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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Common Recruitment Process for Regional Rural Banks


IBPS RRB is the most popular national-level entrance exam. This exam is best for those candidates who wish to join the Regional Rural Bank. The IBPS RRB is an officers level application form for officers Scale I. Candidates who were unable to apply earlier for the prelims exam as their respective universities and there was delay in releasing the final graduation result for those IBPS re-opened its application form window.

Let's first understand the important details about the IBPS RRB entrance exam.

What is IBPS RRB Exam?

IBPS RRB is a national-level banking exam in India. Every year, the IBPS RRB exam is conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. The recruitment process is carried out given below the following Group A and Group B posts.

  • Office Assistant
  • Marketing Manager
  • Banking officer scale- I
  • Banking Officer Scale-II
  • IT Officer (Grade-II)
  • Chartered Accountant (Grade-II)
  • Officer (Grade-III)
  • Law Officer (GRADE-II)
  • Treasury Manager
  • Agriculture Officer (Grade-II)

For the office assistant, the IBPS RRB selection process includes the preliminary exam, main exam, as well as interview. But, for the Office Assistant candidates, the selection process is based on only the preliminary exam and mains exam.

Highlights of IBPS RRB:

Particulars  Information 
Exam name Institute of Banking Personnel Selection- Regional Rural Bank Exam
Known as IBPS RRB
Conducting by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
Level of exam National 
Frequency of the exam Annually 
Mode of application Online 
Exam mode Online 
Stages of exam Prelims
Language of exam Hindi, English, Assamese, Telugu, Urdu, Gujarati, Konkani, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Manipuri, Telugu, Tamil, Punjabi, Bengali

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Eligibility criteria play a very important role in IBPS RRB. So if any candidate is looking to apply for the IBPS RRB exam then they need to come under the eligibility criteria. 
Age Limit: Candidates who are going to apply for the Office Assistant or officer Scale post I then they must become between the age of 18 to 28 years. For the post officer scale II and III, the age criteria are between 21 to 40 years. For reserved candidates, there is also an age relaxation.
Educational Qualification: The educational criteria will be different for different posts. But, a candidate must have at least a graduation degree to apply for the exam.


Candidates must be aware of IBPS RRB syllabus before starting preparing of IBPS Exam Syllabus. Some important topics of IBPS RRB is given below:

  • General Knowledge: Current Affairs, Agriculture, Indian Economic, Awards & Honors, Budget, International Economic, Shares, Sports, Finance, etc.
  • Quantitative Aptitude: Profit & Loss, Probability, Mensuration, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Simple Interest, Permutation & Combination, and so on.
  • English Language: Cloze Test, Comprehensions, Synonyms and Antonyms, Idioms and Phrases, Fill in the Blanks, and so on.
  • Logical Reasoning: blood relations, Analogy, direction sense, coding-decoding, odd man out, figure series, sitting arrangement, syllogism, puzzles, and so on.
  • Computer Science: MS Office, Computer History, Operating Systems, Number System, Hardware, and Software and so on.

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern will be different for each post, you can check the exam pattern from the official website of your respective post.

  • The exam will be held through the online mode
  • The exam will be held in Hindi and English language
  • There are objective type questions available in the exam
  • There is also negative marking for every wrong answer

Exam Paper

Practicing Previous Year Papers can assist you in preparing for the IBPS RRB Exam. To pass the IBPS RRB Exam, you must develop a sensible preparation approach that includes the work of practicing Previous Year Question Papers, which will help you improve your speed and accuracy. It increases your chances of passing the IBPS RRB Exam.

Exam Prepare

The IBPS RRB is the toughest entrance exam in India. So the candidate should be very careful about the exam. Some important tips on the IBPS RRB exam are as follows:

  • Aspirants must have to understand the exam pattern and syllabus.
  • For better preparation, applicants should go through the previous year's question papers.
  • They should clear the basic concepts of every topic.
  • During the exam, they should divide the equal time for each subject.
  • Try to take a shortcut to solve the answers.

Exam Important Date

Events  Important dates
Application form will start from Jun-22
Last date to fill the form Jul-22
Releasing date of call letter of IBPS RRB Jul-22
Admit card for Pre-exam training for office Jul-22
Pre exam training for office assistant Aug-22
Admit card for Prelims exam Jul-22
Declaration of result (Prelims) Aug-22
Admit card for mains exam Sep-22
Mains exam date Sep-22
Declaration of result Oct-22

Exam Application Process

Candidates who wish to apply for the IBPS RRB exam then they need to follow some steps:

  • Step One: Aspirants need to click on the official website of IBPS RRB.
  • Step Two: Applicants can apply for the official Scale I and for this, they need to click on the first link. Aspirants who want to apply for the Officer Scale-II and III then they are required to the second link. Candidates who want to apply for the office assistant post then they need to click on the third link on the official website.
  • Step Three: Applicants need to read all the instructions which are provided by the IBPS board before to apply any of the three exams.
  • Step Four: In the fourth step, aspirants need to click on the New Registration link, and the link is available at the top right side of the website page.
  • Step Five: Register yourself to fill out the application form and fill in all the required information. After filling in all the requirements, the candidate has to click on the save button and submit the application.
  • Step Six: In this step, applicants are required to upload their signature and photograph in the required format. The photograph and signature must be clear and the size of the photograph is 4.5cm*3.5cm. The file size of the signature must be between 10 KB to 20 KB. And, the file size of the photograph is between 20 KB to 50 KB.
  • Step Seven: After uploading the photograph and signature, click on the Next button.
  • Step Eight: Preview the application form before submitting it. In case any candidate finds any error then they edit the information. Once the form will be submitted then-candidate doesn’t need to allow to make any type of changes to their application form.
  • Step Nine: Applicants have to select the payment method. All the payments will be done through the online medium so the candidate must have to pay their application fee through the Net banking/ Credit or Debit card.


IBPS RRB Selection process:

Aspirants who want to appear for the IBPS exam, then they first need to fill out the application form on the IBPS official website. The application fee is Rupees 850 for the general category candidates and Rupees 175 for the ST/ SC/ PWD category candidates. 


Subject- wise Cut off of IBPS RRB:

Subjects  Qualifying Score
  For EWS and General For PWD, OBC, ST, SC
Reasoning  14.5 11.5
Computer Knowledge 4.5 2.5
Quantitative Aptitude 6 3.5
Hindi  8.25 5.5
General Awareness 11.25 8.25
English  4.75 2

Exam Center

The exam center will be different for Prelims as well as the Mains exam. Applicants can check their exam center as well as city from the official website.

Admit Card

There are different types of admit cards released by the IBPS for the preliminary and mains exams. Candidate can download their admit card on the official website. For download, the IBPS application form candidate needs to enter their registration number and password. Candidates must have to take the printout of their to admit card because the hard copy of the IBPS will not be sent to the candidates.

  • Entrance Exam: The IBPS preliminary and main entrance exams are held via online mode across the various cities in multiple shifts.
  • Result Declaration: The result is declared on the official website. To check the result candidate needs to login to the official website with the registration no and password. The IBPS released its IBPS RRB Cut off after few days of the result declaration.
  • Final Selection: The final selection will be based on the personal interview and performance of the candidate. For office assistants, aspirants don’t need to give an interview, because the selection process is based on both exams.


Ques: Can an applicant apply for IBPS RRB recruitment Officer Scale I and Office Assistant?
Yes, if a candidate meets the all eligibility criteria of the exam then they can apply for both the exam.


Ques: How a candidate can apply for the exam?
To apply for the IBPS RRB exam, the candidate needs to go to the official website of the IBPS.


Ques: What is the application fee?
For general category candidates, the application fee is INR 850 and for other category candidates, the application fee is INR 175.


Ques: Is there any sectional cutoff of the IBPS RRB exam?
Yes, there is a sectional cutoff and the candidate must have to qualify for this cut-off.


Ques: How many centers a candidate can choose for their exam?
Aspirants can select any three centers for the exam.


Ques: What is the eligibility criteria for exam?
The standard eligibility criteria for the IBPS exam is graduation.