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IBPS RRB Clerk Preliminary Syllabus

IBPS RRB Preliminary Syllabus is divided into two sections Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude. The syllabus of RRB PO and RRB Clerk is same. Only the difficulty level of Questions is varied. RRB Officer Scale Exam is a little bit difficult than RRB Office Assistance.

Syllabus

Reasoning

In Reasoning Section 40 Questions for 40 marks will be asked in IBPS RRB Clerk Preliminary Examination. Topics to be covered under this section are:

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

     15-20 Questions can be asked on this topic. This is one of the most important topics in Reasoning Section for any Banking Exam. This topic is time-consuming but in this topic, high accuracy is possible and also most scoring topic if you have practiced well on this topic with a clear concept. Types of Puzzle- Month based, Day based, Box based Comparison based, floor-based, Distribution based etc. Types of Seating Arrangement- Circular based, Liner based, Rectangle based, Noth- South facing etc.

Syllogism

    3-5 Questions can be asked from this topic. It can be based on a New Pattern or Old Pattern. This topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible. Types of New Pattern Syllogism- Possibility based and Negative Information based. Types of Old Pattern Syllogism- Direct questions with 2-3 statements and 2-3 conclusions.

Blood Relation

   3-4 Questions can be asked from this topic. Questions can be based on coded blood relation, single person blood relation or mixed blood relation.

Coding Decoding

    3-5 Questions can be asked based on new pattern or old pattern. This topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible and also one of the most scoring topics. Types of New Pattern coding-decoding- word coding, sentence coding. Types of Old Pattern coding-decoding- Chines coding.

Inequality

5 questions can be asked based on new pattern or old pattern. This topic is also less time consuming and high accuracy is possible and also one of the most scoring topics. Questions can be based on indirect symbol or code, multiple relations or direct inequality based.

Input-Output

5 Questions can be asked form this topic. This topic may be time-consuming but high accuracy is possible If you have practiced well on this topic.

Order and Ranking

You can expect 2-3 Questions from this topic.

Direction and Distance

You can expect 2-3 Questions from this topic.

Alphanumeric Series

5 Questions can be asked from this topic.  This topic is also less time consuming and high accuracy is possible and also one of the most scoring topics. Types of Alphanumeric Series- Alphabet based Series or Number based series or series of Alphabet combine with Number.

Data Sufficiency

 3-4 Questions can be asked from this topic. Questions will be based on miscellaneous topic. In these questions, a question is followed by two statements and you have determined form which statements question can be answered.

Syllabus Quick Look

Reasoning Ability

No. of  Expected Questions Marks

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

15-20 Q  

Syllogism

3-5 Q  

Blood Relation

3-4 Q  

Coding Decoding

3-5 Q  

Inequality

5 Q  

Input-Output

5 Q  

Order and Ranking

2-3 Q  

Direction and Distance

2-3 Q  

Alphanumeric Series

5 Q  

Data Sufficiency

3-4 Q  

Total

40 Questions 40 Marks

  

Quantitative Aptitude

In Quantitative Aptitude Section, 40 Questions for 40 marks will be asked in IBPS RRB Clerk Preliminary Examination. Topics to be covered under this section are:

Simplification/ Approximation

10-15 Questions can be asked from this topic. This is one of the easiest topics. This topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible and also one of the most scoring topics. 

Number Series

5 Questions will be asked from this topic. Types of Number Series- Missing Number Series and Wrong Number Series. Missing Number Series is less time consuming and in this high accuracy is possible.

Quadratic Equation

5 Questions will be asked from this topic. This topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible and also one of the most scoring topics. In this, you have to solve the given variable to know the relation between other given variables. 

Data Interpretation

10-15 Questions can be asked from this topic. This is moderate topics and moderate time consuming but high accuracy is possible and also one of the most scoring topics. Types of Data Interpretation (DI)- Tabular, Line graph, Pie chart, Bar graph, missing DI, and Caselet DI.

Data Sufficiency

 3-4 Questions can be asked from this topic. Questions will be based on miscellaneous topic. In these questions, a question is followed by two or three statements and you have determined form which statements question can be answered.

Miscellaneous

10-15 Questions can be asked. This section includes Questions from topic likes- Ratio and Proportion, Average, Profit and Loss, Partnership, Time and Work, Pipes and Cisterns, Percentage, Problems on Ages, Time, Speed and Distance, Problems on trains, Boat and Stream, Allegation or Mixture, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Mensuration Probability.

