IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2019

IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2019

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection sets an IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria and applicants need to fulfill the desired Eligibility to apply online for IBPS RRB.

  • IBPS will be filling up 8354 vacancies in Officer Grade and Office Assistant Posts. Make sure you are aware of the detailed post-wise IBPS RRB Vacancy list.
  • Know the detailed IBPS RRB Exam Pattern to be aware of the marking scheme for each exam.
  • Moreover, the applicants need to take care of Eligibility such as Age Limit, Nationality, Educational Qualification, and Work Experience.

IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2019

Online application for the various posts will be subject to various Eligibility Criteria as set by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. Applicants must check their eligibility prior to starting the application for IBPS RRB 2019 examination. Also, candidates must make sure they are aware of IBPS RRB Exam Centers so that they know how far is the center from their place.

  • Candidates who do meet the eligibility criteria could not be able to proceed with the filling up of IBPS RRB Application Form.
  • Candidates who had successfully applied for Office Assistant and Officer Grade posts can now download the IBPS RRB Call Letter for PET Exam.
  • The admit card for Prelims will be released in a few days on the official website.

In order to be clear with the criteria, one needs to fulfill the below-mentioned eligibilities;

Age Limit
Nationality
Educational Qualification
Work experience
Proficiency in local language

Now let’s look at each of the Eligibility Criteria in detail as mentioned below;

Nationality – IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2019

In order to apply online for IBPS RRB, you need to fulfill the Nationality Criteria as set by IBPS RRB;

  • Citizen of India
  • Subject of Nepal
  • Subject of Bhutan
  • Tibetan refugee (who migrated before 1st January 1962)
  • Indian origin person who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam.

Also, if you are not a citizen of India, the Government of India should issue a certificate of eligibility in your favor.

IBPS RRB Age Limit

In the table below, we have mentioned Post-wise Age Limit for various posts under IBPS RRB Recruitment 2019;

Post

Minimum Age Maximum Age

Effective Dates for Age Limit

Officer Scale- I 18 years 30 years Born earlier than 3rd June 1989 and later than 31st May 2001 (both dates inclusive)
Scale-II Officer 21 years 32 years Born earlier than 3rd June 1987 and later than 31st May 1998 (both dates inclusive).
Officer Scale- III 21 years 40 years Born earlier than 3rd June 1979 and later than 31st May 1998 (both dates inclusive).
Multipurpose (Office Assistant)  18 years 30 years Born earlier than 2nd June 1991 and later than 1st June 2001 (both dates inclusive).

However, age relaxation rules apply for the reserved categories – 3 years for OBC, 5 years for SC/ST, and 10 years for PwD candidates. In the table below, we have mentioned Category-wise Age Relaxation to apply online for IBPS RRB 2019;

Candidates’ Category Age Criteria
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PwD 10 years
Ex-servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen The actual period of service rendered in the defense forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST)
Widows, Divorced women, and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried 9 years
Persons domiciled in J&K state (During 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989) 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
Ex-servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs 5 years

IBPS RRB Educational Qualification

Below, we have mentioned Post-wise Educational Qualification for IBPS RRB 2019 examination;

Office Assistant

  • However, the candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University.
  • Also, you must be proficient in the local language.

Officer Scale I

  • The candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University.
  • Also, you must be proficient in the local language.

Officer Scale-II

  • Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks from a recognized University.
  • However, for Specialist positions, you must have a degree in the relevant discipline.
  • For the post of Treasury Manager and Marketing Officer, you must have an MBA in Finance and Marketing, respectively.

Officer Scale III

  • You must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with minimum 50% marks from a recognized University.

Work Experience – IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2019

Below, we have mentioned Post-wise Work-Experience for IBPS RRB 2019 examination;

General Banking Officer (Officer Scale-II)

  • You must have 2 years of experience as an officer in a bank or financial institution.

Officer Scale-II (Specialist Officer)

  • Information Technology Officer, Chartered Account, Treasury Manager, Marketing Officer – Candidates must have a minimum of 1-year experience in the relevant trade.
  • Law Officer – A minimum of 2 years of experience as an advocate or Law Officer in a Bank or financial institute.
  • Agricultural Officer – A minimum of 2 years experience in the relevant trade.

