Millions of candidates in India prepare to become eligible for vacancies in Regional Rural Banks in India. In order to qualify they have to prepare for an exam conducted by The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) which conduct the IBPS RRB exam.
One of ways to prepare for this exam is to appear for mock test. A mock test not only gives you an idea about the type of questions you will face but will also give you an idea of the preparation you will have to make to clear the exam. You will also be able to know your strengths and weaknesses and the time taken you to solve your questions.
You can give mock tests online and offline. There are various study materials and previous years questions papers which you can get both offline and online and attempt to solve. You can also seek help from various coaching centers who not only help you in preparing for such exams but also conduct their own mock tests for their students.
Important dates for IBPS RRB Exams 2020
You must be aware of the dates on which the IBPS RRB Exams for the year 2020 will be conducted. The dates are given below in the table:
|Event||Category||Date of Examination|
|IBPS RRB Prelims||Officer Scale I and Office Assistant||September/ October 2020|
|IBPS RRB Single Exam||Officer Scale II and III||October/ November 2020|
|IBPS RRB Mains||Officer Scale I and Office Assistant||October/ November 2020|
Note: You must regularly visit the IBPS website to check the exact date on which the exams are supposed to be conducted. The dates given in the box are tentative and subject to change.
Exam Patterns for IBPS RRB Exam Paper
You will have to study the following subjects while preparing for the IBPS RRB Exam. The list is given below:
- Reasoning Ability
- Quantitative Aptitude
- General Awareness
- English Language
- Computer Knowledge
- Financial Knowledge
IBPS RRB Examination pattern for Officer Scale I and Office Assistant
|IBPS RRB Examination||Sections||Number of questions||Total marks||Duration|
|Preliminary Exam||Reasoning Ability||40||50||45 Minutes|
|Mains Exam||Quantitative Aptitude||40||50||120 Minutes|
|English or Hindi Language||40||40|
IBPS RRB Examination pattern for Generalist Officer Scale II and III and Specialist Officer Scale-II is given in the table below:
|Name of test||Number of questions||Total marks||Duration|
|Professional Knowledge (only for Specialist Officer)||40||40||2 hours 30 minutes|
|English or Hindi Language||40||20|
Reasons Why You Must Appear for IBPS RRB mock tests
Given below are some of the reasons why you must appear for an IBPS RRB mock test:
- You get an idea of the type of questions you will have to answer and the level of difficulty you will face in the actual exam.
- Mock test helps you in revising and going through your syllabus on a continuous basis.
- You get an idea of your stong and weak sections which will help you prepare accordingly.
- You improve your speed, accuracy, and gain a better sense of question selection.
- Mock test gives you a score which gives you an idea of the effort you will have to put to clear the exam.
- You are able to devise better strategies which would not only help you solve more questions correctly but also avoid questions which can get you negative marking.
Will I get the solution to the mock test papers?
Yes, you will get the solution to the mock test papers.
Is there a sectional cut-off in IBPS RRB exam?
Yes, there is a minimum cut-off for each section. It means you will have to score a minimum mark for each section to clear the examination.
In how many languages are IBPS RRB mock exams paper available?
IBPS RRB mock exams paper is available in English and Hindi language.
Can I give my IBPS RRB exam in my vernacular language?
Yes, you can give your exam in your vernacular language provided your exam centre is in the state in which the language is spoken. For example, if you speak Bengali then your centre should fall in one of the cities in West Bengal. The medium of examination chosen by you can be Bengali.
Will I have to pay in order to download IBPS RRB mock papers online?
If you are purchasing mock papers from a coaching institute or any third-party websites which helps in preparing for the examination, then you will have to pay a sum of money to download the mock papers.