RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria

RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria 2021

Attempting an important exam needs thorough knowledge and information. As the RBI Assistant notification 2021 has already been released, interested candidates are requested to apply for the RBI Assistant 2021 and do not wait for the last day to fill the application form. All the candidates who are interested in applying for RBI Assistant exam 2021, should be aware of the eligibility requirements of RBI. If any candidate fails to follow the eligibility criteria that are mentioned in the RBI Assistant notification, his/her candidature will be cancelled. RBI will mention the complete eligibility criteria with all the conditions and requirements on various parameters. Let’s look into the detailed eligibility criteria of RBI Assistant exam 2021.

RBI Assistant Educational Criteria

The candidates who are interested in applying for RBI Assistant exam 2021 will have to follow particular eligibility criteria with respect to the educational qualification. A candidate interested in applying for RBI Assistant exam 2021 should possess a certain educational qualification after which he/she will be able to apply for RBI Assistant exam 2021.

  • An interested candidate should possess a degree in graduation from any recognized university or an equivalent qualification which is recognized by the Central Government with a minimum of 50% marks (candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD doesn’t need any minimum percentage criteria).
  • Candidate must have a knowledge of M.S Word in the computer system.

For detailed information of the Educational criteria please look at the table below:

PostEducational Criteria
RBI Assistant
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWD candidates) in the aggregate and the knowledge of word processing on PC
  • A candidate belonging to Ex-servicemen category (except dependents of ex-servicemen) should either be a graduate from a recognized University or should have passed the matriculation or its equivalent examination of the Armed Forces and rendered at least 15 years of defence service.
  • Candidates applying for post in a particular recruiting office should be proficient in the language (i.e. know to read, write, speak and understand the language) of the state/ any of the states falling under the recruiting office.

RBI Assistant Age Criteria (as on December 01, 2019)

All the candidates who are willing to apply for RBI Assistant 2021 shall follow age criteria apart from the educational requirements. The candidate need to be completely eligible on all parameters for filling the application form of RBI Assistant 2021. Further details can be inferred from the table below

PostAge Criteria
RBI Assistant Between 20 and 28 years. Candidates must have been born not earlier than December 02, 1991 and not later than December 01, 1999 (both days including)

RBI Assistant Age Relaxation

Apart from the regular age criteria that a candidate needs to follow in order to apply for RBI Assistant exam 2021, RBI provides relaxation in the upper age limit for some categories. The categories that come under it can appear for the RBI Assistant exam for a longer time as compared to other categories which do not come under the RBI age relaxation norms. The period of relaxation will be different for all categories. Refer to the complete details below:

Sr. No.CategoryAge Relaxation
1 Scheduled Class/ Scheduled Tribe By 5 years, i.e, upto 33 years
2 Other Backward Classes (OBC) By 3 years, i.e, upto 31 years
3 Persons with Disabilities (PWD) By 10 years (GEN/EWS), 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ST)
4 Ex-Servicemen To the extent of service rendered by them in Armed Forces plus an additional period of 3 years subject to maximum of 50 years
5 Widows/divorced women/women judicially separated who are not re-married By 10 years
6 Candidates domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 By 5 years
7 Candidates having work experience in Reserve Bank of India To the extent of no. Of years of such service, subject to a maximum of 3 years

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