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Reserve Bank Of India has Board has announced the exam for Grade B Officers. This is one of biggest recruitment by RBI. This is the best opportunity for those who wish to work in Reserve Bank Of India. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Selection for this class I post is made on all- India basis by Reserve Bank of India services Board.

The RBI conducts direct recruitment (DR) of grade "B" officers (general) through online exam, written exam and an interview. Given here are the important details of the RBI grade B officer exam:

RBI Grade B- Eligibility Criteria

Minimum Educational Qualifications (as on 01-05-2017):

Educational QualificationOfficers in Grade 'B' (DR) - (General)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 (or Diploma or equivalent) and 10th Standard examinations.
Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - DEPRA 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 recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute.
Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - DSIM
  1. A 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 in aggregate of all semesters / years; OR
  2. Master's Degree in Mathematics with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters / years and one year post graduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects from an institute of repute; OR

  3. M. Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate of all semesters / years OR

  4. 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

Age:  A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years. For candidates possessing M.Phil.and Ph.D. qualification, upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years respectively.

Maximum age for following candidates:

S.noCategoryAge in Years
4Person with disabilities40

General Awareness Syllabus for RBI Grade B:

The level of General Awareness section expected to be easy to moderate. 

This is the only segment where candidates can score more and be able to be in merit list. There are total 80 questions which will be asked from this section. The questions can be asked from different topics which are mentioned below-

(i) Current Affairs – National  & International News, Awards & Authors , Sports News, Summits & Conferences, Schemes, Agreement & Deals, Science & technology etc.

(ii) Banking & Financial + Economic News– Banking Terminology, Banking & Economic news, Monetary policies, Current rates, Financial & Economics News, Economics terms, etc.

(iii) Static GK – Static GK – Mountains  Rivers ,Ports ,Parks, Dam, Thermal Power Plants, Temples, Stadiums, Airports, etc.

English Language syllabus for RBI Grade B:

  • Level of English Language section expected to be moderate. 
  • Given is the list of important topics and questions to be asked from them-

(i) Spotting Error – 5 Questions  (Moderate Level) 

(ii) Reading Comprehension (R.C) – 10 Questions (Lengthy) based on Banking & Economy 

(iiI) Cloze Test  – 10 Questions (Moderate Level) 

(iV) Parajumbles (6-7 sentences)– 5 Questions (Moderate Level)

Quantitative Aptitude syllabus  for RBI Grade B:

Level of Quantitative Aptitude section expected to be moderate. 

(i)  Quadratic Equation - (Moderate to Tough)

(ii)  Number Series – (Moderate to Tough level)

(iii) Data Interpretation – Based on Missing DI, Pie Chart , Caselet DI , Mix DI - (Tough level)

(iv)  Miscellaneous Questions –  (Tough)

Miscellaneous Questions may contain of questions from topics like –Average, Ratio & Proportion, Profit loss, SI & CI, Time & Work, Time, Speed & Distance, Boats & Streams, Permutation& Probability etc.

Reasoning Ability Syllabus for RBI Grade B:

Overall level of this section is expected to be Moderate. Questions will be asked from following -

(i) Puzzle Test – (Tough Level) 
(ii) Seating Arrangement (Circular) (Inside Outside) Blood Relation based – (Tough Level) 
(iii) Linear Arrangement – (Moderate Level) 
(iv) Syllogism  (Moderate Level)
(v) Input Output – (Tough Level)
(vi) Logical / Analytical Reasoning –  (Tough Level) 
(vii) Data Sufficiency  –  (Moderate Level) mostly on seating arrangement 
(viii) Inequality – (Moderate Level) 
(ix) Coding Decoding –  (Moderate Level)

RBI Grade B Mains Syllabus (Phase II)

Paper-I - Economic and social Issues:

Economic Issues

1. Inflation
2. Poor educational standards
3. Poor Infrastructure
4. Balance of Payments deterioration.
5. High levels of private debt
6. Inequality has risen rather than decreased.
7. Large Budget Deficit
8. Rigid labour Laws
9. Inefficient agriculture
10. Slowdown in growth

Social Issues:

1. Poverty

2. Illiteracy

3. Child Marriage

4. Child Labour

5. Casteism, Communalism, Regionalism and Language Conflicts

Paper-II -English (Writing Skills) -

This Descriptive paper of English is conducted to judge the writing skills of the candidate.

Paper-III -Finance and Management 

This paper cover all important topics of Finance and management. 


RBI Grade B Mock Tests and Online Test Series

BIB provides Online Test Series for RBI Grade B examination. All tests are well-researched and closely emulate the exact exam pattern. Practice papers are prepared keeping in the mind the last years exam pattern and exptected changed in the pattern and level of questions.



RBI Grade B Cut Off:

Previous Year Final Cutoff of RBI Grade B Officer (General)

Name of SectionMaximum MarksCategory
General Awareness80201614.2514.2514.25
Reasoning Ability60151210.7510.7510.75
English Language307.506.
Quantitative Aptitude307.506.

RBI Grade B Officer 2016 Final Cutoff  (General)

Cutoff Marks Decided by Board at various stages of Recruitment Process
Recruitment StageCaetgory

Aggregate Cutoff marks in Paper - I, II & III taken together in written examination for shortlisting candidates for Interview (Out of 300 marks)


Aggregate marks in Written Examination and Interview taken together (out of 350 marks), obtained by last recommended candidate 



Candidates will be short-listed for interview based on the aggregate marks obtained only in Papers I, II and III (Phase II). Candidates may answer the Interview in either Hindi or English.

Final selection will be based on your performance Phase II examination and interview.

Note: Candidates belonging to General Category, who had already appeared 4 times for Written Exam for post in the past, are not eligible to apply. No such restriction to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PH.