RBI Grade B 2017

RBI Grade-B Admit Card 2017 for Phase-II

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the online phase-II exam admit card for the post of Grade-B Officers. Candidates can download their admit card from the official link:

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The recruitment notification for the post of RBI Officer Grade B has been released by Reserve Bank of India on 3rd May, 2017. Every year RBI conducts RBI Grade B Exam to select eligible candidates for the position of Grade B officer in its various branches all across the country.

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.

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RBI Grade B 2017 Exam Notification

RBI has released the notification for RBI Grade B 2017 exam on 3rd May 2017. The last day to submit the online application form was 23rd May 2017. Its high time for students to prepare for this examination in a very efficacious manner. Visit this page regularly to remain updated about the upcoming links related to RBI Grade B 2017 examination.

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RBI Grade B 2017 Exam Dates

The Phase-I of the RBI Grade B 2017 Exam is due on 17th June 2017. Phase-II of this exam will be conducted on 7th July 2017. 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 3rd May 2017
2 Last date to submit online application form 23rd May 2017
3 Release of Admit card for Phase-I Exam First week of June 2017
4 Commencement of Phase-I exam 17th June 2017
5 Declaration of result of Phase-I exam End of June 2017
6 Release of Admit Card for Phase-II Exam 2nd july 2017
7 Commencement of Phase-II exam 7th July 2017
8 Declaration of result of Phase-II Exam August 2017
9 Interview Process August 2017
10 Declaration of final result August 2017

RBI Grade B 2017 Exam Preparation

Phase-I of RBI Grade B is scheduled to be conducted on 17th June 2017. 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 2017 Exam has both sectional as well as overall cut-off. We are sharing last minute preparatory tips for scoring high in RBI Grade B 2017 Phase-I Examination.

Let’s have a look at different sections separately:

Sections Asked Areas to focus on Books to Refer
General Awareness RBI News Current Affairs: Bankers Adda’s daily GK Update and Capsules
Banking News and Banking Terms Static GK: Bankers Adda Static Sections
Government Schemes Bankers Adda monthly magazine
Current Affairs: Economy, Finance News Banking Awareness for Banking Exams
Static General Knowledge Management and Finance E Books
English Language Passage Writing Bankers Adda passage and errors
Cloze Test
Synonyms and Antonyms
Spotting Errors
Para Jumbles
Reasoning Inequality Study Notes
Miscellaneous (Input-Output, Puzzles, Sitting Arrangement)
Analytical Reasoning
Quantitative Aptitude Quadratic Equation Bankers AddaQuizes
Time and Distance Time and Work Bankers Adda Mock Test Series
Data Interpretation Study Notes
Profit and Loss Simple Interest and Compound
Mixture and Allegations Interest

RBI GradeB 2017 Exam Center

As the exam for RBI Grade B 2017 is 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 2017 Exam Pattern

RBI Grade B 2017 Exam is 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 2017 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 2017 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 2017 Eligibility

To be eligible for RBI Grade B 2017 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 2017 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 2017 exam. The same amount is reduced to Rs. 100/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.

RBI Grade B 2017 Admit Card & Call Letter

The admit card for RBI Grade B 2017 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 2017 Exam Results

The results for RBI Grade B 2017 Exam will be released after the completion of each phase of the exam. A candidate is required to qualify both Phase-I and Phase-II exam to get a chance to sit for the interview process. The merit list is prepared in the descending order of the marks obtained by candidates after the interview process is complete. The final selection is based on how well you do in your interview.

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RBI Grade B 2017 Exam Cut Off

The cut off for RBI Grade B 2017 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

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