IBPS RRB - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Regional Rural Banks 2017

Conducted by : Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
  • Exam Type:National Level
  • Format: Online/CBT
  • Language:English,Hindi

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) every year conducts IBPS RRB common written examination (CWE) for recruitment of Group “A”-Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group “B”-Office Assistants (Multipurpose). IBPS is an autonomous body responsible for conducting the recruitment process, authorised by the government and participating organisations. IBPS RRB notifications 2017-18 have already been released by the authorities. IBPS RRB is third or four major exams conducted by IBPS for recruitment of employees in Participating banks. IBPS RRB CWE VI 2017 will be conducted between September and November 2017 application process for which started in July 2017.

IBPS RRB 2017 - Post for which the exam is conducted

Office Assistant

Marketing Manager

Treasury Manager

Officer Scale – I

Banking Officer Scale – II

Agriculture Officer (Grade – II)

Law Officer (Grade – II)

Law Officer (Grade – II)

Chartered Accountant (Grade II)

Officer (Grade III)

IT Officer (Grade II)

 

IBPS RRB Recruitment 2017 – Schedule

IBPS RRB 2017 notifications were released by the authorities in July after which the online application process started. Candidates who want to appear for IBPS RRB exam should first check complete schedule to ensure they don’t miss any important event.

IBPS RRB 2017 Important Dates

 

Event

Dates

On-line registration (Modification, Online Payment)

24/07/2017 to 14/08/2017

Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training for Officer Scale-I

August 2017

Pre-Exam Training for Officer Scale-I

28/08/2017 to 03/09/2017

Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training for Office Assistant

August 2017

Pre-Exam Training for Office Assistant

04/09/2017 to 09/09/2017

Download of call letters for Preliminary online examination

Officer Scale-I- August 2017
Office Assistant – September 2017

Preliminary Examination

Officer Scale-I – 09/09/2017, 10/09/2017 and 16/09/2017 (if required)
Office Assistant- 17, 23 & 24/09/2017 (if required)

IBPS RRB Preliminary Result

Officer Scale-I – October 2017
Office Assistant- October 2017

Download of Call letter for Main Online exam

Officer Scale- I, II & III – October 2017 
Office Assistant- November 2017

IBPS RRB Main Examination

Officers (I, II & III) – 05.11.2017
Office Assistant - 12.11.2017

Download of call letters for interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)

December 2017

Interview for Officers Scale I, II and III

December 2017

Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant. (Multipurpose))

January 2018

 

Timelines

Dates

24 Jul,2017
Monday
Applications Open (Online)
24 Aug,2017
Thursday
Admit Card Available (Preliminary)
09 Sep,2017
Saturday
Date of Exam
Oct,2017
Admit Card Available (Main)
05 Nov,2017
Sunday
Date of Exam

Eligibility Criteria

To ensure that IBPS RRB 2017 application doesn’t get rejected, candidates should first carefully read the eligibility criteria. Apply for the exam only when you are sure that you meet IBPS RRB 2017 eligibility criteria to become a bank officer.

Age:

• For Officer Scale-I: Candidate‘s age should be between 18 to 30 years.
• For Officer Scale-II: Candidate’s age follows between 21 to 32 years.
• For Officer Scale-III: The minimum age limit is 21 years with the maximum limit of 40 years.
• For Office Assistant (Multipurpose): Applicants should have completed 18 years and must not be more than 28 years of age.

Nationality:

• Indian citizenship is mandatory.
• Candidates who are citizens of Nepal, Bhutan and Tibetan refugees who have moved to India before January 1, 1962; and are immigrants of other nations with an Indian origin are eligible to apply.
• A person of India origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Zambia, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Vietnam with an intention to settle in India permanently

Educational Qualification:

For Officer Scale-I:

• Candidate must have completed a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university. However, the preference will be given to those candidates having a degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy.
• Knowledge of computer will be an added qualification.
• Proficiency in the local language as mentioned by the participating RRB

For Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer):

• Candidate must have secured minimum 50% marks in graduation with any discipline from a recognised university. The preference will be given to those who have completed a Bachelor’s 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:

• Along with the educational qualification, the candidate must have an experience of minimum two years as an officer in the bank or financial institution.

For Officer Scale-II (Specialist Officers):

Information Technology Officer:

The applicant should have a degree in Electronics /Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

Desirable:
• Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP etc will add value to your qualification.
• Candidate must have an experience of minimum one year in the same industry.

Chartered Accountant:

• The aspirant must be a Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
• Candidate must have an experience of minimum one year in the same industry.
Law Officer
• The applicant must have a degree in law or its equivalent with minimum 50% marks from a recognised university.
• Candidate should have an experience of minimum two years as an advocate or should have worked as Law Officer in Banks or Financial Institutions.

Treasury Manager:

• The aspirant must be a Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) or have an MBA degree in Finance from a recognised university.
• Minimum one-year experience is mandatory.

Marketing Officer:

• The applicant must have an MBA in Marketing degree from a recognised university.
• The candidate should also have a work experience of minimum one year.

