Reserve Bank of India, Assistant Librarian (06) Vacancy - Updated Information

Applications are invited for the posts mentioned below in Reserve Bank of India (RBI/Bank) from Indian citizens, citizens of Nepal and subjects of Bhutan and persons of Indian origin who have migrated from Myanmar and Sri Lanka with the intention of permanently settling in India and in whose favour Eligibility Certificates have been issued by Government of India. 


VACANCY: 06 (GEN-4, OBC-2)


Website Link Open - For On-Line Registration of Applications and Payment of On-Line Fees/Intimation Charges  - 11.04.2016 to 25.04.2016  CLICK here for Online Application

Only for the post of Assistant Manager (Security) in Grade ‘A’ and Assistant Librarian in Grade ‘A’: Closing Date for receipt of system generated print out (hard copy) of the valid On-Line Application along with copies of certificates/documents and Bio-data (as mentioned in para 11 (iii) and (iv) below) at RBI Services Board Office. - 02.05.2016 (5.00 PM)

(A) Job requirements: 

(i) Working knowledge of standard Library Software for House Keeping activities in the library such as cataloguing, acquisition and circulation, Serial Control, Subject Indexing, etc. (ii) Experience in computerised search techniques of both on-line and off-line database including retrieval of desired information through various search engines/ processes. (iii) Digitisation (developing digital library and metadata) and content management. (iv) Preservation and conservation of library materials. 

(B) Eligibility Criteria: 

(I) Educational Qualifications (as on 01/04/2016): Essential: (i) Bachelor’s Degree in Arts/Commerce/Science and (ii) Master's Degree in ‘Library Science’ or ‘Library and Information Science’ of a recognized University/ Institute. Desirable: (i) Diploma in ‘Computer Applications’ from a recognized University or Institute (ii) Qualified in the national level test (NET/SLET/SET) conducted by the UGC or any other agency approved by the UGC (iii) Short term/ crash course on content management viz., Joomla, Drupal, etc. 

(II) Experience (as on 01/04/2016): Three years' professional experience in a library under Central/ State Government/ Autonomous or Statutory organization/ PSU/ University or Recognized Research or Educational Institution, or any major automated library. (III) Age (as on 01/04/2016): Between 21 and 30 years (candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/04/1986 and not later than 01/04/1995). Refer item 9 below for relaxation in upper age limit for specified categories

(C) Scheme of Selection: Selection will be through Interview. The Board reserves the right to raise the minimum experience in order to restrict the number of candidates to be called for Interview, commensurate with the number of vacancies. (D) Names of Centres (with Code Numbers) where interviews may depending on number of candidates at each centre, are given below:

Name of Centre (Code No.)
  • Kolkata (15) 
  • Mumbai (25) 
  • Chennai (17) 
  • New Delhi (27)
Candidates can select only one centre and must indicate its name and Code No. in the on-line application. The Board reserves the right to add or delete any centre. The time, date and venue of interview will be advised to the shortlisted candidates in due course. Request for change of centre will not be entertained.  


(1) Some Universities/Institutes do not award Class or percentage of marks and allot Aggregate Grade Points (e.g. CGPA/OGPA/CPI, etc.). In case University/Institute defines criteria for conversion of Aggregate Grade Point into Class and/or percentage of marks, the same will be accepted. However, where the University/ Institute does not define criteria for conversion of Aggregate Grade Point into Class and/or percentage of marks, or not stating class in the degree certificates, the undefined parameter(s) would be worked out as under:

Equivalent CGPA/OGPA/CPI or similar terminologies allotted on a 10 point scale Class / Division Aggregate Percentage of Marks 6.75 I (First) 60% 6.25 II (Second) 55% 5.75 II (Second) 50%


(a) Three years in the case of OBC candidates if the posts are reserved for them.

(b) Five years in the case of: i) SC/ST candidates if the posts are reserved for them 

ii) Ex-employees of banking institutions whose services had to be terminated for reasons of economy or as a result of bank going into liquidation and personnel retrenched from Government Offices after at least one year's service and currently registered with Employment Exchange, 
iii) Ex-servicemen (including Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers) provided applicants have rendered at least five years continuous Military Service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability or have been released on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service or on invalidment, 

iv) Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers who have completed their initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service but whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues certificates that they would be released on selection within three months from the date of receipt of offer of appointment, 

v) Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu and Kashmir between 1st January 1980 and 31st December 1989. (c) 10 years for PWD (GEN) and PWD (OBC/SC/ST) candidates wherever vacancies are not reserved for OBC/SC/ST candidates; 13 years for PWD (OBC) candidates where vacancies are reserved for OBC candidates; and 15 years for PWD (SC/ST) candidates where vacancies are reserved for SC/ST candidates. 


(i) Pay Scale: (A) For Grade 'A' Officers: They will draw a starting basic pay of Rs.17,100/-p.m. in the scale of Rs.17,100-1000(11)-28100-EB-1000(4)-32100-1100(1)-33200 applicable to Officers in Grade ‘A’. They will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Family Allowance and Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time. At present, initial monthly gross emoluments are approximately Rs. 44,996/-

Candidates applying for the post of Asst. Librarian: It is mandatory to apply On-Line and get valid registration for the application on the Bank's website i.e. before closing date. Candidates should submit the system generated printout (hard copy) of the valid Online application to the Board's office along with certified photocopies of following documents in support of their age, category, qualification and experience:
  1. Matriculation or SSC Examination certificate in support of age
  2. Degree (Bachelor’s / Master’s) / Diploma certificate and Mark sheets (of all semesters/years) in support of educational qualifications. In case the University/Institute awards grades, instead of marks and defines criteria for conversion of Aggregate Grade Point into Class and/or percentage of marks, a copy of certified conversion formulae should also be sent.
  3. Experience certificates from the Employer/s indicating the full details of your service such as your name, post held, nature of duties attached to the post and length of service indicating clearly the date of joining/ leaving the service, details of Probationary/training period (if any).
  4. In case candidate belongs to SC/ST/OBC category, copy of the latest Caste Certificate from the competent authority, in the format given on Bank’s website. The OBC certificate should have been issued on or after January 1, 2015.
  5. In case of PWD Candidates latest certificate to this effect issued by an authorised Government of India/ State Government Department/ Hospital.
  6. Six copies of the duly filled Bio-data form (recent passport size Photograph of candidate, in original, may be pasted) and 5 copies of Attestation Form (all in original) [Bio-data / Attestation form are available on Bank's website. 
(v) Candidates of AM (Security) and Asst. Librarian need to send the above documents to the Reserve Bank of India Services Board's Office (RBISB) by ordinary post at the address given below:

"The General Manager, Reserve Bank of India Services Board, Third Floor, RBI Building, Opp. Mumbai Central Railway Stn., Byculla, Mumbai - 400 008".


In case the above documents (hard copy) are not received by the Board by the CLOSING DATE mentioned in this advertisement, the On-Line application will not be entertained and will be rejected. The Board takes no responsibility for any delay in receipt of Application and documents or loss thereof in postal transit.

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