IBPS RRB Entrance exam Details

Name of Entrance Exam

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Regional Rural Banks

Category of Exam

National Level Entrance Exam

About Exam

IBPS RRB 2016 Exam is scheduled to be conducted in September 2016 for the candidates who would like to be the RRB officer and would like to get recruited through this examination. The exact dates for the examination are not yet released by the exam conducting officials i.e. IBPS but will be soon updated here after the official announcement. The candidate can apply for this renowned examination only after fulfilling the eligibility criteria. The complete information regarding the IBPS RRB 2016 Exam is published here.


This is a significant section that deals with the eligibility of the prospective candidates applying for the CRP. Qualifying in the Common Recruitment Process and getting provisionally allotted in the RRBs does not guarantee an employment. It is the Ultimate Authority (the concerned RRB), in its sole judgment, selects or cancels the candidature of the candidate.

Nationality –

Must be an Indian citizen

Must be a subject of Bhutan, Nepal or Tibetan Refugee who migrated to India before 01.01.1962 to settle down permanently

Must be a PIO (Person with Indian Origin) migrated from Sri Lanka, Burma, Pakistan, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Zaire, Zambia, Vietnam and Ethiopia with an intention to settle down permanently in India

Exam pattern and syllabus

IBPS RRB Admit Card 2018 for Office Assistant & Officer Scale I, II & III are available for download at the official website of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (i.e. ibps.in). You can also download IBPS RRB Admit Card from the direct download links given at the end of this article. This year, there are more than 10,000 vacancies for various posts i.e., Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs).

Some of the important topics from which questions have been frequently asked in IBPS RRB exams are given below:


  • Odd man out   
  • Analogy
  • Syllogism        
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Blood Relation
  • Alphabet Test
  • Series Test
  • Number
  • Ranking and Time
  • Causes and Effects
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Sitting Arrangements
  • Decision Making
  • Statement and Assumption
  • Figure Series
  • Assertion and Reason
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Word Formation
  • Statement and Arguments
  • Statements and Action Courses
  • Figure Series Test

Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Number System          
  • HCF and LCM
  • Decimal Fraction        
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Time and Work           
  • Time and Distance
  • Averages
  • Simplification
  • Partnership      
  • Percentages
  • Ratio and Proportion   
  • Averages
  • Case Studies   
  • Charts and Graphs
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Probability

English Language:

  • Spotting Errors
  • Commonly Misspelled Words
  • Jumbled Words
  • Phrase Substitution
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Jumbled up sentences
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Cloze Tests
  • Comprehension
  • One word Substitution

Hindi Language:

  • Vyakaran
  • Spoting Errors
  • Paragraph Based Questions
  • Vilom & Paryayvachi shabd

Computer Knowledge:

  • Fundamentals 
  • Basic Abbreviations
  • Software & Hardware Fundamentals  
  • Shortcut Keys
  • Networking
  • Basic Knowledge of Internet
  • MS Office       
  • History of Computers
  • Database         
  • Security Tools
  • History and Future of Computers
  • Virus, Hacking, Trojans

Financial Awareness

  • Latest Topics in News in Financial World Monetary Policy
  • Budget and Economic Survey
  • Overview of Banking and Banking Reforms in India 
  • Bank Accounts of Special Individuals
  • Organisations Deposits Credit 
  • Loans
  • Advanced Non Performing Assets      
  • Asset Reconstruction Companies
  • NPAs  
  • Restructuring of Loans
  • Bad Loans      
  • Risk Management
  • BASEL I         
  • BASEL III       

Exam fees


Amount (INR)

Officer Scale I, II & III (General)


Officer Scale I, II & III (SC/ST/PWD)


Office Assistant (Multipurpose) – General


Office Assistant (Multipurpose) – SC/ST/PWD


Important Dates

How to apply

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will tentatively release the IBPS RRB application form 2019 in the second week of June. The form will be available online. Candidates can apply for both the posts of Officer Scale-I and Office Assistant (Multipurpose). Applicants applying for the post of Officer’s Cadres need to know that they can only submit the application form for only one post -


Officer Scale-I

Or Officer Scale-II

Or Officer Scale-III

How to Fill IBPS RRB Application Form 2019 -

Visit the authorised website of IBPS, i.e. www.ibps.in.

Select ‘CRP for RRBs’ and click on the following options that you wish to apply - “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP- RRBs- OFFICE ASSISTANT (Multipurpose)” or “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP- RRBs OFFICERS (Scale-I, II and III)”.

The application form will be displayed.

“CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” – select the link for new registration

Get registered by providing basic details like the name of the candidate, address, contact number and email ID.

A system-generated registration number and password will be displayed and sent to the registered email ID and mobile number.

Now use the login credentials and fill the form.

Upload the digital images of the photograph, signature, handwritten declaration and left-thumb impression (as prescribed).

Make sure all the details are correct. Before submitting, click on the ‘Save and Next’ button to verify the details for the last. Details once submitted will not be altered or changed under any circumstances.

Remit the application fee amount through the online mode using the credit card, net banking, mobile wallets and debit card.

Click the ‘Final Submit’ button.

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