RBI Grade B 2022 Notification: Exam Date, Apply Online, Salary

RBI Grade B 2022 Notification: Exam Date, Apply Online, Salary

ByAmrit Gouda  |  Updated on: Jan 17, 2022RBI Grade B Exam 2022 notification will be released soon on the official site. Download RBI Grade B recruitment 2022 official PDF and know vacancy, dates, eligibility, here.
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RBI Grade B Exam 2022 Notification

RBI Grade B 2022 Notification PDF is officially expected to be released in the month of December 2021 on any date. Reserve Bank of India will roll out the official notification for the recruitment of the RBI Grade B Officer cadre on its official site. Last year, the Reserve Bank of India released a total of 322 vacancies for the Grade B Officer posts under RBI Grade B 2021 recruitment. This year too, 300+ Grade B officer vacancies are expected to be rolled out under RBI Grade B 2022 recruitment.

RBI Grade B exam date 2022 will be also be announced by RBI for both Prelims and Mains phases along with the notification. To grab the desired post, candidates have to crack all the stages under RBI Grade B selection criteria - prelims, mains, and interview.

Moreover, the RBI Grade B 2022 notification PDF will contain all important details such as the application form dates, eligibility criteria vacancy, salary, exam pattern, selection process, syllabus, and more. We will provide you the direct link to download the RBI Grade B notification PDF as soon as it is available officially. However, for now, you can have a look at the previous year's notification pdf to understand the entire recruitment process.

RBI Grade B 2022 Recruitment Notification PDF, Download Soon!

RBI Grade B 2021 Notification PDF, Download Here!

RBI Grade B Exam 2022 Recruitment Latest Updates

RBI Grade B recruitment 2022 notification PDF will be disclosed soon by the officials of the Reserve Bank of India. RBI Grade B exam dates, apply online dates, vacancies, and more will also be disclosed along with the official notification. Stay tuned.

RBI Grade B Final Result 2021 declared! Reserve Bank of India has issued the final result for RBI Grade B 2021 recruitment. Candidates who appeared for the interview have been shortlisted on the basis of their performance in mains and interview stage. With the help of the direct link below, you can view the RBI Grade B 2021 final result status. With the release of the RBI Grade B final result 2021, the recruitment for the year has been concluded now.

RBI Grade B Final Result 2021, Check Here (General)!

RBI Grade B Final Result 2021, Check Here (DEPR)!

RBI Grade B Final Result 2021, Check Here (DSIM)!

Latest Updates

  • RBI Grade B 2022 notification to be out soon.
  • 11th Sept 2021: RBI Grade B 2021 final result declared officially.

What is RBI Grade B Recruitment?

RBI Grade B is a national-level exam conducted every year by the Reserve Bank of India. RBI Grade B Recruitment 2022 is an excellent opportunity for candidates who want to join the Banking sector. To be a part of RBI as a Grade B Officer, one has to successfully crack both the phases of the RBI Grade B exam along with the Interview.

The Grade B Officer post in the Reserve Bank of India is one of the highly esteemed jobs of the country. RBI Grade B Exam is conducted annually by the Reserve Bank of India and lakhs of students take part in this recruitment drive.

RBI is the central bank of the country and the numerous perks offered for RBI Grade B post make it one of the most sought-after jobs among students. RBI Grade B Officer post holds a lucrative salary and job profile which is one of the main reasons for immense competition.

The Reserve Bank of India releases the notification for the Grade B Officers post in the various department of the Reserve Bank of India every year. In 2022, RBI Grade B notification is released for various posts including-

  • Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - (General)
  • Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - DEPR
  • Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - DSIM

Candidates who see their career as Grade B Officer need to prepare effectively and smartly in order to crack the competition and grab a seat as an RBI Grade B Officer in the Reserve Bank of India.

RBI Grade B Officer Exam 2022 Highlights

Exam Conducting AuthorityReserve Bank of India
Post AvailableRBI Grade B Officer
RBI Grade B 2022 Notification Dateto be announced
Frequency of ExamAnnually
Number of vacancies (2022)to be announced
Selection ProcessPrelims, Mains and Interview
Mode of ExamOnline
Language of ExamEnglish & Hindi
Job LocationAnywhere in India
RBI Help desk011-23711333
RBI Official Websiterbi.org.in

RBI Grade B Exam 2022 Dates Phase 1 & Phase 2

RBI Grade B exam date 2022 is released along with the official RBI Grade B notification PDF. For reference, you can check below the RBI Grade B exam dates, application form dates, admit card dates, etc.

Exam EventsImportant Dates (2022)Important Dates (2021)
RBI Grade B 2022 Notification PDF Release DateDecember 202128.01.2021
RBI Grade B Application Form StartsDecember 202128.01.2021
RBI Grade B Apply Online Last dateTo be announced15.02.2021
RBI Grade B Admit Card Download Date10-15 days prior to the exam date26.02.2021
RBI Grade B 2022 Exam Date (Phase 1)To be announced06.03.2021
RBI Grade B Result 2022 (Phase 1)To be announced13.03.2021
RBI Grade B Phase 2 Admit Card Download Date10-15 days prior to the exam date10-15 days prior to the exam date
RBI Grade B 2022 Exam Date (Phase 2)To be announced01.04.2021
RBI Grade B Phase 2 Result 2022To be announced04.05.2021
RBI Grade B Interview Call Letter 2022To be announced14.07.2021
RBI Grade B Interview 2022To be announced02nd August - 30th August 2021
RBI Grade B Final Result 2022To be announced11.09.2021

RBI Grade B Exam Schedule 2022

Events

Important Dates

1. Officers in Gr B (DR)- General

Phase-I – Online Examination

To be announced

Phase-II – Paper I, II & III Online Examination

To be announced

2. Officers in Gr B (DR) – DEPR

Phase I - Paper - I - Online Examination

To be announced

Phase II - Paper - II & III Online/Written Examination

To be announced

3. Officers in Gr B (DR)- DSIM

Phase I - Paper - I - Online Examination

To be announced

Phase II - Paper - II & III Online/Written Examination

To be announced

RBI Grade B Officer Exam Vacancy 2022

The official RBI Grade B vacancies 2022 will be disclosed along with the recruitment notification PDF. However, you can have a look at the RBI Grade B 2021 vacancies as disclosed along with the official notification for reference. The break-down of RBI Grade B vacancies under the latest recruitment is shared below: 

Posts

Number of Vacancies

Unreserved i.e., General (GEN/UR)

Scheduled Castes (SC)

Scheduled Tribes (ST)

Other Backward Classes (OBC)$

EWSs

@

TOTAL

1. Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- General

108

49

27

59

27

270

2. Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DEPR

13

5

3

6

2

29

3. Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DSIM

9

5

5

3

1

23

Total

130

59

35

68

30

322

RBI Grade B Apply Online 2022

The direct link to apply online for RBI Grade B 2022 exam will be activated soon after the release of the official notification. Candidates who are interested and find themselves eligible can apply online for RBI Grade B 2022 exam before the last date on the official website of the RBI. We will update you with the direct link to fill the RBI Grade B application form as soon as the link is available officially. Moreover, candidates can easily apply for their desired job profile with the help of the following steps shared below:

How to apply online for RBI Officer Grade B 2022?

  • Go to the official website of RBI rbi.org.in.
  • Click on the opportunities section, given at the top of the page.
  • A new tab will open, click on the current vacancies section.
  • Click on the "RBI Officer Grade B Recruitment 2022" link.
  • Now, click on the "Application Form" link.
  • A new tab asking your registration will open.
  • Click on the link for New Registration.
  • Fill out the form with the correct details as per your official documents.
  • Click save and upload a scanned photograph & signature image.
  • Cross-check all your details and click on the submit button.
  • At last, pay the application fee as per your category.
  • The application fee is required to pay online through debit/credit card, mobile wallets or net banking.
  • Do not forget to take an e-print of the receipt for future use.

RBI Grade B Application Fee 2022

  • Application Fee varies from category to category.
  • Bank/Transaction charges have to be borne by the candidates.
  • Applications without the application fee will be rejected.
  • Fee once paid will not be refunded in any circumstance.
  • The application fee can be paid through debit/credit card or through net banking.

Below is the category-wise application fee for RBI Grade B 2022 recruitment, for your reference.

CategoryApplication Fee
General/OBC₹ 850/-
SC/ST/PWD₹ 100/-
Staff@NIL

RBI Grade B 2022 Eligibility Criteria

RBI Grade B eligibility criteria are defined under two stages which are age limit criteria and educational qualification. In order to apply for RBI Grade B 2022 exam, you need to fulfill the following RBI Grade B eligibility criteria-

1. Age Eligibility (as of 01.01.2022)

  • The minimum age limit to appear for the RBI Grade B exam is 21 and the maximum age limit is 30.
  • If a candidate possesses M.Phil and Ph.D. degrees, the upper age limits in these cases are 32 and 34 years respectively.

