startups from India and FATF compliant jurisdictions, shall be eligible for participation in the Regulatory Sandbox.

– IFSCA shall assess the applications and extend suitable regulatory relaxations to commence limited purpose testing in the Sandbox.

Daily Gist of ‘The Hindu’, ‘PIB’, ‘Indian Express’ and Other Newspapers: 17 October, 2020

3. 8th Convocation of IIT Indore

– Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ virtually attends 8th Convocation of IIT Indore.

– The Minister also inaugurated the five buildings of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Computer and Information Technology Center, Central Workshop, Abhinandan Bhavan and Takshshila Lecture Hall Complex.

– The Chairman, Board of Governors, Professor Deepak B. Phatak presided over the ceremony and Chairman, Senate Prof. Neelesh Kumar Jain awarded the degrees.

– The Minister informed that IIT Indore is doing good work in the field of research with 2740 research papers and 35 books and 175 chapters written by its teachers.  It has the highest citation index per faculty on second and third-generation IIT institutions.

–  The institute has filed 61 patents and one of its patents has also been approved.

– The Minister expressed his happiness that the institute for securing 10th position in the NIRF rankings of the year 2020, 55th rank in Asian University Rankings -2020 and 64th rank in Young University Rankings by Times Higher Education.

Daily Gist of ‘The Hindu’, ‘PIB’, ‘Indian Express’ and Other Newspapers: 16 October, 2020

4. Country’s first multi-modal logistic park

– Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari will virtually lay the foundation stone for the first-ever multi-modal logistic park in Assam.

– The Rs 693.97 crore park will provide direct connectivity to air, road, rail and waterways to the people. It will be developed under the ambitious BharatmalaPariyojana of the Government of India.

5. Frontier Technologies Cloud Innovation Center

– NITI Aayog announced the establishment of a Frontier Technologies Cloud Innovation Center (CIC) with Amazon Web Services (AWS)- the first of its kind in India.

– First Amazon Web Services Cloud Innovation Center in India. It will Spur Innovation in Agriculture, Healthcare, Education, Infrastructure & Governance.

– This CIC is part of the AWS CIC Global Program, which provides an opportunity for government agencies, non-profits, and educational institutions, to come together on pressing challenges, apply design thinking, test new ideas, and access the technology expertise of AWS.

Daily Gist of ‘The Hindu’, ‘PIB’, ‘Indian Express’ and Other Newspapers: 15 October, 2020

6. Israel and Bahrain Diplomatic Ties

– A joint communique has been signed by the Bahrain and Israel to establish diplomatic, peaceful and friendly relations, as well as a number of memorandums of understanding in areas of mutual benefit.

– There is a history of open politics and civil society movements in Bahrain, although rights have been curtailed in the past decade.

– The decision to normalise ties comes from the belief in the values of tolerance in a region whose people have suffered from wars and conflicts.

– The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain became only the third and fourth Arab states to agree to normalise ties with Israel which is followed by Israel’s 1979 peace deal with Egypt and a 1994 pact with Jordan.

– As per the deal, Israel would suspend its plans to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank.

– Between Israel and Jordan, the West Bank is sandwiched.

– Ramallah is one of its major cities and also the de facto administrative capital of Palestine.

– In the Six-day Arab-Israeli war, 1967, Israel took control of it and has established settlements there in over the years.

– In 2020, this is the second deal after the Israel-UAE Peace Deal brokered by the USA.

IAS Prelims Mock-Test 2020 – Set 39, 19 October

UPSC Prelims Syllabus 2021: General Studies and CSAT for CSE

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2020: NTPC is one of the most sought after railway exams. For RRB NTPC 2019 Exam lakhs of applications have been received against 35,277 vacancies. This in itself highlights the cut-throat competition. In order to qualify for the RRB NTPC 2020 Exam,  complete knowledge of the RRB NTPC Syllabus and Exam Pattern. The Recruitment Notification has been released for Non-Technical Popular Categories (NTPC) Posts by Railway Recruitment Board (RRB). Let’s have a look at the detailed RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Pattern & Syllabus.

