Last Updated - February 27 2018

The Institute of Banking Personnel or IBPS has been organizing Common Written Test (CWE) for the Regional Rural Bank (RRB) since the year 2011. The CWE is organized to appoint in the post of Officers Scale I, II and III and Office Assistants. The main aspiration for this employment is to enhance the human resource and financial development in the rural areas.

IBPS RRB CWE exam is generally divided into three levels: Preliminary, Main and Single assessment. After successful submission of Application form IBPS RRB Hall Ticket will be announced on the official website of IBPS, www.ibps.in, 15 days before the commencement of exam. The preliminary round of exam is organized especially for the officer's Scale I and for the Office Assistant. On the other hand, there is only one round of examination organized for the other scales. The exam will be held in the month of November and result of IBPS RRB will be out in December.


Download Hall Ticket of RRB Officer Scale – 1Last Date – January 6, 2018

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Download Hall Ticket of RRB Officer Scale – 2Last Date – December 26, 2017
Download Hall Ticket of RRB Officer Scale – 3Last Date – December 26, 2017

After IBPS CWT Result 2018

  • The interview session is the final selection round for the officers of various scale, whereas, for the Office Assistants the only the preliminary and main exam is organized.
  • An interview is organized only for the Scale I, II and III officers by Nodal Regional Rural Banks in collaboration with NABARD and IBPS.
  • Once the aspirants are shortlisted on the basis of the at least marks scored the call letters are dispatched by the authority.
  • The 80:20 proportions are maintained between the CWE and the interview correspondingly.
  • Aspirants who qualified the Common Written Test (CWT) are applicable for the verbal interview round or VIVA.

Post the interview round come the provisional allocation where the identity of the aspirant is verified and then comes the final allocation which is done on the basis of the merit list. The form for the upcoming IBPS RRB 2018 will be out by the October 2018.

Highlights Table of IBPS RRB 2018

Exam Highlights
Exam NameIBPS RRB (Regional Rural Banks)
Organizing BodyInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection
Official Websiteibps.in
Exam TypeNational Level Appointment Exam
Exam DatePrelims: November 2018 Mains: December 2018
Eligibility CriteriaMust be proficient in Computer and the selected language
Method of ApplicationOnline
Exam ModeComputer Based Test
Duration2 hours; 2 hours 30 minutes for Officer Scale 2

Important Dates for IBPS RRB 2018 Exam

The IBPS RRB examination is organized for the posts of Officer Scale I, II and III and Office Assistants. Aspirants qualified in this round are applicable for the other rounds. The examination has various categories including Preliminary, Main, and Single. The Preliminary and Main is eligible for the designation of Officer Scale I and Office Assistants and single examination is conducted for the rest of the scale.

Name of the assessment level of IBPS 2018Date of the ExamReference Links
Announce of Application formSeptember 2018Fill the IBPS RRB Application form on the official website of IBPS
Distribution of Hall TicketOctober 2018Download IBPS RRB Hall Ticket From www.ibps.in
IBPS 2018 Preliminary Entrance only for Scale I officer and Office AssistantNovember 2018-
IBPS 2018 Single Entrance Examination only Scale II and III officersFirst week of November 2018-
IBPS 2018 Main Entrance Examination only for the Preliminary qualified aspirantsSecond week of November 2018-
Main ResultDecember 2018December 12, 2018 is the tentative date for IBPS RRB Result

It is recommended for the aspirants to keep a track on the website ibps.in for more detailed updates.


IBPS RRB 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Similar to the last serial of years the eligibility criteria of IBPS 2018 is more or less same. It has different segments on the basis of which eligibility of the aspirant is determined. Below, is the detailed account of the eligibility criteria of the basis of various categories:


The aspirants must be the citizen of any of the following country said below:

  • An immigrant from Tibet.
  • Nepal
  • Bhutan
  • India
  • Migrated from the neighboring countries like Pakistan or any South African countries like Uganda, Malawi, Kenya with the purpose settling in India.

Educational Qualification

The education eligibility criteria are same for all designation. The at least eligibility marks for the aspirants is 50%. Bachelor’s degrees from any recognised universities or any other equivalent in any streams are allowed sitting for the entrance but special preferences are given in certain steams.

Age criteria and relaxation

The Age terms and conditions are various for various designation. As per 01.09.2018, the age of the aspirant will be:

  • 18-30 years – Scale I Officer
  • 18-28 years – Office Assistant (Multi-tasking staff)
  • 21-32 years – Scale II Officer
  • 21-40 years – Scale III Officer

The relaxation is also vary based on the category of the person:

Category of a personAge Relaxation
SC/STUp to 5 years
OBCUp to 3 years
Disabled PersonsUp to 10 years
Ex-servicemen (Both abled and disabled)5 years
Women (Divorced/ Widow)Up to 9 years

IBPS RRB 2018 How to Apply?

