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RBI Grade B Officer Details

This is the bank exam held for recruitment to Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the job of Grade B officer. Find information regarding paper pattern, salary, exam dates, result etc.The RBI conducts an online exam for recruitment to the post of Grade 'B' officer in its branches all over the country.

1. Age (as on 01/05/2017):
  A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the 1st of May, 2017 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd May, 1987 and not later than 1st May, 1996. For candidates possessing M.Phil. and Ph.D. qualification, upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years respectively.

The upper age-limit prescribed above will be relaxable:

up to a maximum of five years for candidates belonging to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe if the posts are reserved for them;
(ii) up to a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates if the posts are reserved for them;(iii) up to a maximum of five years for ex-employees of banking institutions whose services had to be terminated for reasons of economy or as a result of bank going into liquidation and personnel retrenched from Government Offices after at least one year's service and currently registered with Employment Exchange,(iv) up to a maximum of five years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from the 1st January, 1980 to the 31st day of December, 1989;(v) up to a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on 1st May, 2017 and have been released;a. on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from 1st May, 2017 otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency; orb. on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service; orc. on invalidment.
For more details, view the official notification
2. Educational Qualifications (as on 01/07/2016)
  View the minimum educational qualifications prescribed for the posts:here

Test Duration & Pattern

Phase-I ON-LINE Examination (Objective Type): Total Marks:200

Sr.No. Name of Tests (Objective) Duration
1 General Awareness 120 minutes
2 English Language
3 Quantitative Aptitude
4 Reasoning

Phase-II Written Examination (Descriptive Type): Total Marks:100

Sr.No. Name of Tests (Objective) Duration
1 English 90 minutes each
2 Economic and Social Issues
3 Finance and Management

Exam Format

The Phase - I exam is conducted online and the Phase II exam is written.

Important Dates

Event 2016 Dates 2017 Dates
Online registration 18th July to 9th Aug 2016 03rd May to 23rd May 2017
Payment of fees (Online) 18th July to 9th Aug 2016 03rd May to 23rd May 2017
Payment of fees (Offline) 18th July to 9th Aug 2016 -
Phase-I Online Examination 4th Sep 2016 17 June 2017
Phase-II Online Examination 19th Sep 2016 07 July 2017

How to Apply

Procedure for applying online
1 Candidates are required to apply only online using the website "". No other means / mode of application will be accepted. Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available at Appendix –I which is available on the Bank’s website "". The applicants are advised to submit only single application; however, if due to any unavoidable situation, if he/she submits another/multiple applications, then he/she must ensure that application with the higher Registration ID (RID) is complete in all respects like applicants’ details, examination centre, photograph, signature, fee etc. The applicants who are submitting multiple applications should note that only the last completed applications with higher RID shall be entertained by the Board and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID.
2 All candidates, whether already in Government Service, Government owned industrial undertakings or other similar organisations or in private employment should submit their applications direct to the Board. Persons already in Government Service, whether in a permanent or temporary capacity or as work charged employees other than casual or daily rated employees or those serving under the Public Enterprises are however, required to submit an undertaking in the Online application that they have informed in writing to their Head of Office/Department that they have applied for the Examination. Candidates should note that in case a communication is received from their employer by the Board withholding permission to the candidates applying for/appearing at the examination, their application will be liable to be rejected/candidature will be liable to be cancelled. At the time of joining , the recommended candidates will have to bring proper discharge certificates from their PSU/Government/Quasi –Government employer.
For more details, view the official notification

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