RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit for 2022 Recruitment

Eligibility Criteria for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2022

RBI Assistant 2022 eligibility criteria highlights regarding age limit and educational qualification which applicants need to fulfill in order to be eligible for the exam. Check out below the complete eligibility criteria for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2022. Before applying for RBI Assistant Exam 2022, applicants must read the eligibility criteria.

Age limit for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2022

(as on 01.12.2022)

Between 20 and 28 years. Applicants must have been born not earlier than 02nd December 1994 and not later than 01st December 2002 (both days including) are only eligible to apply.

Relaxation in the Upper Age Limit:

Upper age limit will be relaxed as under:

Sr. No Category Relaxation in Age
(i) Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe (SC / ST) By 5 years, i.e. up to 33 years
(ii) Other Backward Classes (OBC) By 3 years, i.e. up to 31 years
(iii) Persons with Disabilities (PWD) By 10 years (GEN/ EWS), 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ST)
(iv) 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.
(v) Widows/divorced women/ women judicially separated who are not re-married By 10 years
(vi) Applicants domiciled in the state of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 1st January, 1981 to 31st December, 1990. By 5 years
(vii) Applicants having work experience in Reserve Bank of India To the extent of number of years of such experience, subject to maximum of 3 years.

NOTE: Cumulative Age Relaxation will not be available either under the above items or in combination with any other items.

Caste Criteria:

  • Applicant’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 applicant’s caste, the Act/Order under which the caste is recognised as SC/ST/OBC and the Village/Town the applicant is ordinarily a resident of. They must also ensure that the name of their caste/community and its spelling in their caste/community certificate should be exactly as mentioned in the lists notified by the central government from time to time (for OBC category list of castes recognized by the Government of India as OBC castes in the central list is available on the site http://www.ncbc.nic.in, for ST category the list of caste for each state is available on the site http://www.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 containing any variation in the caste name will not be accepted. Further the OBC certificate should also clearly indicate that the applicant does not belong to creamy layer as defined by the Government of India for applying to posts and services under the Central Government.
  • The OBC claim of applicant will be determined in relation to the State (or part of the State) to which his/her father originally belongs. Applicant 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/her based on his/her father’s OBC certificate from the State to which his/her (father) originally belongs.
  • No change in the community status already indicated in the on-line application by a applicant for this examination will be allowed.

Applicants seeking age relaxation are required to submit copies of necessary certificate(s) at the time of document verification.

Guidelines for Reserved Category Applicants:

  • Reservation for Persons with Benchmark Disability (PWBD) shall be applied @4% of total vacancies, horizontally, within the overall Office-wise vacancies earmarked for various categories viz., UR, SC, ST & OBC as per the RPWD Act, 2016.
  • Reservation for EXS shall be applied @14.5% of total vacancies, which shall include reservation of 4.5% for disabled Ex-Servicemen and dependents of Servicemen killed in action, clubbed together, horizontally, within overall Office-wise vacancies earmarked for various categories viz., UR, SC, ST & OBC.
  • Reserved category applicants belonging to SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) may apply against unreserved vacancies if vacancies have not been reserved for their category in their state. However, they must fulfill the eligibility criteria for age and educational qualification at par with unreserved applicants. They will, however, be eligible for fee concession, wherever, applicable.
  • Applicants belonging to OBC category but coming in the ‘Creamy Layer’ are not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as ‘General’ (UR).
  • OBC applicants, availing reservation benefit will have to produce OBC certificate issued after 30th June 2022 with Non-creamy layer clause as per Govt. of India guidelines
  • The reservation under various categories will be as per prevailing Government of India guidelines at the time of finalization of result.

Educational Qualifications for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2022

(as on 01.12.2022)

i) At least a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in the aggregate and the knowledge of word processing on PC.

ii) A applicant 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.

iii) Applicants 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.


(1) The date of passing eligibility will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/ Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University/ Institute, a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the University/ Institute indicating the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date of passing.

(2) Applicant should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA/OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in online application. If called for document verification, the applicant will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks by the applicants in terms of norms.

(3) Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the applicant in all the subjects in all the semester(s)/year(s) by aggregating maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honors / optional / additional optional subject, if any. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class/Grade is decided on the basis of Honors marks only. The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 49.99% will be treated as less than 50%.

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