For 2018, Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is going to be conducted the IBPS RRB Exam for Mains. As per the latest news, the Officer Scale I Main Admit Card has been released on the official website.
Since dates are approaching for IBPS RRB Exams, applicants might be searching for mantras to beat lakhs of students and step ahead for their dream.
So here we are, to guide you with perfect IBPS RRB Study Plan & Preparation Tips which will help you to go through the milestones like IBPS RRB Prelims and IBPS RRB Mains Exams.
Selection procedure for the post of Office Assistant is same as Officers Scale 1 except there is an interview for Scale 1 Officer’s posts.
Here is the 30 days plan you should strictly follow to get through IBPS RRB Office Assistant and Officer Scale 1.
30 Days IBPS RRB Study Plan for Office Assistant & Officer Scale-I Prelims Exam
In this IBPS RRB Study Plan & Preparation Tips Guide, we have included important topics that you must attempt in the 1st week of preparation. As these topics are surely asked so you should focus more on them and then the rest of the topics.
For 2nd and 3rd weeks, there are the topics which are sometimes asked and carry low weightage in IBPS RRB Exam for Office Assistant and Scale 1 posts.
For the last week, the focus should be more on revising the learned topics and practicing through IBPS Previous Years Papers/Mock Test Papers.
Before getting started –
Week–1 Study Plan
Start your preparation with the important topics which will be surely asked in IBPS RRB Prelims Exam for Office Assistant and Office Scale 1.
Let’s see which topics you should cover in Week-1. Please have a look below!
|Days||Topics||Total No. of Questions Asked Every Year|
|Input Output Devices||0-5|
|Day 2||Alphanumeric Series||0-5|
|Permutation & Combination||5|
|Day 3||Seating Arrangement||10|
|Series and Sequence||5|
|Day 4||Logical Reasoning||5-10|
|Ratio & Proportion||1-2|
|Day 7||Work & Time||2|
Important Tip: A Quick revision of all the topics learned during the day should be done by day-end. This helps in memorizing the topics.
After doing each topic, go for the practice session for 2 hours.
Week–2 Study Plan
After the completion of the first week, you are charged to study with a planned and more focused approach. Make yourself fully loaded with confidence. You need to study smartly with the help of the daily schedules discussed below.
|Days||Topics||Number of Questions|
|Day 1||Time & Distance||02|
|Mirror/ Water Image||-|
|Day 2||Simple & Compound Interest||1-2|
|Passage and conclusions||-|
|Statement and Action’s Courses||-|
|Day 3||Interest & Surds & Indices||1-2|
|Statement and Arguments||-|
|Statement and Assumptions||-|
|Day 4||Sequence & Series||1-2|
|Mixture & Allegation||-|
|Day 5||Time and Work Problems||-|
|HCF & LCM||-|
|Assertion and Reason||-|
|Day 6||Approximation Wrong Number||-|
|Ranking and time sequence.||-|
|Day 7||Decimal Fractions||-|
|Square Root Cube Root||-|
Week-3 Study Plan
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|Day 1||Average Problems|
|Odd Man Out|
|Causes and Effects|
|Day 3||Graphs and Pie Charts|
|Day 4||Case Study|
|Statement & Conclusion|
|Day 5||Odd Figures|
|Mirror & Water Image|
|Day 6||Data Tables|
|Passage and Conclusion|
|Finding Wrong number in series|
|Day 7||Revise Syllogism, Seating Arrangement|
|Revise Coding and Decoding|
|Revise concept of logical Reasoning|
Week-4 Study Plan
Last Week of the IBPS RRB Preparation should be dedicated to revision. Revise previously done topics and do solve as many mock test papers and previous year papers.
Practice and Practice more – Make this as your desired Goal for the last week.
Below, we have listed the study challenges for this last week. As per the assigned challenge, you need to accomplish them on the allotted day itself.
|Days||Take Challenges & Beat the Top Scores|
|Day 1||Mock Test papers and previous year papers for Syllogism|
|Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Input-Output Devices|
|Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Data Interpretation|
|Day 2||Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Alphanumeric Series|
|Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Ranking/ Direction|
|Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Permutation & Combination|
|Day 3||Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Seating Arrangement|
|Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Series and Sequence|
|Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Simplification|
|Day 4||Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Logical Reasoning|
|Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Ratio & Proportion|
|Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Percentage Average|
|Day 5||Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Tabulation|
|Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Puzzle|
|Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Number System|
|Day 6||Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Coding-Decoding|
|Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Profit Loss|
|Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Blood Relations|
|Day 7||Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Work & Time|
|Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Data Sufficiency|
|Mock Test Papers and previous year papers for Inequalities|
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Important Notification – The IBPS RRB Officer Scale -1 Prelims & Office Assistant Result has been declared in 07th September 2018. Stay Tuned for Latest Updates!
