IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) Eligibility Criteria

The IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) Notification 2018 is out! Every year, the IBPS or the Institute of Banking Personal Selection conducts the recruitment for RRB or Regional Rural Banks and recruitment mostly take place for two positions including the IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Clerical cadre) and IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I, II, and III) (Officer cadre).  This year, the number of IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) Vacancies is 3312. Let us go over the details of the eligibility criteria for IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) 2018 Notification.


IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) – Important Dates

Before we move on to the eligibility criteria for IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) 2018 recruitment, let us have a look at the important dates for the exam.

IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) 2018 Important Dates

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IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) – Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) 2018 recruitment, the candidate must fulfill all of the given criteria:

  1. The candidate must be between 18 – 30 years of age; therefore, their date of birth must NOT be before 03/06/1988 and after 31/05/2000 (both dates are inclusive in this case). Age relaxation is provided as per the norms.
  2. The candidate must possess a Bachelor degree in ANY discipline from any recognized university or equivalent.
  3. The candidate should be proficient in the local language as prescribed by the participating Regional Rural Bank. The list for the same is given below –
Sr. No. Name of the RRB  Present Head Office State / UT  Desired Local Language Proficiency as prescribed by the Participating RRBs
1 Allahabad UP Gramin Bank Banda Uttar Pradesh Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit
2 Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank Warangal Telangana Telugu
3 Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank Kadapa Andhra Pradesh Telugu
4 Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank Naharlagun (Papumpare) Arunachal Pradesh English
5 Assam Gramin Vikash Bank Guwahati Assam Assamese, Bengali, Bodo
6 Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank Murshidabad West Bengal Bengali
7 Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank Bharuch Gujarat Gujarati
8 Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank Ajmer Rajasthan Hindi
9 Baroda UP Gramin Bank Raibareilly Uttar Pradesh Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit
10 Bihar Gramin Bank Begusarai Bihar Hindi
11 Central Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank Chhindwara Madhya Pradesh Hindi
12 Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank Guntur Andhra Pradesh Telugu
13 Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank Raipur Chhattisgarh Hindi
14 Dena Gujarat Gramin Bank Gandhinagar Gujarat Gujarati
15 Ellaquai Dehati Bank Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir Dogri, Kashmiri, Punjabi, Urdu, Gojri, Pahari, Ladakhi, Balti, Dardi, Hindi
16 Gramin Bank of Aryavart Lucknow Uttar Pradesh Hindi
17 Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank Mandi Himachal Pradesh Hindi
18 J & K Grameen Bank Jammu Jammu & Kashmir Dogri, Kashmiri, Pahari, Gojri, Punjabi, Ladakhi, Balti (Palli), Dardi
19 Jharkhand Gramin Bank Ranchi Jharkhand Hindi
20 Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank Dharwad Karnataka Kannada
21 KashiGomtiSamyut Gramin Bank Varanasi Uttar Pradesh Hindi
22 Kaveri Grameena Bank Mysore Karnataka Kannada
23 Kerala Gramin Bank Mallapuram Kerala Malayalam
24 Langpi Dehangi Rural Bank Diphu Assam Assamese, Bengali, Bodo
25 Madhya Bihar Gramin Bank Patna Bihar Hindi
26 Madhyanchal Gramin Bank Sagar Madhya Pradesh Hindi
27 Maharashtra Gramin Bank Aurangabad Maharashtra Marathi
28 Malwa Gramin Bank Sangrur Punjab Punjabi
29 Manipur Rural Bank Imphal Manipur Manipuri
30 Meghalaya Rural Bank Shillong Meghalaya Khasi, Garo
31 Mizoram Rural Bank Aizawl Mizoram Mizo
32 Nagaland Rural Bank Kohima Nagaland English
33 Narmada Jhabua Gramin Bank Indore Madhya Pradesh Hindi
34 Odisha Gramya Bank Bhubaneshwar Odisha Odia
35 Pallavan Grama Bank Salem Tamil Nadu Tamil
36 Pandyan Grama Bank Virudhunagar Tamil Nadu Tamil
37 Paschim Banga Gramin Bank Howrah West Bengal Bengali
38 Pragathi Krishna Gramin Bank Bellary Karnataka Kannada
39 Prathama Bank Moradabad Uttar Pradesh Hindi
40 Puduvai Bharthiar Grama Bank Puducherry Puducherry Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu
41 Punjab Gramin Bank Kapurthala Punjab Punjabi
42 Purvanchal Bank Gorakhpur Uttar Pradesh Hindi
43 Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank Jodhpur Rajasthan Hindi
44 Saptagiri Grameena Bank Chittor Andhra Pradesh Telugu
45 Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank Rohtak Haryana Hindi
46 Sarva UP Gramin Bank Meerut Uttar Pradesh Hindi
47 Saurashtra Gramin Bank Rajkot Gujarat Gujarati
48 Sutlej Gramin Bank Bhatinda Punjab Punjabi
49 Telangana Grameena Bank Hyderabad Telangana Telugu, Urdu
50 Tripura Gramin Bank Agartala Tripura Bengali, Kokborak
51 UtkalGrameen Bank Bolangir Odisha Odia
52 Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank Coochbehar West Bengal Bengali, Nepali
53 Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank Muzaffarpur Bihar Hindi
54 Uttarakhand Gramin Bank Dehradun Uttarakhand Hindi, Sanskrit
55 Vananchal Gramin Bank Dumka Jharkhand Hindi
56 Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank Nagpur Maharashtra Marathi

IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) Eligibility – Points to Note

  1. Although not mandatory, candidates who possess working knowledge of computers are desired for IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2018 posts.
  2. Candidates may only apply for ONE of those positions: Officer (Scale-I), Officer (Scale-II), or Officer (Scale-III)
  3. Preference will be given to candidates who have bachelor degrees in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics, or Accountancy.

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That’s all for the IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) Eligibility criteria. If you are planning to write the IBPS RRB Officer (Scale-I) examinations, then it’s best that you get start right away!

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