IBPS RRB Clerk 2021 Notification Out | See Details Here

IBPS has released the notification for Office Assistant for the year 2021. Candidates will be able to register from 8th June 2021. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) holds IBPS RRB Clerk Examination every year for recruitment of Group “B”- Office Assistant. Eligible candidates, who aspire 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 tiers i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, Prelims and Mains. This article is intended to provide all the details about IBPS RRB Clerk Recruitment Notification 2021 like eligibility, exam date, exam pattern, job profile, salary, etc. So, read along to check the details, and don’t forget to Register for A FREE MOCK TEST BELOW.


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IBPS RRB Clerk 2021 – Importnat Dates

ActivityTentative Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates08.06.2021 to 28.06.2021
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online)08.06.2021 to 28.06.2021
Download of call letters for Pre-Exam Training 09.07.2021
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training 19.07.2021 to 25.07.2021
Download of call letters for online examination— Preliminary22 July 2021 to 14 August 2021
Online Examination— Preliminary8th to 14th August 2021.
Result of Online exam—  PreliminarySeptember 2021
Download of Call letter for Online exam—  Main / SingleSeptember 2021
Online Examination— Main / SingleSeptember/October 2021
Declaration  of Result – Main/ Single (For Officers Scale I, II and III)October 2021
Download of call letters for interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)October/November 2021
Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)October/November 2021
Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant. (Multipurpose))January 2022

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1.1 IBPS RRB Clerk Apply Online Link | Apply Now

All candidates can apply online for IBPS RRB 2021 Office Assistant (Clerk), Officer Scale-I (PO) and Officer Scale-II and III by clicking on the links mentioned below:

Apply Online for IBPS RRB-X Office Assistant (Clerk)

Apply Online for IBPS RRB-X Officer Scale-I (PO)

1.2 IBPS RRB Clerk Official Notification PDF

Download the detailed notification below:

2. IBPS RRB Clerk Notification 2021 Vacancy

The vacancy for IBPS RRB Clerk is released for the year 2021. This year a total of 5895 vacancies has been released for the office assistant post.


3. IBPS RRB Clerk Recruitment 2021 – Eligibility Criteria

3.1 Age Criteria

Between 18 years and 28 years i.e., candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.06.1993 and later than 01.06.2003 (both dates inclusive)

3.2 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.

3.3 Educational Qualifications

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 computers.

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.

Proficiency in the 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 the 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 an extension should not be beyond the probation.

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4. IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 Selection Procedure

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

 IBPS RRB Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern 



Name of TestsMedium of ExamNo. of QsMaximum


2Numerical AbilityHindi/English4040
 Total 8080
  • Candidates have to qualify in both the tests by securing minimum cut-off
  • Duration – 45 Minutes

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 IBPS RRB Assistant Mains Exam Pattern

Sr. No.Name of TestsMedium of ExamNo. of QuestionsMax. Marks
2Numerical AbilityHindi/English4050
3General AwarenessHindi/English4040
4 aEnglish LanguageEnglish4040
4 bHindi LanguageHindi4040
5Computer KnowledgeHindi/English4020
 Total 200200
  • 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 the corrected score.
  • Composite Duration – 2 hours

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5. 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.

6. IBPS RRB Clerk Recruitment 2021 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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7. How Much Does An IBPS RRB Office Assistant Earn?

The salary structure for IBPS RRB office assistants is in the range of Rs. 7200-400/3-8400-500/3-9900-600/4-12300-700/7-17200-1300/1-18500-800/1-19300.

Now you must be thinking about what is above-mentioned numbers represent. Let us break down this complex pay scale into more simplified and understandable numbers.

Rs. 7200-400/3 – So the initial basic pay would be 7200 for the first three years and the increment after the end of each year would be 400 Rs. 

8400-500/3 – As the office attendant completes three years, the basic pay would increase to 8400 for the coming 3 years with the increment of Rs 500 after the end of each year. 

And similarly, the basic pay would go increasing with the simultaneous increase in the increment that is given at the end of each year. 


Basic Pay – A standard rate of pay that an employee gets in return for his/her work before additional payments such as allowances and bonuses.

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

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7.1 IBPS Office Assistant 2021 Perks & Allowances

IBPS RRB Office Assistants Perks & Allowances

Dearness Allowance (DA)46.5% of the basic pay.
House Rent Allowance (HRA)For Rural Areas: 5% of the basic pay
For Urban Areas: 10% of the basic pay
For Semi-urban Areas: 7.5% of the basic pay
Special Allowances7.75% of the basic pay.

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9. IBPS RRB Clerk 2021 Admit Card

Candidates will have to separately download the admit cards for the Prelims Phase, Mains Phase, and the Interview Phase from the official website. The bank although intimates the candidates through an SMS and an e-mail informing about the release of the admit cards.

To download the call letters from the official website, a candidate is required to fill in the following details:

  • Registration No/Roll No
  • Date of Birth/ Password


When will the IBPS RRB 2021 Notification release?

IBPS RRB Clerk Notification is released on 7th June 2021.

When can I apply for IBPS RRB Clerk 2021?

Online application for IBPS RRB Clerk will start on 8th June 2021

What is the Selection Process For IBPS RRB 2021?

Candidates applying for Office Assistant will have to appear for the prelims and mains exam only.

What is the application fee for IBPS RRB Exam 2021?

A total of Rs. 850/- for General Category and Rs 175/- for SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Servicemen category candidates based on last year’s notification.

What is IBPS RRB 2021 Application Last Date ?

The Last date to apply for IBPS RRB is 28 June 2021.

What is IBPS RRB Clerk 2021 Exam Date ?

The IBPS RRB Clerk2021 exam is tentatively scheduled to be held in the month of August 2021.

What is the total no of vacancies announced for IBPS RRB Clerk 2021?

IBPS has released a total of 5895 vacancies for IBPS RRB Clerk exam 2021.

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