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IBPS RRB Officer & Assistant: Exam Dates, 2016 Cut Offs, Pattern & Syllabus

 

Dear Aspirants,

The IBPS RRB 2017 is around the corner! The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is slated to conduct two of the most sought-after & competitive examinations on the following dates:

Name of the exam Exam Date
IBPS RRB Officer Scale – 1 Prelims Sept 9th, 10th, 16th
IBPS RRB Officer Scale – 1 Mains Nov 5th
IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Sept 17th, 23rd, 24th
IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains Nov 12th

 

The last date to apply is 14th August.

Previously, we had provided you a comprehensive preparation guide for IBPS RRB Officer Scale – 1 and IBPS RRB Office Assistant Preliminary Exams. In the following article, we are providing you previous year cut off marks of IBPS RRB Officer Scale – 1 and IBPS RRB Office Assistant. Use this information as a handy guide to strategize your IBPS RRB 2017 Examination.

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IBPS Officer Scale – 1 Prelims 2016 Cut Off Marks

Name of the section Gen SC OBC
Reasoning 15 10.75 10.75
Quantitative Aptitude 12.25 8.50 8.50

 

IBPS Office Assistant Prelims 2016 Cut Off Marks

Name of the section Gen SC OBC
Reasoning 18.25 13.25 13.25
Quantitative Aptitude 16.25 11.50 11.50

 

IBPS Officer Scale – 1 Mains 2016 Cut Off Marks

Name of the section Gen SC OBC
Reasoning 14.25 11.75 11.75
Computer Knowledge 19.50 17.00 17.00
General Awareness 11.25 8.50 8.50
English Language 5.75
Hindi Language 22.50 20.00 20.00
Quantitative Aptitude 14.00 11.50 11.50

 

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State-wise Cut Off for IBPS RRB Officer Scale – 1 and Office Assistant Prelims (Gen category)

Name of the state IBPS RRB Office Scale-1 IBPS Office Assistant
Andhra Pradesh 56.75 71.25
Assam 45.25 57.50
Bihar 49.50 62.75
Chhattisgarh 46.50 69.75
Gujarat 41.25 55.50
Haryana 56.50 70.00
Himachal Pradesh 50.25 62.25
Jammu and Kashmir 50.50 58.75
Jharkhand 52.75 61.75
Karnataka 54.25
Kerala 55.50 69.50
Madhya Pradesh 50.50 64.00
Maharashtra 51.25 66.50
Odisha 57.00 67.50
Punjab 57.25 72.50
Rajasthan 52.75 66.00
Tamil Nadu 58.00
Telangana 62.00
Tripura 53.50
Uttarakhand 53.75 65.75
Uttar Pradesh 52.25 64.75
West Bengal 53.25 70.00

 

Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB Officer Scale – 1 & Office Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern

Name of the section No of questions Max Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 40 45 mins
Numerical Ability 40 40
Total 80 80

 

IBPS RRB Officer Scale – 1 & Office Assistant Mains Exam Pattern

Name of the section No of questions Max Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 50 120 mins
Numerical Ability 40 50
General Awareness 40 40
English Language* 40 40
Hindi Language* 40 40
Computer Awareness 40 20
Total 200 200

*candidates can opt either English or Hindi language

Negative marking: For each wrong answer 0.25 marks of the marks assigned to that question is deducted as penalty.

 

Important topics to focus on for IBPS RRB Officer Scale – 1 & Office Assistant Preliminary Exam 2017

Reasoning

Input output, seating arrangement (circular & linear), coding decoding, syllogism, data sufficiency, alphanumeric series, alphabet test, ranking/direction/order, coded inequalities, puzzles, blood relations, logical reasoning.

Quantitative Aptitude

Quadratic equations, data sufficiency, data interpretation (pie chart, radar chart, mixed graph, bar graph, line graph, table), number series, partnership, problems on ages, percentage, averages, ratio and proportion, mixture & allegation, profit and loss, work and time, simple and compound interest, time and distance, simplification/approximation, boats and streams.

 

Note: The list above is indicative & not exhaustive. We suggest you refer to previous years IBPS RRB Officer Scale – 1 and Office Assistant question papers to determine the complete syllabus.

 

Further reading:

IBPS RRB Officer Scale -1 & Office Assistant Exam Preparation Strategy 2017
IBPS RRB Officer Scale – 1 & Office Assistant Exam Notification 2017
IBPS RRB Officer Scale – 1 & Office Assistant Exam FAQs
IBPS RRB Officer Scale – 1 vs IBPS RRB Office Assistant: Know the Difference