IBPS or Institute of Banking Personnel and Selection is a self-governing recruitment body which recruits eligible Indian candidates to various posts in different banking organizations of India. It holds recruitment drive to fill up the vacancies of different posts. IBPS conducts online examinations to fill up the vacancies in both commercial as well as rural banks. It has now released the recruitment notification for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II under Group ‘A’. Every year it releases notifications for Group ‘A’ & Group ‘B’ vacancies. All the candidates who are interested in applying for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II post should go through the notification thoroughly and make sure that they are eligible before applying for the post. A ‘Common Recruitment Process’ (CRP) will be held by IBPS for recruitment in various RRBs.
IBPS has finally released its much-awaited notification for the post of Officer Scale II in Regional Rural Banks. Like all other examinations held by IBPS for commercial banks, it conducts online examination for RRB Officer Scale II also. The IBPS RRB Officer Scale II Examination will be a single-level examination. The vacancies have been released state-wise and for various posts under Scale II. The online application process for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II has commenced from 18th June 2019. All the interested candidates can go through the notification, ensure their eligibility and start applying as the link has been activated, to avoid last minute rush.
IBPS has released the recruitment notification for the post of IBPS RRB Officer Scale II. A good number of vacancies has been announced by IBPS for the same. As the notification is out, the preparation for the examination should immediately follow as there will not be much gap between the application process and the Ist stage of the examination process. Before you start your preparation, you need to be well aware of the complete exam related information. First step in the preparation should be knowing the complete exam pattern so that you know what to prepare. IBPS RRB Officer Scale II will consist of a single phase exam. Candidates will have to secure minimum cut-off marks to move ahead.There are vacancies for two major posts under Scale II: General Banking Officer and Specialist Officer. There are many posts under Specialist Officers post. There will be a separate examination for General Banking Officer and Specialist Officer. The test will consist of objective type questions from various subjects which will be available in both Hindi & English. Only the test of language will be available only in the respective language.
IBPS RRB Scale II General Banking Officer Exam Pattern
The online examination for General Banking Officer will consist of 40 questions each from five subjects. There will be questions from Reasoning, Computer Knowledge, Financial Awareness, English/Hindi Language and Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation. There will be multiple choice questions and a composite time of 2 hours will be available for the same. Total number of questions and marks will be 200. The test of Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation will have 50 marks whereas the test of Computer Knowledge will have only 20 marks but 40 questions. Remaining sections will have 40 marks each.
Name of the Tests
Medium of Exam
No. of Questions
of 2 hours
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation
IBPS RRB Scale II Specialist Officer Exam Pattern
The online objective examination for IBPS RRB Scale II Specialist Officer will consist of multiple choice questions from six subjects. There will be questions from Professional Knowledge, Reasoning, Financial Awareness, English/ Hindi Language, Computer Knowledge and Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation. All the sections will have 40 questions each which makes a total of 240 questions. The total marks will be 200 and the time duration will be a total of 2 hours and 30 minutes. There will not be any sectional timings in this exam. All the sections will be of 40 marks each except the tests of English/Hindi language and Computer Knowledge which will carry 20 marks each.
of 2 hours and 30 minutes
The candidates appearing for any of the above mentioned posts under IBPS RRB Officer Scale II, whether General Banking Officer or Specialist Officer category, will be called for the final stage of Interview if they qualify the online test. The call letters for Interview can be downloaded from the official website of IBPS. The call letters will be announced few days after the results of the online test will be released. The total marks allotted to the Interview stage are 100.
IBPS conducts online examinations for various posts in commercial and rural banks. IBPS RRB Officer Scale II Recruitment Notification has just been released and more than 1000 vacancies have been announced for Officer Scale II. IBPS will conduct a single level online examination for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II. All the questions here will be ‘bilingual’, i.e. candidates will have the choice to attempt the online test in either Hindi or English. This will not apply to the test of language. The candidates who will opt for test of Hindi Language will be given questions only in Hindi and those who opt for English Language will attempt the test only in English.
As soon as you collect all information related to IBPS RRB Officer Scale II exam pattern, your next step should be getting a hold of the complete syllabus. Unless you know about the detailed syllabus of the RRB Officer Scale II Exam, you will not be able to kick-start your preparation. You should go through the syllabus properly and then make a study plan accordingly where you dedicate ample amount of time accordingly to each topic of all subjects. There will be different number of subjects in both the phases and the preparation plan will vary accordingly. Therefore, you should note down the complete syllabus and make your own preparation strategy.
