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IBPS RRB Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020

The notification for 2020 exam has already been released on 30th June 2020. IBPS RRB syllabus is much similar to that of any other bank exam but the prelims pattern is different from any other bank exams. In this article, we are talking about the syllabus and exam pattern of IBPS RRB 2020 Office Assistant (Clerk) and Officer Scale-I (PO), II & III Exam.

The IBPS RRB Exam Pattern is a bit different for both IBPS RRB 2020 Officer and IBPS RRB 2020 Assistant Exam. Let’s have a look at the exam pattern of both these exams separately.

Click Here to Download IBPS RRB 2020 Prelims Admit Card

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern Officer Scale-I, II & III

IBPS RRB 2020 Officer Scale-I (PO) Exam is conducted in 3 different phases while the Officer Scale-II & III (SO) will be conducted through 2 phases.

Exam rounds for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I (PO):

Preliminary Exam

Mains Exam

Interview Process

Exam rounds for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II & III:

Mains Exam (Single Examination)

Interview Process

IBPS RRB PO Officer Scale-I Prelims Exam Pattern 2020

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1. Reasoning 40 40 45 Minutes
2. Numerical Ability 40 40
Total 80 80 -
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The complete list of all the sections available for the mains Exam in different scales, i.e. Officer Scale I, II and III are discussed below.

IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam Pattern (Officer Scale-I) 2020

S. No. Section Question Marks
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50
2 General Awareness Paper 40 40
3 Numerical Ability Paper 40 50
4 English Language / Hindi Language 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
Total 200 200

IBPS RRB 2020 Mains Exam Pattern for Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50 2 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Paper 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Paper 40 40
4 English Language / Hindi Language 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
 Total 200 200

IBPS RRB 2020 Mains Exam Pattern for Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours and 30 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Paper 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Paper 40 40
4 English Language / Hindi Language 40 20
5 Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
6 Professional Knowledge Paper 40 40
Total 240 200

IBPS RRB 2020 Mains Exam Pattern for Officer Scale-III

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50 2 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Paper 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Paper 40 40
4 A English Language Paper 40 40
4 B Hindi Language Paper 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
         
 Total 200 200

All the exams will be held through online mode and will be of objective type.All sections (except English Language section & Hindi Language section) will be bilingual (i.e. will be asked in both English & Hindi). There will be both sectional as well as overall cut offs in IBPS RRB 2020 Officer Scale-I (PO) exam. 1/4th marks will be deducted for every answer attempted wrong by a candidate in IBPS RRB 2020 Exam.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Pattern(Clerk)

IBPS RRB 2020 Office Assistant (Clerk) Exam is conducted in 2 different phases which are given below:

Exam rounds for IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Clerk):

Preliminary Exam

Mains Exam

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

A composite time of 45 minutes is provided to candidates to complete two sections namely Reasoning and Numerical Ability. Candidates must clear the cut-off of each section. The cut-off for each section is decided by the team of IBPS depending on the level of difficulty of the paper

Serial No. Section Name Medium of Exam No. of Questions Minimum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning English/Hindi 40 40 A composite time of 45 mins
2. Numerical Ability English/Hindi 40 40
  Total   80 80  

IBPS RRB Clerk Mains Exam Pattern 2020

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains Exam Pattern:

S. No. Section Question Marks
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50
2 General Awareness Paper 40 40
3 Numerical Ability Paper 40 50
4 English Language / Hindi Language 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
Total 200 200

Note: There is no interview for IBPS RRB 2020 Office Assistant exam. The final selection will be based on marks obtained by a candidate in mains exam of RRB Clerk.
1/4th marks will be deducted for every wrong answer attempted by a candidate.

Now that we have discussed the detailed exam pattern of IBPS RRB 2020 Exam, let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus of IBPS RRB 2020 Exam.

