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IBPS RRB Assistant Exam 2021

About IBPS RRB Assistant Exam

Banking is one of the most sought-after career options in present times. A banking career offers an excellent salary, perks, job security, fast growth, and the right work-life balance.

The Indian Government had set up Personnel Selection Services (PPS) in 1975 for the recruitment of Probationary officers and clerks in Public Sector banks. PPS was later renamed to Institute of Banking Personnel Selection.

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts the IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam to recruit Officer Assistants in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) across the country. Office Assistants are responsible for responding to emails, taking phone calls, verifying documents, and handling packages of importance.

IBPS RRB Assistant Exam 2021 - Notification

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 the IBPS RRB Clerk Examination every year for the 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 in 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.

IBPS RRB Mock Test 2021

IBPS RRB Mock Test Series 2021 have the following features:

  • 20 IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Mock Tests with Solutions
  • 10 IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains Mock Tests with Solutions
  • 100+ sectional & Topics Tests for Practice
  • This mock test series is created by Subject matter experts
  • Analyse your performance using our AI-Based Detailed Performance Analysis
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IBPS RRB Assistant Exam 2021 - Overview

ParticularsDetails
Name of examInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection
Regional Rural Banks (IBPS RRB)
Recruitment for the
Post
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
CadreGroup B
Vacancies6898
Exam levelNational
Exam EligibilityGraduate
IBPS RRB Exam stagePreliminary and Mains
Mode of examOnline
IBPS RRB Exam DurationPrelims: 45 minutes
Mains: 2 hours
Single level exam: 2 hours
Official websitewww.ibps.in

IBPS RRB Assistant 2021 – Important 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
Downloading of call letters for Pre-Exam Training09.07.2021
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training19.07.2021 to 25.07.2021
Downloading of call letters for online examination— Preliminary22 July 2021 to 14 August 2021
Online Examination— Preliminary8th &14th August 2021.
Result of Online exam—  PreliminarySeptember 2021
Downloading 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
Downloading 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

IBPS RRB Assistant 2021 – Vacancies

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

CategoryVacancies
SC972
ST396
OBC1509
EWS547
GENERAL2579
Ex-Servicemen686
PwD209
Total6898

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Pattern

Since this examination is for the post of office assistant, the selection process does not consist of an interview stage. The selection is based on 2 stages of the online exam, the details of which are given below.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam

The following table is the prelims exam pattern:

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Reasoning4040Composite of 45 mins
Numerical Ability4040
Total8080

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains Exam

The following table is the mains exam pattern:

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Reasoning4050Composite of 2 Hours
Numerical Ability4050
General Awareness4040
English Language4040
Hindi Language4040
Computer Knowledge4020
Computer Knowledge200200

Each candidate will be required to clear both sectional as well as overall cutoffs in the main exam.

Depending on the number of State/ UT wise vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be considered for provisional allotment. Prior to the completion of the provisional allotment process, scores obtained in the online main examination will not be shared with the candidates.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Eligibility Criteria

Age Criteria

  • Minimum: 18 years
  • Maximum: 28 years

Educational Qualifications

  • A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Government of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he/she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.
  • Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/should have studied Computer/Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.
  • Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT: Candidates should know how to read/write and speak the Official Language of the State/UT for which a candidate wishes to apply is preferable.

IBPS RRB Assistant Application Process

Candidates can apply online for the exam soon after the exam date is announced and no other mode of application will be accepted.

Prerequisites for Applying Online

Before applying online, candidates should,

  • Scan their signature and photographs. The candidate must ensure that both the photograph (4.5 cms x 3.5 cms) and signature adhere to the specifications mentioned.
  • CAPITAL LETTERS signature will not be accepted
  • Keep the necessary details/documents ready to make the online payment.
  • Must have a valid personal email ID. This should be maintained till the completion of the recruitment process.

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges

The payment must be made online.

  • Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates.
  • Rs. 850 /- for all others.

