1. IBPS RRB 2023 Notification

IBPS RRB Notification is released by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) in coordination with National Bank For Agriculture And Rural Development (NABARD) to recruit competent and willing candidates to fill the posts in Regional Rural Banks(RRB). Hence IBPS RRB 2023 Notification mentions a detailed report on IBPS RRB 2023 Exam pattern, IBPS RRB 2023 Eligibility Criteria and a link to IBPS RRB 2023 Online Registration.

The peculiar thing about IBPS RRB Exam, even though the IBPS RRB 2023 Exam is conducted nationwide, applicants can only apply for RRB IBPS Vacancies in their regional area or within their native state. If the applicant wants to apply for any other state, they must be fluent in the local language of the applied state. Then the exam hall to attend the exam will be in the state you applied to, not your native state.

IBPS 2023 Tentative calendar

Check here for IBPS RRB 2022 Notification

2. About IBPS RRB 2023 Exam

IBPS RRB 2023 Notification is yet to be released on the website https://www.ibps.in/.  vacancies in this exam include the cadre of RRB Group “A” Officer (Scale – I, II & III) and Group “B” Office Assistant (Multipurpose). These exams are mainly objective type 

The exam was conducted for RRB Group “B” Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and Officer cadre scale-I (Assistant Manager). IBPS RRB exam pattern contains:-

  • Prelims 
  • Mains 
  • Interview ( Only for Post Officer cadre Scale-I, II, and III).

Both the exams contain negative markings 1/4 mark is deducted for each wrong answer. For Officers cadre Scale-II General Banking Officer (Manager), Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager), and Officer Scale-III (Senior Manager) only a single exam is conducted i.e. Mains exam.

The preliminary Exam pattern of IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and scale-I (Assistant Manager) is given below. 

SubjectQuestions MarksDuration
Reasoning404045 minutes
Numerical Ability4040
Total808045 minutes


Mains Exam pattern of IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and scale-I (Assistant Manager) is given below.

SubjectQuestions MarksDuration

2 hours

General Awareness4040
Numerical Ability4050
English/Hindi Language4040
Computer Knowledge4020
Total2002002 hours


Mains Exam pattern of IBPS RRB Officers Scale-II General Banking Officer (Manager) is given below.

SubjectQuestions MarksDuration

        2 hours

Financial Awareness4040
Quantitative aptitude and Data interpretation4050
English/Hindi Language4040
Computer Knowledge4020
Total2002002 hours


Mains Exam pattern of IBPS RRB Officers Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager), is given below.

SubjectQuestions MarksDuration

2 hours and 30 minutes

Professional knowledge4040
Financial awareness4040
Quantitative aptitudes and Data interpretation4040
English/Hindi Language4020
Computer Knowledge4020
Total2002002 hours and 30 minutes


Mains Exam pattern of IBPS RRB Officers Scale-III (Senior Manager), is given below.

SubjectQuestions MarksDuration

         2 hours

Financial Awareness4040
Quantitative aptitude and Data interpretation4050
English/Hindi Language4040
Computer Knowledge4020
Total2002002 hours


IBPS RRB Officer Scale (I, II, & III) Interview

Applicants qualified for the IBPS RRB officer scale Mains exam are shortlisted and called for an interview. The interview is conducted for 100 marks and the weighted for the Mains exam and interview is in the ratio of 80:20. The IBPS RRB interview will be conducted in the local language in the application targeting subjects:

  • Banking Awareness
  • Computer knowledge
  • Previous experience as a Scale III officer(if applicable)
  • Local language & locality

3. About IACE coaching for IBPS RRB

IACE has experience coaching in the IBPS RRB syllabus for 9 years with targeted study material perfected over a decade of research and development. IACE provides a three to four months course covering the full syllabus for the IBPS RRB 2023 Exam. IACE also provides 

    • Daily homework sheets
    • Monthly current affairs magazine
    • Daily Grand Test series
    • Weekly mock test series in the exact final exam pattern
  • Online test series and their online explanation classes
  • and many innovative programs to incentivize the students

4. IBPS RRB 2023 Exam Highlights

The main drive behind the IBPS RRB 2023 exam is to recruit eligible personnel for Regional Rural Banks(RRB). The full details of it will be available in IBPS RRB 2023 Notification but some of the IBPS RRB 2023 Notification Highlights are as follows

