Educational Qualification for IBPS RRB
Educational Qualifications which required for IBPS RRB is degree in any discipline from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
Method of Examination for RRB
Now the IBPS is conducting the examinations online for IBPS RRB, Tara Institute is providing free online test for the perfection in their students. This online test is provided free of cost to all students. Along with online test, study materials are also being provided for IBPS RRB. There is a provision of negative marking in Common Written Examination (CWE) for IBPS RRB.
Educational Qualification for IBPS RRB
Educational Qualifications which required for IBPS RRB is degree in any discipline from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. As per the new notifications by IBPS no additional basic computer knowledge required for students.
Age Eligibility Criteria for IBPS RRB
For Officer Scale- III- Above 21 years - Below 40
For Officer Scale- II- Above 21 years - Below 32 years
For Officer Scale- I- Above 18 years - Below 28 years
For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) - Between 18 years and 28 years
Relaxation of Upper age limit
|Sr. No.||Category||Age relaxation|
|1||Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe||5 years|
|2||Other Backward Classes||3 years|
|3||Persons With Disability||10 years|
|4 a.||Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex Servicemen||(for the post of Office Assistants) 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|
|4 b.||In the case of Ex- servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs, who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within the next one year from the last date for receipt of application) other than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability attributable to military service or on invalidment, subject to ceiling as per Government guidelines||(for the post of Officers) 5 years|
|5||Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried||(only for the post of Office Assistants) 9 years|
|6||Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89||5 years|
|7||Persons affected by 1984 riots||5 years|
Method of Examination for IBPS RRB
Now the IBPS is conducting the examinations online, Tara Institute is providing free online test for the perfection in their students. This online test is provided free of cost to all students. Along with online test, study materials are also being provided. There is a provision of negative marking in Common Written Examination (CWE).
IBPS RRB 2017 Exam Pattern
The exam pattern for the selection to the post of Office Assistant is quite different to that of exam pattern for the selection to the post of Officer Grade. For IBPS RRB Assistant 2017, Exam will be conducted in two phases:
No interview process will be conducted for selecting candidates to the post of Office Assistant. Selection will be made purely on the marks obtained by candidate in his/her Mains Examination.
IBPS Assistant Preliminary Exam Pattern
|1.||Reasoning||40||40||A cumulative time of 45 mins|
IBPS Assistant Mains Exam Exam Pattern
|1||Reasoning Paper||40||50||A cumulative time of 2 hours is provided|
|2||General Awareness Paper||40||40|
|3||Numerical Ability Paper||40||50|
|4||English/Hindi Language Paper||40||40|
IBPS RRB Officer 2017 Exam Pattern
For IBPS RRB Officer 2017, exam will be conducted in three phases:
The final selection will be made on the cumulative score obtained by candidate in both Mains Exam and Interview Process
IBPS RRB 2017 Officer Grade Preliminary Examination
|2.||Numerical Ability||40||40||time of 45 mins|
IBPS RRB 2017 Mains Exam (Officer Scale-I, II)
|2||General Awareness||40||40||time of|
|3||Numerical Ability||40||50||2 hours is|
IBPS RRB 2017 Mains Exam Officer Scale-III
|2||Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation||40||50|
Penalty for Wrong Answers
There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question.
Candidates who have been shortlisted in the examination for IBPS RRB will subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations. Interviews will be conducted at select centres. The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter. Candidates are required to download their interview call letters from authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in. Please note that any request regarding change in date, centre etc. of interview will not be entertained. However the conducting agencies reserve the right to change the date/ venue/ time/ centre etc. of interview or hold supplementary process for particular date / session / venue / centre / set of candidates at its discretion, under unforeseen circumstances, if any.
The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of CWE (exam) and interview will be 80:20. The combined final scores of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in CWE PO/MT-III and Interview. A candidate should qualify both in the CWE and interview to be shortlisted for subsequent allotment process, details of which will be available subsequently on IBPS website.
The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using equipercentile method.
V. Cutoff Score
Each candidate will have to secure a minimum score in each test and also on total to be considered to be called for interview. For each State/UT, mere passing in individual tests may not be sufficient as candidates should also score sufficiently high on Total in order of merit to be called for interview.
How to Apply for IBPS RRB :
Candidates can apply online only and no other mode of application will be accepted.
Before applying online, candidates should:
Procedure for applying online
Candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature