IBPS RRB SO (Scale 3) Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria 2021

IBPS RRB Scale 3 is one of the most important posts. Being a Scale 3 level job, it holds a lot of weight. Registration is an extremely important part of the examination process and you need to be careful enough before applying/registering for the exam. Before you start applying for the same, you need to check the complete IBPS RRB Officer Scale 3 eligibility criteria for the respective post. Check the complete IBPS RRB Officer Scale 3 eligibility criteria below:

IBPS RRB SO Scale 3 Exam Educational Criteria

To apply for any exam, you need to fulfil the complete eligibility requirement mentioned by the recruiting body. IBPS RRB Scale 3 eligibility criteria are to be adhered to strictly, failing which you will not be able to apply successfully. The first criterion is the educational criteria. You need to possess a particular educational qualification failing which you will have to withdraw your application. For RRB SO Scale 3 Officer post, you are expected to possess:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as an Officer in a Bank or any Financial Institution.

PostEducational CriteriaExperience
IBPS RRB Officer Scale 3 (Senior 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/ Diploma in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Co-operation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy. Minimum 5 years experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions

IBPS RRB SO Scale 3 Exam Age Criteria (As of June 01, 2021)

Once you have ensured the educational criteria that you need to possess for IBPS RRB Officer Scale 3 post, the second parameter that you need to ensure is your age. The minimum age to apply to IBPS RRB Scale 3 exam is 21 years while the maximum age to apply to IBPS RRB Scale 3 exam is 40 years.

PostAge Criteria
IBPS RRB Officer Scale 3 Above 21 years - Below 40 years i.e. candidatesshould not have been born earlier than 03.06.1981 and later than 31.05.2000 (both dates inclusive)

IBPS RRB SO Scale 3 Exam Age Relaxation

Apart from the age criteria that you need to follow for IBPS RRB SO Scale 3 Officer post, you are also subjected to relaxation in the upper age limit. This age relaxation is applicable to certain categories. The period of relaxation varies according to the categories like SC/ST/OBC etc. If you are seeking this relaxation, you will be expected to produce your original category certificates at the time of the interview.

S.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 5 years
6 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

 Books 2021

IBPS RRB Officer Scale III Exam Eligibility Criteria

Good study material is a storehouse for success in any examination. A good book can make or break your preparation, so it is very important to choose books that prove to be helpful in the exam. The list of books mentioned below will definitely help you to enlarge your knowledge base.

PaperBooksAuthor/Publisher
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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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1:  

In IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 Exam, can I choose Hindi language as the exam language?

A:  

Yes, IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 Exam is bilingual (i.e, Hindi & English). You can choose your preferred language accordingly.

Q2:  

 Is the IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 Examination in ONLINE or OFFLINE mode?

A:  

IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 Exam will be in online mode.

Q3:  

Is there any sectional CUT-OFF in IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 Exam ?

A:  

Yes, IBPS IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 Exam will have sectional cut-off along with the overall cut-off.

Q4:  

Is IBPS RRB Officer Scale III Job transferable?

A:  

Yes, IBPS RRB Officer Scale III is liable to be posted anywhere in the respective region.

Q5:  

How many attempts are there in IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 Exam ?

A:  

There is no such limit on the number of attempts for IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 Exam. You can appear for this exam till the time you are eligible according to the eligibility criteria provided by IBPS in its notification.

Q6:  

What is the age limit for IBPS RRB Officer Scale III  2021 post?

A:  

The age of the candidate must be above 21 years and below 40 years.

Q7:  

What is EWS and are there any vacancies reserved for EWS?

A:  

EWS refers to Economically Weaker Sections. Yes, IBPS & RRBs have reserved some vacancies for EWS. Though the number of these vacancies are tentative and are subject to change.



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