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Reserve Bank of India has released the RBI Grade B Notification on 21st September 2019 on its official website for different posts. The online application link for RBI Grade B Recruitment 2019 has been active now!

Candidates can check the details like eligibility criteria, selection process, vacancy, etc in the article below-

  • The notification for RBI Grade B Application Form has been released. Candidates can start to fill the form from 21st September 2019.
  • The recruitment of a total of 199 vacancies is released for the posts of- General, DEPR, and DSIM.
  • The RBI Grade B Salary will go up to 67933 and above after including the incentives and allowance.
  • Reserve Bank of India has released all the important RBI Grade B Exam Dates for each stage of the exam.
Download Official RBI Grade B Notification

RBI Grade B Recruitment 2019 Highlights

Conducting Body Reserve Bank of India
Mode of Exam Online & Offline Both
Official Website
Post Name DR (General), DEPR, DSIM
Age Limit 21-30 Years
Number of Attempts General – 6 Attempts
SC/ ST/ PWD - No Limit
Application Fee General/ OBC – INR 850
ST/ SC/ PWD – INR 100
Selection Process Prelims, Mains & Interview

RBI Grade B Recruitment Exam Dates 2019

The official RB Grade B Notification to fill the Application Form has been released. Candidates can check the important estimated dates for the RBI Grade B Recruitment below-

Posts Events Dates
Online Application begins on September 21-October 11, 2019
Officers in Gr B (DR) - General- Phase-I – Online Exam November 09, 2019
Phase-II – Paper I, II & III Online Exam December 01, 2019
Officers in Gr B (DR) – DEPR* Phase I - Paper - I - Online Exam November 09, 2019
Phase II - Paper - II & III Online/Written Exam December 02, 2019 (To be confirmed in Admit cards)
Officers in Gr B (DR) - DSIM@ Phase I - Paper - I - Online Exam November 09, 2019
Phase II - Paper - II & III Online/Written Exam December 02, 2019 (To be confirmed in Admit cards)

RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria 2019

1. Nationality- To apply for RBI Grade B Recruitment, candidates must be either-

  • a citizen of India, or
  • a subject of Nepal or Bhutan, or
  • a Tibetan refugee who is permanently settled in India prior to January 1, 1962, or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from either Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, or Vietnam with the intention of residing permanently in India.

Note: Candidates who categories in the (2), (3), or (4) category should hold a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.

2. Age Limit- 

  • Not less than 21 years and not more than 30 years of age.
  • The upper age limit will be 32-34 years for the candidates with the degree of M.Phil and Ph. D.
  • As per the government norms, the candidates who are under the reserved category are eligible for relaxation in upper age limit.

3. Here in the below table candidates can check the RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria in the Educational Qualification-

Posts Eligibility
DR General Min 60% for General Category (SC/ST/PWD – 55%)
Bachelor’s Degree from Recognized University
DEPR Min 55% for all Category
Master’s Degree in Economics related subjects from Recognized Indian/ Foreign University
DSIM Min 55% for all Category
Master Degree in Mathematics/ Economics/ Business related subjects from Recognized University

Total Number of Attempts in RBI Grade B

As per the rules of Reserve Bank of India, there is the difference in the number of attempts-

Category Number of Attempts
General 6 Attempts Only
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD No Limit

RBI Grade B Vacancy

Just have a look at the post-wise RBI Grade B Vacancy 2019 in the following table-

Posts Vacancy
RBI Grade B (GEN) 156
RBI Grade B (OBC) 20
RBI Grade B (SC/ST) 23
Total 199

RBI Grade B Application Form

The registration for the Application form will start from 21st September 2019. The Application Process will be done online at the official website of RBI. Candidates can check the following step to fill the form-

  • Go to the official website of RBI (
  • Click on the opportunity section given on the bottom of the page.
  • A new tab will open, click on the option named current vacancies.
  • Click on "RBI Grade B Notification 2019".
  • Then, click on the Application Form link, the registration tab will open.
  • Click on the Registration link and fill the required details as per the official documents of the candidates.
  • Upload the Scanned Photograph and Signature Image.
  • Go next and pay the application fee as per the category.
  • Click on Submit.
  • Download and take a print out of application form for a future reference.

