IBPS RRB PO

In the realm of banking examinations, the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) RRB (Regional Rural Bank) exam holds a significant place. Designed to select candidates for various positions in rural banks across India, this exam opens the door to a rewarding career in the financial sector. Whether you're a fresh graduate or a working professional seeking growth, understanding the nuances of the IBPS RRB exam can greatly enhance your chances of success. The IBPS RRB exam is conducted annually to recruit candidates for the posts of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and Officer Scale I, II, and III in rural banks. The exam pattern consists of multiple stages, including a preliminary exam, a mains exam, and an interview round for certain posts. The preliminary exam assesses candidates' aptitude in reasoning and numerical ability, while the mains exam delves deeper into reasoning, numerical ability, general awareness, computer knowledge, and English language skills. For more Information read full article by examrewards.com

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IBPS RRB PO

IBPS RRB

TABLE OF CONTENT

1.    OVERVIEW

2.    ABOUT EXAM  

3.    ELIGIBITY

4.    HOW TO FILL EXAM FORM

5.    SELECTION PROCESS

6.    SYLLABUS

 

Overview-

Exam Name

IBPS RRB

Number of vacancies

TO BE ANNOUNCED

Education Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, such as Law, Agriculture, IT, Management, etc., depending on the specific post.

Age limit

 Depends on post

        

Registration Date

 

TO BE ANNOUNCED

Mode of Application

Online

Mode of Exam

Online

Official Notification PDF

https://www.ibps.in/

Application Link

https://www.ibps.in/

 

Admit card Link

Soon

Result Link

Soon

Official website

https://www.ibps.in/

 

 

About Exam

In the realm of banking examinations, the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) RRB (Regional Rural Bank) exam holds a significant place. Designed to select candidates for various positions in rural banks across India, this exam opens the door to a rewarding career in the financial sector. Whether you're a fresh graduate or a working professional seeking growth, understanding the nuances of the IBPS RRB exam can greatly enhance your chances of success.

The IBPS RRB exam is conducted annually to recruit candidates for the posts of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and Officer Scale I, II, and III in rural banks. The exam pattern consists of multiple stages, including a preliminary exam, a mains exam, and an interview round for certain posts. The preliminary exam assesses candidates' aptitude in reasoning and numerical ability, while the mains exam delves deeper into reasoning, numerical ability, general awareness, computer knowledge, and English language skills. For more Information read full article by examrewards.com

 

APPLICATION FEE:

For all Others - 850

SC/ST/PWD – 175

Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for the IBPS RRB (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection - Regional Rural Bank) exam are the fundamental requirements that candidates must meet to be eligible to apply for various positions in rural banks. The IBPS RRB exam is conducted for the recruitment of candidates in multiple posts, including Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and Officer Scale I, II, and III. Let's delve into the eligibility criteria for each of these positions:

Office Assistant (Multipurpose):This position is often referred to as the clerk-level position in rural banks. The eligibility criteria for the Office Assistant post are as follows:

·       Age Limit: Candidates must be between 18 to 28 years of age. There is usually relaxation in the upper age limit for candidates belonging to certain reserved categories.

·       Educational Qualification: Candidates must possess a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university or its equivalent. Proficiency in the local language of the participating RRB is also typically required.

2. Officer Scale I: Officer Scale I is equivalent to a probationary officer (PO) position in rural banks. The eligibility criteria for this position are as follows:

·       Age Limit: Candidates should be between 18 to 30 years of age. Age relaxation is applicable for reserved categories.

·       Educational Qualification: Candidates need to have a Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university or its equivalent. Proficiency in the local language of the RRB is usually required.

3. Officer Scale II: Officer Scale II positions are categorized into different fields such as General Banking Officer, Specialist Officer, and more. The eligibility criteria for Officer Scale II vary depending on the specific field.

·       Age Limit: The age limit generally ranges between 21 to 32 years, depending on the field and the RRB.

·       Educational Qualification: Candidates are required to possess a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, such as Law, Agriculture, IT, Management, etc., depending on the specific post.

4. Officer Scale III: Officer Scale III positions are senior-level positions in rural banks. The eligibility criteria for Officer Scale III are as follows:

·       Age Limit: Candidates typically need to be between 21 to 40 years of age.

·       Educational Qualification: A Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university is usually required.

 

How to Fill the Application Form:

STEP 1: Go to the official website https://www.ibps.in/

STEP 2: Click on the "Apply Online" button on the website.

STEP 3: Fill in all the required details in the application form.

STEP 4: Upload scanned copies of your photograph, signature, identity proof, and other documents as per the prescribed format and size mentioned in the instructions.

STEP 5: Double-check all the provided information for accuracy.

STEP 6: Pay the required application fees.

STEP 7: After completing the form, make sure to note down and save the registration number or roll number for future reference.

 

Selection process

Preliminary Examination (for Officer Scale I and Office Assistant): The preliminary exam serves as the initial screening round. It focuses on testing candidates' aptitude in reasoning and numerical ability.

