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IBPS RRB PO Prelim Syllabus

IBPS RRB prelim syllabus is divided into two sections namely, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude. The syllabus of RRB Officer Scale I, II, III, and Office Assistance is the same. Only the difficulty level of Question is varies. RRB Officer Scale I exam is a little bit difficult than RRB Office Assistance. 

The individual topics that ask from these Two Sections

Reasoning 

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

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 

10-15 Questions from this topic can be asked. This is one of the most important topics in the IBPS RRB Exam. this topic is time-consuming but in this section high accuracy is possible and this is the most scoring topic with a clear concept.  puzzles can be based on month, day, comparison, floor, Box, or Distribution. and Seating Arrangement can be based on linear, circular, square, rectangle or North-South facing.

Blood relation 

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

Coding Decoding

5 Questions can be asked based on a new pattern or Old pattern. this topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible. this is a scoring topic. Questions from this topic may be based on simple word coding, sentence coding or new pattern based coding.

Syllogism

3-5 Questions can be asked based on a new pattern or Old pattern. this topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible. New pattern syllogism will be Possibility based and Negative information based, and Old pattern syllogism will be based on direct questions with 2-3 statements and 2-3 conclusions.

Inequality

5 Questions from this topic can be asked based on new pattern or old pattern. This topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible.this is also a scoring topic. This can be based on multiple relations, reverse, indirect symbol or coded, direct inequality based.

Input-output

5 Questions from this topic can be asked. This topic may be time-consuming but high accuracy is possible. 

Order and Ranking 

You can expect 1-2 Questions from this topic.

Direction and Distance

You can expect 3-4 Questions from this topic.

Alphanumeric Series

5 questions from this topic can be asked. this topic is less time-consuming and high accuracy is possible. series can be based on Alphabet or Number or series of Alphabet combined with a number.

Data Sufficiency 

3-5 Questions from this topic can be asked. The question will be based on miscellaneous topic. In these Questions, a question is followed by two statements and you have to determine from which statements question can be answered.

Syllabus Quick Look by Table:-

Reasoning Ability

No. of Questions expected Marks

Puzzle and Seating Arrangement

10-15








 

Blood Relation

2-3

Coding Decoding

Syllogism

5

Inequality

Input-output

0-5

Order and Ranking 

1-2

Direction and Distance

3-4

Alphanumeric Series

5

Data Sufficiency 

3-5

Total

40 Questions 40 Marks

 

Quantitative Aptitude 

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

Simplification/ Approximation

10-15 Questions from this topic can be asked. This is one of the easiest topics. This is less time consuming and High accuracy is possible. This is the most scoring topic in this section. Questions can be based on decimal, fractions, percentages or BODMAS rule etc.

Number Series

5 Questions from this topic will be asked. This can be based on Missing Number Series or Wrong Number Series. Missing Number series is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible.

Quadratic Equation

5 Questions from this topic will be asked. this topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible. In this, you have to solve the given two variables to know the relation between both variables.

Data Interpretation

10 Questions from this topic can be asked. This topic is moderate time consuming but high accuracy is possible. DI can be based on tabular form, line graph, bar graph, pie chart, missing or caselets.

Miscellaneous-

This section includes Questions from topics likes - Ratio and proportion, Average, Problems on ages, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Partnership, Time and work, Pipes and cisterns, Time, speed and distance, Problems on trains, Boat and stream, Alligation and Mixture, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Mensuration, Probability

10-15 Questions from this topic can be asked.

►Data Sufficiency 

3-5 Questions from this topic can be asked. The question will be based on miscellaneous topic. In these Questions, a question is followed by two statements and you have to determine from which statements question can be answered.

Syllabus Quick Look by Table:-

Quantitative Aptitude    
Noof Questions expected
 
Marks 

Simplification/ Approximation

10 Questions




 

Number Series

5 Questions

Quadratic Equation

5 Questions 

Miscellaneous (Simple Interest, Compound

Interest, Speed &Time,  Profit and Loss,

Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio,

Partnership, Mensuration, etc.)

10-15 Questions

Data Sufficiency 

0-5 Questions

Data Interpretation

10 Question

Total

40 Questions 40 Marks

  

IBPS RRB PO Mains Syllabus

IBPS RRB Mains Syllabus is divided into five section namely, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, Computer Awareness, and English or Hindi. The syllabus of RRB Officer Scale I, II, III, and Office assistance is also the same. Only the difficulty level of Question is varies. 

Reasoning

40 Questions with 50 marks will be asked from this section in IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam. In this each Questions caries 1.25 marks. The topics to be covered under this section are. 

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 

15-20 Questions from this topic can be asked. This is one of the most important topics in the IBPS RRB Exam. this topic is time-consuming but in this section high accuracy is possible and this is the most scoring topic with a clear concept.  puzzles can be based on month, day, comparison, floor, Box, or Distribution. and Seating Arrangement can be based on linear, circular, square, rectangle or North-South facing.

Blood relation 

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

Coding Decoding

5 Questions can be asked based on a new pattern or Old pattern. this topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible. this is a scoring topic. Questions from this topic may be based on simple word coding, sentence coding or new pattern based coding.

