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IBPS RRB 2018 Syllabus

Updated On - March 16th 2018

IBPS RRB Exam is divided into 5 subjects. It is very important for a candidate to prepare properly for all the subjects. A candidate has to clear both IBPS RRB 2018 Preliminary Examination and IBPS 2018 Mains Examination in order to get selected for the post of Office Assistant. IBPS RRB 2018 Online Examination is conducted in the month of November, 2018.

Both of the IBPS RRB 2018 Examinations are conducted in a Computer-Based Test format and are of objective type. It is very important for each and every appearing candidate to know the IBPS RRB Syllabus of both prelims and mains to prepare properly for the exam. A candidate can attempt questions from each section either in Hindi or in English in IBPS RRB 2018 Exam, except Hindi and English Language section.

IBPS RRB 2018 Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB Exam is conducted only in online mode. Only objective type questions are asked in IBPS RRB Exam. IBPS RRB Exam Pattern differs for Scale I, II, III and Office Assistant posts and the medium of IBPS RRB Exam is bilingual i.e. it is conducted in both Hindi and English Languages. As per IBPS RRB Exam Pattern, the Preliminary Examination has 80 multiple choice questions that carry 80 marks in total.

The total time duration to complete the prelims examination questions is 45 minutes. The candidates need to obtain minimum IBPS RRB Cut off marks in both the subjects to clear the preliminary exam. Only if the candidate clears this exam, he/she is allowed to appear for the IBPS RRB Mains examination. There is a provision of negative marking for all the wrong attempts made by a candidate.

In IBPS RRB Mains Examination, a total of 200 questions is asked from all the subjects. Number of questions from each subject is 40. The total time allotted to solve these 200 questions is 2 hours.

IBPS RRB 2018 Section Wise Syllabus

A candidate should be aware of IBPS RRB syllabus in order to prepare well for the common written exam. According to the IBPS RRB 2018 Exam Pattern, questions are asked from different topics and sections in the exam. IBPS RRB Syllabus covers all the important topics of each section from which questions are framed.

IBPS RRB Syllabus helps the candidate to set a preparation strategy with which he/she can cover all the topics. The Syllabus of IBPS RRB acquaints the candidates with all the topics and sub-topics as well that are covered in the IBPS RRB Exam. A candidate must go through the set IBPS RRB Syllabus before starting their preparation for IBPS RRB Exam.

Questions in IBPS RRB are framed from total 5 sections, Reasoning, Numerical Ability, General Awareness, Computer Knowledge, English Language/ Hindi Language. It is up to the choice of a candidate as he/she can attempt all the sections either in English or Hindi except the English and the Hindi language papers.

The IBPS RRB Preliminary Examination and Mains Examination are conducted for Officer Scale I and Office Assistant (Multipurpose). The Single Online Examination is conducted for Officers Scale II and III. IBPS RRB 2018 Interview is conducted for the posts of Officers Scale I, II and III. Candidate should prepare well for the exam by covering all the topics and sections included in the RRB exam.

IBPS RRB 2018 Numerical Ability Syllabus

In the following table, numerical ability syllabus is mentioned:

Numerical Ability TopicsNumerical Ability TopicsNumerical Ability Topics
LCM and HCFRatiosPercentage
FactoringAgeProfit and Loss
Missing NumbersAveragePrices and Expenditure Problems
Simple and Compound InterestTime and WorkMensuration
VolumeTime and DistanceFractions
Series Completion----

IBPS RRB 2018 Reasoning Syllabus

In the given below table, IBPS RRB syllabus for Reasoning section is mentioned:

Reasoning TopicsReasoning TopicsReasoning Topics
Seating ArrangementInput-OutputAssertion and reason
Logical ReasoningAlphanumeric SeriesFigure Series
Tabulation PuzzlesRankingWord Formation
Coding-DecodingDirectionStatement and Conclusion
InequalitiesAlphabet TestStatement and assumption
Blood RelationsData InsufficiencyStatement and Argument
SyllogismAnalogyStatement and action’s courses
Decision makingOdd one outPassage and conclusions
Venn Diagram  

IBPS RRB 2018 Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude syllabus for IBPS RRB exam is represented in the following table:

Quantitative Aptitude TopicsQuantitative Aptitude TopicsQuantitative Aptitude Topics
Data interpretationPercentageSimple and compound Interest
Permutations and combinationsAverageSequence and Series
ProbabilityProfit and LossBar Graphs
Sequence and seriesWork and TimeLine Graphs
SimplificationTime and DistanceMixed Graphs
Number SystemMixtures and AllegationsCase Study
Ration and ProportionSurds and IndicesPie Charts

IBPS RRB 2018 English/ Hindi Language Syllabus

A candidate can choose only one either English or Hindi Language section in RRB exam. In the following table, the syllabus for English Language and Hindi Language is represented:

English Language TopicsEnglish Language TopicsHindi Language Topics
Cloze TestAntonymsGadyansh (Paragraph)
Reading ComprehensionMultiple MeaningsVartani
Fill in the blanksError SpottingAlankar
Paragraph CompletionDouble blanks in a sentenceMuhavre
Sentence CorrectionPhrase substitutionVyakaran
Para JumblesFill in the blanks with suitable wordsVipritarthak Shabd
MiscellaneousMistakesSamanarthak Shabd

IBPS RRB 2018 General Awareness Syllabus

In the following table, General Awareness syllabus is mentioned:

General Awareness TopicsGeneral Awareness TopicsGeneral Awareness Topics
Current affairs (Last 6 months)Roles of RBIMicro Finance
Banking AwarenessBudget BasicsBase Rate
Indian Financial SystemCurrent Union BudgetNegotiable Instruments
History and structure of Indian BankingInternational OrganizationsCredit Rating Agencies
Indian EconomyFinancial InstitutionsTeaser Rates and Current Bank Rates
Regulatory BodiesIndian ConstitutionGAAR and UNO
RBI, SEBI, IRDA, PFRDA, FSDC, FMCGovernment SchemesImportant Dates and Abbreviation
History of RBIMonetary and Credit policiesMarketing
Functions of RBIConcepts like BASELAwards and Honors Sports

IBPS RRB 2018 Computer Knowledge Syllabus

Computer Knowledge syllabus is represented in the given below table:

Computer Knowledge TopicsComputer Knowledge TopicsComputer Knowledge Topics
Concept of InternetCommunication (Basic Intro)MS Windows and MS Office
History of ComputersOperating SystemNetworking
Database Management SystemSecurity ToolsLAN and WAN
History and working of InternetHackersComputer Abbreviations
ApplicationsNumber System 

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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