2. Educational Qualification [for RBI Grade B (General)]

This year a major change has been introduced in the norms of the RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria by the officials of RBI. Earlier, it was mandatory to hold a minimum percentage in the 10th & 12th standard in order to apply for the RBI Grade B exam, however from now onwards there are no such minimum percentage criteria for 10th & 12th standards.

CategoryEducational Qualification
Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - (General)A graduation degree with a minimum of 60% marks is required (50% for SC/ST/PWD) or post-graduation with equivalent technical qualification marks along with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate.
Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - DEPRMaster's degree in economics with a minimum of 55% marks.
Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - DSIMMaster 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.

For further details, read here the complete RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria for RBI Officer Grade B (General), DEPR & DISM respectively.

3. Number of Attempts

CategoryNumber of Attempts
General6 attempts
SC/ST/PWD/EXSMNo limit

RBI Grade B Salary 2022

  • The RBI Grade B officer salary for the selected candidates in RBI is ₹ 67,933/-.
  • The pay scale is ₹ 35,600/- p.m. in the scale of ₹ 35150-17 50(9)-50900-EB-17 50(2)- 54400-2000(4)-62400 (16 years) applicable to Officers in Grade B.
  • The RBI Grade B officer is entitled to several other benefits such as DA, HRA, Conveyance allowance, Medical allowance, Education allowance, Bank Loan facility, leave Fare Concession & more.
  • For further details you can read here the RBI Grade B Salary, Perks and Emoluments

RBI Grade B Job Profile 2022

  • After selection as Grade B Officer in RBI, candidates undergo a training period of 15 weeks.
  • The total probation period for RBI Grade B is 2 years.
  • Candidates are allotted to various departments of the bank after the training period.
  • You can read more details of the RBI Grade B Officer Job Profile here.

Promotion & Career Growth

  • Candidates selected as Officers in Grade B scale have fair chances to reach up to the level of Deputy Directors in their promotion policy.
  • Eligible candidates need to appear for specific promotional exams, in order to be promoted to the next level.
  • You can read here about career growth & promotion in RBI Grade B.

RBI RBI Grade B Syllabus 2022 Phase 1 & Phase 2

  • Topics asked under the RBI Grade B syllabus for Prelims as well as the Mains phase may vary to a great extent.
  • The prelims phase consists of the common sections that are asked in exams, i.e., Quant, Reasoning, English, and General Awareness.
  • Mains phase on the other hand tests Finance, Management, Economic and Social issues.
  • Below we have described the RBI Grade B syllabus 2022 for the prelims phase:
English LanguageQuantitative AptitudeReasoning Ability
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence Completion
  • Sentence Correction
  • Double Fillers
  • Phrase/Word Replacement

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern 2022 (Phase I, II)

RBI Grade B exam pattern varies for prelims and mains stage. RBI Grade B exam pattern for prelims phase comprises of 4 sections, with a total of 2 hours duration. However, separate time will be allotted for each test. Below is the detailed RBI Grade B exam pattern:

Name of SubjectNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
General Awareness808025 minutes
English Language303025 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude303025 minutes
Reasoning Ability606045 minutes
Total200200120 minutes
  • The Mains phase, on the other hand, has 3 separate tests, 2 objectives, and 1 descriptive.
  • However, this year one of the major changes in the mains exam pattern is the increased weightage of the descriptive test.
  • The Exam pattern & Syllabus of RBI Grade B Phase I & II can be viewed here.
Name of TestPaper TypeMaximum MarksTime Allotted
Paper I - Economic and Social Issues
  • 50% Objective Test
  • 50% Descriptive Test
  • 50
  • 50
  • 30 mins
  • 90 mins
Paper-II - English (Writing Skills)Descriptive Test10090 mins
Paper III - Finance and Management
  • 50% Objective Test
  • 50% Descriptive Test
100
  • 30 mins
  • 90 mins

RBI Grade B Selection Procedure

Selection Procedure of RBI Grade B Exam (General) comprises of following steps -

  1. Preliminary Exam/Phase I examination
  2. Mains Exam/Phase II Examination
  3. Interview

While the Prelims examination is Objective in nature, the Mains examination would comprise of the objective as well as descriptive test. You can go through the details of the Preliminary and Mains Exams below.

RBI Grade B Cut Off 2022

The RBI Grade B cut- off list is provided to check whether you are selected or not for the next phase. You can check below the previous year's RBI Grade B cut- off and the sectional marks to prepare accordingly for the RBI Grade B 2022 exam.

