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The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) released the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Notification 2022 for Prelims in June 2022. The prelims exam for IBPS RRB 2022 was conducted on August 07, 13, 14, 20 and 21, 2022, as per the IBPS Calendar 2022-23. The selection process of IBPS RRB Clerk includes preliminary and main.
IBPS RRB Clerk is a national-level banking exam held annually by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for candidates interested in working for a Regional Rural Bank. Read on to find complete details on IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims 2022 exam.
Candidates can read the overview below before getting into the details of the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2022.
|Exam Name||IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2022|
|Conducting Body||The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)|
|Purpose of the Exam||Recruitment of Office Assistant (Clerk)|
|Job Location||All Over India|
|Job Type||Government Job|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Number of Phases||Two (Prelims & Mains)|
Check the latest updates for IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims below:
The IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims official notification contains all the information regarding the exam. One must go through it thoroughly before preparing for the exam. Check the official notification below:
Check the important dates related to IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims from the table below:
|IBPS RRB Notification 2022||June 07, 2022|
|IBPS RRB Application Commencement||June 07, 2022|
|IBPS RRB Application Late Date||June 27, 2022|
|IBPS RRB Pre-Exam Training (PET) Date||July 18 to 23, 2022|
|IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Date||August 07, 13, 14, 20, and 21, 2022|
|IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Result Date||September 08, 2022|
|IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains Exam Date||October 1, 2022|
|IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Result Date||To Be Announced|
|IBPS RRB Final Result (Provisional Allotment)||January 2023|
As per the official notification, the total vacancy for IBPS RRB Clerk exam is 4567. Check the state-wise vacancy list from the table below:
|Andhra Pradesh||Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank||9||3||1||6||2||21|
|Andhra Pradesh||Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Andhra Pradesh||Saptagiri Grameena Bank||34||13||6||22||8||83|
|Arunachal Pradesh||Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank||5||0||5||0||0||10|
|Assam||Assam Gramin Vikash Bank||83||31||15||55||20||204|
|Bihar||Dakshin Bihar Gramin Bank||100||36||16||64||24||240|
|Bihar||Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank||62||22||11||41||15||151|
|Chhattisgarh||Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank||66||25||29||0||14||134|
|Gujarat||Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
|Haryana||Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank||77||32||0||46||17||172|
|Himachal Pradesh||Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank||48||18||9||32||12||119|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Ellaquai Dehatibank||13||5||2||9||3||32|
|Jammu & Kashmir||J & K Grameen Bank||64||15||4||10||9||102|
|Jharkhand||Jharkhand Rajya Gramin Bank||37||12||6||22||8||85|
|Karnataka||Karnataka Gramin Bank||42||17||7||28||10||104|
|Karnataka||Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank||35||10||5||12||7||69|
|Kerala||Kerala Gramin Bank||25||9||5||16||6||61|
|Madhya Pradesh||Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank||177||66||88||66||44||441|
|Madhya Pradesh||Madhyanchal Gramin Bank||78||16||10||14||12||130|
|Maharashtra||Maharashtra Gramin Bank||88||20||18||54||20||200|
|Maharashtra||Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank||63||14||13||39||14||143|
|Manipur||Manipur Rural Bank||4||1||2||0||0||7|
|Meghalaya||Meghalaya Rural Bank||3||0||3||0||0||6|
|Mizoram||Mizoram Rural Bank||2||0||3||1||0||6|
|Nagaland||Nagaland Rural Bank||2||0||6||0||0||8|
|Odisha||Odisha Gramya Bank||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
|Odisha||Utkal Grameen Bank||25||10||14||7||7||63|
|Puducherry||Puduvai Bharathiar Grama Bank||3||0||0||1||0||4|
|Punjab||Punjab Gramin Bank||65||38||0||32||15||150|
|Rajasthan||Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
|Rajasthan||Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank||80||34||26||40||20||200|
|Tamil Nadu||Tamil Nadu Grama Bank||217||85||4||121||24||451|
|Telangana||Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank||118||42||21||76||28||285|
|Telangana||Telangana Grameena Bank||70||28||12||47||17||174|
|Tripura||Tripura Gramin Bank||26||9||18||0||6||59|
|Uttar Pradesh||Aryavart Bank||46||23||1||30||11||111|
|Uttar Pradesh||Baroda Up Bank||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR||NR|
|Uttar Pradesh||Prathama Up Gramin Bank||18||7||4||13||5||47|
|Uttarakhand||Uttarakhand Gramin Bank||45||15||3||12||8||83|
|West Bengal||Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank||81||30||15||54||20||200|
|West Bengal||Paschim Banga Gramin Bank||37||13||6||25||9||90|
|West Bengal||Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank||13||4||2||7||2||28|
Check the IBPS RRB Officer Assistant Salary and Job Profile from this article below.
