IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) mentions the IBPS RRB 2021 eligibility criteria for all aspiring candidates as per the available posts for Officers Scale I, II, III and Office Assistants. The IBPS RRB eligibility criteria 2021 are based on nationality, age, educational qualification, and work experience.
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Before filling the IBPS RRB application form 2021, candidates must ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria. Graduates between the ages of 18 and 40 (depending on the post) are eligible to take the IBPS RRB test, according to the IBPS RRB 2021 eligibility criteria. To know more about IBPS RRB eligibility criteria 2021, candidates can go through the article below.
In order to fill the IBPS RRB application form 2021, candidates must meet the eligibility standards on the basis of the following factors:
A candidate must be an Indian national, according to the IBPS RRB 2021 eligibility requirements. Candidates of the following nationalities, in addition to Indians, may fill out the application form:
Subject of Nepal or
Subject of Bhutan or
A Tibetan Refugee who came to India prior to January 1, 1962 with intention to settle in India or
A person of Indian origin who migrated to India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, or Vietnam with the intention of settling in India, provided they have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Indian government.
It is essential for candidates to meet the IBPS RRB 2021 eligibility criteria in terms of age. The age criteria were established based on the job descriptions. The details are mentioned below.
Age limit (As on July 1, 2021)
Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager)
18 to 30 years of age
Officer Scale- II (Manager)
21 to 32 years of age
Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager)
21 to 40 years of age
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
18 to 28 years of age
Candidates from the reserved categories such as SC, ST, OBC, PWD, Ex-Servicemen, and others, however, have received different age relaxations.
IBPS RRB Age Relaxations
Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen
For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) - Actual period of service given in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
Ex-servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/SSCOs, who have served for at least 5 years in military service and have been released after assignment completion, other than dismissal or discharge because of misconduct or inefficiency or due to physical disability attributable to military service etc.
5 years (For Officers posts)
Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands (not remarried)
9 years (For Office Assistant Multipurpose posts only)
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period January 1, 1980 to December 31, 1989
Persons affected by 1984 riots
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Candidates applying for the IBPS RRB exam must hold the following degree:
For the post of Officer Scale-I (Assistant Manager)
Candidates must have completed their education with graduation degree.
Candidates with a degree in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, animal husbandry, veterinary science, agricultural engineering, pisciculture, agricultural marketing and cooperation, information technology, management, law, economics, or accounting will be given preference.
Proficiency in the local language is required.
Desirable: Knowledge of computer
For the post of Officer Scale-II General Banking Officer (Manager)
Bachelor's degree (BA, B.Com, B.Sc, BBA, BCA, B.Tech etc.) from a recognized university in any discipline with a minimum aggregate of 50%.
Preference will be given to candidates with degrees in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Agricultural Engineering, Veterinary Science, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics, and Accountancy.
For the post of Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)
1) IT Officers
Graduation with a minimum of 50% in Electronics, Communication, Computer Science, or Information Technology.
Desirable: Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP etc.
2) Chartered Accountant - Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
3) Law Officer - Candidates must have Law degree with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate
4) Treasury Manager - Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance
5) Marketing Officer - MBA in Marketing from a recognized university
6) Agricultural Officer - Bachelor's degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/Animal Husbandry/ Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks from a known university or its equivalent.
For the post of Officer Scale-III (Senior Manager)
Graduation with a minimum of 50% in any discipline
Those with a degree or diploma in banking, finance, marketing, horticulture, agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, agricultural engineering, pisciculture, veterinary science, agricultural marketing and cooperation, information technology, management, law, economics, and accounting will be given preference.
For the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
A bachelor's degree in any field is required.
RRBs require proficiency in the local language.
Desirable: knowledge of Computer.
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IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Work Experience
Applicants with relevant work experience will be given preference, in addition to meeting the IBPS RRB 2021 eligibility criteria in terms of age, education, and nationality.
IBPS RRB eligibility criteria on the basis of work experiences
Officer Scale-II General Banking Officer (Manager)
Experience of two years as Officer in a Bank or Financial Institution
Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)
Officer Scale-III (Senior Manager)
Minimum 5 years experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
Applicants for Officer Scale I and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) positions must be able to communicate in the local languages. The IBPS RRB 2021 language proficiency eligibility requirements are as follows:
Applicants must have completed at least Class 8 in a regional language.
Candidates who are not found to be fluent in the local language at the time of selection will be given a six-month (extendable) grace period to improve their language skills.
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) had released application form of IBPS RRB 2021 in online mode on June 8, 2021. Candidates were advised to apply after checking the eligibility criteria of IBPS RRB 2021. The application form procedure includes registration, filling of application form, photograph and signature upload and fee payment.
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