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Date : Dec 27, 2019
Recruitment for the post of Non-CSG -2018/2019

IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS

1. Candidates to ensure their eligibility for the posts:

(i) Before applying, candidates should ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for the advertised posts. The Reserve Bank of India Services Board, hereinafter referred to as ‘Board’, would admit to the examination all the candidates applying for the post with the requisite fee/intimation charges (as applicable) based on the information furnished in the ONLINE application and shall determine their eligibility only at the final stage, i.e., interview stage. If at that stage, it is found that any information furnished in the ONLINE application is false/incorrect or if according to the Board, the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post, his/her candidature will be cancelled and he/she will not be allowed to appear for interview and can be removed from service without notice, if he/she has already joined the Bank.

For Assistant Librarian in Grade ‘A’ shortlisting of candidates will be done for Interview by the Board depending upon the number of vacancies.

(ii) A candidate must be either:

  1. a citizen of India, or

  2. a subject of Nepal, or

  3. a subject of Bhutan, or

  4. a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

  5. a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries viz. Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate is issued to him/her by the Government of India.

2. Mode of application:

Candidates are required to apply ONLINE only through the Bank’s website www.rbi.org.in. No other mode for submission of application is available.

Brief Instructions for filling up the "Online Application Form" are given in Appendix-I, available on Bank’s website – www.rbi.org.in.

3. Important Dates:

Events Important Dates
Website Link Open for Online Registration of Applications and Payment of Fees/Intimation Charges December 30, 2019 to January 20, 2020
Date of Examination (except for Assistant Librarian in Grade ‘A’) February 15, 2020

4. Help Facility: In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/intimation charges or in downloading of Admit Card, queries may be made through the link http://cgrs.ibps.in. Do not forget to mention the correct recruitment/post applied for in the subject of the e-mail.

5. Use of MOBILE PHONES and other electronic devices BANNED:

(i) The use of any mobile phone (even in switched off mode) or any electronic equipment or programmable device or calculator or storage media like pen drive, smart watches etc. or camera, voice assistance or bluetooth devices or any other equipment or related accessories either in working or switched off mode capable of being used as a communication device during the examination is strictly prohibited. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.

(ii) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones and any other valuable/costly items to the venue of the examination, as arrangement for safe-keeping cannot be assured. The Board will not be responsible for any loss in this regard.

6. Corrigendum: Please note that Corrigendum, if any, issued on the above advertisement, will be published only on the Bank’s website www.rbi.org.in.


DETAILED NOTICE

1. The Reserve Bank of India Services Board (Board) invites applications from eligible candidates for the posts mentioned below in Reserve Bank of India (RBI/Bank):

Sr. No. Post and Panel year Number of Vacancies
Unreserved i.e. General (GEN/UR) Scheduled Castes (SC) Scheduled Tribes (ST) Other Backward Classes (OBC)** TOTAL
(i) Legal Officer in Grade ‘B’- PY 2018 1 0 0 0 1
(ii) Manager (Technical – Civil) - PY 2018 1 0 0 1 2
(iii) Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha) - PY 2018 6 1 1 0 8
(iv) Assistant Manager (Protocol & Security) - PY 2018 4 0 1 0 5
(v) Library Professionals (Assistant Librarian) in Grade 'A' – PY 2019 1 0 0 0 1
  Total 13 1 2 1 17
** Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming in the 'Creamy Layer' are not entitled to OBC reservation. Such candidates should indicate their category as 'General (GEN)’.

Note (I) - For SC/ST/OBC candidates:

Even if there is no vacancy reserved for SC/ST/OBC category candidates, such candidates can still apply. However, they will not be eligible for any concession/relaxation etc. SC/ST candidates are exempt from payment of application fee even in such case but will have to pay specified intimation charges.

Note (II) - For Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) candidates:

There is no reservation for PwBD candidates in the above posts. However, PwBD candidates belonging to the categories as indicated in below stated table are allowed to apply for the above-mentioned post number (i), (ii), (iii) and (v) as general candidates, without any concession except for age relaxation.

(1) A list of posts identified suitable for Persons with Benchmark Disability along with the Physical Requirements and Functional Classifications:

Sr. No Name of Post Categories for which identified Functional classification* Physical Requirements**
1 Legal Officer in Grade ‘B’ Blind and low vision B BN, C, H, KC, L, MF, PP, RW (in Braille/software), S, ST, W
LV BN, C, H, KC, L, MF, PP, RW, S, ST, W
Hard of hearing HH BN, C, KC, L, MF, PP, RW, S, SE, ST, W
Locomotor disability including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims and Muscular Dystrophy (i) OA, OL, Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims (i) BN, C, KC, L, H, MF, PP, RW, S, SE, ST, W
(ii) BL but not arms (ii) C, H, L, MF, PP, RW, S, SE
(iii) Muscular Dystrophy (iii) C, H, MF, RW, SE, S
Multiple disabilities OA, OL, Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims and

