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IBPS RRB PO Notification 2024

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts the IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I exam for the recruitment of Assistant Managers in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) across the country whenever vacancies for Group "A" Officers (Scale-I, II & III). IBPS RRB PO exam is conducted to fill Officer Scale I posts in Regional Rural Bank. Scale-I officers are responsible for informing farmers about credit facilities, evaluating credit profiles and loan repayment, implementation and promotion of policies, and maintaining and auditing annual balance sheets.

IBPS RRB PO Exam Overview 2024

We are giving a brief overview of the exam of IBPS RRB PO, which is in the table given below. Here, we have given all the important topics of the exam through a table so that all candidates can read them quickly and start preparing for IBPS RRB PO 2024.

Name of exam

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection

Regional Rural Banks (IBPS RRB)

Post NameProbationary Officer, Officer Scale -I
Recruitment ProcessOfficer Scale-I: Prelims, Mains, Interview 
VacanciesTo be notified
Exam LevelNational
Exam EligibilityGraduate
IBPS RRB Exam stagePreliminary, Mains and Interview
IBPS RRB Job LocationState Wise
CategoryBank Job
IBPS RRB Exam ModeOnline
IBPS RRB Exam Duration
  • Prelims: 45 minutes
  • Mains: 2 hours

IBPS RRB PO Important Dates 2024

We have given you all the important dates of IBPS RRB PO so that all the candidates can understand the exam and start preparation for IBPS RRB PO. All these important dates are taken from the official notification, which will help a lot in your exam preparation.

ActivityTentative Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidatesTo be notified
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online)To be notified
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training lTo be notified
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training lTo be notified
Download of call letters for online examination – PreliminaryTo be notified
Online Examination – Preliminary3rd, 4th, 10th, 17th and 18th August 2024
Result of Online exam – PreliminaryTo be notified
Download of Call letter for Online exam – MainTo be notified
Online Examination – Main 29th September 2024
Declaration of Result – Main/ Single (For Officers Scale I, II and III)To be notified
Download of call letters for interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)To be notified
Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)To be notified
Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant. (Multipurpose))To be notified

IBPS RRB PO Vacancies 2024

The vacancy for IBPS RRB Clerk/Assistant will be released on the official website. Last year a total of 2,485 vacancies have been released for the office assistant post.

IBPS RRB PO Previous Year Vacancies

The post-wise and category-wise vacancies for IBPS RRB PO for the last year are given below in the table.

 In this blog, the number of vacancies for IBPS RRB Officer Scale I (PO) has been given. You can check the post and category-wise vacancies released by IBPS for the recruitment of PO in RRBs and IBPS RRB PO Scale I You can also apply for the exam.

IBPS RRB PO Category-wise Vacancies


IBPS RRB PO (Officer Scale 1) Eligibility Criteria 2024

The eligibility criteria include age, educational qualification, and nationality which the candidates need to fulfill in order to apply for the IBPS RRB PO Before applying for IBPS RRB Posts candidates must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. Read below for complete details on IBPS RRB Eligibility 2024.

IBPS RRB PO Eligibility Criteria are as follows: 

IBPS RRB 2024 Age Limit

Post Minimum age Maximum age 
For Office Assistant (Multipurpose)18 years28 years
For Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager)18 years30 years

IBPS RRB PO Age Wise Relaxation 2024

S.NO CategoriesAge relaxation
1SC /ST 5 years 
2OBC3 years
3PWD10 years 
4Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen (for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)) actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
5Ex- servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs, who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within the next one year from the last date for receipt of application) other than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability attributable to military service or on invalidment, subject to ceiling as per Government guideline

(for the post of Officers)

 5 years

6Widows, Women who have obtained a divorce or who are legally separated from their husbands but have not remarriedOffice Assistant (Multipurpose) Position Only Age relaxation for applicants up to the age of 35 for General/EWS, 38 for OBC, and 40 for SC/ST.
7People impacted by the riots in 19845 years

Credit History

  • The candidate applying shall ensure that, they maintain a healthy Credit history and shall have a minimum CIBIL score of 650 or above at the time of joining of RRBs. The minimum credit score will be as per the policy of participating RRBs, amended from time to time.
  • Those candidates whose CIBIL status has not been updated before the date of joining, have to either get the CIBIL status updated or produce the NOCs from lender to the effect that there is no outstanding with respect to the accounts adversely reflected in the CIBIL, failing which the letter of offer shall be withdrawn / cancelled.

