IBPS RRB 2018: The official notification for IBPS CWE RRB-VII Exam 2018 will be released tentatively on June/ July 2018. This is the common recruitment process for filling the Group ‘A’ Officer and Group ‘B’ Office Assistant posts that are vacant in Regional Rural Banks of India. Candidates those who are willing to write this bank exam can submit their applications via online on or before last date, as soon as the IBPS RRB 2018 Notification is released. To know about the details of minimum eligibilities, vacancy, list of banks participating on this recruitment etc, go through the following paragraphs.
|IBPS RRB 2018 – Highlights|
|Authority||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)|
|Exam Name||IBPS RRB CWE VII Exam 2018|
|Exam Category||IBPS Exam for Officer (Scale-I, II, III) and Office Assistant Posts in Regional Rural Banks|
|Qualification||Degree/ BE/ B.Sc/ LLB/ CA/ MBA|
|Application Type||Online only|
|Exam Phases||Officer Scale I, Office Assistant posts: Prelims, Mains|
|Officer Scale II, Officer Scale III posts: Single Examination|
|Exam Date||Prelims Exam: 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 25-08-2018 and 01-09- 2018|
|Main Exam: 30-09-2018 (Officer Scale-I), 07-10-2018 (Office Assistant)|
|Single Exam: 30-09-2018|
|Exam Type||Objective Type Exam|
IBPS RRB 2018
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is a self financed body which often conducts examination for choosing the right candidate for serving below various nationalized or rural banks in India. One of the competitive examination that will be conducted every year by this institute for Regional Rural Banks is IBPS RRB CWE. Approximately 56 RRBs will participate on this IBPS recruitment every year. Details are given below.
|SI. No.||Participating Banks/ Organizations|
|1.||Allahabad UP Gramin Bank|
|2.||Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank|
|3.||Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank|
|4.||Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank|
|5.||Assam Gramin Vikash Bank|
|6.||Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank|
|7.||Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank|
|8.||Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank|
|9.||Baroda UP Gramin Bank|
|10.||Bihar Gramin Bank|
|11.||Central Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank|
|12.||Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank|
|13.||Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank|
|14.||Dena Gujarat Gramin Bank|
|15.||Ellaquai Dehati Bank|
|16.||Gramin Bank of Aryavart|
|17.||Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank|
|18.||J & K Grameen Bank|
|19.||Jharkhand Gramin Bank|
|20.||Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank|
|21.||Kashi Gomti Samyut Gramin Bank|
|22.||Kaveri Grameena Bank|
|23.||Kerala Gramin Bank|
|24.||Langpi Dehangi Rural Bank|
|25.||Madhya Bihar Gramin Bank|
|26.||Madhyanchal Gramin Bank|
|27.||Maharashtra Gramin Bank|
|28.||Malwa Gramin Bank|
|29.||Manipur Rural Bank|
|30.||Meghalaya Rural Bank|
|31.||Mizoram Rural Bank|
|32.||Nagaland Rural Bank|
|33.||Odisha Gramya Bank|
|34.||Pallavan Grama Bank|
|35.||Pandyan Grama Bank|
|36.||Paschim Banga Gramin Bank|
|37.||Pragathi Krishna Gramin Bank|
|39.||Puduvai Bharthiar Grama Bank|
|40.||Punjab Gramin Bank|
|42.||Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank|
|43.||Saptagiri Grameena Bank|
|44.||Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank|
|45.||Sarva UP Gramin Bank|
|46.||Saurashtra Gramin Bank|
|47.||Sutlej Gramin Bank|
|48.||Telangana Grameena Bank|
|49.||Tripura Gramin Bank|
|51.||Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank|
|52.||Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank|
|53.||Uttarakhand Gramin Bank|
|54.||Vananchal Gramin Bank|
|55.||Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank|
|56.||Narmada Jhabua Gramin Bank|
This year, the official IBPS RRB 2018 Notification has not yet released. As soon as the IBPS RRB Notification 2018 is released, interested candidates can apply for the following posts. But, applying persons must have good local language proficiency as prescribed by participating RRBs.
