NTPC Executive Trainee (ET) Written Test Pattern and Selection Process

Pattern of NTPC written test:
NTPC written test consists of two papers: Aptitude and Technical.

Executive Aptitude Test is common to all disciplines. This part will be consists of 50 objective type questions on:

01. Vocabulary
02. Verbal comprehension
03. Quantitative aptitude
04. Reasoning ability to determine data sufficiency
05. Interpretation of graphs/ charts/ tables
06. Numerical ability etc.

There are 55 questions in Technical test and 35 in Aptitude – so a total of 90 multiple-choice questions, which needs to be answered in 2 hours. Thus you have 1 min. 20 seconds aprox. to answer each question – the questions as such are not difficult and therefore your main focus would be to answer the questions correctly.

Notes of caution:
There is negative marking: 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Click Here To NTPC ET Written Exam Syllabus and Papers

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  1. raju says:

    sir i have applied for the post of assistant chemical trainees.when will you conduct this exam?

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