IBPS RRB Syllabus 2018: Detailed Syllabus for RRB PO & Clerk

IBPS RRB Syllabus 2018

Dear students, the notification of RRB PO and Clerk is already out and banking aspirants from across the country have started to fill up the forms. As IBPS does not release a syllabus for this particular examination, we can conjecture by the questions asked in the previous years that the syllabus is really vast and tough. It is geared towards testing an aspirant’s flexibility to solve complex questions. Students, the upward trend in the complexity of questions has only made the consistency of the examination pattern a question mark. So, prepare all the topics well. Be ready for a bolt from the blue and prepare accordingly. Here is the syllabus being provided by Adda247 to get you acquainted with the syllabus of IBPS RRB Examination 2018.


IBPS RRB Syllabus: Reasoning Ability

Reasoning Ability is a section that demands a huge practice. With the increasing complexity of questions, it becomes hard for one to give it the cold shoulder. Earlier students used to have a mindset of ignoring the complex puzzles, thereby solving the other questions that were comparatively easy. But to their dismay, this strategy won’t be working anymore as so many questions from the other topics like directions, etc. are being asked in the form of puzzles only. The only way to make the grade in this particular section in the forthcoming exam of IBPS RRB is to practice continuously with all your heart and soul. Following is the syllabus of Reasoning Ability for IBPS RRB 2018 Examination:
  • Puzzles 
  • Seating Arrangements 
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Statement & Conclusion, Argument and Cause & Effect)


IBPS RRB Syllabus: Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude is the section that most of the aspirants are scared of. As the level of every other section is only getting complex and convoluted, there is no doubt that this section too will be making your blood run cold. As per the analysis of previous examinations, the questions asked in this section are calculative and very time-consuming. Data Interpretation and topics from arithmetic section make it hard for one to deal with the section as easily as any other section. The level of questions asked in the previous year RRB Examinations was moderate to difficult as most of the questions asked were from arithmetic section that almost every aspirant broke out in a cold sweat. Following is the syllabus of Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB 2018 Examination:
  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart)
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns).

 

IBPS RRB Syllabus: English Language

The questions asked in this section can be easily handled if your basics are clear. Sometimes, even those who can communicate very well in English, fail to perform to the best of their ability in competitive exams. Instead of boiling the ocean, try building up a strong vocabulary, an effective knowledge of grammar, and efficient comprehension skills so as to be on the ball to face this particular section. Following is the syllabus of English Language for IBPS RRB 2018 Examination:
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Errors
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Jumbled Paragraph 
  • Word Usage
  • Phrase/Connectors
  • Paragraph related question (Para connectors, para completion, para restatement, paragraph inference, para fillers)


IBPS RRB Syllabus: Hindi Language

The level of Hindi language was moderate. The Hindi language is no doubt the most preferred language in our country as it is our mother tongue. Even most of the English Medium students prefer Hindi over the English language because they understand it well. Last year, candidates who opted for the Hindi Language scored more marks in the language section as compared to those who opted for the English Language as English Language test was comparatively difficult. Following is the syllabus of Hindi Language for IBPS RRB 2018 Examination:

  • विपरीतार्थक शब्द
  • पर्यायवाची शब्द
  • मुहावरे तथा लोकोक्तियां
  • गुढार्थी (क्लोज टाइप) प्रकार का गद्यांश
  • वाक्यक्रम व्यवस्थापन
  • वाक्यों में त्रुटियाँ
  • वाक्यों में रिक्त-स्थानों की पूर्ति
  • वर्तनी अशुद्धियाँ
  • वाक्यांश के लिए एक शब्द
  • अपठित गद्यांश

 

IBPS RRB Syllabus: General Awareness

So much is happening around the globe every day that unless you keep yourself abreast of these updates you cannot adjust yourself to deal with the GA section of any exam smoothly and easily. The questions asked in last year's General Awareness Section were mainly based on Banking Awareness, Static Awareness, and Current Affairs. Unless one knows the historical background or the geographical location of the events reported, they will convey little of the value of importance. In short, one must bring to the reading of newspapers an educated mind, an informed judgment, and an essentially critical understanding, if they are to serve any purpose in the forthcoming competitive examinations. Following is the syllabus of General Awareness for IBPS RRB 2018 Examination:
  • Banking and Insurance Awareness 
  • Financial Awareness 
  • Govt. Schemes and Policies 
  • Current Affairs 
  • Static Awareness

 

IBPS RRB Syllabus: Computer Knowledge

Computer Knowledge is a subject, many students are already familiar with. With practice and the right approach, this subject can fetch you those much easily attainable marks. To score well in this section you need to know some technical aspect and proper definitions. An important point for you to consider is that this section has good cut off in most examinations. Computer Knowledge or Awareness is a vast subject with each topic as a subject in itself. It is important for you to know what to study and how much to study for banking examinations. This is the syllabus of Computer Knowledge for IBPS RRB 2018 Exam:
  • History and Generation of Computers 
  • Introduction to Computer Organisation 
  • Computer Memory 
  • Computer Hardware and I/O Devices 
  • Computer Software 
  • Computer Languages 
  • Operating System 
  • Computer Network 
  • Internet 
  • MS Office Suit and Shortcut keys 
  • Basics of DBMS 
  • Number System and Conversions 
  • Computer and Network Security 

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