RBI Grade B Vacancy 2018
166 RBI Grade B Vacancies have been declared this year. Let’s have a look at the detailed vacancy for RBI Grade B 2018 Exam.
|1.||RBI Grade B (GEN)||127|
|2.||RBI Grade B (OBC)||22|
|3.||RBI Grade B (SC/ST)||17|
RBI Officer Grade B Eligibility Criteria 2018
The Eligibility Criteria is determined by the following parameters:
Number of Attempts
The parameters of RBI Officer Grade B 2016 has been explained below clearly:
- A candidate must be an Indian citizen
- A citizen of Nepal
- A subject of Bhutan
- A Tibetan refugee (who came to India before 1 January 1962)
- A person of Indian origin migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India
The candidates as on 01/07/2018 should be between 21 and 30 years (candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/07/1988 and not later than 01/07/1997).
For candidates possessing M.Phil. and Ph.D. qualification, upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years respectively.
For candidates having experience as an officer in Commercial Bank/Financial Institution in Public Sector as also prior experience in Reserve Bank of India, upper age limit is relaxed to the extent of the number of completed years of such experience subject to a maximum of three years.
For such candidates, upper age limit should not exceed 33 years including experience. For experience, probationary period will not be reckoned.
Relaxation of Upper age limit
|Sr. No||Category||Age Relaxation|
|1||Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe||5 years|
|2||Other Backward Classes||3 years|
|3||PWD(Gen.), (OBC), (SC/ST)||10 years, 13 years, 15 years|
|4||Ex-employees of banking institutions whose services were terminated due to reasons of economy or as of bank liquidation and personnel retrenched from Government Offices after at least one year’s service and currently registered with Employment Exchange||5 years|
|5||Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89||5 years|
|6||Persons affected by 1984 riots||5 years|
3.Educational Qualification :
General: The candidates should secure a minimum of 60% marks
SC/ST/PWD: (50% in case of SC/ST/PWD)
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.
RBI Officer Grade B Eligibility Criteria 2018 – Conversion Parameters
In case the University/Institute does not convert marks to grade, the following parameters would be employed.
Equivalent OGPA or CGPA or CPI or other similar evaluation term allotted on a scale of 10 Class/Division Aggregate Percentage of Marks in All the Subjects
6.75 I (First) 60%
5.75 II (Second) 50%
Number of Attempts as per RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria 2018
General Category: Candidates belonging to unreserved who had already appeared 6 times for Phase-I Examination for this post in the past, are not eligible to apply.
No such restriction applies to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD, if the posts are reserved for them.
RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Pattern
RBI Grade B 2018 Exam will be conducted in three phases: Phase-I exam, phase-II exam and interview process. Candidates are required to clear all the three phases in order to get a confirmed post as a Grade B Officer in Reserve Bank of India.
|Subject||No. Of Questions||Marks|
|Name of the Paper||Type of the Paper||Time (Mins)||Marks|
|Paper I Economic & Social Issues||Objective Type||90||100|
|Paper II English (Writing Skills)||Descriptive (to be typed with the help of keyboard)||90||100|
|Paper III Finance & Management||Objective Type||90||100|
1. Candidates will be required to write all the papers online.
2. Only successful candidates of Phase-I will appear for Phase-II examination on a later date.
3. Based on the results of Phase-II examinations candidates will be shortlisted for interview.
4. Final selection will be through merit lists which will be prepared by adding marks secured by candidates in Phase-II (Paper-I + Paper-II + Paper-III) and Interview.
RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Syllabus
Phase-1 exam is an objective type examination conducted online. It will have mainly 4 sections: General Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning.
Phase-2 exam of RBI Grade B 2018 is both objective & descriptive type. The major areas to focus upon are: Economic & Social Issues, English Language and Finance & Management.
Syllabus for Phase-I Examination:
|Reasoning||Quantitative Aptitude||English Language||General Awareness|
Machine Input Output
Ordering and Ranking
Arrangement and Pattern
Direction and Distance
|Ratio and Proportion|
Time and Work
Speed, Distance and Time
Permutation and Combination
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Indian Financial System
Indian Banking System