(i) blind/ low vision or

(ii) hard of hearing
BN, C, KC, L, MF, PP, S, ST, W and


(i) RW (in Braille/ software) and H or

(ii) RW and SE - (as applicable)
2 Manager (Technical – Civil) Hard of hearing HH BN, C, KC, L, MF, PP, RW, S, SE, ST, W
Locomotor disability including Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims (i) OA, OL, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims (For Office Job)
(ii) BL (for Office Job)
(iii) OA (for field Job)
For (i) & (iii) BN, C, KC, L, H, MF, PP, RW, S, SE, ST, W

For (ii) C, H, L, MF, PP, RW, S, SE
3 (i) Library Professionals (Assistant Librarian) in Grade 'A'

ii) Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha)
Blind and low vision B BN, C, H, KC, L, MF, PP, RW (in Braille/software), S, ST, W
LV BN, C, H, KC, L, MF, PP, RW, S, ST, W
Deaf and hard of hearing D, HH BN, C, KC, L, MF, PP, RW, S, SE, ST, W
Locomotor disability including Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims OA, OL, Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims BN, C, KC, L, H, MF, PP, RW, S, SE, ST, W
BL but not arms C, H, L, MF, PP, RW, S, SE
Muscular Dystrophy C, H, MF, RW, SE, S
Multiple disabilities OA, OL, Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims and

(i) blind/ low vision or

(ii) deaf/ hard of hearing
BN, C, KC, L, MF, PP, S, ST, W and


(i) RW (in Braille/ software) and H or

(ii) RW and SE -(as applicable)
4 Assistant Manager (Protocol & Security) This post is not identified for PwBD candidates.
* Functional classification: OA-One Arm, OL-One Leg, BL-Both Legs, B-Blindness, LV-Low Vision, D-Deaf and HH-Hard of Hearing.
** Physical Requirements: BN-Bending, C-Communication, H-Hearing/Speaking, KC-Kneeling & Crouching, L-Lifting, MF-Manipulation by Finger, PP-Pushing & Pulling, RW-Reading & Writing, S-Sitting, SE-Seeing, ST-Standing and W-Walking.

(2) PwBD candidates may belong to any category (i.e. General/SC/ST/OBC).

(3) PwBD candidates should possess a latest disability certificate issued by a Competent Authority as prescribed vide The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016 (RPWD Act 2016). Such certificate shall be subject to verification/re-verification as may be decided by the Board/ Competent Authority.

(4) Within the overall notified total vacancies, PwBD candidates belonging to any category of disability will be considered for selection, subject to their suitability as stated at Note II (1) above.

(5) Use of Scribe & Compensatory time: At the time of online/written examination, only those PwBD candidates (who have disability of 40% or more) who have physical limitation in typing/writing, including that of speed would be allowed the facility to use the service of a scribe. In all such cases where a scribe is used, the following rules will apply:

  1. The candidate will have to arrange his/her own scribe/writer at his/her own cost.

  2. Both the candidate as well as the scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking, in the prescribed format, with passport size photograph of the scribe at the time of examination.

  3. PwBD candidates who have physical limitation to type/write including, that of speed shall be allowed compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour of the examination whether availing the facility of scribe or not.

  4. Any candidate who is using scribe should ensure that he/she is eligible to use scribe in the examination as per the above guidelines. Any candidate using scribe in violation of the above guidelines shall stand disqualified and can be removed from service without notice, if he/she has already joined the Bank.

(6) Detailed instructions for PwBD candidates regarding availing services of scribe and allotment of extra/compensatory time will be made available on Bank's website (www.rbi.org.in) at the time of uploading of Admit Cards for examinations.

2. Legal Officer in Grade ‘B’

(A) Job Requirements: (i) Dealing with references on legal issues received from various departments of the Bank and its associate institutions, which are mainly related to the interpretation of various statutes such as Reserve Bank of India Act 1934, Banking Regulation Act 1949, Foreign Exchange Management Act 1999, Companies Act 2013, etc. (ii) Preparing initial drafts of legislation administered/to be administered by the Bank. (iii) Preparation of drafts of pleadings and comprehensive instructions/briefs to counsel in connection with litigation involving the Bank and its associate institutions. (iv) Appearing before Conciliation Officers, Labour Courts, Tribunals etc. on behalf of the Bank.

(B) Eligibility Criteria:

(I) Educational Qualifications (as on December 1, 2019)

Essential: Bachelor’s Degree in Law from any University/College/Institution, recognized by UGC and the Bar Council of India with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent in the aggregate of all semesters/years.

Desirable: (a) Bachelor’s Degree in Law with 60% marks or equivalent in the aggregate of all semesters/years or Master’s Degree in Law. (b) Proficiency in computer applications.

Please also refer Para 7 below on Note on Educational Qualifications.

(II) Experience (as on December 1, 2019)

Essential: At least two years’ experience as an (i) Advocate/ Legal Consultant/ Legal Assistant/ Associate in an Advocates’ or Solicitors’ Office or Law firm after being enrolled with the Bar Council; or (ii) as a Law Officer in the Legal Department of a large bank/financial institution /statutory corporation /company/State/ Central Government or (iii) as a full-time teacher in a Law College/ University, teaching law.