Syllabus Quick Look

Quantitative Aptitude

No. of expected Questions Marks

Simplification/ Approximation

10-15 Q  

Number Series

5 Q  

Quadratic Equation

5 Q  

Data Interpretation

10-15 Q  

Data Sufficiency

3-4 Q  

Miscellaneous

10-15 Q  

Total

40 Questions 40 Marks


 

IBPS RRB Clerk Mains Syllabus

IBPS RRB Clerk Mains Syllabus is divided into five sections- Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, Computer Awareness, and English or Hindi (Optional). There will be 40 Questions for 50 Marks in Reasoning Ability, 40 Questions for 50 Marks in Quantitative Aptitude, 40 Questions for 40 Marks in the English Language or in Hindi, 40 Questions for 40 Marks in General Awareness, and 40 Questions for 20 Marks in Computer Aptitude. The total Marks will be 200 within 2 hrs. The syllabus of RRB PO Mains and RRB Clerk Clerk Mains is same. Only the difficulty level of Questions is varied. RRB Officer Scale Exam is a little bit difficult than RRB Office Assistance.

Reasoning

In Reasoning Section 40 Questions for 50 marks will be asked in IBPS RRB Clerk Mains Examination. In this section, each question carries 1.25 marks. Topics to be covered under this section are:

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

15-20 Questions can be asked on this topic. This is one of the most important topics in Reasoning Section for any Banking Exam. This topic is time-consuming but in this topic, high accuracy is possible and also most scoring topic if you have practiced well on this topic with a clear concept. Types of Puzzle- Month based, Day based, Box based Comparison based, floor-based, Distribution based etc. Types of Seating Arrangement- Circular based, Liner based, Rectangle based, Noth- South facing etc.

Blood Relation

   2-3 Questions can be asked from this topic. Questions can be based on coded blood relation, single person blood relation or mixed blood relation.

Coding Decoding

    3-5 Questions can be asked based on new pattern or old pattern. This topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible and also one of the most scoring topics. Types of New Pattern coding-decoding- word coding, sentence coding. Types of Old Pattern coding-decoding- Chines coding.

Syllogism

    3-5 Questions can be asked from this topic. It can be based on a New Pattern or Old Pattern. This topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible. Types of New Pattern Syllogism- Possibility based and Negative Information based. Types of Old Pattern Syllogism- Direct questions with 2-3 statements and 2-3 conclusions.

Inequality

5 questions can be asked based on new pattern or old pattern. This topic is also less time consuming and high accuracy is possible and also one of the most scoring topics. Questions can be based on indirect symbol or code, multiple relations or direct inequality based.

Input-Output

5 Questions can be asked form this topic. This topic may be time-consuming but high accuracy is possible If you have practiced well on this topic.

Order and Ranking

You can expect 2-3 Questions from this topic.

Direction and Distance

You can expect 2-3 Questions from this topic.

Alphanumeric Series

5 Questions can be asked from this topic.  This topic is also less time consuming and high accuracy is possible and also one of the most scoring topics. Types of Alphanumeric Series- Alphabet based Series or Number based series or series of Alphabet combine with Number.

Data Sufficiency

 5 Questions can be asked from this topic. Questions will be based on miscellaneous topic. In these questions, a question is followed by two statements and you have determined form which statements question can be answered.

Statement and Assumption

2-3 Questions can be asked from this topic.

Statement and Course of Action

2-3 Questions can be asked from this topic.

Cause and Effect

2-3 Questions can be asked from this topic.

Statement and Argument

2-3 Questions can be asked from this topic.

Syllabus Quick Look

Reasoning Ability

No. of  Expected Questions Marks

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

15-20 Q  

Syllogism

3-5 Q  

Blood Relation

3-4 Q  

Coding Decoding

3-5 Q  

Inequality

5 Q  

Input-Output

5 Q  

Order and Ranking

2-3 Q  

Direction and Distance

2-3 Q  

Alphanumeric Series

5 Q  

Data Sufficiency

3-4 Q  

Statement and Assumption

2-3 Q  

Statement and Course of Action

2-3 Q  

Cause and Effect

2-3 Q  

Statement and Argument

2-3 Q  

Total

40 Questions 50 Marks

Quantitative Aptitude

In Quantitative Aptitude Section, 40 Questions for 50 marks will be asked in IBPS RRB Clerk Mains Examination. In this section, each question carries 1.25 marks. Topics to be covered under this section are:

Simplification/ Approximation

5-10 Questions can be asked from this topic. This is one of the easiest topics. This topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible and also one of the most scoring topics. 

