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RBI Grade B 2019: Know Eligibility, Exam Dates, Admit Card, Pattern, Syllabus, Salary & much more

Check here the complete details of RBI Grade B 2019 Notification, Registration, Eligibility, Age limit, Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Salary, Job Profile, Tips and cut off here! RBI conducts RBI Grade B Exam every year to recruit Grade B Officers. Once candidates qualify the exam, they are hired as a Officers in Grade B in the Reserve Bank of India.

Jun 18, 2019 12:17 IST
RBI Grade B 2019

RBI Grade B 2019 Notification: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will soon be releasing the RBI Grade B 2019 recruitment notification for the selection of Officers in Grade B. Check here the complete details of RBI Grade B 2019 Notification, Registration, Eligibility, Age limit, Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Salary, Job Profile, Tips and cut off here! RBI conducts RBI Grade B Exam every year to recruit Grade B Officers. Once candidates qualify the exam, they are hired as a Officers in Grade B in the Reserve Bank of India.

The information regarding the beginning & closing of registration process, release of admit card, exam dates and schedule will be revealed along with the notification. In 2018, RBI Grade B recruitment was held to fill in 166 vacancies and the RBI Grade B 2018 result was released in February 2019. The RBI Grade B officer gets a handsome salary including other allowances. The final RBI Grade B Salary of including the incentives and allowances may go up to Rs. 75,000 and above initially.

RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment is generally conducted annually by the RBI and lakhs of students take down the examination. This year as well, the RBI Grade B notification will be released for posts of Officers in General, DEPR, and DSIM categories.

Important dates of the RBI Grade B 2019 recruitment

Events

Date (Tentative)

Release of RBI Grade B 2019 Recruitment Notification

Will be released soon

Start Date of Online Registration

Will be released soon

Last Date of Online Registration

Will be released soon

Release of RBI Grade B 2019 Admit Card

Will be released soon

Exam Date of RBI Grade B Phase-I

Will be released soon

Result Date of Phase-I

Will be released soon

Exam Date of RBI Grade B Phase-II

Will be released soon

Result Date of Phase-II

Will be released soon

RBI Grade B Interview

Will be released soon

Result Declaration

Will be released soon

RBI Grade B 2019 Application Form

The registration for RBI Grade B 2019 recruitment will begin once the RBI releases the notification. The registration will be done online on the official website of RBI - www.rbi.org.in. For registration, candidates need to fill the RBI Grade B application form by paying a certain fee. The RBI Grade B 2019 application fee will vary from category to category.

RBI Grade B 2019 Admit Card

Candidates who have applied for the examination and who fulfill the eligibility criterion and educational qualifications will be eligible to download the admit card. The RBI Grade B admit card is generally released 15 days prior to the examination.

RBI Grade B 2019 Exam Pattern (Officer Post)

The RBI Grade B 2019 Exam Pattern will be same as that of the 2018. Candidates need to clear all these three phases to become RBI Grade B officer.

RBI Grade B Phase I

RBI Grade B Phase II

RBI Grade B Interview

Phase I Exam Pattern

The RBI Grade B Phase I is an online examination that comprises a single Paper of 200 marks. The syllabus of Phase I would include:

Section

No. of Questions

Time

Marks

General Awareness

80

 

2 Hours

 

200

English Language

30

Quantitative Aptitude

30

Reasoning Ability

60

Phase II Exam Pattern

Candidates who qualify the Phase-I examination will be shortlisted for Phase-II. The RBI Grade B Phase I Result is tentatively announced within a week of Phase-I examination. The Phase-II examination is held in shifts and separate Admission Letters are issued for each shift. The RBI Grade B Syllabus of Phase II would include:

Paper

Type

Time  (Minutes)

Marks

Paper-I: Economic & Social Issues

Objective

90

100

Paper II: English (Writing Skills)

Descriptive

90

100

Paper-III: Finance and Management

Objective

90

100

RBI Grade B Interview

Candidates who qualify both the phases with minimum aggregate cut off marks are shortlisted for the RBI Grade B Interview. The minimum aggregate cut off marks are decided by the RBI Recruitment Board considering the number of vacancies. The Interview round of the RBI Grade B exam is of 50 marks.

The shortlisted candidates get to know about their selection on the RBI website. The candidates’ names and Roll Numbers are published on the RBI website and interview call letters are sent on the registered email IDs of the candidates.

