RBI Grade B Recruitment 2017 | Apply Online

The recruitment notification that has been released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for those candidates wanting to be RBI Grade B Recruitment Officers in various offices of the Reserve Bank. Along with this notification, they have also added some more feeds about bank exam syllabus and pattern etc. A competitive Examination is held across the whole country, which will help in the selection of the RBI Grade B Officers. This Examination will occur in two phases: the Preliminary and then the Mains Examination. This will be followed by personal interviews.

RBI Grade B 2017 Recruitment Notification

RBI Grade B Recruitment Notification

RBI Grade B RECRUITMENT

Official Dates that have been released for RBI Grade B RECRUITMENT 2017:

Online Application3rd May 2017 to 23rd May 2017
Phase I- Examination17th June 2017
Phase II- Examination7th July 2017

RBI Officers (Grade B) Cut-Off:

The cut-off that has been decided as per sections:

Cut-off Decided for Phase I:

SectionCategory
GeneralOBCSCST
General Awareness201614.2514.25
Reasoning151210.7510.75
English7.5065.255.25
Quantitative Aptitude7.5065.255.25
Total98.5088.5088.5088.50

The final cut-off of RBI Grade B that has been decided:

Recruitment StageCategory
GeneralOBCSCST
Aggregate Cut-Off Marks in paper-I, paper- II And Paper-III taken together in written examination for shortlisting the candidate for interview (total 300 marks)176.75161.75155.75155.75
Aggregate marks written examination and interview taken together (out of total 350 marks) obtained by the respective category with reference to the no. of vacancies notified under each category225.50211.00204.25210.25

RBI grade b 2017 syllabus/Officers

Phase I Syllabus 

The phase I syllabus for the RBI Assistant Examination as per the following subjects have been notified below:

Recruitment StageCategory
GeneralOBCSCST
Aggregate Cut-Off Marks in paper-I, paper- II And Paper-III taken together in written examination for shortlisting the candidate for interview (total 300 marks)176.75161.75155.75155.75
Aggregate marks written examination and interview taken together (out of total 350 marks) obtained by the respective category with reference to the no. of vacancies notified under each category225.50211.00204.25210.25

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Errors
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Paragraph Based Questions (Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement)

 

Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement, and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument)

 

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart)
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns)

 

General Awareness

  • Banking Awareness
  • Financial Awareness
  • Schemes and Policies
  • Current Affairs
  • Static Awareness

 

Phase II Syllabus:

The phase I syllabus for the RBI Assistant Examination as per the following subjects have been notified below:

 

Paper-I Economic and Social Issues:

  • Growth and Development
  • National Income and per capita income
  • Economic Reforms in India
  • Monetary and Fiscal Policy
  • Balance of Payments
  • IMF and World Bank, WTO
  • Social Structure in India
  • Social Justice
  • Indian Political System
  • Health and Education

 

Paper-II English Writing Skills:

This paper will be set in such a manner to assess the writing skills of the candidate which includes expression as well as topic understanding.

 

Paper-III -Finance and Management:

  • Regulators of Banks and Financial Institutions
  • RBI and its functions
  • Financial Markets
  • The Union Budget
  • Inflation
  • Corporate Governance in Banking Sector
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Risk Management in Banking Sector
  • Basics of Derivatives: Forward, Futures, and Swap
  • Changing Landscape of Banking sector
  • Alternate source of finance
  • Public-Private Partnership (PPP)

 

RBI Officers (Grade-B) Vacancy 2017

RBI has released the notification for the post of Officers of Grade B. A total of 161 vacancies are present for the post of the Grade B Officers. There are also several reservations present in different categories which are set as per the present Government Guidelines, and this shall be notified when the result will be finalized.

 

RBI Grade B Exam Centre 2017

The Examination Centres for the Grade B RBI Officers exam are present in almost 35 States and Union Territories.

 

RBI Grade-B Recruitment Officers Eligibility Criteria

The age limit for the RBI Officers (Grade-B) has been set to a minimum of 21 years and a maximum of 30 years. As per the Educational Qualification, there is to be a minimum aggregate percentage of 60% (this has been relaxed to 50% in case of SC/ST/PWD) or equivalent grade in Bachelor’s degree, and also in the 12th and 10th standard examinations.

RBI Grade B Recruitment Exam Pattern

The Preliminary Exam of 200 marks is categorized as such, with a total composite time of 120 minutes.

SubjectNo. Of QuestionsMarks
General Awareness8080
Maths3030
English3030
Reasoning6060
Total200200

The Mains Exam of 300 marks is categorized as such:

PaperType of PaperTimeMarks
Paper I:
Economic and Social Issues
Objective90 min100
Paper II:
English (Writing Skills)
Descriptive90 min100
Paper III:
Finance and Management
Objective90 min100

Personal Interview: Candidates will be selected for the interview by the Mains Examination paper marks. They are allowed to choose their language for the interview: either in Hindi and English. The interview has a score of 50 marks. The final Merit List will be prepared by adding the marks attained in the interview to the previous marks.

 

There is a penalty for questions answered wrong. One-fourth of the marks that have been ascertained to the question will be deducted for wrong answers. If un-attempted, then there shall be no marks deduction.

 

RBI Officers (Grade-B) Application Fees

SC/ST/PWD: Rs.100

General/OBC: Rs.850

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