IBPS RRB Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2022 - Embibe
  • Written By Pritam G
  • Last Modified 06-09-2022
  • Written By Pritam G
  • Last Modified 06-09-2022

IBPS RRB Syllabus 2022 for PO, Clerk & Officer Scale II & III

IBPS RRB Syllabus 2022: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released the IBPS RRB Syllabus 2022 for Officer Grade and Clerical Posts in its official notification. The IBPS Regional Rural Bank (RRB) Office Assistant Mains will be held on October 01, 2022, and Officer Scale 1 Mains, Officer Scale 2 & 3 on September 24, 2022. Candidates who will be appearing for these exams must go through the latest exam pattern and syllabus from this page.

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The IBPS RRB 2022 syllabus includes the topics and sub-topics on which the question paper will be based. It will assist applicants in creating an effective study plan and a better preparation strategy to help them excel in the examination. Scroll down to check the subject-wise IBPS Regional Rural Bank syllabus.

IBPS RRB Syllabus 2022

IBPS RRB 2022 Officer Scale-I (PO) Exam is conducted in 3 different phases, while the Office Assistant and Officer Scale-II & III (SO) will be conducted through 2 phases. Let’s look at the basic structure of the recruitment of all these phases.

Recruitment Phases of Different IBPS RRB Posts

IBPS RRB Clerk (Office Assistant)PrelimsMains
IBPS RRB PO (Officer Scale I)PrelimsMainsInterview
IBPS RRB SO (Officer Scale-II & III)MainsInterview

Now let’s look at the IBPS RRB exam pattern of all these different exams.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Prelims Exam Pattern

The total duration of the IBPS RRB PO Scale-I Prelims exam will be 45 minutes. 1/4th mark will be deducted for every wrong answer marked by a candidate. Check the table below for more information.

SectionMedium of ExamNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
ReasoningEnglish/Hindi4040
Numerical AbilityEnglish/Hindi4040
Total8080

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Mains Exam Pattern

The total duration of the IBPS RRB PO Officer Scale-I Mains Exam is 2 hours. 1/4th mark will be deducted for every wrong answer marked by a candidate. Check the table below for more information.

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Reasoning Paper4050
General Awareness Paper4040
Numerical Ability Paper4050
English Language / Hindi Language4040
Computer Knowledge Paper4020
Total200200

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

The total duration of the Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer) Mains exam is 2 hours. Check the table below for more information.

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Reasoning Paper4050
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Paper4050
Financial Awareness Paper4040
English Language / Hindi Language4040
Computer Knowledge Paper4020
Total200200

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

The total duration of the Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre) Mains exam is 2 hours 30 minutes. Check the table below for more information.

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Reasoning Paper4050
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Paper4050
Financial Awareness Paper4040
English Language / Hindi Language4020
Computer Knowledge Paper4020
Professional Knowledge Paper4040
Total240200

IBPS RRB Mains Exam Pattern for Officer Scale-III

The total duration of the Officer Scale-III Mains exam is 2 hours. 1/4th mark will be deducted for every wrong answer marked by a candidate. Check the table below for more information.

S. No.SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
1Reasoning Paper4050
2Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Paper4050
3Financial Awareness Paper4040
4 AEnglish Language Paper4040
4 BHindi Language Paper4040
5Computer Knowledge Paper4020
Total200200

Note:

  1. All the exams are conducted only in online mode and are of objective type.
  2. All sections will be bilingual (i.e. will be asked in both English & Hindi) except English Language & Hindi Language sections.
  3. Candidates should clear both sectional and overall cut-offs in IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I (PO) exam. 

IBPS RRB Syllabus for Prelims & Mains 2022

Officer Scale-I (PO) syllabus is almost identical to the IBPS RRB Assistant (Clerk) exam syllabus. This is true for both Prelims & Mains. However, the IBPS RRB 2022 syllabus is slightly different for Officers Scale II & III. Let us look at the detailed subject-wise distribution for all the exams:

Subjects in IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Clerk) & Officer Scale-I (PO) Exam Syllabus 

  1. Quantitative Aptitude
  2. Reasoning
  3. Computer Knowledge
  4. General Awareness and
  5. English Language / Hindi Language

Subjects in IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer) and Officer Scale-III Syllabus

  1. Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation
  2. Reasoning
  3. Computer Knowledge
  4. Financial Awareness and
  5. English Language / Hindi Language

Subjects in IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre) Syllabus

  1. Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation
  2. Reasoning
  3. Computer Knowledge
  4. Professional Knowledge and
  5. English Language / Hindi Language

IBPS RRB Syllabus for All Subjects

Now, we will go through the detailed IBPS RRB Syllabus section-by-section.

