IBPS RRB 2019 – Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the admit card of Officer Scale I for IBPS RRB 2019 exam on July 19, 2019. Candidates can download the admit card by visiting the official website and entering the registration number/roll number or date of birth/password. Candidates can download the admit card of Officer Scale I till August 4,2019. Earlier IBPS has issued RRB pre-examination training hall ticket on July 15. IBPS RRB pre-exam training 2019 will be conducted from July 21 to 26. IBPS RRB 2019 prelims exam will be held for Officer Scale I on August 3, 4 and 11 and for Office Assistant on August 17, 18 and 25. Online mains/single exam for IBPS RRB 2019 for Officer Scale I, II and II will be conducted on September 22 and for Office Assistant on September 29, 2019. IBPS RRB is held for Group A-Officers posts (Scale I, II & III) and Group B - Office Assistant (Multipurpose) in 45 Regional Rural Banks. IBPS RRB 2019 is an online test conducted in three phases – preliminary, mains & single level examination whereas interview is conducted for the posts of Officers Scale I, II and III.
IBPS RRB (Officer Scale I, II, III and Office Assistant)
Commonly known as
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Mode of examination
Mains & Single (200)
Mains marks and interview
The admit card of Officer Scale I of IBPS 2019 are issued on July 19 earlier pre-exam training call letter of SC/ST candidates for Office Assistant and Officer Assistant post were issued by the authority on July 15, 2019. IBPS RRB admit card for mains examination will be released in September sometime before the date of the examination. The interview call letter of IBPS RRB will be issued to the qualified candidates of mains exam and single level examination for Officers Scale I, II & II in October 2019. IBPS RRB admit card 2019 for all stages are issued online. To download the admit card, candidates need to login with the registration/roll number and password/date of birth. The admit card have details regarding date, time and exam centre. Apart from this, IBPS RRB 2019 admit card also carry candidates name, roll number, date of birth, category etc.
IBPS has announced the exam dates of IBPS RRB preliminary, mains and single level examination. All the important dates of IBPS RRB 2019 are given in the table below. Candidates should keep the exam schedule of IBPS RRB handy so that they do not miss any event related to the exam.
IBPS RRB events
Online registration begins on
June 18, 2019
Last date to apply for IBPS RRB 2019
July 4, 2019
Payment of application fees
June 18 to July 4, 2019
IBPS RRB prelims admit card for Pre-exam training for Officer Scale I
July 15, 2019
IBPS RRB pre-exam training for Officer Scale-I
July 21 to 26, 2019
Preliminary exam 2019 - Officer Scale I and Office Assistants
August 3, 4, 11, 17, 18 and 25, 2019
Pre-exam training for Office Assistant
July 27 to August 1, 2019
IBPS RRB Prelims Call letter
Officer Scale-I – July 19, 2019
Office Assistant- July 2019
IBPS RRB Result for prelims exam
Officer Scale I – August 2019
Office Assistant - September 2019
IBPS RRB prelims scorecard release
Officer Scale I - September 2019
IBPS RRB 2019 admit card for Mains & Single
Officer Scale I, II, III - September 2019
IBPS RRB 2019 Main & Single exam
Officers Scale I, II & III – September 22, 2019
Office Assistant – September 29, 2019
Availability of IBPS RRB Mains result (For Officers Scale I) and Single exam for Scale II and III)
Availability of IBPS RRB Interview call letter for Officers Scale I, II & III
Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)
IBPS RRB Scorecard 2019 (Officer Scale I mains) and (Single Exam Scale II, III)
Availability of IBPS RRB 2019 final result of Officers Scale - I, II, III
Availability of IBPS RRB 2019 Mains result of Office Assistant
Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant. (Multipurpose)
The application form of IBPS RRB 2019 was available in online mode from June 18. The last date for IBPS RRB application form and fee payment was July 4, 2019. Candidates had to apply online for the exam. The application fee which can be paid online was Rs 100 for SC/ST/PwD/EXSM candidates while that for all other categories it is Rs 600. The application process includes registration, uploading photograph, signature, thumb impression and a handwritten declaration, entering personal details, previewing of the application form, payment of fees and taking the printout of application.
IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2019
The eligibility criteria of IBPS RRB 2019 highlights the parameters in terms of age, educational qualification and nationality. To be eligible for the recruitment exam, candidates need to fulfill these parameters or else their application will be rejected. The examination authority prescribed the eligibility criteria for the exam. The post-wise eligibility criteria of IBPS RRB 2019 is given below. Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.
