IBPS RRB Syllabus | IBPS RRB 2021 | What to Study?


The syllabus of a competitive examination like IBPS RRB is always comprehensive and requires a thorough reading so as to get preparatory ideas straight. IBPS RRB 2021 Preliminary Examination for the Officer’s exam would be held in August 2021. The prelims for IBPS RRB office assistant exam would be held in August\September 2021. The Mains Examination, on the other hand, is going to be held in the month of September\October 2021. The online examinations are conducted online, with IBPS being the organizer and the Nodal regional rural banks, NABARD being the other competent authorities. This article provides a clear view of the IBPS RRB Syllabus for 2021.

IBPS RRB Syllabus: Knowing the Exam Pattern

The first thing that you would have to know before you know about the IBPS RRB syllabus is the IBPS RRB exam pattern. The IBPS RRB is a three-stage process-Paper I, Paper II and Interview. If you are looking to apply for IBPS RRB office assistant, then you don’t have to sit for the interview. On the other hand, if you are looking for applying to IBPS RRB officer post then you have to go through every stage of the process.

IBPS RRB Office Exam Pattern for Prelims

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1. Reasoning 40 40 45 Minutes
2. Numerical Ability 40 40
Total 80 80

Mains Pattern for IBPS RRB Exam

S. No. Section Question Marks
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50
2 General Awareness Paper 40 40
3 Numerical Ability Paper 40 50
4 English Language Syllabus Paper 40 40
5 Hindi Language Syllabus Paper 40 40
6 Computer Knowledge Syllabus Paper 40 20
Total 200 200


2021cIBPS RRB Syllabus Complete Information

As we know, the IBPS RRB 2021, like previous years, would be constituted of two separate exams for the posts of officers and office assistants. Keeping in mind that fact, the IBPS RRB exam syllabus that we present here is structurally divided into the two categories as follows:

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Syllabus 2021

The IBPS RRB prelims syllabus is different from the mains syllabus of IBPS RRB exam. In the prelims exam, you only have to give exam on Numerical Ability and Reasoning. Mains would have more topics. The topics covered in this exam pertain to reasoning, English language, quantitative aptitude, Hindi language and computer language, the sub-topics of which are listed below:

Reasoning English Language Quantitative Aptitude Hindi Language Computer Language
Odd man out Spotting Errors Number System Vyakaran Computer Fundamentals
Syllogism Jumbled Words Decimal Fraction Fill in the Blanks Software and Hardware Fundamentals
Blood Relation Fill in the Blanks Simple Interest Mistakes Networking
Series Test Idioms and Phrases Time and Work Paragraphs MS Office
Ranking and Time Comprehension Averages Database
Direction Sense Test Commonly Misspelled Words Partnership History and Future of Computers
Decision Making Phrase Substitution Ratio and Proportion Computer Fundamentals
Figure Series Jumbled up sentences Case Studies Software and Hardware Fundamentals
Statement and Conclusion Cloze Tests Permutation and Combination Networking
Statement and Arguments One-word Substitution HCF and LCM MS Office
Figure Series Test Profit and Loss Database
Analogy Compound Interest
Coding-Decoding Time and Distance
Alphabet Test Simplification
Number Percentages
Causes and Effects Averages
Sitting Arrangements Charts and Graphs
Statement and Assumption Probability
Assertion and Reason
Word Formation

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Syllabus 2021

Let us look at IBPS RRB syllabus for officer exam. Apart from a few minor changes in the form of an addition of a General Awareness paper, the syllabus for the Officer post’s exam doesn’t look different relative to the one for Office Assistant.

Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning English Language Hindi Language General Awareness Computer Applications
Number System Odd man out Spotting Errors Vyakaran Current Affairs Computer Fundamentals
Decimal Fraction Syllogism Jumbled Words Fill in the Blanks Countries/Currencies Software and Hardware Fundamentals
Simple Interest Blood Relation Fill in the Blanks Mistakes Indian and International Economy Networking
Time and Work Series Test Idioms and Phrases Banking Terms MS Office
Averages Ranking and Time Comprehension RBI Database
Partnership Direction Sense Test Commonly Misspelled Words Books and Authors History and Future of Computers
Ratio and Proportion Decision Making Phrase Substitution Fiscal Monetary Policies Computer Fundamentals
Case Studies Figure Series Jumbled up sentences Repo and Reverse Repo Rate Software and Hardware Fundamentals
Permutation and Combination Statement and Conclusion Cloze Tests Social Function of Banks Networking
HCF and LCM Statement and Arguments One word Substitution UNO MS Office
Profit and Loss Figure Series Test Marketing Database
Compound Interest Analogy Awards and Honors
Time and Distance Coding-Decoding Sports
Simplification Alphabet Test Finance
Percentages Number Agriculture
Averages Causes and Effects History of Banking
Charts and Graphs Sitting Arrangements
Probability Statement and Assumption
Assertion and Reason
Word Formation
Statements and Action Courses
Word Formation

This is the IBPS RRB syllabus for the officer’s exam and the office assistant’s exam. We hope that this article was of help to you. For more such useful information, feel free to browse our website.

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