RBI Grade B 2021 Vacancies and Job Profile

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May 3, 2021

RBI Grade B Job profile and salary structure have two essential aspects to know before one gets into the organisation. To clear both the written exams, the aspirants need to solve as many sample papers as they can. Once the RBI Grade B 2021 recruitment will be completed, the shortlisted employees will start their career with the post of RBI assistant or Supporting staff. Initially, the candidates will be in their probation period of two years. After that the career growth will be in the following way:

  • Assistant Manager
  • Manager
  • Assistant General Manager
  • Deputy General Manager
  • General Manager
  • Chief General Manager
  • Principal Chief General Manager
  • Executive Director
  • Deputy Governor
  • Governor.
Grade B Highlights

Highlights of RBI Grade B 2021

Exam name RBI Grade B
Conducting authority Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Exam level National
Post name Grade B (DR) for General, DEPR, DSIM streams
Selection stages Phase I Phase II Interview
Mode of exam Online Pen/Paper (for paper II of DEPR and DSIM only)
Exam Duration Phase I: 120 minutes Phase II for General (Paper I, II, III): 120+90+120 minutes= 330 minutes
Phase II for DEPR and DSIM (Paper II and III): 180+90 minutes= 270 minutes Interview: 20-30 Minutes
Language of exam English and Hindi
Exam purpose To select Grade B Officers in General, DEPR, and DSIM
RBI Helpdesk 011-23711333
Official website
Grade B Vacancy

RBI Grade B Vacancies 2021

Based on the posts and categories, the RBI Grade B vacancies are announced. To get detailed information, go through the following table:

Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- General 108 49 27 59 27 270
Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DEPR 13 5 3 6 2 29
Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DSIM 9 5 5 3 1 23

Also check the year wise RBI Grade B vacancies in the following:

RBI Exam Number of Vacancies
RBI Grade B 2021 322
RBI Grade B 2019 199
RBI Grade B 2018 166
RBI Grade B 2017 161

As per the above table, the number of vacancies for RBI grade B 2021 has been increased compared to the previous years. Given below are some quick reference links related to RBI Grade B preparation.

Grade B Job Profile

RBI Grade B Job Profile

Following are the job profiles for the Grade B officers:

  • Issuing currency: All the notes and coins except Rs. 1 is issued by the RBI. Thus, the Grade B employees function in the circulation and smooth transaction of these currencies to and within the commercial banks registered under the Reserve Bank of India.
  • Financial stability: It is one of the great duties of the RBI Grade B officers to ensure financial stability or adequate supply of liquidity of the production sector carefully looking through the factors leading to inflation and deflation.
  • Awareness: These Grade B employees are responsible for making the general public of the country aware of all the new measures and technologies introduced by the RBI to benefit the fiscal transaction by the public.
  • Government adviser: They tend to extend support to the government of India in case of any financial assistance. Government works on the financial advice provided by the officers of the RBI.

RBI Grade B jobs are one of the prestigious jobs available in the government sector of the country. It generally attracts the people towards it due to the high amount of fame and honour associated with it. Not only the values it provides but also the monetary pay scales are beneficial for the candidates once they qualify the examination and attain the position of the RBI Grade B employee.

Apart from that, post-retirement, the RBI grade B officers get the opportunity to work with some reputed organisations such as the World Bank, IMF etc.

Grade B FAQs


Ques. What is the age limit for RBI Grade B?

Ans. For the general category candidates the age limit is from 21 years to 30 years. However, there is some age relaxation for the other category candidates.

Ques. When and where will the RBI Grade B notification 2021 is likely to out?

Ans. It releases on the official website of RBI by the last week of April 2021.

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