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IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2016 (CWE V) – Officer & Office Assistant Post

IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2016 – Check Your Eligibility for IBPS RRB Exam

IBPS RRB 2016 Eligibility Criteria details – Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is going to conduct Common Recruitment Process for Recruitment of Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Office Assistants (Multipurpose) in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) for 16560 posts.

All Interested candidates required to check “Eligibility for IBPS RRB Exam 2016” before applying for IBPS RRB Online application form.

A candidate can apply for the Post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) and can also apply for the Post of Officer. However, a candidate can apply for only one post in officer’s cadre i.e. for Officer Scale-I or Scale-II or Scale-III.

IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria Details

You will see major differences between IBPS RRB Officer eligibility criteria and IBPS RRB office assistant eligibility. You should check complete details carefully.

IBPS RRB CWE eligibility includes these major points for every participant to become eligible for IBPS Exam 2016. Consider terms is your Nationality, Age criteria, and Educational qualification criteria.

Now Check Complete Details topic wise for IBPS RRB Recruitment eligibility. Please note that the eligibility criteria specified herein are the basic criteria for applying for the post. Candidates must necessarily produce the relevant documents in original and a photocopy in support of their identity and eligibility – pertaining to category, nationality, age, educational qualifications etc as indicated in the online application form.

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Nationality / Citizenship – Participants must have this citizenship which is given below.

  • Citizen of Indian
  • Citizen of Nepal
  • Citizen of Bhutan
  • A Tibetan refugee
  • Migrated Peoples 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.

IBPS RRB Education Qualification Criteria

All students should check their education criteria for IBPS RRB CWE V before applying for the post. Education Qualification criteria are different for all posts check complete details below.

Note – Required education qualification should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognised by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared on or before 30.09.2016.

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Eligibility for IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Post – Participant must have Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent.

(a) Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*
(b) Desirable: Knowledge of Computer skills.

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Eligibility for IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Post – Degree in any discipline. Preferred degree criteria Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy.
(a) Proficiency in local language.
(b) Computer Knowledge.

Eligibility for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II (General Banking Officer) Post – Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

Preferred degree criteria – Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics, and Accountancy.
Required Experience – Two years as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution.

Eligibility for IBPS RRB Officer Scale II (Specialist Officers) Post

Information Technology Officer (IT Officer) – Must have Degree in Electronics / Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
(a) Desirable: Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP etc.
(b) Required Experience: One year.

Chartered Accountant – Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Experience – One year.

Law Officer – Degree in Law or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
Experience – Two years as an advocate or should have worked as Law Officer in Banks or Financial Institutions for a period not less than two years.

  • Treasury Manager – Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India or MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution
    Experience – One year.
  • Marketing Officer – MBA in Marketing from a recognized university.
    Experience – One year.
  • Agricultural Officer – Degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/ Animal Husbandry/ Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.
    Experience – Two years.

Eligibility for IBPS RRB Officer Scale III Post – Degree with a minimum of 50% marks. Preference Criteria having Degree/ Diploma in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Co-operation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics, and Accountancy.
Experience – Minimum 5 years experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions.

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IBPS RRB Age Criteria

All aspirants required checking their age limit for ibps rrb cwe V for all category posts. Age Criteria is different for all posts. Age will be calculated as on 01.09.2016.

  1. Officer Scale I = 18 – 30 Years D.O.B between (03.09.1986 to 31.08.1998)
  2. Officer Scale II = 21 – 32 Years D.O.B between (03.09.1984 to 31.08.1995)
  3. Officer Scale III = 21 – 40 Years D.O.B between (03.09.1976 to 31.08.1995)
  4. Office Assistant (Multipurpose) = 18 – 28 Years D.O.B between (02.09.1988 to 01.09.1998)

IBPS RRB Age Relaxation Criteria 2016.

Sr. No.CategoryAge Relaxation
1SC/ST5 years
2OBC (Non Creamy Layer)3 years
3Persons With Disabilities (PWD)10 years
4AEx-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen(for the post of Office Assistants)
the actual period of service rendered in the defense forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subjects to a maximum age limit of 50 years
4BEx- servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs(for the post of Officers) 5 years
5Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried(only for the post of Office Assistants)
9 years
6Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.19895 years
7Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years
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IBPS RRB Application Fees

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges (Online payment from 14.09.2016 to 30.09.2016 both dates inclusive)

Officer (Scale I, II & III)
– Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
– Rs. 600/- for all others
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
– Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates.
– Rs. 600/- for all others

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Hope you find complete details about IBPS RRB Eligibility Criteria 2016. For any type of query and question, you can use given comment section below.

you can also download pdf of Eligibility Criteria for IBPS RRB 2016 via visiting official site of IBPS at www.ibps.in. Check other helpful related posts for IBPS Exam here.

