Shortly after closing online applications, IBPS has released admit card or call letter for Pre-Examination Training (PET). There are two links on the website that lead to call letter download for officer scale I and office assistant post applicants. Only such candidates who had opted for PET while filling IBPS RRB online application form 2017 can download it.
Pre examination training is organized by regional rural bank only for a limited number of candidates who belong to SC / ST / minority comminities / ex-S / PwDs. Centers have been identified in over a 50 cities for training. In order to attend it, one has to bear cost of travel, boarding and lodging. RRBs are holding pre examination training for officer scale I post applicants from 28 August 2017 to 3 September 2017, and for office assistant posts from 4 September 2017 to 9 September 2017.
IBPS RRB admit card 2017 has been released on 21 August 2017 for PET at ibps.in. While this admit card is only for a limited number of candidates, the next IBPS RRB admit card 2017 that is going to be issued is relevant for all applicants. The preliminary examination call letter will be out soon. It will be issued for all candidates who have submitted their application form on time at the official website. The method of obtaining RRB prelims admit card will be online by logging in with registration number or roll number, and password or date of birth. It is important for one to download and print it well in time. Key details of exam such as examination center, date of exam, reporting time will be given in it.
Preliminary exam will be held on different dates for different posts. For the post of Officer Scale I, the test dates are 9, 10, and 16 September 2017. Test dates for the post of Office Assistant are 17, 23, and 24 September 2017. Each candidate can appear for exam only on one date and at one test center. To know the date on which one has to appear for exam, they must check officially issued call letter.
Apart from office assistant and officer scale I posts, the recruitment is also for officer scale II and officer scale III posts. However for them, there is directly a single exam instead of prelims and mains. Admit card for that will be issued along with IBPS RRB mains admit card of office assistant.
Through the IBPS RRB admit card 2017, an applicant is informed about test center where he has to sit for the exam. It is advised that one visits the assigned test center well before the date of exam so as to be aware of the route to reach it on time on exam day. An unknown location often leads to confusion on day of exam, leading to reaching late on that day and thus being unable to attend the paper.