RBI Grade B Officers Recruitment 2016 Begins | All Graduates Eligible


Applications (App.) are invited for the post mentioned below in Reserve Bank of India (RBI/Bank) from Indian citizens, citizens of Nepal and subjects of Bhutan, 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.

PostNumber of Vacancies
Officers in Grade 'B'(General)
Direct Recruitment - (DR)

#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)

Before applying, candidates should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria for the post. The Reserve Bank of India Services Board, hereinafter referred to as ‘Board’, would admit to the Examinations all the candidates applying for this post with the requisite fee/intimation charges (wherever applicable) on the basis of the information furnished in the ON-LINE application and shall determine their eligibility only at the final stage i.e. interview stage. If at that stage, it is found that any information furnished in the ON-LINE application is false/ incorrect or if according to the
Board, the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post, his/ her candidature will be cancelled and he/she will not be allowed to appear for interview.

Candidates are requested to apply only ON-LINE through Bank’s website www.rbi.org.in
No other mode for submission of application is available.

Help Facility: In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/intimation charges, or in downloading of Admission Letter, queries may be made through the link http://cgrs.ibps.in Do not forget to mention ‘RBI Officer-in Grade ‘B’-DR’ in the subject of the email.

EventImportant Dates
Website Link Open –For On-Line Registration of Applications and Payment of Fees/Intimation Charges18 July , 2016 to August 9, 2016
Phase-I Online ExaminationSeptember 4, 2016#
Phase-II Online Examination September 19, 2016@

*The Board reserves the right to make any change in these dates.
#Candidate will have to appear in only one shift of Phase-I online examination.
@Candidate will have to appear in all the shifts of Phase-II online examination.

Age (as on 01/07/2016): Between 21 and 30 years (candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/07/1986 and not later than 01/07/1995). 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. For experience, probationary period will not be reckoned. Refer item 8 below for relaxation in upper age limit for specified categories.

Educational Qualifications (as on 01/07/2016): 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.

Number of attempts: Candidates belonging to unreserved i.e. General Category, who had already appeared Six times for Phase-I Examination for this post in the past, are not eligible to apply. No such restriction applies to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD, if the posts are reserved for them.

Sr.No. Category Charges Amount*
1.SC/ST/PWDIntimation Charges onlyRs.100/-
2.GEN/OBCApp. Fee including intimation chargesRs.850/-
*Bank/Transaction charges are to be borne by the candidate.
@Fee/Intimation charges waiver is only for those employees of RBI (Staff Candidates) who satisfy the eligibility criteria separately stipulated by the Bank vide its circular CO. HRMD. No. G-75/ 5599/ 05.01.01/ 2013-2014 dated December 20, 2013. Their status as staff candidate will be verified at the time of interview. In case they are not eligible to be treated as staff candidates (in terms of above referred HRMD circular), they are advised to indicate themselves as non-staff candidates and pay fees/ intimation charges as applicable to non-staff candidates.

Candidates have to apply only online through the Bank's website i.e. www.rbi.org.in from
18/07/2016 to 09/08/2016. No other means/mode of applications will be accepted. Detailed
instructions for applying online are available on the website.

