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IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2022 - Prelims, Mains & Interview

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

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IBPS RRB PO Exam Pattern 2022

The IBPS RRB PO (Officer Scale 1) Recruitment is complete in  3 stages:

  1. Prelims Exam
  2. Main Exam
  3. Personal Interview

Let us go through the exam pattern for Prelims & Mains one by one.

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Pattern

Name of TestsMedium of ExamNo. of Ques.Maximum MarksDuration
Reasoning4040Composite time of 45 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude4040
Total 8080

Note: Candidates have to qualify in both the tests by securing minimum cut-off. Candidates will be qualified based on the number appearing and the vacancies released

IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam Pattern

Sr. No.Name of TestsMedium of ExamNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1.Reasoning40502 hours
2.Computer Knowledge4020
3.General Awareness4040
4.a.English LanguageEnglish4040
4.b.Hindi LanguageHindi4040
5Quantitative Aptitude4050
 Total 200200
Candidates can opt either 4 a or 4 b.

Note: One fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to a question will be deducted as penalty.

Marks obtained only in the main examination will be considered for shortlisting for interview and final merit listing.

Candidates will have to clear the sectional cut-off for each section along with the over cut-off score to be eligible for Interview Round.


i. Candidates will be shortlisted for the Interview round based on their Marks in the IBPS RRB PO Main Examination only.

ii. The Total Marks allotted to the Interview Round is 100.

iii. It will be a Face to Face Interview to be conducted by a panel of Experts and Bank Officials.

iv. The Ratio of Marks scored in Main Exam and Interview round will be 80:20 for calculating the score for Final Selection.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II Exam Pattern

The IBPS RRB Officer Scale 2 Recruitment will have 2 stages -:

  1. Single Stage Online Exam
  2. Personal Interview

Single Level Exam (General Banking Officer)

Sr. No.Name of TestMedium of ExamNo. of Ques.Maximum MarksDuration
1.ReasoningHindi/English4050Composite time of 2 hours
2.Computer KnowledgeHindi/English4020
3.Financial AwarenessHindi/English4040
4a.English LanguageEnglish4040
4b.Hindi LanguageHindi4040
5.Quantitative Aptitude &
Data Interpretation
 Total 200200

1.2 Single Level Exam (Specialist Cadre)

Sr. No.Name of TestMedium of ExamNo. of Ques.Maximum MarksDuration
1.Professional KnowledgeHindi/English4040Composite time of
2 hours & 30 minutes
3.Financial AwarenessHindi/English4040
4. aEnglish LanguageEnglish4020
4.b.Hindi LanguageHindi4020
5.Computer KnowledgeHindi/English4020
6.Quantitative Aptitude &
Data Interpretation
 Total 240200

IBPS RRB PO Syllabus 2022

The detailed syllabus for IBPS RRB exam 2022 has been discussed below. Make sure you read it thoroughly for your preparation.

IBPS RRB PO Reasoning Syllabus

Topics to be Covered for Reasoning
Alpha-numeric Series/
Alphabetical Series
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

IBPS RRB PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

Topics to be Covered for Quants
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

IBPS RRB PO Computer Knowledge Syllabus

Topics to be Covered for Computer Knowledge
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

IBPS RRB PO English Language Syllabus

Topics to be Covered for the English Language
Grammar (Verb, Prepositions, Adverbs, Articles, Tenses)
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

IBPS RRB PO 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

IBPS RRB PO General Awareness Syllabus

Important Topics for GA
International Issues
Sports and Games
Current National and International Events – Download Monthly Current AffairsBolt
Countries, Capitals, and Currencies
Policies and Laws Related to Banking
Important Days
Awards and Honours
Indian Constitution
Books and Authors
History of Banks
Economics and Finance
Bank Rates, KYC, Bank Abbreviations.
Financial Institutions of India
Reserve bank of India (RBI) – Structure & Function
Indian Budget
Banking and Economic Appointments – Download Monthly New Appointments PDF
Indian Financial System
Financial Markets – Its Types
Money Markets and Capital Markets
Bond Markets and types of Bonds
Payment Banks and Small Finance Banks
Economic Policies and Schemes of Government


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


How many questions are there in IBPS RRB PO?

The questions asked in the IBPS RRB Mains exam will be of Graduation level. The Prelims paper will have 80 questions, while the Mains paper will have 200 questions.

Does IBPS RRB have interview? +

There is no interview round for Office Assistant posts but an interview will be part of the selection process for the post of Officers Scale I, II and Scale III.

What is the duration of the IBPS RRB Exam 2022? +

The time duration of the IBPS RRB exam for prelims is 45 minutes and in the mains, students will be given 2 hours for the completion of the examination.

What are the steps in recruitment of IBPS RRB PO? +

The recruitment procedure for the IBPS RRB Probationary Officers (Assistant Managers) posts involves three stages that are Prelims, Mains, and Interview round.

What is the age limit for IBPS RRB PO? +

Minimum: 18 years and Maximum: 30 years

How many vacancies has been released for IBPS RRB PO Exam in 2022? +

A total of 2676 vacancies has been released for IBPS RRB PO Exam in 2022.

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