What is it like to be an RBI Grade B officer?
How do you feel to be Grade B Officer depends on your expectations and aspirations. It’s great feeling to be an RBI officer because-
1. RBI Grade B, Manager level, is the most prestigious government job in banking. RBI is one the most respected organisation and entry at Grade B level provides you the platform to perform and grow in career.
2. RBI’s job is a great work life balance and you have time to pursue your hobbies. RBI promotes learning and grooms Grade B officers as future leaders. RBI provides handsome salary, perks and other benefits. You are posted in big cities and can spend time with family and friends.
3. Being a DR (Direct Recruit) you are treated respectfully. At young age you meet top bankers and get senior level management exposure. Exposure in specialized functions of currency management, foreign exchange management, internal debt management, banking supervision, etc makes you a specialized finance professional.
Few realities of Grade B Officers are that one should not compare this job to that of Civil Services, which has far wider scope. RBI is an honest organisation but at times bureaucracy may discourage you. Dealing with very senior commercial bankers enriches one’s professional experience but the decision making in specialized functions is mostly at top level.
Overall RBI is a 5 star rated job, if one is looking for public sector employment. You may also read https://opportunities.rbi.org.in…