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IBPS RRB Notification 2022: Application form, eligibility criteria, admission procedure

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 delayed 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.

Introduction: 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 2022 selection process includes the preliminary exam, mains 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



Exam name

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection- Regional Rural Bank Exam

Known as


Conducting by

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection

Level of exam


Frequency of the exam


Mode of application


Exam mode


Stages of exam



Language of exam

Hindi, English, Assamese, Telugu, Urdu, Gujarati, Konkani, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Manipuri, Telugu, Tamil, Punjabi, Bengali


Important Dates of IBPS RRB 2022


Important dates

Application form will start from

June 2022

Last date to fill the form

July 2022

Releasing date of call letter of IBPS RRB

July 2022

Admit card for Pre- exam training for office

July 2022

Pre exam training for office assistant

August 2022

Admit card for Prelims exam

July 2022

Declaration of result (Prelims)

August 2022

Admit card for mains exam

September 2022

Mains exam date

September 2022

Declaration of result

October 2022


How to apply for IBPS RRB Exam

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 IPBS 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 of 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 available at the top right side of the website page.

Step Five 

Register yourself to fill 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 signature must be between 10 KB to 20 KB. And, the file size of the photograph between 20 KB to 50 KB.

Step Seven

After uploading the photograph and signature, click on the Next button.

Step Eight

Preview of 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 don’t need to allow to make any type of changes in their application form.

Step Nine

Applicants have to select the payment method. All the payment 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 Participating Banks

This year, there are 45 RRB’s participate in the recruitment process of IBPS. These banks are Andhra Pradesh Gramin Bank ( Andhra Pradesh), Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (Telangana), Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank ( Arunachal Pradesh), Aryavart Bank (Uttar Pradesh), Assam Gramin Vikash Bank (Assam), Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank (West Bengal), Baroda Gujrat Gramin Bank (Gujrat), Baroda UP Bank (Uttar Pradesh), Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank ( Rajasthan), Dakshin Bihar Gramin Bank (BIHAR), Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank ( Chhattisgarh), Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank (Andra Pradesh), J&K Grameena Bank (Jammu and Kashmir), Ellaquai Dehati Bank (JAmmau and Kashmir), Jharkhand Rajya Gramin Bank ( Jhanrkhand),Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank ( Himachal Pradesh), Karnataka Gramin Bank (Karnviaks Gramin ataka), Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank ( Madhya Pradesh), KeralaGramin Bank ( Kerala), Karnataka Vikas Gramin Bank (Karnataka), MAharastra Gramin Bank ( Maharastra), Madhyachal GraminBank (Madhya Pradesh), Manipur Gramin Bank ( Manipur),Nagaland Rurual Bank ( Nagaland), Mizoram Rural Bank (Mizoram), Odisha Gramya Bank (Odisha), Prathama UP Gramin Bank ( Uttar Pradesh), Paschim Banga Gramin Bank (West Bengal), Punjab Gramin Bank ( Punjab), Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank (Rajsthan), Puduvai Bharathiar Grama Bank (Puducherry), Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank (Haryana), Spatagiri Grameena Bank (Andra Pradesh), Tamil Nadu Grama Bank (Tamil Nadu), Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank (West Bengal), Telangana Grameena Bank (Telangana), Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank (Bihar), Tripura Gramin Bank (Tripura), Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank (Maharstra), Utkal Grameen Bank (Odisha).

IBPS RRB Selection process 2022

Aspirants who want to appear for the IBPS exam, then they first need to fill 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. 


Exam Center

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

Subject- wise Cut off of IBPS RRB 2021


Qualifying Score


For EWS and General





Computer Knowledge



Quantitative Aptitude






General Awareness







Admit Card of IBPS

There are different types of admit cards are 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 admit card because the hard copy of the IBPS will not be sent to the candidates.

Entrance Exam

The IBPS preliminary and mains 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 the interview, because the selection process is based on both exams.

IBPS RRB Preparation Tips

The IBPS RRB is the toughest entrance exam in the 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.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Ques: Can an applicant apply for IBPS RRB recruitment Officer Scale I and Office Assistant?

Ans: 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?

Ans: 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?

Ans: 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?

Ans: 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?

Ans: Aspirants can select any three centers for the exam.

Ques: What is the eligibility criteria for exam?

Ans: The standard eligibility criteria for the IBPS exam is a graduation.