IBPS RRB Group 'A' Officers (Scale-I) 2021

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 2021 Highlights

IBPS is a recruitment organization that recruits eligible candidates to various posts in commercial and rural banks. It gives an excellent opportunity to all who are willing to work in the banking sector. IBPS RRB notification 2021 to fill up vacancies in Regional Rural Banks is available on the official website. IBPS will be conducting an online examination to select eligible candidates for the post of RRB Officer Scale 1 through the Common Recruitment Process (CRP-RRB). You should go through the official notification carefully before applying. IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Prelim exam which was scheduled on September 12, 2020 and September 13, 2020 has been cancelled and further dates will be available on the official website soon. Before starting the application process, you should look at the highlights of the exam. 

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 2021 Highlights 

Conducting AuthorityIBPS
Website www.ibps.in
Posts RRB Officer Scale 1
Mode of application Online
Application form release July 01, 2020
Application form last date July 21, 2020
Phases 3 (Prelims, Mains and Interview
Number Of Questions 80 MCQs (Prelims), 200MCQs (Mains)
Exam Duration Composite time of 45 minutes (Prelims), Composite Time of 2 hours (Mains)

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Notification 2021

IBPS notification for the post of IBPS RRB Group “A”- Officer Scale 1 is out. The registration process will commence from July 01 2021. You have to appear in the online examination for Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) conducted by IBPS. IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 recruitment will be a golden opportunity for you if you are willing to work in any of the banks in a good position. The IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam will be conducted in two phases: Prelims & Mains followed by Interview. IBPS RRB Scale 1 Prelims and Mains will be conducted online.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Syllabus 2021

Regional Rural Banks or RRBs provide similar growth opportunities and facilities as any other commercial bank. This is the reason why RRBs have gained popularity and importance among the job aspirants in recent years. Therefore, IBPS RRB recruitment 2021 is one of the most important ones. A large number of candidates are expected to apply for the IBPS RRB exam. The competition is going to be quite tough and therefore you should be well prepared for the IBPS RRB exam. Before you start preparing for IBPS RRB Scale 1 Officer exam 2021 you should first get hold of the complete syllabus of IBPS RRB for Scale 1 Officer. The online examination of RRB Officer Scale 1 will be conducted in two phases consisting of different sections which will be followed by Interviews. You should have a complete syllabus for IBPS RRB Scale 1 Officer to prepare in a better way.

English LanguageQuantitative AptitudeReasoning AbilityFinancial AwarenessComputer knowledge
Anonyms Percentages Analogy Break-even Analysis Computer Fundamentals
Homonyms Ratio and proportion Classification Time Value of Money Computer Abbreviations
Antonyms Averages Word formation Mutual Funds Software and Hardware
Spelling Mixture and allegation Statement and conclusions Basel Norms Fundamentals Shortcut Keys
Word formation Time and work Syllogism Factoring Networking
Idioms and phrases Speed, distance and time Statement and assumptions World Monetary Policy Basic Knowledge of Internet
Fill in the suitable words Stocks and shares Statement and arguments Budget and Economic Survey MS Office
Grammar Partnership Coding decoding Overview of Banking and History of Computers
Spotting errors Clocks Blood relations Banking Reforms in India Bank Database Security Tools
Sentence correction Volume and surface Area Passage and conclusions Financial Regulations History and Future of Computers
Active/ passive voice Height and Distances Alphabet test Rule 72, 114 and 144 Virus
Phrases and idioms Logarithms Series test Working Capital and Banking Policy Hacking
Direct and indirect speech Permutation and combinations Number, ranking and time sequence Regulatory organizations: SEBI/NABARD/RBI  
Reading Comprehension Simple and compound interest Direction sense test Accounts of Special Individuals Organisations  
Passage completion Equations Decision-making test Deposits  
Theme detection Probability Figure series Credit Loans  
Deriving conclusion Trigonometry Input/output Advanced Non Performing Assets  
Rearrangement of passage Profit, loss and discount Assertion and reasoning Asset Reconstruction Companies NPAs  
  Mensuration Sitting arrangement    
  Elements of algebra Odd figure out    
  Data Interpretation Analogy    
    Series test    
    Miscellaneous test    

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Pattern 2021

The registration process has commenced for IBPS RRB Scale 1 Officer 2021 from July 01 2021 You should plan your preparation and make the most of the time available at hand. The IBPS RRB exam conducted for Officer post cannot be taken too lightly and thus you should be aware of the complete exam pattern for IBPS RRB Scale 1. IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam will be conducted in two phases: Prelims & Mains followed by Interview. Both these exams will consist of different sections and will also consist of sectional cut-offs. 

