23 percent candidates skipped IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam last year; 21 percent did not take Officers test
23 percent registered candidates did not appear for IBPS RRB Office Assistant examination in 2017, while the percentage of candidates skipping the Officers examination of IBPS RRB for the same year is 21 percent. According to the official data released by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS), wherein 13.34 lakh candidates had applied for the Office Assistant exam, only 10.31 lakh finally took the test for the recruitment in Regional Rural Banks. This brings the number of candidates skipping the examination to 3.03 lakh, which is around 23 percent of the registered candidates.
Careers360 does a comparative analysis to bring to you the number of registered and appeared candidates for both the years in Office Assistant and Officers examinations.
IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam – 2017 Vs 2016 (Registered Vs Appeared)
Compared to the year 2016, the recruitment year 2017 performed better wherein the number of candidates dropping out after registering for the examination remained low. For the recruitment year 2017-18, while the percentage of candidates not taking the Office Assistant test remained around 23%, in the recruitment year 2016-17, this percentage of candidates skipping the test was around 24%. In 2016, a total of 13.93 lakh candidates had registered for the examination, however, on the day of exam only 10.56 lakh appeared. This means that 3.37 lakh candidates did not sit for the test.
Check the table below to know IBPS RRB figures in terms of registered, appeared, dropped and percentage of candidates who took the examinations.
IBPS RRB Stats – Registered Vs Appeared Percentage (2017-2016)
Number of candidates skipping the exam
Percentage of candidates skipping the exam
IBPS RRB Office Assistants 2017
IBPS RRB Officers 2017
IBPS RRB Office Assistants 2016
IBPS RRB Officers 2016
While the percentage of candidates skipping the examination in IBPS RRB Office Assistant examination in 2017 and 2016 was 23 and 24 respectively, in case of Officers test in both the years, the number of candidates who did not appear for the test remained at 21 percent.
IBPS RRB Officers Exam – 2017 Vs 2016 (Registered Vs Appeared)
For the recruitment year 2017-18, approximately 10.35 lakh candidates registered for the Officers examination, while 8.16 finally took the test, bringing the number of candidates skipping the examination to 2.19 lakh. This is 21 percent of the total registered candidates. In 2016, a total of 9.08 lakh candidates applied for the Officers examination, whereas only 7.21 lakh appeared for it. Thus, the number of candidates who showed their unwillingness to appear in the exam was 1.87 lakh. This number is also 21 percent of the total candidates who had applied for the test.
IBPS RRB Stats – Office Assistant Vs Officers Test (2017 Vs 2016)
Comparing the data for IBPS RRB examination, it can be said that for the Officers examination, candidates seem to be more serious than that of Office Assistant test. This comes from the fact that for both the years (2017 and 2016), the number of candidates not taking the Officers test remained 21 percent of the total applied candidates. However, in case of Office Assistant examination, 23 and 24 percent candidates decided not to appear in the test.
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HELLO SIR , MISTAKLY I UPLOD HAND WRITTEN DECLRATION IN MY THUMB PRINT IN APPLICATION FROM AND PAYMENT ALSO FOR APPLICATION. I CAN NOT CONTACT TO IBPS HELPLINE NUMBER. THEN I GAVE EXAM OR MY APPLICATION WILL REJECT.
Your application can be rejected because its not a mistake its a blunder.
You have no option other than wait and watch situation.
You should be very careful while filling these type of forms because it can be thing of your future. It can decide your future.
All the best for next exam
what are the dates of ibps rrb prelims or in which month this exam will be conducted??
IBPS has released the IBPS RRB 2020 notification on June 30. As per the notification, candidates can fill the IBPS RRB application form from July 1 to 21, 2020 in online mode.
Go through this link
Sir iam in my final year of my degree. Our exams have been postponed due to COVID19 pandemic.While iam filling the application form they asked details about degree passing year and overall percentage but our exams arent conducted yet . Amnt I eligible for ibps rrb 2020?
To be eligible to give IBPS RRB 2020 candidates must be a graduate. So until you finish your graduation you will not be eligible to give IBPS RRB 2020. The final year students are not eligible to IBPS RRB 2020. Please click the below link to know more.
Hello, I am final year student and my examinations are postponed till 22nd July. How can I apply for IBPS REB 2020? what should be the criteria if i cant apply?
If your query is regarding IBPS RRB recruitment the eligibility criteria is that a candidate must have passed bachelor's degree in any discipline for Office Assistant (Multipurpose) & Officers Scale 1 post. For Officer Scale 2 post and officer scale 3 a candidate must have passed Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with 50% from a recognized board. Candidates who are appearing in qualifying exam are not eligible here. You may have to appear next year if you want to appear in IBPS RRB.
Sir,Im from the state of kerala Im not able to elect Kerala as centre for the IBPS RRB exam as Kerala state option is not even given .What can i do sir?
hi aspirant ,
you should contact IBPS RRB exam conducting authority regarding this issue . one of the reason behind this would be all exam seats in kerala were over so they are not showing kerala.
hope this help you
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