IBPS RRB- Officers Scale I

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, or IBPS, is a national exam held once a year. The IBPS conducted a Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for RRB to recruit applicants for f Group “A” - Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group “B” - Office Assistant (Multipurpose) p...(Read More)

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The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, or IBPS, is a national exam held once a year. The IBPS conducted a Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for RRB to recruit applicants for f Group “A” - Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group “B” - Office Assistant (Multipurpose) positions.

The Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection has released official advertising for 8106 IBPS RRB 2022 (CRP RRBs XI) positions to be filled by 43 Participating Banks. 

Candidates who meet the eligibility criteria can apply online using the official website, according to IBPS Clerk. For the IBPS RRB Officers, Scale and Office Assistant 2021 exams for candidates should be of different ages and eligible for different positions. The preliminary and mains examination of the IBPS RRB Officers Scale –I and Office Assistant exam are divided into sections as well as the Single examination of the IBPS RRB Officers Scale –II & III.

Candidates who pass these exams will be considered for the IBPS RRB Officers Scale and Office Assistant 2021 positions. In addition to English and Hindi, the preliminary and main examinations for IBPS Clerk will be held in other regional languages. 

The preliminary examination syllabus for IBPS RRB Officers Scale –I and Office Assistant 2021 contains Numerical Ability, Reasoning, and Quantitative, while the main examination syllabus includes English or Hindi, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, Numerical Ability, Computer Knowledge, and General Awareness, as well as Single examination syllabus, includes English or Hindi, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, Numerical Ability, Computer Knowledge, Financial Awareness and etc.

Applicants must pay Rs. 850 for General and OBC candidates and Rs. 175 for SC/ST/PWD candidates to fill out the application form for the IBPS RRB Officers Scale and Office Assistant 2021 exam. In the below section of this page, you will find more information on the IBPS RRB Officers Scale and RRB Office Assistant exam pattern, the number of vacancies, the IBPS RRB exam syllabus, important dates and links, and eligibility criteria, and how to apply, and other details. Through IBPS RRB notice 2022, IBPS published 8106 positions for RRB Office Assistant and Officer Scale-I, II, and III.

If you are studying for the IBPS RRB Officer Scale-1 Exam, Sarkaripariksha is the best place to go since it offers a variety of resources such as Mock tests, Live tests, Daily Quizzes, and more. Don't pass up the opportunity to make the most of it.

Exam Pattern

Total Marks : 80
Total Time : 45 Min
-ve marking : 0.25 (For each wrong answer)
Subject Qns. Marks
Numerical Ability 40 40
Reasoning 40 40
Total 80 80

Eligibility Criteria

Essential Educational Qualifications: 

(A) Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Bachelor's (Graduation) degree or its equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university.

Proficiency in the local language as specified by the participating RRB/s

Computer proficiency is required.

(B) Officer Scale-I (Assistant Manager)

Bachelor's (Graduation) degree or its equivalent in any discipline from a recognized university. Candidates with degrees in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics, or Accountancy will be given preference.

Proficiency in the local language as specified by the participating RRB/s

Computer proficiency is required.

(C) Officer Scale-II General Banking Officer (Manager)

Bachelor’s (Graduation) degree or its equivalent in any discipline from a recognized University with at least 50 percent marks in aggregate. Candidates with degrees in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Horticulture, Forestry, Agriculture, Pisciculture, Animal Husbandry, Agricultural Engineering, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Law, Economics, Information Technology, Management, and Accountancy will be given preference. Two years as a bank or financial institution officer.

(D) Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)

(D-I) Information Technology Officer

Bachelor’s (Graduation) degree from a recognised University in Computer Science / Information Technology/ Electronics / Communication or its equivalent with at least 50 percent aggregate marks.

Desirable: Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP etc. One year of experience in a similar field.

(D-II) Chartered Accountant

Certified Associate (CA) from the (ICAI) Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. One Year of experience as a Chartered Accountant.

