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IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (RRBs)

(Exam Mode : Online | Examination Category : Banking | Conducting Body : Institute of Banking Personnel Selection)

Exam Date
25 September, 2021
Total Visits : 436

Important Dates

Registration Date

08-06-2021

Application Start Date

08-06-2021

Application End Date

28-06-2021

Admit Card Date

25-07-2021

Preliminary Exam Date

21-08-2021

Main Exam Date

25-09-2021

About IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (RRBs)

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is a pan India body established by the Regional Rural Banks of the country. The purpose behind to establish IBPS is to successfully fulfill the empty posts in RRB's.  Each year IBPS RRB is held to shortlist for the post of Officer scale I,II,III and Office assistant in Regional Rural Banks of the country.

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (IBPS-RRB) Conducting Body:

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is a recruitment body that was introduced to promote the recruitment and deployment of young graduates in public sector banks in India. It also presents well-organised systems for evaluation and result .

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (IBPS-RRB) Important Dates:

Events

Dates

Mode

Link

Registration Date

08/06/2021

Online

For Office Assistant Click here

For Officer Scale I Click here

For Officer Scale II & III Click here

Application Date

08/06/2021 to 28/06/2021

Office Assistant Admit 
Card Date

25/07/2021

Officer Scale I Admit 
Card Date

25/07/2021

Office Assistant Preliminary 
Exam Date

01,07,08,14, &
21/08/2021

Officer Scale I Preliminary
Exam Date

01 & 07/08/2021

Officer Scale II & III
Exam Date

Will be updated soon.

Officer Scale I Mains
Exam Date 

25/09/2021

Office Assistant Mains 
Exam Date 

25/09/2021

  

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (IBPS-RRB) Selection Procedure:

Posts

IBPS RRB Selection Procedure

Office Assistants (Multipurpose)

Prelims and Mains exam

Officers Scale I

Prelims, Mains exam and interview

Officers Scale II & III

Single online exam and interview

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (IBPS-RRB) Exam Pattern:

The format of the exam which is held online as follows:

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

 

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

Numerical Ability

Hindi/English

40

40

 

Total

 

80

80

 

Applicants (for both posts) have to pass in both the examinations by securing minimum cut off marks. A satisfactory number of candidates in each level, depending upon requirements:

Online Main Examination. Main Examination (objective) Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

Hindi/English

40

50

 

 

 

Composite Time of 2 hours

2

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

20

3

General Awareness

Hindi/English

40

40

4a

English Language

English

40

40

4b

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

5

Numerical Ability

Hindi/English

40

50

 

Total

 

200

200

 

Officer Scale-I

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

Hindi/English

40

50

 

 

 

Composite Time of 2 hours

2

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

20

3

General Awareness

Hindi/English

40

40

4a

English Language

English

40

40

4b

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

5

Numerical Ability

Hindi/English

40

50

 

Total

 

200

200

 

Single level Exam (objective) Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

Hindi/English

40

50

 

 

 

Composite Time of 2 hours

2

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

20

3

Financial Awareness

Hindi/English

40

40

4a

English Language

English

40

40

4b

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

5

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

Hindi/English

40

50

 

Total 

 

200

200

 

Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Professional Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

50

 

 

 

Composite Time of 2 hours

2

Reasoning

Hindi/English

40

40

3

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

20

4a

Financial Awareness

Hindi/English

40

40

4b

English Language

English

40

40

5

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

6

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

Hindi/English

40

50

 

Total

 

240

200

 

Officer Scale- III

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

Hindi/English

40

50

 

 

 

Composite Time of 2 hours

2

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

20

3

Financial Awareness

Hindi/English

40

40

4a

English Language

English

40

40

4b

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

5

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

Hindi/English

40

50

 

Total

 

200

200

 

Applicants can choose either 4a or 4b.

Interview:  Applicable only for the post of Officers (Scale I, II and III) Candidates who have been shortlisted in the main examination for the post of Officers Scale I and in the single level examination for the post of Officers Scale II and III under CRP- RRB VIII is subsequently called for an Interview to be coordinated by the Nodal Regional Rural Bank with the aid of  IBPSand NABARD in discourse with the suitable authority. Interviews are conducted at selected centers. The center, address of the venue, date & time of Interview is notified to the shortlisted applicants in the call letter. Candidates are obliged to download their interview call letters from authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in. It should be kept in mind that any inquiry regarding the change in center,date etc. of the interview is not considered. The conducting agencies save the right to amend the date/ venue/ time/center, etc. of the interview or hold supplementary method for precise date/session/venue/center/set of applicants at its discretion, under unforeseen situations, if any

The total marks assigned for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks/scores in an interview for Officers Scale I, II and III are as per existent guidelines. The comparable weightage (ratio) of Online Examination and Interview is 80:20 respectively for the Officers. Interview scores of the candidates failing to achieve minimum qualifying marks or otherwise are blocked from the interview or further process is not disclosed. An applicant should qualify both in the Online Examination (Main / Single) and General Interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for succeeding transient allotment process, details are made available subsequently on authorised IBPS website.

