RBI Grade B 2023 exam

By Naquiya Nadeem | Updated on: Dec 30, 2022

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RBI Grade B Exam Highlights

The RBI Grade B 2023 exam is a good opportunity for graduates to apply for. This job offers a lucrative salary and emoluments along with dynamic career growth. So for all those who wanted to embark on their banking career, RBI Grade B recruitment 2023 notification will be a good opportunity to look out for. hold on. Let's get into more details about RBI Grade B exam 2023 from the table below.

RBI Grade B Highlights 2023

Conducting AuthorityReserve Bank of India
RBI Website www.rbi.org.in
RBI Posts Grade B Officer
Mode of Application Online
Stages of Exam
  • Phase 1- Objective
  • Phase 2- Objective and Descriptive
  • Phase 3- Interview
Maximum Marks & Time Duration
  • Phase 1- 200 marks, 2 hours
  • Phase 2-  
    • • Paper 1- 100 marks (30 min for Objective and 90 for Descriptive)
    • • Paper 2 & Paper 3- 100 marks each (Composite time of 2 hours)
  • Phase 3- 75 Marks
RBI Grade B  2023 Online Registration and Payment of Online Fees/Intimation Charges February 2023 (Expected)
Download RBI Grade B Phase 1 (Prelims) Admit Card 2023 (General Stream) To be notified later
RBI Grade B Officer 2023 General Phase 1 Online Exam Date April, 2023 (Expected)
RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam Result 2023 (General Stream) To be notified later]
RBI Grade B Officer General Phase 2 (Paper 1, 2 & 3) Online Exam Date 2023 May, 2023 (Expected)
RBI Grade B DEPR/DSIM Phase 1 (Paper 1) Online Exam Date 2023 May, 2023 (Expected)
RBI Grade B DEPR/DSIM Phase 1 (Paper 1) Online Exam Result 2023 To be notified later
RBI Grade B DEPR/DSIM Phase 2 (Paper 2 & 3) Online/Written Exam Date 2023 To be notified later
RBI Grade B DEPR/DSIM Phase 2 (Paper 2 & 3) Online/Written Exam Result 2023 To be notified later
Rajbhasha / Protocol & Security Assistant Manager Exam Dates 2023 To be notified later
RBI Grade B Vacancies 2022 294 [More Details]
RBI Grade B DEPR list of roll no. of short listed candidates for interview 2022 [Click Here]
RBI Grade B DSIM list of roll no. of short listed candidates for interview 2022 [Click Here]
RBI Grade B Final Result (General) 2022 [Click Here]
RBI Grade B Final Result (DEPR) 2022 [Click Here]
RBI Grade B Final Result (DSIM) 2022 [Click Here]

RBI Grade B Notification 2023

Good News Aspirants! RBI Grade B notification 2023 is expected to release in February 2023. The RBI 2023 notification will carry all the information regarding the eligibility criteria, vacancies, RBI Grade B exam pattern, RBI online application and such.Read More... 

RBI Grade B 2022 Vacancy

In the RBI Grade B notification 2022, 294 RBI Grade B vacancies were announced by RBI for the panel year 2022. The notification was out for General, DEPR, DSIM, Rajbhasha and, Protocol and Security posts.

PostsNumber of Vacancies
RBI Grade B Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - (General) 238
RBI Grade B Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - DEPR 31
RBI Grade B Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - DSIM 25
Total 294

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern 2023

The RBI Grade B Selection Process will be conducted ONLINE. The RBI Grade B Exam Pattern will comprise a total of three phases. Please refer to the table below for further information.

PhasesExam TypeNo. of marksDurationExam Language
Phase 1 (Prelims) Objective 200 marks 2 hours Bilingual (Except the test for English language.)
Phase 2 (Mains) Paper 1 (Objective & Descriptive)- 100 marks 30 minutes (Objective) & 1 hour 30 minutes (Descriptive)
Paper 2 (Writing Skills)- 100 marks 1 hour 30 minutes
Paper 3 (Objective & Descriptive)- 100 marks Composite time of 2 hours
Phase 3 (Interview) Interview 75 marks    

You have to qualify for all three phases in order to make it to the final merit list. There are certain guidelines regarding the RBI Grade B marking scheme in Phase 1 and Phase 2 exams. Also, you can attempt the RBI 2023 exam in either Hindi or English Language. The RBI Grade B Final selection will be done on the basis of the score obtained in the RBI Grade B Phase 2 exam and interview combined. Read More...

RBI Grade B 2023 Syllabus

The RBI Grade B Officer syllabus forms an important part of your preparation strategy. The RBI Grade B Phase 1 Syllabus - General (DR) has four subjects namely English Language, Reasoning, Numerical Ability and General Awareness. The RBI Grade B Phase 2 Syllabus consists of three papers i.e. Economic and Social Issues, English Language (Descriptive) and Finance and Management. It is advisable to dedicate some time to gathering useful RBI Grade B Books.Read More...

PhaseRBI Grade B Syllabus
Phase 1 (Objective) Quantitative Aptitude/ English/ General Awareness/ Reasoning
Phase 2 (Objective and Descriptive)
  • Paper 1 - Economic and Social Issues (ESI)
  • Paper 2 - English (Writing Skills)
  • Paper 3 - Finance and Management

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RBI Grade B 2023 Eligibility Criteria

To be able to crack the exam, you must be aware of the RBI Grade B eligibility. You must have a Graduate Degree for the required RBI Grade B qualification. A candidate should be between 21 and 30 years to meet the RBI Grade B age limit for the exam. There is certain RBI Grade B age relaxation based on which you get the relaxation in the upper age limit for reserved groups. Read More...

RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria
Educational Criteria Graduation in any discipline /Equivalent technical or professional qualification with minimum 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwBD applicants)
Age Criteria Minimum-21 Years / Maximum-30 Years
Age Relaxation Minimum-3 Years / Maximum-13 Years

Note: For RBI Grade B (DR)-DEPR/DSIM candidates having Master's Degree with Research/Teaching experience at a recognised Indian/Foreign University/Institute will be eligible for relaxation in upper age subject to a maximum of three years. Probationary period will not be reckoned.

RBI Grade B 2023 Calendar

The RBI Grade B notification 2023 will be tentatively released by February 2023. The official RBI Grade B 2023 notification will contain all the details regarding the RBI Grade B exam date, exam pattern, eligibility, and more. RBI Grade B Prelims (General) 2023 is expected to be held in April 2023. RBI Grade B Mains (General) is said to take place in May 2023 (tentative). Read More...

RBI Grade B 2023 Updated Pay Scale and Job Profile

The RBI recently revised the RBI Grade B salary of its officers holding Grade B posts. As per the recently released notification, an RBI Grade B Officer salary i.e. initial monthly gross emoluments excluding other perks and allowances is Rs. 1,08,404 (approx.). RBI Grade B Officer receives enough opportunities of getting promoted and reaches higher levels in the hierarchy quite fast. Read More...

RBI Grade B Previous Year Cut-off

The RBI Grade B exam preparation should always be preceded by gathering all required information. This also includes knowing the RBI Grade B exam cut-off that gives an idea of the level of the examination. After analyzing the cutoff, try to attempt RBI Grade B previous year papers to check your scores and whether you are able to clear the cut-off or not. Read More...

RBI Grade B 2022 Final (Phase 2 and Interview) Cut off (General -DR)

RECRUITMENT STAGECATEGORY & CUT OFF MARKS
GENERALOBCSCSTEWSPwBD
Aggregate cut – off marks in paper- I, paper-ii and paper- iii taken together in written examination for shortlisting the candidates for interview (out of total 300 marks). 171.25 167.00 150.50 150.25 171.25 150.25
Aggregate marks in written examination (paper- I, ii and iii) and interview taken together (out of total 375 marks) obtained by the last recommended candidate with reference to the no. Of vacancies notified in the advertisement. 234.50 223.00 202.50 179.00 187.50 208.25(GEN)
196.75(OBC)
176.25(SC)

No PwBD Candidate qualified in ST and EWS category

RBI Grade B 2022 Phase 1 Exam Cut off (General DR)

RBI has released the RBI Grade B Phase 1 cut-off on June 27, 2022. Please look at the table below for RBI Grade B Phase 1 cut-off.

SectionCategory
General/UREWSOBCSCSTPwBD (VI, HI, LD, MD)
General Awareness(Maximum Marks = 80) 12.00 12.00 8.00 6.25 6.25 6.25
Reasoning (Maximum Marks = 60) 9.00 9.00 6.00 4.75 4.75 4.75
English Language (Maximum Marks = 30) 4.50 4.50 3.00 2.25 2.25 2.25
Quantitative Aptitude (Maximum Marks = 30) 4.50 4.50 3.00 2.25 2.25 2.25
Total Score/ Aggregate (Maximum Marks = 200) 63.75 63.75 60.25 55.25 50.75 49.75

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FAQs

No, a candidate must have completed his/her graduation. If he/she is in the final year of graduation then they cannot apply.
No, under the ambit of NPS currently there is no pension scheme for RBI employees.
Yes, but only after completing the initial 5 years of posting.
Candidates belonging to the general category can attempt the examination only 6 times. Whereas, there is no restriction to the SC/ST/OBC/PWD categories.
The minimum age limit for the candidates is 21 years & the maximum age should not be more than 30 years.
Yes. There will be a final phase of Interview after RBI Grade B Phase I & Phase II.
To crack any exam, one needs a complete preparation strategy,along with the complete exam information. If you are dedicated towards your goal, you would surely be able to crack the exam in first attempt.
Yes. The RBI Grade B exam is bilingual. You can attempt all the sections in English or Hindi except the test of English Language.
For Paper 1 (ESI) and Paper 3 (FM) Descriptive Type Paper, the word limit prescribed is - 600 words for 15 marks questions, 400 words for 10 marks questions.
RBI Grade B exam is definitely not a cakewalk. But, one can crack it with 8 to 10 months of full dedication and consistency. You would also need the right direction for the preparation.
Anything can be achieved with full dedication and hard work. You just need to focus in the right direction while you are preparing for the exam.
RBI releases notifications almost every year for various posts. To enter RBI you can attempt the RBI Grade B exam that commences almost every year. You can check your eligibility for RBI Grade B here.
RBI conducts recruitment for RBI Grade B posts almost every year.

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