According to official notification, today is the last day to apply online for RBI Assistant recruitment 2016. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had notified the recruitment to Assistant posts on November 7. Candidates can fill their application forms on the official website www.rbi.org.in.
Reserve Bank of India had issued an official notice for the recruitment to the Assistant cadre posts earlier this month and the application process started from November 7. As per the notified schedule, the online application process for RBI Assistant recruitment 2016 would be closed on November 28, today. The aspirants who have not yet applied or submitted their application can do so by today only.
RBI would fill a total of 610 ‘Assistant’ posts across its 17 offices through the recruitment process that includes a preliminary exam, main exam and interview. Earlier the recruitment to the posts of Assistant was done through a single level exam, but the Bank changed the recruitment process in September with the three-tier process. As of now, the aspirants have less than 2 complete days to apply for the vacancies and those who have yet to submit the application fee can do so by Monday only. Those candidates who wish to make some changes in the particulars filled in the application form can also do it by tomorrow only. However, the applicants will be able to take the printout of filled application form till December 13.
All the applicants will have to take a preliminary test scheduled to be held on December 23 & 24 and based on the cut-off scores, the shortlisted candidates will be declared eligible to take the main exam. Both the prelims and mains exam will be taken through online mode. The prelims exam would be organized across 209 cities, while the mains exam will be held at selected venues only.
The exam dates for mains exam has not been announced by RBI yet, but the exam stands scheduled to be held in January 2017. The prelims exam would carry 100 objection type questions as per the standard question paper level adopted by IBPS for this category posts. The questions will be distributed among 3 sections : English Language (30 questions), Numerical Ability (35 questions) and Reasoning Ability (35 questions).
The preliminary exam would be of 100 marks and the candidates will be required to qualify all the three sections. On the other hand, the mains exam would be of 200 marks and the interview would carry 35 marks. The final selection would be made on the basis of mains exam and interview taken together, while the preliminary exam would only act as a screening test for mains exam.