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (IBPS-RRB) Eligibility Criteria:-

Age (As on 01.06.2019) For Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)- Minimum 21 years - maximum 40 years i.e. applicants should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1979 and later than 31.05.1998 (both dates inclusive).

For Officer Scale- II(Manager)- Minimum 21 years - maximum 32 years i.e. applicants should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1987 and later than 31.05.1998 (both dates inclusive).

For Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager)- Minimum18 years - maximum 30 years i.e. applicants should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1989 and later than 31.05.2001 (both dates inclusive).

For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) - minimum 18 years and maximum 28 years i.e., applicants should have not been born earlier than 02.06.1991 and later than 01.06.2001 (both dates inclusive).

Educational Qualifications:

Post

Educational Qualification

Experience

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Bachelor degree in any stream from a distinguished University or it's equivalent (a) Proficiency in local language as guided by the participating RRB/s* (b) Desirable: Working knowledge of Computer

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Officer Scale-I (Assistant Manager)

i. Passed from a recognised University, Bachelor degree in any stream or its equivalent Preference is furnished to the applicants having a degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Forestry, Agricultural Engineering, Management,  Information Technology, Veterinary Science, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Law, Economics or Accountancy; ii. Knowledge in local language as guided by the participating RRB/s* iii. Desirable: working knowledge of Computer

 

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Officer Scale-II General Banking Officer (Manager)

Bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized University or it's equivalent to a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. The first choice is applicants having a degree in Marketing, Finance, Banking, Agriculture,  Pisciculture, Animal Husbandry, Forestry, Horticulture, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Agricultural Engineering, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics, and Accountancy.

 

Officer for two years in a Bank or Financial Institution

Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)

Information Technology Officer Bachelor degree from a recognised University in Electronics / Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology or it's equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Desirable: Certification in C++, PHP, Java, ASP, VB, VC, OCP, etc

One year (in the relevant field)

Certified Associate (CA) Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

One Year as a Chartered Accountant.

Law Officer Degree from a recognised University in Law or it's equivalent with not less than 50% marks in aggregate.

Worked as an advocate for two years or should have worked as Law Officer in Banks or Financial Institutions for not less than two years

Chartered Accountant Treasury Manager or MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution

One Year (in the relevant field)

MBA in Marketing Marketing Officer from a recognized university

One Year (in the relevant field)

Agricultural Officer Bachelor 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 is given to the candidates having Degree/ Diploma in Horticulture, Forestry, Agricultural Marketing, Agricultural Engineering, Banking, Marketing, Finance, Animal Husbandry, Agriculture,  Veterinary Science, Pisciculture,  and Co-operation, Information Technology, Law, Economics, Management, and Accountancy.

No less than 5 years experience as an Officer working in Financial Institutions or Bank

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (IBPS-RRB) Syllabus:

Reasoning Ability

  • Seating Arrangement.

  • Puzzles.

  • Inequality.

  • Syllogism.

  • Input-Output.

  • Data Sufficiency.

  • Logical Reasoning.

  • Blood Relations.

  • Distance & Direction.

  • Series based questions (Alphanumeric/ Numeric/ Alphabet).

  • Alphabet Test.

  • Order and Ranking.

Aptitude

  • Number Series.

  • Simplification / Approximation.

  • Data Interpretation.

  • Quadratic Equations.

  • Average.

  • Profit & Loss.

  • Simple and Compound Interest.

  • Time & Work.

  • Time & Distance.

  • Partnership.

  • Ratio & Proportion.

  • The problem on Ages.

  • Probability.

  • Mensuration.

  • Mixture & Allegation.

  • Percentages.

  • Pipes & Cisterns.

  • Averages.

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension.

  • Cloze Test.

  • Spotting Errors.

  • Sentence Improvement/ Correction.

  • Para Jumbles.

  • Sentence/ Para Completion.

  • Sentence Connectors.

  • Fill in the blanks.

  • Vocabulary based problems (Idioms & Phrases, Synonym-Antonyms, Misspelt words, etc).

General Awareness 

  • Banking and Financial Awareness.

  • Static General Awareness.

  • Current Affairs.

  • Important Dates and Dates.

  • Countries and their Capital & Currencies.

  • Important National & International Organizations and their Headquarters.

  • National Parks and wildlife sanctuaries.

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (IBPS-RRB) FAQs:

Ques 1. Which is easy to clear IBPS RRB or IBPS PO?

