IBPS RRB PO exam Patterns and Syllabus

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IBPS RRB PO Exam details

COMMON RECRUITMENT PROCESS FOR RECRUITMENT OF OFFICERS (SCALE I, II & III) IN REGIONAL RURAL BANKS (RRBS)

The online examination for the next Common Recruitment Process for RRBs (CRP RRBs VII) for recruitment of Group “A”-Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group “B”-Office Assistant (Multipurpose) will be conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) tentatively between the every year August and October. The interviews for recruitment of Group “A”- Officers (Scale-I, II & III) under the same process will be coordinated by the Nodal Regional Rural Banks with the help of NABARD and IBPS in consultation with appropriate authority tentatively in the month of November.

A. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 

Prospective Candidates should ensure that they fulfill the specified eligibility criteria before applying for the CRP: Candidates may please note that the eligibility criteria specified is the basic criteria for appointment to the aforesaid posts in the Regional Rural Banks. However merely applying for, qualifying in the CRP and getting provisionally allotted in one of the RRBs does not imply that a candidate will necessarily be eligible for employment in any of the Regional Rural Banks. It is expressly clarified that the ultimate authority for recruitment is the Regional Rural Bank itself. The RRB concerned may, in its sole discretion, reject the candidature of anyone provisionally allotted to it through the CRP.

I. Age:

For Officer Scale – III (Senior Manager)– Above 21 years – Below 40 years 

For Officer Scale – II (Manager)– Above 21 years – Below 32 years 

For Officer Scale – I (Assistant Manager) Above 18 years – Below 30 years

S No. Category Age relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)  3 years
3 Persons With Benchmark Disabilities as defined under “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”  10 years
4.a Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen (for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)) the actual period of service rendered in the defense forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
4.b Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment  (for the post of Officers)

5 years

5 Widows, Divorced women, and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried (only for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)) 9 years
6 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
7 Persons affected by 1984 riots  5 years

II. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE (as on the last date of Online Registration) 

Post Educational Qualification Experience
Officer Scale-I (Assistant Manager)  i. Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent Preference will be given to the candidates having a 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 computers.

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Officer Scale-II General Banking Officer (Manager) 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 a 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)  Information Technology Officer

Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University in Electronics / Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology or it’s 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 recognized 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)  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 Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy.  Minimum 5 years experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions 

B. ONLINE EXAMINATION STRUCTURE

The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows: 

Preliminary Examination (objective) – 

Officer Scale-I 

S No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning  Hindi/English 40 40 Composite time of

45 minutes

2 Quantitative Aptitude Hindi/English 40 40
Total  80 80

Candidates (for both posts) have to qualify in both the tests by securing minimum cut-off marks. An adequate number of candidates in each category, depending upon requirements, will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

Main Examination (objective) 

Officer Scale-I 

S No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning  Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude Hindi/English 40 50
3 General Awareness  Hindi/English 40 40
4.a English Language  English 40 40
4.b Hindi Language  Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge  Hindi/English 40 20
Total ::::::  200 200

Single level Examination (objective)

Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer) 

S No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning  Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 50
3 Financial Awareness  Hindi/English 40 40
4.a English Language  English 40 40
4.b Hindi Language  Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge  Hindi/English 40 20
Total ::::::  200 200

Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre) 

S No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning  Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 50
3 General Awareness  Hindi/English 40 40
4.a English Language  English 40 20
4.b Hindi Language  Hindi 40 20
5 Computer Knowledge  Hindi/English 40 20
6 Professional Knowledge Hindi/English 40 40
Total ::::::  240 240

Officer Scale- III  

S No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning  Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 50
3 General Awareness  Hindi/English 40 40
4.a English Language  English 40 40
4.b Hindi Language  Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge  Hindi/English 40 20
Total ::::::  200 200

!!! All the Best !!!

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