INSTITUTE OF BANKING PERSONNEL SELECTION (IBPS) REGIONAL RURRAL BANK (RRB’S) Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Office Assistants (Multipurpose) RECRUITMENT – 2021

Vacancies : 10775

The online examinations for the next Common Recruitment Process for RRBs (CRP RRBs X) for recruitment of Group “A”-Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group “B”-Office Assistant (Multipurpose) will be conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) tentatively in August and September/ October 2021. The interviews for recruitment of Group “A”- Officers (Scale-I, II & III) under the same process will be coordinated by the Nodal Regional Rural Banks with the help of NABARD and IBPS in consultation with appropriate authority tentatively in the month of November 2021.

 

The tentative schedule of events is as follows:

Activity Tentative Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates 08.06.2021 to 28.06.2021
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) 08.06.2021 to 28.06.2021
Download of call letters for online examination – Preliminary July/ August, 2021
Online Examination – Preliminary August, 2021
Result of Online exam – Preliminary September 2021
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main / Single September 2021
Online Examination – Main / Single September/October 2021
Declaration of Result – Main/ Single (For Officers Scale I, II and III) October 2021
Download of call letters for interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III) October/November 2021
Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III) October/November 2021
Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant. (Multipurpose)) January 2022

Vacancies : 10775

Sr. No. Post Vacancies
1. OFFICE ASSISTANTS (MULTIPURPOSE) 5303
2. OFFICER SCALE I 4119
3. Officer Scale II (Agriculture Officer) 25
4. Officer Scale II (Marketing Officer) 43
5. Officer Scale II (Treasury Manager) 9
6. Officer Scale II (Law) 28
7. Officer Scale II (CA) 30
8. Officer Scale II (IT) 59
9. Officer Scale II (General Banking Officer) 949
10. Officer Scale III 210

 

OFFICE ASSISTANTS (MULTIPURPOSE)

 

IBPS RRB OFFICER SCALE I

PARTICIPATING RRBs

Sr. No. Name of RRBs Present Head Office State / UT Desired Local Language Proficiency as prescribed by the Participating RRBs
1 Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank Warangal Telangana Telugu
2 Andhra Pragathi Gramin Bank Kadapa Andhra Pradesh Telugu
3 Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank Naharlagun (Papumpare) Arunachal Pradesh English
4 Aryavart Bank Lucknow Uttar Pradesh Hindi
5 Assam Gramin Vikash Bank Guwahati Assam Assamese, Bengali, Bodo
6 Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank Murshidabad West Bengal Bengali
7 Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank Vadodara Gujarat Gujarati
8 Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank Ajmer Rajasthan Hindi
9 Baroda U P Bank Gorakhpur Uttar Pradesh Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit
10 Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank Guntur Andhra Pradesh Telugu
11 Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank Raipur Chhattisgarh Hindi
12 Dakshin Bihar Gramin Bank Patna Bihar Hindi
13 Ellaquai Dehati Bank Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir Dogri, Kashmiri, Punjabi, Urdu, Gojri, Pahari, Ladakhi, Balti (Palli), Dardi, Hindi
14 Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank Mandi Himachal Pradesh Hindi
15 J & K Grameen Bank Jammu Jammu & Kashmir Dogri, Kashmiri, Pahari, Gojri, Punjabi, Ladakhi, Balti (Palli), Dardi, Urdu, Hindi
16 Jharkhand Rajya Gramin Bank Ranchi Jharkhand Hindi
17 Karnataka Gramin Bank Bellary Karnataka Kannada
18 Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank Dharwad Karnataka Kannada
19 Kerala Gramin Bank Mallapuram Kerala Malayalam
20 Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank Indore Madhya Pradesh Hindi
21 Madhyanchal Gramin Bank Sagar Madhya Pradesh Hindi
22 Maharashtra Gramin Bank Aurangabad Maharashtra Marathi
23 Manipur Rural Bank Imphal Manipur Manipuri
24 Meghalaya Rural Bank Shillong Meghalaya Khasi, Garo
25 Mizoram Rural Bank Aizawl Mizoram Mizo
26 Nagaland Rural Bank Kohima Nagaland English
27 Odisha Gramya Bank Bhubaneshwar Odisha Odia
28 Paschim Banga Gramin Bank Howrah West Bengal Bengali
29 Prathama UP Gramin Bank Moradabad Uttar Pradesh Hindi
30 Puduvai Bharathiar Grama Bank Puducherry Puducherry Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu
31 Punjab Gramin Bank Kapurthala Punjab Punjabi
32 Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank Jodhpur Rajasthan Hindi
33 Saptagiri Grameena Bank Chittor Andhra Pradesh Telugu
34 Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank Rohtak Haryana Hindi
35 Saurashtra Gramin Bank Rajkot Gujarat Gujarati
36 Tamil Nadu Grama Bank Salem Tamil Nadu Tamil
37 Telangana Grameena Bank Hyderabad Telangana Telugu, Urdu
38 Tripura Gramin Bank Agartala Tripura Bengali, Kokborak
39 Utkal Grameen Bank Bolangir Odisha Odia
40 Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank Muzaffarpur Bihar Hindi
41 Uttarakhand Gramin Bank Dehradun Uttarakhand Hindi, Sanskrit
42 Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank Coochbehar West Bengal Bengali, Nepali
43 Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank Nagpur Maharashtra Marathi

