IBPS RRB 2021 Application Form, Registration Dates, Fees & Process

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Apr 12, 2021

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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will invite applications for the post of Officer Scale I, II, and III and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) in participating Regional Rural Banks. Candidates willing to apply for the posts will have to appear in IBPS RRB 2021. 

Latest updates

  • IBPS RRB application portal for 2021 will reopen on July 1, 2021.
  • Candidates can fill the application form from July 1 to July 21, 2021, at
  • Only eligible candidates can apply for the posts. IBPS can cancel the candidature of the applicant at any stage if found ineligible. Check Eligibility
  • Successful registrants will be able to download IBPS RRB Admit Card in July 2021.

IBPS RRB 2021 Important Dates

IBPS RRB 2021 Application Form must be completed within the defined time frame. IBPS RRB Important Dates related to the application form are as follows:

Event Date
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates July 01 – July 21, 2021
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) July 01 – July 21, 2021
Editing/Correction of Application July 21, 2021
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training August 12, 2021
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training August 24-29, 2021
The download of call letters for online examination – Preliminary July 2021
Online Examination – Preliminary August 2021
Result of Online Exam – Preliminary September 2021
The download of the Call Letter for the Online exam – Main / Single September 2021
Online Examination – Main/ Single September 2021
Declaration of Result – Main/ Single (For Officers Scale I, II, and III) October 2021
The download of call letters for interview (For Officers Scale I, II, and III) October/November 2021
Conduct of interview (For Officers Scale I, II, and III) November 2021
Provisional Allotment [For Officers Scale I, II and III & Office Assistant. (Multipurpose)] January 2022
IBPS RRB Application Process

Also, check the IBPS Exam Calendar for 2021-22 

IBPS RRB 2021 Application Process

There are four stages to the Application Process of IBPS RRB 2021-

  1. Online Registration
  2. Filling up the Application Form
  3. Payment of Application Fee
  4. Confirmation and Print-Out
IBPS RRB Registration

IBPS RRB 2021 Registration Process

IBPS RRB Application Process 2021 will begin from July 1-July 21, 2021. The application process requires the applicant to complete the registration process first the application form followed by IBPS RRB application fee payment. A candidate can apply for all the posts available, he is eligible. The IBPS RRB application form must be filled separately for each post.

Prerequisites for IBPS RRB Registration

Candidates should keep some information handy before applying for IBPS RRB Application Form. These requirements are as follows:

  1. An active mobile number, email id, and correspondence address.
  2. Scanned copy of passport size Photograph,
  3. Scanned copy of candidate’s Signature,
  4. Scanned copy of candidate’s Left Thumb Impression
  5. Scanned copy of Handwritten Declaration by the candidate
  6. Keep the Credit/Debit card or banking details ready to make the IBPS RRB Application Fee payment.

How to Register Online for IBPS RRB 2021?

The online registration for IBPS RRB 2021 can be done using the following steps

Step I: Registration

Below mentioned are the steps to be followed for IBPS RRB Online Registration:

  • Visit the official website of the Institute of Banking
  • Click on “Click Here to Apply Online for CRP RRBs-VIII”
  • A login page will flash on the screen, click on “Click Here for New Registration”
  • Now, Click on the Post you want to apply for.
  • Fill in the basic personal (First name, Middle Name, and last name) and communication details (mobile number, landline with STD code, and e-mail ID)
  • Confirm the details by re-entering them and verify the same.
  • Enter the security code and click on ‘Save and Next’

Post saving the details a provisional Registration ID and Password are generated and displayed on the screen which must be saved by the candidates. The registration ID and password are unique and must not be told to anyone. An E-mail and SMS regarding the same are also sent to the candidate.

Step 2: Uploading Documents

The next step after completing Online Registration is to upload the candidate’s photograph, signature, left thumb impression, and handwritten declaration as specified. Candidates need to follow the below-mentioned steps to upload the documents:

Read IBPS RRB Photo Size, Dimensions, and Other Details

  • Re-Login by entering the provisional registration number and password received.
  • Click on the link to ‘Upload the Photograph’
  • Browse to the location where the Scanned Photograph has been saved
  • Select the Photograph
  • Click on the Upload/Open button.
  • Follow the same steps to upload the scanned images of signature, left thumb impression, and handwritten declaration.
IBPS RRB Application Form

Filling IBPS RRB Application Form

Post uploading the images, the candidate is redirected to the details page where he/she has to enter the necessary details. The steps for the same are given below:

  • There are three tabs on the page namely Basic, Qualification/Experience/Language, and Survey
  • Under the Basic Tab, enter the category with the correct category code, religion, nationality, and disability information.
  • Enter the choice of IBPS RRB Exam Center with the correct state code for both preliminary and main examination.
  • Mention the personal details (gender, father’s name, mother’s name, etc.)
  • Communication details such as correspondence address, permanent address with pin code, and state are also asked.
  • Under the Qualification/Experience/Language, mention the details of the Bachelor’s degree i.e. subject, type of bachelor’s degree, year of passing, and percentage obtained.
  • Enter the old and present work experience with the name of the employer, designation, year of service, etc.
  • Mention your proficient languages, states, and preferred RRBs.
  • Under the survey tab, mention the choice of organizations where you desire to be recruited and preview the details mentioned in the form.
  • After filling in the details, click on ‘I agree’ to declare that the information entered in the form is authentic and true.

Post verification of all the details, click on Submit. The details cannot be changed after submission so be very careful. Preview the details and double tick on the details entered in the IBPS RRB Online Application before submission.

