IBPS RRB 2017: The online application form of IBPS RRB has been released on July 24, 2017. The notification of IBPS RRB 2017 was released by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) on July 22, 2017. The IBPS RRB 2017 will be conducted for recruitment of around 15260 Officers and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) in 56 Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) of the country. The Common Recruitment Process (CRP) of IBPS RRB comprises of online examination (Preliminary and Mains/Single exam) followed by Interview. The Preliminary examination of IBPS RRB will be held on September 9, 10 & 16 for the post of Officers Scale I, for the post the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) the preliminary exam will be held on September 17, 23 & 24. The IBPS RRB 2017 mains examination for the post of Officers Scale I, II & III is scheduled to be conducted on November 5, 2017. While, the mains examination for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) will be held on November 12, 2017. Read below for more details on IBPS RRB 2017 eligibility criteria, application form, selection procedure, admit card, exam patetrn, syllabus etc.
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Highlights of IBPS RRB 2017 recruitment
|Exam Name||Recruitment of Group A Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group B Office Assistant (Multipurpose) in RRBs|
|Popularly known as||IBPS RRB|
|Number of vacancies||15260|
|Qualification||Graduation in any discipline|
|Selection criteria||Preliminary, Mains/Single and Interview depending upon the posts|
|Mode of examination||Online|
IBPS RRB Statistics : Registrations
|Year||Number of registered candidates (in lakhs)||Number of appeared candidates (in lakhs)|
|2014 -15||10.17 (Clerk)8.36 (Officer)||7.61 (Clerk)6.31 (Officer)|
|2015-16||9.6 (Clerk)8.19 (Officer)||7.37 (Clerk)6.52 (Officer)|
IBPS RRB 2017 Vacancy Details
Candidates can check in the table below the post-wise total number of vacancies announced under IBPS RRB recruitment.
- Name of Posts – Officers Scale I, II, III & Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
- Total number of vacancies –15260
Post-wise vacancy break up:
|Posts||Number of Vacancies|
|Officers Scale I||5058|
|Officer scale III||169|
|Officer scale II (GBO)||1373|
|Officer scale II (ITO)||95|
|Officer scale II (CA)||38|
|Officer scale II (Law)||27|
|Officer scale II (TM)||13|
|Officer scale II (marketing)||35|
|Officer scale II (AO)||166|
IBPS RRB 2017 Important Dates
The application form of IBPS RRB has been released on July 24 2017. Candidates can refer to the table below for more details on application dates, issue of admit cards, declaration of result and allotment.
IBPS RRB (CWE-VI) 2017 Exam Schedule
|IBPS RRB events||Important dates|
|IBPS RRB 2017 online registration begins on||July 24 2017|
|last date to apply for IBPS RRB||August 14, 2017|
|Payment of application fees||July 24 to August 14, 2017|
|IBPS RRB 2017 pre- exam training admit card for Officer Scale-I||August, 2017|
|Conduct of Pre-Exam Training for Officer Scale-I||August 28 to September 03, 2017|
|IBPS RRB 2017 pre- exam training admit card for Office Assistant||September 4.09.2017 to 09, 2017|
|Conduct of Pre-Exam Training for Office Assistant||September 4 to 9, 2017|
|IBPS RRB 2017 Prelims admit card||Officer Scale-I- August 2017 and Office Assistant – September 2017|
|IBPS RRB Preliminary exam||Officer Scale-I – September 9, 10 & 16 and Office Assistant- September 17, 23 & 24|
|IBPS RRB Prelims result||Officer Scale-I–October 2017 and Office Assistant- October 2017|
|IBPS RRB admit card for Online exam Main / Single||Officer Scale- I, II & III–October 2017 and Office Assistant- November 2017|
|IBPS RRB Main / Single||Officers (I, II & III)–November 05, 2017 and Office Assistant – November 12, 2017|
|IBPS RRB Mains result (For Officers Scale I, II and III)||November 2017|
|IBPS RRB Interview call letter for Officers Scale I, II and III||December 2017|
|Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)||December 2017|
|Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant.(Multipurpose))||January 2018|
The eligibility criteria of IBPS RRB has been announced by exam conducting body, IBPS. The IBPS RRB eligibility criteria 2017 provides details regarding age and educational qualification which are required for applying to the post of Officers Scale I, II & III and Office Assistant (Multipurpose). The minimum age limit for IBPS RRB is 18 years while the maximum age limit is 40 years. Candidates must be a graduate in any discipline. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria of IBPS RRB given in the table below.
|Posts||Age limit||Academic qualification|
|For Officers Scale I (Assistant Manager)||Above 18 years and below 30 years||Candidates must be a graduate in any discipline.|
|For Office Assistant (Multipurpose)||Between 18 years and 28 years||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.|
|For Officers Scale II (General Banking Officer) (Manager)||Above 21 years and below 32 years||Graduation in any discipline or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Candidates must also have two years work experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institution.|
|For Officers Scale II (Specialist Officer) (Manager)||Above 21 years and below 32 years||Degree in Electronics/Communication/Computer science/Information Technology/CA/Law with 50 % marks in aggregate. Candidates must also possess the desired work experience as per the posts.|
|For Officers Scale III (Senior Manager)||Above 21 years and below 40||Graduation degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Candidates must have minimum 5 years experience as an Officer in a bank or financial institutions.|
The application form of IBPS RRB 2017 will be released on July 24, 2017. Candidates should apply online for the exam. The last date to fill IBPS RRB application form 2017 is August 14. Candidates should pay the application fees while filling the application form. The application fees for general and OBC category is Rs 600, while the application fees for SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Ser candidates is Rs 100. Candidates can apply for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and Officer. However, a candidate can apply only for either Officer Scale I or Scale II or III. Candidates should read the guidelines before filling the application form online. They should also ensure their eligibility for the posts before applying. Candidates must note that any application with incomplete details will be rejected by the examination authority. The steps to fill IBPS RRB 2017 application form is given below.
