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Date : Mar 28, 2022
Direct Recruitment for the posts of Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha) and Assistant Manager (Protocol & Security) in Grade ‘A’-Panel Year-2021

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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, claim any reimbursement towards travelling and can be removed from service without notice, if he/she has already joined the Bank.

(ii) A candidate must be either be:

  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.

3. Important Dates:

Events Important Dates**
Website Link Open for Online Registration of Applications and Payment of Fees/Intimation Charges March 28, 2022 to April 18, 2022
(till 6.00 PM)
Date of Examination May 21, 2022
(Date to be confirmed in Admit card)
**The Board reserves the right to make any changes in these dates.

4. Help Facility: In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/intimation charges, or in downloading of Admission Letter, queries may be made through the link http://cgrs.ibps.in

Do not forget to mention 'RBI Officers in Grade 'A' Rajbhasha/Protocol & Security (as applicable), in the subject of the email.

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

(a) The use of any mobile phone (even in switched off mode), pager or any electronic equipment or programmable device or storage media like pen drive, smart watches etc. or camera or blue tooth 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.

(b) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones/pagers to the venue of the examination, as arrangement for safe-keeping cannot be assured.

(c) Candidates are advised not to bring any valuable/costly items to the Examination Halls, as safe-keeping of the same 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 post mentioned below in Reserve Bank of India (RBI/Bank):

Post Number of Vacancies
Unreserved
(GEN/UR)
Scheduled Castes
(SC)
Scheduled Tribes
(ST)
Other Backward Classes
(OBC)
$
EWSs
@
TOTAL PwBD Category#
A B C D
1. Assistant Manager – Rajbhasha 3 2 1 0 0 6 - (1) - -
2. Assistant Manager – Protocol & Security 1 2 (1) 0 0 0 3 - - - -

() indicates backlog vacancies

$ Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming in the 'Creamy Layer' are not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as 'General (GEN)’. Candidates claiming relaxation available to OBC category should have OBC certificate issued on or after January 01, 2021 but before the closing date of application.

@Reservations for Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) in recruitment is governed by Office Memorandum No.36039/1/2019-Estt(Res) dated 31.01.2019 of Department of Personnel & Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Government of India.

Disclaimer: “EWSs vacancies are tentative and subject to further directives of Government of India and outcome of any litigation. The appointment is provisional and is subject to the Income & Asset certificate being verified through proper channels”. Benefit of reservation under EWSs category can be availed upon production of an ‘Income and Asset Certificate’ issued by a Competent Authority on the format prescribed by Government of India.

The EWS candidates should note that in case they are not in possession of “Income & Assets Certificate” as per the extant DoPT guidelines on or before the closure of online application date. Such EWS candidates should apply under 'General (GEN)’ category only.

# A - Blindness and low vision, B - Deaf and hard of hearing, C- Locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy; D- Multiple disabilities including One Arm, One Leg, Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims and (i) blind/ low vision or (ii) deaf/ hard of hearing.

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

Even if there is no vacancy reserved for SC/ST/OBC/EWS category candidates for a particular post, 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:

The Bank has identified the following categories suitable for the posts mentioned below along with the Physical Requirements and Functional Classifications. Only following categories of PwBD candidates are, therefore, eligible to apply for the posts.

Sr. No Name of Post Categories for which identified Functional classification* Physical Requirements**
1 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 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)
2 Assistant Manager (Protocol & Security) This post is not identified for PwBD candidates.
* Functional classification: OA-One Arm affected (R or L), OL-One Leg affected (R or L), BL-Both Legs affected but not arms, 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/EWSs). Reservation for PwBD is horizontal and within the overall vacancies for the posts subject to the posts having been identified suitable for such disabilities.

(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) Backlog vacancies reserved for PwBD would be filled by a person with benchmark disability in the respective category. If no suitable person from that category is available such backlog vacancies would be filled up by interchange among other eligible PwBD candidates subject to the posts having been identified suitable for such disabilities as stated at Note II 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. Violation of the above guidelines or suppression of material facts shall entail the cancellation of candidature of PWBD candidate, in addition to any other action that the Bank may deem fit against the candidate and the Scribe. The candidate can be removed from service without notice, if he/she has already joined the Bank.

  5. During the exam, at any stage, if it is found that scribe is independently answering the questions, the exam session will be terminated, and candidate’s candidature will be cancelled. The candidature of such candidates using the services of a scribe will also be cancelled if it is reported after the examination by the test administrator personnel that the scribe independently answered the questions.

