RBI Grade B 2018 Notification

RBI has released the official RBI Grade B Notification 2018. Candidates can read the official RBI Grade B Notification by clicking on the link mentioned below. RBI Grade B Online Application started on 3rd July 2018. A total of 166 vacancy has been announced by Reserve Bank of India.

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RBI Grade B Vacancy 2018

166 RBI Grade B Vacancies have been declared this year. Let’s have a look at the detailed vacancy for RBI Grade B 2018 Exam.

Serial Number Posts Vacancy
1. RBI Grade B (GEN) 127
2. RBI Grade B (OBC) 22
3. RBI Grade B (SC/ST) 17

RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Dates

The tentative schedule of RBI Grade B has been released. Candidates can get a overview of the RBI Grade B Tentative Schedule 2018 from below.

Serial Number Event Date
1 Release of online application form 3rd July 2018
2 Last date to submit online application form 23rd July 2018
3 Release of Admit card for Phase-I Exam August 2018
4 Commencement of Phase-I exam 16th August 2018
5 Commencement of Phase-II exam 7th September 2018

RBI Grade B 2018 Apply Online

A total of Rs. 850/- is the application fee that has to be paid by candidates belonging to General and OBC category for RBI Grade B 2018 exam. The same amount is reduced to Rs. 100/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category. Candidates can apply online for RBI Grade B by clicking on the link mentioned below.

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RBI Grade B Salary 2018

The candidates selected to the post of Officers through RBI Grade B 2018 Exam will be given the salary of 12-14 Lac annually. The Exact Pay Scale for the RBI grade B Officer is Rs. 35150-1750(9)-50900-EB-1750(2)-54400-2000(4)-62400. Candidates will have a Basic Pay of Rs. 35,150/- in which he/she will get an increment of Rs. 1,750/- till nine years of their service. After the completion of these nine years, the officers will get into the executive band wherein the basic pay will increase to Rs. 50,900/- and then again for the next two years there will be an increment of Rs. 1,750/- and further an increment of Rs. 2000/- for the following 2 years. Thus a candidate will be ending up with the basic pay of Rs. 62,400/- and this is when he/she doesn’t even go through any promotion. Apart from the Basic Pay, multiple allowances such as Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Family Allowance, Telephone Allowance, Conveyance Allowance etc. are also provided to candidates post their joining to the post of Officer in RBI.

RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Pattern

RBI Grade B 2018 Exam will be conducted in three phases: Phase-I exam, phase-II exam and interview process. Candidates are required to clear all the three phases in order to get a confirmed post as a Grade B Officer in Reserve Bank of India.

Preliminary Examination

Subject No. Of Questions Marks
General Awareness 80 80
Quants 30 30
English 30 30
Reasoning 60 60
Total 200 200

Mains Examination

Name of the Paper Type of the Paper Time (Mins) Marks
Paper I Economic & Social Issues Objective Type 90 100
Paper II English (Writing Skills) Descriptive (to be typed with the help of keyboard) 90 100
Paper III Finance & Management Objective Type 90 100

RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Syllabus

Phase-1 exam is an objective type examination conducted online. It will have mainly 4 sections: General Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning.

Phase-2 exam of RBI Grade B 2018 is both objective & descriptive type. The major areas to focus upon are: Economic & Social Issues, English Language and Finance & Management.

Syllabus for Phase-I Examination:

Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude English Language General Awareness

Coding Decoding


Machine Input Output

Data Sufficiency

Circular Arrangement

Linear Arrangement

Floor Puzzle


Verbal Reasoning

Ordering and Ranking

Arrangement and Pattern

Blood Relations

Direction and Distance

Ratio and Proportion


Time and Work

Speed, Distance and Time

Mixture and Allegations

Stocks and Shares


Permutation and Combination



Data Interpretation



Set Theory



Error Spotting


Passage Making

Jumble Words

Fill in the Blanks

Sentence Framing

Current Affairs

Indian Financial System

Indian Banking System

Monetary Plans

National Institution

Banking Terms

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RBI Grade B 2018 Eligibility

To be eligible for RBI Grade B 2018 Exam, a candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with an aggregate of 60% and above from a recognized university. The same percentage is reduced to 50% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category. A candidate must fall into the age limit as stated by RBI in its notification (i.e. not less than 21 years of age and not more than 30 years of age).

RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Cut Off

The cut off for RBI Grade B 2018 Exam will be released after each phase of examination is completed. The cut off for the Phase-I exam will be released first followed by cut off for Phase-II exam. Candidates can evaluate their marks and their chances of selection by matching their score with the cut off list released by RBI.


Section Category
General OBC SC ST
GENERAL AWARENESS 20 16 14.25 14.25
REASONING 15 15 10.75 10.75
ENGLISH 7.50 6 5.25 5.25
TOTAL 98.50 88.50 84.50 84.50


Recruitment Stage Category
General OBC SC ST
Aggregate Cut-Off Marks in paper-I, paper- II And Paper-III taken together in written examination for shortlisting the candidate for interviewer (Out of total 300 marks) 176.75 161.75 155.75 155.75
Aggregate marks written examination and interviewer taken together (out of total 350 marks) obtained by the respective category with reference too the no. of vacancies notified under each category 225.50 211.00 204.25 210.25

RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Preparation

Phase-I of RBI Grade B will be tent atively conducted in June 2018. Phase-I Exam constitute of 200 questions asked from different sections namely Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and General Awareness. Phase-I of RBI Grade B 2018 Exam has both sectional as well as overall cut-off. We are sharing last minute preparatory tips for scoring high in RBI Grade B 2018 Phase-I Examination.

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