IBPS- REGIONAL RURAL BANK, COMMON RECRUITMENT PROCESS (CRP)

Updated On : 24 Mar, 2022

IBPS- REGIONAL RURAL BANK OVERVIEW:

Latest Update: by IBPS on 16th January 2022

The Institute of Banking & Personnel Selection has announced the exam dates for the IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1, 2, and 3 exams, as well as other exams, for the fiscal year 2022-23. 

The pre-exam will be held on 07.08.2022, 13.08.2022, 14.08.2022, 20.08.2022, and 21.08.2022, and the main exam will be held on 24.09.2022.

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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts examination of Common Recruitment Process for Recruitment Of Officers (Scale- I, II, III) and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs). The official notification for the IBPS RRB Recruitment 2022 is expected to be released soon by the IBPS.

Though the tentative exam calendar for CRP has been released by the IBPS on their official website, click here to check:  Tentative Calendar of Online CRP for RRBs & PSBs (2022-2023). This exam is being taken by a large number of Regional Rural Banks (43 RRBs) from across the country.

Important Dates

Event 

Dates

Preliminary Examination

Office Assistants* and Officer Scale I: 07.08.2022, 13.08.2022, 14.08.2022, 20.08.2022 and 21.08.2022

Single Examination

Officers Scale II & III: 24.09.2022

Main Examination

Officer Scale I: 24.09.2022 Office Assistants: 01.10.2022

We are providing below all exam-related information, i.e. eligibility, vacancy, selection process, and other related details according to the previous year’s notification.

To get detailed information about the eligibility criteria, selection process, exam pattern, age relaxation etc. refer to the previous year’s official notification Common Recruitment Process for Recruitment of Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Office Assistants (Multipurpose) in Regional Rural Bank 

IBPS- REGIONAL RURAL BANK APPLICATION:

How To Apply

1. Candidates first have to click on the 0ffficial website i.e. Click Here

2. Now,  “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP- RRBs OFFICERS (Scale-I, II and III)” or “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP- RRBs- OFFICE ASSISTANT (Multipurpose)”  to fill the online application form.

3. Now, click on new registration and complete your registration with the needed information.

4. Candidates should note down the registration details which will be sent to your Email and registered number too.

5. Candidates are also advised to scan their documents(Photograph, Signature, Left thumb impression, A handwritten declaration)  before uploading them.

6. At last, candidates have to submit their application fee through net banking.

Application Fee

Post

Category

Application Fee

Officer (Scale I, II & III) 

SC/ST/PWBD

Rs. 175/-

for all others 

Rs. 850/- 

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

SC/ST/PWBD/EXSM

Rs. 175/-

for all others

Rs. 850/- 

Admit Card Or Hall Ticket

Admit Card will be available on the official website of  Click Here 10 to 15 days prior to the examination. Admit Card is the document in which your Examination Date, Examination Centre, Name, Examination Shift, and all the required details are mentioned without this you are not allowed to enter the examination hall. 

In case you are having any trouble downloading your admit card you can follow these steps:

1. Firstly, visit the official website of IBPS, by clicking this link: Click Here

2. Click on download the admit card.

3. Type in your Registration/ Roll Number along with the Password or Your Date of Birth. 

4. Enter the captcha code and click on the Login button.

5. Your admit card will appear on the screen download it and take a printout of the same for further processing.

IBPS- REGIONAL RURAL BANK ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

1. Nationality

Candidates must be Indian citizens or a subject of Nepal and Bhutan. Candidates who are migrated here to be permanent citizens of India can apply for the same along with the refugees of Tibetan origins are also eligible to apply for this post.

2. Age

Post

Age

For Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)

Above 21 years - Below 40

For Officer Scale-II (Manager)-

Above 21 years - Below 32 years

For Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager)

Above 18 years - Below 30 years

For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) 

Between 18 years and 28 years

Relaxation age as per the government rules are tabulated below:

 Category 

 Age relaxation

SC/ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

PWD

10 years

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 Ex.Servicemen 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 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

Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried

(only for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)) 9 years 

Persons affected by 1984 riots 

5 years 

3. Educational Qualification and Experience

Post

Educational Qualification

Experience

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent 

(a) Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*

(b) Desirable: Working knowledge of Computer.

…….

Officer Scale-I (Assistant Manager)

I. Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent Preference will be given to the candidates having a degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics or Accountancy;

ii. Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*

iii. Desirable: working knowledge of Computer

…….

Officer Scale-II General Banking Officer (Manager)

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Preference will be given to the candidates having degrees 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

Two years as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution. 

Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)

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 aggregate. Desirable: Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP etc.

One year (in the relevant field)

Chartered Accountant Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

One Year as a Chartered Accountant.

Law Officer Degree from a recognised University in Law or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. 

Two years as an advocate or should have worked as Law Officer in Banks or Financial Institutions for a period of not less than two years

Treasury Manager Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution 

One Year (in the relevant field)

Marketing Officer MBA in Marketing from a recognized university 

One Year (in the relevant field)


Agricultural Officer Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/ Animal Husbandry/ Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture from a recognized university or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate

Two Years (in the relevant field)

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. Preference will be given to the candidates having Degree/ Diploma in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Co-operation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy.

Minimum 5 years experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions 

Note:

Proficiency in the local language

For the posts of Officer Scale I and Office Assistant (Multipurpose), proficiency in the following local languages is required:

  • Candidates who have studied the language of the state in standard VIII or any level above standard VIII in Government recognized Boards of Education/Schools, or who have any certificate to that effect for standard VIII or any level above standard VIII, will be considered proficient in that local language.

