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RBI GRADE "B" 2018

Reserve Bank of India is an ‘equal opportunity employer’. This means you have to write an examination which will test your analytical skill, logical thinking, awareness of latest developments and in depth knowledge of a chosen subject. In the first phase of the examination, you will be tested on quantitative aptitude and reasoning, general awareness and English language. Those who qualify will be tested in the second phase on English (writing skills), Economic & Social Problems and one optional subject from Finance & Management, Economics or Statistics. Those of you who qualify the second phase will be called for interview.RBI offers an attractive compensation package which includes various perks & facilities to its employees.

The full form of ‘RBI Grade B’ exam is ‘Reserve Bank of India Grade B’ exam. RBI conducts a common RBI Grade B Exam to recruit Grade B Officers. Once you qualify the exam, you are hired as a Officers in Grade B in Reserve Bank of India.

After getting recruited as a RBI Grade B officer, you will get a handsome salary including other allowances. The final RBI Grade B Salary of including HRA, DA, etc. may go up to Rs. 67,933/- initially. This will increase along your career path at the bank.

These RBI Grade B 2017 Results have come out after Phase I, II and Interview have culminated.

IMPORTANT DATES RBI GRADE B 2018

Serial Number Event Date
1 Release of online application form May 2018
2 Last date to submit online application form May 2018
3 Release of Admit card for Phase-I Exam June 2018
4 Commencement of Phase-I exam June 2018
5 Declaration of result of Phase-I exam June 2018
6 Release of Admit Card for Phase-II Exam July 2018
7 Commencement of Phase-II exam July 2018
8 Declaration of result of Phase-II Exam August 2018
9 Interview Process August 2018
10 Declaration of final result August 2017

RBI GRADE B 2018 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA


The educational qualifications, age limit, and nationality of the candidates are considered in the eligibility criteria of RBI Grade B 2018. The candidates who applied for theRBI Grade B 2018 post should be a citizen of India. Check out more details about the eligibility criteria below.

Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – (General)

  • A minimum of 60% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PWD) 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

Officers in 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 recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute.

  • (Candidates having M.Phil. Degree and Doctorate Degree from a recognized Indian/Foreign University/Institute in the specified subjects will be eligible for relaxation in the upper age limit by 2 year and 4 years respectively.)

Officers in 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 (OR)

  • Master’s Degree in Mathematics and one year post graduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects from an institute of repute (OR)

  • M. Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute (OR)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) jointly offered by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta


Age Limit (As on 01.04.2018)

The candidate’s age should not be below 21 and not more than 30 years as on 01. 04. 2018 which means he/she must not be born before 01.04.1997 and not after 02.04.1988 . Check out the age relaxation for various categories in the table below.

Relaxation Of Upper Age Limit:

Sr. No. Category Age Relaxation
1. SC/ST 5 Years
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 Years
3. PWD(GEN) 10 Years
4. PWD (SC/ST) 15 Years
5 PWD(OBC) 13 Years
6 Persons Domiciled in Jammu & 5 Years

NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS:

Candidates belonging to unreserved i.e. General Category, who have already appeared Six times for Phase-I Examination for this post in the past, are not eligible to apply. No such restriction applies to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD, if the posts are reserved for them.

APPLICATION FEE AND INTIMATION CHARGE: (Non Refundable)

Sr.No. Category Total
1. SC/ST/PWD/XS
100/- (Intimation Charges only)
2. General and OBC 850/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)
3 STAFF@ Nil

Vacancies:

The total vacancies for RBI Grade B Officers in the year 2017 is 161.

VACANCIES
SC ST OBC* GEN TOTAL
23 13 42 83 161

Exam Pattern:

The examination will consist :

1.Phase-I - Prelims Examination

2.Phase-II -Mains Examination

RBI Grade ‘B’ Recruitment – Phase I Prelims

The examination will Objective Type or MCQ. It will be held for the duration of 2 hours (200 marks). The modules for Phase I will be –

Subject No. Of Questions Marks
General Awareness 80 80
Maths 30 30
English 30 30
Reasoning 60 60
Total 200 200
*Note:Candidates, who secure minimum marks separately for each Test, as prescribed, will be shortlisted for Phase-II of the examination based on the aggregate marks obtained in Phase-I.

