The RBI assistants recruitment 2015-16 notification released recently has created lot of interest among bank job aspirants.Reserve Bank of India is similar to State Bank of India as both these organizations carry high brand value & both of them conduct their own recruitment process.To apply for these RBI jobs, you would want to know whether you are eligible or not.
RBI recently came out with 504 assistant vacancies for its offices throughout India. That is the reason why we have compiled the answers for 10 of your top doubts about applying for this RBI recruitment 2015
Question 1: Do I need IBPS exam scores for this recruitment?
Answer: No.RBI will conduct a separate examination.So IBPS bank exam scores are not necessary.
Q 2: What is the age limit for applicants? Are there any relaxations?
A: Candidates should be between 18 – 28 years of age, as on June 1, 2015.For OBC category, the maximum age is 31 yrs & for SC/ ST it shall be 33 years.
Q 3: I am a widow/ divorced woman.Is there any special concession in age?
A: Women who is a widow or divorced & have not re-married can apply upto 38 years.
Q 4: I have 49.9% in degree.Am I eligible?
A: No. Candidates must have scored atleast 50% as on July 3, 2015. Your marks in decimals should not be rounded off.
Pass in degree is enough for SC/ST/PWD applicants.No percentage required.
Q 5: I am currently doing my final semester/ I am waiting for the results.Can we apply?
A: If you have not received results or did not complete your degree by July 3, 2015 – you are NOT eligible.
Q 6: I know to speak Kannada (local language) but don’t know to read or write.May I apply for Bangalore office?
A: If you don’t know to read or write Kannada, you are not eligible to apply for Bangalore office.
So all candidates applying for assistant vacancies in a particular office must know to read, write & speak the local language of that state.
Q 7: I don’t have vacancies in my state.Can I apply for any other office?
A: Yes, you can apply for any office but you need to posses proficiency in the local language of that state you are registering for.
Q 8: Tell about RBI assistants salary structure.Was it increased recently like other banks?
According to the notification, the total salary for assistants is Rs.24,429/ month which includes many allowances such as transport, house rent etc.,
The monthly take home salary could be approx. Rs.20,000 (may vary based on place of posting)
Since Reserve Bank of India follows its own pay structure the latest salary increase for bank employees will not have any impact on this organization.
Q 9: Tell about RBI assistants exam pattern.Does it have descriptive test?
A: RBI will conduct an online examination on August 1, 8, 9 & 16th.It wont have descriptive paper & shall consists of objective tests only such as:
- English language
- Numerical ability
- General awareness
- Computer knowledge
Each section carries 40 marks & has 40 questions.Total: 200 marks (2 hours)
RBI Assistant Exam Books:
Were you searching for RBI exam books or guides?Then we suggest you to buy them online.
Q 10: I am facing difficulties in registration form.What to do?
A: If there are any problems/errors while filling up the form, payment of fee, receive login details (register no., password) etc., you can send an email to “firstname.lastname@example.org” by mentioning ‘RBI Assistant Examination’ in the subject of that message.
These were some of the commonly raised questions about RBI assistants recruitment & we hope our clarifications should clear them.
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