RRB Officer exam 2017- Study Guide with Solved Previous Question Papers

IBPS RRB Officer Exam study guide

IBPS issued notification for the Common Written Exam 2017 for the recruitment of of Group “A”-Officers (Scale-I, II & III) in its participating Regional Rural Banks. Total number of vacancies expected in Officer category will be like this

IBPS RRB Officer exam 2017- Expected number of Vacancies
Officers Scale I 4865
Officers Scale II (Agriculture Officer) 169
Officers Scale II (Marketing Officer) 33
Officer Scale II (Treasury Manager) 11
Officer Scale II (Law Manager) 21
Officers Scale (Chartered Accountant) 34
Officers Scale II (Information Technology Officer) 83
Officer Scale II (General Banking Officer) 1395
Officers Scale III 207
IBPS RRB Officer Exam 2017- Important Dates
Starting Date for Online Application & Payment of fee 12th July 2017
Last Date for Online Application & Payment of fee 1st August 2017
Download of call letters for online examination for Officer Scale I – Preliminary August 2017
Online Examination – Preliminary 09/ 10 / 16 of September 2017
Result of Online exam – Preliminary October 2017
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main November 2017
Online Examination – Main/ Single for Officers I/II/III 5th November 2017
Declaration of Result – Main November 2017

Educational Qualification and Experience for Officer Scale I, II and III

The basic qualification is graduation, and for Specialist level officers and Asst. Managers a degree is required in the respective subject. Preference will be given to graduations in specific subjects. As far as experience is considered Officer Scale II General Banking Officer requires an experience of Two years as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution. Specialist officers require One year experience in respective field. Officer Scale III requires Minimum 5 years experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions

For detailed eligibility requirements and educational qualifications visit Educational Qualifications & Experience required to Apply for RRB Officer Scale I, II and III Exam 2017

Exam Pattern of RRB Officers exam 2017

RRB Officer Scale I recruitment involves a two tier exam structure, Candidates need to attend a preliminary examination, those who get the required cut-off marks in the prelims are selected for the Main examination. Whereas, the Officer Scale I and Scale II recruitment involves only a single level of examination.

Exam Pattern of RRB Officer Scale I Prelims
Subject No. of Questions Total Marks
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
Reasoning Ability 40 40

Total Time Allotted for IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Preliminary Exam is 45 minutes, candidates can choose either English/ Hindi as their medium of examination.

Candidates have to qualify in both the tests by securing minimum cut-off marks . Adequate number of candidates in each category, depending upon requirements, will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

IBPS Officer Scale I Mains Pattern 2017
Subject No. of Questions Total Marks
Reasoning 40 50
Quantitative Aptiude 40 50
General Awareness 40 40
English/ Hindi Language 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20

Composite Time of examination 2 hours

IBPS Officer Scale II Single Level Exam 2017 Pattern
Subject No. of Questions Total Marks
Reasoning 40 50
Quantitative Aptiude & Data Interpretation 40 50
Financial Awareness 40 40
English/ Hindi Language 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20
Total 200 200

Composite Time of examination 2 hours

IBPS Officer Scale II Specialist Cadre Single Level Exam 2017 Pattern
Subject No. of Questions Total Marks
Reasoning 40 40
Quantitative Aptiude & Data Interpretation 40 40
Financial Awareness 40 40
English/ Hindi Language 40 20
Computer Knowledge 40 20
Professional Knowledge 40 40
Total 240 200

Composite Time of examination 2 hours 30 Minutes

IBPS Officer Scale III Single Level Exam Pattern 2017
Subject No. of Questions Total Marks
Reasoning 40 50
Quantitative Aptiude & Data Interpretation 40 50
Financial Awareness 40 40
English/ Hindi Language 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20
Total 200 200

Composite Time of examination 2 hours

Syllabus for IBPS RRB Officer Scale I, II and III Recruitment examination 2017

Detailed syllabus of all the topics of the examination for preliminary and mains for RRB Officer Scale I, II and III is available at RRB Officer exam 2017- Detailed syllabus for Prelims and Mains

Previous Year Question papers of RRB Officer Examination

Previous year question papers of IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1, 2 and 3 Examinations can be had from the links below

Model question papers for IBPS RRB Officer exam 2017

The following question papers will get you enough practice before attempting the original RRB Officer examination. This papers are selected from previous year Bank PO and other prominent examinations which share almost same syllabus and pattern of RRB Officer examination

Online Mock tests for RRB Officer Scale 1, 2 and 3 exams and SO Exam

Free Books and Study materials for RRB Officer Exam (Scale I, II and III)

Download free books, notes and study materials for preparation from the links below.