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Prelims Exam Pattern

 IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Prelims exam will be an online objective examination that will consist of only two tests, unlike other banking exams. There will be two sections: Reasoning & Numerical Ability. Both the tests will be bilingual along with the regional language option to choose. To make sure that you qualify the sectional and overall cut-off of IBPS RRB Scale 1 Prelims, you should be able to score decent marks in both the sections, for which you will have to practice well.

  • There will also be a penalty for all the incorrect answers attempted by you.
  • For every incorrect response, 1/4th of the marks allotted to that question will be deducted.
S. No.Name of SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime (minutes)
1 Reasoning Ability 40 40 Composite time of 45 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
Total 80 80  

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Mains Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam for Mains will also be an online objective examination scheduled for January 18, 2021. which will consist of questions from various subjects: Reasoning, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness, English or Hindi Language, and Quantitative Aptitude. All the questions will be bilingual along with regional language options to choose from, except the test of language. The test of the English language will consist of questions in English and those who will opt for the test of Hindi language will get questions in the Hindi language only. Details in the table below. 

  • For every incorrect attempt, there will be a penalty of 1/4th marks allotted to that question. 
  • There will not be any penalty for a question left unattempted.
  • You need to qualify the minimum cut-off scores in each test in order to ensure your further selection.
S. No.SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime
1 Reasoning 40 50 Composite time of 120 minutes (2 hours)
2 Quantitative Aptitude 40 50
3 General Awareness 40 40
4 English/Hindi language 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge 40 20
Total 200 200  

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Interview

If you are able to qualify Prelims & Mains, you need to appear for  IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Interview.  The scores obtained only in the Mains exam of IBPS RRB Scale 1 will be considered while shortlisting for Interview. You will have to download your interview call letter from the official website of IBPS. The final merit will be prepared on the basis of the online main exam and interview and the marks weightage will be in the ratio 80:20.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Dates 2021

The IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1  registration/application process had been started from July 01 2021 and ended on July 21 2021.You should apply as soon as possible and not wait for the last moment. This will be a golden opportunity for you to make a stable career and therefore you should not miss any important dates related to the IBPS RRB exam 2021. The IBPS RRB exam dates for Officer Scale 1 can be deduced from the table below.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Dates 2021

ActivityTentative Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by July 01, 2020
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) July 21, 2020
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training for Officer Scale-I* August 12, 2020
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training for Officer Scale-I August 24 to August 29, 2020
Download of call letters for online examination – Preliminary September 08 to September 13, 2020
Online Examination – Prelims September 19, September 20, September 26, 2020
Result of Online exam – Prelims November 2020
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main / Single January 2021
Online Examination – Main / Single January 30, 2021
Declaration of Result – Main/ Single To be notified later
Download of call letters for interview To be notified later
Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale 1, 2 and 3) To be notified later
Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale 1, 2 and 3) To be notified later

Note= *In case possible and safe to hold PET

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Salary 2021

IBPS recruits eligible candidates to various posts in different banks of the country. All the banks listed under IBPS provide attractive pay packages and many growth opportunities to its employees. RRBs or Regional Rural Banks equally provide facilities just like any other commercial bank. If you get selected as a RRB Scale 1 Officer you will receive salary in the pay scale of 14500-600/7-18700-700/2-20100-800/7-25700.

The initial in-hand salary of an RRB Scale 1 Officer will be in the range of: Rs 29,000 - Rs 33,000 at 100% DA.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Rs. 29,000 - Rs. 33,000

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Job profile

 Selected as an RRB Scale 1 Officer you will have to go through a probation period of 2 years. During this probation period, the Scale 1 Officer will receive a fixed amount of pay which will not be at par with the usual salary of a Scale 1 Officer. Once the training period is over, you will be designated as Assistant Manager. Some of the basic tasks and duties of an RRB Scale 1 Officer will be:

  • Providing and recovering loans.
  • Supervising the junior staff.
  • To inspect and ensure there are no illegal activities going on in the bank.
  • Preparing audit reports including all the activities taking place in the bank.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Vacancy 2021

