IBPS RRB (Office Assistant) & Officer Scale-I,II,III
Eligibility , Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Important Dates

Activity Schedule Tentative Dates
Online Registration Starting Date 1st July 2020
Online Registration Closing Date 21st July 2020
Application Fees 175 for(SC/ST/PWBD) Candidates
Rs 850 for all others
Preliminary Exam Date (Officer Scale-I & Office Assstant) 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 26th September 2020
Preliminary Exam Date (Officer Scale-II,III) 18 October
Mains Exam Date (Officer Scale-I):-18th October 2020
(Office Assistant):-31st October 2020
Provisional Allotment January 2021 (Tentative)
Total Vacancies 9698
Website Link www.ibps.in

Age Limit (As on 01.01.2020) :-

For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Group-B:- Minimum Age: 18 years & Maximum Age: 28 years (For General category & EWS Catergory) i.e a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.07.1992 and not later than 01.07.2002 (Both dates inclusive)

For Officer Scale-I (Assistant Manager):- Minimum Age: 18 years & Maximum Age: 30 years (For General category & EWS Catergory) i.e a candidate must have been born not earlier than 03.07.1990 and not later than 30.06.2002 (Both dates inclusive)

For Officer Scale-II (Manager):- Minimum Age: 21 years & Maximum Age: 32 years (For General category & EWS Catergory) i.e a candidate must have been born not earlier than 03.07.1988 and not later than 30.06.1999 (Both dates inclusive)

For Officer Scale-III (Senior Manager):- Minimum Age: 21 years & Maximum Age: 40 years (For General category & EWS Catergory) i.e a candidate must have been born not earlier than 03.07.1980 and not later than 30.06.1999 (Both dates inclusive)

Relaxation in Upper Age limit:-

OBC :- 3 years
SC/ST  :- 5 years
PWBD :- 10years

Education Qualification for IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) :-

A Graduation Degree in any discipline from a recognised university.

a) Proficiency in local language as pescribed by the participatings RRB
b)Desirable:-Working knowledge of computer
Note:- Final results should have been declared on or before the last date of registration i.e 21.07.2020.

Education Qualification for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-1 (Assistant Manager) :-

A Graduation Degree in any discipline from a recognised university.

a) Proficiency in local language as pescribed by the participatings RRB
b)Desirable:-Working knowledge of computer
Note:- Final results should have been declared on or before the last date of registration i.e 21.07.2020.

Education Qualification for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II(General Banking Officer) Manager :-

A Graduation Degree in any discipline from a recognised university with minimum 50% marks.

Experience:-2 years work experience in a Bank or Financial institution.

Education Qualification for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II(Specialist Officer) :-

Chartered Accountant:-
Certified Assosiate (CA) from institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

Experience:- One year experience as CA in relevant field.

Information Technology Officer:-
Bachelor's Degree in Electronics/Communication/Computer Science/Information Technology or its equivalent with minimum 50% marks.

Desirable:-Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP etc.
Experience:- One year experience in relevant field.

Law Officer:-
Degree in Law with minimum 50% marks.

Experience:- Two year experience in relevant field.

Treasury Manager:-
Chartered Accountant or MBA (Finance)

Experience:- One year experience in relevant field.

Marketing Officer:-
MBA (Marketing)

Experience:- One year experience in relevant field.

Agricultural Officer:-
Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/ Animal Husbandry/ Forestry or its equivalent with minimum 50% marks.

Experience:- Two year experience in relevant field.

Education Qualification for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-III (Senior Manager) :-

Bachelor's Degree in any discipline from a recognised university with minimum 50% marks.

Experience:- Minimum 5 years as an officer in Bank or Financial Institution.

First we will discuss exam pattern of IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) & IBPS RRB Officer Scale-1 (Assistant Manager PO)

IBPS RRB 2020 Office Assistant (Multipurpose) & IBPS Officer Scale-I (Assistant Manager) Exam is going to conduct in 2 phases.

1st Phase  :-  Preliminary Exam
2nd Phase :-  Mains Exam
Local Language Test:-   (Conditions Apply)

The candidate need to clear all the 2 stages to get selected.

This exam will conduct online.It consists of 3 sections with a total of 100 questions & maximum score of 100 marks.There is negative marking
i.e (.25 marks to be deducted for each wrong answers)

S.No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Instruction Duration
1 Reasoning 40 40 English Composite Time
Of 45 min
2 Numerical Ability 40 45 English & Hindi
Total 80 80 45 minutes

Candidate needs to qualify in each section seperataly by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS

This exam will conduct online.It consists of 3 sections with a total of 100 questions & maximum score of 100 marks.There is negative marking
i.e (.25 marks to be deducted for each wrong answers)

S.No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Instruction Duration
1 Reasoning 40 40 English Composite Time
Of 45 min
2 Numerical Ability 40 45 English & Hindi
Total 80 80 45 minutes

Candidate needs to qualify in each section seperataly by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS

This exam will be conducting online.It consists of one Objective Paper.The Objective paper will consits of 200 questions & maximum score of 200 marks.There is a negative marking of .25 marks for each wrong answer.

S.No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Instruction Duration
1 Reasoning 40 50 English and Hindi Composite Time Of
120 min (2 hours)
2 Computer Knowledge 40 20 English and Hindi
3 General Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi
4 Numerical Ability 40 50 English & Hindi
5a* English Language 40 40 English
5b* Hindi Language 40 40 Hindi
Total 200 200 120 minutes

Candidates can opt either 5a* or 5b*

Candidate needs to qualify in each section seperataly by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Note:-Marks obtained in the Mains exam only will be considered for shortlisting for Final Merit List.

