As per the IBPS RRB notification 2022, the exam was conducted to fill up 8,285 Officers and Office Assistants posts. IBPS RRB has also released the Admit Cards for Clerk and Officer posts. The admit card portal for IBPS RRB Clerk started from 16th July, 2022. The IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 admit card portal opened on 22nd July, 2022.
To make things easier for candidates to understand, Buddy4Study has summarised the IBPS RRB notification 2022 containing information related to vacancies, posts, salaries, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, how to apply, stages of exam and how to download IBPS RRB admit cards.
Table of Contents
- IBPS RRB Notification – Highlights
- IBPS RRB Notification 2022 – Important Dates
- Participating Banks for IBPS RRB 2022
- IBPS RRB Notification – Eligibility Criteria
- AGE LIMIT
- EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
- IBPS RRB Notification – Posts/Vacancies and Salary
- IBPS RRB Notification – Application Fee Structure
- IBPS RRB Notification – Exam Pattern
- IBPS RRB 2022 Question Paper – Medium of Language
- IBPS RRB Notification – Syllabus
- IBPS RRB Notification: How to Download the Admit Card?
- IBPS RRB Notification – FAQs
- How many times is the IBPS RRB exam conducted in a year?
- When was the IBPS RRB 2022 notification published?
- How many vacancies are open for IBPS RRB 2022?
- What are the stages of IBPS RRB candidate selection?
- How much time is allotted for IBPS RRB exam?
- Is there a fixed number of attempts for the IBPS RRB exam?
- Is there any negative marking for unattended questions?
IBPS RRB Notification – Highlights
According to the released information from IBPS, the IBPS RRB 2022 Prelims examination will be conducted on 07th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st August 2022 respectively. Candidates must pay attention to the other important highlights related IBPS RRB notification 2022, as stated below:
IBPS RRB Notification 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
|Exam Conducting body||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)|
|IBPS RRB Recruitment Official Website||www.ibps.in|
|IBPS RRB Total Vacancies||8,285|
|IBPS RRB Exam Date – Prelims (Officer Scale-I & Office Assistant)||07th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st August 2022|
|IBPS RRB Exam Date – Single and Mains||Single – 24th September 2022 (Officers Scale II & III)
Main: Online mains & single level examination for Officers Scale II and III – 24th September 2022
|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)2.30 hours or 150 minutes for Generalist Cadre for Officer Scale-II (Specialist)|
|Duration of IBPS RRB Exam – Single level||2 hours (120 minutes)|
IBPS RRB Notification 2022 – Important Dates
IBPS RRB Important dates have already been highlighted in the IBPS RRB notification. Candidates will find the important events and their respected dates in the table below:
IBPS RRB Notification 2022 Schedule
|Exam Events||Important Dates|
|IBPS RRB Notification 2022||06th June 2022|
|Online Application Starts||07th June 2022|
|Online Applications will end on||27th June 2022|
|IBPS RRB Preliminary Examination Dates
(Officer Scale-I & Office Assistant)
|07th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st August 2022|
|IBPS RRB Mains Exam||Officer Scale I – 24th September 2022
Office Assistant – 01st October 2022
Participating Banks for IBPS RRB 2022
This year (2022), several banks are participating in the IBPS RRB exam 2022. Candidates can find the same in the table below:
Participating Banks as per IBPS RRB Notification
|Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank (Telangana)||Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank (West Bengal)||Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank (Andhra Pradesh)||J & K Grameen Bank (Jammu & Kashmir)|
|Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank (Andhra Pradesh)||Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank (Gujarat)||Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank Chhattisgarh)|
|Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank (Arunachal Pradesh)||Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin (Rajasthan)||Dakshin Bihar Gramin Bank (Bihar)|
|Assam Gramin Vikash Bank (Assam)||Baroda UP Gramin Bank (Uttar Pradesh)||Ellaquai Dehati Bank (Jammu & Kashmir)|
