IBPS PO Vs IBPS RRB PO | Comparision of Exams

IBPS PO Vs IBPS RRB – which is Better?

IBPS PO vs IBPS RRB PO comparison is done here. The IBPS is an exam conducting Body responsible for recruiting PO(Probationary officers) and Officer Scale-1 for Both PSB(Public Sector Banks) and RRB(Regional Rural Banks). In this Page, we will discuss the difference between IBPS PO and IBPS RRB PO and which one is better. Both IBPS RRB PO and IBPS PO have different Exam pattern and exam levels, Exam pattern for both are provided below.

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MAJOR DIFFERENCES BETWEEN IBPS PO & IBPS RRB PO

IBPS PO IBPS RRB PO
POST PO(Probationary officers) Officer Scale 1
RECRUITING BODY PSB(Public Sector Banks) RRB(Regional Rural Banks)
VACANCIES (2020) 1167 3938
POSTING Across India One State
LANGUAGE English & Hindi English, Hindi & Regional Language
DESCRIPTIVE TEST Yes No
CUT OFF Same for every state Different for every state

IBPS RRB PO Mock Test

IBPS RRB PO Vs IBPS PO ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

AGE LIMIT

  • IBPS RRB SCALE 1:- Candidate must be 18 to 30 years old(Age Relaxation is given for SC/ST candidates).
  • IBPS PO:- Candidate must be between 20 to 30 years old(Age Relaxation is given for SC/ST candidates).

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION

  • A Graduation Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government.

IBPS PO Vs IBPS RRB PO EXAM PATTERN

  • IBPS PO PRE EXAM PATTERN

SECTIONS QUESTIONS MARKS TIME DURATION
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
TOTAL 100 100 1 hour

IBPS PO PREVIOUS YEAR CUT-OFF

  • IBPS PO MAINS EXAM PATTERN

SECTIONS QUESTIONS MARKS TIME DURATION
English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Data Interpretation and Analysis 35 60 45 minutes
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
General Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
English(Letter and Essay writing) 2 25 30 minutes
TOTAL 157 225 3 hours and 30 minutes

MARKING SCHEME – IBPS RRB PO Vs IBPS PO

For every right answer candidate will be awarded 1 mark and there is a negative marking for wrong answers in both pre and mains exam, 1/4 of the total marks will be deducted for the question marked wrong by the candidate in both IBPS PO and IBPS RRB OFFICER SCALE 1 exam.

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IBPS RRB OFFICER SCALE-1 EXAM PATTERN

  • IBPS RRB PRE EXAM PATTERN
SECTION NUMBER OF QUESTIONS MARKS DURATION
Reasoning Ability 40 40 45 minutes
Numerical Ability 40 40
TOTAL 80 80

NOTE:- There is no English Language Section in IBPS RRB PO & IBPS RRB clerk Pre Exam.

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  • IBPS RRB MAINS EXAM PATTERN 

SECTIONS QUESTIONS MARKS
Reasoning Ability 40 50
General Awareness 40 40
Numerical Ability 40 50
English/Hindi Language 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20
TOTAL 200 200

NOTE:- Candidates have to qualify in both Sections by securing minimum cut-off marks, Adequate number of candidates from each category will be shortlisted for mains exam. The total consolidated time duration is 2 hours.

SALARY STRUCTURE IBPS PO Vs IBPS RRB PO

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I: is a position for the post of Manager Trainee in the Regional Rural Banks. The in-hand salary of IBPS RRB Officer Scale-1 ranges from Rs. Rs. 29,000 – Rs. 33,000

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IBPS PO: The revised basic IBPS PO salary is rupees 23700 – (980 x 7) – 30560 – (1145 x 2) – 32850 – (1310 x 7) – 42020. It means Basic Salary of IBPS PO after 7 Years – Rs 30,560 Basic Salary of IBPS PO after 7 + 2 Years – Rs 32,850 Basic Salary of IBPS PO after 7 + 2 + 7 Years – Rs 42,020. (as per 10th Bipartite settlement)

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IBPS RRB AND IBPS PO CUT -OFF MARKS

IBPS RRB cut-off is different for every state while for IBPS PO same cut-off is applied in the whole country.

IBPS RRB PO PREVIOUS YEAR STATE WISE CUT-OFF

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS RELATED TO IBPS PO & IBPS RRB 2020 EXAM

Q1. What are the number of vacancies for IBPS PO 2020?

Ans. Number of vacancies for IBPS CLERK 2020 are 1167.

Q2. What is the last date to fill IBPS PO online application?

Ans. IBPS clerk online application can be filled from 5 to 20 August 2020

Q3.When will the IBPS PO 2020 exam be conducted?

Ans. IBPS Clerk Pre Exam will be conducted on 3, 10 & 11 October 2020 while the mains exam is scheduled on January 2021.

Q4. Which State has the maximum number of vacancies for IBPS RRB?

Ans. Uttar Pradesh has the maximum number of vacancies.

Q5. Is there Any Negative Marking in IBPS RRB & IBPS PO 2020 Exam?

Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking for wrong answers in both pre and mains exam. 1/4 of the total marks will be deducted for the question marked wrong by the candidate.

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