IBPS RRB Syllabus 2018
Team Careers360, 11 Aug 2018, #IBPS RRB

IBPS RRB Syllabus 2018: The syllabus of IBPS RRB 2018 includes important topics from different sections of the exam. Candidates appearing for the recruitment exam must go through IBPS RRB 2018 syllabus. The topics in IBPS RRB syllabus 2018 is of class 12 and graduation level. The IBPS RRB syllabus consists of topics from English language, reasoning, quantitative aptitude, computer knowledge, banking/general awareness and professional knowledge. Along with the syllabus, candidates must also be familiar with the exam pattern of IBPS RRB 2018 for better preparation. Candidates must note that the syllabus of IBPS RRB 2018 is separate for prelims, mains and language paper. To get complete details about IBPS RRB syllabus 2018 go through the article on this page.

The recruitment of candidates through IBPS RRB 2018 exam is done for two categories of vacancies – Group A Officers (Scale – I, II, III) and Group B Office Assistants (Multipurpose). IBPS RRB prelims exam was conducted for Officer Scale I on August 11, 12 and 18, while the prelims exam for Office Assistant was held on August 19, 25 and September 1. The Mains/Single exam for Officer Scale I, II and III was held on September 30 while the mains exam of Office Assistant was conducted on October 7.

 

IBPS RRB Syllabus 2018

The syllabus of IBPS RRB 2018 for both preliminary and mains examination is given below:

IBPS RRB Syllabus 2018 - Preliminary Examination

Reasoning

  • Odd man out

  • Syllogism

  • Blood Relations

  • Series Test

  • Ranking and time

  • Direction sense test

  • Decision making

  • Figure series

  • Analogy

  • Coding and Decoding

  • Alphabet test

  • Number

  • Causes and effects

  • Seating Arrangement

  • Statement and conclusion

  • Statement and arguments

  • Statement and Assumption

  • Assertion and reasoning

  • Word Formation

  • Statements and Action Courses

 

Quantitative/Numerical Ability

  • Number system

  • Decimal, Fraction

  • Simple Interest

  • Compound Interest

  • Time and work

  • Averages

  • Partnership

  • Ratio and proportion

  • Case studies

  • Permutation and combination

  • HCF and LCM

  • Profit and loss

  • Time and distance

  • Simplification

  • Percentages

  • Averages

  • Charts and graphs

  • Probability

The table above reflects IBPS RRB syllabus for prelims exam from Reasoning and Quantitative Ability. After qualifying the preliminary stage, shortlisted candidates will become eligible to appear for IBPS RRB mains exam.

 

IBPS RRB Syllabus 2018 – Mains

There are five sections a candidate needs to study for mains. The topics under these five subjects, including one language paper, are given below for the IBPS RRB mains exam.

Reasoning

  • Odd man out

  • Syllogism

  • Blood Relations

  • Series Test

  • Ranking and time

  • Direction sense test

  • Decision making

  • Figure series

  • Analogy

  • Coding and Decoding

  • Alphabet test

  • Number

  • Causes and effects

  • Seating Arrangement

  • Statement and conclusion

  • Statement and arguments

  • Statement and Assumption

  • Assertion and reasoning

  • Word Formation

  • Statements and Action Courses

Quantitative Ability

  • Number system

  • Decimal, Fraction

  • Simple Interest

  • Compound Interest

  • Time and work

  • Averages

  • Partnership

  • Ratio and proportion

  • Case studies

  • Permutation and combination

  • HCF and LCM

  • Profit and loss

  • Time and distance

  • Simplification

  • Percentages

  • Averages

  • Charts and graphs

  • Probability

Computer Knowledge

  • Computer Fundamentals

  • Hardware and software fundamentals

  • Networking

  • MS Office

  • Database

  • History and future of computers

General Awareness

  • Current affairs

  • Countries and currencies

  • Indian and international economy

  • Banking terms

  • RBI

  • Books and authors

  • Fiscal and monetary policies

  • Repo rate and reverse repo rate

  • Social functions of banks

  • UNO

  • Marketing

  • Awards and honours

  • Sports

  • Finance

  • Agriculture

  • History of banking

IBPS RRB Syllabus 2018 – Language Papers (Mains/Single)

Syllabus for language papers (Only one of the two languages to be chosen)

Hindi Language

  • Vyakaran

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Mistakes

  • Paragraphs

English Language

  • Spotting errors

  • Jumbled words

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Idioms and phrases

  • Comprehension

  • Commonly misspelt words

  • Phrased substitution

  • Jumbled up sentences

  • Cloze test

  • One word substitution

IBPS RRB Syllabus 2018 - Single level

Single level exam is for Scale II and Scale III Officers. The subjects for the single level exam for IBPS RRB are same as the subjects in the IBPS RRB main exam, as given in the table above.

