RBI Grade B 2021: Official Notification Out For Grade B Officer for 322 Posts

Official Notification Out For Grade B Officer for 322 Posts

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has finally released the RBI Grade B Officer 2021 Recruitment Detailed Notification at its website.The online registration for the recruitment is available from 28th January 2021 to 15th February 2021.
A total of 322 vacancies will be recruited through this recruitment process for the post of Officers in Grade ‘B’ Officer (DR)- General, Officers in Grade ‘B’ Officer (DR)- DEPR and Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DSIM. Before applying, candidates should ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for the advertised posts. The willing candidates can check all details about the recruitment process below including educational qualification, important dates, selection criteria, exam pattern and others.
The online application for RBI Grade B Officer  2021 has started on 28th January 2021 and the closing date for the same is 15th February 2021.

RBI Grade B Officer Vacancy 2021

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced the total number of vacancies for RBI Grade B  Officer 2021 exam along with its Official Notification. This year, RBI introduced 322 vacancies.

S. No. Posts Vacancy
1 Officers in Grade ‘B’ Officer (DR)- General 270
2 Officers in Grade ‘B’ Officer (DR)- DEPR 29
3 Officers in Grade ‘B’ Officer (DR)- DSIM 23
Total 322

Recruitment: RBI Grade B Officer overview

Organization Reserve Bank of India
Name of Exam RBI Grade B Officer 2021
Vacancies 322
Online Registration Starts 28th January 2021
Last Date to Apply 15th February 2021
Exam Level National

RBI Grade B Officer  Exam Dates 2021

Officers in Grade B (DR)- General
Phase-I – Online Examination – March 6, 2021
Phase-II – Paper I, II & III Online Examination ..

Officers in Grade B (DR) – DEPR

Phase I – Paper – I – Online Examination – March 6, 2021
Phase II – Paper – II & III Online/Written Examination
Officers in Grade B (DR)- DSIM

Phase I – Paper – I – Online Examination – March 6, 2021
Phase II – Paper – II & III Online/Written Examination

Educational Qualifications

  • Officers in Grade ‘B’ Officer (DR)- General – The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree with minimum 60% Marks or equivalent (50% marks in case of SC/ST/PWD). Candidates must have also secured 60% Marks in 10th and 12th exams.
  • Officers in Grade ‘B’ Officer (DR)- DEPR – Candidates holding 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; OR PGDM/ MBA 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; OR Master’s Degree in Economics in any of the sub-categories of economics i.e. agricultural/business/developmental/ applied, etc., with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognized Indian or Foreign University /Institute.
  • Officers in Grade ‘B’ Officer (DR)–DSIM: Master’s Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Mathematical Economics/ Econometrics/ Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Kharagpur/ Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade. Or Master’s Degree in Mathematics with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/years and one-year postgraduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects from an Institute of repute; OR M. Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate of all semesters/years OR Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) jointly offered by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/years.

Age Limit (As of January 01, 2021)

Minimum age limit: 21 years
Maximum age limit: 30 years

Age Relaxation is as per Govt. norms as given below:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
Physically Handicapped 10 Years
PH +OBC 13 Years
PH + SC/ST 15 Years

RBI Grade B Officer Exam 2021 Application Fee

Category Application Fee
SC/ST/PWD Rs. 100
Gen/OBC/EWS Rs. 850

RBI Grade B Officer 2021: Exam Pattern

RBI Grade B Officer 2021 Exam will be conducted in three phases:

Phase-I or Prelims;
Phase-II or Mains
Interview

Candidates are required to clear all three phases to getting a confirmed post as a Grade B  Officer in the Reserve Bank of India. The Final merit list will be based on candidates’ performance in the main exam and interview round.

RBI Grade B Officer Exam Pattern For Prelims Exam

The RBI Grade B Officer Prelims exam will be of 200 marks with a total time duration of 120 minutes.
There will be a specific sectional duration which will be mentioned in the admission letter.
There will mainly be four sections

Subject No. of Questions Marks
General Awareness 80 80
Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
English 30 30
Reasoning 60 60

RBI Grade B Officer Exam Pattern For Mains Exam

The candidates who qualify for the Prelims will be eligible to appear for the mains exam or Phase 2.

There are three separate papers in the main exam.

Each paper will be of 100 marks.

The English paper is a descriptive test.

Subject Paper Type Marks Duration
Economics & Social Issue Objective Type 100 90 minutes
Paper-II English (Writing Skills) Descriptive (to be typed with the help of keyboard) 100 90 minutes
Paper III Finance & Management Objective Type 100 90 minutes
Total 300 270 minutes

RBI Grade B Officer Officer Interview

Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview, based on aggregate marks obtained in Paper-I, Paper-II, and Paper-III of the Phase II exam. The interview Process will carry 50 marks.

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