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How to Score 60+ in IBPS RRB Prelims 2017 Complete Guide

How to score 60+ in IBPS RRB Prelims 2017

IBPS RRB is conducted by Institute of banking personnel selection and the exam is conducted to recruit candidates into small scale and regional rural banks. There are more than 15000 vacancies to be filled in 56 participating banks. IBPS has released notification for RRB posts – Office Assistants, Officer Scale I, II and III.

IBPS RRB is an initiative to create financial inclusion in rural areas and to empower them with banks and financial institutions. IBPS RRB exams is a great opportunity for candidates to join the revolution to bank India as part of the ongoing efforts of the government.

IBPS RRB total number of vacancies:

Post No. of Vacancies
Officer Scale I 5123
Officer Scale II 1747
Officer Scale III 169
Office Assistant 8298
Total 15337

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Examination Paper Pattern for IBPS RRB:

Before you go about preparing to crack the IBPS RRB exam, it is necessary to learn about the paper pattern and syllabus of the exam. The IBPS RRB exam consists of papers for Office Assistants, Officer Scale I, II and III.

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ONLINE EXAMINATION STRUCTURE–   

The Structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:

Preliminary Examination (objective)* Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Sr. No. Name of Tests 

 

Medium of Exam No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 40 Composite time of  45 minutes
2 Numerical Ability Hindi/English 40 40
Total 80 80

 Officer Scale-I

Sr. No. Name of Tests 

 

Medium of Exam No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 40 Composite time of  45 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude Hindi/English 40 40
Total 80 80

Single level objective Examination for Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)

Sr. No. Name of the Tests Medium of Exam No. of Qs. Max.

Marks

Duration
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50  

 

Composite Time of 2 hours

2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4a• English Language English 40 40
4b• Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
TOTAL:::: 200 200

 Single Level Objective Examination for Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)

Sr. No. Name of the Tests Medium of Exam No. of Qs. Max.

Marks

Duration
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 40 Composite Time of 2 hours and 30 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 40
3 Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4a• English Language English 40 20
4b• Hindi Language Hindi 40 20
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
6 Professional Knowledge Hindi/English 40 40
TOTAL:::: 240 200

 Single Level Objective exam for Officer Scale- III 

Sr. No. Name of the Tests Medium of Exam No. of Qs. Max.

Marks

Duration
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50  

Composite Time of 2 hours

2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4a• English Language English 40 40
4b• Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
TOTAL:::: 200 200

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Language Option: The best part about IBPS RRB is that one can give the exam in either Hindi or English except for the language paper i.e. Hindi or English. Since the recruitment of IBPS RRB’s is for rural areas, the candidate must have a sound language of regional language without which it can be difficult to get selected in IBPS RRB’s.

Mode of Selection:

There are two phases for IBPS RRB preliminary and mains examination. Candidates who qualify in the preliminary examination will be allowed to write the mains examination. Those who qualify in the mains exam will be called for interview.

The importance of marking scheme: Candidates need to note that there will be objective tests and candidates will lose ¼ or 0.25 marks for every wrong answer attempted. Questions that are left blank will not have any negative marking.

How to prepare for IBPS RRB subject wise? – Study Plan

Scoring sectional cutoff is very important for success in IBPS RRB exams. For example, if you are well versed with Quantitative Aptitude, you can score well in that section.

You can prepare in the way given below on weekly rotations. You can rotate this every week and prepare on a monthly basis.

Rotational Weeks for 3 months Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning English Language General Awareness
Week 1 Simplification, approximation, Quadratic equations, number series, ratio proportion, Average profit -loss, discount, Inequality

Syllogism

Order and Ranking

Grammar, Spotting Errors, Reading Comprehension Important Organization, Types of Banks and products, Cheques, NEFT, RTGS, IMPS,
Week 2 Time and work, Seed, Distance and time, Boats and Streams, mixture and alligations Input – Output

Coding – Decoding

Alphanumeric Series

Direction based problems

Grammar, Sentence Improvement, Reading Comprehension Committees, acts and bodies, Weekly current status, monetary policy,
Week 3 Pipes and systems, Problem on ages, Probability, Data Sufficiency, r Blood Relations

Data Sufficiency

Verbal Reasoning

Seating Arrangement

Fill in the Blanks with Single, Double and Sentence Fillers, Cloze Test inflation, national income, current affairs, Money market,
Week 4 Data interpretation, Bar Graph, Lines Chart, Pie Chart, Tabula 1.Puzzle

a-Floor based

b- Day and   Month based

c-Classification.

d-Blood relation based

Para Jumbles, Spelling Correction, Reading Comprehension capital markets, economic planning, capital and currency,

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  1. Hello sir, how long will it take to gett the cofirmation of job after clearing mains for both ibps clerical and po.

    1. Hello Harish, It will take 2 months.

  2. sir,hum obc category se hai, mera qualification BA (61.73%) hai. mai bolne me tutlata hu. kya hum bank clerk ki taiyari kar sakte hai?

    1. Hello Binit, no worry. Tum Eligible ho apply kar sakte ho.

  3. when will be the notification release for ibps po recruitment 2017??

    1. Next Week.

  4. hi sir a person apply ibps po exam and ibps rrb?

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