IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2019

Preliminary examination dates: 17th, 18th & 25th August 2019

Main Examination: 07th Oct 2019

IBPS RRB 2019

For selection to the post of both Assistant and Officer Cadre in Regional Rural Banks spread across the country, IBPS organises IBPS RRB Exam every year. The selection is made to the post of:

Office Assistant Marketing Manager Treasury Manager
Officer Scale – I Banking Officer Scale – II Agriculture Officer (Grade – II)
Law Officer (Grade – II) Law Officer (Grade – II) Chartered Accountant (Grade II)
Officer (Grade III) IT Officer (Grade II)

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.

Let’s take a look at both these exams:

IBPS RRB 2019 Notification

The recruitment notification for IBPS RRB 2019 has finally been released by IBPS. You can download the Official Notification by clicking on the link mentioned below. With release of Official Notification, the exam dates, pattern and syllabus has also been released.

IBPS RRB PO 2019 will be conducted on 3rd & 4th August 2019 (Preliminary Exam) and the mains exam for the same will be conducted on 22nd September 2019. This year, a single exam will be conducted for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II & III on 22nd September 2019.

IBPS RRB 2019 Office Assistant Preliminary Exam will be conducted on 11th, 18th & 25th August 2019 and the mains exam for the same will be conducted on 29th September 2019.

Click to view Official IBPS RRB Notification (2019)

IBPS RRB 2019 Exam Dates:

IBPS has declared the exam dates for IBPS RRB 2019 Exam. Let's have a look at the Exam Dates of IBPS RRB Assistant 2019 and IBPS RRB Officer 2019.

Activity Dates
Online Application Starts to be announced
Online Applications will end on to be announced
Preliminary Examination Officer Scale-I – 3rd & 4th August 2019
Office Assistant- 11th, 18th & 25th August 2019
Online Examination – Main / Single Officers (II & III) 22nd September 2019
Office Assistant Mains Exam
Officer Scale I Mains Exam
29th September 2019
22nd September 2019
Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant): to be announced

No interview is required after the Mains Exam to get selected for the post of Office Assistant.

IBPS RRB Online Application

The Online Application link for IBPS RRB 2019 Office Assistant and Officers Scale-I, II & III, will be activated soon.

IBPS RRB Vacancies

The number of vacancies for IBPS RRB 2018 was 5249 for Office Assistant and 3312 for Officer Grade-I. We are expecting IBPS RRB Vanacy to be almost equivalent to last years' vacancy.

IBPS RRB 2019 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the selection to the post of Office Assistant is quite different to that of exam pattern for the selection to the post of Officer Grade. For IBPS RRB Assistant 2019, Exam will be conducted in two phases:

  • • Preliminary Exam
  • • Mains Exam

No interview process will be conducted for selecting candidates to the post of Office Assistant. Selection will be made purely on the marks obtained by candidate in his/her Mains Examination.

IBPS Assistant Preliminary Exam Pattern

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1. Reasoning 40 40 A cumulative time of 45 mins
2. Numerical Ability 40 40
Total 80 80

IBPS Assistant Mains Exam Exam Pattern

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50 A cumulative time of 2 hours is provided
2 General Awareness Paper 40 40
3 Numerical Ability Paper 40 50
4 English/Hindi Language Paper 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge 40 40
Total 200 200

IBPS RRB Officer 2019 Exam Pattern

For IBPS RRB Officer 2019, exam will be conducted in three phases:

  • • Preliminary Exam
  • • Mains Exam
  • • Interview Process

The final selection will be made on the cumulative score obtained by candidate in both Mains Exam and Interview Process

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IBPS RRB 2019 Officer Grade Preliminary Examination

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1. Reasoning 40 40 A cumulative
2. Numerical Ability 40 40 time of 45 mins
Total 80 80 -

IBPS RRB 2019 Mains Exam (Officer Scale-I)

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 40 50 A cumulative
2 General Awareness 40 40 time of
3 Numerical Ability 40 50 2 hours is
4 English/Hindi Language 40 40 provided
5 Computer Knowledge 40 40
Total 200 200

A common exam (single exam) will be conducted for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II & III this year to select candidates on the basis of their professional knowledge.

IBPS RRB 2019 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for IBPS RRB 2019 Exam, a candidate is required to fulfil the given eligibility criteria:

Eligibility Criteria Requirement
Nationality
  • 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, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
  • Age Limit For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) - Between 18 years and 28 years i.e. candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.06.1991 and later than 01.06.2001 (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 03.06.1989 and later than 31.05.2001 (both dates inclusive)
    For Officer Scale- II (Manager)- Above 21 years - Below 32 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1987 and later than 31.05.1998 (both dates inclusive)
    For Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)- Above 21 years - Below 40 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1979 and later than 31.05.1998 (both dates inclusive)
    Language Proficiency
  • Candidates applying for the posts of Office Assistant in any particular RRB are required to possess proficiency in the local language of the State/ UT in which the RRB is situated to be eligible for interview.
  • Educational Qualification

    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 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;
    ii. 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 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 therelevant 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

    Category Wise Age Relaxation:

    Category Age Relaxation
    SC/ST 5 years
    OBC 3 years
    PWD 10 years
    Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen 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
    Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried 9 years

    IBPS RRB 2019 Application Fee

    A total of Rs. 600/- is to be paid by candidates belonging to General Category as the application fee for both IBPS RRB Assistant 2019 and IBPS RRB Officer 2019. The same amount is narrowed down to Rs. 100/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.

