The Reserve bank of India has released RBI Grade B Notification 2021 for the recruitment of 322 officers towards its service. Graduates below 30 years can apply towards this Grade-B 2021 recruitment from January 28, 2021, onwards through RBI official website. RBI will conduct two stages of written exam followed by the personal interview to select eligible aspirants towards its service. The PayScale for the RBI Grade B Officer is Rs. 35150-1750(9)-50900-EB-1750(2)-54400-2000(4)-62400. With this pay scale, a newly joined Grade-B officer can withdraw the annual salary in the range of 12-14 lakhs. Recently, RBI has increased the maximum permissible number of attempts (which were applicable for candidates belonging to the Unreserved/General Category) from 4 to 6. On May 4, 2021, RBI has announced the result of Phase II of its Grade B recruitment examination. Bank has published the list of candidates shortlisted for the next stage of screening, the interview.
RBI Grade B Notification 2021
RBI Grade-B notification is out. Graduates below 30 years can apply against this recruitment notification from January 28, 2021, onwards. This year, RBI is recruiting for 322 vacant posts. Let’s check the details of the 2021 RBI Grade-B recruitment.
RBI Grade B Phase 2 Result
On May 4, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced the result of Phase-II of its Grade B recruitment examination 2021. The interview schedule for the candidates who have cleared the exam will be intimated in due course. Shortlisted candidates who have not yet forwarded scanned copies of their documents are advised to send them to firstname.lastname@example.org on or before May 15, 2021.
Click here to check the RBI Grade-B Phase II Result:
|SL No||RBI Grade B 2021 Event||Date|
|1||Starting date of RBI Grade B online application||28 January 2021|
|2||Last date to submit the RBI Grade B online application form||15 February 2021|
|3||The release of the Admit card for Phase-I Exam||To be updated soon|
|4||Phase-I exam, DEPR/ DSIM Paper I||6 March 2021|
|5||DEPR & DSIM Paper IIExam||31 March 2021|
|6||Phase-1 Results||To be updated soon|
|7||Phase-II exam (General)||1 April 2021|
RBI Grade B: Eligibility Criteria
RBI Grade-B Education Qualification
|Posts||Minimum Educational Qualifications|
|Grade ‘B’ (DR) – (General)||• A minimum of 60% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PwBD) 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.
|Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DEPR||• 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 recognised 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 recognised 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 recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute.
|Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DSIM||• A 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 in aggregate of all semesters/years OR• Master’s Degree in Mathematics with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/years and a 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.
Candidates age shall be between 21 years and 30 years as of January 01, 2021. For candidates who had M.Phil. and PhD the upper age limit is 32 and 34 years respectively. The age relaxation for various categories are as follows:
|PH + OBC||13|
|PH + SC/ST||15|
Grade-B 2021 Vacancy
|Name of the Post||Vacancy|
|1||Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- General||270|
|2||Grade ‘B’(DR)- DEPR (Department of Economic & Policy Research)||29|
|3||Officers in Grade ‘B’- DSIM||23|
Reserve Bank of India Grade-B Exam Pattern
Other than the below-given exams, RBI will also conduct an interview (50 marks) for all successful candidates from the Mains exam before finalizing the list.
RBI Grade B Exam Pattern for Prelims Exam
|Sections||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Exam Duration|
|1||General Awareness||80||80||Composite time of 2 hours|
RBI Grade B Exam Pattern for Mains Exam
|Sections||Exam Mode||Maximum Marks||Exam
|1||Economics and Social Issues||Objective||100||90 minutes|
|2||Paper-II English (Writing Skills)||Descriptive (to be typed with the help of keyboard)||100||1 hour 30 minutes|
|3||Paper III Finance & Management||Objective Type||100||90 minutes|
RBI Grade-B Previous Year Cut-off Scores
Grade-B Preliminary Exam Cut-off Score 2019
|General/ UR||EWS||OBC||SC||ST||PwBD (OH/ HI/ VH/ MD)|
RBI Grade-B 2019 Main Examination
|Aggregate cutoff marks in paper I, II, III taken together in Phase II written examination for shortlisting the candidates for interview (out of total 300 marks)||161||146||140||140|
|Aggregate marks in Phase-II written examination and interview taken together (out of total 350 marks) obtained by last recommended candidate under the respective category regarding the no. of vacancies notified under each category||208||202||193||192|
RBI Grade B 2021: Apply Online
To start your RBI Grade-B posts, visit the Reserve Bank of India official website. Click Here. On the landing page, click on the ” Recruitment for the Posts of Officers Grade-B 2021″. On the newly opened tab, click on the New Registration link, and enter your personal details. Candidates have to upload their Photograph, and signature and pay the required application fee on or before February 15, 2021.
The Reserve Bank of India has specified an online application form fee for the RBI Grade B exam category wise, as given in the table below.
There are different ways available to pay the fee for the RBI Grade B exam 2020. The candidate can pay the payment online via credit card or debit card or net banking.
Click here to download the news bulletin by the RBI regarding the 2021 Grade-B recruitment:
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