IBPS RRB Office Assistant Previous Question Papers

About Exam

IBPS RRB Exam is conducted for the selection to the post of both IBPS RRB Assistant and IBPS RRB Officer Cadre in Regional Rural Banks spread across the country.

RRB Common Written Exam (CWE) is one of the many bank exams conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). It is conducted for recruitment to Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) or Gramin Banks. 

The IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam is actually “Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Common Recruitment Process for Recruitment of Office Assistant in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) - CRP RRBs VII”.

IBPS RRB Recruitment to fill the post of Office Assistant, takes place every year. Once you qualify the exam, you are hired as an Office Assistant in one of the participating banks as per your preference, merit and IBPS RRB Cut Off.

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts many exams throughout the year. These exams are for multiple posts. Some of the most significant exams are IBPS PO, IBPS RRB (Officer Sc. I, II and III along with IBPS RRB Office Assistant), IBPS Clerk, IBPS Specialist Officer, etc.

After getting selected as an IBPS RRB Office Assistant, you will be getting a decent salary including a good chance to get time to time increment. The final IBPS RRB Office assistant salary is Rs. 7200-19300/- initially.

Exam Pattern

  IBPS will conduct the exam for the post of Assistant in two phases:
  • Preliminary round and
  • Mains round
There is no interview scheduled for candidates qualifying for this post. Candidates who make it to the merit list after the conduction of Mains Exam are thus offered the joining letter

IBPS RRB Assistant Preliminary Exam Pattern

Sr No. Name of the test Medium of Exam No. of questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning Hindi/English 40 40 Composite time of 45 minutes
2. Numerical Ability Hindi/English 40 40
Total 80 80
S. No. Name of the Test Medium of the exam No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning Ability Hindi/English 40 50 Composite time of 120 minutes
2. Numerical Ability Hindi/English 40 50
3. General Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4.a English Language English 40 40
4.b Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5. Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Total 200 200



  • a Citizen of India or a subject of Nepalor
  • a subject of Bhutan or
  • a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Education Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent

Language Proficiency

  • Candidates applying for the posts of Office Assistant in any particular RRB are required to possess proficiency in the local language of the State/ UT in which the RRB is situated to be eligible for interview.

Age Limit 

  • Candidates are required to be between 18 years and 28 years
  • i.e. for 2019 Candidates should have not been born earlier than 02-06-1991 and later than 01-06-2001 (both dates inclusive).

Category Wise Age Relaxation

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD 10 years
Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen Actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried 9 years
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
  • The minimum qualification required to apply for IBPS RRB Recruitment is a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Please make note that you cannot apply if you are still in your last year of the degree.
  • It is also desired that you have Basic Knowledge of Computers.
  • You should be proficient in the local language of the state you are applying for.
  • However, no work experience is required.


The IBPS RRB Assistant Exam Syllabus majorly falls into five sections:
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Computer Knowledge
  • English Language and
  • Hindi Language.

The subcategories of these five sections are mentioned below:
Reasoning English Language Quantitative Aptitude Hindi Language Computer Language
Odd man out Spotting Errors Number System Vyakaran Computer Fundamentals
Syllogism Jumbled Words Decimal Fraction Fill in the Blanks Software and Hardware Fundamentals
Blood Relation Fill in the Blanks Simple Interest Mistakes Networking
Series Test Idioms and Phrases Time and Work Paragraphs MS Office
Ranking and Time Comprehension Averages   Database
Direction Sense Test Commonly Misspelled Words Partnership   History and Future of Computers
Decision Making Phrase Substitution Ratio and Proportion   Computer Fundamentals
Figure Series Jumbled up sentences Case Studies   Software and Hardware Fundamentals
Statement and Conclusion Cloze Tests Permutation and Combination   Networking
Statement and Arguments One word Substitution HCF and LCM   MS Office
Figure Series Test   Profit and Loss   Database
Analogy   Compound Interest    
Coding-Decoding   Time and Distance    
Alphabet Test   Simplification    
Number   Percentages    
Causes and Effects   Averages    
Sitting Arrangements   Charts and Graphs    
Statement and Assumption   Probability    
Assertion and Reason        
Word Formation        

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