IBPS Recruitment Notifications are usually the most awaited ones. IBPS gives a chance to get selected in various banks of the country and also makes the online application & examination process smooth. IBPS has released the IBPS RRB notification for Scale 1 on its official website. The first step would be applying for the IBPS RRB exam and while you apply it is good to collect all information related to the exam. While you prepare for IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam, it is necessary to know about the vacancy for the Group “A” Officers Scale 1 post. IBPS has announced vacancies for RRB Officer Scale 1 in its IBPS RRB notification 2021. To make the most out of this opportunity, you should gear up for the exam and start planning your preparation. Given below are vacancies for IBPS RRB Scale 1 Officer 2021.

Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank 10 4 16 6 26 0 0 1 0
Saptagiri Grameena Bank 15 8 27 10 40 0 1 1 0
Arunachal Pradesh Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Assam Assam Gramin Vikash Bank 18 9 32 12 49 0 1 1 0
Bihar Dakshin Bihar Gramin Bank 21 10 27 14 65 1 1 1 1
Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Chhattisgarh Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank 18 2 20 10 50 1 1 1 1
Gujarat Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank 31 16 57 22 87 3 3 2 3
Saurashtra Gramin Bank 4 1 7 2 11 0 0 1 0
Haryana Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank 7 3 14 5 23 0 1 1 0
Himachal Pradesh Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank 6 3 10 4 16 1 0 1 0
Jammu & Kashmir Ellaquai Dehati Bank 5 2 8 3 12 1 0 1 0
J & K Grameen Bank 5 2 5 2 13 0 1 1 0
Jharkhand Jharkhand Rajya Gramin Bank 7 3 13 5 22 0 0 0 0
Karnataka Karnataka Gramin Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kerala Kerala Gramin Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Madhya Pradesh Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank 29 14 52 19 79 2 2 2 1
Madhyanchal Gramin Bank 9 7 0 4 17 0 0 1 0
Maharashtra Maharashtra Gramin Bank 9 7 16 6 22 0 0 1 1
Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Manipur Manipur Rural Bank 1 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0
Meghalaya Meghalaya Rural Bank 1 1 3 0 5 0 0 0 0
Mizoram Mizoram Rural Bank 1 16 1 1 5 0 0 0 0
Nagaland Nagaland Rural Bank 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Odisha Odisha Gramya Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Utkal Grameen Bank 4 2 7 2 10 0 0 1 0
Puducherry Puduvai Bharthiar Grama Bank 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Punjab Punjab Gramin Bank 10 11 25 9 40 1 1 1 1
Rajasthan Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank 30 15 54 10 91 2 2 2 2
Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank 17 24 6 2 11 0 0 0 0
Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Grama Bank 11 6 20 7 30 0 0 0 0
Telangana Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank 18 9 32 12 49 1 1 1 1
Telangana Grameena Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tripura Tripura Gramin Bank 2 1 3 1 3 0 0 0 0
Uttar Pradesh Baroda UP Bank 75 37 134 50 201 5 5 5 5
Aryavart Bank 160 80 288 107 433 11 11 11 11
Prathama UP Gramin Bank 23 11 41 15 63 0 0 5 0
Uttarakhand Uttarakhand Gramin Bank 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 0
West Bengal Paschim Banga Gramin Bank 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Uttarbanga Kshetriya Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
Bangiya Gramin vikash Bank 30 15 54 20 81 0 0 0 0


There will be a penalty for every wrong answer that you will mark in the IBPS RRB Scale 1 exam. One-fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty and an unmarked question will attract no penalty.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Marking Scheme

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Marking SchemeConsidered Marks
For correct answers 1 mark each
For wrong answers -1/4 marks
For not attempted 0 (no marks)

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Language

The online examination for IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 post will be conducted in two phases: Prelims & Mains followed by Interview. Both the phases will consist of questions from various subjects that are available in both English and Hindi along with regional language option

