IBPS RRB Exam Date 2024: Check Exam Timing, Duration & Schedule

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Common Written Examination Regional Rural Banks 2023 ( IBPS RRB )

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Anangsha PatraDeputy Manager – Editorial

Updated on Jul 15, 2024 17:45 IST

IBPS RRB Exam Dates 2024: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will soon release IBPS RRB admit card 2024 for pre-exam training. The pre-exam training call letter is made available for specific groups of candidates such as SC/ST/Minorities, etc. IBPS RRB prelims admit card 2024 will also be released soon for all the registered candidates. IBPS RRB Clerk and IBPS RRB PO prelims exams will be conducted on August 3, 4, 10, 17 and 18, 2024. 

The application process of IBPS RRB closed on June 30, 2024. The application form was released on June 7, 2024. Earlier, the last date to fill the application form was June 27, 2024. However, it was extended by the examination authotity. The single online exam for Officers Scale 2 and 3 will be conducted on September 29, 2024. The mains exam for IBPS RRB PO will be conducted on September 29, 2024. The mains exam for Office Assistant will be conducted on October 6, 2024.

Candidates should be keep IBPS RRB exam dates 2024 handy so that they do not miss any events related to the exam. Read below for more details on IBPS RRB 2024 exam dates.

Q:   When IBPS RRB exam will be conducted?

A:

IBPS RRB exam dates were announced along with the exam calendar. The prelims exam of IBPS RRB Clerk and PO will be conducted on August 3, 4, 10, 17 and 18, 2024. The single online exam for Officers Scale 2 and 3 will be conducted on September 29, 2024. IBPS RRB PO Mains exam will be conducted for candidates who qualify the prelims exam. The exam will be conducted on September 29, 2024. The Mains exam of IBPS RRB Clerk will be conducted on October 6, 2024. The single online exam for IBPS RRB Officers Scale 2 and 3 will be conducted on September 29, 2024. 

 

 

Q:   When IBPS RRB notification 2024 was released?

A:

The short notification for IBPS RRB 2024 exam was released on May 5, 2024. The detailed notification was released on June 7, 2024. IBPS RRB notification was released in PDF form and comprises information related to the exam dates, vacancies, participating banks, pattern, and syllabus. IBPS RRB is a national-level banking exam for recruitment of Group A-Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group B-Office Assistant (Multipurpose). Depending on the vacancies as per the business needs of the Regional Rural Banks, candidates shortlisted are provisionally allotted to one of the Regional Rural Banks keeping in view the merit-cum-preference.

 

Q:   When IBPS RRB 2024 application form was released?

A:

IBPS RRB 2024 application form was released on June 7. Interested candidates are required to fill the application form online. The application fee is INR 850 for General and OBC candidates and INR 175 for SC/ST/PWD categories. Candidates are not required to send the hard copy of their application forms. IBPS RRB application form is released to fill up vacancies for the posts of Officers Scale 1, 2, 3 and Office Assistant. Before filling the application form, candidates must ascertain that they fulfill the eligibility criteria laid down by the examination authority for IBPS RRB exam.

 

Q:   What is the application fee for the IBPS RRB exam?

A:

The application fee for IBPS RRB exam is INR 850 for General and OBC candidates and INR 175 for SC/ST/PWD categories. Applicants need to pay the application fee online only. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets. After final submission, an additional page of the online application form is displayed wherein candidates may follow the instructions and fill in the requisite details. If the online transaction is not successfully completed then candidates are advised to login again with their provisional registration number and password and pay the application fees/intimation charges online. On successful completion of the transaction, an e-receipt is generated. Candidates are required to take a printout of the e-receipt and online application form
containing fee details. 

 

Important events of IBPS RRB 2024

Application Form: Candidates need to apply for IBPS RRB exam online. The application fee, INR 175 for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM INR 850 for all others, can be paid online only. The detailed IBPS RRB notification 2024 notification was released on June 7, 2024. The short notification was released on June 5, 2024. IBPS RRB application form 2024 could be filled online only.

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Entrance exam: IBPS RRB exam for Officers Scale I is conducted in three stages: Prelims, Mains and Interview. According to IBPS RRB Exam Pattern, the exam for Office Assistant is conducted in two stages: Prelims and Mains exam. IBPS RRB exam for Officers Scale II and III is conducted in two stages: Single Online Exam and Interview. IBPS RRB Syllabus comprises topics from Reasoning, English, Hindi, Quant and General Awareness. The total marks allotted to the prelims exam are 80 while it is 200 for the mains exam. The interview carries 100 marks.