Number Series

5 Questions can be asked from this topic. Types of Number Series- Missing Number Series and Wrong Number Series. Missing Number Series is less time consuming and in this high accuracy is possible.

Quadratic Equation

5 Questions can be asked from this topic. This topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible and also one of the most scoring topics. In this, you have to solve the given variable to know the relation between other given variables. 

Data Interpretation

10-15 Questions can be asked from this topic. This is moderate topics and moderate time consuming but high accuracy is possible and also one of the most scoring topics. Types of Data Interpretation (DI)- Tabular, Line graph, Pie chart, Bar graph, missing DI, and Caselet DI.

Data Sufficiency

 5 Questions can be asked from this topic. Questions will be based on miscellaneous topic. In these questions, a question is followed by two or three statements and you have determined form which statements question can be answered.

Miscellaneous

15 Questions can be asked. This section includes Questions from topic likes- Ratio and Proportion, Average, Profit and Loss, Partnership, Time and Work, Pipes and Cisterns, Percentage, Problems on Ages, Time, Speed and Distance, Problems on trains, Boat and Stream, Allegation or Mixture, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Mensuration Probability.

Syllabus Quick Look

Quantitative Aptitude

No. of expected Questions Marks

Simplification/ Approximation

5-10 Q  

Number Series

5 Q  

Quadratic Equation

5 Q  

Data Interpretation

10-15 Q  

Data Sufficiency

5 Q  

Miscellaneous

15 Q  

Total

40 Questions 50 Marks

 

English Language

In English Language Section, 40 Questions for 40 marks will be asked in IBPS RRB Clerk Mains Examination. Topics to be covered under this section are:

Reading Comprehension

10-20 Questions can be asked. Reading Comprehension can be based on Social Issues, Banking & Economy, Business, etc

Cloze Test 

5-10 Questions can be asked.

Double Filler/ Single Filler

You can expect 5 Questions from this topic. A sentence will be given with one or two blanks.

► Spotting Error

5-10 Questions can be asked.

Sentence Improvement/ Phrase Replacement

5-7 Questions can be asked from this topic. In this, a sentence will be given with one part underline and that part needs to replace with the correct option.

Jumbled Paragraph/ Odd one out

5-7 Questions can be asked. In this, a set of the sentence will be given and then we need to rearranged to form a meaning paragraph. Sometimes odd sentence which does not follow the theme of the passage will be given and then we need to find out that odd sentence.

Syllabus Quick Look

English Language

No. of expected Questions Marks

Reading Comprehension

10-20 Q  

Cloze Test 

5-10 Q  

Double Filler/ Single Filler

5 Q  

Spotting Error

5-10 Q  

Sentence Improvement/ Phrase Replacement

5-7 Q  

Jumbled Paragraph/ Odd one out

5-7 Q  

Total

40 Questions 40 Marks

 

Hindi

40 Questions with 40 marks will be asked from this section in IBPS RRB Clerk Mains Exam. The topics to be covered under this section are:

  • विपरीतार्थक शब्द
  • पर्यायवाची शब्द
  • मुहावरे तथा लोकोक्तियां
  • गुढार्थी (क्लोज टाइप) प्रकार का गद्यांश
  • वाक्यक्रम व्यवस्थापन
  • वाक्यों में त्रुटियाँ
  • वाक्यों में रिक्त-स्थानों की पूर्ति
  • वर्तनी अशुद्धियाँ
  • वाक्यांश के लिए एक शब्द
  • अपठित गद्यांश

 

General Awareness 

40 Questions for 40 marks will be asked from this section in IBPS RRB Clerk Mains Examination. In this section, each Question carries one marks.

General Awareness section is categorized into three subtopics

.► Current Affairs

In this, you have to familiar with knowledge of information which is going in the current. All the environmental issues, financial, about the Indian economy, government schemes & policies, the latest science and inventions and discoveries, books by famous personality etc. and you should go through the last 6-month current affairs before the current mains examination.

► Static Gk

In this questions asked only for that knowledge which is static nature like National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuary, Dam, River, Airpot stadium, Capital & Currency, HQ, Important days, Important Temple, Folks dance, Award, festivals, State-capital-CM-Governor, etc

Banking Awareness/ Financial Awareness

This includes knowledge of banking from every angle.

