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IBPS RRB Officer Scale III Exam Pattern

IBPS RRB Officer Scale III Exam Pattern

The Exam Pattern for Common Recruitment Process for RRBs (RRBs- CWE-VI) for Recruitment of Group "A"- Officers (Scale-III) is detailed in this section. This exaam is referred to as IBPS RRB PO 2018 also.

The Common Written Test for IBPS RRB for Recruitment of Group "A"- Officers (Scale-III) will be conducted in two phases as described below:  

I. Online Exam

II. Interview

Online Test Series for IBPS RRB Group A 'Officer' based on the latest Exam Pattern 2018 in Hindi & English.

Online Exam:

Exam Pattern for IBPS RRBOfficer Scale-III Exam will be as given below: 


S. No.


Medium of Exam

No. of Questions

Maximum marks







2 hours



Quantitative Aptitude and Data Interpretation





Financial Awareness





English/Hindi language





Computer Knowledge










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Marking Scheme for IBPS RRB IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II, Common Written Test 2018:


Marking Scheme

For wrong answers

-0.25 marks

For not attempted

0 (no marks)


Interview Procedure for the post of Officers Scale III under CRP- RRB-VI, 2018

Candidates who have been shortlisted in the main examination for the post of Officers Scale I under CRP- RRB-VI will subsequently be called for an Interview to be co-ordinated by the Nodal Regional Rural Bank with the

help of NABARD and IBPS in consultation with the appropriate authority. Interviews will be conducted at select centres. 


The Marking Scheme for Interview for the post of Officers Scale II under CRP- RRB-VII, 2018

  • The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum
  • qualifying marks / scores in interview for Officers Scale III, will not be less than 40% (35% for SC / ST/OBC/PWD candidates). 
  • The relative weight age (ratio) of CWE and interview will be 80:20 respectively for the Officers cadre.

Process of Final Selection for the post of Officers Scale III under CRP- RRB-VI, 2018:

  • The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the Online Examination for the post of Officers Scale III under CRP for RRBs-VI and Interview.
  • Interview score of the candidates failing to secure minimum qualifying marks or otherwise barred from the interview or further process shall not be disclosed.

Cut-Off Score for CWE Officers Scale III under CRP- RRB-VII, 2018 

  • Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main examination to be considered to be shortlisted for interview
  • Depending on the number of vacancies available, adequate number of candidates in each category not exceeding three times of the declared vacancies in each state shall be called for interview, subject to availability
  • Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the online main examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview
  • The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using equipercentile method. Scores upto two decimal points shall be taken for the purpose of calculation. 

For the post of Officer Scale III, marks obtained only in the main examination will be considered for shortlisting for interview and final merit listing

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