IBPS RRB 2020 Syllabus for Prelims & Mains Exam

The syllabus of Officer Scale-I (PO) is almost similar to that of IBPS RRB Assistant (Clerk) exam for both Prelims & Mains. The IBPS RRB 2020 syllabus differs a little bit for Officers Scale II & III as compare to other exams. The detailed subject wise analysis on all subjects is given below:

IBPS RRB Syllabus 2020

The IBPS RRB 2020 Office Assistant (Clerk) & Officer Scale-I (PO) Exam Syllabus majorly falls into five sections:

Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude

Computer Knowledge

General Awareness and

English Language / Hindi Language

The IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer) and Officer Scale-III 2020 Exam Syllabus majorly falls into five sections:

Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

Computer Knowledge

Financial Awareness and

English Language / Hindi Language

The IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre) 2020 Exam Syllabus majorly falls into five sections:

Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

Computer Knowledge

Professional Knowledge and

English Language / Hindi Language

IBPS RRB Syllabus for All Subjects

The subcategories of these five sections are mentioned below:

Subject Syllabus & Topics
Reasoning Syllabus Puzzles - Seating Arrangement: Circular/Direction-based/MISC
Number Series
Odd man out
Coding-Decoding
Blood Relation
Analogy
Syllogism
Alphabet Test
Ranking and Time
Causes and Effects
Direction Sense
Figure Series
Word Formation
Statement and Assumption
Assertion and Reason
Statement and Conclusion
Statement and Arguments
Statements and Action Courses
Quantitative Aptitude Or Numerical Ability Syllabus Number System
Data Interpretation - Bar Graph, Line Graph & Pie chart
HCF & LCM
Profit & Loss
Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Time & Work
Time & Distance
Decimal & Fraction
Averages
Simplification
Partnership
Percentages
Ratio & Proportion
Averages
Case Studies Charts and Graphs
Permutation & Combination
Probability
General Awareness Syllabus Current Affairs National & International
Sports Abbreviations
Currencies & Capitals
General Science
Government Schemes & Policies
Banking Awareness
RBI
National Parks & Sanctuaries
English Language or Hindi Language Syllabus Reading Comprehensions
Grammar / Vyakaran
Spotting Errors
Fill in the Blanks
Misspelled Words
Jumbled Words
Rearrangement of Sentence
Jumbled up sentences
Idioms and Phrases
Cloze Tests
One word Substitution
Antonyms and Synonyms
Computer Knowledge Syllabus Fundamentals of Computer
History of Computers
Future of Computers
Basic Knowledge of Internet
Networking Software & Hardware
Abbreviations Shortcut Keys
MS Office
Database
Security Tools
Virus
Hacking
Trojans Input and Output Devices
Computer Languages
Financial Awareness Syllabus Current events in Financial World
Monetary Policy
Budget
Economic Survey
Banking Banking Reforms in India
Bank Accounts of Special Individuals Loans
Asset Reconstruction Companies
Non Performing Assets
Restructuring of Loans
Bad Loans
Risk Management
BASEL I
BASEL II
BASEL III
Organisations - RBI, SEBI, IMF, World Bank & Others

IBPS RRB 2020 Online Form Link: Click Here to Apply Online

IBPS RRB Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020: FAQs

Q1. What are the subjects a candidates needs to study for IBPS RRB 2020 PO & Clerk Exam?

Answer: A candidate need to study Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness, Hindi/English Language for both Prelims & Mains exam.

Q2. What is the difference between the syllabus of IBPS RRB PO and Clerk online tests?

Answer: No difference in the syllabus, the topics remain the same, the difference lies in the difficulty level of the questions asked in the exam.

Q3. Can I Apply for both IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I and Office Assistant Recruitment?

Answer: Yes, if you meet the eligibility criteria of both the posts, you apply online.

Q4. Is there negative marking in the IBPS RRB exam?

Answer: There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one-fourth of the marks (1/4th) assigned to that question will be deducted.

Q5. Are the marks obtained in prelims exam considered for calculating the final selection?

Answer: No, only the marks scored in the mains and interview round will be considered for final selection.

Q6. Is there any sectional cut off for each section in IBPS RRB exam?

Answer: Yes, Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Prelims and Mains examination to be considered to be shortlisted for next round.

