Exam Pattern 2021

As the IBPS RRB Scale 2 official notification is out, so you have very little time left for preparation of the examination. This time should be utilized fruitfully as there is not enough gap between the application process and the first stage of the examination process. Before you start your preparation, you need to be well aware of the complete information related to the exam. The first step in the preparation should be knowing the complete RRB Scale 2 exam pattern so that you know what to prepare. RRB Scale 2 Officer is a single-phase exam. You have to secure minimum cut-off marks to move ahead. There are basically two major streams under IBPS RRB Scale 2- General Banking and Specialist Officer. There will be a separate examination for RRB General Banking Officer and Specialist Officer. The test will consist of objective type questions from various subjects which will be available in both Hindi & English. Only the test of language in the IBPS RRB exam for Scale 2 will be available in the respective language.

IBPS RRB Scale 2 General Banking Officer Exam Pattern

The online examination for IBPS RRB Scale 2 General Banking Officer will consist of five subjects - Reasoning, Computer Knowledge, Financial Awareness, English/Hindi Language and Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation. The exam will be multiple-choice questions and a composite time of 2 hours will be available for the same. Further details for RRB Scale 2 exam are specified in the table below.

Name of the TestsMedium of ExamNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
English Language English 40 40
Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 50
Total 200 200  

IBPS RRB Specialist Officer (SO) Exam Pattern

The online objective examination for IBPS RRB Specialist Officer will consist of multiple-choice questions from six subjects - Professional Knowledge, Reasoning, Financial Awareness, English/ Hindi Language, Computer Knowledge and Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation. The total number of questions will be 240. Further details are provided in the table below.

Name of the TestsMedium of ExamNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Professional Knowledge Hindi/English 40 40 Composite Time of 2 hours and 30 minutes
Reasoning Hindi/English 40 40
Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
English Language English 40 20
Hindi Language Hindi 40 20
Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 40
Total 240 200  

IBPS RRB Scale 2 Interview

If you qualify the sectional cut-offs and the overall cut-offs requirements for IBPS RRB Officer Scale 2 under General Banking Officer and Specialist Officer category,  you will be called for the Interview. The call letters for RRB Scale 2 Interview can be downloaded from the official website of IBPS. The call letters will be announced few days after the results of the online test. You are supposed to carry all the valid documents during the time of the interview failing which, your candidature will be cancelled. The number of candidates called will be thrice the number of vacancies released.

The total marks allotted to the Interview stage are 100. The final merit will be based on the marks distributed between the single phase exam and the interview in the ratio of 80:20.

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Marking Scheme 2021

IBPS RRB Scale 2 Exam Pattern

The marking scheme helps you judge the accuracy level with which you need to attempt an exam. The IBPS RRB Scale 2 exam specifies a penalty of one-fourth marks assigned to that question to arrive at the corrected score. If a question is left unanswered, there will be no penalty for that question. You need to score a minimum cut-off score in each of the tests to be shortlisted for the IBPS RRB interview for Scale 2 Officer.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 2 Marking Scheme

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 2 Marking SchemeConsidered Marks
For wrong answers -1/4 marks
For not attempted 0 (no marks)

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