IBPS RRB 2017: The admit card of IBPS RRB Interview has been released for Officers Scale I, II and III posts on December 11, 2017. IBPS RRB 2017 interview will be held in December and January. Candidates shortlisted based on IBPS RRB result of mains exam are called for the interview. IBPS RRB 2017 Interview is co-ordinated by the nodal regional rural bank with the help of NABARD and IBPS. The interviews are conducted at the selected centres. The centre, address of test venue, date and time of interview are mentioned in the call letter. The marks allotted for interview is 100 and the minimum qualifying score for Officers Scale I, II and III is 40 % for general candidates while it is 35 % for SC, ST, OBC and PwD categories. IBPS RRB 2017 final result for Officers Scale I, II, III and Office Assistant will be announced in January. Allotment in various RRBs will be done based on candidate’s merit in CWE mains and preferences of banks. IBPS RRB 2017 is conducted for recruitment of around 15260 Officers and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) in 56 Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) of the country. Read below for more details on IBPS RRB 2017 admit card, cutoff and selection procedure.
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|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 mains exam for the post of Officers Scale I, II and III will be conducted on November 5, 2017. However, mains exam of Office Assistant is scheduled to he held on November 12, 2017. IBPS RRB result for the post of Officers Scale I, II and III will be declared in November. IBPS RRB admit card for interview will be issued from December 2017. For more details on IBPS RRB 2017 important dates candidates can check the table below.
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 21, 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||August 21, 2017|
|Conduct of Pre-Exam Training for Office Assistant||September 4 to 9, 2017|
|IBPS RRB 2017 Prelims admit card||Officer Scale-I- August 28, 2017 and Office Assistant – August, 30 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 18, 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 11, 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|
|Year||Number of registered candidates (in lakhs)||Number of appeared candidates (in lakhs)|
|2014 -15||10.17 (Clerk)
Candidates can check in the table below the post-wise total number of vacancies announced under IBPS RRB recruitment.
|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|
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.
The admit card of IBPS RRB is issued in three phases – Prelims, Mains/Single examination and interview. The IBPS RRB admit card 2017 is issued to candidates whose applications have been accepted by examination authority. The admit card of IBPS RRB mains and single examination for Officers Scale I, II, III has been issued on October 18, 2017. IBPS RRB admit card 2017 for Office Assistant posts will be released in November. IBPS RRB admit card for interview for Officers Scale I, II and III has been released in December 11, 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. The admit card for the preliminary exam of Officer Scale 1 in IBPS RRB has been issued on August 28, 2017. The IBPS RRB 2017 call letter for preliminary exam of Office Assistant in September 2017.
The IBPS RRB online test is 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.
|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 IBPS RRB result of mains and single online exam will be declared in November 2017. Based on 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. Earlier, the result of IBPS RRB 2017 preliminary exam for the post of Office Assistants has been declared on October 9, whereas the result for Officer Scale 1 was declared on October 6, 2017.
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.
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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