IBPS RRB is the most popular national level entrance exam. This exam is best for those candidates who wish to join the Regional Rural Bank. The IBPS RRB is an officers level application form for officers Scale I. IBPS again opened its application form on the date 26th October 2020. Aspirants could fill their form till 9th November 2020. Candidates who were unable to apply earlier for the prelims exam as their respective universities and there was delayed in releasing the final graduation result for those IBPS re- opened its application form window.
Let's first understand the important details about the IBPS RRB entrance exam.
What is IBPS RRB Exam?
IBPS RRB is a national level banking exam in India. Every year, the IBPS RRB exam is conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. The recruitment process is carried out fiven below the following Group A and Group B posts.
Banking Officer Scale-II
Banking officer scale- I
Chartered Accountant (Grade-II)
IT Officer (Grade-II)
Law Officer (GRADE-II)
Agriculture Officer (Grade-II)
For the officer level posts, the IBPS RRB selection process includes the preliminary exam, mains exam, and interview also. But, for the Office Assistant candidates, the selection process is based on only the preliminary exam and mains exam.
New Changes: IBPS RRB 2020
· The total no. of the participating candidates Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) are reduced to 43 from 45 as compared to the last year
· The IBPS RRB application fee had been hiked for all type of category candidates
· Now the question paper available in other regional languages, apart from English and Hindi.
· Due to the Corona Virus pandemic, PET was not conducted
· In 2020, the number of vacancies is more as compared to the last year
· Candidates who are going for the exam for those no it is mandatory that they must have Aarogya Setu App on their mobile phones
· If a candidate doesn’t have Aarogya Setu App, then he or she needs to fill the self-declaration form
Important Dates of IBPS RRB 2020
The IBPS decides to start its inline admission process between the date of 01/07/2020 to 21/07/2020. But due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, the date has been changed
Now the OBPS re-opens its online application and decided its application form date 26/10/2020.
The application process will end on the date 09/11/2020.
The application fee payment duration starts between 26/10/2020 to 09/11/2020.
The last date for the printing application form 09/11/2020.
How to apply for IBPS RRB 2020 Exam
Candidates who wish to apply for the IBPS RRB 2020 exam then they need to follow some steps:
Aspirants need to click on the official website of IPBS RRB.
Applicants can apply for the official Scale I and for this, they need to click on the first link. Aspirants who want to apply for the Officer Scale-II and III then they are required to the second link. Candidates who want to apply for the office assistant post then they need to click on the third link of the official website.
Applicants need to read all the instructions which are provided by the IBPS board before to apply any of the three exams.
In the fourth step, aspirants need to click on the New Registration link, and the link available at the top right side of the website page.
Register yourself to fill the application form and fill in all the required information. After filling in all the requirements, the candidate has to click on the save button and submit the application.
In this step, applicants are required to upload their signature and photograph in the required format. The photograph and signature must be clear and the size of the photograph is 4.5cm*3.5cm. The file size of signature must be between 10 KB to 20 KB. And, the file size of the photograph between 20 KB to 50 KB.
After uploading the photograph and signature, click on the Next button.
Preview of the application form before submitting it. In case any candidate finds any error then they edit the information. Once the form will be submitted then-candidate don’t need to allow to make any type of changes in their application form.
Applicants have to select the payment method. All the payment will be done through the online medium so the candidate must have to pay their application fee through the Net banking/ Credit or Debit card.
Eligibility Criteria For IBPS RRB Exam
Eligibility criteria play a very important role in IBPS RRB. So if any candidate is looking to apply for the IBPS RRB exam then they need to come under the eligibility criteria.
Candidates who are going to apply for Office Assistant or officer Scale post I then they must become between the age of 18 to 28 years. For the post officer scale II and III, the age criteria between 21 to 40 years. For reserved candidates, there is also an age relaxation.
The educational criteria will different for different posts. But, a candidate must have at least a graduation degree to apply for the exam.