Note: In case of (i) above, (a) copy of the Bar Council Registration/Enrolment Certificate and (b) a certificate from the Bar Association of which the candidate is a member or a certificate issued by the Presiding Officer of a Court before which the candidates have practised for the required period should be produced at the time of interview.

Desirable: Special knowledge of Banking Law, Company Law, Labour Law and Constitutional Law and experience in drafting of pleadings and documents.

(III) Age (as on December 1, 2019)

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years as on December 1, 2019 (candidates must have been born not earlier than 02-12-1987 and not later than 01-12-1998).

Upper age limit is relaxable by 3 years in case of candidates possessing LL.M. degree and 5 years in the case of candidates possessing Ph.D in Law. Refer Para 10 below for relaxation in upper age limit for specified categories.

(Cumulative benefit is not allowed)

(C) Scheme of Selection:

Selection will be through Online and Offline Examinations and Interview. Examinations shall consist of objective and descriptive type question papers as detailed below:

Details Maximum Marks Duration
Paper I – General Knowledge of Law    
Objective Type 30 Three Hours
Descriptive Type 120
Total 150  
Paper II – English -Descriptive Type 100 Three Hours
Grand Total 250  

Question Paper I (General Knowledge of Law) will be set in Hindi and English. Answers may be written either in Hindi or in English. Candidates may answer the Interview in Hindi or English at their option. The number of candidates to be called for interview will be decided by the Board based on the marks scored in examination. Final selection will be on the basis of the performance in the examination (Paper I and II) and interview taken together.

(D) For Syllabus (Paper I & Paper II examination), please see Appendix-II A, which is available on the Bank’s website www.rbi.org.in

3. Manager (Technical - Civil)

(A) Job Requirements: Candidate will be responsible for designing, constructing, supervising, and managing of construction projects such as construction of Office buildings, construction of Residential buildings, Renovation of existing buildings, Repair and maintenance of the existing properties and retrofitting of the existing old structures.

(B) Eligibility Criteria:

(I) Educational Qualifications (as on December 1, 2019):

Essential: A Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification with a minimum of 60% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/years. Aggregate Grade Point or percentage of marks where awarded would mean aggregate over the entire duration of the course.

Please also refer Para 7 below on Note on Educational Qualifications.

Desirable: Specialization in Structural Engineering, Public Health Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management.

(II) Experience (as on December 1, 2019):

Essential: At least 3 years' experience after graduation (in a position of independent responsibility equivalent to that of an Assistant Engineer) in a public/private limited organization, including Hospitals/Banks/Financial Institutions/Planning/Designing/Construction/Large Office Buildings/ Multistoried Buildings/Housing Companies/residential campus based educational institutions and having experience in preparation and evaluation of tender papers.

Desirable: (i) Experience of administering construction projects in all its aspects and knowledge of PERT/ CPM techniques (ii) Working knowledge of Computer in Structural Design in CAM/ CAD / evaluation and analyzing of tenders with special references (iii) Working knowledge of Electro-mechanical services and electrical maintenance (iv) Working knowledge in structural rehabilitation works (v) Experience in Construction and Project Management (vi) Experience in Maintenance of Office and Residential Buildings (vii) Good drafting capacity.

(III) Age (as on December 1, 2019): A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 35 years as on December 1, 2019 (candidates must have been born not earlier than 02-12-1984 and not later than 01-12-1998).

Refer Para 10 below for relaxation in upper age limit for specified categories.

(C) Scheme of Selection:

Selection will be through Online and Offline Examination as under (Paper-I and Paper-II examinations will be conducted on same day) and Interview:

Type of paper Duration Marks
Online Examination
Paper-I Objective Type Test

Test of professional knowledge/ job knowledge
1 hr 100
Offline Examination
Paper-II Descriptive Type Test

Standard of the papers will be that of B.E. Degree
3 hrs. 100
Total 200

In Paper-I, there will be negative marking for every wrong answer. Paper-I of only such candidates, who appear in both the papers, would be assessed. Paper-II of only such candidates, who score sufficiently high marks in Paper-I, as decided by the Board, would be assessed. Question papers for examination will be set in Hindi and in English. Answers may be written either in Hindi or English. Candidates may opt for interview in Hindi or English. The number of candidates to be called for interview will be decided by the Board. Final selection will be on the basis of performance in the examination and interview taken together.

4. ASSISTANT MANAGER (RAJBHASHA)

(A) Job requirements: (i) Translation from English to Hindi and vice-versa of various references, documents, manuals and other publications of the Bank and arranging for printing thereof. (ii) Implementation of Government instructions regarding use of Hindi in the Bank, and (iii) Administration of Hindi Teaching Scheme for the Bank's staff.

(B) Eligibility Criteria:

(I) Educational Qualifications (as on December 1, 2019):

Essential: (i) Second Class Master's Degree in Hindi/Hindi Translation with English as Core/Elective/Major subject at the Bachelor's Degree level; OR (ii) Second Class Master's Degree in English with Hindi as Core/Elective/Major subject at the Bachelor's Degree level; OR (iii) Second Class Master's Degree in Sanskrit / Economics / Commerce with English and Hindi as Core/Elective/Major subject at the Bachelor's Degree level. (In lieu of a subject of Hindi at Bachelor's Degree level, one may have recognized Hindi qualification equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree); OR (iv) Master's Degree in both English and Hindi/Hindi Translation, of which one must be Second Class.

