IBPS RRB Office Assistant

About IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam

  • Overview
  • Exam Dates
  • Eligibility
  • Exam Pattern
  • Syllabus
  • Vacancies
  • Job Profile
  • Salary Info
  • Cutoff marks

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Overview

The IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam is actually “Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Common Recruitment Process for Recruitment of Office Assistant in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) – CRP RRBs VIII”.

IBPS conducts this exam every year to recruit Office assistants for the participating Regional Rural Bank’s (RRB’s). In 2019 IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam, 56 RRB’s participated to recruit office assistants. Some of them are Allahabad UP Gramin Bank, Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank, Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank, Assam Gramin Vikash Bank, Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank, Dena Gujarat Gramin Bank, etc.

Once you clear the IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam, you will be recruited as an Office assistant in one of the participating banks.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Dates 2020

Below are the exam dates of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I & IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2020 as per the IBPS Calendar 2020-21. The official IBPS RRB 2020 exam dates will be released along with the notification.

Exam Event Tentative Dates
On-line registration Begins  June 2020 (To be announced soon)
Last Date to Apply Online July 2020 (To be announced soon)
Last date to Pay Fees July 2020 (To be announced soon)
IBPS RRB Admit Card To be announced soon
IBPS RRB – Officer Scale I Prelims Exam Date 01st, 02nd, 08th, 09th and 16th August 2020
IBPS RRB – Office Assistant Prelims Exam Date 01st, 02nd, 08th, 09th and 16th August 2020
IBPS RRB – Officer Scale I Prelims Result Date To be announced soon
IBPS RRB – Office Assistant Prelims Result Date To be announced soon
IBPS RRB Mains Admit Card To be announced soon
IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Mains Exam Date 13th September 2020
IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains Exam Date 19th September 2020
IBPS RRB Mains Result Date To be announced soon
IBPS RRB Interview To be announced soon
Provisional Allotment To be announced soon

 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Eligibility Criteria

There are 3 eligibility criteria that a candidate should fulfill for IBPS RRB Office Assistant & Officer Scale 1.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Age Limit

  • The minimum age of the candidate should not be less than 21 years.
  • The maximum age of the candidate should not be more than 40 years.

Age Relaxation

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD 10 years
Ex-Servicemen
  • Office Assistant – the actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
  • Officer Scale – I – 5 years
Widows, Divorced women, and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried 9 years (Office Assistant)
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

Educational Qualification

Post Educational Qualification
Office Assistant
  • Graduation/Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB’s
  • Desirable Qualification: Working knowledge of Computers.
Officer Scale – I (Assistant Manager)
  • 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.
  • Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB’s
  • Desirable Qualification: Working knowledge of Computers.

Language Proficiency Test

Proficiency in the local language as prescribed by the participating RRBs is mandatory.

 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Pattern & Selection Process

IBPS Office Assistant Selection Process

The selection process for the IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2019 exam will consist of 2 stages:

  1. Prelims Exam (Objective)
  2. Mains Exam (Objective)

 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims consists of 2 sections – Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability. The total duration of the exam is 45 minutes. Each section consists of 40 questions.

Name of Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Medium
Numerical Ability 40 40 Hindi/English

 

Reasoning 40 40
Total 80 80

 

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern for Office Assistant Main Exam:

Section No. of Qs Max Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 50 Composite

time of

2 Hours

Quantitative Aptitude 40 50
General Awareness 40 40
English/Hindi Language 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20
TOTAL 200 200
  • There is one-fourth negative marking in both Prelims & Mains both for each question answered wrongly!
  • Once you clear the first stage of IBPS RRB Exam, you will have to appear for the Mains Exam.
  • Final selection will be based on the score of the Mains Exam.

 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Syllabus

Below is the prelims syllabus for IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam:

Numerical Ability Reasoning Ability
  • Number Series
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Data Interpretation
  • Miscellaneous
  • Puzzles and Seating Arrangement
  • Syllogism
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Inequality
  • Blood Relation
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Direction Sense
  • Order and Ranking

 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Vacancies

In 2019, the total number of vacancies notified by IBPS RRB is 8401. 