Mains Examination (for Officer Scale I, II, and III and Office Assistant): The mains exam is a more comprehensive test that covers reasoning, numerical ability, general awareness, computer knowledge, and English language skills.

Single Level Examination (for Officer Scale II and III): This single level exam assesses the specific skills required for different fields such as Law, IT, Agriculture, Marketing, etc.

Interview (for Officer Scale I, II, and III): Candidates who qualify the mains/single level exam are called for a personal interview. This stage evaluates candidates' communication skills, knowledge of rural banking, and overall suitability for the position.

                     

Exam Pattern

 

A. Preliminary Examination:

Position

Sections

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

Officer Scale I

Reasoning

40

50

45 minutes

Numerical Ability

40

50

Office Assistant

Reasoning

40

50

45 minutes

(Multipurpose)

Numerical Ability

40

50

 

B. Mains Examination:

Position

Sections

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

Officer Scale I

Reasoning

40

50

2 hours

Quantitative Aptitude

40

50

General Awareness

40

40

English Language

40

40

Computer Knowledge

40

20

Office Assistant

Reasoning

40

50

2 hours

(Multipurpose)

Numerical Ability

40

50

General Awareness

40

40

English Language

40

40

Computer Knowledge

40

20

 

 

C. Single Level Examination (Officer Scale II and III):

Position

Sections

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

Officer Scale II

Reasoning

40

50

2 hours

(General Banking Officer)

Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation

40

50

Financial Awareness

40

40

English Language

40

40

Computer Knowledge

40

20

Officer Scale II

Professional Knowledge (Specific Field)

40

40 (Varies)

2 hours

(Specialist Cadre)

Officer Scale III

Reasoning

40

50

2 hours

Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation

40

50

Financial Awareness

40

40

English Language

40

40

Computer Knowledge

40

20

 

The number of questions, maximum marks, and duration for each section may vary from year to year and recruitment cycle to recruitment cycle. Candidates are advised to refer to the official notification for the specific exam for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

 

Syllabus –

A. Reasoning:

·       Analogy

·       Classification

·       Coding and Decoding

·       Blood Relations

·       Puzzle and Arrangements

·       Syllogisms

·       Alphanumeric Series

·       Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

·       Data Sufficiency

·       Input-Output

·       Coded Inequalities

·       Seating Arrangements (Circular, Linear)

·       Double Lineup

·       Scheduling

·       Verbal Reasoning

B. Quantitative Aptitude:

·       Number Series

·       Simplification/Approximation

·       Quadratic Equations

·       Data Interpretation (Tabular, Line Graph, Bar Graph, Pie Chart)

·       Data Sufficiency

·       Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems

·       HCF and LCM

·       Profit and Loss

·       Simple and Compound Interest

·       Time and Work

·       Time, Speed and Distance

·       Averages

·       Ratio and Proportion

·       Percentage

·       Mensuration

·       Permutation and Combination

·       Probability

C. General Awareness:

·       Current Affairs (National and International)

·       Banking Awareness

·       Financial Awareness

·       Economics and Budget

·       Government Schemes and Policies

·       Static GK (Countries, Capitals, Rivers, Mountains, etc.)

·       Books and Authors

·       Awards and Honors

·       Sports

·       Abbreviations

·       Important Days and Events

D. English Language:

·       Reading Comprehension

·       Cloze Test

·       Sentence Improvement/Correction

·       Para Jumbles

·       Fill in the Blanks

·       Spotting Errors

·       Sentence Rearrangement

·       Idioms and Phrases

·       Synonyms and Antonyms

·       One-word Substitution

·       Active and Passive Voice

·       Direct and Indirect Speech

E. Hindi Language (For candidates opting for Hindi):

·       व्याकरण

·       विपरीतार्थक शब्द

·       समानार्थक शब्द

·       मुहावरे और लोकोक्तियाँ

·       व्याकरण परिचय

·       गद्यांश

·       खाली स्थान भरें

 

F. Computer Knowledge:

·       Basics of Computer

·       Computer Hardware and Software

·       Operating System

·       Networking

·       Internet and Web Browsers

·       Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

·       Computer Abbreviations

·       Computer Memory

·       Keyboard Shortcuts

·       Computer Generations

G. Professional Knowledge (For Specialist Officer posts, where applicable):

The syllabus will vary based on the specific field chosen by the candidate (e.g., IT, Law, Marketing, etc.). It will cover topics relevant to the chosen field.

 

 Dos and Don'ts In Preparation

 

Dos:

·               Remain consistent in your preparation.

·               Stay healthy and manage stress through exercise and relaxation techniques.

·               Seek guidance from mentors or coaching institutes if needed.

·               Review previous years' question papers to understand the exam pattern.

Don'ts:

·               Don't procrastinate or cram at the last minute.

·               Don't neglect any section; balance your preparation.

·               Don't compare yourself with others; progress at your own pace.

·               Don't ignore your mental and physical well-being.