IBPS RRB Salary, Job Profile & Growth | IBPS RRB Office Assistant & Officer Scale-I


Dear students, IBPS has once again brought a great opportunity for all the banking aspirants across the country to make a headway in their career with a public sector bank in India. The notification for the recruitment of Probationary Officers and Clerks in the Regional Rural Banks of India was released recently by IBPS. The last day to apply online to appear for the exams is 2nd of July 2018 and the exams will be conducted in the month of August/ September. And when you are aspiring to become an employee of a public sector bank, you must be eager to know what will be your work profile and salary post your selection in an RRB. So, here is the detailed description of work profile and salary of people posted as Office Assistants and Officer Scale-I.

At a basic level, these jobs provide one with a greater job security, experience-based promotions, better growth opportunities, stability and many more perks and benefits just like any other government job. Along with that, these jobs help you develop a deep understanding of the global economy as well.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I Job And Work Profile and Salary


The work profile of RRB Officer Scale-I simulates the job profile of a Probationary Officer in any Public Sector Bank of India. Post your selection as Officer Scale-I in an RRB, you will serve for a time period of 2 years (time period varies from bank to bank) that is generally called as the probation period. After having completed the probation period, you will be posted as Assistant Manager in some branch of the Regional rural Bank you are working for. After the completion of the probation period, the banks usually conduct an internal examination which may also vary from bank to bank, getting through which one is assigned to the post of Assistant Manager.  An Officer Scale-I in Regional Rural Bank can get a basic salary of Rs.35000 to Rs.40000 along with other perks and benefits including housing allowance etc. 

Probationary Officers and Managers in banks and RRB are into customer dealing, maintenance and supervising regular branch activities. The job role or work responsibilities of an Officer (Scale-I) of a Regional Rural Bank includes looking into public relations, monitor and regulate branch activities and tasks, address customer related issues and grievances, approving and monitoring daily branch & customer transactions and handling loan processing. 

Growth Opportunity: Once you are selected through this recruitment process and you are working as an Assistant Manager, you get plenty of opportunities to grow in your Regional Rural Bank. You will have a chance to get promoted to Manager after completion of the 2 years’ Probation Period. Banks conduct exams on a regular interval of time for the promotion of employees. Apart from promotions through examinations, banks also promote their employees on the seniority basis.


IBPS RRB Office Assistant Job And Work Profile and Salary


The work profile of an Office Assistant in an RRB is similar to that of a Clerk in any Public-Sector Bank. It is the starting designation in the hierarchy of RRB and PSU bank jobs. An Office Assistant deal with the front desk work and customer handling operations. She works at the single window operations like managing inquiry corners, withdrawal, managing receipts etc. and also deals with the opening of new accounts, cash collection, issue of bank statements and handling emails & delivery. An Office Assistant in Regional Rural Bank can get a basic salary of Rs.15000 to Rs.19000 during the training period. After training period the perks and emoluments may depend upon the performance of the candidate (it may vary from bank to bank).

Growth Opportunity:  As per IBPS RRB Office Assistant promotion process, the candidates would be promoted to a higher post on basis of their performance. Also, after working for 3 years she will get promoted to the post of Probationary Officer/Assistant Manager through internal exams as well. After starting your career as Officer (Scale-I) or Office Assistant in RRB, you can also appear for Associate Exams: JAIIB and CAIIB certification exam which is a huge opportunity to get an edge over others.

The growth chart for a banker begins from this post of Office Assistant (Clerk) then follows as Officer Scale I (PO) -> Assistant Manager -> Deputy Manager-> Branch Manager-> Senior Branch Manager->Chief Manager-> Assistant General Manager-> DGM -> General Manager.