IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2017 – 2018

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IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2017 – 2018

The exam pattern of IBPS RRB provides details of the marking scheme, paper pattern, number of questions, total marks etc. The IBPS RRB exam pattern 2017 will help the candidates to prepare for the exam in a better way. The exam pattern of IBPS RRB for the post of Officers Scale I, II, III & Office Assistant (Multipurpose) has been prescribed by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). According to the IBPS RRB 2017 exam pattern, the test will be conducted in online mode across various designated test centres. The IBPS RRB paper pattern, also mentions that the test for the post of Officers Scale-I, II, III will be conducted in three phases – prelims, mains, single online exam and interview. While. for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose), the exam will be conducted in two stages – Prelims and Mains exam.

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2017 

  • The exam pattern of IBPS RRB 2017 varies as per different posts. As per IBPS RRB 2017 notification, there has not any changes in the exam pattern. Candidates can below for the post-wise structure of exam.

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination

Officers Scale I   

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Interview

Officers Scale II, III  

  • Single Online Examination
  • Interview

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2017-Overview

  • The exam will be held in online mode only
  • The questions asked in the exam will be of objective type
  • The IBPS RRB exam has been divided into Preliminary, Mains, Single Online Examination and Interview.
  • The exam-pattern is different for Scale – I, II and III and Office Assistant posts
  • The medium of exam will be both English/Hindi.
  • The exam will be segregated into certain number of parts or sections which would have a certain number of questions. Candidates have to attempt the complete exam in the specified time duration
  • There will be negative marking for the wrong answers

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2017 of Preliminary Exam

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

S: No Sections No of Questions Total Marks Medium Time Duration
1 Reasoning 40 40 English/Hindi Composite time of45 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 40 40
Total 80 80

Officer Scale-I

S :No Sections No of Questions Total Marks Medium Time Duration
1 Reasoning 40 40 English/Hindi Composite time of 45 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 40 40
Total 80 80

Highlights of IBPS RRB exam pattern 2017 prelims exam

  • The test for both the posts will be held online comprising of total 80 questions
  • The questions will be set both in English and Hindi
  • The questions will be objective type
  • The preliminary examination for the post of IBPS RRB Officers Scale I and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) will be conducted for 80 marks.
  • Candidates (for both posts) have to qualify in both the tests by securing minimum cut-off marks.
  • Adequate number of candidates in each category, depending upon requirements, will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination of IBPS RRB.
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