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IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 2022 Exam

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IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam 2022

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts the IBPS RRB Officer Scale-1 exam to recruit Assistant Managers in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) across the country. Scale-1 officers are responsible for informing farmers about credit facilities, assessment of credit profiles and loan repayments, implementation and promotion of policies, and maintaining annual balance sheets and auditing.

IBPS RRB Officer Exam 2021 - Overview

ParticularsDetails
Name of examInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection
Regional Rural Banks (IBPS RRB)
Recruitment for the
Post
PO (Probationary Officer)
CadreScale-1
Vacancies4495 (Subject to revision)
Exam levelNational
Exam EligibilityGraduate
IBPS RRB Exam stagePreliminary, Mains and Interview
Mode of examOnline
IBPS RRB Exam DurationPrelims: 45 minutes
Mains: 2 hours
Single level exam: 2 hours
Official websitewww.ibps.in

IBPS RRB PO Important Dates

ActivityTentative Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates08 June 2021 to 28 June 2021
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online)08 June 2021 to 28 June 2021
Downloading of call letters for Pre- Exam Training 09 July 2021
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training 19 July 2021 to 25 July 2021
Downloading of call letters for online examination— Preliminary17 July 2021 to 7 August 2021
Online Examination— Preliminary1st & 7th August 2021
Result of Online exam—  PreliminarySeptember 2021
Downloading of Call letter for Online exam—  Main / SingleSeptember 2021
Online Examination— Main / SingleSeptember/October 2021
Declaration  of Result Main/ Single (For Officers Scale I, II and III)October 2021
Downloading of call letters for interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)October/November 2021
Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)October/November 2021

Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant.

(Multipurpose))

 

IBPS RRB PO/Officer 2021 – Vacancies

The vacancy for IBPS RRB Clerk/Assistant is released for the year 2021. This year a total of 5895 vacancies has been released for the office assistant post.

CategoryVacancies
SC684
ST336
OBC1218
EWS428
GENERAL1896
PwD153
Total4495

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for IBPS RRB PO are as follows :

Age Criteria

  • Minimum: 18 years
  • Maximum: 30 years

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent.
  • Preference will be given to the candidates having a degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics or Accountancy;
  • Proficiency in the local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*
  • Desirable: working knowledge of Computer.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Pattern

The selection of Assistant Managers happens in 3 stages: Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, Interview round

IBPS RRB OS 1 Prelims Exam Pattern

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Reasoning4040Composite of 45 mins
Quantitative Aptitude4040
Total8080

IBPS RRB OS 1 Mains Exam Pattern

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Reasoning4040Composite of 2 Hour
Quantitative Aptitude4050
General Awareness4040
English Language4040
Hindi Language4040
Computer Knowledge4020
Total200200

IBPS RRB PO Application Process

Prerequisites for Applying Online

Before applying online, candidates should,

  • Scan their signature and photographs. The candidate must ensure that both the photograph (4.5 cms x 3.5 cms) and signature adhere to the specifications mentioned.
  • CAPITAL LETTERS signature will not be accepted
  • Keep the necessary details/documents ready to make the online payment.
  • Must have a valid personal email ID. This should be maintained until the completion of the recruitment process.

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges

Note: Candidates have the option of making the payment of requisite fees/ intimation charges through the ONLINE mode only.

  • Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
  • Rs. 850 /- for all others.

How to Apply for IBPS RRB PO Exam Online

  • Step 1 - Go to www.ibps.in website
  • Step 2 - Click on the homepage
  • Step 3 - Open 'CRP for RRBs' and click 'Click here to apply online for CRP RRB Officers (Scale I, II and III) to open the online application form.
  • Step 4 - Click on 'Click here for new registration' and register by entering basic information. A provisional registration number and password is displayed on the screen. Note this down. The registration number and password is also sent by SMS and Email.
  • Step 5 - Upload photograph and signature as per specifications
  • Step 6 - Indicate state for provisional allotment.
  • Step 7 - Before submitting use 'save and next' to verify and modify details if required
  • Step 8 - Hit the 'Final Submit' button once you have verified your details
  • Step 9 - Pay the fee/intimation charges online.

