IBPS RRB 2018 Recruitment – Notification, Syllabus, Apply Online, Application Form

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is going to conduct a common recruitment event for employment of Group ‘A’- Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group ‘B’- Office Assistant (Multipurpose) in Regional Rural Banks. Eligible candidates who want to join any of the RRBs are required to register online at www.ibps.in. The last date to attempt online registration is July 2nd, 2018. But before registering online, candidates are required to know few important things such as date of release of official notification, participating RRBs, eligibility criteria, application form, process, fee & mode of payment, online examination structure, examination dates & centers, interview date, call letters, results etc.

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IBPS RRB 2018 Official Notification & Vacancies

On June 6th 2018, the IBPS has released an official notification to conduct the next CRP for RRBs. IBPS CRP RRB 2018 official notification is already published and available on website www.ibps.in. To download or read it now, click here.

As per official notification, post-wise number of vacancies is given below:

S. No.Post nameNo. of vacancies
iOffice Assistants (Multipurpose)5249
iiOfficer Scale-I3312
iiiOfficer Scale-II (Agricultural Officer)72
ivOfficer Scale-II (Marketing Officer)38
vOfficer Scale-II (Treasury Manager)17
viOfficer Scale-II (Law)32
viiOfficer Scale-II (CA)21
viiiOfficer Scale-II (IT)81
ixOfficer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)1208
xOfficer Scale-III160
Total10,190

IBPS RRB 2018 Overview

Examination nameIBPS CRP RRB 2018
Conducted byInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection, Mumbai
Notification was released onJune 6th, 2018
No. of vacancies10,190
Post nameGroup ‘A’- Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group ‘B’- Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
On-line registration datesJune 8th to 2nd July, 2018
Online fee paymentJune 8th to 2nd July, 2018
Call letters shall be available to download for Preliminary exam for Officer Scale-IJuly 2018
Call letters shall be available to download for Preliminary exam for Office AssistantAugust 2018
Preliminary examination for Officer Scale-I will be onAugust 11th, 12th & 18th 2018
Preliminary examination for Office Assistant will be onAugust 19th & 25th, September 1st, 2018
Preliminary exam result for Officer Scale-ISeptember 2018
Preliminary exam result for Office AssistantSeptember 2018
Call letters for main exam for Officer Scale-I, II & III and Office Assistant shall be available to download from
September 2018
Main exam for Officers (I, II & III) will be onSeptember 30th, 2018
Main exam for office assistant will be onOctober 7th, 2018
Main exam results will be declared inOctober 2018
Download of call letters for interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)November 2018
Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)November 2018
Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant.
(Multipurpose))
January 2018

IBPS RRB 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to apply for the CRP must ensure that they fulfill the specified eligibility criteria.

Nationality / Citizenship

An applicant should be either an Indian citizen or a subject of Bhutan or Nepal.

Age Limit & Relaxation (As on June 1st, 2018)

Post nameMinimum ageMaximum age
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)1828
Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager)1830
Officer Scale- II (Manager)2132
Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)2140

Relaxation in maximum age limit will be applicable for the candidates belonging to the following categories:

CategoryAge relaxation
Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years
Other Backward Classes3 years
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe5 years

Note: To know more, please refer to official notification or click here.

IBPS RRB 2018 Post-wise Educational Qualifications & Experience

Post nameEducational QualificationExperience
Officer Scale-I

(Assistant Manager)

  • Should have passed graduation examination in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent
  • Preference will be given to the candidates having degree in Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Management, Law, Information Technology, Economics or Accountancy
  • Applicant should be proficient in local language
  • Applicants having working knowledge of Computer shall get preference
N/A
Officer Scale-II

General Banking Officer (Manager)

Should have passed graduation examination in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent with at least 50% marks in aggregate

Preference will be given to the candidates having degree in Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Law, Information Technology, Management, Animal Husbandry, Banking, Finance, Horticulture, Forestry, Marketing, Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Economics & Accountancy

Two years as an officer

in any financial

Institution or Bank

Officer Scale-II

Specialist Officers

(Manager)

Law officer

  • Applicant should have a degree in Law or its equivalent with at least 50% marks in aggregate

Treasury Manager

  • MBA in Finance or Chartered Accountant from a recognized institution / university

IT officer

  • Graduation course in IT / Computer Science / Electronics / Communication or its equivalent with at least 50% marks in aggregate
  • Desirable: Certificate in Java, VB, VC, ASP, PHP, C++, OCP etc.

