RBI stands for Reserve Bank Of India (RBI), It also Conducts the exam in Various categories for the recruitment of Candidate in Various RBI Branches. This Year RBI has Released the recrutiment Notification Grade B Officer. The candidate who qualifies Grade B exam will be appointed in RBI at Grade B Post.

Dates to Remember

Events Dates
Online Application Starts 3rd July 2018
Online Application Ends 23rd July 2018
Prelims Exam Date 16th August 2018
Prelims Re-Exam Date (due To Kerela Floods) 2nd September 2018
Mains Exam date 15th September 2018



As per the Official Notification, there are 166 numbers of the post to be filled for the post of RBI Grade B 2018.

Posts Vacancies
Grade B Officer (DR) General 127
Grade B Officer (DR) (Economics and policy research Development) 22
Grade B Officer (DR) (Statistical  Information Department) 17
Total 166


Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

Minimum Age- 21 Years
Maximum Age- 30 Years

Age Relaxation

SC/ST- 5 Years
OBC (Non-creamy Layer)- 3 Years
PWD- 10 Years
PWD(OBC)- 13 Years
PwD (SC/ST)- 15 Years

Educational qualification

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

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.
(Candidates having M.Phil. Degree and Doctorate Degree from a recognized Indian/Foreign University/Institute in the specified subjects will be eligible for relaxation in the upper age limit by 2 years and 4 years respectively.)

A Master’s Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Mathematical Economics/ Econometrics/ Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Kharagpur/ Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay (OR)
Master’s Degree in Mathematics and one-year post graduate diploma in Statpostgraduateated subjects from an institute of repute (OR)
M. Stat. degree of Indian Statistical Institute (OR)
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) jointly offered by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta

Exam Pattern & Selection Process

The  Selection process for RBI Grade B consists of 3 stages, As Follows;

  1. Prelims  Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Interview

Prelims Exam

This will be an objective type exam.  There will be 200 Marks of the question to be Asked which need to be Completed within 2 hours

  • General Awareness
  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning 

Mains Exam

The candidate who qualified the prelims Exam they will be Appearing for Mains Exam.

Name of Paper Type of Paper Duration Marks
Economics and Social issues Objective Type 90 Min 100
English Language (Writing Skill) Descriptive(to be typed with the help of Keyboard) 90 Min 100
Finance and Management Objective Type 90 Min 100


  • The candidate who have Cleared both Phases I and II, they will be called for an interview.
  • The Maximum Mark to be Score in the interview is 50 Marks
  • The Details for the interview will be communicated by the call Letter.



General Awareness English Language Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning
- Banking & Financial
- Awareness
- Economic News
- Static Awareness
- Current Affairs
- Reading Comprehension
- Cloze Test
- Phrase Replacement/Error Spotting
- Para Completion
- Fill in the blanks
- Para Jumbles
- Number Series
- Data Interpretation
- Miscellaneous Questions
- Data Sufficiency
- Inequality
- Coding & Decoding
- Syllogism
- Machine Input Output
- Data Sufficiency
- Circular Arrangement
- Linear Arrangement
- Floor Puzzle
- Scheduling
- Double Lineup Puzzle
- Verbal Reasoning
- Order & Ranking
- Arrangement & Pattern
- Blood Relations
- Direction & Distance


Preparation Tips

Know the Detailed Exam Pattern
You should know the  Written exam pattern including negative marking scheme. Moreover, you should be aware of the complete RBI Grade B syllabus & nature of question paper before you start preparing.

Know the Previous Years Cut-Off
You should go through the previous years cutoffs to get a clear idea of how should you carry out the preparation to crack the exam with ease.

Preparation for all Sections with Equal Importance
You should give equal importance to every section and try to work on the topics which are frequently asked.

Practice Mock Test for RBI Grade B Exam
It is very important to solve Online Mock Tests & be well versed with the latest Syllabus along with question papers available on the Internet as it will give you confidence while solving the actual exam.

Application Process

You can apply for RBI Grade B through online mode only. You can use the following steps to Apply for:

  • You can register through the RBI Official Website.
  • Use a valid Email ID that should be kept active till the Declaration of the result.
  • Fill the Application Form carefully.
  • Upload your Scanned documents such as Photograph and Signature.
  • Submit the Application Form.
  • You need to pay the Application Fee online using Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Internet Banking/ Cash Card/ Wallets, Etc.
  • Take the Print out of the application fee Receipt for Future Reference.

Admit Card

RBI has released the admit card for RBI Grade B Mains Exam Admit card 2018. you can use the below mention link to download you RBI Grade B Admit card.

RBI Grade B Mains Exam Admit Card 2018- Click Here


RBI Grade B Result for Prelims Exam for General, DEPR & DSIM 2018 is declared. you can check your result from the link as mention below:

RBI Grade B Prelims Exam Result for General- Click Here

RBI Grade B Prelims Exam Result for DEPR- Click Here

RBI Grade B Prelims Exam Result for DSIM- Click Here

RBI Grade B Result for Mains (Phase-II) Exam for General, DEPR & DSIM 2018 is declared. you can check your result from the link as mention below:

RBI Grade B Mains Exam Result for General- Click Here

RBI Grade B Mains Exam Result for DSIM- Click Here

RBI Grade B Mains Exam Result for DEPR- Click Here

Official Notification

As you are now Aware of RBI Grade B Exam 2018, you can now know all the information from the official recruitment Notification, you Can know the Detailed information on Vacancies, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, and more.

RBI Grade B Official Recruitment Notification 2018- Click Here

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