  • You have the option of choosing your default language of the exam before it starts. 
  • There is another facility provided in the test to change the language for any particular question from the drop-down menu available on the top right corner on the screen. 
  • You will not get any such choice in the ‘language test’.
  • Those who choose the English Language will get the questions in English & vice-versa. Also, questions will be available in the regional language spoken in that particular state from where you are applying.
Sr.No.Name of StateVersion of tests (Medium of examination)
1 Andhra Pradesh English, Hindi and Telugu
2 Arunachal Pradesh English and Hindi
3 Assam English, Hindi and Assamese
4 Bihar English and Hindi
5 Chhattisgarh English and Hindi
6 Gujarat English, Hindi and Gujarati
7 Haryana English and Hindi
8 Himachal Pradesh English and Hindi
9 Jammu & Kashmir English, Hindi and Urdu
10 Jharkhand English and Hindi
11 Karnataka English, Hindi, Kannada and Konkani
12 Kerala English, Hindi and Malayalam
13 Madhya Pradesh English and Hindi
14 Maharashtra English, Hindi, Marathi and Konkani
15 Manipur English, Hindi and Manipuri
16 Meghalaya English and Hindi
17 Mizoram English and Hindi
18 Nagaland English and Hindi
19 Odisha English, Hindi and Odia
20 Puducherry English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam
21 Punjab English, Hindi and Punjabi
22 Rajasthan English and Hindi
23 TamilNadu English, Hindi and Tamil
24 Telangana English, Hindi, Telugu and Urdu
25 Tripura English, Hindi and Bengali
26 Uttar Pradesh English, Hindi and Urdu
27 Uttarakhand English and Hindi
28 West Bengal English, Hindi and Bengali

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Eligibility Criteria 2021

The IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam 2021 is one of the most awaited exams and a large number of candidates will be applying for the same. Before applying for the same, it is important to know if you are eligible for the post. IBPS specifies fixed eligibility criteria for the RRB Officer Scale 1 post. You need to follow these criteria and if fail to do so, your candidature will be canceled. Let's look into the RRB Officer Scale 1 eligibility criteria in detail: 

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Educational Criteria

To apply for IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam 2021,  you need to follow certain criteria with respect to educational qualifications. You should possess a particular educational qualification to be eligible for RRB Officer Scale 1 exam. You should possess the following qualifications to apply for IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam 2021

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent.
  • Proficiency in local language.
  • Working knowledge of Computer is desirable.
PostEducational Criteria
Office Scale 1
  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent. Preference will be given to the candidates having degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics or Accountancy.
  • Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*
  • Desirable: Working knowledge of Computer.

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

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Age Criteria

Applying for IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1  exam 2021 you should be within the prescribed age limit of IBPS. If you fail to be within this age limit, you will not be allowed to apply for the RRB Officer Scale 1 exam. IBPS has specified the minimum and maximum age limit for the candidates as follows: 

  • Minimum Age Limit- 18 years
  • Maximum Age Limit- 30 years
PostAge Criteria
IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Minimum: 18 years / Maximum: 30 years As on July 01, 2020

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Age Relaxation

To apply for IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam, you will have to follow a certain age criteria where you need to be within a prescribed minimum & maximum age limit, IBPS also provides relaxation in upper age limit for some of the reserved categories. The period of relaxation will also vary for all categories. The details are as follows:

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. In the case of Ex- servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs, who have rendered at least 5 years 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 efficiency or on account of physical disability attributable to military service or on invalidment, subject to ceiling as per Government guidelines (for the post of Officers) 5 years
5. Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 2021 : How to Apply Online

Application is the first and foremost step in the examination process and therefore you should not commit any mistake while applying for any exam. If you do not complete the application process successfully, you will not be able to appear in the RRB Officer Scale 1 exam. The steps you need to follow in the IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 application process are given below:

  • Visit the official website of IBPS: www.ibps.in and click on the link “CRP for RRBs” and then click on “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR  CRP- RRBs OFFICERS (Scale-I, II and III)” . This will open the online application form.
  • After this, please click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” link and register yourself.
  • You will have to upload your scanned photograph, signature, left thumb impression and a hand written declaration, according to the guidelines specified by IBPS.
  • The photograph should have dimensions of 4.5cm * 3.5 cm.
  • Signature will  not be accepted in CAPITAL LETTERS.
  • Left thumb impression should be scanned properly and should be clear.
  • The handwritten declaration should be in your own handwriting and in English. 

Format of Hand-Written Declaration: 

“I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.” 

