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IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam 2018 – Study Guide with Previous Question papers

IBPS RRB Assistant Exam 2018 Question paper collection
IBPS started the Common Recruitment Process for Recruitment of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs). The online Preliminary examination will be conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) tentatively on 19th, 25th August and 1st September 2018.

The examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, preliminary and main.

Total number of posts of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) to be filled through IBPS Recruitment 2018 – CRP RRB VII- 5249

For more details about the application procedure, eligibility requirements etc visit

IBPS RRB Assistant Exam 2018- Important Dates

Starting Date for Online Application & Payment of fee

8th June 2018

Last Date for Online Application & Payment of fee

2nd July 2018

Online Examination – Preliminary

19th & 25th August and 1st September 2018

Online Examination – Main

7th October 2018

Provisional Allotment

 January 2019

Educational Qualification for IBPS RRB Assistant 2018

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent and
(a) Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB’s
(b) Desirable: Working knowledge of Computer.

IBPS RRB Assistant CWE 2018- Examination Pattern

The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:

Exam Pattern of RRB Multipurpose Prelims


No. of Questions Total Marks

Numerical Ability

40 40

Reasoning Ability

40 40

Total Time Allotted for IBPS RRB OA Preliminary Exam is 45 minutes, candidates can choose either English/ Hindi as their medium of examination.

IBPS RRB Assistant Mains Pattern


No. of Questions Total Marks


40 50

Numerical Ability

40 50

General Awareness

40 40

English/ Hindi Language

40 40

Computer Knowledge

40 20

Total Marks 200, Time allotted for the examination 2 hours, candidates can choose either English/ Hindi as their medium of examination.

CUTOFF SCORE For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) –

Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main examination to be considered to be shortlisted for provisional allotment. Depending on the number of vacancies available in each state, candidates will be shortlisted for provisional allotment.

Syllabus of RRB Assistant Exam 2018

Detailed syllabus of all the topics of the examination for preliminary and mains is available at IBPS RRB Assistant Exam Syllabus and Past paper analysis

Previous year question papers of RRB Assistant Exam

Check the previous year question papers of RRB Assistant exam below

RRB Assistant Prelims 2017 solved paper

RRB Assistant Prelims 2017 solved paper- Hindi Language

RRB Assistant Preliminary Exam 2016 solved paper

RRB CWE PT 19.11.2016 Question paper with key

RRB Office Assistant solved paper 2015

RRB Assistant Exam Mains 2015 Question paper

Solved question paper of RRB OA 2014

RRB Assistant exam 2013 solved Question paper

RRB Assistant exam 2012 solved Question paper

All previous year RRB Assistant recruitment exam papers

Model Question papers for RRB Assistant CWE

RRB Asst. Preliminary Exam- Model papers

Model papers in new pattern for IBPS RRB MA exam

Model papers in Hindi Medium for RRB Assistant exam

RRB Multipurpose Assistant Model papers

Mock paper set for RRB Assistant Exam

IBPS RRB Assistant Preliminary exam- Model question paper collection

Multipurpose Staff Preliminary Exam- 50 Model papers

Free Books and Study materials for RRB Multipurpose Assistant Exam

Download free books, notes and study materials for preparation from the links below.

RRB Assistant Books and Materials- Reasoning (Prelims& Mains)

RRB Assistant Books and Materials- Quantitative Aptitude (Prelims& Mains)

RRB Assistant Books and Materials- English Language (Mains)

RRB Assistant Books and Materials- General Awareness (Mains)

RRB Assistant Books and Materials- Computer Knowledge

Free online mock examinations for RRB Assistant Exam

English Language- IBPS RRB Multipurpose Exam free mock test

Banking Awareness free mock exam for RRB Assistant

Computer Knowledge free mock test for RRB Asst. Exam

SBI PO Prelims 2017- Complete Solved question papers

State Bank of India- SBI had conducted the Probationary Officer selection Preliminary Exam  (Phase I ) on various dates in the month of April and May 2017. We are providing the SBI PO Prelims exam 2017 solved question papers (Memory Based) with exam analysis and cut off marks.