Ans: Both of the exams are equally difficult but because of completely different reasons. Take a look at the cut offs IBPS PO Prelims consisting of 100 Questions and 60 minutes had a cut off of around 50 while the IBPS RRB OA (80 Questions in 45 minutes) produced a cut off of roughly 70 in some states. Moreover, there is one more notable difference between the two. PO Prelims also have an English section while the RRB (both OS1 and OA) do not have one

Ques 2. Who takes the final interview in IBPS RRB?

Ans: Various interview panels take interviews. Nationalized bank employees are appointed for this schedule.The authority selects some employees and gives them responsibility. The nationalized bank has some employees as an HR in the bank. HR employee also has this responsibility to take the interview. There are one female and four male in the interview panel. 

Ques 3. Which types of questions will be asked in the IBPS RRB PO interview?

Ans: Questions mostly come from the following areas:

  1. Questions based on your academics(mostly from Graduation) and Work

  2. Questions on Current topics

  3. Typical HR questions

  4. Banking (both static and current)

  5. And some random questions based on father's occupation etc

Ques 4. Is an all graduate eligible for the IBPS RRB exam?

Ans: Yes, all graduates can apply for RRB exam but there are other eligibility criteria that candidates must fulfill.

Ques 5. What is the IBPS RRB PO selection ratio for an interview?

Ans: It varies every year.

Ques 6. What is the difference between the IBPS RRB PO and the IBPS CRP PO?

Ans: IBPS RRB PO is IBPS recruitment for regional rural bank PO which is also known as officer scale 1In this, you are allocated a job in a rural area and your job restricts to a state only. You are allowed to apply from a single state only and you are given the job in that area only if you are selected.whereasIBPS CPR PO recruitment is for PSB banks PO. It is for banks that have branches throughout the country. So if selected you are allocated job anywhere in India as per your choice and marks scored.

Ques 7. What should be the exam strategy for the IBPS RRB PO 2019 for the last month?

Ans: First of all do not use all of your time on theory and reading new concepts.Give time to only those topics which are important for the RRB exam. You can search for previous year paper and relevant information about all important topics.

Ques 8. If a candidate fills out the form for IBPS RRB from another state, does his OBC caste certificate work in that case?

Ans: OBC certificate is issued at two levels. One which is valid only in the state and one which is valid throughout the country. If the candidates' certificate is valid for other central govt exams it is valid for IBPS as well, Irrespective of the location candidate filled the form.

Ques 9. How many times can one give the IBPS RRB exam?

Ans: Any student can appear in IBPS RRB Exam till he reaches the given upper age limit in IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria Guidelines.

Ques 10. Which percentage can we mention on the IBPS RRB form, CGPA or CPI?

Ans: As per the IBPS RRB guidelines it is asked to convert the CGPA/OGPA should be converted into percentage and should be indicated in the online application.

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) Eligibility Criteria

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (IBPS-RRB) Eligibility Criteria:

Age (As on 01.06.2019) For Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)- Minimum 21 years - maximum 40 years i.e. applicants should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1979 and later than 31.05.1998 (both dates inclusive)

For Officer Scale- II(Manager)- Minimum 21 years - maximum 32 years i.e. applicants should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1987 and later than 31.05.1998 (both dates inclusive)

For Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager)- Minimum18 years - maximum 30 years i.e. applicants should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1989 and later than 31.05.2001 (both dates inclusive)

For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) - minimum 18 years and maximum 28 years i.e., applicants should have not been born earlier than 02.06.1991 and later than 01.06.2001 (both dates inclusive)

Educational Qualifications:

Post

Educational Qualification

Experience

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Bachelor degree in any stream from a distinguished University or it's equivalent (a) Proficiency in local language as guided by the participating RRB/s* (b) Desirable: Working knowledge of Computer

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Officer Scale-I (Assistant Manager)

i. Passed from a recognised University, Bachelor degree in any stream or its equivalent Preference is furnished to the applicants having a degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Forestry, Agricultural Engineering, Management,  Information Technology, Veterinary Science, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Law, Economics or Accountancy; ii. Knowledge in local language as guided by the participating RRB/s* iii. Desirable: working knowledge of Computer

 

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Officer Scale-II General Banking Officer (Manager)

Bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognized University or it's equivalent to a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. The first choice is applicants having a degree in Marketing, Finance, Banking, Agriculture,  Pisciculture, Animal Husbandry, Forestry, Horticulture, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Agricultural Engineering, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics, and Accountancy.

 

Officer for two years in a Bank or Financial Institution

 

 

 

 

Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)

 

 

Information Technology Officer Bachelor degree from a recognised University in Electronics / Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology or it's equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Desirable: Certification in C++, PHP, Java, ASP, VB, VC, OCP, etc

One year (in the relevant field)

Certified Associate (CA) Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

One Year as a Chartered Accountant.