Similar to the last couple of years the application form, for this year will also be available online. The form will be available online on the official site of IBPS under the heading CWE RRB. Aspirants who seekings to appear for Scale I officer and Office Assistant have to fill a single form for both Preliminary and Main Entrance. Aspirants can apply only for one post at a time.

Guidance regarding filling of the application form

IBPS RRB 2018 Application form is expected to be available online around the month of August to September. The documents required to be enclosed at the time of the submission of the registration form are the scanned copy of a passport size photograph and full signature. To prevent the cancellation of the form, aspirants must fill the form very cautiously and check it thoroughly post filling.

Other steps involved in the whole process are as follows:

  1. Filling the form and fulfilling all the need criteria
  2. Uploading the need documents
  3. Revising the details and then clicking the submit tab
  4. Payment of the fees
  5. Checking the confirmation

IBPS RRB Hall Ticket 2018

IBPS RRB 2018 Hall Ticket will be available on the official site of IBPS 15 days before the commencement of exam. The exam center, date, time and venue are given in the hall tickets. Admit cards for the Preliminary exam will be given around the mid-week of August 2018. On the other hand, hall tickets for main and single entrance will be given around mid-week of September 2018.

Steps for downloading the hall ticket:

  • Go to the website and click on the link “CWE RRB 2018’’
  • The admin will appear on the screen willing for printing
  • Enter the registration number
  • Enter the password or you can also enter your Date of Birth

Exam Format for IBPS RRB 2018

IBPS CWE RRB 2018 Exam Format for various posts is different. The preliminary examination is generally based on reasoning and quantitative aptitude. The medium of examinations is either Hindi or English. The single exam and the main exam will be held on the Computer, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English and Financial awareness.

The table below highlights the total marks and time period of each level:

Name of the examTotal MarksTotal Time Duration
Preliminary8045 minutes
Main2002 hours
Single2002 hours

Syllabus for IBPS RRB 2018

The questions are basically based on the syllabus of class X. The aspirants must be very familiar with the short-cut based methods of solving the questions. The subjects which will be covered in the IBPS 2018 are as follows:

General Knowledge

The syllabus comprises

  • Business news and updates
  • Updated present affairs
  • Different Government Financial Schemes
  • Constitution of India
  • Topics concerned to RBI, SEBI, IRDA
  •  The history of Indian Financial System
  • Indian Economy


The English/Hindi syllabus covers the basic comprehension and grammatical portion to test the proficiency and ability of the aspirants in the languages respectively.

Computer Application

  • Knowledge of Hardware and software
  • Microsoft Office
  • Tackling of virus
  • Operating system
  • Computer origin and history
  • Concept of Internet
  • Networking


  • Blood relations
  • Decoding coding
  • Ranking
  • Input-output
  • Puzzle
  • Inequalities of code
  • Basic logic
  • Inequalities of code

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Percentage
  • Data Interpretation
  • Profit & Loss
  • Average
  • Simplification
  • Simple Interest
  • work & Time
  • Number system

Cut Off for IBPS RRB 2018

The expected cut off for IBPS CWE RRB 2018 depends on the sectional and state-wise cutoff. Aspirants who are able to score an at least just to touch the cut off marks are shortlisted for the call letter and other selection processes.

Section wise cut off

Name of the subjectsMaximum marks to be obtainedGeneralOthers
Quantitative Aptitude408.5011.50
General Knowledge4011.258.00

Cut off state-wise

Name of the stateGeneral
Uttar Pradesh104.50
West Bengal97.25
Madhya Pradesh111.00
Andhra Pradesh89.25
Himachal Pradesh97.69
Jammu and Kashmir94.69
Tamil Nadu89.25

Result and Counseling for IBPS RRB 2018

IBPS CWE RRB 2018 Result will be released at their official website in the month of December 2018. To check the result, follow the steps below:

  • Click on the link “CWE RRB 2018 result’’
  • Enter the registration number
  • Enter the  Date of Birth
  • Open the website
  • Your result is willing to download

The aspirants are only applicable for receiving the call letter only if he/she qualifies the CWE round and the levels. Aspirant will have to successfully crack the final interview round to be selected as an IBPS RRB officer. After receiving the call letter the aspirants will get the chance to attend the interview session. The call letter comprises the detail of the interview center and documents need at the time of interview.

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