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IBPS RRB 2022 Notification

IBPS RRB Exam Date 2022 Out: Institute of Banking & Personnel Selection will be releasing the official notification for Officer Grade I, II, III and Clerical Posts on its official website @ibps.in tentatively in June 2022 [1st week]. As per IBPS Calendar, the prelims exam for IBPS RRB 2022 exam has been scheduled for 07th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st August 2022. For more details about IBPS RRB 2022 Notification, candidates can go through the below article. We recommend the candidates to read the below information to get all the details related to Exam Date, Eligibility Criteria, Vacancy, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Cut Off, Social Distancing Norms.

IBPS RRB 2022 Exam

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection or IBPS conducts the recruitment in Regional Rural Banks (RRB’s) through a national level exam annually. The IBPS conducts the recruitment for the following Group A and B posts:

Office Assistant Marketing Manager Treasury Manager
Officer Scale – I Banking Officer Scale-II Agriculture Officer (Grade – II)
Law Officer (Grade – II) Law Officer (Grade – II) Chartered Accountant (Grade II)
Officer (Grade III) IT Officer (Grade II)

IBPS RRB 2022 – Overview

Check the important details of the IBPS RRB 2022 exam in the table given below.

Name of exam Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
Regional Rural Banks (IBPS RRB)
Recruitment for the
Post
  • Officers Scale I, II & III
  • Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
Groups Group A and B
Registration Dates June 2022
Exam level National
Exam Eligibility Graduate
IBPS RRB Exam stage
  • Officers Scale I: Preliminary, Mains, and Interview
  • Office Assistant: Preliminary and Mains
  • Officers Scale II and III: Single level exam and Interview
Mode of exam Online
IBPS RRB Exam Duration
  • Prelims: 45 minutes
  • Mains: 2 hours
  • Single level exam: 2 hours
Official website www.ibps.in

IBPS RRB Exam Date 2022 Out

IBPS has released IBPS Calendar 2022 along with the IBPS RRB Exam Dates 2022 which have been discussed in the below table.

Activity Dates
IBPS RRB Notification June 2022 [1st week]
Online Application Starts on June 2022
Online Application Ends on
IBPS RRB Preliminary Examination
(Officer Scale-I & Office Assistant)
07th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st August 2022
Online Examination – Main / Single Officers (II & III) 24 September 2022
Officer Scale I Mains Exam 24 September 2022
Office Assistant Mains Exam 1st October 2022
IBPS RRB Final Result 2022 January 2023

IBPS RRB Notification 2022

IBPS RRB notification 2022 will be released by IBPS in the 1st week of June 2022 on the official website of IBPS @ibps.into recruit Office Assistants and Officers of Scale-I, II & III. The candidates interested in the posts of Office Assistants and Officers of Scale-I, II & III can check the eligibility criteria, vacancy distribution, exam pattern, and syllabus from the below IBPS RRB  notification 2021 link.

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IBPS RRB 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates must have to complete the following eligibility criteria to apply for IBPS RRB 2022. The eligibility includes education qualification, age limit, and experience, which have been detailed here.

IBPS RRB Age Limit

  • For Officer Scale- III- Candidates should be above 21 years and below 40 years.
  • For Officer Scale-II- Candidates should be above 21 years and below 32 years.
  • For Officer Scale- I- Candidates should be above 18 years and below 30 years.
  • For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) – Candidates should be above 18 years and below 30 years.

Age-wise Relaxation For IBPS RRB 2022

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe 05 years
Other Backward Class 03 years
Person with disability 10 years
Ex-Serviceman/Disabled Ex-Serviceman The actual period of service rendered in the defense forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) is 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 Educational Qualification & Experience

The candidates should hold the minimum required qualification as mentioned in the below table from a recognized University/Board and the results should be declared on or before June 2022. Check the academic qualification and experience required to apply for the posts released by Regional Rural Banks in India from the below table.