RRB NTPC Admit Card 2020

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2020: Overview

Name Of the organization Railway Recruitment Board
Name of post(s) Non-Technical Popular Categories (Junior Clerk cum Typist,
Accounts Clerk cum Typist, Junior Time Keeper, Trains Clerk,
Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Traffic Assistant, Goods Guard,
Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk, Senior Clerk cum Typist,
Junior Account Assistant cum Typist, Senior Time Keeper,
Commercial Apprentice, Station Master)
Category Government Job
Selection Process
  • 1st Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • 2nd Stage Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Typing Skill Test/ Computer-Based Aptitude Test
  • Document Verification/ Medical Examination
Official Website indianrailways.gov.in

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern

Like a large no. of Govt. Exams, the exam of RRB NTPC 2020 will be conducted in the below-mentioned steps:

  • First Stage of CBT,
  • Second Stage of CBT,
  • Typing Test (Skill Test)/ Aptitude Test,
  • Document Verification
  • Medical Examination

The candidates will have to qualify each stage in order to be eligible for an appointment into the Indian Railways.

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RRB NTPC Syllabus: CBT 1 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the RRB NTPC CBT 1 Exam Pattern in the table given below. This is just a screening round i.e., the marks of CBT 1 will not be included in the final merit list. It is to remove the slightly non-serious candidates. The normalized score of CBT 1 shall be used for shortlisting of candidates for CBT 2 which will be around 20 times the vacancies. All the questions will be objective in nature, i.e. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s).

Sl No. Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
1. General Awareness 40 40
  • 90 minutes
  • 120 minutes for PWD
2. Mathematics 30 30
3. General Intelligence and Reasoning 30 30
Total 100 100

Note: There will be a negative marking of 1/3 Marks for every question wrongly attempted. No marks will be deducted for a question left unanswered.

RRB NTPC Syllabus: CBT 1 Syllabus

The complete RRB NTPC syllabus for the RRB NTPC 2020 is given below. Candidates can check the syllabus of the Mathematics, Reasoning and General Awareness in the table given below:

Mathematics

Sections Topics to Prepare
Simplification
  • BODMAS Rule
  • Fractions
  • Approximate Value
  • Surds & Indices
Interest
  • Problems on Simple Interest
  • Problems on Compound Interest
  • Installments
Percentage
  • Calculation on Basic Percentage Problems
Ratio & Proportion
  • Problems on Simple Ratios
  • Problems on Compound Ratio
  • Direct/Indirect Proportions
Average
  • Problems on Average
  • Problems on Weight
  • Problems on Height
  • Problems on Marks
Problems on Ages
  • Basic Problems
Speed, Time & Distance
  • Problems on Average
  • Problems on Relative Speeds
  • Problems on Boats, Train, etc.
Algebra
  • Basic Linear Equation in One variable
  • Basic Linear Equation in two variable
Profit & Loss
  • Problems on Profit/Loss
  • Dishonest/Successive Dealings
  • Partnerships
Number Series
  • Complete the Series
  • Finding Missing/Wrong Term
Mensuration
  • Problems on Plane Figures: Square, Rectangle, Circle, etc.
Time & Work
  • Problems on Work Efficiency
  • Problems on Wages
  • Problems on Pipes
Mixture Problems
  • Make a mixture from two or more entries/mixtures

General Intelligence & Reasoning

Sections Topics to Prepare
Classification
  • Number
  • Letter & Meaningful Words
  • GK Based Questions
Analogy
  • Number
  • General Knowledge
  • Meaning & Letter Based Questions
Series
  • number & Alphabet Series
Coding-Decoding
  • Letter Shifting
  • Coding Letters by words
  • Coding by Analogy
  • Coding-Decoding based on Numbers
  • Operations on Place Value
  • Coding & Decoding on Fictitious Language
Blood Relations
  • family Tree Problems
  • General Blood Relation Problems
Clock & Calendar
  • Calendar Based Questions
  • Questions on Time & Clock Hands
Ordering & Ranking
  • Simple ranking Questions
Directions & Distances
  • Simple Problems on Directions
  • Formula Based Distance Questions
Word Formation
  • Arranging words in a meaningful order
Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Complete the Pattern
  • Figure Based Analogy
  • Classification
  • Series
  • Cube-Based Questions
Others
  • Missing Number
  • Venn Diagram
  • Puzzle

