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**IBPS RRB Officers & Office Assistant detailed exam Syllabus **

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection

**had just released the IBPS RRB Recruitment Notification 2017. The direct link to fill up the online application will be activated on****12th July 2017.**So this is the best opportunity to all the aspirants who are aiming to build up their career in the Regional Rural Banks. This year IBPS has announced approximately**16560****vacancies**in Regional Rural Banks. Therefore there are good chances of getting selected in IBPS RRB but it will not be so easy. As the competition is getting tougher so need to be focus & continuous on your studies. So to help you clear the IBPS RRB Exam we are providing the IBPS RRB Syllabus for Officer Scale I & Office Assistant. But first, read the**IBPS RRB Notification 2017**.
Go through this article in detail to know the

**weightage**and**marks distribution**for each topic and chapter in the IBPS RRB Syllabus Prelims 2017. Also, you will get the online study material, quizzes & helpful articles to begin your IBPS RRB Preparation.## IBPS RRB Syllabus for Prelims 2017

The IBPS will conduct the Officer Scale I prelims exam on 9th, 10th & 16th September 2017 and Office Assistant Prelims on 17th, 23rd & 24th September 2017. If you start your preparation now you will easily cover the entire syllabus & also get enough time for practice. Those who will clear the mains will be eligible for the next round i.e IBPS RRB Mains. So before we discuss the detailed IBPS RRB Syllabus you must be clear with the exam pattern. To know the IBPS RRB Officer Scale I & Office Assistant Exam pattern & selection procedure click on the link below:

## IBPS RRB Syllabus for Logical Reasoning – Prelims 2017

The reasoning section consists of total 40 marks. The various topics expected in the Reasoning Ability section are as below:

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**(1) Coded Inequalities/ Mathematical Inequalities**

**Weightage:**5 Qs (likely of Coded Inequalities)- Scoring, Easy if Steps Followed properly, Moderately time consuming, High Accuracy possible.
**Question Types:**Coded relations between letters to be decoded and solved.**Tips:****How to Solve Coded Inequality****Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2**

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**(2) Syllogisms**

**Weightage:**5 Questions- Easy to Moderate in difficulty, Less time consuming, Moderate Accuracy possible, Very likely to appear.
**Question Types:**Direct questions with 2-3 statements & 2-3 conclusions, possibility based questions, negative information based questions.**Tips:****Basic Concepts of Syllogisms****Quizzes:****Quiz 1, Quiz 2**

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**(3) Coding & Decoding**

**Weightage:**5 Questions- Moderate in Difficulty, Moderate to Highly Time Consuming, Moderate Accuracy possible.
**Question Types:**Coding by Letter Shifting, Coding by Analogy, Coding in Fictitious Language, Coding Letters of a Word.**Tips:****General Tips for Coding & Decoding****, Coding Decoding in Fictitious Language, Coding by Letter Shifting****Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2, Quiz 3**

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**(4) Circular Seating Arrangement**

**Weightage:**5 Questions- Moderate to Difficult, Moderate to Highly Time Consuming, Moderate to High Accuracy possible, Requires clean charting with proper technique and step-by-step solving.
**Question Types:**Uni- & Bi-directional problems on circular, square, rectangular, hexagonal tables. May be combined with other information to make it a Blood Relations or Double Lineup type problem as well.**Tips: How to Approach Circular Arrangements, Circular Arrangements Pt 2****Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2**

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**(5) Linear Seating Arrangement**

**Weightage:**5 Questions- Moderate to Difficult, Could be tricky, Moderate to Highly Time Consuming, Moderate to High Accuracy possible, Requires clean charting with proper technique and step-by-step solving.
**Question Types:**Single or Double rows facing each other/ away from each other/ in the same direction. May be combined with other information to make it a Blood Relations or Double Lineup type problem as well.**Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2**

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**(6) Blood Relations**

**Weightage:**3-5 Questions- Moderate in difficulty, Low to Moderately time consuming, Moderate to High Accuracy possible, Requires clean charting with proper technique and step-by-step solving.
**Question Types:**Family Tree Problems, Coded Blood Relations.**Tips: General Understanding of Blood Relations, Complex Blood Relations****Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2**

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**(7) Directions & Distances**

**Weightage:**3-5 Questions- Easy but could be tricky, Less time consuming, High Accuracy possible, Requires clean charting with proper technique and step-by-step solving.
**Question Types:**Arranging by age, height, weight, rank, order in row etc.**Tips:****3 Tricks for Directions & Distances****Quizzes: Quiz**

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**(8) Ordering & Ranking**

**Weightage:**2-5 Questions- Easy to Moderate in difficulty, Less time consuming, High Accuracy possible.
**Question Types:**Floor Based Puzzles, Arranging by age, height, weight, rank, order in row etc.**Tips:****Tricks to Crack Ordering & Ranking****Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2**

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**(9) Arrangement & Pattern**

