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Recruitment - Panel Year 2022 - for the posts of (i) Legal Officer in Grade ‘B’ (ii) Manager (Technical-Civil) (iii) Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha) (iv) Library Professionals (Assistant Librarian) in Grade ‘A’

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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, their candidature will be cancelled and they will not be allowed to appear for interview and claim any reimbursement towards travelling. Such candidates can be removed from Bank’s service without notice if they have already joined the Bank.

(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 of 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 has been issued to them 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 May 29, 2023 to June 20, 2023
(till 6.00 pm)
Date of Examination
(except for Assistant Librarian in Grade ‘A’)
July 23, 2023
**The Board reserves the right to make any change 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 Admit Card, queries may be made through the link https://cgrs.ibps.in.

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):

Post No. of Vacancies
Unreserved / General
(UR /GEN)
Economically Weaker Section (EWS)$ Scheduled Castes (SC) Scheduled Tribes (ST) Other Backward Classes (OBC)@ TOTAL PwBD Category#
A B C D
Legal Officer in Grade ‘B’ 1 - - - - 1 - - - -
Manager (Technical-Civil) 1 - 1 (1) 1(1) - 3(2) - - - -
Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha) 3 - 1 - 1 5^ - 1 - -
Library Professional (Assistant Librarian) in Grade ‘A’ - - - - 1 1 - - - -

Figures in () indicates backlog vacancy.

@ Reservations for OBC in recruitment is governed by Office Memorandum No. 36012/22/93-Estt. (SCT) dated September 08, 1993 as amended from time to time, of Department of Personnel & Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Government of India.

The OBC candidates coming in the 'Creamy Layer' are not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as ‘General (GEN)/ Unreserved (UR)’. The OBC candidates claiming reservation under the said category should be in possession of requisite OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate in the prescribed format based on the income for the Financial Year (FY) 2022-2023, 2021-2022 and 2020-21 and issued on/ after April 01, 2023 (after the completion of FY 2022-23) but not later than the closing date of applications for the posts i.e., June 20, 2023.

^Out of 05 vacancies for Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha), one vacancy is reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) candidates under deaf and hard of hearing category i.e., Category B.

$ Reservations for Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) in recruitment is governed by Office Memorandum No.36039/1/2019-Estt. (Res) dated January 31, 2019 of Department of Personnel & Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Government of India.

# As per OM No.36035/02/2017-Estt (Res) dated January 15, 2018 issued by Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), Government of India regarding ‘Reservation for the Persons with Benchmark Disabilities’, the four categories of disabilities are as under:

[A] (a) blindness and low vision [B] (b) deaf and hard of hearing
[C] (c) locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy; [D] (d) autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness;

(e) multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf- blindness

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 fee even in such case but will have to pay specified intimation charges. Candidates applying under EWS category should be having an “Income and Asset Certificate” issued by a Competent Authority in the format prescribed by Government of India for the Financial Year 2022-23 and valid for the year 2023-24, issued on or before the closing date of application for the posts i.e., June 20, 2023.

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

There is no reservation for PwBD candidates for the posts except for Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha). However, PwBD candidates belonging to the categories and subject to their eligibility, as indicated in the table below, may apply for other posts, without any concession except for age relaxation.

(1) The Bank has identified the following categories suitable for the posts mentioned below along with the Functional Requirements. Only following categories of PwBD candidates are, therefore, eligible to apply for the respective posts:

Sl. No. Name of Post Suitable Categories of Benchmark Disabilities* Functional Requirements**
1 Legal Officer in Grade ‘B’ a) B, LV S, ST, RW, H, C, MF
b) HH
c) OL, OA, BA, BL, SD/SI, OAL, BLOA, BLA, LC, Dw, AAV
d) SLD
e) MD involving (a) to (d) above
2 Manager (Technical-Civil) b) D, HH S, ST, W, BN, L, KC, MF, RW, SE, H, C
c) OA, OL, SD/SI, CP, LC, Dw, AAV
d) SLD, MI
e) MD involving (b) to (d) above
3 Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha) a) B, LV S, RW, SE, C, MF
b) D, HH
c) OA, BA, OL, BL, SD/SI, OAL, BLOA, BLA, CP, LC, Dw, AAV, MDy
d) MI
e) MD involving (a) to (d) above
4 Library Professional (Assistant Librarian) in Grade ‘A’ a) LV S, ST, MF, RW, SE, C
b) D, HH
c) OA, BA, OL, BL, SD/SI, OAL, LC, Dw, AAV
d) ASD(M), SLD, MI
e) MD involving (a) to (d) above
*Category Abbreviations Used: B=Blind, D=Deaf, LV=Low Vision, HH=Hard of Hearing, OA=One Arm, BA=Both Arms, OL=One Leg, BL=Both Legs, OAL=One Arm and One Leg, BLA=Both Legs Arms, BLOA=Both Legs & One Arm, CP=Cerebral Palsy, LC=Leprosy Cured, Dw=Dwarfism, AAV=Acid Attack Victim, SD / SI = Spinal Deformity and Spinal Injury with / without any associated neurological / limb dysfunction, ASD (M) = Autism Spectrum Disorder (Mild), SLD = Specific Learning Disability, MI = Mental Illness, MD = Multiple Disabilities, MDy = Muscular Dystrophy.
**Functional Requirements: S=Sitting, ST=Standing, W=Walking, BN=Bending, L=Lifting, KC=Kneeling &Crouching, JU=Jumping, CRL= Crawling, CL=Climbing, PP=Pulling & Pushing, MF=Manipulation with Fingers, RW=Reading & Writing, SE=Seeing, H=Hearing, C=Communication.

(2) PwBD candidates may belong to any category (i.e., General/SC/ST/OBC/EWS). 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) 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. 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 (1) above.

(5) Use of Scribe & Compensatory time (disability of 40% or more): At the time of online/written examination, 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 their own scribe/writer at their 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 candidate 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 they have already joined the Bank.

  5. During the examination, at any stage, if it is found that scribe is independently answering the questions, the examination session for such candidate 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) Use of Scribe & Compensatory time (persons having less than 40% disability): In addition to instructions applicable to PwBD candidates (who have disability of 40% or more), following rule will apply for persons with specified disabilities covered under the definition of Section 2(s) of the RPwD Act, 2016 but not covered under the definition of Section 2(r) of the said Act, i.e. persons having less than 40% disability and having difficulty in writing:

  1. The facility of scribe and/or compensatory time shall be granted solely to those having difficulty in writing subject to production of a certificate to the effect that person concerned has limitation to write and that scribe is essential to write examination on their behalf from the competent medical authority of a Government healthcare institution as per proforma at Appendix-III.

  2. The qualification of the scribe should be one step below the qualification of the candidate taking examination. The person opting for own scribe should submit details of the own scribe as per proforma at Appendix-IV.

(7) Detailed instructions regarding availing services of scribe and allotment of compensatory time for PwBD candidates and candidates having less than 40% disability will be made available on Bank's website (www.rbi.org.in) at the time of uploading of Admit Cards 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 on or before the due date (closing date) of the application.

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. (v) Any other work as assigned by the Bank.

(B) Eligibility Criteria:

(I) Educational Qualifications (as on May 01, 2023)

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.

Note: For SC/ST and PwBD candidate, minimum required marks shall be 45% in Bachelor’s degree in Law in the aggregate of all semesters/years, against vacancies reserved for such candidates.

Please also refer Para 6 below on Note on Educational Qualifications.

(II) Experience (as on May 01, 2023)

Essential: 1. Enrolled with the Bar Council as an Advocate.

2. At least two years’ experience after being enrolled

(i) As an Advocate or

(ii) As a Law Officer in the Legal Department of a large bank/ financial institution/ statutory corporation/ company/ State/ Central Government after being enrolled with the Bar Council or

(iii) As a full-time teacher in a Law College / University, teaching law.

Note: (a) copy of the Bar Council Registration/Enrolment Certificate is required in all cases;

And in case of 2 (i) above;

(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 practiced 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 May 01, 2023)

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 32 years as on May 01, 2023 (candidates must have been born not earlier than 02-05-1991 and not later than 01-05-2002).

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 9 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
Total 250  
Interview 40  
Grand Total 290  

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.

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 May 01, 2023):

A Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualification with a minimum of 60% marks (55% for SC/ST, if vacancies are reserved for them) 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 6 below on Note on Educational Qualifications.

(II) Experience (as on May 01, 2023):

Essential: At least 3 years' experience in relevant field after graduation (in a position of independent responsibility) 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.