Analysis of SBI PO Prelims exam 2017 based on all session question papers

  • English Language:
    Easy: Sentence Correction, Climioze test (5 Marks Each)
    Moderate: Reading Comprehesion
    Average Good Attempt: 15+
    Time taken to complete paper; 15 Minutes

  • Quantitative Aptitude
    Easy: Number Series, Simplification, Data Interpretation, Variable Comparisons (20 Marks)
    Moderate: Data Interpretation (Some sessions), Miscellaneous questions like Time speed, Interest Calculation, Ratios etc (5 Marks)
    Average Good Attempt: 15+
    Time taken to complete paper; 25 Minutes

  • Reasoning:
    Easy: Variable Arrangements, Coding Decoding, Blood Relations, Part of Analytical Reasoning (Total 15 Marks)
    Moderate: Part of Analytical Reasoning , Inequalities, Puzzles (15 Marks)
    Average Good Attempt: 20+
    Time taken to complete paper; 20 Minutes

Questions from the English Language Section of the SBI PO Prelims paper 2017

Directions (1-6) : Which of the phrases (1),(2), (3) and (4) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, mark (5) as the answer.

1. In the modern day, it is common to say you are bored to death if someone or something is incredibly uninteresting.
(1) bored of death
(2) bored from death
(3) bored till death
(4) bored until death
(5) No correction required

2. We advised them to going to a hill station during the summer vacation.
(1) for going to
(2) that they go to
(3) to go to
(4) that they should have to go to
(5) No correction required

3. They failed in their attempt to repair the demolished portion of the building.
(1) for their attempt
(2) in their attempting
(3) with their attempt
(4) on their attempt
(5) No correction required

4. In Indian democracy, It is necessary for the citizens to beware of all the political facts about every political party.
(1) be aware of
(2) be aware for
(3) beware for
(4) be aware to
(5) No correction required

5. Were going to have to put down our summer vacation until July because of the bad weather conditions.
(1) put off
(2) put across
(3) put out
(4) put back
(5) No correction required

6. We called on but we weren’t able to find the car part we needed to fix the gear system.
(1) called off
(2) called back
(3) cined around
(4) called up
(5) No correction required

Questions from the Quantitative Aptitude Section of the SBI PO Prelims paper 2017

Directions (1-5) : What will come in place of the question mark (?) in each of the following number serits ?

1. 14, 8, 9, 14.5. 30, ?
(1) 75
(2) 76
(3) 60
(4) 65
(5) 80

2. 20, 29, 54, 103, 184, ?
(1) 310
(2) 350
(3) 305
(4) 315
(5) 320

3. 7, 8, 18. 57, ?, 1165
(1) 250
(2) 234
(3) 230
(4) 232
(5) 235

4. 5, 7. 18. 47. 103. ?
(1) 195
(2) 210
(3) 200
(4) 190
(5) 220

5. 77, 85, 69, 101, 37. ?
(1) 180
(2) 165
(3) 170

(4) 120
(5) 175

Questions from the Reasoning Section of the SBI PO Prelims paper 2017

1. Five persons namely A, B, C. D and E are going to the school on different days of the week, starting from Monday to Friday. Two persons are going between C and B. C is going before Wednesday. D is going to the school immediately after E. A is not going on Friday. Then who among the following persons is going to school on Wednesday?
(1) B
(2) C
(3) D
(4) E
(5) A

2. Q is the daughter of A. J is the brother of Q. J is the son of R. J is the father of S. If it is given that A is mother of Q, then what is the relation of R with respect to S?
(1) Father
(2) Mother-in-law
(3) Mother
(4) Father-in-law
(5) Grandfather

3. In a certain code language ‘economics growth registered’ is written as ‘ve jo qi’, ‘growth is expected’ is written as ‘qi lo mn’, and ‘registered expected number’ is written as ‘lo ve pr’, then what is the code for “economic” ?
(i) lo
(2) pr
(3) qi
(4) ve
(5) jo

4. If 2 is subtracted from each odd digit in the number 7493652 and 3 is added to each even digit in number then which of the following digit is repeated in the new number so obtained?
(1) 9, 4
(2) 6, 5
(3) 5, 4
(4) 5, 9
(5) 5. 7

Download the complete question paeprs of SBI PO Preliminary Exam papers from the links below

CSIR-UGC NET Past 10 Year Questions with Key- All Subjects

CSIR holds the Joint CSIR-UGC Test  for determining the eligibility of the Indian National candidates for the award of Junior Research Fellowships (JRF) NET and for determining eligibility for appointment of Lecturers (NET) in certain subject areas falling under the faculty of
Science & Technology. We collected last 10 years question papers and keys of each of the subjects and you can download it from the links below.

Next Joint CSIR-UGC Test for Junior Research Fellowship and Eligibility for Lectureship will be conducted Tentatively on 17.12.2017

CSIR-UGC NET Last 10 Year solved papers All Subjects
Subject Code Subject Name Question paper & Key
01 CHE- Chemical Sciences Paper with Answers
02 ERT- Earth Sciences Paper with Answers
03 LIF- Life Sciences Paper with Answers
04 MAT Mathematical Sciences Paper with Answers
05 PHY- Physicsal Sciences Paper with Answers


UGC NET Previous 10 Year Question papers and Key- All subjects

University Grants Commission conducts National Eligibility Test (NET) for determining the eligibility of Indian nationals for the Eligibility for Assistant Professor only or Junior Research Fellowship & Eligibility for Assistant Professor Both in Indian Universities and Colleges. On behalf of UGC CBSE conducts the NET examination twice in a year

The Next UGC NET Examination is Scheduled on 05th November, 2017 (Sunday).

