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IBPS RRB 2021 Notification Out for 12820 Posts

IBPS RRB 2021 Notification

IBPS RRB Notification 2021 Out: IBPS RRB Exam is conducted every year by IBPS for selection to the post of both IBPS RRB Assistant and IBPS RRB Officer Cadre in Regional Rural Banks spread across the country. For selection to the post of both Assistant and Officer Cadre in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) spread across the country, IBPS organises IBPS RRB Exam every year. The selection is made to the post of:

Office AssistantMarketing ManagerTreasury Manager
Officer Scale – IBanking Officer Scale – IIAgriculture Officer (Grade – II)
Law Officer (Grade – II)Law Officer (Grade – II)Chartered Accountant (Grade II)
Officer (Grade III)IT Officer (Grade II)

IBPS RRB is a national-level banking exam conducted every year by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for candidates who aspire to join the Regional Rural Bank (क्षेत्रीय ग्रामीण बैंक). Let’s take a look at both these exams:

IBPS RRB 2021 Notification

IBPS has released IBPS RRB 2021 notification on June 7, 2021 to recruit 10166 post of Office Assistant (Clerk) and Officers Scale-I, II & III in different in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) across the country. You can download the Official Notification by clicking on the link mentioned below. With release of IBPS RRB Notification 2021, IBPS has released the exam dates, eligibility criteria, online application link, vacancies, selection procees, exam centers, pattern and syllabus etc.

IBPS RRB 2021 Official Notification Link [Download PDF]

IBPS RRB 2021: Important Dates

IBPS has released all important dates for IBPS RRB Recruitment 2021 along with its official notification on June 7, 2021. The exam dates for IBPS RRB 2021 exam has already been released by IBPS along with IBPS Calendar 2021-22. All important dates related to IBPS RRB 2021 examination are given below:

ActivityDates
IBPS RRB NotificationJune 7, 2021
Online Application Starts onJune 8, 2021
Online Applications will end onJune 28, 2021
Pre-Exam Training Call LetterJuly 9, 2021
Pre-Exam Training ScheduleJuly 19-25, 2021
Call Letters – Preliminary ExamJuly 2021
IBPS RRB Preliminary Examination
(Officer Scale-I & Office Assistant)
1st, 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th August 2021
IBPS RRB Prelims Exam ResultAugust 2021
IBPS RRB Mains Admit CardSeptember 2021
Online Examination – Main / Single Officers (II & III)25th September 2021
Officer Scale I Mains Exam25th September 2021
Office Assistant Mains Exam3rd October 2021
Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)October/November 2021
Final Result (Provisional Allotment)January 2022

IBPS RRB Exam Date 2021

As per the IBPS Calendar 2021-22, the IBPS RRB 2021 Office Assistant Preliminary Exam will be conducted on 14th and 15th August 2021 and the mains exam for the same is scheduled to be conducted on 3rd October 2021.

The online exam of IBPS RRB 2021 Officer Scale-I will be conducted on 1st and 7th August 2021 (Preliminary Exam) and the mains exam for the same is scheduled to be conducted on 25th September 2021. This year, a single exam was conducted for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II & III on 25th September 2021.

IBPS RRB 2021 Online Application

The Online Application link for IBPS RRB 2021 Office Assistant and Officers Scale-I, II & III, has been activated on June 8, 2021 at the official website of IBPS i.e. https://ibps.in. All candidates can apply online for this exam by clicking on the link mentioned below:

IBPS RRB 2021 Vacancy Increased

The total number of updated vacancies for IBPS RRB 2021 (CRP RRBs X) exam has been announced on June 10, 2021 along with updated notification PDF. This Year, IBPS introduced 12820 vacancies for the posts of RRB Office Assistant and Officer Scale-I, II & III. The revised vacancies for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk is 6827 and 4658 respectively. The table for Post-wise and Category-wise vacancies is mentioned below.