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Admit card: IBPS RRB admit card for all stages is released online on the official website. To download the admit card, candidates need to enter the registration number or roll number and date of birth. The hard copy of the admit card is not sent to candidates by post. Candidates need to carry the printed copy of their IBPS RRB admit card along with one photo-identity proof to the exam centre.

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Result declaration: IBPS RRB result is announced separately for different posts and phases of the exam. The result is released online on the official website. Candidates can access the IBPS RRB result by logging with the required credentials. IBPS RRB cut off is released along with the scorecard. The cut off is applied on overall score and section-wise marks.

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Q:   How to fill IBPS RRB application form?

A:

IBPS RRB application form needs to be filled online. The application fee for the exam is accepted online only. The application process comprises different steps which candidates need to complete successfully or else their application forms will be rejected. The steps to fill IBPS RRB application form are given below:

  • Applicants need to visit the official website of IBPS
  • They need to click the ‘IBPS RRB Apply Online Link’ on the home page
  •  Candidates need to first register for the exam by entering the basic details
  • After registration, registration ID and password are generated
  • Candidates need to upload the scanned photograph and signature
  • Candidates need to proceed towards filling the detailed application form
  • After filling the detailed application form, candidates need to preview and submit the same
  • Candidates need to upload left thumb impression and handwritten declaration
  • They need to pay the application fees and take the printout of the fee transaction receipt
 

Q:   How do I prepare for the IBPS RRB PO?

A:

The tips and tricks to prepare for IBPS RRB PO exam are given below:

  • Candidates must understand the exam pattern and syllabus of the exam and focus on the areas where they need improvement
  • Candidates must use the credible study materials such as books. Make sure to study from the latest edition of the books and resources to ensure that candidates have the most up-to-date information
  • Take as many mock tests as candidates can. This help candidates understand the exam pattern and time management better
  • Candidates should stay updated on current affairs
  • Regular revision is essential to retain what candidates have learned. Make sure to revise what you have studied every day to ensure that you don't forget it
  • Candidates should stay healthy and take proper rest
  • Candidates must keep a positive approach towards preparation
 

Q:   How should I prepare for the IBPS RRB clerk exam?

A:

The tips and tricks to prepare for IBPS RRB Clerk exam are given below:

  • To begin preparation for IBPS RRB Clerk exam, candidates need to first understand the exam pattern and syllabus
  • Candidates should practice previous year question papers to gain understanding regarding the type of questions asked in the exam
  • Candidates should also attempt section-wise and full length mock tests to increase speed and accuracy
  • Candidates must refer to relevant study materials as per the syllabus
  • Candidates should identify their strengths and weaknesses. They should work on improving their weak areas
 

IBPS RRB 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of IBPS RRB 2023 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Jul '24

IBPS RRB 2024 Pre-Exam Training

TENTATIVE

Jul '24

IBPS RRB 2024 Pre-Exam Training Call Letter

TENTATIVE

Jul '24 - Aug '24

IBPS RRB 2024 prelims admit card

TENTATIVE

Aug '24

IBPS RRB 2024 Prelims Exam

TENTATIVE

Aug '24

IBPS RRB 2024 Prelims Exam

TENTATIVE

Aug '24

IBPS RRB 2024 Prelims Exam

TENTATIVE

Aug '24 - Sep '24

IBPS RRB 2024 prelims result

TENTATIVE
DatesPast Exam Dates

07 Jun '24 -

30 Jun '24

IBPS RRB 2024 Application Form

14 Nov '22

Interview

21 Oct '22 -

14 Nov '22

IBPS RRB PO scorecard

IBPS RRB Exam Timings

The table below provides IBPS RRB exam timings for the prelims exam.

Shifts Reporting Time Exam Starts Exam Ends

1

08:00 AM

09:00 AM

09:45 AM

2

10:15 AM

11:15 AM

12:00 AM

3

12.30 PM

01:30 PM

 02:15 PM

4

02:45 PM

03:45 PM

04:30 PM

 

IBPS RRB 2024 Dates FAQs

Candidates can check below IBPS RRB 2024 dates FAQs.

Q:   How should I prepare for the IBPS RRB clerk exam?

