IBPS RRB Syllabus 2017 is given here for preliminary, main / single exam. Note IBPS RRB 6 2017 syllabus for Officer scale 1, 2, 3, and Office Assistant. On basis of IBPS RRB syllabus and exam pattern, prepare for exam.

Bank job aspirants will compete in a ratio of 100:1 in terms of aspirants versus vacancies. To beat this competition, flawless preparation is a must. It is difficult to start with, considering that IBPS does not itself pen down a syllabus. Syllabus for IBPS RRB 2017 is compiled on basis of past year papers (from memory), education experts, and other bank job exams.

IBPS RRB Syllabus for Preliminary Exam


  • Puzzles – seating arrangement, north-south facing linear seating arrangement, floor puzzle
  • Inequalities
  • Direction and distance
  • Syllogism
  • Input-output
  • Critical reasoning – cause and effect, course of action, assumption, conclusion and argument
  • Coding-decoding, logical Alphabetic sequence
  • Ranking and sequence test
  • Data sufficiency
  • Decision making
  • Syllogism
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Puzzle
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relations
  • Input Output

Quantitative Aptitude / Numerical Ability

  • Number system
  • Permutation and combination, probability
  • Measurement – area, volume
  • Simplification
  • Data Interpretation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Number Series
  • Percentage
  • Ratio
  • Profit and Loss
  • Time and Work
  • Speed and Distance
  • Simple and Compound Interest

Note – Experts suggest that maximum questions will be on Number System, and Arithmetic (percentage, simple and compound interest, profit-loss and discount, average, time and work, time-speed-distance).

Important books to prepare for IBPS RRB 2017 Preliminary Exam

Preparation tips for IBPS RRB

  1. First of all, focus on having basics clear. You will be able to understand questions and have own mental algorithm to approach different types of questions.
  2. Practice will make you perfect. So solve as many objective type questions as you can.
  3. Solve questions and past year papers. While doing sample papers or mock tests or previous year question papers, do them in a time bound manner in a simulated exam environment.
  4. After solving mock tests, analyse. Know where to get better and which topics are already good enough.

Toppers suggest these books to prepare subject wise


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