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IBPS RRB 2017 Notification: Officer Scale-1 & Office Assistant


The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts the IBPS RRB Officer and IBPS RRB Assistant Exams to recruit Officers and Office Assistants in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) respectively. The IBPS has released the Official Notification for the recruitment of Officers & Assistants in RRBs. A whopping 5123+ and 8298+ vacancies have been announced for Scale-1 Officer & Office Assistant respectively.

However, some banks have not reported their vacancies yet. The vacancies mentioned are indicative & anticipated as communicated by the Regional Rural Banks (RRBs). However, provisional allotment will be made based on the actual vacancies reported by the RRBs.

IBPS introduced the Preliminary examination in the selection process of Officer Scale-1 & Office Assistants last year and is going to follow the trend this year too.

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IBPS RRB 2017 Notification


IBPS RRB Officer Scale-1 & Office Assistant Notification details:

Download the detailed notification here: IBPS RRB 2017 Notification


Both Prelims & the Main examinations are objective. There will be penalty for wrong answers in both Prelims & Mains. For each wrong answer 0.25 marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty. However, there will be no penalty if the question isn’t answered by the candidate.

Candidates have to qualify the prelims by securing minimum cut off marks. Adequate number of candidates in each category will be shortlisted for the main exam based on the requirements.

The candidates applying for the post of Office Assistant are required to secure minimum marks in the Main exam to be considered to be shortlisted for the provisional allotment, which will be done depending on the number of vacancies.

The candidates applying for the post of Officer Scale-1 are required to obtain minimum marks in the main exam to be shortlisted for the interview, depending on the number of vacancies


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