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ABOUT EXAM


The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts an online exam every year to select qualified applicants for the posts of Assistants or clerks in the Regional Rural Banks of India. Every year the institute announces a huge number of RRB Clerk positions for various Regional Rural Banks across India.

IBPS RRB Clerk 2024 exam is a great opportunity for banking aspirants aspiring for a stable career in the banking sector. Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) are scheduled commercial banks in India that are controlled by the government and operate at the regional level in several Indian states. These banks are under the ownership of the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. They were established to provide fundamental banking and financial services to rural communities. However, RRBs also have urban branches.

Through this article, we’ll share important aspects of the IBPS RRB clerk 2024 exam to give you a clear idea of the process of making a career in this sector.
 

IBPS RRB Clerk / RRB OFFICE ASSISTANT 2024 Exam Overview

 
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will soon release the official notification for the recruitment of Assistants in the Regional Rural banks of the country. The examination calendar for the 2024 exams has already been released by IBPS and the exams for RRB will be conducted in August 2024. To help you understand the format of this exam and develop a study plan beforehand, here we have provided a brief overview of this exam in the table given below:
 
Name of Exam conducting Agency Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Exam Date
3rd, 4th, 10th, 17th and 18th August 2024
Name of the post RRB Office Assistant / RRB Clerk
Total Vacancies 5709
Mode of Application Online
Mode of exam Online
Selection procedure Prelims, Mains
Official website www.ibps.in
 
 
 

IBPS RRB OFFICE ASSISTANT 2024 Eligibility Criteria

 
Here, we have listed the basic criteria for appointment to the posts in the Regional Rural Banks which include educational qualifications, age limit, nationality, work experience, and other specific requirements for the post of RRB Clerk.
 

IBPS RRB OFFICE ASSISTANT 2024 Educational Qualifications

 
To apply for the post of Assistant  in Regional Rural Banks, here are the essential education qualifications:
 
1. You must possess a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent.
 
2. Working knowledge of Computers is a desirable qualification for the post of RRB clerk.
 

Proficiency in the local language

 
Proficiency in the local language is one of the essential qualifications to be eligible for the post of RRB Assistant as prescribed by the participating Regional Rural Banks.
 
· As per the notification, candidates who have already studied the language of the State in standard VIII or any level above standard VIII in Government recognized Boards of Education / Schools or having any certificate to the effect for standard VIII or any level above standard VIII would be considered proficient in that local language.
 
· If you do not meet the aforesaid requirement in the local language at the time of selection, you will be given a time of six months from the date of joining to acquire proficiency. This period can be extended by the Boards of RRBs but such extension should not be beyond the probation period.
 

IBPS RRB OFFICE ASSISTANT 2024 Age Limit

 
To apply for the post of Assistant in RRB, an unreserved category candidate should not be below 18 years & above 28 years of age.
 
However, there will be age relaxations in the upper age limit for different categories as under:
 
Category Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 Years
Other Backward Classes 3 Years
Persons With Benchmark Disabilities 10 Years
Ex-Servicemen & Commissioned Officers 5 Years
Persons affected by the 1984 riots 5 Years
 
 

Nationality / Citizenship:

 
A candidate must be either –

I. A Citizen of India or

II. A subject of Nepal or

III. A subject of Bhutan or

IV. A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or

V. A  person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam intending to permanently settle 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.
 

Application Fee

 
The application fee for applying for the post of RRB Clerk / RRB Office Assistant would be as given below. You can make the payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges through the On-Line Mode only.  As per the notification, you will also have to bear the Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/intimation charges.
 
Category Fees (Non-refundable)
GENERAL/ EWS/ OBC candidate 850/-
SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates 175/-
 
 

How To Apply

 
You can apply for the Post of RRB clerk and can also apply for officer simultaneously, however, you will be allowed to apply for only one post in the officer’s cadre i.e. for Officer Scale-I or Scale-II or Scale-III.
 
You have to apply separately and pay fees/intimation charges separately for each post.
 
Candidates can apply online only. No other mode of application will be accepted.
 
Before applying, you should keep the scanned images of your photograph, signature, left-hand thumb impression, and handwritten declaration ready to upload.
 
Steps to Apply Online:
 
  • Click on “APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP- RRBs- OFFICE ASSISTANT (Multipurpose)” to open up the On-Line Application Form.
  • Click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” and enter the basic information asked in the registration form.
  • Upload your scanned photograph, signature, left-hand thumb impression, and handwritten declaration in the specified format.
  • Pay the application fee through any of the available payment modes Debit Cards (RuPay / Visa / MasterCard / Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.
  • After completing the payment, check all the entered information and click on “Submit”. You will receive an Email and SMS containing your registration number and password.
  • After submitting, an additional page of the application form will be displayed. Take a printout of the e-receipt and online application form containing fee details for future reference.
 

