RBI Security Guard Recruitment 2021: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recruits eligible candidates for the post of Security Guard through a competitive examination. Recruited candidates are posted as Security Guards are posted in various branch locations of the RBI across the country. Selection for this post is through a country-wide competitive Test (Online Test) followed by Physical Test. In this article, we shall see all important information related to the RBI Security Guard Recruitment 2021 exam such as Exam Date, Eligibility criteria, Syllabus, Application Fee, Apply Online, Exam Pattern, Vacancy, Salary, Job profile, etc.
RBI Security Guard Exam Date 2021
Below are all the important dates of the Reserve Bank of India Security Guard Exam 2021 that are released in the notification PDF.
|Exam Events||Important Dates|
|RBI Security Guard Notification 2021 release date||22nd January 2021|
|Start of Online Applications||22nd January 2021|
|Last Date to Apply Online for RBI Security Guard 2021||12th February 2021|
|Last Date to pay the application fee||12th February 2021|
|Closure for editing application details||12th February 2021|
|Last Date to print receipt of the online application||27th February 2021|
|Admit Card 2021 Download Date||09th March 2021|
|RBI Security Guard Exam Date 2021||20th March 2021|
|RBI Security Guard Result 2021||26th June 2021|
RBI Security Guard Vacancy 2021
This year a total of 241 posts of security guards has been released officially by RBI in various offices in of the bank. Thus, below you can have a look at the category-wise security guard vacancies available in the RBI offices across the country:
|Jaipur||2 (1)||2 (2)||0||1||5||10|
|Jammu||0||1 (1)||2 (1)||0||1||4|
|Kolkata||3 (1)||1 (1)||5 (3)||1||5||15|
|New Delhi||3 (2)||0||5||1||8||17|
|Patna||3 (2)||1 (1)||2 (1)||1||4||11|
Note: – Candidates who belong to the OBC category but comes under the creamy layer are not eligible for the reservation under the OBC category.
RBI Security Guard Apply Online 2021
The link for the online application of the RBI security guard recruitment 2021 exam has been activated after the release of the notification itself. Any eligible, as well as interested candidate, can apply for the post latest by 12th February 2021. Make sure you provide the correct details while filling up the application form. Below is the direct link to apply online.
How to Apply Online for RBI Security Guard Recruitment 2021?
Check the below steps to apply online for the post of a security guard:
- Click on the link shared above to start the application process.
- Fill up the details in the application form correctly as per your official documents.
- Click on the “Save & Next” button.
- Upload your scanned photograph & signature image as per the mentioned dimensions.
- Click on the submit button.
- Lastly, Pay the application fee.
- Don’t forget to take a printout of the application fee.
RBI Security Guard Application Fee
Below is the category-wise RBI Security Guard application fee that needs to be paid in order to complete your Online Application process. Applications that have not completed Fee payment are deemed to be incomplete and will be rejected.
|All categories (Non-Refundable)||₹ 50/-|
|Staff Candidates||No Fee|
RBI Security Guard Admit Card 2021
Admit cards/call letters for the Security Guard exam of RBI will be made available to download 15 days prior to the exam date on the official RBI website. Without admit card, no candidate will be allowed to appear for the RBI Security Guard 2021 exam. So it is very important that candidates download their admit cards.
Steps to download RBI Security Guard Admit Card
- Visit the official website of the RBI
- At the home page, click RBI Security Guard Admit card.
- Enter credentials, such as registration no. & password/DOB
- Click on the login button.
- Your Admit card will appear on the screen.
- Save and download your Admit card.
Pre-Exam Training for SC/ST/OBC
The Reserve Bank of India may arrange pre-examination training at certain centers for SC/ST/OBC candidates in consonance with the guidelines issued by Government. Only the candidates opting for pre-exam training while filling up the application form will be eligible to avail this opportunity.
The pre-exam training call letter will be available 10 days before the release of the admit card. However, we will provide you the direct link to download the pre-exam training call letter as soon as it is available officially.
