RBI-Direct Recruitment for the posts of Officers in Grade ‘B’ (General) – DR, DEPR and DSIM in Common Seniority Group (CSG) Streams – 2017

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IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS

1. Candidates to ensure their eligibility for the posts:

Before applying, candidates should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria for the advertised posts in the Reserve Bank of India (RBI / Bank). 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.

2. Mode of application:

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

 

Important Dates:

Events Important Dates
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
(for DEPR /DSIM)
to
May 23, 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£
(To be confirmed in Admit cards)

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£
(To be confirmed in Admit cards)

*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.

 

Minimum Educational Qualifications :

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:

  1. 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.

  1. 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.
  2. 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:

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. M. Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate of all semesters / years OR
  4. 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.

Note:

  1. 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.
  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.
  3. The above age relaxations will not be cumulatively available with age relaxations available to various categories as mentioned in Para 3 (II).

LAST DATE OF RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: The Online Applications can be filled up to 23 May, 2017 till 12:00 midnight.

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