  • You can verify your details by clicking on the “Save & Next” button.
  • After uploading all the documents, you will be directed to the next part of application where you will have to enter all the important and complete details related to your educational and professional background.
  • The final step in application will be payment of application fee.
  • Choose one of the suitable online payment methods and submit the application fee.
  • Click on “FINAL SUBMIT”.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Application Fee

While applying for IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam you should be careful about the fact that the application will not be completed unless you submit the IBPS RRB Scale 1 Officer application fee for the exam. The fee payment will also be done online. You will have to select from one of the online payment methods: debit card/credit card/net banking etc. Once you cross the last date, you will not be able to submit the online fee. The amount of application fee will vary according to the category.

Post NameCategoryFee
IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 SC/ST/PWBD Rs. 175
All Others Rs. 850

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Centre

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam 2021 will be conducted online across the country in various states at the exam centres selected by IBPS. The list of exam centres may change  at the discretion of IBPS. You will get an option to choose your favourable centre, but IBPS still reserves the right to allot any other centre apart from the one chosen by you. You will have to appear in the IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam at your own risks and expenses.

StatePreliminary Exam CenterMain Exam Center
Andhra Pradesh Ananthapur, Chirala, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kadapa, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun Naharlagun
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur Guwahati, Silchar
Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur
Chhattisgarh Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur Raipur
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar
Haryana Ambala, Gurgaon, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Yamuna Nagar Ambala, Karnal, Kuruksehtra
Himachal Pradesh Baddi, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una Baddi, Hamirpur, Shimla, Solan
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Samba, Srinagar Jammu, Srinagar
Jharkhand Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bokaro Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Bangalore, Belgaum, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi Bangalore, Belgaum, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mandya, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi
Kerala Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthpuram, Thrichur Kochi, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthpuram
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur
Maharashtra Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Aurangabad Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai Nagpur, Pune
Manipur Imphal Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima Kohima
Odisha Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur Bhubaneshwar, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, , Sangrur Jalandhar, Mohali, Patiala
Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore, Virudhunagar Chennai, Madhurai, Thiruchirapalli, Coimbatore, Tirunelvelli
Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal Hyderabad, Karimnagar
Tripura Agartala Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Banda, Bareilly, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee Dehradun
West Bengal Asansol, Bardhaman, Berhampur, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri Greater Kolkata, Siliguri

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Admit Card 2021

The application process for IBPS RRB Scale 1 exam will be an online procedure. Few days before the exam, IBPS will release the admit card for RRB Officer Scale 1 exam. The centre, venue address, date and time for the IBPS RRB Scale 1 Officer exam will be mentioned in the admit card. You can download your admit card/call letter from the official website of IBPS by entering the required details.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Previous Year Cut off

RRB Scale 1 Officer is one of the important posts for all those who are willing and preparing to work in the banking sector. Therefore, one needs to be well prepared for the IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam. The exam would contain sectional & overall cut-offs which need to be secured by you to ensure your selection. Thus, to get a good idea, knowing the previous year cut-offs of the IBPS RRB Scale 1 Officer exam can prove really helpful for you in your exam preparation. Looking at the importance of the IBPS RRB Scale 1 exam, you should be well aware of all the exam related information. Take a look at the previous year cut-offs for IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Maximum Scores Cut off in each Objective test

Name of TestMaximum ScoreQualifying Score
Reasoning 40 10.50 13.75
Computer Knowledge 40 6.00 8.75
General Awareness 40 6.75 10.00
English Language 40 7.50 11.75
Hindi Language 40 6.50 9.50
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 40 1.00 3.25

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 2019 Cut off

Refer to the table below for the RRB Officer Scale 1 Prelims cut-off for 2019:

