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Examination Pattern

IBPS RRBs 2016 - Examination Pattern

APPLICATION FEE/ INTIMATION CHARGES

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges (Online payment from 14.09.2016 to 30.09.2016 both dates inclusive)

Officer (Scale I, II & III)

- Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

- Rs. 600/- for all others

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

- Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates.

- Rs. 600/- for all others

Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of fees/ intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate

ONLINE EXAMINATION STRUCTURE

The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:

Preliminary Examination (objective) Office Assistant (Multipurpose)



Single level Examination (objective) Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer)



Candidates can opt either 4 a or 4 b. Other detailed information regarding the online examination will be given in an Information Handout, on authorised IBPS website which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letter.

PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS (APPLICABLE TO ALL – PRELIMINARY, MAIN AND SINGLE LEVEL EXAMINATIONS)

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question.

CUTOFF SCORE

For Office Assistants (Multipurpose) - Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main examination to be considered to be shortlisted for provisional allotment. Depending on the number of vacancies available in each state, candidates will be shortlisted for provisional allotment.

For Officers Scale I - Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main examination to be considered to be shortlisted for interview. Depending on the number of vacancies available, adequate number of candidates in each category not exceeding three times of the declared vacancies in each state shall be called for interview, subject to availability. Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the online main examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview.

For Officers Scale II and III - Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Single examination to be considered to be shortlisted for interview. Depending on the number of vacancies available, adequate number of candidates in each category not exceeding three times of the declared vacancies shall be called for interview, subject to availability. Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the online main examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview.

Mere passing in individual tests may not be sufficient as candidates should also score sufficiently high on Total in order of merit to be called for interviews / provisional allotment. Decision of IBPS in short-listing and calling numbers of candidates for Common Interview / provisional allotment shall be Final.