IBPS RRB Officer 2017 Recruitment

Overview :

The Institute of Banking and Personal Selection release the recruitment notification for full filling various posts in Govt Banks. Every year it invites applications and likewise now also it release the job notification for the Probationary Officer (Officer Scale) post. In the year 2017 also it will release job notification for near about 16,561 Vacancies. So candidates who are seeking latest Bank Jobs and want to make their career in banking sectors must grab this opportunity. Here you will get all the details related to recruitment along with eligibility criteria, applying process and selection process etc.

About IBPS: Institute of Banking and Personal Selection is a recruitment organization works for the full filling the vacant seats n Banks. Headquarter of this organization is located in Mumbai. It was established in the year 1975. Every year it conducts the examination and selects the eligible candidates for the various banks. This organization like this reduce the burden of banks related to recruitment work. Recently it will soon release the recruitment notification for various posts.

Vacancy Details :

Organization: Institute of Banking and Personal Selection

Total Number of Posts: 16,561

Post Name: Probationary Officer

Post Name Number of Vacancies
Officer Scale III 119
Officer Scale II 1999
Office Assistant 8824
Officer Scale I 5539

Eligibility Criteria :

Eligibility Criteria: For appearing in this examination, a candidate must fulfill some of the eligibility criteria, from the point of education wise and age limit wisely. Here we are giving some detailed description as below.


Educational Qualification: The qualification of the candidate should be as follow as per the scale:


Officer Scale I:- Candidates must possess graduate degree in Any disciplines along with Computer & Local Language Knowledge

Office Assistant:- Candidates have degree with also knowledge of Computer and Local Language

Officer Scale II:-

  • IT Officer:- Graduate
  • Chartered Accountant:- CA

Law Officer Scale III:- 50% marks in graduation with one year of experience in each

Officer Scale III:- Candidates must be graduate with 50% marks with 5 years of experience

Age Limit: The age limit of the candidate should be as follow as per the scale

  • Office Assistant/ Officer Scale: Candidate must be 18 to 28 years of age
  • Officer Scale II: Candidate must be 21 to 32 years of age
  • Officer Scale III: Candidate must be 21 to 40 years of age

Age Relaxation: The age relaxation will be given to the candidate as per the Govt rules which is as follow:

  • ST/SC Category: 5 years
  • OBC Category: 3 years
  • PWD Category: 10 years

How to Apply :

For applying to this recruitment, a candidate must follow a proper channel. There is an online mode of process and candidate need to apply through the official website. We also suggest to candidate to read the notification properly before apply to ensure his or her eligibility criteria. Also, you need to keep ready the scanned copies of your photograph and signature ready before apply. In this section, we will guide you a detailed description of applying.


Steps to apply:

  1. First of all log on to the official website of IBPS
  2. Click on the link related to this recruitment
  3. Read the notification carefully
  4. Now after ensuring all the criteria click on Apply Online option
  5. Fill the form with correct data and upload the scanned photograph and signature
  6. Recheck the form and pay the application fee
  7. Submit the form and take the hard copy of the same

Application Fee :

Application Fee: Candidate needs to pay an application fee while applying for this recruitment. This fee will be as per the category of the candidates which are as follow:

  • For ST/SC/PWD/EXSM - Rs.100/-
  • For rest of the categories: Rs.600/-

This fee need to be paid in an online mode through Debit Card/ Credit Card, Netbanking and Mobile Wallet

Exam Dates :

Events Dates (Tentative)
Starting Date for online registration July 2017
Ending Date for online registration August 2017
Dates for deposition of Application fee July- August 2017
Availability of Pre Exam Admit Card September 2017
Exam Dates for Pre Exam October 2017
Result of Pre Exam November 2017
Availability of Main Exam Call Letter November 2017
Exam Dates 26th Nov 2017
Result Declaration December 2017
Interview admit card January 2018
Interview Dates Feb 2018
Provisional Allotment Dates April 2018

Exam Pattern :

Objective Type Question Marks Time duration
Reasoning 40 40 45 Min
Numerical 40 40
Total 80 80

IBPS RRB Preliminary Officer Scale I:

Objective Type Question Marks Time duration
Reasoning 40 40 45 Min
Numerical 40 40
Total 80 80

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Main Exam

Objective Type Question Marks Time duration
Reasoning 40 50 2 Hours
General Awareness 40 40
Numerical Ability 40 50
English Language 40 40
Hindi 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20

Officer Scale I Exam Pattern:

Objective Type Question Marks Time Duration
Reasoning 40 50 2 hours
General Awareness 40 40
Numerical Ability 40 50
English Language 40 40
Hindi 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20

 

Officer Scale-II Exam Pattern (General Banking Officer)

 

Objective Type Question Marks Time Duration
Reasoning 40 50 2 Hours
General Awareness 40 50
Quantitative Aptitude & data Interpretation 40 40
English Language 40 40
Hindi 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20

