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 – 1||Last Date – January 6, 2018|
|Download Hall Ticket of RRB Officer Scale – 2||Last Date – December 26, 2017|
|Download Hall Ticket of RRB Officer Scale – 3||Last Date – December 26, 2017|
After IBPS CWT Result 2018
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.
|Exam Name||IBPS RRB (Regional Rural Banks)|
|Organizing Body||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection|
|Exam Type||National Level Appointment Exam|
|Exam Date||Prelims: November 2018 Mains: December 2018|
|Eligibility Criteria||Must be proficient in Computer and the selected language|
|Method of Application||Online|
|Exam Mode||Computer Based Test|
|Duration||2 hours; 2 hours 30 minutes for Officer Scale 2|
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 2018||Date of the Exam||Reference Links|
|Announce of Application form||September 2018||Fill the IBPS RRB Application form on the official website of IBPS|
|Distribution of Hall Ticket||October 2018||Download IBPS RRB Hall Ticket From www.ibps.in|
|IBPS 2018 Preliminary Entrance only for Scale I officer and Office Assistant||November 2018||-|
|IBPS 2018 Single Entrance Examination only Scale II and III officers||First week of November 2018||-|
|IBPS 2018 Main Entrance Examination only for the Preliminary qualified aspirants||Second week of November 2018||-|
|Main Result||December 2018||December 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.
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:
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:
The relaxation is also vary based on the category of the person:
|Category of a person||Age Relaxation|
|SC/ST||Up to 5 years|
|OBC||Up to 3 years|
|Disabled Persons||Up to 10 years|
|Ex-servicemen (Both abled and disabled)||5 years|
|Women (Divorced/ Widow)||Up to 9 years|
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:
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:
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 exam||Total Marks||Total Time Duration|
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:
The syllabus comprises
The English/Hindi syllabus covers the basic comprehension and grammatical portion to test the proficiency and ability of the aspirants in the languages respectively.
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 subjects||Maximum marks to be obtained||General||Others|
Cut off state-wise
|Name of the state||General|
|Jammu and Kashmir||94.69|
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:
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.