IBPS RRB Exam Date 2020 | Check Tentative Dates Here

The Institute of Banking & Personnel Selection is recruiting candidates for the Regional Rural Banks. Due to covid-19 spread, the exam may be postponed.The IBPS RRB exam date 2020 for all the posts are tentatively announced by the IBPS. Candidates refer tentative IBPS RRB exam date.

As the IBPS RRB exam date is announced, candidates have started their preparation with full focus. But due to COVID-19 issues, there are chances for delay in the notification release. This may lead to delay in exam schedule. Here we have mentioned the tentative exam date schedule of IBPS RRB recruitment 2020. Also the competition is becoming very high for the IBPS RRB exams. In this IBPS RRB 2020 recruitment, candidates are selected for the office assistant and officer cadres. The list of all the posts under this recruitment are,

  • Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
  • Officer Scale I (Assistant Manager)
  • Agriculture Officer (scale II)
  • Marketing Officer (scale II)
  • Treasury manager (scale II)
  • Law Officer (scale II)
  • IT Officer (scale II)
  • Chartered Accountant (scale II)
  • General Banking Officer (scale II)
  • Officer Scale III (Senior Manager)

IBPS RRB Important Exam Dates:

The prelims and mains exam date for all the IBPS RRB posts are available in the table. As the dates are scheduled, candidates can plan their preparation according to it. If you start you preparation as soon as possible, you can complete it before the IBPS RRB 2020 exam date.

ActivityTentative Dates
Online Registration start dateJune 2020
Online Registration End dateJuly 2020
Officer Scale I Pre-exam training call letter downloadJuly 2020
Officer scale I Pre-exam trainingJuly 2020
Office Assistant Pre-exam training call letter downloadJuly 2020
Office Assistant Pre-exam trainingJuly 2020
Download of call letters for online preliminary examJuly2020
Online Preliminary exam datesOffice assistants & Officer Scale I:






Online Preliminary Exam ResultOffice assistants: September 2020

Officer Scale I: August 2020

Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main / SingleSeptember 2020
Online Exam – Main / Single examinationOffice Assistant: 19.09.2020


Officer Scale – I, II, & III: 13.09.2020

Mains / single examination result (For Officers Scale I, II and III)October 2020
Download of interview call letters for Officer Scale I, II and IIIOctober 2020
Interview for Officer Scale I, II and IIINovember 2020
Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant)January 2021

Check Here: IBPS Exam Calendar 2020-21

IBPS RRB Selection Process:

The IBPS RRB Selection Process involves online exam and interview process to select candidates. Except the office assistant post, all other officer posts of IBPS RRB recruitment will have interview round. In this step by step selection process, candidates are filtered at each stage, by fixing a minimum cut off. The candidates will attend the exam as per their INPS RRB exam date 2020.

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Common factors in all IBPS RRB Exams:

There are some common factors in all the IBPS RRB online exams. They are,

  • No sectional timing. Candidates can attend any section at first. Also they can change the sections at any time as per their wish.
  • Negative marking – for each wrong answer, candidates will lose 1/4th of the marks assigned to the question.
  • Candidates have to clear both sectional and overall cut offs in all the stages.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Selection Rounds:

The candidates will attend the prelims exam as per the IBPS RRB clerk exam date 2020. The IBPS RRB office assistant  exam date 2020 for prelims exam is mentioned in the call letter. The IBPS RRB Office assistant post has just 2 rounds of selection.

  • The first round is online preliminary exam for 80 marks. Total time duration for this round is 45 minutes.
  • This exam is comprised of two sections namely numerical ability and reasoning.
  • Both sections has 40 questions each. The candidates clearing prelims exam will qualify for the next round.
  • The second and final round for this recruitment is online mains exam. The mains exam is comprised of 5 sections in total. The total marks for the mains exam is 200.

The Candidates will attend the mains exam as per the IBPS RRB assistant exam date 2020 in their call letter.

Get More: IBPS RRB Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Selection Rounds:

The officer scale I Selection has 3 rounds in total.

