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RBI Grade B Officer

RBI Grade B : Reserve Bank of India Grade B Examination

Every year Reserve Bank of India (RBI) conducts RBI Grade B Officer Exam to select eligible candidates for the position of Grade B officer in its various branches all across the country. As Reserve Bank of India offers an excellent pay scale and reputed job profile, it lures thousands of candidates every year to take this examination. With a handful of vacancy to be filled through RBI Grade B Exam, it is really important to prepare effectively for this exam. Selection for RBI Grade B Officers will be done through a country-wide competitive Examination in three phases i.e. Preliminary and Main examination followed by an Interview.

IMPORTANT

Exam Dates

Events

Dates

Prelim – Online Examination

March 6, 2021

Officers in Gr B (DR)- General

Main – Paper I, II & III Online Examination

April 1, 2021

Prelim – Paper - I - Online Examination

March 6, 2021

Officers in Gr B (DR) – DEPR

Main – Paper - II & III Online/Written Examination

March 31, 2021 (To be confirmed in Admit Cards)

Prelim – Paper - I - Online Examination

March 6, 2021

Officers in Gr B (DR)- DSIM

Main – Paper - II & III Online/Written Examination

March 31, 2021 (To be confirmed in Admit Cards)

Interview Process

To be notified later

Declaration of final result

To be notified later

RBI Grade B

Exam Pattern

Exam

Question Type

Mode

Duration

Number of Questions

Marks

Prelims

MCQ

Computer Based (Online)

120 minutes

200

200

Mains

MCQ

Computer Based (Online)

90 minutes

-

100

Exam

Question Type

Prelim

MCQ

Mains

MCQ

Exam

Mode of Exam

Prelim

Computer Based (Online)

Mains

Computer Based (Online)

Exam

Duration of Exam

Prelim

120 minutes

Mains

90 minutes

Exam

Number of Questions

Prelim

200

Mains

-

Exam

Marks

Prelim

200

Mains

100

RBI Grade B

Exam Syllabus

  • Reasoning Ability

  • Quantitative Aptitude

  • English
  • General Awareness
  • Economics

  • English 

  • Finance Management

RBI Grade B

Eligibility Criteria

RBI Grade B Educational Qualification

Post Name

Education Qualification

RBI Officer (Grade ‘B’) (DR) - (General)

A minimum of 60% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PwBD) or an equivalent grade in Bachelor's degree as well as in 12th (or Diploma or equivalent) and 10th Standard examinations.

The minimum qualifying percentage or an equivalent grade for the Bachelor’s degree will be in aggregate for all semesters / years.

RBI Officer (Grade ‘B’) (DR) - DEPR

A Master's Degree in Economics / Econometrics / Quantitative Economics / Mathematical Economics / Integrated Economics Course/ Finance, with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognized Indian or Foreign University /Institute OR

PGDM/ MBA Finance with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognized Indian or Foreign University /Institute; OR

Master’s Degree in Economics in any of the sub-categories of economics i.e. agricultural/ business/ developmental/ applied, etc., with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognized Indian or Foreign University /Institute.

RBI Officer (Grade ‘B’) (DR) - DSIM

A Master's Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Mathematical Economics/ Econometrics/ Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Kharagpur/ Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters / years OR

Master's Degree in Mathematics with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters / years and one year post graduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects from an Institute of repute; OR

M. Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate of all semesters / years OR

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) jointly offered by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/years.

RBI Grade B Age Limit

The minimum age to apply for the RBI Grade B exam is 21 years. Age-relaxation varies from one category to another. The following table tells the RBI Grade B Age Eligibility for different categories and posts:

Posts

Maximum Age

Minimum Age

RBI Officer (Grade ‘B’)

21 years

30 years

RBI Officer (Grade ‘B’)

21 years

32 years

Candidates possessing M.Phil. qualification

RBI Officer (Grade ‘B’)

21 years

34 years

Candidates possessing Ph.D. qualification

RBI Grade B Age Limit Relaxation

RBI offers a provision of age relaxation for candidates from all reserved categories. Candidates must keep in mind the RBI Grade B Age Limit before filling the application form. Relaxation of the upper age limit for the various categories is shown in the table below.

Category

Upper Limit Relaxation

OBC

3 years

SC/ST

5 years

Physically handicapped( General)

10 years

Physically handicapped (OBC)

13 years

Physically handicapped (SC/ST)

15years

RBI Grade B Nationality

RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria as per Nationality mandates a candidate to be a resident of the prescribed states only.  Candidates belonging to these states will be eligible to apply for RBI Grade B . An applicant must fulfill any one of the following conditions:

  • A citizen of India
  • A citizen of Nepal
  • A citizen of Bhutan
  • A Tibetan refugee settled in India before 1st January 1962
  • Indian by origin, who has migrated Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (Formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of staying permanently in India.

RBI Grade B

Cut-Off

Prelims Exam

Exam stage

General

ST

SC

Aggregate marks in written examination (paper- I, II and III) and interview taken together (out of total 350 marks)

248.5

219.5

221.25

RBI Grade B 2018 cut off – DEPR

Exam stage

General

ST

SC

Aggregate marks in written examination (paper- I, II and III) and interview taken together (out of total 350 marks)

241.66

220.17

207.6

RBI Grade B 2016

Exam stage

General

ST

SC

Aggregate marks in written examination (paper- I, II and III) and interview taken together (out of total 350 marks)

225.5

210.25

204.25

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F.A.Q

Below can check the posts under RBI Grade B

  • Officers in Grade ‘B’ (General) – DR
  • Officers in Gr B (DR) DEPR
  • Officers in Gr B (DR) DSIM

The selection process consists of three tier process

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Personal Interview

Aspirant belongs to General Category, who have already appeared Six times for Phase-I Examination for this post in previous, are not eligible to apply for above job. There are no such restrictions applied to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PwBD, if the posts are reserved for them.

A minimum of 60% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PwBD) or an equivalent grade in Bachelor’s degree or graduation as well as in 12th (or Diploma or equivalent) and 10th/SSC.

The paper consists of 200 marks.

  • General Awareness
  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning

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