IBPS RRB 2023: Know List of Participating Banks and Steps to Fill Bank Preference

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

Aspirants have to provide IBPS RRB bank preference while filling out the application form. After the notification is released the next big question aspirants face is how to fill the IBPS RRB Bank Preference list. What order of preference to choose for IBPS RRB Office Assistant and Officer Scale 1 exam among the IBPS RRB participating banks in 2023.

In this article, we are going to discuss all such queries of the aspirants in a detailed manner. So kindly go through the entire post to clear all of your doubts regarding the IBPS RRB application form 2023.

Check out a detailed overview of how to fill out the IBPS RRB bank preference in the application form for the exams. Also, we will discuss thoroughly the IBPS RRB Office Assistant & Officer Scale 1 Bank preference. This post is about some of the common queries that students ask while filling up the application. Our experts have shared how to fill in IBPS RRB Bank preference.

IBPS RRB Participating Banks list

Along with the official IBPS RRB notification, the IBPS RRB participating banks list will also be disclosed. This year there are exactly 43 IBPS RRB participating banks in the advertisement. Kindly go through the below table to know the names of the participating banks and their local language.

States/ UTs Name of RRBs Present Head Office Desired Local Language
Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pragathi Gramin Bank Kadapa Telugu
Andhra Pradesh Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank Guntur Telugu
Andhra Pradesh Saptagiri Grameena Bank Chittor Telugu
Arunachal Pradesh Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank Naharlagun (Papumpare) English
Assam Assam Gramin Vikash Bank Guwahati Assamese, Bengali, Bodo
Bihar Dakshin Bihar Gramin Bank Patna Hindi
Bihar Uttar Pradesh Gramin Bank Muzaffarpur Hindi
Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank Raipur Hindi
Gujarat Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank Vadodara Gujarati
Gujarat Saurashtra Gramin Bank Rajkot Gujarati
Haryana Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank Rohtak Hindi
Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank Mandi Hindi
J & K Ellaquai Dehati Bank Srinagar Dogri, Kashmiri, Punjabi, Urdu, Gojri, Pahari, Ladakhi, Balti (Palli), Dardi, Hindi
J & K J & K Gramin Bank Jammu Dogri, Kashmiri, Pahari, Gojri, Punjabi, Ladakhi, Balti (Palli), Dardi, Urdu, Hindi
Jharkhand Jharkhand Rajya Gramin Bank Ranchi Hindi
Karnataka Karnataka Gramin Bank Bellary Kannada
Karnataka Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank Dharwad Kannada
Kerala Kerala Gramin Bank Mallapuram Malayalam
Madhya Pradesh Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank Indore Hindi
Madhya Pradesh Madhyanchal Gramin Bank Sagar Hindi
Maharashtra Maharashtra Gramin Bank Aurangabad Marathi
Maharashtra Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank Nagpur Marathi
Manipur Manipur Rural Bank Imphal Manipuri
Meghalaya Meghalaya Rural Bank Shillong Khasi, Garo
Mizoram Mizoram Rural Bank Aizwal Mizo
Nagaland Nagaland Rural Bank Kohima English
Odisha Odisha Gramya Bank Bhubaneshwar Odia
Odisha Utkal Grameen Bank Bolangir Odia
Puducherry Puduvai Bharathiar Grama Bank Puducherry Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu
Punjab Punjab Gramin Bank Kapurthala Punjabi
Rajasthan Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank Ajmer Hindi
Rajasthan Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank Jodhpur Hindi
Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Grama Bank Salem Tamil
Telangana Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank Warangal Telugu
Telangana Telangana Grameena Bank Hyderabad Telugu, Urdu
Tripura Tripura Gramin Bank Agartala Bengali, Kokborak
Uttar Pradesh Aryavart Bank Lucknow English
Uttar Pradesh Baroda UP Bank Gorakhpur
Uttar Pradesh Prathama UP Gramin Bank Moradabad Hindi
Uttarakhand Uttarakhand Gramin Bank Dehradun Hindi, Sanskrit
West Bengal Bangiya Gramin Bank Murshidabad Bengali
West Bengal Paschim Banga Gramin Bank Howrah Bengali
West Bengal Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank Coochbehar Bengali, Nepali

Steps to Fill the IBPS RRB Bank Preferences 2023

Now, let’s take a look at the common steps that you need to follow while filling out the IBPS RRB application form 2023.