Syllogism

3-5 Questions can be asked based on a new pattern or Old pattern. This topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible. New pattern syllogism will be Possibility based and Negative information based, and Old pattern syllogism will be based on direct questions with 2-3 statements and 2-3 conclusions.

Inequality

3-5 Questions from this topic can be asked based on new pattern or old pattern. This topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible.this is also a scoring topic. This can be based on multiple relations, reverse, indirect symbol or coded, direct inequality based.

Input-output

5 Questions from this topic can be asked. This topic may be time-consuming but high accuracy is possible. 

Order and Ranking 

You can expect 1-2 Questions from this topic.

Direction and Distance

You can expect 3-4 Questions from this topic.

Alphanumeric Series

0-5 questions from this topic can be asked. This topic is less time-consuming and high accuracy is possible. series can be based on Alphabet or Number or both.

Data Sufficiency 

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

Statement and Assumption

3-5 Questions from this topic may be asked.

►Statement and Course of Action 

3-5 Questions from this topic may be asked.

►Cause and Effect

3-5 Questions from this topic may be asked.

►Statement and Argument

3-5 Questions from this topic can be asked.

Syllabus Quick Look by Table:-

  Reasoning Ability

       Expected Number of questions Marks
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement  15-20












 
Blood relation  2-3
Coding Decoding
Syllogism 3-5
Inequality 0-5
Input-output
Order and Ranking  1-2
Direction and Distance 3-4
Alphanumeric Series 0-2
Data Sufficiency  5
Statement and Assumption 3-5
Statement and Course of Action  3-5
Cause and Effect 3-5
Statement and Argument 3-5

Total

40 Question 50 Marks

 

Quantitative Aptitude 

40 Questions with 50 marks will be asked from this section in IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam. In this Section each Questions caries 1.25 marks. The topics to be covered under this section are:

Simplification/ Approximation

5 Questions from this topic will be asked. This is one of the easiest topics. This is less time consuming and High accuracy is possible. This is the most scoring topic in this section. Questions can be based on decimal, fractions, percentages or BODMAS rule etc.

Number Series

5 Questions from this topic will be asked. This can be based on Missing Number Series or Wrong Number Series. Missing Number series is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible.

Quadratic Equation

5 Questions from this topic may be asked. this topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible. .In this, you have to solve the given two variables to know the relation between both variables.

Data Interpretation

15 Questions from this topic can be asked. This topic is moderate time consuming but high accuracy is possible. DI can be based on tabular form, line graph, bar graph, pie chart, missing or caselets DI.

Data Sufficiency 

3-5 Questions from this topic can be asked. The question will be based on miscellaneous topic. In these Questions, a question is followed by two statements and you have to determine from which statements question can be answered.

Miscellaneous-

This section includes Questions from topics likes - Ratio and proportion, Average, Problems on ages, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Partnership, Time and work, Pipes and cisterns, Time, speed and distance, Problems on trains, Boat and stream, Alligation and Mixture, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Mensuration, Probability.

15 Questions from this topic can be asked.

Syllabus Quick Look by Table:-

Topics

Expected Number of questions Marks

Simplification/ Approximation

5-10




 

Number Series

5

Quadratic Equation

0-5

Data Interpretation

15

Miscellaneous

15

Data Sufficiency 

5

Total

50 Question 50 Marks

 

English 

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

Reading Comprehension

10-20 Questions from this topic can be asked and RC can be based on Social Issues, Banking & Economy, Business, etc

Cloze Test

5-10 Questions from this topic can be asked

Double Fillers/ Single Filler

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

Sentence Errors

5 Questions from this topic can be asked. 

Sentence Improvement/ Phrase replacement 

5-10 Questions from this topic can be asked. 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

5-10 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 by Table:-

Topics

Expected Number of questions Marks

Reading Comprehension    

10-20




 

Cloze Test

5

Double Fillers/ Single Filler

5

Spotting Error    

0-5

Sentence Improvement/ Phrase replacement 

5-10

Jumbled Paragraph/ Odd one out

5-10

Total 

40 Questions 40 Marks

 

Hindi

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

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 mains exam.

Static Gk

In this Questions are asked for only that knowledge which is static in nature likes National Park, Wildlife sanctuary  Dam, River, Lake, Airport, 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 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 Mains Exam. In this section, each question carries 0.5 marks. The topics to be covered under this section are:

►Software and Hardware Fundamentals

►History of Computer

►Input-Output Device 

►Memory

►MS-Window

►MS-Word

►MS-Excel

►MS-DOS

►Networking

►Internet

►Database

►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 to fill the form, Ist,2nd and, 3rd division student can fill a form of IBPS RRB PO. 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:  Working knowledge of Computer.

Age Eligibility

Between 18 years and 28 years i.e., candidates should have not been born earlier than 03.06.1989 and later than 31.05.2001 (both dates inclusive)

The maximum age limit specified above is applicable to General Category candidates only. For other categories the following relaxations would apply:

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.