Posts Education Qualification Experience
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
  • Degree in any discipline.
  • Proficiency in the local language.
  • Knowledge of Computer skills.
Officer Scale-I  (PO/Assistant Manager)
  • Degree in any discipline.
  • Candidates having a degree in Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics, and Accountancy will be given preference.
  • Proficiency in the local language.
  • Knowledge of Computer skills.
Officer Scale-II General Banking Officer
  • Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Candidates having a degree in Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy will be given preference.
2 years as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institution
Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (IT) Degree in Electronics / Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology with a minimum of 50% marks Certification in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP, etc will be given preference. 1 Year
Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (CA) Certified Associate (CA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. 1 Year
Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (LA) Degree in Law with a minimum of 50% marks. 2 years as an advocate OR should have worked as Law Officer in Banks or Financial Institutions
Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Treasury Manager) Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India OR MBA in Finance. 1 Year
Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Marketing Officer) MBA in Marketing. 1 Year
Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Agriculture Officer) Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Dairy, Animal Husbandry, Forestry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture with a minimum of 50% marks. 2 Years
Officer Scale-III
  • Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Candidates with a Degree/Diploma in Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Co-operation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy will be given preference.
5 years as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institution

IBPS RRB 2022 Online Application

The online application link for IBPS RRB 2022 exam will be active in June 2022 @ibps.in. The last date to apply online will be mentioned when the official notification is released for IBPS RRB Office Assistant, and Officer Scale I, II, & III 2022.

IBPS RRB Exam Fee

Check the application fee to be submitted while filling out the registration form for IBPS RRB 2022. Below have been tabulated the category-wise application fee.

Sr. No. Category Application Fees
1. SC/ ST/ PwD/ XS Rs. 175/-
2. General/ OBC/ EWS Rs. 850/-

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IBPS RRB Selection Process

  • For IBPS RRB Clerk, there will be two stages of Exam: || Prelims | Main ||
  • For IBPS PO or Officer Scale I, there will be three stages of the Exam:
    || Prelims | Mains | Interview ||
  • For IBPS Officer Grade-II (General Banking Officer and Specialist Cadre) and III, there will be a single-window exam:
    || IBPS Officer Grade II Exam| Interview ||

The candidates will have to clear each stage of the exam for successful selection for each post.

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern

As you know the IBPS RRB recruits candidates for two posts, i.e. Office Assistant/Clerk and Officer Scale. Therefore, the exam process is different for each of the exams.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB Assistant 2022, Exam will be conducted in two phases:

  •  Preliminary Exam
  •  Mains Exam

No interview process will be conducted for selecting candidates for the post of Office Assistant. Selection will be made purely on the marks obtained by the candidate in his/her Mains Examination.

There will be a penalty of 0.25 marks for every incorrect response marked by the candidate. The test will be objective in nature.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Preliminary Exam Pattern

S.No. Section Question Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 40 40 Composite Time of
45 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 40 40
Total 80 80

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains Exam Pattern

S.No. Section Question Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50 Composite Time of
2 hours
2 General Awareness Paper 40 40
3 Numerical Ability Paper 40 50
4 English/Hindi Language Paper* 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Syllabus Paper 40 20
Total 200 200

IBPS RRB PO Exam Pattern

For IBPS RRB PO 2022, the exam will be conducted in three phases:

  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Interview Process

The final selection will be made on the cumulative score obtained by the candidate in both IBPS RRB Mains Exam and the Interview. There will be a penalty of 0.25 marks for every incorrect response marked by the candidate.

IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-1) Prelims Exam Pattern

S.No. Section Question Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 40 40 Composite Time of
45 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 40 40
Total 80 80

IBPS RRB Officer (Grade I) Mains Exam Pattern

S. No. Section Question Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Paper 40 50 Composite Time of
2 hours
2 General Awareness Paper 40 40
3 Numerical Ability Paper 40 50
4 English/Hindi Language Paper* 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Syllabus Paper 40 20
Total 200 200

Note*: Candidates can either opt for English Language or Hindi Language Paper

Detailed IBPS RRB Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022

IBPS RRB Previous Year Question Paper

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IBPS RRB Syllabus 2022

The syllabus for IBPS RRB 2022 is almost the same for IBPS RRB Assistant and IBPS RRB Officer. Apart from the below-mentioned sections, an additional section of the professional knowledge section is asked for the Specialist Officer Grade-II.

The topics that will be covered in the IBPS RRB Exam are as follows:

  1. Quantitative Aptitude
  2. Logical Reasoning
  3. English / Hindi Language
  4. Financial Knowledge
  5. General Awareness
  6. Computer Knowledge

IBPS RRB Syllabus Logical Reasoning

The reasoning ability section comprises logical and verbal reasoning. The topics for the IBPS RRB reasoning syllabus are as follows:

Odd man out Analogy Syllogism
Coding-Decoding Blood Relation Alphabet Test
Blood Relation Series Test Ranking and Time
Causes and Effects Direction Test Sitting Arrangements
Decision Making Statement and Assumption Figure Series
Assertion and Reason Statement and Conclusion Word Formation
Statements and Action Courses Inequalities Puzzles

