IBPS stands for Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. It is a government autonomous recruitment body. IBPS conducts examinations through common recruitment program for all Public Sector Banks.
It was founded in 1975 by A. S. Deshpande
|Type||Government Autonomous Recruitment Body|
|Purpose||Recruitment of Banking Personnel|
|Chairman||Mr. Rajkiran Rai G|
|Director||Shri Harideesh Kumar B|
IBPS completes the hiring cycle for bank exams for four unique posts in particular
(I) Probationary Officer,
(iii) Regional Rural Banks Officers Scale 1, 2, 3, Office Clerk and
(iv) Specialist Officer for Law, IT, HR, Management, Agricultural Field and Marketing Officer.
IBPS RRB Clerk comprises three stages of selection.
There is a single IBPS RRB Clerk application for all two stages; however, separate admit cards are released for each exam.
Candidates need to clear the Preliminary Exam successfully. A preliminary exam is a qualifying exam for the further stages of the selection process. Successful candidates will be called to attend the Main Exam. Then, They would be given jobs on a provisional basis based on their performance in the Main Examination and the vacancies reported by the RRBs.
Read below to know more about important dates and events.
|IBPS RRB Notification||June 7, 2021|
|Online Application start on||June 8, 2021|
|Online Applications will end on||June 28, 2021|
|Pre-Exam Training Call Letter||July 9, 2021|
|Pre-Exam Training Schedule||July 19-25, 2021|
|Call Letters – Preliminary Exam||July 2021|
|IBPS RRB Preliminary Examination
(Officer Scale-I & Office Assistant)
|1st, 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th August 2021|
|IBPS RRB Prelims Exam Result||August 2021|
|IBPS RRB Mains Admit Card||September 2021|
|Online Examination – Mains / Single Officers (II & III)||25th September 2021|
|Officer Scale I Mains Exam||25th September 2021|
|Office Assistant Mains Exam||3rd October 2021|
|Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)||October/November 2021|
|Final Result (Provisional Allotment)||January 2022|
The official notification for the exam is not out yet, however, IBPS has announced the exam dates. Find the dates for the Preliminary and Main exam.
|IBPS RRB Notification||June 2021|
|Opening of Online Application||June 2021|
|Preliminary Exam||1st, 7th, 8th, 14th, and 15th August 2021|
|Office Assistant Main Exam||3rd October 2021|
The IBPS takes the intimation charges from the interested candidates. Given below is category-wise IBPS RRB Clerk exam fees structure. The applicant needs to pay the fee through online mode only.
|For all others||Rs. 850/-|
A candidate has to meet the age and education qualification criteria to apply. The following is the eligibility criteria for IBPS RRB Clerk.
A candidate applying for IBPS RRB Clerk Examination must be an Indian citizen.
Above 18 Years – Below 28 Years
|IBPS PO Age Limit Relaxation Category||Age Relaxation|
|OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)||3 years|
|Persons affected by 1984 riots||5 years|
Candidate needs to be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized University.
Post: Office Clerk (Multipurpose)
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent.
Note: A candidate can apply for the Office Clerk (Multipurpose) position as well as the Officer position. However, a candidate can only apply for one position in the officer’s cadre, i.e. Officer Scale-I, Scale-II, or Scale-III. Candidates must apply for each vacancy separately and pay fees/intimation charges separately. Candidates can only apply online.
RRB Clerk 2021 notification will be out in June 2021 and vacancies will be announced at that point in time. So, keep checking as information will be updated as soon as notification will be out
Know More – IBPS RRB Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will be opening the online registration window of IBPS RRB Clerk in June 2021. Candidates can apply for the exam once the notification is out for hiring in June 2021
The application form will be made available at ibps.in. The steps to fill IBPS RRB Clerk application form are explained below. The application can be filled only by online method.
– Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWBD candidates.
– Rs. 850 /- for all others
This page is divided into three parts, basic details, educational qualification & experience, and preferences. Check details below:
Basic details: In this part, candidates need to fill in the category, nationality, personal details, select exam centers, gender, date of birth, mother’s name or father’s name, address, etc.
Educational Qualification, Work Experience & Languages: Here, candidates need to enter details of their graduation such as year of passing, college, percentage of marks, grade (if any). They are also required to enter their work experience. Candidates are also required to enter the languages they can read, write and speak.
Preferences: Candidates need to enter the preferences of banks where they wish to work upon selection. SC/ST/Minority candidates can opt for pre-exam training in this part.
Step 4: Preview of IBPS RRB Clerk application form
Candidates must preview the application form before the final submission. They can edit the details entered in the application form while validating the same. Once this is complete, candidates need to agree to the terms and conditions and submit their applications.
Things to keep handy while applying for IBPS RRB Clerk
Q.1 What is the probation period for RRB Clerk?
A. Successful candidate needs to spend 2 years on probation.
Q.2 How many vacancies have been released for IBPS RRB Clerk?
A. The total number of vacancies for RRB Clerk 2021 are 4658.
Q.3 What is the Application fee for RRB Clerk?
A. The application fee for Clerk is Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWBD candidates and Rs. 850/- for all others.
Q.4 Is RRB Clerk exam easy to crack?
A. To crack the RRB Clerk exam, one must adopt a smart study strategy.
Candidates should understand the exam pattern, marks each section consist and time limitation. Candidates who understand all these points will be easily able to crack the exam.
Q.5 How many attempts are there in IBPS RRB Clerk Exam?
A. There is no limit to the number of attempts for candidates as long as they are under the maximum age limit. And it’s applicable for all the categories.
Q.6 Is there an interview in IBPS RRB Clerk Exam?
A. Yes, there is an interview round in RRB Clerk Exam. Candidates who successfully clear online tests and score under the cut-off merit list will appear in the interview.
Q.7 What are the age criteria to apply for IBPS RRB Clerk?
A: Minimum: 18 years and Maximum: 28 years with the age benefit to reserved categories.
Q.8 What is the salary of the IBPS RRB Clerk?
A: IBPS RRB Clerk salary varies from state to state. The basic salary of an IBPS PO is between Rs 15000-20000.