IBPS RRB Mains Study Plan

IBPS RRB Mains Study Plan

As the IBPS RRB PO and Clerk, the exam is scheduled to be held on 22nd and 29th Of September, 2019 and it is the time deviate all your attention towards both these exams if you are sure of selection in the Prelims. As you all know, sailing through IBPS RRB exam will help you serve in the regional rural banks. Over the past many years, no changes have been observed in the exam pattern of the IBPS RRB PO/Clerk exam. You can check IBPS RRB PO Detailed analysis and IBPS RRB Clerk analysis for the reference. Now the prelim exam is over, and you need a study plan to kick start off your preparation. Adda247 has kept the study plan on the top of the list, that you will need to manage your daily schedule. Quizzes will be provided based on the study plan so that you can prepare yourself for a particular topic in advance. Keep a check on all the subjects like quantitative aptitude, English language, General Awareness, Computer, and Hindi language.

IBPS RRB PO/Clerk Main Exam pattern


This is the foremost thing to be known before appearing for any exam. One should be aware of the exam pattern that is going to be followed in that particular exam. Having a deep knowledge of the syllabus and exam pattern is a must. Here is the detailed exam pattern for IBPS RRB PO/Clerk that will help you to ace in this exam.

S. No. Name of the Test The 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
Candidates can opt either 4 a or 4 b


Note: There is a negative marking for every wrong answer in both Preliminary and Main Examination for which there is a penalty of ¼ or 0.25 of the marks assigned to the particular question.

IBPS RRB Syllabus 2019:


After having a deep knowledge of how the exam will be asked, how many questions would be there, what will be the marking against each question, the candidate must be familiar with the Syllabus that is going to be asked in the exam. Knowledge os detailed syllabus of all the sections is a must to start your preparation. Check the topics for IBPS RRB mains 2019.



Reasoning Ability:

  • 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)

Quantitative aptitude Section:
  • 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).

English Language Section:
  • 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)

Hindi Language Section:
  • 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

General Awareness Section:
  • Banking and Insurance Awareness 
  • Financial Awareness 
  • Govt. Schemes and Policies 
  • Current Affairs 
  • Static Awareness

 Computer Knowledge Section:
  • 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

Study plan for IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, stay tuned on this page for regular updates and study material.

The subjects we will focus on:

  • Quantitative aptitude
  • English/Hindi language
  • General awareness
  • Computer 
    Date Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability General Awareness
    19 August Bar Graph DI, Mixture and Allegation, Boat and Stream and Simplifications  Circular puzzle, Blood relation, Miscellaneous Quiz-1
    20 August Mixed DI, Time and Work, Profit and Loss, Number Series  Box puzzle, Direction, Coding-decoding Quiz-2
    21 August Pie Chart DI, Average, Age Problem, Ratio and Proportion, Pipe and Cistern Linear puzzle, Logical, Input-Output Quiz-3
    22 August Caselet DI, Miscellaneous and Approximation Floor puzzle, Syllogism, Blood relation Quiz-4
    23 August Mixed DI, Partnership, Problem on Trains and  Number Series Triangular puzzle, Short Puzzle, Direction Quiz-5
    24 August Practice Set Practice Set Quiz-6
    25 August  Practice Set Practice Set Quiz-7
    26 August DI, Quantity Comparison and Miscellaneous Mix puzzle, Inequality, Data Sufficiency Quiz-8
    27 August Missing Data DI, Data Sufficiency and Approximation Month Based, Coding-decoding, logical Quiz-9
    28 August Caselet DI, Time and Distance, SI & CI, Percentage,  Partnership and Number Series Square Puzzle, Blood Relation, Syllogism Quiz-10
    29 August Data Sufficiency, Miscellaneous and Quadratic Equations Floor Puzzle, Direction, Input-output Quiz-11
    30 August Bar Graph DI, Permutation and Combination, Probability and Wrong Number Series Linear Puzzle, Short Puzzle, Coding-decoding Quiz-12
    31 August Practice Set Practice Set Quiz-13

    Note: Quiz on banking awareness, current affairs, and static awareness will be provided keeping in mind the recent trend.

     Study Plan for English, Hindi, and Computer is as follows:
    Date English Language Hindi Language Computer
    19 August अपठित गद्यांश   computer h/w and s/w, networking
    20 August Error detection sentence based, Para-jumble वाक्य में त्रुटी सम्बन्धित प्रश्न  MS Office
    21 August Paragraph completion, Error Column अनेक शब्दों के लिए एक शब्द, विलोम, मुहावरे-लोकोक्तियाँ , पर्यायवाची  data-base, security
    22 August Coherent, triple fillers रिक्त स्थानों की पूर्ति  Computer memory, internet 
    23 August Cloze test, Phrasal verb filler अव्यवस्थित वाक्य खंडों को व्यवस्थित करना  MS office, computer s/w
    24 August Practice Set गद्यांश में रिक्त स्थानों की पूर्ति  Practice Set
    25 August  Practice Set विवध प्रकार के प्रश्न  Practice Set
    26 August Conjunctions, Double fillers वाक्य में त्रुटी सम्बन्धित प्रश्न  networking, miscellaneous
    27 August Word usage, inferences अपठित गद्यांश   Computer memory, operating system
    28 August Synonyms and Antonyms, misspelled, sentence formation अव्यवस्थित वाक्य खंडों को व्यवस्थित करना  computer security, internet services
    29 August Phrase meaning-sentences, Reading comprehension रिक्त स्थानों की पूर्ति  MS office
    30 August Word Swap, Starters विवध प्रकार के प्रश्न  Computer h/w and s/w
    31 August Practice Set वाक्य में त्रुटी सम्बन्धित प्रश्न  Practice Set


    Study plan for the month of September till 27th, will be updated on 1st September, stay tuned on this page