IBPS RRB 2021 or Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Regional Rural Bank 2021 will be conducted in the month of August and September 2021. IBPS RRB 2021 is conducted each year by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection for recruiting Officers who will be heading the various Regional Rural Banks (RRB) in India and Office Assistants who will be helping in multipurpose tasks. This recruitment usually takes place at two levels viz. Group A Officers: Scale-I (Assistant Manager), Scale-II (Manager), Scale-III (Senior Manager), and Group B Office Assistants: Multipurpose Office Assistants.
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The application forms for IBPS RRB 2021 are likely to be released from the month of June 2021 in online mode through the official website. IBPS RRB 2021 will be conducted in the month of August and September 2021. The exam will be conducted in two phases i.e. IBPS RRB 2021 Preliminary Exam and IBPS RRB 2021 Main Exam. The results for IBPS RRB 2021 Preliminary Exam will be declared in the month of September 2021, while the results for IBPS RRB 2021 Main Exam will be declared in the month of October 2021 through online mode.
IBPS RRB 2021 Highlights
|Exam Name||IBPS RRB 2021|
|Full-Form||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Regional Rural Bank 2021|
|Conducted by||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of application||Online|
|Mode of Examination||Online|
|IBPS RRB 2021 Preliminary Exam||August|
|IBPS RRB 2021 Main Exam||September|
IBPS RRB 2021 Important Dates
All the applicants are required to go through Important Dates of the examination in order to get an idea about the examination schedule and prepare accordingly. The important dates for the IBPS PO are tabulated below:
|Application Process Starts||June 2021|
|Last Date of Application Form filling||July 2021|
|Issuance of IBPS RRB 2021 Preliminary Exam Admit Card||July 2021 (for Officer Scale I) and August 2021 (for Office Assistant)|
|IBPS RRB 2021 Prelims Exam Date||August 2021 (for Officer Scale I) August 2021 (for Office Assistant)|
|Issuance of IBPS RRB 2021 Main Exam Admit Card||September 2021|
|IBPS RRB 2021 Main Exam Date||September 2021 (for officers scale I, II & III) and October 2021 (for Office Assistant)|
|Interview Dates||November 2021|
|Final Provisional Allotment||January 2022|
IBPS RRB 2021 Overview
- The applicants are required to clear the preliminary as well as the main exam in order to be selected as an office assistant.
- The applicants need to clear the preliminary, main exam as well as the interview round for the Scale-I(Assistant Manager).
- The provisional allotment would be restricted for the Scale I and Office Assistant, within the RRBs of the State.
- Those applying for Scale II and III, are required to appear for the main exam as well as the interview round.
- Applicants interested in applying for more than one exam can do the same by applying separately and paying the required fees.
IBPS RRB 2021 Application Form
The application forms for IBPS RRB 2021 are likely to be released in June 2021 by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. The application form link will be made available on the official website only. Applicants must make sure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria for IBPS RRB 2021 before considering the applications. The applicants will be eligible to apply for both officer post and office assistant (multipurpose). However, such applicants can apply for only one designation in the officer’s cadre.
Steps for filling the Application Form for IBPS PO:
- The applicants must visit the official website i.e. ibps.in in order to get the application form link.
- Here, the applicants need to enter some basic personal and educational details.
- Upload the digitally scanned images of photograph, signature, and left-hand thumb impression, and handwritten declaration.
- Finally, make the required payment online and don’t forget to take a print out of the application form and payment receipt for future reference. The payment can be initiated through Net Banking or Debit/Credit cards.
IBPS RRB 2021 Eligibility Criteria
Applicants are required to ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria for IBPS RRB 2021 before filing the applications. The Eligibility Criteria for IBPS RRB 2021 are as follows:
Nationality, Age Limit, and Language Proficiency
|Nationality / Citizenship||A Citizen of India or a subject of Nepal |
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
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 favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
|Age Limit (As of 01.07.2020)||For Office Assistant (Multipurpose)– Between 18 years and 28 years i.e., candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.07.1992 and later than 01.07.2002 (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 03.07.1990 and later than 30.06.2002 (both dates inclusive).
