RBI ASSISTANT Special Recruitment for PwD – 27 Vacancies
The Reserve Bank of India invites applications from the eligible PWD candidates for 27 posts of “Assistant” in various offices of the Bank. Selection for the post (Special Drive for PWD candidates-2018) will be through a country-wide competitive examination in two phases i.e. Preliminary and Main examination followed by a Language Proficiency Test (LPT). Please note that Corrigendum, if any, issued on the above advertisement, will be published only on the Bank’s website www.rbi.org.in.
Applications will be accepted only Online through the Bank’s website www.rbi.org.in. No other mode for submission of application is available.
|Website Link Open||30.01.2018 to 19.02.2018|
|Payment of Intimation charges (Online)||30.01.2018 to 19.02.2018|
|Schedule of Online Preliminary Test (Tentative)||April 06, 2018. However, RBI reserves the right to change the dates of examination.|
|Schedule of Online Main Test (Tentative)||May 07, 2018. However, RBI reserves the right to change the dates of examination.|
Before applying, Candidates should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria for the post. Candidates are requested to apply online through Bank’s website www.rbi.org.in
RBI ASSISTANT PWD Vacancy Details:
Name of the Post: Assistant
No of Vacancies to be filled:
|PWD Category||No of Posts|
Assistants will draw a starting basic pay of ₹ 14650/- per month (i.e. ₹ 13150 plus two advance increments admissible to graduates only) in the scale of 13150-750 (3)-15400- 900(4) -19000-1200(6)-26200-1300 (2)-28800- 1480(3) – 33240 – 1750 (1)- 34990 (20 years) and other allowances, viz Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance etc. as admissible from time to time. At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments for Assistants is approximately ₹ 32528/- including House Rent Allowance @ of 15 %.
Reservation for Persons with Disability (PWD):
Persons with Disabilities:
(i) Persons with Locomotor disability are those who are unable to execute distinctive activities associated with movement of self and objects resulting from the affliction of the musculoskeletal or nervous system or both including leprosy cured persons, persons suffering from cerebral palsy, dwarfism, muscular dystrophy and acid attack victims. The degree of disability should be minimum 40% in these cases.
(ii) For being considered as a hearing impaired candidate, the candidate should fulfil either of the following conditions:
(a) Deaf means persons having 70DB hearing loss in speech frequencies in both ears;
(b) Hard of hearing means persons having 60DB to 70DB hearing loss in speech frequencies in both ears.
(iii) For being considered as a Visually Impaired candidate, the candidate should fulfil either of the following conditions:
(a) A total absence of sight.
(b) With visual acuity not less than 3/60 or less than 10/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with best possible correction.
(c) With the limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 10 degrees or worse.
(d) Low vision means a condition where a person has a visual acuity not exceeding 6/18 or less than 20/60 up to 3/60 or up to 10/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with best possible corrections.
(e) Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of fewer than 40 degrees up to 10 degrees.
(iv) The Persons with Disability (PWD) candidates should possess a latest Certificate to this effect issued by an authorized Government of India/State Government Department/ Hospital.
(v) Candidates falling in the following categories of the disabled may apply:
OA – One arm affected (Right or Left) –BL – Both legs affected but not arms, OL – One leg affected (Right or Left), PD – Partially deaf, D – Deaf, B – Blind, LV – Low Vision, 4th category as defined under RPWD Act.2016.
Reservation for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities
Under section 34 of “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”, persons with benchmark disabilities are eligible for Reservation. The reserved categories of disabilities mentioned under this Act are namely:
Blindness and low vision;
deaf and hard of hearing;
locomotor disability including cerebral palsy. leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy;
d. autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness;
e. multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness in the posts identified for each disability:
Note: Definition of the above-specified disabilities will be as per “THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, 2016”.
The provisionally shortlisted candidate will have to produce disability certificate as prescribed vide RPWD Act, 2016, Government of India’s instructions issued time to time in this regard.
Eligibility Criteria for PRBI Assistant (PWD Drive):
Age (as on 01.01.2018)
Between 20 and 28 years. Candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/01/1990 and not later than 01/02/1998 (both days including) are only eligible to apply.
Relaxation in the Upper Age Limit:
Upper age limit will be relaxed as under:
|Sr. No||Category||Relaxation in Age|
|(i)||Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe (SC / ST)||By 5 years, i.e. up to 33 years|
|(ii)||Other Backward Classes (OBC)||By 3 years, i.e. up to 31 years|
|(iii)||Persons with Disabilities (PWD)||By 10 years (GEN) 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ST)|
|(iv)||Ex-Servicemen||To the extent of service rendered by them in Armed Forces plus an additional period of 3 years subject to a maximum of 50 years.|
|(v)||Candidates domiciled in the state of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989.||By 5 years|
|(vi)||Candidates having work experience in Reserve Bank of India||To the extent of the number of years of such experience, subject to the maximum of 3 years.|
NOTE: Cumulative Age Relaxation will not be available either under the above items or in combination with any other items.
