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IBPS RRB Clerk Mains 2019 exam is scheduled for 29th September, 2019. With just 20 days left for the exam, we believe that your preparation levels must have risen by now. When we talk about aspirants preparing for this exam, generally they tend to ignore the Computer Awareness section. You must keep in mind that this is one section where you can score marks easily by covering the prescribed topics properly. Let’s take a look at the RRB Clerk Mains exam pattern.

S. NoSubjectMax QuestionsMax MarksTime Duration
1Reasoning Ability4050


Composite Time of 2 hours
2Numerical Ability4050
3General Awareness4040
4Hindi/English Language4040
5Computer Awareness4020
 Total200200 

Looking at the above exam pattern, we are here discussing the Comput scoring subjects and is known to be the easiest of all. The questions asked in the exams are of basic level and not very complicated which makes it easily scorable.

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The basic motive behind giving tips to prepare for computer awareness section is to help candidates to increase achieve high score and cut-offs in the upcoming RRB Clerk Mains 2019. Before to start with preparation for this particular section, taking a free mock test of RRB Clerk Mains is advisable as you would get to know your weak areas and also you will be able to test your current preparation level for this section. Preparing for a comprehensive Computer Awareness section and practicing free mock tests is the key to score good grades.

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All those who have prior computer knowledge, it will be an added advantage for them. Mentioned below is the complete syllabus of this section.

Computer Knowledge Syllabus for RRB Clerk Mains 2019

Including this particular section in such examination is important as no office these days works without computer and employees having computer knowledge always have an added benefit. This job does not demand deep and insightful knowledge of computer, but basic knowledge should be there.

The broad categorization of the syllabus is mentioned below:

  • Windows Operating System
  • The basic idea of Database management
  • Hardware and Software Basics
  • The primary idea of Hacking, Security tools and Viruses
  • History of Computers
  • Basics of MS-Office
  • Primary knowledge of the Internet and its use
  • Fundamental ideas of Networking and Communication

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After getting to know the syllabus, aspirants may feel confused as where to start from thinking that there is so much to work upon. We would suggest to not jump on hardcore computer books from the very beginning. Following previous year trends can be one thing. Aspirants can take up certain topics from where questions are more likely to be asked in the exam. Few important topics to look for are:

  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • MS-office
  • Basics of Computers
  • Basics of Networking
  • LAN & WAN
  • Generations of Computer
  • Basic Knowledge of Internet

How to Prepare for Computer Knowledge section:

Few vital preparation points to keep a track of are as follows:

  1. Solve computer knowledge quizzes on regular basis

  2. Prepare Small Sections Individually

    Read small sections on regular basis and try to do things practically if possible.

  3. Mock Tests

    Regularly take up Mock Tests and do the analysis frequently so that you get to know where your performance is lacking.

These banking exams basically test an aspirant’s basic level of computer knowledge and familiarity with computer concepts. So, keep practicing and ace this section in IBPS RRB Clerk Mains 2019 exam.


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