IBPS RRB 2020: Application Form, Eligibility, Recruitment, Exam Date

The IBPS RRB 2020 (The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) is conducted for the selection of Probationary Officers, clerk & Specialist Officers and Office Assistant posts in various Regional Rural Banks across India.

IBPS RRB 2020 recruitment will be opened for Group A (Scale-I, II & III) & Group B (Office Assistant) Officer’s post. Those Candidates who wants to apply for RRB Group A & Group B Officers posts must register themselves for the Common Recruitment Process (CRP for RRBs-VII).

IBPS RRB Notification

IBPS RRB 2019-2020 notification is expected to be released in first week of June, 2020. The registration process will start from the 2nd week of June, 2020.

For IBPS RRB 2020 Exam, thousands of vacancies are expected to release. To fill up these vacancies, lacs of candidate will be going to participate this time.

Candidates can check here complete details about IBPS RRB 2020 exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus & previous year question papers.

IBPS RRB 2020 Exam Dates

IBPS RRB important dates for officers scale I, Scale II, Scale III & office Assistant posts given in the table below. The dates are tentative in nature:

IBPS RRB 2020 Events Dates (Tentative)
Online registration start date Second week of June 2020
Last date to registration First week of July 2020
Last date to make fee payment First week of July 2020
Officer Scale-I pre-exam training admit card release date July 2020
Officer Scale-I pre-exam training start Last week of July 2020
Officer Scale-I pre-exam training ends First week of August 2020
Office Assistant pre-exam training admit card release date July 2020
Office Assistant pre-exam training starts First week of August 2020
Office Assistant pre-exam training ends Second week of August 2020
Downloading Preliminary Exam admit card (Officer Scale I) July 2020
Online Preliminary Exam (Officer Scale I) starts Second week of August 2020
Preliminary exam result declaration date (Officer Scale I) September 2020
Downloading of Preliminary Exam admit card (Office Assistant) August 2020
Online Preliminary Exam (Office Assistant) commences Third week of August 2020
Officer Scale I, II & III admit card for main (single) exam releases September 2020
Officer Scale I, II & III online main (single) exam takes place Last week of September 2020
Officer Scale I, II & III online main (single) exam result October 2020
Office Assistant admit card for main (single) exam releases September 2020
Office Assistant online main (single) exam commences Second week of October 2020
Download Interview admit cards (Officer Scale I, II & III) November 2020
Officer Scale I, II and III Interview date November 2020
Officer Scale I, II & III and Office Assistant provisional allotment releases January 2021

IBPS RRB 2020 Exam Summary

  • Name of the Exam – IBPS RRB 2020
  • Conducting Body – Institute of Banking Personnel Selection(IBPS)
  • Exam Type – Banking Exam
  • Exam Mode – CWE(Common Written Test) / CBT(Computer Based Test)
  • Recruitment Type – National level recruitment
  • Who can Apply – Graduates
  • Number of Posts – 10,190 approx.

IBPS RRB 2020 Vacancy List

IBPS RRB will release the vacancy list for the post of Scale I, II & III. As per the previous year trends, there will be total approx 10,000+ vacancies (tentative) that are to be filled, below we have discussed the number of vacancies in IBPS RRB posts:

Post   Vacancies (approximately)
Officer Scale  I 3312
Officer Scale  I 1469
Officer Scale  I 160
Office Assistant 5249
Total 10,190

IBPS RRB 2020 Salary

The pay scale of various posts for officers scale I, Scale II, Scale III & office Assistant posts is given below in the table. The pay scale will increase with the increase in the level of ranks.

Post Basic Salary (approx)
Office Assistant(Multipurpose) Rs. 15,000 – 19,000
Officer Scale – I Rs. 29,000 – 33,000
Officer Scale – II Rs. 33,000 – 39,000
Officer Scale – III Rs. 38,000 – 44,000

IBPS RRB 2020 Application Form

Get some important details about the application form from below:

  • IBPS RRB 2020 Online Application Form will be released in the first week of June 2020.
  • Candidates must ensure that they check the eligibility before applying.
  • The Candidates who are willing to apply for this exam must read the brochure to know the IBPS RRB Online Application Process in detail.
  • Registration can be done through online mode.
  • Candidates must complete all the application steps to get successfully registered for the exam.
  • Last date to submit IBPS RRB application will be till first week of July 2020.

