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The month of August saw two important exams conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection.  From August 1 and 7, 2021 prelims for IBPS RRB PO was held, while August 8 and 14, 2021, prelims exam for RRB Office assistant was conducted by IBPS. The result of these exams is expected towards the end of August or in the first week of September. IBPS had this year released 12,958 vacancies through the official notification. In this space, we will cover all the details related to IBPS RRB PO Exam in detail.

What is IBPS RRB PO Exam?

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is mandated to conduct examinations for recruitment of young candidates in public sector banks. They are also mandated to conduct recruitment for Regional Rural Bank. IBPS annually conducts the examination for Recruitment of Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Office Assistants (Multipurpose) in Regional Rural Banks, commonly known as IBPS RRB PO and IBPS RRB Clerk exams. The section process for IBPS RRB PO consists of 3 stage process- prelims, mains, and interview.The participating banks through their nodal banks and NABARD and IBPS conduct the interview round. The recruitment process entails following Group A and Group B posts under IBPS for RRBS:

Office Assistant

Marketing Manager

Treasury Manager 

Officers Scale I

Banking Officer Scale-II

Agriculture Officer (Grade-II)

Law Officer (Grade-II)

Chartered Accountant (Grade-II)

IT Officer (Grade-II)

Officer (Grade III)


IBPS RRB PO Exam Important Dates

The important dates for the exam beginning from the release of notification are as follows:



IBPS RRB Notification

6th June 2022

Online Application Starts on

07th June 2022

Online Application Ends on

27th June 2022

Pre-Exam Training Schedule

18th August to 23rd August 2022

IBPS RRB PO Admit Card 2022 (Prelims)


IBPS RRB PO Preliminary Examination

07th & 13th August 2022

IBPS RRB Clerk Admit Card 2022(Prelims)


IBPS RRB Clerk Preliminary Examination

14th, 20th & 21st August 2022

Online Examination – Main / Single Officers (II & III)


Officer Scale I Mains Exam


Office Assistant Mains Exam

1st October 2022

IBPS RRB Final Result 2022


IBPS RRB  PO Important Details

Exam Name


Purpose of Exam

Recruitment of Probationary Officers/Management Trainees in Participating Organizations 

Conducting Body

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection


Officers (Scale-I, II & III)

Exam Level


Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode

Online – Objective type

Number of vacancies(2021)


Stages of Exam

Prelims, Mains and Interview

Exam Duration

Prelims- 40 minutes
Mains- 2 hours


English and Hindi

Official Website



Approximately 8 lack candidates had applied for the examination of IBPS RRB PO. The result for the preliminary stage is expected to be released in the month of August itself. Candidates who have appeared for the examination must keep themselves updated from the official website of IBPS.  The result will be declared along with Cut off for the preliminary stage, candidates who pass the prelims stage will appear for the mains exam in the month of September.

IBPS RRB PO Expected Cut Off

The official cut for the exam is made available along with the result of the preliminary stage. The cut-off is based on the difficulty of the paper, the number of candidates who appeared for the paper, and the number of vacancies. The expected cut off as per our experts is as follows:



Uttar Pradesh

73- 75

Madhya Pradesh

67- 69


79- 80


72- 75



Andhra Pradesh



79- 81

Himachal Pradesh




West Bengal



70- 73

Jammu & Kashmir




You can check the previous year's cut-off and details related to the cut-off here.

IBPS RRB PO Exam Notification 2022

On June 7 the notification for the IBPS RRB PO was released along with the IBPS RRB Clerk Exam.
The notification goes as follows:

  • The online examinations for the next Common Recruitment Process for RRBs (CRP RRBs X) for recruitment of Group “A”-Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group “B”-Office Assistant (Multipurpose) will be conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) tentatively in August and September/ October 2021. The interviews for recruitment of Group “A”- Officers (Scale-I, II & III) under the same process will be coordinated by the Nodal Regional Rural Banks with the help of NABARD and IBPS in consultation with appropriate authority tentatively in the month of November 2022.

  • Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Regional Rural Banks listed at (A) as Group “A”-Officers (Scale- I, II & III) and Group “B”-Office Assistant (Multipurpose), is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CRP for RRBs- X).

  • 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.

You can go through the official notification here.

IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2022

The official notification contains details related to eligibility criteria that a prospective candidate must meet. The eligibility criteria is based on parameters like Age Limit, Educational Qualification, and Number of attempts. The details of the IBPS PO RRB PO exam are as follows:





Age Limit

Office Assistant/Clerk: 18 to 28 years
Officers Scale I: Above 18 and below 30 years
Officer Scale-II: Above 21 and below 32 years
Officer Scale III: Above 21 and below 40 years
Note : The relaxations are covered below.

Educational Qualification

 Should have completed graduation from a recognised University or College

Number of Attempts


The relaxations in age limit are as follows:


Age Relaxation


5 Years


3 Years

Candidate with Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016”

10 years

Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen
In the case of Ex-servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs, who have rendered at least 5 years of 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 invalided, subject to the ceiling as per Government guidelines

5 years

Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

Persons ordinarily domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir between 1st January 1980 & 31st December 1989

5 years

Read here for details on IBPS RRB PO Eligibility.

IBPS RRB PO Participating Banks

The following Regional Rural Banks are party to the recruitment process. Candidates can opt for states while appearing for the exams. The list of participating banks is a follows:
1 Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank
2 Andhra Pragathi Gramin Bank
3 Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank Naharlagun
4 Aryavart Bank Lucknow Uttar Pradesh
5 Assam Gramin Vikash Bank Guwahati Assam
6 Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank Murshidabad West Bengal
7 Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank Vadodara Gujarat
8 Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank Ajmer Rajasthan
9 Baroda U P Bank Gorakhpur Uttar Pradesh
10 Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank Guntur Andhra Pradesh
11 Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank Raipur Chhattisgarh
12 Dakshin Bihar Gramin Bank Patna Bihar
13 Ellaquai Dehati Bank Srinagar Jammu &, Kashmir
14 Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank Mandi Himachal Pradesh
15 J & K Grameen Bank Jammu Jammu & Kashmir
16 Jharkhand Rajya Gramin Bank Ranchi Jharkhand
17 Karnataka Gramin Bank Bellary Karnataka
18 Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank Dharwad Karnataka
19 Kerala Gramin Bank Mallapuram Kerala
20 Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank Indore Madhya Pradesh
21 Madhyanchal Gramin Bank Sagar Madhya Pradesh
22 Maharashtra Gramin Bank Aurangabad Maharashtra
23 Manipur Rural Bank Imphal Manipur
There are other banks too- Check out Complete list of Participating Banks.

IBPS RRB PO Exam 2022 Selection Process

The selection process is covered here in detail, candidates must keep note of these steps:
The recruitment process begins with the official notification. The next stage is the application process. The candidates whose application is accepted receive an online admit card for the IBPS RRB PO Preliminary Exam which is the 1 st stage of 3 stage recruitment process. The recruitment process consists of a Preliminary Stage, followed by the mains exam and interview process. The candidates have to qualify the previous stage to reach the next. The finally selected candidates after the interview round are given provisional recruitment by the IBPS.

IBPS RRB PO Application Important Points

Candidates must keep the following steps in mind while applying for the exam.

  • Visit the official website of IBPS.

  • Register using relevant details asked.

  • Registration ID and password will be generated.

  • Log In again with the Registered ID and Password.

  • Proceed to apply for the examination.

  • Upload scanned photograph and signature

  • Provide relevant details like educational qualification, work experience etc.

  • Give your preference for a bank and state.

  • Upload handwritten declaration and left thumb impression

  • Proceed to pay the fee. The fee for the general and EWS candidates is Rs 850 Rupees

Before two weeks of the exam candidates will receive online admit cards. After the issue of admit card the Selection process is as follows:

IBPS RRB PO Preliminary Examination

This is a qualifying stage, where an adequate number of candidates are selected for the mains exam. For the ongoing examination cycle, the prelims exam was just conducted.  The result is usually released by IBPS within a month of examination. The exam pattern is as follows:

  • The total duration of the exam is 40 Minutes.

