IBPS RRB Exam 2017: Official Pattern for Officer Scale I, II, III & Office Assistant

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IBPS RRB Exam 2017

IBPS RRB Exam 2017 will be conducted for all posts, commencing in the month of September. This year Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has issued all the posts (Officer Scale I, II, III and Office Assistant) together. This is an excellent opportunity for job seekers because more than 14000 PAN India vacancies have been issued.

The first step towards preparation of IBPS RRB Exam 2017 for all posts is to be acquainted with the official exam pattern. Once familiarity is established with the IBPS RRB Exam pattern, a candidate can start going through the syllabus and finally start preparing with full zest.

IBPS RRB Exam 2017: Highlights

Positions  4
Vacancies 14000 plus
Mode Online
Industry Banking (Regional Rural Banks)
Official Website www.ibps.in

IBPS RRB Exam 2017: Official Positions

POST DESIGNATION
IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Assistant Manager
IBPS RRB Officer Scale II Manager
IBPS RRB Officer Scale III Senior Manager
Office Assistant Multipurpose

IBPS RRB Exam 2017: Dates

Officer Scale I Prelims 09.09.2017, 10.09.2017 and 16.09.2017
Officer Scale II & III Single Exam 05.11.2017
Officer Scale I Mains 05.11.2017
Office Assistant Prelims 17, 23 & 24.09.2017
Office Assistant Mains 12.11.2017

IBPS RRB Exam 2017: Official Pattern Overview 

Position Total Questions Total Marks
Officer Scale I (Prelims) 80 80
Officer Scale I (Mains) 200 200
Officer Scale II Single Examination for General Banking Officer 200 200
Officer Scale II Single Examination for Specialist Cadre 240 200
Officer Scale III 200 200
Officer Assistant (Prelims) 80 80
Office Assistant (Mains) 200 200

IBPS RRB Exam 2017: Pattern Details

OFFICER SCALE I

Preliminary Examination (45 minutes)

Name of Test Number of Questions/Marks
Reasoning 40/40
Numerical Ability 40/40

The paper will be set in both Hindi and English 

Mains Examination (120 minutes)

Name of Test Number of Questions/Marks
Reasoning 40/50
Quantitative Aptitude 40/50
General Awareness 40/40
Hindi Language

or

English Language

40/40

 

40/40

Computer Knowledge 40/20

OFFICER SCALE II – GENERAL BANKING OFFICER

Single Level Examination (120 minutes)

Name of Test Number of Questions/Marks
Reasoning 40/50
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 40/50
Financial Awareness 40/40
Hindi Language

or

English Language

40/40

40/40

Computer Knowledge 40/20

OFFICER SCALE II – SPECIALIST CADRE

Single Level Examination (150 minutes)

Name of Test Number of Questions/Marks
Reasoning 40/50
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 40/50
General Awareness 40/40
Hindi Language

or

English Language

40/40

 

40/40

Computer Knowledge 40/20
Professional Knowledge 40/40

OFFICER SCALE III

Single Level Examination (120 minutes)

Name of Test Number of Questions/Marks
Reasoning 40/50
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 40/50
Financial Awareness 40/40
Hindi Language

or

English Language

40/40

40/40

Computer Knowledge 40/20

OFFICE ASSISTANT

Preliminary Examination (45 minutes)

Name of Test Number of Questions/Marks
Reasoning 40/40
Numerical Ability 40/40

The paper will be set in both Hindi and English

Mains Examination (120 minutes)

Name of Test Number of Questions/Marks
Reasoning 40/50
Quantitative Aptitude 40/50
General Awareness 40/40
Hindi Language

or

English Language

40/40

40/40

Computer Knowledge 40/20

IBPS RRB Exam 2017: Interview

Under IBPS RRB Exam 2017, interview is applicable only for post of Officers (Scale I, II and III). 
The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks / scores in interview for Officers Scale I, II and III will not be less than 40% (35% for SC / ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The relative weightage (ratio) of CWE and interview will be 80:20 respectively for the Officers cadre.
There will be no interview for Office Assistant Position.

IBPS RRB Exam 2017: Negative Marking

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question.

IBPS RRB Exam 2017: FAQs

Q1.  How will the cut off scores be calculated for different posts under IBPS RRB Exam 2017 ?

Ans 1. The candidates will have to score the minimum cut off marks as decided by the officials in charge of IBPS RRB Exam 2017.

Q2. Will the method of normalization be applied to the final marks under IBPS RRB Exam 2017 ?

Ans 2. Yes normalization will be applied to marks obtained under IBPS RRB Exam 2017.

Q3. Will there be no Mains examination for Officer Scale II & III posts ?

Ans 3. Under IBPS RRB Exam 2017, there will be no mains for Officer Scale II & III posts.

IBPS RRB Exam 2017: Venues for Tests

The IBPS RRB exam 2017 will be conducted online in venues across many centres in India.
The Test centres will be different for Mains examination.
Any misbehaviour in the examination hall may result in cancellation of candidature.

IBPS RRB Exam 2017: Training Before Test

Pre-Examination Training may be arranged by the Regional Rural Banks to a limited number of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes/ Minority Communities/ Ex-Servicemen/ Persons With Benchmark Disabilities for the Post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes/ Minority Communities for the Post of Officer Scale-I at select centres across the country.

All eligible candidates who wish to avail of Pre-Examination Training should fill in the relevant column in the ON-LINE APPLICATION. All expenses regarding traveling, boarding, lodging etc. will have to be borne by the Candidate for attending the pre-examination training programme at the designated Centers.

IBPS RRB Exam 2017 (All Posts): Official Notification

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE OFFICIAL IBPS RRB NOTIFICATION FOR 2017

 

IBPS RRB Exam 2017 : Previous Year Papers

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  • raj dixit

    hello everyone..ibps rrb so me shortlisting ke lie only professional knolwedge ke marks hi count hote h ya/or sare subjects ke number professional subject me add hokar cutoff nikalti hai…matlab math reasoning englsih computer financial awareness me kewal pass hona hota hai ya/or accha score karna hoga…..pls reply karie

  • raj dixit

    i have a confusion regarding ibps rrb so shortlisting pattern…will d marks of proessional knowledge only will be sufficent for sortlisting of candidates for interview or d marks of other subjects will be added with professional knlwodge subject for shortlisting….like in UPSC exam…CSAT is only qulaifying paper and marks of GS paper are to be taken for sortlistin…the same pattern(quant, Finacial awareness, english, reasomg, computer papers are only for qualifyimng marks and Professional knowlede papaer is to be taken for shortlisting) regarding IBPS RRB apply or not…???