IBPS RRB Notification 2023: IBPS RRB Exam is conducted every year by IBPS for selection for the post of both IBPS RRB Assistant and IBPS RRB Officer Cadre in Regional Rural Banks spread across the country. For selection to the post of both Assistant and Officer Cadre in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) spread across the country, IBPS organises IBPS RRB Exam every year. The selection is made to the post of:

Office AssistantMarketing ManagerTreasury Manager
Officer Scale – IBanking Officer Scale - IIAgriculture Officer (Grade – II)
Law Officer (Grade – II)Law Officer (Grade – II)Chartered Accountant (Grade II)
Officer (Grade III)IT Officer (Grade II) 

IBPS RRB is a national-level banking exam conducted every year by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for candidates who aspire to join the Regional Rural Bank (क्षेत्रीय ग्रामीण बैंक). Let’s take a look at both these exams:

IBPS RRB Notification 2023

Every year IBPS releases the IBPS RRB notification 2023 pdf to recruit eligible banking aspirants for Office Assistant (Clerk) and Officers Scale-I, II & III posts in different Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) across the country. The detailed IBPS RRB (CRP RRBs-XII) Notification 2023 will be released with eligibility criteria, online application link, vacancies, selection process, exam centres, pattern and syllabus etc. Let's have a look at the IBPS RRB Notification PDF for last year for reference. 

IBPS RRB 2022 Notification PDF [last year]- Click to Download

IBPS Calendar 2023 Out- Click to Check

IBPS RRB 2023 Exam Summary

The official advertisement for IBPS RRB 2023 (CRP RRBs XII) vacancies will be published by the Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection to be filled for 43 Participating Banks. For more details about IBPS RRB 2023, go through the below summary table.

IBPS RRB 2023 Exam Summary
OrganisationInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Post NameProbationary Officer, Clerk, Officer Scale -2 & 3
VacancyTo be notified
Participating Banks43
Application ModeOnline
Online registrationJune 2023 
Exam ModeOnline
Recruitment ProcessOfficer Scale 1, 2 & 3: Prelims, Mains, Interview 
Clerk: Prelims and Mains
SalaryVaries for different posts
Official websitewww.ibps.in

IBPS RRB 2023 Exam Dates Out

IBPS has released exam dates for IBPS RRB Recruitment 2023 along with its IBPS Calendar 2023. IBPS RRB PO & Clerk Prelims Exam will held on 05th, 6th, 12th, 13th, and 19th August 2023. The candidates preparing for IBPS RRB 2023 can check the important dates from the below table and plan their preparation accordingly. All the important dates related to IBPS RRB 2023 examination will be updated below:

ActivityDates
IBPS RRB Notification 2023June 2023
Online Application Starts on--
Online Applications will end on--
IBPS RRB Clerk Admit Card 2023 [Prelims]--
IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam--
IBPS RRB PO Admit Card 2023 [Prelims]--
IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam05th, 6th, 12th, 13th, and 19th August 2023
IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Mains Exam10th September 2023
Office Assistant Mains Exam16th September 2023
Online Examination – Main / Single Officers (II & III)10th September 2023
Final Result (Provisional Allotment)01st January 2024

IBPS RRB Vacancy 2023

The vacancies for the IBPS RRB 2023 (CRP RRBs XII) exam will be announced along with an IBPS RRB 2023 Notification PDF. Last year, IBPS revised IBPS RRB Vacancy to 8285 which was 8106 vacancies for the RRB Office Assistant and Officer Scale-I, II & III posts. The table for Post-wise and Category-wise IBPS RRB Vacancy for last year is mentioned below.

