IBPS RRB Notification 2024 Out Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Process

IBPS RRB Notification 2024 has been released on official website of IBPS for 9995 vacancies. Apply Now before Last Date i.e.; 27th June 2024

IBPS RRB Notification 2024

IBPS RRB Notification 2024

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released the short notice about the IBPS RRB Notification 2024 on its official website today on 6th June 2024 for recruitment of Group “A”- Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group “B”- Office Assistant (Multipurpose). The notification states that detailed notification will be released on 7th June and from the same day IBPS RRB Apply Online 2024 process shall also start. The Notification has also mentioned IBPS RRB Exam Dates 2024 which we have discussed in different section of article below.

IBPS RRB Recruitment 2024 Overview

It is expected that IBPS RRB Recruitment 2024 has aim to fill 9000+ vacancies for Group ‘A’ & ‘B’ officers. The below table highlights some key points of IBPS RRB Recruitment 2024 which will help the candidates to understand the notification.

IBPS Regional Rural Banks 2024Key Highlights
OrganizationInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Regional Rural Banks (RRB)
Exam NameIBPS RRB 2024
Post NameOfficers Scale I, II, III and Office Assistant
VacanciesTo be released
GroupsGroup ‘A’ & ‘B’
IBPS RRB 2024 Notification Date5th June 2024
IBPS RRB 2024 Application Date7th to 27th June 2024
Participating Banks43
Job TypeGovt Job
Application FormJune/July 2024
IBPS RRB Short Notification PDFDownload here
Official Websitewww.ibps.in

IBPS RRB Exam Date 2024

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the IBPS RRB 2024 Exam Date, along with the short notice for the examination. For the year 2024, the preliminary examination for the Clerk (Office Assistant) and Officer Scale I (PO) will be held on 3rd, 4th, 10th, 17th, and 18th August 2024. The mains examination for the Clerk will take place on 6th October 2024, whereas for the PO (Officer Scale I) and Single Officers (II & III) will be conducted on 29th September 2024. Here are the important dates for the IBPS RRB 2024 Exam:

IBPS RRB Exam Date
IBPS RRB Exam Date 2024

Sure, here’s a table summarizing the activity dates:

ActivityDates
IBPS RRB Notification 20247th June 2024
Online Application Starts on7th June 2024
IBPS RRB Apply Online 2024 Ends27th June 2024
IBPS RRB Pre Exam Training22nd to 27th July 2024
IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Prelims Exam3rd, 4th, 10th, 17th and 18th August 2024
PO Main / Single Officers (II & III)29th September 2024
Office Assistant Mains Exam6th October 2024

IBPS RRB Vacancy 2024

It is expected that IBPS will release the 9000+ vacancies for the post of Officer Scale-I, II & III posts in the IBPS RRB recruitment 2024 (CRP RRBs XIII). For the year 2023, IBPS announced the 9075 vacancies which we have provided in the table below.

Here’s a table summarizing the vacancies for different posts:

IBPS RRB Vacancy 2024
Post NameVacancies (As on 7 June 2024)
Office Assistants (Multipurpose)5585
Officer Scale I3499
Officer Scale II (Agriculture Officer)70
Officer Scale II (Marketing Officer)11
Officer Scale II (Treasury Manager)21
Officer Scale II (Law)30
Officer Scale II (CA)60
Officer Scale II (IT)94
Officer Scale II (General Banking Officer)496
Officer Scale III129
Total9995

IBPS RRB 2024 Application Form Link

IBPS RRB Application Form Link for the year 2024 hasn’t been activated yet but it is expected that link will be active from 7th June 2024 and will close on 27th June 2024. We shall update the link as soon as the link is updated on official website of the IBPS.

IBPS RRB Apply Online 2024
IBPS RRB Apply Online Link for Officers (Scale-I, II & III)Click Here to Apply
IBPS RRB Apply Online Link for Office Assistants (Multipurpose)Click Here to Apply

IBPS RRB Apply Online 2024 Step by Step Guide

To apply online for IBPS RRB 2024, you can follow these steps:

Step 1: Visit the official website of IBPS at ibps.in

Step 2: Look for the IBPS CRP Regional Rural Banks XIII and click on it. A new page will open

Step 3: On the new page you will find application link for ‘Office Assistants (Multipurpose)’ and Officers (Scale-I, II & III). Click on the link according to your post.

IBPS RRB Apply Online 2024
IBPS RRB Apply Online 2024

Step 4: When you Click on the “Apply Online” link provided for the respective post, a new screen will open like below.

Step 5: Register yourself with a valid email ID and mobile number. You will receive a provisional registration number and password.

