RBI Grade B 2018 – Detailed Notification | Exam Pattern | Important Dates

Hello and welcome to exampundit. RBI is inviting applications for RBI Grade B Officers General recruitment process 2018. Today we are sharing the detailed notification of RBI Grade B 2018 along with the exam pattern, important dates.



Post Number of Vacancies
Unreserved i.e., General (GEN/UR) Scheduled Castes (SC) Scheduled Tribes (ST) Other Backward Classes (OBC)$ TOTAL
1. Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- General 64 20 10 33 127
2. Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DEPR 11 4 1 6 22
3. Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DSIM 11 (1) 3 2 17

Important Dates

  • Date of Application: 3rd July 2018
  • Last Date of Application: 27 July 2018
  • Phase-I Online Examination: August 16, 2018 $
  • Phase-II Online Examination: September 7, 2018

Age Limits

(a) A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the 1st of July, 2018 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd July, 1988 and not later than 1st July, 1997. For candidates possessing M.Phil. and Ph.D. qualification, upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years respectively.

Educational Qualification

  • A minimum of 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.
  • The minimum qualifying percentage or an equivalent grade for the Bachelor’s degree will be in aggregate for all semesters / years

Pay Scale

Selected Candidates will draw a starting basic pay of Rs. 35,150/- p.m. in the scale of Rs. 35150-1750 (9)-50900-EB-1750 (2)-54400-2000 (4)-62400 applicable to Officers in Grade B and they will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local allowance, House Rent Allowance, Family allowance and Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time. At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments are approximately Rs. 75,831/-(approx.)

Exam Pattern

Phase-I online Examination (Objective Type): This will comprise a single Paper for 200 marks and will be held on August 16, 2018. Depending on the number of candidates, the examination may be held in multiple shifts and on some other days also. A candidate, however, has to appear for examination in only one shift on the given day. The date, time and venue on which a candidate has to appear for examination will be specified in the Admission Letter (AL) to be downloaded by the candidate from our website (www.rbi.org.in). The ‘corrected-scores’ obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using equipercentile method.

The Paper will consist tests of
i. General Awareness
ii. English Language
iii. Quantitative Aptitude and;
iv. Reasoning

A composite time of 120 minutes will be given for answering. Other detailed information regarding the examination will be given in an Information Handout, which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the Admission letter for examination from the RBI website.

Phase II

Paper I: Economic and Social Issues Objective Type  90  100
Paper II: English (Writing Skills) Descriptive, to be typed with the help of the keyboard  90  100
Paper III: Finance and Management Objective type  90  100

Application Link

Click here to Apply for RBI Grade B 2018

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