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July 20, 2019 • 10:54 am

IBPS RRB Recruitment 2019 Exam | Notifications & Complete Information



The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is a self-governing body that controls the Recruitment Processes of 27 Public Sector Banks and 45 Regional Rural Banks in India.

With the amazing testing techniques & functionality of IBPS, every year lakhs of candidates get employment at various positions like – PO, Clerk & SO in Prestigious Indian Government Banks. IBPS RRB is one of those ambitious CWE that comes under the series of IBPS Exams.

Note: Candidates can check the IBPS RRB Admit Card for Prelims Exam for Officer Scale-I now. You can download your call letter till 04th August 2019.

Lets’ have a look at the Quick Links to get a fair idea about the information which will be there in this blog –

Why to choose IBPS RRB as a Career Option?

IBPS RRB Recruitment Procedure

IBPS RRB Notifications 2019

What’s New in IBPS RRB 2019

IBPS RRB Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Eligibility

IBPS RRB Online Application Form

List of IBPS RRB Exam Centers

List of IBPS RRB Participating Banks

IBPS RRB Preparation Tips

IBPS RRB Previous Years Question Papers

IBPS RRB Admit Cards

IBPS RRB Result & Cutoff Marks


Every year IBPS releases a number of vacancies for IBPS RRB Exam. In last three years more than 40,000 vacancies have been filled through RRB Bank Exam.



Office Assistant

Officer Scale I

Officer Scale II

Officer Scale III


























2019 3688 3381 1174 157 8400


The IBPS RRB Recruitment Exam is conducted for the selection of Probationary Officers, Clerks & Specialist Officers in various Regional Rural Banks across India therefore, it can also be considered as a separate Recruitment Chain under IBPS.

For IBPS RRB 2019 Exam, 8400 vacancies have been released. To fill up these vacant seats, lakhs of talented candidates are going to participate, so it is obvious that the competition will be very high this time.

To make you prepare well for the Exam and help you in scoring more, we have come up with every single information & expert guidance in this blog below. If you really want to achieve the IBPS RRB qualification, then do read the entire blog to boost up your winning chances.


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Why to Choose IBPS RRB as a Career Option?


As it is a well-known fact that Banking Jobs are more desirous amongst young candidates now-a-days. Be it their salary packages, allowances or any other job benefits, Banking Career has always been the first choice for the job seekers.

Below, we have come up with some Benefits & Perks of IBPS RRB Officer. Please have a look at the below points to know why should you choose IBPS RRB as a career option!

Large No. of Vacant Seats than any other IBPS Exams.

Candidates can easily get the Job Location in their Home State.

 IBPS RRB Salary Packages and Allowances are outstanding.

The candidates will get the Assured Promotion after pursuing 2 Years of Probation Period.

Wonderful Leave Policies are offered by the IBPS RRB Banks.

In Rural Banks, there is less workload, so candidates can experience the stress-free work environment.

IBPS RRB Officers contribute to the development of Rural Areas. The main motive of RRBs is to promote the improvement of Rural Areas by providing more flexible Banking Services. It helps Farmers, Entrepreneurs & Other Employers to grow their businesses well in the Rural Areas.



IBPS RRB Recruitment Procedure 2019 – Officer Scale 1, 2, 3 and Office Assistant


IBPS RRB conducts 4 Separate Exams for Recruitment on the positions of Office Assistant (Multipurpose), Officer Scale I, Officer Scale II & Officer Scale III. The candidates who are seeking to appear in the exam may apply for two positions of Office Assistant & Officer Scale together, but they can’t apply for two positions among Officer Scale 1, 2 & 3.

You can understand the complete IBPS RRB 2019 Recruitment Procedure with the post-wise classification given below –


IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose)


"IBPS RRB Office Assistant job" is an entry level job. The job roles of IBPS RRB assistant ranges from accounts work, cash collections and even covers responsibilities like cheque verification etc.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam is conducted in two Tiers – Prelims & Mains. After qualifying both phases of the written exams, based on their Mains Score, the candidates will be declared qualified for IBPS RRB.


IBPS RRB Officer Scale – I


IBPS RRB Officer Scale – I Exam is a three tier Recruitment Process in which the candidates need to go through 3 phases – Prelims, Mains & Interview Process.

Those who qualify Prelims will be able to appear in Mains & the Mains Score will have 80% contribution in shortlisting of candidates for Final Selection.

The job profile of an IBPS RRB officer is not limited to work in the rural area. The role and duties of the IBPS RRB officer are much more than any other commercial bank officer.

The main and primary duty of RRB officer is to bring banking services in the rural areas of India. The RRB officer is trained to be multi-tasker and has qualities to handle a bundle of duties.