|Aryavart Bank (Uttar Pradesh)||Mizoram Rural Bank (Mizoram)||Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank (Himachal Pradesh)|
|Jharkhand Rajya Gramin Bank (Jharkhand)||Nagaland Rural Bank (Nagaland)||Saurashtra Gramin Bank (Gujarat)|
|Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (Karnataka)||Odisha Gramya Bank (Odisha)||Tamil Nadu Grama Bank (Tamil Nadu)|
|Karnataka Gramin Bank (Karnataka)||Paschim Banga Gramin Bank (West Bengal)||Telangana Grameena Bank (Telangana)|
|Kerala Gramin Bank (Kerala)||Prathama UP Gramin Bank (Uttar Pradesh)||Tripura Gramin Bank (Tripura)|
|Meghalaya Rural Bank (Meghalaya)||Puduvai Bharathiar Grama Bank Puducherry)||Utkal Grameen Bank (Odisha)|
|Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank (Madhya Pradesh)||Punjab Gramin Bank (Punjab)||Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank (Bihar)|
|Madhyanchal Gramin Bank (Madhya Pradesh)||Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank (Rajasthan)||Uttarakhand Gramin Bank (Uttarakhand)|
|Maharashtra Gramin Bank (Maharashtra)||Saptagiri Grameena Bank (Andhra Pradesh)||Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank (West Bengal)|
|Manipur Rural Bank (Manipur)||Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank (Haryana)||Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank (Maharashtra)|
IBPS RRB Notification – Eligibility Criteria
Candidates must fulfill all the eligibility criteria mentioned in the IBPS RRB notification before applying for the recruitment exam. There are 3 sections related to the eligibility criteria and are highlighted below:
As per IBPS RRB eligibility criteria, a candidate should either be an Indian citizen or citizen of the countries highlighted below.
The applying candidate must be either a:
- Citizen of India
- OR Subject of Bhutan
- OR Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 intending to settle in India permanently
- OR Subject of Nepal
- OR Person of Indian origin who has migrated from:
- Sri Lanka
- East African Countries (Uganda, Ethiopia, Malawi, Zambia, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania ((formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), and Zaire (to settle permanently in India))
Note: An eligibility certificate must be issued by the Government favoring the candidates belonging to the category number 2,3,4 and 5. The candidates have to produce a certificate of eligibility duly approved and signed from the Government of India during the IBPS RRB Interview.
Before applying for the different IBPS RRB posts, candidates should fulfill the important age limit eligibility norms as highlighted in the IBPS RRB notification. IBPS has set an upper and lower age limit for candidates who wish to appear for the IBPS RRB exam 2022.
Candidates should remember that the age limits of all the posts are different and they should check them carefully before applying for their preferred choices.
|Office Assistant (Multipurpose)||Age should be between 18 to 28 years (Not born before 2nd June 1994 and later than 31st May 2004.|
|Officer Scale – I (Assistant Manager)||Age should be between 18 to 30 years (Not born before 3rd June 1992 and later than 31st May 2004.|
|Officer Scale-II (Manager)||Age should be between 21 to 32 years (Not born before 3rd June 1990 and later than 31st May 2001.|
|Officer Scale – III (Senior Manager)||Age should be between 21 to 40 years (Not born before 3rd June 1982 and later than 30st May 2001.|
IBPS RRB Notification – Age Relaxation
|Category||Age Limit Relaxation|
|Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) as defined under “The
Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”
|Applicants affected by 1984’s riots||5 years|
||5 years (for the post of Officers)
The actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years (for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose))
|Other Backward Classes*||3 years|
|Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried||[only for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)] Age concession upto the age of 35 years for General/EWS, 38 years for OBC and 40 years SC/ST candidates|
* Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming under creamy layer are not entitled to OBC reservation
Candidates applying for the IBPS RRB exam 2022 must have the minimum educational qualifications from a recognized university board as indicated in the table below.
