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Reserve Bank Of India Recruitment of Officer in Grade 'B' for Department of Economic and Policy Research (DEPR)

Organization Name : RESERVE BANK OF INDIA SERVICES BOARD

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
(GEN/UR)(OBC)#(SC)(ST)Total
Officer in Grade 'B' for Department of Economic and
Policy Research (DEPR)
640111
Officer in Grade 'B' for Department of Statistics and Information Management
(DSIM)
40228

#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)

No post has been reserved for Persons with Disability (PWD) category. However, PWD candidates belonging to any of the three categories of the disability (subject to their suitability for the post as mentioned in following paragraphs) are allowed to apply for both the posts and they will be considered for selection, against the backlog for PWD vacancies, subject to their suitability.

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, queries may be made through the link http://cgrs.ibps.in Do not forget to mention ‘RBI Officer-in Grade ‘B’- for DEPR/DSIM’ in the subject of the email.

IMPORTANT DATES:*
EventImportant Dates
Website Link Open : For On-Line Registration of Applications and
Payment of Fees/Intimation Charges
19 July, 2016 to 09 August, 2016
Paper-I : Objective Type (on Economics) for DEPR
Paper-I : Objective Type (on Statistics) for DSIM
August 27, 2016
Paper-II : Descriptive Type (on Economics) for DEPR
Paper-II : Descriptive Type (on Statistics) for DSIM
August 28, 2016
Paper-III : Descriptive Type (English) for DEPR
Paper-III : Descriptive Type (English) for DSIM
August 28, 2016

*The Board reserves the right to make any change in these dates.

OFFICER IN GRADE 'B' FOR DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC AND POLICY RESEARCH (DEPR)

Job Requirements:To undertake research activities and participate in policy formation among others.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA :

Educational Qualifications (as on 01-07-2016):
Essential:(i) A Master's Degree in Economics with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters / years from a recognized Indian or Foreign University / Institute; OR (ii) A Doctorate Degree in Economics with Master's Degree in any subject with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters / years from a recognized Indian or Foreign University /Institute.

Desirable:Research or teaching experience in Economics or publications in standard journals would be considered as an additional qualification.

Note: 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.

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). Refer item 6below for relaxation in upper age limit for specified categories. Further,
  1. 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.
  2. 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.

OFFICER IN GRADE 'B' FOR DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS AND INFORMATION
MANAGEMENT (DSIM)

Job Requirements: To undertake collection, compilation, analysis and interpretation of data from various sources, undertake statistical analysis involving modern 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 programm development and processing on the Bank's Computer Systems.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA :

Educational Qualifications (as on 01-07-2016):
Essential:(i) A Master's Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Mathematical Economics/Econometrics/ Statistics and Informatics from IIT-Kharagpur/ Applied Statistics and Informatics from IITBombay with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters / years; OR (ii) 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 (iii) M.Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks 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.

Note:For SC, ST and PWD candidates, the minimum marks required in Master's Degree as in items (i), (ii) and (iii) above is 50% or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/ years.


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). Refer item 6 below for relaxation in upper age limit for specified categories. Further,
  1. Candidates possessing M.Phil. and Ph.D. qualification in the specified subjects will be eligible for relaxation in upper age limit by 2 year and 4 years respectively
  2. 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.

APPLICATION FEE AND INTIMATION CHARGES:(Non Refundable
Sr.No. Category Charges Amount*
1.SC/ST/PWDIntimation Charges onlyRs.100/-
2.GEN/OBCApp. Fee including intimation chargesRs.600/-
3.STAFF@NilNil
*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.

HOW TO APPLY ON-LINE:
Candidates have to apply only online through the Bank's website i.e. www.rbi.org.in from 19/07/2016 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 10 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 bio-data/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 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 10 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 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 10 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
    FOR THE INTIMATION FROM THE SERVER. DO NOT PRESS BACK OR REFRESH BUTTON IN ORDER TO AVOID DOUBLE CHARGE.
  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.
GENERAL RULES / INSTRUCTIONS:
  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 10 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. 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.
  8. Issue of Admission Letters (AL): The AL for written examination, shall be sent only by e-mail to all the admitted candidates at their registered e-mail address at the appropriate time but well before the WE date. No hard copy of the AL will be sent by the Board. All such candidates will have to download/take a print out of their AL through their e-mail and must bring the AL (hardcopy) on the day of examination(s) alongwith their recent passport size photograph (in original) which they have uploaded in their application form at the time of applying to the Board. No candidate shall be allowed
    to appear in the WE without AL. If the admitted candidate does not receive AL for WE through his/her e-mail, he/she should contact the in-charge of the RBI Office, during office hours, at the examination centre indicated in the application, alongwith a valid identity proof and a passport sized signed photograph, on any day starting from four days before the date of examination for necessary guidance. Failure to comply with the above instructions will deprive the candidate of any claim for consideration.
  9. ) 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.


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