About IBPS RRB 2018

IBPS CWE RRB is held for the recruitment of Group A - Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group B -Office Assistant (Multipurpose) in online mode, by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). Through the exam, as many as 56 Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) recruit eligible candidates. IBPS CWE RRB is held in different stages – Preliminary, Mains, Single exam and Interview as per the different posts. For IBPS CWE RRB Officer Scale I, candidates have to appear in prelims, mains, and common interview, while candidates applying for Scale II and III Officer (Generalist and Specialist) have to take an online exam and appear in the interview. Candidates registered for Office Assistant (Multipurpose) are required to take the prelims and mains exam. For Scale-I, II & III Officers, the interviews are coordinated by the Nodal Regional Rural Banks with NABARD’s and IBPS’ help in consultation with the appropriate authority. The number of vacancies keeps varying but for 2018, as many as 10,190 vacancies were announced. 

Frequency: Once a year
Languages English, Hindi
Conducting Body: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam - Duration 45 Minutes +1 More

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IBPS RRB 2018 Important Dates

01 Jan, 2019 - 01 Feb, 2019 Result - Final Result, Scale I, II, III | Mode: Online
01 Jan, 2019 - 01 Feb, 2019 IBPS RRB Mains Exam - Result - Office Assistant | Mode: Online
25 Aug, 2018 IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam - Exam - Office Assistant (Multipurpose) | Mode: Online
26 Jul, 2018 - 01 Sep, 2018 IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam - Admit Card - Admit Card for Office Assistant (Multipurpose) | Mode: Online
24 Dec, 2018 - 31 Dec, 2018 IBPS RRB Mains Exam - Score Card - Officer Scale I, II, and III | Mode: Online
01 Sep, 2018 IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam - Exam - Office Assistant (Multipurpose) | Mode: Online
19 Sep, 2018 - 07 Oct, 2018 IBPS RRB Mains Exam - Admit Card - Office Assistant | Mode: Online
19 Aug, 2018 IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam - Exam - Officer Scale I | Mode: Online
25 Sep, 2018 - 07 Oct, 2018 IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam - Score Card - Office Assistant | Mode: Online
18 Sep, 2018 - 30 Sep, 2018 IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam - Score Card - Officer Scale I | Mode: Online
26 Jul, 2018 - 18 Aug, 2018 IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam - Admit Card - Admit Card for Officer Scale I | Mode: Online
30 Sep, 2018 IBPS RRB Mains Exam - Exam - Officers Scale I, II and III | Mode: Online
07 Oct, 2018 IBPS RRB Mains Exam - Exam - Office Assistant (Multipurpose) | Mode: Online
06 Jun, 2018 Advertisement - Advertisement | Mode: Online
12 Sep, 2018 - 30 Sep, 2018 IBPS RRB Mains Exam - Admit Card - Officer Scale I, II, III | Mode: Online
08 Jun, 2018 - 02 Jul, 2018 Application - Application Form | Mode: Online
11 Aug, 2018 - 12 Aug, 2018 IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam - Exam - Officer Scale I | Mode: Online
07 Sep, 2018 IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam - Result - Officer Scale I | Mode: Online
19 Aug, 2018 IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam - Exam - Office Assistant (Multipurpose) | Mode: Online
15 Oct, 2018 - 21 Oct, 2018 IBPS RRB Mains Exam - Result - Officer Scale I, II, and III | Mode: Online
14 Sep, 2018 IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam - Result - Office Assistant | Mode: Online
08 Jun, 2018 - 02 Jul, 2018 Application Correction - Application Correction | Mode: Online

IBPS CWE RRB Eligibility Criteria 2018

The eligibility criteria of IBPS RRB 2018 can be checked as per education, citizenship and age. 

IBPS CWE RRB 2018 Eligibility Criteria (Citizenship)

A citizen of India or subject of Nepal or subject of Bhutan or 

A Tibetan Refugee who came to India to settle before January 1, 1962, or

Indians migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zaire, Vietnam and Ethiopia to settle down, however, such candidates have to obtain a certificate of eligibility by the Government of India.

IBPS CWE RRB Eligibility Criteria 2018 – Educational Qualification

Though the basic educational eligibility is to have a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized university. The educational qualification, however, varies as per the different posts candidates are applying for in terms of specific subjects, qualifying marks, etc.  