A. Pre-Requisites for applying online: Before applying on-line, candidates should-
  1. Scan their photograph and signature as detailed under guidelines for scanning the photograph and signature in item 12 of the advertisement.
  2. Keep the necessary details/documents ready to make online payment of the requisite application fee/intimation charges. The candidate is required to keep details about biodata/necessary details ready to enable him/her to fill up the application form correctly and to make online payment of fees/intimation charges. The name of the candidate or his/her father/ mother/husband, etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the photo identity proof/ certificates/mark sheets.
  3. Candidates should have a valid E-mail ID which should be kept active till the declaration of final result. This is essential for him/her in getting communication/ interview advice, etc. by E-mail. No change in E-mail ID will be entertained during the entire process of the recruitment.
B. Procedure for applying Online:
  1. Candidates satisfying the conditions of eligibility as on July 1, 2016 are first required to visit the URL “Recruitment for the post of “Officers in Gr.’B’ (DR) General” on Bank's website i.e. www.rbi.org.in >Opportunities@RBI >Current Vacancies > Vacancies and click on the hyperlink “Applications (Apps)” in the Advertisement page for filling the ‘Online Application’. It redirects the candidates to the online registration page.
  2. Candidates will have to enter their basic details and upload the photograph and signature in the online application form as per the specifications given in item 12 of the advertisement.
  3. To register application, choose the tab "Click here for New Registration" and enter Name, Contact details and Email-id. A Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the
    Provisional Registration Number and Password. An Email and SMS indicating the Provisional
    Registration number and Password will also be sent.
  4. In case the candidate is unable to complete the application form in one go, he / she can save the data already entered by choosing "SAVE AND NEXT" tab. Prior to submission of the online application candidates are advised to use the "SAVE AND NEXT" facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the same if required. Visually Impaired candidates should fill the application form carefully and verify/ get the details verified to ensure that the same are correct prior to final submission.
  5. Candidates are advised to carefully fill and verify the details filled in the online application themselves as no change will be possible/ entertained after clicking the FINAL SUBMIT BUTTON.
  6. The Name of the candidate or his /her Father/ Husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the Photo identity proof / Certificates/ Mark sheets. Any change /alteration found may disqualify the candidature.
  7. Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the 'Validate your details' and 'Save and Next' button.
  8. Candidates can proceed to upload Photo and Signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature detailed as given in item 12 of the advertisement.
  9. Candidates can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form.
  10. Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before FINAL SUBMIT.
  11. Modify details, if required, and click on 'FINAL SUBMIT' ONLY after verifying and ensuring that the photograph, signature uploaded and other details filled by you are correct.
  12. Click on 'Payment' Tab and proceed for payment.
  13. Click on 'Submit' button.
  14. Candidates shall be solely responsible for filling up the online applications correctly. In case of invalid applications due to errors committed by the applicant no claims for refund of application fees/intimation charges so collected shall be entertained by the Board.
  15. To avoid last minute rush, candidates are advised to pay the application fees/ intimation charges and register online at the earliest.
  16. Board does not assume any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last day on account of aforesaid reasons or any other reason.
C. Mode of Payment for Application Fee/Intimation Charges:Candidates have to make
the payment of requisite fee/intimation charges through the online mode only:
  1. The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and the payment process can be completed by following the instructions.
  2. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.
  3. After submitting your payment information in the online application form, PLEASE WAIT
  4. On successful completion of the transaction, an e-Receipt will be generated.
  5. Non-generation of 'E-Receipt' indicates PAYMENT FAILURE. On failure of payment,
    Candidates are advised to login again using their Provisional Registration Number and Password and repeat the process of payment.
  6. Candidates are required to take a printout of the e-Receipt and online Application Form. Please note that if the same cannot be generated, online transaction may not have been successful.
  7. For Credit Card users: All charges are listed in Indian Rupee. If you use a non-Indian credit card, your bank will convert to your local currency based on prevailing exchange rates.
  8. To ensure the security of your data, please close the browser window once your transaction is completed.
  9. There is facility to print application form containing fee details after payment of fees upto 12/8/2016.
  1. Candidate who is eligible and desires to apply for the above post, should submit an online application with requisite fee/intimation charges (wherever applicable). The candidates have to apply in online mode only. Before applying online, a candidate will be required to have a valid E-mail ID (which should remain active during the entire recruitment process), scanned (digital) image of his/her photograph and signature as per the specifications given in item 12 below.
  2. Candidates need not submit /send at any address, application printouts or any certificates or copies thereof at the time of online application (No offline / hard copy of applications will be accepted). Their candidature will be considered on the strength of the information furnished in the online application. If at any stage, it is found that any information furnished in the online application is false/ incorrect or if according to the Board, the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria, his/ her candidature/ appointment will be cancelled/ terminated.
  3. Fees/Intimation Charges sent in any other manner not prescribed in this advertisement and/or the application submitted without depositing the fee/intimation charges (unless exempted) would be rejected and no correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.
  4. All educational qualifications must have been obtained from recognized universities/ institutions /Boards in India or abroad. If grades are awarded instead of marks, candidates should clearly indicate their numerical equivalent.
  5. Candidates should satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the post applied for. The Board would admit to the online Examination all the candidates applying for the above posts with the requisite fee/ Intimation Charges (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.
  6. The Board shall not entertain requests from the candidates seeking advice about their eligibility to apply.
  7. PROOF OF IDENTITY TO BE SUBMITTED AT THE TIME OF EXAMINATIONS: In the examination hall for each shift, the Admission Letter/ call letter along with a photocopy of the candidate’s currently valid photo identity such as PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving Licence/ Voter’s Card/ Bank Passbook with photograph/ Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer on official letterhead/ Photo identity proof issued by a People’s Representative on official letterhead/ valid recent Identity Card issued by a recognised college / university/e-Aadhar card/ Aadhar card with a photograph/ Employee ID/ Bar Council Identity card with photograph should be submitted to the invigilator for verification. The candidate’s identity will be verified with respect to his/her details on the Admission Letter /Examination Call Letter, in the Attendance List and requisite documents submitted. If identity of the candidate is in doubt the candidate may not be allowed to appear for the Examination. EAadhar card and Ration card are not valid ID proofs for these examinations.
  8. Candidates employed in Government/Public Sector: All candidates working in Government Sector, Government owned industrial undertakings, Public Sector Undertakings/Financial Institutions/Banks, Public Enterprises or other similar organisations, whether in a permanent or temporary capacity or as work-charged employees other than casual or daily rated employees, are required to inform their employer (Head of Office/Department) in writing, about applying for this recruitment, prior to the submission of their application online to the Board. At the time of applying online, candidates working in such organisations, are required to submit an undertaking that they have informed in writing about applying for this recruitment to their Head of Office/Department.
  9. Issue of Admission Letters for Phase-I & Phase-II (on-line Examination): Candidates will have to visit the RBI website www.rbi.org.in and under the subheadings “OPPORTUNITIES@RBI>CURRENT VACANCIES> CALL LETTERS” search the URL for “Admission Letters and other information for Online Examination (Phase-I / II) for the post of Officer-Gr-‘B’(Gen)-DR” for downloading admission letters for Phase-I from August 26, 2016 onwards and for Phase-II from September 12, 2016 onwards. Intimation for downloading admission letter will also be sent through email/SMS. Once the candidate clicks the relevant link, he/she can access the window for Admission Letter download. The candidate is required to use (i) Registration Number/Roll Number, (ii) Password/Date of Birth for
    downloading the Admission Letter. Candidate needs to affix recent recognizable photograph
    on the Admission Letters preferably the same as provided during registration and appear at
    the examination centre with (i) Admission Letters (ii) Photo Identity Proof as stipulated in the Admission Letters and two/three photocopies of the same Photo Identity Proof as brought in original.
  10. The posts are also open to the employees of RBI (Staff Candidates) who satisfy the eligibility criteria separately stipulated by the Bank vide their circular CO. HRMD.No.G-75/ 5599/ 05.01.01/ 2013-2014 dated December 20, 2013 and who apply On-line within the closing date. Their status as staff candidate will be verified at the time of interview.

For More Information Please visit Official Notification

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