IBPS RRB 2020 Notification (Out) | Notification, Vacancies, Exam Pattern, Syllabus & Other Details Here

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The much-awaited IBPS RRB 2020 Notification is finally released. The Regional Rural Bank (RRB) recruitment notification is for the posts of Officers Scale I, II, and III and Office Assistant. This is one of the largest recruitment notification in the banking sector to be released during the ongoing coronavirus crisis. The Apply Online link for the recruitment of the IBPS RRB 2020 exam will be available from July 1st, with the exam to be held around September/October. The final interviews for the Group “A”- Officers (Scale-I, II& III) will be held in November 2020. 

IBPS RRB 2020 Exam Dates

According to the official notification released on the official website, the IBPS RRB Exam 2020 will be held in September/October and the interviews will be conducted around November 2020. The table given below mentions the important dates of the IBPS RRB 2020 Exam:

IBPS RRB 2020 Activity IBPS RRB 2020 Date (Tentative)
IBPS RRB 2020 Notification 30th June 2020
Online Application Starts on 01st July 2020
Online Applications ends on 21st July 2020
IBPS RRB Prelims Exam Date September/ October 2020
Online Examination – Mains/Single October/ November 2020
Conduct of Interview October/ November 2020
Provisional Allotment(For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant) January 2021

 

IBPS RRB 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality:

According to the official notification, A candidate must be either –

  • a Citizen of India or
  • a subject of Nepal or
  • a subject of Bhutan or
  • a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling
  • in India or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Age (As on 01.07.2020):

  • For Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)– Above 21 years – Below 40 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.07.1980 and later than 30.06.1999 (both dates inclusive) 
  • For Officer Scale- II (Manager)- Above 21 years – Below 32 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.07.1988 and later than 30.06.1999 (both dates inclusive) 
  • For Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager)– Above 18 years – Below 30 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.07.1990 and later than 30.06.2002 (both dates inclusive) 
  • For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) – Between 18 years and 28 years i.e. candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.07.1992 and later than 01.07.2002 (both dates inclusive) 

Educational Qualification:

 

Post Educational Qualification Experience
Office Assistant

(Multipurpose)

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized

University or its equivalent

(a) Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s

(b) Desirable: Working knowledge of computers.

Officer Scale-I

(Assistant Manager)

i. Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a

recognized University or its equivalent Preference will be given to the candidates having a degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry,

Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics or

Accountancy;

ii. Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*

iii. Desirable: working knowledge of Computer.

Officer Scale-II

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.

Officer Scale-II

Specialist Officers

(Manager)

Information Technology Officer

Bachelor’s degree from a recognized 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)
Chartered Accountant

Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered

Accountants of India

One Year as a Chartered

Accountant.

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

Treasury Manager 

Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance from a

recognized university/ institution

One Year (in the relevant field)
Marketing Officer

MBA in Marketing from a recognized university

One Year (in the relevant field)
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)

Officer Scale-III

(Senior 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/ Diploma in Banking, Finance, Marketing,

Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry,

Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture,

Agricultural Marketing and Co-operation, Information

Technology, Management, Law, Economics and

Accountancy.

Minimum 5 years experience as an Officer in a Bank or

Financial Institutions

 

IBPS RRB 2020 Vacancy Breakup

In the official notification of IBPS RRB 2020, more than 10,000 vacancies are announced across different posts. The detailed list of vacancies are mentioned in the table below:

Post Vacancy
IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I 4072
IBPS RRB Office Assistant 5328
IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II 1055
IBPS RRB Officer Scale-III 159
Total no. of IBPS RRB Vacancy 2020 10614

 

IBPS RRB 2020 | Exam Pattern & Syllabus

The first two rounds for IBPS RRB Officer Scale I/Office Assistant would be same and would comprise of :

  • Prelims or Phase-I
  • Mains or Phase-II

The third round, however, differs for both these posts. For RRB Officer Scale-I, the last phase would be an Interview round, and for RRB Office Assistant, the third or the final phase would consist of a language proficiency test. 

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I Exam Pattern:

The exam pattern for Prelims or Phase I for RRB Office Assistant is:

Name of Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 40 Composite time of 45 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40

 

The exam pattern for Mains or Phase II for RRB Office Assitant is:

Name of Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 50 Composite time of 120 minutes or 2 hours
Computer 40 20
General Awareness 40 40
English * 40 40
Hindi * 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 40 50
Total 200 200

*Candidate has to opt from English and Hindi

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Pattern:

The exam pattern for Prelims or Phase I for RRB Office Assistant is:

Name of Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 40 Composite time of 45 minutes
Numerical Ability 40 40

 

The exam pattern for Mains or Phase II for RRB Office Assitant is:

Name of Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 50 Composite time of 120 minutes or 2 hours
Computer 40 20
General Awareness 40 40
English * 40 40
Hindi * 40 40
Numerical Ability 40 50
Total 200 200

*Candidate has to opt from English and Hindi

 

Penalty for Wrong Answer: There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each incorrect marked answer, one-fourth the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. However, no marks will be deducted for the questions that are left blank. 

 

IBPS RRB 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus for each section is mentioned in the table below:

 

English Reading Comprehension

Cloze Test

Fillers

Sentence Errors

Vocabulary based questions

Sentence Improvement

Jumbled Paragraph

Paragraph Based Questions ( Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement)

Reasoning Puzzles

Seating Arrangements

Direction Sense

Blood Relation

Syllogism

Order and Ranking

Coding-Decoding

Machine Input-Output

Inequalities

Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series

Data Sufficiency

Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and, Assumption, Conclusion, Argument)

Quantitative Aptitude Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart)

Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)

Number Series

Approximation and Simplification

Data Sufficiency

Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns)

General Awareness Banking and Insurance Awareness

Financial Awareness

Govt. Schemes and Policies

Current Affairs

Static Awareness

Computer Knowledge History and Generation of Computers

Introduction to Computer Organisation

Computer Memory

Computer Hardware and I/O Devices

Computer Software

Computer Languages

Operating System

Computer Network

Internet

MS Office Suit and Short cut keys

Basics of DBMS

Number System and Conversions

Computer and Network Security

 

This was all about the notification, eligibility criteria, vacancy, exam pattern and, exam syllabus of IBPS RRB 2020. With more than 10k vacancies, it is a golden opportunity for the banking aspirants! Make the most of it by kickstarting your preparation for the exam! All the best!

 

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