IBPS CWE RRB Eligibility Criteria 2018 (Age)

IBPS CWE RRB Officer Scale III – Must be between 21 to 40 years. Must have been born earlier than June 3, 1978 and later than April 31, 1997. 

IBPS CWE RRB Officer Scale-II – Must be 21 to 32 year and must have been born earlier than June 3, 1986 and later than April 31, 1997. 

IBPS CWE RRB Officer Scale I – Must be 18 to 30 years. Candidates should have been born earlier than June 3, 1988 and later than April 31. 

IBPS CWE RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose)  Must be 18 to 28 years. Candidates should have been born earlier than June 2, 1990 and later than June 1, 2000.

However, several categories like SC, ST, PwD, OBC, Ex-Servicemen, widows, etc. are given relaxation in age. 

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General, OBC Online Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 600
SC, ST Online Female, Transgender, Male ₹ 100

IBPS CWE RRB Application Form 2018

IBPS CWE RRB application form 2018 was released in online mode, on June 8 and was available till July 2. Application correction and fee payment could also be done from June 8 to July 2. However, the last date for application printing was July 17. Though the process and dates were same for all posts, but candidates had to fill the application form of IBPS RRB 2018 for Officer Scale I, Office Assistants and Officers Scale II and III separately as per the respective posts. 

In order to fill IBPS CWE RRB 2018 application form, candidates have to first register using their valid email ID and phone number. Thereafter they have to upload their photograph and signature as per the prescribed format and dimensions. Further, candidates have to enter details related to education, address, etc. The next stage of the application procedure of IBPS RRB is to preview the application form and make changes accordingly if needed. Once that’s done, candidates have to pay the prescribed fee online via Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets. The last stage after the fee is paid is to take a printout of the submitted application and e-receipt. 

The application fee for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM - Rs. 100

Application fee for all other candidates – Rs. 600

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IBPS RRB 2018 Preparation Tips

IBPS CWE RRB 2018 Preparation Tips 

To prepare for IBPS CWE RRB 2018, candidates have to know the syllabus and exam pattern thoroughly. Thereafter, candidates have to make a timetable and divide the syllabus according to the time in hand. Besides this, get the best books to prepare for IBPS RRB. Daily and monthly targets have to be met at any cost. Taking a lot of mock tests and practise of previous years question papers will help a great deal in cracking the exam. Short notes must be prepared, which have to be utilised at the later stage during revision. Avoid taking any new topic during the last lap. Keep ample time for revision, as that’s crucial. Take help from the short notes to revise the entire syllabus again.

IBPS RRB 2018 Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam

IBPS RRB 2018 Prelims Exam Pattern 

IBPS RRB 2018 prelims exam was held for Officer Scale I on August 11, 12 and 18, while Office Assistant (Multipurpose) paper was conducted on August 19, 25 and September 1. For Officer Scale II and III of IBPS RRB 2018, prelims exam is not held. For the post of Officer Scale I in preliminary exam, the candidates have to answer a total of 80 questions for 80 marks in 45 minutes. The prelims for this post has only two sections - Reasoning and Qunatitative Ability, while the paper for Office Assistant (Multipurpose) has Reasoning and Numerical Ability for 40 questions each against 80 marks in total. Candidates have to answer objective type questions which will be asked in either English or Hindi. Each correct answer will fetch 1 mark, while each incorrect answer will lead to the deduction of 0.25 or 1/4th marks. 

IBPS RRB Mains Exam

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2018 (Main)

IBPS RRB 2018 mains exam for Office Assistant has Reasoning, Numerical Ability, General Awareness, English/Hindi Language and Computer Knowledge. Except Quantitative Aptitude in place of Numerical Ability, the paper for Officer Scale I, has all the sections similar to Office Assistant (Multipurpose). Each section carries 40 questions for 40 marks, which makes it a total of 200 questions for 200 marks. Candidates have to complete the test in 2 hours. Every correct answer will get 1 mark, while any wrong answer will fetch -0.25 marks.  

IBPS RRB 2018 Admit Card

IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam

IBPS CWE RRB Admit Card 2018 - Prelims 

IBPS had released the prelims admit card of IBPS RRB 2018 for Officer Scale I and Office Assistant in online mode, from July 26. It must be noted that the process of downloading the admit card is same, however, IBPS RRB admit card for Officer Scale I, II and III, and for Office Assistant have to be downloaded separately from different links. 