We compiled the Question paper and Answer keys of each subject of UGC NET examination for the past 10 years. Both paper 1 and paper 2 last year question papers and answer keys of UGC NET is attached here for free download. All papers are in PDF format.

Useful Links

Free online mock tests for Paper I of UGC NET

Collection of Model question papers for UGC NET Exam in New pattern

UGC NET Exam November 2017 Question papers and Keys- All subjects

UGC NET Last 10 Year solved papers All Subjects
Subject Code Subject Name Question paper & Key Question paper & Key
01 Economics Paper II Paper III
02 Political Science Paper II Paper III
03 Philosophy Paper II Paper III
04 Psychology Paper II Paper III
05 Sociology Paper II Paper III
06 History Paper II Paper III
08 Commerce Paper II Paper III
09 Education Paper II Paper III
10 Social Work Paper II Paper III
12 Home Science Paper II Paper III
14 Public Administration Paper II Paper III
17 Management Paper II Paper III
19 Bengali Paper II Paper III
20 Hindi Paper II Paper III
21 Kannada Paper II Paper III
22 Malayalam Paper II Paper III
23 Odia Paper II Paper III
24 Punjabi Paper II Paper III
25 Sanskrit Paper II Paper III
26 Tamil Paper II Paper III
27 Telugu Paper II Paper III
29 Arabic Paper II Paper III
30 English Paper II Paper III
31 Linguistics Paper II Paper III
37 Gujarati Paper II Paper III
38 Marathi Paper II Paper III
43 Rajasthani Paper II Paper III
20 Adult Education/ Continuing Education/ Androgyny / Non Formal Education Paper II Paper III
47 Physical Education Paper II Paper III
55 Labour Welfare/Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/Labour and Social Welfare/HRM Paper II Paper III
58 Law Paper II Paper III
63 Mass Communication and Journalism Paper II Paper III
67 Archaeology Paper II Paper III
58 Dance/ Performing Arts Paper II Paper III
74 Women Studies Paper II Paper III
79 Visual Art (including Drawing & Painting/Sculpture/Graphics/Applied Art/History of Art) Paper II Paper III
80 Geography Paper II Paper III
81 Social Medicine & Community Health Paper II Paper III
87 Computer Science and Applications Paper II Paper III
88 Electronic Science Paper II Paper III
89 Environmental Sciences Paper II Paper III
80 International and Area studies Paper II Paper III
92 Human Rights and Duties Paper II Paper III
93 Tourism Administration and Management Paper II Paper III


Useful Links

Free online mock tests for Paper I of UGC NET

Collection of Model question papers for UGC NET Exam in New pattern

UGC NET Exam November 2017 Question papers and Keys- All subjects


IBPS RRB Assistant Mains Exam 2016 Question paper and Key

IBPS Conducted the RRB Assistant Main examination 2016 on 18th December 2016. The examination had objective questions for 200 marks in the following pattern.

Analysis of IBPS RRB Mains exam paper 2016

English Language:

  • Easy: Cloze Test(10 Questions), Error Finding (5 Questions)
  • Moderate: Reading Comprehesion (15 Questions), Para Jumbles (5Questions)
  • Difficult: Sentence filling (5 Questions)
    Average Good Attempt: 20+

Reasoning Ability:

  • Easy: Coding Decoding (5 Questions)
  • Moderate: Data Sufficiency (5 Questions), Puzzles(10 Questions), Sitting Arrangement(10 Questions)
  • Difficult: Nil
    Average Good Attempt: 25+

Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Easy: Quadratic Equations(5 Questions)
  • Moderate: Data Interpretation(5 Questions), Data Sufficiency(5 Questions), Averages, Time and Work, Ratio, Speed &Time (20 Questions)
  • Difficult: Nil
    Average Good Attempt: 20+

General Awareness:

  • Banking Awareness had the maximum number of questions. Candidates who were good in this section found the paper very easy
    Average Good Attempt: 30

Computer Knowledge

  • Very easy section. Paper was very easy for candidates
    Average Good Attempt: 22

RRB Assistant Final Selection 2016 Cutoff Marks

To see the cutoff marks of the examination see Statewise and Catogorywise Cutoff and Provisional Allotment List for IBPS RRB Assistant exam CWE V 2016

Questions from Reasoning Ability part of IBPS RRB Assistant Mains paper 2016

Directions (1-4) : The following questions arc based on the five three-digit numbers given below :

761   248   435   924   657

1. If ‘2’ is added to the second digit of all the odd numbers and ‘4’ Is subtracted from the third digit of all the teven numbers, In how many numbers thus formed will a digit appear twice?

