Applications (App.) are invited for the posts mentioned below in Reserve Bank
of India (RBI/Bank) from Indian citizens, citizens of Nepal and subjects of
Bhutan, Tibetan refugees (who came over to India before 1st January 1962) and
persons of Indian origin who have migrated from Myanmar and Sri Lanka with the
intention of permanently settling in India and in whose favour Eligibility
Certificates have been issued by Government of India.
Number of Vacancies
Unreserved i.e., General (GEN)
Scheduled Castes (SC)
Scheduled Tribes (ST)
Other Backward Classes (OBC)
in Grade 'A' *
|Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha) in Grade 'A'
|Research Officer in Grade 'B' for
Department of Statistics and Information Management (DSIM) ***
* These posts are not identified for Persons with Disability (PWD).
** One Post has been reserved for Visually Handicapped (VH) persons under the
category of Persons with Disability (PWD). No posts are reserved for Hearing
Impaired (HI) and Orthopedically Handicapped (OH) candidates. However, HI and OH
candidates may also apply for the posts but they will not be eligible for any
concession/relaxation except age relaxation and application fee.
*** No post is reserved for Persons with Disability (PWD). However, PWD may
apply for the post but they will not be eligible for any concession/relaxation
except for age relaxation and application fee.
@ Though there is no vacancy reserved for ST candidates for these posts, they
can also apply. However, they will not be eligible for any concession/relaxation
except application fee.
Note: PWD should possess a latest certificate to this effect
issued by an authorized Government of India/State Government
1. ASSISTANT MANAGER (SECURITY) IN GRADE 'A'
Job Requirements: He/She will be responsible for (i)
Watch and Ward arrangements as to internal security for guarding treasure
vaults, passages, entry and exit points, surveillance through CCTV,
monitoring, recording etc. in the Bank's Office Buildings, (ii) Protocol
duties, (iii) Maintenance/Security of Bank's properties and (iv) Control
over the staff deployed for the purpose.
(i) Experience (as on 01.04.2011): (i) He/She should be an Officer
with a minimum of five years' of Commissioned Service in the Army/Navy/Air
(ii) Age (as on 01.04.2011): Between 25 and 40 years (no
relaxation for any category).
Scheme of Selection: Selection will be through
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. The place and date of interview
will be advised to the short listed candidates in due course.
2. ASSISTANT MANAGER (RAJBHASHA) IN GRADE 'A'
a) Job requirements:
(i) Translation from English into 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.
(iii) Administration of Hindi Teaching Scheme for the Bank's staff.
b) Eligibility criteria:
(I) Educational Qualifications (as on 01.04.2011):
(i) Second Class Master's Degree in Hindi/Hindi Translation, with English as
one of the subjects at Bachelor's Degree level OR
(ii) Second Class Master's Degree in English with Hindi as one of the subjects
at Bachelor's Degree level OR
(iii) Second Class Master's Degree in Sanskrit / Economics / Commerce with
English and Hindi as subjects at Bachelor's Degree level. (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.
Desirable: Knowledge of bi-lingual word processing.
(II) Experience (as on 01.04.2011):
Essential: At least three years' experience in coining of
Glossary or English to Hindi translation and vice-versa in any National or State
Level Weekly/ Newspaper or any Government/Semi-Government Office or any
autonomous body/undertaking etc.
(i) Study of Sanskrit/any other modern Indian Language/Linguistics at Bachelor's
(ii) Published literary work
(III) Age (as on 01.04.2011):
Not above 30 years. For candidates with Ph. D qualification, the upper age
limit will be 32 years. Refer item 5 below for relaxation in upper age limit for
c) Scheme of Selection : Selection will be through Written
Examination ('WE') and interview. 'WE' will be held on Sunday, July 10,
2011. The WE will be a 3 hours duration and carrying 100 marks to
assess the candidate's ability to undertake translation from Hindi to English
and vice-versa and their knowledge of terminology in Hindi vis-a-vis English
with greater emphasis on technical terms pertaining to Banking, Economics,
Commerce and allied subjects and ability to express themselves in Hindi and
English. Those candidates who qualify in the WE will be shortlisted for
interview. Final selection will be on the basis of performance in the WE and
interview taken together.
