IBPS RRB Officer Scale II

IBPS RRB Officer Scale II

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  • Overview

    The 'Recruitment of Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Office Assistants (Multipurpose) in Regional Rural Banks' exam conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) in India is an annual competitive exam for selecting candidates for various positions in regional rural banks. The exam consists of multiple stages, including a preliminary exam, a main exam, and an interview (for some posts). The exam provides opportunities for candidates to pursue a banking career and contribute to rural development in India.

    Eligibility Criteria

    POST NAMEAGE LIMITEDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONExperience
    Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)21-40Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised University or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Preference will be given to the candidates having a 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
    Officer Scale-II
    Specialist officers
    (Manager)
    21-32Information 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)
    Chartered Accountant
    Certified Associate (CA) from the 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-II
    General Banking Officer
    (Manager)
    21-32Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised University or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Preference will be given to the candidates having a 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- I (Assistant Manager)18-30Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised 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: working knowledge of computers.
    Office Assistant (Multipurpose)18-28Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised
    University or its equivalent
    Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*
    Desirable: Working knowledge of Computers.

    Age Relaxation for Different Categories

    CategoryAge Relaxation
    OBC3 years
    SC/ST5 years
    Persons With Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016”10 years
    Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen(for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose))
    Actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
    In the case of Ex- servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs, who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within the next one year from the last date for receipt of application) other than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability attributable to military service or on invalidment, subject to ceiling as per Government guidelines5 years(for the post of Officers)
    Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried[only for the post of Office Assistant
    (Multipurpose)]
    Age concession up to the age of 35 years for
    General/EWS, 38 years for OBC and 40 years for SC/ST candidates
    Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years

    Exam Pattern

    Preliminary Examination(Objective)

    Office Assistant(Multipurpose)

    SUBJECTSNO. OF QUESTIONS NO. OF MARKSNEGATIVE MARKINGTIME DURATION
    Reasoning40400.2545 min
    Numerical Ability40400.25
    TOTAL808045 min

    Officer Scale-I

    SUBJECTSNO. OF QUESTIONS NO. OF MARKSNEGATIVE MARKINGTIME DURATION
    Reasoning40400.2545 min
    Quantitative Aptitude
    40400.25
    TOTAL808045 min

    Mains Examination(Objective)

    Office Assistant(Multipurpose)

    SUBJECTSNO. OF QUESTIONS NO. OF MARKSNEGATIVE MARKINGTIME DURATION
    Reasoning40500.31120 min
    Computer Knowledge40200.125
    General Awareness40400.25
    English Language/Hindi Language40400.25
    Numerical Ability
    40500.31
    TOTAL200200120 min

    Officer Scale-I

    SUBJECTSNO. OF QUESTIONS NO. OF MARKSNEGATIVE MARKINGTIME DURATION
    Reasoning40500.31120 min
    Computer Knowledge40200.125
    General Awareness40400.25
    English Language/Hindi Language40400.25
    Quantitative Aptitude
    40500.31
    TOTAL200200120 min

    Single Level Examination(Objective)

    Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)

    SUBJECTSNO. OF QUESTIONS NO. OF MARKSNEGATIVE MARKINGTIME DURATION
    Reasoning40500.31120 min
    Computer Knowledge40200.125
    Financial Awareness40400.25
    English Language/Hindi Language40400.25
    Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation40500.31
    TOTAL200200120 min

    Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre)

    SUBJECTSNO. OF QUESTIONS NO. OF MARKSNEGATIVE MARKINGTIME DURATION
    Professional Knowledge40400.25150 min
    Reasoning40400.25
    Financial Awareness40400.25
    English Language/Hindi Language40200.125
    Computer Knowledge40200.125
    Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation40400.25
    TOTAL240200150 min

    Officer Scale-III

    SUBJECTSNO. OF QUESTIONS NO. OF MARKSNEGATIVE MARKINGTIME DURATION
    Reasoning40500.31120 min
    Computer Knowledge40200.125
    Financial Awareness40400.25
    English Language/Hindi Language40400.25
    Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation
    40500.31
    TOTAL200200120 min

    Interview

    Only for the post of Officers (Scale I, II and III)

    Candidates who have been shortlisted in the main examination for the post of Officers Scale I and in the single level examination for the post of Officers Scale II and III under CRP- RRB- XI will subsequently be called for an Interview to be coordinated by the Nodal Regional Rural Bank with the help of NABARD and IBPS in consultation with the appropriate authority.

    Syllabus

    The exam syllabus is as follows:

    SubjectTopic
    ReasoningPuzzles - Seating Arrangement: Circular/Direction-based/MISC
    Number Series
    Odd man out
    Coding-Decoding
    Blood Relation
    Analogy
    Syllogism
    Alphabet Test
    Ranking and Time
    Causes and Effects
    Direction Sense
    Figure Series
    Word Formation
    Statement and Assumption
    Assertion and Reason
    Statement and Conclusion
    Statement and Arguments
    Statements and Action Courses
    Quantitative Aptitude Or Numerical Ability Number System
    Data Interpretation - Bar Graph, Line Graph & Pie chart
    HCF & LCM
    Profit & Loss
    Simple Interest & Compound Interest
    Time & Work
    Time & Distance
    Decimal & Fraction
    Averages
    Mensuration
    Simplification
    Partnership
    Percentages
    Ratio & Proportion
    Averages
    Case Studies Charts and Graphs
    Permutation & Combination
    Probability
    General AwarenessCurrent Affairs National
    International Current Affairs
    Sports Abbreviations
    Currencies & Capitals
    General Science
    Government Schemes & Policies
    Banking Awareness
    Awards and Honors
    RBI
    Books and Authors
    National Parks & Sanctuaries
    English Language or Hindi LanguageReading Comprehensions
    Grammar / Vyakaran
    Spotting Errors
    Fill in the Blanks
    Misspelt Words
    Jumbled Words
    Rearrangement of Sentences
    Jumbled up sentences
    Idioms and Phrases
    Cloze Tests
    One word Substitution
    Antonyms and Synonyms
    Computer Knowledge Fundamentals of Computer
    History of Computers
    Future of Computers
    Basic Knowledge of Internet
    Networking Software & Hardware
    Computer Shortcut Keys
    MS Office
    Database
    Security Tools
    Virus
    Hacking, Trojans Input and Output Devices, Computer Languages
    Financial AwarenessCurrent events in Financial World
    Monetary Policy
    Budget
    Economic Survey
    Banking Banking Reforms in India
    Bank Accounts of Special Individuals
    Loans
    Asset Reconstruction Companies
    Non Performing Assets
    Restructuring of Loans, Bad Loans
    Risk Management, BASEL I, BASEL II, BASEL III
    Organisations - RBI, SEBI, IMF, World Bank & Others