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  1. sir ihave completed recently b.com general am i eligible for which post

    1. sir with b.com general can i apply for office assistant post

      1. Yes.

    2. Navya, You can apply for PO, Clerk and Office assistant post.

      1. thank u fr replying quickly


    1. Shortly.

  3. sir,
    office asist. Ke liye computer ki degri jaruri hai ya jankari.

    1. No Compulsory.

  4. paper level m kya difference hai …rrb assistant aur rrb officer scale 1 m???

    1. Ravi, the Same difference like PO and Clerk post. Check Difference Between Clerk and PO Post.

  5. sir
    maine B.A 50%marks kiya hai but sir inter Art science se kiya hai kya mai ibps office assistent ke liye apply kar sakta hu

    1. Ha, Rajiv kar sakte ho.

  6. Sir, i have completd m.com in accountcy but i have no experince can i apply for 1 scale

    1. Yes, Cmishra you can apply for Scale I post.

  7. Respecter Sir/Madam,

    i will be completing my M. tech with specialization in computer science (CS) in the year 2018, will i then be eligible for Officer Scale II?

    1. Experience also required.

  8. I have finished M.E(CSE). for which post I can apply Scale I, II, III…

    1. Office Assitant and Officer Scale I.

  9. Sir I m Pershing final btech from computer science is I m eligible for rrb form

    1. No, Vaishali.

  10. Sir, I’m completed my degree(b.tech).Can i apply for both officer and officer assistants post.

    1. Yes, Santosh you can apply.

  11. Sir I have done branch in ECE branch can I apply for scale 1.

    1. Yes, You can apply.

  12. Hello Team

    Greetings of the Day!!!

    I am Mechanical engineer. Having Industrial experience of 7 years.
    Can I apply for the above, If yes then for Which Level (Officer Scale I, II or III)

    Please feel free to communicate.


    1. Shishir, You can apply for Information Technology Officer.

  13. Sir I have done PGDM with 5years of experience…
    Please let ME KNOW, Am I eligible or not.. Confused in MBA and PGDM…

    1. MBA Degree required for Marketing Officer post.

  14. Hello sir. Now im study in software development b.voc .course. this is a 3years degree course. Now im completed 20… So can i apply the exam.? . Which exam..?

  15. sir,i compleated b.com in distance education and my DOB is 12-03-1984.And iam belongs to OBC category. can i apply for RRB multipurpose assistant post.

    1. Sorry, Kalyani you are not eligible.

  16. sir , i am b.tech student and i am fresher (no experience) can i apply for for scale 1 post ?

    1. Yes, Kumar you are eligible.

  17. Sir, What is Multipurpose?
    If I got a job means which work i do?

    1. Role and responsibilities

      The distinctive roles that the IPBS RRB office assistant may undertake on appointment vary from opening accounts, cash collection and even jobs like cheque verification etc.
      The IBPS RRB Office Assistant would be the starting designation in the hierarchy of lower level management and would be a supporting hand in various functions of the bank.

  18. My DOB is 7.4.1986. Am I eligible for office assistant multipurpose..or shall I edit my online applied for officer scale 1 rrb 2016 firm.pls advice sir.

    1. No Sangeetha, You are not eligible.

  19. Hi,
    I have done graduation in B.Sc (Non-Medical)and Post Graduation in MCA(Masters of Computer Application).
    Am I eligible for RRB scale-2 IT Officer post?

    1. Richa, You required One year experience also.

  20. can i apply for both post office assistant and scale 1 officer at the same time

    1. Yes, Nisha.

  21. Dear Sir

    Myself Sajith completed My Degree in Bsc Aqua culture from MG University . 37 year old have 5 years experiance in ICICI Bank. Can i Apply for Officer post III. Kindly share the syallabus link also.

    1. Yes, You can apply Joseph. Check Complete IBPS RRB Officer Syllabus here.

  22. I am a BCA graduate. For which post I am eligible to apply?

    1. Office Assistant and Officer Scale I.

  23. sir im studying BE final year can i apply the IBPS EXAM?

