IBPS RRB Notification PDF 2020: Exam Date, Vacancy

 IBPS RRB Notification 2020:

The Institute of Banking & Personnel Selection does the responsible work to select right candidates for the IBPS RRB recruitment. The IBPS RRB notification will reveal the complete recruitment process details. We have added the most important details of IBPS RRB notification 2020 here.

The IBPS RRB selection process contains computer-based online examination. For officer cadres, additionally interview process will happen as the final stage. The candidates for applying this exam should bear the eligibility norms as prescribed in the IBPS RRB 2020 notification. Also the candidates should know about the marking schemes and apply online process for this recruitment. All this details are clearly available in the official notification. We have filtered all the required details here. So candidates refer all the needed information here and clear your doubts regarding this recruitment process.

IBPS RRB 2020 Exam Dates:

There are various post recruitment details present in this single IBPS RRB notification 2020 pdf. The candidates after the recruitment will get the posting order to join the Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) in our country. The posts under this recruitment are,

  • Office Assistant (multipurpose)
  • Officer scale I, II, & III.

The IBPS RRB exam dates are given in the table below.

ActivityTentative Dates
Start Date for Online RegistrationJune 2020
End date for online registrationJuly 2020
Call letter download for Officer Scale I Pre-exam trainingJuly 2020
Officer scale I Pre-exam trainingJuly 2020
Call letter download for Office Assistant Pre-exam trainingJuly 2020
Office Assistant Pre-exam trainingJuly 2020
Download of call letters for online preliminary examJuly2020
Online Preliminary exam datesOffice assistants & Officer Scale I: 01.08.2020, 02.08.2020, 08.08.2020, 09.08.2020,16.08.2020
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 / SingleOffice Assistant: 19.09.2020
Officer Scale – I, II, & III: 13.09.2020
Declaration of Result – Main/ Single (For Officers Scale I, II and III)October 2020
Download of call letters for interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)October 2020
Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)November 2020
Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant)January 2021

IBPS RRB Selection Process:

We have provided the selection process for all the recruitments as per the IBPS RRB 2020 notification. In the table the various selection stages are available for all the recruitments. In all the recruitments prelims marks are not considered for the final provisional allotment. The final selection cut off is based on the mains and interview mark. But for the office assistant post, there is no interview. For this post, the final selection will depend only upon the mains marks. Apart from this, the candidates should pass in all the stages to get the selection order.

IBPS RRB Recruitment1st round2nd round3rd round
Office Assistant (multipurpose)Prelims examMains exam
Officer Scale IPrelims examMains examInterview
Officer Scale IISingle Level ExamInterview
Officer Scale IIISingle Level ExamInterview

IBPS RRB 2020 Vacancy:

After the official release of IBPS RRB recruitment 2020 notification, candidates can know the overall vacancy for all the posts. Also the vacancy reservation details for all the category students are available in the official notification. The last year overall vacancy for the IBPS RRB recruitment was 8354. This year candidates are expecting same number of vacancies.

Name of the Post in IBPS RRB RecruitmentVacancy in 2019
Office Assistant (multipurpose)3674
Officer Scale I3352
Officer Scale II (agriculture officer)106

 

Officer Scale II (marketing officer)45
Officer Scale II (Treasury manager)11
Officer Scale II (Law)18
Officer Scale II (CA)24
Officer Scale II (IT)75
Officer Scale II (General Banking Officer)893
Officer Scale III156
Total8354

IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria:

According to the IBPS RRB official notification, there are certain eligibility criteria to apply for these exams. We have provided all those details in a clear manner. Candidates refer all the details carefully and check that you are hundred percent eligible to apply for these exams. In case if you give fake details in the application, to make yourself eligible, then your candidature will get cancel at any stage. The 3 main eligibility norms as per the IBPS RRB official notification 2020 are,

  • Nationality
  • Age
  • Educational Qualification

Nationality:

As per the IBPS RRB recruitment notification 2020, only following candidates can apply for these exams.

