IBPS RRB Officers Previous Question Papers

About Exam


The post of Scale I, II and III Officers in any Regional Rural Bank across the country are filled through IBPS RRB Officer Grade Exam.

Interested candidates who desire to work as RRB Officers (Scale I, II & III) need to clear the IBPS RRB exam. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, popularly known as IBPS, organises an online test for the Common Recruitment Process for Regional Rural Banks for various posts. While IBPS administers the exam, the recruitment interviews are done by the Nodal Regional Rural Banks with the assistance of the Institute and NABARD.

The IBPS RRB Officer Scale I exam is actually “Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Common Recruitment Process for Recruitment of Officers Scale-I in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) - CRP RRBs VIII”. This exam is also referred as IBPS RRB PO exam.

IBPS RRB Recruitment to fill the post of Officer Scale I, takes place every year. Once you qualify the exam, you are hired as an Officer Scale I in one of the participating banks as per your preference, merit and the official IBPS Officer Scale 1 Cut Off.

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts many exams throughout the year. These exams are for multiple posts. Some of the most significant exams are IBPS PO, IBPS RRB (Officer Sc. I, II and III along with IBPS RRB Office Assistant), IBPS Clerk, IBPS Specialist Officer etc.
 

Exam Pattern


The examination is conducted in three different phases:

  1. preliminary exam
  2. mains exam and
  3. interview process
Candidates are required to clear all the three rounds in order to get selected for the post of Officer in Regional Rural Banks.

This year only one exam is going to be conducted for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II & III. Officer Scale I will be conducted in two phases: Prelims & Mains. Let's have a look at the detailed IBPS RRB PO Syllabus for Officer Grade I.

IBPS RRB 2019 Officer Grade Preliminary Examination

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

IBPS RRB 2019 Mains Examination (Officer Scale-I)

S. No. Section Question Marks
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50
2 General Awareness Paper 40 40
3 Numerical Ability Paper 40 50
4A English Language Syllabus Paper 40 40
4B Hindi Language Syllabus Paper 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Syllabus Paper 40 20
Total 200 200
Duration2 hours

IBPS RRB 2019 Mains Exam (Officer Scale-II)

S. No. Section Question Marks
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Paper 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Paper 40 40
4A English Language Paper 40 40
4B Hindi Language Paper 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
Total 200 200
Duration2 hours

IBPS RRB 2019 Mains Exam Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)

S. No. Section Question Marks
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Paper 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Paper 40 40
4A English Language Paper 40 40
4B Hindi Language Paper 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
6 Professional Knowledge Paper 40 40
Total 240 240
Duration2 hours

IBPS RRB 2019 Mains Exam Officer Scale-III

S. No. Section Question Marks
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Paper 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Paper 40 40
4A English Language Paper 40 40
4B Hindi Language Paper 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
Total 200 200
Duration2 hours

Eligibility



Eligibility Criteria Requirement
Nationality
  • a Citizen of India or a subject of Nepalor
  • a subject of Bhutan or
  • a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
Age Limit
  • Officer Scale I: Candidates are required to be between 18 years and 30 years.  
  • Officer Scale II: Candidates are required to be between 21 years and 32 years.  
  • Officer Scale III: Candidates are required to be between 21 years and 40 years.  

Educational Qualification

Officer Scale Required Educational Qualification Experience
Officer Scale I (Assistant Manager)
  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent (Preference will be given to the candidates having degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics or Accountancy)
  • Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*
  • Desirable: working knowledge of Computer
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Officer Scale-II General Banking Officer (Manager) Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Preference will be given to the candidates having degree in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy. Two years as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution.
Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager) IT Officer: Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University in Electronics / Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Desirable: Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP etc. One year (in the relevant field)
Chartered Accountant: Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants One Year as a Chartered Accountant.
Law Officer: Degree from a recognised University in Law or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Two years as an advocate or should have worked as Law Officer in Banks or Financial Institutions for a period of not less than two years
Treasury Manager: Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution One Year (in relevant field)
Marketing Officer: MBA in Marketing from a recognized university One Year (in relevant field)
Agricultural Officer: Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/ Animal Husbandry/ Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture from a recognized university or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate Two Years (in relevant field)
Officer Scale III (Senior Manager) Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Preference will be given to the candidates having Degree/ Diploma in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Co-operation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy. Minimum 5 years experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions



Syllabus


Reasoning

Odd man out Analogy
Syllogism Coding-Decoding
Blood Relation Alphabet Test
Series Test Number
Ranking and Time Causes and Effects
Direction Sense Test Sitting Arrangements
Decision Making Statement and Assumption
Figure Series Assertion and Reason
Statement and Conclusion Word Formation
Statement and Arguments Statements and Action Courses
Figure Series Test Miscellaneous Tests

English Language

Spotting Errors Commonly Misspelled Words
Jumbled Words Phrase Substitution
Fill in the Blanks Jumbled up sentences
Idioms and Phrases Cloze Tests
Comprehension One word Substitution

Hindi Language

Vyakaran
Fill in the Blanks
Mistakes
Paragraphs


Computer Knowledge

Computer Fundamentals Computer Abbreviations
Software and Hardware Fundamentals Shortcut Keys
Networking Basic Knowledge of Internet
MS Office History of Computers
Database Security Tools
History and Future of Computers Virus, Hacking

Financial Awareness

Computer Fundamentals Computer Abbreviations
Software and Hardware Fundamentals Shortcut Keys
Networking Basic Knowledge of Internet
MS Office History of Computers
Database Security Tools
History and Future of Computers Virus, Hacking

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