In order to download their prelims admit card of IBPS CWE RRB 2018, candidates have to enter roll number/registration number and password/date of birth.

Candidates must ensure that all the information available on the admit card is correct. Candidates also have to carry one of the prescribed photo ID proofs along with the admit card to the exam centre on the day of the exam.

IBPS RRB Mains Exam

IBPS CWE RRB Admit Card 2018 - Mains

IBPS CWE RRB admit card for mains exam was available for Officer Scale I, II and III from September 12 to 30, 2018. The admit card for the mains exam for Office Assistant is available from September 19 to October 7. Candidates have to enter their roll number/registration number and password/date of birth to download IBPS CWE RRB 2018 mains admit card.

It must be checked and ensured that all the particulars available on the admit card are correct. Candidates also need to take one photo ID proofs (prescribed) along with the admit card to the exam centre on the day of the exam.

IBPS RRB 2018 Exam Centers

IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam

State City
Andhra Pradesh Anantapur
Chirala
Chittoor
Guntur
Kakinada
Kadapa
Kurnool
Nellore
Ongole
Puttur
Rajahmundry
Srikakulam
Tirupati
Vijayawada
Visakhapatnam
Vizianagaram
Telangana Hyderabad
Karimnagar
Khammam
Warangal
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun
Assam Dibrugarh
Guwahati
Jorhat
Kokrajhar
Silchar
Tezpur
Bihar Arrah
Aurangabad
Bhagalpur
Bihar Sharif
Darbhanga
Gaya
Muzaffarpur
Patna
Purnea
Samastipur
Siwan
Chhattisgarh Bhilai
Bilaspur
Raipur
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Anand
Bhavnagar
Gandhinagar
Jamnagar
Mehsana
Rajkot
Surat
Vadodara
Haryana Ambala
Bahadurgarh
Gurgaon
Hisar
Karnal
Kurukshetra
Palwal
Yamuna Nagar
Himachal Pradesh Baddi
Bilaspur
Hamirpur
Dharamshala
Kangra
Kullu
Mandi
Shimla
Sirmaur
Solan
Una
Jammu and Kashmir Baramulla
Jammu
Kathua
Samba
Srinagar
Jharkhand Dhanbad
Hazaribagh
Jamshedpur
Ranchi
Bokaro
Karnataka Bengaluru
Belgaum
Bellary
Bidar
Davanagere
Dharwad
Gulbarga
Hubli
Mandya
Mangalore
Mysore
Shimoga
Udupi
Kerala Alappuzha
Kannur
Kochi
Kollam
Kottayam
Kozhikode
Malappuram
Palakkad
Thiruvananthapuram
Thrissur
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Gwalior
Indore
Jabalpur
Sagar
Satna
Ujjain
Maharashtra Amravati
Aurangabad
Chandrapur
Dhule
Jalgaon
Kolhapur
Latur
Mumbai
Thane
Navi Mumbai
Nagpur
Nanded
Nashik
Pune
Ratnagiri
Sangli
Satara
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Ri Bhoi
Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima
Odisha Angul
Balasore
Bargarh
Baripada
Berhampur
Bhubaneshwar
Cuttack
Dhenkanal
Jharsuguda
Rourkela
Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar
Bathinda
Fatehgarh Sahib
Jalandhar
Ludhiana
Mohali
Pathankot
Patiala
Phagwara
Sangrur
Rajasthan Ajmer
Alwar
Bhilwara
Bikaner
Jaipur
Jodhpur
Kota
Sikar
Udaipur
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Coimbatore
Dindigul
Kanchipuram
Krishnagiri
Madurai
Nagercoil
Namakkal
Perambalur
Salem
Thanjavur
Thoothukudi
Tirunelveli
Vellore
Virudhunagar
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra
Aligarh
Allahabad
Banda
Bareilly
Bulandshahar
Faizabad
Gonda
Gorakhpur
Kanpur
Jhansi
Mathura
Lucknow
Moradabad
Meerut
Muzaffarnagar
Varanasi
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Haldwani
Haridwar
Roorkee
West Bengal Asansol
Bardhaman
Behrampore
Durgapur
Hooghly
Howrah
Kalyani
Siliguri

