RBI (Reserve Bank of India) is the principal authority in our nation when it comes to banking and financial affairs. Also known as the Central Bank, RBI carefully monitors the economic conditions of the State, its institutions, industries, and lives of the people, to announce various policies that directly or indirectly affect the money matters of the depending entities. Located in Mumbai, RBI has 19 offices and nine sub-offices across the country that generates approximately 1000 jobs on a yearly basis. Most of the RBI vacancies fall into Clerical or Assistant category, and from the year 2014 IBPS handles the online registration for RBI Clerk recruitment. If you want to apply online for the RBI Clerk recruitment in 2015, you can find everything about the procedure on this page.
IBPS is now responsible for recruitments to SBI, Public Sector Banks, Insurance firms, and many other third-party financial institutions. That may be the case, but the Clerical job in RBI is more alluring than all the IBPS Clerk recruitments. RBI gives a better initial salary of approximately 25000 INR for new clerical staff, not to mention benefits like low-interest loans and reimbursements.
RBI Clerk Recruitment 2015: important dates.
Conventionally the post of a Clerk in RBI is known as Assistant, and you will find the same mentioned everywhere including the 2015 notification. The exam like many other bank entrance tests in the recent times is planned to be conducted in the online mode where the candidates attempt questions in a digital platform provided by the testing agency. Now if you want to apply online for the IBPS supervised RBI clerk recruitment in 2015, you can do that within the dates specified in the following clipping.
According to RBI, the online registration for the Clerk exam begins on 12th of June 2015 and ends of 3rd of July 2015. A candidate hardly gets one month to prepare for the exam as the proposed date is sometime in August.
Eligibility for applying RBI clerk recruitment 2015
RBI clerk application is open to all Indian citizens who have passed a degree course from a UGC accepted university with at least 50% marks. However, there are some additional requirements (especially on age ) mentioned below.
The Age of the applier should be over 18 and below 28 as of 01-06-2015. That means candidates who are born before 02-06-1987 and after 01-06-1997 are not eligible for this post. A non-cumulative relaxation on this criteria is applicable for candidates with experience in RBI, and caste-based reservation as attached below.
Ex-Servicemen with 15 years of defense service record can also apply for RBI Clerk recruitment, even if they are just a pass in the matriculation exam. Candidates are required to have written and verbal skills in the local language of the State or area where their chosen RBI office is located. Given here is the detailed number of vacancies and number of RBI offices taking candidates through this IBPS recruitment.
RBI Clerk Exam Syllabus and pattern in 2015
Many IBPS aspirants were able to crack the last year’s RBI Clerk recruitments. However, most of them did not qualify for the job as there were only a limited number of vacancies. The modules given in following the syllabus of the RBI Clerk Exam is very related to the IBPS preliminary and main examinations. Students who are already preparing for bank recruitments, including IBPS and SBI Clerk exams get another opportunity to test their proficiency if they apply for RBI clerk exam.
RBI Clerk Exam has five tests that carry 40 marks, and that brings the total to 200 marks. The advertisement says that there will be negative marking for wrong answers up-to 1/4 per question. A demo of the RBI online clerk exam interface is given on this page.
If you like to buy a book and prepare for RBI Clerk Exam, we believe Kiran’s RBI Assistant practice work book would be an excellent choice. (Buy it here) It is a bit old for general knowledge topics, but you will get a decent coverage on previous RBI Assistant Exams. Check the related listings for books that include the latest syllabus. For GK, we recommend Manorama Year Book 2015. Buy it here.
Apply online for RBI Clerk recruitment 2015
All regulations relevant for the IBPS admissions equally apply to RBI Clerk recruitment except for the fees for web registration. Eligible candidates have to prepare their photo and signature before applying online. The dimension of the photo and signature and other guidelines for submitting the RBI exam application form through IBPS is given on this page. If you are ready, you can advance to the following link to start with your RBI enrollment for Clerk recruitment.
You will get a registration number and password right after completing the first page, this is going to be your login information for all the future communications from IBPS and RBI.
Candidates applying for RBI Clerk recruitment can do the payment online through credit/debit/mobile wallets after duly completing all fields in the form. The fee amount is 50 for SC/ST/PWD/EXE candidates and 450 for general category. Please note that changes to the application form is not allowed after making the payment. Applicants who need more than 20 minutes to fill the inputs may choose “Edit&Save” option in the form and complete it later by logging to this official RBI Clerk recruitment page set by IBPS, until 03-07-2015.