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RBI GRADE B NOTIFICATION 2022
Updated On : 31 Mar, 2022
RBI GRADE B OVERVIEW
The Reserve Bank of India Services Board Mumbai invites online applications for the recruitment of Officers in Grade 'B' to fill a total of 294 vacancies. The RBI Officer Grade B Exam 2022 online registration will be available from March 28th to April 18th, 2022. The mode of application is online. The exam will be held in two stages Phase-I and Phase II. RBI Grade B Direct Recruitment Notice
The RBI administers the Grade B exam to select candidates for the positions of Officers in Grade 'B' (General) - DR, DEPR (Department of Economic and Policy Research), and DSIM (Department of Statistics and Information Management). It is a reputed job with employment stability.
The official notification for RBI Grade B 2022 has been released 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: Click Here
RBI Grade-b 2022: Important Date:-
Release of RBI Grade B Notification
28 - 03- 2022
Link Open For Online Registration of Applications and Payment of Fees/Intimation Charges
March 28, 2022 to April 18, 2022 (till 6:00 PM)
Officers in Gr B (DR)- General
Phase-I – Online Examination
May 28, 2022
Phase-II – Paper I, II & III Online Examination
June 25, 2022
Officers in Gr B (DR)- DEPR*/DSIM
Phase-I – Paper I Online Examination
July 02, 2022
(Date to be confirmed in Admit Card)
Phase-II – Paper II & III Online/Written Examination
August 06, 2022
(Date to be confirmed in Admit Card)
DEPR: Department of Economic and Policy Research
DSIM: Department of Statistics and Information Management
RBI GRADE B APPLICATION
RBI Grade B Application Process
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 the “RBI Grade B recruitment 2022” link
Step 4: click on the link ‘new registration’ Click Here
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 a 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:
Staff of RBI
RBI GRADE B ADMIT CARD
The admit card for RBI Grade-B Exam 2022 will be available on the official website
The admit card for 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 fulfill the eligibility criteria as stated by the RBI.
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 intending to permanently settle 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
Age Limit (as on January 1st, 2022:
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.
The details of required educational qualifications are given below:
RBI GRADE B POST
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;
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;
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.
A Doctorate Degree in Economics, or research or teaching experience in economics, or publication in the field/area of Economics in standard journals.
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;
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;
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.
(i) Candidates with a Doctorate in topics related to the above subjects will be given preference.
(ii) Research or teaching experience and publication in standard journals will be considered as an additional qualification.
• 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 - General 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: -
Number of Questions
RBI Grade B General 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.
Economic & Social Issues
English (Writing Skills)
Finance and Management
RBI GRADE B SYLLABUS
RBI Grade B syllabus is similar to the syllabus of various other bank's exams.
Grade B Phase-I Syllabus:
Grammar Vocabulary, Error Spotting, Comprehension, Passage Making, Jumble words, Fill in the blanks, Sentence Framing.
Puzzles, Seating Arrangement, Directions and Distance, Data Sufficiency, Blood Relations, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Inequality
Mensuration, Time and Work, Average, Ratio, Percentages, Speed, Distance and Time, Mixture and Allegations, Permutation and Combination, Data Interpretation, Probability
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 - General Phase-II Exam Syllabus:
Paper - I - Economic and Social Issues (ESI)
Growth and Development
Measurement of growth: National Income and per capita income – Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India – Sustainable Development and Environmental issues.
Economic History of India - Changes in Industrial and Labour Policy, Monetary and Fiscal Policy since reforms of 1991 – Priorities and recommendations of Economic Survey and Union Budget – Indian Money and Financial Markets: Linkages with the economy – Role of Indian banks and Reserve Bank in the development process - Public Finance - Political Economy - Industrial Developments in India- Indian Agriculture - Services sector in India.
Opening up of the Indian Economy – Balance of Payments, Export-Import Policy – International Economic Institutions – IMF and World Bank – WTO – Regional Economic Co-operation; International Economic Issues Social
Structure in India
Multiculturalism – Demographic Trends – Urbanisation and Migration – Gender Issues – Social Justice: Positive Discrimination in favour of the under privileged – Social Movements – Indian Political System – Human Development – Social Sectors in India, Health and Education.