Syllabus for Common Subjects
Professional Knowledge (IT Officer) Syllabus
Data Communication and Networking
More subjects (IT Officer)
Basic Programming In C
Computer Organisation and Microprocessor
To apply for any exam, and especially one like IBPS RRB Officer Scale II, one needs to be careful enough while filling the application form. There are various parameters of eligibility that a candidate needs to follow and educational criteria is an important one among all. In order to apply successfully for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II, a candidate needs to possess a minimum educational qualification failing which he/she will not be able to apply.
General Banking Officer:
There are six posts under Specialist Officers which will have their own requirements as follows:
Information Technology Officer:
General Banking Officer
Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized
University or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks
in aggregate. Preference will be given to the candidates
having degree in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture,
Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary
Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy.
Two years as an officer in a
Bank or Financial Institution.
Information Technology Officer
Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University in
Electronics / Communication / Computer Science /
Information Technology or its equivalent with a minimum
of 50% marks in aggregate.
Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP etc.
One year (in the relevant field)
Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered
Accountants of India
One Year as a Chartered
Degree from a recognised University in Law or its
equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
Two years as an advocate or
should have worked
as Law Officer in Banks or
Financial Institutions for a
period of not less than two
Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance from a
recognized university/ institution
One Year (in the relevant field)
MBA in Marketing from a recognized university
Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/
Animal Husbandry/ Forestry/ Veterinary Science/
Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture from a recognized
university or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate
Two Years (in the relevant
IBPS RRB Officer Scale II Age Criteria
Apart from the regular educational criteria that a candidate needs to follow in order to apply for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II Exam, he/she also additionally needs to follow an age criteria. A candidate willing to apply for the post needs to be within the prescribed age limit. The minimum age of a candidate applying for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II should not be below 21 years and not above 32 years.
IBPS RRB Officer Scale II Age Relaxation
IBPS RRBs provide a relaxation in upper age limit to some of the categories. Many categories have been listed down by IBPS where the period of relaxation varies according to the respective category. A candidate should first therefore go through the complete notification and then apply for the post. The candidates who are eligible for the relaxation need to produce the respective certificates at the time of selection. Without the original certificates the relaxation will not be applicable. Find the complete details in the table given below:
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe
Other Backward Classes
Persons With Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016”
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
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89
Persons affected by 1984 riots
The recruitment notification for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II has been released and the registration process has started from 18th June 2019. The candidates can apply till 4th July 2019 and the application fee can be submitted online till 4th July 2019. The online examination for IBPS RRB Officers Scale II is expected to be conducted on 22nd September 2019. The candidates who manage to clear the examination will be further called for Interview which will be held around November 2019. Candidates are advised to start registering online in order to avoid any last minute mistakes. The final appointments are expected to be done by January 2020. Read about the complete details of the exam in the table given below.
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by
18.06.2019 to 04.07.2019
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online)
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training for Officer Scale-I
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training for Officer Scale-I
21.07.2019 to 26.07.2019
Download of call letters for online examination – Preliminary
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main / Single
Online Examination – Main / Single
Officers (I, II & III) – 22.09.2019
Declaration of Result – Main/ Single (For Officers Scale I, II and III)
Download of call letters for interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)
Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II and III)
Provisional Allotment (For Officers Scale I, II and III)
IBPS is one of the largest recruiting organizations and is responsible for recruitment in various commercial and rural banks. Just like other commercial banks, the employees of RRBs also receive attractive packages which include handsome salary along with other facilities and allowances. An RRB Officer Scale II receives a salary ranging from Rs 33,000 - Rs 39,000.
IBPS has just released the much-awaited notification for the post of Officer Scale II in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs). It has announced more than 1000 vacancies for IBPS RRB Officer (Scale II). IBPS RRB notification comes as a great opportunity for all those candidates who possess some experience and wish to promote themselves to higher position. It needs to be ensured that all those who are willing to apply for these vacancies are eligible according to the requirements mentioned by the RRBs. There are vacancies for both General Banking Officer and Specialist Officers. The post of Specialist Officers has various kinds of posts under it. The details of the IBPS RRB vacancy are as follows:
Officer Scale II (Agriculture Officer)
The table given below indicates the number of vacancies in all the RRBs for the post of Agriculture Officer:
Name of RRBs
PWBD (Out of Which)
Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank
Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank
Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank
Assam Gramin Vikash Bank
Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank
Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank
Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank
Baroda Uttar Pradesh Gramin
Chaitanya Godavari Grameena
Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank
Dakshin Bihar Gramin Bank
Ellaquai Dehati Bank
Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank
J & K Grameen Bank
Jharkhand Gramin Bank
Karnataka Gramin Bank
Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank
Kashi Gomti Samyut Gramin Bank
Kerala Gramin Bank
Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank
Madhyanchal Gramin Bank
Maharashtra Gramin Bank
Manipur Rural Bank
Meghalaya Rural Bank
Mizoram Rural Bank
Nagaland Rural Bank
Odisha Gramya Bank
Paschim Banga Gramin Bank
Prathama UP Gramin Bank
Puduvai Bharathiar Grama Bank
Punjab Gramin Bank
Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin
Saptagiri Grameena Bank
Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank
Saurashtra Gramin Bank
Tamil Nadu Grama Bank
Telangana Grameena Bank
Tripura Gramin Bank
Utkal Grameen Bank
Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank
Uttarakhand Gramin Bank
Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin
Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank
To know about the vacancies in all RRBs for the post of Marketing Officer, category-wise, refer to the table given below:
Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas
Baroda Uttar Pradesh Gramin Bank
Refer to the table given below to have a look at the detailed vacancies for all categories in all RRBs for the post of Treasury Manager:
Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya
The table below indicates the number of vacancies in all categories for the post of Law Officer in all the RRBs.