IBPS RRB PO 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 PO Exam Pattern

The IBPS RRB PO selection takes place in 3 stages - Prelims, Mains, Interview. 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 45 minutes
Numerical Ability 40 50
General Awareness 40 40
English / Hindi Language 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20
TOTAL 200 200  

 

Note:-

  • 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 and Interview will be considered for Final Merit Listing.
  • The final score will be scaled to a maximum of 100.

IBPS RRB PO

We advise all the candidates to fill the IBPS RRB Scale-I 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 Officer Scale-I 2019 Online Coaching to get a better score
  • Be Focused and Confident.
  • Just Do Well in the exam.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I Result 2018

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I 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 2018

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Admit Card for Prelims is out. You can check your Admit Card through the direct link given here.

Direct Link to Download Officer Scale-I 2018 - Click Here!

How to Apply of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Exam 2019

Here you can apply for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I through the direct link given here.

Direct link to Apply for Officer Scale-I 2019 - Click Here!

How to Apply?

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

  2. Click relevant links to apply for Officer Scale I, 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 Officer Scale I Recruitment Notification

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

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I Recruitment Notification 2019 - 

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 Officer Scale-I  Reserve List - Click Here!

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I Job Profile

The Job and Work Profile for Officer Scale-I is just like the same as that of a Probationary Officer. After selection for this post, a candidate will serve 2 years (may vary from one bank to another) of Probation Period after which you will be Assistant Manager in the assigned Regional Rural Bank. And after the completion of the Probation Period, the banks usually conduct an internal examination. Few rules and structures may vary from bank to bank and after the exam, if a candidate fails to pass, his/her probation period is extended and upon successfully passing the exam he/she is assigned the post of Assistant Manager.

  • Probationary Officers and Managers in banks and RRB are into customer dealing and maintenance and supervising regular branch activities. 
  • The Job Role or Work responsibilities of an Officer (Scale-I) of a regional rural bank will include to look after public relations, monitor and regulate branch activities and tasks, address customer related issues and grievances, approving and monitoring daily branch and customer transactions and handling loan processing. 
  • An assistant manager is expected to multitask and verify the work done by clerks whenever required. Also, to be always aware of the policies and decisions made by the management and to implement those in the functioning of his branch.

 

Growth Opportunity: Once you are selected through this recruitment process and you are working as Assistant Manager you’ll have plenty of opportunities to grow your career in Regional Rural Bank. You may have a chance to get promoted to Manager after completion of the 2 years’ Probation Period and banks conduct exams on a regular interval for the promotion of employees. Apart from promotion through examination, at times banks may also promote an employee on the seniority basis.

The growth chart for a banker begins from this post of Assistant Manager then follows as -> Deputy Manager-> Branch Manager-> Senior Branch Manager->Chief Manager-> Assistant General Manager-> DGM -> General Manager.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I Salary

After getting recruited as IBPS RRB Officer Scale I, you will get a decent salary and a good chance to get a hike in it. An Officer Scale-I in Regional Rural Bank can get a basic salary of Rs. 22,000 to Rs. 25000. Various allowances are also added onto as the salary components after which the salary may range from Rs. 33,000 to Rs. 37,000. The salary can also vary according to the place of posting and from one bank to another.

 IBPS RRB Officer Scale I

IBPS CWE-RRB exams are conducted for the recruitment of Regional Rural Banks. IBPS CWE-RRB PO exam is conducted for the recruitment of both Officers (Scale I, II and III). IBPS RRB Recruitment to fill the post of Officer Scale I takes place every year. Once you qualify for the exam, you are hired as an Officer Scale I in one of the participating banks as per your preference, merit and the official IBPS Officer Scale 1 Cut Off.

This year, 56 Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) are participating in the IBPS RRB 2019 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. 

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I vacancies 2019

This year, There are 3497 vacancies in the IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I 2019 exam.

State

Vacancies

Andhra Pradesh

165

Arunachal Pradesh

5

Assam

100

Bihar

224

Chhattisgarh

25

Gujarat

333

Haryana

70

Himachal Prades

43

Jammu& Kashmir

90

Jharkhand

31

Karnataka

349

Kerala

79

Madhya Pradesh

230

Maharashtra

134

Manipur

5

Meghalaya

12

Mizoram

11

Nagaland

0

Odisha

249

Puducherry

1

Punjab

98

Rajasthan

297

Tamil Nadu

99

Telangana

125

Tripura

94

Uttar Pradesh

360

Uttarakhand

7

West Bengal

261

Total

3497

 

Post Name

Vacancies

Officer Scale - I

3497

Officer Scale - II

1197

Officer Scale - III

158

Office Assistant

4282

Total

9134

 

IBPS RRB 2019 Exam Date

 

Event

Dates
Notification Released Date 14th June 2019
Start Date of Online Registration of Application 18th June 2019
Closing Date of Online Registration of Application 4th July 2019
Date of Online Prelims Exam

 Officer Scale-I - 3rd, 4th & 11th August 2019

Office Assistant - 17th, 18th & 25th August 2019

Date of Online Main/ Single 

Officer (I, II & III) - 22nd September 2019

Office Assistant - 29th Septemeber 2019

 

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