General Awareness

Sections Topics to Prepare
Current Affairs/General Awareness
  • Economics
  • Current Affairs
  • Geography
  • History
  • Polity
  • Computers
  • Sports
  • Literature
  • Awards
  • Books & Authors
  • Miscellaneous
General Science
  • Environment
  • Living Organism
  • Life Processes in Organisms & Plants
  • Heredity & Evolution
  • Natural Resources
  • Atoms & Molecules
  • Chemical Reactions & Equations
  • Acid, Bases & Salts
  • Metals & Non-Metals
  • Periodic Table
  • Force & Laws of Motions
  • Work & Energy
  • Sound
  • Light
  • Electricity
  • Sources of Energy
  • Diseases, Reasons & Cure
  • Improvement in Food Resources

RRB NTPC CBT 2 Exam Pattern

Candidates can check the RRB NTPC CBT 2 Exam Pattern in the table given below. This is both a screening and scoring round i.e., the marks of CBT 2 will be included in the final merit list. It is the merit deciding round. The candidates will have to secure more marks in order to meet the required RRB NTPC Cut-Off.

The normalized score of CBT 2 shall be used for shortlisting of candidates for Skill Test/ Aptitude Test. RRB NTPC Phase-II will as well have MCQ’s.

Serial No. Sections No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
1. General Questions Awareness 50 50
  • 90 minutes
  • 120 minutes for PwD
2. Mathematics 35 35
3. General Intelligence and Reasoning 35 35
Total 120 120

Note: There will be a negative marking of 1/3 Marks for every question attempted wrong. No marks will be deducted for a question left unanswered.

RRB NTPC Syllabus: CBT 2 Syllabus

Mathematics

  • BODMAS Rule
  • Fractions
  • Approximate Value
  • Surds & Indices
  • Problems on Simple Interest
  • Problems on Compound Interest
  • Installments
  • Calculation on Basic Percentage Problems
  • Problems on Simple Ratios
  • Problems on Compound Ratio
  • Direct/Indirect Proportions
  • Problems on Average
  • Problems on Weight
  • Problems on Height
  • Problems on Marks
  • Basic Problems
  • Problems on Average
  • Problems on Relative Speeds
  • Problems on Boats, Train, etc.
  • Basic Linear Equation in One variable
  • Basic Linear Equation in two variable
  • Problems on Profit/Loss
  • Dishonest/Successive Dealings
  • Partnerships
  • Complete the Series
  • Finding Missing/Wrong Term
  • Problems on Plane Figures: Square, Rectangle, Circle, etc.
  • Problems on Work Efficiency
  • Problems on Wages
  • Problems on Pipes
  • Make a mixture from two or more entries/mixtures

General Intelligence & Reasoning

Sections Topics to Prepare
Classification
  • Number
  • Letter & Meaningful Words
  • GK Based Questions
Analogy
  • Number
  • General Knowledge
  • Meaning & Letter Based Questions
Series
  • number & Alphabet Series
Coding-Decoding
  • Letter Shifting
  • Coding Letters by words
  • Coding by Analogy
  • Coding-Decoding based on Numbers
  • Operations on Place Value
  • Coding & Decoding on Fictitious Language
Blood Relations
  • family Tree Problems
  • General Blood Relation Problems
Clock & Calendar
  • Calendar Based Questions
  • Questions on Time & Clock Hands
Ordering & Ranking
  • Simple ranking Questions
Directions & Distances
  • Simple Problems on Directions
  • Formula Based Distance Questions
Word Formation
  • Arranging words in meaningful order
Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Complete the Pattern
  • Figure Based Analogy
  • Classification
  • Series
  • Cube-Based Questions
Others
  • Missing Number
  • Venn Diagram
  • Puzzle