For Officer Scale-II (Manager)– Above 21 years – Below 32 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.07.1990 and later than 30.06.2002 (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 03.07.1980 and later than 30.06.1999 (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 an interview.|
|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 computers.
|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 a 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 computers.
|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 a 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 recognized University in Electronics / Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology or it’s 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)|
|Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)||Chartered Accountant|
Certified Associate (CA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
|One Year as a Chartered Accountant.|
|Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)||Law Officer|
Degree from a recognized 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|
|Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)||Treasury Manager|
Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution
|One Year (in the relevant field)|
|Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)||Marketing Officer|
MBA in Marketing from a recognized university
|One Year (in the relevant field)|
|Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)||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 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 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|
Category Wise Age Relaxation:
|Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen||The actual period of service rendered in the defense 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 Admit Card
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will release the admit card for IBPS RRB 2021. The admit cards for IBPS RRB 2021 will be made available on the official website. Admit cards will not be sent via post to any candidate. The admit card link will be made available 10 days prior to the examination. All the applicants who have successfully applied for the exam can obtain the admit card for IBPS RRB 2021 by following the given steps.
Steps for downloading the Admit Card for IBPS RRB 2021:
- The applicant needs to visit the official website for downloading the admit card.
- The applicants are required to click on the link “Download Online Preliminary call letter for RRB Office Assistant Posts” from the homepage.
- All the applicants who have successfully applied for the exam along with a payment of registration fee will get an admit card for IBPS RRB 2021 by entering their Registration No/Roll No and Date of Birth/ Password.
- The applicants are required to click on the “Submit” button.
- The admit card for IBPS RRB 2021 will appear on-screen. The applicants must not forget to take a print out of the admit card for future reference.
NOTE: The applicants are informed that they must carry the Admit Card along with one valid ID card. The applicants who forget to bring the admit card would not be allowed to attend the examination.
IBPS RRB 2021 Exam Pattern
It is necessary for the applicants to get an overview for the IBPS RRB 2021 For the IBPS Assistant post, the applicant is required to clear the Preliminary Exam followed by the Main Exam. There will be no Interview Round for the IBPS Office Assistant. While, for the IBPS RRB Officer post, the applicant is required to clear the Preliminary Exam as well as the Main Exam followed by the Interview Round.
IBPS Assistant Exam Pattern
IBPS Assistant Preliminary Exam Pattern
|Total||80||80||A cumulative time of 45 mins|
IBPS Assistant Mains Exam Pattern
|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|
|Total||200||200||A cumulative time of 2 hours is provided|
IBPS RRB Officer Grade Exam Pattern
IBPS RRB 2020 Officer Grade Preliminary Examination
|2.||Numerical Ability||40||40||time of 45 mins|
IBPS RRB 2020 Mains Exam (Officer Scale-I)
|2||General Awareness||40||40||time of|
|3||Numerical Ability||40||50||2 hours is|
IBPS RRB 2021 Syllabus
The applicants must have an idea about the Exam Syllabus so that they can prepare the important topics for the exam. The syllabus for IBPS RRB 2021 is given below:
- Quantitative Aptitude: Mensuration, Profit & Loss, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Permutation & Combination, Simple Interest, Probability, etc.
- General Awareness: Agriculture, Current Affairs, Awards & Honors, Indian Economy, International-Economy, Budget, Sports, Shares, Finance, etc.
- Reasoning Section: Analogy, Blood relations, Coding-Decoding, Direction Sense, Figure Series, Odd Man out, Puzzles, Syllogism, Sitting arrangement, etc.
- English Language: Comprehensions, Cloze Test, Fill in the Blanks, Idioms & Phrases, Synonyms, and Antonyms, etc.
- Computer Knowledge: History of Computers, MS Office, Number System, Operating Systems, Software, and Hardware, etc.
IBPS RRB 2021 Preparation Tips
- The applicant must prepare a time-table for covering the whole syllabus within time and strictly follow that.
- The applicant should try to solve the “Aptitude Test” Section from different entrance level books.
- Prepare the syllabus from different books covering the syllabus, available in the market.
- The applicant must build a habit of reading daily newspapers/journals to score better in General Awareness.
- The student must solve as many previous year papers, sample papers as possible on a daily basis.
IBPS RRB 2021 Results
The results for IBPS RRB 2021 will be declared in three phases – Preliminary result, main result, and Final result. IBPS RRB 2021 Preliminary Result will be released in September 2021, The result for IBPS RRB 2021 Main will be declared in October 2021 and the provisional merit list will be announced in January 2022. The results will be published on the official website. The applicants who clear all the rounds for the particular exam will get a call letter to join the organization.
IBPS RRB 2021 Participating Organizations
The list of participating in the IBPS RRB 2021 are mentioned below:
|Allahabad UP Gramin Bank (Uttar Pradesh)||Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (Telangana)||Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank (Andhra Pradesh)||Mizoram Rural Bank (Mizoram)|
|Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank (Arunachal Pradesh)||Assam Gramin Vikash Bank (Assam)||Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank(West Bengal)||Nagaland Rural Bank (Nagaland)|
|Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank (Gujarat)||Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin (Rajasthan)||Baroda UP Gramin Bank(Uttar Pradesh)||Narmada Jhabua Gramin Bank (Madhya Pradesh)|
|Bihar Gramin Bank(Bihar)||Central Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank (Madhya Pradesh)||Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank (Andhra Pradesh)||Odisha Gramya Bank (Odisha)|
|Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank (Chhattisgarh)||Dena Gujarat Gramin Bank(Gujarat)||Ellaquai Dehati Bank(Jammu & Kashmir)||Pallavan Grama Bank (Tamil Nadu)|
|Gramin Bank of Aryavart(Uttar Pradesh)||Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank(Himachal Pradesh)||J & K Grameen Bank(Jammu & Kashmir)||Pandyan Grama Bank(Tamil Nadu)|
|Jharkhand Gramin Bank (Jharkhand)||Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank (Karnataka)||KashiGomtiSamyut Gramin Bank (Uttar Pradesh)||Paschim Banga Gramin Bank (West Bengal)|
|Kaveri Grameena Bank (Karnataka)||Kerala Gramin Bank (Kerala)||Langpi Dehangi Rural Bank (Assam)||Pragathi Krishna Gramin Bank (Karnataka)|
|Madhya Bihar Gramin Bank (Bihar)||Madhyanchal Gramin Bank (Madhya Pradesh)||Maharashtra Gramin Bank (Maharashtra)||Prathama Bank (Uttar Pradesh)|
|Malwa Gramin Bank (Punjab)||Manipur Rural Bank (Manipur)||Meghalaya Rural Bank|
|Puduvai Bharthiar Grama Bank|
|Punjab Gramin Bank|
|Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank|
|Saptagiri Grameena Bank|
|Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank|
|Sarva UP Gramin Bank|
|Saurashtra Gramin Bank|
|Sutlej Gramin Bank|
|Telangana Grameena Bank|
|Tripura Gramin Bank|
|UtkalGrameen Bank (Odisha)||Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank|
|Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank (Bihar)||Uttarakhand Gramin Bank (Uttarakhand)||Vananchal Gramin Bank|
|Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank|
IBPS RRB 2019 Cut-off
IBPS RRB Assistant 2019 cut-off (Prelims)
|Jammu & Kashmir|
IBPS RRB PO 2019 Cut-Off (Prelims)
|Jammu & Kashmir||55.25|
IBPS RRB 2021 FAQs:
How can I apply for IBPS RRB 2021?
The application link will go live on the official website.
What will be the medium for IBPS RRB 2021?
The exam will be conducted in Hindi as well as the English language.
Where can I find the link to the IBPS RRB 2021 result?
It will be made available on the official website.
What will be the duration of the IBPS Assistant Mains Exam?
The duration of the exam will be 2 hours.
How many questions will be there in IBPS Assistant Preliminary Exam?
There will be 80 questions in IBPS Assistant Preliminary Exam.