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IBPS RRB CWE Exam Pattern & Procedure

IBPS RRB 2017 Selection Procedure

For the posts of Officers Scale I and Office Assistant (Multi-purpose) the examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, preliminary and main.

Office Assistant (Multi-purpose)
Candidates will be provisionally allotted on the basis of the marks obtained by them in the Main examination and the vacancies reported by the RRBs

Officers Scale I
Candidates who will qualify in preliminary examination and shortlisted will have to appear for Main examination and shortlisted candidates in the main examination will subsequently be called for a Common Interview.

Officers Scale II (Generalist and Specialists) and Scale III
Candidates will appear for a single online examination and shortlisted candidates in the single examination will subsequently be called for a Common Interview.

A candidate can apply for the Post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and can also apply for the Post of Officer.
However a candidate can apply for only one post in officer’s cadre i.e. for Officer Scale-I or Scale-II or Scale-III.
Candidates have to apply separately and pay fees / intimation charges separately for each applied post.


For Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
1st Step: Preliminary Exam (Objective Type) (80 Marks)
2nd Step: Main Exam (Objective Type) (200 Marks)
For Officer Scale-1
1st Step: Preliminary Exam (Objective Type) (80 Marks)
2nd Step: Main Exam (Objective Type) (200 Marks)
3rd Step: Interview (100 Marks)
For Officer Scale-2 (General Banking Officer) / Officer Scale-2 (Specialist Cadre) / Officer Scale-3
1st Step: Written Exam (Objective Type) (200 Marks)
2nd Step: Interview (100 Marks)


IBPS RRB 2017 Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam:

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Preliminary exam will be objective type and will be conducted online.
The question paper will have 80 questions for 80 marks and contains 2 sections namely (1) Reasoning (2) Numerical Ability.
Duration: Time allotted for the exam is 45 minutes.
Medium of Exam : Hindi/English
Name of Tests 
1 Reasoning              40 Ques 40 Marks
2 Numerical Ability     40 Ques 40 Marks 
Total                            80 Ques 80 Marks

Officer Scale-I

Preliminary exam will be objective type and will be conducted online.
The question paper will have 80 questions for 80 marks and contains 2 sections namely (1) Reasoning (2) Quantitative Aptitude
Duration: Time allotted for the exam is 45 minutes.
Medium of Exam : Hindi/English
Name of Tests 
1 Reasoning               40 Ques 40 Marks
2 Quantitative Aptitude   40 Ques 40 Marks 
Total                     80 Ques 80
 Marks

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

There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. If a question left blank, there will be no negative marking for that question.


Main Exam:

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
Main exam will be objective type and will be conducted online.
The question paper will have 200 questions for 200 marks and contains 5 sections namely (1) Reasoning, (2) Numerical Ability, (3) General Awareness, (4) English & Hindi Language, (5) Computer Knowledge.
Time allotted for the exam is 2 hours.
There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. If a question left blank, there will be no negative marking for that question.
 

Officer Scale-I
Main exam will be objective type and will be conducted online.
The question paper will have 200 questions for 200 marks and contains 5 sections namely (1) Reasoning, (2) Quantitative Aptitude, (3) General Awareness, (4) English & Hindi Language, (5) Computer Knowledge.
Time allotted for the exam is 2 hours.
There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. If a question left blank, there will be no negative marking for that question.
Interview: Those candidates who qualify in the main examination will be called for interview round. The total marks allotted for interview is 100 marks.
 

Exam Pattern for Officer Scale-2 (Specialist Cadre)
Written exam will be objective type and will be conducted online.
The question paper will have 240 questions for 200 marks and contains 6 sections namely (1) Reasoning, (2) Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation, (3) Financial Awareness, (4) English & Hindi Language, (5) Computer Knowledge and (6) Professional Knowledge.
Time allotted for the exam is 2 hours 30 minutes.
There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. If a question left blank, there will be no negative marking for that question.
Interview: Those candidates who qualify the written exam will be called for the interview round. The total marks allotted for interview is 100 marks.
Exam Pattern for Officer Scale-2 (General Banking Officer) / Officer Scale- 3
Written exam will be objective type and will be conducted online.
The question paper will have 200 questions for 200 marks and contains 5 sections namely (1) Reasoning, (2) Quantitative Aptitude& Data Interpretation, (3) Financial Awareness, (4) English & Hindi Language, (5) Computer Knowledge.
Time allotted for the exam is 2 hours.
There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. If a question left blank, there will be no negative marking for that question.
Interview: Those candidates who qualify the written exam will be called for the interview round. The total marks allotted for interview is 100 marks.

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