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IBPS RRB : Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Examination

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Online Common Written Examination (CWE) for recruitment in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs)for the posts of Scale I, II, III & Clerk.

Participating Banks are
Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank, Andhra Pragathi Gramin Bank, Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank, Aryavart Bank, Assam Gramin Vikash Bank, Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank ,Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank, Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank, Baroda U P Bank, Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank, Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank, Dakshin Bihar Gramin Bank, Ellaquai Dehati Bank, Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank, J & K Grameen Bank, Jharkhand Rajya Gramin Bank, Karnataka Gramin Bank, Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank, Kerala Gramin Bank, Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank, Madhyanchal Gramin Bank, Maharashtra Gramin Bank, Manipur Rural Bank, Meghalaya Rural Bank, Mizoram Rural Bank, Nagaland Rural Bank, Odisha Gramya Bank, Paschim Banga Gramin Bank, Prathama UP Gramin Bank, Puduvai Bharathiar Grama Bank, Punjab Gramin Bank, Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank, Saptagiri Grameena Bank, Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank, Saurashtra Gramin Bank, Tamil Nadu Grama Bank. Telangana Grameena Bank, Tripura Gramin Bank, Utkal Grameen Bank, Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank, Uttarakhand Gramin Bank, Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank, Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank

For the selection to the post of both Assistant and officer Cadre in Regional Rural Banks spread across the country, the selection made to the posts of
Office Assistant, Officer Scale I, Law officer (Grade II), officer (Grade III), Marketing managers & Treasury Managers.
IBPS RRB is conducted every year for selection to the post of both IBPS RRB Assistant and IBPS RRB officer cadre in Regional rural banks spread across the country.

IMPORTANT

Exam Dates

Stage

2021

2020

2019

Preliminary

Office Assistants and Officer Scale I : 01.08.2021, 07.08.2021, 08.08.2021, 14.08.2021 and 21.08.2021

12.09.2020, 13.09.2020, and 31.12.2020,19.09.2020, 20.09.2020, 26.09.2020 and 02.01.2021

officer Scale I 03, 04 and 11 August 2019, office Assistant 17, 18 and 25 August 2019

Single Exam

Officers Scale II & III : 25.09.2021

18th October 2020

22 Sep 2019

Mains Exam

Officer Scale I : 25.09.2021 Office Assistants : 03.10.2021

4th February 2021

30th Nov 2019

IBPS RRB

Exam Pattern

Stage

Question Type

Mode of Exam

Duration

Number of Questions

Marks

Preliminary

Objective

Online

45 Minutes

80

80

Main

Objective

Online

180 Minutes

200

200

Stage

Question Type

Preliminary

Objective

Main

Objective

Stage

Mode of Exam

Preliminary

Online

Main

Online

Stage

Duration of Exam

Preliminary

45 Minutes

Main

180 Minutes

Stage

Number of Questions

Preliminary

80

Main

200

Stage

Marks

Preliminary

80

Main

200

Preliminary Exam

Sections

No. of Questions

Marks

Duration

Reasoning

40

40

Numerical ability

40

40

Composite time of 45 minutes

Total

80

80

Mains Exam

Sections

No. of Questions

Marks

Duration

Reasoning

40

50

Computer Knowledge

40

20

General Awareness

40

40

Composite Time of 2 hours

Numerical Ability

40

50

English/Hindi

40

40

Total

200

200

IBPS RRB

Exam Syllabus

English

  • Nouns,
  • Pronouns
  • Verbs
  • Tenses 
  • If Clause
  • Direct & Indirect Speech
  • Voice
  • Adjectives & Adverbs
  • Articles
  • Degrees of Comparison
  • Prepositions
  • Conjunctions
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings
  • Often Confused Word
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One Word Substitute
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Rearrangement of Sentences
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Completion
  • Cloze Test
  • Theme Completion & Detection
  • Sentence Analogy

 

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Mind Calculation Sessions 
  • Vedic Mathematics 
  • Number System 
  • Simplifications & Approximations 
  • L.C.M & H.C.F
  • Percentages 
  • Profit – Loss – 
  • Discount
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest 
  • Averages 
  • Allegations or Mixtures 
  • Time & Work 
  • Pipes & Cisterns 
  • Unitary Method
  • Time & Distance 
  • Trains Boats & Streams
  • Ratio & Proportion 
  • Partnership 
  • Ages 
  • Permutations & Combinations
  • Probability 
  • Data Interpretation 
  • Basic Algebra Mensuration



Reasoning

  • Alphabetical Series
  • Number Series 
  • Analogy & Odd Man Out
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Inequalities 
  • Symbols & Notations
  • Blood Relations
  • Direction Test
  • Syllogisms
  • Logical Venn diagrams
  • Input Output Arrangement 
  • Decision Making
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Puzzles 
  • Calendars 
  • Clocks 
  • Statements – Arguments & Assumptions
  • Statements-Course of Action & Conclusion Cause and Effect, Inferences from the Passage Data Sufficiency

