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IBPS RRB 2020 Notification Out: Check Exam Date, Eligibility for 9000+ vacancy


IBPS RRB 2020 Notification Out: Check Exam Date, Eligibility for 9000+ VACANCY

RRB or Regional Rural Banks (also known as Gramin Banks) are the banks which had been created with a view of providing basic banking and financial services in rural areas. Some RRBs may have few branches set up for urban operations but majority of their branches would be in rural areas. To manage operations of their branches and bank as a whole, these RRBs recruit Probationary Officers in 3 scales-
Scale I, II, and III.
Employees in these 3 scales are referred to as Group A officers. Almost every year Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) recruits Probationary Officers (PO) for a host of RRBs. PO in Public Sector banks being one of the more desirable jobs for many graduates, IBPS-RRB PO exam is one of the most competitive exams in the country.

Emoluments:


Presently, the starting basic pay for scale-1 Officers is Rs.14,500 in the scale of 14500-600/7-18700-700/2-20100-800/7-25700. The official will also be eligible for D.A and other allowances and perquisites as per rules in force from time to time. For Scale-I officers, the total starting emoluments in hand per month can be a minimum of Rs.29,000 and a maximum of Rs.33,000 depending on place of posting and other factors.

Vacancies:


The RRBs release vacancies state wise and category wise. The total vacancies of the participating Banks in IBPS - RRB PO 2020 -
Scale I - 3800 (Gen+SC+ST+OBC+EWS) (vs 3352 in 2019);
Scale II - 1077 (vs 1172 in 2019);
Scale III - 159 (vs 156 in 2019)
A candidate can apply in any one of these 3 scales for the vacancies of the state she/he is applying for. The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular state, should be proficient (reading, writing, speaking and understanding) in the specified opted local language of that State.


CLICK HERE TO KNOW THE REASONS BEHIND LESS NUMBER OF  VACANCIES IN RRB 2020


CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE


Click here to apply Online for CRP-RRBs Recruitment of Office Assistant
(Multipurpose) under CRP RRBs-IX

Click here to apply Online for CRP-RRBs Recruitment of Officers - Scale I under CRP RRBs-IX

Click here to apply Online for CRP-RRBs Recruitment of Officers (Scale II & III) under CRP RRBs-IX

Click here to View Advertisement for CRP-RRBs Recruitment of Officers (Scale I,II & III) & Office Assistant (Multipurpose) - CRP RRBs-IX




Exam date and registration (tentative):

On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates: 01.07.2020 to 21.07.2020 Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online): 01.07.2020 to 21.07.2020
Download of call letters for online examination – Preliminary: August, 2020
Online Examination – Preliminary: September/October 2020
Result of Online exam – Preliminary: October 2020
Online Examination – Main / Single: October/ November 2020
Declaration of Result – Main/ Single (For Officers Scale I, II and III): October/ November 2020
Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III): October/November 2020
Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale I, II and III): January 2021

CUT OFF LAST YEAR:

IBPS selects candidates State wise for RRB-PO hence the cutoffs of each state are different. The cut-offs for 2019 have been released state-wise, category-wise. The cut-offs differ every year, according to the competition and the paper’s difficulty level. One year's cut-off is in no way predictive of subsequent years' cut-offs.

EXAM PATTERN:


The pattern of exam and the subjects are different for each scale. The scale wise examination pattern is given below:-
Procedure for Scale I
The examination will be held in three phases i.e. Preliminary examination, Main examination and Interview. The candidates who are shortlisted after Preliminary examination will have to appear for Main examination. The candidates shortlisted after the Main examination will be subsequently called for Interview.
Phase-I: Preliminary examination:
Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Test for 80 marks is conducted. The test contains 2 Sections with a composite timing of 45 mins. The mode of exam is online. The questions are in English and Hindi both [with certain states also providing the option for local language (refer Notification)]. There is negative marking for wrong answers (1/4th of total marks allotted for that question).
Preliminary Exam pattern (2020)
SectionNo. of questionsMaximum Marks
Reasoning4040
Quantitative Aptitude4040
Total8080
Candidates have to qualify in both the tests by securing minimum cut-off marks. Adequate number of candidates in each category, depending upon requirements, will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination. State and category wise merit list is drawn on the basis of aggregate marks scored in this exam. From each state, normally candidates numbering approximately 10 times the number of vacancies in that state are shortlisted for the main examination.
Phase – II: Main Examination:
Main Examination consists of Objective Tests for 200 marks and the mode of exam is online. The questions in Objective Test are in English and Hindi both (except English Language test) [with certain states also providing the option for local language (refer Notification)]. There is differential marking in some of the sections. There is negative marking for wrong answers in the Objective Test (1/4th of total marks allotted for that question). The objective test is of composite 2 hours (i.e. there is no sectional time limit).
Main Exam Objective pattern (2020)
Serial NoSectionNo. of questionsMaximum Marks
1Reasoning4050
2Computer Knowledge4020
3General Awareness4040
4a*English Language4040
4b*Hindi Language4040
5Quantitative Aptitude4050
Total200200