IBPS RRB Officer Scale – II & III


IBPS RRB Officer Scale – II & III, both exams have similar recruitment procedure. There will be only Single Exam for the selection of talented candidates. Based on this Single Exams’ performance, candidates will be shortlisted for Interview Process. And thereafter, based on the combined performance of Written Exam & Interview Process, they can be selected as IBPS RRB Officer Scale – II or III.

Following posts are offered to Scale 2 and 3 Officers:

General Banking Officer (GBO Scale 2)

IT Officer

Charted Accountant

Law Officer

Treasury Manager

Marketing Officer

Agriculture Officer

Note: For all the above exams, the selection will entirely depend on the cutoff marks (sectional + overall), so make sure your score meets the required IBPS RRB cut off.


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IBPS RRB Notification 2019 & Exam Dates | Official Calendar


With the recently released IBPS RRB Notification & Exam Dates, the candidates can know how the RRB Recruitment will be done this year.

To make you aware of all the latest notifications & updates related to IBPS RRB Exam, we have come up with the IBPS RRB Exam Dates & Calendar. Please check it out & mark the Important dates to keep yourself updated.

Check the IBPS RRB Exam Dates in the table below:

IBPS RRB VIII Exam Calendar

Exam Dates

Preliminary (Officer Scale-I & Office Assistant)

3rd, 4th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 25th August 2019

Single Exam (Officer Scale-II & III)

22nd September 2019

Online Examination - Main (Officers Scale-I)

22nd September 2019

Online Examination - Main (Office Assistant)

29th September 2019


The candidates must be curious to know what changes have been made in IBPS RRB Exam 2019. Check out the details below –



What’s New in IBPS RRB 2019 Exam?


IBPS has announced the IBPS RRB 2019 Exam will be conducted in 13 local languages.

Only 45 RRB’s are going to take part in IBPS RRB Exam 2019.

Negative Marking of 0.25 deduction will be applicable on all the RRB IBPS Exams.

Only 8400 vacancies released by IBPS for RRB Exam.



IBPS RRB Syllabus, Pattern & Eligibility [Essential Information]


Before planning to appear in IBPS RRB Exam, make sure you have quintessential information about its Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern & Syllabus.

To provide you a quick glance about these 3 aspects, we have mentioned their brief description below –


IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria


The candidates are declared eligible based on the two crucial factors –

1. Educational Qualification

  • The Candidates must have a valid Graduation Degree in any discipline.
  • To appear for Officer Scale – II & III positions, they must have the specialization in the concerned field.


2. Upper Age Limit Criteria

  • For Officer Scale 1 - 18 to 30 Years
  • For Officer Scale 2 - 21 to 32 Years
  • For Officer Scale 3 - 21 to 40 Years
  • For Office Assistant - 18 to 28 Years

For detailed eligibility criteria, please visit here - IBPS RRB Eligibility 2019.


IBPS RRB Exam Pattern


1. For Office Assistant & Officer Scale – I Prelims




Time Duration






Numerical Ability





45 Minutes


2. For Office Assistant & Officer Scale – I (Mains) + Officer Scale – II & III (Single Paper)




Time Duration




2 Hours (For Officer Scale – II, it is 2.5 Hours)


Quantitative Aptitude



Financial Awareness









Computer Knowledge





Note – There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks deduction in each exam.

For detailed Exam Pattern, please visit – IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2019.


IBPS RRB Exam Syllabus


The Exam will be conducted with 5 Subjects.






Quantitative Aptitude


Financial Awareness




Computer Knowledge

At the following blog, you can get the detailed syllabus along with the Important Topics for each section - IBPS RRB Exam Syllabus 2019.



IBPS RRB Online Application Form Procedure 2019


The Online application registration process for IBPS RRB 2019 will start in the month of June 2019.

The candidates who want to apply for this Exam must be well-aware of all the instructions about IBPS RRB Online Application Form 2019 .

To get every single information about the exam, right from its online application fee to the detailed instructions, please visit the link mentioned above.

During the Online Application Submission, candidates often get confused about what Exam Center to choose and which Bank to opt as job preference. To quench their queries, Eduncle is presenting the List of IBPS RRB Exam Centers & Participating Banks along with their Vacancy List. Please check below –



List of IBPS RRB Exam Centers – See Which Exam City is Nearby to You!