|No||Name of Post||Vacancy*|
|1||Office Assistant (Multipurpose)||7374*|
|2||Officer Scale I||4856*|
|3||Officer Scale II (Agriculture Officer)||169|
|4||Officer Scale II (Marketing Officer)||33|
|5||Officer Scale II (Treasury Manager)||11|
|6||Officer Scale II (Law Manager)||21|
|7||Officer Scale II (CA)||34|
|8||Officers Scale II (Information Technology Officer)||83|
|9||Officers Scale II (General Banking Officer)||1395|
|10||Officers Scale III||207|
*To know about IBPS RRB 2018 Vacancy details, wait for the release of official notification.
IBPS RRB Salary 2018
Depending upon posts and based on the banks candidates are appointed, the monthly salary and other admissible allowances will vary. There is a scope of promotion for Officers upto higher managerial scale level and candidates who are appointed for Office Assistant works may get a chance for Officer level promotion, depending upon the period of experience gained by them or either on deputation basis.
IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2018
Aspirants who are new to banking exams will not know the eligibility criteria which are needed to apply for the above said posts. To solve these situation, we have mentioned about the qualification, age limit, relaxations and experience details in the below section.
Nationality: Individuals coming under following citizenship can only apply for this IBPS RRB CWE 2018 examination.
- Indian citizen
- Subject of Bhutan/ Nepal
- Tibetan Refugee settled in India before 1962
- Person of Indian origin (i.e. migrated to India from Pakistan, Srilanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, Vietnam & Burma)
Essential Qualification: Individuals who have completed Engineering, Chartered accountancy, Degree in Science, Law, Management studies or any degree in their respective domain are eligible to apply.
|Officer Scale-I||Any Degree (or) Degree in
|General Banking Officer (Scale-II)||Degree in
|IT Officer||BE/ B.Tech in
|Officer Scale-III||Any Degree (or) Degree/ Diploma in
Work Experience & Skills: Applicants should hold beforehand experience in Banking or financial industry, marketing, legal works, etc to apply for these posts (as indicated above in table). Moreover, they should be proficient in Computer operation, usage of programming tools, etc.
- Minimum Experience – 0 to 5 years
Age Constraints: Individuals within following age limits are eligible to apply for IBPS RRB CWE VII 2018 Exam.
- Minimum – 21 years (Officer Scale II & III), 18 years (Officer Scale I & Office Assistant)
- Maximum – 32 & 40 years (Officer Scale II & III), 30 & 28 years (Officer Scale I & Office Assistant)
Age Relaxations: Aspirants who are belonging to the reserved category can get relaxation in upper age limit as per government norms.
- OBC – 3 years
- SC/ ST/ J&K Domiciles/ Persons affected by 1984 riots – 5 years
- PWD – 10 years
- Ex-SM persons: 3 years + service period
- Widows/ Divorced Woman: 9 years
IBPS RRB Selection Process 2018
The selection will take place in two stages (i.e. online test & interview) incase of Officer Posts and only online tests for Office Assistant Posts. For Officer Scale-II & III, the online exam would be conducted in single phase. For the other posts, there are two phases i.e. Preliminary Exam and Main Exam. Except for Office Assistant position, there will be interview for all the other posts after exams.
- For Officer Assistant – Prelims and Main Exam
- For Officer Scale – II & III – Online Test & Interview
- For Officer Scale – I – Prelims, Main & Interview
IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2018
All the exams will be conducted through online only. Question paper will comprise of objective type questions. Candidates have to be careful before marking the answers, because there will be negative marks for each and every wrong answer.
Preliminary Exam: This IBPS RRB Exam 2018 will be conducted for Office Assistant and Officer Scale-I posts only. The test will contain 80 one mark questions. Maximum time that will be given to finish exam is 45 minutes.
- Reasoning – 40 marks
- Numerical Ability/ Quantitative Aptitude – 40 marks
Main Exam: Those who pass in the above exam will be called for the main exam. This will be conducted for a total of 200 marks. Two hours time would be given for finishing the answers.
- Reasoning – 50 marks
- Numerical Ability/ Quantitative Aptitude – 50 marks
- General Awareness – 40 marks
- English/ Hindi Language – 40 marks
- Computer Knowledge – 20 marks
Single Level Exam: This IBPS RRB Exam 2018 will be conducted only for Officer Scale-II & III posts. There will be a total of 200/ 240 questions. You will be given two hours time for completing exam (2 ½ hours for OS-II (Specialist Cadre)).
- Reasoning – 50 marks
- Quantitative Aptitude/ DI – 50 marks
- Financial Awareness – 40 marks
- English/ Hindi Language – 40 marks
- Computer Knowledge – 20 marks
Additionally, Professional Knowledge questions will be asked for 40 marks in case of Officer Scale-II (Specialist cadre) Posts.
Appointment: Depending upon the main/ single tier exam and interview scores taken by contestants and by seeing the available number of vacancies in each RRB, decisions of final appointment will be taken by authorities.
How to Apply for IBPS RRB 2018 Exam?
Application Fee: Aspirants have to pay the application fee by using Net banking or credit or debit card. Other mode of payment will not be accepted. Fee once paid is non-refundable and it differs based on category.
- Fee for SC/ ST/ PWDs – Rs.100/-
- Ex-SM (Office Assistant posts): Rs.100/-
- Fee for Others – Rs.600/-
- Intimation Charges: as applicable
- Payment Mode – Online
Applying Procedure: Individuals who are meeting the minimum eligibility criteria which are mentioned above can submit their application for IBPS RRB 2018 Exam through online. The detailed steps for online registration are listed out below.
- Logon to the official portal of IBPS i.e. “www.ibps.in”
- Hit “CWE for RRBs” tab in homepage
- Click the “Common Recruitment Process – Regional Rural Banks Phase VII” link
- Read the detailed IBPS RRB 2018 Exam Notification and hit “Click Here to Apply Online for CWE RRB-VII Exam 2018”
- You will be directed to a login window
- Hit on the “Click Here for Registration” tab on top of the page
- Fill the basic details and “Submit” it to get registration number, password
- Use the Registration Number and Password as login data to open the IBPS RRB Application Form 2018
- Fill the mandatory fields in application without mistakes
- Upload the soft copies of photo and signature
- Use “Save and Next” button and preview the entered information
- After filling all the details, give “Final Submit”
- Then, choose the payment option and remit the fee
- After successful fee payment, an application form will be displayed with fee paid status
- Download and save the file for future records
IBPS RRB 2018 Exam Dates
|IBPS RRB Exam 2018 – Tentative Dates|
|IBPS RRB Notification 2018 will be released on||06 June 2018|
|Commencing date of online registration||08 June 2018|
|Last date to apply online for IBPS RRB CWE VII||02 July 2018|
|Fee should be paid on or before||02 July 2018|
|Admit cards for preliminary examination will be issued on||July/ September 2018|
|Preliminary Examination for Officer Scale-I, Office Assistant posts will be conducted on||11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 25th August 2018 and 1st September 2018|
|Preliminary Exam Result will be announced on||September 2018|
|Admit cards for single level examination will be issued on||August/ September 2018|
|Single Level Examination for Officer Scale-II and Officer Scale-III posts will be conducted on||30th September 2018|
|Admit cards for main exam will be issued on||September 2018|
|Main Examination for Officer Scale-I, Office Assistant posts will be conducted on||Officer Scale-I: 30th September 2018
Office Assistant: 7th October 2018
|Result for main exam/ single exam will be published on||October 2018|
|Interview call letter for Officer Scale-I, II & III posts will be issued on||November 2018|
|Date of Interview||December 2018|
Note: We have given enough details about one of the upcoming competitive exam that will be conducted by IBPS for Regional Rural Banks, in the above section. To know about the vacancy details and other terms & conditions of appointment, let’s wait for the release of IBPS RRB 2018 Notification.