History of Banking

Indian Banking Industry

Banking terminology and RBI Monetary policies

Money Market & Capital Market

 

 

►Banking Awareness/ Financial Awareness.

This includes knowledge of banking from every angle. 

    • History of Banking

    • Indian Banking Industry

    • Banking terminology and RBI Monetary policies

    • Money Market and Capital Market 

    • Types of various Advance/ Loan Account  

    • Financial Inclusion Basel Norm

    • Payment System

    • Types of Account

    • Structure of Bank

Syllabus Quick Look by Table:-

General Awareness Expected Number of questions Marks 
Banking & Financial Awareness 13-15 Questions

 
Static Awareness 14-16 Questions
Current Affairs 10-12 Questions
Total 40 40 Marks

 

Computer Awareness 

40 Questions with 20 marks will be asked in IBPS RRB Clerk Mains. In this section, each question carries 0.5 marks.

Software and Hardware Fundamentals

History of Computer

Input-Output Device 

Memory

MS-Window

MS-Word

MS-Excel

MS-DOS

Networking

Internet

Databas

►Keyboard shortcuts/Abbreviations

Syllabus Quick Look by Table:-

Computer Awareness Expected Number of  questions Marks  
Software and Hardware Fundamentals 4-5








 
History of Computer 5-6
Input-Output Device  4-5
Memory 3-4
MS-Window 2-3
MS-Word 2-3
MS-Excel 2-4
MS-DOS 2-3
Networking/ Internet 5-6
Database 3-4
Keyboard shortcuts/Abbreviations 2-3  

Total

40 Question 20 Marks  

 

 

 

 

 

Educational Qualification

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent. There are no aggregate marks required in graduation for filling a form. 2nd and, 3rd division student can also fill a form of IBPS RRB Clerk. You should hold a valid Mark-sheet or Degree Certificate on the day you register and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.

Language Proficiency: Candidates should have verbal and written proficiency in official language of the State/UT. The candidate should be able to read, write and speak the language.

Computer Literacy: Basic Working knowledge of Computer.

Age Eligibility  (As on 01.09.2018)

Between 18 years and 28 years i.e., candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.06.1990 and later than 01.06.2000 (both dates inclusive)

Sr. No. Category Age relaxation             
1

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe

5 years
2

Other Backward Classes

3 years
3 Persons With Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016” 10 years
4a Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen (for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)) actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
4b In the case of Ex-servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs, who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within the next one year from the last date for receipt of application) other than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability attributable to military service or on invalidment, subject to ceiling as per Government guidelines

(for the post of Officers)

5 years

5 Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried

(only for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose))

9 years

6 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 5 years
7

Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

 

Nationality / Citizenship:

A candidate must be either -

(i) a Citizen of India or

(ii) a subject of Nepal or

(iii) a subject of Bhutan or

(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or

(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Office Assistant (Multipurpose):-

All the SC/ST/PWD candidates must have to pay 100/- Rupees and all the General and OBC candidates have to pay 600/- Rupees application fee. Candidates can pay the application fee through the net banking, debit card, credit card, etc.

- Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates.

- Rs. 600/- for all others

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Job Profile:-

The Office Assistants are expected to have a local language proficiency as well as basic Computer knowledge. Daily tasks of an RRB Office Assistant may vary from opening accounts, cash collection to cheque verification etc., 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Expected Salary:-

The probation period for an IBPS RRB Office Assistant is of 1 year and expected salary can be anywhere between 15,000 - 20,000 excluding allowances. A good place to begin with as exposure will be optimum in RRBs. 

IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Pattern

The IBPS Clerk selection takes place in 2 stages - Prelims and Mains. The Preliminary exam is just a qualifying exam and the marks that you score in the Prelims are not counted towards final merit list preparation.

 

Prelim 

Section No. of   Qs Max Marks Duration
Reasoning   40 40 Composite times 45 minutes
Numerical Ability 40 40
TOTAL 80 80  

 

Mains

Section No. of Qs Max Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 50 Composite times of 2 Hours
Numerical Ability 40 50  
General Awareness 40 40  
English / Hindi Language 40 40  
Computer Knowledge 40 20  
TOTAL 200 200  
  • All the tests in both the exams will be available bilingually (in English & Hindi) except for English Language.
  • There will be negative marking for wrong answers. One fourth (or 0.25) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty for wrong answers. There is no penalty for unanswered questions.
  • The scores will be normalized to equate the difficulty level of the papers in different slots.
  • You will be required to score a minimum overall cut off in both Prelims and Mains exams.
  • Besides this, you will have to score minimum cut off scores in each of the sections in both examinations.
  • However, only the score of the Main examination will be considered for Final Merit Listing.
  • The final score will be scaled to a maximum of 100.

