RBI Grade B Exam Dates 2021

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May 3, 2021

The Reserve Bank of India is the Central Bank of India. The aspirants, who have been seeking to get into the finance sector, can apply for the RBI Grade B exam 2021. The exam is conducted by the Reserve Bank of India. Through RBI Grade B 2021 Exam, the RBI recruits eligible applicants to the designation of DR, DEPR, and DSIM in Common Seniority Group (CSG) in Federal Reserve Bank of India. The choice for the recruitment of officers in Grade-‘B’ (DR) was started in 2015.

RBI Exam Dates Notifications

RBI released RBI Grade B 2021 Notification on its official website 28 January 2021. There’ll be three phases of the choice process i.e. Phase-I & Phase-II and eventually the interview process. RBI Grade B Officer Exam is one among the foremost wanted exams for those seeking a career within the finance sector, with the RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment notification being highly anticipated by most of the bank job aspirants in India. The competition for this exam is very high thus solve a lot of sample papers to improve your speed and accuracy. 

Grade B Highlights

RBI Grade B 2021 Highlights

The Highlights of RBI Grade B Exam is given below:

Name of the exam RBI Grade B Exam: DR, DEPR and DSIM
Official website
Exam Level National
Conduction Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Job Category Government Jobs
Selection Process
  • Phase I
  • Phase II
  • Interview
Mode of exam Online
pen/paper (for paper II of DEPR and DSIM only)
Mode of Applications online
Number of Vacancies 322 posts
Grade B Dates

RBI Grade B Exam Dates

RBI Grade B admit card 2021 has been released on 26 February 2021 and it can be downloaded till 6 March 2021. Go through the following table to know more about the important dates of RBI grade B 2021:

RBI Grade B 2021 Events RBI Grade B 2021 Dates
Release of short notification 25-Jan-2021
Availability of application form 28-Jan-2021 to 15-Feb-2021
Fee payment 28-Jan-2021 to 15-Feb-2021
Admit card for DEPR and DSIM 26-Feb-2021
Phase I exam for General, DSIM, and DEPR 06-Mar-2021
Phase II exam for General 01-Apr-2021
Paper-II and III exams for DEPR and DSIM 31-Mar-2021
Grade B Attempts

RBI Grade B Number of attempts

The RBI has specified the number of attempts for every category. Check the number of attempts in the categories wise given below.

  • General Applicants: 6 Attempts,
  • SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD Applicants: No bar on the number of attempts.

Also read the RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria.

Grade B Exam pattern

RBI Grade B Exam pattern

RBI Grade B 2021 Exam is going to be organised in three phases:

  • Phase-I
  • Phase-II
  • Interview

Applicants are required to clear all the three phases so as to urge a confirmed post as a Grade B Officer in Federal Reserve Bank of India. The ultimate merit list is going to be supported candidates’ performance based on the scores of phase II exam and interview round.

To know more about the RBI Grade B Exam Pattern, Click here.

Grade B FAQs


Ques. Is there any interview round after the written results?

Ans. Yes, there'll be an interview round after the Mains or Phase-II online exam.

Ques. Is there any Negative Marking within the RBI Grade B Exam?

Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking for the wrong answers in CBTs is 1/4th of the marks for that question.

Ques. Is there a sectional cut-off within the exam?

Ans. Yes, there's a sectional cut-off within the RBI Grade B exam.

Ques. Is that the exam Bilingual?

Ans. Yes, the exams are going to be bilingual apart from the Test of English.

Ques. What are the choice procedures of RBI Grade-B 2021?

Ans. The choice process of RBI Grade B consists of three round i.e., Prelims Examination, Main Examination, and private Interview.

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.