General Awareness

Sections Topics to Prepare
Current Affairs/General Awareness
  • Economics
  • Current Affairs
  • Geography
  • History
  • Polity
  • Computers
  • Sports
  • Literature
  • Awards
  • Books & Authors
  • Miscellaneous
General Science
  • Environment
  • Living Organism
  • Life Processes in Organisms & Plants
  • Heredity & Evolution
  • Natural Resources
  • Atoms & Molecules
  • Chemical Reactions & Equations
  • Acid, Bases & Salts
  • Metals & Non-Metals
  • Periodic Table
  • Force & Laws of Motions
  • Work & Energy
  • Sound
  • Light
  • Electricity
  • Sources of Energy
  • Diseases, Reasons & Cure
  • Improvement in Food Resources

RRB NTPC Syllabus: Computer Aptitude Test (CABT)

The candidates who have opted for Traffic Assistant and Station Master will have to appear for the RRB NTPC CBT Exam. The candidates need to secure a minimum T-Score of 42 marks in each of the test batteries to qualify. This is applicable to all candidates irrespective of community or category i.e. irrespective of SC/ST /OBC-NCL /EWS /PwBD/ Ex-SM and no relaxation in the minimum T- Score is permissible

Serial no. Name of Post Level in 7th CPC 1st stage CBT 2nd stage CBT Skill Test requirement
1. Junior Clerk cum Typist 2 Common for all posts Common for all Level 2 posts Typing Skill Test
2. Accounts Clerk cum Typist 2 Typing Skill Test
3. Junior Time Keeper 2 Typing Skill Test
4. Trains Clerk 2
5. Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 3 Separate for Level 3 post
6. Traffic Assistant 4 Separate for Level 4 post Computer-Based Aptitude Test
7. Goods Guard 5 Common for all Level 5 posts
8. Senior Commercial cum Ticket Clerk 5
9. Senior Clerk cum Typist 5 Typing Skill Test
10. Junior Account Assistant cum Typist 5 Typing Skill Test
11. Senior Time Keeper 5 Typing Skill Test
12. Commercial Apprentice 6 Common for all Level 6 posts
13. Station Master 6 Computer-Based Aptitude Test

RRB NTPC Syllabus: Typing Skill Test (TST)

The candidates should be able to type 30 words per minute (WPM) in English or 25 WPM in Hindi on Personal Computer only without editing tools and spell check facility. Details for RRB NTPC Syllabus 2020 Typing Skill Test

RRB NTPC 2020 Typing Skill Test (TST)
Medium of Language Typing Speed
English 30 words per minute (w.p.m.)
Hindi 25 words per minute (w.p.m.)

Note:

  • The candidate should be able to type on Personal Computer only without editing tools and spell check facility.
  • For guidelines of those who appear for typing skill test in Hindi, Kruti Dev and Mangal font shall be made available for typing skill test on Personal Computer.
  • Exemption in Typing Skill Test may be extended to candidates who are permanently disabled due to Blindness/Low Vision, Cerebral Palsy & Loco Motor Disability with not less than 40% permanent disability. Such eligible PwBD candidates have to upload a scanned copy of the Typing Skill Test Exemption Certificate issued by the Competent Medical Board on the website of respective RRBs before the conduct of the typing skill test.
  • The merit will be drawn only for the candidates qualified in the TST or TST exempted PwBD candidates based on performance in 2nd Stage CBT.

RRB NTPC Syllabus: Document Verification/ Medical Examination

Based on the performance of candidates in 2nd Stage CBT and CBAT/TST, candidates equal to the number of vacancies will be called for Document Verification as per their merit and options. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their passing requisite Medical Fitness Test to be conducted by the Railway Administration, final verification of educational and community certificates, and verification of antecedents/ character of the candidates.

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Q1. When was the RRB NTPC vacancy were announced.?
Ans. RRB NTPC vacancy was announced in March 2019.

Q2. How many stages are there in RRB NTPC.?
Ans. There are three stages in the RRB NTPC.

Q3. Is there negative marking in RRB NTPC Exam.?
Ans. Yes, there will be a penalty of 1/3 marks for every incorrect answer.

