As the IBPS RRB Prelims exam is around the corner, candidates will soon get to know about their IBPS RRB exam centres through their admit cards. IBPS RRB recruitment exam, being one of the most awaited examinations related to the Indian banking industry, will be conducted in different regions of the country.
According to the IBPS RRB notification 2021, IBPS RRB will be conducted in two phases: Prelims and Mains. IBPS RRB exam centres are mostly in all major cities or district headquarters. However, the exam centres for both the examination stages may not be similar, since the venue allotment depends on the preference of the candidates.
Candidates will hold an upper hand in selecting their examination venue during the IBPS RRB online application. Nevertheless, IBPS reserves the right to allot the candidate any centre other than the one he/she has opted for.
In this article, candidates will learn about the various IBPS RRB exam centres. The exact addresses of the venues will be mentioned in the IBPS RRB admit cards.
It is essential for candidates who have registered and applied for the IBPS RRB exam to know important aspects related to the exam.
IBPS RRB Main Highlights
|Name of Examination||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) – CRP RRBs X 2021-22)|
|Exam Conducting body||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)|
|IBPS RRB Recruitment Official Website||http://www.ibps.in/|
|IBPS RRB Total Vacancies||9698|
|IBPS RRB Exam Date – Prelims||1st August, 7th August, 8th August, 14th August and 21st August 2021|
|IBPS RRB Exam Date – Mains||Online mains & single level examination for Officers Scale I, II and III – 25th September 2021 |
Office Assistant/Clerk (Main) – 31st September 2021
|Mode of Exam||Online (computer-based test)|
|Credentials required to download IBPS RRB Admit Card||Registration Number |
Date of Birth or Password
|Compulsory documents to carry on exam day||Admit Card |
Valid Photo ID Proof
Photocopy of Photo ID Proof
|Duration of IBPS RRB Exam – Prelims||45 minutes|
|Duration of IBPS RRB Exam – Mains||2 hours (120 minutes)|
|Duration of IBPS RRB Exam – Single level||2 hours (120 minutes)|
IBPS has announced a few important events and their dates for the IBPS RRB exam.
IBPS RRB Exam Dates 2021
|Exam Events||Important Dates|
|IBPS RRB Official Notification||3rd week of June 2021|
|Availability of online application form||1st week of June 2021|
|Last date to submit the application form||2nd week of June 2021|
|Last Date to Submit Fee||2nd week of June 2021|
|IBPS RRB Prelims admit card||July 2021|
|IBPS RRB Prelims Examination Dates||1st August 2021 |
7th August 2021
8th August 2021
14th August 2021
21st August 2021
|IBPS RRB Single Exam||25th September 2021 (Officers Scale II & III)|
|IBPS RRB Prelims Result||To be Announced|
|Release of Result (Officers Scale II & III)||To be Announced|
|IBPS RRB Mains Exam||Officer Scale I – 25th September 2021 |
Office Assistant – 3rd October
|IBPS RRB Mains Result||To Be Announced|
|Provisional Allotment for IBPS RRB Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant||To Be Announced|
IBPS RRB exam will be conducted across 26 states. Most IBPS RRB exam centres are present in district headquarters and major cities. To make things easier, IBPS conducted the examination across all the cities in India via online mode.
The exam centre allotted to each candidate will be printed on their respective admit cards. Please note that the candidates cannot make the changes once the preferred centres are submitted by them during the application process.
IBPS RRB Exam Centres (Prelims)
|State||Prelims Exam Centre|
|Andhra Pradesh||Anantapur, Chiral, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kadapa, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram|
|Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur|
|Bihar||Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea|
|Chhattisgarh||Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara|
|Haryana||Ambala, Gurgaon, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Yamuna Nagar|
|Himachal Pradesh||Baddi, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu, Samba, Srinagar|
|Jharkhand||Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bokaro|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain|
|Maharashtra||Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri|
|Odisha||Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur|
|Punjab||Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, , Sangrur|
|Rajasthan||Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur|
|Tamil Nadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Virudhunagar|
|Telangana||Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal|
|Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi|
|Uttarakhand||Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee|
|West Bengal||Asansol, Bardhhaman, Berhampur, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri|
IBPS RRB Mains examination will be conducted in cities across 28 states in India.