Name of ExamIBPS RRB Exam
Conducting BodyInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Exam LevelNationwide, but only applicable to the local region of the applicant
VacancyTo be notified
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Registration datesTo be notified
Mode of ExamOnline (Computer-Based Exam)
Exam RoundsOfficer Scale (II & III) – Prelims, Mains & Interview

PO or Officer Scale I – Prelims, Mains & Interview

RRB Clerk – Prelims & Mains

Exam DurationOfficer Scale (II & III):

Mains (Scale-II): 2 r 30 min

Mains (Scale-III): 2 hours 

Interview – variable


RRB Clerk or Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and Scale-I officers:

Prelims – 45 minutes

Mains – 2 hours

Interview (Only for Scale-I)

Language of ExamEnglish/ Hindi
Salary vary for different posts
Job LocationIn the locality of your spoken language

(minimum requirement to apply is to know the local language)

Official Websitehttps://www.ibps.in/ 

5. IBPS RRB 2023 Online Application & Fee

5.1 Online application process 

To apply online for IBPS RRB 2023 Exam, applicants have to apply through the link https://www.ibps.in/  or a candidate must have to go through the link directly given in IBPS RRB 2023 Notification.

  • A candidate must visit the official website of IBPS https://www.ibps.in/ and see the official notification.
  • Before applying a candidate must scan the documents such as a Photograph, Signature, Hand written declaration, and left thumb.
  • A candidate must click on “New Registration” and enter the basic information.
  • A candidate should upload the scanned documents as per the given specification. 
  • Complete the registration process and make a payment 
  • After registration number and password will be generated. A candidate should note down the Registration number and password for future reference. 
  • A candidate should download the application form after submitting it. 

5.2 Application fees

The application fee for the IBPS RRB 2023 exam is of two types: for some reservation categories bare minimum processing fee and a full applicant fee for others.

Reservation CategoryApplication Fee
Other CategoryRs.850/-

6. IBPS RRB 2023 Eligibility Criteria

All Eligible candidates for the IBPS RRB posts must be of Indian nationality, with no exception to this rule and the person applying for a locality must be fluent in the local language. Eligibility can be seen in three categories: educational qualifications, experience and the maximum age limit.

Post Minimum Required EducationWork ExperienceAge Limit
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)Bachelor’s degree from any recognized UniversityN.R18-28 years
Officer Scale I (Assistant manager)Bachelor’s degree from any recognized UniversityN.R18- 30 years
Officer Scale-II 

General Banking Officer (Manager)

Bachelor’s degree from any recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks.2 years as Banker21-32 years
Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)Bachelor’s degree from any recognized University in Computer Science /Information Technology / Electronics / Communication or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.1 year in a relevant field21-32 years
Officer Scale-III (Senior manager)Bachelor’s degree from any recognized University with a minimum 50% marks aggregate.Minimum 5 years as a banker21-40 years


Age relaxation 

IBPS RRB 2023 Age relaxation is given for candidates reaching the upper age limit . Candidates can avail of Age relaxation for the below-mentioned category. 

CategoryAge relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD10 years
Ex-ServicemenOffice assistant: service period + 3 years (with a maximum limit of 50 years)
Ex-Servicemen (Minimum 5 years service period)Special Officer: 5 years
A person who is affected by the 1984 riots5 years

7. IBPS RRB 2023- Important Dates

IBPS RRB is an annual exam conducted every year, early dates are all mentioned in the notification but the dates for the Mains and interview are later released on the IBPS website.

Event Date
IBPS RRB 2023 Notification release dateTo be notified
Online Application Start dateTo be notified
Online Application End dateTo be notified
IBPS RRB Clerk 2023 Prelims Admit CardTo be notified
IBPS RRB Clerk(Office Assistant) 2023 Prelims Exam Dates5th, 6th, 12th, 13th and 19th of August 2023
IBPS RRB 2023 Officer Scale I Prelims Exam Dates5th, 6th, 12th, 13th and 19th of August 2023
IBPS RRB 2023 Special Officer (II & III) Mains/Single Exam10th September 2023
Officer Scale I Mains Exam10th September 2023
Office Assistant Mains Exam16th September 2023
IBPS RRB 2023 Interview DatesTo be notified
Final Results (Provisional Allotment)To be notified

8. IBPS RRB Selection Procedure

IBPS RRB 2023 Selection Process starts with registering on the IBPS website. It asks for a softcopy of your photo and signature, email, and identity proof.  After registration, the applicant is to choose whether the exam is the office assistant or officer scale (I, II, & III). 