 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

(as on the last date of Online Registration i.e. 28.06.2021)

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.

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Officer Scale-I (Assistant Manager) i. Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent

ii Preference will be given to the candidates having degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry,Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics or Accountancy;Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*

iii. Desirable: working knowledge of Computer.

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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 degree 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   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

 

APPLICATION FEE/ INTIMATION CHARGES (Applicable GST will be borne by IBPS)-

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges (Online payment from 08.06.2021 to 28.06.2021 both dates inclusive)

Officer (Scale I, II & III)

– Rs.175/- for SC/ST/PWBD candidates.

– Rs.850/- for all others

IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

– Rs.175/- for SC/ST/PWBD/EXSM candidates.

– Rs.850/- for all others

Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of fees/ intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate

 

Preliminary Examination (objective) **

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Sr. No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning * 40 40 Composite time of 45 minutes
2 Numerical Ability * 40 40
Total   80 80

 

Officer Scale-I

Sr. No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning * 40 40 Composite time of 45 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude * 40 40
Total   80 80

** Candidates (for both posts) have to qualify in both the tests by securing minimum cut-off marks. Adequate number of candidates in each category, depending upon requirements, will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

 

Main Examination (objective)

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Sr. No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning * 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Computer Knowledge * 40 20
3 General Awareness * 40 40
4 a• English Language English 40 40
4 b• Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Numerical Ability * 40 50
Total ::::::   200 200

 

Officer Scale-I

Sr. No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning * 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Computer Knowledge * 40 20
3 General Awareness * 40 40
4 a• English Language English 40 40
4 b• Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Quantitative Aptitude * 40 50
Total ::::::   200 200

 

Candidates can opt either 4 a or 4 b.

Other detailed information regarding the online examination will be given in Information Handout, on authorised IBPS website which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letter.

 

Single level Examination (objective)

Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)

Sr. No. Name of the Tests Medium of Exam No. of Qs. Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
3 Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4a• English Language English 40 40
4b• Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 50
TOTAL::::   200 200

 

Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)

Sr. No. Name of the Tests Medium of Exam No. of Qs. Maximum Marks Duration
1 Professional Knowledge Hindi/English 40 40 Composite Time of 2 hours and 30 minutes
2 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 40
3 Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4a• English Language English 40 20
4b• Hindi Language Hindi 40 20
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
6 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 40
TOTAL::::   240 200

 

Officer Scale- III

Sr. No. Name of the Tests Medium of Exam No. of Qs. Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours
2 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
3 Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4a• English Language English 40 40
4b• Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 50
TOTAL::::   200 200

 

Candidates can opt either 4 a or 4 b.

Other detailed information regarding the online examination will be given in Information Handout, on authorised IBPS website which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letter.

 

  1. PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS (APPLICABLE TO ALL – PRELIMINARY, MAIN AND SINGLE LEVEL EXAMINATIONS)

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question.

 

EXAMINATION CENTERS

The examination will be conducted online in venues across many centres in India. The tentative list of Examination centres for the Preliminary / Main / Single examinations is available in Annexure II.

No request for change of centre for Examination shall be entertained.

IBPS, however, reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres and/ or add some other Centres, at its discretion, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility, etc.

IBPS also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted for.

Candidate will appear for the examination at an Examination Centre at his/her own risk and expenses and IBPS will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature.

Any unruly behaviour/misbehaviour in the examination hall may result in cancellation of candidature/ disqualification from this exam and also from the future exams conducted by IBPS.

