IBPS RRB 2021: Syllabus, Pattern and Preparation Tips

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection - IBPS conducts the mass examination for the posts of Office Assistant and Officer Scale-I, II, III every year. All major Regional Rural Banks participate in the examination conducted by IBPS. If you too are going to participate in the IBPS RRB Exam 2020, then this post is very important for you. Through this article, we will tell you what to do and what not to do to clear the Regional Rural Banking Recruitment Exam and how to do Time-Management for the Bank Examination. Along with IBPS RRB 2020 preparation tips, we will also provide old bank exam papers, you just stay connected with us regularly.


IBPS RRB Exam Pattern & How to prepare for Bank

Under IBPS RRB Exam, recruitment is done for the posts of Bank Clerk, Bank PO, and Bank SO, for which the candidate must have passed graduation. In this article, we will talk about the IBPS exam syllabus and what should be the strategy for the exam. For your information, let us know that the IBPS RRB exam is in three stages, which include a preliminary examination, main examination, and interview. If you are tempted by a bank job, then you will have to go through these three steps, for which a strong strategy and hard work will be required.


Ibps RRB Preliminary Exam Pattern

As the first stage of IBPS RRB recruitment, you will have to go through the 80 marks exam, all the questions in the question paper will be optional. You have to find the correct answer out of 4 answers, if you give the wrong answer to any question then the negative digit system Under 1/4 of your marks will be deducted from your total marks. I would like to tell you for information that if you have applied for office assistant then you will have to go through the preliminary and main examination only. Your selection will be done on the basis of marks obtained in the preliminary and main examination.


IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam Marks Division

 Section / Subject 

 Question

 Marks

     Time Period

 Reasoning Power 

 40

 40

 45 minutes

 Numerical Ability 

 40

 40

 45 minutes

 

Reasoning Power Course

  • Alphabet Series
  • Classification
  • Directions & Distances
  • Analytical Decision Making
  •  Ordering & Ranking
  • Arrangement & Pattern
  • Blood relations
  • Scheduling
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Floor Puzzle
  • Syllogisms
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Double Lineup
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Coding Inequalities / Mathematical Inequalities etc.


Numerical Ability Course

  • Average
  • Data Interpretation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Inference and Probability
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Number Series
  • Percentage
  • Interest
  • Time & Work
  • Speed, Time & Distance
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Number System
  • Profit & Loss
  • Simplification
  • Algebra
  • Mix problems etc.


IBPS RRB Main Exam Pattern 2021

All the candidates who have passed the preliminary examination have to pass the main examination. Whether you have applied for an office assistant or for officer scale- l, ll, lll, you have to go through both stages of the IBPS RRB examination. Applicants for officer scale- l, ll, lll panel after the main examination Will have to undergo an interview in front of the office while the office assistant will be selected according to the preliminary exam & main examination marks.


IBPS RRB Main Exam Marks Division

 S.No.

 Section / Subject

 Question No.

 Marks

 Time Period

 1.

Reasoning

 40

40

Total time of 2 hours

 2.

General Awareness 

 40

40

 3.

Numerical Ability

 40

50 

 4.

English/Hindi Language Knowledge (English/Hindi Language) 

 40

40

 5.

Computer Knowledge 

 40

40

 

 Total

 200

200


(It will be mandatory to bring minimum marks in each section/subject in the preliminary and main examination of IBPS RRB. On attaining work marks in a single section, that candidate will not be considered a pass.)