IBPS RRB 2017 application process
- Step 1: Online registration by entering name, contact details, address and email ID.
- Step 2: Uploading of Scanned photograph and signature as per the specifications
- Step 3: Entering basic details such as academic qualifications, choice of exam cities, choice of posts etc.
- Step 4: Previewing of application form
- Step 5: Payment of application fee
- Step 6: Submit the application form and take printout of confirmation page.
The admit card of IBPS RRB will be issued in three phases – Prelims, Mains/Single examination and interview. The IBPS RRB admit card 2017 will be issued to candidates whose applications will be accepted by examination authority. The IBPS RRB admit card for preliminary exam will be issued for the post of Officers Scale I in August 2017 and for Office Assistant in September 2017. The admit card of IBPS RRB mains/single examination for Officers Scale I, II, III will be issued in October 2017. The IBPS RRB admit card for interview will be released in December 2017. The admit card will have candidate’s detail like their exam roll number, category, photograph, signature, name and address of the allotted exam centre, etc. Candidates can click the above link to read more on IBPS RRB admit card.
The IBPS RRB online test will be held in two phases – Preliminary and Mains/Single online examination followed by Interview. The exam pattern of IBPS RRB is same as last year. The IBPS RRB exam pattern 2017 for preliminary and mains/single examination varies according to the posts. The details of IBPS RRB exam pattern is given below.
|Specifications||Preliminary||Mains/Single level exam||Interview|
|Type of questions||Objective||Objective||–|
|Time duration||45 minutes||2 hours||–|
|Number of sections||2||5||–|
|Mode of exam||Online||Online||–|
The syllabus of IBPS RRB comprises of topics important for the exam. The IBPS RRB syllabus for preliminary and mains examination is provided on this page. The syllabus will help candidates to know the topics that should be covered inorder to score good for the exam. Candidates must be thorough with the IBPS RRB syllabus and prepare for the examination accordingly.
IBPS RRB Important Topics
|Reasoning Section||Quantitative Aptitude||English Language||General Awareness|
|Seating Arrangements, Input-Output, Coding and de-coding, Problem Solving, Statement & Conclusion type questions, Blood Relation, Syllogism, Inequalities, Puzzles (Floor Based, Row & Order Based), Data Sufficiency, Decision Making||Decimal and Fractions, Simplification, Number Series, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Data Sufficiency, Averages, Interest (Simple and Compound), Profit and Loss, Time and distance, Problems on Sharing, Frequency polygon, Bar-diagram, Pie-chart, Radar Chart, Table Chart, Missing Data Interpretation.||Spot the Error, Fill in the Blanks, Sentence Improvement, Parajumbles, Cloze Passage, Comprehension Passage||Current affairs related to Banking & Finance Sector, Current affairs of National & International news, Important dates, Current Science, Technology, Sports etc.|
The sample papers provides clear understanding about the syllabus, paper pattern, marking scheme, total number of questions and type of questions which are expected to come in the actual exam. Candidates appearing in the exam can download IBPS RRB sample papers by clicking the above link. The IBPS RRB 2017 sample papers will help candidates to build confidence in solving the actual question paper of the exam. The sample papers will also help candidates to learn time management and boost up their speed of solving questions.
The result of IBPS RRB will be declared by IBPS in three stages. The IBPS RRB result 2017 will be declared first and qualified candidates will be allowed to appear for mains exam. The result of IBPS RRB is expected to be declared in October and qualified candidates will appear for the mains examination. The IBPS RRB result of mains and single online exam will be declared in December 2017. Based on the IBPS RRB result of mains examination for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose), candidates will be selected for allotment process. Candidates who will apply for the post of Officers Scale I, II, III will be shortlisted for interview based on their marks in mains examination. Final allotment in any of the 56 participating RRBs for the post of Officers Scale I, II, III will be done based on the marks in mains examination and interview. The marks obtained by candidates in prelims, mains and interview will be normalised to declare the result of IBPS RRB for each stage of selection procedure. The IBPS RRB result 2017 will be declared for only those candidates who will score sectional as well as overall cut off score as per their category.
IBPS decides cut off score to delimit candidates for the next round of recruitment process. The IBPS RRB cutoff 2017 will be applied at stage of selection process – Prelims, Mains and Interview. Candidates have to secure sectional as well as overall IBPS RRB cutoff to qualify each stage of recruitment process. The IBPS RRB cutoff 2017 of each stage will be released along with the result. Candidates who will score higher marks in the mains examination, single online exam and interview will be placed at higher ranks in IBPS RRB merit list and amongst those having high ranks will be allotted to any of the participating banks.
IBPS RRB 2016 Cutoff
Candidates can check below for state-wise cutoff 2016 for the post of Officers Scale I
|Jammu and Kashmir||45.50||–||–||–|
Candidates under IBPS RRB recruitment will be selected on the basis of mains examination and interview. Allotments in different RRBs will be done on the basis of their ranks in merit list and post preferences. The IBPS RRB selection procedure 2017 for different posts is given below.
For Officers Scale I: Candidates for the post of IBPS RRB Officers Scale I will be done on the basis of mains examination and Interview.
For Office Assistants (Multipurpose): Selection for this post will be done on the basis of only mains examination.
For Officers Scale II & III: Aspirants for the post of Officers Scale II & III will be allotted on the basis of their performance in mains exam and interview.
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