EXAM PATTERN


IBPS RRB OFFICE ASSISTANT 2024 Exam Pattern

 
Stage I:  Prelims
 
  • The preliminary examination for the post of RRB Clerk / RRB Office Assistant will be conducted online.
  • This phase is divided into 2 sections - Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude.
  • You are given 80 questions to attempt in a duration of 45 minutes. The time is composite for both sections, i.e, you can switch between the sections at any time.
  • The prelims of RRB Clerk / RRB Office Assistant will be of qualifying nature i.e. Marks obtained in the Reasoning or Quantitative Aptitude section will not be considered while preparing the merit List.
  • Minimum qualifying marks will be declared by IBPS after prelims.
  • There will be a penalty of one-fourth of the marks assigned to that question for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests.
  • You can attempt RRB Clerk / RRB Office Assistant mock tests at Smartkeeda to familiarise yourself well with the RRB Clerk / RRB Office Assistant exam pattern.
  • IBPS reserves the right to make the duration of Tests separate for each test. This will be duly communicated to the candidates in the information Handout.
 

RRB Clerk / RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern

 
S.No Name of the Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning 40 40 Composite time of 45 minutes
2. Numerical Ability 40 40
  Total 80 80  
 
 
Stage II: Mains

  • This is the second round in the selection process for RRB Clerk / RRB Office Assistant.
  • The mains of the IBPS RRB Clerk / RRB Office Assistant would be divided into 5 sections – Reasoning, Computer Knowledge, Language test, General Awareness, and Quantitative Aptitude.
  • There would be a composite time of 2 hours for all the sections so you can divide your time as per your capabilities. (No sectional time limit)
  • The marks obtained in this round will be considered for the final merit so you must score well in this round.
  • IBPS reserves the right to make the duration of Tests separate for each test. This will be duly communicated to the candidates in the information Handout.
 

RRB Office Assistant Mains Exam Pattern

 
S.No Name of the Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning 40 50 Composite time of 2 hours
2. Computer Knowledge 40 20
3. General Awareness 40 40
4. English / Hindi Language 40 40
5. Quantitative Aptitude 40 50
  Total 200 200  
 
 
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Penalty For Wrong Answers

 
There will be a 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 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty to arrive at the corrected score. Therefore, if you’re unaware of an answer, it would be better to leave the response blank as there will be no penalty for skipped questions.
 

Cutoff Score

 
For RRB Clerk / RRB Office Assistant, you will have to obtain a minimum score in each test of the Online Main examination to be considered to be shortlisted for provisional allotment. Depending on the number of vacancies available in each state, candidates will be shortlisted for provisional allotment.
 

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains Cutoff 2022

 
Having a rough idea of the previous year's cutoff of RRB Clerk / RRB Office Assistant prelims and mains will prove to be very helpful in understanding the examination trend and deciding your target score. However, the RRB Clerk / RRB Office Assistant cutoff largely depends on the vacancies available and the difficulty level of the examination and can differ based on the given factors.

The table given below shows the previous year’s prelims (out of 100) and mains cutoff (out of 200) to shortlist candidates for the next round.
 
State Mains Cutoff (UR)
Andhra Pradesh 65.03
Arunachal Pradesh 59.03
Assam 62.28
Bihar 66.53
Chhattisgarh 64.75
Gujarat 65.78
Haryana 69.47
Himachal Pradesh 69.19
Jammu & Kashmir 60.60
Jharkhand 66.41
Karnataka 63.00
Kerala 68.28
Madhya Pradesh 65.53
Maharashtra 67.10
Manipur 61.13
Meghalaya 59.03
Mizoram 54.19
Nagaland 58.85
Odisha 63.91
Puducherry 58.94
Punjab 69.38
Rajasthan 68.57
Telangana 63.25
Tripura 62.28
Uttar Pradesh 69.63
Uttarakhand 69.69
West Bengal 66.57
 
 

IBPS RRB Clerk / RRB Office Assistant Prelims Cutoff 2023

 
State Prelims Cutoff (UR)
Andhra Pradesh 54
Assam 65.75
Bihar 68.25
Chhattisgarh 67.25
Gujarat 70.25
Haryana 75.25
Himachal Pradesh 73.75
Jammu & Kashmir 64.50
Jharkhand 72.25
Karnataka 68.5
Kerala 76
Madhya Pradesh 72.50
Maharashtra 71.25
Manipur 62.75
Meghalaya 48.25
Mizoram  
Nagaland 55.25
Odisha 77
Puducherry  
Punjab 75.25
Rajasthan 75.25
Telangana 61
Tripura 69.50
Uttar Pradesh 74.25
Uttarakhand 75.50
West Bengal 73.75
 
