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IBPS RRB Assistant Syllabus 2022

IBPS RRB Assistant Syllabus 2022

IBPS RRB Assistant Syllabus:  The syllabus is an important part of any competitive exam preparation. The candidates, who are well aware of the syllabus and the type of questions asked, generally score better than other candidates who have no idea about the syllabus. The banking aspirants must carefully understand and evaluate the IBPS RRB Clerk Syllabus to know what will be covered in the exam and what to prepare for the exam. In addition to this, candidates can also have a look at topic-wise weightage over the past few years' exams to get a better idea about the exam. The IBPS RRB Assistant Syllabus 2022 is available online after an official notification for IBPS RRB Assistant 2022 that is released on the official website. Candidates can scroll down in order to check the detailed syllabus and exam pattern for IBPS RRB Clerk 2022 prelims and Mains examination.

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IBPS RRB Office Assistant: Overview

Before we move to the syllabus and the exam pattern, let's have a look at the IBPS RRB clerk recruitment 2022 overview. The details are listed below –

Name of examInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection
Regional Rural Banks (IBPS RRB)
Recruitment for the
Post
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
GroupsGroup B
Vacancies6794
Exam levelNational
Exam EligibilityGraduate
IBPS RRB Exam stagePreliminary and Mains
Mode of examOnline
IBPS RRB Exam DurationPrelims: 45 minutes
Mains: 2 hours
Single level exam: 2 hours
Official websitewww.ibps.in

IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Clerk) Syllabus

The below-mentioned syllabus gives us an overview of the number of topics to prepare for the exam. The IBPS RRB Clerk syllabus for prelims is the same as that of the Mains Syllabus of Quant and Reasoning (discussed below). But the difficulty level of questions asked in prelims is easier when compared to mains questions in these two topics. Since the prelim is only qualifying is nature, the question level plays a vital role in eliminating candidates. Let's check out the syllabus of each section of the IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam.

IBPS RRB Clerk Reasoning Syllabus

Topics to be Covered for Reasoning are mentioned below. 40 reasoning questions are in Both Prelims and Mains Exams of IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam.

Alpha-numeric Series/ Alphabetical SeriesInput-Output
AnalogyPuzzles – Box based, Floor, Calendar, Day/Months based, etc.
Analytical ReasoningScheduling
Blood RelationsSeating Arrangement– Linear, Circular, Facing Inside/Outside, Mixed
Coded InequalitiesStatement and Conclusion
Coding and DecodingStatement-Course of Action
Double Line-upSyllogism
Data SufficiencyOrdering and Ranking
Direction SenseVerbal Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude

Topics to be Covered for Quants are tabulated below. This section is also featured in both prelims and mains of this exam with 40 questions each. DI is the most discussed topic in this section.

ApproximationPercentage
Average & Problems on AgeProbability
Boats and StreamPipes and Cisterns
Clock and Calendar ProblemsProfit, Loss, and Discount
Data Interpretation – Charts and Graphs: Line Graph, Bar Graph, Pie Chart
Tabular DI
Caselets
Mixed DI
Quadratic Equations
Decimal and FractionsSimplification
Indices and SurdsSimple and Compound Interest
LCM and H.C.FPermutation and Combination
MensurationSquare root, Cube root
Mixture and AllegationsTime and Work
Number Series & Number SystemTime, Distance and Speed
PartnershipsVolume and Surface Area

Computer Knowledge Syllabus

Topics to be Covered for Computer Knowledge for IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam are based on hardware, software, recent technological advancement, internet, storage, IT, hacking, and networking as few topics of the vast list mentioned below.

History of Computers – Generations, TypesLogic Gates
Computer MemoryInternet
Computer Hardware and IO DevicesMS Office Suite – Word, Excel, PPT, etc.
Computer SoftwareFile Extensions
Storage UnitsBasics of DBMS
Computer LanguagesComputer Hacking
Operating System – Types, FunctionsComputer Network
Number System and ConversionsShortcut Keys
Computer AbbreviationsInternet
Computer Network – Types, TopologyComputer Virus & Hacking

English Language Syllabus

Topics to be Covered for the English Language of IBPS RRB Clerk are similar to any other IBPS or SBI recruitment exams. RC and grammar are the most frequent topics that are asked in the exam. HERE IS THE COMPLETE LIST.

Reading ComprehensionVocabulary based questions
Cloze TestError Spotting
Para jumblesSentence Improvement
Fillers – Single, DoubleSynonyms/ Antonyms
Odd One OutIdioms and Phrases
Correct UsageOne Word Substitution
Paragraph CompletionWord/Phrase Replacement
Grammar (Verb, Prepositions, Adverbs, Articles, Tenses) 

Hindi Language Syllabus

विपरीतार्थक शब्दवाक्यों में त्रुटियाँ
पर्यायवाची शब्दवाक्यों में रिक्त-स्थानों की पूर्ति
मुहावरे तथा लोकोक्तियांवर्तनी अशुद्धियाँ
गुढार्थी (क्लोज टाइप) प्रकार का गद्यांशवाक्यांश के लिए एक शब्द
वाक्यक्रम व्यवस्थापनअपठित गद्यांश

General Awareness Syllabus

Important Topics For GA included the current affairs in the last 6-8 months in the field of economy, banking, insurance, and business but not restricted to these. A basic understanding of economic concepts and principles are required for this section.