    1. No, Complete your B.E first.

  24. sir ,where can i download rrb application form

    1. Deepika, login again and take printout of application form.

  25. Sir I have completed my computer engineering with 70%, and my DOB is 11-07-1994 can I apply for scale I post

    1. Yes, Punam you can apply for Officer Scale I post.

  26. hai sir i completed my b.tech ece in 2016.am i eligible for apply officer scale 1.plz rly quickly sir

    1. Yes, Swarna you can apply.

  27. Hello Sir
    I have done my Msc chemistry . can i apply for Officer (Scale I, II ) post.

    1. Dipti, You can apply for Officer Scale I post.

  28. i want to know about ibps clerk and rrb pre and mains both cutt off. plz sir…

  29. Sir,
    I have completed B.com,MBA with HR/MARKETING my age is 31years old…shall I apply for ibps RRB special officer?

    1. Aaqeela, If You have Experience of two years you can apply for Officer Scale II post.

  30. Sir,in final semester exam B.E. I hAve a block in one subject for which i have to appear in exam on 21st october 2016.
    Can i apply for ofiice assistant’s post right now in anticipation of passing my B.E. degree.

    1. No, Mohit.

  31. i am mechanical engineer pass out in 2016. cam i apply for IBPS rrb.

    1. Yes, Jay you can apply.

  32. sir can i apply office assistant and officer scale 1 at a time

    1. Yes, Thrinath you can apply.

      1. Hai sir iam recently applied ibps rrb cwe5 when was conducted the pre exam for office assistant multipurpose

      2. Office Assistant- 12, 13 & 19.11.2016

  33. Hello sir I have complete my gratuation in open university in maharastra After 10th but I am fail 12th standard sir can I apply IBPS RRB exam?

  34. Sir, can i belong to westbengal . can i apply from other state? and in that case which will be my exam centre? please clarify.thank you

    1. Your Exam Center will be in which state you are applying for.

  35. Sir I am a 3year regular diploma holder in Computer Engineering and also i passed my graduation recently, but i won’t get provisional certificate before the last date of IBPS application. I have all the marklists. So am I eligible for applying for the post of Office Assistant (multi tasking).

    1. Yes, Aneesh you can apply.

  36. Sir my dob is 15 july 1983. i belong to obc ncl.female. currently i am doing rajasthan govt. Job.can This job help me in age relaxsation. Can i apply for rrb vacancy?

    1. No, You are not eligible.

  37. Good afternoon sir, my graduation has completetd through pune university in 2015 in commerce faculty with special subject banking & finance. sir, may I apply for post of RRB scale 1 officer.

    1. Yes, Sonali you can apply.

  38. If a andhra pradesh state OBC person applied to Telangana in IBPS RRB V multipurpose assistant post due to telangana APGVB & TGB banks post are higher than AP 3Rural banks totla, so is that erson eligible for UR+OBC jobs as telugu language or treated non local reservation according to state gov reservation rules

    1. No reservation for that.

      1. Then he eligible for Ur+obc posts

  39. sir i had applied for ibps po VI and i hv got reg.no nd password too. i hv tried more than 20 times but i couldnt able to download the call letter plz help me out wt can i do next

    1. Mamtha, It is for Pre Exam training not for you.

  40. If a andhra pradesh state OBC person applied to Telangana in IBPS RRB V multipurpose assistant post due to telangana APGVB & TGB banks post are higher than AP 3Rural banks totla, so is that erson eligible for UR+OBC jobs as telugu language or treated non local reservation according to state gov reservation rules

    1. Non-local reservation.

  41. Sir, How many marks need to clear in the preliminary exam.

    For RRB Assistant

    1. 35.

  42. Dear concerned
    I request to you that for clearing the IBPS TEST ! DO we need to clear the every module . I am asking because first time I have filled the RRB EXAM. I have b tech in mechanical from ksou and one more thing I wanna ask , IS it university eligible for ibps exam . I hope that you will reply me as soon as possible
    Thanks & regards
    Palwinder Singh

    1. Yes, Palwinder you need to clear every subject.

  43. Sir I have 4 years gap between my 12th n graduation. But sir now I’ve completed my B – Tech degree with 75 % and my DOB is 20-03-1991. Can i apply for IBPS RRB exams?

    1. Yes, Naorem you can apply.

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