IBPS RRB 2017 Recruitment Notification Released 14192 Vacancies

IBPS RRB 2017  an important recruitment for banking aspirants. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection had already confirmed exam dates to be in September (prelims), and November (mains). A huge number of vacancy announced in 2017 this is really a good news for those candidates who belong to banking Preparation and Railway Jobs Preparation of  IBPS RRB 2017. 56 Regional Rural Banks are participating in CWE VI as per this notification.

Noticeable Dates regarding Notificationof Banking jobsaccording to this notification, application form will be available from July 12. Last date for interested bank recruitment candidates to apply would be August 1. There will be pre examination training from August 28 to September 3 for Officer Scale 1, and from September 4 to September 9 for Office Assistant. Officer Scale 1 and Office Assistant candidates will have to appear in preliminary exam and main exam, whereas Officer Scale 2 and 3 will appear in a single exam. Preliminary exam dates for Officer Scale 1 will be September 9, 10, and 16; Office Assistant prelims on September 17, 23, and 24. Main exam or single exam will be on November 5 for Officer scale 1, 2, 3; and Office Assistant on November 12.

Post Description of IBPS RRB 2017 Notification for different officer rank and office assistant posts and number of post designation wise are provided below:

Office assistant– 7374,
Officers Scale 1 – 4865
Officer scale 3–207
Officer scale 2 (GBO) – 1395
Officer scale 2 (IT) – 83
Officer scale 2 (CA) – 34
Officer scale 2 (Law) – 21
Officer scale 2 (TM) – 11
Officer scale 2 (marketing) – 33
Officer scale 2 (AO) – 169


Multipurpose office assistant roles are open for those between 18 to 28 years of age. Likewise officer scale 1 job holder will have to be between 18 to 21 years, officer scale 2 has age limit of 21 to 32 years, and officer scale 3 asks for age to be between 21 to 40. Age relaxation is applicable on categories namely SC, ST, OBC, PwD, Ex-Servicemen, widows, divorced women, domiciled in JnK, affected by 1984 riots.

Office Assistant recruitement would be a multipurpose role. Officer Scale I will be Assistant Manager. Officer Scale II will be General Banking Officer (Manager) which is also referred to as GBO. Also in this scale there will be Specialist Officers (Managers) as Information Technology officier, Chartered Accountant, Law officer, Treasury manager, Marketing officer, Agricultural officer. Officer Scale III will be Senior manager. Educational qualification requirement is outlined in section “V” under educational qualifications and experience as on last date of registration. According to that, a Bachelor degree is a must. Scale 1, 2, 3 officers need to also note degree requirement and work experience.

There is no change in exam pattern. It is same as last time. Where there are two stages, there one has to clear preliminary exam cut off first and then go to main. These are online exams and hence normalization will play a role in calculating equipercentile score. Nodal Regional Rural Bank will also hold interview for scale 1, 2, 3 officers with help of IBPS and NABARD.

Coming to vacancies, there are Office assistant total vacancies– 7374, Officers Scale 1 number of vacancies- 4865, for  Officer scale 3 – 207, Officer scale 2 (GBO) – 1395, Officer scale 2 (IT) – 83, Officer scale 2 (CA) – 34, Officer scale 2 (Law) – 21, Officer scale 2 (TM) – 11, Officer scale 2 (marketing) – 33, Officer scale 2 (AO) – 169. In total this comes out to be 14192 vacancies. Whether this notification is correct or not remains to be seen. However, it will be wise for candidates to start preparations as at least exam dates are confirmed.

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