Q4. How many questions will be there in RRB NTPC CBT 1.?
Ans. There will be 100 questions in RRB NTPC CBT 1.

Q5. Is there an Interview in RRB NTPC.?
Ans. No, there is no interview in RRB NTPC.

To clear the UPSC CSE 2021 exam, aspirants must be very strong in their fundamentals along with the current affairs. Adda247 has taken an important step to help all CSE aspirants by providing them daily quizzes on App. Now aspirants will get free quizzes to practice along with analysis of The Hindu, PIB, etc.

1. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about the division of ranks under the Mansabdari system?
1. Into two the ranks were divided namely zat and sawar.
2. Zan means personal which fixed the personal status of a person and salary due to him.
3. The rank of sawar indicated the number of cavalrymen.
Choose the correct option
(a) 1 and 2
(b) Only 1
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) 1 and 3

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2. Consider the following statements regarding Zojila tunnel.
1. It will connect Srinagar, Dras, Kargil and Leh.
2. It is set to be Asia’s longest bi-directional tunnel.
3. It is located at more than 11,500 feet above sea level.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?
(a) 1, 2 and 3
(b) Only 2
(c) 1and 3
(d) 2 and 3
3. Which of the following statements(s) is/are correct about Open Market Operation (OMO)?
1. It is the sale and purchase of government securities and treasury bills by RBI or the central bank of the country.
2. It is one of the quantitative monetary policy tools.
Choose the correct option
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

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4. Which of the following Indian States have the following characteristics as mentioned below:
1. The central part of the state produces cotton.
2. The northern part of the state is arid and semi-arid.
3. The cultivation of cash crops is predominant over food crops.
Choose the correct option
(a) Gujarat
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Maharashtra
5. What is India’s rank in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2020.
(a) 107
(b) 100
(c) 97
(d) 94

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6. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about Nitrous Oxide (N2O)?
1. It is a greenhouse gas (GHG) 300 times more potent than carbon dioxide (Co2).
2. It has third-highest concentration after Carbon dioxide and methane in the atmosphere of Earth among GHGs responsible for global warming.
3. It can live in the atmosphere for up to 125 years.
Choose the correct option
(a) 1 and 3
(b) 1 and 2
(c) 1, 2 and 3
(d) Only 2

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7. With which of the following ruler, Rana Sanga in the war of Khanwa fought battle?
(a) Humayun
(b) Babur
(c) Jahangir
(d) Akbar
8. Consider the following statements regarding Jal Jeevan Mission
1. It envisages the supply of 65 litres of water per person per day to every rural household.
2. The mission will be able to provide a supply of water through Functional Household Tap Connections (FHTC) by 2024.
Which of the following statement(s) give above is/are correct?
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

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9. Consider the following statements regarding the National Emergency.
1. The President can declare a national emergency even before the actual occurrence of war or armed rebellion or external aggression.
2. When National Emergency is declared on the grounds of ‘armed rebellion’, it is known as ‘Internal Emergency’.
Which of the following statement(s) given above is/are correct?
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2
10. In which state of India, the Lai Haraoba festival is celebrated?
(a) Nagaland
(b) Sikkim
(c) Mizoram
(d) Tripura
Ans: 1(c), 2(a), 3(c), 4(a), 5(d), 6(c), 7(b), 8(b), 9(c), 10(d)

Daily Gist of ‘The Hindu’, ‘PIB’, ‘Indian Express’ and Other Newspapers: 18 October, 2020

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Daily news will speed up the preparation for the Civil Services Examination and it also plays a crucial role to grasp the current affairs topic comprehensively. Here we have covered most of the topics related to various categories including National, International, Sports, Science and Technology, and so on.

1. World Bank Development Committee Plenary

Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman participated in the 102nd Meeting of the Development Committee Plenary.

– The items on the agenda included Leaning Forward to Save Lives, Scale-up Impact and Get Back on Track: World Bank Group COVID-19 Crisis Response and Update Joint IMF-WBG Staff Note: Implementation and Extension of the Debt Service Suspension Initiative.

– The Finance Minister stated that collective action is the key for an effective response to the pandemic and welcomed the strong performance in Q4 of FY 2020 wherein World Bank Group has committed $45 billion for COVID-19 response.