Candidates who will be selected through the IBPS RRB Office Assistant recruitment process will be eligible for the Rs. 7200-400/3-8400-500/3-9900-600/4-12300-700/7-17200-1300/1-18500-800/1-19300 pay scale.
Check the IBPS RRB Office Assistant pay structure from the table below:
|Details||Basic Pay Scale||Annual Increment||Duration of Year|
|On Joining||Rs. 7200||Rs. 400||03|
|After 03 Years||Rs. 8400||Rs. 500||03|
|After 06 Years||Rs. 9900||Rs. 600||04|
|After 10 Years||Rs. 12300||Rs. 700||07|
|After 17 Years||Rs. 17200||Rs. 1300||01|
|After 18 Years||Rs. 18500||Rs. 800||01|
|After 19 Years||Rs. 19300||–||–|
IBPS RRB Office Assistant is a clerical position that requires multi-tasking across several bank departments, as the title suggests. In the day-to-day operations of the bank, Office Assistants have a variety of activities and obligations. These are some of them:
Candidates who are selected through the IBPS RRB Office Assistant recruitment process will get various perks and benefits.The following are some of the allowances and benefits that IBPS RRB Clerks get after joining:
The IBPS has set certain eligibility criteria which aspirants should fulfill in order to successfully sit for the recruitment exam. The various eligibility criteria are age, educational qualification, number of attempts, and language proficiency.
Candidates must be at least 18 years old and no older than 28 years old, according to the age criteria specified by the recruitment board.
There is also a relaxation of the upper age limit for candidates belonging to reserved categories:
|Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)||5 years|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC)||3 years|
|Persons with Benchmark Disability (PWBD)||10 years|
|Ex-Servicemen and Disabled Veterans Ex-Servicemen||A maximum age limit of 50 years applies to the actual duration of service plus 3 years (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) (for the post of Office Assistant)|
|Women who are widowed, divorced, or legally separated from their husbands||9 years old (for the position of Office Assistant)|
|Those who are ordinarily resident in the state of Jammu and Kashmir From the 1st of January 1980 to the 31st of December 1989,||5 years of relaxation|
|Those Affected by the Riots of 1984||5 years of relaxation|
The educational requirements and work experience for the various IBPS RRB positions are shown below:
|Assistant in the Office (Multipurpose||a. A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in any discipline from a recognised university
b. Local language proficiency as determined by the participating RRB/s*
C. Working knowledge of computers is a plus.
|Scale-I Officer (Assistant Manager)||a. A bachelor’s degree from a recognised university or its equivalent in any discipline. Candidates with degrees in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics, or Accounting will be given preference.
b. Local language proficiency as determined by the participating RRB/s*
c. Working knowledge of computers is a plus.
|General Banking Officer, Officer Scale II (Manager)||A bachelor’s degree from a recognised university in any discipline, or an equivalent, is necessary, with a minimum of 50% in aggregate. Candidates with degrees in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, as well as Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics, and Accountancy will be given preference.||Two years as a bank or financial institution officer.|
|Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)||Officer of Information Technology
a. Bachelor’s degree in Electronics, Communication, Computer Science, or Information Technology from a recognised university, or its equivalent, with a minimum of 50% in aggregate.
