IBPS ( The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection ) conducts the IBPS RRB Exam to recruit officers and Office Assistants for the various Regional Rural Banks (RRB) across the country .
The recruitment is done at two levels :
>> You should keep referring to the official website of IBPS (www.ibps.in) for proper vacancy details and important dates .
In rural and semi-urban areas, regular banks may not be able to provide a full range of service. This is where Regional Rural Banks step in to fill in the void.
In 2019, IBPS had announced a total 8850 vacancies for both Group A Officers and Group B Office Assistants combined.
The applications for IBPS RRB Exam began on June 18th 2019 and continued till July 2019. Candidates can visit the official IBPS website (https://www.ibps.in/) to register for the exam.
IBPS RRB Exam. 2020
Important Dates (Tentative)
Officer Scale I & Office Assistant – August 1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th & 16th, 2020
Officer Scale-II & III – September 13, 2020
Officer Scale I & Office Assistant – September 13, 2020
The above-mentioned dates are based on the IBPS Calendar 2020 released by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection.
According to the exam calendar, the Exams are scheduled to begin from August with the final result scheduled to be published in January 2020. The details of the IBPS RRB Exam Date are given below:
IBPS RRB Recruitment 2019
Officer Scale I, II & III and Office Assistants
Exam Dates (Prelims)
Officer Scale- I – August 3rd 2019, August 4th 2019 and August 11 2019
Office Assistant – August 17th 2019, August 18th 2019 and August 25th 2019
Exam Dates ( Mains)
Officers (I, II & III) – September 22nd 2019
Office Assistant – September 29th 2019
January 1, 2020
Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant.) (Multipurpose)
*Note: Candidates must keep in mind that there is no preliminary examination for Officers Scale II and III but a single level examination followed by an interview upon passing.
The list of participating Gramin Banks is given as under :
Regional Rural Banks
Allahabad UP Gramin Bank
Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank
Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank
Mizoram Rural Bank
Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank
Assam Gramin Vikash Bank
Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank
Nagaland Rural Bank
Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank
Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin
Baroda UP Gramin Bank
Narmada Jhabua Gramin Bank
Bihar Gramin Bank
Central Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank
Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank
Odisha Gramya Bank
Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank
Dena Gujarat Gramin Bank
Ellaquai Dehati Bank
(Jammu & Kashmir)
Pallavan Grama Bank
Gramin Bank of Aryavart
Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank
J & K Grameen Bank
(Jammu & Kashmir)
Pandyan Grama Bank
Jharkhand Gramin Bank
Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank
KashiGomtiSamyut Gramin Bank
Paschim Banga Gramin Bank
Kaveri Grameena Bank
Kerala Gramin Bank
Langpi Dehangi Rural Bank
Pragathi Krishna Gramin Bank
Madhya Bihar Gramin Bank
Madhyanchal Gramin Bank
Maharashtra Gramin Bank
Malwa Gramin Bank
Manipur Rural Bank
Meghalaya Rural Bank
Puduvai Bharthiar Grama Bank
Punjab Gramin Bank
Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank
Saptagiri Grameena Bank
Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank
Sarva UP Gramin Bank
Saurashtra Gramin Bank
Sutlej Gramin Bank
Telangana Grameena Bank
Tripura Gramin Bank
UtkalGrameen Bank (Odisha)
Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank
Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank (Bihar)
Uttarakhand Gramin Bank
Vananchal Gramin Bank
Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank
For candidates who are willing to apply for the upcoming bank exams can visit the linked article.
There are three main criteria for the IBPS RRB Exam. :
The IBPS RRB Exam Pattern consists of the following three steps :
The Syllabus may vary depending on the specialisation of Officers Scale – II. The major topics covered in the Prelims are as follows :
The entire paper consists of 80 marks, which needs to be completed in a time span of 45 minutes.
The IBPS RRB Mains Syllabus is as follows:
The mains exam constitutes a total of 200 marks for which the duration is of about 120 minutes .
You must visit the official IBPS website ( www.ibps.in ) to fill the application form.
The steps for IBPS RRB registration is as follows :
At least one week before the exam. Candidates are advised to visit the official website to download their admit cards.
Steps to download IBPS RRB Admit Card
Also known as Office Assistant the post serves as a helping hand to the various functions of an RRB. This is the starting point of a candidate’s future career in banking.
The roles and responsibilities of an IBPS RRB Clerk are as follows:
Normally , the probationary period of an IBPS RRB Clerk is of 6 months to 1 year. During this time period candidates will get knowledge of various functions of the bank .
RRB PO ( Probationary Officer) is also known as Officer Scale I, II & III respectively.
The main roles and responsibilities of the IBPS RRB PO are as follows:
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