Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts recruitment exam for selection to the post of both IBPS RRB Assistant and IBPS RRB Officer Cadre in Regional Rural Banks. The recruitment is done with separate exams for Assistant and Officers though with a single notification.
IBPS has released all important dates for IBPS RRB Recruitment 2021 along with its official notification on June 7, 2021. All important dates related to IBPS RRB 2021 examination are given below:
IBPS RRB 2021: Important Dates
|Online Application Starts on||June 8, 2021|
|Online Applications ends on||June 28, 2021|
|Pre-Exam Training Call Letter||July 9, 2021|
|Pre-Exam Training Schedule||July 19-25, 2021|
|Call Letters – Preliminary Exam||July 2021|
|IBPS RRB Preliminary Examination|
(Officer Scale-I & Office Assistant)
|1st, 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th August 2021|
|IBPS RRB Prelims Exam Result||August 2021|
|IBPS RRB Mains Admit Card||September 2021|
|Online Examination – Main / Single Officers (II & III)||25th September 2021|
|Officer Scale I Mains Exam||25th September 2021|
|Office Assistant Mains Exam||3rd October 2021|
|Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)||October/November 2021|
|Final Result (Provisional Allotment)||January 2022|
IBPS RRB Vacancy 2021
The vacancies are under the following posts-
- 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)
The total number of vacancies for IBPS RRB 2021 (CRP RRBs X) are 10,446 both for the posts of RRB Office Assistant and Officer Scale-I, II & III.
The table for Post-wise and Category-wise vacancies is mentioned below.
|Post Name||Category-wise Vacancy||Total Vacancies|
|Office Assistant (Multipurpose)||881||345||1321||483||2275||5305|
|Officer Scale I||617||304||1100||387||1711||4119|
|Officer Scale-II (Agriculture Officer)||03||01||07||01||13||25|
|Officer Scale-II (Marketing Officer)||07||02||10||03||21||43|
|Officer Scale-II (Treasury Manager)||00||00||01||00||08||09|
|Officer Scale-II (Law)||03||03||06||01||14||27|
|Officer Scale-II (CA)||03||03||09||02||15||32|
|Officer Scale-II (IT)||07||03||13||04||32||59|
|Officer Scale II(General Banking Officer)||132||63||247||78||386||906|
IBPS RRB 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Following is the eligibility criteria for IBPS RRB 2021 Exam as per official notification-
|Nationality / Citizenship||a Citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan or a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.|
|Age Limit (As on 01.06.2021)||For Office Assistant (Multipurpose)– Between 18 years and 28 years i.e. candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.06.1993 and later than 01.06.2003 (both dates inclusive).|
For Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager)– Above 18 years – Below 30 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1991 and later than 30.06.2003 (both dates inclusive).
For Officer Scale- II (Manager)– Above 21 years – Below 32 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1989 and later than 31.05.2000 (both dates inclusive).
For Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)– Above 21 years – Below 40 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1981 and later than 31.05.2000 (both dates inclusive).
|Language Proficiency||Candidates applying for the posts of Office Assistant in any particular RRB are required to possess proficiency in the local language of the State/ UT in which the RRB is situated to be eligible for interview.|
|Office Assistant (Multipurpose)||Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent|
(a) Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*
(b) Desirable: Working knowledge of Computer.
|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 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 Computer.
|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 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 recognised University 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.
|One year (in the relevant field)|
Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of of India.
|One Year as a Chartered Accountant.|
Degree from a recognised 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|
Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution
|One Year (in the relevant field)|
MBA in Marketing from a recognized university
|One Year (in the relevant field)|
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 therelevant 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 Co-operation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy.||Minimum 5 years experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions|
1. All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognised by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared on or before 28.06.2021.
2. Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result on or before 28.06.2021 has to be submitted at the time of interview for the posts of Officers (Scale I, II and III) and at the time of joining for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose).
Category Wise Age Relaxation:
|Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen||Actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years|
|Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried||9 years|
IBPS RRB 2021 Exam Pattern
IBPS RRB has separate exam patterns for the post of Office Assistant and Officer Grade.
IBPS RRB Assistant Exam Pattern 2021
• Preliminary Exam
• Mains Exam
Note: No interview process will be conducted for selecting candidates to the post of Office Assistant. Selection will be made purely on the marks obtained by candidate in his/her Mains Examination.
IBPS Assistant Preliminary Exam 2021 Exam Pattern
|1.||Reasoning||40||40||A cumulative time of 45 mins|
IBPS Assistant Mains 2021 Exam Exam Pattern
|1||Reasoning Paper||40||50||A cumulative time of 2 hours is provided|
|2||General Awareness Paper||40||40|
|3||Numerical Ability Paper||40||50|
|4||English/Hindi Language Paper||40||40|
IBPS RRB Officer 2021 Exam Pattern
For IBPS RRB Officer 2021, exam will be conducted in three phases:
• Preliminary Exam
• Mains Exam
• Interview Process
The final selection will be made on the cumulative score obtained by candidate in both Mains Exam and Interview Process.
IBPS RRB 2021 Officer Grade Preliminary Exam Pattern
|2.||Numerical Ability||40||40||time of 45 mins|
IBPS RRB 2021 Mains Exam (Officer Scale-I)
|2||General Awareness||40||40||time of|
|3||Numerical Ability||40||50||2 hours is|
Note: A common exam (single exam) will be conducted for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II & III this year to select candidates on the basis of their professional knowledge.
IBPS RRB Cut-off
Let’ have a look at the IBPS RRB previous year cut-off-
|IBPS RRB Clerk (Office Assistant) Prelims Cut-Off 2020-21|
|Jammu & Kashmir||73.5|
IBPS RRB PO Prelims Cut-off 2020-21