The selection process changes depending on choosing from office assistant to officer scale (I, II, & III). Any details provided in the registration process are verified later for authenticity and the applicant is directly disqualified for any discrepancies found later.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant/Clerk (multipurpose) Prelims exam admit card is released on the IBPS website sometime after registration. Qualifying for the prelims exams allows the applicant to take the Mains exam whose admit card is released on the IBPS website after The prelims exam results. Applicants qualified in the Mains exam are shortlisted and appointed to provisional posts for 1 year during which the applicant is certified in behavior and given permanent employment. IBPS RRB officer scale(I, II & III) the pattern of prelims, Mains and an Interview. Admit card for prelims is released shortly after registration and admit card for the Mains exam is released after the Prelims results are announced. Students qualified in the Mains are selected for the interview, called through email provided by the applicant during registration. Applicants qualified for the interview are sent a call letter through registered mail.

9. IBPS RRB Syllabus 2023

9.1 IBPS RRB Preliminary Examination Syllabus 

IBPS RRB Preliminary syllabus contains two subjects i.e Reasoning and Numerical Ability as per the previous notification. IBPS RRB Preliminary syllabus for office assistant multipurpose and Officer Scale-I.

  • Reasoning Syllabus
Odd One outAnalogyFigure Series Test
SyllogismCoding-DecodingMiscellaneous Tests
Statement and ConclusionStatements and Action CoursesStatement and Arguments
Series TestNumberAssertion and Reason
Ranking and TimeCauses and EffectsAlphabet Test
Direction Sense TestSitting ArrangementsWord Formation
Decision MakingStatement and AssumptionBlood Relation
Figure Series etc.

  • Numerical ability Syllabus
Number SystemHCF and LCMPartnership
Decimal FractionProfit and LossPercentages
Simple InterestCompound InterestRatio and Proportion
Time and WorkTime and DistanceAverages
AveragesSimplificationCharts and Graphs
Case Studies etc


9.2 IBPS RRB Mains Examination syllabus

IBPS RRB Mains syllabus may vary from post to post. The Mains exam is conducted for Officer Assistant (Multipurpose), Officer Scale-I, Scale-II, and Scale-II. The IBPS RRB Mains syllabus is given below.

  • English Syllabus
Spotting ErrorsCommonly Missed WordsComprehension
Jumbled Words One-word SubstitutesOne-word Substitution
Fill in the BlanksJumbled up sentencesCloze Tests
Idioms and Phrases etc.

  •  General Awareness Syllabus
Current Affairs National and InternationalGeneral ScienceCurrencies and capitals
Government schemes and policies Reserve Bank of India Banking Awareness
Books and authorsNational parks and sanctuaries. Banking awareness etc

  • Reasoning Syllabus
Odd One outSitting ArrangementsFigure Series Test
Coding-DecodingSyllogismMiscellaneous Tests
Statement and ConclusionNumberStatement and Arguments
Series TestBlood RelationAssertion and Reason
Ranking and TimeCauses and EffectsAlphabet Test
Direction Sense TestAnalogyWord Formation
Decision MakingStatement and AssumptionSitting Arrangements
Figure Series Statements and Action Courses etc.

  • Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus
Number SystemHCF and LCMPartnership
Decimal FractionProfit and LossPercentages
Simple InterestCompound InterestRatio and Proportion
Time and WorkTime and DistanceAverages
AveragesSimplificationCharts and Graphs
Case Studies etc

  • Computer knowledge syllabus
Basics of computersHistory of computer Internet
Software and Hardware Microsoft OfficeDatabase system
Computer virus Security tools shortcut keys
Input and output devicesComputer languages etc.

  • Financial Awareness syllabus
Monetary policy and fiscal policy  Economics survey Banking Reforms in India 
Assets reconstruction CompaniesNon-performing assets Risk management
BASEL I, II, IIIBudgetReconstruction of loans 
Bank accounts for special individual loansSEBI, RBI, World Bank, IMF, etc

10. IBPS RRB Vacancy 2023:

IBPS RRB 2023 Exam is to select candidates from banking aspirants to fill in the necessary post in the 11 participating banks. IBPS RRB 2023 notification is not yet released. As per the previous year’s notification of IBPS RRB 2022, the vacancies are given below.