Those who qualify in IBPS RRB Prelims Exam will be able to appear in the Mains Exam. Below, we are presenting the IBPS RRB Preparation Tips for Officer Scale – I (Mains), Officer Scale – II & Officer Scale – III Exam.
IBPS RRB Preparation Tips & Study Plan for IBPS RRB Officer Scale I (Mains), II & III Exam
Here is the Week-Wise Study Plan to crack IBPS RRB Main Exam for Officer Scale – I (Mains), Officer Scale – II & III (Single Paper).
In all these 3 Exams, the sections are almost similar, so within a single IBPS RRB Preparation Plan, the aspirants can prepare for these separate examinations.
Qualifying Prelims Exam of IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I will lead you to the IBPS RRB Mains which will consist of following sections –
IBPS RRB Hindi (Link to be available soon)
For Officer Scale II and Officer Scale III, there will be one more section and that is – IBPS RRB Professional Language.
Please read the IBPS RRB Tips & Tricks to crack the exam –
Week-1 Study Plan
After qualifying Prelims of Officer’s Scale-I Exam, candidates should feel confident and more enthusiastic to appear in the Main Exam.
Candidates who have applied for Scale II and Scale III Posts Exams can also follow this IBPS RRB Study Plan.
Week 1 includes important topics from Financial and Computer, General Awareness and Knowledge sections.
|Day 1||Indian Financial System||2-3 Hours|
|Current Affairs of last 6 months||2 hours|
|Basic Computer Fundamentals||2-3 Hours|
|Day 2||Countries/Currencies||1 hour|
|History of Indian Banking Industry||2 hours|
|Basic Software & Hardware and their Functionalities||2 hours|
|Day 3||Indian Economy||2 hours|
|Regulatory Bodies like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC, FMC||2-3 hours|
|History and Future computers||2 Hours|
|Day 4||International Economy||2 Hours|
|Monetary & Credit Polices||2-3 Hours|
|Day 5||Banking Terms||2-3 Hours|
|Budget Basics and Current Union Budget||2 Hours|
|Computer Abbreviation||2 Hours|
|Day 6||Books and their Authors||2-3 Hours|
|Capital Market & Money Market||2 Hours|
|Microsoft office||1 hour|
|Day 7||RBI||2-3 Hours|
|Government Schemes||2 Hours|
|Basic Knowledge of Internet Use||1 Hour|
Week-2 Study Plan
Week 2 includes some topics left from financial awareness with some topics of Hindi Language and English.
|Day 1||Fiscal-Monetary Policies||2-3 Hours|
|Abbreviations and Economics Terms||2 Hours|
|Shortcut Keys||1 Hour|
|Day 2||Repo Rate||1 Hour|
|Gadyansh (paragraph)||2 Hours|
|Day 3||Reserve Repo Rate||2 Hours|
|Mistakes in Hindi Language||1 Hour|
|Fill in the blanks with Suitable Words in Hindi||2 Hours|
|Day 4||Social Function of Banks||1 Hour|
|Samanarthak Shabd||2 Hours|
|Cloze Test||2 Hours|
|Day 5||UNO||2-3 Hours|
|Vipritarthak Shabd||2 Hours|
|Spotting Errors for English||2 Hours|
|Day 6||Marketing||2-3 Hours|
|Phrases Substitutions||2 Hours|
|Jumbled Blanks in a sentence||2 Hours|
|Day 7||Awards & honors||1 Hours|
|Double blanks in a sentence||2 Hours|
|Idioms & Phrases||2-3 Hours|
Week-3 Study Plan
Week 3 includes topics from General Awareness and Reasoning Section.
Note: IBPS RRB aspirants should study minimum 8-9 hours to prepare well and crack this nut.
|Day 1||Sports||2 Hours|
|Reconstruction of sentence & passage||2-3 Hours|
|One Word Substitutions||2 Hours|
|Day 2||Finance||2-3 Hours|
|Commonly Misspelled Words||2 Hours|
|Day 3||Agriculture||2 Hours|
|Synonyms and Antonyms||2-3 Hours|
|History of Banking||2-3 Hours|
|Day 4||Syllogism||2 Hours|
|Input Output||2-3 Hours|
|Alphanumeric Series||2-3 Hours|
|Day 5||Ranking/Direction/Alphabet||2-3 Hours|
|Seating Arrangement||2-3 Hours|
|Logical Reasoning||2-3 Hours|
|Day 6||Tabulation||2-3 Hours|
|Coding Decoding||2-3 Hours|
|Day 7||Data Sufficiency||2-3 Hours|
|Data Interpretation||2-3 Hours|
Week-4 Study Plan
For the last week preparation, we have included Quantitative Section topics with Reasoning topics. You have prepared both these sections for Prelims so this time you just need to practice more and more questions to beat other candidates in IBPS RRB Exam 2018.