Officer Scale III

  • However, the candidates must have a minimum of 5 years of experience as an Officer in a Bank or financial institute.

Proficiency in the local language – IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2019

Applicants need to be proficient in their local language in order to apply online for IBPS RRB 2019 Recruitment.

In the table below, we have mentioned State/UT-wise desired local language proficiency;

State/UT

Desired Local Language Proficiency

Andhra Pradesh Telugu
Arunachal Pradesh English
Assam Assamese, Bengali, Bodo
Bihar Hindi
Chhattisgarh Hindi
Gujarat Gujarati
Haryana Hindi
Himachal Pradesh Hindi
Jammu & Kashmir Dogri, Kashmiri, Punjabi, Urdu, Gojri, Pahari, Ladakhi, Balti (Palli), Dardi, Hindi
Jharkhand Hindi
Karnataka Kannada
Kerala Malayalam
Madhya Pradesh Hindi
Maharashtra Marathi
Manipur Manipuri
Meghalaya Khasi, Garo
Mizoram Mizo
Nagaland English
Odisha Odia
Punjab Punjabi
Rajasthan Hindi
Tamil Nadu Tamil
Telangana Telugu, Urdu
Tripura Bengali, Kokborak
Uttar Pradesh Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit
Uttarakhand Hindi, Sanskrit
West Bengal Bengali, Nepali
Puducherry Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu

IBPS RRB Eligibility for Person with Disability

Here is the IBPS RRB Eligibility criteria for various categories including for Person with Disability. Candidates who suffer from the disability not less than 40% certified by Medical Board can apply for under PwD category.

It is important to carry documents, which certify the claim, issued by authority of medical boards under the central/state government. PwD category includes candidates with the following disabilities:

  1. Visually Impaired- This category includes candidates with total blindness, visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with correcting lenses and limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degrees or worse.
  2. Deaf and Hearing Impaired- Hearing impairment means loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies. Such candidates experience total loss of hearing ability in both the ears.
  3. Orthopedically Challenged- Candidates who have locomotor disability or cerebral palsy with locomotor impairment of a minimum of 40% can apply for IBPS RRB under this category. Also, candidates who fall in the following categories are eligible to apply for IBPS RRB 2019:
  • BL – Both legs affected but not arms OA – One arm affected (R or L), Impaired reach, Weakness of grip, Ataxia
  • OL – One leg affected (R and or L)
  • MW – Muscular weakness and limited physical endurance

Guidelines for Scribe

Candidates using a scribe or suffering from locomotor disability and cerebral palsy or any visual impairment must follow the rules and regulations set by IBPS RRB. Here are some guidelines to be followed for candidates belonging to these categories:

Candidates Using Scribe

Candidates whose writing speed is majorly affected due to the disability can use a scribe at their own risk. Candidate who chooses to sit with a scribe must acquaint the scribe with following rules that are applicable in IBPS RRB 2019 examination:

  1. The scribe will not be arranged by the examination committee, candidates will have to arrange for scribe at their own cost.
  2. The scribe arranged by the candidate can belong to any stream.
  3. If a candidate sitting for the post of Specialist’s Officers arranges for a scribe, then they must keep in mind that the scribe must be from the academically different stream from that prescribed for the post.
  4. An undertaking must be signed by the scribe as well as candidate confirming that scribe fulfills all the eligibility conditions required by IBPS.
  5. Those candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes or otherwise advised for every hour of the examination.
  6. Scribe requirement must be mentioned in the application form along with the request for time concession.
  7. If candidate or scribe fails to follow rules and regulations laid down by IBPS RRB 2019, both candidate, as well as a scribe, will be held guilty and the candidature of the candidate shall be canceled along with disciplinary actions as applicable.

Guidelines for Candidates with Locomotor Disability and Cerebral Palsy

Candidate with minimum 40% impairment shall be provided with the concession of 20 minutes per hour in the writing section if locomotor disability and cerebral palsy hinder performance.

Guidelines for Visually Impaired Candidates

Visually impaired candidates can opt for the contents of the question paper to be magnified in the font. Such candidate shall be given an extra 20 minutes for every hour or otherwise advised of examination. However, the magnifying facility shall not be available for the candidates who opt for the scribe.

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