Officer Scale-II Exam Pattern (Specialist Cadre)

Objective Type Question Marks Time Duration
Reasoning 40 40 2 Hours
Quantitative Aptitude & data Interpretation 40 40
Financial Awareness 40 40
English Language 40 20
Hindi 40 20
Computer Knowledge 40 20
Professional Knowledge Test 40 20

Officer Scale III Exam Pattern:

Objective Type Question Marks Time Duration
Reasoning 40 50 2 Hours
Quantitative Aptitude & data Interpretation 40 50
Financial Awareness 40 40
English Language 40 40
Hindi 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20
Professional Knowledge Test 40 20

Note: There will be a Negative Marking for the every wrong answer and 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Syllabus :

Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Number System
  • Profit and Loss
  • Logical Problems
  • Number Series
  • Square roots
  • Compound interest
  • Decimal Fractions
  • cube roots
  • Time & distance
  • proportion
  • Simplification
  • Pipe & Cistern
  • Surd and indices
  • Boat and Stream
  • Area
  • Alligation
  • Problem on trains
  • Ratio and Proportions
  • Unitary Method
  • Races
  • Algebra
  • Average
  • Probability
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration (2d and 3d)
  • Data Interpretation (Tabulation, Pie chart, Line chart, line graph and Bar graph)
  • Banker's Discount
  • Time and Work
  • Percentage

General Awareness:-

  • Indian Current Events,
  • Banking,
  • General Science,
  • General Knowledge.
  • Focus will be mainly on Current affairs of National & International news,
  • important dates,
  • Current Science,
  • Technology, and Sports & Culture & Banking Sector.
  • Some questions from Marketing can come in the exam

Reasoning:-

  • Focus on Comprehension Reasoning
  • Number Series
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Coding and decoding
  • Statement & Conclusion type questions
  • Problem Solving Techniques
  • arithmetic reasoning
  • arithmetical number series
  • syllogistic reasoning
  • non-verbal series
  • Seating Arrangements

English or Hindi Language:-

  • Mainly Focus on the topics like Synonyms
  • Sentence Error
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence correction
  • Comprehension & Cloze Test
  • fill in the blanks

Computer Knowledge:-

  • Basic of Computers
  • Computer Organization
  • Generations of computer
  • Input & Output Device
  • Shortcuts & Basic knowledge MS word
  • MS Excel
  • MS power point
  • Memory Orientation
  • Internet
  • LAN
  • WAN
  • Modem
  • Computer Abbreviations
  • Modern day Technology
  • Remember short cut Tricks of MS Word, MS Excel & Computer Abbreviations.

Selection Procedure :

The selection of the candidate will be done on the basis of examination performance and interview performance. There will be three stages of the selection process which are as follow:

  • Stage I - Preliminary Exam: This will be the initial stage the candidate need to face. Candidate who will clear this stage will be allowed to appear in main examination.

  • Stage II - Main Exam: This will be the second stage, in which only those candidates will be allowed to appear who will clear the first stage. Those candidate who will clear this stage will be called for an interview.

  • Interview: This will be last stage of the selection procedure. In this only those candidates will be called who will clear both of the above stages. In this communication skills and personality of the candidate will be test. Those who will clear this stage will be considered final selected and allocation of the post will be given.

Apart from this, there will be a document verification in which original documents supporting educational qualification, caste and residential information will be checked and verified.

Tips :

Tips for preparation : Here we are sharing some of the important tips that you can follow for the preparation. These tips are important for the preparation which you can consider in order to make your preparation stronger and better. Here are some of the tips:

  • Daily Practice: As well said practice makes man perfect, so in this examination also you must practice on the daily basis. For the practice you must consider quantitative aptitude and English. You must practice for the mathematical parts. For the preparation of English, you must read the newspaper, articles to make your vocabulary strong.
  • Learn all the formulas: Mathematical portion is incomplete without formulas. To solve maths questions easily, you must learn all the formulas by heart. You must try to make your formulas learn on your tips.
  • Always update with current news: For the preparation of the general awareness, you must read the newspaper and update with current news. You must read daily GK articles and make sure all the important events at national and international level must be considered.
  • Make your computer knowledge strong: Computer related questions are always ask and an equally important. For making this part strong, you must read the books related to computer knowledge.
  • Professional Knowledge: Professional knowledge is related to the post you are applying for. For instance, if you are applying for IT officer then question will be ask related to IT. So you must have good knowledge of the post you are applying for.

Important Books: Here we are suggesting you some of the books that you can refer for the preparation.

  • A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning  - By RS Aggrawal
  • A New approach to verbal and Nonverbal - By Indu Sijwal
  • Objective English for Competitive Exams - By Hari Mohan Prasad
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams - By Abhijit Guha
  • Numerical Ability - By Dilhan Publications
  • Data Interpretation & Quantitative Aptitude - By Kiran Publication

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