|Day 1||Permutation, Combination & Probability||2-3 Hours|
|Series and Sequence||2-3 Hours|
|Day 2||Ratio & Proportion||2-3 Hours|
|Percentage and Average||2-3 Hours|
|Number System||2-3 Hours|
|Day 3||Profit & Loss||2-3 Hours|
|Time and Distance||2-3 Hours|
|Simple Interest||2-3 Hours|
|Day 4||Compound Interest||2-3 Hours|
|Interest & Surds & Indices||2-3 Hours|
|Sequence & Series||2-3 Hours|
|Day 5||Mixture & Allegation||2-3 Hours|
|Revision and Mock test papers of General Awareness Topics||2-3 Hours|
|Day 6||Revision and Mock test papers of Hindi and English Sections||8-9 hours|
|Day 7||Revision and Mock test papers of Financial Awareness Section||8-9 Hours|
NOTE: Spend more and more time practicing Previous Year Papers and Mock Test Series.
Week-5 Study Plan
Candidates applying for Scale II officer’s posts need to opt one professional language.
Candidates who have applied for Officer’s Scale II Posts and have opted one of the below professional languages can go for the week 5 planning.
The IBPS RRB Professional Language Paper is conducted to filter out the suitable candidates for any of the following positions –
Information Technology Officer
Candidates applying for IBPS RRB Scale-II Specialist grade may schedule the below timetable. Here we are providing the plan for the candidates who have opted marketing as a professional language.
|Day 1||Marketing Overview||2-3 Hours|
|Concept, Nature, Scope & Important of Marketing||2-3 Hours|
|Meaning, Functions & Importance of Marketing Management||2-3 Hours|
|Day 2||Marketing Process & Marketing Planning||2-3 Hours|
|Consumer/Buy Behavior||2-3 Hours|
|Market Segmentation||2-3 Hours|
|Day 3||Marketing Research||2-3 Hours|
|Product Planning and Development||2-3 Hours|
|Sales Promotion and its Objectives||2-3 Hours|
|Day 4||Branding, Packaging and Labeling||2-3 Hours|
|Pricing Decisions: Pricing, Pricing Decision Strategies||2-3 Hours|
|Wholesale Trade, Retail Trade, Personal Selling Services Marketing, Bank Marketing, Insurance Marketing||2-3 Hours|
|Day 5||Marketing Organization, Marketing Program||2-3 Hours|
|Marketing Decision Making||2-3 Hours|
|Sales Forecasting||2-3 Hours|
|Day 6||Product Distribution: Definition, Channels of Distribution, Advertisement||2-3 Hours|
|Sales Management||2-3 Hours|
|Marketing Environment||2-3 Hours|
|Day 7||Rural Marketing||2-3 Hours|
|International Marketing||2-3 Hours|
|Social Responsibility & Business Ethics||2-3 Hours|
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IBPS RRB Preparation Tips to Crack the Exam – Follow the Expert Strategies!
Keep yourself motivated throughout these months of preparation to follow these IBPS RRB Exam Tips –
Take small breaks whenever you need.
The Success Mantra to qualify in Prelims is Reasoning Section. Practice hard and practice daily.
Practicing questions verbally won’t give you benefit so practice it with paper and pen.
There will be passage questions which are time-consuming, so candidates need to fasten their reading & answer giving abilities.
There will be shortcuts, but they won’t work until and unless you practice them by writing down. You must know the correct time & technique to use these shortcuts effectively.
Reasoning part is more analytical so try to analyze the questions better.
As there are hundreds of formulae in Quant Section so make short notes to wrap-up all the shortcut tricks & methods at one place. Use these notes at the time of revision.
Build your basics strong.
Solve Previous Years Papers & Learn to use shortcuts efficiently. This will boost up your speed. Since all that matter is the speed to set your place in the IBPS RRB Exam.
Dedicate 2-3 hours for reading English and Hindi newspapers.
Don’t skip a single section. In IBPS Recruitment Exams, candidates are judged based on their separated performances in each section.