IBPS RRB Scale 3 Exam 2022: Latest News, Eligibility, Salary & Vacancy

November 3, 2022

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About IBPS & IBPS RRB Scale 3 Officer Exam

Banking Personnel Selection is popularly known as IBPS. IBPS is a government autonomous recruitment body for banking exams. It conducts recruitment examinations through a common recruitment program for all Public Sector Banks. IBPS also conducts IBPS RRB Scale 3 exam. IBPS 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
  • Probationary Officer (PO),
  • Clerk,
  • Regional Rural Banks Officers Scale 1, 2, 3, Office Assistant and
  • Specialist Officer for Law, Management, IT, Marketing, HR, and Agricultural Field Officer.
IBPS RRB Scale 3 Officer comprises two phases of selection Online Exam and Interview Round. There is a single Officer application for two both phases. Candidates need to clear the online exam successfully. Successful candidates will be called for interview rounds. The Nodal Regional Rural Banks will conduct a common recruitment interview with the assistance of NABARD and IBPS in cooperation with the necessary authorities. Candidates who successfully clear the interview will be recruited as Scale 3 Officer in Regional Rural Banks in participating banks.

Latest News

  • All notifications for IBPS RRB Scale-3 are out. Candidates can expect the last notification for the final result to come out soon. However, the tentative date for the final result is January 2022.
  • Moreover, IBPS conducted the RRB Scale-3 exam on September 25.
  • Also, the prelims results are out. The result was available on the website on October 20.
  • Furthermore, the official dates for the interview were November 8.

IBPS RRB Scale 3 Notifications

Read below to know more about important dates and events.
Activity Dates
IBPS RRB Notification June 7, 2021
Online Application Starts 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 RRB Scale 3 Exam Dates

The IBPS RRB Scale 3 exam dates are out. The IBPS will conduct the single online test on September 25. Moreover, the interview dates are also out. The IBPS authorities will interview on November 8. However, the final result dates are still awaited.

Application Fees

IBPS takes the intimation charges from the interested candidates. Given below is the category-wise IBPS RRB PO exam fees structure. The applicant needs to pay the fee online.
Category Application Fee
SC/ST/PWBD Rs. 175/-
For all others Rs. 850/-

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 be able to apply for this recruitment. The following are the eligibility criteria for RRB Scale 3 Officer.

Nationality / Citizenship of Applicants:

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

Age Eligibility:

Above 21 and Below 40 ( Years ).
Age Limit Relaxation Category Age Relaxation in Years
SC/ST 5 years
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
PWBD 10 years
Ex-Servicemen 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

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

Post Educational Qualification Experience
Officer Scale-III (Senior Manager) Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% of aggregate marks. Minimum 5 years experience as an Officer in a Financial Institutions or Bank

IBPS RRB Scale 3 vacancies 2021

IBPS RRB Scale 3 2021 notification is out in June 2021. Check here the vacancy for the post.
Post Name Total Vacancies
Office Assistant 6784
Officer Scale-I 4495
Officer Scale-II 1102
Officer Scale-III 212

How to apply?

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will be opening the online registration window of IBPS RRB Scale 3 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 the application form are explained below. The application can be filled only by online method.

Step 1: IBPS RRB Scale 3 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 signature, photograph, handwritten declaration, and left thumb impression.
  • Signature in bold letters are not acceptable
  • The impression of the left thumb should be accurately scanned and not smudged.
  • The handwritten declaration should be in English only

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, gender, date of birth, mother’s name or father’s name, address, etc. Work Experience, Educational Qualification & 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 Scale 3 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 form. Once this is complete, candidates need to agree to the terms and conditions and submit their applications.