Andhra Pragathi Gramin Bank
One of the important posts in IBPS RRB Recruitment Notification is Chartered Accountant. IBPS has released vacancies for this post for most of the categories in all RRBs. The details are given below:
Another popular post in IBPS RRB Officer Scale II Recruitment is that of Information Technology (IT) Officer. There are comparatively less vacancies for this post. Check out the complete details:
The most popular and awaited post in IBPS RRB 2019 Recruitment is that of General Banking Officer (GBO). This holds a lot of importance for most of the job aspirants and thus it is quite necessary to take a complete look at the vacancy details as given below:
Name of RRBs
Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas
IBPS RRB Officer Scale II is an important post and the interested candidates need to be careful enough while they apply for the job post. The candidates are advised to fill up the application form only after you read the complete notification properly. As it is Scale II post, it holds even more importance than Scale I Exam. therefore, before you start applying for the same, you should know the complete application process in advance. We have broken down the application process in a few simple steps as follows:
For all the posts under Officer Scale II, the candidates will have to pay the online application fee. The fees can only be paid through one of the online methods. The fee amount may vary according to the categories. Without the payment of application fee, the application process will not be completed.
Officer (Scale II)
The online examination for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II will be held in a single phase (online examination) which will be further followed by the final stage of Interview. All the candidates who will apply for the exam will have to appear in the Phase I exam for which the call letter/admit card will be released a few days before the examination. Candidates can download their admit card from the official website of IBPS and will have to bring a copy along with a valid identity proof at the exam venue. The admit card will consist of complete details of the exam centre. The time of the examination will also be printed in the admit card. Candidates should also go through the important exam related instructions mentioned in the admit card as they need to follow all of these.
IBPS RRB Officer Scale II 2019 Exam will be held online across the country in various states. The RRBs will select certain exam centres all over India which will assist in proper conduct of the exam. These exam centres will be allotted to all the candidates who will get a chance to select a suitable centres according to their choice while filling the application form. No request of changing the exam centres will be entertained once the application form is submitted. IBPS and the respective RRBs do possess the right to make changes in the list of exam centres for IBPS RRB Scale II Officer 2019 Exam. Candidates will appear in the exam at their own expenses and risk. You may check the complete list of centres below:
Preliminary Exam Center
Main Exam Center
Ananthapur, Chirala, Guntur, Hyderabad,
Kakinada, Kadapa, Kurnool, Nellore,
Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada,
Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada
Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya,
Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur
Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Gaya,
Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea,
Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur
Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar,
Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Ambala, Gurgaon, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra,
Ambala, Karnal, Kuruksehtra
Baddi, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi,
Shimla, Solan, Una
Baddi, Hamirpur, Shimla, Solan
Jammu, Samba, Srinagar
Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi,
Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Bangalore, Belgaum, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad,
Gulbarga, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore,
Gulbarga, Hubli, Mandya,
Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi
Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam,
Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad,
Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna,
Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore,
Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule,
Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi
Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri,
Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai
Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar,
Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali,
Pathankot, Patiala, , Sangrur
Jalandhar, Mohali, Patiala
Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota,
Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur
Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Nagercoil,
Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli,
Tirunelvelli, Vellore, Virudhunagar
Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal
Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Banda, Bareilly,
Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur,
Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad,
Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow
Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee
Asansol, Bardhaman, Berhampur, Durgapur,
Hooghly, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri
Greater Kolkata, Siliguri
As the notification of IBPS RRB Officer Scale II has been released and the registration process has already commenced, it is peak time for the candidates who were waiting for the notification. All the candidates can start preparing for their exam after applying successfully. One major information that you need to know while you prepare is ‘previous year cut-off’. For those who do not want to leave any stone unturned in their preparation process, knowing the previous year cut-off will help to a great extent. It gives a clear idea of the exam level and the pattern of selections. Here is the previous year cut-off for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II 2018:
Officer Scale II (GBO) 2018
Check out the previosu year sectional cut-off for IBPS RRB General Banking Officer post 2018 from the table below:
Officer Scale II (IT, CA, LAW, Treasury, Marketing & Agricultural Officer) 2018
The complete details of the previous year sectional cut-offs for all the posts under Specialist Officers are given in the table below:
Overall Cut off 2018
Apart from the sectional cut-off, there is an overall cut-off in the IBPS RRB Officer Scale II Exam. Candidates are required to qualify both the cut-offs for qualifying the exam. You can check out the previous year overall cut-offs that are given below:
Officer Scale II (GBO)
The overall cut-offs for all the categories for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II - General Banking Officer are given below:
Officer Scale II (IT)
Refer to the table below to check out the overall cut-off for all the categories for the post of RRB Officer Scale II- Information Technology Officer.
