IBPS RRB 2021 Mains Call Letter, Exam Date & Scorecard for PO & Clerk

IBPS RRB Exam 2021: IBPS RRB Exam is conducted every year by IBPS for selection to the post of both IBPS RRB Assistant and IBPS RRB Officer Cadre in Regional Rural Banks spread across the country. For selection to the post of both Assistant and Officer Cadre in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) 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 a national-level banking exam conducted every year by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for candidates who aspire to join the Regional Rural Bank (क्षेत्रीय ग्रामीण बैंक). Let’s take a look at both these exams:

IBPS RRB 2021: Latest Update

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Result 2021 is out now. The Office Assistant exam was conducted on 8th and 14th August 2021 and the Officer Scale-I prelims examination was conducted on 1st and 7th August 2021. The links to check IBPS RRB 2021 prelims result and the cut-off for PO and clerk exams are given below in this post below.

IBPS RRB PO Mains Admit Card 2021 Out

IBPS has released IBPS RRB PO Mains Admit Card on the official website on 09 September 2021. The candidates who qualify Prelims exam can download their IBPS RRB PO Mains Admit Card 2021 from the below link.

IBPS RRB PO Mains Admit Card 2021 Out: Click to Download

IBPS RRB 2021: Exam Dates

IBPS has released all important dates for IBPS RRB Recruitment 2021 along with its official notification on June 7, 2021. The exam dates for IBPS RRB 2021 exam have already been released by IBPS along with IBPS Calendar 2021-22. All important dates related to IBPS RRB 2021 examination are given below:

Activity Dates
IBPS RRB Notification 07 June 2021
Online Application Starts on 08 June 2021
Online Applications will end on 28 June 2021
Pre-Exam Training Schedule Cancelled
Call Letters for PO Prelims Exam 17 July 2021
Call Letters for Clerk Prelims Exam 22 July 2021
IBPS RRB Preliminary Examination
(Officer Scale-I & Office Assistant)
01, 07, 08 and 14 August 2021
IBPS RRB PO Prelims Result 24 August 2021
IBPS RRB PO Score Card 30th August 2021
IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Result 03 September 2021
IBPS RRB Clerk Score Card 08 September 2021
IBPS RRB Mains Admit Card September 2021
Online Examination – Main / Single Officers (II & III) 25 September 2021
Officer Scale I Mains Exam 25 September 2021
Office Assistant Mains Exam 17 October 2021 (Revised)
Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III) October/November 2021
Final Result (Provisional Allotment) January 2022

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Score Card 2021 Out

Institute of Banking & Personnel Selection has released the IBPS RRB Clerk Score Card 2021 on the official website on 08 September 2021. The candidates who appeared in the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam on 8th and 14th August 2021 can check their score card/marks from the below link.

IBPS RRB Exam Date 2021

As per the IBPS Calendar 2021-22, the IBPS RRB 2021 Office Assistant Preliminary Exam was conducted on 8th and 14th August 2021 and the mains exam for the same has been rescheduled to 17 October 2021 (tentatively).

The online exam of IBPS RRB 2021 Officer Scale-I was conducted on 01 and 07 August 2021 (Preliminary Exam) and the mains exam for the same is scheduled to be conducted on 25 September 2021. This year, a single exam was conducted for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II & III on 25 September 2021.

IBPS RRB 2021 Notification

IBPS has released IBPS RRB 2021 notification on June 7, 2021 to recruit 10166 posts of Office Assistant (Clerk) and Officers Scale-I, II & III in different in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) across the country. You can download the Official Notification by clicking on the link mentioned below. With the release of IBPS RRB Notification 2021, IBPS has released the exam dates, eligibility criteria, online application link, vacancies, selection process, exam centres, pattern and syllabus etc.