SubjectSyllabus & Topics
Reasoning SyllabusPuzzles – Seating Arrangement: Circular/Direction-based/MISC
Number Series
Odd man out
Coding-Decoding
Blood Relation
Analogy
Syllogism
Alphabet Test
Ranking and Time
Causes and Effects
Direction Sense
Figure Series
Word Formation
Statement and Assumption
Assertion and Reason
Statement and Conclusion
Statement and Arguments
Statements and Action Courses
Quantitative Aptitude Or Numerical Ability SyllabusNumber System
Data Interpretation – Bar Graph, Line Graph & Pie chart
HCF & LCM
Profit & Loss
Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Time & Work
Time & Distance
Decimal & Fraction
Averages
Simplification
Partnership
Percentages
Ratio & Proportion
Averages
Case Studies Charts and Graphs
Permutation & Combination
Probability
English Language or Hindi Language SyllabusReading Comprehensions
Grammar / Vyakaran
Spotting Errors
Fill in the Blanks
Misspelt Words
Jumbled Words
Rearrangement of Sentence
Jumbled up sentences
Idioms and Phrases
Cloze Tests
One word Substitution
Antonyms and Synonyms
General Awareness SyllabusCurrent Affairs National & International
Sports Abbreviations
Currencies & Capitals
General Science
Government Schemes & Policies
Banking Awareness
RBI
National Parks & Sanctuaries
Computer Knowledge SyllabusFundamentals of Computer
History of Computers
Future of Computers
Basic Knowledge of the Internet
Networking Software & Hardware
Abbreviations Shortcut Keys
MS Office
Database
Security Tools
Virus
Hacking
Trojans Input and Output Devices
Computer Languages
Financial Awareness SyllabusCurrent events in Financial World
Monetary Policy
Budget
Economic Survey
Banking Reforms in India
Bank Accounts of Special Individuals Loans
Asset Reconstruction Companies
Non Performing Assets
Restructuring of Loans
Bad Loans
Risk Management
BASEL I
BASEL II
BASEL III
Organisations – RBI, SEBI, IMF, World Bank & Others
Professional Knowledge(Depending on the category of Officer Scale-II )
Marketing/
Agriculture/
CA/
Law/
IT/
Treasure

Note: In the Professional Knowledge Paper in IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre) syllabus, every section contains the relevant subjects from the graduation level. Preparing for those topics early can give candidates a major head start for their exam. A good way to prepare for this section is by referring to the graduation books and studying materials.

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Best IBPS RRB Books

Some of the important IBPS RRB Books are given below. Remember that these books are suggested by the top academicians and previous years’ toppers.

Reasoning & Numerical Ability

  • Practice Book on Quicker Maths by M Tyra, K Kundan/ Magical Book Series
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by RS Aggarwal/ S Chand Publisher
  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Varma/ Arihant Publishers

Reasoning Ability

  • Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
  • A New Approach to Logical Reasoning by BS Sijwali and Indu Sijwali
  • Test of Reasoning by Edgar Thorpe/ Pearson
  • A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal/S Chand Publisher

General Awareness and Current Affairs

  • Lucent’s General Knowledge by Lucent Publication
  • Pratiyogita Darpan by Upkar Publication
  • Manorama yearbook by Malayala Manorama

Candidates can also check:

IBPS RRB Exam Day GuidelinesAbout IBPS RRB
IBPS RRB Exam PatternIBPS RRB Exam Date
IBPS RRB SalaryIBPS RRB Eligibility
IBPS RRB Admit CardIBPS RRB Cut off
IBPS RRB ResultIBPS RRB Preparation
IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I MainsIBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims

FAQs on IBPS RRB Syllabus 2022

Candidates must check the frequently asked questions related to IBPS RRB Syllabus 2022 given below:

Q.1: How to prepare for IBPS RRB 2022 exam?
Ans: Candidates must prepare a proper study plan for IBPS RRB 2022. It is very important to focus more on the weaker sections and complete the syllabus on time. Also, mock tests help a lot.

Q.2: What are the sections asked in IBPS RRB PO Mains 2022?
Ans: Sections in IBPS RRB mains are – Reasoning, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness, English/Hindi Language, and Numerical Ability.

Q.3: What are the important topics for Quantitative Aptitude as per the official IBPS RRB Syllabus?
Ans: The important topics of Quantitative Aptitude in the IBPS RRB syllabus are – Simplification, Profit and Loss, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Averages, Simple and Compound Interest, Permutation and Combination, and more.

Q.4: Which is the best book to prepare for the Reasoning Ability?
Ans: Some of the important reference books to prepare for the Reasoning Ability – Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey, A New Approach to Logical Reasoning by BS Sijwali and Indu Sijwali, Test of Reasoning by Edgar Thorpe/ Pearson, A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal/S Chand Publisher.

Q.5: Is the IBPS RRB exam easy?
Ans: No, the exam is not easy because the competition level is high.

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