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IBPS Regional Rural Banks (RRBs)

The online examinations process for the Common Recruitment Process for RRBs (CRP RRBs VIII) for recruitment of Group “A”-Officers Scale-I,Officer Scale-II & Officer Scale-III) and Group “B”-Office Assistant (Multipurpose) will be conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) tentatively in the month of August and September. The interview process for Post of Group “A”- Officers (Scale-I, II & III) under the same process will be conducted by the Nodal Regional Rural Banks with the help of NABARD and IBPS in consultation with appropriate authority tentatively in the month of November.

Recruitment of Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

All Eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Regional Rural Banks listed below as Group “A”-Officers (Scale- I, II & III) and Group “B”-Office Assistant (Multipurpose), is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CRP for RRBs-VIII). For the posts of Officers Scale I and Office Assistant (Multi-purpose) the examination will be in two Tier the first one is Online Preliminary Exam and Main Exam. For the post of Office Assistant (Multi-purpose), candidates who will qualify in Preliminary Examination will be called to appear for Main Examination. they will be provisionally allotted the post on the bases of marks secured by the candidate in the main examination . For the post of Officers Scale I, candidates who will qualify in Preliminary Examination will be called to appear for Main Examination and shortlisted candidates in the Main Examination will subsequently be called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the Nodal Regional Rural Banks with the help of NABARD and IBPS in consultation with appropriate authority. For the post of Officer Scale II (Generalist and Specialists) and Officer Scale III, candidates will appear for Single Online Examination and shortlisted candidates in the Single Online Examination will subsequently be called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the Nodal Regional Rural Banks with the help of NABARD and IBPS in consultation with appropriate authority

01. Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)

02. Officer Scale- II (Manager)

03. Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager)

04. Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Participating RRBs :-

Sr. No. Bank Name Present Head Office State/UT Desired Local Language
1 Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank Warangal Telangana Telugu
2 Andhra Pragathi Gramin Bank Kadapa Andhra Pradesh Telugu
3 Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank Naharlagun (Papumpare) Arunachal Pradesh English
4 Aryavart Bank Lucknow Uttar Pradesh Hindi
5 Assam Gramin Vikash Bank Guwahati Assam Assamese, Bengali, Bodo
6 Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank Murshidabad West Bengal Bengali
7 Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank Bharuch Gujarat Gujarati
8 Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank Ajmer Rajasthan Hindi
9 Baroda Uttar Pradesh Gramin Bank Raibareilly Uttar Pradesh Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit
10 Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank Guntur Andhra Pradesh Telugu
11 Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank Raipur Chhattisgarh Hindi
12 Dakshin Bihar Gramin Bank Patna Bihar Hindi
13 Ellaquai Dehati Bank Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir Dogri, Kashmiri, Punjabi, Urdu, Gojri, Pahari, Ladakhi, Balti (Palli), Dardi, Hindi
14 Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank Mandi Himachal Pradesh Hindi
15 J & K Grameen Bank Jammu Jammu & Kashmir Dogri, Kashmiri, Pahari, Gojri, Punjabi, Ladakhi, Balti (Palli), Dardi
16 Jharkhand Rajya Gramin Bank Ranchi Jharkhand Hindi
17 Karnataka Gramin Bank Bellary Karnataka Kannada
18 Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank Dharwad Karnataka Kannada
19 Kashi Gomti Samyut Gramin Bank Varanasi Uttar Pradesh Hindi
20 Kerala Gramin Bank Mallapuram Kerala Malayalam
21 Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank Indore Madhya Pradesh Hindi
22 Madhyanchal Gramin Bank Sagar Madhya Pradesh Hindi
23 Maharashtra Gramin Bank Aurangabad Maharashtra Marathi
24 Manipur Rural Bank Imphal Manipur Manipuri
25 Meghalaya Rural Bank Shillong Meghalaya Khasi, Garo
26 Mizoram Rural Bank Aizawl Mizoram Mizo
27 Nagaland Rural Bank Kohima Nagaland English
28 Odisha Gramya Bank Bhubaneshwar Odisha Odia
29 Paschim Banga Gramin Bank Howrah West Bengal Bengali
30 Prathama UP Gramin Bank Moradabad Uttar Pradesh Hindi
31 Puduvai Bharathiar Grama Bank Puducherry Puducherry Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu
32 Punjab Gramin Bank Kapurthala Punjab Punjabi
33 Purvanchal Bank Gorakhpur Uttar Pradesh Hindi
34 Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank Jodhpur Rajasthan Hindi
35 Saptagiri Grameena Bank Chittor Andhra Pradesh Telugu
36 Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank Rohtak Haryana Hindi
37 Saurashtra Gramin Bank Rajkot Gujarat Gujarati
38 Tamil Nadu Grama Bank Salem Tamil Nadu Tamil
39 Telangana Grameena Bank Hyderabad Telangana Telugu, Urdu
40 Tripura Gramin Bank Agartala Tripura Bengali, Kokborak
41 Utkal Grameen Bank Bolangir Odisha Odia
42 Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank Muzaffarpur Bihar Hindi
43 Uttarakhand Gramin Bank Dehradun Uttarakhand Hindi, Sanskrit
44 Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank Coochbehar West Bengal Bengali, Nepali
45 Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank Nagpur Maharashtra Marathi

Education Qualification

Name of the Post Age Educational Qualifications Experience
Office Assistant

(Multipurpose)

Between 18 years and 28 years i.e. candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.06.1991 and later than 01.06.2001 (both dates inclusive) 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)