**Weightage: 3**-5 Questions- Easy to Moderate in difficulty, Less time consuming, High Accuracy possible.
**Question Types:**Random Sequence of Alphabets (based on group of 5 terms each of 3 alphabets OR series of alphabets), Number Arrangements (based on group of 5 terms each of 3 digits OR series of numbers), Mixed Series Dictionary or Alphabet based Arrangements etc.**Quizzes: Quiz 1**

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**(10) Double Lineup**

**Weightage:**5-7 Questions- Moderate to Difficult, Could be tricky, Moderate to Highly Time Consuming, Moderate Accuracy possible, Requires clean charting with proper technique and step-by-step solving.
**Question Types:**Questions based on 7 days of a week (Mon to Sun) having different ages are in different professions/7 people belonging to different cities & like different dishes.**Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2, Quiz 3**

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**(11) Scheduling**

**Weightage:**5-7 Questions- Moderate to Difficult, Could be tricky, Moderate to Highly Time Consuming, Moderate Accuracy possible, Requires clean charting with proper technique and step-by-step solving.
**Question Types:**7 different persons work in 3 different department. Not more than 2 works on each department. Some of them are males & some of them are females.**Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2**

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**(12) Analogy**

**Weightage:**0-2 Questions- Easy to Moderate, Quick Solve, Moderate to High Accuracy possible.
**Question Types:**Meaning-based, Letter based, Number based.**Quizzes:****Quiz 1, Quiz 2**

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**(13) Classification**

**Weightage:**0-3 Questions- Easy to Moderate, Quick Solve, High Accuracy possible.
**Question Types:**Letter based, Meaningful Words based, GK based, Number based.**Quizzes: Quiz 1**

## IBPS RRB Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude – Prelims 2017

The section also consists of total 40 marks. The various topics expected in the quantitative aptitude section are:

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**(1) Simplification**

**Weightage:**5 Questions- Easy to Solve, Less Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible.
**Question Types:**BODMAS Rule, Approximation, Decimals, Fractions, Surds & Indices, Percentages etc.**Tips:****Simplification using BODMAS rule****Quizzes:****Quiz 1, Quiz 2**

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**(2) Average**

**Weightage:**0 – 1 Questions- Easy to Solve, Less Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible.
**Question Types:**Average Weight/Height/Age/Marks, Average Money Expenditure, Average Temperature etc. But the concept remains simple. We have to use a single formula i.e. Average = Sum of Quantities/Number of Quantities**Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2**

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**(3) Percentage**

**Weightage:**1 – 2 Questions- Easy to Solve, Less Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible.
**Question Types:**Calculation-oriented basic percentage.**Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2**

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**(3) Data Interpretation**

**Weightage:**5-10 Questions (1-3 sets)- Easy to Moderate in Difficulty, Moderately Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible
**Question Types:**Line Graphs, Bar Graphs, Pie Charts, Tables, Miscellaneous Infographics, Missing Data Type Caselets.**Tips: Missing Data Problems, Tips for Line Graphs, Tips for Maximum-Minimum Problems in DI****Quizzes:****Quiz 1, Quiz 2**

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**(4) Quadratic Equations**

**Weightage:**0-5 Questions (as 1 set of 5 or will not appear at all)- Scoring, Easy if Proper Steps Followed, Less Time Consuming.
**Question Types:**Comparing values of x and y when two equations given.**Quizzes:****Quiz 1, Quiz 2**

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**(5) Number Series**

**Weightage:**5 Questions- Scoring, Moderate in Difficulty, Moderately Time Consuming
**Question Types:**Complete the Series, Find the Missing Term, Find the Wrong Term etc.**Quizzes:****Quiz 1**

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**(6) Data Sufficiency**

**Weightage:**0-5 Questions- Moderate in Difficulty, Moderately Time Consuming, Tricky
**Question Types:**DS questions based on Number System, Averages, Percentages, Ratio & Proportion, Profit & Loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Time Speed & Distance, Time & Work, Problems on Age, Mensuration, Mixtures & Alligations.**Quizzes:****Quiz 1**

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**(7) Permutation & Combination / Probability**

**Weightage:**0-1 Questions- Less Time Consuming, Scoring, Easy if all cases considered
**Question Types:**Basic Selection & Arrangement Problems, Very basic problems on Probability.**Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2**

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**(8) Miscellaneous Questions**

**Weightage:**15 Questions- Time taking & involve calculations
**Question Types:**Average, Percentage, Ratio & proportion, Time Speed Distance, Boat & Stream, Profit & Loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Time & Work, Problems on Age, Probability, Permutation & Combination, etc.**Study Material: Shortcut for Time & Work, How to Calculate Average Speed, How to Quickly Find Rate of Simple Interest, Simple Interest for Different Rates, Shortcut for Compound Interest Problems.****Quizzes: Quiz 1, Quiz 2, Quiz 3, Quiz 4**

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