IBPS RRB 2021 Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus, Pattern

IBPS RRB 2021IBPS RRB 2021: IBPS will lead online tests to choose the possibility for the posts of Office Assistants and Officers Scale I, II, and III in taking part in provincial country banks (RRBs). The intrigued up-and-comers will have the option to fill their application structure in online mode probably from the period of June 2021. Competitors are recommended to ensure they satisfy the qualification criteria before applying for the IBPS RRB test. Determination of the up-and-comers will be done based on their presentation in an online test followed by a meeting (if material).

IBPS RRB 2021 Notification:

  • 19th July 2021: IBPS RRB 2021 Admit Card has been released on 17th July 2021. Click here to download the Admit Card.

IBPS RRB 2021: Highlights

Name of exam Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Regional Rural Banks (IBPS RRB)
Post Name
  • Officers Scale I, II & III
  • Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
Groups Group A and B
Vacancies 12,097
Exam level National
Category Upcoming Bank Exams, Government Exams
Application Mode Online Mode
Mode of exam Online Mode
Official website www.ibps.in

IBPS RRB 2021 Exam Date:

Event Dates 
Notification Release Date 7th June 2021
Online application form Availability 8th June 2021
End date to submit Online application form 28th June 2021
Admit Card Download IBPS RRB Prelims 17th July 2021 to 7th August 2021
IBPS RRB 2021 Prelims Exam Date 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th, and 21st August 2021
Prelims Result Date August 2021
Admit Card Download for IBPS RRB Main September 2021
Online Examination- Main / Single Officers (II & III) 25th September 2021
Officer Scale I Mains Exam 25th September 2021
Office Assistant Main Exam 3rd October 2021
Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II, and III) October/November 2021
Final Result (Provisional Allotment) January 2022

IBPS RRB 2021 Application Form:

The applicants will have the option to apply online for IBPS RRB. Hopefuls should take note that they can apply for just one post in the official framework. Be that as it may, they can apply for the Post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and can likewise apply for the post of Officer.

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  • In the application structure, the essential individual and scholastic subtleties of the hopefuls will be inquired.
  • Photograph, signature, and left thumb impression of the aspirants in a filtered organization ought to likewise be transferred in the application structure.
  • The hopefuls should filter a manually written assertion and transfer it in the application structure.
  • After giving all the subtleties as asked in the application structure, the hopefuls can submit it with the application charge.
  • A printed copy of the properly filled application structure ought to be taken and remained careful for future reference.
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Application Fee:

  • The application fee for General/ OBC aspirants will be Rs.850/- and Rs.175/- for SC/ ST/ PWD aspirants.
  • Submission of the fee can be done online by using debit/ credit cards/ internet banking/ IMPS/ cash cards/ mobile wallets.
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Category Application Fees
SC/ ST/ PwD/ XS Rs. 175/-
General/ OBC/ EWS Rs. 850/-

Steps to Apply Online for IBPS RRB 2021:

  • Visit the official website of IBPS i.e, www.ibps.in.
  • On the home page, click on CRP RRB’s.
  • Click on the link for Click Here for Applying for the CRP RRB for the posts of Office Assistant (Scale-I, II, III).
  • Then click on the link “Click here for New Registration”.
  • Fill in all the details and at last click on Submit.
  • Then a Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated. And the same will be sent to the registered Email ID and Phone Number.
  • Now, upload your photograph and signature.
  • Fill in the basic details.
  • Finally, select the payment method to fill in the application fee.
  • Click on Submit button.

Important Links:

IBPS RRB CRP X Office Assistant, Officer (Scale-I, II, III) Application Form Click Here


Post Vacancies (7th June 2021) Increased Vacancies (10th June 2021)
Office Assistants (Multipurpose) 6101 6888
Officer Scale I 4257 4716
Officer Scale II (Agriculture Officer) 26 26
Officer Scale II (Marketing Officer) 42 42
Officer Scale II (Treasury Manager) 10 10
Officer Scale II (Law) 28 28
Officer Scale II (CA) 33 33
Officer Scale II (IT) 60 60
Officer Scale II (General Banking Officer) 917 940
Officer Scale III 213 215
Total 11687 12958

Eligibility Criteria:

The following eligibility criteria must be fulfilled by the aspirants applying for IBPS RRB  :


The aspirants should be either of the following:

  • A citizen of India
  • A subject of Nepal or Bhutan
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling
  • A person of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age limit (as of June 1st):

  • For Office Assistant: The age of the candidate should be between 18 and 28 years.
  • For Officer Scale I: The minimum age of the aspirants should be 18 years and the maximum age should be 30 years.
  • For Officer Scale-II: The lower and upper age limit for the post of manager is 21 years and 32 years.
  • For Officer Scale-III: The lower and upper age limit is 21 years and 40 years respectively for this post.

