Saturday, 29 October 2016

IBPS RRB (Officer Scale I II III) Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2016

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IBPS RRB (Officer Scale I II III) Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2016| Details about Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Exam Pattern

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is fully responsible for conducting RRB Common Written Exam (CWE). IBPS every year organizes this online exam for recruitment of Officers Scale I, II, & III.Candidates who have completed their graduation can give this exam.

Pre Exam Pattern (Officer Scale I Post)

S. No.
No. Of Questions
Maximum Marks
1 Reasoning 40 40
2 Quantitative Aptitude 40 40

Total Time Duration for Screening Test is 45 Minutes.

S. No.
No. Of Questions
Maximum Marks
1. Reasoning 40 50
2. Quantitative Aptitude 40 50
3. General Awareness 40 40
4. (a) English Language 40 40
4. (b) Hindi Language 40 40
5. Computer Knowledge 40 20
TOTAL 200 200

RRB Officer Scale Mains Exam Pattern

Officer Scale-I/Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)

S. No.
No. Of Questions
Maximum Marks
1. Reasoning 40 40
2. Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 40 40
3. Financial Awareness 40 40
4. (a) English Language 40 20
4. (b) Hindi Language 40 20
5. Computer Knowledge 40 20
6. Professional Knowledge 40 40
TOTAL 240 200

1. Composite Time of 120 minutes for all the tests together except 150 minutes for Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)
2. There will be negative marks at the rate of 0.25 for wrong answers
3. Candidates can opt either 4 (a) or 4 (b)



Focus on Comprehensional Reasoning, Venn Diagrams, Number Series, Coding and de-coding, Problem Solving Techniques, Statement & Conclusion type questions, arithmetic reasoning, arithmetical number series, non-verbal series, syllogistic reasoning, Seating Arrangements.

Quantitative Aptitude

Questions will be asked from Simplification, Average, Percentage, Time & Work, Area, profit & Loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Time & Speed, Investment, HCF LCM, Problem On Ages , Bar Graph, Pictorial Graph, Pie Chart. Date Interpretation is the section which have to be focused.

General Awareness

Questions will be asked from Indian Current Events, General Science, General Knowledge. Focus will be mainly on Current affairs of National & International news, Important dates, Current Science, Technology, Sports & Culture.

Financial Awareness

English or Hindi Language:- Mainly Focus on the topics like Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Error, Sentence correction, fill in the blanks, Comprehension & Cloze Test etc.

Computer Awareness 

Basic of Computers, Computer Organization, Generations of computer, Input & Output Device, Shortcuts & Basic knowledge MS word, MS Excel, MS power point, Memory Orientation, Internet, LAN, WAN, Modem, Computer Abbreviations, Modern day Technology. Remember short cut Tricks of MS Word, MS Excel & Computer Abbreviations.

Financial Awareness

Latest Topics in News in Financial World Monetary Policy, Budget and Economic Survey etc, Overview of Banking and Banking Reforms in India, Bank Accounts of Special Individuals, Organisations Deposits Credit, Loans, Advances Non Performing Assets, NPAs, Asset Reconstruction Companies, Bad Loans, Restructuring of Loans, Risk Management, BASEL I, Basel II, Basel III OR BASEL 1, BASEL 2 , BASEL 3 ACCORDS :- Articles relating to risk management (Basel Accords Treasury Management, Monetary Issues.