Applications (App.) are invited for the post of Assistant in Reserve Bank of India (RBI/Bank) from Indian citizens, subjects of Nepal and subjects of Bhutan and persons of Indian origin who have migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and East African countries or Kenya, Uganda and United Republic of Tanzania with the intention of permanently settling in India and in whose favour Eligibility Certificates have been issued by Government of India.
Before applying, Candidates should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria for the post. Candidates are requested to apply online through Bank’s website www.rbi.org.in
Website Link Open 01.03.2012 to 25.03.2012
Date of Written Test 29.04.2012
Payment of fees at Bank Branches 01.03.2012 to 27.03.2012
Name of the Post : Assistants
Number of Posts : 1000
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA :
(a) Age (as on 01-03-2012):
Between 18 and 28 years candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/03/1984 and not later than 01/03/1994.
Educational Qualifications (as on 01-03 -2012):
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 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.
Scheme of Selection: Selection will be through Written Examinations (‘WE’) and Interview. The ‘WE’ will be for 200 marks and is scheduled to be held on Sunday, April 29, 2012
- Written examination will be Objective type and consist of five Objective Type tests, viz. (i) Test of Reasoning (ii) Test of English Language (iii) Test of Numerical Ability (iv) Test of General Awareness and (v) Test of Computer Knowledge, each part carrying 40 marks. A candidate has to qualify in each part of the Objective test separately.
- Roll No. of the candidates successful in ‘WE’ will be available on the Bank’s website and a brief notice thereof will be published in leading newspapers in mid June 2012.
- 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 will be on the basis of candidate’s performance in the written examination and interview taken together in order of merit.
HOW TO APPLY
GUIDELINES FOR FILLING ONLINE APPLICATION :
(Note- Candidates should have valid email ID. This will help him/her in getting call letter/ interview advices, etc. by e-mail)
OPTION-I: PAYMENT OF FEE (OFFLINE PAYMENT):
(i) Candidates should first scan their photograph and signature as detailed under guidelines for scanning the photograph and signature.
(ii) Candidates to visit Bank's website www.rbi.org.in for filling the Online Application Form.
(iii) Fill the application carefully. In the event of the candidate not able to fill the data in one go, he/she can save the data already entered. When the data is saved, registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidates should note down the registration number and password. Email & SMS indicating the Registration number and Password will be sent. Candidates can reopen the saved data using Registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed. This facility will be available for three times only. Once the application is filled complete, candidate should submit the data. Candidates should take a printout of the system generated fee payment challan immediately. No change/edit will be allowed thereafter. The registration at this stage is provisional.
(iv) Fee Payment: Fee payment will be accepted from 2nd working day after registration and can be made within three working days at any branch of any one of the banks, viz. Bank of Baroda / Bank of India / Indian Overseas Bank / Central Bank of India / Punjab National Bank / United Bank of India. System generated fee payment challan will be used for depositing fee. (For example: If one has registered on 23.02.2012, then he/she will be able to deposit the fee from 25th to 28th February, 2012, considering 26th is a non- working day). Once fee paid, the registration process is completed.
(v) Candidate will receive registration confirmation by SMS/e-mail after two working days from the date of payment of fees. Please ensure to furnish correct Mobile number / e-mail address to receive the registration confirmation.
Note- - There is also a provision to reprint the submitted application containing fee details, after three days from the date of fee payment.
OPTION-II: PAYMENT OF FEES: [ONLINE PAYMENT] :
(I) FOLLOW STEPS (i) to (iii) GIVEN UNDER OPTION-I ABOVE. However, fee payment challan will not be generated and fee payment will have to made online through payment gateway available thereat.
(II) After ensuring the correctness of the particulars of the application form candidates are required to pay fees through the payment gateway integrated with the application, following the instructions available on the screen. No change/edit will be allowed thereafter.
(III) The payment can be made by using MASTER/VISA debit/ credit cards or Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment will be borne by the candidates.
(IV) On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form will be generated; Candidates can take a printout for their record.
(V) If the online transaction has not been successfully completed, Candidates may register again. Candidates may then revisit Online Application link and fill in their application details again and make payment online. Note- - There is also a provision to reprint the eReceipt and Application form containing fee details, at later stage.
7. GENERAL RULES/ INSTRUCTIONS :
(I) Candidates need not submit /send at any address, application printouts or any certificates or copies thereof at the time of online application. Their candidature will be considered on the strength of the information declared in the application. If at any stage, it is found that any information furnished in the online application is false/ incorrect or if according to the Bank, the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria, his/ her candidature/ appointment is liable to be cancelled/ terminated.
(ii) All educational qualifications should have been obtained from recognised universities/ institutions in India or abroad. If grades are awarded instead of marks, candidates should clearly indicate its numerical equivalent.
(iii) Candidates should satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the post applied for. The Bank would admit to the ‘WE’' all the candidates applying for this post with the requisite fee (wherever applicable) on the basis of the information furnished in the online application and shall determine their eligibility only at the final stage, i.e. Interview stage.
(iv) The Bank shall not entertain requests from the candidates seeking advice about their eligibility to apply.
(v) All registered candidates will be required to download the call letters from Bank’s website which will be made available at appropriate time but well before the ‘WE’ date. An intimation about the same will be sent by Email / SMS.
(vi) Candidates will have to appear for the '‘WE’' at their own expense. However, those called for interview, will be reimbursed to and fro actual II AC railway fare by the shortest route from the place of their residence/place of work to the place of interview, whichever is nearer.
(vii) In all correspondence with the Bank, Registration number received on submission of application and Roll no. indicated in 'AL' must be quoted.
(viii) Candidates already in service of Govt./quasi-Govt. organisations and public sector banks /undertakings will have to produce a "no objection certificate" from their employer, at the time of interview. However, before appointment in RBI, a proper discharge certificate from the employer will have to be produced.
(ix) Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.
(x) In all matters regarding eligibility, conduct of examinations, interview, assessment, prescribing minimum qualifying standards in ‘‘WE’' and interview, in relation to number of vacancies and communication of result, the Bank's decision shall be final and binding on the candidates and no correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.
(xi) Mobile phones, pagers or any other communication devices are not allowed inside the premises, where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disqualification including ban from future examinations.
(xii) The Bank will not furnish the mark-sheet to candidates. However, the ‘‘WE’' and interview marks may be available on the Banks ‘website after the declaration of the final result.
(xiii) The post is also open to the employees of RBI (staff candidates) who satisfy the eligibility criteria separately stipulated by the Bank.
(xiv) Any resultant dispute arising out of this advertisement shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the Courts situated in Mumbai only.