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RBI Grade B 2022 Notification, Exam Date, Vacancy, Pattern, Syllabus

RBI Grade B 2022

RBI Grade B Notification 2022: The Reserve Bank of India conducts the RBI Grade B recruitment process every year. The RBI had already started the online application process on its official website for recruiting eligible candidates for filling 294 Grade B Officers Posts. Based on the qualification and age limit candidates can apply online for RBI Grade B 2022 till 18th April 2022 (06:00 pm) on the official website i.e. @rbi.org.in. The candidates who are willing to apply for the RBI Grade B Recruitment 2022 should not wait for the last date and submit their application forms now.

RBI Grade B 2022- Overview

Reserve Bank of India is all set to recruit eligible candidates for 294 RBI Grade B 2022 vacancies for which the recruitment drive is going to end on 18th April 2022. The candidates can go through the RBI Grade B 2022 Notification highlights from the below table.

RBI Grade B 2022 Notification
Organization Reserve Bank of India
Name of Exam RBI Grade B Officer Exam
Vacancies 294
Online Registration Starts 28th March 2022
Last Date to Apply 18th April 2022
Exam Level National
Selection Process Prelims-Mains-Interview
Category Bank Jobs
Official Website www.rbi.org.in

RBI Grade B 2022 Notification

The detailed notification has been published on 28th March 2022 for 294 RBI Grade B vacancies depicting online registration & exam dates. The official notification pdf for RBI Grade B 2022 has been released on 28th March 2022 on the official website @rbi.org.in. The official notification includes eligibility criteria, exam pattern, and other important details. Check the official notification of RBI Grade B by clicking the direct link given below.

RBI Grade B 2022 Notification- [Download PDF]

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RBI Grade B 2022- Important Dates

Event Date
RBI Grade B Notification 28th March 2022
RBI Grade B Apply Online 2022 Starts 28th March 2022
Last date to submit the online application form 18th April 2022 (6 pm)
RBI Admit card for Phase-I Exam May 2022
Officers in Gr B (DR)- General Phase-I – Online Examination 28th May 2022
Officers in Gr B (DR)- Phase-II – Paper I, II & III Online Examination 25th June 2022
Officers in Gr B (DR) – DEPR- Phase I – Paper – I – Online Examination 02nd July 2022
Officers in Gr B (DR)- DEPR- Phase-II – Paper I, II & III Online Examination 06th August 2022
Officers in Gr B (DR)- DSIM- Phase I – Paper – I – Online Examination 02nd July 2022
Officers in Gr B (DR)- DSIM- Phase I – Paper – II & III – Online Examination 06th August 2022
RBI Grade B Mains Result 
Interview Process
Declaration of the final result

RBI Grade B 2022 Vacancy

RBI Grade B Vacancy 2022 has been announced with the Group B notification pdf. The total number of vacancies announced for the RBI Grade B 2022 exam is 294. The candidates can go through the vacancy distribution for an idea.

Post Name RBI Grade B Vacancies
GEN/UR SC ST OBC EWSs TOTAL
Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- General 109 32 15 59 23 238
Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DEPR 11 04 5 8 3 31
Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DSIM 7 7 5 4 2 25
Total 127 43 25 71  28 294

RBI Grade B 2022 Online Application

The RBI Grade B online applications have been activated from 28th March 2022 to accept online applications from the eligible candidates. The last date to submit RBI Grade B 2022 Online form is 18th April 2022 (6 pm). It is advised that the candidates should submit their RBI Grade B Online Application much before the last date.

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RBI Grade B Application Fee

Candidates can check the category-wise Application Fee for the RBI Grade B 2022 in the table below.

Category Application Fee
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 100
Gen/OBC/EWS Rs. 850
Staff of RBI Nil

RBI Grade B 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should be able to fulfill the mentioned requirements to be able to apply online for RBI Grade B Exam.

