IBPS RRB Prelims Expected Pattern 2020 – Officer Scale-1 & Office Assistant

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IBPS RRB Prelims Expected Question Pattern: Dear Readers, IBPS RRB Prelims 2020 Examination is approaching very soon and the online prelims exam for Officer Scale-1 and Office Assistant was scheduled on Sep/Oct 2020. Candidates who were preparing for the examination may be wondering about the IBPS RRB Prelims Expected Pattern 2020. Here we have given a detailed analysis of the Expected Prelims Questions Pattern for Officer Scale 1 and Office Assistant 2020 Examination.

IBPS RRB Prelims Expected Pattern 2020

Let’s see a glance on the Official Exam Pattern of IBPS RRB Pre 2020 examination, both Officer Scale 1 & Office Assistant Prelims exam has 80 questions which carry 80 marks.

Officer Scale-1 Prelims Exam Pattern:

Section No. of Questions Marks Time
Reasoning 40 40 45 Mins Cumulative timing
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
Total 80 80

Office Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern:

Section No. of Questions Marks Time
Reasoning 40 40 45 Mins Cumulative timing
Numerical Ability 40 40
Total 80 80

Expected Question Pattern for IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2020:

We all knew that IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Prelims examination has two sections, Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning Section, each has 40 questions which carries 40 marks. Below we have given the IBPS RRB Prelims Expected Pattern for PO Examination.

Quantitative Aptitude:

Topics No. of Questions
Simplification/ Approximation 5 to 10
Number Series 5
Quadratic Equation 5
Data Interpretation 10 to 15
Miscellaneous 10 to 15
Total 40

Simplification/ Approximation: Very important topic in IBPS RRB Exams, we can expect 5 to 10 questions from this section; you can easily answer all the questions in less time if you have good calculation speed. You need to apply BODMAS rule to answer this type of questions. To answer these questions quicker you need to know the tables 1 to 30, squares up to 50, cubes up to 30.

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Number Series: This is another important topic in IBPS RRB Examination, 5 questions will be expected from this topic. There are some patterns of Number series which you should definitely know such as; Square pattern, cubes pattern, prime number pattern, multiplication & difference pattern. Below we have given the link to get Practice questions of Number Series, Practice more to increase your speed and accuracy.

Check Here to Get Good Standard Number Series Questions

Quadratic Equations: We can expect 5 questions from this topic, if you are familiar with the concept you can easily answer these questions. You need to identify the relationship of X & Y.

Get More Free Practice Quadratic Questions in PDF

Data Interpretation: DI is one of the most important topics for all competitive exams, to answer Data Interpretation questions you need to be familiar with topics like; Averages, percentage, ratio proportion, Profit & Loss. We can expect 10 to 15 questions from these topics, questions can be asked from Bar Graph, Line Graph, table-based, pie graph and caselets.

Click Here to Get High Standard Data Interpretation Questions in PDF

Application Sums: Questions can be asked from arithmetic topics such as; Averages, Ratios, profit and loss, percentage, partnership, time and work, probability, mixture and allegation, boats and streams, problems on train etc. We can expect 10 to 15 Questions from this section.

Arithmetic Questions PDF

Reasoning Ability:  

Topics No. of Questions
Inequality 5
Syllogism 3 to 5
Coding-Decoding 3 to 5
Alphanumeric 3 to 5
Blood Relations & Directions 3 to 5
Misc (Order & Ranking, Forward-Backward, Odd one out, meaningful words, Number rearrangements) 3 to 5
Seating Arrangement & Puzzles 15 to 20
Total 40

Inequality: Easily we can score full marks on this topic, a total of 5 questions can be expected from this topic. Questions can be asked from direct inequality or coded inequality. Practice a good number of questions to familiarise yourself with this topic.

Check here to Download Inequality Questions in PDF

Syllogism: We can expect 3 to 5 questions from the syllogism topic, last year a new type of syllogism was introduced in IBPS RRB Exams, in which conclusion will be given in the questions and statements were given in the options. Practice these types of questions along with Old type questions to score more marks. For the Prelims exam, we can expect Old type Syllogism questions.

Click Here to Get More Syllogism Practice Questions in PDF

Coding & Decoding: 3 to 5 Questions can be expected from this topic, there are two types of coding-decoding questions that were asked in recent times exams, one is an old pattern and the second is a new pattern. In IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims we can expect Old Pattern Coding Decoding Questions.

Check Here for Coding Decoding Practice Questions PDF

Blood Relation & Direction Sense: Both the topics were more common in Reasoning Section and we can expect 3 to 5 questions from these topics.

Alphanumeric Questions: A series of Alphabets, Numbers and Symbols will be given and questions will be asked on that, you need to answer it based on the pattern. 3 to 5 questions will be asked in this section.

Click Here to Download Alphanumeric Questions in PDF

Miscellaneous: Questions will be asked from Order & Ranking, Forward-Backward, Odd one out, meaningful words, Number rearrangements. We can expect 3 to 5 questions from these topics

Click Here to Download the Miscellaneous Questions PDF 

Seating & Puzzles Questions: In Reasoning Section, this is one of the most important topics. We can expect 15 to 20 questions from this topic.

