Institute of Banking Personnel Selection(IBPS) has recently released its official notification for the recruitment of RRB PO (Scale I). This exam is conducted to recruit Group ‘A’ officers. It is a good opportunity for the candidates willing to work for rural banks. It is an interesting job as the employees get chances to interact with the common people to make them understand the benefits of credit.
The selection procedure for the post includes the Prelims exam, Mains exam and an interview. The minimum age for the General applicants is 18 years and the maximum age is 30 years. There is an age relaxation offered to reserved categories. The details of the age relaxations offered to certain categories are mentioned below:
Relaxation in Age
OBC (Non Creamy layer)
Candidates with disability
Ex-servicemen commissioned officers including ECOs/ SSCOs who have rendered at least 5 years of military service
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of J&K ( from January 1, 1980, to December 31, 1989)
Persons affected by the 1984 riots
The Scale 1 officers of RRB receive a decent amount of salary along with several perks and allowances. The basic pay of RRB PO is Rs.23,700/- per month and the In-hand salary is Rs. 29,000 /- to Rs. 33,000/-. The in-hand salary of the employees varies depending on their posting location. There is a deduction of 10% from the salary of the employees as per the National Pension Scheme. The annual salary of RRB PO is Rs.3,48,000/- to Rs.3,96,000/-.
The employees receive an increment in the salary. The details of the increment are as follows:-
Period of Service
First Seven Years of Service
Next Two Years of Service
Next Seven Years of Service
Along with the basic pay of Rs.23,700, the employees are entitled to several allowances. The allowances offered to the RRB PO are as follow:-
The candidates selected for the post have to perform the following mentioned duties:-
Thus the candidates can notice that this is an amazing job for them. Moreover, the workload is less in comparison to the commercial banks and the salary and perks offered to the employees are decent in amount.
The maximum age limit for the General applicants is 25 years.
The salary of RRB PO during the training period is Rs.10,000/- to Rs.15,000/-.
The basic salary of RRB PO is Rs. 23,700/-.