Total IBPS RRB Office Assistant vacancies in 2019 are 3688.

IBPS RRB Vacancies

IBPS RRB Office Assistant 3688
IBPS RRB Scale I 3382
IBPS RRB Scale II Agriculture 106
IBPS RRB Scale II Marketing Officer 45
IBPS RRB Scale II Treasury Officer 11
IBPS RRB Scale II Law 19
IBPS RRB Scale II CA 24
IBPS RRB Scale II IT 76
IBPS RRB Scale II General Banking Officer 893
IBPS RRB Scale III 157
Total 8401

 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Job Profile

IBPS RRB Office Assistant is mostly a desk job. Office Assistant is usually the first point of contact in banks and thus the candidates are usually involved in a lot of customer interaction. Office Assistants in IBPS RRBs have to take up various tasks like opening account, cash transactions, passbook printing, fund/ balance transfers, payment withdrawals, handle cash counters, etc.

One of the major tasks of RRB Office Assistants is to cater to the requirement of rural masses. This involves listening to the financial queries faced by farmers, who are usually the customers of these banks and provide them with proper solutions for the same.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Salary

  • The basic pay of an IBPS RRB office assistant is Rs. 7200/- along with the various perks including Annual increment, Dearness Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, etc.
  • Thus an IBPS RRB Office Assistant gets about Rs 16000 to 20000 in-hand salary.

 

 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Cutoff 2018

Below are the official state-wise cutoff marks for IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2018 exam.

Name of State Cut off Marks (General)
Andhra Pradesh 72.50
Bihar 70.25
Chhattisgarh 67.75
Gujarat 69.75
Haryana 76.25
Himachal Pradesh 77.50
Jammu & Kashmir 70.00
Karnataka 66.25
Maharashtra 69.75
Odisha 71.25
Punjab 74.75
Rajasthan 73
Tamil Nadu 61.75
Telangana 67.75
Uttar Pradesh 70.75
West Bengal 75.25
Tripura 48.75
Madhya Pradesh 70.50

 

About IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Overview

The IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam is actually “Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Common Recruitment Process for Recruitment of Office Assistant in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) – CRP RRBs VIII”.

IBPS conducts this exam every year to recruit Office assistants for the participating Regional Rural Bank’s (RRB’s). In 2019 IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam, 56 RRB’s participated to recruit office assistants. Some of them are Allahabad UP Gramin Bank, Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank, Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank, Assam Gramin Vikash Bank, Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank, Dena Gujarat Gramin Bank, etc.

Once you clear the IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam, you will be recruited as an Office assistant in one of the participating banks.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Dates 2020

Below are the exam dates of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I & IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2020 as per the IBPS Calendar 2020-21. The official IBPS RRB 2020 exam dates will be released along with the notification.

Exam Event Tentative Dates
On-line registration Begins  June 2020 (To be announced soon)
Last Date to Apply Online July 2020 (To be announced soon)
Last date to Pay Fees July 2020 (To be announced soon)
IBPS RRB Admit Card To be announced soon
IBPS RRB – Officer Scale I Prelims Exam Date 01st, 02nd, 08th, 09th and 16th August 2020
IBPS RRB – Office Assistant Prelims Exam Date 01st, 02nd, 08th, 09th and 16th August 2020
IBPS RRB – Officer Scale I Prelims Result Date To be announced soon
IBPS RRB – Office Assistant Prelims Result Date To be announced soon
IBPS RRB Mains Admit Card To be announced soon
IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Mains Exam Date 13th September 2020
IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains Exam Date 19th September 2020
IBPS RRB Mains Result Date To be announced soon
IBPS RRB Interview To be announced soon
Provisional Allotment To be announced soon

 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Job Profile

IBPS RRB Office Assistant is mostly a desk job. Office Assistant is usually the first point of contact in banks and thus the candidates are usually involved in a lot of customer interaction. Office Assistants in IBPS RRBs have to take up various tasks like opening account, cash transactions, passbook printing, fund/ balance transfers, payment withdrawals, handle cash counters, etc.

