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August 20, 2019 • 4:17 pm

IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2019 for Officer Scale -1,2,3 & Clerk

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IBPS Eligibility Criteria 2019

 

 

Are you interested in the Regional Rural Bank vacancies? If yes, then you must know the Eligibility Criteria for IBPS RRB Recruitment Exam 2019.

 

IBPS RRB Official Notice depicts a list of eligibility criteria that a candidate must fulfil before applying for Common Recruitment Process.

 

IBPS RRB Exam is being conducted for recruitment in Regional Rural Banks or Gramin Banks. A Common Written Examination is conducted by IBPS for selection of Officer (Scale - 1, 2, 3) and Office Assistant on behalf of 56 Regional Rural Banks.

 

Below in this article, we are going to discuss the complete IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2019.

 

 

IBPS RRB Eligibility 2019 - Are You Eligible?

 

The official IBPS RRB Notification 2019 has been released. Total 8400 vacancies have been released for Officer Scale-1, 2, 3 and Office Assistant collectively. IBPS has issued some essential conditions for the screening of eligible candidates from a large number of applicants.

 

 

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Candidates will be able to appear for the IBPS RRB Recruitment Exam if they fulfil the required IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2019. Therefore, candidates should be aware of the Eligibility Criteria for IBPS RRB  2019 to ensure whether they can apply for the exam or not.

 

The Eligibility Criteria for IBPS RRB Exam is defined based on the following factors:

 

Nationality

Age Limit

Educational Qualification

 

Apart from these, Proficiency in Local Language of a State/UT is also a crucial factor.

 

Here, we are summarizing the IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2019 in all aspects. Check the IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria below in detail.

 

 

IBPS RRB Nationality

 

To fulfil the Eligibility Criteria for IBPS RRB Exam 2019, candidates must be either:

 

A Citizen of India Or

A Subject of Nepal Or

A Subject of Bhutan Or

A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India Or

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 getting permanently settled in India.

 

Note- The candidates from other countries other than India should have the valid certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.

 

 

IBPS RRB Age Limit

 

As per the IBPS RRB Qualification details, Candidates must fulfil the IBPS RRB Age Limit 2019 Criteria as follows:

 

 

Post Minimum Age Maximum Age Effective Dates for Age Limit
For Officer Scale- I 18 years 30 years Candidates should not have been born earlier than 3rd June 1989 and later than 31st May 2001 (both dates inclusive)
For Officer Scale-II 21 years 32 years Candidates should not have been born earlier than 3rd June 1987 and later than 31st May 1998 (both dates inclusive).
For Officer Scale- III 21 years 40 years Candidates should not have been born earlier than 3rd June 1979 and later than 31st May 1998 (both dates inclusive).
For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) 18 years 30 years Candidates should have not been born earlier than 2nd June 1991 and later than 1st June 2001 (both dates inclusive).

 

 

IBPS RRB Age Relaxation

 

According to the Government Norms, reserved category candidates are eligible for upper age relaxation to appear for the IBPS RRB Exam as mentioned below:

 

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PwD 10 years
Ex-servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen Actual period of service rendered in the defense forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST)
Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried 9 years
Persons domiciled in J&K state (During 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989) 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
Ex-servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs 5 years

 

 

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IBPS RRB Educational Qualification

 

If you have completed bachelor’s degree and you’re willing to apply for the IBPS RRB Recruitment Exam, then You must check one of the essential eligibility criteria for IBPS RRB Exam i.e. Educational Qualification.

 

According to IBPS RRB qualification details, candidates who possess the Educational Qualification as described below will be considered eligible to apply for the RRB Officer Scale-1, 2 & 3 and Office Assistant posts respectively.

 

Note: Preference for Officer Scale 1 & General Banking Officer Posts will be given to the candidates having a degree in following:

 

Banking
Finance
Marketing
Agriculture
Horticulture
Forestry
Animal Husbandry
Veterinary Science
Agricultural Engineering
Pisciculture
Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation
Information Technology
Management
Law
Economics and Accountancy. 

 

 

(i) Qualification for Office Assistant 

 

Candidates should have completed a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent.

Proficiency in local language is essential and Computer knowledge is desirable.

Freshers & Graduates with no work experience are Eligible for IBPS RRB Clerk Post.

 

 

(ii) Qualification for Officer Scale I

 

Candidate must possess a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University.

Proficiency in local language is essential and Computer knowledge or awareness will be the desired qualification.

 

 

(iii) For Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer) 

 

Candidates are required to have a degree in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

Experience: Two years’ experience as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution.

 

 

(iv) For Officer Scale-II (Specialist Officer) 

 

Information Technology Officer

 

Degree from a recognized University in Electronics / Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

Desirable Qualification for IT Officer: Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP etc.

Experience: One-year experience in IT field.

 

Chartered Accountant

 

Certified Charted Accountant/Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Experience: One-year work experience as a C.A.

 

Law Officer

 

Degree from a recognized University in Law or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

Experience for Law Officer Post: The candidate should have two years’ experience as an advocate or should have worked as Law Officer in Banks or Financial Institutions for a period not less than two years.

 

Treasury Manager

 

Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution.

Experience: One-year experience in relevant field.

 

Marketing Officer

 

 MBA in Marketing from a recognized university.

Experience: One-year experience in relevant field.

 

Agricultural Officer

 

Degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/ Animal Husbandry/ Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture from a recognized university or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

Experience: Two years’ experience in relevant field.

 

 

(v) For Officer Scale III 

 

Candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent.

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.

Experience: Minimum 5 years’ experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions.

 

 

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Proficiency in Local Language:

 

For the recruitment of Officer Scale 1 & Office Assistant, proficiency in the local language is the essential requirement as prescribed by the participating RRBs.

 

Candidate can apply for one State only. S/he must be able to read, write, & speak the official language of that state. Check the List of Regional Rural bank in India.

 

The proficiency in a local language will be considered only if the candidate has studied it in standard VIII or above.

 

If a candidate does not meet this requirement then s/he will be given a six-month time duration to acquire the proficiency after the Date of Joining. However, such an extension should not be beyond the probation period.

 

Have a look at the simplified presentation of State-wise local language proficiency needed for IBPS RRB VIII Exam.

 

 

State/UT Desired Local Language Proficiency
Andhra Pradesh Telugu
Arunachal Pradesh English
Assam Assamese, Bengali, Bodo
Bihar Hindi
Chhattisgarh Hindi
Gujarat Gujarati
Haryana Hindi
Himachal Pradesh Hindi
Jammu & Kashmir Dogri, Kashmiri, Punjabi, Urdu, Gojri, Pahari, Ladakhi, Balti (Palli), Dardi, Hindi
Jharkhand Hindi
Karnataka Kannada
Kerala Malayalam
Madhya Pradesh Hindi
Maharashtra Marathi
Manipur Manipuri
Meghalaya Khasi, Garo
Mizoram Mizo
Nagaland English
Odisha Odia
Punjab Punjabi
Rajasthan Hindi
Tamil Nadu Tamil
Telangana Telugu, Urdu
Tripura Bengali, Kokborak
Uttar Pradesh Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit
Uttarakhand Hindi, Sanskrit
West Bengal Bengali, Nepali
Puducherry Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu

 

 

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We have discussed the IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2019 for the Officer Scale-1,2,3 And Office Assistant or IBPS RRB qualification details to clarify your doubts.

 

If you have any queries or suggestions regarding IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2019 or exam preparation, feel free to comment below in comment section. Meanwhile, you can visit our social media networks to know more about IBPS latest news & updates.

 

Stay tuned for smart learning!!

 

 

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  • Shiva Kumar
    Sir I completed degree bsc but my partince 52% Just plz reply me
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Shiva,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    If you have completed your graduate degree with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate then you are eligible for IBPS RRB Exam.
    Thank You!!
  • Priti Prazakta
    Sir,is experience is necessary for rrb scale 2 agricultural officer? If i have not 1year experience in agricultural field then i can't apply
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  • Anuja
    Can u please tell the exam centers in kerala
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  • Shubham Thite
    I have given my final year engineering exam i am waiting for result can I apply for officer scale 1 post
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  • Namitha
    Sir, i have only 3 years of experience. Can i apply for officer scale 3
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Namitha,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Minimum 5 years’ experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions is required to apply for IBPS RRB Officer Scale 3.
    Thank You!!
  • Vinit Thakur
    Sir, I have completed my graduation in BCCA from nagpur so can i apply gor SCALE I post? Plz tell me.
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Vinit,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you can apply for IBPS RRB Exam. Make sure you meet all the required eligibility criteria for the exam.
    Thank You!
  • Bhaskar Mahata
    Sir, I have completed bca course from punjab technical university through distance mode so can I eligible for officer scale 1,2,3 ?
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Bhaskar,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    The Punjab Technical university is approved by university Grant Commission. So, you can apply for IBPS RRB Exam. Make sure you also meet the required eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.
    Thank You!