Agricultural officer

  • Bachelor’s degree in Pisciculture / Agricultural Engineering / Veterinary Science / Forestry / Dairy / Animal Husbandry / Horticulture / Agriculture from a recognized university or its equivalent with at least 50% marks in aggregate

Chartered Accountant

  • Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Marketing Officer

  • MBA in Marketing from a recognized university
2 years working experience as law officer in any financial institution or bank OR 2 years as an advocate
One Year (in the relevant field)
One Year (in the relevant field)
Two Years (in the relevant field)
One Year as a Chartered Accountant
One Year (in the relevant field)
Officer Scale-III

(Senior Manager)

Should have passed graduation examination in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent with at least 50% marks in aggregate

Preference will be given to the candidates having Degree/ Diploma in Banking, Veterinary Science, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Information Technology, Management, Law, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Co-operation, Economics and Accountancy

At least 5 years experience as an officer in any financial institution or Bank
Office Assistant

(Multipurpose)

  • Should have passed graduation examination in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent
  • Applicant should be proficient in local language
  • Applicants having working knowledge of Computer shall get preference
     N / A

 

IBPS RRB 2018 Application Fee & Mode Of Payment

To apply for Officer (Scale I, II & III) & Office Assistant (Multipurpose), all the candidates should have to pay a fee of Rs. 600/- as their application fee including intimation charges. However, application fee for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates will be Rs. 100/-.

All the candidates are required to pay their application fee online by using a debit/credit card or internet banking facility.

IBPS RRB 2018 Application Form & Process

To apply for any aforementioned post, a candidate should have to go to IBPS’s official website because IBPS CRP RRB 2018 application forms are available in online mode only. The entire process for attempting online application is given below:

  • Open IBPS official website
  • Now find and click on link ‘Click here to apply online for CRP-RRBs Recruitment of Officers (Scale I, II & III) & Office Assistant (Multipurpose)’
  • You will see a new page having different links to apply for different posts
  • Click on the respective link of the post for which you want to apply
  • You will see a new page having post details and link to apply online
  • On the same, you will have to find and click on link ‘Click here for New Registration’
  • You will see a new page having an online registration form
  • Enter your basic details such as first name, middle name, last name, mobile no., email ID etc
  • Now, type the security code in the given box
  • Click on ‘Save & Next’ tab
  • Instantly you will receive a text message having your IBPS CRP RRB VII Provisional Registration No. and password
  • Now, upload scanned copies of your photo & signature
  • Click on ‘Next’ tab
  • Fill further details
  • Preview your application & make changes (if required)
  • Select payment option and make the payment as per your category
  • Take a printout of the e-receipt
  • Click on ‘Final Submit’ button
  • Take print out of application form and keep it safe for future reference

IBPS RRB 2018 Online Exam Structure & Syllabus

For the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose), firstly there will be a preliminary examination. Candidates qualified in prelim exam will be further called for the main examination.

Preliminary Exam Structure (duration- composite time of 45 minutes)

Subjects nameMedium of exam No. of MCQsMaximum Marks
Numerical AbilityHindi/English4040
ReasoningHindi/English4040
Total 8080


Main Exam Structure (duration- composite time of 120 minutes)

Subjects nameMedium of exam No. of MCQsMaximum Marks
Reasoning Hindi/English4050
Numerical AbilityHindi/English4050
General AwarenessHindi/English4040
English OR Hindi LanguageEnglish OR Hindi4040
Computer languageHindi/English4040
Total 200200

 

For the post of Officer Scale-I, there will be a preliminary examination then main examination for candidates shortlisted in preliminary exam and in the end, candidates shortlisted in the main examination will be called for a common interview.  

