RBI Vacancy 2020 - RBI Assistant & Grade B Vacancy Details

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is responsible for upholding the economic institutions of the country. Through its recruitment exams, the RBI selects candidates who will go on to be an essential cog in the commercial machinery of India.

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In this article, we bring to you the RBI Vacancy details regarding the two major posts for which the Reserve Bank of India conducts recruitment.

The two major posts for which RBI releases vacancies include:

  1. RBI Grade B Exam
  2. RBI Assistant Exam

The recruitment for the RBI Grade B exam 2019-20 is still ongoing and the 2020 notification for the RBI Assistant exam was released on December 23, 2019.

The RBI vacancy 2020 for the post of Grade B Officer are yet awaited and candidates who are anticipating the release of notification must continue with their preparation and ensure that they cover all the important topics included in the syllabus. Aspirants can refer to the links below for section-wise preparation:

RBI Grade-B Vacancy

The phase-1 of RBI Grade-B exam is scheduled to be conducted on November 9, 2019. The candidates can refer to the recently released official RBI Grade B Notification 2019.

The total number of vacancies for this post have been mentioned in the official information. To get a general idea of the number of vacancies that are usually available, candidates can refer to the vacancy details given below.

The table below gives details for RBI Grade B vacancy for the year 2019

RBI Grade B Vacancy 2019
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 65 25 11 40 156^
Officers in Grade B (DR) – DEPR 9 3 1 5 20^^
Officers in Grade B (DR) – DSIM 11 2 4# 4 23

$ Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming in the ‘Creamy Layer’ are not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as ‘General (GEN)’.

^Out of 156 vacancies for Grade ‘B’ (DR)-General, seven vacancies are reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) Category, i.e. two vacancies for candidates of blindness and low vision. 1 vacancy for deaf and hard of hearing.

Two vacancies for locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy; and two vacancies for multiple disabilities from amongst persons as detailed below in para 1 of Note for PwBD candidates.

^^Out of 20 vacancies for Grade ‘B’(DR)-DEPR, one vacancy is reserved for PwBD category under blindness and low vision. * Backlog vacancy, # includes three backlog vacancies.

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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

# Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming in the ‘Creamy Layer’ are not entitled to

OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as ‘General (GEN)’.

$ Out of 145 vacancies mentioned above one job is reserved for candidates with Visual

Impairment (VI) and three vacancies are reserved for candidates with Hearing Impairment (HI). No

backlog vacancies are available for OH category. However, PWD candidates belonging to any

of the three categories may apply for these posts, subject to their suitability for

these posts. Persons with Disability may belong to any group – GEN/SC/ST/OBC.

* Backlog vacancy

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The table below gives details for RBI Grade B vacancy for the year 2016.

RBI Grade B Vacancy 2016
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 77 26 8 52 163

# Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming in the ‘Creamy Layer’ are not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate

their category as ‘General (GEN)’.

* Out of 163. vacancies mentioned above, six vacancies are reserved for candidates belonging to Persons with Disability (PWD)

Category – 2 jobs for Visually Handicapped (VH) and 4 vacancies for Hearing Impaired (HI). Persons with Disability may belong to any group – GEN/SC/ST/OBC.

The table below gives details for RBI Grade B vacancy for the year 2015

RBI Grade B Vacancy 2015
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 67 15 13 39 134*

#Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming in the ‘Creamy Layer’ are not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as ‘General (GEN)’.

*Out of 134 vacancies mentioned above, 04 vacancies are reserved for candidates belonging to Persons with Disability (PWD) category – one vacancy each for Visually Handicapped (VH), Orthopedically Handicapped (OH), and two vacancies for Hearing Impaired (HI). Persons with Disability may belong to any category – GEN/SC/ST/OBC.

For more RBI Grade B Officer exam related information, candidates can visit the links given in the table below:

RBI Assistant Vacancy

The RBI Assistant recruitment notification 2020 has been released and candidates can apply online till 24th January 2020. A total of 926 vacancies have been released by RBI and candidates can apply for the post through online mode only.

Only a limited number of vacancies will be released for each branch of the RBI. To get selected as an RBI assistant, the candidates will have to clear both prelims and mains exams.

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.

The image below shows the distribution of RBI Vacancy for the Assistant post for the 2017 recruitment:

RBI Assistant Exam- RBI Assistant Vacancy 2017

The RBI Vacancy 2016 for the post of Assistant, category-wise and state-wise has been given below:RBI Assistant Exam - RBI Assistant Vacancy 2016

The latest notification for the post of Assistant was released on December 23, 2019, and vacancies for the recruitment across various states of India had been released. Given below is the city-wise distribution of RBI vacancy for 2020 recruitment. The image below shows the distribution as per the official notification released by the conducting body.

Given below is the RBI Assistant 2020 vacancy details:

RBI Assistant Vacancy 2020

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Frequently Asked Questions on RBI Vacancy

Q 1. How many vacancies were released for the RBI Assistant exam 2020?

Ans. A total of 926 vacancies have been released by RBI for the Assistant post examination.

Q 2. How can I join RBI?

Ans. RBI releases notification for recruitment on its official website. Candidates can download the notification and follow it to apply for the online examinations to join RBI.

Q 3. Will the RBI Grade B officer exam be conducted in 2020?

Ans. Yes, the RBI Grade B Officer exam will be conducted in 2020. The official dates for the same shall be released in the RBI Grade B Notification 2020.

Q 4. Where can I download the RBI Grade B admit card?

Ans. Candidates can download the RBI Grade B admit card at the official website of RBI or can also get the direct link to download the RBI Grade B Admit card at the linked article.

Q 5. How many vacancies were released for the RBI Grade B exam 2019?

Ans. A total of 199 vacancies were released for the RBI Grade B exam 2019.