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IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2020: Age Limit, Qualification, Work Experience for SC/ST/OBC/PwD|Officer Scale & Office Assistant

IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2020: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has notified the recruitment of over 9600 vacancies of Officers Scale I, II  & III and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs). Candidates who fulfill the desired eligibility criteria can apply online for the IBPS RRB 2020 prelims and mains exam. The IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria is consist of age limit, educational qualifications and work experience. There are some relaxations for the reserved category candidates such as SC, ST, OBC, PwD and Ex-Servicemen. Here in this article, we have shared below detailed eligibility criteria for all the posts below. Have a look at the given eligibility requirements for the IBPS RRB Recruitment 2020.

IBPS fills up the vacant posts of Officer cadre and Office Assistants in RRB by conducting two phases of examination - Prelims and Mains. Candidates need to clear these both exams by obtaining the IBPS RRB Cut Off marks. The qualification of candidates in each phase decides about the selection of candidates for the final merit list for provisional allotment. This year, 43 regional rural banks are participating in the recruitment drive. 

IBPS RRB 2020 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Let's now have a look at the detailed eligibility criteria of IBPS RRB 2020 exam below:

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IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2020: Age Limit & Educational Qualification

IBPS RRB Age Limit 2020

As on 1st July 2020, the minimum age of candidates applying for Officer Scale II and III should be 21 years. On the other hand, the minimum age of candidates applying for Officer Scale I and Office Assistant should be 18 years as on 1st July. Have a look at the minimum and maximum age limit for all the posts below:

Post

Minimum

Maximum

Officer Scale III (Senior Manager)

21 years

40 years

Officer Scale II (Manager)

21 years

32 years

Officer Scale I (Assistant Manager)

18 years

30 years

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

18 years

28 years

Note: The Maximum age limit is valid only for General and EWS category candidates

Age Relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/PwD Category

The upper age limit is relaxed for reserved category candidates. Have a look at the relaxation of upper age for various categories below:

Category

Age Relaxation

OBC

3 years

SC/ ST

5 years

Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

Persons With Benchmark Disability (PwD)

10 years

Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen

(for Office Assistant)

Period of service in defence forces + 3 years (8 years for SC/ST Disabled Ex-Servicemen) with maximum age limit of 50 years

Widow/Divorced women/Divorced women who have not remarried

( for Office Assistant)

9 years

For Ex-servicemen commissioned officers  who served minimum  5 years military service & were released on completion of assignment

(for Officer Cadre)

5 years

IBPS RRB Educational Qualification & Work Experience 2020

Candidates need to fulfill the required educational qualification as per the notification released by the IBPS. Candidates, who want to apply for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II & Officer Scale III posts, need to have obtained the work experience as well. Have a look at the qualification and work experience for Office Assistant (Multipurpose), Officer Scale I, Officer Scale - II General Banking Officer, Officer Scale II Specialist Officers and Officer Scale-III Senior Manager below:

Post

Educational Qualification

Work Experience

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Graduation or Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

Proficiency in local language as desired by participating RRB

Working knowledge of Computer

-

Officer Scale I

(Assistant Manager)

Graduation or Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

Preference for those having degree in Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Horticulture, Forestry, Agricultural Engineering, Information Technology, Management, Law, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Economics or Accountancy

Proficiency in local language as desired by participating RRB

Working knowledge of Computer

-

Officer Scale - II General Banking Officer

(Manager)

Graduation or Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

with at least 50% marks

Preference for those having degree in Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Horticulture, Forestry, Agricultural Engineering, Information Technology, Management, Law, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Economics or Accountancy

2 Years as an officer in Bank/ Financial Institution

Officer Scale - II Specialist Officers
(Managers)

Information Technology Officer

Graduation in Communication/Computer Science/Electronics/ Information Technology with at least 50% marks

Desirable: Certificate in C++, Java, ASP, PHP, VB, VC, OCP

1 year in relevant field

Chartered Accountant

Certified Associate (CA) from ICAI

1 Year as CA

Law Officer

Graduation in Law or its equivalent with at least 50% marks

2 years as an advocate

OR

 2 Years as Law Officer in Bank/Financial Institutions

Treasury Manager

CA or MBA

1 Year in relevant field

Marketing Officer

MBA in Marketing

1 Year in relevant field

Agricultural Officer

Graduation in Agriculture/Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ Horticulture/ Dairy/ Animal Husbandry/ Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture with at least 50% marks

2 Years in relevant field

Officer Scale-III

(Senior Manager)

Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks

Preference for those having Degree or Diploma in Finance, Banking, Marketing, Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Co-operation, IT, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy

5 years experience as Officer in Bank/Financial Institutions

Note: The educational qualifications should be from a recognised University, Institution or College and the results should be declared before 9 November 2020 (Revised). 

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