Phase II – Mains Exam

Name of the Paper Type of the Paper Time (Mins) Marks
Paper I Economic & Social Issues Objective Type 90 100
Paper II English (Writing Skills) Descriptive (to be typed with the help of keyboard) 90 100
Paper III Finance & Management Objective Type 90 100

*Note:Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination)

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Interview:

Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview, based on aggregate of marks obtained in Phase-II (Paper-I +Paper-II +Paper-III). The minimum aggregate cut off marks for being shortlisted for Interview will be decided by the Board in relation to the number of vacancies. Roll No. of the candidates shortlisted for interview will be published on RBI website at appropriate time and interview call letters will be sent on registered email ID. Interview will be of 50 marks. Candidate may opt for interview either in Hindi or English. Final Selection will be through merit list which will be prepared by adding marks secured by candidates in Phase-II examination and interview.

 

How to apply for RBI Grade B 2018

  • Candidates satisfying the conditions of eligibility as on May 1, 2017 are first required to visit the URL “Recruitment for the post of “Officers in Gr.’B’ (DR) General/DEPR/DSIM” on Bank's website i.e. www.rbi.org.in >Opportunities@RBI >Current Vacancies > Vacancies and click on the hyperlink “Online Application Form” in the Advertisement page for filling the ‘Online Application’. It redirects the candidates to the online registration page.
  • Candidates should have valid email ID and mobile no.which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/advices etc. by email/SMS.
  • Submit the Application Form.
  • The payment can be made by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
  • On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form with fee details will be generated; which may be printed for record.
  • Take out the Print Out of the Application Form for future reference.

Syllabus For RBI Grade B Prelims & Mains 2018

Given below is a list of all topics from four subjects, from which the questions will be asked. You can prepare and plan for the exams by knowing the topics you have to cover.

General Awareness

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning

- Banking & Financial

- Awareness

- Economic News

- Static Awareness

- Current Affairs

- Reading Comprehension

- Cloze Test

- Phrase Replacement/Error Spotting

- Para Completion

- Fill in the blanks

- Para Jumbles

- Number Series

- Data Interpretation

- Miscellaneous Questions

- Data Sufficiency

- Inequality

- Coding Decoding

- Syllogism

- Machine Input Output

- Data Sufficiency

- Circular Arrangement

- Linear Arrangement

- Floor Puzzle

- Scheduling

- Double Lineup Puzzle

- Verbal Reasoning

- Order & Ranking

- Arrangement & Pattern

- Blood Relations

- Direction & Distance

Admit Card for For RBI Grade B 2018

The admit card for RBI Grade B 2018 Exam will be released separately for both Phase-I and Phase-II exam. Admit card for Phase-I Exam will be released in the first week of June. The admit card for Phase-II Exam will be issued to candidates who have qualified the Phase-I exam of RBI Grade B.

How to Download Admit Card

  • Go to www.rbi.org.in and click on careers section.
  • Select download RBI Grade B call letter for preliminary examination
  • Then enter your Registration Number/Roll Number and Date of Birth/Password
  • Finally click on the submit button, your RBI Grade B admit card 2018 will generated and take a print.
  • The RBI Grade B admit card is issued and available 10 days prior to the examination. It will be available in the official website of the bank. Candidates are required to download the admit card and get a printed copy of the same.

RBI GRADE B PREVIOUS YEAR CUT OFF

The cut off for RBI Grade B 2018 Exam will be released after each phase of examination is completed. The cut off for the Phase-I exam will be released first followed by cut off for Phase-II exam. Candidates can evaluate their marks and their chances of selection by matching their score with the cut off list released by RBI.
 
RBI Grade B Prelims and Mains objective Cut off Marks are different for each section (ie., Cutoff marks for English, Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, General Awareness). These cutoff marks may vary according to categories like General, OBC, SC, ST, PWD.  Here we are providing you the Previous Year Cut-Offs. This list will help you in having the rough idea about cut off of the upcoming exam.

Phase-1

SECTION WISE CUTOFF MARKS FOR PHASE - I
Section Category
General OBC SC ST
GENERAL AWARENESS 20 16 14.25 14.25
REASONING 15 15 10.75 10.75
ENGLISH 7.50 6 5.25 5.25
QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE 7.50 6 5.25 5.25
TOTAL 98.50 88.50 84.50 84.50

Final

CUT-OFF MARKS DECIDED BY THE BOARD AT VARIOUS STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS
Recruitment Stage Category
General OBC SC ST
Aggregate Cut-Off Marks in paper-I, paper- II And Paper-III taken together in written examination for shortlisting the candidate for interviewer (Out of total 300 marks) 176.75 161.75 155.75 155.75
Aggregate marks written examination and interviewer taken together (out of total 350 marks) obtained by the respective category with reference too the no. of vacancies notified under each category 225.50 211.00 204.25 210.25

 

Reserve Bank of India is an ‘equal opportunity employer’. This means you have to write an examination which will test your analytical skill, logical thinking, awareness of latest developments and in depth knowledge of a chosen subject. In the first phase of the examination, you will be tested on quantitative aptitude and reasoning, general awareness and English language. Those who qualify will be tested in the second phase on English (writing skills), Economic & Social Problems and one optional subject from Finance & Management, Economics or Statistics. Those of you who qualify the second phase will be called for interview.RBI offers an attractive compensation package which includes various perks & facilities to its employees.