Step 6: Fill in the application form with your personal, educational, and experience details.

Step 7: Upload the scanned copies of your photograph, signature, thumb impression, and handwritten declaration as per the prescribed specifications.

Step 8: Select your preference order of RRB (Regional Rural Bank) based on the state.

Step 9: Pay the application fee through online mode using a debit card, credit card, net banking, or any other accepted method.

Step 10: Review all the details filled in the application form before final submission.

Step 11: Submit the application form and take a printout of the confirmation page for future reference.

IBPS RRB 2024 Application Fee

The application fee for the IBPS RRB 2024 Exam varies based on the category of the candidate like for For SC/ST/PWBD candidates, application fee is Rs.175 and for all other category it is Rs. 850/-. The fee structure is as follows:

CategoryApplication Fee
SC/ST/PWBD175
Other Category850

IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2024

IBPS RRB Eligibility 2024 consists of Three important criteria which is Nationality, Age Limit and Educational Qualification. A candidate is eligible if he/she fulfills these eligibility conditions. Let’s understand the eligibility conditions in detail.

Criteria 1: Nationality

A candidate must be either –
(i) a Citizen of India or
(ii) a subject of Nepal or
(iii) a subject of Bhutan or
(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
(v) 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

Criteria 2: IBPR RRB Age limit 2024 (Age as on 01.06. 2024)

Here’s a table summarizing the age limits and remarks for different groups and posts:

GroupPostAge LimitRemarks
Group “B”Office Assistants (Multipurpose)Between 18 and 28 yearsCandidates should not have been born earlier than 02.06.1996 and later than 01.06.2006 (both dates inclusive)
Group “A”Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager)Above 18 – Below 30 yearsCandidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1994 and later than 31.05.2006 (both dates inclusive)
Group “A”Officer Scale- II (Manager)Above 21 – Below 32 yearsCandidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1992 and later than 31.05.2003 (both dates inclusive)
Group “A”Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)Above 21 – Below 40 yearsCandidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1984 and later than 31.05.2003 (both dates inclusive)

There is age relaxation for the reserved category candidates who have applied for the officer’s post. The below table provides quick overview of the age relaxation available for the candidates.

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD10 years
Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen(for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
the 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
In the case of Ex- servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs, who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within the next one year from the last date for receipt of application) other than by way of dismissal or discharge on
account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability attributable to military service or on invalidment, subject to ceiling as per Government guidelines
(for the post of Officers) 5 years
Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried[only for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)] 
Age concession upto the age of 35 years for General/EWS, 
38 years for OBC and
40 years SC/ST candidates
Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years

Criteria 3: IBPR RRB Educational Qualification 2024

Post Educational Qualification Post 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.
Officer Scale-I (Assistant Manager)
  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent.
  • Preference given to degrees in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics, or Accountancy.
  • Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*
  • Desirable: working knowledge of Computer.
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 given to degrees 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 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.
  • Chartered Accountant: Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
  • Law Officer: Degree in Law or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Treasury Manager: Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution
  • Marketing Officer: MBA in Marketing from a recognized university
  • Agricultural Officer: Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/ Animal Husbandry/ Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Information Technology Officer: One year (in the relevant field)
  • Chartered Accountant: One Year as a Chartered Accountant.
  • Law Officer: 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: One Year (in the relevant field)
  • Marketing Officer: One Year (in the relevant field)
  • Agricultural Officer: Two Years (in the relevant 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 given to degrees 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.
Minimum 5 years’ experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions

IBPS RRB Selection Process 2024

ExamOffice Assistant (Clerk)Officer Scale-IOfficer Scale-IIOfficer Scale-III
Selection ProcessPreliminary Exam and Main ExamPreliminary Exam and Main ExamSingle-Level ExamSingle-Level Exam
Number of Stages2211
Exam Duration (Main)2 hours2 hours2 hours (Professional Knowledge Paper: 1 hour)2 hours
LanguageEnglish and HindiEnglish and HindiEnglish and HindiEnglish and Hindi
Negative Marking0.25 for each wrong answer0.25 for each wrong answer0.25 for each wrong answer0.25 for each wrong answer
Mode of ExamOnlineOnlineOnlineOnline

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2024

The IBPS RRB Exam Pattern varies based on the position applied for. Here is a brief overview of the exam pattern for each position:

Exam Pattern for Office Assistant (Clerk):

  • Preliminary Exam: The preliminary exam consists of two sections – Reasoning and Numerical Ability. Each section has 40 questions, and the total duration of the exam is 45 minutes.
  • Main Exam: The main exam consists of five sections – Reasoning, Numerical Ability, General Awareness, English Language/Hindi Language, and Computer Knowledge. Each section has varying numbers of questions, and the total duration of the exam is 2 hours.

