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RBI Grade B Exam

RBI Grade B 2018 – Reserve Bank of India (RBI) use to organize RBI Grade B Exam for Officer Grade. Selected candidates of RBI Grade B will be placed on various branches across the nation based on the requirement of RBI Grade B Officers. It is Off course prestigious opportunity for the candidates to get a job in the reputed organization. Selection of RBI Grade B will be like similar to other bank exams. There three phase to clear RBI Grade B. There are Prelims, Mains & Interview.

RBI Grade B Mock Test (Key Features)

A candidate experiences real examination scenario with our RBI Grade B Mock tests. Aspirants can identify their strongest and weakest topics in the examination through RBI Grade B Online Mock Tests. The aspirants can fine-tune their preparation strategy to crack this examination. The individuals can regulate their time efficiently in the aspect of real examination. Indentify your standard of preparation level and put forth the hardcore to achieve all your heights. 

Here we have provided RBI Grade B 2018 Prelims mock test. RBI Grade B Mock tests available in bilingual (English and Hindi) language. These mock tests are accessible through mobile app and also website. Take up regular mock tests to validate and prove you in the real examination. Our mock tests comprise of questions designed by our banking experts as per latest pattern. So start your preparation now and take up test to elevate your performance level.

RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Dates

Events Important Dates
Website Link Open For Online Registration of Applications and Payment of Fees/Intimation Charges July 3, 2018 to July 23, 2018

Officers in Gr B (DR)


Phase-I Online Examination

Phase-II Online Examination

August 16, 2018

September 7, 2018

Officers in Gr B (DR)


Phase-I Online Examination

Phase-II & III Online/Written Examination

August 16, 2018

September 6 / September 7, 2018 (To be confirmed in admit cards)

Officers in Gr B (DR)


Phase-I Online Examination

Phase-II & III Online/Written Examination

August 16, 2018

September 6 / September 7, 2018 (To be confirmed in admit cards)

RBI Grade B 2018 Vacancy List

Ensure the eligibility criteria before applying for RBI Vacancy of 160. Here you can find the vacancy chart for RBI Grade B Current vacancy updates. According to the vacancy you can apply for Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

Posts  Vacancy
RBI Grade B (GEN) 127
RBI Grade B (OBC) 22
RBI Grade (SC/ST) 17

Eligibility Criteria for RBI Grade B 2018

A person to select through the RBI Grade B Notification must have certain eligibility criteria. The most important thing to clarify your age and educational qualification. If these two is not matching with RBI Grade B Notification you are not eligible to apply. So clearly read the eligibility norms of RBI Grade B. So that you can get clear idea to apply and also easy to ensure your eligibility for RBI Grade B Officer posts.

Educational Qualification

  • The candidates must have 60% of marks scored in Bachelor’s degree,10th Std and 12th Std. In case of reserved category candidate, the above percentage of mark scored will be reduced as 50%.
  • The candidates who are holding a Masters Degree 55% will be allowed to apply. furthermore clarification on an educational category you can refer the official notification at RBI web portal. It will be available from 03rd July 2018

RBI Grade B (DR – General)

  • The candidates must have 60% of marks scored in Bachelor’s degree,10th Std, and 12th Std. In case of reserved category candidate, the above percentage of mark scored will be reduced as 50%. or Diploma or equivalent

RBI Grade B (DR – DEPR)

  • Post graduation Degree in Economics / Econometrics / Quantitative Economics / Mathematical Economics / Integrated Economics Course/ Finance, with 55% of marks scored or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognized University / Institute
  • If the candidate holding  M.Phil. Degree and Doctorate Degree in above-given specifications they will get relaxation in their age limit. Upper age relaxation applicable 2 year and 4 years respectively.

RBI Grade B (DR – DSIM)

  • Post Graduation in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Mathematical Economics/ Econometrics/ Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Kharagpur/ Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay (OR)
  • G Degree in Mathematics and the one-year postgraduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects from an institute of repute (OR)
  • Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute (OR)
  • PG Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) jointly offered by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur, and IIM Calcutta.

Age Limit for RBI Grade B 2018 Applicants

RBI stated that applicant of RBI Grade B Officer post should have following age criteria to apply online. Age relaxation applicable for recerved category details you can get below.