Types of Puzzles:

  • Box Based
  • Day Based
  • Floor Based
  • Sequence-Based
  • Scheduling Based
  • Comparison Based

Check Here to Download High Standard Puzzles Questions in PDF

Types of Seating:

  • Circular
  • Linear
  • Parallel Row
  • Square
  • Rectangular
  • Triangular

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The Expected Question Pattern for IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims 2020:

Below we have given the IBPS RRB Prelims Expected Pattern of Questions for Office Assistant Examination 2020. RRB Clerk Pre exam has two sections,

Numerical Ability:

Topics No. of Questions
Simplification/ Approximation 10 to 15
Number Series 5
Quadratic Equation 0 to 5
Data Interpretation 10
Miscellaneous 10
Total 40

Simplification/ Approximation: Very important for IBPS RRB Exams, we can expect 10 to 15 questions from this section; you can easily answer all the questions in less time if you have good calculation speed. You need to apply BODMAS rule to answer this type of questions. To answer these questions quicker you need to know the tables 1 to 30, squares up to 50, cubes up to 30.

Click Here to Practice Good Standard Simplification Questions

Number Series: This is another important topic in IBPS RRB Examination, 5 questions will be expected from this topic. There are some patterns of Number series which you should definitely know such as; Square pattern, cubes pattern, prime number pattern, multiplication & difference pattern. Below we have given the link to get Practice questions of Number Series, Practice more to increase your speed and accuracy.

Check Here to Get Good Standard Number Series Questions

Quadratic Equations: Questions may not come from this topic if 15 questions were asked in Simplification/ Approximation or else we can expect 5 questions from this topic. If you are familiar with the concept you can easily answer these questions. You need to identify the relationship between X & Y.

Get More Free Practice Quadratic Questions in PDF

Data Interpretation: DI is one of the most important topics in any competitive exams, to answer Data Interpretation questions you need to be familiar with topics like; Averages, percentage, ratio proportion, Profit & Loss. We can expect 10 questions from these topics, questions can be asked from the Bar Graph, Line Graph, table-based, pie graph, and caselets.

Click Here to Get High Standard Data Interpretation Questions in PDF

Application Sums: Questions can be asked from arithmetic topics such as; Averages, Ratios, profit and loss, percentage, partnership, time and work, probability, mixture and allegation, boats and streams, problems on the train, etc. We can expect 10 questions from this section.

Arithmetic Questions PDF

Reasoning Ability:

Topics No. of Questions
Seating Arrangement & Puzzles 10 to 15
Syllogism 3 to 5
Coding-Decoding 3 to 5
Inequality 3 to 5
Blood Relation & Direction Sense 3 to 5
Alphanumeric Series 3 to 5
Misc (Order & Ranking, Forward-Backward, Odd one out, meaningful words, Number rearrangements) 3 to 5
Total 40

Seating & Puzzles Questions: In Reasoning Section, this is one of the most important topics. We can expect 10 to 15 questions from this topic.

Types of Puzzles:

  • Box Based
  • Day Based
  • Floor Based
  • Sequence-Based
  • Scheduling Based
  • Comparison Based

Check Here to Download High Standard Puzzles Questions in PDF

Types of Seating:

  • Circular
  • Linear
  • Parallel Row
  • Square
  • Rectangular
  • Triangular

Click Here to Download High Standard Seating Questions in PDF

Syllogism: We can expect 3 to 5 questions from the syllogism topic, last year a new type of syllogism was introduced in IBPS RRB Exams, in which conclusion will be given in the questions and statements were given in the options. Practice these types of questions along with Old type questions to score more marks. For the Prelims exam, we can expect Old type Syllogism questions.

Click Here to Get More Syllogism Practice Questions in PDF

Coding & Decoding: 3 to 5 Questions can be expected from this topic, there are two types of coding-decoding questions that were asked in recent times exams, one is an old pattern and the second is a new pattern. In IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims we can expect Old Pattern Coding Decoding Questions.

Check Here for Coding Decoding Practice Questions PDF

Inequality: Easily we can score full marks on this topic, a total of 3 to 5 questions can be expected from this topic. Questions can be asked from direct inequality or coded inequality. Practice a good number of questions to familiarise yourself with this topic.

Check here to Download Inequality Questions in PDF

Blood Relation & Direction Sense: Both the topics were more common in Reasoning Section and we can expect 3 to 5 questions from these topics.

Alphanumeric Questions: A series of Alphabets, Numbers and Symbols will be given and questions will be asked on that, you need to answer it based on the pattern. 3 to 5 questions will be asked in this section.

Click Here to Download Alphanumeric Questions in PDF

Miscellaneous: Questions will be asked from Order & Ranking, Forward-Backward, Odd one out, meaningful words, Number rearrangements. We can expect 3 to 5 questions from these topics

Download the Miscellaneous Questions PDF 

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