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2. Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2020

– Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will deliver the keynote address at the inaugural function of Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2020, on 19th October, 2020.

– The Grand Challenges Annual Meeting, for the last 15 years, has fostered international innovation collaborations to address the biggest challenges in health and development.

– The Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2020 will convene virtually from 19th-21st October, bringing together policymakers and scientific leaders, calling for deepened scientific collaborations in solving global health problems, with great emphasis on COVID-19 with an “India for the World” framing.

– Approximately 1600 people from 40 countries will participate in this Annual meeting.

– The Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2020 will be co-hosted by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, the Indian Council of Medical Research and NITI Aayog, along with the Grand Challenges Canada, the United States Agency for International Development and Wellcome.

Grand Challenges India was set up as a partnership of the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2012.

– Wellcome also joined the partnership. Grand Challenges India works across a range of health and developmental priorities ranging from agriculture, nutrition, sanitation, maternal and child health to infectious diseases.

Daily Gist of ‘The Hindu’, ‘PIB’, ‘Indian Express’ and Other Newspapers: 16 October, 2020

3. Saviour Sibling

– Doctors successfully conducted India’s first ‘saviour sibling’ experiment, recently.

– The Saviour Sibling named Kavya saved her 6-year-old brother who was suffering from Thalassemia.

– In an hour-long procedure, 50- 200 ml bone marrow was harvested from Kavya and then given to her brother named Abhijeet through transfusion.

– For some time Kavya suffered from low haemoglobin but it was corrected with supplements and she was also suffering from pain in the areas where the bone marrow was taken for a few days. Currently, both Kavya and Abhijeey are healthy.

About ‘Saviour Sibling’

It refers to babies that are created to serve an older sibling as a donor or organs, bone marrow or cells. Saviour sibling’s stem cells from the umbilical cord blood or blood are used for the treatment of serious blood disorders like thalassemia, sickle cell anaemia.

Daily Gist of ‘The Hindu’, ‘PIB’, ‘Indian Express’ and Other Newspapers: 15 October, 2020

4. Gurkha Rights in Assam

– The Gurkha community in Assam has sought gazette notification ensuring that the safeguards according to Clause 6 of the 1985 Assam Accord are also extended to Gurkha people of Assam.

– Due to the recommendations of the high-level committee formed under the Chairmanship of Biplap Kumar Sharma, the demand for the safeguards by the Gurkha community further intensified. The committee is formed by the Union Home Ministry on Clause 6 of Assam Accord.

– It is recommended by the committee that all Gurkhas of Assam are not indigenous Assamese people as per the definition of Assamese people.

– Clause 6 of the Accord envisages constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguards for protecting, preserving and promoting the culture, social, linguistic identity and heritage of the Assamese people.

Daily Gist of ‘The Hindu’, ‘PIB’, ‘Indian Express’ and Other Newspapers: 14 October, 2020

5. Saral Jeevan Bima

– It is a standard individual term life insurance product unveiled recently by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDAI).

– It will help customers to make an informed choice and reduce mis-selling.

– By January 1, 2021, all life insurers will have to offer the standard product.

– It will be a non-linked, non-participating individual pure risk premium life insurance plan providing for payment of the sum assured in a lump sum to the nominee in case of the insured’s death during the policy term.

– The eligibility of the plan will be for those in the 18-65 years age group.

– Policy term will be 5-40 years.

– It allows for a maximum maturity age of 70 years.

Daily Gist of ‘The Hindu’, ‘PIB’, ‘Indian Express’ and Other Newspapers: 13 October, 2020

6. Chapter proceedings

– The Mumbai police last week began “chapter proceedings” against Republic Editor-in-Chief Arnab Goswami.

About Chapter Proceedings

– They are preventive actions taken by the police if they fear that a particular person is likely to create trouble and disrupt the peace in society.

Here, the police can issue notices under sections of the Code of Criminal Procedure to ensure that the person is aware that creating nuisance could result in action against him, which includes paying a fine, in the absence of which, he could be put behind bars.

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