Bank recruitment exams will now be held in 13 regional languages

The recruitment examination of Regional Rural banks (RRBs) will be conducted in regional languages, said FM Sitharaman. The aim is to provide a level playing field and to expand employment possibilities for local youths.
Current Affairs Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today announced that recruitment examination for employment in the Regional rural banks (RRBs) will be conducted in regional languages apart from English and Hindi.

Sitharaman explained that recruitment for Officers Scale-I and Office Assistants (multi-purpose) in Regional Rural Banks will be now be held in 13 regional languages. The 13 regional languages are — Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Konkani, Malyalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Odiya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

The Institute for Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for recruitment of officers in RRBs in English and Hindi across the country.

The change shall be implemented from the mains examination of CRP RRB-VIII 8 in 2019 onwards. The examination for Officer Scale 1 will be conducted on August 3, 4 and 11 and Office Assistant on August 17, 18 and 25.
Published on 7/5/2019 8:41:00 PM
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