IBPS RRB Office Assistant/Clerical

A good opportunity for career awaits graduate students if they wish to start their career as IBPS RRB Office Assistant. You will get ample opportunities to get promoted to an officer cadre in near future as IBPS RRB Office Assistant is the starting point of job in Regional Rural Banks. In this article we are going to delineate the details about IBPS RRB Office Assistant/Clerical exam.

Latest Updates and Notification

  • The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) released IBPS RRB 2021 notification on June 7, 2021.
  • Commencement of form: June 8, 2021
  • Last date to apply online: June 28, 2021
  • IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam 2021 was held on August 08 & 14, 2021.
  • The RRB Clerk (Office Assistant) prelims cut-off has been released by IBPS on September 8, 2021.
  • Office assistant mains exam: October 17, 2021

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Live Online Classes:

7 days a week by HO and Branch faculty

Limited Batch:

Limited batch size with personalised attention


Interview Preparation

12 Monthly Exams:

Online + Offline

Doubt-Clearing and Discussion Session:

Once Month

Study Material:

All Study material and handouts in PDF format

Weekly Test:

Weekly M100 Test + Descriptive Test (Online)


Optional subject as add-on

Monthly Performance Discusion:

One-on-One online apointment with the teacher, once a month

Recorded Video Lectures:

100+ hours of introductory and advanced levels

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Physical Classes:

2-3 days a week by HO and Branch faculty


Optional Included

Study Material:

Printed Study material and handouts

12 Monthly Exams and 2 Semester Exam per year:


Weekly Test:

Weekly M100 Test(Classroom) + Descriptive Test (Online)

Monthly Performance Discussion:

One-on-One appointment with the teacher as required by students


Interview Preparation

Doubt-Clearing and Discussion Session:

As required by students

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Age Criteria

The age of the candidate should be between 18 and 28 years. However, there are some relaxations in the upper age limit for candidates belonging to certain categories.
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Educational Qualification

  1. Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
  2. Proficiency in the local language.
  3. Working knowledge of computers.

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Exam Cut-off

  • Preliminary Exam cut-off for General category for West Bengal is 75.75
  • Mains Exam cut-off will be released in due time

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Exam Pattern

The exam consists of two phases.

  1. Preliminary
  2. Mains

There will be no Interview for IBPS RRB Office Assistant post.


  1. Preliminary Exam Pattern:
Sections No. of questions Maximum Marks Time
Reasoning 40 40  

45 min

Numerical Ability 40 40
Total 80 80


  1. Mains Exam Pattern:
Sections No. of questions Maximum Marks Time
Reasoning 40 50  




2 hour

General Awareness 40 40
Numerical Ability 40 50
English Language/Hindi Language 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20
Total 200 200


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Syllabus of the exam

Reasoning: Puzzles – Seating Arrangement: Circular/Direction-based/MISC, Number Series, Odd man out, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relation, Analogy, Syllogism, Alphabet Test, Ranking and Time, 
Causes and Effects, Direction Sense, Figure Series, Word Formation, Statement and Assumption, Assertion and Reason, Statement and Conclusion, Statement and Arguments 
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Quantitative Aptitude Or Numerical Ability Syllabus: Number System ,Data Interpretation – Bar Graph, Line Graph & Pie chart, HCF & LCM , Profit & Loss ,Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Time & Work, Time & Distance, Decimal & Fraction, Averages, Simplification, Partnership, Percentages, Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Case Studies Charts and Graphs 
Permutation & Combination, Probability

General Awareness: current affairs- National & International, Sports Abbreviations, Currencies & Capitals ,General Science, Government Schemes & Policies ,Banking Awareness, RBI guidelines, National Parks & Sanctuaries

English Language or Hindi Language Syllabus: Reading Comprehensions, Grammar/ Vyakaran,

Spotting Errors, Fill in the Blanks, Misspelled Words, Jumbled Words, Rearrangement of Sentence, Jumbled up sentences, Idioms and Phrases, Cloze Tests, One word Substitution 
Antonyms and Synonyms

Computer Knowledge: Fundamentals of Computer, History of Computers ,Future of Computers, Basic Knowledge of Internet, Networking Software & Hardware, Abbreviations Shortcut Keys, MS Office , Database, Security Tools, Virus, Hacking, Trojans Input and Output Devices, Computer Languages.

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How to Apply

Step 1: You can Register yourself by going to the IBPS Official Website.

Step 2: Click relevant links to apply for IBPS RRB Office Assistant post.

Step 3: Enter basic details and upload scanned photo & signature as per the size requirements mentioned in the official RRB notification.

Step 4: Also, enter your additional details like educational qualifications and work experience.

Step 5: Pick your IBPS RRB Bank preferences in a desirable order.

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The pay scale of IBPS RRB Clerk at present is ₹ 7200-(400/3)-8400-(500/3)-9900-(600/4)-12300-(700/7)-17200-(1300/1)-18500-(800/1)-19300.
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RICE to crack RRB Office Assistant Exam:

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