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2018 - Preliminary Exam

Along with the syllabus, candidates must also make themselves aware of the IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2018. Check IBPS RRB prelims, mains and single exam. 

1. For the post of Office Assistant (Multi-purpose)

S. No.

Subjects

No. Of Questions

Maximum Marks

1

Reasoning

40

40

2

Numerical Ability

40

40

 

Total

80

80

2. For the post of Scale I Officer

S. No.

Subjects

No. Of Questions

Maximum Marks

1

Reasoning

40

40

2

Quantitative Ability

40

40

 

Total

80

80

IBPS RRB 2018 Exam Pattern - Mains Exam

 

1. For the post of Office Assistant(Multi-purpose)

S. No

Subjects

No. Of Questions

Maximum Marks

1

Reasoning

40

50

2

Numerical Ability

40

50

3

General Awareness

40

40

4a

English Language

40

40

4b

Hindi Language

40

40

5

Computer Knowledge

40

20

 

Total

200

200

2. For the post of Scale I Officer

S. No

Subjects

No. Of Questions

Maximum Marks

1

Reasoning

40

50

2

Quantitative Ability

40

50

3

General Awareness

40

40

4a

English Language

40

40

4b

Hindi Language

40

40

5

Computer Knowledge

40

20

 

Total

200

200

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern for Single Exam

Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)

S. No

Sections

No of Questions

Total Marks

1

Reasoning

40

50

2

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

40

50

3

Financial Awareness

40

40

4 (a)

English Language

40

40

4 (b)

Hindi Language

40

40

5

Computer Knowledge

40

20

 

Total

200

200

Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)

S. No

Sections

No of Questions

Total Marks

1

Reasoning

40

40

2

Quantitative Ability and 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

Officer Scale-III

S. No

Sections

No of Questions

Total Marks

1

Reasoning

40

50

2

Quantitative Ability and Data Interpretation

40

50

3

Financial Awareness

40

40

4 (a)

English Language

40

40

4 (b)

Hindi Language

40

40

5

Computer Knowledge

40

20

 

Total

200

200

Best Books for IBPS RRB Exam

Below are some the recommended books for IBPS RRB exam.

S.No.

Book name

Author

Publisher

1.

Quantitative Aptitude Test

N.K Singh

Upkar
Prakashan

2.

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations

R.S. Aggarwal

S.Chand

3.

Kiran’s IBPS RRB Officer (PO)

S.N. Prasad

Kiran
Prakashan

4.

Test of Reasoning

Edgar Thorpe

Pearson

5.

A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning (Revised Edition)

R.S Aggarwal

S.Chand

6.

IBPS RRB Officers Scale I: 20 Practice Papers

GKP

Career
Launcher

7.

Gramin Bank Officer (PO) Solved Papers 2012-2014 for IBPS RRBs

Think Tank
of Kiran
Prakashan

Kiran
Prakashan

8.

Objective English

Edgar Thorpe

Pearson (2013)

9.

Objective General English

R.S. Aggarwal,
Vikas Aggarwal

S.Chand (2011)

10.

Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

Penguin

11.

High School English Grammar & Composition

Wren & Martin

S. Chand

 12.

Essential Grammar In Use (3rd Edition)

Raymond Murphy

Cambridge
University
Press – New Delhi

 13.

Objective English for Competitive Examinations (5th Edition)

Hari Mohan
Prasad,
Uma Rani Sinha

Mcgraw Hill
Education

 14.

Objective General English

S.P. Bakshi

Arihant

 15.

Objective Computer Knowledge & Literacy 2610 + Objective Question

Kiran Prakashan

 

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