Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Regional Rural Banks Recruitment Exam [IBPS RRB Regional Banks]

IBPS RRB 2018

Exam Date : 11th December 2018 To 18th December 2018
Result Date : 23rd December 2018

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An overview on IBPS RRB 2018:

Candidates who aspire to join any of the Regional Rural Banks as Group A Officers (Scale- I, II & III) and Group “B”- Office Assistants (Multipurpose) will have to register themselves for the Common Recruitment Process (CWE for RRBs).

For the Posts of Officers Scale I and Office Assistants (Multipurpose)

  • The examination will be conducted in two tiers i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases – Preliminary and Mains Exam.
  • Candidates who apply for the post of Office Assistants (Multipurpose) will be provisionally allotted on the basis of the marks obtained by them in the Main examination and the vacancies reported by the RRBs.
  • For the post of Officers Scale I, candidates who will qualify in preliminary examination will have to appear for the Main examination. Subsequently, candidates shortlisted through Mains Examination will be called for Interview.

Scale II (Generalist and Specialists) and Officers Scale III

  • Candidates who apply for Officers Scale II (Generalist and Specialists) and Officers Scale III will appear for a single online examination.
  • Candidates qualifying the Single Online Examination will be called for the Common Interview.

Latest News regarding IBPS RRB:

  • IBPS RRB CWE V 2016 Mains result for Office Assistant posts declared.

    A list of candidates provisionally allotted for IBPS RRB Office Assistant posts will be uploaded on the website on or before April 14, 2018.

    The list will be created state wise in the order of registration number of the candidates.
    IBPS will recruit 8824 Office Assistants through the IBPS RRB V Mains examination. 

IBPS RRB 2018 Important Dates

Online registration and fee payments for IBPS RRB exam start from 14th of September and the last date to apply for IBPS RRB exam is on 30th September. Admit card will be available for download from 10th of October for Pre-exam Training for Office Scale - I whereas admit card for Pre-Exam Training for Office Assistant will be available by 17th of October.

IBPS RRB admit card will be available for Officer Scale I in October whereas for Office Assistant it will be available in November.

IBPS RRB Officers Preliminary Exam for Officer Scale I will be held on 5th and 6th of November and for Office Assistant will be held on 12th, 13th and 19th of November. Results for same will be published by November for Office Scale I and in December for Office Assistant.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam will be held in November. Admit card for IBPS RRB main exam will be available by November for Officer Scale and by December for Office Assistant. IBPS RRB mains will be conducted on 11th of December for Officers (I, II and III) and on 18th of December for Office Assistant.

Results for the main exam will be declared in December and IBPS RRB Interview will be held in January.

IBPS RRB 2018 Eligibility

  • Nationality/Citizenship:
  1. Citizen of Indian
  2. Citizen of Nepal
  3. Citizen of Bhutan
  4. A Tibetan refugee
  5. Migrated Peoples from 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 permanently settling in India.
  • Education Qualification is different for each post. Required Education Qualification should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognised by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared on or before 30-09-2017.
  • Age Criteria:
  1. Officer Scale I =Candidates should be between 18 – 30 Years (DOB between 03 09 1987 to 30-08-1999)
  2. Officer Scale II =Candidates should be between 21 – 32 Years (DOB between 03 09 1985 to 30-08-1996)
  3. Officer Scale III =Candidates should be between  21 – 40 Years (DOB between 03-09-1977 to 30-08-1996)
  4. Office Assistant (Multipurpose) =Candidates should be between  18 – 28 Years (DOB between 02-09-1989 to 01-09-1999)

IBPS RRB 2018 Application Process

Before applying for IBPS RRB, Candidates are required to submit scanned photo and signature according to the guidelines of IBPS RRB. Necessary documents along with valid Email ID and password which will be used in future in various terms of IBPS CWE RRB online Registration and payment.

IBPS will send details required about IBPS RRB Exam to the Registered Email ID.

IBPS RRB 2018 Application Form Details

Steps for filling IBPS RRB Online Form:

  • Log on to IBPS website.
  • On the left side of the page, you'll find "CWE RRBs", click on it.
  • Next, Click on Common Recruitment Process – Regional Rural Bank
  • On the next page click on apply online for Common Recruitment Process for Office Assistant And Officers in Participating Organisations(CWE RRBs).
  • Submit all required details on the application form.
  • Candidates must take a printout of IBPS RRB Office Assistant Application Form 2017, and IBPS RRB Officers online form 2017.
  • Application Fees: for Officer (Scale I, II and III) and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) is Rs.100 for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates and Rs. 600 for all others.

IBPS RRB 2018 Admit Card

Steps to download Admit Card for IBPS RRB exam:

  • Candidates should visit www.ibps.in and click on "CWE RRBs on the left side of the webpage.
  • On the next page select "Common Written Examination – Regional Rural Banks"
  • Enter your Roll number | Date of Birth or Password to generate Online Admit Card.
  • The next page will show your IBPS RRB admit card for Assistant / Officers.
  • Candidates have to take a print out of the admit card displayed safely.

Make sure that you carry your admit card to IBPS examination, as you won't be allowed to write the exam without the Admit Card.

IBPS RRB 2018 Exam Pattern

  • IBPS RRB Preliminary Office Assistant (Multipurpose):

Two tests will be conducted (Reasoning Paper and Numerical Ability Paper), both the papers will have 80 questions and a duration of 45 minutes.

  • IBPS RRB Preliminary Officer Scale-I:

Two tests will be conducted (Reasoning Paper and Numerical Ability Paper), both the papers will have 80 questions and a duration of 45 minutes.

  • IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Mains:

There will be six papers (IBPS RRB Reasoning Paper, IBPS RRB General Awareness Paper, IBPS RRB Numerical Ability Paper, RRB English Language Paper, RRB Hindi Language Paper, RRB Computer Knowledge Paper) with a total of 200 questions accounting to 200 marks. The time duration is 2 hours.

  • Officer Scale I Exam:

There will be six papers (IBPS RRB Reasoning Paper, IBPS RRB General Awareness Paper, IBPS RRB Numerical Ability Paper, RRB English Language Syllabus Paper, Hindi Language Syllabus Paper, RRB Computer Knowledge Paper) with a total of 200 questions accounting to 200 marks. The time duration is 2 hours.

  • Officer Scale-II:

There will be six papers (IBPS RRB Reasoning Paper, IBPS RRB General Awareness Paper, Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation, RRB English Language Paper, RRB Hindi Language Paper, RRB Computer Knowledge Paper) with a total of 200 questions accounting to 200 marks. The time duration is 2 hours.

  • Officer Scale-III:

There will be six papers (IBPS RRB Reasoning Paper, Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation, Financial Awareness Paper, English Language Paper, Hindi Language Paper, Computer Knowledge Paper) with a total of 200 questions accounting to 200 marks. The time duration is 2 hours.

IBPS RRB 2018 Syllabus

IBPS RRB Reasoning:

  • Seating Arrangement
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Tabulation
  • Puzzle
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Coding Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Syllogism
  • Input Output
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
  • Data Sufficiency

IBPS RRB Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Data Interpretation
  • Permutation, Combination & Probability
  • Sequence & Series
  • Simplification
  • Number Systems
  • Ratio & Proportion, Percentage & Averages
  • Profit & Loss
  • Work & Time
  • Time & Distance
  • Mixtures & Alligations
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices

IBPS RRB General knowledge:

  • Current Affairs of Last 6 Months
  • Banking Awareness – Indian Financial System
  • History of Indian Banking Industry – Structure of Indian Banking
  • Regulatory Bodies like – RBI, SEBI, IRDA, PFRDA, FSDC, FMC, etc.
  • (RBI History / Functions / Roles)
  • Indian Economy Questions
  • Budget Basics and Current Union Budget
  • International Organisations/ Financial InstitutionsIndian Constitution
  • IBPS RRB General Awareness Books
  • Government Schemes – Bharat Nirman, Swavlamban, Swabhiman, etc.
  • Other important concepts like – BASEL, Micro Finance, Base Rate, Negotiable Instruments
  • Credit Rating Agencies, Financial Inclusions, Teaser Rates, GAAR, Priority Sector Lending and all other relevant concepts.

IBPS RRB English/Hindi: 

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Paragraph Complete/ Sentence Rearrangement
  • Para jumbles
  • Miscellaneous
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting

IBPS RRB Computer:

  • The Internet (Concept, History, working environment, Application)
  • History of Computers
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Database Management System (DBMS)
  • Communication (Basic Introduction)
  • Operating System
  • Security Tools, Virus, Hacker
  • Number System
  • Security Tools, Virus, HackerMS Windows & MS Office
  • Networking (LAN, WAN)

 

IBPS RRB 2018 Results

IBPS exams are conducted in two stages.

IBPS Common written exam (CWE) Results will be declared first. Candidates can check thier IBPS score card for qualified candidates and IBPS Score card for failed candidates (Non-qualified, Unsuccessful candidates).

Shortlisted candidates will be called for final interview.

IBPS RRB 2018 Counselling

IBPS RRB Selection Process varies post-wise:

Office Assistant (Multipurpose): Candidates will have to attend Prelims exam. Qualifying candidates will attend the main exam. Final allotment will be done on the basis of marks obtained in Mains Examination.

Officer Scale I Post: The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of Prelims, Mains, and Interview

Officers Scale II and III: Shortlisting of candidates will be done on the basis of Single Level Examination and Interview.

Discussion Forum View all 5 Questions

Do we have a separate cut-off for the Interview Round for IBPS RRB Exams?

Asked By: Ramani T,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, Interview Round too has a separate weightage with the total score of 100 after the IBPS RRB.

In this round, the language proficiency of the candidate is also judged. The ratio of CWE and interviews is 70:30. The final scores gained at the CWE by a candidate and the IBPS RRB Interview cut off helps the concerned banks to finally select the candidates.

The Peduncle is the first to update its readers with the latest updates and news regarding the issue of call letters and process to download the same conveniently.

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Which all banks participate in recruitments through IBPS RRB?

Asked By: Dhanya Vijay,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

There is a total of 56 Regional Rural Banks, from various States of India participating in this recruitment process for IBPS RRB.

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QIBPS RRB in short

Can you tell me a bit about IBPS RRB in short?

Asked By: Alex Jacob,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

There are multiple positions to be filled through IBPS RRB Exam such as Officer Scale-I, Scale-II & Scale-III.There are also specialist officer positions like I.T.

There are also specialist officer positions like I.T. Officer, Chartered Accountant, Law Officer, Agriculture Officer, Marketing Officer.

In clerical cadre, Office Assistant positions are also being recruited.

The date of examination for this recruitment will be announced on their Official Website.

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Which all posts can I apply to under this recruitment?

Asked By: Simran Kaur,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

There are two levels of posts available through IBPS RRB Regional Banks recruitment process:

  • Group-“A”-Officers (Scale-I, II & III)
  • Group “B” Office Assistants (Multipurpose).

Group “A” posts can be considered as the correspondent to Probationary Officer and Office Assistants can be considered as the correspondent to a Clerk in PSU Banks.

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