(D-III) Law Officer

Degree from a recognized university in Law or its equivalent with at least 50 percent aggregate marks. Two years as an advocate or at least two years as a law officer in a bank or financial institution.

(D-IV) Treasury Manager

MBA in Finance or Chartered Accountant from a recognized institution or university. One year of experience in a similar field.

(D-V) Marketing Officer

MBA in Marketing from a recognized university. One year of experience in a similar field.

(D-VI)  Agricultural Officer

Bachelor’s (Graduation) degree in Animal Husbandry/ Forestry/ Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture Dairy/ Veterinary Science/ from a recognized university or its equivalent qualification with at least 50 percent aggregate marks. Two years of experience in a similar field.

(E) 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. Candidates with Degree/ Diploma in Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing Veterinary Science, Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Agricultural Engineering, and Co-operation, Management, Law, Information Technology, Economics, and Accountancy will be given preference. At least five years experience as an Officer in a Financial Institutions or Bank.

 

Age limit (as on 01-06-2021):

For Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager):

The applicants must be between the ages of 21 years - 40 years.

*A candidate must have been born between June 3, 1981, and May 31, 2000 (both dates inclusive)*.

 

For Officer Scale-II (Manager):

The applicants must be between the ages of 21 years - 32 years.

*A candidate must have been born between June 3, 1989, and May 31, 2000 (both dates inclusive)*.

 

For Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager):

The applicants must be between the ages of 18 years - 30 years.

*A candidate must have been born between June 3, 1991, and May 31, 2003 (both dates inclusive)*.

 

For Office Assistant (Multipurpose):

The applicants must be between the ages of 18 years and 28 years.

*A candidate must have been born between June 3, 1993, and May 31, 2003 (both dates inclusive)*.

 

The permitted upper age limit relaxations are as follows:

S.No. Category Age-relaxation permissible beyond upper age limit
01 SC/ ST 5 years
02 OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
03 Persons With Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016” 10 years
04. A Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen (for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)) 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
04. B In the case of Ex- servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs, who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within the next one year from the last date for receipt of application) other than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability attributable to military service or on invalidment, subject to ceiling as per Government guidelines

(for the post of Officers)

5 years

05 Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried [only for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)] Age concession upto the age of 35 years for General/EWS, 38 years for OBC and 40 years SC/ST candidates
06 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

Exam Pattern

Scheme of IBPS RRB Officer Scale and Office Assistant examinations

The procedure of recruitment will be:

• Online Preliminary Examination

• Online Main Examination

• Single Examination (for Officer Scale-II & III)

•  Interview

 

Scheme of Preliminary Examinations:

(A) IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

S. No

Name of Tests

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

I

Reasoning

40

40

Composite time of 45 minutes

II

Numerical Ability

40

40

Total

80

80

45 minutes 

 

(B) IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I

 

S. No

Name of Tests

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

I

Reasoning

40

40

Composite time of 45 minutes

II

Quantitative Aptitude

40

40

Total

80

80

 45 minutes

Important Notes for all of the above examinations::

I. The questions on the papers will be of the objective type.

II. Each question will be carried one mark.

III. Each incorrect answer will 1/4th marks deduction.

IV. Candidates must qualify in both examinations by achieving IBPS-determined cut-off marks.

 

Scheme of Mains Examinations:

(A) IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose):

S. No

Name of Tests

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

I

Reasoning

40

50

Composite time of 2 hours or 120 minutes

II

Computer Knowledge

40

20

III

General Awareness

40

40

IV a

English Language

40

40

IV b

Hindi Language

40

40

V

Numerical Ability

40

50

Total

200

200

2 hours or 120 minutes 

 

Officer Scale-I

S. No

Name of Tests

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

I

Reasoning

40

50

Composite time of 2 hours or 120 minutes

II

Computer Knowledge

40

20

III

General Awareness

40

40

IV a

English Language

40

40

IV b

Hindi Language

40

40

V

Quantitative Aptitude

40

50

Total

200

200

2 hours or 120 minutes 

Important Note for all of the above examinations:

