IBPS RRB Office Assistant Syllabus 2019 – Exam Pattern, Selection Process

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Syllabus 2019 : IBPS RRB Exam pattern will be given in official notification along with syllabus, selection process and other related information. All the details and dates related to IBPS RRB gets released with the IBPS RRB notification. It is generally released either in the month of June or July.

It is important to read the IBPS RRB Assistant official notification to understand the process of application and selection process. Reading the official notification will ease the process of filling the application form. Furthermore, it will also give you a clear insight into the eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, and selection process which are the most important thing in the preparation of the exam. It will also give the information about the number of vacancies available for the post.

Every year, the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts the recruitment exam to fill the vacancies of Office Assistant at the Regional Rural Banks. There is a total of 56 RRBs that participate in the recruitment exam. The applications are invited from the eligible candidates to participate in the recruitment process.

In the year 2019, the preliminary exam for shortlisting the candidates will be conducted in the month of August 2019. The candidates who get good scores in the exam were able to reach to the next level of selection called Main examination.

ReadIBPS RRB Office Assistant Results 2019

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Pattern 2019

For a better understanding of the IBPS RRB Assistant exam, one needs to know the exam pattern. The exam pattern will aid the aspirants in preparing for the exam. So, when you appear for the exam, you will have an idea about the sections which will be available in the exam paper and how many questions will be there in each exam. In fact, as you will know about the total time duration of the exam, you will prepare your strategy for the exam and will give the time to each section accordingly.

IBPS RRB Offiecr Assistant Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern

Name of Section
Total Number of Questions

Maximum Marks
Hindi, English

Numerical Ability

Hindi, English4040Composite time duration of 45 min

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains Exam Pattern

Total Number of Questions
Maximum Marks
Hindi, English40
Numerical Ability
Hindi, English40
General Awareness
Hindi, English40
40composite time duration of 2 hrs
A.English Language
B.Hindi Language
Computer Knowledge

English, Hindi40
  • All questions in prelims and main will be of Multiple Choice Type
  • Negative marking will be there for the wrong answer
  • 25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer
  • The choice of language is optional. Therefore, the candidates have to choose any one of the languages from English and Hindi.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Syllabus

For the preparation of RRB Office Assistant Examination, it is essential to know the detailed knowledge of the syllabus. The knowledge of syllabus will let you get familiar with the topic from which questions can be asked in the examination. Here, we present the list of topics from various sections that will be available in the examination.

IBPS RRB Offiecr Assistant Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Decimal Fraction
  • Number System
  • Simple Interest
  • Partnership
  • Averages
  • Time and Work
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Case Studies
  • HCF and LCM
  • Profit and Loss
  • Compound Interest
  • Percentages
  • Simplification
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Charts and Graphs
  • Averages


  • Syllogism
  • Odd man out
  • Blood Relation
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Ranking and Time
  •  Series Test
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Figure Series
  • Decision Making
  • Statement and Arguments
  • Figure Series Test
  • Number
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Alphabet Test
  • Analogy
  • Causes and Effects
  • Assertion and Reason
  • Statement and Assumption
  • Sitting Arrangements
  • Word Formation
  • Statements and Action Courses

English Language

  • Jumbled Words
  • Spotting Errors
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Commonly Misspelled Words
  • Comprehension
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Cloze Tests
  • Jumbled up sentences
  • Phrase Substitution
  • One-word Substitution

Hindi Language

  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Vyakaran
  • Mistakes

General Awareness

  • Countries/Currencies
  • Current Affairs
  • Indian and International Economy
  • Books and Authors
  • RBI
  • Banking Terms
  • Social Function of Banks
  • Repo and Reverse Repo Rate
  • Fiscal-Monetary Policies
  • UNO
  • Marketing
  • Awards and Honors
  • Agriculture
  • Finance
  • Sports
  • History of Banking

Computer Applications

  • Software and Hardware Fundamentals
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Networking
  • History and Future of Computers
  • Database
  • MS Office
  • Networking
  • Software and Hardware Fundamentals
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Database

IBPS RRB Office Assistant – Exam Date

In the year 2019, the prelims will be conducted in the month of August 2018.The dates for the preliminary examination for office assistant position will be August 2018 and  September 2018. The main examination will be conducted in October 2018.

ReadIBPS RRB Office Assistant Admit Card 2019

Selection Process

The entire selection process for the post of Office Assistant is comprised of Preliminary Examination and Main Examination. It is a two-tier process. The candidates who want to participate in the selection process need to appear in the prelims. It is a mandatory criterion for the Main exam that the applicants must have passed/ scored above cutoff in the Prelims exam otherwise the applicants are not eligible to appear in the main exam. Therefore, the candidates will get shortlisted for Main exam on the basis of marks scored by them in the IBPS RRB Preliminary exam. However IBPS RRB Office assistant prelim exam is of qualifying in nature, the marks scored in prelims will not be considered for final ranking.

To qualify for the provisional allotment, the candidates are required to get prescribed cut off/ score in the main examination.  Only then, they will have chances to get the provisional allotment. Once the entire process of selection will be completed, the candidates will get the allotment to various Regional Rural Banks on the basis of the merit as well as preference filled by the candidates.  The merit list for the final selection will consider only the marks scored in the Main exam.

Important Dates After Submission Of Application

The dates given below pertain to 2019. So, candidates planning to apply for the year 2019 can get idea about schedule.

Downloading call letters for preliminary examination
August 2019
Dates of Preliminary Examination
August and September 2019

Result of Preliminary Examination
September 2019
Downloading call letters for the main examination
September 2019
Dates of the Main Examination
October 2019
Result of the main Examination

October 2019

Provisional AllotmentJanuary 2020


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