  • There are two sections in the exam.

  • The sections are Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude.

  • There is a penalty for the wrong answers – ¼ th of marks are deducted.

The exam pattern and marking scheme is illustrated below.


No. of Questions

Max Marks




Quantitative Aptitude







IBPS RRB PO Mains Examination

The candidates who are successful in the preliminary stage have to appear for the mains exam. The mains exam is essential for getting a call for an interview round. The final merit list is made based on the score in the mains exam. The details of the mains exam pattern are as follows.

  1. The exam has 5 sections in total.

  2. The duration of the exam is 2 hours.

  3. The sections are to be attempted infixed time.

  4. There is a penalty for wrong answers.

  5. The paper is bilingual.

  6. The questions are objective type.

The exam breakup is as follows:


No. of Questions





Quantitative Aptitude



General Awareness



English / Hindi Language



Computer Knowledge






Candidates must qualify the sectional as well as an overall cutoff in the main exam to be eligible for an interview.

IBPS RRB PO Interview

The interview will be conducted by the participating banks through their nodal branches. The candidates 3 times the vacancy are called for the exam. NABARD and IBPS may also be involved the interview process.

IBPS RRB PO Final Result

The mains and the interview round are considered for the final result. The candidates are given various banks as per their performance in the examination. The results are declared on the official website of IBPS. For this cycle of IBPS RRB PO the final result is expected in January 2022.


IBPS RRB PO Syllabus

The syllabus as per the sections is discussed below:

IBPS RRB PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

IBPS RRB PO Reasoning Syllabus

Simplification/ Approximation
Profit & Loss

Alphanumeric Series

Mixtures & Alligations

Logical Reasoning

Permutation, Combination & Probability

Data Sufficiency

Work & Time
Sequence & Series

Ranking & Order
Alphabet Test

Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Surds & Indices

Seating Arrangement

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Coded Inequalities

Time & Distance
Number Systems


Data Interpretation


Ratio & Proportion

Blood Relations

 IBPS RRB PO Mains Syllabus

IBPS RRB PO Reasoning Syllabus

IBPS RRB PO General/Economy/Banking Awareness Syllabus

IBPS RRB PO English Language Syllabus

IBPS RRB PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus


Current Affairs

Reading Comprehension

Simplification/ Approximation
Profit & Loss

Verbal Reasoning

Financial Awareness


Mixtures & Alligations

Circular Seating Arrangement

General Knowledge

Verbal Ability

Permutation, Combination & Probability

Linear Seating Arrangement

Static Awareness


Work & Time
Sequence & Series

Double Lineup

Banking Terminologies Knowledge

Sentence Improvement

Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Surds & Indices


Banking Awareness

Word Association

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Blood Relations, Critical Reasoning

Principles of Insurance

Para Jumbles

Time & Distance
Number Systems

Input-Output, Analytical, and Decision Making


Error Spotting

Data Interpretation

Directions and Distances


Cloze Test

Ratio & Proportion

Ordering and Ranking, Code Inequalities


Fill in the blanks


Data Sufficiency




Coding-Decoding, Course of Action




Basic questions are also asked related to Computer awareness.
Also read – IBPS RRB PO Syllabus.


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Q1. What is the exam date for IBPS RRB PO Mains exam?

A1. The mains exam and single online level for Officers Scale I, II and III will be conducted on September 25, 2021.

Q2. What is the age limit for IBPS RRB PO exam?

A2. The age limit for IBPS RRB PO exam is 20 to 28 years.

Q3. Is there any probation period for IBPS RRB PO?

A3. Yes, candidates selected for the post of IBPS PO will be on probation for two years.

Q4. What is the in-hand salary of IBPS RRB PO?

A4. The probationary officer initially draws an in-hand salary of Rs. 29,000  to Rs. 33,000

Q5. How to prepare for IBPS RRB PO Interview?

A5. For interview, candidates must prepare current affairs, banking awareness questions, agriculture crops, priority sector loans, family and educational background, etc.