The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts the banking examination every year to hire Scale 1, 2 officers as well as office assistants. The notification is out and the recruitment application has commenced from July1, 2020. The end date for the application process has been set at July 21, 2020. However, before applying for the position you are interested in, there are few things regarding the job that you should know, like the salary and job profile.
After you get selected, there is a training process for which an allowance of 10,000-15,000 Rs is offered to the candidates, which is in accordance with the bank's policy. However, the salary varies according to the post. In addition to the salary, the Officers and Assistants also receive many allowances like TA and DA.
The below table shows the yearly package of RRB Officers:
|Position/Category||Salary (Annual)||Salary (monthly)|
|Office Assistant||1,80,000 - 2, 28,000 Rs||15,000 - 19,000 Rs|
|Officer Scale-1||3,48,000 - 3,96,000 Rs||29,000 - 33,000 Rs|
|Officer Scale-2||3,48,000 - 4,58,000 Rs||33,000 - 39,000 Rs|
|Officer Scale-3||4,56,000 - 5,48,000 Rs||38,000 - 44,000 Rs|
In addition to the basic pay, the officers receive many perks and allowances. We have mentioned here the perks and allowances received by a Scale 1 Officer.
The officers are placed in regional rural banks. Based on the position, the job profile differs.
This is a management position and the person appointed in this post performs the following bank functions:
The training period is for 6 months (which can be extended up to 1 year). In case of the RRB Office Assistant, with increasing experience and deputation they can be promoted to the position of an Officer. Even the chances are quite high for getting promoted to higher managerial levels.
The first thing you need to check is the age criteria, whether you fit in into this or not. In addition to this, you also need to check whether you match the required educational qualification. There is a preliminary exam, followed by mains exam and personal interview. Those who qualify for prelims will be taken further to the next step of appearing in the mains exam. To know about this more you can visit the official site for more details.
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In this article, we have mentioned about the salary and allowances of the Office Assistant and Officers of Scale I, II and III. However, the salary and allowance might change with every year's notification, which you all need to be vigilant of. Always follow the notification and stay updated.
If you are planning to appear for the prelims of IBPS RRB exams, just start preparing right away and do not wait for the notifications to be out. You can start with reading General Awareness books, study notes that are available online, follow video tutorials of experts, appear for mock tests for prelims, and when you are sure enough of your preparation, then you can also appear for mains mock test online. We hope that the above mentioned points will assist you in selecting a career in banking and knowing about the job prospects of working with RRBs.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.