Please also refer Para 7 below on Note on Educational Qualifications.

Desirable: Knowledge of bi-lingual word processing.

(II) Age (as on December 1, 2019):

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years as on December 1, 2019 (candidates must have been born not earlier than 02-12-1989 and not later than 01-12-1998).

For candidates with Ph.D. qualification, the upper age limit will be 32 years. The maximum age relaxation applicable to SC/ST and OBC category candidates, even having Ph.D., will be 5 years and 3 years respectively if posts are reserved for them.

Refer Para 10 below for relaxation in upper age limit for specified categories.

(C) Scheme of Selection: Selection will be through examination and interview. Date, Time and venue of examination will be displayed on RBI website (www.rbi.org.in) at the appropriate time. Examination will have two Papers, Paper I - (Objective type) Online and Paper II - [(Computer/paper based) Written Examination] as under:

(I) Paper–I -Online (Objective type): The examination will be conducted in the following pattern:

Sr. No. Tests No. of Questions Maximum marks Duration
  Online Examination Paper-I      
1 Reasoning 35 35 30 minutes
2 English language 35 35 30 minutes
3 General Awareness with special reference to Banking, Economics, Commerce and allied subject 35 35 20 minutes
4 Test of Professional Knowledge (including Official Language) 45 45 40 minutes
  Sub Total 150 150  
  Offline Examination Paper - II Descriptive Paper (Official Language)   50 60 minutes
  Grand Total   200  

In Paper-I, there will be negative marking for every wrong answer. The Paper-II examination will be of one-hour duration carrying 50 marks to assess candidates’ ability to undertake translation from Hindi to English and vice-versa and basic knowledge of Official Language Policy of Government of India.

Paper-I and Paper-II examinations will be conducted on same day in the same session without any break. Question papers of Paper-I (except English language test) and Paper-II will be set bilingually in Hindi and English. Candidates can answer examination in Hindi or English (as applicable) at their option. Candidates can opt for interview in Hindi or English. Paper-II of only such candidates who score sufficiently high aggregate marks and minimum qualifying marks in all tests in Paper-I, as decided by the Board, would be assessed. Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on total marks obtained in Paper-I and Paper-II. Final selection will be done based on performance in examination and interview taken together.

5. ASSISTANT MANAGER (PROTOCOL & SECURITY)

(A) Job Requirements: He/She will be responsible for (i) Watch and Ward arrangements as to internal security for guarding treasure vaults, passages, entry and exit points, surveillance through CCTV, monitoring, recording etc., in the Bank's Office Buildings (ii) Protocol duties (iii) Maintenance/Security of Bank's properties, and (iv) Control over the staff deployed for the purpose.

(B) Eligibility Criteria:

(I) Experience (as on December 1, 2019):

(i) The candidate should be an Officer with a minimum of five years of Commissioned Service in the Army/Navy/Air Force; OR

(ii) The candidate should be of the rank equivalent to Assistant Commandant with minimum five years’ service as Assistant Commandant in Paramilitary Forces such as Border Security Force, Central Reserve Police Force, Assam Rifles, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, Central Industrial Security Force, Sashastra Seema Bal, Defence Security Corps, National Security Guard, Railway Protection Force, Rashtriya Rifles, Special Protection Force, Commando Battalion for Resolute Action, Special Frontier Force and Home Guards.

Note: Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers should have rendered at least five years continuous Military Service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability or have been released on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service or on invalidment. Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers who have completed their initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service but whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues certificates that they would be released on selection within three months from the date of receipt of offer of appointment, may submit a copy of this certificate along with the printed copy of online application for the post (if shortlisted for the interview).

(II) Age (as on December 1, 2019): A candidate must have attained the age of 25 years and must not have attained the age of 40 years as on December 1, 2019 (no relaxation for any category). The candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-12-1979 and not later than 01-12-1994.

(C) Scheme of Selection: Selection will be through Online examination and Interview.

The candidates who qualify in the online test, in the order of merit, as decided by the Board depending on the number of vacancies will be interviewed for their final selection. The structure of the online test is indicated below:

Sr No. Name of the test Number of questions Maximum marks Duration
1. Test of Reasoning 50 50 35 minutes
2. Test of English Language 50 25 35 minutes
3. Test of General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry 50 50 20 minutes
4. Test of Professional Knowledge 50 75 30 minutes
TOTAL 200 200 Two Hours

There will be negative marking for every wrong answer. Question papers (except English language test) will be set bilingually in Hindi and English. Candidates can answer examination in Hindi or English (as applicable) at their option. Candidates can opt for interview in Hindi or English.

(D) For Syllabus for the Online examination, please see Appendix-II B, which is available on the Bank‘s website www.rbi.org.in

6. LIBRARY PROFESSIONALS (ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN) IN GRADE 'A'

(A) Job requirements: (i) Working knowledge of standard Library Software for house Keeping activities in the library such as cataloguing, acquisition and calculation, Serial Control, Subject Indexing, etc.