 
 
 

RRB Clerk / RRB Office Assistant Prelims Syllabus:

 
Sections Syllabus
English
language
Reading Comprehension
Cloze Test
→ Para jumbles
→ Miscellaneous
→ Fill in the blanks
Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting
→ Paragraph Completion
Reasoning
ability
→ Logical Reasoning
Alphanumeric Series
→ Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
→ Data Sufficiency
→ Coded Inequalities
Seating Arrangement
→ Puzzle
→ Tabulation
Syllogism
→ Blood Relations
→ Input-Output
→ Coding-Decoding
Quantitative
aptitude
Simplification
→ Profit & Loss
→ Mixtures & Allegations
→ Simple Interest
→  Compound Interest 
→ Surds & Indices
→ Work & Time
→ Time & Distance
→ Mensuration
Data Interpretation
→ Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Sequence & Series
→ Permutation, Combination & Probability
 
 
 

RRB Clerk / RRB Office Assistant Mains Syllabus

 
Sections Syllabus
Reasoning
ability
→ Logical Reasoning
Alphanumeric Series
→ Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
→ Data Sufficiency
→ Coded Inequalities
Seating Arrangement
→ Puzzle
→ Tabulation
Syllogism
→ Blood Relations
→ Input-Output
→ Coding-Decoding
Quantitative
aptitude
→ Wrong/New Pattern Number Series
→ High-level Data Sufficiency
Data Interpretation
→ Caselet DI
→ Time & Distance, Work
Boat and Streams
→ Partnership
→ Profit & Loss
→ Simple and Compound Interest
Mixture and Allegations
→ Ratio & Proportion
→ Percentage
General Awareness Current Affairs
→ Banking News
→ National and International News
→ Economic and Financial News
→ Awards and honors
→ Books and authors, 
→ Latest appointments, 
→ Obituaries, 
→ New schemes sanctioned by the Central and state governments
Static GK 
→ Names of Country-capital, currency, 
→ Headquarters of Financial Organizations 
→ Constituencies of Ministers, 
→ Dance forms
→ Important Dates
Banking/Financial terms
Computer Awareness History of Computer      
→ Networking       
→ MS Word & MS Excel
→ Modern-day technology
Basic computer fundamentals             
→ Computer abbreviations
→ Security Tools, Software, hardware, and their functionalities
 
 
 

RRB Clerk / RRB Office Assistant Vacancy - 2024

 
The vacancies for the IBPS RRB Clerk / RRB Office Assistant 2024 exam were announced in May 2024 along with the official IBPS RRB notification PDF. A total of 5538 vacancies for RRB Clerk is announced by IBPS. The table below shows the overall IBPS RRB Clerk / RRB Office Assistant state-wise Vacancies for the year 2024:
 