  • If the candidate does not meet the aforementioned requirement in the local language at the time of selection, he will be given six months from the date of joining to improve his proficiency. (This period may be extended by RRB Boards within the framework of the rules, provided that the extension does not extend beyond the probation period).

IBPS- REGIONAL RURAL BANK EXAM PATTERN:

Preliminary Examination:

Preliminary Examination for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) consists of Objective type questions of the following subjects:

Name of Tests

No. of. Question

Marks

Duration

Reasoning

40

40


45 minutes


Numerical Ability

40

40

Total

80

80

Preliminary Examination for the post of Officer Scale-I consists of Objective type questions of the following subjects:

Name of Tests

No. of. Question

Marks

Duration

Reasoning

40

40


45 minutes


Quantitative Aptitude

40

40

Total

80

80

Candidates who will secure minimum qualifying marks in Prelims will be able to appear in the Mains examination.

Main Examination

Main Examination for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) consists of Objective type questions of the following subjects:

Name of Tests

No. of. Question

Marks

Duration

Reasoning

40

50




120 minutes



(2 Hours)

Computer Knowledge

40

20

General Awareness

40

40

English/Hindi

40

40

Numerical Ability

40

50

Total

200

200

Main Examination for the post of Officer Scale-I consists of Objective type questions of the following subjects:

Name of Tests

No. of. Question

Marks

Duration

Reasoning

40

50



120 minutes




(2 Hours)

Computer Knowledge

40

20

General Awareness

40

40

English/Hindi

40

40

Quantitative Aptitude

40

50

Total

200

200

Single level Examination for the post of Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer) consists of Objective type questions of the following subjects:

Name of Tests

No. of. Question

Marks

Duration

Reasoning

40

50




120 minutes



(2 Hours)

Computer Knowledge

40

20

Financial Awareness

40

40

English/Hindi

40

40

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

40

50

Total

200

200

Single level Examination for the post of Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre) consists of Objective type questions of the following subjects:

Name of Tests

No. of. Question

Marks

Duration

Professional Knowledge

40

40





150 minutes


(2 ½  Hours)

Reasoning

40

40

Financial Awareness

40

40

English/Hindi

40

20

Computer Knowledge

40

20

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

40

40

Total

240

200

Single level Examination for the post of Officer Scale-II consists of Objective type questions of the following subjects:

Name of Tests

No. of. Question

Marks

Duration

Reasoning

40

50




120 minutes



(2 Hours)

Computer Knowledge

40

20

Financial Awareness

40

40

English/Hindi

40

40

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

40

50

Total

200

200

Note:

There will be a penalty for incorrectly marked answers on the Objective Tests. To arrive at the corrected score, one-fourth of the marks assigned to each question for which the candidate provided an incorrect answer will be deducted as a penalty. There will be no penalty if a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate.

IBPS- REGIONAL RURAL BANK SYLLABUS:

Syllabus for these above-mentioned posts are as follows:

For Prelims

Reasoning: Odd one out, Syllogism, Coding & Decoding, Coded Inequalities, Blood Relations, Ordering & Ranking, Arrangement & Pattern, etc

Numerical Ability & Quantitative Aptitude: Data Interpretation, Algebra, Number Series, Simplification, Data Sufficiency, Miscellaneous, Comparison of Quantities, etc.

For Mains

Reasoning: Syllogism, Coding & Decoding, Coded Inequalities, Blood Relations, Ordering & Ranking, Arrangement & Pattern, etc

Computer Knowledge: Basic knowledge of computer is required.

Financial Awareness: Financial/ Banking Awareness, Current Affairs, General Knowledge/ Static Awareness, etc.

Numerical Ability: Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation: Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency, etc.

IBPS- REGIONAL RURAL BANK POST:

The number of vacancies for 2022 is not yet announced, but in comparison to the previous year’s more than 4846 vacancies are expected this year too. 

Candidates are advised to visit the official website of IBPS regularly, we will update all the details here too once the official notification is released by the IBPS.

IBPS- REGIONAL RURAL BANK EXAM CENTRE:

The examination will be conducted online in venues across many centres in India which will be mentioned in your respective Admit Cards. No request for change of centre for Examination shall be entertained.

Results

  • FOR THE POST OF OFFICE ASSISTANT (MULTIPURPOSE) – MARKS OBTAINED ONLY IN THE MAIN EXAMINATION WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR FINAL MERIT LISTING.

  •  FOR THE POST OF OFFICERS SCALE I – MARKS OBTAINED ONLY IN THE MAIN EXAMINATION WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORTLISTING FOR INTERVIEW AND FINAL MERIT LISTING.

  •  FOR THE POST OF OFFICERS SCALE II (GENERALIST AND SPECIALIST) AND SCALE III – MARKS OBTAINED IN THE SINGLE LEVEL EXAMINATION WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORTLISTING FOR INTERVIEW AND FINAL MERIT LISTING.

SPECIAL GUIDANCE:

If you are willing to appear in this examination and want to fix your seat in the recruitment too then you must visit the website Testwale. Here you will get Free Test Series, Free Mock Test Series, and Free Sectional Test Series along with lots of quizzes of every competitive exam. These test series are designed by the Subject Experts and will be helpful to you. These Series are covering the whole syllabus of the related exam with Previous and latest questions. You can follow these steps to visit the website.

1. Firstly click on this link which is given Testwale.

2. Now, click on the quizzes.

3. Scroll down and get your exam-related quiz in which you are going to appear.

4. Go with the quiz for the betterment of your preparation.

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