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IBPS RRB Clerk Recruitment 2023: For 5650 Posts

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IBPS RRB Clerk Recruitment 2023: For 5650 Posts

IBPS RRB Clerk Notification 2023 was released on 1 June 2023 for the recruitment of Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Office Assistants (Multipurpose) in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) - CRP RRBs XII. Online application for the same was commenced on 1 June 2023 & concluded on 28 June 2023. Recently, the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Admit Card was issued by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection on 18 September 2023 and the main exam for the same was successfully conducted in the month of September.

Those who have applied for the IBPS CRP RRBs XII or those who want to apply for IBPS RRB Clerk recruitment in further years are advised to scroll down the page and read this article carefully as we have detailed every single piece of information about RRB Clerk recruitment here which is necessary to know before preparing for the examination.

IBPS RRB Clerk Recruitment 2023  

Every year, the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts a national-level banking examination known as IBPS RRB. This examination is designed for individuals who aspire to join Regional Rural Banks. The IBPS has recently released the notification for the year 2023, announcing a total of 5650 (revised) vacancies. These vacancies are available for Office Assistants (Clerk) across different Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) throughout the country.

IBPS RRB Clerk Exam 2023: Overview

The Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection has officially released the advertisement for IBPS RRB recruitment 2023 (CRP RRBs XII), announcing a total of 5650 vacancies across 43 Participating Banks. Below is a summary table with more details about IBPS RRB 2023:

IBPS Office Assistant Exam - Important Updates

Exam Conducting Organization

Institute Of Personnel Selection 

Post Name

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)



Application Dates

1 June to 28 June 2023 

Application Mode


Frequency of Exam


Participating Banks 


Selection Process

  • Prelims 
  • Mains

IBPS RRB Clerk Important Dates 2023

IBPS has announced the IBPS RRB Clerk exam dates 2023, encompassing Office Assistant prelim and main examinations. Notably, the IBPS RRB Clerk (Office Assistants) Mains exam was conducted on 16  September 2023, while the PO (Officer Scale 1) Mains was scheduled for 10 September 2023. Here is a tabulated summary of the essential dates for IBPS RRB Clerk:



Notification Release Date

1 June 2023 

Application Start Date

1 June 2023 

Last Date to Apply

28 June 2023 (Revised from 21 June 2023)

Prelim Exam Date

August 2023 

IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam Result 2023 

1 September 2023

IBPS RRB Main Exam Date 2023 

September 2023

IBPS RRB Mains Admit Card 2023 

September 2023

IBPS RRB Interview Date 2023 

1 November 2023 

Provisional Allocation (For Office Assistant - Multipurpose)

January 2024 

IBPS Clerk 2023 Recruitment: Important Links

The online application link for IBPS RRB 2023 for Office Assistant was initially open until June 21, 2023. This deadline was later extended from 21 June 2023 to 28 June 2023. Individuals who have already participated in the IBPS Clerk Exam 2023 or intend to do so in the coming years can access all essential links related to the IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2023.

Official Website

IBPS RRB Clerk Notification PDF 2023

IBPS RRB Clerk Apply Link (Inactive)

IBPS Clerk Admit Card 2023 (Inactive)

IBPS RRB Clerk 2023 Answer Key (Inactive)

IBPS Clerk Result 2023 (Inactive)

IBPS RRB Clerk 2023 Vacancy

The vacancies for the IBPS RRB Recruitment 2023 (CRP RRBs XII) have been released along with the IBPS RRB 2023 Notification PDF. This year, IBPS has announced a total of 9,075 vacancies distributed among various positions, including RRB Office Assistant and Officer Scale-I, II & III posts in which 5650 vacancies are announced for the IBPS RRB Clerk Post.. Below is a breakdown table of the post-wise IBPS RRB Vacancy 2023:

                                          IBPS RRB Clerk Vacancy 2023 

Post Name 


Office Assistant (Multipurpose)




IBPS RRB Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2023 

The IBPS RRB Clerk Notification 2023 has been released by IBPS, providing comprehensive details regarding the eligibility criteria for various posts. To qualify for the IBPS RRB 2023 Exam, candidates must meet the specified eligibility criteria as follows:


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 arrived in India prior to January 1st, 1962, intending to establish permanent residence in the country, or 

(v) A person of Indian origin who has emigrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, as well as the East African nations of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam, intending to permanently settle in India.

Note:- Candidates falling under categories (ii), (iii), (iv), and (v) mentioned above must possess a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India to be eligible.

Age Limit 

To apply for the IBPS RRB Clerk positions, candidates should be within the age limit which is prescribed by the IBPS. Post-wise age limit is tabulated below for your reference:- 

                                              IBPS RRB Clerk Age Limit 

Post Name

Age Limit

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Eligible candidates should be between 18 years and 28 years of age, i.e. they should not have been born before June 2, 1995, or after June 1, 2005 (inclusive).