(ii) Experience in computerised search techniques of both Online and off-line databases including retrieval of desired information through various search engines/ processes.

(iii) Digitisation (developing digital library and metadata) and content management.

(iv) Preservation and conservation of library material.

(B) Eligibility Criteria:

(I) Educational Qualifications (as on December 1, 2019):

Essential: (i) Bachelor’s Degree in Arts/Commerce/Science and (ii) Master's Degree in ‘Library Science’ or ‘Library and Information Science’ of a recognized University/ Institution.

Desirable: (i) Diploma in ‘Computer Applications’ from a recognized University or Institute (ii) Qualified in the national level test (NET/SLET/SET) conducted by the UGC or any other agency approved by the UGC (iii) Short term/ crash course on content management, viz. Joomla, Drupal, etc.

(II) Experience (as on December 1, 2019):

Essential: Three years' professional experience in a library under Central/ State Government/ Autonomous or Statutory organization/ PSU/ University or Recognized Research or Educational Institution or any major automated library.

(III) Age (as on December 1, 2019): A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years as on December 1, 2019 (candidates must have been born not earlier than 02-12-1989 and not later than 01-12-1998).

Refer Para 10 below for relaxation in upper age limit for specified categories.

(C) Scheme of Selection: Selection will be through Interview. The Board reserves the right to raise the minimum experience to restrict the number of candidates to be called for Interview, commensurate with the number of vacancies. Candidates shortlisted for the interview will be intimated suitably and will have to submit self-certified photocopies of documents in support of their eligibility on grounds of age, educational qualifications and work experience in a sealed cover addressed to “General Manager, Reserve Bank of India Services Board, 3rd Floor, RBI Building, Opposite Mumbai Central Railway station (East), Byculla, Mumbai 400008.

7. NOTE: FOR EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (For all the above posts):

(1) Some Universities/Institutes/Boards do not award Class or percentage of marks and allot Aggregate Grade Points (e.g. CGPA/OGPA/CPI, etc.). In case University/Institute/Board defines criteria for conversion of Aggregate Grade Point into percentage of marks, the same will be accepted. However, where the University/ Institute/Board does not define criteria for conversion of Aggregate Grade Point into percentage of marks, in the degree/passing certificates, the undefined parameter(s) would be worked out as under:

Equivalent CGPA/OGPA/CPI or similar terminologies allotted on a 10 point scale Aggregate Percentage of Marks
6.75 60%
6.25 55%
5.75 50%

(2) Aggregate Grade Point or percentage of marks where awarded would mean aggregate over the entire duration of the course.

(3) Where the Aggregate Grade Point (CGPA/OGPA/CPI, etc.) is awarded out of a number other than 10, it will be normalized out of 10 and computed as per item (1) above.

8. APPLICATION FEE AND INTIMATION CHARGES (NON-REFUNDABLE) (For all the above posts):

Sr. No. Category Charges Amount *
1. SC/ST Intimation Charges only ₹ 100/-
2. GEN / OBC /PwBD Application Fee including intimation charges ₹ 600/-
3. STAFF@ Nil Nil
* Bank/Transaction charges are to be borne by the candidate.
@ Fee/ Intimation charges waiver is only for those employees of RBI (Staff Candidates) who satisfy the eligibility criteria separately stipulated by the Bank vide its circular CO. HRMD. No. G-75/5599/05.01.01/2013-2014 dated December 20, 2013. Their status as staff candidate will be verified at the time of interview. In case, they are not eligible to be treated as staff candidates (in terms of above referred HRMD circular), they are advised to indicate themselves as non-staff candidates and pay fees/ intimation charges as applicable to non-staff candidates.

Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account. Fee/Intimation Charges are required to be paid only in the manner prescribed in Appendix-I para ‘C’ of detailed advertisement available on our web site www.rbi.org.in

9. EXAMINATION CENTRES (For all the above posts, except for Assistant Librarian)

'Examination' may be held at the following centres:

Name of the Centre Code No. Name of the Centre Code No.
Ahmedabad – Gandhinagar (11) Jammu (21)
Bengaluru (12) Kanpur (22)
Bhopal (13) Kochi (23)
Bhubaneswar (14) Lucknow (24)
Kolkata (15) Mumbai/ Navi Mumbai (25)
Chandigarh – Mohali (16) Nagpur (26)
Chennai (17) Delhi NCR (27)
Guwahati (18) Patna (29)
Hyderabad (19) Pune (30)
Jaipur (20) Thiruvananthapuram (31)

Candidates can select only one centre and must indicate its name and code no. in the Online application. The Centre and date(s) of Examination are liable to be changed at Board's discretion. In the event of cancellation of examination at any centre, the Board may at its discretion allot an alternative centre to the candidates concerned. Candidates admitted to the examination will be intimated dates, time table and venue of examination through Admit Card. Request for change of centre will not be entertained.

