IBPS RRB PO

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RRB Officer Scale-I Prelims exam Date - 11th, 12th & 18th August 2018

RRB Officer Scale-I Mains exam Date -  30th Sept 2018

RRB Officer Scale-II & III exam Date - Sept 30, 2018

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Introduction

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts IBPS RRB exam for the recruitment of various posts in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs). IBPS recently released its latest notification for the 2018-19 recruitment for filling up of Group-A officer posts in around 56 Regional Rural Banks. 

Group-A officers are  Scale-1, Scale-2 and Scale-3. The IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I exam is of two phases, objective test (preliminary & mains) and interview. The scale-II and Scale-III has only one exam and interview.

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Eligibility

Nationality

A candidate must be either -
(i) a Citizen of India or
(ii) a subject of Nepal or Bhutan
(iii) a Tibetan Refugee (with the required conditions)
(iv) a person of Indian origin in other countries (following required conditions)

Age limit:

For Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager):

18-30 Years

Candidates should not have been born before 03.06.1988 and later than 31.05.2000 (both dates inclusive)

Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)

21-40 Years

Candidates should not have been born before 03.06.1978 and later than 31.05.1997 (both dates inclusive)

Officer Scale- II (Manager)

21-32 Years

Candidates should not have been born before 03.06.1986 and later than 31.05.1997 (both dates inclusive)

Age Relaxation:

ST/SC Category: 5 years

OBC Category: 3 years

PWD Category: 10 years

Widows/Divorced Women: 9 Years

Ex-Service Men: Period of service+3years

(Age relaxation is also available for some other candidates).

The candidates has to produce the relevant proof for age relaxation while interview or document verification process.

Education Qualification:

Officer Scale- I & Office Assistant:

The candidates must have got degree in any discipline from a recognised institute & should have Local Language proficiency

Officer Scale- II:

Scale-II General Manager post:
  • The candidates must have got degree in any discipline from a recognised institute.
  • Two years as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution
  • Candidates need to get 50% Aggregate in their graduation.
Specialist post:
  • Some Posts also have requirement of candidates need to get 50% Aggregate in their graduation.
  • Required relevant degree with 1 or 2 years experience as stated in the notification.

Officer Scale-III:

  • The candidates must have got degree in any discipline from a recognised institute.
  • 5 years as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution
  • Candidates need to get 50% Aggregate in their graduation.

Syllabus

The IBPS RRB PO examination consists of the following sections/areas.

  1. General Awareness with special reference to Banking industry
  2. English Language/Hindi Language
  3. Reasoning
  4. Quantitative Aptitude
  5. Computer knowledge
  6. Data Interpretation

Important Dates

ActivityDates
Registration start date8th June, 2018
Application Last date2nd July, 2018
Admit Card downloadJuly 2018
Preliminary Exam19th, 25th, August & 1st September 2018
Mains Exam30th September 2018
Provisional AllotmentJanuary 2018

Exam Pattern

You can take the test in either English/Hindi Language.

IBPS RRB PO (Officer Scale-I) exam pattern:

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-1 Prelims:

 Exam duration is 45 minutes. Penalty or Negative marking is 0.25 marks for every wrong answer

SECTIONNUMBER OF QUESTIONSMARKS
Reasoning4040
Quantitative Aptitude4040
Total8080

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-1 Mains:

Exam duration is 2 hours or 120 minutes. 

Penalty or Negative marking is 0.25 marks for every wrong answer

There will be sectional cutoff in mains exam.

SECTIONNUMBER OF QUESTIONSMARKS
Reasoning4050
Numerical Ability4050
General Awareness4040
English/Hindi Language4040
Computer Knowledge4020
Total200200


Officer Scale-II:

General Banking Officer:

2 Hours Composite Time

SECTIONNUMBER OF QUESTIONSMARKS
Reasoning4050
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation4050
Financial Awareness4040
English/Hindi Language4040
Computer Knowledge4020
Total200200



Specialist Officer:

2 Hours and 30 Minutes

SECTIONNUMBER OF QUESTIONSMARKS
Reasoning4050
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation4050
Financial Awareness4040
English/Hindi Language4020
Computer Knowledge4020
Profession Knowledge4040
Total240200

Officer Scale-III:

SECTIONNUMBER OF QUESTIONSMARKS
Reasoning4050
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation4050
Financial Awareness4040
English/Hindi Language4040
Computer Knowledge4020
Total200200

Salary

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I:

The basic pay of a IPBS RRB officer Scale-I is 14500-600/7-18700-700/2-20100-800/7-25700. Dearness allowance is decided based on Consumer Price Index.

The housing rent allowance is 9% or 8% or 7% depending on the place of posting. 

The in-hand salary varies from Rs. 29,000 to 33,000 depending on the location of posting.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II:

The starting salary will around Rs. 33,000 to 39,000

IBPS RRB officer Scale-III:

 The starting salary will around Rs. 38,000 to 45,000

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  • 40 Prelims, 10 Mains
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Rs.499

  • All-inclusive Banking package
  • 350 Mocks, 100 Videos, 2500 Topic Tests
  • All banking content included

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