Nationality

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

RBI Grade B Age Limit (as on 01/01/2022)

Minimum age limit: 21 years
Maximum age limit: 30 years

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

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Physically Handicapped 10 years
PH+OBC 13 years
PH+SC/ST 15 years

RBI Grade B Educational Qualifications

Given below are the educational qualification requirements to join RBI as a Grade B officer as per the vacancies in RBI Grade B Recruitment 2022.

(a) Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR)–(General): Minimum 60% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PwBD) or an equivalent grade in Bachelor’s degree as well as in 12th (or Diploma or equivalent) and 10th Standard examinations. Minimum qualifying percentage or an equivalent grade for the Bachelor’s degree will be in aggregate for all semesters/years

(b) Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR)–DEPR: A Master’s Degree in Economics / Econometrics / Quantitative Economics / Mathematical Economics / Integrated Economics Course/ Finance, with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognized Indian or Foreign University /Institute; OR PGDM/ MBA Finance with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognized Indian or Foreign University /Institute; OR Master’s Degree in Economics in any of the sub-categories of economics i.e. agricultural/ business/ developmental/ applied, etc., with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognized Indian or Foreign University /Institute.

(c) Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR)–DSIM: Master’s Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Mathematical Economics/ Econometrics/ Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Kharagpur/ Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade (aggregate of all semesters/years) OR Master’s Degree in Mathematics with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/years and a one-year postgraduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects from a reputed Institute OR M. Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks (aggregate of all semesters/years) OR Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) jointly offered by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur, and IIM Calcutta with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/years.

RBI Grade B Exam Number of attempts

The RBI has specified the number of attempts for each category. Check the number of attempts category-wise below.

  • General Candidates: 6 Attempts,
  • SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD Candidates: No bar on number of attempts.

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern

RBI Grade B 2022 Exam will be conducted in three phases:

  • Phase-I or Prelims;
  • Phase-II or Mains
  • Interview

Candidates are required to clear all three phases to get a confirmed post as a Grade B Officer in the Reserve Bank of India. The Final merit list will be based on candidates’ performance in the main exam and interview round.

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern For Prelims Exam

  • The RBI Grade B Prelims exam will be of 200 marks with a total time duration of 120 minutes.
  • There will be a specific sectional duration which will be mentioned in the admission letter.
  • There will mainly be four sections
Subject Questions Marks Duration
  • General Awareness,
  • Quantitative Aptitude,
  • English Language, and
  • Reasoning
200 200 2 hours (120 minutes)
Total 200 200 2 hours

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern For Mains Exam

The candidates who qualify for the Prelims will be eligible to appear for the mains exam or Phase 2.

  • There are three separate papers in the main exam.
  • For RBI Grade B Officers in Gr B (DR)- General, candidates have to appear for Paper I, II, and III.
  • For RBI Grade B Officers in Gr B (DR)- DEPR & DSIM, candidates have to appear for Paper-II, and III.
  • Paper I & III are 50% Objective & 50 % descriptive while Paper- II is Descriptive only.
  • Each paper will be of 100 marks.
  • The English paper is a descriptive test.
Paper Format Duration Marks
Paper-I

Economic & Social Issues

Objective 30 Minutes 50
Descriptive 90 Minutes 50
Paper-II

English (Writing Skills)

3 Questions

Descriptive 90 Minutes 100
Paper-III

Finance and Management

Objective 30 Minutes 50
Descriptive 90 Minutes 50

RBI Grade B Officer Interview

Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview, based on aggregate marks obtained in Paper-I, Paper-II, and Paper-III of the Phase II exam. The interview process will carry 75 marks.

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RBI Grade B Syllabus

As you know that there will be three phases for the selection of RBI Grade B Officers. The first two being the written tests and the third being the Interview.

The RBI Grade B phase-1 exam is an objective type examination conducted online. It will have 4 sections: General Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning

The RBI Grade B Phase II Exam is both objective & descriptive type. This phase will focus upon Economic & Social Issues, English Language and Finance & Management

Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude English Language General Awareness
InequalityCoding-Decoding

Syllogism

Machine Input Output

Data Sufficiency

Circular Arrangement

Linear Arrangement

Verbal Reasoning

Ordering and Ranking

Arrangement and Pattern

Blood Relations

Direction and Distance

Ratio and ProportionAverage

Time and Work

Speed, Distance and Time

Percentage

Permutation and Combination

Algebra

Trigonometry

Data Interpretation

Mensuration

Probability

Set Theory

Grammar

Vocabulary

Error Spotting

Comprehension

Passage Making

Jumble Words

Fill in the Blanks

Sentence Framing

Current Affairs

Indian Financial System

Indian Banking System

Monetary Plans

National Institution

Banking Terms

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RBI Grade B Salary Structure

The candidates selected for the post of Officers through the RBI Grade B 2022 Exam will be given a salary of 12-14 Lac annually. The Exact Pay Scale for the RBI Grade B Officer is  Rs 55,200-2850(9)-80850-EB-2850(2)-86550-3300(4)-99750. Candidates will have a Basic Pay of Rs. 55,200/- in which he/she will get an increment of Rs. 2850/- till nine years of their service.

After the completion of these nine years, the officers will get into the executive band wherein the basic pay will increase to Rs. 80,850/- and then again for the next two years there will be an increment of Rs. 2850/- and further an increment of Rs. 3300/- for the following 4 years. Thus a candidate will be ending up with the basic pay of Rs. 99,750/- and this is when he/she doesn’t even go through any promotion.

Apart from the Basic Pay, multiple allowances such as Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Family Allowance, Telephone Allowance, Conveyance Allowance, etc. are also provided to candidates post they’re joining to the post of Officer in RBI.

RBI Grade B 2022 Admit Card

Candidates who are going to appear in the exam must download RBI Grade B Admit Card from the direct link or official website. The admit card for RBI Grade B Exam will be issued to candidates separately for Prelims & Mains. Candidates who successfully submit their RBI Grade B Online Application Form will be issued a Prelims Call Letter and the Mains Admit Card will be issued to candidates who will qualify for the prelims round of the RBI Grade B 2022 Exam.

RBI Grade B 2022 Result

RBI Grade B Result for the Prelims Exam will be released by the Reserve Bank of India soon after the Prelims Exam has been conducted. The marks secured by the candidates in the RBI Grade B Exam in Prelims, Main Exam, and Interview will be available on the Bank’s website only after the declaration of the final result.  The merit list is prepared in descending order of the marks obtained by candidates after the interview process is complete. 

RBI Grade B Cut Off

The cut off for RBI Grade B 2022 will be released after each phase of the examination is completed. The cut-off for the Prelims exam will be released first followed by the cut-off for the Mains exam. Candidates can evaluate their marks and their chances of selection by matching their scores with the cut-off list released by RBI. In the meanwhile, you can have a look at the previous year’s cut-off to get an idea as to how much would you need to secure to get through RBI Grade B Exam 2022.

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RBI Grade B Exam Pattern RBI Grade B Salary

RBI Grade B 2022 FAQs

Q.What is the last date to apply online for RBI Grade B 2022?

Ans. The RBI Grade B 2022 online application link will be active till 18th April 2022.

Q. What is the age limit for posts announced under RBI Grade B Recruitment 2022?

Ans. Minimum age limit- 21 years and the Maximum age limit- 30 years. Age Relaxation as per RBI norms.

Q. Can final year students apply for RBI Grade B Recruitment 2022?

Ans. No, only candidates who have completed their graduation can apply for RBI Grade B Posts.

Q. How many attempts are specified to appear in RBI Grade B Officer Exam?

Ans. For general candidates, there are 6 attempts specified, whereas there is no bar on the number of attempts for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates

Q. Is there any negative marking for RBI Grade B Exam?

Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer in RBI Grade B.

Q. What is the selection procedure followed for RBI Grade B Posts?

Ans. The selection will be done based on three stages:

  • Phase-I or Prelims;
  • Phase-II or Mains
  • Interview

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