(1) Two
(2) Three
(3) None
(4) One
(5) More than three

2. If all the digits of the given numbers are arranged in ascending order within the number, what will be the sum of the second and third digits of the third highest number thus formed ?
(1) 9
(2) 14
(3) 12
(4) 13
(5) 16

3. If the first and the second digits of all the given numbers are interchanged. which of the following will become the second highest number after performing the said operation?

(1) 657
(2) 248
(3) 924
(4) 435
(5) 761

4. The difference of the second and third digits in how many of the given numbers is greater than the first digit of the same number?
(1) Three
(2) None
(3) Two
(4) More than three
(5) One

Questions from Quantitative Aptitude paper of IBPS RRB Assistant Mains paper 2016

1. The perimeter of a square whose diagonal is 26√2 metre, is equal to the perimeter of a rectangle. The difference between the length and breadth of the rectangle is 6 metre. Find the area of the rectangle. (in square metre)

(1) 676
(2) 667
(3) 557
(4) 567
(5) 578

2. A shopkeeper bought two units of an article at the same price. He sold the first article at a profit of 40% and he incurred a loss on the second article. By selling both units of article he got an overall profit of 10%. Find the loss per cent incurred on the second unit.

(1) 19%
(2) 15%
(3) 20%
(4) 14%
(5) 25%

3. A is 20% more efficient di B. B starts working and work for 12 days. After that he is replaced by A who completes the remaining work alone in 30 days. Find the number of days taken by B alone in doing hal of the same work ?

(1) 24
(2) 48
(3) 32
(4) 45
(5) 20

4. In an examination 80% of the students passed in English. 85% in Mathematics and 75% in both English and Mathe-matics. If 40 students failed in both the subjects, find the to-tal number of students.

(1) 360
(2) 440
(3) 420
(4) 380
(5) 400

5. One year ago, the ratio of Gaurav’s and Sachin’s age was 6 : 7 respectively. Four years hence, this ratio would become 7 : 8. How old is Sachin? (in years)

(1) 36
(2) 38
(3) 35
(4) 34
(5) 39

Questions from Quantitative Aptitude paper of IBPS RRB Assistant Mains paper 2016

Directions (1-5) : In the following questions, a sentence is given with a blank to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.

1. Getting___________the nights was still hard.Even after all these years, she still hated sleeping with her mother.
(1) up
(2) with
(3) through
(4) off
(5) in

2. The boy walked in the dark _________they saw the glowing lights of capital city.

(1) though
(2) unless
(3) if
(4) until
(5) even if

3. Brick and mortar outlets on high streets and inside malls are trying to__________to the business that has been theirs alone for years, through lower prices and deals.
(1) hold off
(2) hold on
(3) hold beyond
(4) leave
(5) forsake

4. I can say is that it depends on context. “I hope you enjoy” would apply to something in the present or the __________ future.
(1) immediately
(2) impressive
(3) exceptional
(4) immediate
(5) distantly

3. She had a fit of the __________and had to leave the room.
(1) gilding
(2) gills
(3) gimmick
(4) giggly
(5) giggles

Questions from Computer Awareness section of IBPS RRB Assistant Mains paper 2016

1. Coded entries which are used to gain access to a computer system are called
(1) Entry codes
(2) Passwords
(3) Security commands
(4) Codewords
(5) None of these

2._______ is the process of carrying out commands.
(1) Fetching
(2) Executing
(3) Storing
(4) Decoding
(5) None of these

3. To access the services of operating system, the interface is provided by the
(1) System calls
(2) API
(3) Library
(4) Assembly instructions
(5) None of these

4. Which one of the following error will be handle by the operating system?
(1) Power failure
(2) Lack of paper in printer
(3) Connection failure in the network
(4) All of the above
(5) None of the above

5. The OS X has
(1) Monolithic kernel
(2) Hybrid kernel
(3) Microkemel
(4) Monolithic kernel wit modules
(5) None of the above

6. The structure or format of data is called
(1) Syntax
(2) Semantics
(3) Struct
(4) Grammar
(5) None of the above

For the complete downloadable question paper and answer key of RRB Assistant Mains exam 2016 in PDF format visit IBPS RRB OA/ MA Mains exam question paper