IBPS RRB Recruitment 2019 – Syllabus and Exam Pattern

IBPS has invited applications from eligible graduated to fill its 8354 vacant positions in various posts across different RRB’s. Graduates with knowledge of regional languages can apply for these posts. The selection process involves two stages of screening tests followed by the interview for the office assistant and the officers scale I. For all other posts there is only single stage written test before the interview.

Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination – Office Assistant & Officer Scale I:
Main Examination – Office Assistant & Officer Scale I:

Single Stage Examination for :

Officer scale II (General Banking ) & III :
Officer scale II :


  • Syllogism & Decision Making
  • Linear & Circular Seating Arrangements
  • Distance & Directions, Blood Relations
  • Puzzles
  • Analogy & Classification
  • Statements and Arguments & Assertion and Reasoning
  • Statements and Conclusions & Causes and Effect
  • Alpha-Numeric Series & Figure Series
  • Odd Man Out &  Coding-Decoding
Numerical Aptitude
  • Simplification
  • Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest
  • Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership
  • Surds
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Number System, HCF and LCM
  • Time and Work
  • Time, Distance and Speed
  • Probability
  • Mensuration, Geometry
  • Problems on Clocks
English Language
  • Error spotting, 
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Comprehension
  • Para jumbles
  • Phrases and Idioms,
  • Jumbled Words
  • One word Substitution
General Awareness
  • History, Geography
  • Indian Politics, Indian Constitution
  • Sports & Technology
  • Books and Authors & Inventions and Discoveries
  • Countries, Capital and Currency
  • Economics
  • Who’s Who
  • Current Affairs
Computer Awareness
  • Software and Hardware Fundamentals
  • MS office
  • Networks & Databases
  • History and Future of Computers
  • Virus & Hacking
  • Shortcuts, Abbreviations
Financial Awareness
  • History of Banking
  • Banking Terminologies, Budget and Economic Survey
  • Financial Institutions, Risk Management
  • Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and its Guidelines
  • Government Schemes and Policies Related to Banking and Finance
  • BASEL Norms

For more details candidates can check the official notification : IBPS RRB notification

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