International IssuesReserve bank of India (RBI) – Structure & Function
Sports and GamesIndian Budget
Current National and International Events – Download Monthly Current Affairs BoltBanking and Economic Appointments – Download Monthly New Appointments PDF
Countries, Capitals, and CurrenciesBudget
Policies and Laws Related to BankingGDP/ GNP
Important DaysNDP/ NNP
Awards and HonoursIndian Financial System
Indian ConstitutionFinancial Markets – Its Types
Books and AuthorsMoney Markets and Capital Markets
History of BanksBond Markets and types of Bonds
Economics and FinancePayment Banks and Small Finance Banks
Bank Rates, KYC, Bank Abbreviations.Economic Policies and Schemes of Government
Financial Institutions of India 

Important topics of IBPS RRB clerk syllabus- Check Here

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Important Dates

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Notification 2022 has been released and the online registration will remain active from 07th to 27th June 2022. The Prelims exam of the clerk going to hold in August, while the mains exam is scheduled for September/October. Check important dates for IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2022 from the table below –

ActivityTentative Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates7 June - 27 June 2022 
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online)7 June - 27 June 2022 
Download of call letters for Pre-Exam Training9 July 2022
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training18 July - 23 July 2022
Download of call letters for online examination— PreliminaryJuly/August 2022
Online Examination— PreliminaryAugust 2022.
Result of Online exam—  PreliminarySeptember 2022
Download of Call letter for Online exam—  Main / SingleSeptember 2022
Online Examination— Main / SingleSeptember/October 2022
Declaration  of Result – Main/ Single (For Officers Scale I, II and III)October 2022
Download of call letters for interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)October/November 2022
Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)October/November 2022
Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant. (Multipurpose))January 2023

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern

The selection process for the posts of IBPS RRB Office Assistant is different from that of the selection process officers in RRB. For IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2022, the exam will be conducted in two phases:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam

No interview process is conducted for selecting candidates for the post of Office Assistant. Selection is made only on the basis of marks obtained by the candidate in his/her Mains Examination.

IBPS RRB Assistant Preliminary Exam Pattern

The prelims exam is only eliminated in nature. The prelims score is not included in the selection process. Only the candidates who clear this stage are eligible for Mains. Here is the section-wise breakdown of the exam pattern of the office assistant exam.

Candidates need to solve 80 questions in 45 minutes time.

SectionQuestionMarks
Reasoning4040
Numerical Ability4040
Total8080

A cumulative duration of 45 mins is provided in Prelims

IBPS RRB Assistant Mains Exam Pattern

Unlike the prelims, the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains Exam is decisive in nature and the selection is done based on the marks scored in mains only. The main paper is consists of 5 sections with 40 questions each. Candidates get 120 minutes to solve 200 objective-type questions.

SectionQuestionMarks
Reasoning Paper4050
General Awareness Paper4040
Numerical Ability Paper4050
English/Hindi Language Paper4040
Computer Knowledge4020
Total200200

A cumulative time duration of 2 hours is provided in Mains

No interview is required after the Mains Exam to get selected for the post of Office Assistant.

IBPS RRB Cut-Off 2022

The cut-off for IBPS RRB 2022 will be released post the prelims exam result. Separate state-wise and category-wise cut-offs are released for Preliminary Exams and Mains Exam. Given the trend, the cut-offs are somewhat close to the previous recruitment cycle. To give candidates a picture of the expected cut-off we have added the 2020 cutoff for IBPS RRB Clerk exam. Let' have a look at the IBPS RRB previous year cut-off:

IBPS RRB Clerk (Office Assistant) Prelims Statewise Cut-Off 2020

StateCut-off
Uttar Pradesh73
Madhya Pradesh66.75
Gujarat78.25
Telangana71.25
Bihar75.5
Andhra Pradesh76.25
Odisha79.75
Himachal Pradesh71.25
Rajasthan78.75
West Bengal77.75
Chhattisgarh70.5
Jammu & Kashmir73.5
Maharashtra67

That is all from us in this blog. We have covered the relevant IBPS RRB Clerk Syllabus, to help you cast your preparations in a particular direction. We hope that this blog helps you answer your queries regarding the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam syllabus. Keep checking the space for more updates and fresh content.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Syllabus – FAQs

Is the IBPS RRB Clerk 2022 exam Bilingual?

All tests are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi. A candidate can choose Hindi Language or English Language.

Is there Any Negative Marking in the Clerk Online Exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking for wrong answers in both Preliminary & Mains exams of IBPS RRB. 1/4th of the total marks will be deducted for the question marked wrong by the candidate.

Are there fixed timings for different sections in IBPS RRB Prelims Exam?

No, there is no sectional timing in IBPS RRB PO & Clerk Exams. The total time duration of the prelims exam is 45 minutes.

What is the syllabus of IBPS RRB Office Assistant?

Prelim includes Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning.
Mains Exam includes the following sections
Quantitative Aptitude
Logical Reasoning
English / Hindi Language
Financial Knowledge
General Awareness
Computer Knowledge

What is the Selection Process For IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2022?

Candidates applying for Office Assistant will have to appear for the prelims and mains exam only.

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FAQs

What is the duration of IBPS RRB Assistant prelims?

The duration of IBPS RRB Assistant prelims is 45 min

What is the total number of vacancy in IBPS RRB Assistant Exam 2022? +

The total number of vacancies are 4483 according to the official notification.

What is the Selection Process For IBPS RRB 2022? +

Candidates applying for Office Assistant will have to appear for the prelims and mains exam only.

What is the application fee for IBPS RRB Exam 2022? +

A total of Rs. 850/- for General Category and Rs 175/- for SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Servicemen category candidates.

What is IBPS RRB Clerk 2022 Exam Date ? +

IBPS RRB Clerk exam date will be announced soon.

When will the IBPS RRB Assistant Application process begin? +

The application process for the IBPS RRB Assistant 2022 will begin on 7th June 2022.

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