Law Officer Degree from a recognised University in Law or it's equivalent with not less than 50% marks in aggregate.

Worked as an advocate for two years or should have worked as Law Officer in Banks or Financial Institutions for not less than two years

Chartered Accountant Treasury Manager or MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution

One Year (in the relevant field)

MBA in Marketing Marketing Officer from a recognized university

One Year (in the relevant field)

Agricultural Officer Bachelor 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 degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Preference is given to the candidates having Degree/ Diploma in Horticulture, Forestry, Agricultural Marketing, Agricultural Engineering, Banking, Marketing, Finance, Animal Husbandry, Agriculture,  Veterinary Science, Pisciculture,  and Co-operation, Information Technology, Law, Economics, Management, and Accountancy.

 

No less than 5 years experience as an Officer working in Financial Institutions or Bank

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) Selection Procedure

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (IBPS-RRB) Selection Procedure:

Posts

IBPS RRB Selection Procedure

Office Assistants (Multipurpose)

Prelims and Mains exam

Officers Scale I

Prelims, Mains exam and interview

Officers Scale II & III

Single online exam and interview

Exam Pattern:

The format of the exam which is held online as follows:

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

 

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

Numerical Ability

Hindi/English

40

40

 

Total

 

80

80

 

Applicants (for both posts) have to pass in both the examinations by securing minimum cut off marks. A satisfactory number of candidates in each level, depending upon requirements:

Online Main Examination. Main Examination (objective) Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

Hindi/English

40

50

 

 

 

Composite Time of 2 hours

2

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

20

3

General Awareness

Hindi/English

40

40

4a

English Language

English

40

40

4b

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

5

Numerical Ability

Hindi/English

40

50

 

Total

 

200

200

 

Officer Scale-I

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

Hindi/English

40

50

 

 

 

Composite Time of 2 hours

2

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

20

3

General Awareness

Hindi/English

40

40

4a

English Language

English

40

40

4b

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

5

Numerical Ability

Hindi/English

40

50

 

Total

 

200

200

 

Single level Exam (objective) Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

Hindi/English

40

50

 

 

 

Composite Time of 2 hours

2

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

20

3

Financial Awareness

Hindi/English

40

40

4a

English Language

English

40

40

4b

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

5

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

Hindi/English

40

50

 

Total 

 

200

200

 

Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Professional Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

50

 

 

 

Composite Time of 2 hours

2

Reasoning

Hindi/English

40

40

3

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

20

4a

Financial Awareness

Hindi/English

40

40

4b

English Language

English

40

40

5

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

6

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

Hindi/English

40

50

 

Total

 

240

200

 

Officer Scale- III

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

Hindi/English

40

50

 

 

 

Composite Time of 2 hours

2

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

20

3

Financial Awareness

Hindi/English

40

40

4a

English Language

English

40

40

4b

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

5

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

Hindi/English

40

50

 

Total

 

200

200

 

Applicants can choose either 4a or 4b.

Interview:  Applicable only for the post of Officers (Scale I, II and III) Candidates who have been shortlisted in the main examination for the post of Officers Scale I and in the single level examination for the post of Officers Scale II and III under CRP- RRB VIII is subsequently called for an Interview to be coordinated by the Nodal Regional Rural Bank with the aid of  IBPSand NABARD in discourse with the suitable authority. Interviews are conducted at selected centers. The center, address of the venue, date & time of Interview is notified to the shortlisted applicants in the call letter. Candidates are obliged to download their interview call letters from authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in. It should be kept in mind that any inquiry regarding the change in center,date etc. of the interview is not considered. The conducting agencies save the right to amend the date/ venue/ time/center, etc. of the interview or hold supplementary method for precise date/session/venue/center/set of applicants at its discretion, under unforeseen situations, if any.

The total marks assigned for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks/scores in an interview for Officers Scale I, II and III are as per existent guidelines. The comparable weightage (ratio) of Online Examination and Interview is 80:20 respectively for the Officers. Interview scores of the candidates failing to achieve minimum qualifying marks or otherwise are blocked from the interview or further process is not disclosed. An applicant should qualify both in the Online Examination (Main / Single) and General Interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for succeeding transient allotment process, details are made available subsequently on authorised IBPS website.

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) Application Process

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (IBPS-RRB) Application Process

The application form can be filled in Online mode only. Candidates desirous to apply for the test can apply in Online mode from the official website. Following are the steps to apply that must be followed while filling the form:

  • Registration: Candidates are required to visit the website and register themselves for the test. In this process, some basic information are asked. After providing this information candidates must click on the Register button.

  • Verification: Once the registration button is clicked, an email is sent on the provided i.d to verify. The registration process is completed only after verification.