b. Desirable: Certificates in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP, and other programming languages.
|One calendar year (in the relevant field)|
|Chartered Accountant||The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India has certified him as a Certified Associate (CA).||Working as a Chartered Accountant for a Year|
|Law Officer||A bachelor’s degree in law or its equivalent from a recognised university with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 50%.||Two years as an advocate or two years as a law officer in a bank or financial institution|
|Treasury Manager||A Chartered Accountant or a Finance MBA from a reputable university or institution is required.||One calendar year (in the relevant field)|
|Marketing Officer||MBA in Marketing from a reputable institution||One calendar Year (in the relevant field)|
|Agricultural Officer||Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Dairy, Animal Husbandry, Forestry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, or Pisciculture from a recognised university or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% in aggregate marks.||Two Years (in the relevant field)|
|Officer Scale-III (Senior Manager)||A bachelor’s degree from a recognised university in any discipline, or an equivalent, is necessary, with a minimum of 50% in aggregate. Candidates with degrees or diplomas 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 will be given preference.||A minimum of 5 years of experience as a bank or financial institution officer is necessary.|
As long as a candidate meets the minimum eligibility criteria for the exam, they can appear for the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Examination.
The language proficiency required for the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims exam is English, Hindi, and the particular state’s local language.
Candidates who are interested in applying for the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims exam need to complete the application form process. The documents and the steps needed to complete the application process are given in this article below.
Candidates need to keep certain documents and information ready to complete the application process. The prerequisites to apply online for the IBPS RRB Clerk are as follows:
Check the steps to fill the IBPS RRB Office Assistant application form below:
Candidates should fill out the Basic, Qualification/Experience/Language, and Survey tabs with valid information.
– Centre Choice for both the Preliminary and Mains
– Date of Birth
– Mother’s Name
– Father’s Name
– Spouse Name
– Permanent Address
– Marital Status
– Correspondence Address
The IBPS RRB application fee is the intimation fee that must be paid at the end of the online registration. The IBPS RRB application fee for Office Assistant (Multipurpose) posts is listed below:
Check the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims exam centre 2022 below:
|Andhra Pradesh||Anantapur, Chirala, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kadapa, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram|
|Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur|
|Bihar||Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea|
|Chhattisgarh||Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara|
|Haryana||Ambala, Gurgaon, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra,
|Himachal Pradesh||Baddi, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu, Samba, Srinagar|
|Jharkhand||Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bokaro|
|Karnataka||Bangalore, Belgaum, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore,
|Kerala||Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrichur|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain|
|Maharashtra||Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai,
Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri
|Odisha||Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar,
Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur
|Punjab||Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, , Sangrur|
|Rajasthan||Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur|
|Tamil Nadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli,
|Telangana||Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal|
|Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Aligarh, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Bareilly, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow,
Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi
|Uttarakhand||Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee|
|West Bengal||Asansol, Bardhaman, Berhampur, Durgapur, Hooghly,
Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siligur
Candidates should have a good idea of the IBPS RRB Clerk exam pattern before starting their preparation. The exam pattern is given in this article below.
The IBPS selection process for the RRB Clerk 2022 exam will be divided into two stages, which are as follows:
The selection of IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) involves the following two stages:
Note: The final selection will be based on the Mains Exam score.
IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Pattern for Prelims 2022
The IBPS RRB Exam Pattern for Preliminary Examination may be found in the table below.
|Section Name||Minimum Marks|
|Quantitative Aptitude/Numerical Ability||40|
The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalised using equipercentile method.
Scores up to two decimal points shall be taken for the purpose of calculation.
Candidates will have 45 minutes to complete both the logical reasoning and numerical ability/quantitative aptitude components.
Before starting the preparations candidates must check IBPS RRB Syllabus for the Office Assistant Prelims exam. The IBPS Clerk RRB Prelims exam has a different syllabus and exam structure than the Mains exam. Scroll down to check the latest IBPS RRB Office Assistant Syllabus 2022.
The topics required in this section of the IBPS RRB Bank Exam, as well as their predicted weightage, are listed below:
IBPS RRB Syllabus for Reasoning
|Topics||Weightage / No. of Questions|
|Coded Inequalities/ Mathematical Inequalities||5|
|Circular Seating Arrangement||5|
|Linear Seating Arrangement||5|
|Directions & Distances||3-5|
|Ordering & Ranking||2-5|
|Arrangement & Pattern||3-5|
IBPS RRB Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude
A total of 40 marks are available in the Quantitative Aptitude section. The topics required in this section of the IBPS RRB Bank Exam, as well as their predicted weightage, are listed below:
|Topics||Weightage / No. of Questions|
|8. Permutation & Combination / Probability||0-1|
Candidates must have a thorough understanding of the IBPS RRB Assistant Office exam pattern, and it will aid in their preparation for the same. The examination is divided into two parts: Preliminary and Main. Because the exam patterns for the prelims and mains are different, candidates should plan their IBPS RRB office assistant preparation accordingly.
When it comes to reasoning, it is usually better to start with the questions that can be answered quickly and in the area of expertise and then go on to the more time-consuming ones. Candidates can determine this by taking IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains Mock Test.
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VQLGB is a notion that describes the location of the alphabets starting from the right end and counting in 5 letter intervals.
In terms of coding and decoding, the questions in the IBPS RRB Office Assistant prelims are quite simple. If a surprise occurs, the word will be encoded in letter code with one letter, one number, and one symbol, which could be the first or last letter or the previous/following letter of the supplied first/last letter, as given above and so on. In the numerical code, this could be the number of letters, vowels/consonants, the face value of the first/last/middle letter of the word, etc.
Candidates must memorise a vast number of formulas for the Numerical Ability section. As a result, navigating this section is challenging. It will get easier for candidates over time if they comprehend the formulas and solve a lot of practice questions simultaneously. As a result, candidates should take care of the following things:
When it comes to numerical abilities, it’s usually advisable to start with the questions that candidates can answer quickly and then move to the more time-consuming ones. They can figure this out by taking practice tests. However, starting with a quadratic equation, then a number series, and finally DI and Miscellaneous is preferable. They will present quadratic and number series questions in the IBPS RRB Office Assistant test that are easy to moderate and can be solved quickly.
On the day of the exam, candidates must follow the below-mentioned instructions:
3. A good understanding of the previous year’s cut-off: In the IBPS RRB exam, students must understand the exam analysis and cut-off of the prior year. Because the cut-off will be high if the paper level is easy and has fewer posts, the cut-off is determined by both the exam level and the number of positions available.
The Preliminary exam lasts 45 minutes and has a maximum score of 80 points. To be eligible for the main exam, candidates must pass each section’s cut-off.
|Section||Number of Questions/Maximum Marks|
Even though the preliminary exam is just used to shortlist candidates for the main exam, passing the cut-off is sufficient. Both components of the preliminary exam (Reasoning and Numerical Ability) are included in the main exam. As a result, effectively preparing for these two portions will assist candidates in passing the Main exam.
IBPS releases the IBPS RRB Clerk 2022 Admit Card 10 days before the exam date. The IBPS will issue separate admit cards for the Preliminary and Mains Exams. IBPS RRB Assistant Officer Admit Card will be published on the official website of IBPS -ibps.in.
To get the call letter on the official website, candidates must use their login credentials, such as their Registration Number and Password or Date of Birth which will be provided at the time of registration.
The IBPS RRB admit card 2022 will be available for download to all enrolled candidates. Candidates must check the details on the IBPS RRB admit card 2022 to ensure that they are correct. In the event of a discrepancy, notify the exam organisers as soon as possible.