RBI Security Guard Selection Process
The selection of the candidates for the Security Guard post in RBI will be based on an online test followed by a physical test. The physical test is of qualifying in nature, therefore, the candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of marks obtained in the written examination. Below are the details of both the stages simultaneously:
- Stage 1: Online Test
- Stage 2: Physical Test
RBI Security Guard Exam Pattern
Online Test Exam Pattern
|Name of the subject
|Duration (in Minutes)|
|Test of Reasoning||40||40||80 minutes (1 hour 20 mins)|
- Except for General English, both the tests i.e Test of Reasoning and Numerical Ability will be bilingual.
- There is a Negative Marking of the ¼ mark for every wrong answer.
- There is no Sectional Cut off
- The final Merit list is prepared based on the marks obtained in the Online Exam, provided the candidate has passed the Physical Test.
Physical Test Pattern
The Physical test is mandatory for all the applicants, however, it is only qualifying in nature. Further, candidates, who are going to appear for the physical test need to produce a medical certificate on the same day. Below are the details of the PET:
|Sr. No.||Event||Measurement as per age group|
|Age 30-40||Age 41-45|
|1.||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|
|2.||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|
|16 to 19||13 to 16|
|Below 15||Below 12|
|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|
RBI Security Guard Salary 2021
Applicants selected for the post of Security Guards will draw a starting basic pay of ₹ 10940/- per month in the scale of 10940-380 (4)-12460- 440(3) -13780-520(3)-15340-690 (2)-16720- 860(4) – 20160-1180 (3)- 23700 (20 years) including other allowances such as Dearness Allowance, Transport Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Personal Fixed Allowance, Local Compensatory Allowance, Shift Allowance, Special Functional Allowance, Special Allowance (I), Grade Allowance, Washing Allowance, etc. as admissible from time to time.
At present, the initial monthly Gross emoluments for the post of Security Guards is approximately ₹ 24,052/- including House Rent Allowance @ of 15 %.
RBI Security Guard Job Profile
The job profile of a security guard in RBI is as follows:
- Guarding Bank’s property (official/Residential), other watch & ward duties round the clock.
- Operating X-Ray machines/DFMD for checking baggage at the entrance and other allied duties which may be assigned by the Bank.
- The Security Guards will have to work in shifts, including night shifts.
The above list is only indicative, not exhaustive. The Bank reserves the right to assign any other work in case of requirement.
Security Guard of RBI Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for the post of security guard applicants have to undergo two basic classifications which are age limit criteria and educational qualification along with experience. These norms are stated by the officials of the Reserve Bank of India.
Candidates failing to fulfill the eligibility criteria will not be applicable to fill the application form. So, please carefully read all the eligibility criteria for Security Guard Post before filling up the online application form.
The minimum age of the applicant should not be less than 25 years (28 years for OBC and 30 years for SC/ST as per category relaxation provided by the Government of India) as of 01st January 2021, is further relaxed to the extent of the number of years of service in Armed Forces plus 3 years. Moreover, the maximum upper age limit should not exceed 45 years.
Note: – The upper age limit of 45 years is uniformly applicable to candidates belonging to all categories inclusive of reserved candidates.
The candidate should have passed the 10th Standard (S.S.C./Matriculation) from recognized State Education Board or equivalent as of 01/01/2021. Candidates possessing graduates or higher qualifications are not eligible to apply.
Experience: Only ex-servicemen with a proper military background are eligible. The candidates should have experience in handling arms and ammunition in the military. However, matriculate Ex-servicemen with 15 years of experience are considered as “Graduates” who are eligible to apply.
Note: – Bank reserves the right to call for any document in support of the residential status of the candidate.
RBI Security Guard Result
After the successful completion of the RBI “Security Guard” online exam, the authority has released the result on their official website. The final merit list will be prepared only on the basis of the written test, the physical test is only qualifying in nature.