IBPS RRB Scale 2 Eligibility Criteria


Eligibility Criteria 2021

To apply for any exam, and especially one like IBPS RRB Scale 2 Officer, you need to be careful enough while filling the application form. RRB eligibility criteria for Scale 2 2021 comprise various parameters that you need to follow. Besides that you need to be -

  • An Indian National or
  • A Nepalese subject or
  • Bhutanese subject or 
  • A refugee from Tibet who immigrated before January 1, 1962, with the intent to settle in India permanently or
  • A Pakistani, Burmese, East African or Sinhalese immigrant with the intent to settle in India permanently.

IBPS RRB Scale 2 Educational Criteria

Since IBPS RRB Scale 2 exam consists of two posts one for General Banking Officer and the other for Specialist Officer so each post requires different educational eligibility. Also under the Specialist Category, there are various posts and each post demands different educational degrees. Details of IBPS RRB educational criteria 2021 for Scale 2 Officer can be deduced from the table below.

POSTEligibility CriteriaExperience
IBPS RRB Officer Scale 2 General Banking Officer (Manager) 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.
IBPS RRB Officer Scale 2 Specialist Officers (Manager) 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.
Desirable: Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP etc.
One year (in the relevant field)
Chartered Accountant - Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India One Year as a Chartered Accountant.
Law Officer - 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 years
Treasury Manager - Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution One Year (in the relevant field)
Marketing Officer - MBA in Marketing from a recognized university One Year (in the relevant field)
Agricultural Officer - 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 field)

IBPS RRB Scale 2 Age Criteria

Apart from the regular educational criteria, you also need to fulfil the age criteria for IBPS RRB Scale 2  2021. The minimum age for applying is 21 years and the maximum is 32 years.

PostAge Criteria
IBPS RRB Officer Scale 2 Above 21 years - Below 32 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1989 and later than 31.05.2000 (both dates inclusive)

IBPS RRB Scale 2 Age Relaxation

IBPS RRB provides a relaxation in the 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. You should first go through the complete IBPS RRB notification 2021 for Scale 2 and then apply for the post. If you are eligible for the relaxation you 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 for IBPS RRB Scale 2 officer age relaxation in the table given below.

CategoryAge relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
Other Backward Classes 3 years
Persons With Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016” 10 years
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 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

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Exam Centre 2021

IBPS RRB Scale 2 Eligibility Criteria

IBPS RRB Officer Scale 2 2021 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 the proper conduct of the exam. The facility to select an exam centre of your choice is given while filling the application form. No request of changing the IBPS RRB exam centres for Scale 2 exam is 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. You need to appear in the exam at your own expenses and risk. You may check the complete list of the exam centres below.

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 Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore,
Pradesh Ujjain 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

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