IBPS RRB Exam 2019-20

Regional Rural Banks Exam

IBPS RRB Syllabus

IBPS RRB Syllabus is divided into 5 sections namely, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General knowledge, English or Hindi and Computers. The syllabus of IBPS RRB 2015 Officers scale I, II, III and office assistants is the same. Only the difficulty level of questions varies. RRB Officer’s exam is a little difficult than Office assistants.

The syllabus for the 5 sections are as follows:

IBPS RRB Syllabus for Reasoning Section

The questions for reasoning is from the following topics. There are 40 questions in the paper with 50 marks weightage.

Reasoning syllabus: Analogy, Odd Man out, Syllogism, Coding-decoding, Blood relations, Alphabet test, Series test, Number, ranking and time sequence, Causes and effects, Direction sense test, Sitting arrangement, Decision making, Input-output, Assertion and reason, Figure Series, word formation, Statement and conclusions, Statement and assumptions, Statement and arguments, Statement and action’s courses, Passage and conclusions, Figure series test, Analogy, Odd figures, Miscellaneous test, Mirror/water image.

Topics

No. of Question asked

Syllogism

5

Input Output

0 – 5

Alphanumeric Series

0 – 5

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

0 – 5

Seating Arrangement

10

Logical Reasoning

5 – 10

Tabulation

5

Puzzle

5 – 7

Coding Decoding

5

Blood Relations

5

Data Sufficiency

0 – 5

Inequalities

5

IBPS RRB Syllabus: Quantitative Aptitude Section

Quantitative aptitude (Numerical Ability) paper contains approx 40 questions of 50 marks weightage

Quantitative aptitude syllabus: Number system, HCF & LCM, Number series, Approximation Wrong Number, Finding next number in series, Decimal fractions, Square root and cube root,  Profit and loss, Simple and compound interest problems, Time and work problems, Time and distance problems, Average problems, Simplifications, Partnerships, Percentage, Ratio and proportions, Average & Ages Ratio & Proportion, Pie charts, Bar graphs, Line graphs, Mixed graphs, Case study, Mensuration, Permutations and combinations, Data tables, Probability. 

Topics

No. Of Questions asked

Data Interpretation

15

Permutation, Combination & Probability

5

Series & Sequence

5

Simplification

5

Ratio & Proportion, Percentage & Averages

3

Number Systems

3

Profit & Loss

2

Work & Time

2

Time & Distance

2

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices

1 – 2

Sequence & Series

1 – 2

Mixtures & Alligations

1 – 2

IBPS RRB Syllabus: General awareness with special reference to banking industry section

General Awareness paper is a compulsory paper. The main topics for GK are as follows:

Current Affairs, Banking Awareness – Indian Financial System, History of Indian Banking Industry – Structure of Indian Banking, Regulatory Bodies like – RBI , SEBI, IRDA, PFRDA, FSDC, FMC etc (RBI History / Functions / Roles), Monetary & Credit Policies, Budget Basics and Current Union Budget, International Organisations/ Financial Institutions, Capital Market & Money Market, Government Schemes – Bharat Nirman, Swavlamban, Swabhiman etc., Other important concepts like – BASEL, Micro Finance, Base Rate, Negotiable Instruments, Credit Rating Agencies, Financial Inclusions, Teaser Rates, GAAR, Priority Sector Lending and all other important concepts, Countries/Currencies, Indian Economy, International Economy, Banking terms, Books & Their Authors, RBI, Fiscal-Monetary Policies, Repo rate, Reverse repo rate etc., Social Function of Banks, UNO, Marketing, Awards & Honors Sports, Finance, Agriculture etc., History of Banking. 

Questions are asked from following General Awareness Syllabus Topics

Important Days/dates

Full forms / Abbr.

Current Bank Rates

Current Affairs, Countries Capital & Currency

Census

Banking Awareness – Indian Financial System

History of Indian Banking Industry – Structure of Indian Banking

History / Functions/roles of Regulatory Bodies like – RBI, SEBI, IRDA, PFRDA, FSDC, FMC etc

Monetary & Credit Policies

Budget Basics and Current Union Budget

International Organisations/ Financial Institutions

Credit Rating Agencies, Financial Inclusions, Teaser Rates, GAAR, Priority Sector Lending etc.

Capital Market & Money Market

Government Schemes – Bharat Nirman, Swavlamban, Swabhiman etc.

Other important concepts like – BASEL, Micro Finance, Base Rate, Negotiable Instruments,

IBPS RRB Syllabus for Computer knowledge

Basic computer fundamentals, Basic Software & Hardware and their functionalities, History and Future of Computers, Networking, Computer abbreviations, Microsoft-office, Basic knowledge of Internet use, Shortcut keys etc.

Computer Syllabus Topics

Shortcut keys

Computer Abbreviations

Internet (Concept, History, working environment, Application)

History of Computers

Software & Hardware

Database (introduction)

Number System

Security Tools, Virus, Hacker

MS Windows & MS Office

Communication (Basic Introduction)

Networking (LAN, WAN)

Security Tools, Virus, Hacker

English language section:

Spotting errors, Phrase substitution, Jumbled up sentences, Double blanks in a sentence. Fill in the blanks, Idioms & Phrases, Reconstruction of sentence & passage. One word substitution, Commonly misspelt words, Comprehensions. Synonyms and antonyms, Cloze Test.

Topics

No. Of Questions asked

Reading Comprehension

10

Cloze Test

10

Fill in the blanks

5

Paragraph Complete/ Sentence Correction

5

Para jumbles

5

Miscellaneous

5

Synonyms / Antonyms

1-3

Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting

0 – 5

Hindi Language

  • Candidates have to select one language out of Hindi and English for your paper.
  • Vyakaran, mistakes, samanarthak shabd, vipritarthak shabd, gadyansh(paragraph), fill in the blanks with suitable words.

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