RBI-Grade B

RBI Grade B exam is a national-level competitive exam conducted by Reserve Bank of India for recruitment of Officers in Grade ‘B’ DR- General, DEPR, and DSIM in Common Seniority Group (CSG). RBI Grade B 2020 recruitment is conducted in three phases – Preliminary, Main Exam, and Interview Round.

Exam nameRBI Grade B
Conducting authorityReserve Bank of India (RBI)
Exam levelNational
Post nameGrade B (DR) for General, DEPR, DSIM streams
Selection stagesGrade B (DR) for General: Phase I, II, and InterviewDEPR/DSIM post: Paper I, II, III, and Interview
Mode of examOnlinePen/Paper (for paper II of DEPR and DSIM only)
Exam DurationPhase I: 120 minutes
Phase II for General (Paper I, II, III): 120+90+120 minutes= 330 minutes
Phase II for DEPR and DSIM (Paper II and III): 180+90 minutes= 270 minutes
Interview: 20-30 Minutes
Language of examEnglish and Hindi
Exam purposeTo select Grade B Officers in General, DEPR, and DSIM
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*DEPR: Department of Economic Policy and Research (Specialist for Economics Post Graduate)
*DSIM: Department of Statistics and Information Management (Specialist for Statistics Post Graduates)

Eligibility :-

RBI Grade B Nationality

To appear for RBI Grade B Examination 2021, a candidate must be either: —

  1. a citizen of India, or
  2. a subject of Nepal or Bhutan, or
  3. a Tibetan refugee who is permanently settled in India before January 1, 1962, or
  4. a person of Indian origin who has migrated from either Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, or Vietnam to reside permanently in India.

Please note that candidates belonging to categories (2), (3), and (4) should possess a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.

RBI Grade B Age Limit

Candidates should fall in the 21 and 30 years of age group as of January 1, 2021. The aspirants have been not born earlier than 2 January 1991 and not later than 1 January 2000. Also, for the aspirants, who possess M.Phil and Ph.D qualifications, the upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years respectively.

RBI Grade B Qualifications Requirement

  • A minimum of 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PWD) or equivalent grade in Bachelor’s degree and 12th (or Diploma or equivalent) and 10th standard examination.
  • The minimum qualifying percentage or equivalent grade for the Bachelor’s degree should be aggregate of all the years/ semesters.