The RBI (Reserve Bank of India) hosts the RBI Grade B recruitment process every year. A newspaper advertisement has been released on 21 March 2022 for RBI Grade B vacancies announcing 303 vacancies, online registration dates & exam dates. A total of 294 vacancies for various RBI Grade B posts will be recruited through this recruitment drive in 2022. The aspirants who are willing to apply for the RBI Grade B recruitment 2022 can go through this article. The official notification is yet to be released on the website and will be done shortly.
RBI Grade B Notification 2022: Overview
RBI Grade B 2022 official notification is soon to be released. The candidates can go through the RBI Grade B 2022 Notification overview obtained from the newspaper advertisement for now which is tabulated below.
|Post Name||RBI Grade B Officers|
|Mode Of Exam||Online|
|Selection Process||Phase I Exam
Phase II Exam
|Salary Scale||12 to 14 lakh Annually|
RBI Grade B Notification 2022: Important Dates
Important Dates – RBI Grade B Notification 2022
|Apply Online Date||28 March 2022|
|Last Date for payment of Application Fees||18 April 2022|
|Call letter for Phase I Exam||May 2022|
|Officers in Gr B (DR)- General Phase-I Exam||28 May 2022|
|Officers in Gr B (DR)- Phase-II – Paper I, II & III Exam||25 June 2022|
|Officers in Gr B (DR) – DEPR- Phase I – Paper – I Exam||2 July 2022|
|Officers in Gr B (DR)- DEPR- Phase-II – Paper I, II & III Exam||6 August 2022|
|Officers in Gr B (DR)- DSIM- Phase I – Paper – I Exam||2 July 2022|
|Officers in Gr B (DR)- DSIM- Phase I – Paper – II & III||6 August 2022|
|Results||Not yet announced|
|Call letters for interview||Not yet released|
|Interview||Not announced yet|
|Provisional Allotment||Not yet alloted|
RBI Grade B Notification 2022: Vacancy
Reserve Bank of India Grade B Vacancy 2022 has been announced with respect to grade B officers through newspaper advertisement. The total number of vacancies announced for these posts are 294. The aspirants can go through the vacancy distribution which is tabulated below.
Officers Grade B General
Officers Grade B DEPR
Officers Grade B DSIM
Assistant Manager – Rajbhasha
Assistant Manager – Protocol & Security
RBI Grade B Notification 2022: Salary Details
The aspirants selected for the post of Officers through the Reserve Bank of India Grade B 2022 Exam will be given a salary package of 12-14 Lac annually. The Exact Pay Scale for this Officer post is INR 35150-1750(9)-50900-EB-1750(2)-54400-2000(4)-62400. Applicants will have a Basic Pay of INR 35,150/- in which he/she will get an increase of INR 1,750/- till 9 years of their service. After the completion of these 9 years, the officers will get into the executive band wherein the basic pay will increase to INR 50,900/- and then again for the next couple of years there will be an increment of INR 1,750/- and further an increment of INR 2000/- for the following 2 years. Thus an aspirant will be ending up with the basic pay of INR 62,400/- and this is when he/she wouldn’t even go through any promotion.
Along with the Basic Pay, multiple allowances such as Dearness Allowance, Conveyance Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Family Allowance, Telephone Allowance, etc. are also provided to aspirants post their joining to the post of Officer in RBI.
RBI Grade B Notification 2022: Eligibility criteria
Aspirants should be able to fulfill the mentioned requirements to be able to apply online for RBI Grade B 2022 Exam.
The aspirant must be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or Bhutan, or a Tibetan refugee who is permanently settled here in India before 1 January 1962, or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from either Pakistan, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Burma, Sri Lanka, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, or Vietnam intending to reside in India permanently.
Minimum age limit: 21 years
Maximum age limit: 30 years
Age Relaxation is as per Govt. norms as tabulated below:
|Physically Handicapped||10 years|
Given below are the educational qualification requirements to join Reserve Bank of India as a Grade B officer as per the vacancies in RBI Grade B vacancy 2022.
- Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR)–(General):
- Minimum of 60% marks or 50% in case of SC/ST/PwBD or similar marks in Bachelor’s degree as well as in 12th(Higher Secondary) or Diploma or equivalent and secondary or 10th Standard examinations. Minimum qualifying percentage or an equivalent grade for the Bachelor’s degree will be in summed up for all semesters/years
- Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR)–DEPR:
- A Master’s Degree in Economics or Econometrics or Quantitative Economics or Mathematical Economics or Integrated Economics Course or Finance, with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters or years from a recognized Indian or Foreign University or Institute
- PGDM or MBA Finance with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters or years from a recognized Indian or Foreign University or Institute
- Master’s Degree in field of Economics or any of the sub-categories of economics i.e. business or agricultural or developmental or applied, etc., with a min of 55% marks or an similar grade in aggregate of all semesters or years from a acknowledged Indian or Foreign University or
- Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR)–DSIM:
- Master’s Degree in Statistics or Mathematical Statistics or Mathematical Economics or Econometrics or Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Kharagpur or Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade (aggregate of all semesters or years)
- Master’s Degree in Mathematics with a min of 55% marks or an similar grade in aggregate of all semesters or years and a 1 year postgraduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects from a reputed Institute.
- Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks (aggregate of all semesters or years)
- PGDBA or Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics jointly offered by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur, and IIM Calcutta with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters or
Number of attempts in RBI Grade B Exam
The Reserve Bank of India has a specified the minimum number of attempts for each category. Check the number of attempts category wise below.
- General Category aspirants:6 Attempts,
- SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD aspirants:No bar on number of attempts.
RBI Grade B Notification 2022: How to apply online?
The RBI Grade B online applications will be accepted from 28 March 2022 as announced in the newspaper advertisement. The final date to submit RBI Grade B 2022 Online form is 18 April 2022. It is advised that the aspirants should keep an eye on the official website to get notified when RBI Grade B Online Application starts.
The aspirants can follow the steps given below to apply for RBI Grade B 2022 Recruitment:
Step 1: Log into the official website of Reserve Bank or @rbi.org.in.
Step 2: On the home page Separate links for Online applications for Gr B (DR) General and Online applications for DEPR/ DSIM will be displayed.
Step 3: For new registration, click on “Click here for New Registration” and enter the Important details requested.
Step 4: A new Registration no and Password will be generated by the system.
Step 5: An Email & SMS is sent to your email ID and a Mobile number containing the new Registration number and Password.
Step 6: Log in with your newly generated Registration number and Password and fill in all the important details asked.
Step 7: Upload scanned copy of recent left-hand thumb impression, photograph, signature, and a handwritten declaration.
RBI Grade B Application Fee
Aspirants can check the category-wise Application Fee for the RBI Grade B 2022 in the table given.
- For Officer Grade B –
- General, OBC, EWS: Rs. 850/-
- SC, ST Candidates: Rs. 100/-
- For Assistant Manager –
- General, OBC, EWS: Rs. 600/-
- SC, ST Candidates: Rs. 100/-
RBI Grade B 2022: Exam Pattern
RBI Grade B 2022 Exam will be conducted in three phases:
- Phase-I or Prelims;
- Phase-II or Mains
Aspirants are required to clear all three phases to get a confirmed post as an RBI Grade B Officer in the Reserve Bank of India. The Final merit list will be based on aspirants’ performance in the main exam and interview round.
RBI Grade B 2022 Exam Pattern
Prelims Exam Pattern
- The RBI Grade B Prelims exam will be held for200 marks with a total time duration of 2 hours
- There will be a specific sectional duration which will be announced in the admission letter.
- There will 4sections
|· General Awareness
· English Language
· Quantitative Aptitude
|200||200||2 hours (120 minutes)|
Mains Exam Pattern
The aspirants who qualify for the Prelims will be eligible to appear for the Phase 2 exam.
- There are 3 papers in the main exam.
- For RBI Grade B Officers in Gr B (DR)- General, aspirants have to appear for Paper I, II, and III.
- For RBI Grade B Officers in Gr B (DR)- DEPR & DSIM, aspirants have to appear for Paper-II, and III.
- Paper I & III are 50% Objective and50 % descriptive while Paper- II is 100% Descriptive only.
- Each paper will be of 100 marks.
- The English paper is a descriptive test.
Economic & Social Issues
English (Writing Skills)
Finance and Management
RBI Grade B Officer Interview
Aspirants will be selected for the interview, based on aggregate marks obtained in Paper-I, Paper-II, and Paper-III of the mains exam. The interview Process will carry 50 marks.
RBI Grade B Syllabus 2022
RBI Grade B Phase-I Syllabus
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Time and Work
Average, Ratio, Percentages
Speed, Distance and Time
Mixture and Allegations
Permutation and Combination
Directions and Distance
|General Awareness||Banking & Financial Awareness
Financial & Economics News
Government Schemes, Agreement & Deals
Banking terms, rates, processes
RBI Grade B Phase-II Exam Syllabus
|Paper-I: Economic and Social Issues||Growth and Development
Measurement of growth: National Income and per capita income
Sustainable Development and Environmental issues
Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India
Economic Reforms in India
Industrial and Labour Policy
Monetary and Fiscal Policy
IMF and World Bank
Regional Economic Cooperation
Social Structure in India
Urbanization and Migration
Role of Economic Planning
Balance of Payments
Opening up of the Indian Economy
International Economic Institutions
Positive Discrimination in favour of the underprivileged
Social Sectors in India
Indian Political System
Health, and Education.
|Paper-II: English (Writing Skills)||This paper assesses the writing skill that includes the capability of expressing and understanding the topic|
|Paper-III: Finance and Management||Finance:
Regulators of Banks and Financial Institutions
Banking System in India
Financial Institutions – SIDBI, EXIM, NABARD, NHB, etc,
Financial Markets Primary and Secondary Markets
Risk Management in Banking Sector
Reserve Bank of India- functions, and conduct monetary policy
Basics of Derivatives:
Forward, Futures, and Swap
Changing Landscape of Banking sector
Recent Developments in the Financial Sector
Public Sector Reforms
Role of e-governance in addressing the issues of corruption and inefficiency in the government sector
The Union Budget
Direct and Indirect taxes
Non-tax sources of Revenue
Thirteenth Finance Commission and GST
Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act (FRBM)
Financial Inclusion- use of technology
Alternate source of finance
Private and social cost-benefit
Public-Private Partnership Corporate Governance in Banking Sector
Trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI – components, and trends.
