IBPS RRB FAQs 2019 | Most Frequently Asked Questions


IBPS RRB FAQs 2019:- IBPS RRB has released the official notification for the recruitment of Officer (Scale I, Scale II, Scale III) and Multipurpose (Office Assistant).

  • IBPS RRB is an interesting opportunity for anyone who is interested in working in rural banks spread across the length and the breadth of the country.
  • There are 56 participating organizations in IBPS RRB 2019. Those willing to settle down in rural and remote areas should apply for these jobs.
  • A brighter side about IBPS RRB is that the banks are located away from the busy humdrum of the cities, allowing you to lead a more peaceful life.
  • The process of online application will start on 18th June 2019. To learn more, read our post on IBPS RRB Application Form 2019.
  • In this post, we have brought for you, various IBPS RRB FAQs which are being eagerly asked by the candidates.



The official IBPS RRB Notification is out and aspirants need to clear all their doubts before applying online for IBPS RRB 2019.
In order to clarify all your doubts regarding IBPS RRB 2019, we have mentioned the most notable IBPS RRB FAQs to help you understand the examination.


Q. How many vacancies have been released by IBPS RRB this year?

A. IBPS RRB has released the IBPS RRB notification for the seventh time. There are more than 5200+ vacancies for IBPS RRB Office Assistant, while there are more than 3300+ for IBPS RRB PO

Q. What are the posts available through this recruitment?

The various posts available for IBPS RRB are Officer Scale I, Officer Scale II, Officer Scale III and Multipurpose of Office Assistant.
Q. What are the opening and closing date for online registration of IBPS RRB Exam 2019?
On-line registration Dates will commence on 18th June 2019
Q. Is the Exam bilingual?
The exam will be bilingual except for English/Hindi Section.

Q. What is the selection Process for IBPS RRB?

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I:

It comprises a three-tier selection process for Officer Scale I and comprises of Prelims, Mains and GD/Interview. The selection process for IBPS RRB Officer Scale I involves the following phases:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Group Exercise and Interview

IBPS RRB Office Assistant:

The selection process for Office Assistant will also comprise of 2 phased i.e

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam


The IBPS RRB Scale II and Scale III comprise of Single Window Examination. There will not be any prelims or mains, just a single tier exam. The IBPS RRB is a three-tier selection process that comprises of Prelims, Mains and Interview.

Q. What are the Exam Dates for IBPS RRB 2019?

Events Tentative Dates
On-line registration Dates and payment of fees June 18, 2019 – July 04, 2019
The download of Admit Card for Prelims Exam Officer Scale I – To be notified
Office Assistant – To be notified
Preliminary Online Examination (Multipurpose and Officer Scale I ) Officer Scale-I – August 03, 04 & 11th 2019
Office Assistant- August 17, 18 & 25, 2019
The download of Admit Card for Online exam – Main / Single (All Posts) Officer Scale-I, II& III – To be notified
Office Assistant- To be notified
Online Examination – Main / Single (All Posts ) Officers (I, II & III) – September 29, 2019
Office Assistant – September 22, 2019

Q. Do I need to clear both IBPS RRB prelims and mains to qualify for interview round?

For both Office Assistant and Officer Scale I, you need to clear the IBPS RRB prelims, to qualify for the mains. Similarly, you need to clear the Mains exam to qualify for the interview round.

Q.  What is the age criteria while applying for IBPS RRB 2019?

Posts Name Age limit
Office Assistant (Multipurpose) 18-28 Years
Officer Scale- I 18-30 years
Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer/Specialist Officers ) 21-32 Years
Officer Scale- III 21-40 Years

Q. What is the Language Proficiency Test?

Language proficiency is very important in IBPS RRB 2019. One needs to be well versed in the local language. You should have studied the local language as part of Class 10. Those who are not proficient in the local language at the time of joining will be given a time of 6 months to learn the local language and if they fail to do so, it is up to the bank to forfeit their employment or not.
Q.  What is the Application fee for IBPS RRB Exam 2019?

  •  Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
  •  Rs. 600/- for all others

Q. Will IBPS RRB 2019 exam be online or offline?
The IBPS RRB 2019 Exam will be conducted online.
Q. I completed my graduation through the distance learning program. Am I eligible to apply for the exam?
Those who have completed their graduation from the full-time program are eligible to apply.
Q. Is there a sectional cut-off in the exam?
Yes, there will be both sectional cut off and overall cut-off in the exam.
Q. Is there any penalty for marking wrong answers in IBPS RRB Prelims and Mains Exam 2019?
Candidates will lose 0.25 or 1/4th of the marks assigned to the questions for every wrong answer.
Q. What is the exam pattern for IBPS RRB Recruitment 2019?

Click Here for Detailed IBPS RRB Exam Pattern

Q. When will the IBPS RRB results be declared?
The Results will be declared in phases for Prelims, Mains. The final result is expected to be declared in November 2019.

Activity Tentative Dates
The result of the Online exam – Preliminary (Multipurpose and Officer Scale I ) Officer Scale-I – September 2019
Office Assistant- September 2019
Provisional Allotment/Final Results December 2019

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