IBPS RRB PO Exam 2023

IBPS RRB (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Regional Rural Banks) PO (Probationary Officer) is an examination conducted by the IBPS for the recruitment of Probationary Officers in regional rural banks across India. The IBPS RRB PO exam is specifically designed for candidates who aspire to work in rural banks and serve rural communities.

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IBPS released the notification for the post of RRB PO (Probationary Officer) with 2560 vacancies on 1st June. You can see the official notification on the official website or download it from the below link:



1. 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 (As on 1st June 2023)

Above 18 years – Below 30 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1993 and later than 31.05.2005 (both dates inclusive)


  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent
  • Preference will be given to candidates having a degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics or Accountancy;
  • Proficiency in the local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s
  • Desirable: working knowledge of Computer


  • Rs.175/– (Inclusive of GST) for SC/ST/PWBD candidates.
  • Rs.850/- (Inclusive of GST) for all others

Important Dates

Notification Date31st May 2023
Notification PDF Date1st June 2023
Apply Start Date1st June 2023
Last Date21st June 2023
Pre-Exam Training17th July to 22nd July 2023
Online Examination – Preliminary5th August to 19th August 2023
Result of Online Exam – PreliminaryAugust/September 2023
Online Examination – Main10th September 2023

RRB PO Selection Process

  • Online Prelims Examination
  • Online Main Examination
  • Personality Test / Interview
  • Document Verification

RRB PO Exam Pattern

1. Preliminary Exam

Name of TestsNo of questionsMaximum MarksDuration
Numerical Ability4040
Total808045 minutes

2. Mains Exam

Name of TestsMedium of
No of questionsMaximum
General Awareness
Computer Knowledge4020
General Awarenss4040
English Language*English4040
Hindi Language*Hindi4040
Numerical Ability4050
Total200200A total of 2 hours
* – Only one Exam will be given as per the choice of candidates.

For the Syllabus check out the official notification.


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