Information about eligibility criteria, selection procedure and exam pattern.
RBI Officer Grade B
Reserve Bank of India conducts the exam for Officer post at various centres across the country. This is the most coveted exam of RBI and hence the most difficult. RBI will release the notification for the selection of officers in Grade B (General), DR, DEPR and DSIM in common seniority groups (CSG) streams.
Age: 21 – 30 yrs
Education: A minimum of 60% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PWD) or an equivalent grade in Bachelor’s degree as well as in 12th (or Diploma or equivalent) and 10th standard examinations.
For candidates possessing M.Phil. and Ph.D. qualification, upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years respectively. For candidates having experience as an officer in Commercial Bank/Financial Institution in Public Sector as also prior experience in Reserve Bank of India, upper age limit is relaxed to the extent of number of completed years of such experience subject to a maximum of three years. For such candidates, upper age limit should not exceed 33 years including experience.
***Number of attempts – 6 for general category and no limit for SC/ST/OBC/PWD
- Online phase – I examination
- Online phase -II examination
- Personal Interview
- Phase-I online Examination (objective)
|S.No||Section||Number of Questions||Maximum marks||Duration|
|1||Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||60||60|
|2||English Language||30||30||Composite time of 2 hrs|
- Candidates have to secure minimum marks separately for each test as well as aggregate, as prescribed by the Board.
- Candidates, who secure minimum marks separately for each Test, as prescribed, will be shortlisted for Phase-II of the examination based on the aggregate marks obtained in Phase-I.
Phase-II Online 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|
Note: Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview, based on the aggregate marks obtained in Phase-II (Paper-I +Paper-II +Paper-III)
Personal Interview – 50 marks
Final merit list will be prepared by adding marks secured by candidates in Phase-II examination and interview.