IBPS RRB PO 2019

Prelims Exam Dates:  3rd, 4th & 11th August 2019 

Main Examination: 22nd September 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 AssistantMarketing ManagerTreasury Manager
Officer Scale – IBanking Officer Scale – IIAgriculture 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.

Event

Dates

Availability of the online application form18th June 2019
Last date of Online application form4th July 2019
IBPS RRB (Preliminary) Admit Card DownloadScale I Officer: July 2019.
Office Assistant: August 2019.
IBPS RRB 2019 (Preliminary) Exam DateOfficer Scale-I – 3rd, 4th & 11th August 2019
Office Assistant- 17th, 18th & 25th August 2019.
Result PublicationScale I Officer: Sept 2019.
Office Assistant: Sept 2019.
IBPS RRB (Main) Admit Card DownloadScale I,II & III Officer: Sept 2019.
Office Assistant: Sept 2019.
IBPS RRB 2019 (Main) Exam DateScale I,II & III Officer: 30th September 2019.
Office Assistant: 7th Oct 2019.
Office Assistant Mains Exam 29th September 2019
Officer Scale I Mains Exam22 September 2019
Publication of Final Results (For Scale I,II & III Officers & Office Assistant)January 2019 (Tentateive) 

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.

Click to Apply Online for IBPS RRB 2019 Exam

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.

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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.SectionQuestionMarksDuration
1.Reasoning4040A cumulative time of 45 mins
2.Numerical Ability4040
Total8080

IBPS Assistant Mains Exam Exam Pattern

S. No.SectionQuestionMarksDuration
1Reasoning Paper4050A cumulative time of 2 hours is provided
2General Awareness Paper4040
3Numerical Ability Paper4050
4English/Hindi Language Paper4040
5Computer Knowledge4040
Total200200

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.SectionQuestionMarksDuration
1.Reasoning4040A cumulative
2.Numerical Ability4040time of 45 mins
Total8080-

IBPS RRB 2019 Mains Exam (Officer Scale-I)

S. No.SectionQuestionMarksDuration
1Reasoning4050A cumulative
2General Awareness4040time of
3Numerical Ability40502 hours is
4English/Hindi Language4040provided
5Computer Knowledge4040
Total200200

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.

Read Detailed IBPS RRB Syllabus & Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB 2019 Eligibility Criteria

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

Eligibility CriteriaRequirement
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 LimitFor 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:

    CategoryAge Relaxation
    SC/ST5 years
    OBC3 years
    PWD10 years
    Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-ServicemenActual 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 remarried9 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 outAnalogy
    SyllogismCoding-Decoding
    Blood RelationAlphabet Test
    Series TestNumber
    Ranking and TimeCauses and Effects
    Direction Sense TestSitting Arrangements
    Decision MakingStatement and Assumption
    Figure SeriesAssertion and Reason
    Statement and ConclusionWord Formation
    Statement and ArgumentsStatements and Action Courses
    Figure Series TestMiscellaneous Tests

    Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

    Number SystemHCF and LCM
    Decimal FractionProfit and Loss
    Simple InterestCompound Interest
    Time and WorkTime and Distance
    AveragesSimplification
    PartnershipPercentages
    Ratio and ProportionAverages
    Case StudiesCharts and Graphs
    Permutation and CombinationProbability

    English Language Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

    Spotting ErrorsCommonly Misspelled Words
    Jumbled WordsPhrase Substitution
    Fill in the BlanksJumbled up sentences
    Idioms and PhrasesCloze Tests
    ComprehensionOne word Substitution

    Hindi Language Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

    VyakaranFill in the Blanks
    MistakesParagraphs

    Computer Knowledge Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

    Computer FundamentalsComputer Abbreviations
    Software and Hardware FundamentalsShortcut Keys
    NetworkingBasic Knowledge of Internet
    MS OfficeHistory of Computers
    DatabaseSecurity Tools
    History and Future of ComputersVirus, Hacking

    General Awareness Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

    Current AffairsSocial Function of Banks
    Countries/CurrenciesUNO
    Indian and International EconomyMarketing
    Banking TermsAwards and Honors
    RBISports
    Books and AuthorsFinance
    Fiscal Monetary PoliciesAgriculture
    Repo and Reverse Repo RateHistory 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)

    StateCut Off (Gen)
    Madhya Pradesh60.50
    Himachal Pradesh59.00
    Punjab60.75
    Odhisa56.00
    Jharkhand62.50
    Telangana57.75
    Rajasthan58
    Maharashtra56.75
    Chattisgarh50.75
    Gujrat57.25
    Uttar Pradesh56.75
    West Bengal67.00
    Bihar57.00
    Uttarakhand60.00
    Haryana62.00
    Karnataka54.25
    Tamil Nadu51.75
    Andhra Pradesh63
    Assam59.25
    Kerala58.50

    IBPS RRB PO 2017 Cut-Off (Prelims)

    StateCut Off (Gen)
    Madhya Pradesh49.75
    Himachal Pradesh52.25
    Punjab54
    Odhisa52
    Jharkhand52
    Telangana45.50
    Rajasthan52
    Maharashtra46.25
    Karnataka41.75
    Chattisgarh47.50
    Gujrat48.50
    Uttar Pradesh50.25
    West Bengal51.25
    Bihar52.25
    Uttarakhand56
    Haryana55
    Karnataka41.75
    Tamil Nadu42
    Jammu and Kashmir46.75
    Andhra Pradesh47.25

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