IBPS RRB Syllabus Quantitative Aptitude

Among all the sections in the IBPS RRB exam, the quantitative aptitude section is one of the toughest and also the most scoring. The detailed IBPS RRB syllabus for the quantitative aptitude section is as given below:

Number System HCF and LCM Profit and Loss
Decimal Fractions Simple Interest Compound Interest
Time and Work Time and Distance Average
Age Problems Simplification Partnership
Percentage Ratio and Proportion Data Interpretation
Permutation and Combination Probability Quadratic Equations

IBPS RRB Syllabus: English / Hindi Language

Reading Comprehension Error Detection Fill in the blanks
Rearrangement of Sentences Cloze Test Jumbled Words
Idioms One word substitution Phrase Substitution
Antonyms Synonyms

Since there is an option for Hindi and English in the IBPS RRB syllabus, there are certain topics that can be helpful for candidates opting for Hindi as a language:

Vyakaran Error Spotting
Paragraphs Reading Comprehension
Fill in the blanks Antonyms and Synonyms

IBPS RRB Syllabus Computer Knowledge

Computer Fundamentals Computer Abbreviations
Software and Hardware Fundamentals Shortcut Keys
Networking Basic Knowledge of the Internet
MS Office Database
History of Computer Security Tools
Number System and Conversions Computer Languages
Internet Input and Output Devices

IBPS RRB Syllabus General Awareness

India and International Current Affairs Banking Awareness
Countries and Currencies National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries
Banking Terms and Abbreviations Banking History
RBI Sports
Finance Sports
Books ad Authors Agriculture
Fiscal Policies Budget
Government schemes Government policies

IBPS RRB Syllabus Financial Awareness

Latest Topics in News in Financial World Monetary Policy Budget and Economic Survey
Overview of Banking and Banking Reforms in India Bank Accounts and Special Individuals
Organizations Deposits Credit Loans
Advanced Non Performing Assets Asset Reconstruction Companies
NPAs Restructuring of Loans
Bad Loans Risk Management
BASEL I BASEL II
BASEL II ACCORDS

IBPS RRB 2022 Admit Card

The candidates can download their admit card of IBPS RRB Office Assistant and Officer Scale I Post from here when  it will released officially on @ibps.in around 10 to 15 days before the exam. The admit cards will be released separately for each phase of IBPS RRB Examination to shortlist candidates for the next phase of selection process.

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Admit Card 2022

IBPS RRB PO Admit Card 2022

IBPS RRB 2022 Result

The result for IBPS RRB Office Assistant and Officer Grade post will be declared on official website of IBPS after conducting exams for each stage for both Assistant and Officer Grade Posts. The candidates can check the IBPS RRB Result 2022 for both Officer Scale 1, 2 & 3 Officer and Assistant Posts by clicking on the link below. Candidates are required to clear the preliminary round in order to give their Mains Exam. Candidates who make it to the final merit list will be offered the call letter to join the RRBs.

IBPS RRB Clerk Result 2022

 IBPS RRB PO Result 2022 

IBPS RRB Scorecard 2022

The candidates can check the IBPS RRB Scorecard 2022 for Officer Scale 1, 2 & 3 Officer and Assistant Posts by clicking on the link below. The IBPS PO scorecard 2022 will be released on official website of IBPS for  IBPS RRB Assistant and Officer scale-1, 2 & 3 posts after conducting exams all the stages for Assistant and Officer Grade Posts.

Check IBPS RRB POScore Card 2022

Check IBPS RRB Officer Scale-2 & 3 Scorecard 2022

IBPS RRB Cut Off 2022

After the IBPS RRB Result cut-off marks for each stage will also declare. The cut-off for Preliminary Exams and Mains Exam will be different. Check previous year cut-off marks for  & Clerk from the below table.

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Cut off 2021-22

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Cut Off 2021-22
State Name Cut-off
Gen OBC
UP 54.50 54.50
J& K 47
Rajasthan 60.75
Gujarat 57.25 57.25
Andhra Pradesh 52.50
Odisha 30.30
Jharkhand 55 55
Haryana 59.50
Bihar 56.25 56.25
Maharashtra 53.75 53.75
Tamilnadu 50.30 50.30
Chhattisgarh 48.50 48
West Bengal 56.30 51

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Cut off 2021-22

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Cut Off 2021-22
State Cut Off (General)
Uttar Pradesh 76.5
Madhya Pradesh 73.75
Gujarat 76.75
Telangana 69
Bihar 73
Andhra Pradesh 69.25
Odisha 78
Himachal Pradesh 74.25
Rajasthan 76.75
West Bengal 75.75
Chhattisgarh 71
Jammu & Kashmir 72
Maharashtra 72.75

IBPS RRB PO Previous Year Cut Off

IBPS RRB Clerk Previous Cut Off

IBPS RRB 2022 Salary

IBPS RRB In-hand Salary for Group A & B posts has been tabulated below. Have a look at the glance of salary for different posts.