RBI Grade B Phase I 2021 Cut Off

Section/ CategoryGeneral Awareness
(Max. Marks: 80)
Reasoning Ability
(Max. Marks: 60)
English Language
(Max. Marks: 30)
Quantitative Aptitude
(Max. Marks: 30)
Total Score
(Max. Marks: 200)
General/ UR16.0012.0006.0006.0066.75
EWS16.0012.0006.0006.0066.75
OBC12.0009.0004.5004.5063.75
SC10.2507.7503.7503.7553.50
ST10.2507.7503.7503.7552.75
PWD (OH/ HI/ VH)10.2507.7503.7503.7552.75

RBI Grade B 2019 Final Cut Off

Section

Category

GENERAL/UR

EWS

OBC

SC

ST

PwBD (OH/HI/VH/MD)

GENERAL AWARENESS

(Out of 80)

20.00

20.00

16.00

14.25

14.25

14.25

REASONING

(Out of 60)

15.00

15.00

12.00

10.75

10.75

10.75

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

(Maximum Marks = 30)

7.50

7.50

6.00

5.25

5.25

5.25

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE

(Out of 30)

7.50

7.50

6.00

5.25

5.25

5.25

TOTAL SCORE/ Aggregate

(Out of 200)

122.00

122.00

115.50

108.00

108.00

108.00

RBI Grade B Phase I 2019 Cut Off

Section/ CategoryGeneral Awareness
(Max. Marks: 80)
Reasoning Ability
(Max. Marks: 60)
English Language
(Max. Marks: 30)
Quantitative Aptitude
(Max. Marks: 30)
Total Score
(Max. Marks: 200)
General/ UR20157.507.50122.00
OBC16126.006.00115.50
SC14.2510.755.255.25108.00
ST14.2510.755.255.25108.00
PWD (OH/ HI/ VH)14.2510.755.255.25108.00
 
You can go through the 2018 cutoff of RBI Grade B phase I exam conducted in the previous year below-
Section/ CategoryGeneral Awareness
(Max. Marks: 80)
Reasoning Ability
(Max. Marks: 60)
English Language
(Max. Marks: 30)
Quantitative Aptitude
(Max. Marks: 30)
Total Score
(Max. Marks: 200)
General/ UR20157.507.50105.75
OBC16126695.75
SC14.2510.755.255.2591.75
ST14.2510.755.255.2591.75
PWD (OH/ HI/ VH)14.2510.755.255.2591.75

RBI Grade B Preparation 2022

  • The overall level of the RBI Grade B exam is on a higher side when compared with other bank exams.
  • You should have a proper study plan in place while preparing for this exam.
  • Overall and sectional strategy for this exam will eventually help you score better.
  • Check here to read more about the strategy to crack the RBI Grade B Exam.

RBI Grade B Question Papers

To help you with your exam preparation we have shared the RBI Grade B Previous year question papers in a PDF format along with the answer key. You can download the RBI Grade B Questions Papers and Answer keys through the links shared below:

Year

RBI Grade B Qs. Papers

RBI Grade B Answer Keys

2018RBI Grade B Question Paper 2018 PDF

Answer of RBI Grade B Answer Key & Solution 2018

2017

RBI Grade B Question Paper 2017 PDF

Answer of RBI Grade B Answer Key & Solution 2017

2016

RBI Grade B Question Paper 2015 PDF

Answer of RBI Grade B Answer Key & Solution 2015

RBI Grade B Mock Test 2022

  • If you wish to prepare for the RBI Grade B exam in the most accurate manner, especially in a simulated environment as that of the actual exam, attempting mock tests for the same is a must.
  • We have already released the RBI Grade B test series Phase I as well as the Phase II exam.

RBI Grade B Online Coaching 2022

  • RBI Grade B online coaching is one of the finest methods to save time and learn online.
  • Live classes, practice papers, several mock tests, doubts sessions, etc. are the important factors required for RBI Grade B preparation.
  • Thus, BYJU'S Exam Prep brings you all the facilities to help you crack the RBI Officer Grade B without any difficulty.

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis

  • Preliminary Exam/Phase I of RBI Grade B is the first phase exam that is conducted 10-15 days after the admit card is issued.
  • Meanwhile, you can go through the RBI Grade B previous year's exam analysis in order to identify the entire difficulty level of this exam.

