# IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) Preparation Strategy for Reasoning-2022

The IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) Recruitment Notification 2022 has been released. This year, there are about 2600+ vacancies for RRB Officers (Scale-I), and the IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) 2022 Recruitment Exams are scheduled to be conducted in the months of August and September. With a little more than a month to prepare for the IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) 2022 examinations, every moment is important for preparation. Therefore, we at Oliveboard have brought you the article, ” IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) Preparation Strategy for Reasoning” to help you with the IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) Reasoning section.

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### IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) 2022 Reasoning Topic-wise Tips

Syllogisms

• Start by gaining a clear idea of the question. Syllogisms are all about understanding the statements.
• Identify what all might be true and what is true (in terms of statements)
• Venn diagrams are quite important and hence when used correctly will help you solve those questions.

Check out this video on Syllogisms

Inequalities

• Start with simple inequalities or direct inequalities. They are simple if you are comfortable with the basic mathematical rules.
• Coded inequalities are difficult, so care must be taken with the coding part of those questions.
• Having said that, it can be quite manageable with adequate effort and practice.

Here is a video on Inequalities —

Arrangements

• Linear seating arrangements may be easier than circular seating arrangements, but practice needs to be thorough for both although circular seating arrangement problems need more effort.
• Diagrams are essential and you must not start writing or drawing unless you have a diagram ready. Start with a line for linear or circle for circular seating arrangement, followed by addition of the details to the diagram for added illustration.

Here is a video on linear arrangements —

Data Sufficiency

• Questions can be asked in any form — charts, graphs, tables, etc.
• Data sufficiency questions can be the most time-consuming questions, so practice all types of data sufficiency questions to ensure you are familiar with all of them.

Here is a video on the most common Data Sufficiency questions —

Those are some of the most challenging topics in the Reasoning section of IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I), but following those tips can help you score higher.  You can also download the Fre PDFs for IBPS RRB reasoning section preparation.

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### IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) 2022 Exam Pattern

To be sure that we are preparing correctly for the IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) 2022 examinations, it is necessary to be thorough with all the sections for each of the two examinations.

 IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) 2022 Prelims Exam Pattern Sr. No. Name of Test Medium of Exam Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration 1 Reasoning Ability Hindi/English 40 40 Total Time of 45 Minutes 2 Quantitative Aptitude Hindi/English 40 40

Do note that 2 sections (Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude) have been repeated for both the Prelims and Mains examinations, and in the Mains examination, they have more weight in terms of grading and therefore this should be used to your advantage.

 IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) 2022 Mains Exam Pattern Sr. No. Name of Test Medium of Exam Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration 1 Reasoning Ability Hindi/English 40 50 Total Time of 120 Minutes 2 Quantitative Aptitude Hindi/English 40 50 3 General Awareness Hindi/English 40 40 4(a) English Language English 40 40 4(b) Hindi Language Hindi 40 40 5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20 Total 200 200

### IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) 2022 Syllabus

For the ease of reference, the IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I 2022 syllabus has also been shared below:

 IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) 2022Prelims Syllabus Sr. No. Name of Test Syllabus 1 Reasoning Ability Syllogism, Analytical Reasoning, Blood Relations, Coding Decoding, Input Output, Inequalities, Direction Sense, Grouping and Ordering, Critical Reasoning, etc. 2 Quantitative Aptitude Quadratic Equations, Simplification. Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Speed, Time, and Distance, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Number Series, Number Systems, Surds and Indices, Permutations and Combinations, Mixtures, Averages, and Alligations, Probability, Mensuration, Time and Work, Data Interpretation, Caselets, Charts and Graphs

 IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) 2022 Mains Syllabus Sr. No. Name of Test Syllabus 1 Reasoning Ability Syllogism, Analytical Reasoning, Blood Relations, Coding Decoding, Input Output, Inequalities, Direction Sense, Grouping and Ordering, Critical Reasoning, etc. 2 Quantitative Aptitude Quadratic Equations, Simplification. Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Speed, Time, and Distance, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Number Series, Number Systems, Surds and Indices, Permutations and Combinations, Mixtures, Averages, and Alligations, Probability, Mensuration, Time and Work, Data Interpretation, Caselets, Charts and Graphs 3 General Awareness Important government programs and schemes, awards and honors, new schemes of central and state government, sports, books and authors, country and capitals, currencies and countries, thermal and nuclear power stations, banking terms and abbreviations, etc. 4(a) English Language Reading Comprehension, Parajumbles, Cloze Test, Fill the Banks, Vocabulary Usage, Sentence Joining, etc. 4(b) Hindi Language व्याकरण – वर्तनी, वाक्य, नियमों के सेट सक्रिय निष्क्रिय आवाज, अप्रत्यक्ष प्रत्यक्ष भाषण, लेख, पूर्वसर्ग, वाक्यांशों और मुहावरों, वाक्य सुधार, खोलना त्रुटि प्रश्न, एक शब्द प्रतिस्थापन, रिक्त स्थान को भरनाशब्दावली – पदबंधों , समानार्थी शब्द, विलोम, वाक्य पूरा , शब्द गठन 5 Computer Knowledge Basics of Computer, Hardware & Software (MS Office), DBMS, Networking, Internet, Commonly Used Shortcuts on MS Office (Word), Input/Output Devices, Important Abbreviations

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