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RBI Grade B 2022 Notification: Check Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application, Vacancy, Pattern, Syllabus

RBI Grade B  Notification Out Now 

The Reserve Bank of India(RBI) every year conducts RBI Grade B examination to hire potential candidates for the RBI Grade B officer post. This time RBI has released the short notification for RBI Grade B officers to fill 294 vacant positions on the 21st March 2022 in a wide range of notifications. However, the main PDF  will surely be released on the official website of the exam conducting body on 28th March 2022. All those students who are looking for an opportunity to enter in the banking sector can consider applying for this test. This exam is basically conducted in three basic phases. Aspirants who pass the Phase 1 and Phase 2 of the exam will be called for the final interview session. Below given is the basic screenshot of the RBI Grade B notification: 

RBI Grade B Vacancy details 2022

With the release of the notification in the newspaper the exam conducting body has also highlighted the vacancies. The vacancies announced for the RBI Grade B is around 294. Check out the below listed table to attain deep information about the whole distribution of the RBI Grade B vacancies: 

S No.

Post Name

Vacancies

1

 Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)-  General-PY

238

2

Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DEPR*-PY

31

3

Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DSIM-PY

24

 

Total

294

RBI Grade B 2022- Important Dates

Carefully read the below mentioned table as here you will surely get all possible information about the upcoming RBI Grade B dates of the exam. 

Event

Date

Release of online application form

28th March 2022

Last date to submit the online application form

18th April 2022

RBI Admit card for Phase-I Exam

May 2022

Officers in Gr B (DR)- General Phase-I – Online Examination

28th May 2022

Officers in Gr B (DR)- Phase-II – Paper I, II & III Online Examination

25th June 2022

Officers in Gr B (DR) – DEPR- Phase I – Paper – I – Online Examination

02nd July 2022

Officers in Gr B (DR)- DEPR- Phase-II – Paper I, II & III Online Examination

06th August 2022

Officers in Gr B (DR)- DSIM- Phase I – Paper – I – Online Examination

02nd July 2022

Officers in Gr B (DR)- DSIM- Phase I – Paper – II & III – Online Examination

06th August 2022

RBI Grade B Mains Result 

Interview Process

Declaration of the final result

RBI Grade B 2022 Eligibility Criteria (Age & Qualification)

The aspirant applying for this exam should follow all the below listed requirements: 

Nationality

The aspirant should hold the status of the citizenship of India or the subject of Bhutan, Nepal, Tibetan refugees who have permanently settled in India before January 1, 1962. The aspirant should be a person who has Indian origin and who has migrated from either Sri Lanka, Burma, Tanzania, Malawi, Pakistan, Vietnam,Zaire or Ethiopia aiming to reside permanently inside India. 

Age Limit

  • The minimum age limit of the candidate should be 21 years.

  • The maximum age limit of the candidate should be 30 years.

Check out the age relaxation as per the government norms: 

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

Get full information about the educational qualification after reading the below mentioned table: 

Posts

Minimum Educational Qualifications

 

Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - (General)

• Graduation in any discipline /Equivalent technical or professional qualification with minimum 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwBD applicants) or Post-Graduation / Equivalent technical qualification with minimum 55% marks (pass marks for SC/ST/PwBD applicants) in aggregate of all semesters / years.

Note:

• Any such full-time course from a recognised University / Institute that is taken after Class XIIth and is at least of 3 years’ duration/ candidates possessing professional and technical qualifications which are recognised by the Government as equivalent to professional and technical graduation will be eligible for admission to the examination.

• Candidates who have passed the Final Examination for Membership of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India may also apply for the post.

OR

• Any such full-time course from a recognised University / Institute that is taken after graduation and is at least of 2 years’ duration / recognised by the Government as equivalent to post graduation will be eligible for admission to the examination.

Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - DEPR

• Essential: a. A Master's Degree in Economics / Econometrics / Quantitative Economics / Mathematical Economics / Integrated Economics Course/ Finance, with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute.

OR

b. PGDM/ MBA Finance with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute.

OR

c. Master’s Degree in Economics in any of the subcategories of economics i.e. agricultural/ business/ developmental/ applied, etc., with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute

d. (i) Candidates having Master's Degree with Research/Teaching experience at a recognized Indian/Foreign University/ Institute will be eligible for relaxation in upper age limit to the extent of number of years of such experience subject to a maximum of three years. For experience, probationary period will not be reckoned.

 

Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - DSIM

Essential:

a. A Master's Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Mathematical Economics/ Econometrics/ Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Kharagpur/ Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters / years.

OR

b. Master's Degree in Mathematics with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters / years and one year post graduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects from an Institute of repute.

OR

c. M. Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate of all semesters / years.

OR

d. Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) jointly offered by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/years.

RBI Grade B Prelims Exam Pattern 

The exam pattern of the prelims exam usually comprises one single paper containing 200 marks. The candidate will get around 120 minutes to answer all the questions. Check out the table for quality information: 

Sr. No

Section Asked

No.  of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1.

General Awareness

200

200

Composite time of 2 hours

2.

Quantitative Aptitude

3.

English Language

4.

Reasoning

RBI Grade B Mains Exam Pattern

Attentively check out the overall exam pattern of the mains exam: 

Sr. No

Sections / Subjects

Paper Type

Maximum Marks

Duration (minutes)

1.