The full form of ‘RBI Grade B’ exam is ‘Reserve Bank of India Grade B’ exam. RBI conducts a common RBI Grade B Exam to recruit Grade B Officers. Once you qualify the exam, you are hired as a Officers in Grade B in Reserve Bank of India.

After getting recruited as a RBI Grade B officer, you will get a handsome salary including other allowances. The final RBI Grade B Salary of including HRA, DA, etc. may go up to Rs. 67,933/- initially. This will increase along your career path at the bank.

These RBI Grade B 2017 Results have come out after Phase I, II and Interview have culminated.

IMPORTANT DATES RBI GRADE B 2018

Serial Number Event Date
1 Release of online application form May 2018
2 Last date to submit online application form May 2018
3 Release of Admit card for Phase-I Exam June 2018
4 Commencement of Phase-I exam June 2018
5 Declaration of result of Phase-I exam June 2018
6 Release of Admit Card for Phase-II Exam July 2018
7 Commencement of Phase-II exam July 2018
8 Declaration of result of Phase-II Exam August 2018
9 Interview Process August 2018
10 Declaration of final result August 2017

RBI GRADE B 2018 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA


The educational qualifications, age limit, and nationality of the candidates are considered in the eligibility criteria of RBI Grade B 2018. The candidates who applied for theRBI Grade B 2018 post should be a citizen of India. Check out more details about the eligibility criteria below.

Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – (General)

  • A minimum of 60% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PWD) 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

Officers in 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 recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute.

  • (Candidates having M.Phil. Degree and Doctorate Degree from a recognized Indian/Foreign University/Institute in the specified subjects will be eligible for relaxation in the upper age limit by 2 year and 4 years respectively.)

Officers in 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 (OR)

  • Master’s Degree in Mathematics and one year post graduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects from an institute of repute (OR)

  • M. Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute (OR)

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) jointly offered by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta

Age Limit (As on 01.04.2018)

The candidate’s age should not be below 21 and not more than 30 years as on 01. 04. 2018 which means he/she must not be born before 01.04.1997 and not after 02.04.1988 . Check out the age relaxation for various categories in the table below.

Relaxation Of Upper Age Limit:

Sr. No. Category Age Relaxation
1. SC/ST 5 Years
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 Years
3. PWD(GEN) 10 Years
4. PWD (SC/ST) 15 Years
5 PWD(OBC) 13 Years
6 Persons Domiciled in Jammu & 5 Years

NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS:

Candidates belonging to unreserved i.e. General Category, who have already appeared Six times for Phase-I Examination for this post in the past, are not eligible to apply. No such restriction applies to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD, if the posts are reserved for them.

APPLICATION FEE AND INTIMATION CHARGE: (Non Refundable)

Sr.No. Category Total
1. SC/ST/PWD/XS
100/- (Intimation Charges only)
2. General and OBC 850/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)
3 STAFF@ Nil

Vacancies:

The total vacancies for RBI Grade B Officers in the year 2017 is 161.

VACANCIES
SC ST OBC* GEN TOTAL
23 13 42 83 161

 

 

Exam Pattern:

The examination will consist :

1.Phase-I - Prelims Examination

2.Phase-II -Mains Examination

RBI Grade ‘B’ Recruitment – Phase I Prelims

The examination will Objective Type or MCQ. It will be held for the duration of 2 hours (200 marks). The modules for Phase I will be –

Subject No. Of Questions Marks
General Awareness 80 80
Maths 30 30
English 30 30
Reasoning 60 60
Total 200 200
*Note:Candidates, who secure minimum marks separately for each Test, as prescribed, will be shortlisted for Phase-II of the examination based on the aggregate marks obtained in Phase-I.

