IBPS Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) Qualifications 2022

The IBPS RRB 2022 examination for the post of Officers Scale-I, II, III & office assistants is around the corner and this is the right time to begin your preparation. Before starting your preparation go through the IBPS RRB 2021 notification to get an idea of the eligibility criteria and other mandatory and desirable qualifications required to apply for the IBPS RRB exam. You can download the IBPS RRB 2021 notification from the link given below. You can also check the official website of IBPS and download the IBPS RRB 2021 notification.

IBPS RRB Notification 2021 PDF:-Download PDF Here

If you are planning to appear for the IBPS RRB 2022 examinations for the posts of Officer Scale-I & office assistants and Officers Scale II and III  then make use of the IBPS RRB resources given in the table below and start your preparation right away!

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Qualifications and Important Eligibility Criteria for IBPS RRB 2021-2022

The IBPS RRB notification for the year 2022 is expected to be released soon. Before applying for the upcoming examination, go through the various eligibility criteria and qualifications prescribed by the IBPS for RRB 2021 exams. The eligibility criteria is given below.

1. Nationality / Citizenship

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

2. Age

Age (As on 01.06.2021)

  • Officer Scale- III (Senior Manager) 

            Above 21 years – Below 40 years 

  • Officer Scale- II (Manager) 

            Above 21 years – Below 32 years

  • Officer Scale- I (Assistant Manager)

            Above 18 years – Below 30 years 

  • Office Assistant (Multipurpose) 

            Between 18 years and 28 years 

Age  Relaxation
S.No. Name of categories Age Relaxation
1. Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes 5 years
2. Other Backward Classes 3 years
3. Persons With Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016” 10 years
4.  Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen  (For the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)) 

actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years

4. In the case of Ex-servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs, who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within the next one year from the last date for receipt of application) EXCEPT by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability attributable to military service or on invalidment, subject to ceiling as per Government guidelines (For the post of Officers) 

5 years 

5. Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried  [only for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)] 

Age concession upto the age of 35 years for General/EWS, 38 years for OBC and 40 years SC/ST candidates 

6. Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

3. Educational Qualifications and Experience

Educational Qualification and Experience

Educational Qualification Experience
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

  • Graduation/Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • Working knowledge of computers is desirable.
  • Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRBs is also part of the eligibility criterion
Not mentioned
Officer Scale-I (Assistant Manager)

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have a degree in Pisciculture, Agriculture, Animal Husbandry, Horticulture, Forestry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics or Accountancy.
  • Working knowledge of computers is desirable.
  • Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRBs is an important eligibility criterion
Not mentioned
Officer Scale-II General Banking Officer (Manager) 

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent ( minimum of 50% marks in aggregate). 
  • Preference will be given to the candidates having degree in Banking, Finance, Marketing, Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics and Accountancy
Two years of experience as an officer in a Bank or Financial Institution.
Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)

Information Technology Officer 

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognised University in Electronics / Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate. 
  • Desirable: Certificate in ASP, PHP, C++, Java, VB, VC, OCP etc.
One year experience (in the relevant field)
Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)

Chartered Accountant

  • Certified Associate (CA) from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India 
One year experience as a Chartered Accountant
Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)

Law Officer 

  • Degree from a recognised University in Law or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate
Two years experience as an advocate or should have worked as Law officer in Banks or Financial Institutions for a period of not less than two years
Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)

Treasury Manager

  • Chartered Accountant or MBA in Finance from a recognized university/ institution
One year experience (in the relevant field) 
Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)

Marketing Officer

  • MBA in Marketing from a recognized university
One year experience (in the relevant field)
Officer Scale-II Specialist Officers (Manager)

Agricultural Officer 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Dairy/ Animal Husbandry/ Forestry/ Veterinary Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Pisciculture from a recognized university or its equivalent (minimum of 50% marks in aggregate)
Two years experience (in the relevant field) 
Officer Scale-III (Senior Manager)

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent (minimum of 50% marks in aggregate).
  • Preference will be given to the candidates 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
Minimum 5 years’ experience as an Officer in a Bank or Financial Institutions 

IBPS RRB Qualifications 2021-2022: Important Points to Remember

  • All the educational qualifications mentioned in the online application form should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognised by the Government of India or approved by Government Regulatory Bodies.
  • The results of the examination should have been declared on or before 28.06.2021 (closure of registration for the 2021 IBPS RRB examination).
  • All the important documents and certificates need to be submitted at the time of interview for the posts of Officers (Scale I, II and III) and at the time of joining (or as per  the instructions given by the IBPS in the RRB notification) for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose).
  • Proficiency in local language mentioned in the notification is considered an essential qualification:
    • Candidates who have already studied the required language of the State in standard VIII or above standard VIII would be considered proficient in that local language. Candidates should have studied the language from Government recognized Boards of Education/ School or should have valid certificates regarding the same.
    • In case the candidate does not fulfil the criterion mentioned above, he/she will be given a time of six months from the date of joining to learn the language. More time can be given by the Boards of RRBs as per the rules, however, such extension should not go beyond the probation period.

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