Officer Scale II (CA)
The table given below indicates the overall cut-off for the post of IBPS RRB Officer Scale II- Chartered Accountant for all the categories.
Officer Scale II (LAW)
Check out the categorywise overall cut-off for the post of RRB Officer Scale II- Law Officer from the table given below:
Officer Scale II (Treasury Manager)
The table below indicates the overall cut-off for all categories for the post of RRB Officer Scale II- Treasury Manager:
Officer Scale II (Marketing Officer)
The overall cut-off for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II- Marketing Officer post for all categories are given below:
Agriculture Officer under IBPS RRB Officer Scale II also consists of an overall cut-off along with sectional cut-off. The complete details of 2018 overall cut-off are given below for all categories.
The candidates who will get selected finally for Officer Scale II post will be designated as ‘Managers’. They will be posted in one of the ‘Regional Rural Banks’ in the respective state. This is a Group “A” post. After few years of service, you can get promoted to higher post. The job duties of an RRB Officer are quite similar to any other Bank PO. Some of the basic tasks are:
Excelling in any exam depends on your individual goals, determination, hard work and dedication. But along with all these features, you will be required to get yourself a perfect preparation strategy which would assist and enhance your preparation. A preparation strategy should be inclusive which includes all the main ingredients that are required to ace any examination. Keep few points in mind:
The candidates who wish to apply for any of the Group “A” posts under IBPS RRB Officer Recruitment are required to possess proficiency in the local language of the respective state where the candidate will be applying for the job. There can be more than one local languages in one state. The complete list is given in the table below:
IBPS has released the notification and announced vacancies for the Group "A" posts of IBPS RRB Officers Scale II & III. The candidates who are eligible for the post from all aspects and possess the relevant experience, should start their preparation in a planned manner now. Before that you may have to do some research and find out the best study material for yourself. As the Scale II post is an extremely important one, therefore you need to be well prepared and make a suitable preparation strategy for yourself. ixamBee is providing an online course for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II Exam preparation which covers complete syllabus of the exam with the appropriate guidance you will need to crack the exam. The course offers:
IBPS RRB Scale II Agriculture Officer Online Course
IBPS RRB Officer Scale II has two main types of posts: General Banking Officer & Specialist Officer. The post of Specialist Officer consists of many posts and Agriculture Officer is one among them. It is an excellent opportunity for those who wish to possess relevant experience in Agriculture field and also the qualification. There might be lack of appropriate content and difficulty in finding the correct option to prepare, thus ixamBee has made it simpler for you by launching an exclusive course for the post of IBPS RRB Scale II: Agriculture Officer. The course has been designed by experts and covers the syllabus extensively. The IBPS RRB Scale 2 Agriculture Officer 2019 Course consists of:
Question: In IBPS RRB Officer Scale II 2019 Exam, can I choose Hindi language as the exam language?
Answer: Yes, IBPS RRB Officer Scale II 2019 Exam is bilingual (i.e, Hindi & English). You can choose your preferred language accordingly.
Question: Is the IBPS RRB Officer Scale II 2019 Examination in ONLINE or OFFLINE mode?
Answer: IBPS RRB Officer Scale II 2019 Exam will be in online mode.
Question: Is there any sectional CUT-OFF in IBPS RRB Officer Scale II 2019 Exam ?
Answer: Yes, IBPS IBPS RRB Officer Scale II 2019 Exam will have sectional cut-off along with the overall cut-off.
Question: Is IBPS RRB Officer Scale II Job transferable?
Answer: Yes, IBPS RRB Officer Scale II is liable to be posted anywhere in the respective region.
Question: How many attempts are there in IBPS RRB Officer Scale II 2019 Exam ?
Answer: There is no such limit on the number of attempts for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II 2019 Exam. You can appear for this exam till the time you are eligible according to the eligibility criteria provided by IBPS in its notification.
Question: What is the age limit for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II 2019 post?
Answer: The minimum age of the candidates must be 21 years & maximum age limit is 32 years.
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