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IBPS RRB Recruitment 2016 Notification


Regional Rural Banks are local level banking organizations operating in different States of India. They have been created with a view to serve primarily the rural areas of India with basic banking and financial services. However, RRB’s may have branches set up for urban operations and their area of operation may include urban areas too.

Regional Rural Banks are local level banking organizations operating in different States of India. They have been created with a view to serve primarily the rural areas of India with basic banking and financial services. Here we have listed the information like Eligibility Criteria, Selection procedure and syllabus of IBPS Regional Rural Bank Recruitment.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

Nationality

A candidate 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, 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

Important Dates

Online Application 14thSeptember to 30thSeptember 2016
Payment of Fees 14thSeptember to 30thSeptember 2016
Call Letters Download for Pre-Exam Training - Officer Scale - I After 10th October 2016
Pre-Exam Training for Officer Scale - I 17th October to 22th November 2016
Call Letters Download for Pre-Exam Training - Office Assistant After 10th October 2016
Pre-Exam Training for Office Assistant 24thOctober to 29th October 2016
Call Lettter Download for Online Examination - Prelims Officer Scale - I - October 2016
Online Examination - Preliminary Officer Scale - I - 05th& 06thNovember 2016,
Office Assistant - 12, 13 & 19 November 2016 (if required)
Results Online Examination - Preliminary Officer Scale - I - November 2016,
Office Assistant - December 2016
Call Letters Download for Online Examination - Mains Officer Scale - I - November 2016,
Office Assistant - December 2016
Online Examination - Mains Officers (I,II & III) - 11thDecember,2016
Results Online Examination - Mains (For Officers Scale I, II and III) December 2016
Call Letters Download for Interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III) December 2016
Interviews (For Officers Scale I, II and III) January 2017
Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant) February 2017

Age Limit

For Officer Scale- III: Above 21 years – Below 40 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03-07-1975 and later than 30-06-1994 (both dates inclusive).

For Officer Scale- II: Above 21 years – Below 32 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03-07-1983 and later than 30-06-1994 (both dates inclusive).

For Officer Scale- I: Above 18 years – Below 30 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03-07-1985 and later than 30-06-1997 (both dates inclusive)

For Multipurpose Officers: Above 18 years – Below 28 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03-07-1987 and later than 30-06-1997 (both dates inclusive)

Age Relaxation

Category Relaxation (in years)
SC/ST5years
OBC3years
PWD10years
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 5years
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 5years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5years
Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried (only for the post of Office Assistants)9 years
Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen.
subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
(for the post of Office Assistants) actualperiod of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years.
(8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST)

Educational Qualification

For Officer Scale I / Multipurpose Officers

Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent and must have proficiency in local language and Computer knowledge or awareness will be an added qualification.

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 and Accountancy

For Officer Scale II (General Banking Officer):

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.

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

For Officer Scale II (Specialist Officer):

Information Technology Officer: 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.

Experience: One year.

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

Experience: One year.

Law Officer: Degree from a recognised University in Law or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Experience: Two years 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.

Marketing Officer: MBA in Marketing from a recognized university.

Experience: One year.

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.

For Officer Scale III:

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.

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

IBPS RRB – SELECTION PROCEDURE

IBPS RRB selection process will be carried out in two stages, the first one is Common Written Examination and second stage is Common Interviews conducted by IBPS.

Common Written Examination

Common Written Examination will be conducted online which consists of objective type questions.

Office Assistant (Multipurpose), Officer Scale-I, Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer):

S.No Name of Tests(objective) Medium of Exam No. of Questions Maximum Marks
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50
2 Numerical Ability Hindi/English 40 50
3 General Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4(a) English Language English 40 40
4(b) HindiLanguage Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Total 200 200

Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre):

S.No Name of Tests(objective) Medium of Exam No. of Questions Maximum Marks
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50
2 Numerical Ability Hindi/English 40 50
3 General Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4(a) English Language English 40 40
4(b) HindiLanguage Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
6 Professional Knowledge Hindi/English 40 40
Total 240 240

Officer Scale- III:

S.No Name of Tests(objective) Medium of Exam No. of Questions Maximum Marks
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 40
3 Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4(a) English Language English 40 20
4(b) HindiLanguage Hindi 40 20
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Total 240 200

Officer Scale- III:

S.No Name of Tests(objective) Medium of Exam No. of Questions Maximum Marks
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50
2 Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation Hindi/English 40 50
3 Financial Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4(a) English Language English 40 40
4(b) HindiLanguage Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Total 200 200

Candidates can opt either 4 a or 4 b.

Other detailed information regarding the online examination will be given in an Information Handout, on IBPS website which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letter. There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. Candidates who have been shortlisted in the examination for CWE- RRBs-IV will subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted.

Syllabus

Logical Reasoning

Analogy, Odd Man out, Syllogism, Coding decoding, Blood relations, Alphabet test. Series test, Number, ranking and time sequence, Causes and effects. Direction sense test, Sitting arrangement, Decision making, Input output, Assertion and reason. Figure Series, word formation, Statement and conclusions, Statement and assumptions. Statement and arguments, Statement and action’s courses, Passage and conclusions, Figure series test, Analogy, Odd figures, Miscellaneous test, Mirror/water image.

Quantitative Aptitude:

Number system, HCF & LCM, Number series, Approximation Wrong Number. Finding next number in series, Decimal fractions, Square root and cube root. Profit and loss, Simple and compound interest problems, Time and work problems. Time and distance problems, Average problems, Simplifications, Partnerships, Percentage. Ratio and proportions, Average & Ages Ratio & Proportion, Pie charts, Bar graphs, Line graphs. Mixed graphs, Case study, Mensuration, Permutations and combinations, Data tables, Probability.

General Knowledge:

History of Indian Banking Industry – Structure of Indian Banking

Regulatory Bodies like – RBI, SEBI, IRDA, PFRDA, FSDC, FMC etc (RBI History / Functions / Roles)

Monetary & Credit Policies, Budget Basics and Current Union Budget, International Organisations/ Financial Institutions, Capital Market & Money Market, Government Schemes, Other important concepts like – BASEL, Micro Finance, Base Rate, Negotiable Instruments, Credit Rating Agencies, Financial Inclusions, Teaser Rates, GAAR, Priority Sector Lending and all other important concepts.

Last 6 months Current affairs, Countries/Currencies, Indian Economy, International Economy, Banking terms, Books & Their Authors, RBI, Fiscal Monetary Policies, Social Function of Banks, UNO, Awards & Honors, Sports, Finance, Agriculture, Important Days, Acronyms / Abbreviations, Current Bank Rates, Census details, Banking Awareness – Indian Financial System.

Computer Knowledge:

Basic computer fundamentals, Basic Software & Hardware and their functionalities, History and Future of Computers, Networking, Computer abbreviations, Microsoft-office, Basic knowledge of Internet use, Shortcut keys etc.

  • Computer Abbreviations
  • Internet (Concept, History, working environment, Application)
  • Software & Hardware
  • MS Windows & MS Office
  • Networking (LAN, WAN)
  • Database (introduction)
  • Communication (Basic Introduction)
  • Security Tools, Virus, Hacker
  • Number System
  • Logic Gates