IBPS RRB Application form 2021 has been released by the concerned authorities on June 7, 2021. The last date to apply for 13061 RRB vacancies is June 28, 2021. The candidates who are aspiring to work with the State Grameen Bank as an Office Assistant or Probationary Officer should fill the form till the ending date. The authorities have also announced that only those application forms that are duly filled and the fee is submitted within the stipulated time will be accepted by them. 
Incomplete forms or non-payment of the fee will lead to rejection of the application form by IBPS. As per the official notification, the preliminary entrance tests for all of these posts will be held in August 2021 while the Mains is scheduled for the month of September 2021. Check out this detailed article on the application form of IBPS RRB by Smartkeeda and fill your form today!]

IBPS RRB 2021 Overview

An overview of the IBPS RRB 2021 is available in the table below, check the same to get a quick idea regarding the recruitment process:
Exam Conducting Body Institute of Banking Personnel and Selection
Name of Exam IBPS RRB / IBPS RRB PO / IBPS RRB Office Assistant
Participating Banks Regional Rural Banks of the State
Posts Available IBPS RRB PO / IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I
IBPS RRB Office Assistant
IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II / Scale III
RRB Eligibility The candidate should have completed Graduation from any discipline
RRB Selection Process Preliminary Exam
Mains Exam
Interview( Officer Scale-I / Scale II / Scale III)
Total Vacancies IBPS RRB PO - 4785
IBPS RRB Office Assistant - 6921
IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II - 1200+
IBPS RRB Officer Scale-III - 215
RRB Exam Dates Preliminary Exam: 01st, 07th, 08th, 14th, 21st August 2021
Mains Exam: 25th September 2021
Provisional Allotment January 2022
Check out this IBPS RRB 2021 Final Vacancies List!

IBPS RRB 2021 Important Dates

IBPS has released the official RRB Exam Calendar and the candidates can check the important dates corresponding to the major events in the table mentioned below:
IBPS RRB Events Major Dates
IBPS RRB Notification Releases on 07th June 2021
Online Application Starting from 08th June 2021
Dates of Payment of Application Fees 08th to 28th June 2021
Call Letters Pre Exam Training
(Office Assistant & Officer Scale 1)
09th July 2021
Conduct of Pre Exam Training
(Office Assistant & Officer Scale 1)
19th to 25th July 2021
Call letters for online examination
(Office Assistant & Officer Scale 1)
July / August 2021
IBPS RRB Preliminary Examination
(Office Assistant & Officer Scale 1)
01st, 07th, 08th, 14th, 21st August 2021
Office Assistant & Officer Scale 1
Prelims Result
September 2021
Office Assistant & Officer Scale 1
Call letter for Online exam – Main / Single
September 2021
Date of Single Examination Officers Scale II & III 25th September 2021
Result of Officer Scale I Mains Exam 25th September 2021
Result of Office Assistant Mains Exam 03rd October 2021
Result of Officer Scale III October 2021
Release of Call letters for Interview October / November 2021
Interview Date for Officer Scale-I, II, and III October / November 2021
Provisional Allotment (Final Result) January 2022

IBPS RRB Application Process 2021

The IBPS RRB Application Process 2021 is very simple however the candidates have to be very vigilant while doing so as there is the provision of editing the application form once the final application fee is paid and the application form is submitted. The candidates can check out the important steps required to complete the application process of IBPS RRB in the space below:


The first phase of the RRB application process is the registration part, the important steps to register for the upcoming PO / Office Assistant exam is mentioned in the space below:

• Visit the official website of IBPS or search IBPS.in

• Post this, find the direct link of the IBPS RRB 2021 Application form on the homepage. Or click on the IBPS RRB icon on the left hand of the homepage.

• Next, the candidate has to choose the post for which he is willing to apply for the examination i.e. RRB PO / Office Assistant / Officer Scale-II or III

• Thereafter, you are required to register yourself by clicking on the “New Registration” icon.

• Next, enter your Name, Date of Birth, Email Id, Phone number, etc, and submit the registration form.

• A unique Registration Number and Password will be generated that should be noted down to log in for filling the application form.

Check out the Bank Exam Calendar for 2021 by Smartkeeda!

Online Application Form

• Click to open the application form that is divided into three parts,

• In the first part enter your Category, state preference, past employment details, physical disability status, choice of the test center and state for opting for the exam, parent’s name, address, etc

• Verify each detail as mentioned on this page and then submit the same to move to the next page.

• On the next page, enter your academic qualification i.e. Graduation stream, percentage, year of passing and division of passing, languages you can read and write.

• Thereafter, choose your bank preference for the state you have applied to.

Scanned Documents Required for Application form

The candidate is required to upload the scanned documents on the application i.e. Scanned photograph, signature, left thumb impression, and handwritten declaration. The documents should be scanned using a scanning machine in the size and resolution as specified separately for each below:

Documents Dimensions File Size
Signature 140 x 60 Pixels 10-20 KBS
Left Thumb Impression 240 x 240 Pixels 20-50 KBS
Hand Written Declaration 800 x 400 Pixels 50-100 KBS
Passport Size Photograph 200 x 230 Pixels 20-50 KBS

Application Fees

The Application fee for the IBPS RRB 2021 application form has to be paid online via any of the online merchants i.e. Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking / UPI channel. The application fee for IBPS RRB PO / Office Assistant is Rs 850 for General candidates while Rs 175 for the SC / ST / PWD candidates.

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