IBPS RRB 2021 Online Application

The Online Application link for IBPS RRB 2021 Office Assistant and Officers Scale-I, II & III, has been activated on June 8, 2021 at the official website of IBPS i.e. https://ibps.in. All candidates can apply online for this exam by clicking on the link mentioned below:

Apply Online Link for IBPS RRB 2021 Exam

IBPS RRB 2021 Vacancy

The total number of updated vacancies for the IBPS RRB 2021 (CRP RRBs X) exam has been announced on June 18, 2021 along with an updated notification PDF. This Year, IBPS introduced 12958 vacancies for the posts of RRB Office Assistant and Officer Scale-I, II & III. The revised vacancies for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk are 6888 and 4716 respectively. The table for Post-wise and Category-wise vacancies is mentioned below.

Post Vacancies (7th June 2021) Increased Vacancies (10th June 2021)
Office Assistants (Multipurpose) 6101 6888
Officer Scale I 4257 4716
Officer Scale II (Agriculture Officer) 26 26
Officer Scale II (Marketing Officer) 42 42
Officer Scale II (Treasury Manager) 10 10
Officer Scale II (Law) 28 28
Officer Scale II (CA) 33 33
Officer Scale II (IT) 60 60
Officer Scale II (General Banking Officer) 917 940
Officer Scale III 213 215
Total 11687 12958

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IBPS RRB 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the selection to the post of Office Assistant is quite different to that of the exam pattern for the selection to the post of Officer Grade. For IBPS RRB Assistant 2021, the Exam will be conducted in two phases:

  • • Preliminary Exam
  • • Mains Exam

No interview process will be conducted for selecting candidates for the post of Office Assistant. Selection will be made purely on the marks obtained by the 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 20
Total 200 200

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

IBPS RRB Officer 2021 Exam Pattern

For IBPS RRB Officer 2021, 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 a candidate in both Mains Exam and Interview Process

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IBPS RRB 2021 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 2021 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 20
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.

Read Detailed IBPS RRB Syllabus & Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB 2021 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for IBPS RRB 2021 Exam, a candidate is required to fulfil the given eligibility criteria:

Eligibility Criteria Requirement
Nationality / Citizenship
  • 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 (As on 01.06.2021) 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).
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 30.06.2003 (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- 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).
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

Note:

1. All the educational qualifications mentioned 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 28.06.2021.

ii. Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result on or before 28.06.2021 has to be submitted at the time of interview for the posts of Officers (Scale I, II and III) and at the time of joining for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose).

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 2021 Application Fee

The online application fee for IBPS RRB 2021 exam was increased last year. A total of Rs. 850/- is to be paid by candidates belonging to General Category as the application fee for both IBPS RRB Assistant and IBPS RRB Officers exam and Rs. 175/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.

Category Fee
SC/ST/PWBD 175
Other Category 850

IBPS RRB 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus for IBPS RRB 2021 is almost same for IBPS RRB Assistant and IBPS RRB Officers. 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 the 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

Check IBPS RRB 2021 Exam Pattern & Syllabus

IBPS Clerk Preparation

IBPS RRB exam difficulty level vary from basic to moderate. There are very few sections that have difficult questions. Students should assess their current preparation level, find their strengths and weaknesses, then go through the strategy-making part. For example, students who are just starting the preparation should focus more on the basics. Students who have been preparing for some time and facing difficulties in certain sections should take more practice tests. Sometimes personal doubt sessions with faculties can provide great solutions to your problem but you don’t get that attention in a class full of students.

To bring your preparation on fast track, we have launched the Career Power learning platform to get the IBPS RRB exam syllabus broken into subjects, topics, and sub-topics. There are video lectures for each subtopic that are further broken into levels to go from basics to advanced in a very structured manner. With multiple mock tests and practice tests available for each subject, topic, and subtopic, you can improve your performance day by day. You can also book personalised 1 to 1 doubt sessions with expert faculty with full attention to your problem. Why wait, start your preparation now for free!

IBPS RRB 2021 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.

Click Here to Download IBPS RRB Admit Card / Call Letter

     IMPORTANT LINKS

newiconDownload Mains Admit Card (Officer Scale I)

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Download Pre Exam Score Card (Office Asst.)

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Download Pre Exam Result (Office Asst.)

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Download Pre Exam Score Card (Officer Scale I)

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