S.NoPost NameVacancies on 6th June 2022Vacancies on 21st June 2022
1Office Assistants (Multipurpose)44834567
2Officer scale-I26762759
3Officer Scale-II ( Marketing Officer)66
4Officer Scale-II (Agricultural Officer)1212
5Officer Scale-II (Law)1818
6Officer Scale-II ( Treasury Manager)1010
7Officer Scale-II (CA)1919
8Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)745756
9Officer Scale-II (IT)5757
10Officer scale-III8080
TOTAL 81068284

11. IBPS RRB Cut Off: Previous Years Cut off Marks

IBPS RRB 2023 notification is yet to be released but IBPS 2023 Tentative calendar is released with approximate dates for the exam exams. So stay updated for the results and latest released cut-off by following this blog. 

IBPS RRB 2022 Mains Cut-off

IBPS RRB PO Mains Cut Off 2022- State wise
Andhra Pradesh83.1368.6988.1988.1988.19
Arunachal Pradesh82.0656.1982.0682.0682.06
Himachal Pradesh97.5094.1397.63105.94107.44
Jammu & Kashmir74.5678.8884.7586.7589.31
Madhya Pradesh77.8170.9493.1393.1393.13
Uttar Pradesh81.9462.4491.2596.3196.31
West Bengal80.7563.8183.5688.5095.06


IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II(GBO)


IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II(IT Officer)


IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II(CA)
Cut-off30.25NA 30.25 NA30.25NANA NANA


IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Law Officer)


IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Treasury Manager)


IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Agriculture Officer)


IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Marketing Officer)


IBPS RRB Officer Scale-III


12. IBPS RRB 2023 Salary Structure

IBPS RRB 2023 Notification comes with four cadres of jobs hence four different salary structures as mentioned below.

Post CadreSalary Range
Officer Scale-IRs. 29,000 – Rs. 33,000
Officer Scale-IIRs. 33,000- Rs. 39,000
Officer Scale-IIIRs. 38,000 – Rs. 44,000
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)Rs. 15,000 – Rs. 20,000


13. IBPS RRB 2023 Participating Banks

IBPS RRB Exam is conducted for nationwide regional rural banks with vacant positions. That means the banks with vacancies may vary every year. The Banks participating in IBPS RRB 2023 are tabulated below so the applicant may know the possibilities.

Participating BanksHeadquarters/State
Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas BankTelangana
Andhra Pragathi Gramin BankAndhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh Rural BankArunachal Pradesh
Aryavart BankUttar Pradesh
Assam Gramin Vikash BankAssam
Bangiya Gramin Vikash BankWest Bengal
Baroda Gujarat Gramin BankGujarat
Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin BankRajasthan
Baroda U.P BankUttar Pradesh
Chaitanya Godavari Grameena BankAndhra Pradesh
Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin BankChhattisgarh
Dakshin Bihar Gramin BankBihar
Ellaquai Dehati BankJammu & Kashmir
Himachal Pradesh Gramin BankHimachal Pradesh
J & K Grameen BankJammu & Kashmir
Jharkhand Rajya Gramin BankJharkhand
Karnataka Gramin BankKarnataka
Karnataka Vikas Grameena BankKarnataka
Kerala Gramin BankKerala
Madhya Pradesh Gramin BankMadhya Pradesh
Madhyanchal Gramin BankMadhya Pradesh
Maharashtra Gramin BankMaharashtra
Manipur Rural BankManipur
Meghalaya Rural BankMeghalaya
Mizoram Rural BankMizoram
Nagaland Rural BankNagaland
Odisha Gramya BankOdisha
Paschim Banga Gramin BankWest Bengal
Prathama UP Gramin BankUttar Pradesh
Puduvai Bharathiar Grama BankPuducherry
Punjab Gramin BankPunjab
Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin BankRajasthan
Saptagiri Grameena BankAndhra Pradesh
Sarva Haryana Gramin BankHaryana
Saurashtra Gramin BankGujarat
Tamil Nadu Grama BankTamil Nadu
Telangana Grameena BankTelangana
Tripura Gramin BankTripura
Utkal Grameen BankOdisha
Uttar Bihar Gramin BankBihar
Uttarakhand Gramin BankUttarakhand
Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin BankWest Bengal
Vidharbha Konkan Gramin BankMaharashtra

14. IBPS RRB Preparation Tips 2023

IBPS RRB Exam preparation mainly depends on six crucial steps before attempting the exam.

