IBPS RRB 2018- The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will hold an online Written Exam, named IBPS RRB Exam 2018 for recruitment to the post of Group “A”-Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group “B”- Office Assistants (Multipurpose) in Regional Rural Banks. The IBPS RRB Prelims Examination for Officer Scale I and Office Assistants will be conducted in online mode on 11, 12, 18, 19 & 25 August 2018, 01 September 2018 whereas the online test for Officers Scale II & III Posts will be held on 30 September 2018. The IBPS RRB exam dates of Main are 30 September 2018 and 07 October 2018 for Officer Scale- I and Office Assistant, respectively. The IBPS RRB 2018 notification has been released on 06 June 2018 and the online registration for the Common Recruitment Process (CWE for RRBs-VII) has been commenced from 08 June 2018. Candidates need to be aware of the complete eligibility criteria, application process, and selection norms before applying for the IBPS RRB 2018 Exam. Details of the complete procedure are given in the article.

IBPS RRB 2018 Important Dates

S.No Event Important Dates
1 IBPS RRB Application form 2018 Release Date 08 June 2018
2 Last Date to Submit Forms & Fees 02  July 2018
3 Download of Pre-Training Call Letter for Officer Scale-I Third Week of July 2018
4 Pre-Exam Training Dates for Officer Scale-I 30 July- 04 August 2018
5 Download Pre- Exam Training Call Letter for Office Assistant July 2018
6 Pre-Exam Training Dates for Office Assistant 066- 11 August 2018
7 Prelims IBPS RRB Call Letter Download Dates July 2018
8 IBPS RRB Prelims Exam for Officer Scale I and Office Assistants 11, 12, 18, 19 & 25 August 2018, 01 September 2018

 

9 IBPS RRB Exam Dates for Officers Scale II & III Post 30 September 2018
10 IBPS RRB Prelims Result Date October 2018
11 Download of Main Exam Call letter September/ October 2018
11 Online IBPS RRB 2018 Examination – Main Officers (I, II & III) – 30 September 2018

Office Assistant – 07 October 2018

12 Declaration of IBPS RRB Result – Main October 2018
13  Download of call letters for interview November 2018
14  Conduct of interview November 2018
15 Provisional Allotment January 2019

 

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IBPS RRB 2018- Post Details

Name of Posts

  • Group “A”-Officers (Scale-I, II & III)
  • Group “B”- Office Assistants (Multipurpose)

IBPS RRB Post Details

IBPS RRB 2018- Eligibility Criteria

Nationality– Indian citizens are eligible to apply for the examination. However, candidates belong to any of the listed conditions can also apply for the exam.

  • 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 the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India,

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories listed in (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) must possess a certificate of eligibility, issued by the Government of India.

Sex– Both Male & Female candidates are eligible for examination

IBPS RRB Age Limits (on 1 August 2018)

  • For Officer Scale- III- Candidate’s age must be between 21 years – 40 years i.e. Candidates should not have been born earlier than 03 July 1978 and after than 30 June 1997 (both dates inclusive)
  • For Officer Scale- II- Candidate’s age must be between 21 years – 32 years i.e. Candidates should not have been born earlier than 03 July 1986 and later than 30 June 1997 (both dates inclusive)
  • For Officer Scale- I (General Banking Officer) – Candidate’s age must be between 18 years – 30 years i.e. Candidates should not have been born earlier than 03 July 1988 and later than 30 June 2000 (both dates inclusive)
  • For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) – Candidate’s age must be between 18 years and 28 years i.e. Candidates should have not been born earlier than 02 July 1990 and later than 01 July 2000 (both dates inclusive)

Age Relaxation-

S.No Category Age Relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe Candidates (SC/ST) 05 years
2 Other Backward Classes Candidates (OBC) 03 years
3 Physically Handicapped Candidates 10 years
4 Civilian Central Government Servants/ Ex-Servicemen Candidates 05 Years
5 Persons ordinarily domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir State during the period 1 January, 1980 to the 31 December, 1989 05 Years
6 Widows, Divorced women and legally separated women from their husbands 09 years (for Assistant posts)
7 Persons affected by 1984 riots 05 years

 

Minimum Educational Qualifications

  • For Officer Scale- III– Candidates must possess a Degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized University or its equivalent.
  • For Officer Scale- II– Candidates must possess a Degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized University or its equivalent. Besides, they must have the knowledge of regional language and proficient in computers
  • For Officer Scale- I (General Banking Officer)– Candidates must possess a Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent. Besides, they must have the knowledge of regional language and proficient in computers.
  • For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) – Candidates must possess a Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent. Besides, they must have the knowledge of regional language and proficient in computers.

