The applicants of the RBI Grade-B examination must fulfill the eligibility criteria before applying for the examination.
Candidates must fulfill the following age limit criteria to apply for the post of RBI Grade B which are given below:
The educational qualification needed to be eligible to apply for the Post of RBI Grade-B Exam 2022 are mentioned below:
|RBI Grade B Posts||RBI Grade B Educational Qualifications|
|Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – (General)||Applicants must possess 60% of marks 10th standard, 12th standard as well as in bachelors' degree from a state or Central Board/ University respectively (50% for SC/ ST/ PWD)|
|Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DEPR||Applicants must have a Masters Degree in Economics/ Finance/ Mathematical Economics/ Econometrics/ Integrated Economics Course/ Quantitative Economics with at least 55% of marks. (50% for SC/ ST/ PWD)|
|Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DSIM||
The General aspirants can appear 6 times in the RBI Grade B Phase I exam, whereas there are no limitations for SC/ST/OBC/PwBD/EWS aspirants.
The exam pattern for the two phases is given below.
RBI Phase-I of this examination consists of four sections. There is no sectional time limit. The total marks for each section are given below.
|Subjects||Number of questions||Maximum marks||Duration|
|General Awareness||80||80||25 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||30||30||25 minutes|
|English Language||30||30||25 minutes|
RBI Grade-B Phase-II examination question paper consists of three sections. Each section needs to be completed within 90 minutes. The total time duration is 270 minutes.
|Name of Test||Paper Type||Maximum Marks||Time Allotted|
|Paper I - Economic and Social Issues||
|Paper-II - English (Writing Skills)||Descriptive Test||100||90 mins|
|Paper III - Finance and Management||
The details of the topics to be covered for RBI Grade B Phase II are given in the below table.
|Paper-I: Economic and Social Issues||
|Paper-II: English (Writing Skills)||This paper assesses the writing skill that includes the capability of expressing and understanding the topic|
|Paper-III: Finance and Management||Finance:
Basics of Derivatives:
The Union Budget
Management: its nature and scope:
Motivation, Morale, and Incentives: