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IBPS RRB 2023: Check Important Dates, Eligibility Criteria & More

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IBPS RRB 2023: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) released the IBPS exam calendar 2023 on January 16, 2023. According to the calendar, the Office Assistants Prelims and Officer Scale 1 Prelims exam will be held on August 05, 06, 12, 13, and 19, 2023. The online exam for Officers Scale 2 and 3 will be conducted on September 10, 2023.

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The Mains exam for Officers Scale 1 and Office Assistant will be held on September 10 and 16, 2023. The officials administer the IBPS RRB exam to select candidates for the IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Clerk) position and IBPS RRB Officer Cadre in Regional Rural Banks (RRB) across the country. Read this article for complete details on IBPS Regional Rural Bank Exam 2023.

IBPS RRB 2023 Exam Overview

To ace the examination, candidates must go through the IBPS RRB Exam Pattern and Syllabus. They can check the details like dates, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, selection process, and more from this article. But before getting into the details, let’s have an overview of the exam below:

ParticularsDetails
Exam NameIBPS RRB
Conducting BodyInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Purpose of the ExamSelection of IBPS RRB Group A Officers (Scale 1, 2, and 3) and Group B Office Assistant (Multipurpose) in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs)
VacanciesTo Be Notified
Job LocationAll Over India
Job TypeGovernment Job
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Selection StagesOffice Assistant: Two (Prelims & Mains)
Officer Scale 1: Three (Prelims, Mains & Interview)
Officer Scale 2 & 3: Two (Mains & Interview)
Official Websiteibps.in

IBPS RRB Notification 2023

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will release the IBPS RRB notification in June 2023. The notification will be released for Office Assistant (Clerk), Officers Scale I, II, and III posts in different Regional Rural Banks across India. IBPS will release the exam dates, eligibility criteria, online application link, vacancies, selection process, exam centres, pattern, syllabus, etc, along with the release of the notification.

IBPS RRB Important Dates 2023

Candidates can check out the IBPS RRB exam dates and exam schedule from the table below:

EventsDates
IBPS RRB Notification 2023June 2023
Online Application Starts onTo Be Announced
Online Applications will end onTo Be Announced
IBPS RRB Clerk Admit Card 2023 [Prelims]To Be Announced
IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims ExamTo Be Announced
IBPS RRB PO Admit Card 2023 [Prelims]To Be Announced
IBPS RRB PO Prelims ExamAugust 05, 6, 12, 13, and 19, 2023
IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Mains ExamSeptember 10, 2023
Office Assistant Mains ExamSeptember 16, 2023
Online Examination – Main / Single Officers (II & III)September 10, 2023
Final ResultJanuary 01, 2024

How to Attempt IBPS RRB Mock Tests?

Access unlimited free IBPS RRB mock tests at Embibe and boost confidence to face the examination. Candidates can follow the below-mentioned steps to take the free mock test series:

  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e., embibe.com.
  • 2nd Step: Use the mobile number/email to log in.
  • 3rd Step: Click on the menu bar “Getting a Government Job” 
  • 4th Step: Select the Goal “Banking” from the Dropdown and click on “Next”.
  • 5th Step: Search and Select “IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I or IBPS RRB Office Assistant” on the search bar and click on “Next”.
  • 6th Step: Select the preferred language and click on “Done”.
  • 7th Step: Click “Test” from the Header Section.
  • 8th Step: Scroll down to the “Subjects” section.
  • 9th Step: Click on any IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I or IBPS RRB Office Assistant subjects.
  • 10th Step: Scroll down to click on the chapters from the selected subject to begin the test.

IBPS RRB Vacancy

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is yet to release the vacancies for IBPS RRB 2023. Till then, candidates can refer to the last recruitment vacancy list:

PostsRevised Vacancies
Office Assistants (Multipurpose)4567
Officer Scale I2759
Officer Scale II (Agriculture Officer)12
Officer Scale II (Marketing Officer)6
Officer Scale II (Treasury Manager)10
Officer Scale II (Law)18
Officer Scale II (CA)19
Officer Scale II (IT)57
Officer Scale II (General Banking Officer)756
Officer Scale III81
Total Vacancies8285

Eligibility Criteria for IBPS RRB Recruitment 2023

Before applying online for the IBPS Regional Rural Banks, candidates must check the eligibility criteria. All aspiring candidates must fulfil the IBPS eligibility criteria else, the exam conducting body will not accept their application forms.

Nationality

The candidate must be either:

  • A Citizen of India or
  • A subject of Nepal or
  • A subject of Bhutan or
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before January 01 1962, to permanently settle in India or
  • A 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 to settle in India permanently provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour the Government of India has issued a certificate of eligibility.

Age Limit

Candidates can check out the age criteria for IBPS RRB exam from the table given below:

PostsAge Criteria
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)18 – 28 years
PO (Assistant Manager)18 – 30 years
Officer Scale-II (Manager)21 – 32 years
Officer Scale III (Senior Manager)21 – 40 years

Age Relaxation

Please note that the minimum and maximum age for every post is inclusive. Furthermore, there is a relaxation in the upper age limit for candidates belonging to reserved categories. These are specified below:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PwD 10 years
Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen(For the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
The actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
In the case of Ex-servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs, who have rendered at least 5 years of military service and have been released on the completion of an assignment other than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or account of physical disability attributable to military service or on invalided, subject to the ceiling as per Government guidelines.5 Years
(For the post of Officers)
Widows, Divorced / Separated WomenGeneral / EWS: Up to 35 Years
OBC: Up to 38 Years
SC / ST: Up to 40 Years
(For the post of Office Assistant – Multipurpose)
Persons affected by the 1984 riots5 Years

Educational Qualification & Experience

The educational qualification and experience requirements differ for the different IBPS Regional Rural Banks posts. Candidates must refer to the table given below for further details.