Agricultural Officer:

• Aspirant should have a degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/ Animal Husbandry/ Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture or equivalent with 50% marks from a recognized university.
• The applicant must have a minimum two years of work experience.

For Officer Scale-III:

• Candidate must have secured minimum 50% marks in graduation with any discipline from a recognised university.
• The preference will be given to those who have a degree or diploma in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Co-operation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy

• Candidate must have a work experience of minimum 5 years as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions.
 

Application Details

Candidates applying for IBPS RRB should carefully read application details. IBPS RRB 2017 advertisement is the best place to get all the details about the application process. There, candidates can check everything from IBPS RRB 2017 application filling process to the document required, fee payment method etc.

IBPS RRB 2017 application form filling process:

• Visit the official website of IBPS and click on the Home Page to open “CWE for RRBs” to apply for the post of your choice.
• After completing the basic details, upload your recent passport size photograph and signature.
• Once done with filling up details, make the payment of requisite fee and/or intimation charges via using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.

IBPS RRB 2017 Admit Card

IBPS RRB 2017 admit card for online pre-examination training have been released. Candidates can download their call letter by visiting the official website of IBPS. IBPS RRB 2017 admit card for Preliminary examination will be released soon. Candidates should keep an eye on the website to stay updated with all the latest events and updates.
 

EXAMINATION FEES

IBPS RRB 2017 application will be accepted only after successful payment of non-refundable application fee. Applicants are allowed to pay IBPS RRB 2017 application fee only in online mode through net banking, debit/credit card or other online payment options valid. Staff candidates don't need to pay any examination fee or intimation charges to apply for IBPS RRB 2017 exam. 

Officer (Scale I, II & III)

Category

Fee structure

SC/ST/PWD

Rs. 1,00/-

All other Candidates

Rs. 6,00/-

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

SC/ST/PWD/EXSM

Rs. 1,00/-

All other Candidates

Rs. 6,00/-

 

Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB 2017 exam pattern varies for various posts. The number of questions and duration is different for positions available in IBPS RRB recruitment process.

• IBPS RRB will be an online exam.
• It will have objective type questions.
• All the sections except language section will have questions in both English and Hindi languages.
• There is both sectional and overall cut offs. Candidates need to clear both the cut-off to qualify for the next level.
• There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
• Normalization applies.
• There will be no interview for the post of Office Assistant. Candidates will be selected for final posting purely based on the marks obtained in IBPS RRB mains examination.

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Total Time

1

Reasoning

Hindi/English

40

50

Composite

Time of 2

hours

2

Numerical Ability

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

 

Officer Scale I

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Total Time

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

 

Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Total Time

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)

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Total Time

1

Reasoning

Hindi/English

40

40

Composite

Time of 2

Hours and 30 minutes

 

2

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

Hindi/English

40

40

3

Financial 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

200

200

 

Officer Scale- III

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Total Time

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

 


Note: Candidate can opt for either section 4(a) or 4(b).

 

Counselling/Interview

Candidates shortlisted in both Prelim and Main exam will be called for a Common Interview. The counselling process will be coordinated by the Nodal Regional Rural Banks with the help of NABARD and IBPS.

Interview for Scale II candidates:

Those who applied for Scale II and Scale II positions will be called for the interview aft a single online examination.
 

Exam Centres

There are various examination centres in 28 states and union territories where IBPS RRB 2017 exam will be organized. The final decision of selecting IBPS RRB 2017 exam centres will be of IBPS. It can anytime cancel or add new centres on the basis of the number of applications it receives. Candidates applying for the exam can mention the choice of examination center while filling the application form. However, the final decision of allotting the examination centre to the candidates will be of IBPS only. Based on the availability of space, it can allot centre at a different location than opted by the candidates.

Sr. No.

State

Sr. No.

State

1

Andhra Pradesh

15

Manipur

2

Arunachal Pradesh

16

Meghalaya

3

Assam

17

Mizoram

4

Bihar

18

Nagaland

5

Chhattisgarh

19

Odisha

6

Gujarat

20

Puducherry

7

Haryana

21

Punjab

8

Himachal Pradesh

22

Rajasthan

9

Jammu & Kashmir

23

Tamil Nadu

10

Jharkhand

24

Telangana

11

Karnataka

25

Tripura

12

Kerala

26

Uttar Pradesh

13

Madhya Pradesh

27

Uttarakhand

14

Maharashtra

28

West Bengal

 

Exam Syllabus

IBPS RRB 2017 syllabus covers topics from English language, reasoning, quantitative aptitude and computer knowledge. Apart from these common subjects, there will be an additional section of professional knowledge for the Specialist Officer Grade-II.

CAT Contact Details

IBPS House, 90 feet, D.P. Road
Near Thakur Polytechnic,
Off. Western Express Highway,
P.B. No.- 8587, Kandivali (E)
Mumbai, PIN- 400 101

Ph: 1800 222 366, 1800 103 4566

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