IBPS RRB Exam Level : Is It Easy Or Hard To Crack?

IBPS RRB is one of the coveted exam in India for which lakhs of students apply and one of the questions of those aspirants- Is IBPS RRB Easy?. Read this article to know the answer of this question.

| Updated On July 23rd, 2020 at 06:36 pm

IBPS RRB is one of the coveted exam in India for which lakhs of students apply and one of the questions of those aspirants- IBPS RRB Exam Level : Is It Easy Or Hard To Crack? We understand the anxiety behind this question and in this space we will try to answer this question based on different factors such as: Exam pattern, Marking scheme and other factors that determine the difficulty level of an exam. IBPS RRB is an exam that is conducted by IBPS and hence more or less the exam syllabus is similar to any standard banking exam but the exam pattern is different.

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IBPS RRB Exam Level : Is It Easy Or Hard To Crack?

Exam pattern

IBPS RRB is one such exam that has different exam pattern than other banking exams. It has only two sections in Prelims namely: Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude unlike other banking exams. If you are someone that has a weak hand in English, this is your chance to shine because there is no section of English in prelims and also in mains there is option to choose between English and Hindi.

IBPS RRB Prelims Exam Pattern Prelims

Sr No. Name of the test Medium of Exam No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning Hindi/English/ Regional Language* 40 40 Composite time of 45 minutes
2. Numerical Ability Hindi/English / Regional Language* 40 40
Total 80 80

B) IBPS RRB 2020 Mains Exam Pattern:

As you can see that, IBPS RRB Officers (Scale-1) Mains exam will contain 200 questions and time allotted will be 120 minutes. The pattern of the Mains exam is given below:

S. No. Name of the Test Medium of the exam No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning Ability Hindi/English 40 50 Composite time of 120 minutes
2. Numerical Ability Hindi/English 40 50
3. General Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4.a English Language English 40 40
4.b Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5. Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Total 200 200

Attempt The Exam In regional Language

This year IBPS RRB has given relief to many candidates who were not verse in either English or Hindi by introducing another option of choosing the medium of exam in regional language. No other banking exam has given this option so far. Thus this can be an added advantage for all those who are well verse in their regional language. Given below is the complete list of regional languages in which one can attempt the exam.

How To Choose Which Language Is Best Medium To Attempt IBPS RRB 2020 Exam?

List of Version of tests (Medium of examination) for CRP RRB IX for posts of Office Assistants (Multipurpose) and Officer Scale I:

1. Andhra Pradesh
English, Hindi and Telugu
2. Arunachal Pradesh
English and Hindi
English, Hindi and Assamese
4. Bihar
English and Hindi
5. Chhattisgarh
English and Hindi
6. Gujarat
English, Hindi and Gujarati
7. Haryana
English and Hindi
8. Himachal Pradesh
English and Hindi
9. Jammu & Kashmir
English, Hindi and Urdu
10. Jharkhand
English and Hindi
11. Karnataka
English, Hindi, Kannada and Konkani
12. Kerala
English, Hindi and Malayalam
13. Madhya Pradesh
English and Hindi
14. Maharashtra
English, Hindi, Marathi and Konkani
15. Manipur
English, Hindi and Manipuri
16. Meghalaya
English and Hindi
17. Mizoram
English and Hindi
18. Nagaland
English and Hindi
19. Odisha
English, Hindi and Odia
20. Puducherry
English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam
21. Punjab
English, Hindi and Punjabi
22. Rajasthan
English and Hindi
23. Tamil Nadu
English, Hindi and Tamil
24. Telangana
English, Hindi, Telugu and Urdu
25. Tripura
English, Hindi and Bengali
26. Uttar Pradesh
English, Hindi and Urdu
27. Uttarakhand
English and Hindi
28. West Bengal
English, Hindi and Bengali

Exam Syllabus

You don’t have to study anything new for this exam. The exam syllabus of this exam is similar to any other banking exam. So if you were studying for banking exams, you are all set to take this exam as well. The only point to rememeber here is that there is another section name: Computer Ability that is solely dedicated to it, you don’t have to panic as this aims to test your basic general awareness in this subject.

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