After deferring the online registration process for the recruitment of 39 Consultants/Specialists/Analysts in April 2020, Reserve Bank of India Services Board has announced the re-opening of the registration windows from August 03, 2020. Advt. No. 3A/2019-20, released earlier in March 2020 announced the recruitment. However, due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic, RBI deferred the registrations which were then scheduled to commence on April 09, 2020. As per the new schedule released at the RBI website rbi.org.in, the online registration process is scheduled to end on August 22, 2020, at 06.00 PM. All the other terms and conditions of recruitment as per the aforementioned advertisement has remained unchanged. Eligible applicants who wish to apply for the recruitment must do so before the last date at the official website.
As per the official recruitment advertisement published by the Bank, the vacancies are distributed across various Consultant/Specialist/Analyst posts. There are 03 vacancies available for the post of Consultant (App. Mathematics). 03 vacancies are also available for the post of Consultant (App. Econometrics). 01 vacancy each is available for the posts of Economist (Macroeconomic Modelling) & Data Analyst/MPD. There are 02 vacancies for the post of Data Analyst/(DoS-DNBS). 02 vacancies are available for the post of Data Analyst/(DoR-DBR) while 1 vacancy is available for the post of Risk Analyst/(DoS-DNBS). 02 vacancies are available for the post of Risk Analyst/(DEIO). 02 vacancies are available for the post of IS Auditor. 01 vacancy each is available for the posts of Specialist in Forensic Audit & Accounts Specialist. There are 09 vacancies available for the post of System Administrator. 05 vacancies are available for the post of Project Administrator and 06 vacancies are available for the post of Network Administrator.
Indian citizens having the essential educational qualifications can apply for the recruitment. Candidates applying for the post of Data Analyst must apply for any one of the three advertised departments. Candidates within the age range of 30 to 40 years as on 01.03.2020 are eligible to apply for the posts of Consultant, Economist, Data Analysts, IS Auditor, Specialist in Forensic Audit and Accounts Specialist. On the other hand, candidates within the age range of 25 to 35 years are eligible to apply for the posts of Administrator. Relaxations are however applicable on the upper age as per government norms in vogue. Candidates having a post graduate degree in specified disciplines are eligible to apply for the Consultant, Economist and Analyst posts. Candidates having a B.E./B. Tech/M. Tech in relevant disciplines are eligible to apply for the post of IS Auditor. Those who have a CA/ICWA qualification are eligible to apply for the posts of Specialist in Forensic Audit and Accounts Specialist. Candidates having the relevant B.E./B. Tech/M. Tech degree are eligible to apply for the posts of Administrators. Interested candidates are advised to go through the notice and ensure that the fulfil all eligibility criteria before applying for the recruitment. The minimum passing percentage is 50% (55% for SC/ST & PWD) for Post Graduate degree holders and 60% (50% for SC/ST & PWD) for Graduate degree holders.
Selected candidates are appointed on a full-time contract basis for an initial period of 03 years. It is extendable to a maximum period of 05 years. The emoluments are paid in the form of consolidated payment in the range of Rs 28.20 to Rs 33.60 lacs per annum. The selection is done through preliminary screening based on the applicants’ profile followed by the selection interviews. Shortlisted candidates are issued call letters through registered email address.
Applications for the aforementioned recruitment can only be made online through the official RBI website. Other forms of application are not accepted. In addition, applicants have to pay a fee of Rs 600 in order to apply. SC/ST, PWD-SC and PWD-ST candidates have to pay a discounted fee of Rs 100. However, RBI staff do not have to pay any application fee.