IBPS RRB Exam 2019

Regional Rural Banks Exam

What is IBPS RRB Exam?

RRB Common Written Exam (CWE) is one of the many bank exams conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). It is conducted for recruitment to Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) or Gramin Banks.

IBPS organizes RRB CWE exam every year for recruitment of Officers &  Office Assistants (Multipurpose) in various Regional Rural Banks. The exam is going to be conducted online.

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is fully responsible for conducting RRB Common Written Exam (CWE). For the post of Officers Scale I and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) the examination will be two-tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, preliminary and mains.

In the recent years, the level of competition for bank exams has spurt exponentially. Graduates from any field of study can attempt this exam. We provide you details necessary for all preparation tips, syllabi, reference books, study material, exam pattern, etc..

The job profile, roles and responsibilities and salary package of RRB officers are as follows:

Group A Officer Post:

The Group A division has 3 cadres officers, which are Officer Scale I, Scale II and Scale III.

Officer Scale I:

  • The post held by Officer Scale I is a Manager Trainee post in RRBs or Gramin Bank.
  • After completion of two years’ probation period successfully, the PO will get the rank of Assistant Manager.
  • The salary of the newly appointed Officer scale I around Rs. 29,000.

Officer Scale-II:

  • The post held by Officer Scale-II is a manager level post.
  • This post requires experience and professional aptitudes.
  • Specialist recruited candidate to RRB can take this post.
  • The post holder of officer scale – II post has to go through two years of successful probation period and will get a starting salary of around Rs.39300 approx.

Officer Scale-III:

  • The post held by Officer Scale III is a senior manager level post.
  • This post requires a minimum of 5 years of experience in the banking sector or relevant industry experience.
  • The starting salary of Officer Scale – III post is above Rs.50,000.

Group 'B' Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Post:

Office Assistant:

  • This post similar to clerical cadre in other nationalized banks.
  • The post holder may have distinctive roles on an appointment which involves account opening, cash collection, cheque verification etc.
  • The training period for RRB Office Assistant is of 1 year and the starting salary is of Rs. 16250 approx.

IBPS  RRB Exam Centers:

State Preliminary Exam Centre Main Exam Centre
Andhra Pradesh Ananthapur, Chirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Hyderabad,
Kakinada, Kadapa, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole,
Puttur, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati,
Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar, Naharlagun Itanagar
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar,
Guwahati, Silchar
Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif,
Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea,
Samastipur, Siwan
Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Gaya,
Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea,
Chhattisgarh Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur Raipur
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar,
Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar
Haryana Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Gurgaon, Hissar, Karnal,
Kurukshetra, Palwal, Yamuna Nagar
Ambala, Karnal, Kuruksehtra
Himachal Pradesh Baddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra,
Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una
Baddi, Hamirpur, Shimla, Solan
Jamm & Kashmir Baramula, Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Srinagar Jammu, Srinagar
Jharkhand Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi,
Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Bengaluru, Belagavi, Ballari, Bidar, Davangere,
Dharwad, Kalaburagi, Hubballi, Mandya, Mangaluru,
Mysuru, Shivamogga, Udupi
Bengaluru, Belagavi, Ballari, Davangere,
Dharwad, Kalaburagi, Hubballi, Mandya,
Mysuru, Shivamogga, Udupi
Kerala Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam,
Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad,
Thiruvananthpuram, Thrichur
Kochi, Kozhikode,
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna,
Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur
Maharashtra Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule,
Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi
Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri,
Sangli, Satara
Aurangabad, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai,
Nagpur, Pune
Manipur Imphal Imphal
Meghalaya Ri-Bhoi, Shillong Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima Kohima
Odisha Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada,
Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack,
Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Bhubaneshwar, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fategarh Sahib, Jalandhar,
Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara,
Jalandhar, Mohali, Patiala
Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur,
Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Kanchipuram,
Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal,
Perambalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli,
Thiruvallur, Thoothukodi, Tirunelvelli, Vellore,
Chennai, Dindigul, Kanchipuram, Madhurai,
Thiruvallur, Thiruchirapalli, Virudhunagar
Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal Hyderabad, Khammam
Tripura  Agartala  Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Banda, Bareilly,
Bulandhshaher, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur,
Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut,
Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi
Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee Dehradun
West Bengal Asansol, Bardhaman, Berhampur, Durgapur,
Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata,
Greater Kolkata, Siliguri


The examination may be held at the above centres and the detailed address of the centre will be mentioned in the call letters. IBPS reserves the proper right to cancel any of the Examination Centres and or add some other Centres under any circumstances. The board also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted for.

IBPS CRP RRB VII: Provisional Allotment Reserve List Released For Officer Scale I & Office Assistant

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the provisional allotment result for RRB Officer Scale I and Office Assistant. Official notification was released by IBPS regarding the same. Candidates who have appeared for the written examination can check the provisional allotment reserve list on the official website. 