IBPS RRB Mains Exam

State City
Andhra Pradesh Guntur
Kurnool
Vijayawada
Assam Silchar
Guwahati
Bihar Aurangabad
Bhagalpur
Gaya
Muzaffarpur
Patna
Purnea
Samastipur
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Gandhinagar
Haryana Ambala
Karnal
Kurukshetra
Himachal Pradesh Baddi
Hamirpur
Shimla
Solan
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Srinagar
Jharkhand Dhanbad
Jamshedpur
Ranchi
Karnataka Bengaluru
Belgaum
Bellary
Davanagere
Dharwad
Gulbarga
Hubli
Mandya
Mysore
Shimoga
Udupi
Kerala Kochi
Kozhikode
Thiruvananthapuram
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Gwalior
Indore
Jabalpur
Maharashtra Aurangabad
Thane
Navi Mumbai
Nagpur
Pune
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Rourkela
Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Jalandhar
Mohali
Patiala
Rajasthan Ajmer
Jaipur
Jodhpur
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Dindigul
Kanchipuram
Madurai
Thiruvallur
Tiruchirappalli
Virudhunagar
Telangana Hyderabad
Khammam
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Allahabad
Kanpur
Lucknow
Uttarakhand Dehradun
West Bengal Siliguri

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit Card
  • PAN Card
  • Passport
  • Driving Licence
  • Voter’s Card
  • Bank Passbook with photograph
  • Photo identity proof issued by a Gazzetted Officer/People’s Representative along with a photograph
  • Identity Card issued by a recognised college/university
  • Aadhar card with a photograph/Employee ID

IBPS RRB 2018 Result

IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam

IBPS had announced the result of IBPS RRB 2018 prelims exam for Officer Scale I on September 7, in online mode, while the result of prelims Office Assistant was released on September 14. Scorecard of IBPS RRB Prelims exam for Officers Scale I was available from September 18 to 30, while the scorecard for Office Assistant is available from September 25 to October 7.  The scoreboard and cut off for Officer Scale I (Prelims exam) was released on September 18.

IBPS RRB Mains Exam

 IBPS CWE RRB 2018 result for mains exam of Officer Scale I, II, and III has been declared on October 15, 2018. IBPS RRB mains exam result for Office Assistant has also been released on January 1, 2019. In order to check the result, candidates have to enter their registration/roll number and date of birth/password into the result login window. Shortlisted candidates of IBPS RRB exam will be eligible for appearing in the interview round. As per the final result of IBPS CWE RRB, candidates will be appointed as Officers Scale I, II and III and Office Assistants (Multipurpose). The examination authority also releases the scorecard for each stage of examination for both Officer Scale I, II, and III and Office Assistant. The scorecard of IBPS RRB 2018 for mains exam has been released on December 24 for Officer Scale I, II, and III. Candidates can download the scorecard by using their login credentials - registration number and password. The scorecard must be downloaded by the candidates till December 31, 2018.  

IBPS RRB 2018 Cutoff

IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam

IBPS RRB cut off (Prelims) 2018

IIBPS CWE RRB 2018 cut off for preliminary exam was released on September 18. The cut off of mains and the single exam is scheduled to be available in October and December respectively. The cut off of IBPS RRB 2018 is the minimum score candidates have to obtain in any given stage of the exam, in order to appear in the next stage of the recruitment procedure. IBPS RRB cutoff 2018 will be released section-wise, category-wise and state-wise.


IBPS RRB Mains Exam

IBPS CWE RRB 2018 cut off has been released on December 26 for officer Scale I wherein candidates will be able to know the section-wise, category-wise and state-wise cutoff score. Only candidates securing the IBPS RRB mains cut off 2018 will be considered eligible for appearing in the interview. The cut off of IBPS RRB 2018 for the post of Scale II and III will released soon.

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Date of Birth Certificate or high school mark sheet with date of birth
  • Original IBPS RRB score card along with two xerox copies
  • Mark Sheet/Certificate of Class 10 and 12 examination
  • Certificate regarding degree/post-graduate/other examinations passed
  • Passport size photographs and one should attached to interview call letter
  • Character certificate
  • SC/ST/OBC categories must bring the Caste/Community certificate issued by the Competent Authority
  • Medical Certificate for physically challenged candidates
  • Discharge certificate in applied under Ex-Servicemen
  • Aadhaar Card/Passport/Pan Card/Voter Id Card /Driving License /any other photo id card issued by the statutory authorities with affixed photograph

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