RBI Grade B 2021: Application Form, Exam Dates, Pattern, Eligibility, Syllabus

RBI Grade B 2021RBI Grade B 2021: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is India’s central bank, which was established on 1st April 1935 by the provisions of the Reserve bank of India Act, 1934. The Central board of directors governs the Reserve Bank’s operations. RBI is on the entire conducted with a 21 member central board of directors appointed by the Government of India by the Reserve Bank of India Act. The RBI controls the monetary and other banking policies of the Indian government. The Central Office of the Reserve Bank was initially established in Calcutta but was permanently moved to Mumbai in 1937.

Every year Reserve Bank of India (RBI) conducts the exam of RBI Grade 2021 officer Exam. This exam is a national-level competitive test and the Reserve Bank of India Services Board conducts the test annually. There are approximately 322 posts of Grade B Officer across India. The candidate selects for the post of Officers in Grade ‘B’ (General) – DR, DEPR & DSIM in Common Seniority Group (CSG) Streams. The application form will be released in both online and offline mode. The exam will be held in three phases i.e. preliminary, main, and interview.

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RBI Grade B 2021 Notification:

  •  RBI Grade B Officer Phase 2 Admit Card 2021 has released on 20th March 2021.
  • The RBI Grade B Exam Date has been announced. The Exam will be conducted on 1st & 31st March 2021 and 1st April 2021.

RBI Grade B 2021 Exam Date:

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Events Exam Dates
Official Notification Released 25th January 2021
Application Form Start 28th January 2021
Last date to submission of Application form 15th February 2021
Fee Submit 15th February 2021
Release Date of Admit Card 25th February 2021
Commencement of Phase-I exam: Grade-B General 1st March 2021
Release Date of Admit Card 20th March 2021
Commencement of Phase-II exam: Grade-B General 1st April 2021
RBI Grade-B- DEPR / DSIM Paper-II & III (Online/ Written Examination) 31st March 2021
Interview Date of RBI Officer Grade B To be announced
Final Result Announcement Date To be announced

RBI Grade B 2021 Application Form:

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The RBI Grade B 2021 Application Form will be released in the first week of May and closed in May. The candidate fills the application form from the official website i.e. www.rbi.org.in.

Steps to fill the RBI Grade B 2021 Application Form:

  • Go to the official website www.rbi.org.in and click on the link “Recruitment for the post of Officers in Gr. B (DR) General/DEPR/DSIM”.
  • Click Separate links for Online applications for Gr B -(DR)-General and Online applications for DEPR/DSIM would be displayed
  • Click on “Click here for New Registration” for registration. It will ask for your name, contact details, and Email-id.
  • After that, you will get a registration number and password that will send to your mobile number or email id.
  • Fill you’re all the details correctly and upload your recent photograph, signature, and left and right thumb impression.
  • The fee will be deposited by using a Debit/Credit card, Internet Banking, cash cards/ mobile wallets.
  • The candidate should print the ‘e-receipt’ as proof of successful fee payment.
  • Finally, choose “SAVE AND NEXT” and verify the details in the form before submission.
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Application Fee:

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For the General/OBC application fee including intimation, the charge will be Rs.850/. For  SC/ST/PWD  there will be only intimation charge is Rs.100/ and  Nil fees for the staff. The fee will not refund in the future.

Category Application Fee
SC/ ST/ PwBD Rs. 100/-
GEN/ OBC/ EWSs Rs. 850/-
STAFF Nil

Important Links:

RBI Grade B 2021 Notification: Click here

RBI Officer Grade B 2021 Application Form: Apply Here

Number of Vacancies:

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has been released 322 vacancies for RBI Grade B 2021:

Posts Vacancy
Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- General 270
Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DEPR 29
Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DSIM 23
Total 322

Exam Center:

RBI Grade B Online Exam Centers  for Phase I (Gr B (DR)-General) / Paper I (DEPR/DSIM):

States /UTs RBI Grade B Exam Centers for Prelims
Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh & Telangana Guntur, Narasaraopet, Hyderabad, Rangareddy-Kodada, Karimnagar, Warangal, Rajahmundry, Kakinada, Tirupati, Chittoor, Vijaywada, Kanchikacherla, Gudlavalleru, Eluru, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar, Naharlagun city
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar
Bihar Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chattisgarh Raipur, Bhilai
Daman & Diu Jamnagar
Goa Varna
Gujarat Ahmedabad, Gandhi Nagar, Bhavnagar, Jamnagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
Haryana Hissar, Karnal, Rohtak
Himachal Pradesh Dharamsala, Shimla
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
Karnataka Belgaum, Bagalkot, Bengaluru, Chikaballapur, Kolar, Tumkur, Gulbarga, Bidar, Hubli, Dharwad, Haliyal, Gadag, Mangalore, Mysore, Mandya, Udipi
Kerala Kannur, Kasargod, Kochi, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thrichur, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Nagarcoil
Lakshadweep Kavaratti
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur
Maharashtra Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Solapur
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima
New Delhi Delhi –NCR
Orissa Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur
Puducherry Cuddalore, Villupuram
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
Rajasthan Ajmer, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur
Sikkim Gangtok, Bardang City
Tamilnadu Chennai, Vellore, Coimbatore, Erode, Thirupur, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Dindigul Salem, Namakkal, Thiruchirapalli, Perambalur, Pudukottai, Thanjavur, Tirunelvelli, Kanyakumari, Tuticorin
Tripura Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Nainital, Roorkee City
West Bengal Berhampore (WB), Durgapur, Kolkata, Greater Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri

Exam Centres for Phase II Gr B- (DR) (General) / Paper II &III (DEPR/DSIM):

Name of the Examination Cities
Ahmedabad Jammu
Bengaluru Kanpur
Bhopal Kochi
Bhubaneswar Lucknow
Kolkata Mumbai
Chandigarh Nagpur
Chennai New Delhi
Guwahati Patna
Hyderabad Pune
Jaipur Thiruvananthapuram

RBI 2021 Eligibility Criteria:

Find below the RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria. Candidates can check before submitting the application form:

Nationality:

  • The candidate should be an Indian citizen or
  • Must be subject of Nepal and Bhutan or
  • a Tibetan refugee who is permanently settled in India before January 1, 1962, or
  • a person of Indian origin who has migrated from either Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, or Vietnam to reside permanently in India.

Age:

  • The candidate age should be between 21 to 30 years (both ages included).
  • There will be age relaxation for SC/ST of 5 years, for OBC of 3 years, and physically handicapped of 10 years.
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Education Qualification:

Education qualification is different for various posts.

  • Officer in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – (GENERAL):- for this post candidate should be passed 10 standards by a recognized university or board and 60%( 50% for ST/SC/PWD) marks in graduation from a recognized university or institute.
  • Grade ‘B’ Officer (DR)-(DPER):-  A Master degree in Econometrics/ Economics/ Quantitative Economics/ Integrated Economics courses/ Finance with 55%( 5% relaxation for SC/ ST/ PWD) marks or equivalent grade.
  • Officer in Grade ‘B’(DR) – (DSIM):- there is an essential master’s Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Economics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Statistics & Informatics/ Econometrics from IIT- Kharagpur or Applies Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay with at least 55% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in aggregate of all semester/years or an equivalent grade.
    OR
  • Master’s Degree in Mathematics with at least 55% (50% for SC/ST/PWD)  marks in aggregate of all semester/years and 1-year PG Diploma in Statistics or related subjects from the reputed institute;

OR

  • Stat. from Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate of all semesters/years OR
  • PG Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) jointly offered by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta with at least 55% (50% FOR SC/ST/PWD)  marks in aggregate of all semesters/years or equivalent grade.

NOTE:  There will be only 6 attempts for the General category and another category with no restriction.

Exam Pattern:

Candidates can check below the RBI Officers Grade B Exam Pattern for Prelims & Mains Exam. Phase 1 is the online mode objective type exam. It consists of 200 questions.

Exam Pattern for Prelims Exam:

  • General Awareness will be 80 marks with 80 questions.
  • Quantitative Aptitude will be 30 marks with 30 questions.
  • The English Language will be 30 marks with 30 questions.
  • The reasoning will be 60 marks with 60 questions.

Phase 2 is also an online mode exam and it consists of both objective and subjective type’s exam. It includes 3 papers with 100 marks time duration will be 1.5 hours.

Exam Pattern for Mains Exam:

  • Paper for Economic and Social Issues is the objective type for time 90 minutes and 100 marks.
  • Paper for the English Language belongs to Subjective for the time duration of 90 minutes for 100 marks.
  • Finance and Management/Economics//Statistics is Objective for a time duration of 90 for 100.

RBI Grade B 2021 Syllabus:

  • General Awareness
  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning
  • Economic and Social Issues (Paper I)
  • English Language (Paper-II)
  • Finance and Management/Economics//Statistics. (Paper III)
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Admit Card:

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The Admit card will release separately for phase 1 and phase 2. For phase 1 it will be released in February most probably and for phase 2 only that candidate qualifies the phase 1 exam will get admit card. Admit card includes the details about the exam center and the time & date of the exam. The candidate should carry this Admit card and one photo identity card to the exam center.

Steps To Download RBI Grade B Admit card 2021:

  • Visit the official website of  RBI i.e, www.rbi.org.in.
  • Then, Check the “Current Vacancies”.
  • Now, check for the download link of RBI Grade B Officer Phase 2 Admit Card 2021.
  • Click on the link.
  • Enter the Application ID and Password and click the submit button.
  • Hall Ticket will open & Download it.

Click here: To download the RBI Grade B ( Phase 2) Amit Card 2021

RBI Grade B Result 2021:

The RBI Grade B 2021 result will be announced in November. The candidate should qualify both phase 1 and phase 2 exam to sit in the interview. The final result will be based on the interview. The interview will be of 50 marks and it will be either in Hindi or English language.

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