Age as on June 1, 2019
21 to 40 years
21 to 32 years
18 to 30 years
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
18 to 28 years
Office Assistant (Multipurpose) & Officers Scale I
Graduation in any discipline
Degree in any discipline with 50%
Graduation in Electronics/Communication/Computer science/Information Technology/CA/Law with 50%
Officers Scale III
The exam centres of IBPS RRB 2019 lists out the venues where the preliminary and mains exam will be conducted on the specified date and time schedule. While filling the application form, candidates have to choose the city from where they wish to appear for the exam and not exactly the exam centres. The details of IBPS RRB 2019 exam centres will be mentioned in the admit card. The examination authority will allot IBPS RRB 2019 exam centres to candidates based on their preferences. However, the authorities reserve the right to allot or change the city apart from the one chosen by candidates if the same is not available. Candidates can check IBPS RRB exam centres where preliminary and mains exams will be held from the list of states mentioned below.
IBPS RRB 2019 Exam Centres
Andaman & Nicobar
Jammu & Kashmir
The exam pattern of IBPS RRB 2019 provides details regarding the mode of exam, time duration, sections, total marks, weightage given to each section, negative marking etc. The first and foremost step towards exam preparation is understanding IBPS RRB 2019 exam pattern to get an idea of the overall structure of the exam. The exam pattern has been prescribed separately for preliminary, mains and interview. Candidates can check the exam pattern in the table below.
Note: The pattern of IBPS RRB Mains or Single exam is different and separate for different posts of Officer Scale I, II, III and Office Assistant. Therefore, check the details of post-wise exam pattern of IBPS RRB 2019 below.
IBPS RRB Prelims Pattern for Officer Scale I and Office Assistant
Candidates have to answer a total 80 questions against 80 marks in 45 minutes, in online mode. Candidates have to answer 40 questions each from Reasoning and Numerical Ability. The test will be held in English and Hindi. Shortlisted candidates will have to take the mains exam.
IBPS RRB Mains Exam Pattern for Officer Scale I and Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
Candidates have to answer 40 questions each from Reasoning (50 marks), Computer Knowledge (20), General Awareness (40), Numerical Ability (50) and English Language (40) or Hindi Language (40), which makes it a total of 200 questions paper against 200 marks. Apart from the Language papers - Hindi/English, rest all sections can be answered in English or Hindi. The test has to be completed in composite 2 hours.
IBPS RRB Single Online Exam Pattern for Officer Scale II (General Banking/Specialist) and Officer Scale III
Candidates applying for Officer Scale II (General Banking/Specialist) and Officer Scale III have to only take one single online objective test which has the same pattern as mains exam except 2 sections. Candidates in single test have to take Financial Awareness in place of General Awareness (Mains exam) and Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation in place of Quantitative Aptitude in mains exam. Apart from this, rest all pattern is same as mains.
The syllabus of IBPS RRB 2019 is not released by the examination authority. Based on the previous years’ question papers, the experts have compiled a few topics and sub-topics which candidates can use as IBPS RRB syllabus. With the help of the syllabus, candidates can prepare for the exam in a more strategised manner. The standard of questions that are asked in the exam are of graduation level. Some of the important topics that candidates should cover in each section are given below.
Reasoning Section - Odd man out, Syllogism, Blood Relation, Coding-Decoding, Statement and Conclusion, Sitting Arrangements.
English Language - Spotting Errors, Jumbled Words, Fill in the Blanks, Comprehension, Cloze Tests, Fill in the Blanks.
Quantitative Aptitude - Number System, Time and Work, Ratio and Proportion, Time and Distance, Profit and Loss, Compound Interest, Percentages.
General Awareness - Current Affairs, Banking Terms, Books and Authors, Awards and Honors, Sports.
The result of IBPS RRB 2019 will be declared by IBPS separately for preliminary, mains & single level exam and final allotment. IBPS RRB result for preliminary exam will be declared first and qualified candidates will be allowed to appear for the mains exam. The result of the preliminary exam is likely to be declared in August/September 2019. IBPS RRB 2019 result for mains & single level examination will be declared in October based on which candidates will be selected for interview for Officers Scale I, II, III posts. Candidates for Office Assistant posts will be selected for an appointment based on their performance in the mains exam. The final IBPS RRB result 2019 will be declared in January 2020. Based on the final result, candidates will be selected for bank allotment process. IBPS RRB result 2019 will be declared for only those candidates who will score sectional as well as overall cut off score as per their category. The corrected scores obtained by candidates in preliminary, mains and single level examination will be normalised using the equipercentile method to announce the result.
