RBI Grade B 2018

RBI Grade B is one of the most coveted job profile in the Banking Sector. Through RBI Grade B 2018 Exam, the government will recruit eligible candidates to the post of Officer in Reserve Bank of India. With an excellent pay scale and reputed job profile, every year thousands of students take this examination. With a handful of vacancy it is really important to prepare effectively for this exam.

RBI Grade B 2018 Notification

RBI will release the official RBI Grade B Notification tentatively in the month of May 2018. RBI Grade B Online Application will start post release of Official Notification. The exact exam dates, vacancy and pattern of the exam will be updated once the official notification has been released by Reserve Bank of India. Visit this page regularly to remain updated about the upcoming links related to RBI Grade B 2018 examination.

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RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Dates

The Phase-I of the RBI Grade B 2018 Exam will be tentatively conducted in the month of June 2018. Phase-II of this exam will be conducted tentatively in the month of July 2018. RBI Grade B 2017 exam follows a three phase selection process. Candidates who get selected after Phase-II of the exam are further called for interview process. The complete detail of the Exam schedule of RBI Grade B Exam is discussed below:

Serial Number Event Date
1 Release of online application form May 2018
2 Last date to submit online application form May 2018
3 Release of Admit card for Phase-I Exam June 2018
4 Commencement of Phase-I exam June 2018
5 Declaration of result of Phase-I exam June 2018
6 Release of Admit Card for Phase-II Exam July 2018
7 Commencement of Phase-II exam July 2018
8 Declaration of result of Phase-II Exam August 2018
9 Interview Process August 2018
10 Declaration of final result August 2017

RBI GradeB 2018 Exam Center

As the exam for RBI Grade B 2018 will be conducted online at various centers across the country, candidates are given the liberty to choose center of their choice and are allotted centers based on their selection. In case there is unavailability of seat in the preferred location, RBI has the authority to allot you a center other than the one you chose.

RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Pattern

RBI Grade B 2018 Exam will be conducted in three phases: Phase-I exam, phase-II exam and interview process. Candidates are required to clear all the three phases in order to get a confirmed post as a Grade B Officer in Reserve Bank of India.

Preliminary Examination

Subject No. Of Questions Marks
General Awareness 80 80
Maths 30 30
English 30 30
Reasoning 60 60
Total 200 200

Mains Examination

Name of the Paper Type of the Paper Time (Mins) Marks
Paper I Economic & Social Issues Objective Type 90 100
Paper II English (Writing Skills) Descriptive (to be typed with the help of keyboard) 90 100
Paper III Finance & Management Objective Type 90 100

RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Syllabus

Phase-1 exam is an objective type examination conducted online. It will have mainly 4 sections: General Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning.

Phase-2 exam of RBI Grade B 2018 is both objective & descriptive type. The major areas to focus upon are: Economic & Social Issues, English Language and Finance & Management.

Syllabus for Phase-I Examination:

Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude English Language General Awareness


Coding Decoding


Machine Input Output

Data Sufficiency

Circular Arrangement

Linear Arrangement

Floor Puzzle


Verbal Reasoning

Ordering and Ranking

Arrangement and Pattern

Blood Relations

Direction and Distance

Ratio and Proportion


Time and Work

Speed, Distance and Time

Mixture and Allegations

Stocks and Shares


Permutation and Combination



Data Interpretation



Set Theory



Error Spotting


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 2018 Eligibility

To be eligible for RBI Grade B 2018 Exam, a candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with an aggregate of 60% and above from a recognized university. The same percentage is reduced to 50% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category. A candidate must fall into the age limit as stated by RBI in its notification (i.e. not less than 21 years of age and not more than 30 years of age).

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RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Application Fees

A total of Rs. 850/- is the application fee that has to be paid by candidates belonging to General and OBC category for RBI Grade B 2018 exam. The same amount is reduced to Rs. 100/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.

RBI Grade B 2018 Admit Card & Call Letter

The admit card for RBI Grade B 2018 Exam will be released separately for both Phase-I and Phase-II exam. Admit card for Phase-I Exam will be released in the first week of June. The admit card for Phase-II Exam will be issued to candidates who have qualified the Phase-I exam of RBI Grade B.

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RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Results

RBI will be releasing RBI Grade B Result after each phase of examination. Candidates can view their result online by entering their Registration ID and Password. The final Result will determine the list of candidates who will be granted the allotment letter by Reserve Bank of India.

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RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Cut Off

The cut off for RBI Grade B 2018 Exam will be released after each phase of examination is completed. The cut off for the Phase-I exam will be released first followed by cut off for Phase-II exam. Candidates can evaluate their marks and their chances of selection by matching their score with the cut off list released by RBI.


Section Category
General OBC SC ST
GENERAL AWARENESS 20 16 14.25 14.25
REASONING 15 15 10.75 10.75
ENGLISH 7.50 6 5.25 5.25
TOTAL 98.50 88.50 84.50 84.50


Recruitment Stage Category
General OBC SC ST
Aggregate Cut-Off Marks in paper-I, paper- II And Paper-III taken together in written examination for shortlisting the candidate for interviewer (Out of total 300 marks) 176.75 161.75 155.75 155.75
Aggregate marks written examination and interviewer taken together (out of total 350 marks) obtained by the respective category with reference too the no. of vacancies notified under each category 225.50 211.00 204.25 210.25

RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Preparation

Phase-I of RBI Grade B will be tent atively conducted in June 2018. Phase-I Exam constitute of 200 questions asked from different sections namely Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and General Awareness. Phase-I of RBI Grade B 2018 Exam has both sectional as well as overall cut-off. We are sharing last minute preparatory tips for scoring high in RBI Grade B 2018 Phase-I Examination.

Let’s have a look at different sections separately:

Sections Asked Areas to focus on
General Awareness RBI News
Banking News and Banking Terms
Government Schemes
Current Affairs: Economy, Finance News
Static General Knowledge
English Language Passage Writing
Cloze Test
Synonyms and Antonyms
Spotting Errors
Para Jumbles
Reasoning Inequality
Miscellaneous (Input-Output, Puzzles, Sitting Arrangement)
Analytical Reasoning
Quantitative Aptitude Quadratic Equation
Time and Distance Time and Work
Data Interpretation
Profit and Loss Simple Interest and Compound
Mixture and Allegations Interest

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