Preliminary Exam Structure (duration- composite time of 45 minutes)

Subjects nameMedium of exam No. of MCQsMaximum Marks
ReasoningHindi/English4040
Quantitative AptitudeHindi/English4040
Total8080

 

Main Exam Structure (duration- composite time of 120 minutes)

Subjects nameMedium of exam No. of MCQsMaximum Marks
Reasoning Hindi/English4050
Quantitative AptitudeHindi/English4050
General AwarenessHindi/English4040
English OR Hindi LanguageEnglish OR Hindi4040
Computer languageHindi/English4040
Total 200200

 

For the post of Group ‘A’ – Officers (Generalist and Specialists) Scale II & Scale III, there will be a single online test having objective type questions. Candidates shortlisted in the single examination will be further called for a common interview.

Single-level Examination Structure For The Post Of

  • Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer) (time duration- 2 hours total)
Subjects nameMedium of exam No. of MCQsMaximum Marks
ReasoningHindi/English4050
Quantitative Aptitude & Data

Interpretation

Hindi/English4050
Financial AwarenessHindi/English4040
English OR Hindi LanguageEnglish OR Hindi4040
Computer languageHindi/English4040
Total 200200

 

  • Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre) (time duration- total 2 hours & 30 minutes)
Subjects nameMedium of exam No. of MCQsMaximum Marks
ReasoningHindi/English4040
Quantitative Aptitude & Data

Interpretation

Hindi/English4040
Financial AwarenessHindi/English4040
English OR Hindi LanguageEnglish OR Hindi4020
Computer languageHindi/English4020
Professional KnowledgeHindi/English4040
Total 200200

 

  • Officer Scale-III (time duration- total 2 hours)
Subjects nameMedium of exam No. of MCQsMaximum Marks
ReasoningHindi/English4050
Quantitative Aptitude & Data

Interpretation

Hindi/English4050
Financial AwarenessHindi/English4040
English OR Hindi LanguageEnglish OR Hindi4040
Computer languageHindi/English4040
Total 200200

 

Note- penalty for wrong answers will be applicable to all above mentioned examinations. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

IBPS RRB 2018 Selection Procedure

  • For the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose), final selection of candidates will be done on the basis of marks obtained in the main examination
  • For the post of Officers Scale I, final selection of candidates shall be done on the basis of marks scored in the main examination as well as interview
  • For the post of Officers Scale II (Generalist & Specialist) & Scale III, final selection of candidates shall be done on the basis of marks scored in the single level examination and interview.

IBPS RRB 2018 Call Letters

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will issue a separate call letter for each stage of examination including preliminary, main & interview. To obtain call letter, candidates need to visit IBPS website. At website, they can easily download their call letters. The process to download call letter is given below:

  • Open IBPS website
  • Find and click on ‘Admit card for IBPS CRP RRB 2018
  • You will see a new page having a log in form
  • Enter your details like ‘Registration number’ & ‘Password/date of birth’
  • Click on ‘Submit’ tab
  • Find admit card section and download your admit card
  • Print it on A4 size paper

IBPS CRP RRB 2018 Results

Result of each stage of examination (prelim / main / single level / interview) will be announced and published by IBPS on its official website. To check result, a candidate has to follow few below given simple steps:

  • Open IBPS website
  • Login into account by entering your ‘Registration number’ & ‘Password/date of birth’
  • Click on the respective results link (will be activated after official result announcement)
  • Check your marks and verify details
  • Print or save it

We wish you Best of Luck for Common Recruitment Process for recruitment of officers (Scale- I, II & III) & Office Assistant (Multipurpose) in RRBs

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