RBI Office Attendant Recruitment 2021 | 841 Vacancies Announced

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the notification for 841 posts of “Office Attendant” in various offices of the Bank. Eligible candidates can now fill the online application form between February 24, 2021, and March 15, 2021. The selection for the post will be through an Online Test followed by Language Proficiency Test (in Regional Language). In this blog – RBI Office Attendant Recruitment 2021, we’ll have a look at the important dates, eligibility criteria, exam patter, and other aspects of this notification. So let’s get started.

RBI Office Attendant Recruitment 2021 – Overview

Exam name RBI Office Attendants 2020
Conducted by Reserve Bank of India
PostOffice Attendant
Exam level National 
Exam category 10th / Matriculation
Exam stages Online Test
Language Test (LLT)
Exam mode Online
Exam duration Online Test – 90 minutes
Exam syllabus English Language, Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability, and General Awareness.
Exam pattern Online Test – 120 Marks
LPT – Qualifying in nature
Language English and Hindi 
Official websitewww.rbi.org.in.

RBI Office Attendant – Important Dates

Registration Window OpenFebruary 24, 2021 – March 15, 2021
Payment of Test Fees (Online)February 24, 2021 – March 15, 2021
Tentative date of Online Test April 09 & 10, 2021

RBI Office Attendant 2020 Vacancies

The state wise vacancy for RBI Office Attendant is given below

Office SCSTOBCEWSGENTOTAL
Ahmedabad 0 3 22 5 20 50
Bangalore 1 0 0 2 25 28
Bhopal@ 0 10 0 2 13 25
Bhubaneswar 1 7 4 2 10 24
Chandigarh 5 0 10 3 13 31
Chennai % 0 0 23 7 41 71
Guwahati& 0 9 6 3 20 38
Hyderabad 8 5 15 5 24 57
Jammu 0 2 1 0 6 9
Jaipur 0 7 14 4 18 43
Kanpur** 0 0 33 6 30 69
Kolkata * 7 0 10 3 15 35
Mumbai $ 0 11 46 20 125 202
Nagpur 3 21 3 5 23 55
New Delhi 0 0 9 5 36 50
Patna ^ 0 0 13 2 13 28
Thiruvananthapuram ! 0 0 2 2 22 26
Total 25 75 211 76 454 841
@ Bhopal – 17, Raipur – 8 ! Thiruvananthapuram-26, Kochi-0
& Guwahati-22, Agartala-4, Aizawl-4, Imphal-4, Shillong-4 % Chennai-61, RBSC-9, ZTC Chennai-1
** Kanpur-29, Lucknow-31, Dehradun-9 * Kolkata-30, Gangtok-4, ZTC Kolkata-1
$ Mumbai-180, Navi Mumbai-17, Panaji-1, RBI Academy- 2, ZTC Mumbai-2 ^ Patna-21, Ranchi-7

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RBI Office Attendant Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  1. A candidate should have passed 10th Standard (S.S.C./Matriculation) from the concerned State/UT coming under the Regional Jurisdiction of the Recruiting Office to which he/she is applying.
  2. In addition to the above, the candidate should be a domicile of the State/UT coming under the Regional Jurisdiction of the Recruitment Office to which he/she is applying for.
  3. The candidate should be an undergraduate as on the 1/02/2021. Graduates and candidates possessing higher qualification are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidates applying to a recruiting office should be proficient in the language (i.e. know to read, write, speak and understand the language) of the state/UT falling under that office.

Age Criteria

Between 18 and 25 years. Candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/02/1996 and not later than 01/02/2003 (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 30 years
(ii) Other Backward Classes (OBC) By 3 years, i.e. up to 28 years
 (iii) Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) 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.

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

RBI Office Attendant Recruitment 2021 – How To Apply

  • Visit the URL “Recruitment for the post of Office Attendants – 2020” on Bank’s website i.e. www.rbi.org.in >Opportunities@RBI>Current Vacancies > Vacancies and click on the hyperlink “Online Application Form” to filling the ‘Online Application’.
  • Choose the tab “Click here for New Registration” and enter Name, Contact details and Email-id. A Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen.
  • Enter their basic details and upload the photograph and signature in the online application form as per the specifications given.
  • In case the candidate is unable to complete the application form in one go, he/ she can save the data already entered by choosing “SAVE AND NEXT” tab.
  • Verify the details filled in the online application and click on the FINAL SUBMIT BUTTON.

RBI Office Attendant Application Fee

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges (Non- Refundable) payable from February 24, 2021 to March 15, 2021 for RBI Office Attendant is –

  • ₹50/- for SC/ST/PwBD/EXS. (Intimation Charges)
  • 450/- for OBC/EWS/General candidates (Test fee + Intimation Charges)

RBI Office Attendant Exam Pattern

Selection of RBI Office Attendant would be done on the basis of Online Test (as given below) and Language Proficiency Test (LPT). The online test will have a composite duration of 90 minutes and will be conducted in both Hindi and English (Except General English, which will be in English only). The Exam pattern of the Online Test is –

Sr. No. Name of Tests (Objective) No. Of Questions Maximum Marks
1 Reasoning 30 30
2 General English 30 30
3 General Awareness 30 30
4 Numerical ability 30 30
  Total 120 120
  • There will be negative marking for wrong answer in the Online Test. 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Candidates will have to pass with minimum prescribed mark in each subject of Online Test.
  • LPT will be of Qualifying nature. The candidates provisionally selected from the Online Test will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT). Candidate not qualifying LPT shall not be considered for selection.

RRB Office Attendant Salary

Here is the breakdown of RBI Office Attendant Salary –

Particulars Amount
Basic Pay ₹ 10,940/
Scale10940 – 380 (4)
12460 – 440 (3)
13780 – 520 (3)
15340 – 690 (2)
16720 – 860 (4)
20160 – 1180 (1)
23700
House Rent Allowance @ 15% of pay
Other AllowancesDearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Grade Allowance
Monthly Gross emoluments₹ 26,508/-

RBI Office Attendant Recruitment 2021 FAQs

When does the RBI Attendant Registration 2020 start?

Candidates can register for RBI Office Attendants starting Feb 24, 2021 till March 15, 2021, on RBI website.

What is the eligibility of RBI Office Attendant 2020?

A candidate should have passed 10th Standard (S.S.C./Matriculation) from the concerned State/UT. Graduates and candidates possessing higher qualification are not eligible to apply.

What is the salary of RBI Office Attendant?

At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments for Office Attendants is approximately ₹ 26,508/-. Know more about it on the blog.


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