Phase II – Mains Exam

Name of the Paper Type of the Paper Time (Mins) Marks
Paper I Economic & Social Issues Objective Type 90 100
Paper II English (Writing Skills) Descriptive (to be typed with the help of keyboard) 90 100
Paper III Finance & Management Objective Type 90 100

*Note:Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination)

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Interview:

Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview, based on aggregate of marks obtained in Phase-II (Paper-I +Paper-II +Paper-III). The minimum aggregate cut off marks for being shortlisted for Interview will be decided by the Board in relation to the number of vacancies. Roll No. of the candidates shortlisted for interview will be published on RBI website at appropriate time and interview call letters will be sent on registered email ID. Interview will be of 50 marks. Candidate may opt for interview either in Hindi or English. Final Selection will be through merit list which will be prepared by adding marks secured by candidates in Phase-II examination and interview.

How to apply for RBI Grade B 2018

  • Candidates satisfying the conditions of eligibility as on May 1, 2017 are first required to visit the URL “Recruitment for the post of “Officers in Gr.’B’ (DR) General/DEPR/DSIM” on Bank's website i.e. www.rbi.org.in >Opportunities@RBI >Current Vacancies > Vacancies and click on the hyperlink “Online Application Form” in the Advertisement page for filling the ‘Online Application’. It redirects the candidates to the online registration page.
  • Candidates should have valid email ID and mobile no.which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/advices etc. by email/SMS.
  • Submit the Application Form.
  • The payment can be made by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
  • On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form with fee details will be generated; which may be printed for record.
  • Take out the Print Out of the Application Form for future reference.

Syllabus For RBI Grade B Prelims & Mains 2018

Given below is a list of all topics from four subjects, from which the questions will be asked. You can prepare and plan for the exams by knowing the topics you have to cover.

General Awareness

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning

- Banking & Financial

- Awareness

- Economic News

- Static Awareness

- Current Affairs

- Reading Comprehension

- Cloze Test

- Phrase Replacement/Error Spotting

- Para Completion

- Fill in the blanks

- Para Jumbles

- Number Series

- Data Interpretation

- Miscellaneous Questions

- Data Sufficiency

- Inequality

- Coding Decoding

- Syllogism

- Machine Input Output

- Data Sufficiency

- Circular Arrangement

- Linear Arrangement

- Floor Puzzle

- Scheduling

- Double Lineup Puzzle

- Verbal Reasoning

- Order & Ranking

- Arrangement & Pattern

- Blood Relations

- Direction & Distance

Admit Card for For RBI Grade B 2018

The admit card for RBI Grade B 2018 Exam will be released separately for both Phase-I and Phase-II exam. Admit card for Phase-I Exam will be released in the first week of June. The admit card for Phase-II Exam will be issued to candidates who have qualified the Phase-I exam of RBI Grade B.

How to Download Admit Card

  • Go to www.rbi.org.in and click on careers section.
  • Select download RBI Grade B 2018 call letter for preliminary examination
  • Then enter your Registration Number/Roll Number and Date of Birth/Password
  • Finally click on the submit button, your RBI Grade B admit card 2018 will generated and take a print.
  • The RBI Grade B admit card is issued and available 10 days prior to the examination. It will be available in the official website of the bank. Candidates are required to download the admit card and get a printed copy of the same.

RBI GRADE B 2017 CUT OFF

The cut off for RBI Grade B 2018 Exam will be released after each phase of examination is completed. The cut off for the Phase-I exam will be released first followed by cut off for Phase-II exam. Candidates can evaluate their marks and their chances of selection by matching their score with the cut off list released by RBI.
 
RBI Grade B Prelims and Mains objective Cut off Marks are different for each section (ie., Cutoff marks for English, Reasoning, Quantitative Ability, General Awareness). These cutoff marks may vary according to categories like General, OBC, SC, ST, PWD.  Here we are providing you the Previous Year Cut-Offs. This list will help you in having the rough idea about cut off of the upcoming exam.

Phase-1

SECTION WISE CUTOFF MARKS FOR PHASE - I
Section Category
General OBC SC ST
GENERAL AWARENESS 20 16 14.25 14.25
REASONING 15 15 10.75 10.75
ENGLISH 7.50 6 5.25 5.25
QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE 7.50 6 5.25 5.25
TOTAL 98.50 88.50 84.50 84.50

Final

CUT-OFF MARKS DECIDED BY THE BOARD AT VARIOUS STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS
Recruitment Stage Category
General OBC SC ST
Aggregate Cut-Off Marks in paper-I, paper- II And Paper-III taken together in written examination for shortlisting the candidate for interviewer (Out of total 300 marks) 176.75 161.75 155.75 155.75
Aggregate marks written examination and interviewer taken together (out of total 350 marks) obtained by the respective category with reference too the no. of vacancies notified under each category 225.50 211.00 204.25 210.25

 

 

OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION OF RBI GRADE B 2017

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