IBPS RRB Shift Timings 2022 [PO & Clerk] | Reporting Time, COVID Instructions

IBPS RRB Shift Timings 2022: IBPS has released the admit card for the IBPS RRB Clerk and PO exam 2022. With the release of the admit cards, exam dates and shift timings are also out. As a huge number of applicants apply for the posts, IBPS conducts Prelims exams on multiple days and multiple shifts to accommodate all aspirants. This blog contains details pertaining to the IBPS RRB shift timings for PO & Office Assistant(Clerk) exam 2022 & important COVID-related instructions that candidates need to keep in mind. As the exam will be conducted online, candidates should carefully read instructions regarding the method of indicating answers. The instructions mentioned herein will help you in preparing for the examination better.

IBPS RRB Shift Timings 2022

IBPS RRB Exam Notification Overview

Exam NameIBPS RRB
Conducting BodyIBPS
PostOffice Assistant & PO
Number of Vacancies8285
IBPS RRB 2022 Online registration starts7 June 2022
IBPS RRB 2022 Online registration ends27 June 2022
Exam Stages of IBPS RRB 2022Prelims, Mains, and Local Language Test
* Interview is conducted only for IBPS RRB PO Exam
IBPS RRB Prelims Admit Card
  1. Download Now IBPS RRB PO Admit Card Here
  2. Download Now IBPS RRB Clerk Admit Card Here
Preliminary exam

Clerk- 07th, 13th and 14th August 2022 
PO- 20th and 21st August 2022

Preliminary exam results08th September 2022
The release of the Main exam admit card12th September 2022
Main exam24th September 2022

IBPS RRB Clerk Shift Timings | Prelims 2022

IBPS RRB Clerk prelims exam is scheduled to be held on the 07th, 13th, and 14th of August 2022 and will be held in 4 shifts. IBPS RRB Shift Timings for prelims exams to be held on 07th, 13th, and 14th August 2022.

ShiftReporting TimeHandwriting SampleExam Start TimeExam End Time
108.00 AM09.00 to 09.05 AM09.05 AM09.50 AM
210.15 AM11.15 to 11.20 AM11.20 AM12.05 PM
312.30 PM01.30 to 01.35 PM01.35 PM02.20 PM
402.45 PM03.45 to 03.50 PM03.50 PM04.35 PM

IBPS RRB Clerk Shift Timings | Mains 2022

IBPS RRB Clerk Mains exam will be held on the 24th of September 2022. The exam will be conducted in 1 shift. Refer below for the important timings.

ShiftReporting TimeHandwriting SampleExam Start TimeExam End Time
108.30 AM09.30 to 09.35 AM09.35 AM11.35 AM

IBPS RRB PO Shift Timings | Prelims 2022

IBPS RRB Clerk prelims exam is scheduled to be held on the 20th & 21st of August 2022 and will be held in 4 shifts. IBPS RRB PO Shift Timings for prelims exams to be held on 20th & 21st August 2022.

ShiftReporting TimeHandwriting SampleExam Start TimeExam End Time
108.00 AM09.00 to 09.05 AM09.05 AM09.50 AM
210.15 AM11.15 to 11.20 AM11.20 AM12.05 PM
312.30 PM01.30 to 01.35 PM01.35 PM02.20 PM
402.45 PM03.45 to 03.50 PM03.50 PM04.35 PM

IBPS RRB 2022 Prelims – General Instructions for Candidates

  • Date, time and venue address of the examination given in the call letter.
  • The call letter should be brought with you to the examination venue along with your recent passport size photograph duly pasted on it.
  • No use of calculators (separate or with watch), books, notebooks or written notes, cell phones (with or without camera facility), or any other electronic device will be allowed during the examination.
  • Take the call letter with your photograph affixed thereon, a photocopy of photo identity proof stapled with it and same (currently valid) photo ID in original – THIS IS ESSENTIAL.
  • You should take with you a ball-point pen. Sheets of paper will be provided.

Items not allowed in the Exam Hall

  • Any stationery item like textual material (printed or written), bits of papers, Geometry/Pencil Box, Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner, Any communication device like Mobile Phone, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band etc.
  • Other items like Goggles, Handbags, Hair-pin, Hair-band, Belt, Cap, Any watch/Wrist Watch, Camera, Any metallic item,
  • Any eatable item opened or packed, water bottle (only transparent water bottle is allowed),
  • Any other item which could be used for unfair means for hiding communication devices like camera, bluetooth devices etc.

