RBI Grade B Officer 2021 Notification (OUT) Phase-1,2,3 Syllabus, Eligibility & Exam Pattern pdf

RBI Grade B 2021 Notification, Syllabus, Salary, Application: Reserve Bank of India Recruits  Specialist Grade B Officers Every Year.  Eligible and skilled candidates are able to send Reserve Bank of India Grade B Application Form through the Online mode from its official website rbi.org.in.  To get more information regarding to Reserve Bank of India Recruitment like eligibility details like education qualification, age limit, selection process, application fee & how to apply, important links, Salary, syllabus, admit cards, results, previous papers are given Below.

Important Dates – RBI Grade B 2021

Event Date
Online Registration Start Date 28th January 2021
Last Date to Apply for RBI Grade B 15th February 2021
The release of the Admit card for Phase-I Exam  To be updated soon
General Phase-I exam, DEPR/DSIM Paper I Exam 06th March 2021
DEPR/DSIM Paper II, Paper III Exam 31st March 2021
The release of the Admit Card for Phase-II Exam To be updated soon
General Phase-II exam 1st April 2021
Declaration of the result of Phase-II Exam To be updated soon
Interview Process To be updated soon
Declaration of the final result To be updated soon

New RBI Officer Grade B Exam Notification pdf

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Specialist Grade B Overview

Name of The Organization Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Advt No.
1/2020-21
Name of the Posts Specialist Grade B Officer
No. of Posts 322
Job Category Banking – Public Sector Jobs
Educational Qualifications Post Graduate Diploma/ Master’s Degree
Application Mode Online Process
Official Website rbi.org.in

RBI Grade B Vacancy Details

Sno Post Name Vacancies
1 Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- General-PY 2021 270
2 Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DEPR*-PY 2021 29
3 Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DSIM-PY 2021 23
Total 232

RBI Grade B Officer 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Post – Specialists in Grade B Qualification
Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR)–(General)
Minimum 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. Minimum qualifying percentage or an equivalent grade for the Bachelor’s degree will be in aggregate for all semesters/years
Officers in 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 recognized 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 recognized 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 recognized Indian or Foreign University /Institute.
Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR)–DSIM
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 (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 a reputed Institute OR M. Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks (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.
Finance
i) 2 year full time Post Graduate Degree in Economics / Commerce / MBA (Finance) / PGDM (with Finance specialization) from an Indian University recognized by Government bodies/ AICTE or a similar Foreign University /Institute, with at least 55% marks.
ii) At least three years of work experience in corporate credit appraisal, corporate loan recovery, investment & treasury (including derivatives) in a Scheduled Commercial Bank/s or a Systemically Important NBFC.
Data Analytics
i) 2 year full time MBA (Finance) /M.Stat from an Indian University recognized by Government bodies/ AICTE or a similar Foreign University /Institute, with at least 55% marks.
i) At least three years of work experience as a data analyst in areas of credit/ market/ liquidity risk in a Scheduled Commercial Bank/s or a Systemically Important NBFC or in a rating agency established at least 10 years back.
Risk Modelling
i) 2 year full time MBA (Finance) / M.Stat from an Indian University recognized by Government bodies/ AICTE or a similar Foreign University /Institute, with at least 55% marks.
ii) At least three years of work experience in risk modelling in areas of credit/ market/ liquidity risk in a Scheduled Commercial Bank/s or a Systemically Important NBFC or in a rating agency established at least 10 years back.
Forensic Audit
i) CA/ ICWA with Certificate Course on Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection conducted by ICAI.
ii) At least three years of specialized work experience in the area of forensic Audit and being a part of forensic audit team in Central / State Government Undertaking or Departments.
Professional Copy Editing
i) Full time Post Graduate Degree in English from an Indian University recognized by Government bodies or a Foreign University /Institute, with at least 55% marks.
ii) At least three years of work experience in professional copy editing in a well-known Publishing House, Magazine or Journal. Experience of rewriting user generated content to professional standards. Excellent standard of written English. Excellent proofreading skills
Human Resource Management
i) Full time Post Graduate Diploma/ Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management / Personnel Management/Industrial Relations/ Labour Welfare from a recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute with at least 55% marks.
ii) At least three years work experience in the field of Human Resource Management/ recruitment/ training/ Personnel Management/ Industrial Relations in domestic / foreign Banks / FIs / reputed financial companies / financial services organizations / reputed public or private corporate.

RBI Grade B Officer Age Limit

Candidates Who are willing to Apply for RBI Officer (Grade ‘B’) examination are required to be aged between 21 years and 30 years (both age included).

