IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2019: Check Prelims & Mains Marking Scheme

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2019

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection released the official Notification for IBPS RRB Exam. As the Prelims exam is concluded successfully, here is the recently updated IBPS RRB Exam Pattern for Mains.

  • Knowing the Exam Pattern will give you an idea of what to prepare and what not to prepare for IBPS RRB Exam 2019
  • There are a total of 56 participating organizations in IBPS RRB. Candidates have the opportunity to land a Job in various major & minor locations in the nation.
  • The IBPS RRB Mains Exam will be conducted on October 13, 2019, for Officer Scale I and on October 20, 2019, for Office Assistant.
  • IBPS will release the IBPS RRB Admit Card for Officer Scale I and Office Assistant Mains Exam in the first week of October 2019.
  • Here, in this post, we have provided detailed Prelims and Mains Exam Pattern for Office Assistant and Officer Scale I, II, III posts separately.

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2019

As there are few days left for the Mains exam, it is high time for candidates to begin their preparation. One of the important things to remember in preparation is knowing the exam pattern well. Once you are well versed in the exam pattern, you can prepare the flow of study plans required to crack IBPS RRB 2019 examination.

  • If you are yet to start your preparation for Mains, then IBPS RRB Syllabus 2019 will help you prepare a study plan for exam preparation.
  • IBPS RRB Exam is conducted in two stages for all the posts which include Prelims and Mains.
  • The IBPS RRB exams will be conducted in the online mode which is known as a computer-based test.
  • Each paper has objective type multiple choice questions
  • Candidates will have an option to answer the questions in either Hindi or English language.
  • Also, candidates will have to choose between English and Hindi as one of the sections for the exam.
  • There is a provision of negative marking as well. For each incorrect answer, 0.25 or ¼ mark will be deducted.
  • Enhance your preparation by going through detailed IBPS RRB Preparation Tips which will help you to score more in the examination.

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

IBPS RRB Mains Exam Pattern

Here is the updated Mains exam pattern for IBPS RRB PO & Clerk Exam. Check out the below tables to know the latest exam pattern.

IBPS RRB Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

Here is the table below comprising of IBPS RRB Exam Pattern for Assistant post.

Section Medium of Exam No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
Reasoning As Indicated in the Version of Exam List below 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
Computer Knowledge 40 20
General Awareness 40 40
English Language English 40 40
Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
Numerical Ability As Indicated in the Version of Exam List below 40 50
Total 200 200

IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam Pattern

Go through the IBPS RRB Exam Pattern for Officer Scale I Mains Exam here

Section Medium of Exam No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
Reasoning As Indicated in the Version of Exam List below 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
Computer Knowledge 40 20
General Awareness 40 40
English Language English 40 40
Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude As Indicated in the Version of Exam List below 40 50
Total 200 200

List of Version of Test(Medium of Examination) for Officer Scale I & Office Assistant Mains Exam

Check out the below to know the state-wise medium of examination for IBPS RRB Mains Exam.

Sr. No. Name of State Version of tests (Medium of examination)
1 Andhra Pradesh English, Hindi, and Telugu
2 Arunachal Pradesh English and Hindi
3 Assam English, Hindi, and Assamese
4 Bihar English and Hindi
5 Chhattisgarh English and Hindi
6 Gujarat English, Hindi, and Gujarati
7 Haryana English and Hindi
8 Himachal Pradesh English and Hindi
9 Jammu & Kashmir English, Hindi, and Urdu
10 Jharkhand English and Hindi
11 Karnataka English, Hindi, Kannada, and Konkani
12 Kerala English, Hindi, and Malayalam
13 Madhya Pradesh English and Hindi
14 Maharashtra English, Hindi, Marathi, and Konkani
15 Manipur English, Hindi, and Manipuri
16 Meghalaya English and Hindi
17 Mizoram English and Hindi
18 Nagaland English and Hindi
19 Odisha English, Hindi, and Odia
20 Puducherry English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam
21 Punjab English, Hindi, and Punjabi
22 Rajasthan English and Hindi
23 Tamil Nadu English, Hindi, and Tamil
24 Telangana English, Hindi, Telugu, and Urdu
25 Tripura English, Hindi, and Bengali
26 Uttar Pradesh English, Hindi, and Urdu
27 Uttarakhand English and Hindi
28 West Bengal English, Hindi, and Bengali

IBPS RRB Prelims Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern

The Preliminary IBPS RRB exam pattern Office Assistant is tabulated below.

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

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Prelims Exam Pattern

Check out the Officer scale I Prelims IBPS RRB exam pattern here

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

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II Exam Pattern

Candidates who are applied for Officer Scale-II need to appear for a single online examination. The qualified candidates will then be shortlisted to appear for Interview round.  Scale II has 2 posts which are as follows:

  • Scale-II – General Banking Officer
  • Scale-II –  Specialist Cadre
Officer Scale-II- General Banking Officer Exam Pattern

Here is the table showing exam pattern for Officer Scale-II- General Banking Officer

Section Name Medium of Exam No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50 Composite time of 2 hours
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 50
Finance Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
English English 40 40
Hindi Hindi 40 40
Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Total 200 Question 200 Marks 2 Hours
Officer Scale-II- Specialist Cadre Exam Pattern

Here is the table showing IBPS RRB exam pattern for Officer Scale-II- Specialist Cadre

Section Name Medium of Exam No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
Reasoning Hindi/English 40 40 Composite time of 2 hours and 30 minutes
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 40
Finance Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
English English 40 20
Hindi Hindi 40 20
Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Professional Knowledge Hindi/English 40 40
Total 240 Question 200 Marks 2 Hours 30 Minutes

IBPS RRB Officer Scale III Exam Pattern

Candidates who had applied for Scale III will have to appear for single online examination. Candidates qualifying the exam will then have to attend the interview round.

Section Name Medium of Exam No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50 A cumulative time of 2 hours
Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 50
Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
Hindi Hindi
English English 40 40
Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Total 200 Questions 200 Marks 2 Hours

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