The Reserve Bank of India invites applications from eligible candidates for the post of Officers in Grade ‘B’ (General) in various zonal offices of the Bank.
RBI Grade-B Officer Eligibility Criteria:
Between 21 and 30 years. For candidates possessing M.Phil. and Ph.D. qualification, upper age limit will be 32 and 34years 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 number of 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. Refer item 8 below for relaxation in upper age limit for specified categories.
b. Educational Qualifications:
A minimum of 60% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PWD) or an equivalent grade in Bachelor’s degree as well as in 12th 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 Grade-B Officer Preparation Plan:
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RBI Grade-B Officer Exam Pattern:
Selection will be through ON-LINE Examinations and interview. Examinations will be held in two phases as described in following paragraphs:
(I) Phase-I online Examination (Objective Type): The Paper consists tests of
(i) General Awareness
(ii) English Language
(iii) Quantitative Aptitude and
(iv)Reasoning, with composite time of 120 minutes.
Candidates have to secure minimum marks separately for each test as well as aggregate, as prescribed by the Board. Candidates, who secure minimum marks separately for each Test, as prescribed, will be shortlisted for Phase-II of the examination based on the aggregate marks obtained in Phase-I. The minimum aggregate cut-off marks for being shortlisted for Phase-II of the examination will be decided by the Board in relation to the number of vacancies.
(II) Phase-II online Examination: The Phase-II online Examination will be conducted only for the candidates who are shortlisted on the basis of results of Phase-I. The Phase-II examination will be in shifts. Candidates are required to appear for all shifts.
(III) Interview: Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview, based on aggregate of marks obtained in Phase-II (Paper-I +Paper-II +Paper-III). The minimum aggregate cut off marks for being shortlisted for Interview will be decided by the Board in relation to the number of vacancies. Interview will be of 50 marks. Candidate may opt for interview either in Hindi or English. Final Selection will be through merit list which will be prepared by adding marks secured by candidates in Phase-II examination and interview.
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RBI Grade-B Officer Emoluments and Benefits:
Selected Candidates will draw a starting basic pay of Rs.21,000/- p.m. in the scale of Rs. 21000-1000-30000-EB-1000-32000-1100-36400 applicable to Officers in Grade B and they will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local allowance, House Rent Allowance, Family allowance, and Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time. At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments are approximately Rs.54,970/-.
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