One of the major tasks of RRB Office Assistants is to cater to the requirement of rural masses. This involves listening to the financial queries faced by farmers, who are usually the customers of these banks and provide them with proper solutions for the same.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Pattern & Selection Process

IBPS Office Assistant Selection Process

The selection process for the IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2019 exam will consist of 2 stages:

  1. Prelims Exam (Objective)
  2. Mains Exam (Objective)

 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims consists of 2 sections – Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability. The total duration of the exam is 45 minutes. Each section consists of 40 questions.

Name of Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Medium
Numerical Ability 40 40 Hindi/English

 

Reasoning 40 40
Total 80 80

 

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern for Office Assistant Main Exam:

Section No. of Qs Max Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 50 Composite

time of

2 Hours

Quantitative Aptitude 40 50
General Awareness 40 40
English/Hindi Language 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20
TOTAL 200 200
  • There is one-fourth negative marking in both Prelims & Mains both for each question answered wrongly!
  • Once you clear the first stage of IBPS RRB Exam, you will have to appear for the Mains Exam.
  • Final selection will be based on the score of the Mains Exam.

 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Syllabus

Below is the prelims syllabus for IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam:

Numerical Ability Reasoning Ability
  • Number Series
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Data Interpretation
  • Miscellaneous
  • Puzzles and Seating Arrangement
  • Syllogism
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Inequality
  • Blood Relation
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Direction Sense
  • Order and Ranking

 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Eligibility Criteria

There are 3 eligibility criteria that a candidate should fulfill for IBPS RRB Office Assistant & Officer Scale 1.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Age Limit

  • The minimum age of the candidate should not be less than 21 years.
  • The maximum age of the candidate should not be more than 40 years.

Age Relaxation

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD 10 years
Ex-Servicemen
  • Office Assistant – the actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
  • Officer Scale – I – 5 years
Widows, Divorced women, and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried 9 years (Office Assistant)
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

Educational Qualification

Post Educational Qualification
Office Assistant
  • Graduation/Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB’s
  • Desirable Qualification: Working knowledge of Computers.
Officer Scale – I (Assistant Manager)
  • 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.
  • Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB’s
  • Desirable Qualification: Working knowledge of Computers.

Language Proficiency Test

Proficiency in the local language as prescribed by the participating RRBs is mandatory.

 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Vacancies

In 2019, the total number of vacancies notified by IBPS RRB is 8401. 

Total IBPS RRB Office Assistant vacancies in 2019 are 3688.

IBPS RRB Vacancies

IBPS RRB Office Assistant 3688
IBPS RRB Scale I 3382
IBPS RRB Scale II Agriculture 106
IBPS RRB Scale II Marketing Officer 45
IBPS RRB Scale II Treasury Officer 11
IBPS RRB Scale II Law 19
IBPS RRB Scale II CA 24
IBPS RRB Scale II IT 76
IBPS RRB Scale II General Banking Officer 893
IBPS RRB Scale III 157
Total 8401

 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Salary

  • The basic pay of an IBPS RRB office assistant is Rs. 7200/- along with the various perks including Annual increment, Dearness Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, etc.
  • Thus an IBPS RRB Office Assistant gets about Rs 16000 to 20000 in-hand salary.

 

 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Cutoff 2018

Below are the official state-wise cutoff marks for IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims 2018 exam.

Name of State Cut off Marks (General)
Andhra Pradesh 72.50
Bihar 70.25
Chhattisgarh 67.75
Gujarat 69.75
Haryana 76.25
Himachal Pradesh 77.50
Jammu & Kashmir 70.00
Karnataka 66.25
Maharashtra 69.75
Odisha 71.25
Punjab 74.75
Rajasthan 73
Tamil Nadu 61.75
Telangana 67.75
Uttar Pradesh 70.75
West Bengal 75.25
Tripura 48.75
Madhya Pradesh 70.50

 

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