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IBPS RRB Assistant Exam Pattern 2022

IBPS RRB Assistant Exam Pattern 2022

IBPS RRB Assistant Exam Pattern 2022 is available online as the official notification for IBPS RRB Assistant 2022 is released on the official website. Candidates can check the IBPS RRB Assistant exam pattern 2022 below.

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IBPS RRB Assistant Exam Pattern

The selection process for the posts of IBPS RRB Office Assistant is different from that of the selection process officers in RRB. For IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2022, the exam will be conducted in two phases:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam

No interview process is conducted for selecting candidates for the post of Office Assistant. Selection is made only on the basis of marks obtained by the candidate in his/her Mains Examination.

IBPS RRB Prelims Exam Pattern –  Office Assistant

Sr.No.Name of TestsMedium of ExamNo. of QsMaximum MarksDuration
1ReasoningHindi/English4040Composite time of 45 minutes
2Numerical AbilityHindi/English4040
 Total 8080 
  • Candidates have to qualify in both the tests by securing minimum cut-off

IBPS RRB Mains Exam Pattern – Office Assistant

Sr. No.Name of TestsMedium of ExamNo. of QuestionsMax. MarksDuration
1ReasoningHindi/English4050 Composite Time of 2 hours
2Numerical AbilityHindi/English4050
3General AwarenessHindi/English4040
4 aEnglish LanguageEnglish4040
4 bHindi LanguageHindi4040
5Computer KnowledgeHindi/English4020
 Total 200200 

For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty to arrive at a corrected score.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Syllabus

The IBPS RRB Office Assistant syllabus for prelims is the same as that of the Mains Syllabus of Quant and Reasoning (discussed below). But the difficulty level of questions asked in prelims are easier when compared to mains questions in these two topics. Since the prelims is only qualifying is nature, the question level plays a vital role in eliminating candidates. Let's check out the syllabus of each section of the IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam.

IBPS RRB Clerk Reasoning Syllabus

Topics to be Covered for Reasoning are mentioned below. 40 reasoning questions are in Both Prelims and Mains Exams of IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam.

Alpha-numeric Series/ Alphabetical SeriesInput-Output
AnalogyPuzzles – Box based, Floor, Calendar, Day/Months based, etc.
Analytical ReasoningScheduling
Blood RelationsSeating Arrangement– Linear, Circular, Facing Inside/Outside, Mixed
Coded InequalitiesStatement and Conclusion
Coding and DecodingStatement-Course of Action
Double Line-upSyllogism
Data SufficiencyOrdering and Ranking
Direction SenseVerbal Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude

Topics to be Covered for Quants are tabulated below. This section is also featured in both prelims and mains of this exam with 40 questions each. DI is the most discussed topic in this section.

Average & Problems on AgeProbability
Boats and StreamPipes and Cisterns
Clock and Calendar ProblemsProfit, Loss, and Discount
Data Interpretation – Charts and Graphs: Line Graph, Bar Graph, Pie Chart
Tabular DI
Mixed DI
Quadratic Equations
Decimal and FractionsSimplification
Indices and SurdsSimple and Compound Interest
LCM and H.C.FPermutation and Combination
MensurationSquare root, Cube root
Mixture and AllegationsTime and Work
Number Series & Number SystemTime, Distance and Speed
PartnershipsVolume and Surface Area

Computer Knowledge Syllabus

Topics to be Covered for Computer Knowledge for IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam are based on hardware, software, recent technological advancement, internet, storage, IT, hacking, and networking as few topics of the vast list mentioned below.

History of Computers – Generations, TypesLogic Gates
Computer MemoryInternet
Computer Hardware and IO DevicesMS Office Suite – Word, Excel, PPT, etc.
Computer SoftwareFile Extensions
Storage UnitsBasics of DBMS
Computer LanguagesComputer Hacking
Operating System – Types, FunctionsComputer Network
Number System and ConversionsShortcut Keys
Computer AbbreviationsInternet
Computer Network – Types, TopologyComputer Virus & Hacking

English Language Syllabus

Topics to be Covered for the English Language of IBPS RRB Clerk are similar to any other IBPS or SBI recruitment exams. RC and grammar are the most frequent topics that are asked in the exam. HERE IS THE COMPLETE LIST.

Reading ComprehensionVocabulary based questions
Cloze TestError Spotting
Para jumblesSentence Improvement
Fillers – Single, DoubleSynonyms/ Antonyms
Odd One OutIdioms and Phrases
Correct UsageOne Word Substitution
Paragraph CompletionWord/Phrase Replacement
Grammar (Verb, Prepositions, Adverbs, Articles, Tenses) 

Hindi Language Syllabus

विपरीतार्थक शब्दवाक्यों में त्रुटियाँ
पर्यायवाची शब्दवाक्यों में रिक्त-स्थानों की पूर्ति
मुहावरे तथा लोकोक्तियांवर्तनी अशुद्धियाँ
गुढार्थी (क्लोज टाइप) प्रकार का गद्यांशवाक्यांश के लिए एक शब्द
वाक्यक्रम व्यवस्थापनअपठित गद्यांश

General Awareness Syllabus

Important Topics For GA included the current affairs in the last 6-8 months in the field of economy, banking, insurance, and business but not restricted to these. A basic understanding of economic concepts and principles are required for this section.

International IssuesReserve bank of India (RBI) – Structure & Function
Sports and GamesIndian Budget
Current National and International Events – Download Monthly Current Affairs BoltBanking and Economic Appointments – Download Monthly New Appointments PDF
Countries, Capitals, and CurrenciesBudget
Policies and Laws Related to BankingGDP/ GNP
Important DaysNDP/ NNP
Awards and HonoursIndian Financial System
Indian ConstitutionFinancial Markets – Its Types
Books and AuthorsMoney Markets and Capital Markets
History of BanksBond Markets and types of Bonds
Economics and FinancePayment Banks and Small Finance Banks
Bank Rates, KYC, Bank Abbreviations.Economic Policies and Schemes of Government
Financial Institutions of India 

IBPS RRB Assistant Cut Off Score

Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main examination to be considered to be shortlisted for provisional allotment. Depending on the number of vacancies available in each state, candidates will be shortlisted for provisional allotment.


We hope that you have gathered information regarding IBPS RRB Assistant syllabus and exam pattern. All you have to do is give your best and start preparing for this prestigious bank exam. All the best!


What is the duration of IBPS RRB Assistant prelims?

The duration of IBPS RRB Assistant prelims is 45 min

What is the total number of vacancy in IBPS RRB Assistant Exam 2022? +

The total number of vacancies are 4483 according to the official notification.

What is the Selection Process For IBPS RRB 2022? +

Candidates applying for Office Assistant will have to appear for the prelims and mains exam only.

What is the application fee for IBPS RRB Exam 2022? +

A total of Rs. 850/- for General Category and Rs 175/- for SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Servicemen category candidates.

What is IBPS RRB Clerk 2022 Exam Date ? +

IBPS RRB Clerk exam date will be announced soon.

When will the IBPS RRB Assistant Application process begin? +

The application process for the IBPS RRB Assistant 2022 will begin on 7th June 2022.

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