NOTE: Candidates with no bank account shall not be required to produce the CIBIL status.

IBPS RRB PO 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 settlin 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 with the intention of permanently settling 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.

IBPS RRB PO Educational Qualifications

PostsEducation Qualification

Officer Scale-I

(Assistant Manager)

  • Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent Preference will be given to candidates having degrees in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics or Accountancy;
  • Proficiency in the local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*
  • Desirable: working knowledge of Computers.

IBPS RRB PO (Officer Scale 1) Exam Pattern 2024

The recruitment for IBPS RRB PO will be done based on the preliminary, mains, and interview round. All those students who will qualify for the preliminary will be called for the mains exam, and after cracking the mains exam, they will be called for the interview. The marks required by all the candidates to crack the IBPS RRB PO (Scale-1) are mentioned in the below table.

There will be three phases to the IBPS RRB Officer 2024 exam:

Examination Process:

  • Prelims Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview

IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam Pattern 2024

  • IBPS RRB preliminary exam is conducted in online mode.
  • Here are 2 sections for the Prelims Exam: Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude
  • IBPS RRB PO Prelims is of a Qualifying Nature.
  • There will be 40 questions in Reasoning and 40 questions in Quantitative Aptitude, a total of 80 questions.
  • 45 marks will be given for all the subjects which include both reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude.
S.No ExamNo. of QuestionNo. of MarksDuration
1Reasoning4040Total duration of 45 minutes
2Quantitative Aptitude4040
Total808045 mins

IBPS RRB PO Mains Exam Pattern

  • There are 5 subjects for Mains Exam: Reasoning, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Computer Knowledge
  • It has different Marks for 5 sections like Reasoning 50 Marks, General Awareness 40 Marks, Quantitative Aptitude 50 Marks, English Language 40 Marks & Computer Knowledge 20 Marks Total marks for 5 subjects is 200
  • In this, 0.25 marks are deducted for all wrong answers.
S.No ExamNo. of QuestionNo. of MarksDuration
1Reasoning4050A total duration of  2 hours
2General Awareness4040 
3Quantitative Aptitude4050
4English Language 4040
5Computer Knowledge4020
Total2002002 hours

The final decision will be based on the candidate's overall performance in the Mains Exam and the Interview Process.

IBPS RRB PO Application Process

Prerequisites for Applying Online

IBPS RRB PO Before applying online, candidates should,

  • Scan their signature and photographs. The candidate must ensure that both the photograph (4.5 cms x 3.5 cms) and signature adhere to the specifications mentioned.
  • CAPITAL LETTERS signature will not be accepted
  • Keep the necessary details/documents ready to make the online payment.
  • Must have a valid personal email ID. This should be maintained until the completion of the recruitment process.

IBPS RRB PO 2024 Application Fees

Note: Candidates have the option of making the payment of requisite fees/ intimation charges through the ONLINE mode only.

  • Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
  • Rs. 850 /- for all others.

How to Apply for IBPS RRB PO Online

  • Step 1 - Go to website
  • Step 2 - Click on the homepage
  • Step 3 - Candidates applying for Officer Scale I need to click on the first link, candidates applying for Officer Scale II & III need to click on the second link
  • Step 4 - Read the instructions given before applying for exams.
  • Step 5 - Open 'CRP for RRBs' and click 'Click here to apply online for CRP RRB Officers (Scale I, II, and III) to open the online application form.
  • Step 6 - Click on 'Click here for new registration' and register by entering basic information. A provisional registration number and password are displayed on the screen. Note this down. The registration number and password are also sent by SMS and Email.
  • Step 7 - Fill in your basic information and click on the save and next option.
  • Step 8 - Upload photograph and signature as per specifications
  • Step 9 - Mention the name of the RRB in order of preference. You have to select the bank in order of preference. There is no limit to the choices made by a candidate.
  • Step 10 - Indicate the state for provisional allotment.
  • Step 11 - Before submitting use 'save and next' to verify and modify details if required
  • Step 12 - Hit the 'Final Submit' button once you have verified your details
  • Step 13 - Pay the fee/intimation charges online.

