IBPS RRB SO (Scale 3) Syllabus

Syllabus 2021

In times of tough competition, it is necessary to get in touch with complete details of any examination that you are planning to appear for. An exam like IBPS RRB SO (Scale 3) is even more important, as it is about getting selected to a higher scale than others. (Scale 3) Exam can be tough to an extent but the positive aspect here is the single level examination. You need to work hard for this single step examination and secure enough scores. The online exam will consist of five sections/subjects and candidates will have to prepare for all these in a proper way. To excel in the examination, you should be aware of the complete exam information including the  RRB Specialist Officer (Scale 3) syllabus. The syllabus of the exam is the most important part of your preparation process and that is why you should get hold of the complete syllabus before kicking off your preparation. Read the complete syllabus for IBPS RRB SO (Scale 3) 2021 below.

English Language Anonyms, Homonyms, Antonyms, Spelling, Word formation, Idioms and phrases, Fill in the suitable words, Grammar, Spotting errors, Sentence correction, Active/ passive voice, Phrases and idioms, Direct and indirect speech, Reading Comprehension, Passage completion, Theme detection, Deriving conclusion, Rearrangement of passage
Quantitative Aptitude Percentages, Ratio and proportion, Averages, Mixture and allegation, Time and work, Speed, distance and time, Stocks and shares, Partnership, Clocks, Volume and surface Area, Height and Distances, Logarithms, Permutation and combinations, Simple and compound interest, Equations, Probability, Trigonometry, Profit, loss and discount, Mensuration, Elements of algebra, Data Interpretation
Reasoning Ability Analogy, Classification, Word formation, Statement and conclusions, Syllogism, Statement and assumptions, Statement and arguments, Coding decoding, Blood relations, Passage and conclusions, Alphabet test, Series test, Number, ranking and time sequence, Direction sense test, Decision-making test, Figure series, Input/output, Assertion and reasoning, Sitting arrangement, Odd figure out, Analogy, Series test, Miscellaneous test
Financial Awareness Break-even Analysis, Time Value of Money, Mutual Funds, Basel Norms, Factoring, World Monetary Policy, Budget and Economic Survey, Overview of Banking and, Banking Reforms in India Bank, Financial Regulations, Rule 72, 114 and 144, Working Capital and Banking Policy, Regulatory organizations: SEBI/NABARD/RBI, Accounts of Special Individuals Organisations, Deposits, Credit Loans, Advanced Non Performing Assets, Asset Reconstruction Companies NPAs
Computer knowledge Computer Fundamentals, Computer Abbreviations, Software and Hardware, Fundamentals Shortcut Keys, Networking, Basic Knowledge of Internet, MS Office, History of Computers, Database Security Tools, History and Future of Computers, Virus, Hacking

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 Books 2021

IBPS RRB Officer Scale III Exam Syllabus

Good study material is a storehouse for success in any examination. A good book can make or break your preparation, so it is very important to choose books that prove to be helpful in the exam. The list of books mentioned below will definitely help you to enlarge your knowledge base.

Reasoning A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal
Analytical Reasoning MK Pandey
How to Crack Test of Reasoning: In All Competitive Exam Arihant Publication
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal B.S. Sijwali & Indu Sijwali
Quantitative Aptitude Magical book on Quicker Maths M Tyra
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams R.S. Aggarwal
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Rajesh Verma
Class Notes SS Bharti
General Awareness Banking Awareness Arihant Publication
Static General Knowledge Arihant Publication
General Knowledge Lucent
Banking Awareness Handbook of Banking Information N.S Toor
English Language High School English Grammar and Composition Wren and Martin
Objective General English SP Bakshi
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
Daily News Paper and Vocabulary Preferable The Hindu
Hindi Language IBPS RRBs Objective General Hindi Kiran Editorial
Computer Awareness Objective Computer Awareness S.N. Prasad/Kiran Publication
Objective Computer Awareness for General Competitive Exams Pillai/Arihant Publication

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Frequently Asked Questions


In IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 Exam, can I choose Hindi language as the exam language?


Yes, IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 Exam is bilingual (i.e, Hindi & English). You can choose your preferred language accordingly.


 Is the IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 Examination in ONLINE or OFFLINE mode?


IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 Exam will be in online mode.


Is there any sectional CUT-OFF in IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 Exam ?


Yes, IBPS IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 Exam will have sectional cut-off along with the overall cut-off.


Is IBPS RRB Officer Scale III Job transferable?


Yes, IBPS RRB Officer Scale III is liable to be posted anywhere in the respective region.


How many attempts are there in IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 Exam ?


There is no such limit on the number of attempts for IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 Exam. You can appear for this exam till the time you are eligible according to the eligibility criteria provided by IBPS in its notification.


What is the age limit for IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 post?


The age of the candidate must be above 21 years and below 40 years.


What is EWS and are there any vacancies reserved for EWS?


EWS refers to Economically Weaker Sections. Yes, IBPS & RRBs have reserved some vacancies for EWS. Though the number of these vacancies are tentative and are subject to change.

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