Relaxation Age

The maximum age limit mentioned above applies to candidates in the General Category and the EWS (Economically Weaker Section) category only. Relaxation in age is also provided to some special categories. Refer to this table to check category-wise relaxation age:-


Relaxation Age 

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 

5 years 

Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer)

3 years

Persons With Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016”

10 years 

Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen

(for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)) the actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years

For Ex-servicemen who are commissioned officers, including ECOs (Emergency Commissioned Officers) and SSCOs (Short Service Commissioned Officers)

(for the post of Officers) 5 years

Widows, divorced women, and women who are legally separated from their husbands and have not entered into a subsequent marriage

[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

Persons affected by the 1984 riots

5 years 

Educational Qualification

According to the IBPS RRB Clerk Notification 2023, the candidate should have the following academic qualifications on the last date of Online Registration i.e. 21.06.2023:-

                                IBPS RRB Clerk Educational Qualification 

Post Name

Educational Qualification

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent 

(a) Mastery of the local language as specified by the participating RRBs.

(b) Desirable: Working knowledge of Computer.

IBPS RRB Clerk Application Process

The IBPS RRB Clerk online application link was activated on the IBPS official website till 28 June 2023. Here are the step-by-step instructions for applying online for the IBPS RRB 2023 (CRP RRBs XII) exam:

Step 1: Visit the official website of IBPS.

Step 2: On the homepage, click on “CRP RRBs” where you will get a link to “Common Recruitment Process- Regional Rural Banks Phase XII”

Step 3: Now click on the apply link for the respective post and before proceeding, carefully read and understand the application instructions.

Step 4: Locate and click on the "CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION" link at the top right side of the page.

Step 5: Fill in your basic information and click on the "Save and Next" option.

Step 6: You will be prompted to upload your photograph, signature, and the IBPS RRB hand-written declaration.

Step 7: After uploading the required documents, click the "Next" button.

Step 8: In this section, complete your basic details. This part of the application process consists of three sections.

Step 9: After completing the basic details, provide your educational qualifications. Once done, proceed to fill in your preference list.

Step 10: In the preference list, mention the names of the RRBs in order of your preference. You can select multiple banks in your preferred sequence without limitations.

Step 11: After finalizing your choices, click "Save and Next."

Step 12: Review your entire application on the preview page. If any errors are identified, please make the required corrections. Once the data is uploaded and saved, you won't be able to make further changes to the form.

Step 13: Finally, choose the online payment method to pay the application fee.

Step 14: Click the "Submit" button to successfully submit your application and take a printout of the final submission for future reference.

Application Fees 

To complete the application process, you should first pay the application fees. Candidates can pay their Online fee from 01.06.2023 to 21.06.2023. Category-wise application fees are tabulated below:-

RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

Category Name 

Application Fee


Rs.175/- (Inclusive of GST)

All others

Rs.850/- (Inclusive of GST)

Mode Of Payment

Candidates are required to make the payment of necessary fees/intimation charges exclusively through the online mode. Payment can be made using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets by providing the requested information on the screen. The candidate is responsible for covering any bank transaction charges incurred for online payment of fees/intimation charges.

IBPS RRB Clerk 2023 Selection Process

The selection process varies from post to post. Here we are providing the selection process for IBPS RRB Clerk:-

  • Office Assistant: Prelims and Mains

The selection process's most essential aspects are as follows:

  • To be eligible for an interview, every candidate must achieve a minimum score in each test of the Online Examination.
  • The results of the Online Main Examination will be disclosed to candidates who have been shortlisted for interviews once the interview process has concluded.

IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Pattern

IBPS has also provided the exam pattern and syllabus details for the Office Assistant positions within the IBPS RRB notification 2023 PDF. It's worth noting that the exam pattern for the Office Assistant post differs significantly from that of the Officer Grade selection process. In the case of IBPS RRB Assistant 2023, the examination will be conducted in two distinct phases:

Preliminary Examination (Objective)

The Prelims Exam Pattern for IBPS RRB Officer Scale & Office Assistant is as follows:


No. of Questions 



Office Assistant (Multipurpose)




45 Minutes

Numerical Ability 






45 Minutes

Main Examination (objective)

  • Candidates have the option to select either Hindi or English language. 
  • As a penalty, 1/4th (one-fourth) of the marks allotted to each question, for which the candidate provides an incorrect answer, will be subtracted from the final score.


No. of Questions 



Office Assistant (Multipurpose)




2 Hours

Computer Knowledge 



General Awareness



English Language /Hindi Language 



Numerical Ability 






2 Hours

IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Syllabus 2023

Before appearing for the IBPS RRB Clerk exam 2023, a candidate should be familiar with the exam pattern & syllabus. The IBPS RRB Syllabus for Prelims and Mains is provided below. Candidates are recommended to thoroughly examine these subjects.

IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Syllabus



Numerical Ability

  • Simplification
  • Ratio
  • Average
  • Percentage
  • D.I.
  • Number Series
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Probability/ Permutation combination


  • Coded & Mathematical Inequalities
  • Syllogs
  • Seating Arrangement (Circular + Linear)
  • Direction and distance
  • Coding - Decoding
  • Blood Relation
  • Ordering and Sequences

IBPS RRB Mains Syllabus


  • Puzzles (Seating Arrangement, Number Series, Odd man out)
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Blood Relation
  • Analogy
  • Syllogism
  • Ranking and Time
  • Causes and Effects
  • Direction Sense
  • Figure Series
  • Word Formation
  • Statement and Assumption
  • Assertion and Reason
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Statement and Arguments

Numerical Ability 

  • Number System
  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Graph, Pie chart)
  • Time & Distance
  • Decimal & Fraction
  • Averages
  • Simplification
  • HCF & LCM
  • Profit & Loss
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Time & Work
  • Partnership
  • Percentages
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • 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
  • Awards and Honors
  • RBI (Reserve Bank of India)
  • Books and Authors

English Language 

  • Reading Comprehensions
  • Grammar 
  • Spotting Errors
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Misspelt Words
  • Jumbled Words
  • Rearrangement of Sentences
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Cloze Tests
  • One-word Substitution
  • Antonyms and Synonyms 

Hindi Language

  • अपठित गद्यांश
  • व्याकरण
  • शब्द त्रुटि या वर्तनी त्रुटि
  • रिक्त स्थान भरें
  • समानार्थक और विलोम शब्द 
  • वाक्यांश के लिए एक शब्द 
  • मुहावरे और लोकोक्तियाँ 
  • पर्यायवाची  शब्द 

Computer Knowledge

  • Fundamentals of Computer
  • History of Computers
  • Future of Computers
  • Basic Knowledge of Internet
  • Networking (Software & Hardware)
  • Computer Shortcut Keys
  • MS Office
  • Database
  • Security Tools
  • Virus
  • Hacking
  • Trojans
  • Input & Output Devices
  • Computer Languages

IBPS RRB Clerk 2023 Admit Card

The IBPS RRB Clerk 2023 admit card was released by the IBPS in September for IBPS Clerk Mains 2023. To access the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains Admit Card 2023 or admit card, candidates should follow the following steps:

Step 1: Visit the official IBPS website.

Step 2: Navigate to the left side of the homepage and locate the "CRB RRBs" option. 

Step 3: Select "Common Recruitment Process – Regional Rural Banks Phase XII." 

Step 4: Locate the section related to "Online Mains Exam admit card for CRP-RRBs-XII."

Step 5. Enter your Registration Number/Roll Number and your Password/Date of Birth in the DD-MM-YYYY format. Be sure to complete the Captcha Box as well.

Step 6: Now, click on the “Login” button.

Step 7: Your IBPS RRB Office Assistant Admit Card 2023 will appear on your screen. Step 8: You have the option to save the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains Admit Card 2023 and print it out for your convenience.

Note: The admit card (together with an authenticated/stamped copy of the ID proof) must be kept safely by the candidate. Candidates who will be shortlisted for the Main Exam must bring their Prelims admit card, as well as the Main Exam admit card and any additional documents specified in the "information handout".

IBPS RRB Clerk Result 2023 

IBPS will release the results after each stage of the examinations for both Assistant and Officer Grade positions. Successful candidates must pass the preliminary round to be eligible for the Main Exam. Candidates who successfully make it to the final merit list will receive a notification in the form of a admit card inviting them to join the organization.

IBPS RRB Clerk 2023 Salary

Annually, the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) administers the IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam, aimed at recruiting candidates for Regional Rural Banks in India. The salary structure for IBPS RRB varies according to the post. In addition to an attractive salary package, IBPS RRB Clerks enjoy various perks, including Dearness Allowance (DA), Travelling Allowance (TA), and House Rent Allowance (HRA).

FAQs On IBPS RRB Clerk Recruitment 2023


The IBPS RRB Clerk Recruitment 2023 is a national-level banking examination conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for the recruitment of Office Assistants (Clerks) and Officers (Scale-I, II & III) in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) across India.

The IBPS RRB Notification 2023 was released on 1 June 2023.

There are a total of 9,075 vacancies for various positions in IBPS RRB Recruitment 2023, in which 5650 posts are announced for the IBPS RRB Clerk position.

Eligibility criteria include nationality, age limit, and educational qualifications, which differ based on the post. Candidates must meet these criteria to apply.

The salary structure includes basic pay along with various allowances like Dearness Allowance (DA), Travelling Allowance (TA), and House Rent Allowance (HRA).

The application fee varies based on the category of the candidate. SC/ST/PWBD candidates have a lower fee compared to others.

You can check your results on the official IBPS website once they are released after each stage of the examination.

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