Relaxation in the upper age limit will be given as follows:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ ST 5 years
OBC- NCL 3 years
PWD 10 years
Ex-Servicemen (for the post of Office Assistant) The actual period of service rendered in defense services + 3 years (8 years for SC/ ST Disabled Ex-Servicemen) up to maximum age of 50 years
Ex-servicemen commissioned officers who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released only on completion of assignment (for the post of Officers) 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 invalided 5 years
Widows, divorced women, and women legally separated from their husbands and are not remarried (for the post of Office Assistant) 9 years
Persons ordinarily domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
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  • For Office Assistant and Officer Scale, I (Assistant Manager): The aspirants should hold a bachelor’s degree in any field or equivalent.
  • Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer (Manager)): The aspirants should hold a bachelor’s degree in any field or equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks. Experience of 2 years as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution is also required.
  • Officer Scale-II (Specialist Officers (Manager)):
    • Information Technology Officer: The aspirants should hold a bachelor’s degree in Electronics/ Communication/ Computer Science/ Information Technology or equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks.
    • Chartered Accountant: Certified Associate (CA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India is required.
    • Law Officer: Degree in Law or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate is required.
    • Treasury Manager: Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance degree is required.
    • Marketing Officer: The aspirants should have done MBA in Marketing.
    • Agricultural Officer: Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/ Animal Husbandry/ Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate is necessary.
    • 1-year experience in the relevant field (2 years for law officer) is also mandatory.
  • Officer Scale III (Senior Manager): A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline or it’s equivalent with at least 50% aggregate marks along with an experience of 5 years as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution.

IBPS RRB 2021 Exam Pattern:

The Exam Pattern will consist of 2 stages i.e, Prelims & Mains.

For Office Assistant/ Officer Scale I:

Preliminary exam:

  • Number of questions: 80
  • Total marks: 80
  • Duration of exam: 45 minutes
Topics No. of questions Maximum marks
Reasoning 40 40
Numerical Ability (for Office Assistant) OR

Quantitative Aptitude (for Officer Scale I)

40 40
Total 80 80

Main exam:

  • Number of questions: 200
  • Total marks: 200
  • Duration of exam: 2 hours
Topics No. of questions Maximum marks
Reasoning 40 40
Numerical Ability or Quantitative Aptitude (as applicable) 40 40
General Awareness 40 40
English or Hindi Language 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 40
Total 200 200

For Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer) and Scale III:

  • Number of questions: 200
  • Total marks: 200
  • Duration of exam: 2 hours
Topics No. of questions Maximum marks
Reasoning 40 50
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 40 50
Financial Awareness 40 40
English/ Hindi Language 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20
Total 200 200

 For Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre):

  • Number of questions: 240
  • Total marks: 200
  • Duration of exam: 2:30 hours
Topics No. of questions Maximum marks
Reasoning 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 40 40
Financial Awareness 40 40
English/ Hindi Language 40 20
Computer Knowledge 40 20
Professional Knowledge 40 40
Total 240 200


IBPS 2021 Syllabus  is given below:

  • Reasoning Section: Analogy, Odd Man Out, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Blood relations, Direction Sense, Sitting arrangement, Figure Series, Puzzles, etc
  • Quantitative Aptitude: Ratio & Proportion. Profit and loss, Simple interest, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Probability, Percentage, etc
  • English Language: Fill in the blanks, Cloze Test, Idioms & Phrases, Synonyms and Antonyms, One Word Substitution, Comprehensions, etc
  • General Awareness: International Economy, Indian Economy, Awards & Honors, Sports, Budget, Agriculture, Current Affairs, Finance, Shares, etc
  • Computer Knowledge: History of computers, MS Office, Operating Systems, Number System, Software & Hardware, etc

 Admit Card:

  • The aspirants will be able to download the admit card for appearing in the RRB online exam from the official IBPS website.
  • The basic details of the candidate and the exam center details will be mentioned on the admit card.
  • The aspirants should take out a copy of the admit card and carry it to the exam center along with a photo id proof.
  • Entry into the exam hall will not be granted in the absence of a valid admit card or identity proof.
  • No, the admit card will be sent to the aspirants through post or courier.

IBPS RRB 2021 Result:

Admission Enquiry Form Apply Now

Aspirants will have the option to check the result of the fundamental and principle test from the IBPS site.

  • The aspirants who clear the two tests will at that point be welcomed for the interview round (just for the official scale).
  • Such applicants need to download their call letter for meetings and report for an equivalent per the calendar and focus referenced in the call letter.
  • Aspirants should likewise carry all their documents for the meeting.
  • After confirmation of archives and qualifying the meeting round also, the competitors will proceed to temporary placement.
  • For the post of Office Assistant, temporary distribution will be allowed based on the up-and-comer’s presentation in the fundamental test.


IBPS RRB Clerk Cut Off: IBPS RRB Cut-Off for PO (Officer Scale-I) has been released by IBPS today. IBPS RRB PO (Officer Scale-I). The Cut-Off list for IBPS RRB PO (Officer Scale-I)   Prelims exam is mentioned below.

All  aspirants can visit this page regularly to check Cut-Off

State Name State-wise Cut-Off (UR)
Andhra Pradesh 58.50
Assam 41.50
Bihar 58
Chhattisgarh 55.50
Gujarat 43.50
Haryana 64.50
Himachal Pradesh 59.75
Jammu & Kashmir 55.25
Jharkhand 59.5
Karnataka 46.25
Kerala 61
Madhya Pradesh 54.70
Maharashtra 56
Punjab 63.50
Odisha 55.75
Rajasthan 58.50
Tamil Nadu 55.25
Telangana 54
Uttar Pradesh 58.75
Uttarakhand 65
West Bengal 55.25

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