You are advised to avoid wearing ornaments like Ring, Earrings, Nose-pin, Chain/Necklace, Pendants, Badge, brooch etc.

After AarogyaSetu (Mandatory) status display at the entry gate, candidates will be required to switch off their mobile phones, and deposit it at the designated location, to be collected while exiting.

IBPS RRB PO & Clerk Prelims 2022– Covid-19 Special Instructions

  • Candidate is required to report at the exam venue strictly as per the time slot mentioned in the Call Letter
  • Mapping of ‘Candidate Roll Number and the Lab Number’ will NOT be displayed outside the exam venue, but the same will be intimated to the candidates individually at the time of entry of the candidate to the exam venue.
  • Candidates will be permitted to carry only certain items with them into the venue.
    • Mask (WEARING A MASK is COMPULSORY)
    • Gloves
    • Personal transparent water bottle (Candidates must bring their own water bottle)
    • Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml)
    • A simple pen
    • Exam related documents (Call Letter and Photocopy of the photo ID card stapled with it, same ID Card in Original.) The name on the ID and on the Call Letter should be exactly the same. g.
    • In case of Scribe Candidates – Scribe form duly filled and signed with Photograph affixed. No other Items are permitted inside the venue.
  • A Candidate must have AarogyaSetu App installed on his/her mobile phone
    • Candidates with Moderate or High Risk Status on AarogyaSetu App will not be allowed entry.

In-Candidate Registration

As candidates enter the examination centre, they will be directed to their exam labs based on their roll numbers. Upon reaching there, candidates will go through a registration process. The process involves –

  1. Candidate registration will be done through photo capture. Photo captured will be matched with the photo uploaded by you in the application. You must NOT change your appearance from the photo uploaded by you.
  2. Photograph will be taken while candidate is standing.
  3. Seat number will be given to the candidate.

IBPS RRB Prelims Exam Centre 2022 State Wise

According to the official notification, IBPS RRB Clerk and PO prelims exam will be held in the different states and cities as mentioned below. Check the complete list of state-wise IBPS RRB prelims exam centres.

Sr. No.StatePreliminary Exam Center
1Andhra PradeshAnanthapur, Chirala, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kadapa, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
2Arunachal PradeshNaharlagun
3AssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
4BiharArrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea
5ChhattisgarhBhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur
6GujaratAhmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
7HaryanaAmbala, Gurgaon, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra,Yamuna Nagar
8Himachal PradeshBaddi, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una
9Jammu & KashmirJammu, Samba, Srinagar
10JharkhandDhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bokaro
11KarnatakaBangalore, Belgaum, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore,Shimoga, Udupi
12KeralaAlappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthpuram, Thrichur
13Madhya PradeshBhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain
14MaharashtraAmaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai,Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri
15ManipurImphal
16MeghalayaShillong
17MizoramAizawl
18NagalandKohima
19OdishaBalasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar,Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur
20PuducherryPuducherry
21PunjabAmritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, , Sangrur
22RajasthanAjmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
23Tamil NaduChennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli,Vellore, Virudhunagar
24TelanganaHyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal
25TripuraAgartala
26Uttar PradeshAgra, Aligarh, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Bareilly, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow,Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi
27UttarakhandDehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee
28West BengalAsansol, Bardhaman, Berhampur, Durgapur, Hooghly,Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri

 IBPS RRB Preliminary Examination Pattern

The preliminary examination for the RRB recruitment process for both the Office Assistant and the Officer Scale I follow as mentioned in the tables below. The questions will test the logical reasoning, quantitative aptitude, and numerical abilities of the candidates.

Prelims Exam Pattern for RRB PO & Office Assistant:

Name of the TestTotal Number of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Numerical Ability4040
Reasoning4040
Total8080

IBPS RRB Shift Timings FAQs

When is the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam 2022 conducted?

The IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam will be conducted on 07th, 13th and 14th August 2022

What is the reporting time for IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Shift 1 Prelims Exam 2022?

Due to COVID-19, Candidates are required to report at the exam venue strictly as per the time slot mentioned in their Call Letters

How many shifts are there in the IBPS RRB PO & Clerk exam?

The IBPS RRB PO & Clerk exam will be conducted on 4 shifts per day.

What are the expected IBPS RRB shift timings?

Expected IBPS RRB Prelims exam shift timings are given above in the blog.

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