3. RESEARCH OFFICER IN GRADE 'B' for DSIM
a) Job Requirements: To undertake collection, compilation,
analysis and interpretation of data from various sources, undertake statistical
analysis involving modem statistical/econometric models, empirical testing of
data etc., to undertake conceptual and methodological studies on various types
of statistics relating to money and banking, prices, saving and investment,
national accounts, index numbers, etc., designing and organizing of large scale
sample surveys and to undertake systems analysis and computer programme
development and processing on the Bank's Computer Systems.
b) Eligibility Criteria:
(I) Educational Qualifications (as on 01.04.2011):
(i) A Master's Degree in Statistics/Mathematical Statistics/Mathematical
Economics/ Econometrics/Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Kharagpur/Applied
Statistics & Informatics from NT-Bombay with a minimum of 55% marks or
equivalent grade OR
(ii) Master's Degree in Mathematics with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent
grade and one year post graduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects from
an institute of repute OR
(iii) M.Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55%
NOTE: For SC Candidates, the minimum marks required in
Master's Degree as in items (i). (ii) and (iii) is 50% or an equivalent grade.
(i) Candidates with a Doctorate in topics related to above subjects will be
(ii) Research or teaching experience and publication in standard journals will
be considered as an additional qualification.
(II) Age (as on 01.04.2011):
Between 21 and 30 years (candidates must have been born not earlier than
02/04/1981 and not later than 01/04/1990).
(i) Candidates possessing M.Phil, and Ph.D. qualification in the specified
subjects will be eligible for relaxation in upper age limit by 1 and 3 years
(ii)Candidates with research/teaching experience at a recognized Indian/Foreign
University/Institute will be eligible for relaxation in upper age limit to the
extent of number of years of such experience subject to a maximum of three
years. For experience, probationary period will not be reckoned. Refer item 5
below for relaxation in upper age limit for specified categories.
c) Scheme of Selection:
Selection will be through Written Examinations (WE) and Interview. WE' will
be held on July 16,2011 (Saturday) and July 17,2011 (Sunday), 2011
and will consist of the following papers:
Name of Test Paper
Objective Type (on Statistics)
Descriptive Type (on Statistics)
d) Syllabus: Standard of papers would be that of Master's
Degree examination of any Central University in India
Paper I: Questions would cover Probability: Definition of
Probability, Standard distribution, Large and small sample theory, Analysis of
Variance, Estimation, Testing of Hypotheses, Multivariate analysis and
Paper II: Questions would cover
(i) Probability and Sampling,
(ii) Linear Models and Economic Statistics,
(iii) Statistical Inference (Estimation, Testing of hypothesis and
Non-parametric Test), (iv) Stochastic Processes,
(v) Multivariate analysis and
(vi) Numerical Analysis and Basic Computer Techniques. There will be sufficient
choice for candidates to attempt the required number of questions from three or
more of the above six groups.
Paper III - English:
Essay, Precis writing, Comprehension, Business/Office Correspondence.
e) Examination and Interview:
(i) Paper II and Paper III of only such candidates, who score sufficiently
high marks as decided by the Board in order of merit in Paper I, would be
(ii) Question papers for 'WE' will be set in Hindi and English except Paper III
on English. Answers may be written either in Hindi or English except for Paper
III on English. Candidates may answer the interview in Hindi or English at their
(iii) The number of candidates to be called for interview will be decided by the
(iv) Final selection will be on the basis of performance in the 'WE' (Paper I,
II and III) and interview taken together.
4. Examination Centres:
[for AM (Rajbhasha) in Grade A and Research Officer in Grade B for DSIM]
'WE' may be held at the following centres (Code Numbers indicated in the
Name of the Centre
Name of the Centre
Candidates can select only one centre and must indicate its name and code No.
in the application. Centre and dates of WE are liable to be changed at Board's
discretion. In the event of cancellation of WE at any centre, the Board may at
its discretion allot an alternative centre to the candidates concerned.