Exam Pattern for Officer Scale-I (Assistant Manager):

  • Preliminary Exam: The preliminary exam consists of two sections – Reasoning and Numerical Ability. Each section has 40 questions, and the total duration of the exam is 45 minutes.
  • Main Exam: The main exam consists of five sections – Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, English Language/Hindi Language, and Computer Knowledge. Each section has varying numbers of questions, and the total duration of the exam is 2 hours.

Exam Pattern for Officer Scale-II (Manager):

  • Single-Level Exam: The single-level exam consists of five sections – Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation, Financial Awareness, English Language or Hindi Language, and Computer Knowledge. Each section has varying numbers of questions, and the total duration of the exam is 2 hours.

Exam Pattern for Officer Scale-III (Senior Manager):

  • Single-Level Exam: The single-level exam consists of five sections – Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation, Financial Awareness, English Language or Hindi Language, and Computer Knowledge. Each section has varying numbers of questions, and the total duration of the exam is 2 hours.

The IBPS RRB exam is conducted online and consists of objective-type questions. Candidates are advised to carefully go through the detailed exam pattern given in the official notification to understand the structure and marking scheme of the exam.

IBPS RRB Detailed Syllabus 2024

The IBPS RRB exam syllabus consists of various subjects and topics. Here is a detailed syllabus for each subject:

  • Reasoning: Verbal and non-verbal reasoning, analogy, coding-decoding, blood relations, direction sense, seating arrangement, puzzles, syllogism, statement and conclusion, statement and assumption, etc.
  • Numerical Ability/Quantitative Aptitude: Number system, simplification, percentage, ratio and proportions, average, time and work, speed and distance, profit and loss, simple and compound interest, data interpretation, etc.
  • General Awareness: Current affairs, banking and financial awareness, static GK, history, geography, Indian polity, Indian economy, awards and honors, sports, books and authors, etc.
  • English Language/Hindi Language: Reading comprehension, cloze test, error spotting, sentence improvement, fill in the blanks, para jumbles, vocabulary, grammar, etc.
  • Computer Knowledge: Fundamentals of computer, computer hardware and software, operating system, internet, MS Office, networking, database management system, etc.

IBPS RRB Notification 2024 FAQ

Q1. Is the IBPS RRB 2024 Notification released?

A1. Yes, the IBPS RRB 2024 Notification has been released on June 7, 2024.

Q2. What are the IBPS RRB 2024 Online registration dates?

A2. The online registration for IBPS RRB 2024 will start from June 7, 2024, and will end on June 27, 2024.

Q3. Can a candidate apply for both IBPS RRB Office Assistant & Officer Scale I?

A3. Yes, a candidate can apply for both IBPS RRB Office Assistant and Officer Scale I. However, they need to apply separately for each post.

Q4. How can I apply for IBPS RRB 2024?

A4. To apply for IBPS RRB 2024, candidates need to visit the official website of IBPS and follow the instructions provided in the article. The online application link will be available on the website.

Q5. What is the IBPS RRB Application fee 2024?

A5. The application fee for IBPS RRB 2024 varies based on the category. For SC/ST/PWBD candidates, the application fee is Rs. 175, and for other categories, it is Rs. 850.

Q6. What are the eligibility criteria for IBPS RRB 2024?

A6. The eligibility criteria for IBPS RRB 2024 vary for different posts. Generally, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university. Detailed eligibility criteria can be found in the official notification.

Q7. What is the selection process for IBPS RRB 2024?

A7. The selection process for IBPS RRB 2024 includes a preliminary exam, main exam, and interview round for Officer Scale I. For Office Assistants, there will be a preliminary exam and main exam. The selection process for other officer posts may include a written exam and interview.

Q8. What is the age limit for IBPS RRB 2024?

A8. The age limit for IBPS RRB 2024 varies according to the post. For Officer Scale I, candidates should be between 18 and 30 years of age. For Officer Scale II and III, the age limit is 21 to 32 years and 21 to 40 years, respectively. For Office Assistants, the age limit is 18 to 28 years. Age relaxation is provided for candidates belonging to SC/ST and OBC categories.

Q9. Is there any reservation for SC/ST candidates in IBPS RRB 2024?

A9. Yes, there is a reservation for SC/ST candidates in IBPS RRB 2024. They are granted a relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit.

Q10. What are the documents to be uploaded during the application process?

A10. Candidates need to upload a passport-size photograph, signature, left thumb impression, and a handwritten declaration while submitting the IBPS RRB application form. The specifications for the documents are mentioned in the notification.

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