I. The questions on the papers will be of the objective type.

II. Each incorrect answer will 1/4th marks deduction.

III. Candidates must choose between IV a and IV b.

 

List of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I and Office Assistants (Multipurpose) Versions of Tests (Medium of Examination) according to State Applied for:

 

Sr. No Name of States A version of tests (Medium of examination)
1 Andhra Pradesh English, Hindi and Telugu
2 Arunachal Pradesh English and Hindi
3 Assam  English, Hindi and Assamese
4 Bihar English and Hindi
5 Chhattisgarh English and Hindi
6 Gujarat English, Hindi and Gujarati
7 Haryana English and Hindi
8 Himachal Pradesh English and Hindi
9 Jammu & Kashmir English, Hindi and Urdu
10 Jharkhand English and Hindi
11 Karnataka English, Hindi, Kannada and Konkani
12 Kerala English, Hindi and Malayalam
13 Madhya Pradesh English and Hindi
14 Maharashtra English, Hindi, Marathi and Konkani
15 Manipur English, Hindi and Manipuri
16 Meghalaya English and Hindi
17 Mizoram English and Hindi
18 Nagaland English and Hindi
19 Odisha English, Hindi and Odia
20 Puducherry English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam
21 Punjab English, Hindi and Punjabi
22 Rajasthan English and Hindi
23 Tamil Nadu English, Hindi and Tamil
24 Telangana English, Hindi, Telugu and Urdu
25 Tripura English, Hindi and Bengali
26 Uttar Pradesh English, Hindi and Urdu
27 Uttarakhand English and Hindi
28 West Bengal

English, Hindi and Bengali

 

Scheme of Single Level Examination

(A) IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)

S. No

Name of Tests

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

I

Reasoning

40

50

Composite time of 2 hours or 120 minutes

II

Computer Knowledge

40

20

III

Financial Awareness

40

40

IV a

English Language

40

40

IV b

Hindi Language

40

40

V

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

40

50

Total

200

200

2 hours or 120 minutes 

 

(B) IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)

S. No

Name of Tests

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

I

Reasoning

40

40

Composite time of 2 hours and 30 minutes

II

Professional Knowledge

40

40

III

Financial Awareness

40

40

IV a

English Language

40

20

IV b

Hindi Language

40

20

V

Quantitative Aptitude  & & Data Interpretation

40

40

VI

Computer Knowledge

40

20

Total

240

200

2 hours and 30 minutes 

 

(C) IBPS RRB Officer Scale-III

S. No

Name of Tests

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

I

Reasoning

40

50

Composite time of 2 hours or 120 minutes

II

Computer Knowledge

40

20

III

Financial Awareness

40

40

IV a

English Language

40

40

IV b

Hindi Language

40

40

V

Quantitative Aptitude  & & Data Interpretation

40

50

Total

200

200

2 hours or 120 minutes 

Important Note for all of the above examinations:

I. The questions on the papers will be of the objective type.

II. Each incorrect answer will 1/4th marks deduction.

III. The questions will be written in both Hindi and English except for English and Hindi language.

III. Candidates must choose between IV a and IV b.

 

Cut Off Score:

For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) - To be considered for provisional allotment, each candidate will need to achieve a minimum score in each test of the Online Main examination.

For Officers Scale-I - To be considered for an interview, each candidate will need to achieve a minimum score in each test of the Online Main examination.

For Officers Scale-II and III - To be considered for an interview, each candidate will need to achieve a minimum score in each test of the Online Main examination.

 

Interview: Applicable only for the position of Officers Scale I, II, and III

Officers Scale-I, II, and III interviews will be conducted by Participating Banks and organised by the Nodal Bank in each State/UT with the assistance of IBPS. The shortlisted candidates will be informed of the centre, address of the venue, time and date of the interview in the call letter.

• The total number of marks allotted for the interview is 100.

• The minimum qualifying marks in the interview will be as per the guidelines for Officers Scale I, II, and III.

• The weightage (ratio) of the Online Main Examination and also the interview will be 80:20.

