IBPS RRB 2020 Notification Details

IBPS RRB 2020 Notification Details

The Institute of Banking & Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the much-awaited IBPS RRB 2020 notification. The total vacancy is around 9600+ for all the posts. In this recruitment, candidates can apply for the office assistant, officer scale I, II, and III posts. We have provided all the details about the notification here. So check it and apply for the eligible post before the last date. Then start your preparation for the exam with a good study plan.

Important Dates:

Take a look at all the important dates of the IBPS RRB 2020 notification pdf.

  • Apply online Start Date – 01-07-2020
  • Apply Online End Date – 21-07-2020
  • Preliminary Exam – September / October 2020
  • Mains Exam / Single Exam – October / November 2020

As tentative dates are available here, start your preparation. Only then you can clear the exam in high competition. The vacancy details are available in table.

Name of Post Vacancy
IBPS RRB Office Assistant 4624
IBPS RRB Officer scale I 3800
IBPS RRB Officer scale II 1058
IBPS RRB Officer scale III 156
Total Vacancy 9638

IBPS RRB Selection Process:

  • The selection process for Office assistant post includes just 2 rounds – Prelims and mains.
  • For Officer Scale I – Prelims, mains, and interview.
  • For Officer Scale-II & III – Single exam and interview.

The candidates have to clear each and every stage to get the provisional allotment order.



IBPS RRB Office Assistant


Stage 1 – Prelims

Stage 2 – Mains



IBPS RRB Officer Scale I


Stage 1 – prelims

Stage 2 – Mains

Stage 3 – Interview



IBPS RRB Officer Scale II & III


Stage 1 – Single level exam

Stage 2 – Interview


 Age Limit:

Candidates check the age limit for each post. Also, age relaxation is applicable.

  • For Officer Scale-III (Senior Manager) – Above 21 years – Below 40 years.
  • For Officer Scale-II (Manager)– Above 21 years – Below 32 years
  • For Officer Scale-I (Assistant Manager)– Above 18 years – Below 30 years
  • For Office Assistant (Multipurpose) – Between 18 years and 28 years

The basic educational qualification is a degree from a recognized University. For Office Assistant and officer scale I posts, the experience is not needed. For officer scale II and III experience is a must. Also for some posts, a specific degree is a must. To know complete details refer to the official notification.

Application Fee:

The candidates have to pay the application fee only through the online mode.

For IBPS RRB officer scale I, II, and III, the following application fee is charged.

  • SC / ST / PWBD candidates – Rs.175.
  • All other candidates – Rs.850.

For IBPS RRB office assistant (multipurpose), the online application fee charged is given below.

  • SC / ST/ PWBD / EXSM candidates – Rs.175.
  • For all other candidates – Rs.850.

Prelims Exam Pattern:

For Office Assistant and officer scale I prelims exam, the exam details are,

  • Candidates have to clear both sectional and overall cut-offs.
  • Negative marks for each wrong answer – 0.25
  • No sectional timing.
  • Total composite time duration – 45 minutes.


IBPS RRB Office Assistant (multipurpose) Prelims Exam Pattern

S No. Section No. Of questions Maximum marks Duration
1. Reasoning 40 40 Composite Time Duration of 45 minutes
2. Numerical Ability 40 40
  Total 80 80  

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Prelims Exam Pattern

S No. Section No. Of questions Maximum marks Duration
1. Reasoning 40 40 Composite Time Duration of 45 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
  Total 80 80  

Mains Exam Pattern:

Here we have added the mains exam pattern of IBPS RRB office assistant posts. The mains exam pattern of Officer scale I is also mostly similar to this.

  • For this exam also there is no sectional timing.
  • Candidates have to clear sectional cut off and overall cut off.
  • Negative marks for each wrong answer – 1/4th of marks assigned to the question.
IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Mains Exam Pattern
S.No. Section Medium of Exam Number of questions Maximum marks Duration
1 Reasoning Hindi / English 40 50  





Composite time of 2 hours

2 Computer Knowledge Hindi / English 40 20
3 General awareness Hindi / English 40 40
4a* English Language English 40 40
4b* Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Numerical ability Hindi / English 40 50
  Total   200 200  

*Candidates can opt for either 4a or 4b section as per their choice.

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