RBI Assistant Notification for the year 2017 has been issued. This year six hundred and twenty three vacancies across India have been issued. This will come across as excellent news for aspirants as the RBI Assistant notification was not being expected this year. RBI Assistant examination isn’t held every year. The fact that the RBI Assistant recruitment notification has been issued this year gives the aspirants a huge opportunity. So it is recommended that you start preparing at the earliest.
As per the inputs from RBI Assistant Notification 2017, Reserve Bank of India invites applications from eligible candidates for 623 posts of “Assistant” in various offices of the Bank. Selection for the post will be through a nation wide competitive examination in two stages i.e. Preliminary and Main examination followed by a Language Proficiency Test (LPT).
RBI Assistant Notification 2017: An Overview
|Job Location||PAN India|
|Exam Date||November 27th & 28th|
Total Vacancies as per RBI Assistant Notification 2017
The complete list of regions along with the respective vacancies has been mentioned below. The category wise vacancies can be viewed in the official RBI Assistant notification which has been uploaded later in this article.
|Kanpur & Lucknow||44|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||13|
Region Wise Backlog Vacancies
|Kanpur & Lucknow||29|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||3|
Latest Pay Scale as per RBI Assistant Notification 2017
Assistants recruited at RBI will draw a starting basic pay of ₹ 14650/- per month (i.e. ₹ 13150 plus two advance increments admissible to graduates) in the scale of 13150-750 (3)-15400- 900(4) -19000-1200(6)-26200-1300 (2)-28800- 1480(3) – 33240 – 1750 (1)- 34990 (20 years) 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 ₹ 32528/- including House Rent Allowance @ of 15 %.
Latest Incentives and Additional perk as per RBI Assistant Notification 2017
RBI’s accommodation subject to availability, reimbursement of expenses of maintenance of vehicle for official purpose, Newspaper , Brief case , Book Grant, Allowance for furnishing of residence, etc. as per eligibility. Dispensary facility besides reimbursement of medical expenses of 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.
RBI Assistant Notification 2017: Zonal Office
Ahmedabad, Bhopal (including Raipur), Mumbai (including Belapur, Pune and Panaji), Nagpur.
Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Thiruvananthapuram (including Kochi).
Chandigarh (including Shimla), Jaipur, Jammu / Srinagar, Kanpur, (including Lucknow & Dehradun), New Delhi.
Bhubaneswar, Guwahati (including all North Eastern states excluding Gangtok), Kolkata (including Gangtok), Patna (including Ranchi)
RBI Assistant Notification 2017: Eligibility Criteria
|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|
1.Candidate’s seeking reservation as SC/ST/OBC, shall have to produce a certificate in the prescribed proforma ONLY, meant for appointment to posts under the Government of India from the designated authority indicating clearly the candidate’s caste, the Act/Order under which the caste is recognized as SC/ST/OBC and the Village/Town the candidate is ordinarily a resident of.
2.The OBC claim of a candidate will be determined in relation to the State (or part of the State) to which his/her father originally belongs. A candidate who has migrated from one State (or part of the State) to another should, therefore, produce an OBC certificate which should have been issued to him/her based on his/her father’s OBC certificate from the State to which he (father) originally belongs.
3.No change in the community status already indicated in the on-line application by a candidate for this examination will be allowed.
RBI Assistant Notification 2017 PDF
RBI Assistant Notification 2017: Academic Qualifications
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 defence service.
iii) As per RBI Assistant notification, 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.
Exam Pattern as per the Official RBI Assistant Notification 2017
A composite time of 1 hour is provided to the candidate
|Section||No. of Question / Maximum Marks|
A composite time of 2 hours is allotted to candidate.
|Section||No. of Question / Maximum Marks|
Status of Interview as per RBI Assistant Notification 2017
As per the latest RBI Assistant notification released for the year 2017, there will be NO interview for recruiting candidates to the post of RBI Assistant across India. The interview was conducted till a few years earlier. But as of now, no interview will be conducted.
Negative Marking as per RBI Assistant Notification 2017
There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests (Preliminary and Main examination) as per RBI Assistant Notification 2017. 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. No marks will be deducted if the question is left unanswered or blank. Never ever give the blind guesses in the examination. Just keep in mind about the negative marking. Solve the questions confidently and then just make sure that the answer is correct or not.
RBI Assistant Notification 2017: Language Proficiency Test
The candidates provisionally selected from the main on-line examination will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT). The language proficiency test will be conducted in the Official / Local Language of the State concerned . Candidate not proficient in the Official/Local Language would be disqualified.
Pre- Examination Training this Year
RBI may arrange combined pre-examination training at certain centres for a limited number of SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates in consonance with the guidelines issued by Government of India. Candidates belonging to the above categories who desire to avail themselves of such training may write to the Regional Office of the Reserve Bank of India to whom the candidate is applying. List of training centres given below is indicative.
Candidates opting for pre-examination training will be intimated about the training by the Regional Office. All expenses regarding travelling, boarding, lodging etc. will be borne by the candidates for attending the Pre-Examination Training programme at the concerned Pre-Examination Training Centre. Depending upon the response and administrative feasibility the right to cancel any of the pre-examination training centres and/ or add some other Centres and/ or make alternative arrangements is reserved.
RBI Assistant Notification: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
|1. As per the latest RBI Assistant notification, will there be any interview after the written result?||As per the latest RBI Assistant notification, there will be no interview after the written result. Candidates will have to appear for a Language Proficiency Test (LPT).|
|2. I haven’t cleared the Preliminary exam. Can I appear for the Mains?||No, you have to clear the cut off score of the Preliminary exam in order to appear for the Main exam.|
|3. As per the latest RBI Assistant notification, how many languages is the RBI Assistant exam conducted?||As per the latest RBI Assistant notification, the question paper will be bilingual in nature i.e. available in Hindi as well as English.|
|4. What is the criteria for negative marking as per the latest RBI Assistant Notification ?||As per the latest RBI Assistant notification, there is negative marking of ¼ marks for each incorrect response.|
RBI Assistant Notification: Essential Dates
|Sr. No||Events||Important Dates|
|1.||Start of Online Application Process||18/10/2017|
|2.||Last Date for Online Application Process||10/11/2017|
|3.||Last Date for Online Payment of Fees||18/10/2017 to 10/11/2017|
|4.||Date of Preliminary exam||27th & 28th November 2017 (Tentative)|
|5.||Date of Mains exam||20th December 2017 (Tentative)|