IBPS RRB Participating Banks
This year, there are 45 RRB’s participate in the recruitment process of IBPS. These banks are Andhra Pradesh Gramin Bank ( Andhra Pradesh), Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (Telangana), Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank ( Arunachal Pradesh), Aryavart Bank (Uttar Pradesh), Assam Gramin Vikash Bank (Assam), Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank (West Bengal), Baroda Gujrat Gramin Bank (Gujrat), Baroda UP Bank (Uttar Pradesh), Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank ( Rajasthan), Dakshin Bihar Gramin Bank (BIHAR), Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank ( Chhattisgarh), Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank (Andra Pradesh), J&K Grameena Bank (Jammu and Kashmir), Ellaquai Dehati Bank (JAmmau and Kashmir), Jharkhand Rajya Gramin Bank ( Jhanrkhand),Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank ( Himachal Pradesh), Karnataka Gramin Bank (Karnviaks Gramin ataka), Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank ( Madhya Pradesh), KeralaGramin Bank ( Kerala), Karnataka Vikas Gramin Bank (Karnataka), MAharastra Gramin Bank ( Maharastra), Madhyachal GraminBank (Madhya Pradesh), Manipur Gramin Bank ( Manipur),Nagaland Rurual Bank ( Nagaland), Mizoram Rural Bank (Mizoram), Odisha Gramya Bank (Odisha), Prathama UP Gramin Bank ( Uttar Pradesh), Paschim Banga Gramin Bank (West Bengal), Punjab Gramin Bank ( Punjab), Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank (Rajsthan), Puduvai Bharathiar Grama Bank (Puducherry), Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank (Haryana), Spatagiri Grameena Bank (Andra Pradesh), Tamil Nadu Grama Bank (Tamil Nadu), Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank (West Bengal), Telangana Grameena Bank (Telangana), Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank (Bihar), Tripura Gramin Bank (Tripura), Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank (Maharstra), Utkal Grameen Bank (Odisha).
Salary of IBPS RRB
The office assistant salary between rupees 7,200 to 19,300.
IBPS offers a salary for Officer Scale I between Rupees 14,50 to 25,700.
The Officer Scale-II salary starts from Rupees 19,400 to 28,100.
The IBPS offers a salary for Officer Scale III between Rupees 25,700 to 31,500.
These are the basic salary, and a candidate will also get entitled to other allowances like Special Allowance, Travelling Allowance, Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Conveyance Allowance, National Pension Scheme, News paper allowance, Leave Travel allowance, Leave Encashment allowance, and many other allowances.
IBPS RRB Selection process 2020
Aspirants who want to appear for the IBPS exam, then they first need to fill the application form on the IBPS official website. The application fee is Rupees 850 for the general category candidates and Rupees 175 for the ST/ SC/ PWD category candidates.
Admit Card of IBPS
There are different types of admit cards are released by the IBPS for the preliminary and mains exams. Candidate can download their admit card on the official website. For download, the IBPS application form candidate needs to enter their registration number and password. Candidates must have to take the printout of their admit card because the hard copy of the IBPS will not be sent to the candidates.
The IBPS preliminary and mains entrance exams are held via online mode across the various cities in multiple shifts.
The result is declared on the official website. To check the result candidate needs to login to the official website with the registration no and password. The IBPS released its IBPS RRB Cut off after few days of the result declaration.
The final selection will be based on the personal interview and performance of the candidate. For office assistants, aspirants don’t need to give the interview, because the selection process is based on both exams.
IBPS RRB Preparation Tips
The IBPS RRB is the toughest entrance exam in the India. So the candidate should be very careful about the exam. Some important tips on the IBPS RRB exam are as follows:
Aspirants must have to understand the exam pattern and syllabus.
For better preparation, applicants should go through the previous year's question papers.
They should clear the basic concepts of every topic.
During the exam, they should divide the equal time for each subject.
Try to take a shortcut to solve the answers.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
Can an applicant apply for IBPS RRB recruitment Officer Scale I and Office Assistant?
Yes, if a candidate meets the all eligibility criteria of the exam then they can apply for both the exam.
How a candidate can apply for the exam?
To apply for the IBPS RRB exam, the candidate needs to go to the official website of the IBPS.
What is the application fee?
For general category candidates, the application fee is INR 850 and for other category candidates, the application fee is INR 175.
Is there any sectional cutoff of the IBPS RRB exam?
Yes, there is a sectional cutoff and the candidate must have to qualify for this cut-off.
How many centers a candidate can choose for their exam?
Aspirants can select any three centers for the exam.
What is the eligibility criteria for exam?
The standard eligibility criteria for the IBPS exam is a graduation.