IBPS RRB FAQs 2022 (Frequently Asked Questions & their Answers)

By Jyoti Bisht|Updated : June 9th, 2022

IBPS RRB FAQs: One of the most awaited recruitment of the Indian Banking Sector IBPS RRB is finally released! Online registration for the IBPS RRB exam started on 7th June 2022 and will close on 27th June 2022. The candidates aspiring to clear this exam must be curious to know about the complete details regarding the IBPS RRB notification 2022. In this post we are sharing IBPS RRB exam frequently asked questions (FAQs) to answer all your queries.

IBPS RRB FAQs 2022

To know everything in detail, Check it out here!

1. What is the starting and closing date of Online registration for the IBPS RRB exam 2022?

Starting of Online Registration application7th June 2022
Closure of online registration application27th June 2022

2. When will the IBPS RRB exam 2022 be conducted?

IBPS has already released the IBPS RRB exam date for both PO & Clerk exams. IBPS 2022 Notification has mentioned that IBPS RRB PO and Clerk exam will be held on as follows:

a) Online Examination – Preliminary

  • IBPS RRB PO & Clerk: 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st August 2022

b) Online Examination – Mains 

  • 24th September 2022 (PO)
  • 1st October 2022 (Clerk)

3. How many vacancies have been released for the IBPS RRB exam for this year?

Post-wise distribution of vacancies is as follows:

  • IBPS RRB Clerk(OA)- 4483
  • IBPS RRB PO(OS 1)- 2676
  • IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II- 867
  • Officer Scale-III- 80

4. Have vacancies decreased as compared to last year's recruitment?

Yes, the number of IBPS RRB vacancies has been decreased by approx 5000 vacancies in IBPS RRB Recruitment 2022.

Last year the number of vacancies was 13201 and this year 8106 approx.

5. What are the eligibility criteria for the IBPS RRB exam 2022?

IBPS Clerk eligibility criteria are different for different posts as described below:

  • Office Assistant (Multipurpose) - Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent
    (a) Proficiency in the local language as prescribed by the participating RRB.
    (b) Desirable: Working knowledge of Computer
  • Officer Scale-I(Assistant Manager)
    i. Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent Preference will be given to the candidates having a degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics or Accountancy
    ii. Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB
    iii. Desirable: working knowledge of Computer
  • Officer Scale-II General Banking Officer (Manager) - Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Preference will be given to the candidates having 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
  • Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager) -
  • Information Technology Officer - Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University in Electronics / Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology or equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate Desirable:
    Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP, etc.
  • Chartered Accountant - Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
  • Law Officer - Degree from a recognized University in Law or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate
  • Treasury Manager - Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution
  • Marketing Officer - MBA in Marketing from a recognized university
  • Agricultural Officer - Bachelor’s 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% marks in aggregate
  • Officer Scale-III(Senior Manager) - Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. Preference will be given to the candidates with a 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.

6. I am in the final year of graduation. Am I eligible to appear in this exam?

As per the official notification," the result should have been declared before filling up the online registration form."

7. How many times can I apply for this exam?

There is no limit to the number of attempts. You can apply for the IBPS RRB exam if you fulfill all the required criteria like educational and age criteria.

8. What is the age limit for the IBPS RRB exam 2022?

PostMinimum AgeMaximum age
Office Assistant18 Years28 Years
Officer Scale-118 Years30 Years
Officer Scale-II21 Years32 Years
Officer Scale-III21 Years40 Years

9. How do I apply for the IBPS RRB exam 2022?

The online application started on 7th June 2022. Check here the Direct Link to apply online for IBPS RRB 2022

10. Is there any change in the IBPS RRB Exam 2022 compared to IBPS RRB exam 2021 concerning the examination pattern?

There is no change in the IBPS RRB Exam 2022 as compared to last year's notification.