IBPS RRB Notification – IBPS RRB Educational Qualifications for Different Posts
|IBPS RRB Posts||Educational Qualification||Experience|
||Minimum 5 years’ experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions|
Specialist Officers ( IT)
||1 year in the relevant field|
|Officer Scale-II Specialist Officer (Marketing Officer)||MBA in Marketing from a recognized university||One year in the relevant field|
|Officer Scale-II Specialist Officer (Law Officer)||Degree in Law from a recognized University in Law or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate||2 years as an advocate or should have worked as Law Officer in Banks or Financial Institutions for not less than two years|
|Officer Scale-II Specialist Officer (Agricultural Officer)||Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal husbandry, Forestry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture from a recognized university or it’s with a minimum of 50% marks or aggregate||Two Years in the relevant field|
|Officer Scale-II Specialist Officer ( Treasury Manager)||Certified Associate (CA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or MBA in Finance from a recognized||One year in the relevant field.|
|Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers ( CA)||Certified Associate (CA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India||1 year as a Chartered Accountant|
General Banking Officer (Manager)
||Two years as an officer in a Banking or a Financial Institution|
|Officer Scale – I (Assistant Manager)||
|Office Assistant (Multipurpose)||
IBPS RRB Notification – Posts/Vacancies and Salary
As per the previous trend, IBPS is likely to introduce a total of 8,285 IBPS RRB vacancies this year. Candidates can find below the tentative number of vacancies (including PWBD category) released this year by IBPS in the IBPS RRB notification for different profiles.
IBPS RRB Notification – IBPS RRB Vacancies 2022
|IBPS RRB Vacancy 2022|
|Office Assistants (Multipurpose)||4567|
|Officer Scale I||2759|
|Officer Scale II (Agriculture Officer)||12|
|Officer Scale II (Marketing Officer)||06|
|Officer Scale II (Treasury Manager)||10|
|Officer Scale II (Law)||18|
|Officer Scale II (CA)||19|
|Officer Scale II (IT)||57|
|Officer Scale II (General Banking Officer)||756|
|Officer Scale III||81|
Candidates selected in the IBPS RRB Mains exam will undergo proper training as per the post. After completing the training, they will be posted to different allotted banks. The salary of the selected candidates as mentioned in the IBPS RRB notification (later appointed officers and office assistants) are based on different scales (Grades) and will vary as per the post.
IBPS RRB Notification – IBPS RRB Salary
|Position||IBPS RRB 2022 Salary|
|IBPS RRB Clerk (Office Assistant)||Rs. 21,000 – Rs. 23,000|
|IBPS RRB PO (Scale-I)||Rs. 42,000 – Rs. 45,000|
|IBPS RRB PO (Scale-III)||Rs. 55,000 – Rs. 60,000|
IBPS RRB Notification – Application Fee Structure
Candidates need to pay the registration/application fee for IBPS RRB to apply for the examination. Before a payment is made, the candidates should carefully read all the eligibility criteria. Candidates must note that the application fee amount will not be refunded under any circumstances.
Before filling up the form, the candidate must make a duplicate copy and fill it up first. This helps in avoiding any mistakes or accidentally leaving out fields, leading to the rejection of the application form.
This year, the IBPS RRB examination fee had been increased by 57% for SC/ST/PwD candidates while 70% for General and OBC candidates (mentioned in IBPS RRB notification). The application fee structure for IBPS RRB as per candidate categories is as follows:
IBPS RRB Notification – Exam Pattern
The IBPS RRB 2022 is a 3-tier exam. It comprises Prelims, Mains and Interview rounds. Candidates, with the help of the IBPS RRB exam pattern, can get a clear idea regarding the sectional distribution of questions and marks.
Online Examination Structure for Prelims Exam
|Serial No||Section||No. of Questions||Total Marks||Duration|
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
|Serial No||Section||No. of Questions||Total Marks||Duration|
Online Examination Structure for Mains Exam
|Serial No||Name||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1.||Reasoning||40||50||2 hours or 120 minutes|
Check Exam patterns of Officer Scale-II, III and Office Assistants here.