    Registration Process

    Candidates can apply for the post of Office assistant(multipurpose) and can also apply for the post of officer. However in an officer’s cadre, one can only apply for one post i.e. for Officer Scale-I or Scale-II or Scale-III.

    • Visit the website https://www.ibps.in/ and click on the Home Page to open the link “CRP for RRBs” and then click on the appropriate option.
    • Click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION”
    • Read the instructions carefully and fill out the form. Follow the instructions carefully and upload all the required documents in the prescribed format.

    After filling out the online application, Application Fees/ Intimation Charges are to be paid as follows-

    PostCATEGORYFEE
    Officer(Scale I,II & III)General850
    OBC
    SC/ST/PWBD175

    Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
    General850
    OBC
    SC/ST/PWBD175
    Ex-Servicemen

    Final submission of the form is to be done and the application process is completed.

    Previous Year Cut Offs

    For the Post Officer Scale I

    State/UTCategory
    SCSTOBCEWSURHIOCVIID
    Andhra Pradesh48.5045.8253.0852.4255.1229.1846.65N/AN/A
    Arunachal PradeshN/A35.4847.22N/A49.78N/AN/AN/AN/A
    Assam46.7247.2249.0550.6553.4038.2040.25N/AN/A
    Bihar47.2844.3255.5257.7558.8545.4252.5854.25N/A
    Chattisgarh44.38N/A50.0052.0254.62N/A41.5250.60N/A
    Gujarat46.6239.9050.2850.9052.68N/A38.35N/AN/A
    Haryana49.8843.3553.0555.5057.5834.7549.28N/A43.90
    Himachal Pradesh58.8055.3556.9859.2062.0833.55N/A60.65N/A
    Jammu & kashmir49.3851.4852.9253.4858.3552.6538.3841.55N/A
    Jharkhand46.2547.4251.7251.0254.82N/A54.48N/AN/A
    Karnataka46.6843.1250.6249.6552.12N/A45.9843.4050.58
    Kerala45.5535.1253.3549.1855.82N/A51.3847.82N/A
    Madhya Pradesh46.7543.3251.7052.8054.7834.7848.3851.18N/A
    Maharashtra50.2842.8852.5251.5253.8239.8548.6854.6041.80
    ManipurN/AN/A52.25N/A53.30N/AN/AN/AN/A
    Meghalaya39.78N/A44.90N/A50.48N/AN/AN/AN/A
    Mizoram34.05N/A44.85N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
    NagalandN/A49.18N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
    Odisha47.9040.9553.7052.2255.7833.6849.2547.85N/A
    PuducherryN/AN/A59.75N/A54.2N/AN/AN/AN/A
    Punjab46.52N/A50.8554.8056.22N/A40.5255.1037.98
    Rajasthan48.8848.6557.5057.0860.42N/AN/AN/AN/A
    Tamil NaduN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
    Telangana47.7849.0553.9552.3055.5033.7051.22N/AN/A
    Tripura47.7046.9548.3247.2854.72N/AN/AN/AN/A
    Uttar Pradesh49.7841.5553.7255.8558.1046.1246.8546.9839.30
    Uttarakhand49.6546.4551.7854.7060.2830.88N/A45.80N/A
    West Bengal48.4243.6550.4551.4255.8239.2249.4244.28N/A

    For the Post Officer Scale II

    Officer Scale-II (GBO) Cut off

    CategorySCSTOBCEWSURHIOCVIID
    Cut off41.1336.2554.253654.2531.3139.8822.6925.88

    Officer Scale-II (IT) Cut off

    CategorySCSTOBCEWSURHIOCVIID
    Cut off5229.7561.2562.3862.3875.2525.5035.88NA

    Officer Scale-II (CA) Cut off

    CategorySCSTOBCEWSURHIOCVIID
    Cut off30.25NA30.25NA30.25NANANANA

    Officer Scale-II (Law) Cut off

    CategorySCSTOBCEWSURHIOCVIID
    Cut off606060606028.2535.1324.13NA

    Officer Scale II (Treasury Manager) Cut off

    CategorySCSTOBCEWSURHIOCVIID
    Cut off26.63NA26.6326.6326.63NA58.75NANA

    Officer Scale II (Agricultural) Cut Off

    CategorySCSTOBCEWSURHIOCVIID
    Cut off55.5055.5055.5055.5055.5033.5045.2534.2570

    Officer Scale II (Marketing) Cut Off

    CategorySCSTOBCEWSURHIOCVIID
    Cut off58.3858.3848.7558.3858.38NA30.75NANA

    For the Post Officer Scale III

    CategorySCSTOBCEWSURHIOCVIID
    Cut off6049.1970.1360.2572.13NA60.3853.3153.00