PostVacancies (7th June 2021)Increased Vacancies (10th June 2021)
Office Assistants (Multipurpose)61016827
Officer Scale I42574658
Officer Scale II (Agriculture Officer)2626
Officer Scale II (Marketing Officer)4242
Officer Scale II (Treasury Manager)1010
Officer Scale II (Law)2828
Officer Scale II (CA)3333
Officer Scale II (IT)6060
Officer Scale II (General Banking Officer)917925
Officer Scale III213211
Total1168712820

Click Here to Check IBPS Calendar 2021-22

IBPS RRB 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the selection to the post of Office Assistant is quite different to that of exam pattern for the selection to the post of Officer Grade. For IBPS RRB Assistant 2021, Exam will be conducted in two phases:

  • • Preliminary Exam
  • • Mains Exam

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 Pattern

S. No.SectionQuestionMarksDuration
1.Reasoning4040A cumulative time of 45 mins
2.Numerical Ability4040
Total8080

IBPS Assistant Mains Exam Exam Pattern

S. No.SectionQuestionMarksDuration
1Reasoning Paper4050A cumulative time of 2 hours is provided
2General Awareness Paper4040
3Numerical Ability Paper4050
4English/Hindi Language Paper4040
5Computer Knowledge4020
Total200200

No interview is required after the Mains Exam to get selected for the post of Office Assistant.

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 Examination

S. No.SectionQuestionMarksDuration
1.Reasoning4040A cumulative
2.Numerical Ability4040time of 45 mins
Total8080

IBPS RRB 2021 Mains Exam (Officer Scale-I)

S. No.SectionQuestionMarksDuration
1Reasoning4050A cumulative
2General Awareness4040time of
3Numerical Ability40502 hours is
4English/Hindi Language4040provided
5Computer Knowledge4020
Total200200

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 2021 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for IBPS RRB 2021 Exam, a candidate is required to fulfil the given eligibility criteria:

Eligibility CriteriaRequirement
Nationality / Citizenshipa Citizen of India or a subject of Nepal ora subject of Bhutan ora Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India ora 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 ProficiencyCandidates 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.

Educational Qualification

PostEducational QualificationExperience
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.
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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.
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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)
Chartered Accountant
Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of of India.
One Year as a Chartered Accountant.
Law Officer
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
Treasury Manager
Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution
One Year (in the relevant field)
Marketing Officer
MBA in Marketing from a recognized university
One Year (in the relevant field)
Agricultural Officer
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

Note:

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.

ii. 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:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD10 years
Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-ServicemenActual 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 remarried9 years

IBPS RRB 2021 Application Fee

The online application fee for IBPS RRB 2021 exam was increased last year. A total of Rs. 850/- is to be paid by candidates belonging to General Category as the application fee for both IBPS RRB Assistant and IBPS RRB Officers exam and Rs. 175/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.

CategoryFee
SC/ST/PWBD175
Other Category850

IBPS RRB 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus for IBPS RRB 2021 is almost same for IBPS RRB Assistant and IBPS RRB Officers. Apart from the below mentioned sections, an additional section of professional knowledge section is asked for the Specialist Officer Grade-II.

Reasoning Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

Odd man outAnalogy
SyllogismCoding-Decoding
Blood RelationAlphabet Test
Series TestNumber
Ranking and TimeCauses and Effects
Direction Sense TestSitting Arrangements
Decision MakingStatement and Assumption
Figure SeriesAssertion and Reason
Statement and ConclusionWord Formation
Statement and ArgumentsStatements and Action Courses
Figure Series TestMiscellaneous Tests

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

Number SystemHCF and LCM
Decimal FractionProfit and Loss
Simple InterestCompound Interest
Time and WorkTime and Distance
AveragesSimplification
PartnershipPercentages
Ratio and ProportionAverages
Case StudiesCharts and Graphs
Permutation and CombinationProbability

English Language Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

Spotting ErrorsCommonly Misspelled Words
Jumbled WordsPhrase Substitution
Fill in the BlanksJumbled up sentences
Idioms and PhrasesCloze Tests
ComprehensionOne word Substitution

Hindi Language Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

VyakaranFill in the Blanks
MistakesParagraphs

Computer Knowledge Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

Computer FundamentalsComputer Abbreviations
Software and Hardware FundamentalsShortcut Keys
NetworkingBasic Knowledge of Internet
MS OfficeHistory of Computers
DatabaseSecurity Tools
History and Future of ComputersVirus, Hacking

General Awareness Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

Current AffairsSocial Function of Banks
Countries/CurrenciesUNO
Indian and International EconomyMarketing
Banking TermsAwards and Honors
RBISports
Books and AuthorsFinance
Fiscal Monetary PoliciesAgriculture
Repo and Reverse Repo RateHistory of Banking

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