IBPS RRB PO Syllabus 2024

Here you can check the detailed section-wise syllabus for IBPS RRB PO Exam. Candidates must keep in mind the important sections of the syllabus and prepare accordingly for IBPS RRB PO Exam.

IBPS RRB PO Reasoning Syllabus

The topics asked in easoning are as follows:

Alpha-numeric Series/

Alphabetical Series

AnalogyPuzzles – Box based, Floor, Calendar, Day/Months based, etc.
Analytical ReasoningScheduling
Blood RelationsSeating Arrangement– Linear, Circular, Facing Inside/Outside, Mixed
Coded InequalitiesStatement and Conclusion
Coding and DecodingStatement-Course of Action
Double Line-upSyllogism
Data SufficiencyOrdering and Ranking
Direction SenseVerbal Reasoning

IBPS RRB PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

The questions asked from the quant topics are as follows:

Average & Problems on AgeProbability
Boats and StreamPipes and Cisterns
Clock and Calendar ProblemsProfit, Loss, and Discount

Data Interpretation – Charts and Graphs:

Line Graph, Bar Graph, Pie Chart

Tabular DI


Mixed DI

Quadratic Equations
Decimal and FractionsSimplification
Indices and SurdsSimple and Compound Interest
LCM and H.C.FPermutation and Combination
MensurationSquare root, Cube root
Mixture and AllegationsTime and Work
Number Series & Number SystemTime, Distance and Speed
PartnershipsVolume and Surface Area

IBPS RRB PO Computer Knowledge Syllabus

The questions asked from the computer knowledge section are based on the below topics:

History of Computers – Generations, TypesLogic Gates
Computer MemoryInternet
Computer Hardware and IO DevicesMS Office Suite – Word, Excel, PPT, etc.
Computer SoftwareFile Extensions
Storage UnitsBasics of DBMS
Computer LanguagesComputer Hacking
Operating System – Types, FunctionsComputer Network
Number System and ConversionsShortcut Keys
Computer AbbreviationsInternet
Computer Network – Types, TopologyComputer Virus & Hacking

IBPS RRB PO English Language Syllabus

The different topics asked in the English Language are as follows:

Grammar (Verb, Prepositions, Adverbs, Articles, Tenses)
Reading ComprehensionVocabulary based questions
Cloze TestError Spotting
Para jumblesSentence Improvement
Fillers – Single, DoubleSynonyms/ Antonyms
Odd One OutIdioms and Phrases
Correct UsageOne Word Substitution
Paragraph CompletionWord/Phrase Replacement

IBPS RRB PO General Awareness Syllabus

The General Awareness questions in IBPS RRB PO mains are from the following topics:

International Issues
Sports and Games
Current National and International Events – Download Monthly Current AffairsBolt
Countries, Capitals, and Currencies
Policies and Laws Related to Banking
Important Days
Awards and Honours
Indian Constitution
Books and Authors
History of Banks
Economics and Finance
Bank Rates, KYC, Bank Abbreviations.
Financial Institutions of India
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) – Structure & Function
Indian Budget
Banking and Economic Appointments – Download Monthly New Appointments PDF
Indian Financial System
Financial Markets – Its Types
Money Markets and Capital Markets
Bond Markets and types of Bonds
Payment Banks and Small Finance Banks
Economic Policies and Schemes of Government

IBPS RRB PO Salary 2024

IBPS RRB PO Salary will be given in the official notification for the IBPS RRB PO Exam. As per the available information, the basic pay for IBPS RRB PO is Rs. 36000. The salary structure for Probationary Officers in Regional Rural Banks becomes more attractive after considering allowances and benefits. Below mentioned is the complete details of IBPS RRB PO Salary 2024.

The In-hand IBPS RRB salary for the different Assistant & Officer Scale posts are as follows:

IBPS RRB Posts IBPS RRB salary (In-hand Salary)

IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose)Rs. 15000 – Rs.19000
IBPS RRB Officer (Scale I)Rs. 29,000 – Rs. 33,000

IBPS RRB PO (Officer Scale 1) Salary

IBPS RRB Salary varies depending on the posts. IBPS RRB officers can expect an amount of Rs. 43,000/- to 47,000/- for the PO posts. Below is the detailed description of the salary of the scale 1 IBPS RRB PO.