The preliminary exam was released on September 8, 2022. Candidates must first pass the prelims exam before being allowed to sit for the mains exam. The Mains exam results will be available one month after the exam. Aspirants must use their login credentials, such as their Registration Number and Password, to download their IBPS RRB Clerk Scorecard.
The IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims cutoff score is the minimum marks that candidates need to secure in order to qualify for the Mains exam. This article has provided the expected cutoff list and the previous year cutoff for the benefit of the candidates.
The following factors determine the IBPS RRB Clerk Cut-off:
Check the expected cutoff from the table below:
|States||IBPS RRB Office Assistant Expected Cut-off Marks (2022)|
|Andhra Pradesh||72 marks to 74 marks|
|Assam||66 marks to 67 marks|
|Bihar||74 marks to 75 marks|
|Chhattisgarh||72 marks to 73 marks|
|Gujarat||67 marks to 68 marks|
|Haryana||75 marks to 77 marks|
|Himachal Pradesh||71 marks to 73 marks|
|Jharkhand||63 marks to 65 marks|
|Karnataka||66 marks to 67 marks|
|Kerala||74 marks to 75 marks|
|Madhya Pradesh||70 marks to 72 marks|
|Maharashtra||71 marks to 73 marks|
|Odisha||74 marks to 75 marks|
|Punjab||77 marks to 78 marks|
|Rajasthan||74 marks to 76 marks|
|Tamil Nadu||70 marks to 71 marks|
|Telangana||68 marks to 70 marks|
|Tripura||72 marks to 73 marks|
|Uttarakhand||75 marks to 77 marks|
|West Bengal||73 marks to 74 marks|
Check the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2021 cutoff below.
|Jammu & Kashmir||72||–||–|
Check the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Cutoff 2020 below.
|Jammu & Kashmir||73.5|
Check the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Cutoff 2019 below.
|Jammu & Kashmir||–|
Check the most commonly asked questions about the IBPS RRB Officer Assistant Prelims below.
Q.1: Is it possible to study for the IBPS RRB exam without taking classes?
Ans: Yes, individuals may prepare for the IBPS RRB exam even without coaching. All you have to do now is devote yourself to rigorous preparation.
Q.2: What is the IBPS RRB exam mantra for success?
Ans: Perseverance, dedication, and hard effort are the keys to success in the IBPS RRB test.
Q.3: Is taking the IBPS RRB mock test better than solving question papers from prior years?
Ans: Solving both IBPS RRB mock tests and IBPS RRB Office assistant previous year’s question papers is significant and beneficial.
Q.4: Which online test series is the best for the IBPS RRB prelims mock test?
Ans: Embibe provides one of the greatest IBPS RRB prelims mock test series available, which can help you prepare for the exam efficiently. With Embibe’s sophisticated analysis, you’ll learn about your grades and subject-specific time management, attempt efficacy, question selection technique, and chapters to improve, among other things.
Q.5: Maths is not my strong suit. What are my chances of passing the IBPS RRB exam?
Ans: If you struggle with maths, practice on a daily basis to improve your skills. To clarify your concepts, consult high school textbooks.
Q.6: What preparation should I make for the IBPS RRB Office Assistant exams?
Ans: Candidates should prepare a detailed study plan and complete all topics in time. As a result, there will be enough time for revision.
Q.7: The IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims test has how many sections?
Ans: Logical Reasoning and Numerical Ability/Quantitative Aptitude are the two areas of the exam.
Q.8: When will the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims test be held?
Ans: The Prelims exam for the aforementioned position will be held on August 7, 13, 14, 20 and 21, 2022.
Q.9: When will the admit card for IBPS RRB 2022 be released?
Ans: A few days before the IBPS RRB 2022 examination, the call letter will be distributed.
Q.10: What are the topics included in the General Awareness segment of the IBPS RRB Mains exam?
Ans: Recent banking developments, banking awareness, general static awareness, important government schemes, important summits, recent banking developments, important banking words, etc.
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