RBI Grade B Recruitment 2022: Every year Reserve Bank of India (RBI) conducts RBI Grade B Officer Exam to select eligible candidates for the position of Grade B officer in its various branches all across the country. As the Reserve Bank of India offers an excellent pay scale and reputed job profile, it lures thousands of candidates every year to take this examination. With a handful of vacancies to be filled through the RBI Grade B Exam, it is really important to prepare effectively for this exam. Selection for RBI Grade B Officers will be done through a country-wide competitive Examination in three phases i.e. Preliminary and Main examination followed by an Interview.
RBI Grade B 2022 Notification
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released RBI Grade B 2022 notification PDF for the post of Grade B Officer Exam to recruit 294 posts on 25th March 2022 on employment news vide 26 March-1 April. It is an excellent opportunity for graduates who are looking for an opportunity in the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). RBI Grade B 2022 exam has a three-phase selection process. Candidates who get selected after Phase-I & Phase-II of the exam are called for the final interview process. Download RBI Grade B 2022 Notification PDF given below.
RBI Grade B 2022- Exam Summary
To know in exam summary about RBI Grade B Exam 2022, the candidates can refer to the below exam summary table containing the important information about RBI Grade B Recruitment 2021.
|RBI Grade B 2022 Important Details|
|Organisation||Reserve Bank of India|
|Exam Name||RBI Grade B 2022|
|Posts||Grade B Officers|
|Online Registration||28th March to 18th April 2022|
|Recruitment Basis||Direct Recruitment|
|Selection Process||Phase I, Phase II & Interview|
|RBI Grade B Salary||Rs. 55,200/- Basic Pay [Revised]|
|Job Location||Across India|
RBI Grade B Recruitment 2022
RBI Grade B is a national-level government exam which is conducted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the aspirants who have been looking forward to being a part of the Banking sector. RBI offers a lucrative salary and respectful job profile to Grade B Officer post is one of the main reasons for the increasing competition. RBI Grade B Notification 2022 will be released for various posts including-
- Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – (General)
- Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DEPR
- Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DSIM
RBI Grade B 2022- Important Dates
Reserve Bank of India has released the RBI Grade B 2022 Exam Date and other important dates along with the official RBI Grade B Notification. All the important dates for RBI Grade B 2022 will be updated here once it has been released by RBI.
|RBI Grade-B 2022: Important Dates|
|Release of RBI Grade B Notification||25th March 2022|
|Online Application Form Starts||28th March 2022|
|Online Application Last Date||18th April 2022 [6 pm]|
|Online Payment of Application Fees Last Date||18th April 2022|
|Phase-I Exam Date||28th May and 2nd July 2022|
|Phase-I Result||June 2022|
|Phase-II Call Letter||25th June and 6th August 2022|
|Phase-II Exam Date||July 2022|
RBI Grade B 2022 Exam Date
RBI Grade B exam date 2022 for all posts has been released along with its Official Notification on 25th March 2022. The exam dates for both prelims and mains and interview rounds for RBI Grade B 2022 Officer Exam are given below.
|RBI Grade-B Exam Dates 2022|
|RBI Grade-B Events||Date|
|Officers in Gr B (DR)- General||Phase-I – Online Examination||28th May 2022|
|Phase-II – Paper I, II & III Online Examination||25th June 2022|
|Officers in Gr B (DR) – DEPR||Phase I – Paper – I – Online Examination||2nd July 2022|
|Phase II – Paper – II & III Online/Written Examination||6th August 2022|
|Officers in Gr B (DR)- DSIM||Phase I – Paper – I – Online Examination||2nd July 2022|
|Phase II – Paper – II & III Online/Written Examination||6th August 2022|
|Interview Process||To be notified|
|Declaration of Final result||To be notified|
RBI Grade B 2022 Vacancy
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced the total number of vacancies for the RBI Grade B 2022 exam along with its Official Notification on 25th March 2022. As per the RBI Grade B notification, RBI introduced 294 vacancies this year. Let’s have a look at the vacancy distribution for RBI Grade B 2022 Exam.
|Posts||Number of Vacancies|
|Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- General||109||32||15||59||23||238|
|Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DEPR||11||04||5||8||3||31|
|Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DSIM||7||7||5||4||2||25|
RBI Grade B 2022 Online Application
The online application process for RBI Grade B 2022 exam will start from 28th March 2022 along with the release of the RBI Grade B Notification 2022 PDF. The candidates have to submit online application forms to get registered themself for RBI Grade B Exam 2022. Stay tuned with us to get notified when the RBI Grade B application process starts.
