* One vacancy is reserved for Visually Handicapped
(VH) candidate and included in total.
(i) For Visually Handicapped (blind
and partially blind), a person should fulfill either (a) total absence of sight,
(b) with visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (Snellen) in the better
eye with correcting lenses, (c) with limitation of the field of vision subtending
an angle of 20 degrees or worse. The Visually Handicapped candidate should possess
a latest Certificate to this effect issued by an authorized Government of India/State
Government Department/Hospital. Though there is no reservation of vacancy for
Orthopaedically/Hearing Impaired candidates for the post of Research Officers
in Gr.'B' in DESACS but the candidates belonging to ST categories only can apply.
They will not be entitled for any relaxation/concession applicable to Physically
(ii) The Bank reserves the right
to increase/decrease the number of posts.
2. FOR OFFICERS IN GR.'B'
a) 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 programme development and processing on the Bank's Computer System.
b) Educational Qualifications (as
Essential : (i) A Master's
Degree in Statistics/Mathematical Statistics/Mathematical Economics/ Econometrics
with a minimum of Pass Class OR (ii) Master's Degree in Mathematics with a minimum
of Pass Class 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 Pass Class.
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.
c) Age (as on 01/07/2006) :
(i) Between 21 and 35 years (candidates must have been born not earlier than
02/07/1971 and not later than 01/07/1985). Visually Handicapped
(ST) candidates can be between 21 and 45 years of age.
d) Scheme of Selection :
Selection will be through Written Examinations (WE) and Interview. 'WE' will
be held on Sunday, 13/08/2006 consisting of the following papers.:
e) Syllabus : Standard
of papers would be that of Master's Degree examination of any Central University
Paper I : Questions would
cover probability and statistical methods including probability distribution,
analysis of variance, design of experiments, estimation and testing of hypotheses.
Paper II : Questions would
cover numerical analysis and computer programming logic; economic statistics
and econometrics; sample surveys; stochastic processes; multi variate analysis
and non-parametric analysis. There would be sufficient choice for candidates
to attempt required number of questions from two or more of these five groups.
f) Examination and Interview
: (i) Question papers for 'WE' will be set in Hindi and in English. Answers
may be written either in Hindi or English. Candidates may answer the interview
in Hindi or English at their option. (ii) The number of candidates to be called
for interview will be decided by the Board. (iii) Final selection will be on
the basis of performance in the 'WE' (Paper I and Paper II) and interview taken
g) Examination Centre:
'WE' will be held only at New Delhi.
3. FOR ASSISTANT MANAGER(SECURITY) GR.'A'
a) Job Requirements : He/She
will be responsible for (i) Watch and Ward arrangements as to internal security
for guarding treasure vaults, passages, entry and exit points, etc. in the Bank's
Office Buildings, (ii) Maintenance/Security of Bank's properties and (iii) Control
over the staff deployed for the purpose.
b) Eligibility Criteria
i) Experience (as on 01/07/2006)
: (i) He/She should be an Officer with a minimum of five years' of Commissioned
Service in the Army/Navy/Air Force OR (ii) He/She should be equivalent to Assistant
Commandant (with a minimum of five years service) in Para-military Forces such
as Border Security Force, Central Reserve Police Force, Assam Rifles, Indo-Tibetan
Border Police, Central Industrial Security Force, etc.
ii) Age (as on 01/07/2006)
: Between 25 and 45 years.
c) Scheme of Selection :
Selection will be through Interview. The Board reserves the right to raise the
minimum experience in order to restrict the number of candidates to be called
for Interview, commensurate with the number of vacancies.
4. SERVICE CONDITIONS / CAREER
PROSPECTS - (For both the posts) :
i) Pay Scale:
a) For Research Officers in Gr.'B'
: Rs.13700-700-20000-EB-700-21400-750-24400. Depending upon the place of posting,
total initial emoluments will be approx. Rs.18,891.50 per month. Candidates
possessing very high academic or professional qualification/experience of significant
value to the Bank, the Bank may, at its sole discretion, consider granting up
to four advance increments.
b) For Assistant Manager(Security)
Gr.'A' : Rs.11250-700-18950-EB-700-21750-750-22500. Depending upon the place
of posting, total initial emoluments will be approx. Rs.15,502.50/-per month.
ii) The posts carry benefits of
Provident Fund, Pension, Gratuity, Leave, Leave Fare Concession and Medical
iii) At certain centres, limited
number of residential quarters are available. Facility for securing residential
accommodation on lease, however, exists at all centres.
iv) Initial appointment will be
on probation for a period of two years which may, at Bank's discretion, be extended
upto a maximum period of four years.
v) There are reasonable prospects
for promotion to higher grades.
vi) Selected candidates are liable
to be posted and transferred anywhere in India.
5. Candidates are exempted from
payment of fee for the above posts.