Step 5: RRB Scale 3 fee payment

  • The payment gateway is linked to the application form. Candidates need to follow the steps below for making payment.
  • Candidates can make the payment by using Credit Cards, IMPS, Debit Cards, Internet Banking, Mobile Wallets/Cash Cards by providing information as asked.
  • An e-receipt will be generated, after the successful completion of the transaction.
  • Candidates must print the e-receipt as well as the online application form that contains the fee payment information.
Things to keep handy while applying for IBPS RRB Scale 3
  • Scanned photograph and signature
  • Scanned copy of left thumb impression
  • A handwritten declaration letter
  • Bank details to pay application fees
  • Marksheet of graduation to enter educational details
  • Valid email ID and contact number

IBPS RRB Scale 3 Syllabus

The IBPS RRB Scale-3 syllabus is out. the syllabus for this exam is available on the IBPS website. Moreover, the IBPS authorities released the syllabus with the first notification. Also, the marking scheme and exam pattern are available on the IBPS website. Candidates who are going to appear in this exam must go through the syllabus at least once. Also, to understand the paper pattern you must go through the exam pattern too. There you can also find the marking scheme. Furthermore, candidates must know that understanding the syllabus is necessary. Without knowing the syllabus, you cannot understand the topics. Moreover, to know all exam topics, knowing the syllabus is compulsory. Besides, IBPS authorities will set the IBPS RRB Scale-3 exam paper according to the syllabus. This is why IBPS authorities release the syllabus in the first notification. Moreover, you can find the syllabus on the IBPS website. Also, you can download. IBPS RRB Scale-3 syllabus is given below. Candidates should go through the topics carefully. The complete list of topics asked under each section comprises IBPS RRB Scale 3 Syllabus for online tests. Before we start discussing the topics for each subject separately, we will discuss a few details. The IBPS RRB Scale-3 Syllabus is available on the official website. Moreover, candidates only have to prepare for a single exam. Also, the syllabus will be available on the official website in pdf format. Furthermore, the IBPS RRB Scale-3 syllabus includes six subjects. Also, we will provide details of all these subjects separately. Moreover, here are the subjects in the IBPS RRB Scale-3 syllabus
  • Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness
  • finance Knowledge
  • Computer Knowledge
  • General English/Hindi
Besides, we will discuss the syllabus on these subjects separately. Moreover, the table below will show you all syllabus topics. Candidates can use the table reference to start their preparations.
Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude General Awareness Finance Knowledge Computer Knowledge General Hindi/English
Puzzle Simplification & Approximation Current world news Latest Financial World News Computer Fundamental Reading Comprehension
Alphabets/ Alphanumeric Series/ Numeric Series Number Series Current India News Economic Policy Computer Abbreviations Cloze Test
 Direction sense Percentage History concepts Budget and Economic Survey Networking Para jumbles
Inequalities Average & ages Indian geography knowledge NPAs MS Office Vocabulary Based
Seating Arrangement Profit & Loss RBI Policy NPA’s Internet Fill in the blanks
Input-Output Pipe and cistern & Time and work Banking and finance laws Risk Management Output & Input Devices Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting
Blood Relation Compound Interest & Simple Interest BASEL 1 Database Paragraph Completion
Order and Ranking Distance & Time BASEL 2 Spelling Errors
coding-decoding DI (Line, mixed, pie missing, bar, caselet, arithmetic) BASEL 3 Word Replacement

IBPS RRB Scale 3 Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB Scale 3 Exam pattern has two parts.
  1. Single Online Test, and
  2. Interview.
The exam pattern is different for each stage of selection. Successful candidates in online exams will be called for the interview round. The final selection of candidates is made based on their performance in the online exam and interview. IBPS RRB Scale 3 exam pattern provides details regarding the overall structure of the exam, such as marking scheme, total marks, number of sections, and time duration. Candidates preparing for IBPS RRB Scale 3 should understand that it’s a lengthy exam, and time management is required. Candidates must go through the exam pattern thoroughly to understand each section. It will help candidates plan and utilize their time. Before beginning with the preparation for IBPS RRB Scale 3 exam it is advised that candidates must go through the exam pattern thoroughly to understand how they should utilize their time and secure a good ranking. IBPS sets the pattern for the examination. The online examination structure is as follows:
  • Single level Examination (Objective Type)
  • Officer Scale III

