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IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam 2016: Exam Pattern, Dates and Shift Timings

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam 2016: Exam Pattern, Dates and Shift Timings

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Hope you are doing well! The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts the IBPS RRB Assistant Examination every year to recruit candidates for posts of “Office Assistant (Multipurpose)”. The level of difficulty of the examination remains relatively high in order to select candidates with genuine potentials. The examination will be conducted in two stages i.e. Preliminary examination followed by a Mains examination. The IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Examination will be held on 12th, 13th and 19th November 2016. The results of the preliminary examination will be published in the month of December 2016 and the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains examination will be held on 18th December 2016.

The IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) examination consists of two sections- Reasoning and Numerical Ability as shown in the table below:

Serial No

Sections

No of Questions

Total Marks

Medium

Time Duration

1

Reasoning

40

40

English/Hindi

45 minutes

2

Numerical Ability

40

40

English/Hindi

Total

80

80

Please note that for the post of “Office Assistant”, there will be no interviews. The selection procedure will be entirely based on written test (objective test). For every incorrect response, a negative marking of 0. 25 marks will be applicable.

Click here for IBPS RRB Assistant (Mains) Exam Dates & Shift timing

 Click here for FREE IBPS RRB Assistant Test based on 12 Nov 2016  Exam Pattern     

Let us go through the slot timings which are as follows:

BPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2016


 

Exam Name

Exam Date

Shift 1
(Slot 1)

Shift 2
(Slot 2)

Shift 3
(Slot 3)

Shift 4
(Slot 4)

Shift 5
(Slot 5)

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2016

12/11/16 (Saturday)

08:00 AM

10:00 AM

12:00 PM

2:00 PM

4:00 PM

13/11/16 (Sunday)

08:00 AM

10:00 AM

12:00 PM

2:00 PM

4:00 PM

19/11/16 (Saturday)

08:00 AM

10:00 AM

12:00 PM

2:00 PM

4:00 PM


 

The Eligibility criteria for IBPS RRB Office Assistant post:

The age of the candidate should be in between 18- 28 years. The age relaxation can go up to 5 years for SC/ST candidates, 3 years for OBC and 10 years for PWD.

Let us go through the important topics asked from each section in the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2016 examination:

Quantitative Aptitude: Try to follow a standard book which will inculcate the following topics whichever are important. You can refer a book like “Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by R. S. Aggarwal “. Given below are the some of the following topics:

  • Word problems

  • Number series

  • Data comparison

  • Approximation

  • Data Interpretation

Reasoning Ability: Follow a book incorporating a variety of questions from the important topics like “A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning by R. S. Aggarwal”. Given below are the important topics from this section:

  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Inequalities

  • Coding-decoding

  • Direction sense

  • Syllogism

  • Blood relations

Stay tuned for more updates. Happy learning!

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