IBPS RRB Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020

The notification for 2020 exam has already been released on 30th June 2020. IBPS RRB syllabus is much similar to that of any other bank exam but the prelims pattern is different from any other bank exams. In this article, we are talking about the syllabus and exam pattern of IBPS RRB 2020 Office Assistant (Clerk) and Officer Scale-I (PO), II & III Exam.

The IBPS RRB Exam Pattern is a bit different for both IBPS RRB 2020 Officer and IBPS RRB 2020 Assistant Exam. Let’s have a look at the exam pattern of both these exams separately.

Click Here to Download IBPS RRB 2020 Prelims Admit Card

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern Officer Scale-I, II & III

IBPS RRB 2020 Officer Scale-I (PO) Exam is conducted in 3 different phases while the Officer Scale-II & III (SO) will be conducted through 2 phases.

Exam rounds for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I (PO):

Preliminary Exam

Mains Exam

Interview Process

Exam rounds for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II & III:

Mains Exam (Single Examination)

Interview Process

IBPS RRB PO Officer Scale-I Prelims Exam Pattern 2020

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1. Reasoning 40 40 45 Minutes
2. Numerical Ability 40 40
Total 80 80 -
ibps-rrb-syllabus-exam-pattern

The complete list of all the sections available for the mains Exam in different scales, i.e. Officer Scale I, II and III are discussed below.

IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam Pattern (Officer Scale-I) 2020

S. No. Section Question Marks
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50
2 General Awareness Paper 40 40
3 Numerical Ability Paper 40 50
4 English Language / Hindi Language 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
Total 200 200

IBPS RRB 2020 Mains Exam Pattern for Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50 2 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Paper 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Paper 40 40
4 English Language / Hindi Language 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
 Total 200 200

IBPS RRB 2020 Mains Exam Pattern for Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours and 30 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Paper 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Paper 40 40
4 English Language / Hindi Language 40 20
5 Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
6 Professional Knowledge Paper 40 40
Total 240 200

IBPS RRB 2020 Mains Exam Pattern for Officer Scale-III

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50 2 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Paper 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Paper 40 40
4 A English Language Paper 40 40
4 B Hindi Language Paper 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
         
 Total 200 200

All the exams will be held through online mode and will be of objective type.All sections (except English Language section & Hindi Language section) will be bilingual (i.e. will be asked in both English & Hindi). There will be both sectional as well as overall cut offs in IBPS RRB 2020 Officer Scale-I (PO) exam. 1/4th marks will be deducted for every answer attempted wrong by a candidate in IBPS RRB 2020 Exam.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Pattern(Clerk)

IBPS RRB 2020 Office Assistant (Clerk) Exam is conducted in 2 different phases which are given below:

Exam rounds for IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Clerk):

Preliminary Exam

Mains Exam

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

A composite time of 45 minutes is provided to candidates to complete two sections namely Reasoning and Numerical Ability. Candidates must clear the cut-off of each section. The cut-off for each section is decided by the team of IBPS depending on the level of difficulty of the paper

Serial No. Section Name Medium of Exam No. of Questions Minimum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning English/Hindi 40 40 A composite time of 45 mins
2. Numerical Ability English/Hindi 40 40
  Total   80 80  

IBPS RRB Clerk Mains Exam Pattern 2020

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains Exam Pattern:

S. No. Section Question Marks
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50
2 General Awareness Paper 40 40
3 Numerical Ability Paper 40 50
4 English Language / Hindi Language 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
Total 200 200

Note: There is no interview for IBPS RRB 2020 Office Assistant exam. The final selection will be based on marks obtained by a candidate in mains exam of RRB Clerk.
1/4th marks will be deducted for every wrong answer attempted by a candidate.

Now that we have discussed the detailed exam pattern of IBPS RRB 2020 Exam, let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus of IBPS RRB 2020 Exam.