Exam Syllabus

RBI Grade B Phase I Syllabus

General Awareness

Section

Topics

Banking Awareness

MICR, IFSC code, Clean Notes policy, Fake notes, ATM, NEFT, RTGS,  Kisan credit card, RBI functioning, Organizational structure of RBI, RBI intervention on currencies, RBI Committees, CBS, ECS, SWIFT, BankNET, Digital Signatures, Bank guarantee, Letter of Credit, Bancassurance, Banking Awareness for RBI

Organizations

Banking structure of India, RBI, NABARD, Banking Ombudsman, SIDBI, EXIM Bank, Cooperative Banks, CIBIL Planning Commission, 5 year plans, Finance Commission, CRISIL, LIC, Bretton Woods, BASEL, World Bank, IBRD, IMF, SENSEX, NIFTY, Moody, S&P, Fitch

Year book

Acts, committees, legislation, Bank mergers, Information Technology Act, SARFAESI Act, FEMA & FERA, Tarapore Committee, Narsimhan Committees, FRBM Act, Budget Highlights, Tax ceilings, Deductions, Foreign Direct Investment, Policy changes

Current Affairs

To prepare current affairs, read Pratiyogita Darpan, Chronicle, & Wizard competitive magazines, The Hindu, Economic Times & Live Mint newspapers, know about International Affairs, Indian Economy, Indian Polity

Static GK

GDP, GNP, Purchasing Power Parity, Human Development Index, Inflation, Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR), Cash Reserve Ratio, Repo rate, Reverse Repo, Bank rate, Marginal Standing Facility (MSF), Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF), Priority Sector Lending, Non Performing Assets (NPA), Capital Adequacy Ratio, Derivatives, Futures, Currency of India, VAT, Goods and Services Tax (GST)

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

Reading Comprehension

Sentence Completion

Sentence Correction

Double Fillers

Phrase/Word Replacement

Vocabulary

Error Spotting

Passage Making

Sentence Framing

Jumble Words

Data Interpretation

Ratio and Proportion

Average

Time and Work

Speed, Distance and Time

Mixture and Allegations

Percentage

Permutation and Combination

Probability

Time, Speed and Distance

Mensuration

Profit, Loss and Discount

Quadratic Equation

Simple Interest & Compound Interest

Logical Reasoning

Seating arrangement

Data Sufficiency

Alphanumeric Series

Puzzle

Syllogism

Coding-decoding

Inequalities

Input - Output

Blood Relation

Ranking

Direction and Sense

Series

RBI Grade B 2019 Cut off

The RBI Grade B 2019 cut off will be released after each phase of examination. Candidates can evaluate themselves by matching their scores with the cut off list released by the RBI.

RBI Grade B 2019 Age Limit

  • The Minimum age limit to apply for RBI Grade B 2019 exam is 21 years.
  • The Maximum age limit for General category candidates is 30 years.

There is relaxation of Maximum age limit for RBI Grade B 2019 exam for different categories:

Category

Age Relaxation

SC/ST

5 Years

OBC

3 Years

PwD (General)

10 Years

PwD (OBC)

13 years

PwD (SC/ ST)

15 years

Divorced Women & Widows

10 Years

Jammu and Kashmir residents (Between January 1, 1980 to December 31, 1989)

5 Years

Ex-Servicemen

To the extent of service provided by them to Armed Forces + 3 years additional (Up to 50 Years of age)

RBI Grade B: Key points to note

Candidates need to qualify sectional as well as overall cut off in every phase of RBI Grade B exam.

RBI Grade B Phase-I is just qualifying in nature.

There is a negative marking of 1/4th mark for every attempted wrong answer.

General category candidates can attempt the exam 6 times, while SC/ST/OBC/PWD categories can attempt for innumerable times.

Candidates with minimum age of 21 years can apply RBI Grade B exam.

Tips to clear RBI Grade B 2019 examination

Read regularly:
Candidates must read newspapers and magazines daily to be acquainted with latest updates and Current Affairs.

Take Mock Tests:
Undertaking mock tests is the perfect way to sharpen the skills. Timed quizzes and mock tests help one to strengthen his or her knowledge. It is a better way to fine learning.

Revise, Rework, Recover: The best mantra to improvise and perform well is 3Rs – Revise, rework, recover. Revision will let you know about your weak points and will motivate you to rework on the same topic thoroughly, which will ultimately enable you to recover from the weak spot.

Work on speed: Knowledge and learning go in vain if there is no speed. Attempting RBI Grade B 2019 examination would require intelligent hard work of speed, accuracy and knowledge. So, work on your speed!

Follow these tips and ace the RBI Grade B exam!