The RBI Grade B Exam which is the most awaited banking exam of the year will be released by RBI very soon. The RBI Grade B Notification 2022 is expected in February/March 2022. The details regarding RBI Grade B vacancies, exam dates, exam centres, application form etc. will be updated once the notification is released by the RBI.
The RBI Grade B Notification for the year 2021 was released. The last RBI Grade B notification specifies the important recruitment details including the exam dates, eligibility, criteria, vacancy distribution, etc. In this article, we shall discuss the Grade B notification 2021 in detail.
Latest Update: On January 25, 2021, the Reserve Bank of India has released an official announcement about the RBI Grade B recruitment to appoint 322 candidates to the Officer cadre post.
Candidates can download the RBI Grade B Notification 2021 given below, released on January 28, 2021:
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The Reserve Bank of India is the conducting body for the RBI Grade B exam and candidates willing to join the banking sector. RBI provides the best opportunity in the form of the Grade B Officer exam.
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Table of Contents:
- RBI Grade B Notification 2021
- RBI Grade B Exam Dates 2021
- RBI Grade B Application Process
- RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria
- RBI Grade B Probation
- RBI Grade B Vacancy
- RBI Grade B Exam Pattern & Syllabus
- RBI Grade B Salary
- RBI Grade B Result
- RBI Grade B Preparation
Given below is the information regarding the RBI Grade B exam:
|RBI Grade B Exam|
|Post||Grade B Officer|
|Conducting Body||Reserve Bank of India|
|Level of Exam||National Level|
|Frequency of Exam||Annual|
|Job Location||Anywhere in India|
|RBI Grade B Notification (2021)||January 25, 2021|
Candidates can check the latest notifications regarding the Government exams 2021 at the linked article.
RBI Grade B Notification 2021
Official RBI Grade B notification 2021 released on January 25, 2021, by the Reserve Bank of India. Since the Officer cadre exam was not held in 2020, the last recruitment notification was released on September 20, 2019.
All the important details including the exam dates, eligibility, salary, probation, list of exam centres, the online application process, etc. are announced along with the official notification itself.
Given below is the Grade B notification PDF 2021. Aspirants who are looking forward to appearing for the exam can refer to the same and get all the relevant information about the recruitment process:
RBI Grade B Exam Dates 2021
The important exam dates for the RBI Grade B recruitment 2021 have been announced by the conducting body. Candidates can refer to the table below for the same:
|RBI Grade B Officer Exam 2021|
|Events||Important Dates (Tentative)|
|RBI Grade B Notification 2021||January 25, 2021|
|Phase I Exam||March 6, 2021|
|Phase II Exam||March 31, 2021
April 1, 2021
|Interview||To Be Notified Later|
To know the detailed RBI Grade B exam dates, candidates can visit the linked article.
RBI Grade B Application Process
Once the RBI Grade B Notification is released, candidates can apply online for the post of Grade B Officer. Given below are the steps to complete the RBI Grade B application process:
- Visit the official website of RBI.
- Click the option to apply online for the RBI Grade B exam.
- Fill in all the required fields and upload the necessary documents.
- Once the form is filled, pay the application fee. Once the application fee is paid, the RBI Grade B application process is complete.
|RBI Grade B Application Fee|
For more information regarding RBI Recruitment, candidates can visit the linked article.
RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria
The RBI Grade B notification mentions a set of eligibility criteria that a candidate needs to fulfil to apply for the RBI Grade B exam.
Given below is the RBI Grade B eligibility criteria in brief:
- Nationality- Candidate must be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or Bhutan
- Educational Qualification- The applicant must at least hold a Bachelor’s degree from a Government Recognised University
- Age Limit- The candidates must at least be 21 years and maximum 30 years of age. However, certain age relaxations are provided to candidates belonging to different categories.
For more information regarding the RBI Grade B Eligibility criteria, candidates can visit the linked article.
RBI Grade B Probation
It must be known that if a candidate belonging to Unreserved/General category has already appeared for the Phase I exam six times, then he/she is not allowed to apply for the exam. This does not apply to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PwBD/EWS.
However, once the candidate manages to qualify all the three phases of Grade B Officer exam, they are appointed for a probation period of 2 years. This probation period can be extended up to 4 years if the RBI is not satisfied by the employee’s performance.
RBI Grade B Vacancy
A total of 199 RBI Grade B vacancies were released for the year 2019 and 322 vacancies have been released for 2021 recruitment.
The detailed distribution of vacancies for each post (Gen/DSIM/DEPR) as mentioned in the official notification released on January 28, 2021, is given below:
Given below is the RBI Grade B vacancy distribution 2019:
Candidates can know more about the RBI Vacancy for both Assistant and Grade B Officer at the linked article.
RBI Grade B Exam Pattern & Syllabus
The conducting body sets the RBI Grade B exam pattern and syllabus. The syllabus is vast, and for candidates to appear in the RBI Grade B exam, it is important to know the RBI Grade B syllabus and exam pattern well.
Certain changes have been made in the RBI Grade B syllabus and exam pattern for the 2021 recruitment. Aspirants can visit the linked article and check the detailed revised selection scheme for the Officer cadre exam.
RBI Grade B Salary
The basic pay of a Grade B Officer in RBI is Rs. 35,150. The pay scale is 35150-1750 (9)-50900-EB-1750 (2)-54400-2000 (4)-62400.
Multiple perks, benefits and allowances are provided to the employees working as a Grade B Officer in RBI.
To know the detailed RBI Grade B Salary structure, candidates can visit the linked article.
RBI Grade B Result
The RBI Grade B result is declared within a month of the date of examination. Candidates can check the RBI Grade B exam result at the official website of RBI.
The final result for the RBI Grade B recruitment 2019-21 was released on November 4, 2020. Aspirants can get all the relevant information about the RBI Grade B result at the linked article.
RBI Grade B Preparation
The RBI Grade B exam is conducted at a national level, and the number of candidates applying for the exam has massively increased over the past few years. Following which the competition has also increased.
Given below are a few tips that shall prove to be helpful for the RBI Grade B preparation:
- Candidates must set a time table and give equal time for the preparation of each subject.
- Solving RBI Grade B mock tests is recommended to candidates to analyse their performance and understand the type of questions asked in the exam.
- Refer to the best preparation material and books.
- RBI Grade B previous year papers shall help candidates know the standard of the exam.
- To prepare for the General Awareness part of the syllabus, candidates can refer to the Banking Awareness page to know the syllabus and get some study material.
Candidates preparing for the RBI Grade B exam 2021 must start their preparation, and for any update regarding the RBI Grade B notification, candidates can check this page.
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Frequently Asked Questions on RBI Grade B Notification
Q 1. When did the RBI Grade B Notification 2021 release?
Q 2. Are there a fixed number of attempts for the RBI Grade B exam?
Q 3. What are the important books for the RBI Grade B exam preparation?
Ans. Given below is a list of books that candidates can consider to prepare for the RBI Grade B exam: Indian Economy by Mishra & Puri, Major economic newspapers and Economic and Political Weekly, An introduction to Economics – A W Stonier and DC Hauge, Financial Management – Prasanna Chandra, Public Finance – K K Andley and Sundaram and 1984 Riot Victims – 5 years.
The above-mentioned books are few among the many options that are available for candidates. To get a detailed RBI Grade B Booklist, candidates can visit the linked article.