Application Fee:

Officers (Scale I, II, III):

  • 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
  • 600/- for all others

Office Assistant (Multipurpose):

  • 100/- for sc/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates.
  • 600/- for all others

Note:- Payment mode: Application fee can be paid online (Net banking/Debit card/Credit card) or offline (through SBI Bank challan).

IBPS RRB Previous Year Question Papers

If you are preparing for IBPS RRB exam then you must consider the previous year question papers in your exam preparation. IBPS RRB Question papers can be downloaded through the website.

The link to download the question paper will be updated here. Candidates must solve a question paper on daily basis while preparing for exam.

IBPS RRB 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for IBPS RRB 2020 examination is given below:

Nationality – A 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 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
  • A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, are also eligible.

Age Limit:

The age limit for various posts is given here:

For Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)- Above 21 years – Below 40 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1978 and later than 31.05.1997
For Officer Scale- II (Manager)- Above 21 years – Below 32 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1986 and later than 31.05.1997
For Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager)- Above 18 years – Below 30 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1988 and later than 31.05.2000
For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) – Between 18 years and 28 years i.e. candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.06.1990 and later than 01.06.2000

Age Relaxation:

Category Age  Relaxation
Scheduled Caste 5 years
OBC (Other Backward Classes) 3 years
Persons With Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016” 10 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots /Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89

 

5 years
Ex-serviceman/Disabled Ex-serviceman Office Assistant (Multipurpose))

actual period of service rendered in the defense

forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a

maximum age limit of 50 years

Ex-service commissioned officers, including ECOs/SSCOs, who  have rendered at least years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (for the post of officers)

5 years

Educational Qualification:

Completed Bachelor’s degree in any field from a recognized university or its equivalent, then you must check eligibility criteria for IBPS RRB Exam.

Note:- Officer scale 1 & general banking officers posts will be given to the candidates having a degree in following fields.

  • Banking
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Agricultural Engineering
  • Forestry
  • Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation
  • Horticulture
  • Veterinary science
  • Information technology
  • Management
  • Law
  • Economics
  • Accountancy

Qualification for Office Assistant:

  • Candidates must have graduation degree in any field from a recognized university.
  • Expertise in local language is compulsory and Computer knowledge is necessary.

Qualification for Office Scale I:

  • Candidates must have graduation degree in any field from a recognized university.
  • Expertise in local language is compulsory and Computer knowledge is necessary
  • Fresher’s & graduates with no work experience are eligible for IBPS RRB clerk post.

Qualification for Office Scale II (General Banking Officer):

  • Candidates must have graduation degree in any field from a recognized university with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Two years of experience in bank or financial institution as an officer.

Qualification for Office Scale II (Specialist Officer):

  • Information Technology Officer – Graduates from a recognized university in Information Technology/Computer Science/Electronic or equivalent with minimum 50%marks in aggregates.
  • Necessary Qualification for IT officers: Certification in PHP, ASP, java, VB, VC, C++ etc.
  • Experience: one- year experience in IT field.

CA (Chartered Accountant):

  • Certified in Charted Accountant/Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
  • Experience: One-year work experience as an C.A.

Law Officer:

  • Graduates from a recognized University in Law or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Experience for Law Officer Post: The candidate should have two years’ experience as an advocate or should have worked as Law Officer in Banks or Financial Institutions not less than two years.

Treasury Manager:

  • Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution.
  • Experience: One-year experience in relevant field.

Marketing Officer:

  • MBA in Marketing from a recognized university.
  • Experience: One-year experience in relevant field.

Agricultural Officer:

  • Degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/ Animal Husbandry/ Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ Agricultural Engineering from a recognized university or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Experience: Two years’ experience in relevant field.

Qualification for Officer Scale III:

  • Candidates must have bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in any field from a recognized University or its equivalent.
  • Preference will be given to the candidates having Degree/ Diploma in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Marketing and Co-operation, Information Technology, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy.
  • Experience: Minimum 5 years’ experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions.

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2020

Check IBPS RRB 2020 Exam pattern below for officer’s scale I, Scale II, Scale III & office Assistant.