Post NameEducational QualificationExperience Required
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)1. Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university.
2. Proficiency in the local language.
3. Working knowledge of computers.
PO
(Assistant Manager)
1. Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university.
2. Proficiency in the local language.
3. Working knowledge of computers.
Officer Scale-II
General Banking Officer (Manager)
Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university with a minimum of 50% marks in an aggregate.2 years of working experience as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution.
Officer Scale-II
Specialist Officer (Manager)
For 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 an aggregate.
For Chartered Accountants: Certified Associate (CA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
For Law Officer: Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university in Law with a minimum of 50% marks in an aggregate.
For Treasury Officer: Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance from a
recognised university/ institution.
For Marketing Officer: MBA in Marketing from a recognised university.
For Agricultural Officer: Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/ Animal Husbandry/ Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
For Information Technology Officer: 1 year
For Chartered Accountant: 1 year as a Chartered Accountant.
For Law Officer: 2 years of working experience as an advocate or Law Officer in a Bank or Financial Institution.
For Treasury Officer: 1 year
For Marketing Officer: 1 year
For Agricultural Officer: 2 years
Officer Scale III
(Senior Manager)
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised University with a minimum of 50% marks in an aggregate.At least 5 years of working experience as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution.

IBPS RRB Selection Process 2023

The IBPS RRB selection process varies from post to post. Some posts demand a single written examination, whereas some require candidates to clear three levels in one go. Here, we have provided the post-wise selection process. Candidates must check the same to prepare themselves for all the stages.

(a) The selection process for IBPS Regional Rural Banks Office Assistant comprises two stages: Prelims and Mains.
(b) For IBPS RRB PO, the selection process involves Prelims, Mains, and Interview.
(c) IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II and III aspirants must appear for a Single Level Examination followed by the Interview round.

IBPS RRB Admit Card

The IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Clerk) admit card will be released by the conducting body on the official website. Candidates need to note that the IBPS RRB admit card is released separately for each stage of the selection process.

Check a few important points related to the admit card for RRB 2023 below:

  • For Pre-Examination Training (for Office Assistant and PO), the call letter is released only for candidates belonging to SC, ST, Minority Communities, PwD, and Ex-SM categories and who have opted for the same while filling out the form.
  • For Prelims (for Office Assistant and PO), the admit card is issued for all the candidates who have successfully applied for the exam.
  • For Mains (for Office Assistant and PO), the admit card will be released only for those candidates who have cleared the Prelims.
  • For the Single-phase Exams (for Officer Scale-II and III), the admit card will be released to every candidate who has applied for the respective posts.
  • For Interviews (for PO & Officer, Scale II and III), the admit card will be released only for those candidates who clear the Main/Single Level Exam.

The Hall Ticket is a mandatory document without which candidates will not be able to appear for the exam. To download the Regional Rural Banks admit card, candidates have to visit the official website of IBPS, i.e. ibps.in and log in with their ‘Registration Number’ and ‘Date of Birth’.

IBPS RRB Result 2023

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) publishes the IBPS RRB result for Office Assistant, Officer Scale I, and Officer Scale II & III single-level exams. The IBPS RRB final result will be announced after the interview rounds of selected candidates are over. The marks for the final result for Officer Scale I, II & III are calculated based on the candidate’s marks in the IBPS RRB Mains exam and Interview.

IBPS RRB Cutoff 2023

IBPS considers both sectional cutoff and the overall cutoff for all its exams, namely Clerk Prelims, Clerk Mains, PO Prelims, PO Mains and Officer Scale-II & III Single-stage exam. Candidates must clear these cutoffs in all these exams to be eligible to attend the next round of the recruitment process.

There are various factors that determine the IBPS RRB Cutoff scores. The most important factors are given below:

  • Number of candidates who appeared for the post
  • Number of vacancies
  • The difficulty level of the paper
  • Performance of the candidates

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) releases the RRB Cut-off Marks immediately following the release of the result. Let us take a look at the cutoff scores of the PO Prelims.

Salary Structure

The IBPS posts have a good salary structure and other benefits. After the 7th Pay Commission, in-hand IBPS RRB Salary (approximately) for different posts is tabulated below:

PostsIn-hand Salary
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)₹ 15,000 – 19,000
Officer Scale I₹ 30,000 – 36,000
Officer Scale II₹ 36,000 – 42,000
Officer Scale III₹ 41,000 – 47,000

Also, check:

IBPS RRB NotificationIBPS RRB Exam Pattern
Syllabus for IBPS RRBIBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria
IBPS RRB Admit CardMock Tests for IBPS RRB
IBPS RRB Application FormIBPS RRB Result
Cutoff for IBPS RRB ExamsIBPS RRB Exam Dates

FAQs on IBPS RRB 2023

Candidates can check some of the frequently asked questions related to the IBPS Regional Rural Banks recruitment below:

Q: When will the official notification of the IBPS RRB 2023 be released?

A: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is yet to release the official notification for RRB posts.

Q: What is the IBPS RRB Exam?

A: IBPS RRB exam is conducted to recruit candidates for the post of Assistants and Officers (Scale I, II & III) in the participating Regional Rural Banks.

Q: When is the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains exam conducted?

A: The officials will conduct IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains exam on September 16, 2023.

Q: When will the IBPS RRB admit card be released?

A: The IBPS will release the Office Assistant (Clerk) Prelims admit card a few days before the exam date.

Q: What is the salary structure under IBPS Regional Rural Bank?

A: The salary ranges from ₹ 15,000 to ₹ 47,000, depending upon the post

We hope this detailed article on IBPS RRB 2023 helps you. If you have any queries regarding the exam, feel free to check our app. We will be happy to help you out.

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