IBPS RRB 2017 Exam | 15000 Jobs in Regional Banks | Official Notice Here

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Since this is the 6th year of recruitment in regional rural banks, this process is called IBPS RRB CWE VI.From this year onwards, the vacancies are categorised as Group A and B.


IBPS RRB 2017 Notification


For the current IBPS RRB recruitment 2017, 56 RRB`s are participating.Those qualifying in this test are appointed as an Officer (Scale I, II, III) or Office assistant positions in any of the regional rural bank.


Important Dates:

Registrations of applications – July 24 to August 14, 2017

Online written exam scheduled on:


  • Preliminary test on September 9,10 & 16 (Officer – scale I) and September 17, 23 & 24 (Office assistant)
  • Mains on November 5 for Officers – scale I, II, III & November 12 for Office assistant


Final appointment to be completed in January 2018


IBPS RRB 2017: Posts & Vacancies

The total number of IBPS RRB 2017 vacancies is 15,337 posts, which would be filled in regional rural banks across India.The cadre-wise positions will be filled as:


  • Office Assistant (multipurpose) – 8298 posts
  • Officer (scale I) – 5123
  • General Banking Officer (scale II) – 1373
  • Agriculture Officer (scale II) – 166
  • Marketing Officer (scale II) – 35
  • Treasury Manager (scale II) – 13
  • Law Officer (scale II) – 27
  • Chartered Accountant (scale II) – 38
  • IT Officer (scale II) – 95
  • Officer (scale III) - 169


These vacancies are tentative and could increase or decrease at the time of final allotment, which will be decided by the IBPS.


See IBPS RRB 2017 statewise vacancies list for details on state official language and bank-wise number of vacancies.


What is the Eligibility?

Inorder to apply for IBPS RRB 2017 examination, you must satisfy the following conditions:


Agelimit: It is compulsory that candidates should fulfil the age conditions, as on July 1, 2017:


  • Office assistant: between 18 – 28 yrs
  • Scale I officer: above 18 & below 30 yrs
  • Scale II officer: above 21 & below 32 yrs
  • Scale III officer: above 21 & below 40 years


While the above are only for general category, relaxation applies for others. (max. age +3 yrs for OBC, +5 yrs for SC/ST)


Educational qualifications: - Should have completed degree (any discipline) from a recognized university as on August 14, 2017.


- Must posses proficiency in local language of the state where RRB is located.


- Passed in local language at std. 8th or above


If any candidate is not proficient in the regional language or has not studied in class 8 or above, 6 months time will be given to learn the language, which could be extended further by the respective RRB.


IBPS RRB 2017 Selection Process:

The IBPS RRB exam 2017 pattern shall have two tier exam – Preliminary & Main examinations that have objective type questions for a total of 200 marks.


Candidates applying for Office Assistant & Officer (scale I) are only required to appear for prelims.Scale II & III applicant should appear for main exam directly.



Qualifiers of the main exam will be shortlisted for a common interview process after which allotments in RRBs will happen based on the final merit list.


There are no interviews for office assistants.They are directly appointed on the basis of their main exam scores.


Books for IBPS RRB 2017 Exams

To help you prepare , here are the latest IBPS RRB 2017 exam books and solved papers for you to prepare for the upcoming examinations.


* Click here to buy IBPS RRB Office Assistant (prelims + mains) exam guide for Rs.229


* Click here to buy IBPS RRB Officer Scale I (prelims + mains) exam guide for Rs.363


* Click here to buy IBPS RRB Officers scale II and III exam guide for Rs.320


Online mock tests

1) IBPS RRB Office Assistants Mock Tests – Click here to buy online for Rs.399


2) IBPS RRB Officer (scale I, II and III) Mock Tests - Click here to buy online for Rs.499


Job Allotment:

Based on your exam & common interview performance, IBPS shall award scores that are valid for 1 year.Depending on these scores & your RRB preferences, IBPS will automatically allot you to a bank.


This means shortlisted candidates for Group A – Officers (scale I, II and III) need not appear for interviews in each & every regional bank in their chosen state.


By January 2018, all qualified candidates would get final allotments in any of their preferred regional rural banks.


Registration Methods:

The application fees are fixed at Rs.100 (SC/ST) or Rs.600 (others) with the following options of payment,


  • Online: (from July 24 - August 14): Visit ibps.in & click on the ‘RRB online application’ to fill the necessary details.After submitting the form, you would be directed to the online fee payment gateway.
    • Pay the appropriate fee amount using netbanking/ credit or debit cards
    • After the transaction is complete, print the generated e-receipt


If application submission is successful, a registration number & password would be shown that has to be noted. 



IBPS RRB 2017 Notification - Download here

The detailed notification of IBPS RRB recruitment exam 2017 can be viewed from website here (.pdf)


Online application links:


1) Click here to apply for IBPS RRB Office Assistants 


2) Click here to apply for IBPS scale I officers


3) Click here to apply for IBPS scale II & III officers

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