Candidates admitted to the WE will be intimated dates, time table and venue of
WE through Admission Letters (AL). Candidates will not be admitted to the WE
without the AL. Request for change of centre will not be entertained.
5. RELAXATION IN THE UPPER AGE LIMIT: [except for the post of
Assistant Manager (Security) in Grade A] Upper age is relaxable by
(a) 3 years in the case of OBC candidates, if the posts are
reserved for them.
(b) 5 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
applying through Employment Exchanges,
iii) Ex-servicemen (including Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service
Commissioned Officers) provided applicants have rendered at least five years
continuous Military Service and have been released on completion of assignment
(including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year)
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
iv) Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers who have
completed their initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service
but whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the
Ministry of Defence issues certificates that they would be released on selection
within three months from the date of receipt of offer of appointment,
v) Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in Kashmir Division of the State
of Jammu and Kashmir between 1st January, 1980 and 31st December, 1989.
(c) 10 years for PWD (GEN); 13 years for PWD (OBC) and 15
years for PWD (SC/ST) candidates.
NOTE: CUMULATIVE AGE RELAXATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE EITHER UNDER
THE ABOVE ITEMS OR IN COMBINATION WITH ANY OTHER ITEMS.
6. SERVICE CONDITIONS / CAREER PROSPECTS:
(i) Pay Scale:
(I) For Grade 'A' Officers: They will draw a starting basic
pay of Rs. 17,100/-p.m. in the scale of Rs. 17,100-1000(11) -28100-EB-1000(4)-
32100-1100(1)-33200 applicable to Officers in Grade .A. They will also be
eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local Allowance, House Allowance, Family
Allowance, Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time. At present,
initial monthly gross emoluments are approx. Rs.30,442/-. Further, Pay
Protection will be given for the Defence Officers.
(II) For Grade 'B' Officers: They will draw a starting basic
pay of Rs.21,000/- p.m. in the
scale of Rs.21000-1000-30000-EB-1000- 32000-1100-36400 applicable to Officers in
Grade B and they will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local allowance,
Allowance, Family allowance as per rules in force from time to time. At present,
monthly gross emoluments are approximately Rs.38,276/-.
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 Concession (once in two years for self, spouse and eligible
dependents). Loans and Advances at concessional rates of interest for Housing,
Car, Education, Consumer Articles, Personal Computer, etc. The posts also carry
benefits of Provident Fund, Pension and Gratuity.
(iii) Cost to the Bank:
Total pay and allowances along with admissible perquisites attached to the
post work out to Rs. 10.00 lakhs p.a. (approx.) on a Cost to the Bank basis in
the case of Grade 'B' Officers joining RBI at Mumbai.
Cost to the Bank for Grade 'A' Officers at the minimum of the scale excluding
housing accommodation, works out to Rs. 5.75 lakhs p.a.(approx). Market value of
housing accommodation would be maximum of Rs.1.75 lakhs p.a.
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 the sole discretion, may consider requests for higher
emoluments on account 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 maximum increments will
be 4. The Board/Bank will not entertain any request received after the
(iv) At certain centres, limited number of residential quarters are
available. Facility for securing residential accommodation on lease, however,
exists at all centres.
(v) Initial appointment will be on probation for a period of two years which
may, at Bank's discretion, be extended upto 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
7. APPLICATION FEE (Non-Refundable):
Rs.100/- (Rupees one hundred only). No fee is payable by SC/ST/PWD
candidates. Fee is payable by Demand Draft favouring Reserve Bank of India and
payable at Mumbai only. However, candidates from un-banked areas may pay fee by
crossed Indian Postal Orders in favour of Reserve Bank of India payable at GPO,
Mumbai. Candidates should write their Name and Address on the reverse of the
Demand Draft and in the space provided for the purpose on the Postal Orders (if
fee is payable) and enclose them to the application with a pin (should not be
stapled). Fees sent separately not accompanied with proper application or
payment in any other manner will not be accepted. Fees once paid will not be
refunded under any circumstances.
