Applications (App.) are invited for the posts mentioned below in Reserve Bank
of India (RBI/Bank) from Indian citizens, citizens of Nepal and subjects of
Bhutan, Tibetan refugees (who came over to India before 1st January 1962)
and 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.
Number of vacancies
(Grade E) for
heading IS Audit
Function in the
Chief Archivist in
Grade D in the
(DEPR) – for RBI
• No posts are reserved for SC/ST categories for the above two posts. However, they can also apply but they will not be eligible for any concession/relaxation except application fee.
• No posts are reserved for OBC category for the above two posts. However, they can also apply but they will not be eligible for any concession/relaxation.
@ No posts are reserved for Persons with Disability (PWD) candidates for Post at Sr. No. 1. above. However, PWD candidates are eligible to apply as a general candidate but they will not be eligible for any concession/ relaxation except application fee and age relaxation.
@@ No posts are reserved for Persons with Disability (PWD) candidates for the Post at Sr. No. 2. above. However, candidates who are One Leg affected (OL) or One Arm affected (OA) under Orthopedically Handicapped (OH) category and Partially Deaf (PD) or Deaf (D) under Hearing Impaired (HI) category are eligible to apply as a general candidate but they will not be eligible for any concession/relaxation except application fee and age relaxation.
Note: PWD should possess a latest certificate to this effect issued by an authorized Government of India/State Government Department/ Hospital.
2. General Manager (Grade ‘E’) for heading IS Audit Function in the
Department of Banking Supervision (DBS)
(A) Job Profile :
Establishing an effective process of examining IT systems and
processes as part of inspections of commercial banks.
Identifying required competencies and critical success factors for
information systems related examination/inspection of commercial
banks & suggesting ways to enhance the capability of concerned
officials in this regard.
Evaluating or guiding the evaluation of information systems in a
bank when warranted.
Suggesting enhancements to relevant RBI guidelines or inspection
processes based on new developments.
Assisting in formulating a framework for assessing IT risk profile as
part of Basel II framework.
Providing suitable assistance in respect of technology related
forensic audit processes.
Periodical monitoring and reporting of critical performance
indicators in respect of the function.
(B) Eligibility Criteria:
(I) Educational/Professional Qualifications (as on 01.12.2011)
(i) Graduation in Computer Science Engineering or Information
Technology / Masters in Computer Applications and
(ii) Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) certification of
(i) Graduation in Engineering with Post Graduate Diploma in
Computer Applications and
(ii) Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) Certification
Any one of CISSP / CISM / SANS / FRM and / or security
certifications in various technologies
(II) Experience (as on 01.12.2011):
At least five years of experience in commercial banks or consultancy
firms in auditing information systems in commercial banks/RBI
At least five years of experience in handling IT related functions
in a bank with at least three years in audit of information systems in
a commercial bank.
(III) Age: (as on 01.12.2011)
35 years and above upto maximum of 45 years
Refer item 5 below for relaxation in upper age limit for specified
Other criteria: The candidate should have good strategizing and
conceptualizing ability, critical thinking & analytical skills, identify
potential red flags and impact of any weaknesses in IT related
controls, decision making ability, be a good team player, self
motivated and capable of meeting deadlines for implementing
specific tasks or projects under demanding or challenging situations. Should have good communication and writing skills alongwith
inclination to be up-to-date with new developments in the area of
expertise and be proactive to suggest measures to enhance relevant
processes in RBI or commercial banks.
Track Record: The candidate should have an impeccable
professional track record.
Area of Specialisation: Information System Audit including areas
relating to information security and IT governance processes.
3. Chief Archivist in Grade ‘D’ in the Department of Economic and
Policy Research (DEPR) – for RBI Archives Pune
A. Job Requirements : The Chief Archivist would head the Bank’s
Reserve Bank of India Archives (RBI Archives) at Pune. He will,
however, be liable for transfer to any centre in India as the Bank
may decide from time to time. He will be required to implement the
latest technology in record and information management for
preservation of records of the Bank in the RBI Archives and making
the records available as and when required. For this purpose he
will be required to possess the latest knowledge in respect of
archives management, record keeping, records and information
management (micro-filming, electronic and digital multi-media
records systems, storage formats and their management including
records appraisal, disposition, conservation, migration, description
and metadata management).