 

Age (As on 01.06.2021)

For Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)- Above 21 years – Below 40 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1981 and later than 31.05.2000 (both dates inclusive)

For Officer Scale- II (Manager)- Above 21 years – Below 32 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1989 and later than 31.05.2000 (both dates inclusive)

For Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager)- Above 18 years – Below 30 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1991 and later than 31.05.2003 (both dates inclusive)

For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) – Between 18 years and 28 years i.e. candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.06.1993 and later than 01.06.2003 (both dates inclusive)

The maximum age limit specified above is applicable to General Category candidates and EWS category candidates only. For other categories the following relaxations would apply:

Sr. No. Category Age relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes 3 years
3 Persons With Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016” 10 years
4 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 Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
4 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
5 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

6 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

 

INTERVIEW – applicable only for post of Officers (Scale I, II and III)

Candidates who have been shortlisted in the main examination for the post of Officers Scale I and in the single level examination for the post of Officers Scale II and III under CRP- RRB- X will subsequently be called for an Interview to be co-ordinated by the Nodal Regional Rural Bank with the help of NABARD and IBPS in consultation with the appropriate authority. Interviews will be conducted at select centres. The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter. Candidates are required to download their interview call letters from authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in. Please note that any request regarding change in date, centre etc. of interview will not be entertained. However the conducting agencies reserve the right to change the date/ venue/ time/ centre etc. of interview or hold supplementary process for particular date / session / venue / centre / set of candidates at its discretion, under unforeseen circumstances, if any.

The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks / scores in interview for Officers Scale I, II and III will be as per extant guidelines. The relative weightage (ratio) of Online Examination and Interview will be 80:20 respectively for the Officers cadre. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the Online Main Examination for the post of Officers Scale I and in the Single Level Examination for the post of Officers Scale II and III under CRP for RRBs- X and Interview. Interview score of the candidates failing to secure minimum qualifying marks or otherwise barred from the interview or further process shall not be disclosed.

A candidate should qualify both in the Online Examination (Main / Single) and Common Interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process, details of which will be made available subsequently on authorised IBPS website.

While appearing for the Interview, the candidate should produce valid prescribed documents given below.

In the absence of valid documents candidature of the candidates shall be cancelled. IBPS/ Nodal RRB/ RRBs take no responsibility to receive/ collect any certificate/remittance/ document sent separately.

 

HOW TO APPLY

A candidate can apply for the Post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and can also apply for the Post of Officer. However a candidate can apply for only one post in officer’s cadre i.e. for Officer Scale-I or Scale-II or Scale-III.

Candidates have to apply separately and pay fees / intimation charges separately for each post.

Candidates can apply online only. No other mode of application will be accepted.

 

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges Payable from 08.06.2021 to 28.06.2021, (Online payment) both dates Online payment inclusive shall be as follows:

Officer (Scale I, II & III)

– Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWBD candidates.

– Rs. 850/- for all others

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

– Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWBD/EXSM candidates.

– Rs. 850/- for all others

 

EXAMINATION CENTERS (Tentative List)

Sr. No. State Preliminary Exam Center Single/Main Exam Center
1 Andhra Pradesh Ananthapur, Chirala, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kadapa, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada
2 Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun Naharlagun
3 Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur Guwahati, Silchar
4 Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur
5 Chhattisgarh Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur Raipur
6 Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar
7 Haryana Ambala, Gurgaon, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Yamuna Nagar Ambala, Karnal, Kurukshetra
8 Himachal Pradesh Baddi, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una Baddi, Hamirpur, Shimla, Solan
9 Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Samba, Srinagar Jammu, Srinagar
10 Jharkhand Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bokaro Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
11 Karnataka Bangalore, Belgaum, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi Bangalore, Belgaum, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi
12 Kerala Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthpuram, Thrichur Kochi, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthpuram
13 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur
14 Maharashtra Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri Aurangabad Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai Nagpur, Pune
15 Manipur Imphal Imphal
16 Meghalaya Shillong Shillong
17 Mizoram Aizawl Aizawl
18 Nagaland Kohima Kohima
19 Odisha Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur Bhubaneshwar, Rourkela, Sambalpur
20 Puducherry Puducherry Puducherry
21 Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur Jalandhar, Mohali, Patiala
22 Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur
23 Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore, Virudhunagar Chennai, Madurai, Thiruchirapalli, Coimbatore, Tirunelvelli
24 Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal Hyderabad, Karimnagar
25 Tripura Agartala Agartala
26 Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Bareilly, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi Prayagraj (Allahabad), Kanpur, Lucknow
27 Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee Dehradun
28 West Bengal Asansol, Bardhaman, Berhampur, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri Greater Kolkata, Siliguri