IBPS RRB PO Syllabus 2021

IBPS RRB PO Reasoning Syllabus

The topics asked in reasoning are as follows:

Alpha-numeric Series/
Alphabetical Series
Input-Output
AnalogyPuzzles – Box based, Floor, Calendar, Day/Months based, etc.
Analytical ReasoningScheduling
Blood RelationsSeating Arrangement– Linear, Circular, Facing Inside/Outside, Mixed
Coded InequalitiesStatement and Conclusion
Coding and DecodingStatement-Course of Action
Double Line-upSyllogism
Data SufficiencyOrdering and Ranking
Direction SenseVerbal Reasoning

IBPS RRB PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

The questions asked from the quant topics are as follows:

ApproximationPercentage
Average & Problems on AgeProbability
Boats and StreamPipes and Cisterns
Clock and Calendar ProblemsProfit, Loss, and Discount
Data Interpretation – Charts and Graphs:
Line Graph, Bar Graph, Pie Chart
Tabular DI
Caselets
Mixed DI
Quadratic Equations
Decimal and FractionsSimplification
Indices and SurdsSimple and Compound Interest
LCM and H.C.FPermutation and Combination
MensurationSquare root, Cube root
Mixture and AllegationsTime and Work
Number Series & Number SystemTime, Distance and Speed
PartnershipsVolume and Surface Area

IBPS RRB PO Computer Knowledge Syllabus

The questions asked from the computer knowledge section are based on the below topics:

History of Computers – Generations, TypesLogic Gates
Computer MemoryInternet
Computer Hardware and IO DevicesMS Office Suite – Word, Excel, PPT, etc.
Computer SoftwareFile Extensions
Storage UnitsBasics of DBMS
Computer LanguagesComputer Hacking
Operating System – Types, FunctionsComputer Network
Number System and ConversionsShortcut Keys
Computer AbbreviationsInternet
Computer Network – Types, TopologyComputer Virus & Hacking

IBPS RRB PO English Language Syllabus

The different topics asked in the English Language are as follows:

Grammar (Verb, Prepositions, Adverbs, Articles, Tenses)
Reading ComprehensionVocabulary based questions
Cloze TestError Spotting
Para jumblesSentence Improvement
Fillers – Single, DoubleSynonyms/ Antonyms
Odd One OutIdioms and Phrases
Correct UsageOne Word Substitution
Paragraph CompletionWord/Phrase Replacement

IBPS RRB PO General Awareness Syllabus

The General Awareness questions in IBPS RRB PO mains are from the following topics:

International Issues
Sports and Games
Current National and International Events – Download Monthly Current AffairsBolt
Countries, Capitals, and Currencies
Policies and Laws Related to Banking
Important Days
Awards and Honours
Indian Constitution
Books and Authors
History of Banks
Economics and Finance
Bank Rates, KYC, Bank Abbreviations.
Financial Institutions of India
Reserve bank of India (RBI) – Structure & Function
Indian Budget
Banking and Economic Appointments – Download Monthly New Appointments PDF
Budget
GDP/ GNP
NDP/ NNP
Indian Financial System
Financial Markets – Its Types
Money Markets and Capital Markets
Bond Markets and types of Bonds
Payment Banks and Small Finance Banks
Economic Policies and Schemes of Government

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Salary

The In-hand IBPS RRB salary for the different Assistant & Officer Scale posts are as follows:

IBPS RRB PostsIBPS RRB salary (In-hand Salary)
IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose)Rs. 15000 – Rs.19000
IBPS RRB Officer (Scale I)Rs. 29,000 – Rs. 33,000
Officer Scale-IIRs. 33,000 – Rs. 39,000
Officer Scale IIIRs. 38,000 – Rs. 44,000

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Salary

IBPS RRB Salary varies depending on the posts. IBPS RRB officers can expect an amount of Rs. 43,000/- to 47,000/- for the PO posts. Below is the detailed description of the salary of the scale 1 IBPS RRB PO.

  • The starting Basic pay for IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 is 23,700/-
  • The In-hand Salary at present varies from Rs.43,000 – 47,000 at 100% D.A.
  • After the selection of the candidate for the post of Officer Scale-I, he/she will need to undergo training for 2 years under the probationary period. During the probationary period, the candidate will receive a fixed amount that is usually less than the normal pay scale.
  • After completion of the probationary period, the candidates will be promoted to the Assistant Manager post.

