IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2019
Supriya Kumari, 18 Jan 2019, #IBPS RRB

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2019 -  Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) prescribes the exam pattern of IBPS RRB Officers I, II & III and Office Assistant. IBPS RRB exam pattern 2019 provides the details about the paper pattern, marking scheme, the division of questions, exam duration and other information. Based on the exam pattern candidates will be able to prepare well for the exam. IBPS conducted IBPS RRB 2019 preliminary exam on August 3, 4, 8, 11,  17, 18 and 25, 2019. The mains exam /single exam for Officers (I, II & III) will be held on September 22 and mains for Office Assistant will be conducted on September 29 at various centres across India. Read this article below to know more about IBPS RRB exam pattern 2019 below.

Details for different posts of IBPS RRB 2019 Exam Pattern

Posts

Written exams: Tiers

Examinations

Office Assistant (Multi-Purpose)

2

  • Preliminary exam

  • Main exam

Scale I Officer

2

  • Preliminary exam

  • Main exam

  • Common Interview

Scale II Officer (Generalist and Specialists)

1

  • Online Examination

  • Common Interview

Scale III Officer

1

  • Online Examination

  • Common Interview

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2019 for Preliminary Exam 

As per the exam pattern of IBPS RRB exam pattern, the prelim exam for the post of Office Assistant (Multi-purpose) and Scale I Officer consists of two subjects - reasoning and numerical ability. There will be total 80 objective type questions asked from both the papers. Each question will carry 1 marks and will be conducted for 45 minutes. Candidates can choose to answer their paper either in Hindi or English. To qualify both the papers, candidates will have to secure minimum cutoff marks. Candidates will be shortlisted for the mains examination on the basis of marks secured by candidates in each category. Check below IBPS RRB exam pattern for preliminary exam for Officers Scale I and Office Assistant (Multi-purpose).

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2019 for Preliminary Exam - Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Serial No

Sections

No of Questions

Total Marks

Medium

Time Duration

1

Reasoning

40

40

English/Hindi

Composite time of 45 minutes

2

Numerical Ability

40

40

 

 

 

Total

80

80

 


IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2019 for Preliminary Exam - Officer Scale-I

Serial No

Sections

No of Questions

Total Marks

Medium

Time Duration

1

Reasoning

40

40

English/Hindi

Composite time of 45 minutes

2

Quantitative Ability

40

40

 

 

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2019 for Main Examination 

The mains exam of IBPS RRB comprises five subjects - reasoning, numerical ability, general awareness, language exam (English / Hindi) and computer knowledge. There will be total 200 questions, carrying one mark each. Candidates will be given 2 hours to answer the paper. All the question will be objective in nature. Candidates can check IBPS RRB exam pattern of mains exam for the post of Office Assistant (Multi-purpose) and Scale I Officer from the table provided below.

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2019 for Main Examination- Office Assistant (Multi-purpose)

Serial No

Sections

No of Questions

Total Marks

Medium

Time Duration

1

Reasoning

40

50

English/Hindi








Composite Time of 2 hours

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

Numerical Ability

40

50

English/Hindi

3

General Awareness

40

40

English/Hindi

4 (a)

English Language

40

40

English

4 (b)

Hindi Language

40

40

Hindi

5

Computer Knowledge

40

20

English/Hindi

 

Total

200

200

 

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2019 for Main Examination - Officer Scale I

Serial No

Sections

No of Questions

Total Marks

Medium

Time Duration

1

Reasoning

40

50

English/Hindi



Composite Time of 2 hours

 

 

 

 

 

2

Quantitative Ability

40

50

English/Hindi

3

General Awareness

40

40

English/Hindi

4 (a)

English Language

40

40

English

4 (b)

Hindi Language

40

40

Hindi

5

Computer Knowledge

40

20

English/Hindi

 

Total

200

200


IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2019 for Single Level Examination

The single level examination is conducted for the Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)Officer Scale-III. According to the exam pattern, there will be objective type questions. IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2019 for Single Level Examination comprises five subjects - reasoning, quantitative ability and data interpretation, financial awareness, language exam (English/Hindi) and computer knowledge. Each question will carry one mark. IBPS RRB Single level examination will be held for 2 hours.  There will be total 200 questions asked in the examination.

For the candidates appearing for Specialist Cadre, there will an additional Professional Knowledge paper which will be conducted for 30 minutes. There will a total of 40 questions carrying 40 marks.

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2019 for Single Level Examination -Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)

Serial No

Sections

No of Questions

Total Marks

Medium

Time Duration

1

Reasoning

40

50

English/Hindi

Composite Time of 2 hours

2

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

40

50

English/Hindi

 

3

Financial Awareness

40

40

English/Hindi

 

4 (a)

English Language

40

40

English

 

4 (b)

Hindi Language

40

40

Hindi

 

5

Computer Knowledge

40

20

English/Hindi

 

 

Total

200

200



IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2019 for Single Level Examination-Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)

Serial No

Sections

No of Questions

Total Marks

Medium

Time Duration

1

Reasoning

40

40

English/Hindi

Composite Time of 2 hours and 30 minutes

2

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

40

40

English/Hindi

 

3

Financial Awareness

40

40

English/Hindi

 

4 (a)

English Language

40

20

English

 

4 (b)

Hindi Language

40

20

Hindi

 

5

Computer Knowledge

40

20

English/Hindi

 

6

Professional Knowledge

40

40

Hindi/English

 

 

Total

240

200

 

 

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2019 for Single Level ExaminationOfficer Scale-III

Serial No

Sections

No of Questions

Total Marks

Medium

Time Duration

1

Reasoning

40

50

English/Hindi

Composite Time of 2 hours

2

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

40

50

English/Hindi

 

3

Financial Awareness

40

40

English/Hindi

 

4 (a)

English Language

40

40

English

 

4 (b)

Hindi Language

40

40

Hindi

 

5

Computer Knowledge

40

20

English/Hindi

 

 

Total

200

200



IBPS RRB 2019 Marking Scheme

The marking scheme is common for all stages of the exams for different posts under IBPS RRB 2019. As per IBPS RRB exam pattern 2019, candidates will be awarded 1 mark for each correct answer while one-fourth marks (0.25 marks) will be deducted for each incorrect response. However, no marks shall be awarded or deducted for unattempted questions.

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