RBI Grade B Eligibility, Pattern & Cutoff

Introduction

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.

Important Dates

Events

Important Dates

Website Link Open For Online Registration of Applications and Payment of Fees/Intimation Charges

January 28, 2021 to February 15, 2021

1. Officers in Grade B (DR)- General

Phase-I – Online Examination

March 6, 2021

Phase-II – Paper I, II & III Online Examination

April 1, 2021

Eligibility Criteria

Education

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Minimum Educational Qualifications 

(as on 1st of January 2021)

1. Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - (General)

  • Graduation in any discipline /Equivalent technical or professional qualification with minimum 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwBD applicants) or Post-Graduation / Equivalent technical qualification with minimum 55% marks (pass marks for SC/ST/PwBD applicants) in aggregate of all semesters/years.

Note:

  • Any such full-time course from a recognised University / Institute that is taken after Class XIIth and is at least of 3 years’ duration/ candidates possessing professional and technical qualifications which are recognised by the Government as equivalent to professional and technical graduation will be eligible for admission to the examination.
  • Candidates who have passed the Final Examination for Membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India may also apply for the post.

OR

  • Any such full-time course from a recognised University / Institute that is taken after graduation and is at least of 2 years’ duration / recognised by the Government as equivalent to post-graduation will be eligible for admission to the examination.

Age Limit

Minimum Age Limit: 21 years
Maximum Age Limit (General): 30 years 
Maximum Age Limit (For candidates possessing M.Phil.): 32 years
Maximum Age Limit (For candidates possessing Ph.D): 34 years

Age Relaxation is as per Govt. norms as given below:

Category

Age Relaxation

Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe

5 years

Other Backward Classes

3 years

PwBD

10 years

SC/ST/ PwBD

15 years

OBC PwBD

13 years

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

Type of Paper

Proposed Time (Minutes)

Proposed Number of questions

Marks

Paper-I: Economic and Social Issues

50% Objective Type and 50% Descriptive, answers to be typed with the help of the keyboard

30

90

Total-120

@

50

50

Total-100

Paper-II: English (Writing Skills)

Descriptive, answers to be typed with the help of the keyboard

90

3

100

Paper-III: Finance and Management

50% Objective Type and 50% Descriptive, answers to be typed with the help of the keyboard

30

90

Total-120

@

50

50

Total-100

For both Paper I and III, there will be 30 questions and 50 marks for Objective questions (some questions carrying 2 marks each and some carrying 1 mark each). In the case of Descriptive questions, 6 questions will be asked, of which candidates will be required to attempt 4 questions (2 of 15 marks each (with difficulty level) and 2 of 10 marks each). In case, the candidate answers more than 4 questions in descriptive, first 4 shall be evaluated. 

NOTE: All question papers (in both the Phases, except the test of English) will be set bilingually in Hindi and in English. 

Phase III:

  • The interview will be of 75 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 2019

Phase I

Category Cut off
General 122.00
OBC 115.50
SC/ST108.00
The person with disabilities 108.00
Phase II Cut off is not available.

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