Note: Previous descriptive question papers are available on Bank’s website (www.rbi.org.in)

10. RELAXATION IN THE UPPER AGE LIMIT for the above posts, as applicable.

Upper age is relaxable by-

(a) Three years in the case of OBC candidates, if the posts are reserved for them.

(b) Five years in the case of: i) SC/ST candidates, if the posts are reserved for them ii) Ex-employees of banking institutions whose services had to be terminated for reasons of economy or as a result of bank going into liquidation and personnel retrenched from Government Offices after at least one year's service and currently registered with Employment Exchange, iii) Ex-servicemen (including Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers) provided applicants have rendered at least five years continuous Military Service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability or have been released on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service or on invalidment, iv) Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers who have completed their initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service but whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues certificates that they would be released on selection within three months from the date of receipt of offer of appointment, v) Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union Territory of Ladakh during the period from 1st January, 1980 to 31st December, 1989.

(c) 10 years for PwBD (GEN) and PWBD (OBC/SC/ST) candidates wherever vacancies are not reserved for OBC/SC/ST candidates; 13 years for PWBD (OBC) candidates where vacancies are reserved for OBC candidates; and 15 years for PWBD (SC/ST) candidates where vacancies are reserved for SC/ST candidates.

(d) For eligible staff candidates, the relaxation in age limit is according to RBI Circular CO.HRMD.No.G-75/5599/05.01.01/2013-14 dated December 20, 2013.

NOTE: CUMULATIVE AGE RELAXATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE EITHER UNDER THE ABOVE ITEMS OR IN COMBINATION WITH ANY OTHER ITEMS.

11. SERVICE CONDITIONS / CAREER PROSPECTS:

(i) Pay Scale:

(A) For Grade 'A' Officers: Selected candidates will draw a starting basic pay of ₹28,150/-p.m. in the scale of ₹28,150-1550(4)-34350-1750(7)-46600-EB-1750(4)-53600-2000(1)-55600 applicable to Officers in Grade ‘A’. They will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Special Allowance and Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time. At present, initial monthly gross emoluments are approximately ₹63172/- (approx.).

(B) For Grade 'B' Officers: Selected Candidates will draw a starting basic pay of ₹35,150/- p.m. in the scale of ₹35150-1750(9)-50900-EB-1750(2)-54400-2000(4)-62400 applicable to Officers in Grade ‘B’. They will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Special Allowance and Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time. At present, initial monthly gross emoluments are approximately ₹77208/- (approx.)

Note: For candidates possessing very high academic or professional qualification/ experience of significant value to the Bank, the Bank may, at its sole discretion, consider granting up to four advance increments. The Board, at its sole discretion, may consider requests for higher emoluments because of higher qualification/special experience of value to the Bank at the interview stage only. Such information may be furnished in the ‘Bio-data Form’ in the appropriate column. The number of increments will be maximum four. The Board/Bank will not entertain any request received after the interview. Further, Pay Protection, as per Government of India instructions, will be provided to the candidates selected for the post of Assistant Manager (Protocol & Security).

(ii) Perquisites: Bank’s accommodation subject to availability, reimbursement of expenses for maintenance of vehicle for official purpose, newspaper, telephone charges, book grant, allowance for furnishing of residence, etc., as per eligibility. Free dispensary facility besides reimbursement of medical expenses for 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, Vehicle, Education of children, Consumer Articles, Personal Computer, etc. Selected candidates will be governed by ‘the defined contribution New Pension Scheme (NPS)’, in addition to the benefit of Gratuity.

(iii) At certain centres, limited numbers of residential quarters are available. Facility for securing residential accommodation on lease, however, exists at all centres.

(iv) Initial appointment will be on probation for a period of two years. At Bank’s discretion, the probationary period may be extended up to a maximum period of four years.

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

(vi) Selected candidates are liable to be posted and transferred anywhere in India.

12. HOW TO APPLY:

(a) Candidates are required to apply only online using the website www.rbi.org.in and no other means/mode of application will be accepted. Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available at Appendix-I which is available on the Bank's website www.rbi.org.in. The applicants are advised to submit a single application; however, if due to any unavoidable situation, if he/she submits another/multiple applications, then he/she must ensure that application with the higher Registration ID (RID) is complete in all respects like applicants' details, examination centre, photograph, signature, left thumb impression and hand writing undertaking, fee etc. The applicants who are submitting multiple applications should note that only the last completed applications with higher RID shall be entertained by the Board and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.

(b) All candidates, whether already in Government Service, Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar organisations, whether in a permanent or temporary capacity or as work charged employees other than casual or daily rated employees or those serving under the Public Enterprises are required to submit an undertaking in the Online application that they have informed in writing to their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the Examination. Candidates should note that in case a communication is received from their employer by the Board withholding permission to the candidates applying for/appearing at the examination, their application will be liable to be rejected/candidature will be liable to be cancelled. At the time of joining, the recommended candidates will have to bring proper discharge certificates from their PSU/Government/Quasi -Government employer.

NOTE 1: While filling in his/her Application Form, the candidate should carefully decide about his/her choice of centre for the Examination. If any candidate appears at a centre other than the one indicated by the Board in his/her Admit Card, the papers of such a candidate will not be evaluated and his/her candidature will be liable to cancellation.

