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IBPS RRB PO 2019 Exam Pattern – For Prelims & Mains

IBPS RRB PO 2019 Exam Pattern

Knowing the Scheme of the Examination that one is going to attempt should be the foremost task as it gives you a clear picture of which subjects (sections) you need to focus on and also the marks allotted to each section. With the recent IBPS RRB 2019 Exam Recruitment Notification and a total of 3382 vacancies for the Probationary Officers Scale I (Assistant Manager)(PO) and 3688 for Office Assistants (Clerk), it is a great opportunity for prospective candidates who are passionate about the Banking Exams. In this blog post we will help you know the  IBPS RRB PO 2019 Exam Pattern both for Prelims & Mains Exam. The Prelims for IBPS RRB PO (Scale 1) is scheduled to happen in August 2019 and Mains on 22nd September 2019.

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IBPS RRB PO 2019 Exam Pattern – For Prelims & Mains

For Probationary Officers (Assistant Manager)

The Exam will be conducted in three phases:

  1. Prelims (Objective)
  2. Mains (Objective & Subjective)
  3. Interview

Scheme of Preliminary Examination (Objective) 

Sr.

No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Qs

Maximum

Marks

Duration

1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 40 Composite time of

45 minutes

2 Quantitative Aptitude Hindi/English 40 40
Total 80 80

Noe: Candidates (for both posts) have to qualify in both the tests by securing minimum cut-off Adequate number of candidates in each category, depending upon requirements, will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

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Scheme for Main Examination (Objective)

Sr.

No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of

Questions

Maximum

Marks

Duration

1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50  

Composite Time of 2 hours

2 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
3 General Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4 a English Language English 40 40
4 b Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Quantitative Aptitude Hindi/English 40 50
Total 200 200

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Note: Candidates can opt either 4 a or 4 b.

Penalty for wrong answers:

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. 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 penalty to arrive at corrected 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 interview. Depending on the number of vacancies available, adequate number of candidates in each category not exceeding three times of the declared vacancies in each state shall be called for interview, subject to availability. Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the Online Main Examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview.

MARKS OBTAINED ONLY IN THE MAIN EXAMINATION WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORTLISTING FOR INTERVIEW AND FINAL MERIT LISTING.

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