He will also provide requisite guidance and direction to the staff at the
RBI Archives for a proper and systematic maintenance and
preservation of records. The specialized knowledge of the Chief
Archivist will also be utilized in streamlining the existing systems and
procedures in the matter of maintenance and preservation of records
in the Bank in general.
B. Eligibility Criteria :
(I) Educational Qualification (as on 01.12.2011)
(i) Post-Graduate in Modern Indian History with minimum 50%
marks from a recognized University or equivalent AND
(ii) Diploma or Certificate Course in Archival Studies or Records
(II) Experience (as on 01.12.2011): Minimum 15 years as an
Archival Professional in Central / State Governments /
Corporates / Industrial Houses / Banks and Financial
Institutional Archives, of which 5 years should be supervisory
experience over officers/professionals in Archives.
(III) Age (as on 01.12.2011): Not exceeding 45 years. (i.e.
candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/12/1966).
Refer item 5 below for relaxation in upper age limit for specified
4. Scheme of Selection (for both the posts): Selection will be through
Interview only. The Board will make a preliminary screening of the
applications for making, if necessary, a short-list of eligible candidates
to be called for interview. Hence, merely fulfilling the requirements laid
down for the post, would not automatically entitle any candidate for
interview. The place and date of interview will be advised to the short
listed candidates in due course.
5. RELAXATION IN THE UPPER AGE LIMIT :
Upper age is relaxable by:
(a) 3 years in the case of OBC candidates if the posts are reserved
(b) 5 years in the case of: i) SC/ST candidates if the posts are reserved
for them ii) Ex-employees of banking institutions whose services had
to be terminated for reasons of economy or as a result of bank going
into liquidation and personnel retrenched from Government Offices
after at least one year’s service and applying through Employment
Exchanges, iii) Ex-servicemen (including Emergency Commissioned
Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers) provided applicants
have rendered at least five years continuous Military Service and
have been released on completion of assignment (including those
whose assignment is due to be completed within one year)
otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of
misconduct or inefficiency or/on account of physical disability or have
been released on account of physical disability attributable to Military
Service or on invalidment, iv) Emergency Commissioned Officers
Short Service Commissioned Officers who have completed their
initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service but whose
assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose
case the Ministry of Defence issues certificates that they would be
released on selection within three months from the date of receipt of
offer of appointment, v) Candidates who had ordinarily been
domiciled in Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu and Kashmir
between 1st January, 1980 and 31st December, 1989.
(c) 10 years for PWD (GEN); 13 years for PWD (OBC) and 15 years for
PWD (SC/ST) candidates.
NOTE: CUMULATIVE AGE RELAXATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE
EITHER UNDER THE ABOVE ITEMS OR IN COMBINATION WITH
ANY OTHER ITEMS.
6. SERVICE CONDITIONS / CAREER PROSPECTS :
(i) Pay Scale:
(a) For post at Sr. No. 1 - General Manager (Grade ‘E’ for heading
IS Audit function in the Department of Banking Supervision)
The selected candidate will draw a starting basic pay of
Rs.42,300/- p.m. in the scale of Rs.42,300-1300(3)-46,200
1400(3)-50,400-1600(1)-52,000(8 years) applicable to Officers
in Grade ‘E’ and they will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance,
Local Allowance, House Allowance, Family Allowance, Grade
Allowance as per rules in force from time to time. At present,
initial monthly gross emoluments for Grade ’E’ officer are
Rs.89,187/- (approx) at the minimum of the scale.
(Note: The interview committee, at its discretion, can recommend granting
one/two additional increments to deserving candidates)
(b) For post at Sr. No. 2 - Chief Archivist in Gr. ‘D’ in DEPR for RBI
Archives at Pune
The selected candidate will draw a starting basic pay of
Rs. 39,850/-p.m. in the scale of Rs. 39850-1200(2)-42250
1300(3)-46150 (6 years) applicable to Officers in Grade ‘D’ and
they will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local Allowance, House Allowance, Family Allowance, Grade
Allowance as per rules in force from time to time. At present,
initial monthly gross emoluments for Grade ’D’ officer are
Rs. 82,919/- (approx) at the minimum of the scale.