Category wise RBI Grade B Age Relaxation Details

Category Age relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Physically Handicapped 10 years
PH + OBC 13 years
PH + SC/ST 15 years

How may Number of attempts RBI Grade B Exam 2021 can be Written

The RBI has specified the number of attempts for each category

  • General: 6 Attempts,
  • SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD: No bar on number of attempts.

RBI Grade B Officer Salary

Selected candidates will get a pay scale of Rs. 35150-1750(9)-50900-EB-1750(2)-54400-2000(4)-62400. from the organization. The Candidates can Get approximate take home of  12-14 Lac annually.

RBI Grade B Basic Pay Rs 35,150/-
RBI Grade B Pay Scale 35150 – 1750(9)– 50900-EB-1750(2)-54400-2000(4)-624000
RBI Grade B Grade Pay Not applicable
Dearness Allowance(DA)
DA of 113% of the basic salary
RBI Grade B Salary :NET Salary Including All Allowances Rs 67,933/-

RBI Grade B Officer Selection Process

Selection will be done under  Three Phases.

  • Phase-I exam
  • phase-II exam and
  • interview process

RBI Grade B Officer Exam 2021 Application Fee

RBI has specified Application fee for different categories to Apply for RBI Officer Grade B

Gen/ OBC Rs.850
SC/ST/PwBD Rs.175
Staff of RBI No FEE

How to Apply for RBI Grade B Exam 2021

The Application Process will be divided into Two Stages. First is Register and Second is Login

  • First of all visit official website rbi.org.in
  • For fresh registration, choose the tab “Click here for New Registration” and enter Important details asked.
  • Candidate need to Register in the Website with personal Details
  • An Email & SMS is sent to registered email ID and a Mobile number containing Registration number and Password.
  • Later he has to Login with given Login Credentials.
  • Fill application form.
  • Pay the application fee.
  • Click on submit button for final submission.
  • Save and take print out for future use.

Documents to be Uploaded During RBI Grade B Application

Documents Size Pixels Format
Photograph 20 – 50 KBs 200 X 230 pixels JPG or JPEG
Signature 10 – 20 KBS 140 X 60 pixels JPG or JPEG
Left-Hand Thumb Impression 10 – 20 KBS

140 X 60 pixels

JPG or JPEG

Hand Written Declaration

20 – 50 KBs

140 X 60 pixels

JPG or JPEG

RBI Grade B 2021 Exam Centers

Exam Centers for Phase-1 Exam

RBI Grade B examination Centers are situated across India. Check State wise Centers list from below Table.

States /UTs RBI Grade B Exam Centers for Prelims
Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Guntur, Narasaraopet, Hyderabad, Rangareddy-Kodada, Karimnagar, Warangal, Rajahmundry, Kakinada, Tirupati, Chittoor, Vijaywada, Kanchikacherla, Gudlavalleru, Eluru, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar, Naharlagun city
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar
Bihar Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chattisgarh Raipur, Bhilai
Daman & Diu Jamnagar
Goa Varna
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Gandhi Nagar, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Haryana Hissar, Karnal, Rohtak
Himachal Pradesh Dharamsala, Shimla
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Belgaum, Bagalkot, Bengaluru, Chikaballapur, Kolar, Tumkur, Gulbarga, Bidar, Hubli, Dharwad, Haliyal, Gadag, Mangalore, Mysore, Mandya, Udipi
Kerala Kannur, Kasargod, Kochi, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thrichur, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Nagarcoil
Lakshadweep Kavaratti
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur
Maharashtra Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Solapur
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima
New Delhi Delhi –NCR
Orissa Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur
Puducherry Cuddalore, Villupuram
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
Rajasthan Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur
Sikkim Gangtok, Bardang City
Tamilnadu Chennai, Vellore, Coimbatore, Erode, Thirupur, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Dindigul Salem, Namakkal, Thiruchirapalli, Perambalur, Pudukottai, Thanjavur, Tirunelvelli, Kanyakumari, Tuticorin
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Nainital, Roorkee City
West Bengal Berhampore (WB), Durgapur, Kolkata, Greater Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri

RBI Grade B Exam Centers for Phase-II Exam

Ahmedabad Jammu
Bengaluru Kanpur
Bhopal Kochi
Bhubaneswar Lucknow
Kolkata Mumbai
Chandigarh Nagpur
Chennai New Delhi
Guwahati Patna
Hyderabad Pune
Jaipur Thiruvananthapuram

Important Links

Download RBI Specialist Grade B Recruitment Notification pdf

Reserve Bank of India Online Application link

RBI Specialist Grade B Exam Pattern 2021

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern 2021: RBI Grade B Exam comprises of two phases i.e. Phase I and Phase II. Those candidates who clear both the exams that is phase 1 & phase 2 examination will be called for the final interview. Here in this part of Article We try to Explain the Complete Recruitment Process.
Marking Scheme

  • For every correct answer, students will be awarded 1 mark
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer
  • For any Un-attempted questions, no marks will be awarded or deducted.

