# IBPS RRB Clerk – Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Dear Aspirants,
Here we are providing you the detailed syllabus & exam pattern for both preliminary and main examination of IBPS RRB Clerk.

Phase – I: Objective Test

The Preliminary Exam has 2 sections Numerical Ability, Reasoning.

Phase – II: Objective Test

The Main Exam has 5 sections – Numerical Ability, Reasoning, Computer Knowledge, English Language and General Awareness.

IBPS RRB Clerk : Prelims Exam Pattern

 S.No Name of test No. of Questions Marks Duration 1 Numerical Ability 40 40 45 minutes 2 Reasoning Ability 40 40 Total 80 80

IBPS RRB Clerk : Main Exam Pattern

 S.No Name of test No. of Questions Marks Duration 1 General Awareness 40 40 Composite time of 2 Hours 2 General English/Hindi 40 40 3 Numerical Ability 40 50 4 Reasoning Ability 40 50 5 Computer Knowledge 40 20 Total 200 200

IBPS RRB Clerk: Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude:

The topics to be covered in this section are

• Data Interpretation [Bar Graph, Pie Chart, Table, Line Graph, Radar Chart, Mixed Graph]
• Number Series
• Data Sufficiency
• Miscellaneous- Time and Work, Partnership, Profit and Loss, Mensuration, Time, Distance and Speed –Trains, Boats n Streams, Simple and Compound interest, Mixture and Alligation, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Averages, Age, Problems based on Numbers.

Reasoning:

The topics to be covered for Reasoning Ability are

• Puzzles – Seating Arrangement(North – South, Circular, Rectangle, Square), Based on Floors, Hierarchy, Boxes, Months etc.,
• Machine Input/Output
• Blood Relation
• Direction Sense
• Inequalities
• Logical Reasoning
• Coding Decoding
• Ranking
• Statement and Assumptions/Conclusions
• Analytical Reasoning
• Syllogism

Computer Knowledge:

The topics to be covered for Computer are

• Basics of computer, different generations, hardware/software, etc.
• DBMS
• Networking
• Internet
• MS Office and Shortcuts used in MS Office
• Input/output Devices, their types
• Important abbreviations

English

The topics to be covered in this section are

• Reading comprehension including Synonyms and Antonyms
• Sentence rearrangement or Para jumbles
• Sentence Correction/ Error Finding
• Spell Checks
• Fillers(Sentence/word)
• Cloze Test etc.,