NOTE 2: Use of Scribe: Suitable provisions for information regarding use of scribes by the blind candidates and candidates with Locomotor Disability including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims and Muscular Dystrophy and candidates with multiple disabilities (as provided under Para 1 - Note II above for PwBD candidates) where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40% impairment) have been made in the online application at the time of the initial online application itself.

NOTE 3: Availing of compensatory time: Suitable provision for information regarding availing of compensatory time by the blind candidates and candidates with Locomotor Disability including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims and Muscular Dystrophy and candidates with multiple disabilities (as provided under Para 1 Note II above for PwBD candidates) where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40% impairment) whether availing the facility of scribe or not have also been made available at the time of the initial online application itself.

NOTE 4: Candidates are not required to submit along with their applications any certificate in support of their claims regarding Age, Educational Qualifications, Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes/Other Backward Classes and PwBD, etc. which will be verified at the time of the Interview only. Candidates belonging to the OBC category should have OBC certificate issued on or after December 1, 2018. The candidates applying for the posts should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination. Their admission at all the stages of examination for which they are admitted by the Board viz. Paper-I, Paper-II or Interview Test will be purely provisional, subject to their satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. If on verification at any time before or after the Examinations and Interview Test, it is found that they do not fulfil any of the eligibility conditions, their candidature for the examination will be cancelled by the Board. If any of their claims is found to be incorrect, they may render themselves liable to disciplinary action by the Board. A candidate who is or has been declared by the Board to be guilty of:

(i) Obtaining support for his/her candidature by the following means, namely:-

  1. offering illegal gratification to, or

  2. applying pressure on, or

  3. blackmailing, or threatening to blackmail any person connected with the conduct of the examination, or

(ii) impersonating, or

(iii) procuring impersonation by any person, or

(iv) submitting fabricated documents or documents which have been tampered with, or

(v) making statements which are incorrect or false or suppressing material information, or

(vi) resorting to the following means in connection with his/her candidature for the examination, namely

  1. obtaining copy of question paper through improper means,

  2. finding out the particulars of the persons connected with secret work relating to the examination.

  3. influencing the examiners, or

(vii) using unfair means during the examination, or

(viii) writing obscene matter or drawing obscene sketches in the scripts, or

(ix) misbehaving in the examination hall including tearing of the scripts, provoking fellow examinees to boycott examination, creating a disorderly scene and the like, or

(x) using a scribe / availing compensatory time in examination despite being ineligible, or

(xi) harassing or doing bodily harm to the staff employed by the Board for the conduct of their examinations, or

(xii) being in possession of or using mobile phone or any electronic equipment or device or any other equipment capable of being used as a communication device like voice assistance during the examination, or

(xiii) violating any of the instructions issued to candidates along with their Admission Certificates permitting them to take the examination, or

(xiv) attempting to commit or as the case may be abetting the commission of all or any of the acts specified in the foregoing clauses; may in addition to rendering himself/herself liable to criminal prosecution, be liable:

  1. to be disqualified by the Board from the examination for which he/she is a candidate and/or

  2. to be debarred either permanently or for a specified period (i) by the Board from any examination or selection held by them; (ii) by the Bank from any employment under them; (iii) dismissal from service by the Bank if he / she is already in Bank's employment; and (iv) if he/she is already in some other service, the Board writing to his/her employer for taking disciplinary action.

Provided that no penalty shall be imposed except after (i) giving the candidate an opportunity of making such representation, in writing as he/she may wish to make in that behalf; and (ii) taking the representation, if any, submitted by the candidate within the period allowed to him/her into consideration.

13. LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: The Online Applications can be filled up to January 20, 2020 till 06:00 PM.

14. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS:

(a) Correspondence with the Board: The Board will not enter into any correspondence with the candidates about their candidature except in the following cases:

The eligible candidates shall be issued an Admit Card two weeks before the commencement of the examination. The Admit Card will be made available on the Bank's website www.rbi.org.in for downloading by candidates. No Admit Card will be sent by post. If a candidate does not receive his e-Admit Card or any other communication regarding his/her candidature for the examination two weeks before the commencement of the examination, he/she should at once contact the help facility as mentioned above.

(b) No candidate will ordinarily be allowed to take the examination unless he/she holds an Admit Card for the examination. On downloading of e- Admit Card, check it carefully and bring discrepancies/errors, if any, to the notice of Board immediately.

(c) PROOF OF IDENTITY TO BE SUBMITTED AT THE TIME OF EXAMINATIONS: At the time of appearing for the examination, candidates are required to produce a currently valid photo identity card, in original, and a photocopy of the same in addition to the Admit Card. Acceptable photo identity cards are PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving Licence/ Voter's Card/ Bank Passbook with photograph/ Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer on official letterhead/ Photo identity proof issued by a People's Representative on official letterhead/ valid recent Identity Card issued by a recognised college / University/ e-Aadhar card / Aadhar card with a photograph/ Employee ID/ Bar Council Identity card with photograph. The candidate's identity will be verified with respect to his/her details on the Admit Card /Examination Call Letter, in the Attendance List and requisite documents submitted. If identity of the candidate is in doubt the candidate may not be allowed to appear for the Examination.