  • The starting Basic pay for IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 is 23,700/-
  • The In-hand Salary at present varies from Rs.43,000 – 47,000 at 100% D.A.
  • After the selection of the candidate for the post of Officer Scale-I, he/she will need to undergo training for 2 years under the probationary period. During the probationary period, the candidate will receive a fixed amount that is usually less than the normal pay scale.
  • After completion of the probationary period, the candidates will be promoted to the Assistant Manager post.

IBPS RRB PO Salary | Basic Pay & In-hand Salary

IBPS RRB Officer Scale- I or PO Pay Scale is Rs. 23700 – 980/7 – 30560 – 1145/2 – 32850 – 1310/7 – 42021.

Annual IncrementsIBPS RRB PO In-hand Salary

Starting PayRs. 23700
Rs. 980 for the first 7 yearsRs. 30650
Rs. 1145 for the next 2 yearsRs. 32850
Rs. 1310 for the next 7 yearsRs. 42021

IBPS RRB Other Allowances

Apart from the basic pay, the officers are entitled to the following allowances and perks:

  • Dearness Allowance
  • Special Allowance
  • House Rent Allowance / Leased Accommodation
  • Conveyance Allowance
  • Furniture Allowance
  • Household Cleaning Expenses
  • Leave Encashment
  • Leave Travel Concession
  • Medical Reimbursement
  • National Pension Scheme
  • Newspaper Allowance
  • Travelling Allowance

IBPS RRB PO Allowances in percentage form are as follows:

Dearness Allowance75.9% of the basic pay.
House Rent Allowance

For Rural Areas: 5% of the basic pay

For Semi-urban Areas: 7.5% of the basic pay

For Urban Areas: 10% of the basic pay

Special Allowances7.75% of the basic pay.
Other Allowances (Depends on Bank to the bank)

Travel Allowance

Newspaper Allowance (200 per month In case of PO)

Medical Reimbursement (8000 per year in case of Scale-1 and 2200 in case of office Assistant)

entertainment (400 Rs for 3 months and 1200 for a year in case of PO)

Leased Accommodation

Other Miscellaneous

Exam Date

3rd, 4th, 10th, 17th and 18th August 2024

Total Vacancies

To be notified

Pricing Plan

Flexible pricing options for all the aspirants


Is there anything new in this year’s IBPS RRB Notification when compared to IBPS RRB 2024 notification?

Yes! Credit History has been added as one of the eligibility criteria this year.

Can I apply for both IBPS RRB Clerk & RRB PO posts? +

A candidate can apply for the Post of IBPS RRB Clerk/Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and can also apply for the Post of RRB PO/Officer Scale 1. However, a candidate can apply for only one post in officer’s cadre i.e. either for Officer Scale-I or Scale-II or Scale-III.

What is the Application fee for applying to IBPS RRB Clerk & RRB PO? +

The details of application fee are below: Officer Scale I – Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates. – Rs. 850/- for all others Office Assistant (Multipurpose) -Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates. – Rs. 850/- for all others

What is the educational qualification required for both IBPS RRB Clerk & IBPS RRB PO? +

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent. Please note that there is no minimum percentage required to apply for IBPS RRB Clerk or IBPS RRB PO.

Can I apply for a state other than my home state? +

Yes, a candidate can apply for any state he/she wants, however, upon selection he/she will be posted in the RRB’s that particular state only. For eg: A candidate from Madhya Pradesh can apply from Uttar Pradesh, however upon selection he will be posted in RRBs located in UP only.

Is there any local language requirement as well? +

Yes, candidates need to know the local language as prescribed by the respective RRB of a state. So, candidates are advised to take a well-deliberated call. 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/ school would be considered proficient in that local language. If not he will be given a time of six months from the date of joining to acquire the proficiency.

Is there any negative marking in the prelims and Mains stage? +

Yes, one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that particular question will be deducted as a penalty if the question is answered incorrectly. However, unattempted answers will not attract any penalty.

What is the final selection criteria for RRB PO and RRB Clerk? +

For RRB Clerk- Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main examination to be considered to be shortlisted for provisional allotment. For RRB PO- Candidates will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main examination to be considered to be shortlisted for interview. Candidates in each category not exceeding three times of the declared vacancies in each state shall be called for the interview. Final merit will be based on the performance of both Mains and Interview.

Will I be allowed to carry & wear mask inside the examination hall? +

Please be informed that wearing a mask is compulsory to take the exam.

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