RBI Grade B 2022 Application Fees
A total of Rs. 850/- is the application fee to be paid by candidates belonging to the General and OBC category for RBI Grade B 2022 exam. The same amount is reduced to Rs. 100/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.
RBI Grade B 2022 Selection Process
RBI Grade B 2022 Exam is conducted in three phases, while the Prelims examination is Objective in nature while the Mains examination would comprise of the objective as well as descriptive test
- Phase-I exam
- Phase-II exam and
- Interview process
RBI Grade B 2022 Exam Pattern
Candidates are required to clear all three phases in order to get a confirmed post as a Grade B Officer in the Reserve Bank of India.
RBI Grade B Prelims Exam Pattern
The prelims exam of RBI Grade-B Officer 2022 comprises a single Paper for 200 marks. A total time of 120 minutes will be given for answering. However, separate time will be allotted for each test.
|SNo||Section Asked||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1.||General Awareness||200||200||Composite time of 2 hours|
RBI Grade B Mains Exam Pattern
|S No||Sections / Subjects||Paper Type||Maximum Marks||Duration (minutes)|
|1.||Paper I: Economics and Social Issues||50% Objective Type, 50% Descriptive (to be typed with the help of the keyboard)||50|
|2.||Paper II: English (Writing Skills)||Descriptive (3 questions)||100||90 minutes|
|3.||Paper III: Finance and Management||50% Objective Type and 50% Descriptive||50|
RBI Grade B Officer Interview Process
Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview, based on aggregate marks obtained in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III of Phase II exam. Interview Process will carry 50 marks.
RBI Grade B 2022 Exam Syllabus
The RBI Grade B Syllabus for the prelims exam is similar to the other Bank Exams. The major sections from which the questions are asked are:
- Quantitative Aptitude
- General Awareness and
- English Language
|English||Quantitative Aptitude||Reasoning||General Awareness|
|Grammar||Mensuration||Puzzles||Banking & Financial Awareness|
|Vocabulary||Time and Work||Seating Arrangement||Monetary Policies|
|Error Spotting||Average, Ratio, Percentages||Directions and Distance||Economic Terms|
|Comprehension||Speed, Distance and Time||Data Sufficiency||Current Affairs|
|Passage Making||Mixture and Allegations||Blood Relations||Financial & Economics News|
|Jumble Words||Permutation and Combination||Syllogism||Static GK|
|Fill in the Blanks||Data Interpretation||Coding-Decoding||Government Schemes, Agreement & Deals|
|Sentence Framing||Probability||Inequality||Banking terms, rates, processes|
RBI Grade B 2022 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates are required to follow the given criteria (as per the previous year RBI Grade B Notification) to be eligible for RBI Grade B 2022 Exam:
RBI Grade B Citizenship & Nationality
• Must be a citizen of India
• Must be a subject of Nepal
• Must be a subject of Bhutan
• Must be a Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 and has the intention of settling permanently in India.
• A person of Indian origin migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
RBI Grade B Age Limit (as on 01/01/2022)
RBI has defined minimum age criteria for appearing in the RBI Officer (Grade ‘B’) examination. Candidates are required to be aged between 21 years and 30 years (both age included) to apply for RBI Grade B exam 2022. For candidates possessing M.Phil. and Ph.D. qualifications, the upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years respectively.