Candidates will get 4 options for every question. For every correct answer, they will be awarded 1 mark. However, ¼ (0.25) mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
IBPS RRB Marking Scheme
|Type of Answers||Marks Allotted|
|Wrong Answer||1/4 mark deducted for every wrong answer (-0.25)|
IBPS RRB 2022 Question Paper – Medium of Language
This year, IBPS RRB examination will be conducted in various languages. Applicants, who had applied for IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and Officer Scale I posts can find the list of all the medium of languages in the table below:
|Name of State||Version of Tests (IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and Officer Scale I posts)|
|Andhra Pradesh||English, Hindi and Telugu|
|Arunachal Pradesh||English and Hindi|
|Assam||English, Hindi and Assamese|
|Bihar||English and Hindi|
|Chhattisgarh||English and Hindi|
|Gujarat||English, Hindi and Gujarati|
|Haryana||English and Hindi|
|Jammu & Kashmir||English, Hindi and Urdu|
|Jharkhand||English and Hindi|
|Karnataka||English, Hindi, Kannada and Konkani|
|Kerala||English, Hindi and Malayalam|
|Madhya Pradesh||English and Hindi|
|Maharashtra||English, Hindi, Marathi and Konkani|
|Manipur||English, Hindi and Manipuri|
|Meghalaya||English and Hindi|
|Mizoram||English and Hindi|
|Nagaland||English and Hindi|
|Odisha||English, Hindi and Odia|
|Puducherry||English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam|
|Punjab||English, Hindi and Punjabi|
|Rajasthan||English and Hindi|
|Tamil Nadu||English, Hindi and Tamil|
|Telangana||English, Hindi, Telugu and Urdu|
|Tripura||English, Hindi and Bengali|
|Uttar Pradesh||English, Hindi and Urdu|
|Uttarakhand||English and Hindi|
|West Bengal||English, Hindi and Bengali|
IBPS RRB Notification – Syllabus
The main subjects from where questions are mostly asked are Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Hindi Language, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness and Financial Awareness.
|Odd man out
Ranking and Time
Causes and Effects
Assertion and Reason
Statements and Action Courses
Statement and Assumption
Statement and Conclusion
Fill in the Blanks
Rearrangement of Sentences
Time and Work
Permutation and Combination
Profit and Loss
HCF and LCM
Time and Distance
Ratio and Proportion
|Computer Knowledge||General Awareness||Financial Awareness|
History of Computer
Software and Hardware Fundamentals
Number System and Conversions
Basic Knowledge of Internet
Input and Output Devices
|National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries
Books and Authors
India and International Current Affairs
Countries and Currencies
Banking Terms and Abbreviations
|Latest Topics in News in Financial World Monetary Policy
Overview of Banking and Banking Reforms in India
Advanced Non-Performing Assets
Organizations Deposits Credit
Budget and Economic Survey
Bank Accounts and Special Individuals
Asset Reconstruction Companies
Restructuring of Loans
IBPS RRB Notification: How to Download the Admit Card?
- Candidates must visit the official website of IBPS: ibps.in.
- Then, they must click on the “IBPS RRB Clerk 2022 Admit Card” link.
- After a new login page opens, they must fill in their application number and date of birth to login.
- Then, they must Submit their login credentials.
- Candidates can then download their admit cards.
- Save a soft copy for future references.
IBPS RRB Notification – FAQs
How many times is the IBPS RRB exam conducted in a year?
The exam is conducted annually or once in a year.
When was the IBPS RRB 2022 notification published?
The IBPS RRB notification published on 6th June 2022.
How many vacancies are open for IBPS RRB 2022?
A total of 8,285 vacancies have opened this year for IBPS RRB 2022.
What are the stages of IBPS RRB candidate selection?
As per the IBPS RRB notification, the selection process comprises 3 stages -
- IBPS RRB Prelims
- IBPS RRB Mains
- Interview Round
How much time is allotted for IBPS RRB exam?
According to IBPS RRB notification, candidates will be given 45 minutes to complete the IBPS RRB Prelims exam and 120 minutes for Mains examination.
Is there a fixed number of attempts for the IBPS RRB exam?
No. There are no fixed number of attempts for the IBPS RRB exam. Candidates can apply for the exam as long as they are eligible to apply for the exam. Candidates can check the eligibility criteria article or follow the official IBPS RRB notification.
Is there any negative marking for unattended questions?
No marks will be deducted for questions left unattempted. The deduction is only applicable for incorrect answers.