The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has opened the online registration for Regional Rural Banks (RRB) recruitment on its official website. Candidates willing to apply for the vacancy can do it by visiting the IBPS website, on or before July 4.
Candidates will be selected based on prelims, mains and interview. The allotment of the candidates will be over by January 2020. The interviews of the selected candidates will be coordinated by the Nodal Regional Rural Banks with the help of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) and IBPS along with the consultation of the appropriate authority.
Candidates for the post of Officers Scale I, who have qualified the preliminary examination and shortlisted, will have to appear for the main examination. The shortlisted candidates from the mains examination will then be called for a common interview.
However, the candidates who have applied for the post of Office Assistant (Multi-purpose) will be provisionally allotted on the basis of marks obtained in the main examination.
Syllabus for the IBPS RRB examination:
The syllabus has been divided into three sections, English (vocabulary, grammar, comprehension), Reasoning (verbal, non-verbal) and general awareness.
Vocabulary: Synonyms, Antonyms, Homonyms, Word Formation, Spelling.
Grammar: Spotting Errors, Phrases, and idioms, Direct and Indirect speech, Active/ Passive voice.
Reading comprehension: Theme Detection, Passage completion, Topic rearrangement of passage, Deriving Conclusion.
Verbal Reasoning: Analogy, Classification, Word formation, Statement and conclusions Syllogism, Statement and assumptions, Statement and arguments, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relations, Passage and conclusions, Alphabet test, Series Test, Number, Ranking and time sequence, Direction sense test, Decision-making test, Figure series, Input/output, Assertion and reasoning, Sitting Arrangement
Non-Verbal Reasoning: Series test, Odd figure Out, Analogy, Miscellaneous Test.
General Awareness: Current affairs related to national and international issues of the last 6 months, Overview of Indian Financial System, History of the Indian banking system, Recent credit and monetary policies. Introduction to National financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc and of International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN, etc, Abbreviations and Economic terminologies, Banking Terms, Important Government Schemes on the capital & money market.
Quantitative Aptitude: Ratio and proportion, Averages, Time and work, Speed, Distance and time, Mixture and allegation Stocks and shares, Percentages, Partnership, Clocks, Volume and Surface Area, Bar & Graphs, Line charts, Tables
Height and Distances, Logarithms, Permutation and combinations, Simple and compound interest, Equations, Probability, Trigonometry, Profit, Loss and Discount, Mensuration, Elements of Algebra, Data Interpretation, Pie charts.
How to apply
Step 1: Visit the official website
Step 2: Click on ‘click here to apply online for CRP-RRBs’
Step 3: You will be redirected to a new page
Step 4: Click on the link for the post you wish to apply for
Step 5: Click on ‘new registration’
Step 6: Fill details, submit, verify
Step 7: Log-in using the registration number
Step 8: Fill form, upload documents
Step 9: Make payment
The candidates can pay application fees from June 18 till July 4. For general category the candidates need to pay Rs 600; for reserved category candidates the same is Rs 100.
Important Dates to remember
Online registration date: June 18 to July 4
Payment of Fees: June 18 to July 4
IBPS RRB Prelims: For Officer Scale 1 post the prelims dates are August 3, 4 and 11 (Officer Scale 1) and for Office Assistant post it is August 17, 18 and 25.
IBPS RRB Main Exam: For Officer Scale 1 the main exam will be held on September 22, and for Officer Assistant it will be on September 29.
IBPS RRB Single Exam for Officer Scale 2 and 3: September 22
IBPS RRB Interview: Officer Scale 1, 2 and 3: November
Provisional Allotment: January 2020