  1. Indian citizens (or)
  2. Bhutan citizens (or)
  3. Nepal citizens (or)
  4. a Tibetan Refugee (He should have come to India before the 1st of January 1962, with an intention of permanent settling) (or)
  5. Indian origin persons migrated from Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Burma, Pakistan, East African countries Ethiopia, Zaire, Malawi, Zambia, United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Kenya, and Uganda. (They should have migrated with the intention of permanently settling in India).

The candidates in the above cases 2, 3, 4, and 5 should produce an eligibility certificate issued by the Indian government.

Age:

As per the IBPS RRB 2020 official notification, there is age limit set for the candidates. The age of the candidates should lie in that mentioned range. Only then the candidates can apply for this recruitment. The age limit will vary for the each recruitment post.

PostAge Limit
Office Assistant (multipurpose)18 to 28 years
Officer Scale I18 to 30 years
Officer Scale II21 to 32 years
Officer Scale III21 to 40 years

 

Also age relaxation is available as per the IBPS RRB notification 2020.

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC / ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWBD10 years
Ex-servicemen / disabled ex-servicemen(for the post of Office Assistant)actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
Ex- servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs, who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment(for the post of officers)5 years
Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried(only for the post of Office Assistant)9 years
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-895 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years

Educational Qualification:

The basic educational qualification for this recruitment is a degree from a government recognized University.  As per the IBPS RRB clerk notification 2020, experience is not required for the office assistant post.

For Officer Scale I post also, experience is not compulsory. But for the officer scale II & III posts, experience is compulsory in the relevant field. Also as per the IBPS RRB PO notification 2020, the candidates should have degree in the field relevant to the posts. The detailed news regarding the qualification and experience are available in the official notification.

 IBPS RRB Apply Online:

For this recruitment, candidates should apply through online. First the candidates should register their details and get the registration number and password. Then they can apply for the exam through the online application form. The IBPS RRB 2020 notification apply online process is given here. Candidates read the full details and apply for the exam without any confusion.

Registration Process:

  • Go to the official website of the IBPS.
  • In the home page registration link for the IBPS RRB recruitment is available.
  • Ensure that you have given the permanent mobile number and email id.
  • Register your details and get your unique registration number and password.
Apply Online Process:
  • Use your registration number and password to login the online application form.
  • Provide the required details at the relevant space. Don’t give any wrong or fake details.
  • Upload the required documents. For that follow the rules as per the IBPS RRB 2020 notification.
  • Check the details of the application form and give final submit option.
  • Finally pay your application fee through the online mode.
Documents to be scanned and uploadedDimensionsFile size
Hand written declaration800*400 pixels50kb to 100 kb
Left thumb impression240*240 pixels20kb to 50 kb
Signature140*60 pixels10kb to 20 kb
Passport size photograph200*230 pixels20kb to 50 kb

IBPS RRB Prelims Exam Pattern:

As per the IBPS RRB notification 2020 the prelims exam is the first stage for office assistant and officer scale I posts. The details of prelims exam are,

  • Total marks 80.
  • Total time duration – 45 minutes (No sectional timing).
  • For each correct answer – 1 mark.
  • Negative marks – 0.25 for each wrong answer.

Both sectional cut off and overall cut off are applicable. The prelims cleared candidates will attend the mains exam.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant (multipurpose) Prelims Exam Pattern
S No.SectionNo. Of questionsMaximum marksDuration
1.Reasoning4040Composite Time Duration of 45 minutes
2.Numerical Ability4040
 Total8080 

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Prelims Exam Pattern

S No.SectionNo. Of questionsMaximum marksDuration
1.Reasoning4040Composite Time Duration of 45 minutes
2.Quantitative Aptitude4040
 Total8080 

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IBPS RRB Mains Exam Pattern:

As per the official notification of IBPS RRB 2020, the mains exam pattern for office assistant and officer scale I posts are given below. The other details of the mains exam are,

  • Total marks – 200.
  • Total time duration – 2 hours (no sectional timing).
  • Penalty for each wrong answer – 1/4th of marks assigned to that question.