Above 18 years - Below 30 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1989 and later than 31.05.2001 (both dates inclusive) 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)

Above 21 years - Below 32 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1987 and later than 31.05.1998 (both dates inclusive) 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)

Above 21 years - Below 32 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1987 and later than 31.05.1998 (both dates inclusive) 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)

Above 21 years - Below 40 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1979 and later than 31.05.1998 (both dates inclusive) 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

Age Relaxation of Upper Age Limit :

S.No Category Age Relaxation
1 OBC 3 years
2 ST/SC 5 years
3 PH + Gen 10 years
4 PH + OBC 13 years
5 PH + SC/ST 15 years
6 Ex-Servicemen (Gen) 3 years
7 Ex-Servicemen (OBC) 6 years
8 Ex-Servicemen (SC/ST) 8 years
9 Central Government Civilian Employees: Who have rendered not less than 3 years regular and continuous service as on closing date for receipt of online applications. Up to 50 years of age
10 Widows/ Divorced Women/ Women judicially separated and who are not remarried. 9 Years

IBPS RRBs Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam Pattern : For the Post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and Officer Scale-I

Sr. No. Name of Subject No of Questions Max Marks Medium Of Exam Time Duration
1 Reasoning Ability 40 40 English and Hindi Composite time of 45 minutes
2 Quantitative Ability 40 40
Total 80 80

Main Exam Pattern

For the Post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and Officer Scale-I :

Sr. No. Name of Subject No of Questions Max Marks Medium Of Exam Time Duration
1 Reasoning Ability 40 50 English and Hindi Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Computer Knowledge 40 20
3 General Awareness 40 40
4 (a) English Language 40 40 English
4 (b) Hindi Language 40 40 Hindi
5 Quantitative Ability 40 50 English and Hindi
Total 200 200

Single level Examination (objective)

Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer) :

Sr. No. Name of Subject No of Questions Max Marks Medium Of Exam Time Duration
1 Reasoning Ability 40 50 English and Hindi Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Computer Knowledge 40 20
3 Financial Awareness 40 40
4 (a) English Language 40 40 English
4 (b) Hindi Language 40 40 Hindi
5 Quantitative Ability 40 50 English and Hindi
Total 200 200

Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre) :

Sr. No. Name of Subject No of Questions Max Marks Medium Of Exam Time Duration
1 Professional Knowledge 40 40 English and Hindi Composite Time of 2 hours and 30 minutes
2 Reasoning Ability 40 50
3 Financial Awareness 40 40
4 (a) English Language 40 20 English
4 (b) Hindi Language 40 20 Hindi
5 Computer Knowledge 40 20 English and Hindi
6 Quantitative Ability 40 40 English and Hindi
Total 240 200

Officer Scale- III :

Sr. No. Name of Subject No of Questions Max Marks Medium Of Exam Time Duration
1 Reasoning Ability 40 50 English and Hindi Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Computer Knowledge 40 20
3 Financial Awareness 40 40
4 (a) English Language 40 40 English
4 (b) Hindi Language 40 40 Hindi
5 Quantitative Ability 40 50 English and Hindi
Total 200 200

Candidates can choose anyone from 4(a) or 4(b)(Either Hindi or English language)

For Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online 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.

Penalty For Wrong Answer :

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

IBPS RRBs Schedule

The tentative schedule of events is as follows:

Activity Tentative Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates 18.06.2019 to 04.07.2019
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) 18.06.2019 to 04.07.2019
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training for Officer Scale-I July 2019
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training for Officer Scale-I 21.07.2019 to 26.07.2019
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training for Office Assistant July 2019
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training for Office Assistant 27.07.2019 to 01.08.2019
Download of call letters for online examination – Preliminary July 2019
Online Examination – Preliminary Officer Scale-I – 03.08.2019, 04.08.2019 and 11.08.2019 Office Assistant- 17.08.2019, 18.08.2019 & 25.08.2019
Result of Online exam – Preliminary Officer Scale-I – August 2019 Office Assistant- September 2019
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main / Single September 2019
Online Examination – Main / Single Officers (I, II & III) – 22.09.2019 Office Assistant - 29.09.2019
Declaration of Result – Main/ Single (For Officers Scale I, II and III) October 2019
Download of call letters for interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III) October 2019
Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III) November 2019
Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant. (Multipurpose)) January 2020

IBPS RRBs Syllabus

Syllabus for Preliminary Exam :

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

Reading Comprehension Simplification Classification
Fill in the Blanks Simple And Compound Interest Analogy
Spotting Errors Averages Coding-Decoding
Para Jumble Quadratic Equations Word Formation
Close Test Number Series Equality Inequality
Sentence Correction Problem on Ages Blood Relation
Profit And Loss Syllogism
Time And Distance Similarities and Differences
Judgment
Puzzle
Arrangements
Order and Ranking

Pre Exam Training Center

Bank may arrange pre-examination training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates at certain centres as per the guidelines issued by Government of India. Candidates belonging to the above categories can avail the training at their own cost by indicating the same against relevant column while applying on-line. Please find below an indicative list of training centres:

Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Balasore, Bareilly, Behrampur (Ganjam), Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Dhanbad, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guwahati, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Karnal, Kavaratti, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Mysore, Nagpur, New Delhi, Panaji (Goa), Patiala, Patna, Port Blair, Puducherry, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shimla, Shillong, Siliguri, Thiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijaywada and Vishakhapatnam.