Regional Languages in IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Prelims Exam- What to choose?

Read about the option to attempt the IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Exam in Regional Language. Check the list of regional languages available to choose from.

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has recently released the notification of IBPS RRB 2020, The aspirants must know everything about the exam. IBPS RRB Exam is the only banking exam which allows choosing the language and you can perform your best.Last Date to apply for the exam is 21st July 2020. IBPS has released 10000+ vacancies in IBPS RRB 2020 Recruitment. 

IBPS RRB Exams gives the privilege to the students to choose the language of their choice as medium of the exam. Students can choose the language in which they are comfortable, IBPS RRB Exam is the best opportunity for aspirants who are more comfortable in the Regional language can attempt the IBPS RRB Exam smoothly without any hurdle. In this article, we are discussing what we should choose the Regional language in IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Prelims exams.

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IBPS RRB Officer Scale: Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB Office Assistant and IBPS RRB Officer Scale-1 2020 Preliminary Exam Pattern:

S. No. Section Medium of Exam Question Marks Duration
1. Reasoning Hindi/English/Regional Language* 40 40 A cumulative 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. On the basis of Prelims exam candidates shortlisted for the mains exam. There is no sectional timing in exam but there is sectional cut-off in prelims exam.

As You can see that there is an option to choose the regional language in IBPS RRB Office Assistant and Officer Scale 1 exams, It’s an enormous benefit to the candidates whose English is weak or who can perform better in regional language.

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


Now a Basic question arises in Aspirants mind is What we can choose in Regional Language:- 

  • Choose the language in which you have a good command and can perform tremendously.
  • If you are good in two languages and confused between them, then select the language in which you are more familiar.
  • Don’t try to compare from other competitors, you should choose according to your comfort.
  • Try to take the language as an advantage, choose the language through which you can score better.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q1.In which language do they ask questions in an RRB PO interview?

Ans:- Questions will available in English, Hindi, or Regional language.

Q2. Is it necessary to know the local language for applying to the IBPS RRB 2020 exam?

Ans:- Yes, Students required to possess proficiency in the local language of the State/ UT for which they are applying for.

Q3. What is the best option to choose in the IBPS RRB exam in the case of language, English or Hindi?

Ans:- It totally depends on your comfort, You should choose the language in which you can perform your best.

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