IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2021: Check Age, Qualification, Relaxation & Language Proficiency

IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2021: Check Age, Qualification, Relaxation & Language Proficiency

ByAkash Mishra  |  Updated on: Jun 7, 2021IBPS RRB 2021 recruitment notification released! IBPS has release the IBPS RRB 2021 notification with various RRB vacancies for Officer Assistant and Officer Scale I post. Check here all the important details about the IBPS RRB Prelims & Mains 2021 exam.
IBPS RRB 2021 recruitment notification released! IBPS has release the IBPS RRB 2021 notification with various RRB vacancies for Officer Assistant and Officer Scale I post. Check here all the important details about the IBPS RRB Prelims & Mains 2021 exam.
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IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2021

IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2021 is one of the major aspects to participate in the IBPS RRB recruitment process. In order to apply for IBPS RRB Officer Scale I, Officer Scale-II, & Officer Scale-III post or IBPS RRB Officer Assistant post, a candidate has to fulfill all the eligibility norms as prescribed by IBPS.

This year IBPS Rural Regional Bank (RRB) 2021 has released the official IBPS RRB notification for 12,500+ vacancies. Candidates filling up the IBPS RRB application form must go through the IBPS RRB age limit, IBPS RRB educational qualification, and the age relaxation in order to avoid the application cancellation later.

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IBPS RRB Age Limit Criteria

It is important to fulfill certain IBPS RRB age criteria to be eligible for the post of PO and Clerk. IBPS has mentioned ceratin age guidelines and candidates who wish to appear for IBPS RRB 2021 exam must fulfill the IBPS RRB age limit.

Eligibility Criteria - Age Limit (as on 01.06.2021)
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
  • Between 18 years and 28 years.
  • Candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.07.1992 and later than 01.07.2002 (both dates are inclusive)
Officer Scale I (Assistant Manager)
  • Above 18 years - Below 30 years.
  • Candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.07.1990 and later than 30.06.2002 (both dates are inclusive)
Officer Scale-II (Manager)
  • Above 21 years - Below 32 years.
  • Candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.07.1988 and later than 30.06.1999 (both dates are inclusive)
Officer Scale III (Senior Manager)
  • Above 21 years - Below 40 years.
  • Candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.07.1980 and later than 30.06.1999 (both dates are inclusive)

IBPS RRB Exam Age relaxation 2021

Candidates can seek age relaxation for the above-mentioned limits, subject to the following -

Category

Age Relaxation permitted

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

3 years

SC/ST

5 years

Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

Widows, Divorced women, and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried

9 years (Only for the post of Office Assistant)

Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen

(for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose): the 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

In the case of Ex-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 an account of physical disability attributable to military service or on invalided, subject to the ceiling as per Government guidelines

(for the post of Officers)


5 years

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

10 years

IBPS RRB Educational Qualification

Candidates have to fulfill certain IBPS RRB Educational qualifications for various posts. Check IBPS RRB officer scale-1 educational qualification and IBPS RRB Office Assistant educational qualification in detail. All the educational qualification requirements are as on 28/06/2021.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose):

  • The Candidate should hold a Bachelor's degree from a recognized university or its equivalent as on the above-mentioned date.
  • He/ She should also be proficient in the local language of the state from which they are applying.
  • Proper knowledge of computer skills is also desirable.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I (Assistant Manager):

  • As on the above-mentioned date, the candidate should have a degree from a recognized University or its equivalent in any discipline.
  • Preference will be given to candidates holding a degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy.
  • Proficiency in the local vernacular of the participating RRB is also required.
  • Computer knowledge will be the desired qualification.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer) (Manager)-

  • Candidates should have a degree in any discipline from an acknowledged university, with a minimum 50% aggregate marks as on the above-mentioned date.
  • Candidates who have a degree in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics, and Accountancy will be given preference.
  • Candidates should also have Work Experience of a total of two years as an officer in a Banking or Financial Institution.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Specialist Officer) (Managers)-

Post name

Qualification

Work Experience

Information Technology Officer

  • Candidates should have a degree from a recognized University in Electronics / Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • A certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP, etc. is desirable.

1 year (in the relevant field)

Chartered Accountant

Candidates should be a Certified Associate (CA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

1 year as a CA

Law Officer

Candidates should have a degree from a recognized University in Law or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.

  • Candidate should have worked for 2 years as an advocate or as Law Officer in Banks

OR

  • Financial Institutions for a minimum period of 2 years

Treasury Manager

Candidates should be a Certified Associate (CA) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or should have an MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution

1 year (in the relevant field)

Marketing Officer

MBA in Marketing from a recognized university

1 year (in the relevant field)

Agriculture Officer

Candidate should possess a degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/ Animal Husbandry/ Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture from a recognized university or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.

2 years (in the relevant field)

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-III (Senior Manager)

  • Candidates must hold a degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks are qualified to apply.
  • Preference will be given to the candidates having Degree/ Diploma in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics, and Accountancy.
  • Candidates should also have a minimum experience of 5 years as an Officer in Banking or Financial Institutions.

IBPS RRB Minimum Percentage Requirement

  • Only posts of IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II and Scale III require a minimum percentage.
  • There is no percentage barrier for applying online for IBPS RRB Officer Scale I and Office Assistant posts.

IBPS RRB Exam Language Proficiency

  • Candidates applying particularly for the posts of Officer Scale I and Office Assistant under IBPS RRB 2021 should be proficient in the local vernacular of the state from which they are applying.
  • For the posts of IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I and Office Assistant, candidates who have already studied the local language of the State from which they are applying, in standard VIII or at any level above this in any Government acknowledged Boards of Education/ School or those who have any certificate to the effect for standard VIII or any level above standard VIII will be considered proficient in that local vernacular.
  • An extension of the period of 6 months from the day of joining will be given to the candidates, who do not possess the required language proficiency, to gain proficiency in the local language of the concerned RRB. This period can be extended by the RRB Boards within the structure of rules. However, The mentioned period cannot be extended beyond the probation period.

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  • The minimum age to apply for IBPS RRB officer scale-1 is 21 Years and maximum age is 30 years.

  • According to the official notification, the final result of the candidate should have been declared on or before 21st July 2021.

  • Yes, freshers who fulfill certain eligibility criteria are eligible to apply for IBPS RRB 2021 recruitment.

  • Yes, but you should be proficient in the local language of that region.

  • The total vacancies under IBPS RRB recruitment 2021 are 10,000+.

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