RBI Grade B Salary, Qualification and More.

Every year RBI (Reserve Bank of India)conducts RBI Grade B Officer Exam to select candidates for the post of Grade b Officer in their various branches in all over the country.  It is a very reputed job in banking cadre. It is also dream job of many people. Become Rbi Grade Officer means getting social prestige. Qualifying this exam is not a cup of tea for a normal student, but with proper pre-planning of preparation, anyone can crack this exam. Here we are giving you complete guidance for RBI Grade B Officer exam.

RBI Grade B Salary

RBI pays a very attractive salary for selected candidates. It is annual pay of 12-14 Lac. Along with other perks and allowances.  The standard pay scale for is Rs. 35150-1750(9)-50900-EB-1750(2)-54400-2000(4)-62400.

It means the basic salary is 35,150/- per month.  RBI Grade B Officer will get an increment of Rs, 1,750/- up till nine years his/her service. After 9 years officer will get the executive band in which the basic salary will be Rs. 50,900/- and for the next 2 years increment of 1750/- will be continued, and next increment of  Rs. 2000/- for the following 2 years, therefore, basic pay will be 62,400/-

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Exam Dates RBI Grade B 2018

Note down the following dates:

Event Date
Release of online application form June 2018 (tentative)
Commencement of Phase-I exam To be notified later
Declaration of result of Phase-I exam To be notified later
Commencement of Phase-II exam To be notified later
Interview Process To be notified later
Declaration of final result To be notified later


 RBI Grade B Exam Pattern for 2018

There are three phases of RBI Grade b Officer exam

These are as follows:

  • Phase-I exam
  • phase-II exam and
  • interview process

It is necessary to qualify all three phases to get confirmed post as Grade B Officer in Reserve Bank of India.

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern Prelims

Serial Number Section Asked No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. General Awareness 80 80 Composite time of 2 hours
2. Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
3. English Language 30 30
4. Reasoning 60 60
Total 200 200


RBI Grade B Exam Pattern Mains

Serial Number Section Asked Paper Type Maximum Marks Duration
1. Economics and Social Issues Objective 100 90 minutes
2. Finance and Management Descriptive 100 90 minutes
3. English (Writing Skills) Objective 100 90 minutes


After qualifying 2 phases, the candidate will get a call for an interview. An interview will be for 50 marks.

RBI Grade B Exam Syllabus

Syllabus of this exam is very similar to other bank exams. Questions depends on following sections majorly:

  • Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness and
  • English Language

Apart from this three section fourth section of English (writing skill) is also there.

Eligibility For RBI Grade B

Candidate must fulfill following criteria to apply RBI Grade B 2018 Exam:

  • Must be a citizen of India
  • Must be a subject of Nepal
  • Must be a subject of Bhutan
  • Must be a Tibetan refugee who came to India|Bharat|Asian country|Asian nation} before first January 1962 who has the intention of sinking for good in India.
  • A person of Indian origin migrated from Asian country, Burma, Sri Lanka, geographical area countries of an African nation, the United Republic of United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, an African country and Vietnam with the intention of for good sinking in India.

Age Wise: Candidate should be more than 21yrs old, and not to be 30yrs. This is the age criteria for RBI Grade B exam.

Age Relaxation: RBI gives relaxation for those who belong to reserved category.

Category Age relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Physically Handicapped 10 years
PH + OBC 13 years
PH + SC/ST 15 years


Educational Qualification:

Who applying for RBI Grade B Exam, must be graduate from a recognized university or institute.

Minimum marks in graduation are 60% for general category and 50% for reserved category. MBA or having any post graduation degree holder can apply for this exam.

Exam Application fees for RBI Grade B

As usual, there is a different application fee for RBI Grade B exam.  Rs. 850/- for General and OBC category. Rs.100/- for those who belong to SC/ST/PWD category.

Admit Card for RBI Grade B 2018

Candidate will get separately admit card for Phase-I and Phase-II. Phase-II admit card will be issued to a candidate who cracked Phase-I exam of RBI Grade B.

Exam Results of RBI Grade B 2018

After completion of each phase of the exam, RBI release result. A candidate who qualifies phase_I and Phase-II will get a chance to sit for the interview process. Final selection completely depends on interview performance.

Exam Preparation of RBI Grade B

To score high in rbi Grade B 2018 examination, it’s extremely necessary for every and each candidate to appear into the most recent examination pattern and also the amendment within the information in order that preparation will be done consequently. Candidates have the choice to select Offline work Program offered by Career Power to boost their skills. they’ll additionally solve Mock take a look at Papers to self-analyze themselves and prepare judiciously for this coming. For coaching in Pune for RBI Grade b you can contact WiceIndia.

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