A:

The tips and tricks to prepare for IBPS RRB Clerk exam are given below:

  • To begin preparation for IBPS RRB Clerk exam, candidates need to first understand the exam pattern and syllabus
  • Candidates should practice previous year question papers to gain understanding regarding the type of questions asked in the exam
  • Candidates should also attempt section-wise and full length mock tests to increase speed and accuracy
  • Candidates must refer to relevant study materials as per the syllabus
  • Candidates should identify their strengths and weaknesses. They should work on improving their weak areas
 

Q:   Why is IBPS RRB exam conducted?

A:

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts IBPS RRB exam for recruitment to the Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) or Gramin Banks. IBPS organises the RRB CWE Exam every year for the recruitment to the posts of Officers Scale 1, 2, 3 and Office Assistant. The exam is conducted online. IBPS is fully responsible for conducting RRB Common Written Exam (CWE). For the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) the examination is conducted in two phases i.e.  preliminary and mains. For the post of Officers Scale 1, the exam is conducted in three phases-prelims , mains and interview. For the post of Officers Scale 2 and 3, the exam is conducted in two phases single online exam and interview. In recent years, the level of competition for IBPS RRB exams has spurt exponentially. Graduates from any field of study can attempt this exam. 

 

Q:   What is the application fee for the IBPS RRB exam?

A:

The application fee for IBPS RRB exam is INR 850 for General and OBC candidates and INR 175 for SC/ST/PWD categories. Applicants need to pay the application fee online only. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets. After final submission, an additional page of the online application form is displayed wherein candidates may follow the instructions and fill in the requisite details. If the online transaction is not successfully completed then candidates are advised to login again with their provisional registration number and password and pay the application fees/intimation charges online. On successful completion of the transaction, an e-receipt is generated. Candidates are required to take a printout of the e-receipt and online application form
containing fee details. 

 

Q:   What is IBPS RRB Scale 2 salary?

A:

The salary for IBPS RRB Scale 2 varies depending on the location of the posting, and is subject to change over time. However, as of my available information, the basic pay scale for IBPS RRB Scale 2 officers ranges from INR 33,000 to INR 39,000 per month. Additionally, officers are also eligible for various allowances and perks such as DA, HRA, medical benefits, and more. 

 

Q:   Which exam is easy to clear IBPS, RRB or IBPS PO?

A:

Both IBPS RRB and IBPS PO are competitive exams and require diligent preparation. However, the difficulty level of the exams can vary based on the individual's strengths and weaknesses. IBPS RRB focuses on rural banking and may have questions related to agriculture and rural economy, while IBPS PO is a more general banking exam. It is best to assess your strengths and weaknesses and choose the exam accordingly. Additionally, it is important to note that clearing any competitive exam requires hard work, dedication, and consistent preparation. IBPS RRB exam is conducted for recruitment in the regional rural banks. IBPS PO recruitment is conducted for recruitment to the nationalised banks. 

 

Q:   What is the salary of IBPS RRB Office Assistant?

A:

IBPS RRB Clerk exam is conducted to select eligible candidates for the post of Clerks in the Regional Rural Banks. It is one of the most demanding and prestigious government jobs. Candidates joining as IBPS RRB Clerk receive basic salary of INR 19,900. The salary structure of IBPS RRB is given below.

IBPS RRB Clerk Salary 2023 

Parameters

Amount (INR)

Basic Pay

19900

SPL Allow

3263.60

DA Amount

8049.17

HRA Amount

2167.88

CCA Amount

0.00

HFA/BBA

0.00

NPSI

2812.00

CASH

1250.00

Gross Pay

37442.65

 

Q:   Which types of questions will be asked in the IBPS RRB PO interview?

A:

The IBPS RRB PO interview typically include questions related to your education, work experience, and your motivation for wanting to work in the banking sector. They may also ask about your knowledge of the banking industry and current events, as well as your ability to handle pressure and work in a team. Some specific questions that are asked in IBPS RRB PO interview are given below:

  • Why do you want to work in banking?
  • What relevant experience do you have for this role?
  • Can you tell us about a time when you had to handle a difficult situation at work?
  • How do you stay updated on current events and industry developments?
  • How do you handle stress and pressure in the workplace?
  • Can you give an example of a time when you had to work in a team to achieve a goal?
  • How do you plan to balance the demands of this role with your personal life?
    It would be best if you prepared yourself well before attending the interview.
 

Q:   What's the career growth for an IBPS RRB PO?