Desirable: (i) Experience in maintenance of Office and Residential properties/ colonies. (ii) Experience of administering construction projects in all its aspects and knowledge of PERT/ CPM techniques. (iii) Working knowledge of Computer in Structural Design in CAM/ CAD / MS Project or Primavera evaluation and analyzing of tenders with special references. (iv) Working knowledge in structural rehabilitation works. (v) Experience in Construction and Project Management. (vi) Ability to work in a computerized environment.

(III) Age (as on May 01, 2023):

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 35 years as on May 01, 2023 (candidates must have been born not earlier than 02-05-1988 and not later than 01-05-2002).

Refer Para 9 below for relaxation in upper age limit for specified categories.

(C) Scheme of Selection:

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

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

Test of professional knowledge/ job knowledge
One Hour 100
Offline Examination
Paper-II Descriptive Type Test

Standard of the papers will be that of B.E. Degree
Three Hours 100
Total 200
Interview 35
Grand Total 235

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 (Paper I and Paper II) 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 May 01, 2023):

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 6 below for Note on Educational Qualifications.

Desirable: Knowledge of bi-lingual word processing.

(II) Age (as on May 01, 2023):

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years as on May 01, 2023 (candidates must have been born not earlier than 02-05-1993 and not later than 01-05-2002).

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. (Cumulative benefit is not allowed)

Refer Para 9 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 mentioned in the Admit Card to be downloaded from Bank’s 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:

Tests No. of Questions Maximum marks Duration
Reasoning 35 35 30 minutes
English language 35 35 30 minutes
General Awareness with special reference to Banking, Economics, Commerce and allied subject 35 35 20 minutes
Test of Professional Knowledge (including Official Language) 45 45 40 minutes
Sub Total 150 150  
Descriptive Paper (Official Language)   50 60 minutes
Interview   35  
Grand Total   235  

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.

5. Library Professional (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 circulation, Serial Control, Subject Indexing, etc. (ii) Experience in computerized search techniques of both on-line and off-line database including retrieval of desired information through various search engines/ processes. (iii) Digitization (developing digital library and metadata) and content management. (iv) Preservation and conservation of library materials.

(B) Eligibility Criteria:

(I) Educational Qualifications (as on May 01, 2023):

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 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.

Desirable: (i) Diploma in ‘Computer Applications’ from a recognized University or Institution (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.

Please also refer Para 6 below for Note on Educational Qualifications.

(II) Experience (as on May 01, 2023):

Essential: Three years' professional experience in a library (in a position of Library Assistant/Technical Assistant (Library) or similar designation or above) under Central/ State Government/ Autonomous or Statutory organization/ PSU/ University or Recognized Research or Educational Institution or any major library.

(III) Age (as on May 01, 2023): A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years as on May 01, 2023 (candidates must have been born not earlier than 02-05-1993 and not later than 01-05-2002).

Refer Para 9 below for relaxation in upper age limit for specified categories.

(C) Scheme of Selection: Selection will be through interview of 100 marks. A preliminary screening of the applications will be carried out for making, if necessary, a short-list of eligible candidates to be called for the interview. The Board reserves the right to raise the minimum experience in order to restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview, commensurate with the number of vacancies. Hence, merely fulfilling the minimum requirements laid down for the post would not automatically entitle any candidate for interview. The place and date of interview will be advised to the short-listed candidates in due course. Candidates shortlisted for the interview will have to submit self-certified scanned copies of documents in support of their eligibility on grounds of age, educational qualifications and work experience etc. at email ID documentsrbisb@rbi.org.in.

6. 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.

7. 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/- + 18% GST
2. GEN / OBC / EWS Application fee including intimation charges ₹600/- + 18% GST
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 read with RBI circular CO.HRMD.No. G132 / 17000 /05.01.01 /2013-14 dated June 9, 2014. 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 circulars), 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’.

8. EXAMINATION CENTRES (For all the above posts except for Assistant Librarian in Grade ‘A’)

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/Thane/MMR (25)
Chandigarh - Mohali (16) Nagpur (26)
Chennai (17) Delhi/ Delhi NCR (27)
Guwahati (18) Patna (29)
Hyderabad (19) Pune (30)
Jaipur (20) Thiruvananthapuram (31)
    Raipur (32)

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, 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.

Interviews will be conducted at some of the centre/s mentioned above, details of which will be communicated in the interview call letter.

9. RELAXATION IN THE UPPER AGE LIMIT (For all the above posts)

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 Military Service as on May 01, 2023 and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from May 01, 2023) 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 as on May 01, 2023 and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues certificates that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on three months' notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment.

(c) 10 years for PwBD (GEN/EWS/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, as per RBI circular CO.HRMD.No.G132/17000/05.01.01/2013-14 dated June 9, 2014, the relaxation in age limit is according to RBI circular CO.HRMD.No.G-75/5599/05.01.01/2013-2014 dated December 20, 2013.

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

10. SERVICE CONDITIONS / CAREER PROSPECTS:

(i) Pay Scale:

(A) 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)-85850-3300(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 Grade Allowance, Learning Allowance, Special Allowance and Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time. At present, initial monthly gross emoluments are approximately ₹97,177/-, which do not include the amount of HRA. House Rent Allowance of 15% of pay will be paid to these Officers additionally if they are not staying in Bank’s accommodation.

(B) For Grade 'B' Officers: Selected Candidates will draw a starting basic pay of ₹55,200/- p.m. in the scale of ₹55200-2850(9)-80850-EB-2850(2)-86550-3300(4)-99750(16 years) applicable to Officers in Grade ‘B’. They will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Special Allowance, Special Grade Allowance, Learning Allowance and Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time. At present, initial monthly gross emoluments are approximately ₹1,16,914/-, which do not include the amount of HRA. House Rent Allowance of 15% of pay will be paid to these Officers additionally if they are not staying in Bank’s accommodation.

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.

(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 Allowance (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.

(iii) Selected candidates will be governed by the ‘Defined Contribution-New Pension Scheme (NPS) which is mandatory for all employees joining the services of the Bank on or after January 01, 2012’, in addition to the benefit of Gratuity.

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

(v) 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.

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

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

11. 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. The applicants are advised to submit a single application; however, if due to any unavoidable situation, if they submit another/multiple applications, then they must ensure that application with the higher Registration ID (RID) is complete in all respects like applicants' details, examination center, photograph, signature, left thumb impression and handwritten undertaking, application fee etc. The applicants who are submitting multiple applications should note that only the last completed application with higher RID shall be entertained by the Board and fee/ intimation charges 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 organizations, 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 their Application Form, the candidate should carefully decide about their choice of center for the Examination. If any candidate appears at a center other than the one indicated by the Board in their admit card, such candidate will not be allowed to take the examination and their candidature will be liable to cancellation.

NOTE 2: Use of Scribe: Suitable provisions for information regarding use of scribes by the Visual Impaired candidates and candidates with Locomotor Disability including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Spinal Deformity/ Spinal Injury with /without any associated neurological / limb dysfunction, Acid Attack Victims and Muscular Dystrophy, etc. and candidates with multiple disabilities (as provided under Para 1 - Note II above for PwBD candidates) where dominant writing speed is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function 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 Visual Impaired candidates and candidates with Locomotor Disability including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Spinal Deformity/ Spinal Injury, Acid Attack Victims and Muscular Dystrophy, etc. and candidates with multiple disabilities (as provided under Para 1 Note II above for PwBD candidates) where dominant writing speed is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function 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 (Non-Creamy Layer) certificate based on the income for the Financial Year (FY) 2022-2023, 2021-2022 and 2020-21 and issued on/ after April 01, 2023 (after the completion of FY 2022-23) but not later than the closing date of applications for the posts i.e., June 20, 2023.

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. 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 their 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 their 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 themselves liable to criminal prosecution, be liable:

  1. to be disqualified by the Board from the examination for which they are 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 they are already in Bank's employment; and (iv) if they are already in some other service, the Board writing to their 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 they may wish to make in that behalf; and (ii) taking the representation, if any, submitted by the candidate within the period allowed to them into consideration.

12. LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: The Online Applications can be filled up to June 20, 2023 till 06:00 pm.

13. 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 the candidate does not receive an e-Admit Card or any other communication regarding their candidature for the examination two weeks before the commencement of the examination, they should at once contact the help facility as mentioned above.

(b) No candidate will ordinarily be allowed to take the examination unless they hold 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 their 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 their 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 their candidature has been finally cleared by the Board or that entries made by the candidate in their 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 read with RBI circular CO.HRMD.No.G132/17000/05.01.01/2013-14 dated June 9, 2014 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. These certificates should be dated on or before the closing date of application for the posts.

(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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