IBPS RRB PO Exam Dates, Eligibility, Fees & Notification

IBPS RRB PO Exam Dates, Eligibility, Fees & Notification
April 12, 2021
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About IBPS & IBPS RRB PO Exam 

IBPS conducts recruitment examinations through a standard recruitment program for all Public Sector Banks.

Abbreviation  IBPS 
Type  Government Autonomous Recruitment Body 
Purpose  Recruitment of Banking Personnel 
Location  Maharashtra, India 
Governor   Mr. Rajkiran Rai G 
Director  Shri Harideesh Kumar B 

IBPS RRB PO comprises three stages of preliminary selection exam, main exam, and interview round. There is a single IBPS RRB PO application for all three phases. However, separate admit cards 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. Only successful candidates can attend the main Exam.

Similarly, candidates who qualify for the main Exam will have to appear in interview rounds. The Nodal Regional Rural Banks will conduct a formal recruitment interview with the help of NABARD and IBPS in consultation with the appropriate authority.

Candidates who successfully clear the interview appointed as Scale I Officer in Regional Rural Banks in participating banks.

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IBPS RRB PO Notifications

Read below to know more about important dates and events.

Activity Dates
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

IBPS RBB PO Exam Dates 

IBPS has yet to announce the exam dates for the post of Probationary Officer/Scale I Officer. However, the notification will be out in June 2021, and all dates related to the Exam will be available.

IBPS RRB PO Application Fee 

The intimation fees are collected from interested candidates by IBPS. The fee structure for the IBPS RRB PO exam is listed below.

Category  Application Fee 
Others  INR 850

IBPS RRB PO Eligibility Criteria 

A candidate must fill the required eligibility criteria to be part of the recruitment process. 

A candidate has to meet the age and education qualification criteria to apply for this recruitment. The following are the eligibility criteria for IBPS RRB PO. 

Nationality / Citizenship of Applicants: 

A candidate must be an Indian citizen to applying for IBPS RRB PO Examination.


Above 18 years – Below 30 years 

Relaxation of Upper age limit  

There are some relaxations for the upper age limit candidate related to backward class and service officers.

Educational Qualifications (as on the last date of Online): 

Candidate needs to be graduate in any discipline from a recognized University. 

Note: A candidate can apply for the Post of Office Assistant and can also apply for the Post of Officer. However, a candidate can apply for only one post in officer’s cadre i.e. for Officer Scale-I or Scale-II

IBPS RRB PO vacancies 2021 

IBPS RRB PO 2021 notification will be out in June 2021, and vacancies will be announced now. So, keep checking as information will be updated as soon as news is out. 

How to apply? 

IBPS will be opening the online registration window of IBPS RRB PO in June 2021. Therefore, candidates can apply for the Exam once the notification is out for hiring in June 2021.

The application form will be made available on IBPS Official website. The steps to fill IBPS RRB PO application form are explained below.

Step 1: IBPS RRB PO Registration 

  • Visit the official website. 
  • Click the link ‘New Registration’ on the home page of IBPS 
  • Enter name, phone number, email id, and security code 
  • Upon successful registration, a provisional registration number and password are generated. 
  • The provisional registration number and password are also sent to the registered email ID and password. 

Step 2: Upload Photo and Signature 

  • Post-registration, candidates need to upload the photograph, signature, left thumb impression, and handwritten declaration
  • Signature in capital letters will not be accepted 
  • The left thumb impression should be properly visible
  • The handwritten statement should be in English only

Step 3: Fill the detailed application form 

This form 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 information, select exam centers, date of birth, gender, father’s name or mother’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 and 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 PO application form 

Candidates must preview the application form before the final submission. Then, 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. 

Step 5: IBPS RRB PO fee payment 

  • Candidates need to follow the steps below for making payment. 
  • The payment modes use Debit/ Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, and Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets by providing information.
  • After the successful transaction, an e-receipt will be generated. 
  • Candidates must print the e-receipt as well as the online application form that contains the fee payment information.

There are few things that candidates should keep in mind while applying for IBPS PO.

  • Scanned photograph and signature
  • Left thumb impression
  • A handwritten declaration
  • Bank details to pay the application fees
  • Marksheet of graduation to enter educational details
  • Valid email ID and contact number

Know More – IBPS RRB PO Exam Pattern And Syllabus


Q.1 What is the probation period for RRB PO?

A. Successful candidate needs to spend 2 years on probation.

Q.2 How many vacancies have been released for IBPS RRB PO?

A. The total number of vacancies for RRB Clerk 2021 are 6827.

Q.3 What is the Application fee for RRB PO?

A. The application fee for PO is Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWBD candidates and Rs. 850/- for all others.

Q.4 Is there an interview in IBPS RRB PO Exam?

A. Yes, there is an interview round in RRB PO Exam. Candidates who successfully clear online tests and score under the cut-off merit list will appear in the interview.

Q.5 What are the age criteria to apply for IBPS RRB PO?

A: Minimum: 18 years and Maximum: 30 years with the age benefit to reserved categories.

Q.6 What is the salary of the IBPS RRB PO?

A: IBPS RRB PO salary varies from state to state. The basic salary of an IBPS PO is between Rs 29000-33000.

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