RBI Assistant Vacancy: – Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a notification dated 07 November 2016 for inducting 610 Assistants. The RBI Assistant Recruitment 2016 will take place for 610 vacancies. Aspirants can apply online till 28 November 2016. Other particulars such as RBI Assistant Selection Process, RBI Assistant Eligibility criteria, age limit, exam centre, application fee & how to apply have been explained below.
Reserve Bank of India will select 610 Assistants on the basis of a series of two online competitive examinations (Prelims & Mains Test) followed by an interview.
Post: – Assistant.
Eligibility: – Graduation Degree.
Location: – All India.
Last date: – 28 November 2016
Age limit: – upper age limit is 28 years.
Details of RBI Assistant Vacancy: –
Total vacancy: – 610.
Name of post: – Assistant.
Detailed category-wise RBI Assistant Vacancy across various states & cities is given below.
RBI Assistant Vacancy state-wise
|Office (State/ City)||SC||ST||OBC||General||Total|
|Kanpur & Lucknow||13||1||13||25||52|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||3||Nil||7||20||30|
In addition to that 22 & 90 vacancies are reserved in horizontal reservation for PWD and Ex-servicemen respectively.
RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria: –
Eligibility: – Candidate of RBI Assistant Recruitment should have passed at least a bachelor degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWD candidates) in the aggregate from a recognized university or institute. Applicant should also have the knowledge of word processing on PC for RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria.
Pay scale: – Selected candidates will get a starting basic pay of Rs 14650 per month and other allowances like DA, HRA, CCA, TA as admissible from time to time. At present, initial monthly gross emoluments for Assistants is approximately Rs 32124 per month.
Age limit: – Age of the applicant should be between 20 years and 28 years as on 07 November 2016. The candidate should be born between 07 November 1988 and 08 November 1996 for RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria.
Moreover upper age limit will be relaxed as under.
|Sr No||Category||Relaxation in Age|
|1||Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe (SC / ST)||By 5 years|
|2||Other Backward Classes (OBC)||By 3 years|
|3||Persons with Disabilities (PWD)||By 10 years (GEN) 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ST)|
|4||Ex-Servicemen||To the extent of service rendered by them in Armed Forces plus an additional period of 3 years subject to maximum of 50 years|
|5||Widows/divorced women/ women judicially separated who are not re-married||By 10 years|
|6||Candidates domiciled in the state of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 1 January 1980 to 31 December 1989||By 5 years|
|7||Candidates having work experience in RBI||To the extent of number of years of such experience (subject to maximum of 3 years)|
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Application fee: – Applicants have to pay examination fee & intimation charges as follows.
- Rs 450 for General and OBC candidates.
- Rs 50 for SC/ ST/ PWD/ Ex-servicemen
Mode of payment: – Candidates can pay the application fee for RBI Assistant Vacancy through credit card, debit card, net banking and other online modes of payment.
RBI Assistant Selection Process: –
Applicants will have to go through a three tier RBI Assistant Selection Process explained as follows.
1) Preliminary examination: – This test would be a qualifying exam containing 100 questions each carrying one mark. Time duration of test would be 60 minutes. It will have questions from English Language, Reasoning Ability & Quantitative Aptitude. Those scoring above sectional and overall cutoff will get to write the main exam of RBI Assistant Selection Process.
2) Main examination: – The main exam will have 200 questions of one mark each. Time duration of exam will be 120 minutes. It will have questions from Reasoning, English Language, Numerical Ability, General Awareness and Computer Knowledge.
3) Interview: – The final stage of RBI Assistant Selection Process is the interview. It will carry 35 marks. Only successful candidates of main exam will be called for the interview.
Marks of main exam and interview will be counted for the preparation of the final merit list.
Centre of examination: – Preliminary and main exam of RBI Assistant will be conducted across a number of cities and venues in India. The tentative list of the same has been given in the Annexure III in the advertisement. Respective exam centers of candidates will be intimidated later on their mobile or email-id.
How to apply for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2016: –
Candidates who wish to apply for RBI Assistant Vacancy should go to the website https://www.rbi.org.in/ or click on the appropriate link provided on this page. Then they should fill the online application form along with uploading of relevant documents. Photo & signature should be uploaded. After paying the fee candidates should keep the registration number and password safely.
Important Dates of RBI Assistant Recruitment 2016: –
- Starting of online application & fee payment – 07 November 2016.
- Last date to apply online & pay fee – 28 November 2016.
- Last date to print application – 12 December 2016.
- Prelims exam tentative dates – 23 & 24 December 2016.
- Main exam tentative date – January 2016.
About RBI Assistant Recruitment 2016
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is India’s central banking institution, which controls the monetary policy of the Indian rupee. It commenced its operations on 1 April 1935 during the British Rule in accordance with the provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. The original share capital was divided into shares of 100 each fully paid, which were initially owned entirely by private shareholders. Following India’s independence on 15 August 1947, the RBI was nationalized on 1 January 1949.The RBI plays an important part in the Development Strategy of the Government of India. It is a member bank of the Asian Clearing Union.
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