Dear Bankersdaily Aspirants ,

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) has announced the recruitment for the post of Scale I, II and III Officer & Office Assistant. Aspirants are very eager to know the Salary, Job Role, Job Nature, Perks, Allowances, Emoluments & Career Growth of IBPS RRB Scale I, II & III Officer & Office Assistant Posts. This is one of the easiest exams to crack as all the other exams have english and this is the only exam which don’t have english section in the preliminary examination. So IBPS RRB differs from others in a different way.

Total Vacancies of IBPS RRB 2018

Post Vacancies
Officer Assistant 5249
Office Scale I 3312
Officer Scale II – (IT) 81
Officer Scale II – (GBO) 1208
Officer Scale II – (Law) 32
Officer Scale II – (CA) 21
Officer Scale II – (TM) 17
Officer Scale II – (AO) 72
Officer Scale II – (Marketing) 38
Officer Scale III 160

Roles & Responsibilities of IBPS RRB Scale I Officer (PO) – IBPS RRB 2018

  • Looking After Public Relations
  • Briefing of the important schemes of the bank to the customers in detail
  • Help to know the nuances of the schemes better to others
  • Enlightening the Farmers regarding the Credit System, Facilities available and the Schemes developed.  (RRB)
  • Overseeing the Activities of the Assistants and Check the Day to Day activities of the branches and the financial processes
  • Assisting the Customers about the Banking Processes
  • Validating the Banking Process like Withdrawal, Deposits and Infow & Outfow of the cash
  • Authorizing the Cash Management
  • Implementing the Schemes provided by the Top Management in Micro Level in their Branches
  • Delivering the Schemes by the Government to the Customers through their branches.
  • Generating Reports of the Day to Day Banking Processes to the Higher Officials
  • Addressing the Customer Issues & Grievances
  • Implementing the Overall functions assigned to them to the branches
  • Assessment of Credit Profiles

Salary – IBPS RRB Scale I Officer 

  • Basic Salary: Rs.23,700
  • DA (Dearness Allowances):  100 % (For New Recruits)
  • Along with that HRA will be provided as per the area of Posting, since the area of posting will be within a rural area, the amount of HRA will be low when compared to other posts.
  • Probation Period: 2 Years
  • Please note, Until the Completion of the 2 years’ probation period, the candidates will not be getting the same salary as that of a Scale I Officer.
  • Total Salary: Rs. 36,000 (Along with DA & HRA)
  • Please note that the salary of the employees will be increased on a yearly basis.

Career Progression of an IBPS RRB Officer 

  • Since RRB’s are handled by PSB’s , the higher posts might get be filled with Higher Officials from that Public Sector Bank. (This is definitely not the cases for all the banks, but there is a possibilty).
  • After the Probation period (2 years) , they will be get posted as an Assistant Manager. After that at periodical intervals promotions can be attained.
  • An PO can get promoted as Deputy Manager, Branch Manager and son on in the RRB Promotion Ladder.
  • Only on gaining ample experience will a PO get the necessary promotions.
  • One can move to other PSB’s also by writing CAIIB /JAIIB to explore other career opportunities.

Benefits of IBPS RRB Scale I Officer 

  • Probability of getting posts as PO in Hometown (Maximum Possibility)
  • Lesser Work Pressure 
  • Getting Expertise in various Banking Processes as the bank serves mostly for Farming sector.
  • Implementing the Schemes to the needed sectors.

Cons of Working as IBPS RRB Scale I Officer 

  • Working in a Rural Area 
  • Since this is a Rural Bank there is limited scope of Promotions to a greater stage where as it is different in case of Nationalized banks where those banks have branches all over India and in overseas.

Aspirants can check Educational Qualification and the Experience for the posts available in the IBPS RRB 2018 from the link that is mentioned below. It has been elaborately listed in the article.


Aspirants can also check the official language list of all the States from the link that is mentioned below.

IBPS RRB 2018 : Official Regional(Local) Language List

Apply For IBPS RRB 2018 – Office Assistant (Multipurpose) 

Apply For IBPS RRB 2018 – Scale I Officer 

Apply For IBPS RRB 2018 – Scale II Officer 

Apply For IBPS RRB 2018 – Scale III Officer

Aspirants can check the Exam Pattern and the selection procedure of the IBPS RRB 2018 various posts from the link that is mentioned below.


Aspirants can check the Statewise vacancies of the IBPS RRB 2018 from the link that is mentioned below. Please note that this is a tentative list where many banks haven’t mentioned the vacancies for the IBPS RRB 2018, which can be increased or decreased. Please check it from the below links.

IBPS CRP RRB VII – 2018 : Statewise Vacancies