RBI (Reserve Bank of India): The Reserve Bank of India Services Board (RBISB) conducts examinations for recruitment in RBI.

  • Participating Bank: RBI
  • Exam Conducting Organization: RBI
  • Posts: Grade B Officer and Assistant 

1. Officers in Grade ‘B’

Vacancy – 161 in 2017

Eligibility criteria:

  • Age:  21 – 30 yrs
  • Education: A minimum of 60% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PWD) or an equivalent grade in Bachelor’s degree as well as in 12th (or Diploma or equivalent) and 10th standard examinations.

For candidates possessing M.Phil. and Ph.D. qualification, upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years respectively. For candidates having experience as an officer in Commercial Bank/Financial Institution in Public Sector as also prior experience in Reserve Bank of India, upper age limit is relaxed to the extent of number of completed years of such experience subject to a maximum of three years. For such candidates, upper age limit should not exceed 33 years including experience.

***Number of attempts – 6 for general category and no limit for SC/ST/OBC/PWD

Selection procedure:

  1. Online phase – I examination
  2. Online phase -II examination
  3. Personal Interview

Examination pattern

  • Phase-I online Examination (objective)

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Note:

  1. Candidates have to secure minimum marks separately for each test as well as aggregate, as prescribed by the Board.
  1. Candidates, who secure minimum marks separately for each Test, as prescribed, will be shortlisted for Phase-II of the examination based on the aggregate marks obtained in Phase-I.

 

  • Phase-II online Examination

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Note: Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview, based on aggregate of marks obtained in Phase-II (Paper-I +Paper-II +Paper-III)

  • Personal Interview – 50 marks

Final Selection:

Final merit list will be prepared by adding marks secured by candidates in Phase-II examination and interview.

Important Dates for RBI Grade B Officer (2017)

Serial Number Event Date
1. Release of online application form 3rd May 2017
2. Last date to submit online application form 23rd May 2017
3. Release of Admit card for Phase-I Exam First week of June 2017
4. Commencement of Phase-I exam 17th June 2017
5. Declaration of result of Phase-I exam End of June 2017
6. Release of Admit Card for Phase-II Exam 2nd july 2017
7. Commencement of Phase-II exam 7th July 2017
8. Declaration of result of Phase-II Exam August 2017
9. Interview Process August 2017
10. Declaration of final result August 2017

Key Points: 

  1. Age as on date specified in the notification.  Relaxation in age for reserved categories as per rules.
  2. Application, fee payment and examination are online.
  3. Application Fee – Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXS candidates & Rs. 850/- for all others.
  4. Both the papers will be in both languages (Hindi & English) except the test of English.
  5. There will be a penalty of ¼ marks for each wrong answer in prelim and mains examination both.
  6. Prelim examination is qualifying in nature. Marks obtained in Prelims examination will not be counted in the preparation of the final merit list.
  7. Interview call will be given to those candidates based on aggregate of marks obtained in Phase-II
  8. Final selection will be on the basis of candidate’s performance in the Phase-II examination and interview.

 

2. RBI Assistant (Clerk)

Vacancy – 577 posts in 2017

Eligibility criteria

  • Age: 20 – 28 yrs
  • Education:
    • i) 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.
    • ii) A candidate belonging to Ex-servicemen category (except dependents 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 defense service.
    • iii) 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.

The relaxation in upper age limit will be provided to certain limits for reserved categories.

ST/SC: 5 Years
OBC: 3 Years
PwD: 10 Years

Selection procedure:

  1. Online preliminary examination
  2. Online main examination
  3. Interview

Examination pattern:

  • Preliminary Examination 

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  • Main Examination

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  • Personal Interview – 35 marks

Note: 

  1. The above main online tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
  1. Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests of the prelims and mains online examinations.
  1. A candidate has to qualify in Preliminary Examination for appearing in Main Examination.
  1. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests (Preliminary and Main examination). 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  1. 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.

Final Selection: 

Final selection will be on the basis of candidate’s performance in the online main examination and interview taken together in order of merit.

Important Dates for RBI Assistant (Clerk)

. No. Event Date
1 Release of Application Form Nov. 2017
2 Last Date of Application Form Nov. 2017
3 Release of Admit Card for Pre Written Exam Dec. 2017
4 Date of Pre Written Exam Dec. 2017
5 Declaration of Pre Written Exam Result January 2018
6 Release of Admit Card for Main Written Exam January 2018
7 Date of Main Written Exam January 2018
8 Declaration of Main Written Exam Result February 2018
9 Conduct of Interview March 2018
10 Final Result April 2018

Key Points:

  1. Age as on date specified in the notification.  Relaxation in age for reserved categories as per rules.
  2. Application, fee payment and examination are online.
  3. Application Fee – Rs. 50/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXS candidates & Rs. 450/- for all others.
  4. All papers will be in both languages (Hindi & English) except the test of English.
  5. There will be a penalty of ¼ marks for each wrong answer in prelim and mains examination both.
  6. Prelim examination is qualifying in nature. Marks obtained in Prelims examination will not be counted in the preparation of the final merit list.
  7. Interview call will be given to those candidates who stand sufficiently high in merit on the aggregate marks of the prelims and mains objectives tests.
  8. Final selection will be on the basis of candidate’s performance in the online main examination and interview taken together in order of merit.