IBPS RRB Salary For Clerk & Officer Post
IBPS RRB Posts IBPS RRB salary (In-hand Salary)
IBPS RRB Clerk Rs. 15000 – Rs.20000
IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I (PO) Rs. 29,000 – Rs. 33,000
Officer Scale-II Rs. 33,000 – Rs. 39,000
Officer Scale III Rs. 38,000 – Rs. 44,000

Check IBPS RRB Detailed Salary

IBPS RRB Exam Center

Here is a list of a few of the exam centers which will be allotted to the candidates for IBPS RRB 2022.

State List of Exam Centers
Andhra Pradesh Ananthapur, Chirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kadapa, Kurnool Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Srikakulam, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vizianagaram, Vishakhapatnam
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun, Itanagar
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur,
Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan
Chhattisgarh Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Haryana Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Palwal, Panipat, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar
Himachal Pradesh Baddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una
Jammu & Kashmir Baramula, Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Srinagar
Jharkhand Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bokaro
Karnataka Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Davangere, Gulbarga, Hubli, Kolar, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udipi
Kerala Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthpuram, Thrichur
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain
Maharashtra Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Ri-Bhoi, Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima
Odisha Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Sangrur
Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Perambalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Thoothukodi, Tirunelvelli, Vellore
Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Banda, Bareilly, Bulandhshaher, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee
West Bengal Asansol, Bardhaman, Berhampur, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri

IBPS RRB Social Distancing Norms

This time, exam centers will not display the candidates’ Roll Number and Room or Lab Number on their walls. Candidates will be informed about their Lab number in which they need to sit for the exam at the time of verification of Admit Card and ID at the exam center.

Candidates will be permitted to carry only certain items with them into the venue that are listed below:

a. Mask (WEARING A MASK is COMPULSORY)
b. Gloves
c. Personal transparent water bottle,
d. Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml)
e. A simple pen
f. Exam related documents (Call Letter/Admit Card, ID card in Original, Photocopy of ID Card, etc)
g. Call Letter/Admit Card should be brought with the Photocopy of the Photo ID stapled with it. Original
ID (same as Photocopy) is also to be brought for verification. The name on the ID and the Call Letter/Admit Card should be the same.
h. In case of Scribe Candidates – Scribe form duly filled and signed with Photograph affixed.

IBPS RRB 2022 Exam FAQs

Q. When did the IBPS RRB 2022 Notification released?

Ans. The IBPS RRB 2022 notification will be released in the 1st week of June 2022.

Q. What are the posts for which IBPS RRB conducts the recruitment process?

Ans. IBPS RRB conducts recruitment for the post of Office Assistant/Clerk and Officer Grade I/PO, II, III posts.

Q. What is the Selection Process For IBPS RRB 2022?

Ans. Candidates applying for Office Assistant will have to appear for the prelims and mains exam only.  Candidates applying for IBPS PO will have to appear for the Prelims, Mains, and Interview. Candidates applying for Officer Scale Post II and III will have to appear for Mains and Interview.

Q. Can a candidate apply for multiple posts?

Ans. Yes, you can apply for Office Assistant and Officer Grade Post also. But you can apply only for one post in the Officer Grade Category.

Q. How many times can I appear for the IBPS RRB Exam?

Ans. You can appear as many times but concerning the age limit. There is no restriction in IBPS RRB for the no. of attempts.

Q. What is the application fee for IBPS RRB Exam 2022?

Ans. A total of Rs. 850/-  for General Category and Rs 175/- for SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Servicemen category candidates based on last year’s notification.

Q. Can Candidate attempt IBPS RRB exams in the Hindi language?

Ans. Yes, for all IBPS RRB exams, candidates can attempt exams in the Hindi language except English subject Paper.

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  1. 1. Age limit for ex-service men (Actual service rendered in Defence Forces+03 years) is not clearly understood.

    2. Is the Maximum age limit 50 , inclusive till the date of joining?

    3,. Is there any relaxation in age limit even after 50 years in case of Defence Forces,if he crosses over 3-4 months after final selection?

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