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 Institute of Personal Banking Selection (IBPS) has released notification for recruitment of candidates to the post of Group “A”-Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group “B”-Office Assistants (Multipurpose). The Online Examination will be conducted in November and December 2016. The Application Process of which will start from September 14, 2016. The total number of vacancies advertised under IBPS RRB 2016 Recruitment is 16, 560. Candidates before applying should ensure that they fulfill the necessary IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2016. Application Form of those candidates who does not fulfill the Eligibility Criteria of IBPS RRB will be rejected. Candidates before applying for IBPS RRB should read the IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2016 carefully.  Scroll down to read more on the Eligibility Criteria of IBPS RRB.

Parameters of IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2016

The candidates applying for IBPS RRB 2016 should fulfill the following Eligibility Parameters:

  • Nationality
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification

Criteria laid under different IBPS RRB Eligibility Parameters 2016

Nationality/Citizenship:  A candidate must be either

(i) a Citizen of India or

(ii)a subject of Nepal or

(iii) a subject of Bhutan or

(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or

(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Age Limit

As per IBPS Eligibility Criteria 2016, there are different age limit for different posts. The table illustrated below shows the age limit as per the posts.

Serial

Post

Age Limit

1

Officer Scale III

Above 21 years and below 40 years

2

Officer Scale II

Above  21 years and below 32 years

3

Officer Scale I

Above 18 years and below 28 years

4

Office Assistant

Between 18 years and 28 years

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit

 

Serial

Category

Age Relaxation

1

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)

5 years

2

Other Backward Classes

3 years

3

Persons With Disability

10 years

4

Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen

(For Office Assistants)

Actual period of service rendered in the Defense forces + 3 years (8 years for physically disabled Ex-Servicemen who belongs to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years

5

In the case of Ex- servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs, who have given at least 5 years military service and released on completion of assignment

(For Officers) – 5 years

6

Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried

(For Office Assistants) – 9 years

7

Candidates ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1 Jan 1980 to 31 Dec 1989

5 years

8

1984 riot victims

5 years

IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2016 – Educational Qualification and Experience

 

Serial

Post/Designation

Educational Qualification

Work Experience

1

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Candidate must have a degree in any discipline from a recognized state or central university. It is essential that the candidate is proficient in local language. Candidate with knowledge in computer skills will be preferred.

 Not necessary

2

Officer Scale I

Candidate must have a degree in any discipline from a recognized state or central university. He must be proficient in local language. Desirable is if he possesses computer knowledge or awareness.

 Not required

3

Officer Scale II (General Banking Officer)

Candidate must have a degree in any discipline from a recognized state or central university with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks.

Two years as an officer in any bank or financial institution

4

Officer Scale II (Specialist Officers)

Information Technology (IT) Officer

Candidate must have a degree from a recognized state or central university in Electronics/Communication/Computer Science/Information Technology or equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks. It is desirable that he possesses a certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, and OCP.

One year as an officer in any bank or financial institution

Chartered Accountant

Candidate must be a certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

One year as an officer in any bank or financial institution

Law Officer

Candidate must hold a degree from a recognized state or central university in Law or its equivalent with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks.

Two years as an advocate or two years experience as Law Officer in any bank or financial institution

Treasury Manager

Candidate must be a Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or hold degree of MBA in Finance from a recognized state or central university.

One year as an officer in any bank or financial institution

Marketing Officer

Candidate must have done MBA in Marketing from a recognized state or central university.

One year as an officer in any bank or financial institution

Agricultural Officer

Candidate must hold a degree in Agriculture/Horticulture/Dairy/Animal Husbandry/Forestry/Veterinary Science/Agricultural Engineering/Fishery from a state or central recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks.

Two years as an officer in any bank or financial institution

5

Officer Scale III

Candidate must hold a degree in any discipline from a recognized state or central university with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks.

Minimum 5 years experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions