IBPS RRB Study Notes 2020: Expert Curated Subject Specific Notes

IBPS RRB Study Notes 2020: IBPS has released the notification for the recruitment of candidates at various RRBs (Regional Rural Banks). It is one of the most competitive recruitment examinations for the banking sector. Every year lakhs of aspirants aspire to clear the IBPS RRB examination. Due to high competition, few vacancies, and lack of study notes many candidates fail to qualify for the examination. 

Our subject experts at Guidely have taken the initiative to provide the best IBPS RRB study notes to candidates aspiring to grab the seat. So, we are here to help you to get one step closer to your goal.

In this article, we will provide you with IBPS RRB study notes along with the previous year’s vacancies, examination patterns, and preparation tips. Candidates preparing for the IBPS RRB examination must refer to the relevant study materials and IBPS RRB study notes in order to crack the examination in the first attempt.

Click here to check the IBPS RRB Official Notification

IBPS RRB Vacancies

Every year IBPS releases vacancies for the recruitment of candidates at various posts in RRBs. This year as well the board has released a total of 10,493 vacancies at multiple posts. The number of vacancies along with the posts is given below in the tabular format:

1. IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) 5076
2. IBPS RRB Officer Scale -I 4201
3. IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Agriculture Officer) 100
4. IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Marketing Officer) 08
5. IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Treasury Officer) 03
6. IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Law) 26
7. IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (CA) 26
8. IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (IT) 59
9. Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer) 838


Officer Scale – III


Total 10,493

IBPS RRB Selection Procedure

The recruitment board will conduct a recruitment drive in the following phases. They are:

  1. Preliminary Test
  2. Mains Test

These are common phrases for both office assistant and officer scale-1. An additional phase is there for the officer scale-1 entry i.e. interview round. To get placed at a prestigious position candidates should qualify for all the above phases. To help you with your preparation we have provided links for the complete syllabus and mock tests.

Detailed Syllabus for IBPS RRB PO 2020

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of IBPS RRB 2020 includes the following stages:

  1. Preliminary test: It is an online multiple-choice question examination. It consists of 80 questions for each question of 1 mark. For every incorrect answer, 0.25 marks are deducted. 
  2. Mains test: It is the second phase of the selection process. The total marks for the phase are 200 marks.

To successfully get selected as the officer in the regional rural banks the candidate has to pass all the above-mentioned recruitment stages. The sectional description of all the stages of the examination i.e. preliminary, mains, and interview is given below in tabular format.

Preliminary Exam Pattern

1. Reasoning Ability 40 40 45 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 40 40


80 80

Mains Exam Pattern

1 Numerical Ability 40 50

2 hours

2 Reasoning Ability 40 50
3 English/ Hindi Language 40 40
4 General & Banking Awareness 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge 40 20
Total 200 200

Check IBPS RRB office assistant detailed syllabus 2020

IBPS RRB Study Notes 2020

The prelims and mains examination for IBPS RRB is conducted mainly in two and four subjects respectively. So, to boost your scores and aid your examination preparation we have added a subject-wise list of IBPS RRB study notes. This IBPS RRB study notes comprise the book source and preparation tips.

IBPS RRB Study Notes 2020-Books

Given below is a list of important study material for all the subjects to help your preparation:

IBPS RRB Study Notes 2020–Reasoning Ability

  1. Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
  2. Test of Reasoning by Edgar Thorpe
  3. A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal
  4. New Approach to Reasoning Verbal, Non-Verbal and Analytical by BS Sijwali and Indu Sijwali
  5. Latest Pattern Reasoning ebooks
  6. Attempt the Sectional Tests to improve your reasoning

IBPS RRB Study Notes 2020–English Comprehension 

  1. Objective General English by SP Bakshi
  2. Quick Learning Objective General English by RS Aggarwal & Vikas Aggarwal
  3. Common Errors in English by Kiran Prakashan
  4. Words Idioms & Phrases by Arihant Experts
  5. Plinth to Paramount by KD Campus
  6. Perfect Competitive English by Kiran Prakashan
  7. Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  8. A Mirror of Common Errors by Dr. Ashok Kumar Singh
  9. Monthly Vocabulary
  10. Attempt Quizzes to Check your Concepts

IBPS RRB Study Notes 2020–Quantitative Aptitude

  1. Quantitative Aptitude by RS Aggarwal
  2. Fast Track by Rajesh Verma
  3. NCERT Maths from Grade 6 to Grade 11
  4. Magical Books on Quicker Maths by M Tyra
  5. Advance Maths by Rakesh Yadav
  6. Practice with Expert Curated Content
  7. Quantitative Aptitude Shortcut Tricks

IBPS RRB Study Material–General Awareness

  1. General Knowledge by Lucent Publication
  2. Manorama Yearbook
  3. NCERT Books – Class X, XII
  4. Static General Awareness
  5. Current Affairs Monthly and Weekly Capsules
  6. Current Affairs Quizzes
  7. Follow Guidely youtube channel to ace the general awareness section

IBPS RRB Exam Preparation Tips

  1. Understand the full syllabus, examination pattern, selection procedure, etc to make a strategy before starting your preparation.
  2. Brush up your basics and gain a clear understanding of the important topics.
  3. After getting the insights of the syllabus choose the topics according to your priority. Focus on your weak topics and use your strong topics wisely to score well in the examination.
  4. Read Newspapers and editorials daily for improving grammar and vocabulary.
  5. Learn grammar rules and practice them regularly through sectional and topic tests.
  6. Since there is a vast syllabus to be covered in a limited period a strategic study plan is required. Give time to all the subjects equally. 
  7. Making short notes for general awareness can be of great help for last-minute revisions before the examination.
  8. Practicing mock tests is mandatory to analyze your performance and increase it accordingly. Attempt IBPS RRB previous year papers
  9. Candidates should prepare for it on a regular basis by reading current affairs. Attempt daily quizzes to check your knowledge.

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