RBI Recruitment

The Reserve Bank of India conducts annual exams to recruit candidates for various positions across many of its branches. The RBI recruitment notifications are generally released several weeks prior to the date of the exams. The students can check for these RBI notifications by simply visiting the official website of the RBI.

This article will give information on both RBI Recruitment process as well as RBI Notifications.

To know more about other Government Exams conducted every year, visit the linked article.

RBI Grade-B Recruitment

The RBI Grade-B 2019 recruitment process is expected to be the same as it was the previous year. There is a total of three phases that a candidate must go through in order to be selected as an RBI Grade-B Officer. The first two phases will be in the form of written exams and the third phase of the recruitment will be the interview round. Here are the exam patterns for the first two phases:

RBI Grade-B Phase-I Exam Pattern:

The table below gives the breakdown of the exam pattern of RBI Grade B Phase – I exam:

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern (Phase – I)
Sections No. of Questions Marks Duration
General Awareness 80 80 A composite time of 120 minutes is provided to the candidate.
Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
English Language 30 30
Reasoning 60 60
Total 200 200

RBI Grade-B Phase-II Exam Pattern:

The table below gives the breakdown of the exam pattern of RBI Grade B Phase – II exam:

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern (Phase – II)
Name of the Paper Type of the Paper Duration ( in minutes) Marks
Paper I Economic & Social Issues Objective Type 90 100
Paper II English (Writing Skills) Descriptive (to be typed with the help of keyboard) 90 100
Paper III Finance & Management Objective Type 90 100

RBI Assistant Recruitment

RBI Assistant exams are conducted by the RBI to recruit candidates for the post of Assistants in its various offices. The two exams that are conducted as a part of the RBI Assistant recruitment process are known as the Prelims and Mains exams. The candidates who clear these two exams then have to appear for the language proficiency test. The LPT will be conducted in the Official/Local language of the concerned state. Let’s have a look at the test pattern of both RBI Assistant prelims and mains exams.

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RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam Pattern:

The table below gives the breakdown of the exam pattern of RBI Assistant Preliminary exam:

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern (Preliminary)
Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 A composite time of 1 hour is provided to the candidate

 

Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Pattern:

The table below gives the breakdown of the exam pattern of RBI Assistant Mains exam:

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern (Mains)
Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English Language 40 40 30 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 30 minutes
Reasoning Ability 40 40 30 minutes
Computer Knowledge 40 40 20 minutes
General Awareness 40 40 25 minutes
Total 200 200 135 minutes

RBI Notification

The RBI conducts its exam for the post of Grade B officers and Assistants. The candidates who go onto fill the vacancies of these posts, will play an important role in the day-to-day functions of the Reserve Bank of India. The details of both RBI Grade B notification and RBI Assistant notifications will be discussed in detail below.

RBI Grade B Notification

Though the RBI Grade B notification is yet to be released by the Reserve Bank of India, the below given exam dates will give a general idea of the schedule of the RBI Grade B exam this 2019

RBI Grade B Exam Date 2019
Official RBI Grade B Recruitment Notification Release Date Last week of June 2019
Start Date of online registration of application fee Last week of June 2019
Last date of online registration and submission of online fee July 2019
Issue Date of RBI Grade B Admit Card To be announced
Examination date for RBI Grade B Phase – I Exam To be announced
Examination date for RBI Grade B Phase – II Exam To be announced
RBI Grade B Interview Date To be announced

The dates for RBI Grade B Exam for 2018 are given in the table below:

RBI Grade B Exam Date 2018
Website link for online registrations of applications and payment of fees and intimation charges July 3rd, 2018 to July 23rd 2018
Officers in Gr B (DR) General Phase I Online Examination

Phase II Online Examination

August 16, 2018

September 7, 2018

Officers in Gr B (DR) DEPR Paper – I Online Examination

Paper – II & III

Online/Written Examination

August 16, 2018

September 6, 2018

Officers in Gr B (DR) Paper – I Online Examination

Paper – II & III

Online/Written Examination

August 16, 2018

September 6, 2018

For more information about the exam, visit the RBI Grade B Notification page.

RBI Grade-B Vacancy

The phase-1 of RBI Grade-B exam is expected to be conducted on July 2019. The candidates can expect the official notification to be released in June. To get a general idea of the number of vacancies that are usually available, candidates can refer to the vacancy details of the previous years’ exams.

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The table below gives details for RBI Grade B vacancy for the year 2018

RBI Grade B Vacancy 2018
Post Number of Vacancies
Unreserved i.e., General Scheduled Castes (SC) Scheduled Tribes (ST) Other Backward Classes (OBC) Total
Officers in Grade B (DR) – General 64 20 10 33 127
Officers in Grade B (DR) – DEPR 11 4 1 6 22
Officers in Grade B (DR) – DSIM 11 (1)* 3# 2 17

The table below gives details for RBI Grade B vacancy for the year 2017.

RBI Grade B Vacancy 2017
Post Number of Vacancies
Unreserved i.e., General Scheduled Castes (SC) Scheduled Tribes (ST) Other Backward Classes (OBC) Total
Officers in Grade B (DR) – General 73 22 11 39 145
Officers in Grade B (DR) – DEPR 09 00 00 03 12
Officers in Grade B (DR) – DSIM 01 1 02 00 4

RBI Assistant Notification

The RBI Assistant Notification is yet to be released. Therefore the dates for the RBI Assistant Exam is tentative in nature. The tentative exam dates for the year 2018 are given in the table below:

RBI Assistant Exam Date 2018 (Tentative)
Activity Date
Online Application Form Release Date January 30th 2018 to February 2018
Payment of Examination Fees (Online) January 30th 2018 to February 2018
RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam April 6, 2018
Schedule of Online Main Test (Tentative) May 7, 2018

The table below gives details for RBI Assistant Exam for the year 2017. This data will help in giving candidates a general idea of the pattern of the RBI Assistant Exam Dates.

RBI Assistant Exam Date 2017
Website Link Open October 18th, 2017 to November 10th, 2017
Payment of Examination Fees (Online) October 18th, 2017 to November 10th, 2017
Schedule of Online Preliminary Test (Tentative) November 27 & 28, 2017
Schedule of Online Main Test (Tentative) December 20, 2017

RBI Assistant Vacancy

The Reserve Bank of India is yet to release the vacancy details for its 2019 assistant exam. Therefore the vacancy details of the previous years that will prove to be essential data for candidates writing the exam.

The table below gives details for RBI Assistant Vacancy 2018:

RBI Assistant Notification - RBI Vacancy 2018

The table below gives details for RBI Assistant Vacancy 2017:

RBI Assistant Notification - RBI Vacancy 2017

The table below gives details for RBI Assistant Vacancy 2016:

RBI Assistant Notification - RBI Vacancy 2016

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