RBI Grade B 2022 exam

By Ajay | Updated on: May 28, 2022

  • Salary - 108404 - 108404
  • Vacancy - 294
  • Expected Exam Date - 06 August 22

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RBI Grade B 2022 Highlights

Reserve Bank of India conducts direct recruitment (DR) drives through the RBI Grade B recruitment notification annually for various functions and roles. Reserve Bank of India announces notification every year for the posts of GeneralDEPR and DSIM. RBI Grade B Notification 2022 has been released to recruit 303 Grade A and Grade B officers. This year the RBI  notification 2022 has been released for General, DEPR, DSIM, Rajbhasha and, Protocol and Security. RBI Grade B Prelims (General) exam 2022 was  held on May 28, 2022, and  RBI Grade B Mains (General) 2022 is scheduled for June 25, 2022 (tentative).

RBI Grade B Phase 1 exam for the General stream has been successfully conducted on May 28, 2022. The Phase 1 results are out as well. Candidates can check their RBI Grade B Phase 1 Result 2022 [PDF] through their Roll Number.  To start-off well, you can refer to the RBI Grade B Phase 2 Study Plan which is a complete guide to your exam preparation.

RBI released the admit cards for RBI Grade B DR (DEPR/DSIM) 2022 on May 30, 2022. The call letters can be downloaded from May 30 - July 02, 2022. An Information Handout has also been released by RBI which can be referred to by the candidates for all exam-related instructions and guidelines.

Look at the highlights of the RBI Grade B exam 2022 below to understand the nature of the exam. 

RBI Grade B Highlights 2022

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 2022 Online Registration of Applications and Payment of Fees / Intimation Charges March 28, 2022 to April 18, 2022 (till 6 p.m.)
Download RBI Grade B Phase 1 (Prelims) Admit Card 2022 (General Stream) May 13 to 28, 2022
RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam Dates 2022 (General Stream) May 28, 2022
RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam Result2022 (General Stream) June 07, 2022 [Click Here]
RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam Dates 2022 (General Stream) June 25, 2022
RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam Dates 2022 (DEPR/DSIM) July 02, 2022
RBI Grade B Phase 2 (Paper 2 & 3) Exam Dates 2022 (DEPR/DSIM) August 06, 2022
Rajbhasha / Protocol & Security Assistant Manager Exam Dates 2022 May 21, 2022
RBI Grade B Vacancies 2022 294 [More Details]
RBI Grade B 2022 Official Notification PDF [Click Here]

RBI Grade B Notification 2022

Good News Aspirants! RBI Grade B recruitment notification has been released by RBI to recruit 294 Grade B officers. "I am an RBI Grade B Officer."  Does this resonate with you? If you see yourself working as a manager in RBI, then you should pace up your preparation momentum irrespective of the RBI Grade B official announcement. There are 294 RBI Grade B vacancies announced by RBI for the panel years 2021 and 2022. The notification is out for General, DEPR, DSIM, Rajbhasha and, Protocol and Security posts. After filling out the application, you should wait for the RBI Grade B call letter. The RBI Grade B admit card is generally available on the official website for download and enables you to appear for the RBI Grade B exam. Read More...

RBI has released the RBI Grade B Phase 1 Result 2022 on June 07, 2022. Candidates can check their results through the Result PDF provided above. 

RBI Grade B 2022 Vacancy

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 2022

RBI Grade B Selection Process will be done ONLINE. It is worthwhile to invest some time in understanding the RBI Grade B exam pattern 2022 since there are a few sections that carry more weightage than the other sections. RBI Grade B Exam Pattern 2022 comprises 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 have your name on the final merit list. RBI has certain guidelines regarding the marking scheme in Phase 1 and Phase 2 exams. Make sure to check them out. Also, you can attempt the exam in either Hindi or English Language. 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 2022 Syllabus

RBI Grade B syllabus forms an important part of your preparation strategy. So knowing the syllabus is the first and foremost step in planning your study schedule. The syllabus for RBI Grade B Prelims - General (DR) has four tests namely English Language, Reasoning, Numerical Ability and General Awareness. You should also note down the complete syllabus of all four subjects for Prelims and Mains. RBI Grade B Mains 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 Study Material. This will save the precious time that you might waste from studying not so helpful 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 2022 Eligibility Criteria

To be able to crack the exam, you must be aware of the RBI Grade B eligibility criteria. You must have a Graduate Degree as an RBI Grade B qualification. A candidate should be between 21 and 30 years of 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 (SC/ST, OBC, or a person with a disability category).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 2022 Calendar

The RBI Grade B 2022 recruitment has been released. The official RBI Grade B notification has all the details regarding the RBI Grade B exam date, exam pattern, eligibility, and more. As per the RBI recruitment 2022, RBI Grade B Prelims (General) 2022 is expected to be held on May 28, 2022. RBI Grade B Mains (General)  is said to be scheduled for June 25, 2022 (tentative). This year the RBI has released the notification for the post of General, DEPR, DSIM, Rajbhasha and, Protocol and Security. To conduct the exam smoothly all over India, RBI will certain the RBI Grade B exam centres. You will be able to choose your preferred exam centre while filling out the RBI Grade B online form. Read More...

RBI has released the RBI Grade B Phase 1 admit cards on May 13, 2022. Candidates can check and download the admit cards for RBI Grade B Phase 1 from the official website from May 13, 2022 to May 28, 2022.

RBI Grade B 2022 Updated Pay Scale and Job Profile

RBI recently revised the salary of its officers holding Grade B posts. The job of an RBI Grade B Officer can be considered as an excellent opportunity towards making a bright career for oneself which would give enough respect, dignity, and status along with a lucrative career.  As per the recently released notification, RBI Manager salary initial monthly gross emoluments excluding other perks and allowances is Rs. 1,08,404 (approx.). One of the reasons behind the popularity of the RBI Grade B exam is the RBI Grade B job profile, the opportunities it presents, and perks and allowances that come along with the RBI Grade B officer salary. 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

RBI Grade B Officer is one of the most awaited jobs among all the government job aspirants which makes it even tougher to compete for. Therefore, it becomes mandatory for you to try as hard as you can to nail this examination. Preparation should always be preceded by gathering all required information, which 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 last year paper to check your scores and whether you are able to clear the cut-off or not. This will be a real checker for you. ixamBee has provided RBI Grade B Previous Year Papers for both Prelims and Mains. These papers are absolutely free of cost. Read More...

RBI Grade B 2022 Phase 1 Exam Cut off 

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)
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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