  • The first round preliminary exam is conducted for 80 marks. Time duration for this round is 45 minutes. The candidates will attend prelims exam as per their IBPS RRB PO exam date 2020.
  • Quantitative aptitude and reasoning are the 2 sections. Each section contains 40 questions.
  • The candidates passing in the prelims will attend the second round.
  • The second round online mains exam has maximum marks of 200. The canddates will attend exam as per ther IBPS RRB PO mains exam date 2020 in their admit card. After qualifying in this round, candidates will attend the 3rd round.
  • Then the third and final round is interview. In final selection, the marks of mains and interview are taken in 80:20 ratio respectively.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale II & III Selection Rounds:

For officer scale II and III, there is no prelims exam. Only single level examination is conducted for 200 marks. The IBPS RRB scale II exam date 2020 is available in the admit card. The candidates passing in this exam will attend the interview. The final selection will take place by calculating the marks of single level exam and interview in 80:20 respectively.

IBPS RRB Section-wise Preparation Strategy:

In IBPS RRB exams, there is no sectional time. So that you can swap between the sections at any time as per your wish. But time managing skill is very important. So that you can use the time in an efficient manner. This will help you to attend the maximum possible number of questions within the given time limit.

General Awareness:

As the IBPS RRB 2020 clerk exam date will near soon, start your preparation soon. If you attend this section first, you can complete it within 15 minutes. This will boost your confidence level at the beginning itself. This confidence will help you to attend the other sections with a positive mind set. Some good preparation tips for this section are here for your reference.

Study current affairs in a daily manner to make your preparation easier. Split the current affairs preparation like month-wise and state-wise, to make the preparation simple. Attend daily quiz on current affairs.  Give importance to static affairs and banking awareness. Use score booster and power capsules for the last minute preparation and revision purpose.

Computer Knowledge:

After finishing the general awareness section, mostly this section will be very easy, if you have prepared well. In 1 minute you can easily complete 4 to 5 questions. So that you can finish this entire section within 10 to 12 minutes. If you are confident in this section, attend this section 2nd in order. Allocate just 10 minute. Or else a maximum of 15 minutes is enough for this section. As the IBPS RRB mains exam date will near soon, candidates start your preparation for this section. This section helps you to save more time.


This is one of the tough sections in the exam. As the IBPS RRB mains exam date 2020 is nearing, give more attention to this section. If you want to increase your overall score, you must practice this section with dedication. After finishing all the above 3 easier sections, you can attend reasoning section, if you are comfortable enough. If you like maths, then attend it as 3rd. Decide it as per you strength. If you choose reasoning section, attend the topics in the following order, so that you can manage time in an efficient manner.

  • Syllogism, Inequality
  • Direction sense, Blood relation
  • Miscellaneous
  • Machine input – output
  • Puzzle and seating arrangement

First attend all the easy questions. So that you can bag more marks within less time period. Then you can attend the medium range question with a relaxed mind set. Then you can move on to the next section. After completing all the sections, attend the difficult questions in this section. This is the good time management for this section.

English Language:

You can attend this section as 3rd or 4th. It depends up to your knowledge in this section. But this section needs heavy practice with the mock test. Most of the candidates will not give importance to this section. Because, candidates think that, they cannot score in this section, even if they prepare. But it’s a wrong thought. Lot of mock test practice will surely help you to improve your English knowledge. If you enter this section finish the questions in the following order. Before the IBPS RRB 2020 exam ate, practice more English section mock tests.

  • Fillers, cloze test, error spotting
  • Sentence improvement
  • Jumbled sentences.
  • Miscellaneous
  • Reading comprehension

In preparation aspects, concentrate more on grammar. Grammar knowledge is the base for you to score marks in this section.

Quantitative Aptitude:

Basic maths knowledge is very important to score in this section. If you are weak in basic calculation, then you cannot even score in the simple topics. Attend the questions in the following order.

  • Simplification, approximation
  • Number series
  • Quadratic equation
  • Word problems and DI

In this section Word problems and data interpretation may be asked in high difficult level. So practice those topics with extra care. Before IBPS RRB clerk mains exam date 2020 prepare and practice all the topics.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Candidates refer the FAQs given here to clarify tour doubts.

Q: What is the consolidated time duration for the IBPS RRB prelims exams?

A: The prelims exam is conducted only for the officer scale I and office assistant posts. The consolidated time for these prelims exams are 45 minutes. You can change between the sections as per your wish. 

Q: Is sectional cut off is applicable in IBPS RRB exams?

A: Yes, sectional cut off is fixed for all the IBPS RRB prelims and mains exams. 

Q: What are the IBPS RRB Prelims exam dates 2020?

A: 01.08.2020, 02.08.2020, 08.08.2020, 09.08.2020, 16.08.2020 are the tentative prelims exam dates.

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