IBPS RRB 2021 Exam Centers for Preliminary and Main Exam

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Apr 12, 2021

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IBPS RRB exam is conducted for recruitment for Group-“A” Officers (Scale I, II & III) and Group-“B” Office Assistants (Multipurpose) in Regional Rural Banks. All the candidates who are seeking a career in banking sector can apply for IBPS RRB 2020.

  • Candidates are informed that IBPS RRB exam will be conducted in online mode at various exam centers in 28 states across the country.
  • Candidates must choose their exam city cautiously as any request for change of exam center will not be entertained.
  • IBPS holds the right to cancel or add any IBPS test center and may transfer the candidates to some other test center.
  • Candidates will have to visit the IBPS test centers at their own expenses. 
  • IBPS will not be responsible for any transportation inconvenience.

The official list of exam center cities in all the states is described in this article.

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How to Apply

IBPS RRB 2021 Application Process 

Candidates can apply for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) or Officer Scale (I, II & III) via the official All the candidates are informed to go through the instructions very carefully before filling IBPS RRB Application Form. Here are few instructions:

  • Candidates are advised to fill the separate application form along with fee payment if they want to appear for the both Office Assistant (Multipurpose) or Officer Scale I posts.
  • Candidates must check IBPS RRB eligibility criteria and should ensure that they meet all the criteria failing which will result in the rejection of candidature.
  • Candidates can apply for IBPS RRB examination online as soon as the IBPS RRB 2021 notification is out. 
  • While filling the application form, candidates have to select their preferred exam center city as per their convenience. 
  • The payment of the fee shall be submitted online only, hence candidates are advised to keep banking details ready before making the payment. Also, check the IBPS Exam Calendar for 2021-22 

Exam centers

IBPS RRB 2021 Exam centers 

IBPS RRB examination will be conducted in 28 states across the country. The complete list of examination centers for Preliminary and Main Exam in each state is provided below:

State Preliminary Exam Center Main Exam Center
Andhra Pradesh Ananthapur, Chirala, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kadapa, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun Naharlagun
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur Guwahati, Silchar
Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur
Chhattisgarh Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur Raipur
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar
Haryana Ambala, Gurgaon, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Yamuna Nagar Ambala, Karnal, Kuruksehtra
Himachal Pradesh Baddi, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una Baddi, Hamirpur, Shimla, Solan
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Samba, Srinagar Jammu, Srinagar
Jharkhand Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi, Bokaro Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Bangalore, Belgaum, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi Bangalore, Belgaum, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mandya, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi
Kerala Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthpuram, Thrichur Kochi, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthpuram
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur
Maharashtra Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Aurangabad Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai Nagpur, Pune
Manipur Imphal Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima Kohima
Odisha Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur Bhubaneshwar, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, , Sangrur Jalandhar, Mohali, Patiala
Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur
Tamil Nadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore, Virudhunagar Chennai, Madhurai, Thiruchirapalli, Coimbatore, Tirunelvelli
Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal Hyderabad, Karimnagar
Tripura Agartala Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Banda, Bareilly, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee Dehradun
West Bengal Asansol, Bardhaman, Berhampur, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri Greater Kolkata, Siliguri


IBPS RRB 2021 Identity Verification 

Identity verification of the candidate will be done in 2 stages: Document verification and Biometric Data (capturing/ verification). If the candidate’s identity is in doubt, the candidate may not be allowed to write the exam. The candidate’s identity will be verified with the details mentioned on IBPS RRB Admit Card

Document Verification

Document verification is one of the essential parts of IBPS RRB selection process.

  • Candidates are advised to submit the call letter with a photocopy of any Photo Identity proof of candidate such as PAN card/ Voter ID/ Aadhar card/ Driving license/ Bank passbook with photograph/ Identity card issued by any recognized college/ university/ Gazetted Officer/ Employee ID to the invigilator in the examination hall as well as during the interview.
  • Ration card will not be accepted as a proof of identity.
  • In case, if candidates change their name, they are required to submit original gazetted notification/ their marriage certificate/ affidavit in original.
  • Any watch/ wristwatch, camera, ornaments such as earrings, pendants, rings, etc, items will be checked thoroughly.
  • No metallic items or eatable items are allowed inside the RRB exam center.
  • Any type of misconduct by the candidate will not be tolerated and rejection of the candidature will be done with immediate effect.
  • Candidates are informed to not practice any unfair means during the course of the examination.

Biometric Data (capturing/ verification)

It is compulsory to capture biometric data (left-hand thumb impression) and a photograph of the candidate on the examination day.

  • Candidates who are appearing for the post of Officer Scale I and Office Assistant are required to get their biometric data and photograph verified after qualifying preliminary exam and at the time of appearing for the main examination.
  • Candidates who have applied for the post of Officer Cadre Scale II & III are required to get their biometric data and photograph verified on the day of Interview and at the time of joining.
  • The status of Biometric Data Verification result (matched or mismatched) shall be considered final and binding upon the candidates.

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