IBPS RRB 2016: Last Day to Apply | How to Register without Problems

The IBPS RRB 2016 recruitment for jobs in regional rural banks is one important notification next to bank PO & clerk posts.The last date to submit your online application is September 30 & wont be extended further.To register at the last minute, here is everything you need to know about IBPS RRB recruitment eligibility without any problems.


Regional Rural Banks (RRB) are also a part of the govt banking sector which is why, many graduates are very eager to participate in the selections.


As part of IBPS RRB 2016 notification, there are 16500 vacancies across 56 regional rural banks in India for Office assistant, Officer - scale I, II & III cadre positions.


IBPS RRB 2016: Important Points to Note:

It is generally on the last few days, large number of people visit the online application form to submit their registrations.This leads to extensive delays & server crashes too.


So if you are applying for regional rural banks recruitment only now, make sure of the limited time you have by knowing the eligibility criteria in advance.We are listing it here for your better understanding.


Eligibility & Age Limit:  All the qualifications & eligibility criteria should be as on September 30, 2016 (max. age +3 yrs for OBC, +5 yrs for SC/ST)


Office Assistant

  • Age between 18 - 28 years
  • Degree in any discipline
  • Proficiency in local language of the state

Officer (scale I)

  • Age above 18 – 30 years
  • Graduation in any degree
  • Preference will be given to the candidates having degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology,Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy
  • Proficiency in local language of the state


Officer (scale II): Agelimit for all the below scale II positions must be 21 – 32 yrs


General Banking Officer: Degree in any discipline with min. 50% & 2 years experience as an officer in a bank or financial institution.


IT Officer: Degree in Electronics /Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks & 1 yr of experience


Chartered Accountant: Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants
of India along with 1 yr experience.


Law Officer:  Degree from a recognised University in Law with 50% marks aggregate. The applicant should have worked as law officer in banks for atleast 2 yrs.


Treasury Manager: Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants
of India OR MBA in Finance & 1 yr experience.


Marketing Officer: MBA in marketing along with experience of 1 year.


Agricultural Officer:Degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/ Animal Husbandry/
Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture 50% marks aggregate.Two years of experience required.


Officer (scale III)

  • Age to be within 21 – 40 yrs
  • Graduation in any degree with 50% marks in aggregate.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as an officer in bank is required.

Official Language Proficiency: It is compulsory for all candidates to read, write & speak the local/ official language of the state that they are applying.Checkout the RRB vacancy & languages list to know the regional dialects of each state.

  • You must have studied the state`s language in std.VIII or above.
  • Incase of not possesing the proficiency, he/ she will be given a time of 6 months from the date of joining to acquire the proficiency.

This condition is only applicable for Officer (scale I) & Office assistant.


Choose Bank Preference: After choosing the state you wish to apply, a list of RRBs in that particular state is listed.


If there are more than 1 bank, you must select the preference.So choose a state where you want to get posted & then select the banks that are operational in that region.


Registration & Application Links

Now, having read through all the necessary details about IBPS RRB recruitment 2016, follow the links given below for online applications.


Click here for Office Assistant | Officer (scale I) | Officer (scale II, III) – If the links show error, try opening them after 6 PM or 9 PM when the website traffic is low.


The online application form contains the payment gateway through which applicants need to pay Rs.600 (Gen/ OBC) or Rs.100 (all others)

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