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Mind Calculation Sessions 
  • Vedic Mathematics 
  • Number System 
  • Simplifications & Approximations 
  • L.C.M & H.C.F
  • Percentages 
  • Profit – Loss – 
  • Discount
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest 
  • Averages 
  • Allegations or Mixtures 
  • Time & Work 
  • Pipes & Cisterns 
  • Unitary Method
  • Time & Distance 
  • Trains Boats & Streams
  • Ratio & Proportion 
  • Partnership 
  • Ages 
  • Permutations & Combinations
  • Probability 
  • Data Interpretation 
  • Basic Algebra Mensuration

 

Reasoning and computers:-

  • Alphabetical Series
  • Number Series 
  • Analogy & Odd Man Out
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Inequalities 
  • Symbols & Notations
  • Blood Relations
  • Direction Test
  • Syllogisms
  • Logical Venn diagrams
  • Input Output Arrangement 
  • Decision Making
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Puzzles 
  • Calendars 
  • Clocks 
  • Statements – Arguments & Assumptions
  • Statements-Course of Action & Conclusion Cause and Effect, Inferences from the Passage Data Sufficiency

 

Computer knowledge

  • History of Computers,
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Database
  • Communication Networking
  • Malwares, Number System

 

English

  • Nouns,
  • Pronouns
  • Verbs
  • Tenses 
  • If Clause
  • Direct & Indirect Speech
  • Voice
  • Adjectives & Adverbs
  • Articles
  • Degrees of Comparison
  • Prepositions
  • Conjunctions
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings
  • Often Confused Word
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • One Word Substitute
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Rearrangement of Sentences
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Completion
  • Cloze Test
  • Theme Completion & Detection
  • Sentence Analogy

Banking awareness

  • RBI Structure and Function
  • Inflation and its Calculation
  • Monetary Policy
  • Nationalization of Banks
  • Universal Banking License Guidelines
  • Small Finance Banks and Payment Banks
  • ,Insolvency and Bankruptcy code 2016
  • Marginal Cost of Lending Rate
  • Indradanush – Public Sector Banks 
  • Banking Terminology and Digital Technology
  • Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC)
  • Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) 
  • Debt Recovery Tribunals 
  • Sarfaesi ACT 2002 
  • Prohibition of Benami Transaction 
  • Payment Banks Vision 2018
  • Basics of Indian Economy Indian
  • Taxation System

IBPS PO

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Education Qualification

Graduate (Degree) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

Age Limit

The minimum age to apply for the IBPS RRB exam is  20 years. Age-relaxation varies from one category to another. The following table tells the IBPS RRB Age Eligibility for different categories and posts:

Minimum Age

Maximum Age

20 years

30 years

Age Limit Relaxation

IBPS RRB offers a provision of age relaxation for candidates from all reserved categories. Candidates must keep in mind the IBPS RRB Age Limit before filling the application form. Relaxation of the upper age limit for the various categories is shown in the table below.

Category

Upper Limit Relaxation

OBC

3 Years

SC/ST

5 years

PwD (Unreserved)

10 years

Nationality

IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria as per Nationality mandates a candidate to be a resident of the prescribed states only.  Candidates belonging to these states will be eligible to apply for IBPS RRB. An applicant must fulfill any one of the following conditions:

  • A citizen of India
  • A citizen of Nepal
  • A citizen of Bhutan
  • A Tibetan refugee settled in India before 1st January 1962
  • Indian by origin, who has migrated 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 staying permanently in India.

IBPS RRB

Cut-Off

State

PO (UR)

2018

2019

Pre

Mains

Pre

Mains

Andhra

52.5

89.31

58.5

79.81

Telangana

42.5

81.63

54

71.56

Odisha

50.5

86.38

55.75

80.13

Karnataka

44.25

92.75

46.25

57.44

Tamilnadu

43.25

58.56

55.25

86

State

Clerk (UR)

2018

2019

Pre

Mains

Pre

Mains

Andhra

72.5

63

72.5

115-120

Telangana

67.75

57.75

68.5

123-128

Odisha

71.25

56

73.75

110-115

Karnataka

66.25

54.25

65.25

124-129

Tamilnadu

61.75

51.75

68

120-125

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F.A.Q

Yes, 1/4th of marks allotted to that question will be deducted for every wrong answer.

No, candidates have to secure the sectional as well as an overall cut-off in order to go through the next round.

Candidates are required to have some minor computer ability skills. If they don’t have one, giving the free mock tests of Embibe will help them ease through the online exam experience.

Yes, you can crack IBPS RRB PO and Clerk exams on the first attempt. Do not deviate your mind during studies, refer to the updated syllabus and exam pattern, analyze the weightage of topics, give preference to the important topics, collect suitable materials for the exam, etc.

All sections are equally important in IBPS RRB exam. Candidates need to qualify in all the sections as there are sectional cut-off marks. However, candidates must focus more on the Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning sections. These two sections carry the maximum number of marks.

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