May 20, 2019

IBPS RRB

IBPS RRB Scale I, II, III

IBPS conducts IBPS RRB Exam for the recruitment of candidates as probationary officers – scale I, II, III and office assistants in Regional Rural Banks every year. Regional Rural Banks are local level banks functional in the different States of India. They have been created with a view to serve primarily the rural areas of India with basic banking and financial services.

IBPS RRB ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

Nationality / Citizenship:
A candidate must be either –
(i) a Citizen of India or
(ii) a subject of Nepal or
(iii) a subject of Bhutan or
(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India

Age Limit:

For Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)– Above 21 years – Below 40 years
For Officer Scale- II (Manager)- Above 21 years – Below 32 years
For Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager)– Above 18 years – Below 30 years
For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) – Between 18 years and 28 years

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Post Educational Qualification Experience
Office Assistant
(Multipurpose)
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University
or its equivalent
(a) Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating
RRB/s*
(b) Desirable: Working knowledge of Computer.
Officer Scale-I
(Assistant Manager)
i. Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized
University or its equivalent
Preference will be given to the candidates having degree in
Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary
Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural
Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology,
Management, Law, Economics or Accountancy;
ii. Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the
participating RRB/s*
iii. Desirable: working knowledge of Computer.
Officer Scale-II
General Banking Officer
(Manager)
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University
or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
Preference will be given to the candidates having degree in
Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry,
Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering,
Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information
Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy.
Two years as an officer
in a Bank or Financial
Institution.
Officer Scale-II
Specialist Officers
(Manager)
Information Technology Officer
Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University in Electronics /
Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology or
its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
Desirable:
Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP etc.
One year (in the
relevant field)
Chartered Accountant
Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
One Year as a
Chartered Accountant
Law Officer
Degree from a recognised University in Law or its equivalent with
a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
Two years as an
advocate or should have
worked
as Law Officer in
Banks or Financial
Institutions for a period
of not less than two
years
Treasury Manager
Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance from a recognized
university/ institution
One Year (in the
relevant field)
Marketing Officer
MBA in Marketing from a recognized university
One Year (in the
relevant field)
Agricultural Officer
Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/ Animal
Husbandry/ Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ Agricultural
Engineering/ Pisciculture from a recognized university or its
equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate
Two Years (in the
relevant field)
Officer Scale-III
(Senior Manager)
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University
or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
Preference will be given to the candidates having Degree/
Diploma in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture,
Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science,
Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and
Co-operation, Information Technology, Management, Law,
Economics and Accountancy.

ONLINE EXAMINATION STRUCTURE:

Preliminary Examination (objective)* Office Assistant (Multipurpose):

Sr. No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning Hindi/English 40 40 Composite time of 45 minutes
2. Numerical Ability Hindi/English 40 40
Total 80 80

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I

Sr. No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning Hindi/English 40 40 Composite time of 45 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude Hindi/English 40 40
Total 80 80

*Candidates (for both posts) have to qualify in both the tests by securing minimum cut-off marks. Adequate number of candidates in each category, depending upon requirements, will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

Main Examination (objective) Office Assistant (Multipurpose):

Sr. No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Numerical Ability Hindi/English 40 50
3 General Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4 a English Language English 40 40
4 b Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge 40 20
Total 200 200

Officer Scale-I

Sr. No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude Hindi/English 40 50
3 General Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4 a English Language English 40 40
4 b Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge 40 20
Total 200 200

Single level Examination (objective) Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer):

Sr. No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4 a English Language English 40 40
4 b Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge 40 20
Total 200 200

(Specialist Cadre)

Sr. No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 40 Composite Time of 2 hours and 30 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 40
3 Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4 a English Language English 40 20
4 b Hindi Language Hindi 40 20
5 Computer Knowledge 40 20
6 Professional Knowledge Hindi/English 40 40
Total 240 200

Officer Scale- III

Sr. No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4 a English Language English 40 40
4 b Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge 40 20
Total 200 200

IBPS RRB CUTOFF SCORE MARKS

For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) – Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test ofOnline 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.

For Officers Scale I – Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main examination to be considered to be shortlisted for interview. Depending on the number of vacancies available,
adequate number of candidates in each category not exceeding three times of the declared vacancies in each state shall be called for interview, subject to availability. Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the online main examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview.

For Officers Scale II and III – Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Single examination to be considered to be shortlisted for interview. Depending on the number of vacancies available,
adequate number of candidates in each category not exceeding three times of the declared vacancies shall be called for interview, subject to availability. Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the online main examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview.