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RBI 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification of Manager, Legal Officer and more Posts

Reserve Bank of India 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification. RBI inviting applications for the positions of Manager, Legal Officer and more positions. Interested and Eligible candidates can apply for the positions.

Last Date for Submission of Application is on 10th March, 2021.

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-

Manager - 01 Post

Legal Officer - 11 Posts

Assistant Manager - 17 Posts

Job Location - Across India

Education Qualification -

Reserve Bank Of India – Recruitment - Panel Year 2020 For The Posts Of (I) Legal Officer In Grade ‘b’ (Ii) Manager (Tech - Civil) (Iii) Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha) (Iv) Assistant Manager (Protocol & Security) 

The Reserve Bank of India Services Board (Board) invites applications from eligible candidates for the posts mentioned below in Reserve Bank of India (RBI/Bank)

Note - Do check official notification for more details and apply via proper channel only.More details and other particulars are explained in notification, read completely and go to the official website and apply.

Age: A candidate must have attained the age of 25 years and must not have attained the age of 40 years as on February 01, 2021 (no relaxation for any category). The candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-02-1981 and not later than 01-02-1996.

Application Fee: SC / ST: ₹ 100/-, GEN / OBC / PwBD/ EWS: ₹ 600/-, Staff@: Nil

Important Instructions

1. Candidates to ensure their eligibility for the posts:

(i) Before applying, candidates should ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for the advertised posts. The Reserve Bank of India Services Board, hereinafter referred to as ‘Board’, would admit to the examination all the candidates applying for the post with the requisite fee/intimation charges (as applicable) based on the information furnished in the ONLINE application and shall determine their eligibility only at the final stage, i.e., interview stage. If at that stage, it is found that any information furnished in the ONLINE application is false/incorrect or if according to the Board, the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post, his/her candidature will be cancelled and he/she will not be allowed to appear for interview, claim any reimbursement towards travelling and can be removed from service without notice, if he/she has already joined the Bank.

(ii) A candidate must be either:

a. a citizen of India, or

b. a subject of Nepal, or

c. a subject of Bhutan, or

d. a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

e. a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries viz. Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate is issued to him/her by the Government of India.

2. Mode of application: Candidates are required to apply ONLINE only through the Bank’s website

3. Help Facility: In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/intimation charges or in downloading of Admit Card, queries may be made through the link Do not forget to mention the correct recruitment/post applied for in the subject of the e-mail.

4. Use of MOBILE PHONES and other electronic devices BANNED:

(i) The use of any mobile phone (even in switched off mode) or any electronic equipment or programmable device or calculator or storage media like pen drive, smart watches etc. or camera, voice assistance or bluetooth devices or any other equipment or related accessories either in working or switched off mode capable of being used as a communication device during the examination is strictly prohibited. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.

(ii) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including mobile phones and any other valuable/costly items to the venue of the examination, as arrangement for safe-keeping cannot be assured. The Board will not be responsible for any loss in this regard.

General Instructions:

(a) Correspondence with the Board: The Board will not enter into any correspondence with the candidates about their candidature except in the following cases: The eligible candidates shall be issued an Admit Card two weeks before the commencement of the examination. The Admit Card will be made available on the Bank's website for downloading by candidates. No Admit Card will be sent by post. If a candidate does not receive his e-Admit Card or any other communication regarding his/her candidature for the examination two weeks before the commencement of the examination, he/she should at once contact the help facility as mentioned above.

(b) No candidate will ordinarily be allowed to take the examination unless he/she holds an Admit Card for the examination. On downloading of e- Admit Card, check it carefully and bring discrepancies/errors, if any, to the notice of Board immediately.

(c) Proof Of Identity To Be Submitted At The Time Of Examinations: At the time of appearing for the examination, candidates are required to produce a currently valid photo identity card, in original, and a photocopy of the same in addition to the Admit Card. Acceptable photo identity cards are PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving Licence/ Voter's Card/ Bank Passbook with photograph/ Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer on official letterhead/ Photo identity proof issued by a People's Representative on official letterhead/ valid recent Identity Card issued by a recognised college / University/ e-Aadhar card / Aadhar card with a photograph/ Employee ID/ Bar Council Identity card with photograph. The candidate's identity will be verified with respect to his/her details on the Admit Card /Examination Call Letter, in the Attendance List and requisite documents submitted. If identity of the candidate is in doubt the candidate may not be allowed to appear for the Examination.

