The Reserve Bank of India invites applications from eligible candidates for 623 posts of “Assistant” in various offices of the Bank. Selection for the post will be through a country-wide competitive examination in two phases i.e. Preliminary and Main examination followed by a Language Proficiency Test (LPT).
Office/ No. of Posts :
Ahmedabad/ 19 posts (ST-07(4), OBC-04, GEN-08)
Bengaluru/ 25 posts (SC-06, ST-02, OBC-04, GEN-13)
Bhopal/ 25 posts (SC-01, ST-12(5),GEN-12)
Bhubaneswar/ 17 posts (SC-05(2),ST-03, OBC-01, GEN-08)
Chandigarh/ 13 posts (SC-04, ST-01, OBC-01,GEN-07)
Chennai/ 15 posts (SC-03, OBC-04, GEN-08)
Guwahati/ 36 posts (SC-03, ST-09, OBC-06, GEN-18)
Hyderabad/ 16 posts (SC-04(1),ST-01, OBC-03,GEN-08)
Jaipur/ 13 posts (SC-02, ST-03(1),OBC-02, GEN-06)
Jammu/ 23 posts (SC-02, ST-04(1),OBC-06, GEN-11)
Kanpur & Lucknow/ 44 posts (SC-09, ST-01, OBC-12, GEN-22)
Kolkata/ 23 posts SC-09, OBC-02, GEN-12)
Mumbai/ 264 posts (SC-26, ST-31(7),OBC-78, GEN-129)
Nagpur/ 15 posts (ST-04, OBC-03, GEN-08)
New Delhi/ 47 posts (SC-09, OBC-14, GEN-24)
Patna/ 15 posts (SC-7(2),ST-01,Gen-07)
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi/ 13 posts (SC-02, OBC-04, GEN-13)
Ex-Serviceman Vacancies :
Office / EX 1 & EX -2 posts
Ahmedabad/ 03 posts
Bengaluru/ 04 posts
Bhopal/ 04 posts
Bhubaneswar/ 03 posts
Chandigarh/ 02 posts
Chennai/ 3 posts
Guwahati/ 06 posts
Hyderabad/ 03 posts
Jaipur/ 02 posts
Jammu/ 03 posts
Kanpur & Lucknow/ 06 posts
Kolkata/ 03 posts
Mumbai/ 38 posts
Nagpur/ 03 posts
New Delhi/ 07 posts
Patna/ 03 posts
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi/ 02 posts
EX-01 Total : 31 posts
EX-02 Total : 64 posts
Educational Qualifications (as on 01.10.2017) :
i) At least a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWD candidates) in the aggregate and the knowledge of word processing on PC.
ii) A candidate belonging to Ex-servicemen category (except dependents of ex-servicemen) should either be a graduate from a recognized University or should have passed the matriculation or its equivalent examination of the Armed Forces and rendered at least 15 years of defence service.
iii) Candidates applying for post in a particular recruiting office should be proficient in the language (i.e. know to read, write, speak and understand the language) of the state/ any of the states falling under the recruiting office.
Pay Scale :
Assistants will draw a starting basic pay of Rs. 14650/- per month (i.e. Rs. 13150 plus two advance increments admissible to graduates) in the scale of 13150-750 (3)-15400- 900(4) -19000-1200(6)-26200-1300 (2)-28800- 1480(3) – 33240 – 1750 (1)- 34990 (20 years) and other allowances , viz Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance etc. as admissible from time to time.
At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments for Assistants is approximately Rs. 32528/- including House Rent Allowance @ of 15%.
Age (as on 01.10.2017) :
Between 20 and 28 years.
Candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/10/1989 and not later than 01/10/1997 (both days including) are only eligible to apply.
Scheme of Selection:
a. Preliminary Examination:
1 English Language/ Maximum Marks-30
2 Numerical Ability/ Maximum Marks-35
3 Reasoning Ability/ Maximum Marks-35
b. Main Examination:
1 Test of Reasoning/ Maximum Marks-40
2 Test of English Language/ Maximum Marks-40
3 Test of Numerical Ability/ Maximum Marks-40
4 Test of General Awareness/ Maximum Marks-40
5 Test of Computer Knowledge/ Maximum Marks-40
c. Language Proficiency Test (LPT) – The candidates provisionally selected from the main on-line examination will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT). The language proficiency test will be conducted in the Official / Local Language of the State concerned. Candidate not proficient in the Official/Local Language would be disqualified.
Selected candidates will be initially posted in RBI’s office within the Recruitment Zone for which they had applied. However, they are liable to be transferred in administrative exigencies to centres grouped and classified into West, South, North and East Zone offices as under:
(a) West Zone: Ahmedabad, Bhopal (including Raipur),Mumbai (including Belapur, Pune and Panaji), Nagpur.
(b) South Zone: Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Thiruvananthapuram (including Kochi).
(c) North Zone: Chandigarh (including Shimla), Jaipur, Jammu / Srinagar, Kanpur, (including Lucknow & Dehradun),New Delhi.
(d) East Zone: Bhubaneswar, Guwahati (including all North Eastern states excluding Gangtok), Kolkata (including Gangtok), Patna (including Ranchi)
Application Fees/ Intimation Charges (Non- Refundable) :
Payable from 18.10.2017 to 10.11.2017 (Online payment) : Rs. 50/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXS. (Intimation Charges), Rs. 450 /- for OBC/ General candidates (Examination fee + Intimation Charges).
Staff candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee and intimation charges.
Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate.
Payment of Fees : ONLINE MODE
1. The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and the payment process can be completed by following
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9. There is facility to print application form containing fee details after payment of fees
Examination Centre :
1. Andaman & Nicobar
2. Andhra Pradesh
3. Arunachal Pradesh
12. Himachal Pradesh
13. Jammu & Kashmir
17. Madhya Pradesh
31. Uttar Pradesh
33. West Bengal
Interested candidates should apply Online.
Important dates :
Website Link Open-18.10.2017 to 10.11.2017
Payment of Examination Fees (Online) – 18.10.2017 to 10.11.2017
Schedule of Online Preliminary Test (Tentative)-November 27 & 28, 2017.
However RBI reserves the right to change the dates of examination.
Schedule of Online Main Test (Tentative)-December 20, 2017.
However RBI reserves the right to change the dates of examination
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