    IBPS RRB 2019 Syllabus

    The syllabus for IBPS RRB 2019 is almost same for IBPS RRB Assistant 2019 and IBPS RRB Officer 2019. Apart from the below mentioned sections, an additional section of professional knowledge section is asked for the Specialist Officer Grade-II.

    Reasoning Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

    Odd man out Analogy
    Syllogism Coding-Decoding
    Blood Relation Alphabet Test
    Series Test Number
    Ranking and Time Causes and Effects
    Direction Sense Test Sitting Arrangements
    Decision Making Statement and Assumption
    Figure Series Assertion and Reason
    Statement and Conclusion Word Formation
    Statement and Arguments Statements and Action Courses
    Figure Series Test Miscellaneous Tests

    Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

    Number System HCF and LCM
    Decimal Fraction Profit and Loss
    Simple Interest Compound Interest
    Time and Work Time and Distance
    Averages Simplification
    Partnership Percentages
    Ratio and Proportion Averages
    Case Studies Charts and Graphs
    Permutation and Combination Probability

    English Language Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

    Spotting Errors Commonly Misspelled Words
    Jumbled Words Phrase Substitution
    Fill in the Blanks Jumbled up sentences
    Idioms and Phrases Cloze Tests
    Comprehension One word Substitution

    Hindi Language Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

    Vyakaran Fill in the Blanks
    Mistakes Paragraphs

    Computer Knowledge Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

    Computer Fundamentals Computer Abbreviations
    Software and Hardware Fundamentals Shortcut Keys
    Networking Basic Knowledge of Internet
    MS Office History of Computers
    Database Security Tools
    History and Future of Computers Virus, Hacking

    General Awareness Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

    Current Affairs Social Function of Banks
    Countries/Currencies UNO
    Indian and International Economy Marketing
    Banking Terms Awards and Honors
    RBI Sports
    Books and Authors Finance
    Fiscal Monetary Policies Agriculture
    Repo and Reverse Repo Rate History of Banking

    IBPS RRB 2019 Admit Card

    IBPS will release the admit card on their official website after the application process is completed. Different Admit Cards will be issued for both Preliminary and Mains Examination for both Assistant and Office Assistant. The link to the same will be provided on this page. Hence, candidates are required to visit this site regularly to remain updated.

    IBPS RRB 2019 Result

    IBPS will declare the results after conducting exams for each stage for both Assistant and Officer Grade. Candidates are required to clear the preliminary round in order to give their Mains Exam. Candidates who make it to the final merit list will be offered the call letter to join the organization.

    IBPS RRB Cut-Off 2019

    The cut-off for IBPS RRB 2019 will be released once the paper for the same has been conducted. The cut-off for Preliminary Exams and Mains Exam will be different. The cut-off marks will be generated both state wise as well as category wise.

    Let' have a look at the IBPS RRB previous year cut-off:

    IBPS RRB Assistant 2017 Cut-Off

    IBPS RRB Assistant 2017 cut-off (Prelims)

    State Cut Off (Gen)
    Madhya Pradesh 60.50
    Himachal Pradesh 59.00
    Punjab 60.75
    Odhisa 56.00
    Jharkhand 62.50
    Telangana 57.75
    Rajasthan 58
    Maharashtra 56.75
    Chattisgarh 50.75
    Gujrat 57.25
    Uttar Pradesh 56.75
    West Bengal 67.00
    Bihar 57.00
    Uttarakhand 60.00
    Haryana 62.00
    Karnataka 54.25
    Tamil Nadu 51.75
    Andhra Pradesh 63
    Assam 59.25
    Kerala 58.50

    IBPS RRB PO 2017 Cut-Off (Prelims)

    State Cut Off (Gen)
    Madhya Pradesh 49.75
    Himachal Pradesh 52.25
    Punjab 54
    Odhisa 52
    Jharkhand 52
    Telangana 45.50
    Rajasthan 52
    Maharashtra 46.25
    Karnataka 41.75
    Chattisgarh 47.50
    Gujrat 48.50
    Uttar Pradesh 50.25
    West Bengal 51.25
    Bihar 52.25
    Uttarakhand 56
    Haryana 55
    Karnataka 41.75
    Tamil Nadu 42
    Jammu and Kashmir 46.75
    Andhra Pradesh 47.25

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