IBPS decides IBPS RRB cut off score to delimit the number of candidates for the next round of selection process. Candidates have to secure sectional as well as overall IBPS RRB cutoff to qualify each stage of exam. First, IBPS RRB 2019 cut off of preliminary exam will be declared in September 2019 and candidates who will score the cutoff marks will be selected for the mains exam. Candidates need to secure the overall and sectional IBPS RRB cut off 2019 in the mains exam and single level examination to qualify the exam and become eligible for the interview round. IBPS RRB cut off for mains exam will be declared in October 2019. The final allottment cut off for Officers Scale I, II and III is done based on mains exam and interview. On the basis of the cut off of mains exam, candidates for Office Assistant posts will be offered appointment. The final allottment cut off will be released in January 2020. The previous year’s state-wise IBPS RRB cut off of preliminary exam is given below.
IBPS RRB Cut off 2018 (Office Assistant)
Jammu and Kashmir
Candidates under IBPS RRB recruitment are selected on the basis of mains examination and interview. Allotments in different RRBs is done on the basis of their ranks in merit list and post preferences. The IBPS RRB selection procedure for different posts is given below.
Officers Scale I: For the post of IBPS RRB Officers Scale I, the recruitment is done on the basis of mains examination and Interview.
Office Assistants (Multipurpose): Selection for this post is done on the basis of only mains examination.
Officers Scale II & III: For the post of Officers Scale II & III the recruitment is done on the basis of candidates performance in mains exam and interview.
The participating banks list out the name of the RRBs along with their head office and state/union territories where candidates will be allotted to the posts of Officers Scale I, II, III and Office Assistant on the declaration of final result. There are total 45 IBPS RRB Participating banks. Candidates can check below the list of participating institutes.
A. PARTICIPATING RRBs
Name of RRBs
Present Head Office
State / UT
Desired Local Language Proficiency as prescribed by the Participating RRBs
Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank
Andhra Pragathi Gramin Bank
Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank
Assam Gramin Vikash Bank
Assamese, Bengali, Bodo
Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank
Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank
Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank
Baroda Uttar Pradesh Gramin Bank
Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit
Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank
Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank
Dakshin Bihar Gramin Bank
Ellaquai Dehati Bank
Dogri, Kashmiri, Punjabi, Urdu, Gojri, Pahari, Ladakhi, Balti (Palli), Dardi, Hindi
Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank
J & K Grameen Bank
Dogri, Kashmiri, Pahari, Gojri, Punjabi, Ladakhi, Balti (Palli), Dardi
Jharkhand Rajya Gramin Bank
Karnataka Gramin Bank
Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank
Kashi Gomti Samyut Gramin Bank
Kerala Gramin Bank
Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank
Madhyanchal Gramin Bank
Maharashtra Gramin Bank
Manipur Rural Bank
Meghalaya Rural Bank
Mizoram Rural Bank
Nagaland Rural Bank
Odisha Gramya Bank
Paschim Banga Gramin Bank
Prathama UP Gramin Bank
Puduvai Bharathiar Grama Bank
Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu
Punjab Gramin Bank
Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank
Saptagiri Grameena Bank
Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank
Saurashtra Gramin Bank
Tamil Nadu Grama Bank
Telangana Grameena Bank
Tripura Gramin Bank
Utkal Grameen Bank
Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank
Uttarakhand Gramin Bank
Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank
Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank
Ques: How can I apply for IBPS RRB?
Ans: Candidates need to apply online for IBPS RRB. First, candidates need to register for the exam after which they can fill the detailed application form, pay the application fees, upload photograph and signature and take printout of application.
Ques: How many times can I appear in IBPS RRB exam?
Ans: There is no limit in the number of attempts for the exam.
Ques: What is the salary structure of IBPS RRB?
Ans: The post-wise salary structure of IBPS RRB is given below.
In hand salary
Rs. 15,000 – 19,000
Officer Scale – I
Rs. 29,000 – 33,000
Rs. 33,000 – 39,000
Officer Scale – III
Rs. 38,000 – 44,000
Previous Years’ Statistics of Registered and Appeared candidates in IBPS RRB
The number of registered and appeared candidates in IBPS RRB in last two years are given below.
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