Paper-II -English (Writing Skills)
The paper on English shall be framed in a manner to assess the writing skills including expression and understanding of the topic.
Paper-III - General Finance and Management
1. Reserve Bank of India and Financial Institutions 2. Reserve Bank of India- functions and conduct of monetary policy 3. Banking System in India – Structure and concerns, Financial Institutions – SIDBI, EXIM Bank, NABARD, NHB, etc., Changing landscape of banking sector. 4. Impact of the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-08 and the Indian response
Primary and Secondary Markets (Forex, Money, Bond, Equity, etc.), functions, instruments, recent developments.
Risk Management in Banking Sector 2. Basics of Derivatives 3. Global financial markets and International Banking – broad trends and latest developments. 4. Financial Inclusion 5. Alternate source of finance, private and social cost-benefit, Public-Private Partnership 6. Corporate Governance in Banking Sector, role of e-governance in addressing issues of corruption and inefficiency in the government sector. 7. The Union Budget – Concepts, approach and broad trends 8. Inflation: Definition, trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI - components and trends; striking a balance between inflation and growth through monetary and fiscal policies. 9. FinTech
Fundamentals of Management & Organizational Behaviour
Ethics at the Workplace and Corporate Governance
RBI GRADE B POST
RBI Grade B Vacancy Detail
The number of vacancies for the year 2022 has been given below in a table:
Officer in Grade ‘B’(DR)- General-PY
Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DEPR*-PY
Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DSIM-PY
RBI GRADE B SALARY
Selected candidates will receive a starting basic pay of Rs. 55,200/-p.m. in the pay scale of Rs. 55200-2850(9)-80850-EB-2850 (2) - 86550-3300(4)-99750 (16 years) applicable to Officers in Grade B, as well as Dearness Allowance, Local Allowance, and House Rent as per rules in force from time to time.
At present, initial monthly gross emoluments are 1,08,404/- (approx.) The House Allowance of 15% of Basic Pay will be paid, if accommodation is not provided by the Bank.
RBI GRADE B CUT OFF
As per the authorities of the Reserve Bank of India, the details of the previous year's cut-off are Given below.
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 a similar way, they can check the mains result.
RBI GRADE B EXAM CENTERS
RBI Grade B 2022 Exam Centres for Prelims Exam
RBI grade b exam centres for prelims
Andaman & Nicobar
Andhra Pradesh & Telangana
Guntur, Narasaraopet, Hyderabad, Rangareddy-Kodada,
Karimnagar, Warangal, Rajahmundry, Kakinada, Tirupati,
Chittoor, Vijayawada , Kanchikacherla, Gudlavalleru, Eluru,
Itanagar, Naharlagun city
Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar
Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna
Daman & Diu
Ahmedabad, Gandhi Nagar, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Rajkot,
Hissar, Karnal, Rohtak
Jammu & Kashmir
Bokaro, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Belgaum, Bagalkot, Bengaluru, Chikaballapur, Kolar,
Tumkur, Gulbarga, Bidar, Hubli, Dharwad, Haliyal, Gadag,
Mangalore, Mysore, Mandya, Udipi
Kannur, Kasargod, Kochi, Alappuzha, Kottayam,
Pathanamthitta, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thrichur,
Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Nagarcoil
Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur
Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane,
Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Solapur
Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack,
Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur
Gangtok, Bardang City
Chennai, Vellore, Coimbatore, Erode, Thirupur, Madurai,
Virudhunagar, Dindigul Salem, Namakkal, Tiruchirapalli,
Perambalur, Pudukottai, Thanjavur, Tirunelvelli,
Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow,
Dehradun, Haldwani, Nainital, Roorkee City
Berhampore (WB), Durgapur, Kolkata, Greater Kolkata,
Howrah, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri
RBI Grade B 2022 Exam Centres for Mains Exam