IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1

As per the IBPS RRB notification 2020, IBPS will be conducting an online examination to select eligible candidates for the post of RRB Officer Scale 1 through the Common Recruitment Process (CRP-RRB). Get all information like salary, syllabus, eligibility, exam pattern & results here.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Prelim exam, which was scheduled on September 12, 2020 and September 13, 2020 has been cancelled till further notice. 

 

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 2020 Highlights

Conducting Authority IBPS
Website www.ibps.in
Posts RRB Officer Scale 1
Mode of application Online
Application form release July 01, 2020
Application form last date July 21, 2020
Phases 3 (Prelims, Mains and Interview
Number Of Questions 80 MCQs (Prelims), 200MCQs (Mains)
Exam Duration Composite time of 45 minutes (Prelims), Composite Time of 2 hours (Mains)

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Eligibility Criteria

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

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 5 years
Widows, Divorced women, and women legally separated from their husbands and 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 Officer Scale 1 Syllabus

English Language Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability Financial Awareness Computer knowledge
Anonyms Percentages Analogy Break-even Analysis Computer Fundamentals
Homonyms Ratio and proportion Classification Time Value of Money Computer Abbreviations
Antonyms Averages Word formation Mutual Funds Software and Hardware
Spelling Mixture and allegation Statement and conclusions Basel Norms Fundamentals Shortcut Keys
Word formation Time and work Syllogism Factoring Networking
Idioms and phrases Speed, distance and time Statement and assumptions World Monetary Policy Basic Knowledge of Internet
Fill in the suitable words Stocks and shares Statement and arguments Budget and Economic Survey MS Office
Grammar Partnership Coding decoding Overview of Banking and History of Computers
Spotting errors Clocks Blood relations Banking Reforms in India Bank Database Security Tools
Sentence correction Volume and surface Area Passage and conclusions Financial Regulations History and Future of Computers
Active/ passive voice Height and Distances Alphabet test Rule 72, 114 and 144 Virus
Phrases and idioms Logarithms Series test Working Capital and Banking Policy Hacking
Direct and indirect speech Permutation and combinations Number, ranking and time sequence Regulatory organizations: SEBI/NABARD/RBI
Reading Comprehension Simple and compound interest Direction sense test Accounts of Special Individuals Organisations
Passage completion Equations Decision-making test Deposits
Theme detection Probability Figure series Credit Loans
Deriving conclusion Trigonometry Input/output Advanced Non Performing Assets
Rearrangement of passage Profit, loss and discount Assertion and reasoning Asset Reconstruction Companies NPAs
Mensuration Sitting arrangement
Elements of algebra Odd figure out
Data Interpretation Analogy
Series test
Miscellaneous test

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam will be conducted in following phases:

  1. Prelims
  2. Mains
  3. Interview

Both Prelims and Mains exams will consist of different sections and will also consist of sectional cut-offs.

Prelims Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Prelims exam will be an online objective examination that will consist of only two tests, unlike other banking exams. There will be two sections: Reasoning & Numerical Ability. Both the tests will be bilingual along with the regional language option to choose.

Name of Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time (minutes)
Reasoning Ability 40 40 Composite time of 45 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
Total 80 80

Mains Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Mains exam is scheduled for January 18, 2021. It is also an Objective Exam consisting of questions from various subjects: Reasoning, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness, English or Hindi Language, and Quantitative Aptitude. All the questions will be bilingual along with regional language options to choose from, except the test of language. The test of the English language will consist of questions in English and those who will opt for the test of Hindi language will get questions in the Hindi language only

Name of Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time (minutes)
Reasoning Ability 40 50 Composite time of 120 minutes (2 Hours)
Quantitative Aptitude 40 50
General Awareness 40 40
English / Hindi Language 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20
Total 200 200
  • Penalty of 1/4th marks allotted to that question, for every incorrect answer.
  • NO Penalty for Unanswered questions.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Interview

Candidates who qualify both Prelims & Mains will be called for an interview. The scores obtained only in the Mains exam of IBPS RRB Scale 1 will be considered while shortlisting for Interview. The final merit will be prepared on the basis of your performance in the Main Exam and Interview, with marks weightage in the ratio 80:20. 

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Salary

The Payscale of an IBPS RRB Scale 1 Officer is 14500-600/7-18700-700/2-20100-800/7-25700.

The initial in-hand salary of an RRB Scale 1 Officer will be in the range of: Rs 29,000 to Rs 33,000 at 100% DA.

Post Salary
IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Rs. 29,000 – Rs. 33,000

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Job profile

Candidates upon final selection as IBPS RRB Scale 1 Officer will have to go through a probation period of 2 years. During this probation period, the Scale 1 Officer will receive a fixed amount of pay which will not be at par with the usual salary of a Scale 1 Officer. Upon successful completion of training, Officers will be posted as Assistant Managers.

Some of the basic duties of an RRB Scale 1 Officer are:

  • Providing and recovering loans.
  • Supervising the junior staff.
  • To inspect and ensure there are no illegal activities going on in the bank.
  • Preparing audit reports including all the activities taking place in the bank.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Application Fee

Your application will not be completed until you submit the IBPS RRB Scale 1 Officer application fee for the exam. The fee payment will also be done online. Fee can be paid through one of the online payment methods: debit card/credit card/net banking etc. The Amount of application fee varies by category. Below are the details :

Post Name Category Fee
IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 SC/ST/PWBD Rs. 175
All Others Rs. 850