RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2018 Notification Released!

RBI Grade B Officer 2018– Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the official notification of RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment on 29 June 2018. The online application form has been released on 03 July 2018 and eligible candidates can apply for RBI Grade B recruitment till 23 July 2018. RBI will conduct the RBI Grade B Officer 2018 Examination for recruitment to the posts of Officers in Grade ‘B'(General) in RBI. The Phase-1 online examination will be conducted in 16 August 2018 and the phase II examination will be held on 06/ 07 September 2018. There are a total of 166 vacancies. Candidates can only apply for the RBI Grade B Officer recruitment 2018 through online medium. The direct link to access the RBI Grade B Officer Application form has also been updated on this page. Candidates can check the complete details of RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2018 details, here

RBI Grade B Officer 2018 Exam Dates

According to a short RBI Grade B 2018 Notification issued in the newspaper, the dates of the RBI Grade B Exam 2018 are mentioned below. Check the RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment dates here-

S.No Event Important Dates
1 On-Line Registration and Payment of Fees Started 03 July 2018
2 Last Date to Apply Online & Payment of Fees 23 July 2018
3 Last date for printing your application 23 July 2018
4 Issuance of RBI Officer Admit Card First Week of August 2018
5 Online Examination (Phase-I ) 16 August 2018
6 Online Examination (Phase-II) 06/ 07 September 2018


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RBI Grade B Officer 2018 Notification

RBI Grade B Notification 2018

RBI Grade B Officer 2018 Vacancies

Below are the posts distribution according to the department. The complete category wise segregation will be updates after the release of detailed RBI Grade B Officer notification on 03 July 2018.

Name of Post Number of Posts
Officers in
Grade ‘B’
Officers in
Grade ‘B’
Officers in
Grade ‘B’
Officers in Grade ‘B’
Direct Recruitment – (DR)
127 22 17 166


RBI Grade B Officer 2018 Salary

Shortlisted Candidates will be appointed with a starting basic pay of Rs. 35,150/- p.m. in the scale of Rs. 35150-1750(9)-50900-EB-1750(2)-54400-2000(4)-62400 along with they will also be receive Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Local allowance, Family allowance, and Grade Allowance as per RBI rules. The initial monthly Gross emoluments are approximately Rs. 67,933/- (approx.).

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RBI Grade B Officer 2018 Eligibility

Here, complete RBI Grade B Officer Eligibility is mentioned for the convinience of the applicants.

Age Limit (as on 01 May 2018)

The age of candidates should be between 21 and 30 years (candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/10/1988 and not later than 01/10/1997). However, if a candidates have a M.Phil. and Ph.D. qualification, then their age should be between 32 and 34 years.


Indian citizens, citizens of Nepal and subjects of Bhutan, persons of Indian origin who have migrated from Myanmar and Sri Lanka with the intention of permanently settling in India and in whose favour Eligibility Certificates have been issued by Government of India.

Educational Qualification

  • For RBI Officers Grade B (General)– Candidates must have passed Bachelor’s degree as well as 12th and 10th standard examinations with a minimum of 60% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PWD) or an equivalent grade.
  • For RBI Officers Grade B (DEPR)– Candidates must have attained a A Master’s Degree in Economics/ Quantitative Economics/ Econometrics/ Mathematical Economics/ Integrated Economics Course/ Finance, at least 55% aggregate marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PWD) or an equivalent grade from a recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute.
  • For RBI Officers Grade B (DSIM)– Candidates must have passed a Master’s Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Mathematical Economics/ Econometrics/ Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Kharagpur/ Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay or Master’s Degree in Mathematics or Master’s Degree in Statistics of Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PWD) or an equivalent grade.

Number of Attempts

 General Category Candidates who had already appeared Six times for Phase-I Exam in the past, are not eligible to apply. However, SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates can apply as many times they can.

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RBI Grade B Officer 2018 Application Form

Candidates who satisfy all the eligibility criteria can apply online for RBI Officer Grade B 2018 Examination by accessing the Official website of Bank website i.e. www.rbi.org.in from 03 July 2018. The last date to submit the online RBI Grades B Officer application form is 23 July 2018. No other mode of applications will be accepted. Candidates have to enter all the required basic details and upload the scanned copy of photograph and signature in the online form. Also submit the prescribed application fees, along with the application.

Application Fee & Intimation Charges: (Non Refundable)

Sr. No. Category Charges Amount 
1. SC/ST/PWD Intimation Charges only Rs.100/-
2. GEN/OBC App. Fee including intimation charges Rs.850/-
3. STAFF Nil Nil


Scanned Documents Details

  • All the scanned images should be JPG or JPEG format.
  • The photograph image’s size should be between 20KB-50KB and the preferred resolution is 200 x 230 pixels.
  • The signature image’s size should be between 10KB – 20KB and the preferred resolution 140 x 60 pixels.

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RBI Grade B Officer 2018 -Exam Pattern


Name of Paper Type of Paper Time (Minutes) Marks
(i) General Awareness Objective Type 120 minutes 200 marks
(ii) English Language Objective type
(iii) Quantitative Aptitude Objective type
(iv) Reasoning Objective type

RBI Officer Phase-2- Exam Pattern

Name of Paper Type of Paper Time (Minutes) Marks
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: (Optional)
Finance and Management or Economics or Statistics
Objective type 90 100


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RBI Grade B Officer 2018 Syllabus

Refer the below table to get the details of Prelims syllabus. The complete RBI Grade B Officer Syllabus 2018 comprises the topics of Quantitative ability, Reasoning, English and General awareness.

Quantitative Ability Reasoning English Language General Awareness
Simplification Logical Reasoning Reading Comprehension Current Affairs
Profit & Loss Alphanumeric Series Cloze Test Indian Financial Systems
Mixtures &Alligations Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Para jumbles Indian Banking Systems
Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Data Sufficiency Miscellaneous Monetary Plans
Work & Time Coded Inequalities Fill in the blanks National Institutions
Time & Distance Seating Arrangement Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting Banking Terms
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RBI Grade B Officer 2018 Admit Card 

The admit Card of RBI Grade B officer 2018 (Phase-1) will be issued online, on the official website of RBI, in first week of August 2018. Candidates have to enter their registration number and the password or date of birth to download the admission letter of RBI Officer 2018. Candidates who qualify the phase-1 exam will be able to download their phase-2 admit card in the last week of August 2018. The admit card will contain the details of exam date, time and venue. Candidates have to bring their call letter and one valid ID proof at the examination centre to appear in RBI officer examination 2018.

RBI Grade B Officer 2018 Result

The result of RBI Officer 2018 Phase 1 exam will be issued 4th week of August 2018. Candidates will need their registration number and password to check their RBI Grades officer result. The result will be declared in online mode on the official website of RBI. The result will contain your section-wise scores and minimum cut off marks. Only shortlisted candidates will be called for the Phase 2 Examination, to be held on 07 September 2018.

RBI Grade B Officer 2018 Cut off

RBI will released the final RBI Grade B Officer cut off marks after declaration of final result

Written Test Cut Off (Out of 300 Marks) 196.75 181.75 175.75 175.75
Final Cut off (Out of 350 Marks) 245.75 228 220.50 211.25

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