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About IBPS RRB Exam

The IBPS conducts Common Recruitment Process (CRP for RRBs - VIII) for eligible candidates, who aspires to join any of the Regional Rural Banks listed at (A) as Group “A”- Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group “B”- Office Assistant (Multipurpose). The posts covered under IBPS RRB Exam are given below:

  • Officer Scale – I
  • Banking Officer Scale – II
  • Agriculture Officer (Grade - II)
  • Law Officer (Grade - II)
  • Chartered Accountant (Grade - II)
  • Officer (Grade - III)
  • IT Officer (Grade - II)

The exam of IBPS RRB is conducted every year to recruit candidates for various posts in Regional Rural Banks spread across the country.


Eligibility for IBPS RRB exam

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 2, 3, 4 and 5 shall be a person n whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.


Age limit for various posts

S. No

Age Limit  (in years)

Posts

1.

21-40

Officer Scale-III (Senior Manager)

2.

21-32

Officer Scale-II (Manager)

3.

18-30

Officer Scale-I (Assistant Manager)

4.

18-28

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

 

Relaxation of Upper age limit

Code No

Category

Age relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit

01

SC/ST

5 years

02

OBC

3 years

03

PwD

10 years

04

Ex-Servicemen (ESM)

05 years

05

Person domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir

05 years

06

Person affected by 1984 riots

05 years


Educational Qualification

For different posts in IBPS RRB exam, different educational requirements are needed. The list of educational qualifications requires under IBPS RRB exam is given below:

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

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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.

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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 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)

Agriculture 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.

Minimum 5 years experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions

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