ANDHRA PRADESH 71.56 46.81 79.81 79.81 79.81 49.25 84.00 50.25 60.25
ASSAM 46.06 56.00 67.13 59.06 74.56 NA 49.81 55.81 NA
BIHAR 60.06 40.88 84.69 86.25 86.25 49.31 82.63 87.88 75.56
CHHATTISGARH 66.31 58.06 84.94 64.13 84.94 NA 53.25 NA NA
GUJARAT 55.19 36.75 55.19 55.19 55.19 NA 63.25 68.13 NA
HARYANA 67.38 44.81 87.75 92.19 92.19 NA 60.25 111.69 57.56
HIMACHAL PRADESH 71.13 67.75 76.69 91.06 91.06 44.69 70.38 NA NA
JAMMU & KASHMIR 71.88 43.63 74.06 69.88 93.88 NA 44.19 95.56 74.50
JHARKHAND 55.88 58.56 78.88 91.13 91.13 NA 68.31 69.44 55.63
KARNATAKA 57.44 41.69 57.44 57.44 57.44 NA 72.25 59.88 NA
KERALA 72.63 49.75 95.69 82.00 95.69 68.44 80.38 85.31 64.19
MADHYA PRADESH 60.13 47.00 77.75 81.44 82.56 69.88 38.56 44.94 56.44
MAHARASHTRA 54.75 48.19 54.75 54.75 54.75 57.06 67.06 47.38 NA
MANIPUR 68.63 68.63 68.63 NA 68.63 NA NA NA NA
MEGHALAYA 63.94 63.94 56.31 63.94 63.94 NA NA NA NA
MIZORAM 79.44 53.13 66.13 NA 92.94 NA NA NA NA
ODISHA 56.38 37.94 80.13 80.13 80.13 46.06 60.81 76.13 77.06
PUOUCHERRY 91.19 91.19 91.19 NA 91.19 NA NA NA NA
PUNJAB 73.94 44.44 86.31 95.63 99.19 NA 67.69 55.38 56.75
RAJASTHAN 65.19 63.44 88.69 88.69 88.69 53.75 77.63 71.69 78.94
TAMILNADU 82.56 50.50 86.00 86.00 86.00 60.44 92.25 93.44 72.56
TELANGANA 71.56 63.75 71.56 71.56 71.56 57.31 53.88 130.56 NA
TRIPURA 44.63 44.13 60.44 60.44 60.44 NA 75.69 NA NA
UTTAR PRADESH 64.63 37.38 78.81 87.81 87.81 44.56 72.06 85.50 53.38
UTTARAKHAND 70.88 102.81 89.31 102.81 102.81 60.88 66.63 70.38 80.31
WEST BENGAL 63.88 44.63 69.13 56.88 87.44 57.94 47.25 69.31 65.13

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IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Exam Books 2021

One of the most important parts in an exam preparation is the study material. The quality of the study material matters next. It is extremely important to choose or pick the best material for yourself.   Preparation for the exam is the next important step. For RRB Officer Scale 1 exam preparation, you will need a good set of books to kick-start your preparation. IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 exam consists of an online examination which is held in two phases: Prelims & Mains followed by Interview. You need to ensure you do not waste much time in trial and error of the study material. To save your time and make it easier for you, we have listed down some good books which will be helpful in your RRB Officer Scale 1 exam preparation.

Reasoning A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal
Analytical Reasoning MK Pandey
How to Crack Test of Reasoning: In All Competitive Exam Arihant Publication
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal B.S. Sijwali & Indu Sijwali
Quantitative Aptitude Magical book on Quicker Maths M Tyra
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams R.S. Aggarwal
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Rajesh Verma
Class Notes SS Bharti
General Awareness Banking Awareness Arihant Publication
Static General Knowledge Arihant Publication
General Knowledge Lucent
Banking Awareness Handbook of Banking Information N.S Toor
English Language High School English Grammar and Composition Wren and Martin
Objective General English SP Bakshi
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis
Daily News Paper and Vocabulary Preferable The Hindu
Hindi Language IBPS RRBs Objective General Hindi Kiran Editorial
Computer Awareness Objective Computer Awareness S.N. Prasad/Kiran Publication
Objective Computer Awareness for General Competitive Exams Pillai/Arihant Publication

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IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Pre-Exam Training

IBPS also provides the facility of Pre-Exam Training (PET) to some reserved category. If you belonging to Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes/ Minority Communities you will be provided the facility of Pre-Exam Training at some of the centres. If you are interested to take this Pre-Exam Training you can choose the respective option while filling the application form. You will  have to bear your expenses.

The centres allotted for the Pre- Exam Training for IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 are: 

Warangal, Anantapur, Naharlagun (Papumpare), Guwahati, Ajmer, Raibareilly,Guntur, Raipur, Gandhinagar, Srinagar, Lucknow, Mandi, Jammu, Ranchi, Dharwad, Varanasi, Mallapuram, Patna, Imphal, Jodhpur, Shillong, Aizawl, Kohima, Indore, Bhubaneshwar, Salem, Howrah, Moradabad, Puducherry, Ludhiana ,Gorakhpur, Rohtak, Rajkot, Hyderabad, Agartala, Muzaffarpur, Dehradun, and Nagpur.

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