(NOTE: For 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.
The Board, at the sole discretion, may consider requests for higher
emoluments on account of higher qualification/special experience of
value to the Bank at the interview stage only. Such information may be
furnished in the Bio-data form in the appropriate column. The number
of maximum increments will be 4. The Board/Bank will not entertain any
request received after the interview.)
ii) Perquisites (for both the posts):
Bank’s accommodation subject to availability, reimbursement of
expenses for maintenance of vehicle for official purpose, newspaper,
telephone charges, book grant, allowance for furnishing of
residence, etc. as per eligibility. Free dispensary facility besides
reimbursement of medical expenses for OPD treatment
hospitalization as per eligibility. Interest free festival advance,
Leave Fare Concession (once in two years for self, spouse and
eligible dependents). Loans and Advances at concessional rates
of interest for Housing, Car, Education, Consumer Articles,
Personal Computer, etc. The post also carries benefits of Provident
Fund, Pension and Gratuity.
iii) Cost to the Company:
(a) Cost to the Company (CTC) for Grade ‘E’ Officer at the minimum
of the scale works out to Rs. 28,41,741/- p.a. which is inclusive
of market value of housing provided at Mumbai at
(b) Cost to the Company (CTC) for Grade ‘D’ Officer at the
minimum of the scale works out to Rs.17,60,000/- p.a which
is inclusive of market value of housing provided at Pune at
Rs. 2,40,000/- p.a.
iv) At certain centres, limited number of residential quarters are
available. Facility for securing residential accommodation on lease,
however, exists at all centres.
v) Probation period :
(a) For General Manager (Grade ‘E’ for heading IS Audit
function in the Department of Banking Supervision)
The initial appointment will be on probation for a period of
(b) For Chief Archivist in Grade ‘D’ in DEPR for RBI Archives
Initial appointment will be on probation for a period of one year
which may be extended upto four years at the discretion of the
Bank. The selected candidate will draw the first annual
increment during the probationary period. If the probationary
period is extended, further increments (beyond the first annual
increment) will be stopped from the date on which the
confirmation was due and he will recommence to draw
increments from the date on which he completes the extended
probationary period and is found suitable for confirmation in
the Bank’s service.
vi) Selected candidates are liable to be posted and transferred
anywhere in India.
vii) Pension (for both the posts): The candidate selected will be
governed by the defined contribution ‘New Pension Scheme’.
7. APPLICATION FEE (Non-Refundable) : Rs.100/- (Rupees one
hundred only). No fee is payable by SC/ST/PWD candidates. Fee
is payable by Demand Draft favouring Reserve Bank of India and
payable at Mumbai only. However, candidates from un-banked areas
may pay fee by crossed Indian Postal Orders in favour of Reserve Bank
of India payable at GPO, Mumbai. Candidates should write their Name
and Address on the reverse of the Demand Draft and in the space
provided for the purpose on the Postal Orders (if fee is payable) and
enclose them to the application with a pin (should not be stapled). Fees
sent separately not accompanied with proper application or payment
in any other manner will not be accepted. Fees once paid will not be
refunded under any circumstances.
8. GENERAL RULES / INSTRUCTIONS:
i) Application format is given at the end. Candidates should apply
strictly in conformity with the format as prescribed.
ii) App. not accompanied by prescribed fees (unless exempted) or
incomplete/illegible/not in the prescribed format/without photograph
without signature/without copies of certificates will be rejected and
no correspondence in this regard will be entertained by the Board
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
iii) Candidates should enclose copies of the relevant certificate/s
(in support of age, caste, educational qualification and
experience) thereof with the application. Their candidature
will be considered on the strength of the information declared in the
application and the copies of certificates submitted therewith. If at
any stage it is found that any information furnished in the application
is false/incorrect or if according to the Board, the candidate does
not satisfy the eligibility criteria, his candidature/appointment is
liable to be cancelled/terminated.
iv) All educational qualifications must have been obtained from
recognized universities/institutions in India or abroad. If grades
are awarded instead of marks, candidates should clearly indicate
their numerical equivalent.
v) Candidates should satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the
post applied for.
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.
However, 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 closing date, it will not be considered
even though the applicant submitted the application to the employer
before the closing date. In such cases, App. marked ‘Advance
Copy’ should be sent to the Board’s Office direct together with the fee (wherever applicable) and copies of certificates and the regular
copy without fee should be routed through the employer.
vii) 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 Interview is very short.
viii) The Board shall not entertain requests from the candidates seeking
advice about their eligibility to apply.
ix) Candidates called for interview, will be reimbursed to and fro actual
first class or II AC railway fare by the shortest route from the place
of their residence/place of work to the place of interview whichever
x) The posts are also open to the employees of RBI (Staff Candidates)
who satisfy the eligibility criteria relating to educational qualifications,
experience etc., stipulated in this advertisement. However, staff
candidates are exempted from the age limit.
xi) Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.
xii) In all matters regarding eligibility, conduct of interviews, assessment,
prescribing minimum qualifying standards in 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.
xiii) Any resultant dispute arising out of this advertisement shall be
subject to the sole jurisdiction of the Courts situated at Mumbai only.
xiv) If a candidate is eligible and desires to apply for more than one post
he should make a separate appropriate application for each post
with requisite fee. A single application for more than one post shall
be treated as invalid and shall be rejected.
9. SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION :
i) The candidates must apply in the Application format published in
this advertisement only through Off-line mode. It should be typed
or neatly handwritten in Hindi or English on a good quality
“White A- 4 size” paper. All the relevant columns in the application
must be filled legibly or typed. Incomplete and illegible applications
will be rejected.
ii) Application alongwith copies of relevant certificates have to be sent
by ordinary post to “The General Manager, Reserve Bank of
India Services Board, Post Bag No. 4618, Mumbai Central Post
iii) Application, in closed cover, may also be deposited in the box
specially kept for the purpose at Reserve Bank of India, Opposite
Mumbai Central Railway Station, Mumbai Central, Mumbai 400 008.
iv) The cover containing the application should be superscribed with the
name of the post applied for i.e. “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF
GENERAL MANAGER (GRADE E) FOR IS AUDIT FUNCTION
IN DBS IN RBI” OR “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF CHIEF
ARCHIVIST IN GRADE ‘D’ (DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER)”
10. CLOSING DATE:
i) The application should reach the Board’s Office on or before
6.00 P.M. on January 23, 2012.
ii) In the case of App. received only by post from candidates living
abroad, in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya,
Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura; Ladakh division of Jammu
and Kashmir State; Lahaul and Spiti Districts and Pangi Sub-division
of Chamba district of Himachal Pradesh; Andaman and Nicobar
Islands and Lakshadweep, the last date of receipt of Applications will
be on or before 6.00 P.M on January 30, 2012. For Applications
received in any manner other than by post, the benefit of extended
time will not be available.
iii) The Board takes no responsibility for any delay in receipt of
Application/s or loss thereof in postal transit.
11. CHECK-LIST FOR SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION :
i) Applications for the above two posts should be submitted in physical
form i.e. through the Off-line mode only
ii) The Format of the application given below should not itself be used
iii) The App. strictly in conformity with the Format as prescribed must
be typed or neatly hand-written in Hindi or English on a good quality
“White A4 size” paper and duly affixed (not stapled) with a signed
latest passport size photograph. Candidates should ensure that all
the entries have been correctly filled in and the Application, as also
the photograph are signed.:
iv) Name and Address in the application must be written IN CAPITAL
LETTERS in English only, since processing is computerized.
v) The post applied for should be superscribed on top of the cover
containing the Application.
vi) Candidates must ensure that the Application along with copies
of the relevant certificates reaches the Board’s office on or
before the CLOSING DATE.
vii) Copies of the relevant certificate/s in support of age, caste,
educational qualification and experience must be enclosed
with the application.