IBPS RRB Clerk Vacancy 2024 State Wise, Category Wise, And Bank Wise
State Bank SC ST OBC EWS GEN Total HI OC VI ID EXS
ANDHRA PRADESH ANDHRA   PRAGATHI GRAMEENA BANK 80 35 135 50 199 499 0 0 0 0 0
CHAITANYA GODAVARI GRAMEENA BANK 8 4 14 2 23 51 0 1 0 1 7
SAPTAGIRI GRAMEENA BANK 20 9 35 13 51 128 1 1 0 0 5
ARUNACHAL PRADESH ARUNACHAL   PRADESH RURAL BANK 0 5 0 0 7 12 0 0 0 0 0
ASSAM ASSAM   GRAMIN VIKASH BANK 44 22 80 30 120 296 3 3 3 0 30
BIHAR DAKSHIN   BIHAR GRAMIN BANK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
UTTAR BIHAR GRAMIN BANK 23 11 41 15 63 153 0 1 1 0 15
CHHATTISGARH CHHATTISGARH   RAJYA GRAMIN BANK 41 60 3 29 152 285 3 3 2 3 43
GUJARAT BARODA   GUJARAT GRAMIN BANK NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
SAURASHTRA GRAMIN BANK 30 0 6 19 39 94 0 4 0 0 9
HARYANA SARVA   HARYANA GRAMIN BANK 38 0 54 20 89 201 2 2 3 2 20
HIMACHAL PRADESH HIMACHAL   PRADESH GRAMIN BANK 13 6 24 9 39 91 1 1 0 1 9
JAMMU & KASHMIR ELLAQUAI   DEHATI BANK 4 2 8 2 13 29 0 1 0 0 3
J & K GRAMEEN BANK 5 3 20 16 68 112 1 2 0 1 10
JHARKHAND JHARKHAND   RAJYA GRAMIN BANK 8 4 15 5 25 57 0 2 0 0 5
KARNATAKA KARNATAKA   GRAMIN BANK 64 28 108 40 160 400 4 4 4 4 40
KARNATAKA VIKAS GRAMEENA BANK 8 4 13 5 20 50 1 1 0 0 5
KERALA KERALA   GRAMIN BANK 65 32 118 43 172 430 5 5 5 1 43
MADHYA PRADESH MADHYA   PRADESH GRAMIN BANK 40 60 40 27 106 273 3 3 3 2 37
MADHYANCHAL GRAMIN BANK 8 8 9 11 69 105 1 1 1 1 10
MAHARASHTRA MAHARASHTRA   GRAMIN BANK 15 7 27 10 40 99 1 1 0 0 7
VIDHARBHA KONKAN GRAMIN BANK 15 13 40 15 67 150 2 2 1 1 22
MANIPUR MANIPUR   RURAL BANK 0 3 1 1 3 8 0 0 0 0 1
MEGHALAYA MEGHALAYA   RURAL BANK 0 11 1 0 12 24 0 0 0 0 0
MIZORAM MIZORAM RURAL BANK 0 13 11 5 16 45 0 0 0 0 0
NAGALAND NAGALAND RURAL BANK 0 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0
ODISHA ODISHA   GRAMYA BANK NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
UTKAL GRAMEEN BANK 39 36 24 17 49 165 2 4 4 4 24
PUDUCHERRY PUDUVAI   BHARATHIAR GRAMA BANK 1 0 3 1 7 12 0 0 0 0 1
PUNJAB PUNJAB GRAMIN BANK 27 0 23 13 70 133 1 2 1 2 13
RAJASTHAN BARODA RAJASTHAN KSHETRIYA GRAMIN BANK NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
RAJASTHAN MARUDHARA GRAMIN BANK 33 25 39 19 79 195 1 1 1 1 28
TAMIL NADU TAMIL NADU GRAMA BANK 32 1 46 9 83 171 1 1 1 0 24
TELANGANA ANDHRA PRADESH GRAMEENA VIKAS BANK NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
TELANGANA GRAMEENA BANK NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
TRIPURA TRIPURA GRAMIN BANK 7 14 0 5 20 46 0 1 0 1 2
UTTAR PRADESH ARYAVART BANK 89 4 114 42 173 422 0 0 0 0 0
BARODA UP BANK NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
PRATHAMA UP GRAMIN BANK 18 9 32 11 47 117 1 2 1 1 12
UTTARAKHAND UTTARAKHAND GRAMIN BANK 25 5 17 12 68 127 2 0 0 1 18
WEST BENGAL BANGIYA GRAMIN VIKASH BANK 60 30 108 40 162 400 3 2 2 0 24
PASCHIM BANGA GRAMIN BANK 5 2 10 4 15 36 0 0 0 0 0
UTTARBANGA KSHETRIYA GRAMIN BANK 17 9 34 12 47 119 0 0 0 0 11
Total 5538
 

How to Crack RRB Clerk 2024 Exam

 
RRB Clerk 2024 examination will be conducted in online mode and speed and accuracy will be the two main factors that would decide your fate in the examination. Time is the biggest constraint in this examination. Therefore, a smarter approach in RRB clerk 2024 examination is very important to attempt the maximum number of questions with accuracy within the given time. RRB clerk mock tests available at Smartkeeda are the simulation of the actual exam, therefore, practicing a mock test daily will give you a good idea of the examination pattern and syllabus for the RRB clerk examination and wisely decide the type of questions that should be attempted first to maximize your score in the exam.
 
However, just attempting a mock test is not enough. You should spend enough time analyzing the mock test thoroughly and drawing insights into your performance. After attempting RRB clerk mock test, you should compare your performance with your competitors, who took that test, through a detailed report and understand their strategy as well.
 
RRB clerk mock tests at Smartkeeda are designed in a way that gives you a reality check of your preparation and shares a clear idea of where you stand among your competitors by comparing you with your past self and with the topper’s performance.
 
→ You can attempt a free RRB Assistant prelims mock test here!
 
→ You can attempt a free RRB Assistant mains mock test here!
 
 
Here you can find the direct links to practice Topic-wise quizzes for RRB Clerk 2024 Exam:
 
English Language Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Aptitude
Reading Comprehension Simplification Inequality
Find the Error Number Series Syllogism
Sentence Correction Approximation Blood Relation
Misspelled Words Data Interpretation Coding Decoding
Sentence Rearrangement Problems on Ages Direction Sense

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