IBPS RRB Recruitment 2012

The director of IBPS   M Balachandran has  told PTI that they would  conduct CWE common test for RRBs as well in the future.The government has approved the proposal to organize CWE common recruitment exam  by IBPS for filling up vacancies in the various regional rural banks (RRBs).

IBPS RRB Recruitment 2012 Advertisement

A Common Written Examination (CWE) will be conducted by the institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) as a pre-requisite (pre-qualification) for recruitment of personnel for Group – “A” – Officers (Scale- I,II,III) and Group “B” – Office Assistants (Multi-purpose) posts in Regional Rural Banks. The system of Common Entrance Examination  for recruitment of Officers and Office Assistants (Multipurpose) has been approved by  Government of India, notified by NABARD and has the mandate of each of the RRBs

IBPS an autonomous body registered under societies Registration Act 1860 and public Trust under Bombay public trust Act 1950, has been authorized to conduct the common entrance examination. The CWE for Officers and Office Assistants (Multipurpose) posts will be conducted twice a year by IBPS

Click Here to Check for List of Banks Participating in IBPS RRB

Important Dates

  • Start date for Online Registration 01-06-2012
  • Online Payment of Application Fees 01-06-2012 to 25-06-2012
  • Offline Payment of Application Fees 04-06-2012 to 30-06-2012
  • Last date for Online Registration 25-06-2012
  • Last date for Editing (prior to submission of online application) Application Details 27-06-2012
  • Download of Call letter for Written Examination-  Officer Scale-I, II and III After 22-08-2012
  • Office Assistant (Multipurpose)  After 28-08-2012

Tentative Date of Written Examination-

  • Officer Scale-I, II and III  02-09-2012 
  • Office Assistant (Multipurpose) 09-09-2012


Application Fees/ Intimation Charges (Payable from 01-06-2012 to 25-06-2012 (Online payment) and 04-06-2012 to 30-06-2012 (Offline payment) both dates inclusive)

Officer (Scale I, II & III)
– Rs. 50/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
– Rs.450/- for all others
Office Assistant (Multipurpose)
– Rs. 50/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates.
– Rs.350/- for all others

As per the procedure for recruitment individual who aspire to join any of the above Regional Rural Bank either as an Officer (Scale-I, II & III) or as an Office Assistant (Multipurpose)  will necessarily be required to qualify through the CWE. Prospective candidates who wish  to appear for the CWE will have to apply to IBPS after carefully reading the advertisement and in compliance of eligibility criteria, online registration process, pattern of examination, issuance of call letters and score cards.

Candidates who appear for the CWE will be able to check their status on IBPS website www.ibps.in after the examination. Scorecards will be issued to candidates who secure minimum qualifying marks and above in each test and on total weighted standard scores, if

It should be noted that the CWE of IBPS will qualify candidates to become eligible for recruitment. The ultimate recritment will be by each participating RRB who will independently issue a separate recruitment notification, specifying vacancies and stipulating the eligibility criteria, as desired by respective RRBs in terms of age, educational qualification, proficiency in Official Language of the State/UT for which vacancy a candidate wishes to apply, experience (if any), minimum required level of IBPS score in each component test plus Total Weighted Standard Score etc.

Click Here for Exam Pattern of IBPS RRB for different posts

Click Here for Eligibility for IBPS RRB Exam

Please note that candidates will not be permitted to appear for the Common Written Examination without the following documents:
(1) Call Letter for Written Examination
(2) Photo-identity proof (as specified) in original and
(3) Photocopy of photo-identity proof as mentioned in (2) above
Candidates reporting late i.e. after the reporting time specified on the call letter for Written Examination will not be permitted to take the examination.


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