IBPS RRB 2020: Syllabus, Exam Pattern, and Participating Bank Name

IBPS RRB Syllabus

As you all know, there is a minor difference between the “IBPS RRB 2020 Exam Pattern” for both “IBPS RRB 2020 Officer” and “IBPS RRB 2020 Assistant Exam”. Exam pattern is very important for all candidates to prepare for IBPS RRB Exam. So, here is a table of information provided below to understand well about the Exam Pattern of both these IBPS RRB.

Name of Organization IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) RRB
Name of Post Office Assistant, Officer
Category IBPS RRB Exam Pattern
IBPS RRB Syllabus
Process of Selection
  • Theory Test
  • Face to Face Interview
Location of Job All over India
Official Website ibps.in

IBPS RRB 2020 Officer Grade (RRB PO)

There are three different types of “IBPS RRB 2020 Officer Grade Exam” phases namely:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview Process

IBPS RRB exam pattern 2020

IBPS RRB 2020 Officer Grade Prelims Exam Pattern

S. No. Name of Paper Question Marks Time
1. Logical Reasoning 40 40 45min.
2. Numerical Aptitude 40 40
Total 80 80

IBPS RRB 2020 Mains Exam Pattern (Officer Scale-I)

S. No. Name of Paper Question Marks
1 Logical Reasoning 40 50
2 General Awareness 40 40
3 Numerical Aptitude 40 50
4 General English / Hindi 40 40
5 Basic Computer 40 20
Total 200 200

IBPS RRB 2020 Mains Exam Pattern for Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)

S. No. Name of Paper Question Marks Time
1 Logical Reasoning 40 50 2 hours
2 Quantitative & Data Interpretation 40 50
3 Financial Awareness 40 40
4 General English / Hindi 40 40
5 Basic Computer 40 20
Total 200 200

IBPS RRB 2020 Mains Exam Pattern for Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)

S. No. Name of Paper Question Marks Time
1 Logical Reasoning 40 50 Total time of 2 hours and 30min.
2 Quantitative & Data Interpretation 40 50
3 Financial Awareness 40 40
4 General English / Hindi 40 20
5 Basic Computer 40 20
6 Professional Knowledge 40 40
Total 240 200

IBPS RRB 2020 Mains Exam Pattern for Officer Scale-III

S. No. Name of Paper Question Marks Time
1 Logical Reasoning 40 50 2 hours
2 Quantitative & Data Interpretation 40 50
3 Financial Awareness 40 40
4 A General English 40 40
4 B General Hindi  40 40
5 Basic Computer 40 20
         
Total 200 200

As it is already mentioned by the IBPS Bank that this exam will be going to be a type of online mode and it is a multiple-choice question. All of the above-mentioned details except 4A and 4B are bilingual. There will be 0.25 negative marking for every wrong solution.


IBPS RRB 2020 Assistant (RRB Clerk)

IBPS RRB Prelims Exam 2020 Pattern

In this “IBPS RRB Prelims Exam 2020 Pattern”, there is a time of only 45minutes is given to all the applicants for exam paper named as Logical Reasoning and Numerical Aptitude. Every applicant needs to pass the cut off of each paper. And this cut off depends upon the difficulty level of the IBPS exam that is governed by IBPS Bank.

Serial No. Name of Paper Exam Name Questions Marks Time
1. Logical Reasoning Aptitude English or Hindi 40 40 45minutes
2. Numerical Aptitude English or Hindi 40 40
  Total   80 80  

IBPS RRB Mains Exam 2020 Pattern

So, here we will provide you all the information related to the Mains exam pattern. For Officer Scale- I, II and III exam patterns are given in the table below.

Exam Pattern:

S. No. Name of Paper Question Total Marks
1 Logical Reasoning 40 50
2 General Awareness 40 40
3 Numerical Aptitude 40 50
4 General English or Hindi 40 40
5 Basic Computer 40 20
Total 200 200

This is all about the exam pattern of the “IBPS RRB Entrance Exam 2020”. Now, all applicants need to know more about the desired syllabus of IBPS RRB.

Syllabus of IBPS RRB 2020 Entrance Exam

So, here we will discuss the syllabus of IBPS RRB 2020 Entrance Exam. There is only a minor difference between the syllabus of “IBPS RRB 2020” for Office Assistant and Officer Grade. And, this difference is applied on both the “IBPS RRB 2020 Preliminary Exam” and “IBPS RRB 2020 Mains Exam”. As you all know that the syllabus plays an important role in every entrance exam. Every applicant needs to know the exact syllabus for preparation.

IBPS RRB 2020 Assistant Exam Syllabus

Generally, The Syllabus of IBPS RRB 2020 Assistant Exam is categorized into 5 phases or sections namely:

  • Reasoning Aptitude
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Basic Computer
  • General English and
  • Basic Hindi.