IBPS RRB Payment

Payment of IBPS RRB Application Fee

Application Fee

IBPS RRB Application Fee varies according to the reservation category of candidates. Application fee payment has to be done from July 1-July 21, 2021. IBPS RRB 2021 Application Fee details are as follows:

Post Category Application Fee
Officer-Scale I, II & III and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) General/EWS/OBC INR 600
Officer-Scale I, II & III and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) SC/ST/PwD/Ex-Servicemen INR 100

Mode of Payment

IBPS RRB Application Fees can be paid in the online mode only through one of the following mediums:

  • Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro)
  • Credit Cards
  • Internet Banking
  • IMPS (Immediate Payment Service)
  • Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets

How to pay IBPS RRB Application Fee?

After the final submission of the IBPS RRB Online Application, the candidates have to pay the application fee through online mode. The steps followed for the payment process is mentioned below:

  1. When the IBPS RRB application form is filled by the candidate, the system auto-directs the applicant to the payment page.
  2. The application fee payment gateway comes on the screen showing the options for payment.
  3. Choose the payment option among Debit Card, Credit Card, IMPS, Net banking, Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets.
  4. In the case of a Debit Card, enter the card number, expiry date, and CVV number.
  5. In the case of Credit Card, enter the card number and PIN
  6. If you choose Net banking, enter the bank details asked.
  7. For IMPS, add the beneficiary by mentioning account details of the organization to which you desire to transfer the money.
  8. If you desire to pay the fee through Mobile Wallets/Cash Cards, enter the login details asked.
  9. After entering and verifying the details, click on Pay.

Confirmation and Print-Out

This is the last step of the IBPS RRB Online Application Process. The steps after carrying out the payment are mentioned below:

  • After the final submission and payment, an additional page of the IBPS RRB Online Application is displayed.
  • Enter the requisite details by following the instructions mentioned.
  • An e-receipt is generated after the successful payment of a fee. Print the e-receipt.
  • Print the final IBPS RRB Online Application Form displayed on the screen.

In case of unsuccessful transactions or non-payment of application fees, the candidate must re-login using the provisional number and password to repay the fee by carrying out the process in step 4 mentioned above.



Ques. How to be sure about whether my registration is complete or not?

Ans. You will get the Registration ID and password in your email and SMS if your registration is complete.

Ques. What if I did not receive the email intimation for registration?

Ans. Check your spam folder or blocked messages. These are auto-generated emails. They must be received in the mailbox. Do not send mail for such auto-generated messages.

Ques. Can I re-confirm if my application is saved?

Ans. Yes, log in to the IBPS RRB portal and print the application again, and do not fill the application again.

Ques. What if I get a Zero- registration number with a valid password?

Ans. This happens in the rare case, if it happens, re-fill the RRB application form.

Ques. After filling up the complete form, I got Blank Screen / Internet got disconnected / My PC closed/ hanged / shutdown. Is my application saved/ registered?

Ans. Try to login to the portal. If you can access the portal then you have successfully registered. Else you have to do it again.

Ques. What details should I give while writing about the problem?

Ans. The details about the full name, date of birth, mobile number, and registration number.

Ques. I want to change/correct the details I entered in the Application?

Ans. Select the “Edit” option before the final submission. This will give you the chance to edit details. After final submission, the details cannot be edited online.

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fauzia shahid
how to upload thumb impression and handwritten declaration for ibps rrb?
kavita rani

Hi Fauzia. The candidate must put their left thumb impression on a white paper with black/blue ink. The Paper must be scanned, while scanning, set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 DPI. Also, refer here to get more details here.

mohammed najamuddin
how to fill preferences in ibps rrb form?
kavita rani

Hi Mohammed. Candidates are advised to give first preference to the bank that has more branches in their home state. Also, check the number of vacancies reported by each bank. As per the vacancy, you can opt for the IBPS Clerk bank preference list.

arushi thankur
how to edit ibps rrb application form after payment?
kavita rani

Hi Arushi. There is no procedure to make corrections in any details post submitting the final application form of IBPS PO. In order to make the corrections, candidates can get 'Affidavit' from notary office which will resolve your mistake. This affidavit will work during online exam and also at the time of document verification.

arushi thankur
how to upload thumb impression for ibps rrb?
kavita rani

Hi Arushi. Please be sure that the image size don’t exceed 50 kb. You have to crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the left thumb impression, then use the upload editor to crop the image to the final size. More information related to the same is available here.

what is handwritten declaration in ibps rrb?
kavita rani

Hi Riyaz. The text for the hand written declaration is as follows – “I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.

vishal sharma
If I am from a particular state, can I select a different state to apply?
kavita rani

HI vishal. SBI always gives an option to the candidates to apply from another state, and centre of examination could be of their own choice. They don’t have to move to the place they are applying from.

Can I make changes in the application form after submission?
kavita rani

Hi Neha. Post verification all the details filled while applying only, candidates must click on Submit. All the details filled while applying cannot be changed, so it is important to submit all the details carefully.

sourajit mukherjee
How many times can I apply for this exam?
kavita rani

Hi Sourajit. There is no limit to the number of attempts. If you meet the minimum eligibity criteria, you can give the exam n number of times.

ibashisha mukhim
How many times can I apply for this exam?
kavita rani

Hi Ibashisha. There is no limit to the number of attempts. If you meet the minimum eligibity criteria, you can give the exam n number of times.

kashish tomar
What is the educational qualification required for various posts in this recruitment process?
kavita rani

Hi Kashish. Candidates appearing in this exam must have a Bachelor's Degree and must be aged between 21 to 30 years. Other eligibility criteria is mentioned here.