Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is conducting the IBPS RRB 2019 Prelims on August 03, 04, and 11, 2019 for the Scale I Officers and on August 17, 18, and 25, 2019 for the posts of Office Assistants. The Prelims is the first stage of the selection process for these posts.

The Prelims exam will be held in the online mode only. The registration for the IBPS RRB 2019 is already going on at ibps.in and the last date to apply for the same is July 04, 2019. For the Prelims exam. The prelims are being conducted for the selection of the candidates against 3,352 vacancies for the Scale I officers and 3,674 vacancies for the Office Assistants. Overall vacancies for the IBPS RRB 2019 recruitments is 8,354, that includes Scale I, II and III officers and the Office Assistant posts.


What To Expect This Year Form The IBPS RRB 2019 Prelim Exam?

On the basis of the last year, we have listed below what the candidates can expect this year in IBPS RRB 2019 Prelims exam in terms of difficulty level, number of good attempts and the type of questions asked in each section.

For the Officer Assistant Post:

#1 The difficulty level: The prelims for the Office assistant posts have questions from 2 sections – Reasoning and Numerical Ability. The overall difficulty level of the prelims can be expected between easy and moderate.

#2 Good Attempts: The expected number of questions that the candidates had to attempt correctly to qualify the exam was 66-70 out of a total of 80 questions.

#3 Type of Questions: In the Numerical Ability section, the type of questions that are mostly asked are from Data Interpretation, Wrong Number Series and Approximation, Arithmetic Word Problems. For the reasoning section, the candidates can expect most of the questions from Puzzles and Seating Arrangement, Direction Sense, Alpha-Symbol Series, Coding-Decoding, and Inequality, Miscellaneous and Odd One Out.

Out of the IBPS RRB Syllabus, last year in the Numerical Ability section, 10 questions came from Data Interpretation, 5 each from Wrong Number Series and Approximation, there were 10 Arithmetic Word Problems questions and 10 questions from Simplification. For the reasoning section, 16 questions were from Puzzles and Seating Arrangement, 5 each from Direction Sense, Alpha-Symbol Series, Coding-Decoding, and Inequality. There were 3 questions on Miscellaneous and 1 Odd One Out question.

For the Scale I Officer Posts:

#1 The difficulty level: The overall difficulty level can be expected from easy to moderate. There are 2 section ins the exam reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude.

#2 Good Attempts: The expected number question that the candidates had to attempt correctly to qualify the exam was 55-60 questions out of a total of 80 questions.

#3 Type of Questions: In the reasoning section, expect questions from AR (seating arrangement type questions), blood relations and directions, syllogism and questions based on numbers and alphabets, For the Quantitative Ability section the candidates can focus on topics like DI, number series and comparison of variables, and Miscellaneous.

Last year in the Reasoning Section, there were 27 questions asked from AR, 3 each from blood relations and directions, 5 from syllogism and 1 question each from numbers and alphabets. In the quantitative aptitude section, 15 questions were asked from DI, 5 each from number series and comparison of variables, and 15 questions from Miscellaneous.

The selection of IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II and III is made on the basis of the single stage exam. The exam for these posts will be held on September 22, 2019. The mains exam for the Scale I officers will be held September 22, 2019, and for the office assistants posts on Septembre 29, 2019.

The candidates who get selected based on the IBPS RRB 2019 cutoff marks of Office Assistant & Officer Scale I, move on to the next stage which is the mains exam. The candidates who have applied for the posts of Scale I Officers have to further appear in the interview rounds.

All the best to the candidates who are appearing for the IBPS RRB Prelims 2019. For more career related updates follow – career.aglasem.com