A. Note: Candidates have to produce in original the photo identity proof and submit a photocopy of the photo identity proof along with Admit Card/ Examination Call Letter while attending each shift of the examination without which they will not be allowed to take up the examination. Candidates will have to carry two/three photocopies of photo ID proof, as there will be two/three shifts. Candidates must note that the name (provided during the process of registration) as appearing on the call letters should exactly match the name as appearing on the photo identity proof, certificates, mark-sheets. Female candidates who have changed first/last/middle name post marriage must take special note of this. In case of candidates who have changed their name, will be allowed only if they produce - original Gazette Notification/their original marriage certificate/affidavit in original, together with a photocopy. If there is any mismatch between the name indicated in the Admit Card/ Examination Call Letter and Photo Identity Proof, the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the examination.

(d) The Board would be analyzing the responses of all appeared candidates to detect abnormal similarity of responses. On the basis of such an analysis, if it is found that the responses have been shared and scores obtained are not genuine/ valid, the Board reserves the right to cancel his/her candidature.

(e) Board does not assume any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last date or on account of any other reason beyond the control of the Board.

(f) The candidates should note that their admission to the examination will be purely provisional based on the information given by them in the Application Form. This will be subject to verification of all the eligibility conditions by the Board / Bank. The mere fact that an Admit Card has been issued to a candidate, will not imply that his/her candidature has been finally cleared by the Board or that entries made by the candidate in his/her application for the Preliminary examination have been accepted by the Board as true and correct. Candidates may note that the Board takes up the verification of eligibility conditions of a candidate, with reference to original documents, only after the candidate has qualified for the interview. Unless candidature is formally confirmed by the Board, it continues to be provisional. The decision of the Board as to the eligibility or otherwise of a candidate for admission to the Examination shall be final.

(g) Candidates should note that the name in the Admit card in some cases, may be abbreviated due to technical reasons.

(h) The possibility for occurrence of some problems in the administration of the examinations cannot be ruled out completely, which may impact test delivery and/ or result from being generated. In that event, every effort will be made to rectify such problem, which may include movement of candidates, delay in test. Conduct of a re-exam is at the absolute discretion of Board/test conducting body. Candidates will not have any claim for a re-test. Candidates not willing to move or not willing to participate in the delayed process of test delivery shall be summarily rejected from the process.

(i) Candidates are advised to keep their e-mail ID/mobile number alive for receiving advices viz. Admit Card/Interview letters, etc. Candidates may check e-mails/SMS regularly. The Board does not send any communication through any other mode.

(j) The posts are also open to the employees of RBI (Staff Candidates) who satisfy the eligibility criteria separately stipulated by the Bank vide their circular CO. HRMD.No.G-75/ 5599/ 05.01.01/ 2013-2014 dated December 20, 2013 and who apply Online within the closing date. Their status as staff candidate will be verified at the time of interview.

(k) The Board does not furnish the mark-sheet to candidates. Marks obtained in Examination and Interview will be made available on the Bank's web-site in an interactive mode only after declaration of the final result.

(l) Any canvassing by or on behalf of the candidates or to bring political or other outside influence with regard to their selection/recruitment shall be considered as disqualification.

(m) In all matters regarding eligibility, conduct of examinations, interviews, assessment, prescribing minimum qualifying standards in both the Examination 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.

(n) The eligibility for availing reservation against the vacancies reserved for the persons with Benchmark disabilities shall be the same as prescribed in “Rights of Persons with Disabilities (RPWD) Act 2016" Provided further that the persons with Benchmark disabilities shall also be required to meet special eligibility criteria in terms of physical requirements/functional classification (abilities/disabilities) consistent with requirements prescribed.

(o) A candidate will be eligible to get the benefit of community reservation only in case the particular caste to which the candidates belong is included in the list of reserved communities issued by the Central Government. If a candidate indicates in his/her application form that he/she belongs to General category but subsequently writes to the Board to change his/her category to a reserved one, such request shall not be entertained by the Board. Similar principle will be followed for EWS/PwBD categories also. In case of a candidate unfortunately becoming physically disabled during the course of the examination process, the candidate should produce valid document showing him/her acquiring a disability to the extent of 40% or more as defined under RPWD Act, 2016 to enable him/her to get the benefits of PwBD reservation.

(p) Candidates seeking reservation / relaxation benefits available for SC/ST/OBC/EWS/PwBD/ Ex-servicemen must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation/ relaxation as per eligibility prescribed. They should also be in possession of all the requisite certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim as stipulated for such benefits and these certificates should be dated earlier than the due date (closing date) of the application.

(q) Please note that corrigendum, if any, issued on the above advertisement, will be published only on the Bank's website

(r) Any resultant dispute arising out of this advertisement shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the Courts situated at Mumbai only.

Selection Procedure :

Selection will be through Online and Offline Examination as under (Paper-I and Paper-II examinations will be conducted on same day) and Interview:

1. Online Examination: Paper-I Objective Type Test

a. Test of professional knowledge/ job knowledge: Duration, 1 hr, Marks, 100

2. Offline Examination: Paper-II Descriptive Type Test

b. Standard of the papers will be that of B.E. Degree: Duration, 3 hr, Marks, 100 (Total Marks 200)

3. In Paper-I, there will be negative marking for every wrong answer. Paper-I of only such candidates, who appear in both the papers, would be assessed. Paper-II of only such candidates, who score sufficiently high marks in Paper-I, as decided by the Board, would be assessed. Question papers for examination will be set in Hindi and in English. Answers may be written either in Hindi or English. Candidates may opt for interview in Hindi or English. The number of candidates to be called for interview will be decided by the Board. Final selection will be on the basis of performance in the examination and interview taken together.

4. Selection will be through examination and interview. Date, Time and venue of examination will be mentioned in the Admit Card to be downloaded from RBI website ( at the appropriate time. Examination will have two Papers, Paper I - (Objective type) Online and Paper II - [(Computer/paper based) Written Examination] 

5. In Paper-I, there will be negative marking for every wrong answer. The Paper-II examination will be of one-hour duration carrying 50 marks to assess candidates’ ability to undertake translation from Hindi to English and vice-versa and basic knowledge of Official Language Policy of Government of India.

6. Paper-I and Paper-II examinations will be conducted on same day in the same session without any break. Question papers of Paper-I (except English language test) and Paper-II will be set bilingually in Hindi and English. Candidates can answer examination in Hindi or English (as applicable) at their option. Candidates can opt for interview in Hindi or English. Paper-II of only such candidates who score sufficiently high aggregate marks and minimum qualifying marks in each test in Paper-I, as decided by the Board, would be assessed. Candidates will be shortlisted for interview based on total marks obtained in Paper-I and Paper-II. Final selection will be done based on performance in examination and interview taken together.

How to Apply :

(a) Candidates are required to apply only online using the website and no other means/mode of application will be accepted. Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available at Appendix-I which is available on the Bank's website The applicants are advised to submit a single application; however, if due to any unavoidable situation, if he/she submits another/multiple applications, then he/she must ensure that application with the higher Registration ID (RID) is complete in all respects like applicants' details, examination centre, photograph, signature, left thumb impression and hand writing undertaking, fee etc. The applicants who are submitting multiple applications should note that only the last completed applications with higher RID shall be entertained by the Board and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.

(b) All candidates, whether already in Government Service, Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar organisations, whether in a permanent or temporary capacity or as work charged employees other than casual or daily rated employees or those serving under the Public Enterprises are required to submit an undertaking in the Online application that they have informed in writing to their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the Examination. Candidates should note that in case a communication is received from their employer by the Board withholding permission to the candidates applying for/appearing at the examination, their application will be liable to be rejected/candidature will be liable to be cancelled. At the time of joining, the recommended candidates will have to bring proper discharge certificates from their PSU/Government/Quasi -Government employer.

1. Website Link Open for Online Registration of Applications and Payment of Fees/Intimation Charges: February 23, 2021 to March 10, 2021 (TILL 6.00PM)

2. Date of Examination: April 10, 2021. Advt. No. 2A / 2020-21

Official Notification


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