IBPS RRB Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2021

IBPS RRB Group 'B' Office Assistant Eligibility Criteria

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:

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Educational Criteria

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.

PostEducational Qualification
IBPS RRB Clerk (Multipurpose)
  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent
  • Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*
  • Desirable: Working knowledge of Computer

*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 BankPresent Head OfficeState / UTDesired 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.

PostAge Criteria
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)

Age Relaxation

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.CategoryAge 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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