RBI Grade B 2021 Exam Pattern Highlights

Phase I (Objective)

200 Marks

2 Hours

Phase II (Objective and Subjective)

300 Marks

1.5 Hours

Phase III

50 Marks

Written Exam which has 4 Sections (in English and Hindi)
General Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning
Written Exam which has Three Sections (in English and Hindi)
Economic and Social Issues, English and One optional subject to be Selected from Three.
Interview Round

RBI Grade B 2021 Exam Pattern (Phase I)

S.no Subjects No. of questions Time Duration Maximum Marks
1 General Awareness 80 120 minutes 200 Marks
2 English Language 30
3 Quantitative Aptitude 30
4 Reasoning Ability 60

RBI Grade B 2021 Exam Pattern (Phase II)

Papers Name of Paper Type of Paper Time Duration Max. Marks
I Economic and social issue Objective 90 minute 100
II English (Writing skill) Descriptive 90 minute 100

III

Finance and Management

OR

Economics

OR

Statistics

Objective 90 minute 100

RBI Grade B Officer Syllabus 2021- 2021

RBI Grade B Syllabus Phase 1

English Language
Quantitative Aptitude
Reasoning
General Awareness
Reading Comprehension Algebra Alphabet Test Financial Awareness
Cloze Test Averages Alphanumeric Series Current
Para Jumbles Case Studies Analogy General Knowledge
Miscellaneous Charts and Graphs Arrangement and Pattern Banking and Insurance Awareness
Fill in the blanks Compound Interest Assertion and Reason Govt. Schemes and Policies
Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting Data Interpretation Blood Relations Current Affairs
Paragraph Completion Decimal Fraction Causes and Effects Static Awareness
Sentence Improvement HCF and LCM Circular Arrangement
Vocabulary Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Coded Inequalities
Grammar Mixture and Allegations Coding Decoding
Verbal Ability Number Systems Data Sufficiency
Editing Partnership Decision Making
Spotting Errors Percentages Direction and Distance
Jumbled Words Permutation, Combination and Probability Direction Sense Test
Fill in the Blanks Probability Figure Series Test
Idioms and Phrases Profit and Loss Floor Puzzle
Comprehension Quadratic Equations Inequality
Commonly Misspelled Words Ratio & Proportion, Percentage Input Output
Phrase Substitution Sequence and Series Linear Arrangement
Jumbled up sentences Set Theory Logical Reasoning
Cloze Tests Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Machine Input Output
One word Substitution Simplification Number
Reading Comprehension Speed, Distance and Time Odd man out
Cloze Test Stocks and Shares Ordering and Ranking
Para jumbles Time and Distance Puzzle and Arrangements
Miscellaneous Time and Work Ranking and Time
Fill in the blanks Trigonometry Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting Work and Time Scheduling
Paragraph Completion Seating Arrangement
Grammar Series Test
Vocabulary Statement and Arguments
Error Spotting Statement and Assumption
Comprehension Statement and Conclusion
Passage Making Syllogism
Jumble Words Tabulation
Fill in the Blanks Verbal Reasoning
Sentence Framing Word Formation

RBI Grade B Syllabus Phase II

Phase-2 Exam also Contains Above Sections of Syllabus. Apart from the above mentioned three sections in Mains Exam, an additional section of English (Written Skills) is also present through which a candidate is tested on his/her writing skills.

RBI Grade B 2021 exam: FAQ

1. When will RBI Grade B 2021 exam be conducted?
A: RBI Grade B 2021 Prelims Exam is expected to be held conducted in the month of November 2021.
2. What is the selection procedures of RBI Grade-B 2021?
A: RBI Grade B selection will be Done under of three rounds. They are Prelims Examination (Phase-1), Main Examination (Phase-2) and Personal Interview.
3. Is there any Negative marking in the RBI Grade B Exam?
A: Yes, negative marking for wrong answers in CBTs is 1/4th of the marks for that question.

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