Exams

IBPS CWE (RRB)

This is one of the several bank exams conducted by IBPS. It is held for recruitment to Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) or Gramin Banks. Find information regarding paper pattern, exam dates, etc. and grab the upcoming vacancy in banks. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts a Common Written Examination (CWE) on behalf of 62 Regional Rural Banks as a pre-requisite for selection of Group A Officers (Scale-I, II, III) and Group B Assistants (Multipurpose). The final recruitment is conducted independently by each participating RRB which issues a separate notification specifying the number of vacancies and eligibility criteria.


Eligibility

Nationality

Following are the basic criteria for applying to the IBPS RRB exam. However, each bank will have its own criteria which the candidate needs to fulfill for being eligible for selection to the particular post

A candidate must be one of the following:

  1. A citizen of India
  2. A subject of Nepal or Bhutan
  3. A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 01/01/1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India
  4. A person of Indian origin who has migrated from other countries (detailed list of countries available on official notification) with the intention of permanently settling in India

provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.


How to Apply

A candidate can apply for the Post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and can also apply for the Post of Officer.However a candidate can apply for only one post in officer’s cadre i.e. for Officer Scale-I or Scale-II or Scale-III.Candidates have to apply separately and pay fees / intimation charges separately for each post.Candidates can apply online only from 14.09.2016 to 30.09.2016 and no other mode of application will be accepted.Application Fees/ Intimation Charges Payable from 14.09.2016 to 30.09.2016 (Online payment) both dates inclusive, shall be as follows:
  ● Officer (Scale I, II & III)- Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.- Rs. 600/- for all others
  ● Office Assistant (Multipurpose)- Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates.- Rs. 600/- for all others


Age Eligibility

  • For Officer Scale- III- Above 21 years - Below 40 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.09.1976 and later than 31.08.1995 (both dates inclusive)
  • For Officer Scale- II- Above 21 years - Below 32 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.09.1984 and later than 31.08.1995 (both dates inclusive)
  • For Officer Scale- I- Above 18 years - Below 30 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.09.1986 and later than 31.08.1998 (both dates inclusive)
  • For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) - Between 18 years and 28 years i.e. candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.09.1988 and later than 01.09.1998 (both dates inclusive)


Upper age limit will be relaxed as under :

Category Age Relaxation (years)
SC/ST 5
OBC 3
PWD 10
Domiciled in J&K during the period 01/01/1980 - 31/12/1989 5


Test Duration & Pattern (IBPS CWE RRB)

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Preliminary Examination (objective) Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Sr.No. Name of Test Medium of
examination
No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total time
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 4040Composite time of 45 minutes
2Numerical Ability Hindi/English 4040
Total 8080


Officer Scale-I

Sr.No. Name of Test Medium of
examination
No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total time
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 4040Composite time of 45 minutes
2Quantitative Aptitude Hindi/English 4040
Total 8080

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