IBPS RRB Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2021
As the official notification for IBPS RRB CRP-X has been released, this is one of the most important aspects to look into the IBPS RRB Clerk exam. You are advised to go through the complete notification properly to avoid any kind of misunderstanding and disqualification from the examination. It should be noted that an Office Assistant can be eligible for the posts of Scales 1,2 & 3 on the condition that she/he possess the required eligibility. The RRB Office Assistant 2021 eligibility criteria is as follows:
To be able to apply for the IBPS RRB Office Assistant 2021 exam you must: (a) Hold a graduation degree from any recognized university (b) Proficiency in the language of the area you are applying for.
|IBPS RRB Clerk (Multipurpose)||
*Proficiency in local language – For recruitment of Office Assistant (Multipurpose), proficiency in local language as specified below shall be an essential qualification:-
- Candidates who have already studied the language of the State in standard VIII or any level above standard VIII in Government recognized Boards of Education/ School or having any certificate to the effect for standard VIII or any level above standard VIII would be considered proficient in that local language.
- Where the candidate does not meet the aforesaid requirement in local language at the time of selection, he will be given a time of six months from the date of joining to acquire the proficiency. This period can be extended by the Boards of RRBs within the framework of the rules and provided that such extension should not be beyond the probation period.
Desired Local Language Proficiency as prescribed by the Participating RRBs
|Sr.No.||Name of RRBs Bank||Present Head Office||State / UT||Desired Local Language Proficiency as prescribed by the Participating RRBs|
|1||Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank||Warangal||Telangana||Telugu|
|2||Andhra Pragathi Gramin Bank||Kadapa||Andhra Pradesh||Telugu|
|3||Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank||Naharlagun(Papumpare)||Arunachal Pradesh||English|
|4||Aryavart Bank||Lucknow||Uttar Pradesh||Hindi|
|5||Assam Gramin Vikash Bank||Guwahati||Assam||Assamese, Bengali, Bodo|
|6||Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank||Murshidabad||West Bengal||Bengali|
|7||Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank||Bharuch||Gujarat||Gujarati|
|8||Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank||Ajmer||Rajasthan||Hindi|
|9||Baroda U P Bank||Gorakhpur||Uttar Pradesh||Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit|
|10||Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank||Guntur||Andhra Pradesh||Telugu|
|11||Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank||Raipur||Chhattisgarh||Hindi|
|12||Dakshin Bihar Gramin Bank||Patna||Bihar||Hindi|
|13||Ellaquai Dehati Bank||Srinagar||Jammu & Kashmir||Dogri, Kashmiri, Punjabi, Urdu, Gojri, Pahari, Ladakhi, Balti(Palli), Dardi, Hindi|
|14||Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank||Mandi||Himachal Pradesh||Hindi|
|15||J & K Grameen Bank||Jammu||Jammu & Kashmir||Dogri, Kashmiri, Pahari, Gojri, Punjabi, Ladakhi, Balti (Palli), Dardi, Urdu, Hindi|
|16||Jharkhand Rajya Gramin Bank||Ranchi||Jharkhand||Hindi|
|17||Karnataka Gramin Bank||Bellary||Karnataka||Kannada|
|18||Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank||Dharwad||Karnataka||Kannada|
|19||Kerala Gramin Bank||Mallapuram||Kerala||Malayalam|
|20||Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank||Indore||Madhya Pradesh||Hindi|
|21||Madhyanchal Gramin Bank||Sagar||Madhya Pradesh||Hindi|
|22||Maharashtra Gramin Bank||Aurangabad||Maharashtra||Marathi|
|23||Manipur Rural Bank||Imphal||Manipur||Manipuri|
|24||Meghalaya Rural Bank||Shillong||Meghalaya||Khasi, Garo|
|25||Mizoram Rural Bank||Aizawl||Mizoram||Mizo|
|26||Nagaland Rural Bank||Kohima||Nagaland||English|
|27||Odisha Gramya Bank||Bhubaneshwar||Odisha||Odia|
|28||Paschim Banga Gramin Bank||Howrah||West Bengal||Bengali|
|29||Prathama UP Gramin Bank||Moradabad||Uttar Pradesh||Hindi|
|30||Puduvai Bharathiar Grama Bank||Puducherry||Puducherry||Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu|
|31||Punjab Gramin Bank||Kapurthala||Punjab||Punjabi|
|32||Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank||Jodhpur||Rajasthan||Hindi|
|33||Saptagiri Grameena Bank||Chittor||Andhra Pradesh||Telugu|
|34||Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank||Rohtak||Haryana||Hindi|
|35||Saurashtra Gramin Bank||Rajkot||Gujarat||Gujarati|
|36||Tamil Nadu Grama Bank||Salem||Tamil Nadu||Tamil|
|37||Telangana Grameena Bank||Hyderabad||Telangana||Telugu, Urdu|
|38||Tripura Gramin Bank||Agartala||Tripura||Bengali, Kokborak|
|39||Utkal Grameen Bank||Bolangir||Odisha||Odia|
|40||Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank||Muzaffarpur||Bihar||Hindi|
|41||Uttarakhand Gramin Bank||Dehradun||Uttarakhand||Hindi, Sanskrit|
|42||Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank||Coochbehar||West Bengal||Bengali, Nepali|
|43||Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank||Nagpur||Maharashtra||Marathi|
Age Criteria (As on June 01, 2021)
The age criteria is also a must to apply for RRB Clerk exam. You are required to be in between 18 and 28 years as per the official notification i.e.You should not have born earlier than the date prescribed in the official notification.
|IBPS RRB Clerk (Multipurpose)||Between 18 years and 28 years i.e. candidates should have not been born earlier than 02.06.1993 and later than 01.06.2003 (both dates inclusive)|
Other than the above age criteria, the government has given age relaxation to some specific categories If you fall under the category of SC/ST, OBC, PWD, and Ex-serviceman, you are eligible for age relaxation.
|Sr. No.||Category||Age relaxation|
|1||Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe||5 years|
|2||Other Backward Classes||3 years|
|3||Persons With Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016”||10 years|
|4 a.||Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen||(for the post of Clerk (Multipurpose)) the actual period of service rendered 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|
|4 b.||In the case of Ex-servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs, who have rendered at least 5 years of military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within the next one year from the last date for receipt of application) other than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability attributable to military service or on invalided, subject to the ceiling as per Government guidelines||(for the post of Officers) 5 years|
|5||Widows, Divorced women, and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried||[only for the post of Clerk (Multipurpose)] Age concession up to the age of 35 years for General/EWS, 38 years for OBC and 40 years SC/ST candidates|
|6||Persons affected by 1984 riots||5 years|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q1:Is IBPS RRB Office Assistant a clerical level post?
A:Yes. IBPS RRB Office Assistant is a clerical level post. It is also referred to as IBPS RRB Clerk.
Q2:What is the exact age limit required to apply for IBPS RRB Office Assistant?
A:The age limit required for IBPS RRB Office Assistant is 18-28 years.
Q3:Is there any requirement of proficiency in local language for IBPS RRB Office Assistant post?
A:Yes. All the candidates who are appearing for IBPS RRB Office Assistant post, will have to be proficient in the local language.
Q4:Is there any limitation on the number of attempts in IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam?
A:No. There is no such limit on the number of attempts in IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam. A candidate can appear for the exam until he / she attains the maximum age.
Q5:Can I expect any major changes in IBPS RRB Office Assistant exam pattern?
A:No. There will not be any major changes in IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam.
Q6:Is there any penalty for incorrect answers in IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam?
A:Yes. There will be a penalty of 1/4th marks for every incorrect answer in both Prelims & Mains.