IBPS RRB Clerk/ Office Assistant:-

IBPS RRB exams are conducted for the recruitment of Regional Rural Banks. IBPS RRB Clerk is also known as IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam which is conducted for the recruitment of Clerks in their different branches. IBPS RRB Recruitment to fill the post of Office Assistant takes place every year. Once you qualify for the exam, you are hired as an Office Assistant in one of the participating banks as per your preference, merit and IBPS RRB Cut Off.

This year, 56 Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) are participating in the IBPS RRB 2018 Exam. Some of these banks are Allahabad UP Gramin Bank, Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank, Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank, Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank, Assam Gramin Vikash Bank, Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank, Dena Gujarat Gramin Bank, etc. These Regional Rural Banks are participating in this exam from all the states across the country. To get a complete idea about the participating banks, you can read the IBPS RRB Recruitment Notification.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant

We advise all the candidates to fill the IBPS RRB Office Assistant examination application form before the last date because after the last date application form will not be acceptable. Let us check out the exam preparation tips. 

  • Understand the exam pattern and structure of the question paper.
  • Work Hard, to prepare well for the exam.
  • Be calm and wise with your work.
  • Join RRB Office Assistant 2018 Online Coaching to get a better score
  • Be Focused and Confident.
  • Just Do Well in the exam.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant vacancies 2018

This year, There are 5248 vacancies in the IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2018 exam.

State Vacancies
Andhra Pradesh 391
Arunachal Pradesh 4
Assam 17
Bihar 201
Chhattisgarh 114
Gujarat 164
Haryana 64
Himachal Pradesh 68
Jammu& Kashmir 80
Jharkhand 121
Karnataka 335
Kerala NR
Madhya Pradesh 178
Maharashtra 175
Manipur NR
Meghalaya 0
Mizoram 35
Nagaland 1
Odisha 300
Puducherry 24
Punjab 145
Rajasthan 393
Tamil Nadu 433
Telangana 296
Tripura NR
Uttar Pradesh 1628
Uttarakhand 18
West Bengal 64

 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Result 2018

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Results are out. You can check your results through the direct link here.

Direct Link to Check IBPS RRB Prelims Result - Click Here!

IBPS RRB Admit Card

IBPS RRB Office Assistants Admit Card for Prelims is out. You can check your Admit Card through the direct link given here.

Direct Link to Download Office Assistant 2018 - Click Here!

IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Date is as follows

                           Activity

Dates

IBPS Online Application for RRB exam

8th June 2018 to 2nd July 2018

Download of Call Letters for Pre-Exam Training

July 2018

Date of Pre- Exam Training

06.08.2018 to 11.08.2018

Download of Call letters for Prelims

August 2018

Exam Date for Online Prelims Exam

19.08.2018,25.08.2018 & 01.09.2018

Results for Online Prelims Exam

September 2018

Mains Exam

7th October 2018

Declaration of Results

October 2018

Download of Call letters for Interview

November 2018

Interview for Office Assistant

November 2018

Provisional Allotment

January 2019

 

How to Apply of IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam 2018

Here you can apply for IBPS RRB Office Assistant through the direct link given here.

Direct link to Apply for Office Assistant 2018 - Click Here!

How to Apply?

  1. You can Register yourself by going to the IBPS Official Website.

  2. Click relevant links to apply for Office Assistant, IBPS RRB recruitment.

  3. Enter basic details and upload scanned photo & signature as per the size requirements mentioned in the official RRB notification.

  4. Also, enter your additional details like educational qualifications and work experience.

  5. Pick your IBPS RRB Bank preferences in desirable order.

  6. Fee must be paid Online only while completing IBPS online application.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Recruitment Notification

You can read the official notification to know all about vacancies, exam pattern, selection procedure, application process & much more.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Recruitment Notification 2018 - 

IBPS RRB Reserve List out

IBPS RRB VI Reserve List for Provisional Allotment is out. You can check the list through the direct link here.

Direct link to Check IBPS RRB VI Reserve List - Click Here!

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