RBI Grade B - Eligibility, Pattern & Cutoff


The Reserve Bank of India releases a recruitment notification every year for RBI Grade B Officers. If you are aspiring to become a Grade B officer in India's apex regulatory authority then you will find the answers to all your questions here.

Tentative Exam Dates

Expected Notification Release Month June-July
Expected  Phase I Exam August-September
Expected  Phase I Result 15-13 Days After Phase I Examination
Expected  Phase II Exam 20-22 Days After Phase I Result
Expected  Phase II Result 30-40 Days After Phase II Examination
Expected  Interview Schedules 40-50 Days After Phase II Result (can be delayed)

Eligibility Criteria


The candidate must have 
  • A minimum of 60% marks or an equivalent grade in Bachelor’s degree.
  • A  minimum of 60% marks or an equivalent grade in 12th (or Diploma or equivalent) 
  • A minimum of 60% marks or an equivalent grade 10th Standard examinations.
  • For SC/ST/PwD the minimum requirement of marks is 50% in Bachelor's Degree, 12th and 10th

Age Limit

Category Age in Years
General 30
OBC 33
SC/ST 35
The person with disabilities 40

Exam Pattern

Phase I:

Subjects No. of questions Time Duration
General Awareness 80 120 minutes
English Language 30
Quantitative Aptitude 30
Reasoning Ability 60
Total Marks/Questions 200

Phase II:

Name of Paper Time Duration Max. Marks
Economic and social issue 90 minute 100
English (Writing skill) 90 minute 100
Finance and Management 90 minute 100

Phase III:

  • The interview will be of 50 marks. 
  • Final Selection will be through merit list which will be prepared by adding marks secured by candidates in Phase-II examination and interview.

RBI Grade B Cut off 2018

Phase I

Category Cut off
General 105.75
OBC 95.75
SC/ST 91.75
The person with disabilities 91.75

Phase II Cut off is not available


  1. Kindly let me know the commencement of RBI grade B course for students appearing in 2020

    1. Hello,
      Right now we are working on RBI Grade B 2019 course.


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