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RBI Security Guard Eligibility Criteria

RBI Security Guard Exam Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility Criteria – Education Qualification, Age limit and Number of chances for RBI Security Guard 2019 Examination. Normal age limit of 25 years (28 years for OBC and 30 years for SC/ST as per category relaxation provided by the Government of India) as on November,2019, is further relaxed to the extent of number of years of service in Armed Forces plus 3 years subject to maximum upper age limit of 45 years. The upper age limit of 45 years is uniformly applicable to candidates belonging to all categories inclusive of reserved candidates. In case of dispute regarding age, the date of birth as recorded in the school leaving certificate shall be final. Candidates seeking age relaxation are required to submit copies of necessary certificate(s) at the time of Physical Test.

Sr. No.


Upper Age Relaxation


Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe

5 years


Other Backward Classes (eligible for reservation)

3 years


Persons With Disability

10 years


Ex-Servicemen/ Disability Ex-Servicemen

Actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years subject to maximum of 45 years.


Widows, Divorced women and women legally Separated from their husband who have not remarried

5 years


Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89

5 years


Existing Employees of The New India Assurance Co. Ltd.

5 years


 Caste Criteria

(i) Candidate's seeking reservation as SC/ST/OBC, shall have to produce a certificate in the prescribed proforma ONLY, meant for appointment to posts under the Government of India from the designated authority indicating clearly the candidate’s caste, the Act/Order under which the caste is recognised as SC/ST/OBC and the Village/Town the candidate is ordinarily a resident of. They must also ensure that the name of their caste/community and its spelling in their caste/community certificate is exactly as mentioned in the lists notified by the Central Government from time to time (for OBC category list of castes recognized by the Govt. of India as OBC castes in the central list is available on the site http://www.ncbc.nic.in, for ST category the list caste for each state is available on the site https://ncst.nic.in and for SC category the list of castes for each state is available on the site http://www.socialjustice.nic.in). A certificate 5 containing any variation in the caste name will not be accepted. Further, the OBC certificate should also clearly indicate that the candidate does not belong to creamy layer as defined by the Government of India for applying to posts and services under the Central Government.

(ii) The OBC claim of a candidate will be determined in relation to the State (or part of the State) to which his father originally belongs. A candidate who has migrated from one State (or part of the State) to another should, therefore, produce an OBC certificate which should have been issued to him based on his father's OBC certificate from the State to which he (father) originally belongs.

(iii) No change in the community status already indicated in the on-line application by a candidate for this examination will be allowed.

Educational Qualifications (as on 1/11/2019) :- The candidate should have passed 10th Standard (S.S.C./Matriculation) from recognized State Education Board or equivalent. Ex-servicemen who have passed the qualifying examination from outside the recruitment zone either before or after leaving the military service are eligible. 



Educational Qualification

Security Assistant/Executive

Candidates should pass 10th Standard/SSC/Matriculation passed from a recognized university. 


Physical Measurement :-Candidates appearing for Physical test will have to produce a medical certificate from a medical officer not below the rank of Civil Surgeon/Asst. Surgeon certifying that the candidate is medically fit to undergo physical test. Further, the candidates will have to give an undertaking

Sr. No.


Measurement as per age group

AGE 30-40

AGE 41-45


2.4 KM Run

10 Min 31 Sec to   11 Min 15 Sec

11 Min 31 Sec to   12 Min 15 Sec

11 Min 16 Sec to 12 Min

12 Min 16 Sec to 13 Min

12 Min to 15 Min

13 Min to 16 Min

Over 15 Min

Over 16 Min


5 Meter Shuttle in One Min

14 to 15

12 to 13

12 to 13

10 to 11

10 to 11

8 to 9

Below 10

Below 8


Push Ups



16 to 19

13 to 16



Below 15

Below 12


Sit Ups



28 to 29

23 to 24

26 to 27

21 to 22

24 to 25

19 to 20

22 to 23

17 to 18

20 to 21

15 to 16

Below 20

Below 15

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