Good news for the aspirants who are aspiring to join Reserve Bank of India. RBI Officer Grade-B Recruitment 2017 notification out! RBI has invited applications for the post of Officers Grade-B from young and talented graduates who fulfill the specified eligibility criteria.

The online registration for RBI Officers starts from 03.05.2017. Before, you apply it is very important to gather complete information about the exam. We have prepared this blog to help you know complete details about the cover. This blog covers the following:

 

  • Vacancy Details
  • Important Dates
  • Eligibility criteria
  • Exam Details
  • How to Apply Online

 

RBI Vacancy Details

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

Category

No. of Vacancies

General

73

SC

 22

ST

 11

OBC

 39

Total

145

 

  • Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR)- DEPR

Category

No. of Vacancies

General

9

SC

 3

ST

 0

OBC

 0

Total

12

 

  • Officers in Grade’B’ (DR)- DSIM

Category

No. of Vacancies

General

1

SC

 0

ST

 1

OBC

 2

Total

4

 

 

RBI Recruitment Officer Grade-B Important Dates

 

(I) RBI Grade-B General (DR)

Important Events

Dates

Opening Date of Online Registration

3 May 2017

Closing Date of Online Registration

23 May 2017

Payment of Application Fees

3 May- 23 May’17

Preliminary Examination- Phase I

17 June 2017

Mains Online Examination – Phase II

7 July 2017

 

(II) RBI Grade-B (Economic and Social Policy Department & Statistics and Information Management)

Important Events

Dates

Opening Date of Online Registration

5 May 2017

Closing Date of Online Registration

23 May 2017

Payment of Application Fees

5 May- 23 May’17

Preliminary Examination- Phase I

17 June 2017

Mains Online Examination – Phase II

6 & 7 July (Tentative)

 

(III) RBI Grade-B (Department of Statistics and Information Technology)

Important Events

Dates

Opening Date of Online Registration

5 May 2017

Closing Date of Online Registration

23 May 2017

Payment of Application Fees

5 May- 23 May’17

Preliminary Examination- Phase I

17 June 2017

Mains Online Examination – Phase II

6 & 7 July (Tentative)

 

RBI Officer Grade-B 2017 Exam Eligibility Criteria

Age Qualification

The minimum and maximum age of qualification as on 1 May 2017 is as follows:

Minimum Age: 21 years

Maximum Age: 30 years

A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.05.1987 and not later than 01.05.1996 (both dates inclusive).

For candidates possessing M. Phil and Ph.D qualifications, minimum age limit is 32 years and the maximum age limit is 34 years.

 

Academic Qualification:

  •   Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) (General)

A minimum of 60% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PWD) or an equivalent grade in Bachelor’s degree as well as in 12th (or Diploma or equivalent) and 10th standard examination.

The minimum qualifying percentage or an equivalent grade for the Bachelor’s degree will be in aggregate for all semesters/ years.

 

  • Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) DEPR

Candidates must possess master’s degree in Economics/ Econometrics / Quantitative Economics/ Mathematical Economics / Integrated Economics Course/ Finance, with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/ years from a recognized Indian or Foreign University/ Institute.

 

  • Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR)- DSIM

A Master’s Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics / Mathematical Economics/ Econometrics/ Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Karagpur / Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters, years ; OR

Master’s Degree in Mathematics with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade of all semesters/ years and one year post graduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects from an institute of repute; OR

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytical (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 Officer Grade-B 2017: Exam Details

NICL AO Exam 2017 will be conducted in the following 3 phases:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination (Objective + Descriptive)
  • Interview

 

RBI Officer Grade’B’ (DR)- GENERAL: Exam Pattern

Phase I: Preliminary Examination

Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 200 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 120 minutes duration consisting of 4 sections as follows:

Name of Test

Maximum Marks

Maximum Duration

English Language

 

     200 marks

 

    120 minutes

Reasoning Ability

Quantitative Aptitude

General Awareness

 

Phase II: Main Examination

The Phase-II examination will be in shifts. Candidates are required to appear for all the shifts. Separate Admission Letters will be issued for each shift.

 

Name of Paper

Type of Test

Time (Minutes)

Maximum marks

Paper –I

Economic & Social Issues

Objective

90

100

Paper –II

English (Writing Skills)

Descriptive, to be typed with the help of keyboard

90

100

Paper III

Finance & Management

Objective

90

100

 

Interview:

  • Candidates will be shortlisted for interview, based on aggregate of marks obtained in Phase-II (Paper-I + Paper-II + Paper- III).
  • Interview will be of 50 marks.
  • Candidates may opt for interview either in Hindi or English.
  • Final selection will be through merit list which will be prepared by adding marks secured by candidates in Phase-II examination and interview.

 

Minimum Number of Attempts

Candidates belonging to unreserved i.e General Category, who have already appeared 6 times for Phase-I Examination for this post in the past, are not eligible to apply. No such restrictions applies to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD, if the posts are reserved for them.

 

RBI Grade B Recruitment’17: Fee Details

Category

Application Fees

SC/ST/PWD

Rs. 100 (Intimation charges only)

General/ OBC

Rs. 850 (Application Fees including intimation charges)

Staff

Nil

 

How to Apply Online for RBI Grade-B Recruitment?

Candidates can apply for RBI Grade-B Recruitment’17 from 03.05.17 to 23.05.17

Candidates will be required to register online through Bank’s official website.

The candidates must click on “Click here for New registration”.

After registration, candidates are required to pay the requisite application fees through the online mode using Debit card/ Credit card/ Internet banking.

Click here- Apply Online (Link activated)

Official website - RBI

We hope, we have covered all the important details about the exam.

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