Steps to Apply for IBPS RRB Assistant Exam Online

Here are the steps to apply for IBPS RRB Assistant exam

  • Step1 - Go to www.ibps.in website
  • Step 2 - Click on the homepage
  • Step 3 - Open 'CRP for RRBs' and click 'Click here to apply online for CRP RRBs Officer Assistants (Multipurpose) to open the online application form.
  • Step 4 - Click on 'Click here for new registration' and register by entering the necessary information. A provisional registration number and password is displayed on the screen. Note this down. The registration number and password is sent through SMS and Email.
  • Step 5 - Upload photograph and signature as per specifications
  • Step 6 - Indicate state for provisional allotment.
  • Step 7 - Before submitting use 'save and next' to verify and modify details if required
  • Step 8 - Hit the 'Final Submit' button once you have verified your details
  • Step 9 - Pay the fee/intimation charges online.

Candidates are advised to register as per the above steps and carefully fill in the online application themselves as no change in any of the data filled in the online application is possible/ entertained after submission of the application. Candidates should refer to the Official notification for steps to fill the online application form.

IBPS RRB Assistant Syllabus

IBPS RRB Assistant Prelims Syllabus

Logical Reasoning

Input-output, Seating arrangement (circular & linear), Coding decoding, Syllogism, Data sufficiency, Alphanumeric series, Alphabet test, Ranking/direction/order, Coded inequalities, Puzzles, Blood relations, Logical reasoning, Double line up, etc.

Quantitative Ability

Quadratic equations, Data sufficiency, Data interpretation, Number series, Partnership, Problems on ages, Percentage, Averages, Ratio and proportion, Mixture & allegation, Profit and loss, Work and time, Simple and compound interest, Time and distance, Simplification/approximation, Boats and streams.

IBPS RRB Assistant Mains Syllabus

Logical Reasoning

Input-output, Seating arrangement (circular & linear), Coding decoding, Syllogism, Data sufficiency, Alphanumeric series, Alphabet test, Ranking/direction/order, Coded inequalities, Puzzles, Blood relations, Logical reasoning, Double line up, etc.

Quantitative Ability

Quadratic equations, Data sufficiency, Data interpretation, Number series, Partnership, Problems on Ages, Percentage, Averages, Ratio and proportion, Mixture & allegation, Profit and loss, Work and time, Simple and compound interest, Time and distance, Simplification/approximation, Boats and streams.

English Language

Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Fillers, Sentence Errors, Vocabulary based questions, Sentence Improvement, Jumbled Paragraph, Word Usage, Phrase/Connectors, Paragraph related questions, etc

Computer Knowledge

History and Generation of Computers, Introduction to Computer Organisation, Computer Memory, Computer Hardware and I/O Devices, Computer Software, Computer Languages, Operating System, Computer Network, Internet, MS Office Suite and Shortcut keys, Basics of DBMS, Number System and Conversions, Computer and Network Security, etc

Hindi Language

विपरीतार्थक शब्द, पर्यायवाची शब्द, मुहावरे तथा लोकोक्तियां, गुढार्थी (क्लोज टाइप) प्रकार का गद्यांश, वाक्यक्रम व्यवस्थापन, वाक्यों में त्रुटियाँ, वाक्यों में रिक्त-स्थानों की पूर्ति, वर्तनी अशुद्धियाँ, वाक्यांश के लिए एक शब्द, अपठित गद्यांश

General Awareness

Banking Awareness – Banking Current Affairs, Appointments, Mergers, Bank Taglines, Headquarters, etc., Financial Awareness – Annual Budget, RBI monetary policy rates,, Economic survey, etc., All Latest Government Schemes and Policies, Current Affairs – Last 6 months, Static Awareness – Awards, Important Days, Books and Authors, etc.

Exam Date

8th and 14th August 2021

Total Vacancies

6898

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FAQs

What is the duration of IBPS RRB Assistant prelims?

45 min

What is the total number of vacancy in IBPS RRB Assistant Exam 2021? +

6898

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 Clerk 2021 Exam Date ? +

IBPS RRB Clerk exam date is on 8th and 14th August 2021.

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