IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2017

IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2017

Here is the Eligibility Criteria for IBPS RRB Office Assistant & IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam 2017. You can go through the Educational Qualification as well as the age limit for which the students can apply under IBPS RRB 2017. As per official IBPS Calendar 2017, IBPS RRB exam for Officer Scale-I and Office Assistant is expected to be conducted in September this year.

Let us now have a look at the eligibility criteria of IBPS RRB 2017 for various posts. This eligibility criteria has been presented based on previous year’s notification and any relevant changes would be updated as soon as the official notification is out.

IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2017

Age-based Eligibility Criteria (Age Limit)

Age as on 01/09/2017, for various posts, should lie within the below-mentioned range-

  • Age-based eligibility criteria for Office Assistant –
    The minimum age for this post is 18 years and the maximum age is 28 years, i.e. the candidate shouldn’t have been born earlier than 02/09/1989 and not later than 01/09/1999, including both dates.
  • Age-based eligibility criteria for Officer Scale I –
    To apply for this post, the minimum age requirement is 18 years and the maximum is 30 years. This means that candidates born earlier than 03/09/1987 and later than 31/08/1999 are not eligible to apply. Both these dates are inclusive for age calculation.
  • Age-based eligibility criteria for Officer Scale II –
    Candidates with a minimum age of 21 years and a maximum of 32 years are eligible to apply for this post, i.e., candidate shouldn’t have been born earlier than 03/09/1985 and not later than 31/08/1996, where both dates are inclusive.
  • Age-based eligibility criteria for Officer Scale III –
    Minimum age requirement for this post is 21 years and the maximum is 40 years. This means that the candidate should have been born later than 03/09/1977 and earlier than 31/08/1996, including both these dates.
  • Candidates can seek age relaxation for above mentioned limits, subject to following –
Category Age Relaxation permitted
Other Backward Classes 3 years
SC/ ST 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
Persons who domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1/1/1980 to 31/12/1989 5 years
Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried 9 years (for the post of Office Assistant)
Persons with Disability 10 years
For Ex- servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs, who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment 5 years (for the post of Officers)
Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen Relaxation permitted is – actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years

(for the post of Office Assistant)

IBPS RRB Educational Qualification

Educational eligibility criteria for various posts has been mentioned below. All the educational qualification requirements are as on 30/09/2017.  

IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) –

  • Candidate should possess a degree from a recognized university or its equivalent as on above mentioned date.
  • He/ She should also be proficient in the official language of the state from which they are applying.
  • Proper knowledge of computer skills is also desirable.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale – I

  • Candidate should have a degree from a recognized university in any discipline. Equivalent preference will be given to candidates who possess a degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy.
  • Proficiency in the local language of the participating RRB is also required.
  • Computer knowledge will be an added qualification.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale II (General Banking Officer) –

  • Candidate should possess degree in any discipline from a recognized university, with a minimum 50% aggregate marks.
  • 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 will be given preference.
  • Candidate should also possess Work Experience of two years as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale II (Specialist Officer) –

Post name Qualification Work Experience
Information Technology Officer Candidate should have a degree from a recognised University in Electronics / Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks. Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP etc. is desirable. 1 year
Chartered Accountant Candidate should be a Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India 1 year
Law Officer Candidate should have a degree from a recognised University in Law or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks. Candidate should have worked for 2 years as an advocate or as Law Officer in Banks/ Financial Institutions for a minimum period of 2 years
Treasury Manager Candidate should be a Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or should have MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution 1 year
Marketing Officer MBA in Marketing from a recognized university 1 year
Agriculture Officer Candidate should possess 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% aggregate marks. 2 years

IBPS RRB Officer Scale – III

  • Candidates having a degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks are eligible to apply.
  • Candidates having degree/ Diploma 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 will be given preference.
  • Candidate should also have minimum 5 years experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions.

Note- For the posts of IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I and Office Assistant, candidates who have already studied the local language of the State from which they are applying, in standard VIII or at any level above this in Government recognized Boards of Education/ School or those who have any certificate to the effect for standard VIII or any level above standard VIII will be considered proficient in that local language.

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