IBPS RRB 2018 Application Form

Online registration link has been uploaded on the official website of IBPS on 08 June 2018. Direct link of IBPS RRB application form has also been updated on this page as well. Only eligible candidates need to apply for the IBPS RRB Exam 2018. Hence, aspirants need to read the complete IBPS RRB eligibility criteria.

Application fee- In order to complete the registration process of IBPS RRB Exam, candidates have to submit the prescribed application fee through online mode only.

Officer (Scale I, II & III)

  • Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
  • Rs. 600/- for all others

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

  • – Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates.
  • – Rs. 600/- for all others

IBPS RRB 2018 Selection Process

Candidates need to pass every stage of the selection process with minimum cut off marks in order to get recruited to the post of Officers and Office Assistant in the Regional Rural Banks. The stages of the selection processes are Written Exam, and Personal Interview.

IBPS RRB 2018 Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam Pattern

For Office Assistant

S.No Subject No. of Ques Max. Marks Exam Medium Duration
1 Numerical Ability 40 40 English/ Hindi 45 minutes
2 Reasoning 40 40 English/ Hindi
Total 80 80

 

For Officer Scale-I Posts

S.No Subject No. of Ques Max. Marks Exam Medium Duration
1 Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 English/ Hindi 45 minutes
2 Reasoning 40 40 English/ Hindi
80 80

 

Main Examination Pattern

For Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

S.No Subject No. of Ques Max. Marks Exam Medium Duration
1 Numerical Ability 40 50 English/ Hindi 02 hours
2 Reasoning 40 50 English/ Hindi
3 General Awareness 40 40 English/ Hindi
4 English/ Hindi Language 40 40 English/ Hindi
5 Computer Knowledge 40 20 English/ Hindi
200 200

 

For Office Scale-I

S.No Subject No. of Ques Max. Marks Exam Medium Duration
1 Quantitative Aptitude 40 50 English/ Hindi 02 hours
2 Reasoning 40 50 English/ Hindi
3 General Awareness 40 40 English/ Hindi
4 English/ Hindi Language 40 40 English/ Hindi
5 Computer Knowledge 40 20 English/ Hindi
200 200

 

Single Examination Pattern

For Officer Scale II (General Banking Officer & Specialist Officer) and Officer Scale III

S.No Subject No. of Ques Max. Marks Exam Medium Duration
1 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 40 50 English/ Hindi 02 hours
2 Reasoning 40 50 English/ Hindi
3 Financial Awareness 40 40 English/ Hindi
4 English/ Hindi Language 40 40 English/ Hindi
5 Computer Knowledge 40 20 English/ Hindi
200 200

 

IBPS RRB 2018 Syllabus

Reasoning Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

Odd man out Analogy Syllogism Blood Relation
Alphabet Test Coding-Decoding Number Sitting Arrangements
Series Test Direction Sense Test Assertion and Reason Decision Making
Ranking and Time Figure Series Word Formation Statement and Conclusion
Statement and Assumption Causes and Effects Figure Series Test Miscellaneous Tests

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

Number System HCF and LCM Decimal Fraction Compound Interest
Time and Work Profit and Loss Simplification Averages
Simple Interest Partnership Ratio and Proportion Probability
Percentages Time and Distance Permutation and Combination Charts and Graphs
Averages Case Studies

English Language Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

Spotting Errors Commonly Misspelled Words Phrase Substitution Cloze Tests
Jumbled Words Idioms and Phrases One word Substitution Fill in the Blanks
Comprehension Jumbled up sentences

 

Hindi Language Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

Vyakaran Fill in the Blanks Paragraphs Mistakes

 

