RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017 - Notification, Vacancy, Eligibility, Application, Dates

RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017 Notification for 623 Assistant Posts


Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Assistant Recruitment 2017 notification is out -  has invited online application for recruitment of 623 Posts of Assistant in various branches of Reserve Bank of India. All candidates meeting eligibility criteria mentioned in RBI Recruitment advertisement, can apply Online from 18th Oct to 10th November 2017



Eligibility Requirements for RBI Assistant 2017 recruitment is given below:

Age (as on 01st October 2017): Between 20 and 28 years; candidates must have been born not earlier than 02nd October 1989 and not later than 01st October 1997 (both days including) are only eligible to apply

Relaxation in the Upper Age Limit:

Upper age limit will be relaxed as under:

(i) Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST): By 5 years, i.e. up to 33 years

(ii) Other Backward Classes (OBC): By 3 years, i.e. up to 31 years

(iii) Persons with Disabilities (PWD): By 10 years (GEN) 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ST)

(iv) Ex-Servicemen = To the extent of service rendered by them in Armed Forces plus an additional period of 3 years subject to maximum of 50 years

(v) Widows/divorced women/ women judicially separated who are not re-married

(vi) Candidates having work experience in Reserve Bank of India: To the extent of number of years of such experience, subject to maximum of 3 years


Educational Qualifications (as on 01st Oct. 2017):

At least a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWD candidates) in the aggregate and the knowledge of word processing on PC

A candidate belonging to Ex-servicemen category (except dependants of ex-servicemen) should either be a graduate from a recognized University or should have passed the matriculation or its equivalent examination of the Armed Forces and rendered at least 15 years of defence service

Candidates applying for post in a particular recruiting office should be proficient in the language (i.e. know to read, write, speak and understand the language) of the state/ any of the states falling under the recruiting office



Organization Name: Reserve Bank of India

Employment Type: Bank Jobs

Total No. of Vacancies: 623 Posts

Name of the Post: Assistant

Job Location: All over India

1. Ahmedabad: 19 Posts

2. Bangalore: 25 Posts

3. Bhopal: 25 Posts

4. Bhubaneswar: 17 Posts

5. Chandigarh: 13 Posts

6. Chennai: 15 Posts

7. Guwahati: 36 Posts

8. Hyderabad: 16 Posts

9. Jaipur: 13 Posts

10. Jammu: 23 Posts

11. Kanpur & Lucknow: 44 Posts

12. Kolkata: 23 Posts

13. Mumbai: 264 Posts

14. Nagpur: 15 Posts

15. New Delhi: 47 Posts

16. Patna: 15 Posts

17. Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi: 30 Posts



How to Apply for RBI Assistant Posts Recruitment 2017 ?

Interested candidates are required to do online registration on the official website of RBI (www.rbi.org.in)

Candidates can apply online only from 18th October 2017 to 10th November 2017 and no other mode of application will be accepted

Candidates to go to the RBI website www.rbi.org.in and click on the option apply Online which will open a new screen

Pre-Requisites for Applying Online:

i) Before applying online, candidates should scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph and signature adhere to the required specifications as given in Annex I to this Advertisement

ii) The candidates should keep the necessary details/documents ready if desired to make online payment of the requisite application fee

iii) In case of Offline Payment i.e. CBS (specified bank branches), candidates have to apply online, obtain a fee payment Challan and then remit the necessary application fees

iv) The candidates should have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active till the declaration of results of this recruitment process. RBI may send intimation about downloading call letters through e mail and SMS

Under no circumstances, a candidate should share with/mention e-mail ID to / of any other person. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID before applying on-line and must maintain that email account


Application Fee

Candidates should pay Rs.450/- (Examination fee + Intimation Charges) for OBC/ General candidates and Rs.50/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXS (Intimation Charges) through online by using gateway/ Debit Cards (RuPay/ Visa/ Master Card/ Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets

Candidates are required to take a printout of the e-Receipt and online Application Form. Please note that if the same cannot be generated, online transaction may not have been successful

Candidates may go to the RBI website www.rbi.org.in and click on the option "Recruitment for the post of Assistant" which will open a new screen.

Helpline: In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee or receipt of call letter, queries may be made at candidate grievance Redressal cell http://cgrs.ibps.in/




Website Link Open 18th October to 10th November 2017


Starting Date to Apply Online & Payment of Application Fee: 18th Oct to 10th November 2017


Last to Apply Online & Payment of Application Fee: 10th November 2017


Schedule of Online Preliminary Test (Tentative): 27th & 28th November 2017


Schedule of Online Main Test (Tentative): 20th December 2017


Scheme of Selection

Selection of the eligible candidates will be based on through the Written Exam followed by Personal Interview test. Written test will be held online from the eligible candidate. The online test will b carry 200 marks

a. Preliminary Exam:
1. English Language - 30 No. of Questions - 30 Maximum Marks

2. Numerical Ability - 35 No. of Questions - 35 Maximum Marks

3. Reasoning Ability - 35 No. of Questions - 35 Maximum Marks

Total - 100 No. of Questions - 100 Maximum Marks

Total Time - Composite time of 1 Hour


b. Main Exam:
i. Test of Reasoning: 40 Questions, Maximum Marks: 40

ii. Test of English Language: 40 Questions, Maximum Marks: 40

iii. Test of Numerical Ability: 40 Questions, Maximum Marks: 40

iv. Test of General Awareness: 40 Questions, Maximum Marks: 40

v. Test of Computer Knowledge: 40 Questions, Maximum Marks: 40

Total 2 Hours time duration will be given for attempting the question paper

i) The above tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi

ii) A candidate has to qualify in each part of the Objective test separately. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer

Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests

iii) Other detailed information regarding the examination will be given in an Information Handout, which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letter for exam from the RBI’s website

iv) Roll No. of the candidates successful in online examination will be available on RBI’s website and a brief notice thereof will be published in leading newspapers in February/March 2017

v) Only such number of candidates will be called for interview who stand sufficiently high in merit on the aggregate marks of the Objective Tests, such merit being decided by the Bank in relation to the number of vacancies to be filled in

vi) Final selection will be on the basis of candidate's performance in the online exam and interview taken together in order of merit


Exam Centres

The exam will be conducted online in venues across many centres in India; the tentative list of exam centres is available in Annexure-III
RBI however, reserves the right to cancel any of the Exam Centres and/ or add some other Centres, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility, etc

As far as possible candidates will be allotted to a centre of his/her choice; however, RBI also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted for and a candidate may be allocated a centre of exam outside the State/UT for which vacancies he/she is applying


Pay Scale of the RBI Assistant

Selected Candidates will draw a starting basic pay of Rs.14650/- p.m. (i.e. Rs.13150/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates only) in the scale of Rs.13150-750 (3)-15400- 900(4) -19000-1200(6)-26200-1300 (2)-28800-1480(3) - 33240 - 1750 (1)- 34990 (20 yrs.) and other allowances , viz., Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance etc. as admissible from time to time
At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments for Assistants is approximately Rs.32528/- including House Rent Allowance @ of 15%