  • Application Form Filling: After verification, Candidates can fill the application form through their provided LoginI.d and Password. 

  • Uploading Documents: In this step, candidates are asked to upload the scanned copies of their documents. The candidates must submit all the required documents.

  • Payment of application fee: The last step is the payment and to apply successfully candidates must make the payment. The payment can be made in online mode.

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) Syllabus

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (IBPS-RRB) Syllabus:

Reasoning Ability 

  • Seating Arrangement.

  • Puzzles.

  • Inequality.

  • Syllogism.

  • Input-Output.

  • Data Sufficiency.

  • Logical Reasoning.

  • Blood Relations.

  • Distance & Direction.

  • Series based questions (Alphanumeric/ Numeric/ Alphabet).

  • Alphabet Test.

  • Order and Ranking.

Aptitude

  • Number Series.

  • Simplification / Approximation.

  • Data Interpretation.

  • Quadratic Equations.

  • Average.

  • Profit & Loss.

  • Simple and Compound Interest.

  • Time & Work.

  • Time & Distance.

  • Partnership.

  • Ratio & Proportion.

  • The problem on Ages.

  • Probability.

  • Mensuration.

  • Mixture & Allegation.

  • Percentages.

  • Pipes & Cisterns.

  • Averages.

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension.

  • Cloze Test.

  • Spotting Errors.

  • Sentence Improvement/ Correction.

  • Para Jumbles.

  • Sentence/ Para Completion.

  • Sentence Connectors.

  • Fill in the blanks.

  • Vocabulary based problems (Idioms & Phrases, Synonym-Antonyms, Misspelt words, etc).

General Awareness 

  • Banking and Financial Awareness.

  • Static General Awareness.

  • Current Affairs.

  • Important Dates and Dates.

  • Countries and their Capital & Currencies.

  • Important National & International Organizations and their Headquarters.

  • National Parks and wildlife sanctuaries.

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) Results

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (IBPS-RRB) Result

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IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) Exam Pattern

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (IBPS-RRB) Exam Pattern:

The format of the exam which is held online as follows:

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

 

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

Numerical Ability

Hindi/English

40

40

 

Total

 

80

80

 

Applicants (for both posts) have to pass in both the examinations by securing minimum cut off marks. A satisfactory number of candidates in each level, depending upon requirements:

Online Main Examination. Main Examination (objective) Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

Hindi/English

40

50

 

 

 

Composite Time of 2 hours

2

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

20

3

General Awareness

Hindi/English

40

40

4a

English Language

English

40

40

4b

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

5

Numerical Ability

Hindi/English

40

50

 

Total

 

200

200

 

Officer Scale-I

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

Hindi/English

40

50

 

 

 

Composite Time of 2 hours

2

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

20

3

General Awareness

Hindi/English

40

40

4a

English Language

English

40

40

4b

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

5

Numerical Ability

Hindi/English

40

50

 

Total

 

200

200

 

Single level Exam (objective) Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

Hindi/English

40

50

 

 

 

Composite Time of 2 hours

2

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

20

3

Financial Awareness

Hindi/English

40

40

4a

English Language

English

40

40

4b

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

5

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

Hindi/English

40

50

 

Total 

 

200

200

 

Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Professional Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

50

 

 

 

Composite Time of 2 hours

2

Reasoning

Hindi/English

40

40

3

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

20

4a

Financial Awareness

Hindi/English

40

40

4b

English Language

English

40

40

5

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

6

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

Hindi/English

40

50

 

Total

 

240

200

 

Officer Scale- III

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

Hindi/English

40

50

 

 

 

Composite Time of 2 hours

2

Computer Knowledge

Hindi/English

40

20

3

Financial Awareness

Hindi/English

40

40

4a

English Language

English

40

40

4b

Hindi Language

Hindi

40

40

5

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

Hindi/English

40

50

 

Total

 

200

200

 

Applicants can choose either 4a or 4b.

Interview:  Applicable only for the post of Officers (Scale I, II and III) Candidates who have been shortlisted in the main examination for the post of Officers Scale I and in the single level examination for the post of Officers Scale II and III under CRP- RRB VIII is subsequently called for an Interview to be coordinated by the Nodal Regional Rural Bank with the aid of  IBPSand NABARD in discourse with the suitable authority. Interviews are conducted at selected centers. The center, address of the venue, date & time of Interview is notified to the shortlisted applicants in the call letter. Candidates are obliged to download their interview call letters from authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in. It should be kept in mind that any inquiry regarding the change in center,date etc. of the interview is not considered. The conducting agencies save the right to amend the date/ venue/ time/center, etc. of the interview or hold supplementary method for precise date/session/venue/center/set of applicants at its discretion, under unforeseen situations, if any.