  • Minimum Age for RBI Grade B Officers – 21 years
  • Maximum Age  for RBI Grade B Officers – 30 years

Age Relaxation

  • SC/ST – 5 years
  • OBC –3 years
  • Physically challenged candidate –10 Years
  • Ex-Servicemen / Ex-Employee of Banking Institutions – 5 years

Number of Attempts

The candidates can take 6 attempts. More than that the candidate will not be eligible to apply

RBI Grade B 2018 – Prelims Exam Pattern

Section Questions Marks Duration
General Awareness 80 80 Composite time of 2 hours
Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
English Language 30 30
Reasoning 60 60
Total 200 200  

RBI Grade B 2018 – Mains Exam Pattern

Section Marks Duration
Economics and Social Issues 100 90 Minutes
Finance and Management 100 90 Minutes
English - Writing Skills (Descriptive) 100 90 Minutes

How to Apply for RBI Grade B Exam?

You can apply for RBI Grade B Exam through Online mode only. To apply for RBI Grade B Exam, follow the below mentioned steps:

  1. You can register through RBI official website.

  2. You have to pay the Application fee online using Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet Banking/Cash Cards/Wallets, etc.

  3. Use a valid email ID that should be kept active till the declaration of results.

  4. You should keep a scanned photograph and signature ready as per requirements mentioned in the official notification.

  5. Submit the Application Form.

  6. Take out the Print Out of the Application Form for future reference.

By following these above steps, you will submit your RBI Grade B Form successfully.

RBI Grade B Syllabus & Preparation Tips for RBI Grade B Officer Exam

Given below is the RBI Grade B Mains Syllabus. You go through the topics carefully or click on the link given to check the RBI Grade B Syllabus in detail.

General Awareness

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude


- Banking & Financial

- Awareness

- Economic News

- Static Awareness

- Current Affairs

- Reading Comprehension

- Cloze Test

- Phrase Replacement/Error Spotting

- Para Completion

- Fill in the blanks

- Para Jumbles

- Number Series

- Data Interpretation

- Miscellaneous Questions

- Data Sufficiency

- Inequality

- Coding Decoding

- Syllogism

- Machine Input Output

- Data Sufficiency

- Circular Arrangement

- Linear Arrangement

- Floor Puzzle

- Scheduling

- Double Lineup Puzzle

- Verbal Reasoning

- Order & Ranking

- Arrangement & Pattern

- Blood Relations

- Direction & Distance

 Preparation Tips for RBI Grade B Officer

Before starting the preparation part you should know the selection process. According to the exam pattern and marks distribution, you can give attention to each topic. weight-age of the mark will be different on each topic in RBI Grade B Syllabus.

  • To prepare for General Awareness section you should cover news updates main events from last 4-5 Months. Daily Current Affairs available at IBPSGUIDE read it regularly.
  • Try to learn basic Grammer topics such as Tenses, Articles, Prepositions, Degrees of Comparison, Subject-Verb Agreement, Conjunctions, Parts of Speech, Standard Construction, Adverbs, Number in Nouns, etc. Practice with “English 20-20” available here.
  • Practice with simplification, Number Series, Data Interpretation (DI). These are the main topic of QA.
  • First try to practice more on Coding-Decoding, Inequalities, Arrangement & Pattern, Analogies, Ordering & Ranking in 5-7 minutes in Reasoning section. Try to attend easy topics first in reasoning section

Admit Card for RBI Grade B 2018

RBI release admit card for Prelims and Mains Examinations separately. Usually, RBI Grade B Admit Card will be released 10-15 before of examination. Official date not yet mentioned in Official RBI Grade B notification. So stay connected on this page and also you can visit the official webpage to download RBI Grade B Admit card.

RBI Grade B Phase-I Admit Card for DEPR/DSIM - Download Here

RBI Grade B Phase-I Admit Card for DR-General - Download Here

RBI Grade B Exam Results

Once the exam completed RBI Grade B 2018the result will be expected to release at official web portal of RBI. The candidate should clear the examination to attend interview process. Final merit list will be prepared based on the interview.

Previous Year RBI Grade B Cut off

The RBI Grade B Exam Cut Off vary each year. Below is the RBI Grade B Cut Off for 2017 Prelims Exam.

Official RBI Cut Off for Grade-B Phase-I Examination – 2017








GENERAL AWARENESS (Maximum Marks = 80)






REASONING (Maximum Marks = 60)






ENGLISH LANGUAGE (Maximum Marks = 30)












Total Marks (Max Marks = 200)






RBI Grade B Official Notification

Reserve Bank of India already released an intimation notice on Employment news for RBI Grade B Officers vacancy. Tentatively Online registration date has been announced for RBI Grade B Exam application from 03rd July 2018.  The application will be active up to 23rd July 2018. Tentative exam date for Prelims RBI Grade B Exam is on 16th August 2018.  Mains exam will scheduled on 07th September 2018. Other details about recruitment process of RRB Grade B available here. Scroll down and get more.

RBI Grade B 2018 Official Notification - Click Here

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