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January 22, 2019 • 12:00 am

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.

 

What is IBPS RRB Exam?

 

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 not been released yet. In 2018, total 10,125 vacancies were 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 permanently settling 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:

 

 

PostMinimum AgeMaximum AgeEffective Dates for Age Limit
For Officer Scale- I18 years30 yearsCandidates should not have been born earlier than 3rd June 1989 and later than 31st May 2001 (both dates inclusive)
For Officer Scale-II21 years32 yearsCandidates should not have been born earlier than 3rd June 1987 and later than 31st May 1998 (both dates inclusive).
For Officer Scale- III21 years40 yearsCandidates should not have been born earlier than 3rd June 1979 and later than 31st May 1998 (both dates inclusive).
For Office Assistant (Multipurpose)18 years30 yearsCandidates 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:

 

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PwD10 years
Ex-servicemen/Disabled Ex-ServicemenActual 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 remarried9 years
Persons domiciled in J&K state (During 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989)5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years
Ex-servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs5 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/UTDesired Local Language Proficiency
Andhra PradeshTelugu
Arunachal PradeshEnglish
AssamAssamese, Bengali, Bodo
BiharHindi
ChhattisgarhHindi
GujaratGujarati
HaryanaHindi
Himachal PradeshHindi
Jammu & KashmirDogri, Kashmiri, Punjabi, Urdu, Gojri, Pahari, Ladakhi, Balti (Palli), Dardi, Hindi
JharkhandHindi
KarnatakaKannada
KeralaMalayalam
Madhya PradeshHindi
MaharashtraMarathi
ManipurManipuri
MeghalayaKhasi, Garo
MizoramMizo
NagalandEnglish
OdishaOdia
PunjabPunjabi
RajasthanHindi
Tamil NaduTamil
TelanganaTelugu, Urdu
TripuraBengali, Kokborak
Uttar PradeshHindi, Urdu, Sanskrit
UttarakhandHindi, Sanskrit
West BengalBengali, Nepali
PuducherryTamil, 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.

 

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