RBI Recruitment 2017 – Grade B Officers
Government of India
DETAILED NOTICE of RBI Recruitment 2017
The Reserve Bank of India Services Board (Board) invites applications from eligible candidates for the post mentioned below in Reserve Bank of India (RBI/Bank):
|Post||Number of Vacancies|
|Unreserved i.e., General (GEN/UR)||Other Backward Classes (OBC)#||Scheduled Castes (SC)||Scheduled Tribes (ST)||TOTAL|
|1. Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – (General)||73||39||22||11||145 $|
|2. Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DEPR||09||03||00||00||12|
|3. Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DSIM||01||00||1||02 *||4|
|# Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming in the ‘Creamy Layer’ are not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as ‘General (GEN)’.|
$ Out of 145 vacancies mentioned above 1 vacancy is reserved for candidates with Visual Impairment (VI) and 3 vacancies are reserved for candidates with Hearing Impairment (HI). No backlog vacancies are available for OH category. However, PWD candidates belonging to any of the three categories of the disability may apply for these posts, subject to their suitability for these posts. Persons with Disability may belong to any category – GEN/SC/ST/OBC.
* Backlog vacancy
Selected Candidates will draw a starting basic pay of Rs. 35,150/- p.m. in the scale of Rs. 35150-1750(9)-50900-EB-1750(2)-54400-2000(4)-62400 applicable to Officers in Grade B and they will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local allowance, House Rent Allowance, Family allowance, and Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time. At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments are approximately Rs. 67,933/-(approx.).
A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the 1st of May, 2017 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd May, 1987 and not later than 1st May, 1996. For candidates possessing M.Phil. and Ph.D. qualification, upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years respectively.
Minimum Educational Qualifications for RBI Recruitment 2017:
The following minimum educational qualifications are prescribed for the posts:
|Post||Minimum Educational Qualifications (as on 01-05-2017):|
|1. Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – (General)||· 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.|
· The minimum qualifying percentage or an equivalent grade for the Bachelor’s degree will be in aggregate for all semesters / years
|2. Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DEPR||Essential:|
a. A Master’s Degree in Economics / Econometrics / Quantitative Economics / Mathematical Economics / Integrated Economics Course/ Finance, with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute.
Note: SC,ST and PWD candidates having second class with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters / years in Master’s Degree examination or equivalent recognized qualifications are eligible to apply.
Desirable: A Doctorate Degree in Economics or research or teaching experience in Economics or publications in standard journals would be considered as an additional qualification.
Candidates having M.Phil. Degree and Doctorate Degree from a recognized Indian/Foreign University/Institute in the specified subjects will be eligible for relaxation in the upper age limit by 2 year and 4 years respectively.
i. Candidates having Master’s Degree 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.
ii. The above age relaxations will not be cumulatively available with age relaxations available to various categories as mentioned in Para 3 (II).
|3. Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DSIM||Essential:|
a. A Master’s Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Mathematical Economics/ Econometrics/ Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Kharagpur/ Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters / years; OR
b. Master’s Degree in Mathematics with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters / years and one year post graduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects from an institute of repute; OR
c. M. Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate of all semesters / years OR
d. Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) jointly offered by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/years.
NOTE: For SC, ST and PWD candidates, the minimum marks required in Master’s Degree as in items a, b, c and d above is 50% or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/ years.
Desirable: (i) Candidates with a Doctorate in topics related to above subjects will be given preference. (ii) Research or teaching experience and publication in standard journals will be considered as an additional qualification.
i. Candidates possessing M.Phil. and Ph.D. qualification in the specified subjects will be eligible for relaxation in upper age limit by 2 years and 4 years respectively.
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.
iii. The above age relaxations will not be cumulatively available with age relaxations available to various categories as mentioned in Para 3 (II).
HOW TO APPLY for RBI Recruitment 2017?
Candidates are required to apply only online using the website www.rbi.org.in. No other means / mode of application will be accepted. Brief Instructions for filling up the “Online Application Form” are given in Appendix-I:
1) Online applications for Gr B -(DR)-General
2) Online applications for DEPR/DSIM
SCHEME OF SELECTION for RBI Recruitment 2017:
Selection for the aforementioned posts will be done through ON-LINE examinations in Phase – I and Phase – II and interview. For full notifications and detailed scheme of selection is given at the official link below :-
Important Dates of RBI Recruitment 2017:
|Website Link Open –For On-Line Registration of Applications and Payment of Fees/Intimation Charges||May 03, 2017|
(for Gr B DR General)
May 05, 2017
|1. Officers in Gr B (DR) – General||Phase-I Online Examination|
Phase-II Online Examination
|June 17, 2017 $|
July 7, 2017£
|2. Officers in Gr B (DR) – (DEPR)*||Paper –I Online Examination|
Paper – II & III Online/Written Examination
|June 17, 2017 $|
July 6 and / or 7, 2017£
|3. Officers in Gr B (DR) – (DSIM) @||Paper –I Online Examination|
Paper – II & III Online/ Written Examination
|June 17, 2017 $|
July 6 and / or 7, 2017£
|*Department of Economics and Policy Research|
@ Department of Statistics and Information Management
* The Board reserves the right to make any change in these dates.
$ Candidate will have to appear in only one shift of Phase-I examination.
£ Candidate will have to appear in all the shifts of Phase-II examination.
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