Preliminary Exam Center

Main Exam Center


Andhra Pradesh

Anantapur, Chirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kadapa, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram

Guntur, Kurnool, Vijayawada


Arunachal Pradesh





Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur

Guwahati, Silchar



Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur

Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur



Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur




Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara

Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar



Ambala, Gurgaon, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Yamuna Nagar

Ambala, Karnal, Kuruksehtra


Himachal Pradesh

Baddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una

Baddi, Hamirpur, Shimla, Solan


Jammu & Kashmir

Jammu, Samba, Srinagar

Jammu, Srinagar



Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bokaro

Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi



Bangalore, Belgaum, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi

Bangalore, Belgaum, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mandya, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi



Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthpuram, Thrichur

Kochi, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram


Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain

Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur



Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri

Aurangabad Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai Nagpur, Pune







Ri-Bhoi, Shillong












Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur

Bhubaneshwar, Rourkela, Sambalpur







Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, , Sangrur

Jalandhar, Mohali, Patiala



Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur

Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur


Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore, Virudhunagar

Chennai, Madhurai, Thiruchirapalli, Coimbatore, Tirunelvelli



Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal

Hyderabad, Khammam






Uttar Pradesh

Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Banda, Bareilly, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi

Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow



Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee



West Bengal

Asansol, Bardhaman, Berhampur, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri

Greater Kolkata, Siliguri



IBPS RRB Participating Institutes along with their Vacancies [Post-Wise Classification]


The list of RRBs for the IBPS RRB 2019 Exam has been released. There are 45 Regional Rural Banks in India participated in exam.

To help you in choosing the better Bank as your preferences while filling up the IBPS RRB Online Form, we have come up with the Post-Wise Vacancy List of all the Participating Banks.


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IBPS RRB Preparation Tips & Study Plan [Experts Strategies]


IBPS RRB is the toughest amongst all the IBPS Exams, so it requires a great deal of dedication & determination to crack the exam.

However, if you follow the right approach, then you can easily achieve its qualification. To make it easier for you to plan up an effective study strategy, we are providing you some handpicked tips below. Please have a look –

In Prelims Exam, you only need to cover the IBPS Reasoning & Quantitative Aptitude for Office Assistant and Officer Scale I post.

Start your studies from the basic topics of Reasoning Ability & Quantitative Aptitude.

The total time limit is 45 minutes. You should try to solve 25-30 questions in reasoning & 30-35 questions in Quantitative aptitude section with 90 % accuracy.

The cut off is increasing year by year in IBPS RRB. So, target high scores and don't guess randomly as there will be negative marking for each question of 0.25 marks.

The Prelims Exam is comparatively easier in IBPS RRB Exam, so if you practice well with the short tricks and formulas, you can easily score in this exam.

For Mains, you should have an adequate skill & knowledge for the Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning, English, General Awareness (Most Importantly Banking Current Affairs) & Computer Knowledge (in some cases).

Practice with Previous Years’ Papers & Mock Test Papers. This will help you in getting a fair idea about the exam nature & past’ years difficulty level.

For Daily Study Plan & Experts Designed Time Schedule, you may visit to – IBPS RRB Study Plan & Tips [Sure-Shot Success Mantras]

Do you need more assistance? Please call us on toll-free number (1800-120-1021) to get the Experts Assistance.



IBPS RRB Question Papers [Free PDF]


Those who wish to upgrade their scores in IBPS RRB 2019 Exam must not miss these Performance Boosters while preparing for the Exam. Experts have suggested IBPS aspirants to solve Previous Years Papers, Mock Test Papers & Take Online Test Series for three reasons –

It helps candidates in getting a fair idea about the difficulty level of questions in the Past Years’ Exams.

They can easily understand what topics have higher marking weightage by analyzing the IBPS RRB Previous Years Papers & Mock Test Papers.

It helps candidates in self-assessing their Performance Level & to improve it as well.



IBPS RRB 2019 Admit Card | Call Letter | Hall Ticket


The official website of IBPS releases the separate IBPS RRB Admit Cards & IBPS RRB Call Letters for those candidates who wish to appear in Pre-Exam Training, Prelims, Main Exams & Interviews.

To appear in any of these stages, candidates must have their IBPS RRB Admit Card/Call Letter otherwise they won’t be permitted to enter the examination hall.

The official website will release the IBPS RRB Admit Card 10-15 days before conducting the exam. You can check the download procedure with complete details here - IBPS RRB Admit Card.



IBPS RRB Result & Cut-off Marks [List of Shortlisted Candidates]


As you know that the IBPS RRB Exam is conducted in various phases. For each phase, the official website releases the RRB Results & Cut Off Scores. The candidates who qualify the first stage are preceded to the next recruitment stage.

To make the candidates better understand the selection criteria for each stage under IBPS RRB Recruitment, Eduncle has come up with the detailed procedure of IBPS RRB Result & Cut Off declaration.

Please visit the blog & see which scores should be obtained to qualify the IBPS RRB Exam.

After completing the entire Recruitment processes, Banks conduct the Provisional Allotment session in which candidates are selected based on their combined scores of Mains & Interviews (only where applicable).

Please check out the IBPS RRB Final Cutoff of Provisional Allotment to know about the final score of qualified candidates.


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  • Rajesh
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