NRTI Aptitude test announced to be conducted on 15 July 2018.

The aptitude test for admission in India’s First Rail and Transport Institute NRTI was been announced yesterday and is to be held on 15/07/2018 Sunday.

Latest updates:

1. Students who meet the eligibility criteria may take the NRTI Aptitude Test. Eligible candidates shall apply online, to select a test centre location and pay the application fee, between July 1 and 5, 2018.

2. Post July 5, students will receive an admit card along with details on the confirmed test centre location and time. The test will be administered on July 15, 2018 at specified test centres located across the country.

3. The final list of candidates will be selected based on NRTI Aptitude Test result ranking. The management of NRTI may call in candidates for a round of counseling following the announcement of the merit list.

All you need to know about this test is as follows.


  1. Mode: Computer-based
  2. Questions: 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  3. Question Types:
    • English Proficiency (25 questions)
    • Reasoning & General Intelligence (30 questions)
    • Quantitative & Numerical Ability (25 questions)
    • General Awareness (20 questions)
  4. Time: 90 minutes duration
  5. Marking:
    • +1 for every correct answer
    • -0.33 for every incorrect answer
  6. Language: English


Indicative NRTI Aptitude Test Syllabus
Section Construct Sub- Construct
Proficiency in English Language Error recognition Recognising grammatical structure and usage.
Sequencing of Ideas A set of sentences are to be rearranged to form a meaningful paragraph
Applied Grammar Using prepositions, determiners, connectives, tenses appropriately.
Contextual Usage Using appropriate words in the given context like cloze test
Reading Comprehension (one passage of 500 words) Locating Information, grasping ideas, identifying relationships, interpreting ideas, moods, characteristics of characters, tone of the passage, inferring, getting the central theme, evaluating
Sectional Total 25 Questions
Reasoning & General Intelligence Numerical reasoning Inequalities,  Alpha-Numeric series
Verbal reasoning Coding-decoding, Blood relation, Direction & Distances
Critical Thinking Decision Making (Syllogisms)
Data analysis Puzzle & arrangement
Sectional Total 30 Questions
Quantitative & Numerical ability Number System Simplification (BODMAS, Fractions, Surds, and Decimals), Number Series
Arithmetic Percentages, Profit & Loss, Discount, Simple & Compound Interest, Averages Ratio & Proportions, Time, Work & Distance, Mixture & allegation, Age, Mensuration- 2D & 3D Figures- Areas & Volumes
Algebra Basic Algebraic Identities, Equations – Linear & Quadratic sequence
Data Interpretation Be able to use the information given in graphs and charts (Line graph, Bar Graph, Pie chart, Table) to answer questions
Sectional Total 25 Questions
General Awareness Geography Mountain, River, Soil, Population, Natural resources, etc.
Politics Indian Constitution, Basic laws
General Science Everyday Science
Sports Sports in India & World
Culture & Arts Indian Culture, Dance, Art, Music, etc.
Current affairs Important current activities like awards, Books, Politics, etc
Sectional Total 20 Questions
Overall Total 100 Questions

Sample Questions

Click here for the sample questions.


Source: NRTI Aptitude Test

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *