RBI Grade B 2019: Reserve Bank of India Grade B Recruitment

rbi grade b recruitment

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) conducts recruitment examination for RBI Grade B. Reserve Bank of India will release the notification for Grade B recruitment in July 2019. Candidates who are interested in Grade B recruitment will be able to apply soon. RBI Grade B Application Form 2019 will be available on the official website of RBI i.e www.rbi.org.in. Last year RBI has examined 166 vacancies. For more information on RBI Grade B recruitment 2019, such as important dates, applications, eligibility criteria etc. please read this article in full.

RBI Grade B 2019

  • Candidate should be an Indian citizen or a subject of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee.
  • Candidate must have completed 21 years of age.
  • Candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline or equivalent.

RBI Grade B Schedule

Event Date
Application Start date 21 September 2019
Last date to apply 11 October 2019
Admit Card Issue date to be announced
Officers in Gr B (DR) General Phase I 09 November 2019
Officers in Gr B (DR) DEPR* Paper II 01 December 2019
Officers in Gr B (DR) DSIM@ Paper II 09 November 2019
Officers in Gr B (DR) General Phase II 01 December 2019
Result Will be announced

RBI Grade B Vacancy Details

Last year in 2019, RBI has released 199 vacancies for Grade B post. After releasing the latest notification, we will update the vacancies here.

Name of Post

  • Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- General – 156 Post
  • Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DEPR (Department of Economics and Policy Research) – 20 Posts
  • Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DSIM (Department of Statistics and Information Management) – 23 Posts

RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria

Reserve Bank of India has decided some eligibility criteria for Grade B recruitment. Candidates can check their eligibility here:

RBI Grade B Nationality

Candidate must be:

  • A citizen of India. Or
  • A subject of Nepal. Or
  • A subject of Bhutan. Or
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962, to permanently settle in India. Or
  • An Indian origin person who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam intending to permanently settle in India.

RBI Grade B Age Limit

  • The candidate should have completed the age of 21 years, but not exceed than 30 years of age.
  • Candidate should be born between July 02, 1989 to July 01, 1998.
  • Upper Category Candidate will get relaxation in upper age limit.
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PwD Gen/EWS 10 years
Ex-Servicemen 5 years
Persons Ordinarily domiciled of the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01 Jan 1980 to 31 Dec 1989 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

RBI Grade B Educational Qualification

Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – (General)

  • Candidates must have an undergraduate degree with minimum 60% marks (50% in case of SC / ST / PWD) as well as 12th (or diploma or equivalent) and equivalent grade in the 10th-grade exam.

Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DEPR

  • Candidates must have a master’s degree in Economics / Econometrics / Quantitative Economics / Mathematical Economics / Integrated Economics Course/ Finance, with a minimum of 55% marks or its equivalent grade.
  • SC, ST and PWD candidates having a second class with a minimum of 50% marks in their master degree.

Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DSIM

  • Candidates must have 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 its equivalent grade. OR
  • Must have a master’s degree in Mathematics with a minimum of 55% marks and a one-year postgraduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects.
  • M.Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks.
  • 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.

Number of Attempts

  • Candidates who are belongings from unreserved category i.e General Category has only six chances to apply for RBI Grade B.
  • There is no such condition for the candidates who belong to the reserved category.

RBI Grade B Application Form 2019

Reserve Bank of India conducts annual examination for Grade B recruitment. Applications for RBI Grade B recruitment can be issued on 21 September 2019. Candidates can fill their applications with RBI’s official website. Candidates will have to register themselves through their email ID and mobile number.

Application Fee

Category Fee
General & OBC ₹ 850/-
SC/ST/PWD ₹ 100/-
RBI Staff Nill

How to apply for RBI Grade B 2019?

  1. Candidates will have to go to the official website first, i.e. www.rbi.org.in.
  2. Scroll down the page, here you can see “Opportunities@RBI” link. Click on it.
  3. Now in the open page, you will see the link “Click here for DIRECT RECRUITMENT FOR THE POSTS IN COMMON SENIORITY GROUP (CSG) STREAMS”, click on that link.
  4. Now you have to fill in your name, email id, phone number and other information. After completing the registration process, candidates will get a registration number.
  5. Now, candidates have to upload their photo, signature, left thumb mark and handwritten manifesto.
  6. Then you have to click on “Save and Next”.
  7. Now you have to pay the application fee.
  8. After making the payment, you have to click on the final submission.
  9. Save the application form for reference purpose.

RBI Grade B Admit card 2019

Admit card for RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2019 will be available before the exam. Reserve Bank of India will issue the Grade B Admit card 2019 on the official website of RBI. Candidates are advised to take a photo ID along with the admit card at the examination centre.

Photo ID you have to carry

  1. PAN Card
  2. Passport
  3. Permanent Driving Licence
  4. Voter’s Card
  5. Bank Passbook with a photograph
  6. Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer
  7. Identity Card issued by a recognised college/ university
  8. Aadhar Card/E-Aadhar card
  9. Employee ID

Exam Centre

Online Examination Centres for Phase I (Gr B (DR)-General) / Paper I (DEPR/DSIM)

State /UT Centre State /UT Centre
Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior , Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Ujjain
Andhra Pradesh Guntur, Kakinada, Tirupati, Chirala, Kurnool, Nellore, Vijaywada, Rajahmundry, Vizianagaram Vishakhapatnam Maharashtra Imphal
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur Meghalaya Shillong
Bihar Arrah, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur,


Mizoram Aizawl
Chandigarh Chandigarh- Mohali Nagaland Kohima
Chhattisgarh Raipur, Bhilai, Bilaspur (CG) New Delhi Delhi-NCR, Delhi, Ghaziabad, Noida& Greater Noida, Faridabad, Meerut, Gurugram
Daman & Diu Rajkot Orissa Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur
Goa Panaji Puducherry Puducherry
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Mehsana, Gandhi Nagar,

Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara

Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
Haryana Ambala, Hissar, Kurukshetra, Karnal Rajasthan Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur
Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur, Solan, Shimla Sikkim Gangtok-Bardang City
Jammu &


Jammu Tamilnadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai,

Virudhunagar, Dindigul Salem, Namakkal,

Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli,

Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribaug, Jamshedpur,


Telangana Hyderabad- Rangareddy,

Karimnagar, Warangal

Karnataka Bengaluru, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udipi Tripura Agartala
Kerala Kannur, Kochi, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thrichur, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Uttar Pradesh Agra, Allahabad, Aligarh, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzzafarnagar, Varanasi
Lakshadweep Kavarrati Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee City
West Bengal Asansol, Berhampore (WB), Kolkata, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri

Centres for Phase II Gr B- (DR) (General) / Paper-II &III (DEPR/DSIM)

Name of the Centres
Ahmedabad – Gandhi Nagar Jammu
Bengaluru Kanpur
Bhopal Kochi
Bhubaneswar Lucknow
Kolkata Mumbai- Navi Mumbai
Chandigarh- Mohali Nagpur
Chennai New Delhi- NCR
Guwahati Patna
Hyderabad Pune
Jaipur Thiruvananthapuram

RBI Grade B Selection Process and Exam Pattern 2019

Phase I (Online Exam)

  • Total duration – 2 hours
  • Maximum score – 200
  • Types of Questions – Multiple Choice
Subject Total Marks
General Awareness 200
English Language
Quantitative Aptitude

Phase-II online Examination

Name of Paper Type of Paper Time (Minutes) Marks
Paper-I: Economic and Social Issues Objective Type 90 100
Paper-II: English (Writing Skills) Descriptive, to be typed with the help of the keyboard 90 100
Paper-III: Finance and Management Objective type 90 100

RBI Grade B Result 2019

Reserve Bank of India will declare the result of RBI Grade B Result after the examination. The Result will be declared held in two phases. Candidates who will be qualified in the phase-I exam will be selected for the phase II examination. After the examination RBI will conduct the interview process for Grade B selection. After that RBI declare the final list for the selected candidates.

Official Schedule notice- Candidates can view official schedule notice by doing Click Here.

RBI Grade B: Official notification

Now you are aware of all the information about the RBI Grade B exam in detail. To know more information you can check the Official website of RBI, read to find the information of syllabus, pattern, cut-off, eligibility criteria and much more.

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