*Candidate is supposed to choose one section out of 4a and 4b.
Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main Examination to be considered to be shortlisted for interview. Depending on the number of vacancies available, adequate number of candidates in each category not exceeding three times of the declared vacancies in each state shall be called for interview, subject to availability. Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the Online Main Examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview.
Phase – III: Interview (100 marks)
The whole process takes around 3-5 hours depending upon the number of candidates and the panel. The process is conducted by Nodal Regional Rural Bank in consultation with NABARD and IBPS.
Final selection:
The marks obtained in Objective Examination (Phase-II) and Interview (Phase-III) are considered for preparing the final merit list. The relative weightage (ratio) of Online Examination and Interview will be 80:20 respectively. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the Online Main Examination and Interview. A candidate should qualify both in the Online Examination (Main) and Common Interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process.
Procedure for Scale II
Single Level Examination (Objective)
Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer) Phase I
Examination consists of Objective Tests for 200 marks and the mode of exam is online. The questions in Objective Test are in English and Hindi both (except English Language). There is differential marking in some of the sections. There is negative marking for wrong answers in the Objective Test (1/4th of total marks allotted for that question). The objective test is of composite 2 hours (i.e. there is no sectional time limit).
Serial NoSectionNo. of questionsMaximum Marks
1Reasoning4050
2Computer Knowledge4020
3Financial Awareness4040
4a*English Language4040
4b*Hindi Language4040
5Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation4050
Total200200

Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre) Phase I
Examination consists of Objective Tests for 200 marks and the mode of exam is online. The questions in Objective Test are in English and Hindi both (except English Language). There is differential marking in some of the sections. There is negative marking for wrong answers in the Objective Test (1/4th of total marks allotted for that question). The objective test is of composite 2.5 hours (i.e. there is no sectional time limit).
Serial NoSectionNo. of questionsMaximum Marks
1Professional Knowledge4040
2Reasoning4040
3Financial Awareness4040
4a*English Language4020
4b*Hindi Language4020
5Computer Knowledge4020
6Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation4040
Total240200

*Candidate is supposed to choose one section out of 4a and 4b.
Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Single Examination to be considered to be shortlisted for interview. Depending on the number of vacancies available, adequate number of candidates in each category not exceeding three times of the declared vacancies shall be called for interview, subject to availability. Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the Online Main Examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview. State and Category wise merit list is drawn on the basis of aggregate marks scored in Mains Examination. Normally 3 times the numbers vacancies are shortlisted for next round (Interview).
Phase – II: Interview (100 marks)
The whole process takes around 3-5 hours depending upon the number of candidates and the panel. The process is conducted by Nodal Regional Rural Bank in consultation with NABARD and IBPS.
Final selection:
The marks obtained in Online Single Level Examination (Phase-I) and Interview (Phase-II) are considered for preparing the final merit list. The relative weightage (ratio) of Online Examination and Interview will be 80:20 respectively. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the Single Level Examination and Interview. A candidate should qualify both in the Online Examination (Single) and Common Interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process.
Procedure for Scale III
The examination will be held in two phases i.e. Objective Test and Interview. The candidates who are shortlisted after Objective Test will have to appear for Interview
Single Level Examination (Objective) Phase I
The Objective Test is for 200 marks and the mode of exam is online. The questions in Objective Test are in English and Hindi both (except English Language).There is differential marking in some of the sections. There is negative marking for wrong answers in the Objective Test (1/4th of total marks allotted for that question). The objective test is of composite 2 hours (i.e. sectional time limit is not there).
Objective Exam pattern (2020)
Serial NoSectionNo. of questionsMaximum Marks
1Reasoning4050
2Computer Knowledge4020
3Financial Awareness4040
4a*English Language4040
4b*Hindi Language4040
5Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation4050
Total200200

*Candidate is supposed to choose one section out of 4a and 4b.
Phase – II: Interview (100 marks)
The whole process takes around 3-5 hours depending upon the number of candidates and the panel. A panel of 4-5 evaluators interviews a candidate to evaluate her/his personality, skills, and suitability for the job and organisation. The process is conducted by Nodal Regional Rural Bank in consultation with NABARD and IBPS.
Final selection
The marks obtained in Online Single Level Examination (Phase-I) and Interview (Phase-II) are considered for preparing the final merit list. The marks obtained in Objective Examination (Phase-I) and Interview (Phase-II) are considered for preparing the final merit list. The relative weightage (ratio) of Online Examination and Interview will be 80:20 respectively. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the Single Level Examination and Interview. A candidate should qualify both in the Online Examination (Single) and Common Interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process.