RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2018 – Eligibility, Application, Dates

RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2018 – Reserve Bank of India (RBI) invited applications for the post of Grade B Officers. The eligible candidates can apply to the post through the prescribed format given online on www.rbi.org.in on or before 23rd July 2018


RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2018 - Eligibility, Application, Dates

Posts & Vacancy Details

  • Board Name: Reserve Bank of India
  • Post Name: Officer (General / DEPR/ DSIM)
  • Description: RBI invite Officer (General / DEPR/ DSIM) Posts
  • No. of Vacancies: 166 Posts
  • Grade – B Officer (DR) (General): 127 Posts
  • Grade – B Officer (DR) (Financial and Planning Research Department): 22 Posts
  • Grade – B Officer (DR) (Statics and Information Management Department): 17Posts
  • Out of 127 vacancies for Grade ‘B’ (DR)-General, 5 vacancies are reserved for PwBD
  • Out of 22 vacancies for Grade ‘B’(DR)-DEPR, 1 vacancy is reserved for PwBD category under blindness and low vision

RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2018 Eligibility Conditions

Nationality

  • a candidate must be either: a) a citizen of India, or(b) a subject of Nepal, or(c) a subject of Bhutan, or(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia &Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India
  • Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Govt. of India
  • A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the exam but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/her by the Govt. of India

Age Limits

  • A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on the 01st of July2018 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 02nd July1988 and not later than 01st July1997
  • For candidates possessing M.Phil. and PhD qualification, upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years respectively

Age Relaxations

  • SC/ST: 5 Years
  • OBC: 3 Years
  • Persons with Disabilities: 10 Years
  • SC/ST PWD: 15 Years
  • OBC PWD: 13 Years
  • For more reference kindly check the RBI official notification 2018.

 

Minimum Educational Qualification

Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – (General):

  • A minimum of 60% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PwBD) or an equivalent grade in Bachelor’s degree as well as in 12th (or Diploma or equivalent) and 10th Standard examinations. 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:

  • 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.

Note:

  • SC/ST &PwBD candidates having second class with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters / years in Master’s. Degree examination or equivalent recognized qualifications are eligible to apply

Desirable:

  • A Doctorate Degree in Economics or research or teaching experience in Economics or publications in standard journals would be considered as an additional qualification. Candidates having M.Phil. Degree and Doctorate Degree from a recognized Indian/Foreign University/Institute in the specified subjects will be eligible for relaxation in the upper age limit by 2 years and 4 years respectively
  • 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.
  • The above age relaxations will not be cumulatively available with age relaxations available to various categories as mentioned in Para 3 II (b) above.

Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DSIM

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

Note:

  • For SC, ST and PwBD candidates, the minimum marks required in Master’s Degree as in items a, b, c and d above is 50% or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/ years.

Desirable:

  • Candidates with a Doctorate in topics related to above subjects will be given preference
  • Research or teaching experience and publication in standard journals will be considered as an additional qualification

Note:

  • Candidates possessing M.Phil. and Ph.D. qualification in the specified subjects will be eligible for relaxation in upper age limit by 2 years and 4 years respectively; (ii) Candidates 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. (iii) The above age relaxations will not be cumulatively available with age relaxations available to various categories as mentioned in Para 3 II (b) above

Application Fees

  • To apply for the 166 Officer Grade B job in Reserve Bank of India the candidates requested to pay the application fees by notified mode. The payment mode may be both online/offline
  • For General/OBC – Rs.850/-
  • For ST/SC/PWD – Rs.100/-

Pay Scale Details

  • RBI – Officer Grade B Post salary details has been given below. The candidates can check various salary information below:
  • Selected Candidates will draw a starting basic pay of Rs. 35150/- p.m. in the scale of Rs. 35150-1750 (9)-50900-EB-1750 (2)-54400-2000 (4)-62400 applicable to Officers in Grade B and they will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local allowance, House Rent Allowance, Family allowance and Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time
  • At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments are approximately Rs. 75,831/-(approx.)

RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2018 Selection Process

Exam Pattern for Grade B Officer Posts

  • Exam will consist of two phases, viz. – Phase-I & Phase-II followed by interview.
  • Phase-I Exam will be objective type with Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The Phase-I exam will continue as per the existing Phase-I Exam for Grade-‘B’ (DR). There are four modules in Phase-I, viz.- General Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning.
  • Phase-II Exams will consist of three papers in MCQ pattern (except Paper-I) – viz. Paper-I on English (writing skills); Paper-II – Economic & Social Issues and Paper-III – (optional subjects) – Finance & Management/ Economics/ Statistics.
  • Candidates will be required to write all the papers online
  • Only successful candidates of Phase-I will appear for Phase-II examination on a later date
  • Based on the results of Phase-II Exams candidates will be shortlisted for interview
  • Final selection will be through merit lists which will be prepared by adding marks secured by candidates in Phase-II (Paper-I + Paper-II + Paper-III) and Interview

RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2018 Application Process

 

  • The applicants are advised to submit only single application; however, if due to any unavoidable situation, if he/she submits another/multiple applications, then he/she must ensure that application with the higher Registration ID {RID) is complete in all respects like applicants’ details, exam centre, photograph, signature, left thumb impression and hand writing undertaking, fee etc.
  • Applicants who are submitting multiple applications should note that only the last completed applications with higher RID shall be entertained by the Board and fee paid against one RID shall not be adjusted against any other RID
  • Brief Instructions for filling up the “Online Application Form” are given in Appendix-I:
  • Online applications for Gr B – (DR) – General
  • Online applications for DEPR/DSIM
  • In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/intimation charges, or in downloading of Admission Letter, queries may be made through the link http://cgrs.ibps.in

RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2018 Important Dates
  • Website Link Open for Online Registration of Applications & Payment of Fees/Intimation Charges:
  • Application Start from: 03rd July 2018
  • Last Date for Application: 23rd July 2018

Officers in Gr B (DR) General

  • Phase-I Online Exam: 16th August 2018
  • Phase-II Online Exam: 07th September 2018

Officers in Gr B (DR) DEPR / Officers in Gr B (DR) DSIM

  • Paper-I Online Exam: 16th August 2018
  • Paper-II & III Online/Written Exam: 06th & 07th September2018 (To be confirmed in Admit cards)

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