Candidates' combined final score will be based on their performance in the Online Main Examination for Officers Scale I and the Single Level Examination for Officers Scale II and III under CRP for RRBs- X and Interview.

 

Provisional Allotment

On completion of the interview process/main examination, based on the vacancies to be filled as per the professional requirements of RRBs and reported to IBPS, the shortlisted candidates will be given merit-cum-preference keeping in view the spirit of Govt. Reservation Policy Guidelines, as well as other guidelines issued by the government of India and others from time to time, administrative exigencies, etc.

Vacancy Details

The following are the likely positions that will be filled up through this Exam:

Post Name

UR

EWS

OBC

SC

ST

Total

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

2610

560

1524

985

399

6078

Officer Scale I

1947

442

1251

703

345

4688

Officer Scale-II (General  Banking Officer)

399

80

251

134

64

928

Officer Scale-II (Agriculture Officer)

13

01

07

03

01

25

Officer Scale-II (Marketing Officer)

21

03

10

07

02

43

Officer Scale-II (Treasury Manager)

08

00

01

00

00

09

Officer Scale-II (Law)

14

01

06

03

03

27

Officer Scale-II (CA)

15

02

09

03

03

32

Officer Scale-II (IT)

32

04

13

07

03

59

Officer Scale-III

99

14

53

27

15

208

Total

5128

1107

3125

1872

835

12,097

Syllabus

Syllabus Preliminary Examinations:

For IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I and Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

(A) Reasoning

 Alphanumeric Sets & Series

 Coding-Decoding

 Analogy

 Alphabet/Word formation

 Sitting Arrangement

 Order and Ranking

 Directions

 Statement - Conclusions

 Logical Analytics

 Blood Relation

 Data sufficiency

 

 Miscellaneous

 

(B) Numerical Ability

 Simplification( Approximation)

 Number System

 Average

 Ratio/Proportion

 Percentage

 Time /Work

 Time/Distance

 Simple/Compound Interest

 Profit /Loss

 Sequences and Series

 Age problem

 Data Interpretation

 Partnership

 Permutation/Combination

 Miscellaneous

 Mensuration 2D

 

(C) Quantitative Aptitude

 Number Systems.

 Computation of Whole Numbers.

 Decimals and Fractions.

 Relationship Between Numbers.

 Fundamental Arithmetical Operations.

 Percentage.

 Ratio & Proportion.

 Profit & Loss.

 Simple Interest.

 Average.

 Discount.

 Partnership.

 Time & Work.

 Time & Distance.

 Use of Tables and Graphs.

 Mensuration.

 

Syllabus of Mains Examination and Single Examinations

For IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) & IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II & III

(A) Reasoning

 Coding-Decoding.

 Analogy.

 Data Sufficiency.

 Logic.

 Alphabet Test.

 Eligibility Test.

 Puzzle Test.

 Theme Detection.

 Classification.

 Logical Venn Diagrams.

 Clocks & Calendars.

 Deriving Conclusions from Passages.

 Series Completion.

 Logical Sequence of Words.

 Statement – Arguments.

 Statement – Conclusions.

 Arithmetical Reasoning.

 Mathematical Operations.

 Situation Reaction Test.

 Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle.

 Inserting The Missing Character.

 Number, Ranking & Time Sequence.

 

(B) General Awareness

 Awards and Honors.

 General Policy.

 Indian Economy.

 Countries & Capitals.

 Budget and Five Year Plans.

 Books and Authors.

 Important Days.

 International & National Organizations.

 Current Affairs – National & International.

 Indian History.

 Sports.

 Abbreviations.

 Science – Inventions & Discoveries.

 General Science.

 Science & Technology.

 Indian National Movement.

 

(C) Computer Knowledge

 Computer Fundamentals

 Computer Abbreviations

 Software and Hardware Fundamentals

 Shortcut Keys

 Networking

 Basic Knowledge of the Internet

 MS Office

 Database

 History of Computer

 Security Tools

 Number System and Conversions

 Computer Languages

 Internet

 Input and Output Devices.

