IBPS RRB Syllabus 2020: Download PO & Clerk Syllabus PDF, Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB 2020 Exam has only two sections in prelims and five sections in mains exam, Know the IBPS RRB Syllabus 2020 and Prepare according to the syllabus. 

| Updated On October 24th, 2020 at 11:44 pm

IBPS RRB Syllabus: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has announced to re-open registration window for the IBSP RRB PO and Clerk recruitment 2020. That means IBPS will conduct an addidtional cycle of Online Prelims Examination for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I and Office Assistant (Multipurpose). Now, this is an opportunity for fresh graduates to apply and start preparing for the IBPS RRB Prelims exam 2020. The first step towards the preparation is getting yourself acquainted with the detailed syllabus. Here we are providing you complete syllabus all the subjects for IBPS RRB PO/Clerk Exams 2020.

Check IBPS RRB 2020 Notification (Supplementary) Re-open from 26th October 2020

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A) IBPS RRB Officer Scale-1 2020 Preliminary Exam Pattern:

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  

It is important for Candidates to qualify in both the tests by securing minimum cut-off marks. After the exam is conducted, adequate number of candidates in each category, depending upon requirements, will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination. There is no sectional timing.

*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
3 Assam
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

B) IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I 2020 Mains Exam Pattern:

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  

Candidates can opt either 4 a or 4 b


Given below is the complete IBPS RRB PO Syllabus 2020. The topics remains the same only the difficulty level increases. We have provided you the subject-wise syllabus and make sure that you stick to it only else you will end up wasting your time.

Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning English Language Hindi Language General Awareness Computer Applications
Number System Odd One out Spotting Errors Vyakaran Current Affairs Computer Fundamentals
Decimal Fraction Syllogism Jumbled Words Fill in the Blanks Countries/Currencies Software and Hardware Fundamentals
Simple Interest Blood Relation Fill in the Blanks Error Detection Indian and International Economy Networking
Time and Work Series Test Idioms and Phrases Reading Comprehensions Banking Terms MS Office
Averages Ranking and Time Comprehension   RBI Database
Partnership Direction Sense Test Commonly Misspelled Words   Books and Authors History  of Computers
Ratio and Proportion Puzzles & Seating Arrangement Phrase Substitution   Fiscal Monetary Policies Computer Fundamentals
Caselets Statement and Conclusion Jumbled up sentences   Repo and Reverse Repo Rate Software and Hardware Fundamentals
Permutation and Combination Statement and Arguments Cloze Tests   Awards and Honors Networking
HCF and LCM Coding-Decoding One word Substitution   Sports MS Office
Profit and Loss Alpha-Numeric Series     History of Banking Database
Compound Interest Causes and Effects      
Time and Distance Statement and Assumption        
Simplification Assertion and Reason        
Percentages Statements and Action Courses        
Data Interpretation          

Important Dates: IBPS RRB 2020

IBPS RRB 2020 Activity IBPS RRB 2020 Date
IBPS RRB 2020 Notification 30th June 2020
RRB Online Application Re-Starts on (Supplimentary) 26 October 2020
RRB Online Application ends on (Supplimentary) 9 November 2020
IBPS RRB Prelims Exam Date (Supplimentary)

Officer Scale-1: 31 December 2020

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)-

IBPS RRB Main Exam  
Conduct of Interview  
Provisional Allotment(For Officers Scale I, II and III
& Office Assistant)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is IBPS RRB PO 2020 Syllabus?
Ans. IBPS RRB PO 2020 Syllabus is vast but some of the topics includes: DI, Arithmetic, Puzzles and Seating Arrangement, Reading Comprehension, Error Detection. 

Q. What is IBPS RRB Clerk 2020 Syllabus?
Ans. IBPS RRB Clerk 2020 Syllbus includes: Data Interpretation, Arithmetic Topics, Puzzles and Seating Arrangement, Reading Comprehension and Error Detection, Current Affairs etc. 

Q. Is the syllabus for the subjects same for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk online tests?
Ans. The topics remain the same, the difference lies in the difficulty level of the questions asked in the exam.

Q. What is the IBPS RRB Reasoning Section? 

Ans. IBPS RRB PO Reasoning Section includes: Puzzles, Syllogisms, Blood Relations, Direction Sense etc are some of the important topics from the Reasoning section.

Q. How many sections are there in IBPS RRB 2020 Mains?
Ans. The IBPS RRB 2020 Syllabus includes the following subjects in the mains exam- Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness, English/Hindi Language, Computer Knowledge.