Computer Knowledge Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

Computer Fundamentals Computer Abbreviations Basic Knowledge of Internet Shortcut Keys
Software and Hardware Fundamentals MS Office Security Tools History and Future of Computers
Networking Database Virus, Hacking

 

General Awareness Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

Current Affairs Social Function of Banks Indian and International Economy UNO
Countries/Currencies Awards and Honors Sports Repo and Reverse Repo Rate
History of Banking Marketing Books and Authors Banking Terms
Agriculture Fiscal Monetary Policies Finance RBI Laws & Acts

 

IBPS RRB 2018 Admit Card

The admit card of IBPS RRB 2018 will be released 03 weeks prior to the examination. Candidates who applied for the test will be able to download the call letter from the official website of IBPS. The exam authority will release separate admit cards for each phase of the examination. Candidates will need their application number and the date of birth/ password to download the IBPS RRB Admit card. No candidate will be allowed to enter the exam hall without possessing the call letter.

IBPS RRB 2018 Result

IBPS will release the result for prelims examination within 03 weeks after the exam conduction. The result will be updated on its official website wherein candidates have to provide their roll number and password to access the IBPS RRB result.

IBPS RRB Cut off

IBPS RRB Assistant 2016 Cut-Off (state wise)

State Office Assistant Cutoff Scale-I Prelims Cut off
Andhra Pradesh 56.75 56.75
Bihar 50.5 49.5
Chhattisgarh 49.5 46.5
Gujarat 42.5 41.25
Himachal Pradesh 51.25 50.25
Jammu & Kashmir 49.5 45.5
Madhya Pradesh 51.5
Maharashtra 52.25 51.25
Odisha 57 59.5
Punjab 61 57.25
Tamil Nadu 48.5
Telangana 49
Uttar Pradesh 54 52.25
Uttrakhand 53.75 50.5
West Bengal 53.25 53.25

 

The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks / scores in interview for Officers Scale I, II and III will not be less than 40% (35% for SC / ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The relative weightage (ratio) of CWE and interview will be 80:20 respectively for the Officers cadre.

IBPS RRB 2018 Exam Centres

State Prelims Exam Centre Main Exam Centre
Andhra Pradesh Ananthapur, Chittoor, Chirala, Guntur, Kakinada, Kadapa, Kurnool, Hyderabad, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Vijaywada, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun, Itanagar Itanagar
Assam Dibrugarh, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Guwahati, Silchar, Tezpur Guwahati, Silchar
Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad, Darbhanga, Gaya, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Muzzafarpur, Samastipur, Siwan, Patna, Purnea, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Muzzafarpur, Gaya, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur
Chhattisgarh Bhilai, Raipur, Bilaspur, Raipur
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Himatnagar, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar
Haryana Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Kurukshetra, Palwal, Panipat, Sonipat, Gurgaon, Hissar, Karnal, Yamuna Nagar Ambala, Karnal, Kuruksehtra
Himachal Pradesh Baddi, Bilaspur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una Baddi, Hamirpur, Shimla, Solan
Jammu & Kashmir Baramula, Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Srinagar Jammu, Srinagar
Jharkhand Dhanbad, Ranchi, Bokaro, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Haveri, Hubli, Kolar, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi Bangalore, Belgaum, Bellary, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Haveri, Hubli, Mandya, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi
Kerala Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthpuram, Thrichur Kochi, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthpuram
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur
Maharashtra Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara Aurangabad Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai Nagpur, Pune
Manipur Imphal Imphal
Meghalaya Ri-Bhoi, Shillong Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima Kohima
Odisha Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Sambalpur Bhubaneshwar, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fategarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Sangrur Jalandhar, Mohali, Patiala
Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Kanchipuram, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Perambalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Thiruvallur, Thoothukodi, Tirunelvelli, Vellore, Virudhunagar Chennai, Dindigul, Kanchipuram, Madhurai, Thiruvallur, Thiruchirapalli, Virudhunagar
Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal Hyderabad, Khammam
Tripura Agartala Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Banda, Bareilly, Bulandhshaher, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee Dehradun
West Bengal Asansol, Bardhaman, Berhampur, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri Greater Kolkata, Siliguri

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