RBI Grade B Exam Admit Card 2022

  • Those candidates who successfully apply for the RBI Grade B Officer examination will only be eligible to download the admit card.
  • RBI will issue the RBI Grade B admit card separately for prelims, mains, and interviews.
  • Information on downloading the admit cards will be shared through text messages on your registered number.
  • In order to receive all the details regarding the exam, make sure to mention a valid mobile number in the application form
  • Candidates need to check the details mentioned on the admit card such as name, email, contact no, father's name, address, etc.
  • In case of any discrepancies, candidates are required to bring it to the notice of the board immediately.
  • Candidates will soon be able to download the RBI Grade B 2022 admit card here.

How to download the RBI Grade B Officer Admit Card 2022?

  • Visit the official website of RBI.
  • Click on the opportunities section.
  • Now go to the current openings.
  • Now, click on the RBI Grade B recruitment.
  • Click on the admit card link.
  • Enter the registration numbers & date of birth as the password.
  • Click on the submit button.
  • Your admit card will appear on the next tab.
  • Download it & take a print out of your RBI Grade B admit card.
  • Don't forget to take a copy of the same along with an original photo ID & copy to the examination hall.

RBI Grade B Result 2022

  • RBI announces RBI Grade B result 2022 for Phase 1 and Phase 2 separately on the official website of RBI.
  • Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of marks secured in the Phase-II Examination and interview round.
  • The list of selected candidates is published on the official website of RBI within 15-20 days of the examination.
  • Candidates can check RBI Grade B Result 2022 through the link provided here after it is available officially.

How to Check the RBI Officer Grade B Result 2022?

  • Go to the official website of RBI.
  • Click on the link shown for the result on the home screen.
  • Enter your registration/roll number along with the date of birth.
  • Download your result & keep it safe for future reference.

RBI Grade B Interview 2022

  • Candidates are shortlisted for the interview round based on the marks secured in the Phase-II Exam of all categories.
  • The minimum cut-off marks will be decided by the officials of the RBI for the different stages of selection.
  • The list of candidates selected for the RBI Grade B interview 2022 round will be shared by the board in 15-20 days.
  • Interview Call letters are directly sent to the registered email IDs of the selected candidates.
  • Candidates may opt for the interview round to be either in Hindi or English.
  • The interview session for RBI Grade B 2022 exam will carry 75 marks which will be considered for the final selection.
  • Earlier the interview session was of 50 marks which have been changed this year.

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  • The RBI Grade B 2022 notification expected date is tentatively scheduled to be out in the month of December 2021.

  • The total number of RBI Grade B 2022 vacancies will be officially announced by the RBI along with the notification.

  • The RBI Grade B 2022 application form will be available soon after the release of the notification.

  • The RBI Grade B 2022 exam date is not official yet. However, it is expected to be conducted in Jan 2022.

  • Yes, RBI Officer Grade B exam is held annually by the Reserve Bank of India.

  • The pay scale of RBI Grade B Officer is ₹ 35,600/- p.m. in the scale of ₹ 35150-17 50(9)-50900-EB-17 50(2)- 54400-2000(4)-62400 (16 years) applicable to Officers in Grade B.

  • Yes, there is a negative marking of a 1/4th mark for attempting every wrong answer by the candidate.

  • Practice at BYJU'S Exam Prep with a free mock test for RBI Grade B exam, designed by the subject experts to help you gain a good score in the exam.

  • RBI Grade B is an officer level reputed job in the central bank of India.

  • Yes, an RBI Grade B officer can easily become a governor. But till now no one has reached to that level.

  • Yes, candidates have to qualify the sectional as well as overall RBI Grade B cut off at each stage.

  • No, since RBI requires a minimum of 60% marks in graduation which can be only known after the result is published.

  • Yes, engineers are eligible to apply for RBI Grade B 2022 exam.

  • Yes, but only after completing the initial 5 years of posting.

  • The headquarters of RBI is located in Mumbai. Besides, there are 31 other regional offices of RBI all across the country.

  • No, the RBI Grade B officer does not work abroad as their work is with respect to the Indian economy.

  • Candidates belonging to the general category can attempt the examination only 6 times. Whereas there is no restriction to the SC/ST/OBC/PWD categories.

  • You have to obtain a minimum of 60% in graduation, 12th as well as in 10th.

  • No, phase-I is just of qualifying in nature.

  • The selection is based on three stages which are as follows:

    • Phase-I Preliminary examination
    • Phase-II Mains examination
    • Phase-III Interview
  • No, RBI only accepts online application for Grade B vacancies.

  • No, under the ambit of NPS currently there is no pension scheme for RBI employees.

  • As per the recently held exams, preparing current affairs of last 7-8 months will be helpful.

  • No, there is no state wise cutoff. The cutoffs will be the same in all the states.

  • It will be revealed in the information handout, which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the Admission letter.

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