IBPS RRB Clerk 2019 Notification – All You Need to Know

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) holds IBPS RRB Clerk Examination every year for recruitment of Group “B”- Office Assistant. IBPS RRB Assistant notification is released. Eligible candidates, who aspires to join any of the Regional Rural Banks as Group “B”- Office Assistant (Multipurpose), are required to register for the Common Recruitment Process. The examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, Prelims and Mains. IBPS RRB 2019 Office Assistant Preliminary Exam will be conducted on 17th, 18th & 25th August 2019 and the Mains will be conducted on 29th September 2019. This article is intended to provide all the details about IBPS RRB Clerk 2019 Notification like, eligibility, exam date, exam pattern, vacancies, job profile, salary, online application process, etc. So, read along to check the details and don’t forget to Register for Free IBPS RRB Clerk Mock Test.

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IBPS RRB Clerk 2019 Notification – Important Dates

IBPS RRB 2019 Office Assistant Exam Date

Events Dates
Online Application Starts 19-06-2019
Online Applications Ends 04-07-2019
Preliminary Examination 17th, 18th & 25th August 2019
Mains Exam 20th October 2019


IBPS RRB Clerk 2019 Category-wise Vacancy

Category Vacancy
OBC 873
SC 556
ST 388
EWS 344
VI 28
HI 44
OC 43
ID 27
EXS 452

IBPS RRB Clerk 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality / Citizenship: A candidate must be either –
(i) A Citizen of India or
(ii) A subject of Nepal or
(iii) A subject of Bhutan or
(iv) A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
(v) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

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IBPS RRB Clerk 2019 Notification – Age (As on 01.06.2019)

Between 18 years and 28 years i.e. candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.06.1991 and later than 01.06.2001 (both dates inclusive)

IBPS RRB Clerk 2019 Notification – Educational Qualification

Post Educational Qualification Experience
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent

(a)  Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*

(b)  Desirable: Working knowledge of Computer.


All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognized by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared on or before 02.07.2019.

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Proficiency in local language – For recruitment of Office Assistant (Multipurpose), proficiency in local language as specified below shall be an essential qualification:-

  • Candidates who have already studied the language of the State in standard VIII or any level above standard VIII in Government recognized Boards of Education/ School or having any certificate to the effect for standard VIII or any level above standard VIII would be considered proficient in that local language
  • Where the candidate does not meet the aforesaid requirement in local language at the time of selection, he will be given a time of six months from the date of joining to acquire the proficiency. This period can be extended by the Boards of RRBs within the framework of the rules and provided that such extension should not be beyond the probation.

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IBPS RRB Clerk 2019 Notification – Selection Procedure

The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:

 IBPS RRB Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern 



Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Qs Maximum


1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 40 Composite time of 45 minutes
2 Numerical Ability Hindi/English 40 40
Total 80 80
  • Candidates have to qualify in both the tests by securing minimum cut-off

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 IBPS RRB Assistant Mains Exam Pattern

Sr. No. Name of Tests Medium of Exam No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50  

Composite Time of 2 hours

2 Numerical Ability Hindi/English 40 50
3 General Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4 a English Language English 40 40
4 b Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Total 200 200

For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score.

IBPS RRB Assistant Cut Off Score

Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main examination to be considered to be shortlisted for provisional allotment. Depending on the number of vacancies available in each state, candidates will be shortlisted for provisional allotment.

IBPS RRB Clerk Job Profile

Office Assistants are the first point of contact between the bank and the customers. Office assistants operate the counters at the bank and are responsible for answering the queries of the customers.

Office assistants are in charge of handling documents involved with all transactions. The IBPS RRB office assistants will also handle cash transactions. Issuance of new debit cards is also the prerogative of these officers.

Some IBPS RRB Office Assistants may also need to work in multiple departments concurrently; depending on the needs of the bank. Even though the job of the Office Assistant can be hectic, it offers a great amount of exposure to the candidates.

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IBPS RRB Office Assistant Salary

Basic Pay- INR 7,200-19,300, depending on the bank.

Gross Emoluments- INR 15,000-20,000 including the DA, CCA and HRA

Future prospects- Office Assistants get opportunities to reach higher managerial posts in their career, based on merit and experience.

IBPS RRB Assistant Application Fee

  • 100/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates.
  • 600/- for all others

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IBPS RRB Assistant Apply Online

The Online Application for IBPS RRB Office Assistant will ideally start in the month of June. Candidates are advised to read the notification carefully before applying for the post of Office Assistant i.e., if they meet all eligibility criteria or not.

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Note: The Direct Link to Apply will be updated as soon as the Online Application starts.

IBPS RRB Assistant Mock Test Series

20 Mock Tests for IBPS RRB Assistant Prelims (Hindi & English) 

10 Mock Tests for IBPS RRB Assistant Mains (Hindi & English)

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That’s all from us in this article. We hope you find the information provided here useful. As IBPS has already released the IBPS RRB Clerk exam date, it is time that you don’t wait for the official notification to come and start preparing for it from now on and rest assure that we are there to help you out in each and every phase of your preparation.

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All the Best!

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