RBI Grade B Age Relaxation
Candidates, who belong to the reserved category will be provided relaxation in their upper age as per the rules decided by the Board.
|Physically Handicapped||10 years|
|PH + OBC||13 years|
|PH + SC/ST||15 years|
RBI Grade-B Educational Qualification (as on 01/01/2022)
|Posts||Minimum Educational Qualifications|
|Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – (General)||• Graduation in any discipline /Equivalent technical or professional qualification with minimum 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwBD applicants) or Post-Graduation / Equivalent technical qualification with minimum 55% marks (pass marks for SC/ST/PwBD applicants) in aggregate of all semesters / years.Note:• Any such full-time course from a recognised University / Institute that is taken after Class XIIth and is at least of 3 years’ duration/ candidates possessing professional and technical qualifications which are recognised by the Government as equivalent to professional and technical graduation will be eligible for admission to the examination.• Candidates who have passed the Final Examination for Membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India may also apply for the post.OR• Any such full-time course from a recognised University / Institute that is taken after graduation and is at least of 2 years’ duration / recognised by the Government as equivalent to post graduation will be eligible for admission to the examination.|
|Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DEPR||• Essential: a. A Master’s Degree in Economics / Econometrics / Quantitative Economics / Mathematical Economics / Integrated Economics Course/ Finance, with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute.ORb. PGDM/ MBA Finance with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute.ORc. Master’s Degree in Economics in any of the sub-categories of economics i.e. agricultural/ business/ developmental/ applied, etc., with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognised Indian or Foreign University /Instituted. (i) Candidates having Master’s Degree with Research/Teaching experience at a recognized Indian/Foreign University/ Institute will be eligible for relaxation in upper age limit to the extent of number of years of such experience subject to a maximum of three years. For experience, probationary period will not be reckoned.|
|Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DSIM||Essential:a. A Master’s Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Mathematical Economics/ Econometrics/ Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Kharagpur/ Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters / years.ORb. Master’s Degree in Mathematics with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters / years and one year post graduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects from an Institute of repute.ORc. M. Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate of all semesters / years.ORd. Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) jointly offered by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/years.|
RBI Grade B Number of Attempts
The number of attempts for a general candidate to appear for the RBI Grade B Exam is 6 (six) while for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM there is no limit for appearing in the exam unless they reach the maximum age level.
RBI Grade B Salary 2022
The Pay Scale for the RBI Grade B Officer is Rs. 55,200-2850(9)-80850-EB-2850(2)-86550-3300(4)-99750(16 years). This means that you will be having basic pay of Rs. 55,200/- in which you will get an increment of Rs. 2850/- up till nine years of your service. After the completion of nine years, you will get into the executive band wherein the basic pay will be Rs. 80850/- and then again for the next two years you will get an increment of Rs. 2850/- and further an increment of Rs. 3300/- for the following 4 years thus ending up with the basic pay of Rs. 99,750/- and this is when you don’t get any promotion. Apart from the Basic Pay, multiple emoluments such as Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Family Allowance, Telephone Allowance, Conveyance Allowance etc. will also be provided.
RBI Grade B Exam Centers
RBI Grade B Exam Centers for Phase-I Exam
|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|
|Daman & Diu||Jamnagar|
|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|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur|
|Maharashtra||Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune, Solapur|
|New Delhi||Delhi –NCR|
|Orissa||Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Sambalpur|
|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|
|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|
RBI Grade B Exam Centers for Phase-II Exam
|Name of the Examination Cities|
RBI Grade B 2022 Admit Card
The RBI Grade B Admit Card 2022 will be released separately for both Phase-I and Phase-II exams. The admit card for Phase-II Exam will be issued to candidates who have qualified for the Phase-I exam of RBI Grade B. RBI will be releasing RBI Grade B Admit Card on its official website and candidates will not be sent RBI Grade B Call Letters through mail or post.
RBI Grade B 2022 Result
The results for RBI Grade B 2022 Exam will be released after the completion of each phase of the exam. A candidate is required to qualify for both Phase-I and Phase-II exams to get a chance to sit for the interview process. The merit list is prepared in descending order of the marks obtained by candidates after the interview process is complete. The final selection is based on how well you do in your interview.
RBI Grade B Exam Cut Off
The cut off for RBI Grade B 2022 Exam will be released after each phase of the examination is completed. The cut-off for the Phase-I exam will be released first followed by the cut off for the Phase-II exam. Candidates can evaluate their marks and their chances of selection by matching their score with the cut off list released by RBI.
|RBI Grade-B Cut-Off Marks for Phase-I Exam|
|General Awareness |
(Maximum Marks = 80)
(Maximum Marks = 60)
|English Language |
(Maximum Marks = 30)
|Quantitative Aptitide |
(Maximum Marks = 30)
|Total Score/ Aggregate |
(Maximum Marks = 200)