IBPS RRB PO Exam Pattern 2022 Complete Information

IBPS RRB PO Exam Pattern 2022

IBPS RRB PO Exam Pattern 2022- Every year IBPS conducts exam to select eligible candidates for the post of PO in Regional Rural Banks(RRBs). Almost every year more than 4 lakh candidates appear in this exam. Knowing the IBPS RRB PO exam pattern is very important for the candidates appearing for this exam so that they can crack this exam easily.

The exam pattern for “Preliminary” for IPBS PO and Clerk is same but for “Mains” both have different pattern. In this article we will know the exam pattern of IBPS PO 2022.

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2022

Each year lakhs of aspirants apply for Bank Exam to secure their careers and future. The RRB salary and scale that is offered in the IBPS RRB Clerk and Officer Scale are what tempts the candidates to apply for it.

The IBPS RRB Exam Pattern for the PO, Clerk, Officer Grade-II & III post has been discussed here.

  • For IBPSC RRB Clerk, there will be two stages of Exam- Prelims & Mains
  • For IBPS PO or Officer Scale I, there will be three stages of the Exam- Prelims, Mains & Interview
  • For IBPS Officer Grade-II (General Banking Officer and Specialist Cadre) and III, there will be a single-window exam- IBPS Officer Grade II Exam &  Interview
  • For all the posts of IBPS RRB, the candidates have to pass each stage of the Exam for their successful selection.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I(PO), II & III) Exam Pattern

IBPS PO exam is conducted for 3 different posts, i.e. Officer Scale- I, II & III. Mainly there is a difference of total number of phases in them. There are 3 phases of IBPS PO Exam for Officer Scale-1 and 2 phases for Scale-II, III.

Officer Scale-1 Exam Rounds-

  1. Preliminary
  2. Mains
  3. Interview

Officer Scale-II & III

  1. Mains
  2. Interview Process

IBPS RRB PO(Officer Scale-I) Prelims Exam Pattern

A composite time of 45 minutes is provided to candidates to complete two sections namely Reasoning and Numerical Ability for IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Prelims Exam. Candidates must clear the cut-off of each section. The cut-off for each section is decided by the team of IBPS depending on the level of difficulty of the paper

SectionQuestionMarksDuration
Reasoning4040Composite Time of
45 minutes
Numerical Ability4040
Total8080

IBPS PO(Officer Scale-I) Mains Exam Pattern 2022

A composite time of 2 hours is provided to candidates to complete five sections namely Reasoning and Numerical Ability, General Awareness, English/Hindi Language, and Computer Knowledge IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Mains Exam. There will be a penalty of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.

S.No.SectionQuestionMarksDuration
1Reasoning Paper4050Composite Time of
2 hours
2General Awareness Paper4040
3Numerical Ability Paper4050
4English/Hindi Language Paper*4040
5Computer Knowledge Syllabus Paper4020
Total200200

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II Exam Pattern

There will be a single-level exam for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II Post. Selection will be made. Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of the Online Single examination to be considered to be shortlisted for an interview.

Depending on the number of vacancies available, the adequate number of candidates in each category not exceeding three times the declared vacancies shall be called for interview, subject to availability. Before the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the Online Main Examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for the interview.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II Mains Exam Pattern

S.No.SectionQuestionMarksDuration
1Reasoning Paper4050Composite Time of
2 hours
2Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation4050
3Financial Awareness4040
4English/Hindi Language Paper*4040
5Computer Knowledge Syllabus Paper4020
Total200200

*Candidates will have the option to opt for English or Hindi Language Paper.

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern For Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)

S. No.SectionQuestionMarksDuration
1Reasoning4040Composite Time
of 2 hours and 30
minutes
2Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation4040
3Financial Awareness4040
4English/ Hindi Language4020
5Computer Knowledge4020
6Professional Knowledge4040
Total240200

IBPS RRB Officer Scale III Exam Pattern

S.No.SectionQuestionMarksDuration
1Reasoning Paper4050Composite Time of
2 hours
2Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation4050
3Financial Awareness4040
4English/Hindi Language Paper*4040
5Computer Knowledge Syllabus Paper4020
Total200200

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