IBPS RRB PO Salary | Basic Pay & In-hand Salary

IBPS RRB Officer Scale- I or PO Pay Scale is Rs. 23700 – 980/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32850 – 1310/7 – 42021.

Annual IncrementsIBPS RRB PO In-hand Salary
Starting PayRs. 23700
Rs. 980 for the first 7 yearsRs. 30650
Rs. 1145 for the next 2 yearsRs. 32850
Rs. 1310 for the next 7 yearsRs. 42021

Other Allowances

Apart from the basic pay, the officers are entitled to the following allowances and perks:

  1. Dearness Allowance
  2. Special Allowance
  3. House Rent Allowance / Leased Accommodation
  4. Conveyance Allowance
  5. Furniture Allowance
  6. Household Cleaning Expenses
  7. Leave Encashment
  8. Leave Travel Concession
  9. Medical Reimbursement
  10. National Pension Scheme
  11. Newspaper Allowance
  12. Travelling Allowance

IBPS RRB PO Allowances in percentage form is as follows:

Dearness Allowance75.9% of the basic pay.
House Rent AllowanceFor Rural Areas: 5% of the basic pay
For Semi-urban Areas: 7.5% of the basic pay
For Urban Areas: 10% of the basic pay
Special Allowances7.75% of the basic pay.
Other Allowances (Depends on Bank to the bank)Travel Allowance
Newspaper Allowance (200 per month In case of PO)
Medical Reimbursement (8000 per year in case of Scale-1 and 2200 in case of office Assistant)
entertainment (400 Rs for 3 months and 1200 for a year in case of PO)
Leased Accommodation
Other Miscellaneous

Pricing Plan

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FAQs

Will there be anything new in this year’s IBPS RRB Notification when compared to IBPS RRB 2021 notification?

No, we don't think that there will be any major change in IBPS RRB 2022 Notification when compared to the 2021 Notification. However, if there will be any changes it will be updated once the RRB PO 2022 notification gets released.

For what all posts will IBPS conduct the RRB-X exam? +

IBPS will conduct RRB-X examination for recruitment of Group “A”-Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group “B”-Office Assistant (Multipurpose).

Can I apply for both: RRB Clerk & RRB PO posts? +

A candidate can apply for the Post of RRB Clerk/Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and can also apply for the Post of RRB PO/Officer Scale 1. However, a candidate can apply for only one post in officer’s cadre i.e. either for Officer Scale-I or Scale-II or Scale-III.

What is the Application fee for applying to RRB Clerk & RRB PO? +

The details of application fee are below: Officer Scale I – Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates. – Rs. 850/- for all others Office Assistant (Multipurpose) -Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates. – Rs. 850/- for all others

What is the educational qualification required for both RRB Clerk & RRB PO? +

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent. Please note that there is no minimum percentage required to apply for RRB Clerk or RRB PO.

Can I apply for a state other than my home state? +

Yes, a candidate can apply for any state he/she wants, however, upon selection he/she will be posted in the RRB’s that particular state only. For eg: A candidate from Madhya Pradesh can apply from Uttar Pradesh, however upon selection he will be posted in RRBs located in UP only.

Is there any local language requirement as well? +

Yes, candidates need to know the local language as prescribed by the respective RRB of a state. So, candidates are advised to take a well-deliberated call. Candidates who have already studied the language of the State in standard VIII or any level above standard VIII in Government recognized Boards of Education/ school would be considered proficient in that local language. If not he will be given a time of six months from the date of joining to acquire the proficiency.

Is there any negative marking in the prelims and Mains stage? +

Yes, one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that particular question will be deducted as a penalty if the question is answered incorrectly. However, unattempted answers will not attract any penalty.

What is the final selection criteria for RRB PO and RRB Clerk? +

For RRB Clerk- Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main examination to be considered to be shortlisted for provisional allotment. For RRB PO- Candidates will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main examination to be considered to be shortlisted for interview. Candidates in each category not exceeding three times of the declared vacancies in each state shall be called for the interview. Final merit will be based on the performance of both Mains and Interview.

Will I be allowed to carry & wear mask inside the examination hall? +

Please be informed that wearing a mask is compulsory to take the exam.

Is Aarogya Setu app compulsory to take the exam? +

A Candidate must have Aarogya Setu App installed on his mobile phone. The Aarogya Setu status must show candidate’s risk factor. A candidate will have to display this status to the Security Guard at the entry into the exam venue.

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