8. GENERAL RULES / INSTRUCTIONS:
(i) If a candidate is eligible and desires to apply for more than one post,
he should make a separate application for each post with requisite fee (wherever
applicable). Single application or more than one post shall be treated as
invalid and rejected.
(ii) Application format (for OFF-LINE mode) is given at the end. Candidates
should apply strictly in conformity with the format as prescribed.
(iii) App. not accompanied by prescribed fees (unless exempted) or incomplete/
illegible/not in the prescribed format/without photograph/without signature will
be rejected and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained by the
(iv) Candidates should not enclose any certificate/s or copies
thereof with the 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 application is false/incorrect or if
according to the Board, the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria,
his candidature/appointment is liable to be cancelled/terminated.
(v) All educational qualifications must have been obtained from recognized
universities/institutions in India or abroad. If grades are awarded instead of
marks, candidates should clearly indicate their numerical equivalent.
(vi) Candidates should satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the post
applied for. The
Board would admit to the 'WE' all the candidates applying for these posts with
the requisite fee (wherever applicable) on the basis of the information
furnished in the App. and shall determine their eligibility only at the final
stage i.e. while calling them for interview.
(vii) Candidates already in service of Govt./Quasi- Govt. Organisations and
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. If the App. is
required to be routed through the employer and in the process it reaches the
Board's Office after the closing date, it will not be considered even though the
applicant submitted the application to the employer before the closing date. In
such cases, App. marked 'Advance Copy' should be sent to the Board's Office
direct together with fee (wherever applicable) and the regular copy (without
fee) should be routed through the employer.
(viii) Change of address, if any, should be informed to the
Board immediately. Although every effort will be made to take on record such
changes, the Board does not accept any responsibility in the matter,
particularly when the time gap between receipt of intimation and date of
Examination/Interview is very short.
(ix) The Board shall not entertain requests from the candidates
seeking advice about their eligibility to apply.
(x) The list of admitted candidates for 'WE' will be displayed on RBI Website at
the appropriate time. If the candidate does not receive Admission letter (AL)
for 'WE'/any other communication from the Board, he/she should contact the
In-charge of the RBI Office during office hours at the examination centre
indicated in the application along with duly signed passport size photograph,
on any day starting from four days before the date of examination
for necessary guidance. Failure to comply with above instructions will
deprive the candidate of any claim for consideration.
(xi) Candidates will have to appear for the 'WE' at their own expenses. However,
those called for interview, will be reimbursed to and fro actual First Class
fare OR 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.
(xii) In all correspondence with the Board, Roll Number indicated in the 'AL'
must be quoted.
(xiii) The posts are also open to the employees of RBI (Staff Candidates) who
satisfy the eligibility criteria separately stipulated by the Bank.
(xiv) 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
(xv) The Board does not furnish the mark-sheet to candidates. However, the
examination marks and Interview marks may be available on the Bank's web-site
after the declaration of final result.
(xvi) Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.
(xvii) In all matters regarding eligibility, conduct of
examinations, interviews, assessment, prescribing minimum qualifying standards
in 'WE' 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.
9. SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION:
Candidates can apply for the above posts either on the prescribed Application
(OFF-LINE) or submit the application ON-LINE followed up by sending a
printout (hardcopy) of the online application to the Board's office.
The candidate can apply ON-LINE using the link/URL
http://onlinedr.rbi.org.in Detailed 'Instructions for
Applying ON-LINE' are available on this link. Candidates should read the
instructions carefully and then click on "Apply" link. Salient
features of the system of On Line Application are given hereunder:
Before starting filling up of ON-LINE application, a candidate must
purchase the DD or IPO for Rs. 100/- (except SC/ST/PWD candidates who are
exempted from payment of fees),
Fee exempted category candidates can straightway fill the ON-LINE
Candidates NEED to take a PRINTOUT (hard copy) of their ON-LINE
Application after submission of the data through the system. A signed
photograph must be pasted (not to be stapled) at the specified place on the
printout and the candidate must sign on the printout of the application and
attach DD or IPO of Rs.100/- (if required to pay fee).
Candidates need to send the system generated print out
(hard copy) of the ON-LINE Application to the Reserve Bank of India Services
Board's Office (RBISB) by ordinary post. In case the print out (hard copy)
is not received by the Board by the CLOSING DATE mentioned in this
advertisement, the ON-LINE application will not be entertained and will be
Applications should not be submitted more than once. Duplicate
applications will not be entertained and will be rejected.
The ON-LINE applications can be submitted till 11.59 P.M. on May
16, 2011 after which the link will be disabled.
The candidates must apply in the Application format published in this
advertisement. It should be typed or neatly handwritten in Hindi or English on a
good quality "White A- 4 size" paper. All the relevant columns in the
application must be filled legibly or typed. Incomplete and illegible
applications will be rejected.
OFF-LINE Application or printout of the ON-LINE
Application, as the case may be, have to be sent by ordinary post
to "The General Manager, Reserve Bank of India Services Board,
Post Bag No. 4618, Mumbai Central Post Office, Mumbai-400008".
iv. OFF-LINE Application or printout of the ON-LINE
Application, as the case may be, in closed cover, may also be deposited in the
box specially kept for the purpose at Reserve Bank of India, Opposite Mumbai
Central Railway Station, Mumbai Central, Mumbai 400 008.
v. The cover containing the OFF-LINE application or printout of the ON-LINE
application, as the case may be superscribed with the name of the post applied
for. For instance, if the application is for the post of AM (Security) in Gr. A,
the cover may be superscribed as " APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF AM
(SECURITY) IN GR. A "
vi. Candidates should apply either by ON-LINE mode (followed up by
sending a printout of the online application) or OFF-LINE mode. They should not
submit application by both the modes. Duplicate applications will be rejected.
(i) OFF-LINE Application or the printout of the ON-LINE Application (hard
copy), as the case may be, should reach the Board's Office on or before
6.00 P.M. on May 23, 2011.
(ii) In the case of App. received only by post from candidates
living abroad, in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram,
Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura; Ladakh division of Jammu and Kashmir State; Lahaul
and Spiti Districts and Pangi Sub-division of Chamba district of Himachal
Pradesh; Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep, the last date of receipt
of Applications will be on or before 6.00 P.M. on May 30, 2011. For Applications
received in any manner other than by post, the benefit of extended time will not
(iii) The Board takes no responsibility for any delay in receipt of
Application/s or loss thereof in postal transit.
11. CHECK-LIST FOR SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION:
(i) The Format of the application given below should not itself be used as
(ii) The App. strictly in conformity with the Format as prescribed must be typed
or neatly hand-written in Hindi or English on a good quality "White A4
size" paper and duly affixed (not stapled) with a signed latest
passport size photograph. Candidates should ensure that all the entries have
been correctly filled in and the Application, as also the photograph are signed.
(iii) Name and Address in the application must be written IN CAPITAL
LETTERS in English only, since processing is computerized.
(iv) The post applied for should be superscribed on top of the cover containing
(v) Candidates must ensure that the Application [either OFF-LINE or
printout of the ON-LINE] should reach the Board's office on or before the
CLOSING DATE. Even after the successful submission of ON-LINE application
through the system, unless the system generated print-out of the ON-LINE
application together with photograph and signature is received by post at the
Board's office within the closing date, the ON-LINE application is not valid and
will be rejected.
Combined Advertisement for the Posts of (i) Assistant Manager (Security) in
Grade ‘A’ (ii) Assistant Manager(Rajbhasha) in Grade ‘A’ and (iii) Research
Officer in Grade ‘B’ for Department of Statistics and Information Management (DSIM)