The total marks assigned for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks/scores in an interview for Officers Scale I, II and III are as per existent guidelines. The comparable weightage (ratio) of Online Examination and Interview is 80:20 respectively for the Officers. Interview scores of the candidates failing to achieve minimum qualifying marks or otherwise are blocked from the interview or further process is not disclosed. An applicant should qualify both in the Online Examination (Main / Single) and General Interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for succeeding transient allotment process, details are made available subsequently on authorised IBPS website.

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) Admit Card

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (IBPS-RRB) Admit Card

The IBPS releases the admit cards for the exam in Online mode. The link of the admit cards are sent to the registered emails and mobile numbers of the candidates. Separate admit cards are issued for both the tests. The admit card is a mandatory document for the test and the candidate must carry it to the exam center along with an I.D proof such as Driving License, Voter Card, PAN Card, Aadhar Card.

Download IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) Sample Papers

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) Fee

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (IBPS-RRB) Fee detail

  • General - Rs. 850/-

  • BC/OBC - Rs. 850/-

  • SC/ST    - Rs. 175/-

  • Payment Mode - Online through Debit card/Credit card/Net Banking etc.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (IBPS-RRB) FAQs:

Ques 1. Which is easy to clear IBPS RRB or IBPS PO?

Ans: Both of the exams are equally difficult but because of completely different reasons. Take a look at the cut offs IBPS PO Prelims consisting of 100 Questions and 60 minutes had a cut off of around 50 while the IBPS RRB OA (80 Questions in 45 minutes) produced a cut off of roughly 70 in some states. Moreover, there is one more notable difference between the two. PO Prelims also have an English section while the RRB (both OS1 and OA) do not have one

Ques 2. Who takes the final interview in IBPS RRB?

Ans: Various interview panels take interviews. Nationalized bank employees are appointed for this schedule.The authority selects some employees and gives them responsibility. The nationalized bank has some employees as an HR in the bank. HR employee also has this responsibility to take the interview. There are one female and four male in the interview panel. 

Ques 3. Which types of questions will be asked in the IBPS RRB PO interview?

Ans: Questions mostly come from the following areas:

  1. Questions based on your academics(mostly from Graduation) and Work

  2. Questions on Current topics

  3. Typical HR questions

  4. Banking (both static and current)

  5. And some random questions based on father's occupation etc

Ques 4. Is an all graduate eligible for the IBPS RRB exam?

Ans: Yes, all graduates can apply for RRB exam but there are other eligibility criteria that candidates must fulfill.

Ques 5. What is the IBPS RRB PO selection ratio for an interview?

Ans: It varies every year.

Ques 6. What is the difference between the IBPS RRB PO and the IBPS CRP PO?

Ans: IBPS RRB PO is IBPS recruitment for regional rural bank PO which is also known as officer scale 1In this, you are allocated a job in a rural area and your job restricts to a state only. You are allowed to apply from a single state only and you are given the job in that area only if you are selected.whereasIBPS CPR PO recruitment is for PSB banks PO. It is for banks that have branches throughout the country. So if selected you are allocated job anywhere in India as per your choice and marks scored.

Ques 7. What should be the exam strategy for the IBPS RRB PO 2019 for the last month?

Ans: First of all do not use all of your time on theory and reading new concepts.Give time to only those topics which are important for the RRB exam. You can search for previous year paper and relevant information about all important topics.

Ques 8. If a candidate fills out the form for IBPS RRB from another state, does his OBC caste certificate work in that case?

Ans: OBC certificate is issued at two levels. One which is valid only in the state and one which is valid throughout the country. If the candidates' certificate is valid for other central govt exams it is valid for IBPS as well, Irrespective of the location candidate filled the form.

Ques 9. How many times can one give the IBPS RRB exam?

Ans: Any student can appear in IBPS RRB Exam till he reaches the given upper age limit in IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria Guidelines.

Ques 10. Which percentage can we mention on the IBPS RRB form, CGPA or CPI?

Ans: As per the IBPS RRB guidelines it is asked to convert the CGPA/OGPA should be converted into percentage and should be indicated in the online application.