This exam will be conducting online.It consists of one Objective Paper.The Objective paper will consits of 200 questions & maximum score of 200 marks.There is a negative marking of .25 marks for each wrong answer.

S.No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Instruction Duration
1 Reasoning 40 50 English and Hindi Composite Time Of
120 min (2 hours)
2 Computer Knowledge 40 20 English and Hindi
3 General Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi
4 Numerical Ability 40 50 English & Hindi
5a* English Language 40 40 English
5b* Hindi Language 40 40 Hindi
Total 200 200 120 minutes

Candidates can opt either 5a* or 5b*

Candidate needs to qualify in each section seperataly by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Note:-Marks obtained in the Mains exam only will be considered for shortlisting for Final Merit List.

The candidate needs to choose local language according to the state choosen for eg:- if u choose tamilnadu
as your workplace, then u must have a basic knowledge of Tamil language (Able to read and write).

Important Point:-If u have studied the local language at 8th class or above as one of the subject mentioned in
your certificate, then u do not require to give this local language test.If u have not studied the local language
at 8th class or above, then u need to give this local language test within 6 months of joining which is mandatory.
This test is just qualyfying in nature.

The final selection of candidates will be done on the basis of marks obtained in Mains exams.The marks obtained in prelims exams
is not considered for the final selection.
Note:-Also u must follow the criteria for local language test (mentioned above).

IBPS RRB 2020 Scale-II,Scale-III Officer is a Single level Exam (Objective in nature)

Officer Scale-II (General Banking Manager)

S.No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Instruction Duration
1 Reasoning 40 50 English and Hindi Composite Time Of
120 min (2 hours)
2 Computer Knowledge 40 20 English and Hindi
3 Financial Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi
4 Quantitative Aptitude &
Data Interpretation
40 50 English & Hindi
5a* English Language 40 40 English
5b* Hindi Language 40 40 Hindi
Total 200 200 120 minutes

Candidates can opt either 5a* or 5b*

Candidate needs to qualify in each section seperataly by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Note:-Marks obtained in this objective exam only will be considered for shortlisting of Final Merit List.

Officer Scale-II (Specialist Officer)

S.No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Instruction Duration
1 Reasoning 40 40 English and Hindi Composite Time Of
150 min (2 hours 30 min)
2 Computer Knowledge 40 20 English and Hindi
3 Financial Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi
4 Numerical Ability 40 50 English & Hindi
5 Professional Knowledge 40 40 English & Hindi
6a* English Language 40 20 English
6b* Hindi Language 40 20 Hindi
Total 240 200 150 minutes

Candidates can opt either 5a* or 5b*

Candidate needs to qualify in each section seperataly by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Note:-Marks obtained in this objective exam only will be considered for shortlisting of Final Merit List.

Officer Scale-III (Manager)

S.No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Instruction Duration
1 Reasoning 40 50 English and Hindi Composite Time Of
120 min (2 hours)
2 Computer Knowledge 40 20 English and Hindi
3 Financial Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi
4 Quantitative Aptitude &
Data Interpretation
40 50 English & Hindi
5a* English Language 40 40 English
5b* Hindi Language 40 40 Hindi
Total 200 200 120 minutes

Candidates can opt either 5a* or 5b*

Candidate needs to qualify in each section seperataly by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Note:-Marks obtained in this objective exam only will be considered for shortlisting of Final Merit List.

Reading Comprehension Cloze Test Error Spotting and Detection
Para Jumbles Sentence Completion Fill in the blanks
Error Spotting & Detection HCF & LCM Coded Inequalities
Para Jumbles
Simplification Number System HCF & LCM
Surds and Indices Average Ratio and Proportion
Percentage Profit and Loss Discount
Mixture and Alligation Time and Work Pipe and Cistern
Simple Interest Compound Interest Time and Distance
Trains Boats and Streams Races
Permutation and Combination Probability Algebra
Trignometry Geometry Mensuration
Data Sufficency Data interpretation Quadratic Equation
Direction Sense Coding and Decoding Aplhabet Test
Number and Ranking Test Seating Arrangement Puzzle Test
Venn Diagram Syllogism Input Output
Statement and Assumption Statement and Inference Statement and Conclusion
History and Generation of Computers Computer Organisation Introduction to Computer Memory
Computer Hardware Computer Software Types of Computer Languages
Introduction to Operating System Types of Computer Network MS Office Tools and Short Cut Keys
DBMS(Data Base Management System) Number System in Computers Network Security

Banking and Financial Awareness

History of Indian Banking RBI (Function & Structure) Monetary Policy
Financial Markets Financial Inclusion Negotiable Instruments
Financial Regulators Rating Agencies Types of Accounts
NBFC Financial Institutions Inflation
Banking Related Schemes Foreign Investment in India Stock Exchanges
External Commercial Borrowings BASEL-III Accords SARFASI ACT
Types of Bonds Nationalisation of Banks Risks in Banking Sector
Imp. Financial Institutions Derivatives Important Financial Terms
Important Banking Terms Fiscal Policy Public Finance
Union Budget Direct and Indirect Taxes
(GST)
Current Affairs Ancient History Medival History
Mordern History Art and Culture Physical Geography
Indian Geography World Geography General Science
Indian Polity Indian Economy General Awareness
Indian Polity Indian Economy Miscllaneous