IBPS RRB Vacancy [Last Year]
PostsVacancies
(as on 06/06/2022)
Vacancies 
(as on 21/06/2022)
Office Assistants (Multipurpose)44834567
Officer Scale I26762759
Officer Scale II (Agriculture Officer)1212
Officer Scale II (Marketing Officer)0606
Officer Scale II (Treasury Manager)1010
Officer Scale II (Law)1818
Officer Scale II (CA)1919
Officer Scale II (IT)5757
Officer Scale II (General Banking Officer)745756
Officer Scale III8081
Total Vacancies81068285

IBPS RRB 2023 Online Application

The Online Application link for IBPS RRB 2023 Office Assistant and Officers Scale-I, II & III will be activated post-release of IBPS RRB Notification 2023 at the official website of IBPS i.e. https://ibps.in. The dates to apply online for IBPS RRB 2023 will be announced along with the notification. All candidates can check all the important details regarding IBPS RRB 2023 apply online by clicking on the link mentioned below:

Apply Online Link for IBPS RRB 2023 Exam

IBPS RRB 2023 Application Fee

The online application fee for IBPS RRB 2023 exam was increased last year. A total of Rs. 850/- is to be paid by candidates belonging to General Category as the application fee for both IBPS RRB Assistant and IBPS RRB Officers exam and Rs. 175/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.

CategoryFee
SC/ST/PWBD175
Other Category850

IBPS RRB Participating Banks- Check Complete List

Download IBPS RRB Previous Year Question Papers

IBPS RRB 2023 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for IBPS RRB 2023 Exam, a candidate is required to fulfil the given eligibility criteria:

Eligibility CriteriaRequirement
Nationality / Citizenship
  1. a Citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or
  2. a subject of Bhutan or
  3. a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
  4. a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
Age Limit For Office Assistant (Multipurpose)- Between 18 years and 28 years i.e. candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.06.1994 and later than 01.06.2004 (both dates inclusive). 
For Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager)- Above 18 years - Below 30 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1992 and later than 30.06.2004 (both dates inclusive). 
For Officer Scale- II (Manager)- Above 21 years - Below 32 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1990 and later than 31.05.2001 (both dates inclusive). 
For Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)- Above 21 years - Below 40 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1982 and later than 31.05.2001 (both dates inclusive). 
Language ProficiencyCandidates applying for the posts of Office Assistant in any particular RRB are required to possess proficiency in the local language of the State/ UT in which the RRB is situated to be eligible for interview.

IBPS RRB Educational Qualification

Post Educational Qualification Experience
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent
(a) Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*
(b) Desirable: Working knowledge of Computers.
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Officer Scale-I (Assistant Manager)i. Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent Preference 
will be given to the candidates having degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, 
Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, 
Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics or Accountancy;
ii. Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*
iii. Desirable: working knowledge of Computer.
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Officer Scale-II General Banking Officer (Manager) Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent 
with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Preference will be given to the candidates having degree in 
Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, 
Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, 
Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy.
 Two years as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution.
Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager) Information Technology Officer
Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University in Electronics / Communication / Computer Science / 
Information Technology or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Desirable:
Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP etc.
 One year (in the relevant field)
Chartered Accountant
Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of of India.
 One Year as a Chartered Accountant. 
Law Officer
Degree from a recognised University in Law or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
Two years as an advocate or should have worked as Law Officer in Banks or Financial Institutions for a period of not less than two years
Treasury Manager
Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution
One Year (in the relevant field)
Marketing Officer
MBA in Marketing from a recognized university
 One Year (in the relevant field)
Agricultural Officer
Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/ Animal Husbandry/ Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ 
Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate
Two Years (in therelevant field)
Officer Scale-III (Senior Manager)Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent 
with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Preference will be given to the candidates having Degree/ 
Diploma in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, 
Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Co-operation, 
Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy.
Minimum 5 years experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions 

Note:

1. All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognised by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies.

ii. Proper document from Board / University has to be submitted at the time of interview for the posts of Officers (Scale I, II and III) and at the time of joining for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose).

Category Wise Age Relaxation:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD10 years
Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen

(for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

the actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years 
(8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) 
subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years

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

Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from 
their husbands who have not remarried

[only for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)] 

Age concession upto the age of 35 years for General/EWS, 
38 years for OBC and 40 years SC/ST candidates

Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years

IBPS RRB 2023 Exam Pattern

The detailed IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2023 for each post has been released along with detailed notification which is as follows-

IBPS RRB Clerk 2023 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for the selection to the post of Office Assistant is quite different to that of the exam pattern for the selection to the post of Officer Grade. For IBPS RRB Assistant 2023, the 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.

IBPS RRB Assistant Preliminary Exam Pattern

S. No.SectionQuestionMarksDuration
1.Reasoning Ability4040

A cumulative time of 45 mins

 

2.Numerical Ability4040
Total8080

IBPS RRB Assistant Mains Exam Exam Pattern

S. No.SectionQuestionMarksDuration
1Reasoning Paper4050

A cumulative time of 2 hours

 

2General Awareness Paper4040
3Numerical Ability Paper4050
4English/Hindi Language Paper4040
5Computer Knowledge4020
Total200200

No interview is required after the Mains Exam to get selected for the post of Office Assistant.

IBPS RRB Officer 2023 Exam Pattern

For IBPS RRB Officer 2023, exam will be conducted in three phases:

  • • Preliminary Exam
  • • Mains Exam
  • • Interview Process

The final selection will be made on the cumulative score obtained by a candidate in both Mains Exam and Interview Process

IBPS RRB 2023 Officer Grade Preliminary Examination

S. No.SectionQuestionMarksDuration
1.Reasoning4040

A cumulative time of 45 mins

 

2.Numerical Ability4040
Total8080

IBPS RRB 2023 Mains Exam (Officer Scale-I)

S. No.SectionQuestionMarksDuration
1Reasoning4050

A cumulativetime of 2 hours 

 

 

2General Awareness4040
3Numerical Ability4050
4English/Hindi Language4040
5Computer Knowledge4020
Total200200

A common exam (single exam) will be conducted for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II & III this year to select candidates on the basis of their professional knowledge.

Read Detailed IBPS RRB 2023 Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB 2023 Syllabus

The syllabus for IBPS RRB 2023 is almost same for IBPS RRB Assistant and IBPS RRB Officers. Apart from the below mentioned sections, an additional section of professional knowledge section is asked for the Specialist Officer Grade-II.

Reasoning Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

Odd One outAnalogy
SyllogismCoding-Decoding
Blood RelationAlphabet Test
Series TestNumber
Ranking and TimeCauses and Effects
Direction Sense TestSitting Arrangements
Decision MakingStatement and Assumption
Figure SeriesAssertion and Reason
Statement and ConclusionWord Formation
Statement and ArgumentsStatements and Action Courses
Figure Series TestMiscellaneous Tests

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

Number SystemHCF and LCM
Decimal FractionProfit and Loss
Simple InterestCompound Interest
Time and WorkTime and Distance
AveragesSimplification
PartnershipPercentages
Ratio and ProportionAverages
Case StudiesCharts and Graphs
Permutation and CombinationProbability

English Language Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

Spotting ErrorsCommonly Misspelled Words
Jumbled WordsOne Word Substitution
Fill in the BlanksJumbled up sentences
Idioms and PhrasesCloze Tests
ComprehensionOne word Substitution

Hindi Language Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

VyakaranFill in the Blanks
MistakesParagraphs

Computer Knowledge Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

Computer FundamentalsComputer Abbreviations
Software and Hardware FundamentalsShortcut Keys
NetworkingBasic Knowledge of the Internet
MS OfficeHistory of Computers
DatabaseSecurity Tools
History and Future of ComputersVirus, Hacking

General Awareness Syllabus for IBPS RRB Exam

Current AffairsSocial Function of Banks
Countries/CurrenciesUNO
Indian and International EconomyMarketing
Banking TermsAwards and Honors
RBISports
Books and AuthorsFinance
Fiscal Monetary PoliciesAgriculture
Repo and Reverse Repo RateHistory of Banking

IBPS RRB Syllabus 2023 for Officer Scale 1, 2 & 3

IBPS RRB 2023 Salary 

IBPS RRB Salary varies for the posts released. IBPS RRB officers receive their salary as per the latest revised pay commissionand the approximate monthly salary has been tabulated below- 

Post NameMonthly Income
Officer Scale-IRs. 29,000 - Rs. 33,000
Officer Scale-IIRs. 33,000- Rs. 39,000
Officer Scale-IIIRs. 38,000 - Rs. 44,000
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)Rs. 15,000 - Rs. 20,000

IBPS Clerk Preparation

IBPS RRB exam difficulty level vary from basic to moderate. There are very few sections that have difficult questions. Students should assess their current preparation level, find their strengths and weaknesses, then go through the strategy-making part. For example, students just starting the preparation should focus more on the basics. Students who have been preparing for some time and facing difficulties in certain sections should take more practice tests. Sometimes personal doubt sessions with faculties can provide great solutions to your problem but you don’t get that attention in a class full of students.

To bring your preparation on fast track, we have launched the Career Power learning platform to get the IBPS RRB exam syllabus broken into subjects, topics, and sub-topics. There are video lectures for each subtopic that are further broken into levels to go from basics to advanced in a very structured manner. With multiple mock tests and practice tests available for each subject, topic, and subtopic, you can improve your performance day by day. You can also book personalised 1 to 1 doubt sessions with expert faculty with full attention to your problem. Why wait, start your preparation now for free!

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IBPS RRB 2023 Admit Card

IBPS will release the admit card on their official website after the application process is completed. Different Admit Cards will be issued for both the Preliminary and Mains Examination for both Assistant and Office Assistant. The link to the same will be provided on this page. Hence, candidates are required to visit this site regularly to remain updated.

Click Here For IBPS RRB PO Admit Card/Call Letter Details

Click Here For IBPS RRB Clerk Admit Card/Call Letter Details

IBPS RRB 2023 Result

IBPS will declare the results after conducting exams for each stage for both Assistant and Officer Grade. 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 organization.

Click Here to View IBPS RRB Result

IBPS RRB Cut-Off 2023

The cut-off for IBPS RRB 2023 will be released once the paper for the same has been conducted. The cut-off for Preliminary Exams and Mains Exam will be different. The cut-off marks will be generated both state wise as well as category wise.

Let' have a look at the IBPS RRB previous year cut-off:

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Cut Off 2022

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Cut Off 2022
State/UTGeneral
Andhra Pradesh71
Assam64.25
Bihar70
Gujarat72.75 
Haryana75.50
Himachal Pradesh72.25
Jammu & Kashmir64.50
Jharkhand72.25
Karnataka67.25
Kerala76 
Madhya Pradesh70.25
Maharashtra68.25
Manipur62.75
Odisha77
Punjab75.25
Rajasthan75
Tamil Nadu61.25
Telangana61.5 
Tripura67
Uttar Pradesh76.50 
Uttarakhand75.50
West Bengal74.75 

IBPS RRB Clerk Previous Year Cut Off- Click Here

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Cut-Off 2023

IBPS RRB PO Cut Off 2022
States NameGeneral
Andhra Pradesh53.50
Assam49.5 
Bihar56.75
Gujarat55.75 
Haryana61.75
Himachal Pradesh59.75 
Jammu & Kashmir51.25
Jharkhand59.25
Karnataka36
Kerala58.25 
Madhya Pradesh55.25 
Maharashtra51.75
Meghalaya48.25
Punjab60.50
Odisha60.25
Rajasthan60.25
Tripura51 
Uttar Pradesh62.75 
Uttarakhand62.50 
West Bengal58.25

IBPS RRB PO & Officer Scale 2 & 3 Previous Year Cut-Off- Click Here

One Word Substitution- Click to Practice

IBPS RRB 2023: FAQs

IBPS RRB 2023 prelims and mains exam for Clerk & PO posts has been announced with IBPS Calendar 2023. IBPS RRB Prelims Exam is scheduled for 05th, 6th, 12th, 13th, and 19th August 2023.

The official notification for IBPS RRB 2023 exam will be published tentatively in June/July 2023 at the official website of IBPS i.e. https://ibps.in.

The application fees involve Rs 175/- for Officer Scale I, II, and III and Office Assistant if belonging to SC/ST/PWBD category and Rs 850/- if other categories.

The number of vacancies for IBPS RRB 2023 will be announced along with the detailed IBPS RRB official notification 2023.

All tests are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi. A candidate can choose Hindi Language or English Language.

Yes, there is a negative marking for wrong answers in both Preliminary & Mains exams of IBPS RRB. 1/4th of the total marks will be deducted for the question marked wrong by the candidate.

No, there is no sectional timing in IBPS RRB PO & Clerk Exams. The total time duration of the prelims exam is 45 minutes.

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