IBPS RRB Scale 2 Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification

IBPS RRB Scale 2 Exam Dates, Fees, Eligibility & Notification
April 12, 2021
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About IBPS & IBPS RRB Scale 2 Officer Exam

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, also known as IBPS. It is a government autonomous recruitment body. It conducts recruitment examinations through a common recruitment program for all Public Sector Banks. IBPS also conducts IBPS RRB Scale 2 exam.

It was founded in 1975 by A. S. Deshpande

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 completes the recruitment cycle for bank exams for four unique posts in particular

  1. Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee (PO),
  2. Clerk/ Assistant,
  3. Regional Rural Banks (RRB) Officers Scale 1, 2, 3, and Clerk /Office Assistant
  4. Specialist Officer – Law, IT, HR, Management, Agricultural Field Officer, and Marketing.

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IBPS RRB Scale 2 exam comprises two stages of selection.

  1. Online Exam and
  2. Interview Round.

There is a single application for these two exams.
Candidates need to clear the online exam successfully. Successful candidates are called for interview rounds. The Nodal Regional Rural Banks would conduct a common recruitment interview with the assistance of the National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development and Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, in coordination with the authorized authority. Successful candidates will be recruited as Scale 2 officers in Regional Rural Banks.

IBPS RRB Scale 2 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

RRB Scale 2 Exam Dates

IBPS has yet to announce the exam dates for the post of RRB Scale 2 Officer.

RRB Scale 2 notification will be out in June 2021, and all dates related to the exam will be available.

Application Fees for IBPS RRB Scale 2 Officer

IBPS takes the intimation charges from the interested candidates. Given below is the category-wise IBPS RRB Scale 2 exam fees structure. The applicant needs to pay the fee online.

Categories Fee (Rs.)
SC/ST/PWBD 175/-
All Others 850/-

IBPS RRB Scale 2 Officer Eligibility Criteria

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

A candidate has to meet the age and education qualification criteria to be able to apply for this recruitment. The following are the eligibility criteria for IBPS RRB Scale 2 Officer.

Nationality / Citizenship of Applicants:

A candidate applying for IBPS RRB Scale 2 Examination must be an Indian citizen.

Age Qualification :

Above 21 years – Below 32 years

IBPS RRB Scale 2 Age Limit Relaxation Category Age Relaxation in Years
OBCs (Non-Creamy Layer) 3
Disabled Candidates 10
Ex-Servicemen 5
1984 Riots Victims 5

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

POST Eligibility Criteria Experience
RRB Scale 2 General Banking Officer (Manager) Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Preference will be given to the candidates having degree in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy. Two years as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution.
RRB Scale 2 Specialist Officers (Manager) Information Technology Officer – Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University in Electronics / Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. 
Desirable: Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP etc.
One year (in the relevant field)
RRB Scale 2 Specialist Officers (Manager) Chartered Accountant – Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India One Year as a Chartered Accountant.
RRB Scale 2 Specialist Officers (Manager) Law Officer – Degree from a recognised University in Law or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Two years as an advocate or should have worked as Law Officer in Banks or Financial Institutions for a period of not less than two years
RRB Scale 2 Specialist Officers (Manager) Treasury Manager – Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution One Year (in the relevant field)
RRB Scale 2 Specialist Officers (Manager) Marketing Officer – MBA in Marketing from a recognized university One Year (in the relevant field)
RRB Scale 2 Specialist Officers (Manager) Agricultural Officer – Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/ Animal Husbandry/ Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture from a recognized university or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate Two Years (in the relevant field)

RRB Scale 2 vacancies 2021

IBPS RRB Scale 2 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 Scale 2 Admit Card and Interview call letter

How to apply?

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will be opening the online registration window of IBPS RRB Scale 2 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 Scale 2 application form are explained below. The application can be filled only by online method.

Step 1: RRB Scale 2 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

  • Candidates must upload their photos, signature, left thumb impression, and handwritten declaration after registering.
  • Signatures in capital letters will be rejected.
  • The impression of the left thumb should be accurately scanned and not smudged.
  • Only English should be written on the handwritten declaration.

Step 3: Fill the detailed application form

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, 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. 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 RRB Scale 2 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. 

Step 5: RRB Scale 2 fee payment 

  • The payment gateway is linked to the application form.
  • Candidates need to follow the steps below for making payment. 
  • Candidates can choose any of the methods to make the payment Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets, and other methods by supplying the requested information.
  • On successful completion of the transaction, an e-receipt will be generated.
  • Candidates are required to take a printout of the e-receipt and online application form containing fee payment details.


Check out – IBPS RRB Scale 2 Syllabus and Exam Pattern


Q.1 What is the probation period for RRB Scale 2 Officer?

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

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

A. The total number of vacancies for RRB Scale 2 2021 are 1109.

Q.3 What is the Application fee for RRB Scale 2?

A. The application fee for RRB Scale 2 is Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWBD candidates and Rs. 850/- for all others.

Q.4 Is RRB Scale 2 exam easy to crack?

A. To crack the RRB Scale 2 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 Scale 2 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 Scale 2 Exam?

A. Yes, there is an interview round in RRB Scale 2 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 Scale 2?

A: Minimum: 21 years and Maximum: 32 years with the age benefit to reserved categories.

Q.8 What is the salary of the IBPS RRB Scale 2?

A: IBPS RRB Scale 2 salary varies from state to state. The basic salary of an RRB Scale 2 is between Rs 33000-39000.

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