IBPS RRB Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021

IBPS RRB Syllabus 2020: Institute of Banking personnel Selection conducts the Regional Rural Banks exam for the selection of various post like Office Assistant and Officer Scale I, II and III. IBPS has released the RRB 2021 Notification on 07/06/2021. Candidates can check the IBPS RRB 2021-2022 exam calendar here (IBPS RRB Exam Calendar 2021). Candidates preparing for the RRB exam must have a clear idea about the exam pattern and syllabus to start the preparation. Here we posted the detailed syllabus and pattern for IBPS RRB prelims and mains exam. Aspirants can refer to the below mentioned pattern and syllabus of IBPS RRB exam 2021.

The RRB Exam for Office Assistant and Officer Scale I will be conducted in two stages i.e Prelims and mains. IBPS RRB exam for Officer Scale II and III will be a single level examination.

IBPS RRB exam pattern for Prelims:

The RRB prelims exam pattern for Office Assistant and Officer Scale I is mentioned in the below table. Candidates who applied for the Office Assistant or Officer Scale I Posts have to qualify in the preliminary examination in-order to be called for the next level examination.

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 40 40
45 Minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
Total 80 80

IBPS RRB Syllabus for Prelims:

Quantitative Aptitude:

The Numerical Ability syllabus remains the same for all the RRB exams Prelims and mains as well as single level exams.

S. No Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus
1 Simplification
2
Profit and Loss
3
Decimal Fractions
4 Percentage
5
Ratio and Proportion
6 Averages
7
Simple and Compound Interest
8
HCF and LCM
9 Surds
10
Permutation and Combination
11
Quadratic Equations
12
Number System
13 Series
14
Time and Work
15
Time, Distance and Speed
16
Basic Data Interpretation
17 Probability
18 Mensuration
19 Geometry
20
Problems on Clocks
21 Partnership

Reasoning:

The Reasoning syllabus remains the same for all the RRB exam Prelims and Mains as well as Single Level Exams.

S. No Reasoning syllabus
1 Syllogism
2
Linear Seating Arrangements
3
Circular Seating Arrangements
4
Distance and Directions
5
Ranking and Time
6 Blood Relations
7 Puzzles
8 Analogy
9 Classification
10
Statements and Arguments
11
Word Formation and Position of Words
12
Assertion and Reasoning
13
Statements and Conclusions
14
Causes and Effect
15
Alpha-Numeric Series
16 Odd Man Out
17
Figure Series Test
18 Decision Making
19
Coding-Decoding

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern for Mains:

IBPS RRB mains exam pattern for Office Assistant and Officer Scale I is mentioned in the below table.

S. No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 40 50
2 hours
2 Computer Knowledge 40 20
3 General Awareness 40 40
4 English Language/Hindi Language 40 40
5 Quantitative Aptitude 40 50
6 Total 200 200

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern for Officer Scale II & III:

The RRB exam for Officer Scale II and III will be a single level examination. So candidates can go through the pattern mentioned in the below table and prepare accordingly.

Exam Pattern for Officer Scale II (Generalist):

S. No Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 40 50
2 Hours
2
Computer Knowledge
40 20
3
Financial Awareness
40 40
4 English / Hindi Language 40 40
5 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 40 50
6 Total 200 200

Exam Pattern for Officer Scale II (Specialist):

S. No Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 40 40
2 Hours 30 Minutes
2
Computer Knowledge
40 20
3
Financial Awareness
40 40
4 English / Hindi Language 40 20
5 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 40 40
6 Professional Knowledge 40 40
7 Total 240 200

Exam Pattern for Officer Scale III :

S. No Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 40 50
2 Hours
2
Computer Knowledge
40 20
3
Financial Awareness
40 40
4 English / Hindi Language 40 40
5 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 40 50
6 Total 200 200

IBPS RRB Syllabus for Mains & Single level exam:

Mains exam syllabus for Office Assistant and Officer Scale I and Single level exam, Officer Scales II & III.

English Language: 

  • Spotting Errors
  • Commonly Misspelled Words
  • Jumbled Words
  • Phrase Substitution
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Jumbled up sentences
  • Idioms and Phrases
  •  Cloze Tests
  • Comprehension
  •  One word substitution

Hindi Language:

  • Vyakaran
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Error Spotting
  • Paragraphs

Computer Aptitude:

  • Computer Fundamentals, Computer Abbreviations
  • Software and Hardware
  • Fundamentals Shortcut Keys
  • Networking Basic
  • Knowledge of Internet MS Office
  • History of Computers Database
  •  Security Tools
  •  History and Future of Computers
  • Hacking, Anti-Virus Protection

Financial awareness:

  • Latest Topics in News in Financial World Monetary Policy
  •  Budget and Economic Survey
  • Overview of Banking and Banking Reforms in India
  • Bank Accounts and Special Individuals
  • Organisations Deposits Credit
  • Loans
  • Advanced Non Performing Assets
  • Asset Reconstruction Companies
  • NPAs
  •  Restructuring of Loans
  •  Bad Loans
  • Risk Management
  • BASEL I, BASEL II, BASEL II
  • ACCORDS

General Awareness:

  • Current Affairs
  • Banking Awareness
  • Countries/Currencies
  •  UNO
  • Indian and International Economy
  • Marketing
  • Banking Terms
  •  Awards and Honors
  • Functions of RBI
  • Sports Books and Authors
  • Finance
  • Fiscal-Monetary Policies
  • Agriculture Repo and Reverse Repo Rate
  •  History of Banking

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