IBPS RRB Office Assistant Job Profile, Salary and Growth Opportunities

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Jul 18, 2020

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IBPS RRB recruits candidates through IBPS RRB CWE for Group A and Group B Officers in Regional Rural Banks (RRBs). Regional Rural Banks have been set up by the Government of India to provide basic banking and financial services in rural areas. Office Assistance is one of the most popular and prestigious jobs offered by IBPS RRB. Timely promotions, professional satisfaction, and good allowances make it a good position to hold.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant is the initial designation in the hierarchy of lower-level management as a supporting hand in various functions of the bank. IBPS RRB Office Assistant job profile ranges from accounts work, cash collection, and even covers responsibilities like cheque verification etc. This is very a good opportunity for all the people who want to start their professional careers in the banking sector.

IBPS RRB is accepting applications for the post of officers and office assistants. Those are divided into two groups:

Group A - Officers Post: There are three posts in group A.

  1. Scale I
  2. Scale II
  3. Scale III

Group B – Office Assistants Post: The selectixon process for the post of office assistant will be based on written test and Interview. Shortlisted candidates in written test will be called for interview round. Qualifying candidates will be recruited for the post of Office Assistant.

IBPS RRB Office Assistance Job Profile

IBPS RRB office assistant is the starting post of banking sector. It includes many responsibilities. The job profile of IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) is very similar to the post of Bank Clerk. Both are the entry level positions in every Bank and hold responsibility for similar activities or functions. The Job profile is as follows:

  1. Handling receipts: Receive and acknowledge cash, drafts, cheques, pay orders and other instruments.
  2. Handling withdrawals: Passing and paying out cash payment of withdrawal forms, cheques, etc
  3. Handling mails and delivery: Acknowledging inward mails, preparing outward mails and managing the delivery of cheque books.

Probation or Training period

The training or probation period of the post of IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) is usually 6 months to 1 year. During this time period candidates will get knowledge of various functions of bank and they will get familiar with work.

IBPS RRB Salary for Office Assistant

IBPS RRB pay scale is different for various banks. Each RRB bank has its own criteria of the Pay Scale as per their policy. IBPS RRB Office Assistant is starting a job in the banking sector. The basic salary during the training period is around INR 10,000 to 15,000 and it increases according to candidate’s performance.

IBPS RRB Salary for Multipurpose Assistant posts – For Office Assistant at 100% DA for new recruits:  Rs. 14000-17000 (Cash in Hand).

Office Assistant Pay Scale: 7200-(400/3), 8400-(500/3), 9900-(600/4), 12300-(700/7), 17200-(1300/1), 18500-(800/1)-19300

Here is the table given below is showing the basic pay scale of various posts:

Post In-Hand Salary
Office Assistant (Multipurpose) INR 19,000 – 22,000
Officer Scale I INR 29,000 – 33,000
Officer Scale II INR 33,000 – 39,000
Officer Scale III INR 38,000 – 44,000

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Growth Opportunities

IBPS RRB Officer Assistant is the multipurpose job. Candidates have opportunities to get promoted for higher posts. The job security is very higher compared to private sector banks. The career path of post as mentioned below in the table:

Post Designation
Officer Assistant (Multipurpose) Office Assistant / Clerk
Officer Scale I Junior Manager
Officer Scale II Senior Manager
Officer Scale III Branch Manager
General Manager/ Regional Manager/ Chief Inspector GM/ RM/ CI
Chairman Chairman

IBPS RRB office Assistant Selection Process

The selection process for the post of office assistant will be based on Common Written Exam and Interview round held by IBPS. All the candidates who wish to apply for the post of office assistant have to appear for “Common Written Exam”. After the declaration of result, IBPS will release merit list on the basis of candidate’s performance in common written exam. Shortlisted candidates will be called for next stage of selection process i.e. Interview round.

Steps for Selection Process

  1. Common Written Exam (CWE)
  2. Interview

IBPS RRB List of Regional Rural banks

Allahabad UP Gramin Bank Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank Pragathi Krishna Gramin Bank
Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank Kashi Gomti Samyut Gramin Bank Prathama Bank
Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank Kaveri Grameena Bank Puduvai Bharathiar Grama Bank
Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank Kerala Gramin Bank Punjab Gramin Bank
Assam Gramin Vikash Bank Langpi Dehangi Rural Bank Purvanchal Bank
Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank Madhya Bihar Gramin Bank Saptagiri Grameena Bank
Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank Madhyanchal Gramin Bank Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank
Baroda Rajasthan Ksethriya Gramin Bank Maharashtra Gramin Bank Sarva UP Gramin Bank
Baroda UP Gramin Bank Malwa Gramin Bank Saurashtra Gramin Bank
Bihar Gramin Bank Manipur Rural Bank Sutlej Gramin Bank
Central Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank Marudhara Rajasthan Gramin Bank Telangana Grameena Bank
Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank Meghalaya Rural Bank Tripura Gramin Bank
Chattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank Mizoram Rural Bank Utkal Grameen Bank
Dena Gujarat Gramin Bank Nagaland Rural Bank Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank
Ellaquai Dehati Bank Narmada Jhabua Gramin Bank Uttarakhand Gramin Bank
Gramin Bank Of Aryavrat Odisha Gramya Bank Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank
Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank Pallavan Grama Bank Vananchal Gramin Bank
Jammu And Kashmir Grameen Bank Pandyan Grama Bank Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank
Jharkhand Gramin Bank Paschim Banga Gramin Bank -

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