For IBPS RRB Officer:

For IBPS RRB Officer 2020, exam will be conducting in three phases

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview Process

The final selection will be made on score obtained by candidates in both Main Exam and Interview process.

IBPS RRB 2020 Preliminary Exam For Office  Assistant :

Subjects Marks Time Duration
Reasoning 40
Quantitative Ability 40
Total 80 45 minutes

IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam For Office Scale-I :

Subjects Marks Time Duration
Reasoning 40
Quantitative Ability 40
Total 80 45 minutes

IBPS RRB Mains Exam For Office Assistant:

Subjects Marks.

Question

Max.

Marks

Time Duration
Computer Knowledge 40 20 Timing : 2 hours only

 

Reasoning 40 50
General Awareness 40 40
Hindi /English 40 40
Numerical 40 50
Total 200 200

Note:-  IBPS RRB Mains exams for  Scale-I and IBPS RRB for  Office Assistant both have same exam pattern  .

IBPS RRB Mains Exam For Officer Scale II (General Banking):

Subjects Marks.

Question

Max.

Marks

Time Duration
Computer Knowledge 40 20  

 

 

Timing : 2 hours only

 

Reasoning 40 50
Financial Awareness 40 40
Hindi /English(Optional) 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 40 50
Total 200 200

IBPS RRB Mains Exam For Officer Scale III :

Subjects Marks.

Question

Max.

Marks

Time Duration
Computer Knowledge 40 20  

 

 

Timing : 2 hours only

 

Reasoning 40 50
Financial Awareness 40 40
Hindi /English(Optional) 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 40 50
Total 200 200

IBPS RRB 2020 Syllabus

IBPS RRB 2020 Syllabus will contain various topics from General Ability Test and Quantitative Aptitude. Candidates must prepare for the exam according to the syllabus given on the website. For complete syllabus of IBPS RRB 2020 you may visit this website regulary.

IBPS RRB 2020 Recruitment /Selection process

To get selected in IBPS RRB 2020, candidates must qualify the below stages:

Posts IBPS RRB 2020 Selection Process
Office Assistant Preliminary and Mains exam
Office Scale-I Preliminary and Mains exam and interview
Office Scale-I, II Single online exam and interview

IBPS RRB 2020 Preparation Tips & Strategy

Go through the below given preparation tips to enhance the preparation for the IBPS RRB exam:

  • Make notes for the exam and go through these notes daily.
  • Prepare a study routine dividing preparation time for various subjects.
  • Solve sample papers & previous year’s questions papers.
  • Attempt mock tests.
  • For better exam preparation, candidates can go through this preparation strategy and score better to qualify the exam.

IBPS RRB Books & Study Material

Students can qualify the test by preparing from good study material. We have recommended here popular books of General Awareness, Reasoning and G.K which will help candidates crack IBPS RRB 2020 exam.

  • Guide to IBPS RRB (For Officers scale-I, II, III) by Varun Gupta
  • IBPS RRBs CWE-VII Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Main Examination 2020 by Arihant Expert.
  • IBPS RRB Guide for Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Preliminary & Mains Exam with 4 Online Practice Sets by Disha Experts.

IBPS RRB 2020 Admit Card

IBPS RRB 2020 Admit Card will be released for download on their official website after the application process is completed. Candidates have to enter their login details to download the admit card.

Admit card will be available for both preliminary and Mains Examination. Candidates can download it only through online mode.

For the examination day, students must go through the instructions given on the admit card and follow them.

IBPS RRB 2020 Result

IBPS RRB 2020 Result will be declared after the conducting exams for each stage for Officer Assistant and Assistant grade in the month of January 2021.

Candidates are required to clear the preliminary round in order to given their Mains exam.

Candidates can check result through online mode. Students have to enter their registration details to get their result.

IBPS RRB 2020 SSB Interview

  • After successfully clearing the written test candidates will be eligible for further interview round.
  • Candidates successfully clearing all the rounds of IBPS RRB 2020 will go for document verification. Candidates who make it to final merit list will be offered the call letter to join the organization.
  • The shortlisted candidate list will be declared by the IBPS RRB in their official site few months after the Interview.

We hope the information regarding IBPS RRB 2020 Notification helps you in your preparation. For any query related to IBPS RRB 2020, you may drop a comment below and we will get back to you.

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