Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released notification for the next Common Recruitment Process for RRBs. The online exam for IBPS RRBs VI for recruitment of Group A Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group B Office Assistant (Multipurpose) will be conducted between September & November 2017. The interviews will be held only for recruitment of Officers Scale I, II & III tentatively in the month of December 2017.
IBPS will conduct conduct online preliminary examination for Officers Scale I and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and declare result of online preliminary examination. There will be a single level examination for Officers Scale II and Officers Scale III. IBPS will then inform the shortlisted candidates about the online main examination. At last IBPS will declare the results of the main / single examination and inform the shortlisted candidates about the interview in the case of Officers Scale I, II and III. IBPS RRB Interviews will be coordinated by Nodal Regional Rural Banks with the help of NABARD and IBPS in consultation with appropriate authority. For Office Assistant (Multipurpose), the final allotment will be done on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the Online main examination and the vacancies reported by the RRBs.
Indicative post-wise and category-wise vacancies of each of the Regional Rural Banks are given in the notification. The total number of vacancies are 15091 in total 56 participating banks. Maximum number of vacancies are of Office Assistant (around 8000) and of Officers Scale I (around 5000). However candidates should note that vacancies mentioned in notification are indicative and anticipated as communicated by the RRBs. However, Provisional allotment will be made based on the actual vacancies reported by the RRBs.
Prospective candidates who aspires to join any of the Regional Rural Banks Group A Officers (Scale- I, II & III) and Group B Office Assistant (Multipurpose), is required to Apply Online for the IBPS RRB 2017-18. A candidate can apply for the Post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and can also apply for the Post of Officer. However a candidate can apply for only one post in officer’s cadre i.e. for Officer Scale-I or Scale-II or Scale III. Candidates have to apply separately and pay fees / intimation charges separately for each post applied for.
Application Fees for online applications for Officer (Scale I, II & III) is Rs. 100/ for SC/ST/PWD and Rs. 600/- for others. For the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) fee is Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM and Rs. 600/- for others.
For the posts of Officers Scale I and Office Assistant (Multi-purpose) the examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, preliminary and main. Candidates who apply for the post of Office Assistant (Multi-purpose) will be provisionally allotted on the basis of the marks obtained by them in the Main examination and the vacancies reported by the RRBs. For the post of Officers Scale I, candidates who will qualify in preliminary examination and shortlisted will have to appear for Main examination and
shortlisted candidates in the main examination will subsequently be called for Interview.
Candidates who apply for Scale II (Generalist and Specialists) and Scale III will appear for a single online examination and shortlisted candidates in the single examination will subsequently be called for a Common Interview.
Depending on the vacancies as per the business needs of the Regional Rural Banks and as reported to IBPS, candidates shortlisted will be provisionally allotted to one of the Regional Rural Banks keeping in view the merit cum preference (state wise for Officers in Scale I and Office Assistant (Multipurpose)), the spirit of Govt.
The validity for CRP for RRBs VI will automatically expire in one year after the date of
Provisional Allotment or until a fresh provisional allotment is made, whichever is earlier.
Candidates are advised to regularly keep in touch with the authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in for details and updates.