A:

The career growth for an IBPS RRB PO (Probationary Officer) typically involves promotions to higher positions within the bank. The next level after PO is usually Assistant Manager, followed by Branch Manager, Assistant General Manager, Deputy General Manager, General Manager, and finally, Chief General Manager. The promotions are based on performance, experience, and other criteria set by the bank. With each promotion, the salary, benefits, and responsibilities also increase. 

 

Q:   How do I prepare for the IBPS RRB PO?

A:

The tips and tricks to prepare for IBPS RRB PO exam are given below:

  • Candidates must understand the exam pattern and syllabus of the exam and focus on the areas where they need improvement
  • Candidates must use the credible study materials such as books. Make sure to study from the latest edition of the books and resources to ensure that candidates have the most up-to-date information
  • Take as many mock tests as candidates can. This help candidates understand the exam pattern and time management better
  • Candidates should stay updated on current affairs
  • Regular revision is essential to retain what candidates have learned. Make sure to revise what you have studied every day to ensure that you don't forget it
  • Candidates should stay healthy and take proper rest
  • Candidates must keep a positive approach towards preparation
 

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The tips and tricks to crack IBPS RRB exam are given below:

  • Candidates must understand exam pattern and syllabus/. They should know the important topics for the exam
  • Candidates must create a study plan and that must include all the subjects
  • Focus on strengths and weaknesses by Identifying and working o

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Answered 2 weeks ago

IBPS RRB exam dates were announced along with the exam calendar. The prelims exam of IBPS RRB Clerk and PO will be conducted on August 3, 4, 10, 17 and 18, 2024. The single online exam for Officers Scale 2 and 3 will be conducted on September 29, 2024. IBPS RRB PO Mains exam will be conducted f

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Answered a month ago

IBPS RRB Clerk salary after 10 years increases substantially. The salary of IBPS RRB Clerk after 10 years is given below.

Salary Component

Amount

Basic SBI Clerk Salary After 10 Years

INR 34,010

Gross SBI Clerk Salary After 10 Years

INR 54,690

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Answered a month ago

The starting basic IBPS RRB Clerk salary is INR 19,900 and increases gradually after regular increments. After 5 years, the salary grows significantly. IBPS RBR Clerk salary after 5 years is given below.

Salary Component

Amount

Basic SBI Clerk Salary After 5 Years

INR 26,080

Gross SBI Clerk Salary After 5 Years

INR 41,930

In-hand SBI Clerk Salary After 5 Years

INR 38,260

 

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Answered a month ago

IBPS RRB PO salary after 10 years might range between INR 70,000 to INR 80,000, including allowances and benefits. The salary is also decided based on various factors such as promotions received, individual performance, bank policies, etc. IBPS RRB Clerk exam is conducted to select candidates for th

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Answered a month ago

After five years, IBPS RRB PO can expect a substantial increase in salary. The salary structure may vary based on several factors, including the bank’s policies and the employee’s performance. However, on average, the approximate salary of an IBPS RRB PO after 5 years may range between INR 50,000 to

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The starting salary for an IBPS RRB Clerk is INR 19900 per month and the pay scale of an IBPS Clerk is INR 19900-1000/1-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920. IBPS RRB Clerk salary structure is given below.

Parameters

Amount (INR)

Basic Pay

19900

SPL Allow

3263.60

DA Amount

8049.17

HRA Amount

2167.88

CCA Amount

0.00

HFA/BBA

0.00

NPSI

2812.00

CASH

1250.00

Gross Pay

INR 37442.65

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Anangsha Patra

Contributor-Level 10

Answered a month ago

The initial basic pay of IBPS RRB PO/Officers Scale 1 is INR 36,000. The salary structure is based on the 10th Bipartite Setllement and the pay scale of IBPS RRB PO is INR 36,000 – 1,490/7 – 46,430 – 1,740/2 – 49,910 – 1,990/7 – 63,840. The initial basic pay of IBPS RRB PO is INR 36,000, and after a

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Answered a month ago

The don'ts related to the photo capture in IBPS RRB application form are given below:

  • Small size photograph is clicked/uploaded
  • Wearing coloured glasses or sunglasses
  • Shadow on face/ not facing the camera/ distorted face/ face covered with mask/blurred image
  • Photo taken in dark/ improper background

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Anangsha Patra

Contributor-Level 10

Answered a month ago

The dos' related to photo capture in IBPS RRB application form are given below:

  • Ensure that the photo is captured against a background and there is adequate light
  • Look straight at the webcam/ camera
  • Photograph should be of passport size

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