 

(D) English

 Verb.

 Tenses.

 Voice.

 Subject-Verb Agreement.

 Articles.

 Comprehension.

 Fill in the Blanks.

 Adverb.

 Error Correction.

 Sentence Rearrangement.

 Unseen Passages.

 Vocabulary.

 Antonyms.

 Synonyms.

 Grammar.

 Idioms & Phrases, etc

 

(E) Hindi

 हिन्दी वर्णमाला

 स्वरव्यंजनसंयुक्त व्यंजन

 सार्थकनिरर्थक शब्द

 एकार्थी शब्दअनेकार्थी शब्द

 पर्यायवाची शब्द / समानार्थी शब्द

 विलोम शब्द

 वाक्यांश के लिए एक शब्द

 समूहवाची शब्द

 बहु अर्थिय शब्द 

 कालक्रियाओं का उचित काल

 संज्ञा

 सर्वनाम

 विशेषण

 क्रिया

 वाक्य के भेदनिषेधात्मक वाक्यप्रश्न वाचकविस्मयादिबोधक,

 वचन

 लिंग

 अव्यय

 मुहावरे/लोकोक्तियां

 वाक्य शोधन

 

(E) Quantitative Aptitude

 Number Systems.

 Computation of Whole Numbers.

 Decimals and Fractions.

 Relationship Between Numbers.

 Fundamental Arithmetical Operations.

 Percentage.

 Ratio & Proportion.

 Profit & Loss.

 Simple Interest.

 Average.

 Discount.

 Partnership.

 Time & Work.

 Time & Distance.

 Use of Tables and Graphs.

 Mensuration.

 

(F) Financial Awareness

 Current events in Financial World

 Monetary Policy

 Budget

 Economic Survey

 Banking & Banking Reforms in India

 Bank Accounts of Special Individuals Loans

 BASEL I

 BASEL II

 BASEL III

 Asset Reconstruction Companies

 Non Performing Assets

 Restructuring of Loans

 Bad Loans

 Risk Management

 Organisations - RBI, SEBI, IMF, World Bank & Others

Application Fee

Fee Payable by Candidates for IBPS RRB Officer Scale I, II & III 2021 Exam:

All Other Category’s Candidates: Rs. 850/-

SC/ ST/ PWBD candidates : Rs. 175/-

 

Fee Payable by Candidates for IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) 2021 Exam:

All Other Category’s Candidates: Rs. 850/-

SC/ ST/ PWBD/EXSM candidates : Rs. 175/-

 

Mode of Payment:

Payments can be done with Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets by entering the information requested on the page.

How to Apply

For further information on how to fill out the online application form, see the instructions below.

Documents needed to complete the application

• Photograph and signature scanned

• Required valid email address

• Left Thumb Impression (LTI)

• A proclamation was written by hand

• Bank account information for online transactions, etc

 

Step One: Registration in IBPS RRB Officer Scale and Office Assistant.

- Visit the official IBPS website.

- On the IBPS home page, go to the 'IBPS RRB Officer Scale and Office Assistant apply online' option.

- To register, go to the 'New Registration' link and fill out the form.

- Enter information such as the name of the post, your name, your phone number, your email address, and the security code.

- IBPS Clerk registration number and password are generated after successful completion.

- The registration number and password are sent to the candidates' registered email address and mobile number.

Step Second: Upload your photo, signature, and Left Thumb Impression.

- Candidates must next upload scanned photos of their photograph, signature, and Left Thumb Impression in the step second.

Step Three: Fill in the required details.

- Candidates must submit their educational qualifications, IBPS Clerk exam centres, select the participating banks, choose languages, and other information in this section.

Step Four: Pay the exam fee

- Payments can be made through debit/credit cards, online banking, IMPS, cash cards/mobile wallets, and cash cards/mobile wallets.

An e-receipt is generated after the transaction is completed successfully. Candidates can print their e-receipt as well as the online IBPS RRB Officer Scale and Office Assistant application form.

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