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RBI GRADE B NOTIFICATION 2022

Updated On : 15 Mar, 2022

RBI GRADE B OVERVIEW

It is expected that RBI Grade B 2022 official notification will be released in January 2022.The mode of application is online. The exam will be held in two stages Phase-I and Phase II. 

WHAT IS RBI GRADE B?

The RBI Grade B examination is conducted by the Reserve Bank of India every year to recruit Officers in Grade B (General). It is a reputed job with employment stability.

The official notification for RBI Grade B 2022 has not been released yet on the official website of RBI. The official notification includes eligibility criteria, exam pattern, and other important details. Check the official notification of RBI Grade B 2021 from the link given below. Click Here

RBI Grade-b 2022: Important Date  :-

EVENTS

DATES

Release of RBI Grade B Notification

Early 2022

Application Form Starts

To be notified

Online Payment of Application Fees / Intimation Charges 

To be notified

Phase-I Exam Date

To be notified

Phase-I Result

To be notified

Phase I Cut off

To be notified

Phase II Call letter

To be notified

Phase-II Exam Date

To be notified

RBI GRADE B APPLICATION

Following are the steps to apply for RBI Grade B recruitment.

Step 1: Go to the official section of RBI and click on the opportunities section.

Step 2: Click on the current vacancies section

Step 3: click on “RBI grade B recruitment 2022” link

Step 4: click on the link of ‘new registration’.

Step 5: fill up all the important information as per your official documents.

Step 6: click save and upload scanned photo and signature.

Step 7: before submitting check all the details carefully.

Step 8: At last, pay the application fee online through debit/credit card.

Step 9: take the print of the application form for future use. 

Application Fees 2022

Candidates should pay the fee as per their category. The details are given below:

CATEGORY

APPLICATION FEES

SC/ST/PWD

Rs. 100

Gen/OBC/EWS

Rs. 850

Staff of RBI

NIL

RBI GRADE B ADMIT CARD

  • The admit card for RBI Grade-B Exam 2022 will be available on the official website

  • The admit card of phase II will be issued to those candidates who will qualify  the Phase-I examination

  • The applicants must download their admit cards by entering the registration number. They must carry it along with valid ID proof.

RBI GRADE B ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

It is compulsory to fulfil the eligibility criteria as stated by the RBI.

• Age Limit for RBI Grade B 

Minimum age limit: 21 years
Maximum age limit: 30 years

For candidates possessing M.Phil. and Ph.D. qualification, the upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years respectively.

Furthermore, the candidates from the reserved category are eligible for relaxation in the upper age limit as per the Government of India norm.

CATEGORY

AGE RELAXATION

SC/ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

Physically Handicapped

10 years

PH+OBC

13 years

PH+SC/ST

15 years

• Educational Qualifications

The details of required educational qualifications are given below:

RBI GRADE B POST

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

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

Graduation in any discipline /Equivalent technical or professional qualification with minimum 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD applicants) or Post-Graduation / Equivalent technical qualification with minimum 55% marks (pass marks for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in aggregate of all semesters / years.

Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) - (DEPR)

a. 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 recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute; OR

b. PGDM/ MBA 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; OR

c. Master’s Degree in Economics in any of the subcategories 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 recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute.

Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) – DSIM

a. 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

b. 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 

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

d. 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. 

Nationality

A candidate must be either: a citizen of India, or Nepal, or Bhutan, or a Tibetan refugee who came  to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India

• RBI Grade B Exam Number of attempts

The RBI has specified the number of attempts for each category. Check the number of attempts category wise below.

General Candidates.                           :  6 Attempts

SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD Candidates        :  No bar on number of attempts

RBI GRADE B EXAM PATTERN

RBI Grade B Phase-I Exam Pattern:

There will be no sectional time limit. It comprises four sections. The overall time limit is 120 minutes.

The marks for each section are given below: -

Subjects

Number of questions

Maximum marks

Duration

General Awareness

80

80

120 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

30

30

English Language

30

30

Reasoning

60

60

Total

200

200

RBI Grade B Phase-II Exam Pattern

There will be three sections in phase II and the time limit of each section is 90 minutes. 

  • There are three separate papers in the main exam.

  • Each paper will be of 100 marks.

  • English paper is a descriptive test.

Paper

Format

Duration

Marks

Paper-I

Economic & Social Issues

Objective

30 Minutes

50

Descriptive

90 Minutes

50

Paper-II

English (Writing Skills)

3 Questions

Descriptive

90 Minutes

100

Paper-III

Finance and Management

Objective

30 Minutes

50

Descriptive

90 Minutes

50

RBI GRADE B SYLLABUS

RBI Grade B syllabus is similar to the syllabus of various other banks exams. 

Grade B Phase-I Syllabus:

English: Grammar Vocabulary, Error Spotting, Comprehension, Passage Making, Jumble words, Fill in the blanks, Sentence Framing.

Reasoning: Puzzles, Seating Arrangement, Directions and Distance, Data Sufficiency, Blood     Relations, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Inequality

Quantitative Aptitude: Mensuration, Time and Work, Average, Ratio, Percentages, Speed, Distance and Time, Mixture and Allegations, Permutation and Combination, Data Interpretation, Probability

General Awareness: Banking & Financial Awareness, Monetary Policies, Economic Terms, Current Affairs, Financial & Economics News, Static GK, Government Schemes, Agreement & Deals, Banking terms, rates, processes

RBI Grade B Phase-II Exam Syllabus:

Paper-I: Economic and Social Sciences: Growth and Development,

Measurement of growth: National Income and per capita income,

Sustainable Development and Environmental issues, Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India, Economic Reforms in India

Industrial and Labour Policy, Monetary and Fiscal Policy, IMF and World Bank, WTO, Regional Economic Cooperation, Social Structure in India, Demographic Trends, Urbanization and Migration, Gender Issues, Multiculturalism, Privatization, Role of Economic Planning, Globalization, Balance of Payments, Export-Import Policy, Opening up of the Indian Economy, International Economic Institutions

Social Justice: Positive Discrimination in favour of the underprivileged, Social Sectors in India, Social Movements, Indian Political System, Human Development, Health, and Education.

Paper-II: English (Writing Skills): This paper assesses the writing skill that includes the capability of expressing and understanding the topic

Paper-III: Finance and Management: 

Finance: Financial System, Regulators of Banks and Financial Institutions, Banking System in India

Financial Institutions – SIDBI, EXIM, NABARD, NHB, etc,

Financial Markets Primary and Secondary Markets

Risk Management in Banking Sector

Reserve Bank of India- functions, and conduct monetary policy

Basics of Derivatives:

Forward, Futures, and Swap

Changing Landscape of Banking sector

Recent Developments in the Financial Sector

Portfolio Investment

Public Sector Reforms

Role of e-governance in addressing the issues of corruption 

and inefficiency in the government sector

The Union Budget:

Direct and Indirect taxes, non-tax sources of Revenue, GST, Thirteenth Finance Commission and GST, Finance Commission, Fiscal Policy, Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act (FRBM), Disinvestments, Financial Inclusion- use of technology, Alternate source of finance, Private and social cost-benefit, Public-Private Partnership Corporate Governance in Banking Sector

Inflation:

Definition, Trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI – components, and trends.

Management: its nature and scope:

The Management Processes; Planning, Organisation, Staffing,

 Directing, and Controlling, The Role of a Manager in an Organisation Leadership: The Tasks of a Leader; Leadership Styles, Goals of HRD, Performance Appraisal, Potential appraisal, Leadership Theories, A successful Leader versus an effective Leader, Human Resource Development, Concept of HRD and development, Feedback and Performance Counselling, Career Planning, Training and Development, Rewards, Employee Welfare.

Motivation, Morale, and Incentives:

Theories of Motivation

How Managers Motivate

Concept of Morale

Factors determining morale

Role of Incentives in Building up Morale.

Communication:

Steps in the Communication Process

Communication Channels

Oral versus Written Communication

Barriers to Communication

Role of Information Technology

Verbal versus non-verbal Communication

upward, downward and lateral communication.

Corporate Governance:

Mechanisms of Corporate Governance

Factors affecting Corporate Governance

RBI GRADE B POST

The number of vacancies for 2022 has not been released yet. However, we have an estimation about the vacancies in view of the same in 2021. The below table gives the details.

S. No.

POST NAMES

VACANCIES

1

Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- General-PY

270

2

Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DEPR*-PY

29

3

Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DSIM-PY

23


TOTAL

322

RBI GRADE B SALARY

starting basic pay of ₹35,150/-p.m. in the pay scale of Rs. 35150-1750(9)-50900-EB-1750 (2) - 54400-2000(4)-62400 (16 years) applicable to Officers in Grade B and candidates 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

RBI GRADE B CUT OFF

As per the authorities of the Reserve Bank of India the details of previous year cut-off Given below.

Subject

GENERAL/UR

EWS

OBC

SC

ST

PWD

General Awareness

16.00

16.00

12.00

10.25

10.25

10.25

Reasoning

12.00

12.00

9.00

7.75

7.75

7.75

English Language

6.00

6.00

4.50

3.75

3.75

3.75

Quantitative Aptitude

6.00

6.00

4.50

3.75

3.75

3.75

Total Score

66.75

66.75

63.75

53.50

52.75

52.75

RBI GRADE B EXAM 2022 RESULTS

The prelim result will be released on the official site after the prelims exam. Candidates should check from there. After prelims in similar way they can check mains result.

RBI GRADE B EXAM CENTERS

RBI Grade B 2022 Exam Centres for Prelims Exam

States /UTs

RBI grade b exam centres for prelims

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

Andhra Pradesh & Telangana

Guntur, Narasaraopet, Hyderabad, Rangareddy-Kodada, 

Karimnagar, Warangal, Rajahmundry, Kakinada, Tirupati, 

Chittoor, Vijayawada , Kanchikacherla, Gudlavalleru, Eluru, 

Visakhapatnam, 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, Tiruchirapalli, 

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 2022 Exam Centres for Mains Exam

Ahmedabad

Jammu

Bengaluru

Kanpur

Bhopal

Kochi

Bhubaneswar

Lucknow

Kolkata

Mumbai

Chandigarh

New Delhi

Chennai 

Nagpur

Guwahati

Thiruvananthapuram

Hyderabad

Pune

Jaipur

Patna

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