According to the official notification, ''Provisional allotment under reserve list is being made based on the reported vacancies by the respective RRBs in each category and posts within a particular State, subject to availability of candidates.''

Click here for Officer Scale I provisional allotment under reserve list

Click here for Office Assistant provisional allotment under reserve list

It added, "In the event of two or more candidates having obtained the same score, merit order is decided as per date of birth (the candidate senior in age is placed before the candidate junior in age) as per the prevailing practice." 

"Offer of appointment, terms and conditions, formalities for verification, joining etc. will be issued from the allotted RRB in due course. The decision of the RRB shall be final and binding. The recruitment process/ appointment is solely the purview of the RRBs and shall be final and binding," the notification added. 

The provisional allotment has been done based on the merit-cum-preference. 

30 August 2019
IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Exam To Be Held On August 3 & 4: Important Instructions

IBPS is all set to conduct the RRB Officer Scale I or Probationary Officer (PO) Preliminary exam 2019 on August 3 and 4, 2019. Candidates who are aiming for the online written examination should explore the below important instructions. 

  • Candidates need to take a printout of the admit card and carry the same to the examination centre. 
  • The admit card contains details such as venue address, date and time of the examination. 
  • The online preliminary exam will be held for 45 minutes. 
  • One should report at the venue on time on the test day. 
  • Aspirants should carry the hard copy of the admit card along with a recent passport size photograph. 
  • No electronic device will be allowed in the examination hall. 
  • Candidates should also carry a valid photo identity card such as a PAN card or Voter ID for verification purpose. 
  • Aspirants can carry a ballpoint pen to the exam hall. 

2 August 2019
IBPS RRB Admit Card Released For Office Assistant Prelims Exam 2019

The IBPS has released the admit card for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose). Candidates who have registered online for the post in the CRP-Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) can download the admit card only from the official website – www.ibps.in. 

To download the IBPS RRB admit card, candidates need to submit their registration number/roll number and password/date of birth. Aspirants are advised to take a printout of the IBPS RRB admit card and carry the same to the examination centre along with an identity card issued by the Central/State government for verification purpose. 

Click here for IBPS RRB admit card

The selection of the candidates will be based on an online written examination held in two phases, i.e., Preliminary and Main. The preliminary exam for Office Assistant will be held from August 17 to 25, 2019. The Main exam will be held on September 29, 2019. 

30 July 2019
IBPS Released RRB Preliminary Admit Cards For Officer Scale I

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the admit card for the post of Officer scale I. Candidates who have registered online for the eighth edition of CRP-Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) can download the admit card from the official website. 

Candidates should use their registration number/roll number and password/date of birth to access the RRB admit card. One should take a printout of the admit card and carry the same to the examination centre along with a valid photo identity card for verification purpose. 

Click here for IBPS RRB admit card

The selection will be based on the online written examination. The preliminary exam for Office Assistant post will be conducted from August 17 to 25, 2019. While, the written test for Officer Scale I will be held from August 3 to 11, 2019. 

22 July 2019
IBPS Released RRB Pre-Examination Training Call Letters

IBPS has released the RRB pre-examination training (PET) call letter for SC, ST, minority community, ex-servicemen and persons with benchmark disability candidates. Candidates can download the IBPS RRB admit card for PET of on the official website. 

According to the IBPS RRB official notification, the PET for Officer Scale-I will be held from July 21 to 26, 2019. The PET for Office Assistant candidates will be held from July 27 to August 1, 2019.

It is expected that the IBPS will release RRB admit cards for both Officer Scale and Office Assistant during the last week of July. The online preliminary examination for both the posts will be held in August. A total of 45 Regional Rural Banks are participating in the eighth edition of IBPS RRB recruitment. 

16 July 2019
IBPS RRB 2019: Written Test To Be Held In 13 Local Languages
IBPS RRB 2019: Application Window To Close On July 4
Online Registration Started For IBPS RRB 2019
IBPS RRB Notification 2019 Released For 12000 Vacancies
IBPS Released Provisional Allotment For RRB Officer Scale And Office Assistant
IBPS Released Scores Of Candidates Shortlisted For CRP RRB Interview
IBPS Released RRB Officers Scale I, II & III Interview Call Letters
IBPS To Release Officers Scale-I Main Exam Scores Soon
IBPS Declared RRB Officer Scale Mains Results 2018
IBPS Released Scores Of RRB Office Assistant Preliminary
IBPS CRP-RRB-VII Office Assistants (Multipurpose) Main Admit Card Released
IBPS CRP RRB VII Group 'B' Office Assistant Result 2018:
IBPS CRP RRBs VII 2018 Vacancies List Available Here
Unique Steps To Start Prepaing For IBPS RRB 2018
All You Need To Know About IBPS RRB 2018

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