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Recruitment Process

RECRUITMENT OF RBI GRADE B EXAMINATION


RBI has revised the process of recruitment of Officers in Grade-‘B’ from 2015 onwards. RBI declared some of the changes in the recruitment process of Grade-B officers. Under the new scheme of selection the examination will be computer based (Objective type with Multiple Choice Question pattern) and consists of two phases, viz., Phase-I and Phase-II, followed by Interview.
While Phase-I examination will continue as per existing Phase-I examination for Grade-‘B’ (DR), Phase-II examination will consist of three papers of which two will be compulsory papers and one optional paper. The compulsory papers are Paper-I on ‘English’ and Paper-II on ‘Economic and Social Issues’.
The optional Paper- Paper-III will have options of subjects, viz., ‘Finance & Management’ or ‘Economics’ or ‘Statistics’. In Phase-II the paper on ‘English’ will be descriptive type and computer based, i.e. to be typed on computer screen with the help of the keyboard.
Prospective candidates are advised that Phase-II of the examination will be conducted within two to three weeks of Phase-I of the examination.

Eligibility

  • Qualifications :
    • A Minimum of 60% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PWD) or equivalent in Bachelor’s Degree as well as in 12th and 10th standard examinations.
    • Number of attempts:
      The maximum permissible number of attempts (which were applicable for candidates belonging to Unreserved/General Category) has been increased from 4 to 6.
  • Age :
  • Between 18 and 28 years.
    • Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe (SC / ST): By 5 years, i.e. up to 33 years
    • Other Backward Classes (OBC): By 3 years, i.e. up to 31 years
    • Persons with Disabilities (PWD): By 10 years (GEN) 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ST)
    • Ex-Servicemen: To the extent of service rendered by them in Armed Forces plus an additional period of 3 years subject to maximum of 50 years.
    • Widows/divorced women/ women judicially separated who are not remarried By 10 years
  • Selection Procedure
    1. Selection will be through Online Examination and Interview. The Online Examination will be for 200 marks.

Phase I

S.No Subject Maximum Marks Total Time
1 General Awareness 80 2 Hours
2 English 30
3 Quantitative Aptitude 30
4 Reasoning 30
Total 200
Interview

Selection would be based on the performance in the on-line test & interview. The Final Merit List shall be prepared in descending order of the consolidated marks secured by the candidates, state wise and category wise. Candidates who fall within the number of vacancies in the merit list shall be considered for appointment.

Phase II

S.No Subject Maximum Marks Total Time Nature
1 English 100 90 mins Descriptive (Compulsory)
2 Economic & Social Issues 100 90 mins MCQ (Compulsory)
3 Optional : i) Finance and management. ii) Economics. ii) Statistics 100 90 mins MCQ (You have to choose any one)