Now, The whole syllabus which comes under these categories are given in a table below:

Reasoning Aptitude General English Quantitative Aptitude Basic Hindi Basic Computer
Odd man out Spotting Errors Number System Vyakaran Computer Fundamentals
Blood Relation Fill in the blanks Simple Interest Fill in the Blanks Software & Hardware Fundamentals
Syllogism Jumbled Words Decimal Fraction Mistakes Networking
Figure Series Idioms & Phrases Time & Work Paragraphs Database
Ranking and Time Commonly Misspelled Words Averages   MS Office
Direction Sense Test Comprehension Ratio & Proportion   History & Future of Computers
Decision Making Phrase Substitution Partnership   Computer Fundamentals
Series Test Cloze Tests Case Studies  
Statement and Conclusion Jumbled up sentences Permutation & Combination  
Figure Series Test One word Substitution HCF & LCM  
Statement & Arguments   Compound Interest  
Analogy   Profit and Loss    
Coding-Decoding   Time & Distance    
Alphabet Test   Simplification    
Number   Averages    
Causes & Effects   Percentages    
Sitting Arrangements   Charts & Graphs    
Assertion & Reason   Probability    
Statement & Assumption        
Word Formation        


IBPS RRB 2020 Exam of Officer Grade Syllabus

Now, we will discuss the syllabus of “IBPS RRB 2020 Officer Grade” which is almost the same as the syllabus of “IBPS RRB 2020 Assistant”. In both of these exams, there is only one major difference and that is “Professional Knowledge Paper”. In this Officer Grade syllabus, there is an extra section named “General Awareness” other than Logical Reasoning, General English/ Hindi Language, Basic Computer or Computer Applications, Quantitative Aptitude and Professional Knowledge.

Quantitative Aptitude Logical Reasoning General English General Hindi General Awareness Basic Computer
Number System Syllogism Spotting Errors Fill in the Blanks Countries/Currencies Computer Fundamentals
Decimal Fraction Odd man out Jumbled Words Vyakaran Current Affairs Software & Hardware Fundamentals
Simple Interest Series Test Comprehension Mistakes Indian & International Economy Networking
Time & Work Blood Relation Idioms & Phrases   Banking Terms MS Office
Averages Ranking & Time Fill in the Blanks   RBI Database
Partnership Direction Sense Test Phrase Substitution   Books &  Authors History & Future of Computers
Ratio and Proportion Decision Making Commonly Misspelled Words   Repo and Reverse Repo Rate
Compound Interest Statement and Arguments Cloze Test   Fiscal Monetary Policies
Permutation and Combination Statement and Conclusion Jumbled up sentences   UNO
HCF & LCM Figure Series One word Substitution   Social Function of Banks
Profit & Loss Figure Series Test     Marketing
Case Studies Analogy     Awards & Honors  
Time & Distance Alphabet Test     Finance  
Simplification Coding-Decoding     Sports  
Probability Sitting Arrangements     History of Banking  
Averages Causes & Effects     Agriculture  
Charts & Graphs Number        
Percentages Statement & Assumption        
  Assertion & Reason        
  Word Formation        
  Statements & Action Courses        
  Word Formation        


IBPS RRB Exam 2020 Participating Banks

There are around 45 RRB Banks that participate in the opening of jobs in banks. So, here is a table is given below showing you the name of the participating Bank for the post of “Officers Scale- I, II, III, and Office Assistant”.

Name of Bank State/UT Particular Local language proficiency 
Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank Arunachal Pradesh English
Andhra Pragathi Gramin Bank Andhra Pradesh Telugu
Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank Telangana Telugu
Aryavart Bank Uttar Pradesh Hindi
Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank Gujarat Gujrati
Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank West Bengal Bengali
Assam Gramin Vikash Bank Assam Assamese, Bengali, Bodo
Baroda Uttar Pradesh Gramin Bank Uttar Pradesh Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit
Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank Rajasthan Hindi
Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank Andhra Pradesh Telugu

Frequently Asked Questions


What do you understand about the IBPS RRB Exam?

IBPS RRB is a type of government exam that offers many jobs in the post of Officer and Assistant. It is only conducted by IBPS Bank.


Name the types of IBPS RRB Exam?

Generally, there are two types of IBPS RRB Exam namely: IBPS RRB Officer and IBPS RRB Assistant.


Name the types of IBPS RRB cut-off list?

Types of IBPS RRB cut-off list are sectional and overall.


Is there a difference between the syllabus of IBPS Officer and IBPS Assistant?

Yes, there is only a minor change in the syllabus of IBPS Officer and IBPS Assistant which is named as Professional Knowledge Paper. And there is an addition of one subject in IBPS Officer exam called “General Awareness”.

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