Who Is Eligible To Apply For RBI Office Attendant 2017??

Dear Students,

Who Is Eligible To Apply For RBI Attendant 2017

With Reserve Bank of India's third declaration regarding the vacant post this year, recruitment of Office Attendants is yet another opportunity for banking aspirants to come up trumps in their career this year. It is going to be a huge opportunity for all the unemployed undergraduates across the country. The total number of vacancies is 526 and the selection will be done through an online Competitive Exam in the month of December or January next year, followed by a Language Proficiency Test. 

The Office Attendant is the one who assists an Office Assistant is the Reserve Bank of India and it is a desk-based job. The Pattern of the Online Examination that will be conducted in only one phase is as follows:

S.No.Name of Tests(ObjectiveNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language3030Composite times of 90 minutes
2Numerical Ability3030
3Reasoning Ability3030
4General Awareness3030

The candidates who will qualify the Online written Examination for RBI Attendant will have to go Language Proficiency Test that will be qualifying in nature. The one who fails this test will not be selected for this post even if he/she has scored the maximum marks in the written examination.

Language Proficiency Test:

The Office wise local languages are as follows:

• Ahmedabad – Gujarati
• Bangalore – Kannada
• Bhopal – Hindi
• Chandigarh – Punjabi / Hindi
• Chennai – Tamil
• Guwahati – Assamese / Bengali / Khasi / Manipuri / Bodo / Mizo
• Hyderabad – Telugu
• Jammu – Urdu / Hindi
• Lucknow – Hindi
• Kolkata – Bengali
• Mumbai – Marathi / Konkani
• Nagpur – Marathi / Hindi
• New Delhi – Hindi
• Thiruvananthapuram – Malayalam

Now comes the most important and possibly the obscure part of this RBI Office Attendant Recruitment process, that is, who is eligible to apply for the post and who isn't!! So, students, let's get to the bottom of it by taking into account some important questions:

☛ I am a graduate/post graduate. Can I apply for the post of RBI Attendant?
No, you are not eligible to apply for this post. As per the official notification released by RBI, only undergraduates (those who have not graduated yet) can apply for this post. And those who think they will hide their qualification and fill up the form may regret it later, as, once you are caught, you will be barred from applying in any of the further recruitment processes of RBI as well as any other organization/institution.

☛ I have done a specialization course in Computers after Class 10th. Am I eligible for this post?
Yes, you are eligible to apply for this post, as, anyone who is not a graduate yet, can apply for this post.

☛ I am Class 8th pass. Am I eligible for this post?
No, you cannot apply for this post as the minimum qualification required to apply for this post is Matriculation (Class 10th/ High School).

☛ I am in the final year of graduation. Can I apply for this post?
Yes, you can apply for this post, as, anyone who is an undergraduate as on 1st of November, 2017, can apply for this post. So, anyone who is pursuing his/her graduation and is in his/her 1st, 2nd or 3rd year of graduation, can apply for the post of RBI Attendant 2017.

☛ I am 26 years old. Am I eligible to apply for this post?
No, you are not eligible to apply for this post as, anyone who is below 18 years or age or above 25 years of age, as on 1st of November, 2017, is not eligible to apply for this post.

☛ I have done my High School from Lucknow. Can I apply from New Delhi?
No, you cannot. RBI has mandated that applicants from different regions can only apply to a particular recruiting office as mentioned in the table given below:

1 Ahmedabad Gujaratand Union Territories of Daman and Diu
2 Bengaluru Karnataka
3 Bhopal Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh
4 Chandigarh Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, and Union Territory of Chandigarh
5 Chennai TamilNadu, Puducherry
6 Guwahati Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura
7 Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
8 Jammu Jammuand Kashmir
9 Lucknow UttarPradesh, Uttarakhand
10 Kolkata WestBengal, Sikkim and the Andaman and Nicobar Islands
11 Mumbai Maharashtra(excluding Vidarbha region) Goa and Union Territories of Dadra
and Nagar Haveli
12 Nagpur Vidarbha region of Maharashtra State and Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh
13 New Delhi Delhi, Haryana
14 Thiruvananthapuram Kerala and the Lakshadweep Islands

N.B. - Scheduled Tribe applicants residing in the Vidarbha Region of Maharashtra can apply either to Mumbai Office or Nagpur Office.

As we have already discussed the nuts and bolts of the eligibility criteria for this recruitment process of RBI Office Attendants 2017, we hope there is no hugger-mugger about the same anymore. 

Best of luck!!



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