Important Dates

Registration Date

08-06-2021

Application Start Date

08-06-2021

Application End Date

28-06-2021

Admit Card Date

25-07-2021

Preliminary Exam Date

21-08-2021

Main Exam Date

25-09-2021

150 Institutes preparing IBPS - Regional Rural Banks (RRBs)

Chanakya IAS Academy, South Delhi

New Delhi, Delhi

Non Recognised

Banker'S Pathshala, Borivali

Borivali, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

Mindchangers Academy Pvt. Ltd

Wakad, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

Equations IAS

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Non Recognised

Mindgame Coaching Classes

Andheri West, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

Career Institute Since 1990

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

Shakti Coaching Institute

Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh

Non Recognised

Career Launcher, Bengaluru

Jayanagar, Karnataka

Non Recognised

Shankar IAS Academy, Anna Nagar

Anna Nagar, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Career Launcher, Jaipur

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Non Recognised

Mitram Education

Thane, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

PS Academy, Indore

Indore, Madhya Pradesh

Non Recognised

Pariksha Adda, New Delhi

New Delhi, Delhi

Non Recognised

Eva Stalin IAS Academy

West Tambaram, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Vijay Academy

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Non Recognised

Career Launcher, Old Rajendra Nagar

New Delhi, Delhi

Non Recognised

RE

Royal Education, Lucknow

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Non Recognised

II

IGS Institute For Government Services

Noida, Uttar Pradesh

Non Recognised

Vijeta Academy

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

Mothers Education Hub

Gopalpura, Rajasthan

Non Recognised

Diksha Learning Services Pvt. Ltd.

Kolkata, West Bengal

Non Recognised

We Shine Academy

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Winning Edge, Patna

Patna, Bihar

Non Recognised

Wisdom IAS Academy

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Exam Dost

Pune, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

Career Launcher, Chennai

Anna Nagar, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Nimir IAS Academy, Chennai

Chrompet, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Exceed Institute

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Non Recognised

YC

Yatharth Campus, Delhi

Delhi, Delhi

Non Recognised

Sterling Education

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Non Recognised

Yuwam Education Pvt. Ltd.

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Non Recognised

PE

Parth Education, Ahmedabad

Chandkheda, Gujarat

Non Recognised

MS

My Sarkari Exam, Patna

Patna, Bihar

Non Recognised

Aarohan Classes

Cuttack, Odisha

Non Recognised

SS

S2S Study Centre, Chennai

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Career Managers Institute

Borivali, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

Sabdhani Coaching Institute, Bhopal

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Non Recognised

SAI IAS Academy, Chennai

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Sai Vidya Education, Pune

Pune, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

Race Coaching Institute Pvt Ltd, Chennai

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Gyaan Forum

Baranagar, West Bengal

Non Recognised

AryaBhatta Career Academy, Jaipur

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Non Recognised

Abhideep Institute For Competitive Careers

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

Shri Rajiv Gandhi IAS Academy, Chennai

Anna Nagar, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Perfect Bank Coaching, Bhopal

Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Non Recognised

Success Forum, Thane West

Thane West, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

Aspirants Arena

Kolkata, West Bengal

Non Recognised

Expert Opinion Academy

Chandigarh, Chandigarh

Non Recognised

Perfect Career Education, Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Non Recognised

IMS Trusted For Success

Bandra East, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

Career Point Shimla

Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

Non Recognised

SC

Saraswati Classes, Selaqui

Selaqui, Uttarakhand

Non Recognised

SL

Success Ladder, Lucknow

Gomti Nagar, Uttar Pradesh

Non Recognised

Competitive Success

Bengaluru, Karnataka

Non Recognised

KP Education, Panchkula

Panchkula, Haryana

Non Recognised

Career Power, Noida

New Delhi, Delhi

Non Recognised

MSGEC Bankersadda

Pune, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

AVISION INSTITUTE Kolkata

Kolkata, West Bengal

Non Recognised

Sukalp Foundation

Guwahati, Assam

Non Recognised

AA

Adarsh Academy, Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Non Recognised

Summit Careers

Bengaluru, Karnataka

Non Recognised

KD Campus, Delhi

Delhi, Delhi

Non Recognised

SBM Commerce, Patna

Patna, Bihar

Non Recognised

MI

Muthamil IAS Academy

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Adhyayan Coaching Institute,Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Non Recognised

