RBI Grade B Officer Exam is one of the most putative exams in the Banking Division. This RBI Grade B exam is directed to recognize worthy aspirants for positions in DR, DEPR (Department of Economic Policy and Research) and DSIM (Department of Statistics & Information Management) in Common Seniority Group (CGS). The candidates must see the Previous Years’ Question Papers to understand the difficulty level of the exam.
The RBI Grade B eligibility criteria is depending on the following factors:
|Conducting Body||Reserve Bank of India|
|Mode of Exam||Online
pen/paper (for paper II of DEPR and DSIM only)
|Post Name||DR(General), DEPR, DSIM|
|Age Limit||21-30 Years|
|Number of Attempts||General – 6 Attempts
SC/ST/PWD – No Limit
|Application Fee||General / OBC – INR 850
ST/SC/PWD – INR 100
|Selection Process||Phase I
To appear for RBI Grade B Examination 2021, a candidate must be either: —
Please note that candidates belonging to categories (2), (3), and (4) should possess a certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.
RBI has reclined educational basis for the enlistment of aspirants. All these Educational qualifications are as on 01 January,2021. Minimal scholastic qualification required for different posts is represented in tabular form below.
Graduation in any discipline /Equivalent technical or professional qualification with minimum 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwBD applicants) or Post-Graduation in any discipline/ Equivalent technical or professional qualification with minimum 55% marks (pass marks for SC/ST/PwBD applicants) in aggregate of all semesters / years.
|RBI Grade B Application Process||RBI Grade B Exam Centres||RBI Grade B Admit Card|
|RBI Grade B Exam Dates||RBI Grade B Phase I Syllabus||RBI Grade B Phase II Syllabus|
According to guidelines issued by RBI, applicants whose results are awaited are ineligible to register for any of the above-mentioned posts.
Maximum and minimum age limit is set up by the govt. for this exam. Age limit criteria are mentioned below.
Hence, the aspirants should have been born not before 2 January 1991 and not after 1 January 2000. In addition, the aspirants, who possess M.Phil and Ph.D qualifications, upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years respectively. For more detailed information, click here for referring to the official notification for RBI Grade B exam.
Reserved categories (SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD) have an advantage of age relaxation. It is represented in a tabular form
|Category||Age relaxation (years)|
|Physically handicapped (PH)||10|
|OBC + PH||13|
|SC/ST + PH||15|
As per RBI guidelines, certain categories are exempted from a number of attempts whereas others have a restrainment.
According to RBI Grade B officer eligibility General category is limited to only 6 attempts.
Whereas OBC/ SC/ ST and PWD candidates have no curtailment on the number of attempts until the paramount age limitation is reached.
Ques. When the RBI Grade B 2021 Exam will be conducted?
Ans. RBI Grade B 2021 exam will be conducted on 6th March 2021.
Ques. What is the Application Fee for applying RBI Grade B 2021 Exam?
Ans. For General and OBC category students, the aspirants have to pay INR 850, while the SC/ST/PwD students have to pay only INR 100.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.