Application Fee

  • Application Fees differ from category to category.
  • Bank charges will be given by the candidates, it is the last process while filling the form.
  • The form will be rejected if the Fees will not be paid.
  • Once the fee paid by any form of transaction, it cannot be refunded.
  • Payment must be done by the Debit/ Credit card, Net Banking or any mobile wallets.
  • Candidates can check the fee details below-
Category Application Fee
General/ OBC INR 850
Staff@ NIL

RBI Grade B Admit Card

  • RBI Grade B Admit Card for Phase I will be released tentatively in the month of September 2019.
  • Candidates can check the admit card on the official website of RBI.
  • While downloading the Admit Card candidates have to fill the required details Registration Number/ Roll Number and Date of Birth/ Password in the Login Panel.
  • Candidates need to check the details given in the admit card like- Name, Father's Name, Email Id, Registered Mobile No., Address, etc.
  • Candidates need to carry A valid photo identity, Aadhar card, Employee Id, Pan Card, or Driving License with the Admit Card at the Exam Center.
  • In any discrepancies, candidates need to bring it to the notice of the board as soon as possible.

Steps to download Admit Card?

  • Visit the official website of RBI.
  • On the homepage, search for RBI Grade B 2019 Admit Card.
  • Alternatively, click on the direct link given above to do the same.
  • Enter login credentials (Registration Number/ Roll Number and Date of Birth/ Password)
  • Click on the Submit Button, admit Card will display on the screen.
  • Download the admit card and take a printout for future reference.

RBI Grade B Exam Centers

  • The RBI Grade B Exam Center will be allocated to candidates as per their choices which they will enter while filling the application form.
  • Candidates are eligible to select the Centre of Exam, Centre Code, State/UT which the Centre of Exam Belongs and State/UT Code while applying.
  • Approximately 3 to 4 exam cities will be selected based on the nearest or convenient venue by the candidates.
State /UT
Andaman & Nicobar
Andhra Pradesh & Telangana
Arunachal Pradesh
Daman & Diu
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu & Kashmir
Madhya Pradesh
New Delhi
Uttar Pradesh
West Bengal

 RBI Grade B Exam Pattern 2019

The candidates must know the RBI Grade B exam pattern for Prelims and Mains, which will help them to prepare for the exam also, to build the speed and to track the accuracy for RBI Grade B Recruitment-

Prelims Exam

  • There are 4 subjects that were there in the Prelims exam- English, GA, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability.
  • The total time duration is of 2 Hours (120 Minutes)
  • A total of 200 questions will be asked in the exam.
Subjects No. of questions Time Duration
General Awareness 80 120 minutes
English Language 30
Quantitative Aptitude 30
Reasoning Ability 60
Total 200

Mains Exam

  • There are 3 separate tests for Mains that are 2 Objective Test and 1 Descriptive Test.
  • Time Duration of each section is 90 minutes with a total of 100 marks of the question paper.
Name of Test Paper Type Max Marks Total Time
Economic and Social Issues Objective Test 100 90
Finance and Management Objective Test 100 90
English (Writing Skills) Descriptive Test 100 90

RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019

Here, candidates can check the section-wise RBI Grade B Syllabus for all the subjects of Prelims and Mains-

English Language Numerical Aptitude Reasoning Ability General Awareness
1. Reading Comprehension   2.Sentence Completion 3.Sentence Correction 4. Double Fillers 5.Phrase/Word Replacement 6.Spotting Errors 1.Data Interpretation   2.Simple Interest/Compound Interest 3.Mixtures/ Allegation 4.Percentage 5.Quadratic Equation 6.Time and Work 7.Profit, Loss, and Discount 8.Probability 9.Mensuration and Time 10. Speed and Distance 1.Puzzle & Seating Arrangement   2.Input-Output 3.Logical Reasoning 4.Data sufficiency 5.Inequality 6.Coding-Decoding 7.Syllogism 8.Miscellaneous Questions Candidates have to prepare the Current Affairs of the last six months and have to be aware of all latest news and updates