Smart Disha Academy, Navi Mumbai

Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

The Prayas India

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

Gyanm, Chandigarh

Chandigarh, Chandigarh

Non Recognised

The Right Brothers Academy

Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh

Non Recognised

The Scholars

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Non Recognised

Focus Classes

Ghatkopar West, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

B +ve Coaching Centre, Bangalore

Bangalore, Karnataka

Non Recognised

The Wisdom Academy

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

SS

Sure Success

Sanganer, Rajasthan

Non Recognised

Mothers Education Hub, Mukherjee Nagar

Mukherjee Nagar, Delhi

Non Recognised

Babu's Classes, Bangalore

Bangalore, Karnataka

Non Recognised

Balaji Institute Telibagh

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Non Recognised

Aim and Achieve ,Ranchi Centre

Ranchi, Jharkhand

Non Recognised

Bankers Adda Bangalore

Bangalore, Karnataka

Non Recognised

AC

Ambition Classes Bangalore

Bangalore, Karnataka

Non Recognised

SS

Saumitra Sir's Coaching Center

Kolkata, West Bengal

Non Recognised

RAO IAS, Lucknow

Indira Nagar, Uttar Pradesh

Non Recognised

Aim Achiever,Chandigarh

Chandigarh, Chandigarh

Non Recognised

Edurite Learning Centre

Bangalore, Karnataka

Non Recognised

CGS Coaching, New Delhi

New Delhi, Delhi

Non Recognised

Gate Indian Institute of Tutorials

Bangalore, Karnataka

Non Recognised

Real Competitive Institute, Kolkata

Kolkata, West Bengal

Non Recognised

National School of Banking, Mumbai

Dadar, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

Sreedhar's College for Competitive Exams

Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

Non Recognised

MICK - Modern Institute For Complete Knowledge, Mumbai

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

Phenix Academy, Tambaram

Tambaram, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Target Point

Pune, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

IACE, Dilsukh Nagar

Dilsukh Nagar, Telangana

Non Recognised

Chandigarh Academy

Chandigarh, Chandigarh

Non Recognised

IBT Institute Pvt. Ltd., Jalandhar

Jalandhar, Punjab

Non Recognised

GC

Gautam Competition Coaching

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Non Recognised

George School of Competitive Exams

Kolkata, West Bengal

Non Recognised

NI

National Institute for Competitive Studies

New Delhi, Delhi

Non Recognised

AAA Bright Institute, Chandigarh

Chandigarh, Chandigarh

Non Recognised

Chhanwal Coaching Institute

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Non Recognised

Natraj Institute of TNPSC

Anna Nagar, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Bright Life Classes, Guwahati

Guwahati, Assam

Non Recognised

Bharat IAS & KAS Coaching Institute, R.T. Nagar

R. T. Nagar, Karnataka

Non Recognised

Navigator Solutions

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Non Recognised

Bharath Institute of Banking

Valasaravakkam, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Presto Academy

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Non Recognised

JI

JP Institute of Competitive Exams

Krishnarajapuram, Karnataka

Non Recognised

PE

Power Educations, Jaipur

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Non Recognised

Navneet Institute

Ahmedabad, Gujarat

Non Recognised

The Destination Academy, Kalyan

Kurla, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

Black Bullets IAS Academy

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Jnanagangothri Competitve Exam Coaching Centre

Vijaya Nagar, Karnataka

Non Recognised

Bulls Eye, Jaipur

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Non Recognised

Apex Coachings, Delhi

New Delhi, Delhi

Non Recognised

Power Mind Institute, Jaipur

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Non Recognised

Ujwala Academy, Bangalore

Bangalore, Karnataka

Non Recognised

JS

JK Study Circle

Gandhi nagar, Jammu and Kashmir

Non Recognised

Promising Career Academy

Thane West, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

Unique Career Academy, Kolkata

Kolkata, West Bengal

Non Recognised

Spardha Chaitra

Bengaluru, Karnataka

Non Recognised

BL

Blessing Life Academy

Anna Nagar, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Blue Ribbon Home Tutions

Chandigarh, Chandigarh

Non Recognised

NAM Institute of Professional Studies

New Delhi, Delhi

Non Recognised

Byjus Classes, New Delhi

New Delhi, Delhi

Non Recognised

UI

UPSCPooL India Education, Dadar

Dadar, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

JS

Jey Shetra Academy

Chrompet, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Knowledge Gallery, Delhi

, Delhi

Non Recognised

Top Rankers, Bangalore

Bangalore, Karnataka

Non Recognised

Dexter Academy, Madurai

Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

JA

Jayvant Achievers

Dombivli, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

Kings Education, Jaipur

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Non Recognised

Indian Institute of Knowledge & Development

Mumbai, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

IP

Indian Public Career Institute

Dadar, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

II

Inkar IAS Academy, Chennai

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Institute of Academic Excellence

Kolkata, West Bengal

Non Recognised

IA

Innovation Academy, Chennai

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Non Recognised

Career Campus, Nandanwan

Nagpur, Maharashtra

Non Recognised

RACE Institutes, Chennai

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Recognised

RACE Institutes, Trivandrum

Trivandrum, Kerala

Recognised

RACE Institutes, Garvebhavi Palya

Bangalore, Karnataka

Non Recognised

PBI Coaching Jalandhar

New Jawahar Nagar, Punjab

Non Recognised

Reliant Academy

Cochin, Kerala

Non Recognised

AF

Academy for Competitive Examination

Malappuram, Kerala

Non Recognised

Mahendra's, Lucknow

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Non Recognised

Utkarsh Classes

Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Non Recognised

AC

Aaryavrat Compitition Classes

Jaipur, Rajasthan

Non Recognised

Shikhar Academy

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Non Recognised

Singh Study Circle

New Delhi, Delhi

Non Recognised

Bidyasagar Classes

Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Non Recognised

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