Management: its nature and scope:
The Management Processes; Planning, Organisation, Staffing, Directing, and Controlling
The Role of a Manager in an Organisation Leadership: The Tasks of a Leader; Leadership Styles
Goals of HRD
Performance Appraisal, Potential appraisal, Leadership Theories
A successful Leader versus an effective Leader
Human Resource Development
Concept of HRD and development
Feedback and Performance Counselling
Training and Development
Motivation, Morale, and Incentives:
Theories of Motivation
How Managers Motivate
Concept of Morale
Factors determining morale
Role of Incentives in Building up Morale.
Steps in the Communication Process
Oral versus Written Communication
Barriers to Communication
Role of Information Technology
Verbal versus non-verbal Communication
upward, downward and lateral communication.
Mechanisms of Corporate Governance
Factors affecting Corporate Governance.
RBI Grade B Exam Centres 2022
RBI Grade B Phase I Exam Centres
|State /UT||RBI Grade B Centre|
|Andaman & Nicobar||Port Blair|
|Arunachal Pradesh||Naharlagun city|
|Chhattisgarh||Raipur Bhilai Bilaspur (CG)|
|Daman & Diu||Rajkot|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu|
Mumbai / Navi Mumbai / Thane
Noida & Greater Noida
RBI Grade B Phase II Exam Centres
|Ahmedabad – Gandhi Nagar||Jammu|
|Kolkata||Mumbai- Navi Mumbai|
|Chennai||New Delhi- NCR|
RBI Grade B 2022 Selection Process
There is a very specific selection procedure that is selected by the authorities of the Reserve Bank of India in order to conduct the entrance examination for the vacancy RBI Grade B 2022. The first stage of the selection procedure consists of a preliminary examination which will be conducted after the application forms are scrutinized by the concerned authorities of the Reserve Bank of India. The second stage of the selection procedure is the main examination. The candidates who will pass the main examination will be promoted to the third stage of the selection procedure which is the interview round. The third stage is the last stage for the entrance examination.
RBI Grade B 2022 Admit Card
The admit card will be published by the authorities of the Reserve Bank of India after the candidates will be selected for the preliminary stage or the main stage of the entrance examination. The candidates can download the admit card from the official website of the organisation easily as soon as it is published. The admit card will be available in a PDF format and you will be able to download the admit card as soon as possible. The candidates will have to enter their personal information in order to download the admit card as soon as possible from the official website of the organisation.
RBI Grade B 2022 Answer Key
There will be two answer keys which will be published by the concerned authorities of the Reserve Bank of India and the candidates will at least have to wait one week after the conclusion of the entrance examination in order to download the answer key as soon as possible. RBI Grade B final answer key can be downloaded after all of the procedures related to the provisional answer key also done by the concerned authorities of the Reserve Bank of India and all of the candidates will be able to check the total number of marks that they will be getting in the entrance examination by downloading the answer keys. RBI Grade B mains answer key and RBI Grade B prelims answer key will be available separately for all of the candidates.
RBI Grade B 2022 Cut Off
Cut off marks is very important for candidates as it will decide their eligibility for the next phase. The cut-off marks are set by considering the following factors- Difficulty level of question paper, Number of candidates who attended the exam, Depending on the average mark scored by all the candidates in the exam, Number of vacancies. The candidates will be promoted to the next step of the selection procedure by taking into consideration the cut off marks published by the authorities of the Reserve Bank of India. The candidates will have to download the cut off marks list according to the various categories of the candidates who have participated in the entrance examination. The cut off marks list is prepared based upon various factors related to the entrance examination.
RBI Grade B 2022 Result
Reserve Bank of India conducted the Grade B examination for the recruitment of eligible candidates to certain different posts in the bank. The results of the examination are published through the official website of the Reserve Bank of India. Candidates who have appeared for the interview round can check their eligibility through the official website by providing the necessary credentials. The Reserve Bank of India will be published in the result for the entrance examination conducted by them on their official website but the candidates will have to wait at least one month after giving the entrance examination to check the result from the official website. The result will consist of all of the important details related to the performance of the candidates in the entrance examination and you must download the result as soon as possible in order to check whether or not you will be going to the second stage of the selection procedure. The final result will be published by the authorities after all of the selection stages are successfully concluded.
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