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RECRUITMENT OF IBPS RRB


There will be single examination for Recruitment of Officers and Assistants in the Gramin Banks across country. So this means that there is no Pre/Mains pattern in IBPS RRB in selection process of RRBs. The only change in this year’s RRB is Common Interview and the timings of the exam has been reduced to 2 hours.
IBPS Exam Pattern for RRB

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern of Officer Scale I , II , III Check details. IBPS RRB Officer Exam Pattern. IBPS Conducts Online Common Written Exam (CWE) for filling the posts of Group “A”-Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group “B”-Office Assistants (Multipurpose) in Rural Banks. Check Exam Pattern of IBPS RRB Officer details

Group: I For ‘A & B ’ category States (under Official Languages Act)

S.No Name of the Post Medium of Exam No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
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
4a English Language English 40 40
4b Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Total 200 200

IBPS Officer Scale-I Exam Pattern

S.No Name of the Post Medium of Exam No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
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
4a English Language English 40 40
4b Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Total 200 200

IBPS Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre) Exam Pattern

S.No Name of the Post Medium of Exam No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 40
3 Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4a English Language English 40 20
4b Hindi Language Hindi 40 20
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
6 Professional Knowledge Hindi/English 40 40
Total 240 200

IBPS Officer Scale- III Exam Pattern

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

IBPS Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre) Exam Pattern

S.No Name of the Post Medium of Exam No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 40
3 Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4a English Language English 40 20
4b Hindi Language Hindi 40 20
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
6 Professional Knowledge Hindi/English 40 40
Total 240 200

IBPS Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Exam Pattern

S.No Name of the Post Medium of Exam No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 Reasoning English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Numerical Ability English 40 40
3 General Awareness English 40 40
4 English Language English 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge English 40 20
Total 200 200

Eligibility :

Nationality / Citizenship:
A candidate must be either -
  • a Citizen of India or
  • a subject of Nepal or
  • a subject of Bhutan or
  • a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
Age
  • For Officer Scale- III- Above 21 years - Below 40 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than
  • For Officer Scale- II- Above 21 years - Below 32 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than
  • For Officer Scale- I- Above 18 years - Below 30 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than
  • For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) - Between 18 years and 28 years i.e. candidates should have not been born
Qualification
  • Office Assistant : Degree in any discipline from a recognized university or its equivalent,
    1. Essential - Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB's
    2. Desirable - Knowledge of computer skills.
  • Officer Scale - I : i. Degree in any discipline from a recognized university or its equivalent. Preference will be give to the candidate having degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Fenestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisci Culture, Agricultural Marketing and cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy
    ii. Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB's
    iii. Computer Knowledge or awareness will be an added qualificaion
  • Officer Scale - II : Degree in any discipline from a recognized university or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% Marks in aggregate. Preference will be give to the candidate having degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Fenestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisci Culture, Agricultural Marketing and cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy
    Two years as an officer in a bank or Financial Institution
Interview Process

Candidates who have been shortlisted in the examination for CWE- RRBs-IV will subsequently be called or an Interview to be conducted with the help of the designated Nodal Regional Rural Bank in each State/UT and coordinated by IBPS in consultation with the appropriate authority. Interviews will be conducted at select centres. The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter. Candidates are required to download their interview call letters from authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in.

Please note that any request regarding change in date, centre etc. of interview will not be entertained. However the conducting agencies reserve the right to change the date/ venue/ time/ centre etc. of interview or hold supplementary process for particular date / session / venue / centre / set of candidates at its discretion, under unforeseen circumstances, if any.

The proficiency in local language will be tested at the time of interview. The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks / scores in interview and within it for local language proficiency will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST candidates). The minimum qualifying marks in interview for Officer Scale II and III will also be not less than 40% for all the candidates except 35% for SC / ST candidates. The relative weightage (ratio) of CWE and interview will be 70:30 respectively. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the Online Examination of CWE for RRBs-IV and Interview.

Interview score of the candidates failing to secure minimum qualifying marks or otherwise barred from the interview or further process shall not be disclosed.
A candidate should qualify both in the CWE and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process, details of which will be made available subsequently on IBPS website. While appearing for the Interview, the candidate should produce valid prescribed documents given below. In the absence of documents candidature of the candidates shall be cancelled. IBPS/ Nodal RRB/RRBs take no responsibility to receive/ connect any certificate/remittance/ document sentseparately.