10. What is the IBPS RRB Prelims 2022 Exam pattern?

The IBPS RRB Exam Pattern 2022 is same as the last year's pattern. There are no changes in the IBPS RRB exam 2022. Below given is the exam pattern of this exam :

  • Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
 Name Of TestLanguage      No. Of QuesTotal Maximum MarksDuration
1ReasoningHindi/English4040Composite time of 45 minutes
2Numerical AbilityHindi/English4040
 Total 8080
  • Officer Scale-I
 Name Of TestLanguage      No. Of QuesTotal Maximum MarksDuration
1ReasoningHindi/English4040Composite time of 45 minutes
2Numerical AbilityHindi/English4040
 Total 8080

* Candidates (for both posts) have to qualify in both the tests by securing minimum cut-off marks. An adequate number of candidates in each category, depending upon requirements, will be shortlisted for the Online Main Examination

12. Is there any penalty for marking wrong answers in the IBPS RRB exam 2022?

Yes, in both phases, 1/4 marks of the marks allotted to the question will be deducted for a wrong answer marked by the candidate. There is no penalty if the candidate has left the answer unmarked.

13. What is the selection process for the IBPS RRB Exam 2022?

Office Assistant Post -: 

It is a two-level process:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Main exam

Check other details:

  • To clear the exam, you have to clear both sectional as well as total cut-offs as decided by the authorities.
  • The marks scored in the Main exam
  • Candidates have to obtain a minimum score in each test of the Main examination to get shortlisted for provisional allotment. Depending on the number of vacancies in each state, candidates will be shortlisted for provisional allotment.

Officer Post -:

It is a three-level recruitment process:

  1. Preliminary exams
  2. mains exam
  3. Interview round

Check other details

  • To clear the exam, you have to clear both sectional as well as total cut-offs as decided by the authorities.
  • Candidates will have to obtain a minimum score in each of the tests of the Main Examination to get considered for the interview. Depending on the number of vacancies, a sufficient number of candidates in each category not exceeding 3 times the declared vacancies in each state will be called for interview.

Read here full details on IBPS RRB Selection Process

14. What is the Application fee for IBPS RRB Exam 2022?

Following are the application fee details for IBPS RRB Exam 2022 -

 Post

 Category

Application Fee

Officer (Scale I, II, and III)

 

SC, ST, PWBD

Rs 175/-

All others

Rs 850/-

 

 Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

SC, ST, PWBD, EXS

Rs 175/-
All others

Rs 850/-

15. Can I apply from a different state?

Yes, but it is necessary to be proficient with the regional language of that state.

Comment below if you have any doubts related to the IBPS RRB Exam 2022, we will be happy to help our users!

To help you analyze your performance and to make you exam-ready with an actual exam-like experience, we have launched a new course for your IBPS RRB 2022 exam preparation.

IBPS RRB Important Links

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Mock TestIBPS RRB Office Assistant Mock Test
IBPS RRB Selection ProcessIBPS RRB Application Form 2022
IBPS RRB Question PapersIBPS RRB Exam Pattern
IBPS RRB Syllabus 2022IBPS RRB Salary
IBPS RRB Online CoachingIBPS RRB Cut Off

If you are aiming to crack SBI/IBPS exam 2022, then join the Online Classroom Program where you will get:

byjusexamprep

  • Live Courses by Top Faculty
  • Daily Study Plan 
  • Comprehensive Study Material 
  • Latest Pattern Test Series 
  • Complete Doubt Resolution 
  • Regular Assessments with Report Card

Click here to access Test Series

Why BYJU'S Exam Prep Test Series?

  • Get better at every level of your preparation with unlimited test series, based on the latest exam pattern. 
  • Assess areas of weaknesses & track improvements with in-depth performance analysis

Download the BYJU’S Exam Prep App Now. 

The most comprehensive exam prep app.

#DreamStriveSucceed

Comments

write a comment

PO, Clerk, SO, Insurance

BankingIBPS POIBPS ClerkSBI POIBPS SOSBI ClerkRBIIDBI SORRBLICESICNainital BankOtherQuick LinkMock Test

Follow us for latest updates