IBPS RRB Exam Centres (Mains)
|State||Mains Exam Centre|
|Andhra Pradesh||Guntur, Kurnool, Vijayawada|
|Bihar||Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur|
|Haryana||Ambala, Karnal, Kurukshetra|
|Himachal Pradesh||Baddi, Hamirpur, Shimla, Solan|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu, Srinagar|
|Jharkhand||Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi|
|Karnataka||Bangalore, Belgaum, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi|
|Kerala||Kochi, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur|
|Maharashtra||Aurangabad, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai Nagpur, Pune|
|Odisha||Bhubaneshwar, Rourkela, Sambalpur|
|Punjab||Jalandhar, Mohali, Patiala|
|Rajasthan||Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur|
|Tamil Nadu||Chennai, Madurai, Tiruchirappalli, Coimbatore, Tirunelveli|
|Uttar Pradesh||Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow|
|West Bengal||Greater Kolkata, Siliguri|
Candidates must follow the online test instructions and guidelines set by the IBPS RRB authority. The test instructions will help the candidates to attempt the computer-based exam without any hassles. Given below is a list of online test instructions set by the IBPS panel:
Candidates must check out these general COVID-19 related guidelines (new normal) and follow them at all the IBPS RRB exam centres:
1. Candidates must wear the mask and gloves at the exam centres.
2. They should carry a bottle of hand sanitizer, transparent water bottle, and pen along with the admit card and original photo ID card.
3. Social distancing would be maintained strictly at the exam centres. Candidates have to maintain at least 6 feet or 2-metre distance from other candidates.
4. All candidates will be checked for temperature with Thermo guns at the entry point.
5. The Arogya Setu App must be installed on the candidate’s mobile phone.
6. After the Aarogya Setu status display at the entry gate, candidates need to switch off their mobile phones and deposit them at the designated location. The same has to be collected while exiting.
7. In case a candidate does not have a smartphone, he or she needs to bring signed declaration:
8. If any candidates have a temperature above normal (> 99.14° F) or display any symptoms of the COVID-19, their entry will be prohibited at the exam centres.
9. Exam authority will ensure that monitor, keyboard, mouse, webcam, desk, chair, etc. are thoroughly sanitised.
10. A significant gap has to be present between two seats inside the exam hall.
11. In case any of the responses in declaration suggest COVID 19 infection/symptoms, the candidate will not be permitted in the exam centre.
12. Invigilators will distribute rough sheets to candidates wearing gloves.
13. To avoid crowding, exam room numbers would not be displayed outside the centre.
14. Candidates violating COVID-19 directives/advisories would not be allowed to sit for the exam
15. Candidates would be allowed to leave the test centre one at a time to avoid the rush and maintain social distancing.
Candidates are advised to bring the following documents to the examination hall. Without these documents, candidates won’t be allowed to enter the examination venue.
Candidates need to carry any one of the below-mentioned photo ID cards to the IBPS RRB exam hall:
Candidates will have the facility to choose their preferred IBPS RRB exam centre nearest to their address from the published list of exam centres. However, IBPS can allot any exam centre to the candidates other than the one he/she has opted for. They also have the right to cancel any IBPS RRB exam centre and/or add more exam centres depending upon the response, administrative feasibility, etc.
Candidates will be able to select the desired exam centres while filling the IBPS RRB application form (https://exam.buddy4study.com/ibps-rrb-application).
Once the examination centre is allotted to the candidate (mentioned in the IBPS RRB admit card), it cannot be changed.
Candidates must bring their IBPS RRB admit cards along with any one of the prescribed photo ID proofs - Aadhar card, Voter ID Card, PAN Card, Passport, etc. along with a photocopy of the same on the day of the exam.
No. IBPS strictly follows the set rules. Candidates reporting after the reporting time mentioned in the admit card will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.
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