  • The first step is to click on the Apply Online 2023 link.
  • It will redirect you to the official page and there click on Click here for New Registration.
  • Here you need to enter basic details about yourself such as your Name, Phone Number, and Email address. Be cautious while registering these details and also, make sure that the name that you enter is what you have mentioned on your identity card such as your Aadhaar Card, PAN Card, Voter ID, etc. Always Cross-check your details before clicking on the ‘Save & Next button.
  • A provisional number and password which will be sent to your mobile number and email address will be generated at this stage of the application post the above step. 

IBPS RRB Bank Preference: Photo and Signature

After this, you will be required to complete many steps to fill out the complete application form. You can go through them one at a time –

  • At this stage Upload a digital copy of your passport-size Photograph and Signature. Make sure they match the specifications specified by IBPS.
  • Given below are the Guidelines to upload a Photograph and Signature for the application of the exam-
    1. Specification for Passport size Photograph to be Uploaded-
    (a) Dimensions – 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
    (b) The size of the file should be in the range of 20kb–50kb
    (c) The picture should be in color with a light-colored, preferably white, background.
    2. Specification for uploading the digital image of the Signature –
    (a) Dimensions – 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
    (b) Size of the digital copy should be between 10kb – 20kb.
    (c) Signature should be on white paper with black ink. 
  • Make sure that the uploaded photograph and signature is not blurred or obscure. 
  • After this, fill out the rest of the details as specified in the application form, including Basic information, Educational qualification, and Preference of Banks.

IBPS RRB Bank Preference: Details

The information is categorized into 3 sub-heads regarding IBPS RRB bank preference. They are –

(a) Basic Information
(b) Qualification/ Experience/ Language
(c) Preference

(a) Basic Information

  • Under this tab You are required to fill out many details about yourself such as your category, disability details(if any), the number of attempts, Aadhaar card number, name of the state from which you are applying, exam centers (For both prelims and mains), Personal details, etc.
  • Under GST invoicing, select the proper address, which will be used to pick up a state for invoicing of GST. Try to fill out the same state from which you are applying.
  • Verify your details to review if there is any kind of error in your application form. if there are errors, then rectify them and then click on the ‘Save and Next, button.


As IBPS does not ask for any domicile declaration in the application form, students can apply from other states as well, but they’ll have to provide a document to prove their proficiency in the local language of the state form to which they are applying.

(b) Qualification/ Experience/ Language

  • Under this section, you are required to fill out your educational qualifications, work experiences(if any), and details of languages that you know.
  • You should be proficient in the languages that you have mentioned in the application form.
  • Verify all your details once again after you filled the application form and again click on Save and Next.

(c) How to select the order of IBPS RRB Exam 2023 Bank Preference?

Many aspirants ask these questions, i.e., What should be the order of Bank preference in IBPS RRB application form 2023? We are going to share with you some useful suggestions and tips that will help you to find out the perfect order of bank preference for you. 

  • The first and foremost point is that you should always remember that you’ll be able to opt only for the RRBs for the state from which you are applying. Example: If you opted for Rajasthan, then you will only be able to apply for state RRBs, i.e., Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank and Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank.
  • After this, You are required to check the checkbox which is present in front of the name of each RRB to select RRB in your preferential order.
  • You can also edit the order in which you have filled out your bank preference through the drag and drop option in the preference section of the RRBs box.
  • While selecting the bank preferences, Always consider these parameters like the number of branches in your vicinity or district of your choice, working environment, transfer policy of those RRBs, career growth options, etc.

After submitting you will be redirected to a new webpage. Here, you will be provided with a preview of your application form. Check the confirm checkboxes that are present at the top left and bottom left corner just below your image and signature respectively. Check the ‘I Agree’ box and click on ‘Final Submit’. Now, proceed to pay the requisite fees for the application form. Always save a copy of your Online Application Process after Final Submission.

IBPS RRB Bank Preference: Points To Remember

Well, many students are confused about the order of the bank preference in the IBPS RRB exam 2023. Given below are some important tips to keep in mind while filling the bank preference.

  • The first question should be What is your priority? Whether you like to join a particular bank or you like to be posted in your hometown. You can select any one of these options according to your priority.
  • If you want to be posted in the home town, then you should give preference to those banks which have the maximum number of branches in your locality/state.
  • If you are North Indian or South Indian, give preference to the banks which have headquarters near your state or have the maximum number of branches in your state
  • Keep in mind that you may have to work in the Bank that you have chosen for several upcoming years, so choose Bank and location wisely.
  • Even within the state, give preference to the bank which has released the maximum number of vacancies.

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