General Awareness Course

  • Important days/dates
  • Full forms / Abbr.
  • Current Bank Rates
  • Current Affairs Information
  • Countries Capital & Currency
  • Census
  • Banking Awareness and Indian Financial System
  • History and Structure of Indian Banking.
  • Functions / Roles / History of regulatory bodies like RBI, SEBI, FSDC, IRDA, PFRDA, FMC, etc. 
  • Monetary & Credit Policies
  • Budget information and current budget
  • (International Organisations / Financial Institutions)
  • Credit Rating Agencies, Financial Inclusion, Teaser Rates, GAAR, Priority Sector Lending etc.
  • Capital Market & Money Market
  • Information on government policies like Bharat Nirman, Swavalamban, etc. (Government Schemes - Bharat Nirman, Swavlamban, Swabhiman, etc.)
  • Other imp. concepts like - Micro Finance, BASEL, Negotiable Instruments, Base Rate, etc.
  • Computer Knowledge Course
  • Shortcut keys
  • Computer Abbreviations
  • Internet (concept, history, work environment, application) - Internet (concept, history, working environment, application)
  • History of Computers
  • Software & Hardware
  • Database - Database (introduction)
  • Number System
  • Microsoft Office & Windows (MS Windows & MS Office)
  • Security System Tools, Virus, etc. (Security Tools, Virus, Hacker)
  • Communication - Basic Introduction
  • Networking - Networking (LAN, WAN), etc.
  • English Language Knowledge (English Language)
  • Spotting Errors
  • Jumbled words
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Comprehension
  • Commonly Misspelled Words
  • Phrase substitution
  • Jumbled up sentences
  • Cloze Tests
  • One word Substitution etc.
  • Hindi Language Knowledge (Hindi Language)
  • Grammar
  • Fill in the blank
  • Common mistakes etc.

(The syllabus of reasoning and numerical ability remains the same as in the preliminary examination, only the difficulty level of the questions increases.)


Tips to pass the IBPS RRB 2021 Exam

In the IBPS RRB exam, where there is a golden opportunity for all the students preparing for a job in the bank, there is also stiff competition in view of the number of candidates and the number of vacancies. Where you have to pass the 2 written tests and fall in the proficiency category, while at the same time you have to score more than the minimum marks in each section.


Do regular study

To pass the IBPS RRB Exam 2020, you will have to study regularly. Looking at the rules for competition and passing, only your hard work and regular study can help in passing you. For the regular study, you will need to make a study plan. If due to some reason your study plan of one day gets interrupted, then you should compensate for it on the second day.


Read the syllabus

As you all know, it is mandatory to score more than the minimum level in all the sections of both the preliminary and main examinations of IBPS, otherwise, the candidate is considered to be unsuccessful in the case. Whether it is reasoning power or computer knowledge, you should have detailed knowledge of every field. You cannot leave a single subject as difficult because it can make you fail along with the total marks.


Use time properly

Candidates preparing for IBPS RRB should always keep evaluating themselves, they should always know which topics they have a stronghold on and in which subjects the comp tips-how-to-do. It is necessary for a candidate who has passed IBPS RRB to have a special grip on every subject, for which he will be able to give time to each subject. After each self-assessment, he should focus on his weak subject so that the subject does not become an obstacle in the actual examination.


Avoid negative marking

There is a provision of negative marking of 25% in each stage of the IBPS RRB examination. If you do a question wrong then 1/4 marks of that question will be deducted from your total marks which you have earned by solving the correct question. Keeping this in mind, you should try to solve only those questions in which you have confidence. First of all, solve the easy questions which you can solve easily. By doing this, your confidence will also increase and you will be able to give tough questions later.


Solve Mock Tests

Solving questions on time in the exam is also an important task. Many times the candidate does not know how to solve the questions due to a lack of practice. Where solving fake question papers gives you information about time management, by the same self-assessment, you also know the shortcomings in your subject category.


Give enough time to each section

In IBPS RRB Preliminary and Main Examination, you will have to give enough time to each section. There are many times that the candidate gives more time to the section of his choice and in the end, the time to solve the other section is less. You have to give minimum time for each section. You should give extra time to any other section only after giving minimum time to each section. If you do not score minimum in any section, you will be deemed to be unsuccessful. Do not let the psychological pressure of IBPS RRB coming in the final phase dominate you.

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