RBI Grade B Exam Notification

RBI Grade B  Vacancy 2020

Since the official notification of RBI Grade B 2020is not out so the exact number of vacancy can not be told right now. The RBI Grade B  notification 2020 will have all the details regarding vacancies, exam pattern, exam dates etc. Till then a candidate can have a look at the number of vacancies released in the year 2019 for RBI Grade B.

PostsNumber of Vacancies
Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - (General) 156
Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - DEPR 20
Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - DSIM 23

How to apply

  • Visit https://opportunities.rbi.org.in and here once the registration is open, you will be redirected to RBI’s application portal.
  • Register yourself for the first time on the portal.
  • Then provide basic information about yourself such as Name, Age, Contact Particulars such as Phone, Address and Email ID.
  • A photograph & your signature should be uploaded, as per specification provided therein.
  • Then provide your educational qualification information and then save & preview your application form for any errors.
  • Payment of the fees (which is Rs. 850 / Rs. 100 / NIL for RBI staff depending on your category) can be made through Credit / Debit Card or Netbanking.
  • Once the form is submitted, you will receive an email with your login credentials.

RBI Grade B Exam Pre-training

Being one of India’s most coveted examinations, RBI has implemented a very strenuous PET for the Grade B cadre. Also known as Phase – 1 exam, the pre-training will include questions from different categories to test your English Skills, General Awareness, Quantitative Skills and Logical reasoning. 

RBI Grade B Books 2020

Following are the recommended RBI Grade B books for preparation. 

Economic and Social Issues     Indian Economy Uma Kapila or Mishra Puri
Indian Economy Ramesh Singh
Sociology CN Shankar Rao
Finance & Management       Financial Management Prasanna Chandra or IM Pandey
Indian Financial System Bharti Pathak
Principles of Management LN Prasad
Organisational Behaviour SP Robins
Quantitative Aptitude Quicker Mathematics BSC Publications
Quantitative Aptitude RS Aggarwal
Class Notes SS Bharti
Reasoning Ability A modern approach to verbal & Non-verbal reasoning R.S. Agarwal
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning S.Chand
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Arihant Publication
English Language English Grammar Wren & Martin
Made Easy for English Norman Lewis
Descriptive General English SP Bakshi
General Awareness Lucent GK Knowledge Lucent Publication

RBI Grade B Blogs 2020

Our Experts have written blogs that will help you in your preparations for RBI Grade B Phase 1 & Phase 2 as well as Interview. Below are the links for the blogs:

Preparation Strategies For RBI Grade B 2020 Phase 2 Exam

Preparation Strategies For RBI Grade B 2020 Phase 1 Exam

RBI Grade B interview

Full Form of RBI with All Details - What is RBI?

Frequently Asked Questions

Q 1:Can those students who are appearing in Final year of Graduation apply for any post in RBI Grade B?

No, a candidate must have completed his/her graduation. If he/she is in the final year of graduation then they cannot apply.

Q 2:Is there any NEGATIVE MARKING in RBI Grade B Exam?

Yes, negative marking for wrong answers in CBTs is 1/4th of the marks for that question.

Q 3:In RBI Grade B Exam, Can I choose Hindi language as the exam language?

Yes, RBI Grade B Exam is bilingual (i.e, Hindi & English) exam. You can choose your preferred language either Hindi or English.

Q 4:Do RBI Grade B Officers get a pension?

No, under the ambit of NPS currently there is no pension scheme for RBI employees.

Q 5:RBI Grade B  2020 Exam is in ONLINE OR OFFLINE mode?

RBI Grade B  2020 Exam will be in online mode.


Yes. RBI Grade B Exam has sectional and overall cut-off .

Q 7:Is RBI Grade B Officer job transferable?

Yes, but only after completing the initial 5 years of posting.

Q 8:How many attempts are there in RBI Grade B?

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.

Q 9:What is the age limit for the RBI Grade B posts?

The minimum age limit for the candidates is 21 years & the maximum age should not be more than 30 years.

Q 10:Will there be any interview after the written result ?

Yes. There will be a final phase of Interview after RBI Grade B Phase I & Phase II.

Q 11:Is it possible to crack this exam in first attempt ?

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.

Q 12:Is the exam Bilingual ?

Yes. The exam is bilingual. You can attempt all the sections in English or Hindi except the test of English Language.