Candidate’s seeking reservation as SC/ST/OBC, shall have to produce a certificate in the prescribed proforma ONLY, meant for appointment to posts under the Government of India from the designated authority indicating clearly the candidate’s caste, the Act/Order under which the caste is recognised as SC/ST/OBC and the Village/Town the candidate is ordinarily a resident of. They must also ensure that the name of their caste/community and its spelling in their caste/community certificate should be exactly as mentioned in the lists notified by the central government from time to time (for OBC category list of castes recognized by the Govt. of India as OBC castes in the central list is available on the site http://www.ncbc.nic.in, for ST category the list caste for each state is available on the site www.ncst.nic.inand for SC category the list of castes for each state is available on the site http://www.socialjustice.nic.in). A certificate containing any variation in the caste name will not be accepted. Further, the OBC certificate should also clearly indicate that the candidate does not belong to creamy layer as defined by the Government of India for applying to posts and services under the Central Government.
The OBC claim of a candidate will be determined in relation to the State (or part of the State) to which his/her father originally belongs. A candidate who has migrated from one State (or part of the State) to another should, therefore, produce an OBC certificate which should have been issued to him/her based on his/her father’s OBC certificate from the State to which he (father) originally belongs.
iii. No change in the community status already indicated in the online application by a candidate for this examination will be allowed.
Candidates seeking age relaxation are required to submit copies of necessary certificate(s) at the time of document verification.
Educational Qualifications (as on 01.01.2018):
i) At least a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with pass class for PWD candidates in the aggregate and the knowledge of word processing on PC.
ii) A candidate belonging to Ex-servicemen category should either be a graduate from a recognized University or should have passed the matriculation or its equivalent examination of the Armed Forces and rendered at least 15 years of defence service.
iii) Candidates applying for the post in a particular recruiting office should be proficient in the language (i.e. know to read, write, speak and understand the language) of the state/ any of the states falling under the recruiting office.
(1) The date of passing eligibility will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/ Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University/ Institute, a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the University/ Institute indicating the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date of passing.
(2) Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA/OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into the percentage and indicated in the online application. If called for document verification, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating the norms of the University regarding the conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks by the candidates in terms of norms.
(3) Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all the semester(s)/year(s) by aggregating maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honours / optional/additional optional subject if any. This will be applicable to those Universities also where Class/Grade is decided on the basis of Honors marks only. The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 49.99% will be treated as less than 50%.
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RBI ASSISTANT (PWD Drive) Scheme of Selection:
RBI Assistant PWD Preliminary Examination Pattern:
|Sr. No.||Name of Tests (Objective)||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Total Time|
|1||English Language||30||30||Composite time of 1 Hour|
RBI Assistant PWD Main Examination Pattern:
|Sr. No.||Name of Tests (Objective)||No of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||Test of Reasoning||40||40||30 minutes|
|2||Test of English Language||40||40||30 minutes|
|3||Test of Computer Knowledge||40||40||20 minutes|
|4||Test of General Awareness||40||40||25 minutes|
|5||Test of Numerical Ability||40||40||30 minutes|
Language Proficiency Test (LPT):
The candidates provisionally selected from the main online examination will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT). The language proficiency test will be conducted in the Official / Local Language of the State concerned (Annex-IV). Candidate not proficient in the Official/Local Language would be disqualified. In terms of Office Memorandum (OM) dated February 26, 2013, issued by Ministry of Social Justices, Department of Disability Affairs, GOI, an extra time or additional time of 10 minutes (total duration of LPT is 30 minutes) will be extended to the PWD candidates using a scribe or otherwise.
i) The above main online tests except for the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
ii) Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests of the online examinations
iii) A candidate has to qualify in Preliminary Examination for appearing in Main Examination.
iv) There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests (Preliminary and Main examination).1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
v) Other detailed information regarding the examination will be given in an Information Handout, which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letter for examination from the RBI’s website.
vi) Roll No. of the candidates successful in the preliminary online examination will be made available on RBI’s website in April 2018. The Roll No. of candidates successful in the main online examination will be available on RBI’s website and a brief notice thereof will be published on the Bank’s website in May 2018.
vii) Only such number of candidates will be called for Language Proficiency Test who stand sufficiently high in merit on the aggregate marks of the Objective Tests, such merit being decided by the Bank in relation to the number of notified vacancies to be filled in.
viii) Final selection will be on the basis of candidate’s performance in the online main examination, biometric verification and Language Proficiency Test taken together in order of merit.
ix) Appointment of the selected candidate will be subject his/her being declared medically fit as per the rules of the Bank.
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