RBI Grade-B

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Notification: July 2018

Prelims Exam Date: 16th August 2018

Phase- II Exam Dates: 15th/16th September 2018

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Introduction

RBI (Reserve Bank of India) Services Board released the notification for the recruitment of RBI Grade-B officers for DR, DEPR and DSIM in Common security group (CSG) streams. The No. of vacancies of are 166. The exam will be in two phases, phase-1 and phase-2. The final round will be interview. Read/Download Notification & Apply Online for RBI Grade-B here.

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Important Dates

EventDate
Starting date for registration3rd July 2018
Notification28th June 2018
Last date for registration (General)23rd July 2018
Last date for registration (DEPR & DSIM)23rd July 2018
Prelims Exam Date (Phase-1 General)16th August 2018
Mains Exam Date (Phase-2 General)7th September 2018
DEPR Paper-I Exam Date16th August 2018
DEPR Paper-II & III Exam DateSeptember 15th/16th 2018
DSIM Paper-I Exam Date16th August 2018
DR, DEPR,DSIM Paper-I Exam Date for applicants of Kerala
(Who have applied but couldn't attend the exam on 16th August 2018 due to floods)
02nd September 2018
Tentative Declaration of Results of Phase - I 03rd or 04th September 2018
DSIM Paper-II & Paper-III Exam Date
September 15th/16th 2018

Eligibility

Educational Qualification

The applicants of DR (General) should be a graduate and should have attained minimum marks of 60% for general category and 50% in case of SC/ST/PWD or its equivalent grades in their bachelor’s degree, 12th/Diploma and in 10th standard.

For the DEPR and DSIM posts the applicants should have a master’s degree in any of the specified courses and should have the minimum marks of 55% for General category applicants and a minimum of 50% for SC/ST/PWD category applicants in their master’s degree.

Age Limit

A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the 1st of June, 2018. For M.Phil and Ph.D. candidates the upper age limit is 32 and 34 years respectively.

Relaxation of age limit

The age relaxation will allowed up to a maximum of five years for candidates belonging to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe if the posts are reserved for them. The age relaxation, up to a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates if the posts are reserved for them.

Syllabus

RBI Grade B (RBI assistant exam will have the phase I and phase II (except for DEPR and DSIM where the there are three phases phase I, phase II and phase III (Online/written exam).

Download RBI Grade-B Detailed Syllabus PDF

Exam Pattern

RBI Grade-B Prelims (Phase-I) Exam Pattern:


  • Each Question carries 1 mark
  • Negative marking: 0.25 marks
  • and Exam duration is 2 hours.
  • No Sectional Time limit
  • Sectional Cutoff & Total Cutoff
  • Qualifying (Prelims Marks are Not considered in final selection)
S.NoSubjectNo. of Questions
1General Awareness80
2English Language30
3Quantitative Aptitude30
4Reasoning Ability60
Total200 Questions

RBI Grade-B Phase-II (mains) Exam Pattern:

  • The candidate has to attempt all the papers
  • All the papers will be conducted on same day (though in different shifts)
  • Paper-I and Paper-III are bilingual (English/Hindi)
  • Cutoff in each paper and overall cutoff
S.NoTestType of TestMax. MarksTime Limit
1Paper-I Economic & Social AwarenessObjective Test10090 min.
2Paper-II English (Writing skills)Descriptive Test10090 min.
3Paper-III Finance & ManagementObjective Test10090 min.

Salary

Selected candidates will get a starting basic pay of Rs. 35,150/- p.m and also they will be eligible for other allowances like Dearness allowance, Local allowance, House rent allowance, Family allowance etc., At present the initial Gross monthly emoluments are about Rs. 75,831/-

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