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

Note (III)- Candidates seeking reservation/ relaxation benefits available for SC/ST/OBC/PwBD/EWSs/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.

2. 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 March 01, 2022):

Essential: (i) Second Class Master's Degree in Hindi/Hindi Translation with English as a subject at the Bachelor's Degree level; OR (ii) Second Class Master's Degree in English with Hindi as a subject at the Bachelor's Degree level along with Post Graduation diploma in translation; OR (iii) Second Class Master's Degree in Sanskrit / Economics / Commerce with English and Hindi as subjects at the Bachelor's Degree level along with Post graduate diploma in translation. (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 4 below for Note on Educational Qualifications.

Desirable: Knowledge of bi-lingual word processing.

(II) Age (as on March 01, 2022):

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years as on March 01, 2022 (candidates must have been born not earlier than 02-03-1992 and not later than 01-03-2001).

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.

(c) 10 years for PwBD (GEN/EWS) 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 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.

(e) 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.

(C) Scheme of Selection:

Selection will be through examination and interview. Date, Time and venue of examination will be mentioned in the Admit Card to be downloaded from 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:

The examination will be conducted in the following pattern:

Sr. No. Tests No. of Questions Maximum marks Duration
Online Examination Paper-I (Objective type)
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 each test 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.

3. 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 March 01, 2022):

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

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 March 01, 2022): A candidate must have attained the age of 25 years and must not have attained the age of 40 years as on March 01, 2022 (no relaxation for any category). The candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-03-1982 and not later than 01-03-1997.

(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, which is available on the Bank‘s website www.rbi.org.in

4. 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 Para 4 (1) above.

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

Sr. No. Category Charges Amount *
1. SC / ST/ PwBD Intimation Charges only ₹ 100/-
2. GEN / OBC / EWS 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.

Note I: Applications without the prescribed Fee/ Intimation Charges shall be summarily rejected.

Note II: Fee/Intimation charges once paid shall not be refunded under any circumstances nor can the fee be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.

Note Ill: Fee/ Intimation Charges are required to be paid only in the manner prescribed in this advertisement.

6. EXAMINATION CENTRES

Examination' may be held at the following centres:

Name of the Centres
Ahmedabad – Gandhi Nagar Jammu
Bengaluru Kanpur
Bhopal Kochi
Bhubaneswar Lucknow
Kolkata Mumbai- Navi Mumbai
Chandigarh- Mohali Nagpur
Chennai New Delhi- NCR
Guwahati Patna
Hyderabad Pune
Jaipur Thiruvananthapuram
Raipur  

Candidates can select only one centre and must indicate its name 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, timetable and venue of examination through Admit Card. Request for change of centre will not be entertained.

Candidates will appear for the examination at an Examination Centre at their own risks and expenses. The Board does not make any arrangements for boarding/lodging of candidates. Board will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature during the course of Examination.

Note: Previous descriptive question papers up to 2015/16 for the post of AM (Rajbhasha) are available on Bank’s website (www.rbi.org.in)

7. SERVICE CONDITIONS/ CAREER PROSPECTS:

I. Pay Scale:

For Grade 'A' Officers: Selected candidates will draw a starting basic pay of ₹44,500/-p.m. in the scale of ₹44500-2500(4)-54500-2850(7)-74450-EB-2850(4)-85880-3300(1)-89150 (17 years) 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 ₹90,100/- (approx.), which do not include the amount of HRA.

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 Travel Allowance (once in two years for self, spouse and eligible dependents). Loans and Advances at concessional rates of interest for Housing, Vehicle, Education, 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 number 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.

8. 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 of the detailed advertisement 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 handwriting 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/EWSs 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 January 01, 2021 but before the closing date of application. For EWSs candidates, the Income and Asset certificate should be issued by a Competent Authority in the format as prescribed in DoPT Office Memorandum No.36039/1/2019-Estt(Res) dated January 31, 2019. The candidates applying for the posts should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility conditions for admission to the Examination before the closure of ONLINE application date. 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.

9. LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: The Online Applications can be filled up to April 18, 2022 till 06.00 PM.

10. GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS:

(a) Correspondence with the Board: The Board will not entertain 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. Ration Card and Learner’s Driving License are not valid ID proof. 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 website 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 or from reserved to unreserved/General category, such request shall not be entertained by the Board. Similar principle will be followed for EWS/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/EWS/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) 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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