Important facts for interview & tips:

  • Candidates must get a minimum score on each online test section to be selected for an interview.
  • A sufficient number of candidates in each category, not exceeding three times the declared vacancies, will be contacted for an interview., subject to availability, depending on the number of vacancies available.
  • Once you are selected for the interview, try to answer confidently.
  • Moreover, don’t panic
  • Also, try to create a good impression.
  • Furthermore, you should be well dressed. Try to groom yourself before the interview.
  • Also, try not to stammer.
  • Moreover, don’t question back to the interviewer.
  • Lastly, we would suggest you let the interviewer complete his question first. Once he finishes, start your answer then only.

Admit Card

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection issues IBPS RRB Scale-3 Admit Card and Interview call letter. There are two stages in the recruitment process. And for each exam, IBPS issues admit card or interview call letter. First, let’s discuss a bit about the recruitment process. The IBPS RRB Scale-3 examination has two stages of recruitment.
  1. Prelims Exam,
  2. Interview round
Furthermore, the IBPS RRB Scale 3 admit card for the first stage is out. The admit cards were available on the IBPS website on September 25, 2021. Moreover, IBPS conducted the exam on October 17. No candidates are allowed to enter exam centers without their RRB Scale-3 admit cards. Besides, these admit cards work as the key to enter. Every candidate must carry RRB Scale-3 admit cards to their exam centers. Furthermore, candidates can download their admit cards from the official website. Also, the authorities will avail candidates of a download link. you can download these admit cards only from the IBPS official website. No other available link on the internet will work.

How to download admit card?

The IBPS RRB Scale-3 admit cards are out. Candidates can get the link from the IBPS website. To avoid any confusion you must follow our steps to download the admit cards. Moreover, these steps will guide you to complete the process. Also, no other link on the interview can help you download the admit cards. Besides, the IBPS RRB admit cards are only found on their official websites. Besides, here are the steps to download admit card for IBPS RRB Scale-3.
  • Candidates have to visit the official website of IBPS
  • Click the link ‘IBPS RRB Scale III admit card ’ on the home page
  • Candidates need to enter their login credentials
  • Roll Number or Registration Number
  • Date of birth (DOB) or password
  • IBPS RRB RRB Scale III admit card appears on the screen
  • Download the admit card and take its printout


Discrepancies are errors. Errors can appear on any of the admit cards. Moreover, these can be typographical. However, candidates must not accept any of the errors. If any of you will find the errors, you must contact the authorities. Furthermore, candidates can contact the IBPS authorities at a toll-free number. They will register the complaint and contact you. Here is the contact number:
  • 1800-222-366
  • 1800-103-4566


IBPS has announced the RRB Scale 3 Result. Candidates can follow the steps given below to check the result and cut off marks. IBPS conducts the exam for RRB Officers each year and completes the recruitment process in two stages.
  • Prelims exam
  • Interview.
IBPS declares results for each round of exams, and successful candidates proceed further with the recruitment activity. Candidates who satisfy all the requirement (related to scoring in test and documents) gets the allotment from participating banks in the recruitment process.

How to check IBPS RRB Scale 3 result?

The IBPS RRB Scale 3 results are out. you can check the available result link. However, you may face problems in finding the link. For this purpose, we will help you. we will provide you with all the steps. This will make your result accessing process easier. Candidates must follow our steps to find the result link easily. Moreover, follow the below-mentioned steps to check IBPS RRB Scale 3 result Step 1. Visit IBPS website www. ibps.in Step 2. Click on the result link (Result link should be available on notification bar of IBPS website if not click on IBPS RRB Scale 2 section) Step 3. The system will ask you to log in by putting registration/roll number and DOB/password Step 4. The result will be available on the screen Step 5. You can download and take a printout.