Note: Candidates have to produce in original the photo identity proof and submit a photocopy of the photo identity proof along with Admit Card/ Examination Call Letter while attending each shift of the examination without which they will not be allowed to take up the examination. Candidates will have to carry two/three photocopies of photo ID proof, as there will be two/three shifts. Candidates must note that the name (provided during the process of registration) as appearing on the call letters should exactly match the name as appearing on the photo identity proof, certificates, mark-sheets. Female candidates who have changed first/last/middle name post marriage must take special note of this. In case of candidates who have changed their name, will be allowed only if they produce - original Gazette Notification/their original marriage certificate/affidavit in original, together with a photocopy. If there is any mismatch between the name indicated in the Admit Card/ Examination Call Letter and Photo Identity Proof, the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the examination.

(d) The Board would be analyzing the responses of all appeared candidates to detect abnormal similarity of responses. On the basis of such an analysis, if it is found that the responses have been shared and scores obtained are not genuine/ valid, the Board reserves the right to cancel his/her candidature.

(e) Board does not assume any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last date or on account of any other reason beyond the control of the Board.

(f) The candidates should note that their admission to the examination will be purely provisional based on the information given by them in the Application Form. This will be subject to verification of all the eligibility conditions by the Board / Bank. The mere fact that an Admit Card has been issued to a candidate, will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Board or that entries made by the candidate in his/her application for the Preliminary examination have been accepted by the Board as true and correct. Candidates may note that the Board takes up the verification of eligibility conditions of a candidate, with reference to original documents, only after the candidate has qualified for the interview. Unless candidature is formally confirmed by the Board, it continues to be provisional. The decision of the Board as to the eligibility or otherwise of a candidate for admission to the Examination shall be final.

(g) Candidates should note that the name in the Admit card in some cases, may be abbreviated due to technical reasons.

(h) The possibility for occurrence of some problems in the administration of the examinations cannot be ruled out completely, which may impact test delivery and/ or result from being generated. In that event, every effort will be made to rectify such problem, which may include movement of candidates, delay in test. Conduct of a re-exam is at the absolute discretion of Board/test conducting body. Candidates will not have any claim for a re-test. Candidates not willing to move or not willing to participate in the delayed process of test delivery shall be summarily rejected from the process.

(i) Candidates are advised to keep their e-mail ID/mobile number alive for receiving advices viz. Admit Card/Interview letters, etc. Candidates may check e-mails/SMS regularly. The Board does not send any communication through any other mode.

(j) The posts are also open to the employees of RBI (Staff Candidates) who satisfy the eligibility criteria separately stipulated by the Bank vide their circular CO. HRMD.No.G-75/5599/05.01.01/ 2013-2014 dated December 20, 2013 and who apply Online within the closing date. Their status as staff candidate will be verified at the time of interview.

(k) The Board does not furnish the mark-sheet to candidates. Marks obtained in Examination and Interview will be made available on the Bank's web-site in an interactive mode only after declaration of the final result.

(l) Any canvassing by or on behalf of the candidates or to bring political or other outside influence with regard to their selection/recruitment shall be considered as disqualification.

(m) In all matters regarding eligibility, conduct of examinations, interviews, assessment, prescribing minimum qualifying standards in both the Examination and interview, in relation to number of vacancies and communication of result, the Board's decision shall be final and binding on the candidates and no correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.

(n) The eligibility for availing reservation against the vacancies reserved for the persons with Benchmark disabilities shall be the same as prescribed in “Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPWD) Act 2016" Provided further that the persons with Benchmark disabilities shall also be required to meet special eligibility criteria in terms of physical requirements/functional classification (abilities/disabilities) consistent with requirements prescribed.

(o) A candidate will be eligible to get the benefit of community reservation only in case the particular caste to which the candidates belong is included in the list of reserved communities issued by the Central Government. If a candidate indicates in his/her application form that he/she belongs to General category but subsequently writes to the Board to change his/her category to a reserved one, such request shall not be entertained by the Board. Similar principle will be followed for PwBD categories also. In case of a candidate unfortunately becoming physically disabled during the course of the examination process, the candidate should produce valid document showing him/her acquiring a disability to the extent of 40% or more as defined under RPWD Act, 2016 to enable him/her to get the benefits of PwBD reservation.

(p) Candidates seeking reservation/ relaxation benefits available for SC/ST/OBC/PwBD/Ex-servicemen must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation/ relaxation as per eligibility prescribed. They should also be in possession of all the requisite certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim as stipulated for such benefits and these certificates should be dated earlier than the due date (closing date) of the application.

(q) Please note that corrigendum, if any, issued on the above advertisement, will be published only on the Bank's website www.rbi.org.in.

(r) Any resultant dispute arising out of this advertisement shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the Courts situated at Mumbai only.

NOTE: Please note that Corrigendum, if any, issued on the above advertisement, will be published only on the Bank’s website www.rbi.org.in

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