RBI grade B

INTRODUCTION

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the notification for the 623 posts of Assistant in Various offices in the Bank. Here is one more opportunity to work with India’s Central Bank. RBI Assistant 2017 is going to be an opportunity for those who have not able to clear IBPS RRB Prelims for the post of Officer Scale-I (PO), Office Assistant (Clerk) and other Bank Recruitment Exams. Just make sure that you get yourself ready for the battle this year. Make this fight worth remembering.
 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). 

RBI Assistant Exam and application dates

Important Events Dates
Commencement of on-line registration of application 18/10/2017
Closure of registration of application 10/11/2017
Closure for editing application details 10/11/2017
Last date for printing your application 25/11/2017
Online Fee Payment 18/10/2017 to 10/11/2017

RBI Assistant Vacancies 2017

Office Vacancies* PWD # EXS #
SC ST OBC$ GEN Total VI HI OH EX-1 EX-2
Ahmedabad 0 7(4) 4 8 19 0 0 0 1 2
Bengaluru 6 2 4 13 25 0 0 0 1 3
Bhopal 1 12(5) 0 12 25 1 0 0 1 3
Bhubaneswar 5(2) 3 1 8 17 0 0 0 1 2
Chandigarh 4 1 1 7 13 0 0 0 1 1
Chennai 3 0 4 8 15 1 0 0 1 2
Guwahati 3 9 6 18 36 0 1 0 2 4
Hyderabad 4(1) 1 3 8 16 0 0 1 1 2
Jaipur 2 3(1) 2 6 13 0 0 0 1 1
Jammu 2 4(1) 6 11 23 0 0 0 1 2
Kanpur & Lucknow 9 1 12 22 44 1 0 0 2 4
Kolkata 9 0 2 12 23 0 0 1 1 2
Mumbai 26 31(7) 78 129 264 3 2 3 12 26
Nagpur 0 4 3 8 15 0 0 1 1 2
New Delhi 9 0 14 24 47 0 1 1 2 5
Patna 7(2) 1 0 7 15 0 0 1 1 2
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi 2 0 4 7 13 0 1 0 1 1
Total 92 79 144 308 623 6 5 8 31 64

RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria

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.

Relaxation in the Upper Age Limit:

Upper age limit will be relaxed as under :

Sr. No Category Relaxation in Age
(i) Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe (SC / ST) By 5 years, i.e. up to 33 years
(ii) Other Backward Classes (OBC) By 3 years, i.e. up to 31 years
(iii) Persons with Disabilities (PWD) By 10 years (GEN) 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ST)
(iv) Ex-Servicemen To the extent of service rendered by them in Armed Forces plus an additional period of 3 years subject to maximum of 50 years.
(v) Widows/divorced women/ women judicially separated who are not re-married By 10 years
(vi) Candidates domiciled in the state of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 1st January, 1980 to 31st December, 1989. By 5 years
(vii) Candidates having work experience in Reserve Bank of India To the extent of number of years of such experience, subject to maximum of 3 years.

RBI Asssitant Education criteria

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.

Things to note

(1) The date of passing eligibility will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/ Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University/ Institute, a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the University/ Institute indicating the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date of passing.

(2) Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA/OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in online application. If called for document verification, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks by the candidates in terms of norms.

(3) Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all the semester(s)/year(s) by aggregating maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honors / optional / additional optional subject, if any. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class/Grade is decided on the basis of Honors marks only. The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 49.99% will be treated as less that 50%.

RBI Assistant Paper Pattern

a. RBI Assitant Preliminary Examination:

Sr. No. Name of Tests
(Objective)
No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 English Language 30 30 Composite time of 1 Hour
2 Numerical Ability 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

b. RBI Assistant Main Examination:

Sr. No. Name of Tests
(Objective)
No of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Test of Reasoning 40 40 30 minutes
2 Test of English Language 40 40 30 minutes
3 Test of Numerical Ability 40 40 30 minutes
4 Test of General Awareness 40 40 25 minutes
5 Test of Computer Knowledge 40 40 20 minutes
Total 200 200

RBI Assistant Job Information

(i) RBI Assistant Pay Scale:

Assistants will draw a starting basic pay of ₹ 14650/- per month (i.e. ₹ 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 ₹ 32528/- including House Rent Allowance @ of 15%.

(ii) RBI Assistant fringe benefits:

RBI’s accommodation subject to availability, reimbursement of expenses of maintenance of vehicle for official purpose, Newspaper, Brief case, Book Grant, Allowance for furnishing of residence, etc. as per eligibility. Dispensary facility besides reimbursement of medical expenses of OPD treatment / hospitalization as per eligibility; Interest free Festival Advance, Leave Fare Concession (Once in two years for self, spouse and eligible dependents). Loans and Advances at concessional rates of interest for Housing, Car, Education, Consumer Articles, Personal Computer, etc.

(iii) There are reasonable prospects for promotion to higher grades.

(iv) 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)

 

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