  • Syllabus analysis: First know the IBPS RRB 2023 Syllabus to the full extent and analyze your strong and weak subjects. Then spend more time on your weaker subjects and daily practice them till you are proficient.
  • Creating a Study Plan: create a plan to divide the time of a day for daily practice and schedule to complete the syllabus before the exam and plan for a revision schedule. Always keep up with the schedule and practice as much as possible within the scheduled time.
  • Good Study Material: You need credible study material both for daily practice and reference material for solving your doubts. Always go for the established brand of study material to always get the correct solutions for your practice. IACE provided extensive and credible study material created over a decade of research and development from the IBPS Banking syllabus and previous question papers.
  • Mock Tests and Test series: completing the syllabus is only half the preparation. Many aspirants with a full grip on the syllabus can’t perform well in the exam due to poor time management and exam anxiety. So you have to practice at least 1000+ questions per topic in the final exam pattern within the exam timings.
  • Periodic self-assessment: Always self assess yourself and check your progress regularly at least weekly. Nothing will give you more motivation than your own progress. If you are not progressing then analyze where you are performing wrong and you can amend your preparation strategy as soon as possible.

15. IBPS RRB 2023 Pre-Exam Training

IBPS RRB 2023 Pre-Exam training is conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for SC/ST, People with disabilities, and Ex-Servicemen. The candidates should fill in the relevant details to apply for IBPS RRB 2023 Pre-Exam Training during the IBPS RRB 2023 Exam Online Application itself if applicable.

S.NoPost Pre-Exam Training (Applicable people)
1Office Assistant (Multipurpose)SC, ST, Ex-Servicemen, Minority Communities, and Persons With Benchmark Disabilities.
2Officer Scale ISC, ST, and Minority Communities.


All the candidates who are eligible for the IBPS RRB Pre-Exam training are responsible for their own transportation, accommodation, and living expenses during the whole training process.

16. IBPS RRB 2023 Admit Card & Call Letter

IBPS RRB 2023 Admit Card is out between the online application Close date and IBPS RRB 2023 Prelims Exam date for the prelims exam, while the IBPS RRB 2023 Mains/Single 2023 Admit Card is released after IBPS RRB 2023 Prelims results are out

The admit cards for IBPS RRB 2023 Prelims and Mains exams will be posted on the IBPS official website to which a link will be provided below. Similarly, both the admit cards for officer scale prelims and mains exams will be posted on the IBPS website but the interview call letter will be sent to the registered mail mentioned in the application.

17. IBPS RRB Prelims 2023 Result

IBPS RRB Prelims 2023 results are released on the IBPS website in the notification tab. The same can be obtained by going through the link that will be provided below as soon as IBPS RRB 2023 Results are out. So aspirants are advised to frequently visit this page.

18. IBPS RRB Mains 2023 Result

IBPS RRB Mains 2023 Results are released shortly two to three months after the mains exam on the IBPS website. The date may vary depending on the circumstances but a link to see the results will be uploaded below.

19. IBPS RRB Interview Process

IBPS RRB Interview is only conducted for officer-grade posts IBPS RRB Scale (I, II & III) Officers. IBPS RRB 2023 Interview call letter will be mailed to the shortlisted candidate from IBPS RRB 2023 Mains Results.

Interview patterns may vary depending on the conducting official but the process remains the same. The applicant is interviewed in the local language, and banking awareness, while confirming nationality and authentication of the provided identity proofs.

20. FAQ's

1. What is the age limit to apply for IBPS RRB 2023 Exam?

 Ans. The age limit varies from post to post. Even the below limit may be subjected to changes due to the age relaxation policy.

  • For office assistant: 18-28 years
  • Officer Scale-I:18-30 years
  • Officer Scale-II & III: 20-32 years

2. Can I apply for multiple job posts in IBPS RRB 2023?

Ans. Yes, a candidate can apply for the post office assistant (multipurpose) and officer cadre posts but a candidate can only apply for one post in the officer cadre for Scale-I, Scale II, and Scale III.

3. Do Officers Scale-II and Scale-III posts have a preliminary exam in IBPS RRB?

Ans. No, the Officers Scale-II and Scale-III post does not have a Preliminary exam. Officers Scale-II and Scale-III have single-level exams i.e. Mains exam only.

4. Is there any Negative marking in IBPS RRB Exam?

Ans. Yes, IBPS RRB Prelims and mains exams contain negative markings. 1/4  mark is deducted for each wrong answer.