Paper I: Economics and Social Issues

50% Objective Type, 50% Descriptive (to be typed with the help of the keyboard)

50

50

Total-100

30

90

Total-120

2.

Paper II: English (Writing Skills)

Descriptive (3 questions)

100

90 minutes

3.

Paper III: Finance and Management

50% Objective Type and 50% Descriptive

50

50

Total-100

30

90

Total-120

RBI Grade B Prelims Syllabus 

Here is the syllabus of the  of the 1st phase of the RBI Grade B exam: 

Subject

Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude

Ratio & Proportion, Mensuration, Percentage, Average, Speed, Time and Distance, Time and Work, Permutation and Combination, Mixture and Alligation, Data Interpretation, Probability, Stocks and Shares, Simplification and Approximation, Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, Number Series, Upstream and Downstream, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest

Logical Reasoning

Puzzles, Seating Arrangement, Inequalities, Direction Test, Blood Relation, Syllogism, Input-Output, Data Sufficiency, Reasoning, Analogy Coding-Decoding, Ranking, Alphanumeric series

English

Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Para jumbles, Fill in the blanks, Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting, Paragraph Completion

General Awareness

Current Affairs, Indian Financial Systems, Indian Banking Systems, Monetary Plans, National Institutions, Banking Terms

RBI Grade B Mains Syllabus 

Let's plunge into the the syllabus of the mains exam: 

Name of the Paper

Syllabus

Economic & Social Issues

Economic Reforms In India:

  • Industrial and Labour Policy

  • Monetary and Fiscal Policy

  • Privatization

  • Role of Economic Planning

  • Economic Planning in India

Globalization

  • Opening Up of the Indian Economy

  • Balance of Payments

  • Export-Import Policy

  • International Economic Institutions

  • IMF and World Bank

  • WTO

  • Regional Economic Cooperation

Growth And Development

  • Measurement of growth: National Income and per capita income

  • Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India

  • Sustainable Development and Environmental issues

Social Structure In India

  • Multiculturalism

  • Demographic Trends

  • Urbanization & Migration

  • Gender Issues

  • Social Justice: Positive Discrimination in Favor of the Underprivileged

  • Social Movements

  • Indian Political System

  • Human Development

  • Social Sectors in India

  • Health and Education

Finance & Management

Finance

Financial System

  • Regulators of Banks & Financial Institutions

  • Functions of RBI, 

  • The conduct of monetary policy, 

  • The Banking system of India, 

  • Financial Institutions (SIDBI, NABARD, EXIM, NHB)

Financial Markets

  • Primary & Secondary markets (Forex, Money, Bond, Equity),

  •  Functions, Instruments, Recent developments.

General Topics

  • Risk Management in the Banking sector

  • Basics of Derivatives: Forward, Futures, and Swap

  • Changing Landscape of Banking sector

  • Recent developments in the Financial sector, Portfolio investment, Public sector reforms, Disinvestments

  • Financial Inclusion – Use of technology

  • Alternate source of finance, private and social cost-benefit, Public-Private partnership

  • Corporate Governance in the Banking sector, 

  • the role of e-governance in addressing the issues of corruption & inefficiency in the government sector

  • The Union budget – Direct and indirect taxes; Non-tax sources of Revenue, GST, 13th Finance Commission and GST, Finance Commission, Fiscal policy, Fiscal responsibility, and budget management act

  • Inflation: Definition, trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies: WPI, CPI – components of trends

Management

  • Nature & Scope

  • Processes (Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Directing, Controlling)

  • Role of a Manager in an organization

Leadership

  • Tasks of a leader

  • Styles & theories

  • Successful vs Effective leader

  • Human Resource Development:

  • Concepts & goals of HRD

  • Performance appraisal – Potential appraisal & development – Feedback & Performance counseling – Career planning – Training & development – Rewards – Employee welfare.

Motivation

  • Theories

  • Morale & Incentive

  • How managers motivate

  • Morale concept

  • Factors influencing morale

  • Role of incentives in building up morale

Communication

  • Steps in the communication process

  • Communication channels

  • Communication types: Oral vs Written; Verbal vs Non-verbal; Upward, downward & lateral

  • Role of IT

  • Barriers to communication

Corporate Governance

  • Mechanisms

  • Factors affecting corporate governance

English Writing Skills

  • Essay Writing

  • Precis Writing (Summary Writing)

  • Comprehension

Application Fees

Carefully read the underneath given tableau to get the right information about the RBI Grade B exam fee: 

Category

Application Fee

General/OBC

Rs. 850/-

SC/ST/PWD

Rs. 100/-

Staff@RBI

Nil

FAQ’s

Ques 1) What time will RBI announce the RBI Grade B 2022 notification? 

Ans) The notification of RBI Grade B will be announced on 28th March 2022. 

Ques 2) What will be the age limit for the post released under RBI Grade B recruitment?

Ans) The minimum age limit is 21 years whereas the maximum age limit is 30 years. 

Ques 3) Can a final year student apply for the RBI Grade B exam?

Ans) Not at all, the students who have passed their last semester can only apply for the RBI Grade B exam. 

Ques 4) What is the salary of the RBI Grade B post?

Ans) The salary of the RBI Grade B post is 83254/- Per Month.

Ques 5) Will there be negative marking of the RBI Grade B examination? 

Ans) Yes, the RBI Grade B exam will have a negative marking of 0.25 mark for every wrong answer. 

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