RBI Grade B Cut Off

Candidates can check the RBI Grade B Cut-Off of the previous year for the future reference-

Category GA (Total 80) Reasoning Ability  (Total 60) English Language  (Total 30) Quantitative Aptitude  (Total 30) Total of 200
General 20 15 7.50 7.50 105.75
OBC 16 12 6 6 95.75
SC 14.25 10.75 5.25 5.25 91.75
ST 14.25 10.75 5.25 5.25 91.75
PWD (OH/ HI/ VH) 14.25 10.75 5.25 5.25 91.75

RBI Grade B Selection Process

To clear the RBI Grade B Selection Process, there are 3 stages-

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Interview

Prelims are Objective in nature, however, mains would compromise with both Objective and Descriptive.

RBI Grade B Salary

After being selected, a Salary of RBI Grade B officer draws a basic pay of Rs. 35,150/- pm. on the scale of- Rs. 35150-1750(9)-50900-EB-1750(2)-54400-2000(4)-62400. They are also eligible for the Dearness Allowance,  Local Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Family Allowance & Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time.

  • Presently, the initial monthly gross emoluments are approximately Rs. 67,933/-.
  • Including a few advantages like fuel recompense (150 Litre), housekeeper remuneration of 3000 every month, telephone stipend have additionally been given.
  • In RBI Grade B Officer, Highly qualified people can apply for advance increments in the interview bio-data form.
  • As per the eligibility, other allowances such as newspapers, magazines, book grants, telephone charges, furniture, Life Insurance Coverage, Furnishing of Residence Allowance, Medical Insurance, and Educational Leaves, etc.

Work Profile

  • Probation Period is of 2 years, extendable to 4 years.
  • Candidates will be in a probation period of 2 years before being appointed.
  • There are other leave allowances that you can avail depending on your position.
  • Candidates will be allocated to the different departments of the bank after the training period.

Career Growth

  • RBI conducts a lot of Departmental Exams so that its employees can speed up their promotions.
  • For the next level promotion, the working employee needs to give particular promotional exams.


Will there be RBI Grade B in 2019?

Yes, the RBI Grade B will conduct in 2019, the notification for Grade B is expected to release in the month of August 2019. The RBI Grade B Recruitment 2019 will be updated through the official website of the Reserve Bank of India.

How many attempts are there for RBI Grade B?

For General Category there are 6 attempts for the RBI Grade B 2019 Exam and there are no restrictions for the number of attempts for the candidates of SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD.

What is the Age-Limit for RBI Grade B?

The age limit for the exam will be in between 21- 30 years as on 1st July 2019. Also, there is the age relaxation for some of the categories in the RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria 2019.

How can I apply for RBI Grade B 2019?

Candidates can check the link of RBI Grade B Application Form 2019 to follow the steps to apply for the exam. After the final submission must download and take a print out for future reference. The Admit Card will be generated 10 days before the RBI Grade B 2019 Exam.

What are Grade B jobs in RBI?

The basic pay for the Grade B Officer is INR 35150/- per month. The initial monthly gross emoluments are approximately Rs. 67,933/-. The selected candidates have the probation period of 2 years which is extendable to 4 years.

Will RBI Recruit in 2019?

Yes, Reserve Bank of India recruits every year. The RBI Grade b Application Form 2019 released on 20th September 2019. Candidates who are applying for the RBI Grade B 2019 can apply till 11th October 2019. Click Here to Know More.

How can I apply for RBI Grade B 2019?

There are steps to apply for the online process of RBI Grade B. The candidates who are applying for the exam can Click Here to know the steps.

What is salary of RBI Grade B officer?

The RBI Grade B Officer Salary is INR 35,150 per month, also, they will get all the perks and allowances. The initial monthly gross emoluments are approx INR 67,933/- per month.


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