Important points for IBPS RRB Scale 3 Result

Here are some points that will help candidates to understand the IBPS result process. Candidates need not worry. These points are easy to understand. Moreover, we will give you the gist of these essential points. Besides, the points are:
  • After a gap of 15 days, IBPS will declare the IBPS RRB Scale 3 result.
  • Also, IBPS will provide the candidates with a cut-off list.
  • Moreover, IBPS will not post results to any candidate.
  • Furthermore, you can check your result on the IBPS website.
  • However, the IBPS result link is only available on the official website.
  • Moreover, to access the IBPS RRB Scale 3 result, candidates can log in to their IBPS accounts. You can use your login credentials.
  • Lastly, IBPS will provide you with interview call letters only if you have qualified for the previous stage.


After the IBPS RRB Scale 3 result for prelims comes the interview. For this stage, candidates must first verify documents. It is a necessary step. Only those candidates are called for interviews whose documents get verified. If you are among the candidates with verified documents, you are eligible for further steps. Moreover, here we will tell you what documents you must carry. You must carry both the original and photocopied documents with you. Apart from the certificates, also carry your identity proofs. Furthermore, also carry some passport-sized photographs. Furthermore, here is the list of documents:
  • Firstly, for age proof carry your matriculation certificate.
  • Secondly, carry your Class XII certificate with you.
  • Moreover, also carry your degree certificates. You can carry certificates of both graduation and master’s degrees.
  • Apart from this carry a copy of your IBPS RRB Scale 3 Result
  • Furthermore, carry your category certificate only if you belong to any.
  • Lastly, candidates with experience can carry their ex-servicemen certificates too.

Cut off marks

IBPS RRB Scale 3 cut-off is the minimum score that candidates need to secure at sectional and overall levels to qualify for the exam and become eligible for the next level of selection. The candidates must achieve a minimum score in each exam to be eligible for the second interview round. Depending on the number of openings available, a sufficient number of candidates in each category, not to exceed three times the specified vacancies in each state, will be called for an interview, subject to availability. Scores from the Online Main Examination will not be communicated with those shortlisted for the interview until after the interview process is completed. Moreover, IBPS releases the result and cut-off lists separately. Candidates must visit the website regularly to check the cut-off list at the earliest. Moreover, the cut-off list after the interview session will be released separately.

How to check IBPS RRB Scale 3 cut-off?

Follow the below-mentioned steps to check IBPS cut off Step 1. Visit IBPS website www. ibps.in Step 2. Click on the cut off (cut off link should be available on notification bar of IBPS website if not click on IBPS RRB section) Step 3. Once you click the cut off-link, IBPS RRB Scale 3 cut off pdf will appear on the screen Step 4. You can check the cut-off and download/save the file. Check Out Other Banking Exams: IBPS Clerk Exam Date, Fees, Eligibility & Notification IBPS PO Exam Date, Fees, Eligibility & Notification IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Date, Fees, Eligibility & Notification IBPS SO Exam Date, Fees, Eligibility & Notification IBPS RRB PO Exam Dates, Eligibility, Fees & Notification


Q.1 What is the probation period for RRB Scale 3 Officer?

Ans. The successful candidate needs to spend two years on probation.

Q.2 How many vacancies have been released for RRB Scale 3?

Ans. The total number of vacancies for RRB Scale 3 2021 is 213.

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

Ans. The application fee for RRB Scale 3 is Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWBD candidates and Rs. 850/- for all others.

Q.4 Is RRB Scale 3 exam easy to crack?

Ans. To crack the RRB Scale 3 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 3 Exam?

Ans. 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 3 Exam?

Ans. Yes, there is an interview round in RRB Scale 3 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 3?

Ans. Minimum: 21 years and Maximum: 40 years with the age benefit to reserved categories.

Q.8 What is the salary of the IBPS RRB Scale 3?

Ans. IBPS RRB Scale 3 salary varies from state to state. The basic salary of an IBPS RRB Scale 3 is between Rs 38000-44000.

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