6. GENERAL RULES / INSTRUCTIONS:
i) SEPARATE APPLICATION FORMATS
FOR THE RESPECTIVE POSTS ARE GIVEN AT THE END. CANDIDATES SHOULD APPLY STRICLY
IN CONFORMITY WITH THE FORMAT AS APPLICABLE.
ii) CANDIDATES SHOULD NOT ENCLOSE
ANY CERTIFICATES OR COPIES THEREOF WITH THE APP. THEIR CANDIDATURE WILL BE CONSIDERED
ON THE STRENGTH OF THE INFORMATION DECLARED IN THE APP. IF AT ANY STAGE IT IS
FOUND THAT ANY INFORMATION FURNISHED IN THE APP. IS FALSE/INCORRECT OR IF ACCORDING
THE BOARD, THE CANDIDATE DOES NOT
SATISFY THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA, HIS CANDIDATURE/APPOINTMENT IS LIABLE TO BE
iii) ALL EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
MUST HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM RECOGNISED UNIVERSITIES/INSTITUTIONS IN INDIA OR
ABROAD. IF GRADES ARE AWARDED INSTEAD OF MARKS, CANDIDATES SHOULD CLEARLY INDICATE
ITS NUMERICAL EQUIVALENT.
iv) CANDIDATES SHOULD SATISFY THEMSELVES
ABOUT THEIR ELIGIBILITY FOR THE POST APPLIED FOR. THE BOARD WOULD ADMIT TO THE
'WE' ALL THE CANDIDATES APPLYING FOR THE POST OF OFFICERS IN GRADE 'B' IN DESACS
ON THE BASIS OF THEIR INFORMATION FURNISHED IN THE APP. AND SHALL DETERMINE
THEIR ELIGIBILITY ONLY AT THE FINAL STAGE I.E., WHILE CALLING THEM FOR INTERVIEW.
v) App must be completed in
all respects. Incomplete App. will not be considered.
vi) Candidates already in service
of Govt./Quasi-Govt. Organisations and Public Sector Banks /Undertakings will
have to produce a 'No Objection Certificate' from their employer, at the
time of Interview. Before appointment in RBI, a proper discharge certificate
from the employer will have to be produced. If the App. is required to be routed
through the employer and in the process it reaches the Board's Office after
the due date, it will not be considered even though submitted to the employer
before the due date. In such cases, App. marked 'Advance Copy' should be sent
to the Board's Office direct and the regular copy should be routed through the
vii) Centre and dates of 'WE' are
liable to be changed at Board's discretion. In the event of cancellation of
'WE' at New Delhi, the Board may at its discretion, allot an alternative centre
to the candidates. Candidates admitted to the 'WE' will be intimated date, time-table
and venue of 'WE', through Admission Letters(AL). Candidates will not be admitted
to the 'WE' without 'AL'.
viii) Candidates are entitled for
reimbursement of to and fro actual Second Class Sleeper railway fare (Mail/Express)
by the shortest route from the place of their residence to the place of examination.
However, candidates called for Interview, will be reimbursed to and fro actual
First Class/II AC railway fare by the shortest route from the place of their
residence/place of work to the place of Interview whichever is nearer.
ix) In all correspondence with
the Board, Roll No. indicated in the 'AL' must be quoted.
x) Board does not furnish the mark-sheet
xi) Change of address, if any,
should be informed to the Board immediately. Although every effort will be made
to take on record such changes, the Board does not accept any responsibility
in the matter, particularly when the time gap between receipt of intimation
and date of examination is very short.
xii) If a candidate applying for
the post of Research Officers in Gr.'B' does not receive 'AL' for 'WE'/any other
communication from the Board, he/she should contact the in-charge of the RBI
office during office hours at the Examination Centre indicated in the App. along
with a passport size signed photograph, two 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.
xiii) All candidates who have applied
for the post of Assistant Manager(Security) Gr.'A' will be advised about their
inclusion for interview or otherwise in due course.
xiv) The posts are also open to
the employees of RBI (Staff Candidates) who satisfy the eligibility criteria
separately stipulated by the Bank.
xv) Board shall not entertain requests
from the candidates seeking advice about their eligibility to apply.
xvi) CANVASSING IN ANY FORM WILL
BE A DISQUALIFICATION.
xvii) IN ALL MATTERS REGARDING
ELIGIBILITY, CONDUCT OF EXAMINATIONS, INTERVIEWS, ASSESSMENT, PRESCRIBING MINIMUM
QUALIFYING STANDARDS IN 'WE' AND INTERVIEW, IN RELATION TO NUMBER OF VACANCIES
AND COMMUNICATION OF RESULT, THE BOARD'S DECISION SHALL BE FINAL AND BINDING
ON THE CANDIDATES AND NO CORRESPONDENCE SHALL BE ENTERTAINED IN THIS REGARD.
7. SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION
i) Candidates applying for the
above posts may send their applications to the General Manager, RBI Services
Board, Post Bag No.14501, Mumbai Central Post Office, Mumbai-400008 by ordinary
post. The cover should be superscribed as 'App. for the post of Research Officers
in Gr.'B' in DESACS' OR 'App. for the post of Assistant Manager (Security) in
Gr.'A' ' as the case may be.
ii) App. in closed covers may also
be deposited in the box specially kept for the purpose at the Board's Office
at Reserve Bank of India, Opp. Mumbai Central Railway Station, Mumbai Central,