IBPS RRB: Notification, Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus Books

IBPS RRB: IBPS(Institute of Banking and Personal Selection) has been released the official notification for RRB(Regional Rural Banks) on 7th June 2021. In the official notification, there are 10,676 vacancies of the Officer Scale I & Office Assistant post. IBPS has already published the RRB Exam dates for Scale I Officer & Office Asst Prelims & Mains exam. In this article, we will discuss the RRB Notification, Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus, Books.


IBPS Notification has been released on 7th June 2021, IBPS has already released the Exam Dates for RRB Office Assistant and the Officer Scale I. In the Official Notification, there are 10,676 vacancies of Officer Scale I & Office Assistant post.

IBPS RRB Important Highlight

Exam name  IBPS RRB
Conducted by IBPS
Post Offier Scale I, II, III and Office Assistant
Exam level National
Exam category Graduation
Frequency of exam Once a year
Exam stages Preliminary exam, mains exam, and Group Exercise & Interview
Exam mode Online
Exam duration Preliminary exam – 45 Minutes

Mains – 3 hours

Exam syllabus Preliminary – English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability

Mains – Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness, English Language

Exam pattern Prelims – 45 questions

Mains – 155

Language English and Hindi
Exam purpose For the selection of Probationary Officers
Exam helpdesk 022-22820427
Official website https://ibps.in/

IBPS RRB Exam Dates

IBPS has been released the Application Form for IBPS RRB Exam. Below we discuss the IBPS RRB Exam Dates:

IBPS RRB Notification 2021 June 7, 2021
Online Application Starts June 8, 2021
Online Applications will end on June 28, 2021
The download of call letters for PET July 9, 2021
Pre-Exam Training Schedule July 19-25, 2021
Call Letters – Preliminary Exam July 2021
IBPS RRB Preliminary Examination
(Officer Scale-I & Office Assistant)
1st, 7th, 8th, 14th, and 15th August 2021
IBPS RRB Prelims Exam Result August 2021
IBPS RRB Mains Admit Card September 2021
Online Examination – Main / Single Officers (II & III) 25th September 2021
Officer Scale I Mains Exam 25th September 2021
Office Assistant Mains Exam 3rd October 2021
Provisional Allotment
(For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant):
January 2022


Vacancies have already been released by the IPBS. Access to the Notification there is a total of 10,676 vacancies are announced for the RRBs.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) 5076 4682
IBPS RRB Officer Scale -I 4201 3800
IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Agriculture Officer) 100 100
IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Marketing Officer) 08 08
IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Treasury Officer) 03 03
IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Law) 26 26
IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (CA) 26 26
IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (IT) 59 59
Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer) 838 838
Officer Scale – III 156 156
Total 10,676 9,698

Exam Pattern

The exam will be conducted in three phases: Check the Exam Pattern

  •  Preliminary Exam
  •  Mains Exam
  • Interview Process

Exam Pattern for Officer Grade Preliminary Examination:

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

Exam Pattern for IBPS RRB 2020 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

Application Fee

Category Application Fee
General Rs. 850/-
OBC Rs. 850/-
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 175/-

The Application fee will be paid through a Credit/Debit Card or by Internet Banking.

Eligibility Criteria

To Eligible for the exam, Candidates may follow the Eligibility Criteria, Check below:

Eligibility Criteria Requirement
  • 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 intending to permanently settle 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 intending to permanently settle in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
Age Limit
  • Candidates are required to be between 18 years and 28 years
  • Candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.06.1993 and later than  01.06.2003 (both dates inclusive) as of 01-09-2018.
Eligibility Criteria
  • Candidates must have completed Graduation Degree in any discipline from a recognized University.
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 an interview.

Admit Card

The Admit Card will be released by the authority before the 10 days of the examination. the Admit Card will be released only in online mode, candidates will download their admit card by entering the Registration No., and password.


IBPS Result will be displayed by the authority after one or two weeks of the examination. the result will be displayed in the Online mode. the result will not be displayed in any other mode like newspaper, press release, draft, email. candidates will check their exam results on the official website by entering the Registration No., and password.


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