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NTPC Syllabus

Want to get success in NTPC Recruitment Exam? Then start your preparations according to the new NTPC Syllabus. Candidates who have applied for NTPC exam for the post of Diploma Trainee (Electrical/Mechanical) they must use the revised syllabus and exam pattern for superior preparations. Complete details regarding the same are mentioned on this page. We are also making efforts to cover NTPC Syllabus 2017 for those candidates who are planning to participate in this exam next year.

Every year thousands of participants appear in the recruitment examination of Diploma Trainee conducted by the National Thermal Power Corporation but only few get qualify. The big secret of qualified candidates is that they prepare for exams according to the topics mentioned in syllabus. So candidates must start your preparations according to course topics and NTPC Paper pattern which is specified below by the team members of

NTPC Syllabus

NTPC Exams contains two sections:

  • Part I: It contains the questions related to the discipline of diploma.
  • Part II: it contains the question of aptitude, English and reasoning.

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NTPC Syllabus In Detail

Check detailed information of NTPC Exam Syllabus from here:

Part I:


  • Mechanics
  • Theory of Machine
  • Strength of Materials
  • Mechanical Measuring Instruments
  • Pneumatics & Hydraulics
  • Production Design
  • Engineering Drawing & Design/Design Calculation
  • Manufacturing Processes(Drilling, Milling, Boring)/ Manufacturing Technology
  • Manufacturing Processes/ Heat & Surface Treatment, Heat & Mass Transfer
  • Metrology and Mesurements/Tolerance Limits,Fits
  • Thermal Engineering/ Power Plant Engineering

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  • Electrical Basics
  • Electrical Engineering Materials
  • DC Machine, AC Machine & Transformer
  • Analog Circuits/ Electronics
  • Electrical Measurements & Measuring Instruments
  • Control System
  • Digital Electronics
  • Generation, Transmission & distribution of Electrical Power
  • Circuit Theory
  • Network theory
  • Microprocessor
  • Power Electronics & Drives


  • Concrete/ construction Technology.
  • Fluid Mechanics.
  • Soil Mechanics.
  • Strength of Materials.
  • Engineering Mechanics.
  • Civil Engineering Materials.
  • Environmental Engineering.
  • Transportation Engineering.
  • Structural Engineering/RCC design.
  • Structural Engineering/Steel/ Reinforced Cement Concrete.
  • Survey estimating.

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C & I:

  • Basic Electronics/ Power Electronics.
  • Analog Electronics.
  • Measurement & Instrumentation.
  • Circuit Theory/ Digital Electronics.
  • Open/Closed/Cascade loop control.
  • PID controlling & tuning.
  • Pneumatic control.
  • Basic Data Acquisition Systems.
  • Networking/ computer networks.
  • Field instrumentation system.
  • Control valves and on/off valves.
  • Cabling.
  • Power Electronics & Drives.
  • Sensors & Transducers.

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Part II:

Aptitude Test:

This part of Exam includes all basic arithmetic ability.

  • Number System
  • HCF, LCM
  • Simplification
  • Decimal Fractions
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Unitary Method
  • Percentage
  • Time and Work
  • Profit and Loss
  • Average
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Mensuration (2D and 3D)
  • Algebra
  • Data Interpretation

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  • English Language.
  • Vocabulary.
  • Grammar.
  • Sentence structure.
  • Spot the error.
  • Fill in the blanks.
  • Synonyms/ Homonyms.
  • Antonyms.
  • Spellings.
  • Detecting Mis-spelt words.
  • Idioms and phrases.
  • One word substitutions.
  • Improvement.
  • Shuffling of sentence parts.
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a passage.
  • Cloze passage.
  • Comprehension passage.

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  • Problem Solving.
  • Syllogistic Reasoning.
  • Decision Making.
  • Visual Memory.
  • Judgment.
  • Non-Verbal Series.
  • Analogies.
  • Clocks & Calendars.
  • Number Series.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Directions.
  • Cubes and Dice.
  • Alphabet Series.
  • Mirror Images.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Number Ranking.
  • Arrangements.
  • Blood Relations.
  • Embedded Figures etc.

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NTPC Exam Pattern

The exam for the recruitment of Diploma Trainee is conducted in the objective modes with Multiple Choice Questions on the following two sections:

PartTopicTotal Questions
Part ISubject Specific Questions70
Part IIAptitude Test50

The above provided details of National Thermal Power Corporation Syllabus and Exam pattern will surely help the candidates in their preparations of exam. So go through it carefully and start preparations at your best.


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