IBPS RRB 2020 Syllabus for Prelims & Mains Exam

The syllabus of Officer Scale-I (PO) is almost similar to that of IBPS RRB Assistant (Clerk) exam for both Prelims & Mains. The IBPS RRB 2020 syllabus differs a little bit for Officers Scale II & III as compare to other exams. The detailed subject wise analysis on all subjects is given below:

IBPS RRB Syllabus 2020

The IBPS RRB 2020 Office Assistant (Clerk) & Officer Scale-I (PO) Exam Syllabus majorly falls into five sections:

Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude

Computer Knowledge

General Awareness and

English Language / Hindi Language

The IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer) and Officer Scale-III 2020 Exam Syllabus majorly falls into five sections:

Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

Computer Knowledge

Financial Awareness and

English Language / Hindi Language

The IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre) 2020 Exam Syllabus majorly falls into five sections:

Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

Computer Knowledge

Professional Knowledge and

English Language / Hindi Language

IBPS RRB Syllabus for All Subjects

The subcategories of these five sections are mentioned below:

Subject Syllabus & Topics
Reasoning Syllabus Puzzles - Seating Arrangement/Circular/Direction-based/MISC
Number Series
Odd man out
Coding-Decoding
Blood Relation
Analogy
Syllogism
Alphabet Test
Ranking and Time
Causes and Effects
Direction Sense
Figure Series
Word Formation
Statement and Assumption
Assertion and Reason
Statement and Conclusion
Statement and Arguments
Statements and Action Courses
Quantitative Aptitude Or Numerical Ability Syllabus Number System
Data Interpretation - Bar Graph, Line Graph & Pie chart
HCF & LCM
Profit & Loss
Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Time & Work
Time & Distance
Decimal & Fraction
Averages
Simplification
Partnership
Percentages
Ratio & Proportion
Averages
Case Studies Charts and Graphs
Permutation & Combination
Probability
General Awareness Syllabus Current Affairs National & International
Sports Abbreviations
Currencies & Capitals
General Science
Government Schemes & Policies
Banking Awareness
RBI
National Parks & Sanctuaries
English Language or Hindi Language Syllabus Reading Comprehensions
Grammar / Vyakaran
Spotting Errors
Fill in the Blanks
Misspelled Words
Jumbled Words
Rearrangement of Sentence
Jumbled up sentences
Idioms and Phrases
Cloze Tests
One word Substitution
Antonyms and Synonyms
Computer Knowledge Syllabus Fundamentals of Computer
History of Computers
Future of Computers
Basic Knowledge of Internet
Networking Software & Hardware
Abbreviations Shortcut Keys
MS Office
Database
Security Tools
Virus
Hacking
Trojans Input and Output Devices
Computer Languages
Financial Awareness Syllabus Current events in Financial World
Monetary Policy
Budget
Economic Survey
Banking Banking Reforms in India
Bank Accounts of Special Individuals Loans
Asset Reconstruction Companies
Non Performing Assets
Restructuring of Loans
Bad Loans
Risk Management
BASEL I
BASEL II
BASEL III
Organisations - RBI, SEBI, IMF, World Bank & Others

IBPS RRB 2020 Online Form Link: Click Here to Apply Online

IBPS RRB Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020: FAQs

Q1. What are the subjects a candidates needs to study for IBPS RRB 2020 PO & Clerk Exam?

Answer: A candidate need to study Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness, Hindi/English Language for both Prelims & Mains exam.

Q2. What is the difference between the syllabus of IBPS RRB PO and Clerk online tests?

Answer: No difference in the syllabus, the topics remain the same, the difference lies in the difficulty level of the questions asked in the exam.

Q3. Can I Apply for both IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I and Office Assistant Recruitment?

Answer: Yes, if you meet the eligibility criteria of both the posts, you apply online.

Q4. Is there negative marking in the IBPS RRB exam?

Answer: There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one-fourth of the marks (1/4th) assigned to that question will be deducted.

Q5. Are the marks obtained in prelims exam considered for calculating the final selection?

Answer: No, only the marks scored in the mains and interview round will be considered for final selection.

Q6. Is there any sectional cut off for each section in IBPS RRB exam?

Answer: Yes, Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Prelims and Mains examination to be considered to be shortlisted for next round.