RBI Grade B Recruitment 2019 | Application Form, Exam Pattern, Cut Off, Admit Card

RBI Grade B Recruitment 2019:

RBI has not yet announced its official notification for the recruitment of Grade B officer but it is expected to be out by July month . In this article lets get into the details of recruitment procedure for RBI grade B . As we know it is the most awaited examination of the year conducted by RBI for the post of  Grade B officer competition is at high . So gear up yourself and start with the preparation. But before starting to prepare we need to know certain important details about RBI exam. So lets begin to understand the whole and sole process.

Tentative time table of RBI recruitment as per previous year schedule :

Online Application for Grade B 3/07/2019 – 23/07/2019
Online Payment of form 3/07/2019 – 23/07/2019
Admit Card for Prelim 1st  week of August 2019
Prelim exam Date 16th August 2019
Online Prelim exam result date 1st week of September 2019
Download call letter for mains exam 1st week of September 2019
Mains exam date September 2019
Declaration of result of main exam on website To be notified later
Call letter for group exercise and interview process To be notified later
Interview Dates To be notified later
Final result To be notified later

RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2019 Online Application form :

Candidates need to apply online in order to get in process of recruitment for grade b officer. Online application forms are available on Rbi official Website www.rbi.org.in . after registration they will get their registration id and passwords to login. Some charge needs to be paid on website for form .

RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2019 Online application fees :

Candidate need to apply online  for filling up form of rbi recruitment of Grade B officer on RBI Official Website www.rbi.org.in. The fees charged for form filling by the bank are mentioned below.

Sr no. Category . Fees .
1. General / OBC Category student Rs 850 /-( application fee and intimation fee )
2. SC / ST / PwBD category student Rs 100 /- (only Intimation fee)

This is the mandatory amount to be paid so as to get in process of recruitment. If failed to do so, candidature will be cancelled automatically and no admit cards will be generated .

Download of RBI Grade  B Officer Admit Cards :

Admit cards gets available on official website of  bank.it has to be downloaded separately for each phase of exam as prelim , mains and interview .Candidates who has filled the form for recruitment will definitely get admit cards for phase I –prelim exam . Shortlisting of candidate is done based on prelim exam and so only for students qualifying prelim are granted with admit cards for mains and same is carried on for interview.

RBI Grade B Officer exam Pattern:

Now, moving forward for Syllabus of all three phases , let’s take care of it one by one . Prelim , mains and interview.

RBI Grade B Officer Phase I- Prelim exam Pattern:

Prelim exam is conducted in online mode. It is objective in nature . Candidate needs to qualify Prelim in order to get shortlisted for mains .

Sr. No. Subjects for Prelim Marks allotted
1. English Language 50
2. General Awareness 50
3. Quantitative Aptitude 50
4. Logical reasoning 50
  Total 200

Total timing allotted for this subjects is 120 min . Overall paper including all 4 subjects such as English , General awareness , Quantitative Aptitude , Logical reasoning sums up to 200 marks .

RBI Grade B Officer Phase  II – Mains Exam Pattern:

Subjects Type of paper Marks Duration
Paper I

Economic and social issues

Objective type 100 90 min
Paper II

English (writing skills)

Descriptive- To be typed on keyboard in online mode. 100 90 min
Paper III

Finance and management

Objective type 100 90 min
Total   300 3 hr and 90 min

Mains exam is conducted for 300 marks for 3 hr 90 min duration .  Phase II is conducted to again shortlist candidate for interview process . Phase II and interview marks are summed up for final merit list of the candidate .

RBI Grade B Officer Phase III- interview:

Interview process is carried on for 50 marks. It’s the last phase of process . The total of Phase II and interview decides the rank of candidate in merit list along with category .

Educational Qualification RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2019:

Candidate needs to be a graduate irrespective of any branch . Syllabus of  exam is designed in a such a way which provides a healthy competition  so that any student belonging to any educational background can participate and conquer with sheer dedication .

RBI Grade B Officer Eligibility Requirements :

  1. Nationality : Candidate needs to be either citizen of India or Subject of Nepal or Subject of Bhutan to participate in recruitment procedure of RBI Grade B exam .
  2. Age factor :  Candidate needs to be min 21 yrs and max 30 yrs to apply for RBI Grade B exam . i.e Candidate needs to be born between 2nd July 1988 to 1st July 1997  .
  3. Number of attempts:For General category candidate ( unreserved ) can appear only 6 times in prelim exam and after 6th attempt he / she is not eligible . Whereas , reserved candidate such as SC / ST OBC / PwBD have no restriction on number of attempts .

Books that can be referred are :

1.     Indian economy by Uma Kapila

2.     Indian economy by Mishra puri

3.     Growth and development by Devraj Ray

4.     Sociology by C N Shankar Roy


1.     Economic and political Weekly

2.     Southern Economics

3.     Yojana

4.     Business India

5.     RBI bulletins


1.     The Hindu

2.     Economic Times

3.  Business Standard

1. World development report .

2. Economic Survey of India .


Finance 1.     An introduction to economics by A W Stonier

2.     India and economy by Mishra puri

Management 1.     Essentials of management by koontz or Tripathi

Salary of RBI Grade B officer :

RBI Grade B officer enjoys all government perks. Salary of Rs 35,150 /- per month is awarded as basic pay with other allowances as well.

Important Link:

Apply Online  –  Available Soon

Official Notification   –   Available Soon

How to Apply for RBI Grade B Officer Exam     Click Here

Official Website   Click Here