Many students wonder wheather IBPS PO or RRB PO is a better job. Though we believe that both the job profiles give you great opportunity to start your career in banking sector but still we would like to do face off between IBPS PO and RRB PO and will leave the answer for you to decide. Let’s take a look
IBPS PO V/S IBPS RRB PO
IBPS PO and IBPS RRB PO both the exams are conducted by the same organization but still the examinations differ in terms of work structure, job profile, educational qualification, pay scale, exam level, and selection process.
IBPS PO conducts an examination of Probationary Officers (PO) to fill the vacancies in nationalized banks. A person appointed as IBPS PO gets all-India posting, which means he/she will be posted at a bank located in one of their preferred locations. The career growth of an IBPS PO is much better since there are frequent promotional opportunities.
IBPS RRB PO is conducted to fill the vacancies in Regional Rural Banks. A candidate is posted in rural regions after the selection. The objective of this profile is to promote banking awareness and facilitate banking services in remote areas. The RRB PO profile is confined to agricultural finance, handicrafts, and small sector loans.
IBPS PO examination is conducted in three phases namely: Prelims, Mains and Interview as well as the examination for IBPS RRB PO will be held in 3 phases.
For both the job profiles the eligibility criteria is the bachelor’s degree from a recognized university but in IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I a Bachelor’s degree from any recognized university is a must. Preference will be given to candidates having a background in Horticulture, Forestry, Agriculture, Economics, Management, Law, Economics, Agricultural Marketing, and Cooperation.