RBI Grade B 2018 Recruitment Notification

RBI Grade B 2018 Recruitment Notification, Apply Online for 166 Vacancies

RBI Grade B 2018 Recruitment Notification is released for total 166 vacancies of Officer in Grade-B! Reserve Bank of India will announce the official notification for the recruitment of eligible candidates for the post of Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR)- General, DEPR & DSIM. Candidates can start applying from 3rd July, 2018. Since, it is one of the most demanding job in the country, we advise students to keep in mind the last date to apply online i.e 23rd July, 2018. Interested candidates should check the eligibility criteria before applying for all above posts.

In this article, we are providing all the relevant information related to RBI Grade B Notification 2018 like Important Dates, Application Fee, Selection Procedure, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern etc.

RBI Grade B 2018 Recruitment Notification PDF

Apply Online for RBI Grade B here

RBI Grade B 2018 Important Dates

Event Dates
RBI Grade B Online Application Start Date 3rd July 2018
Last date to apply online for RBI Grade B 23rd July 2018
RBI Grade B Exam Date for General/DEPR/DISM Phase I 16th Aug 2018
RBI Grade B Exam Date for General Phase II 07th Sep 2018
RBI Grade B Exam Date for DEPR/DISM Paper II & III 06th Sept 2018/ 07 Sept 2018

RBI Grade B 2018 Vacancy

This year Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced total vacancies of 166 eligible candidates divided into respective categories. Students are requested to follow up the given chart.

Sr. N0. Post Name Number of Vacancies
1 Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – (General) 127
2 Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DEPR 22
3 Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DSIM 17

Application Fee

The application fee for RBI Grade B varies from category to category. Students are advised to be careful and fill accordingly.

Category Application Fee
General/OBC Rs.850/-
SC/ST/PWD Rs.100/-

How to Apply for RBI Grade B?

The step by step procedure for the process of application is given below for the convenience of students.

  • Go to the official website of RBI – www.rbi.org.in
  • It is advisable to carefully read the full Official RBI Officer Grade B Notification 2018.
  • Click on ‘Apply Online’.
  • Fill all the necessary details that have been asked in the application form.
  • Upload your photograph as per the instructions.
  • Pay the prescribed application fee.
  • Double check all the details that you have filled.
  • Pay the required fee.
  • Take a printout of the filled RBI Grade B Application form 2018 for future purposes.

RBI Grade B 2018 Eligibility Criteria

There are certain criteria that every candidate must fulfill in order to be eligible for RBI Grade B Recruitment. Your selection would be terminated if even one of the following conditions would not meet.

  • Age Limit: For any candidate to be eligible for the exam, he must be at least 21 years old but must not exceed the maximum age, that is, 30 years.

Though, there are some age relaxation instructions implied on the reserved categories by the Government of India.

Categories Age Relaxation
OBC 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Physically Handicapped 10 years
PH + SC/ST 15 years
PH + OBC 13 years
  •  Educational Qualification:

In order to qualify RBI exam, candidates must have scored at least 60% in their graduation degree in any discipline ( 50% for SC/ST/PWD) and have 10th and intermediate (10+2) certificate from any recognized board of India.

RBI Grade B 2018 Selection Procedure 

In order to secure a position of RBI Grade B Officer, candidates would have to go through a specific selection process which consists of three phases. These phases are:-

  • RBI Grade B Preliminary Exam
  • RBI Grade B Mains Exam
  • Interview

RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Pattern

To qualify any exam with flying colors, it is crucial to get a fair idea about its examination pattern. RBI Grade B Recruitment process is divided into three tiers. We have discussed the detailed examination pattern for all the three phases.

RBI Grade B Preliminary Exam

RBI Grade B Preliminary Exam consists of four subjects and the total marks would be 200. The time duration for the entire exam would be of 2 hours.

S.NO Subjects Total Marks Number of Questions Time Duration
1 Quantitative Aptitude 30 30 Total time of 2 hours
2 English Language 30 30
3 Reasoning Ability 60 60
4 General Awareness 80 80

RBI Grade B Mains Exam

RBI Grade B Mains Exam has three separate papers with time duration of 90 mins for each paper. Out of these, two papers would of objective type while one would of descriptive type. Kindly refer to the table given below.

S.NO Subjects Total Marks Paper Type Time Duration
1 Paper I Economic & Social Issues 100 Objective Type 90 Minutes
2 Paper II English (Writing Skills) 100 Descriptive Type 90 Minutes
3 Paper III Finance & Management 100 Objective Type 90 Minutes

Interview Process

Candidates who would have scored well in both Tier-I and Tier-II examinations would be called for the interview. The interview process would carry 50 marks.

Though the official date of the admit card has not been declared yet but considering the past few years, it is expected to released before 10-15 days before the examination day. Incase of any queries, we request all our students to contact us through comment section. We will be eager to help you out!

Varun Singh

Varun Singh is a person behind the content curation on this site. He has 6 years experience in content writing & marketing along with SEO activities focusing on the event based activities of government jobs notification for difference sectors (Banking, SSC, railway, state-wise exams & more).

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