Candidates should clear both sectional and overall cut offs to get qualified in this exam.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Mains Exam Pattern
S.No.SectionMedium of ExamNumber of questionsMaximum marksDuration
1ReasoningHindi / English4050 

 

 

 

 

Composite time of 2 hours

2Computer KnowledgeHindi / English4020
3General awarenessHindi / English4040
4a*English LanguageEnglish4040
4b*Hindi LanguageHindi4040
5Numerical abilityHindi / English4050
 Total 200200 

IBPS RRB Office Officer Scale I Mains Exam Pattern

S.No.SectionMedium of ExamNumber of questionsMaximum marksDuration
1ReasoningHindi / English4050 

 

 

 

 

Composite time of 2 hours

2Computer KnowledgeHindi / English4020
3General awarenessHindi / English4040
4a*English LanguageEnglish4040
4b*Hindi LanguageHindi4040
5Quantitative AptitudeHindi / English4050
 Total 200200 

 *Candidates can opt for either 4a or 4b section as per their choice. 

IBPS RRB Single Level Examination Patterns:

For officer scale II & III posts, there is no prelims exam as per the IBPS RRB 2020 notification pdf. The single level exam is the first selection phase. The candidates clearing the single level exam will appear for the interview.

  • Total marks – 200.
  • As a penalty for each wrong answer, you will lose 1/4th of the marks.
  • Sectional timing is not applicable. Within the available time limit, you can swap between the sections as per your wish.
  • To get qualified for the interview, the candidates need to crack the overall and sectional cut offs.
IBPS RRB Officer Scale II (General banking Officer) Single level Exam Pattern
S.No.SectionMedium of ExamNumber of questionsMaximum marksDuration
1ReasoningHindi / English4050 

 

 

 

 

Composite time of 2 hours

2Computer KnowledgeHindi / English4020
3Financial awarenessHindi / English4040
4a*English LanguageEnglish4040
4b*Hindi LanguageHindi4040
5Quantitative aptitude & Data interpretationHindi / English4050
 Total 200200 

IBPS RRB Officer Scale II (Specialist Cadre) Single level Exam Pattern

S.No.SectionMedium of ExamNumber of questionsMaximum marksDuration
       1Professional KnowledgeHindi / English4040 

 

 

 

 

Composite time of 2 hours and 30 minutes

2ReasoningHindi / English4040
3Computer KnowledgeHindi / English4020
4a*English LanguageEnglish4020
4b*Hindi LanguageHindi4020
5Financial awarenessHindi / English4040
6Quantitative aptitude & Data interpretationHindi / English4040
 Total 240200 

IBPS RRB Officer Scale III Single level Exam Pattern

S.No.SectionMedium of ExamNumber of questionsMaximum marksDuration
1ReasoningHindi / English4050 

 

 

 

 

Composite time of 2 hours

2Computer KnowledgeHindi / English4020
3Financial awarenessHindi / English4040
4a*English LanguageEnglish4040
4b*Hindi LanguageHindi4040
5Quantitative aptitude & Data interpretationHindi / English4050
 Total 200200 

*Candidates can opt for either 4a or 4b section as per their choice.

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 Frequently Asked Questions:

The frequently asked questions related to the IBPS RRB official notification 2020 pdf are available here. So candidates can refer your doubts here.

Q: What is the age relaxation for the SC / ST candidates?

A: The age relaxation for SC / ST candidates as per the IBPS RRB 2020 official notification is 5 years.

Q: Is work experience is compulsory for the application of IBPS RRB exams?

A: It depends upon the post. The work experience is not compulsory for the office assistant and officer scale. But for the officer scale II & III posts, the work experience is needed.

Q: What is the process followed in IBPS RRB officer scale I final merit list preparation?

A: The final scores of candidates are calculated by taking marks of mains and interview in the 80:20 ratio. Then a final cut off is fixed to select the candidates for merit list.

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