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RBI GRADE B
RBI Grade B Notification: Check Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application, Vacancy, Pattern, Syllabus :
RBI is all set to conduct examination for Grade B officer at 150 Test center in almost all states of India. This exam is one of the important examinations amongst all banking examinations conducted every year. Grade B comprises 3 different grades of employees alternating General, DEPR & DSM's. Reserve Bank of India almost every year holds common recruitment examination for the post of Grade B officers. RBI Grade- is not same as the other bank exams. RBI exam conserves a virtuous level of difficulty and has a different procedure in phase-11 while comparing to other banking examinations. It is deliberated as one of the most respected jobs in India.
RBI Grade B Eligibility
Candidates are required to follow the given criteria to be eligible for RBI Grade B 2018 Exam:
Must be a citizen of India
Must be a subject of Nepal
Must be a subject of Bhutan
Must be a Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 who has the intention of settling permanently in India.
A person of Indian origin migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India
Age Criteria: RBI has defined minimum age criteria for appearing in the RBI Officer (Grade ‘B’) examination. Candidates are required to be aged between 21 years and 30 years (both age included) to apply for RBI Grade B exam .
Age Relaxation: Candidates, who belong to the reserved category will be provided relaxation in their upper age as per the rules decided by the Board.
Category Age relaxation SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 years
Physically Handicapped 10 years
PH + OBC 13 years
PH + SC/ST 1 5 years
Educational Qualification: Candidate appearing for the RBI officer examination-2018 must be a graduate from a recognized university or institute. He/Shemust have attained 60% marks in the graduation while the same percentage is reduced to 50% for the candidates belonging to the reserved category. Candidates having Doctorate degree with aggregate 50% marks can also apply for the RBI examination. In addition to this, candidates having masters’ degree with 55% marks will be allowed to apply for the RBI Exam 2018. Candidates having post graduate diploma in management or Masters of Business administration can also apply for the RBI Officer Grade B exam 2018. Chartered Accountant (CA), Company secretary or Cost Accountant can also apply for this examination.
RBI Grade B 2018 Exam is conducted in three phases:
phase-II exam and
Candidates are required to clear all the three phases in order to get a confirmed post as a Grade B Officer in Reserve Bank of India.
RBI Grade B Exam Pattern Prelims
Serial Number Section Asked No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. General Awareness 80 80Composite time of 2 hours2.Quantitative Aptitude3030
RBI Grade B Exam Pattern Mains
Serial Number Section Asked Paper Type Maximum Marks Duration
1.Economics and Social IssuesObjective10090 minutes
2.Paper II English (Writing Skills)Descriptive (to be typed with the help of keyboard)10090 minutes
3.Paper III Finance & ManagementObjective Type10090 minutes
RBI Grade B Officer Interview Process
Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview, based on aggregate marks obtained in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III of Phase II exam. Interview Process will carry 50 marks.