The preliminary exams, mains exams, and interviews are part of the IBPS RRB PO exam pattern. The exam pattern varies depending on the stage of selection—first, candidates who pass the prelims exam advance to the mains exam. Then, based on their performance on the mains exam, candidates are invited for an interview.
Candidates are chosen based on their score in the mains exam and interview. The IBPS RRB PO exam pattern details the overall structure of the exam, including the marking scheme, total marks, number of sections, and time duration.
Before beginning preparation for the IBPS RRB PO exam, candidates should thoroughly review the exam pattern to understand how they should allocate their time to achieve a high ranking.
The time duration for each exam is 40 minutes.
Candidates must qualify for each of the two tests by achieving the minimum cut-off marks set by IBPS. Then, as determined by IBPS based on the requirements, many selected candidates in each category will qualify for the Online mains examination.
The total maximum mark for the exam is 200. And the total time duration is 2 hours or 120 minutes.
Candidates can choose either Hindi or English language.
For incorrectly marked Objective Test answers, there will be a penalty. However, there will be no penalty if a question is left blank, i.e., if the candidate does not mark an answer.
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IBPS RRB PO Prelims syllabus, in a nutshell, is given below. Aspiring bankers should go through the topics carefully.
Here’s the complete list of topics asked under each section, comprising IBPS RRB PO Syllabus for Prelims:
|Reasoning Ability||Quantitative Aptitude|
|Inequality||Permutation, combination And probability|
|Direction sense||Sequence & Series|
|Order and ranking||Ratio and proportion|
|Coding decoding||Quadratic equation|
|Input-Output||Profit and Loss|
|Puzzle||Time and work|
|Blood relation||Problems on age|
|Logical reasoning||Problems on train|
|Seating arrangement||Boats and stream|
|Mixture of allegation|
|Time, speed & distance|
|Simple and Compound interest|
|Data Sufficiency & interpretation|
The IBPS RRB mains exams are tough in recent years. Therefore, we have added the IBPS RRB officer scale-I and Office Assistant syllabus 2021 for the mains exam.
All the exam topics are added for every section in the mains exams and single-level exams. This will also be useful for the reference of the IBPS RRB PO Syllabus for mains exams.
This subject is available in all the IBPS RRB mains and single-level exams. In addition, this IBPS RRB PO mains syllabus for reasoning is helpful for your preparation. For office assistant mains also you can refer to this table.
|Syllogism||Coded Inequality||Coded Direction sense||Alpha-numeric series|
|Coded Blood relation||Order and ranking||Analytical and decision making||Course of action|
|Data sufficiency||Coding decoding||Critical reasoning||Verbal reasoning|
|Circle Seating arrangement||Square seating arrangement||Puzzle & Logical Reasoning||Input-Output|
|Tabulation||Scheduling||Statement and assumption||Statement and conclusion|
For all the IBPS RRB mains exam, quantitative aptitude and DI section are available. Refer to the topics in the table below.
|Sequence & Series||Graph||Quantity Based Sums||Pie chart|
|Data sufficiency||Permutation, combination & probability||Simplification||Ratio and proportion|
|Percentage, Average & partnership||Quadratic equation||Profit & Loss||Time & work|
|Pipes and cisterns||Boats and stream||Problems on age||Problems on train|
|Mixture of allegation||Time, speed & distance||Mensuration||Simple and Compound interest|
The candidates should any one section from Hindi and English in the mains exam. The topics of IBPS RRB PO mains syllabus & Office assistant mains syllabus are given below.
|English Language||Hindi Language|
|Jumbled sentences||Fill in the blanks|
|Error spotting||Synonyms and antonyms|
|Sentence improvement, connector & completion|
|Match the column|
The topics that included for IBPS RRB mains in the computer knowledge section are given below.
|Internet||MS Office||Memory||Computer hardware|
|Keyboard shortcuts||Computer fundamentals||Computer abbreviations||Operating system|
|Number system||Networking||Basic of logic gates||Computer terminologies|
|Database||History of computer|
For the general awareness section of IBPS RRB office assistant and officer scale-I mains, the following topics are included,
|Static GK||Current Affairs||Banking Awareness|
The financial awareness section is included in the single level exam of officers Scale-II & III recruitments. The topics that come under this section are,
|Financial news||Overview of the banking system||NPA and bad loans||Basel norms|
|Asset reconstruction companies||Loans||Restructuring of loans||Budget|
|Economic survey||Risk management||Monetary policy||miscellaneous|