RBI

RBI Grade B 2018 Recruitment
Notification & Exam Dates

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will be
coming up with recruitment notification for Grade B Officers from eligible
candidates in various offices of the Bank. Selection for RBI Grade B
Officers will be done through a country-wide competitive Examination in two phases
i.e. Preliminary and Main examination followed by an Interview.




RBI
Grade-B Notification 2018
RBI Officers (Grade-B) Notification
2018 has not been released yet. The official notification is tentatively going
to be released in May 2018.  The online application for the same will
begin after the release of official notification of RBI Grade B 2018.




RBI
Grade-B Dates 2018
The
preliminary exam of the RBI Grade B 2018 Exam will be tentatively scheduled in
the month of June 2018. While, the mains exam of this exam will be conducted
tentatively in the month of July 2018. RBI Grade B 2017 exam follows a three
phase selection process. Candidates who get selected after Mains exam are
called for interview process. Here’s the complete schedule:



Serial Number
Event
Date
1
Release of online application form
May 2018
2
Last date to submit online application form
May 2018
3
Release of Admit card for Phase-I Exam
June 2018
4
Commencement of Phase-I exam
June 2018
5
Declaration of result of Phase-I exam
June 2018
6
Release of Admit Card for Phase-II Exam
July 2018
7
Commencement of Phase-II exam
July 2018
8
Declaration of result of Phase-II Exam
August 2018
9
Interview Process
August 2018
10
Declaration of final result
August 2017
RBI
Officers (Grade-B) Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination (200 Marks): The
Paper consisted tests of (i) General Awareness (ii) English Language (iii)
Quantitative Aptitude and (iv) Reasoning, with a composite time of 120 minutes.
Subject
No. Of Questions
Marks
General Awareness
80
80
Maths
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
Interview (50
marks): 
Candidates were
shortlisted for the interview, based on aggregate of marks obtained in Phase-II
(Paper-I +Paper-II +Paper-III). Candidates were given the option to opt
for interview either in Hindi or English. Final Selection was through merit
list which will be prepared by adding marks secured by candidates in Phase-II
examination and interview.

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to
both – Preliminary and Main examination)
There as a penalty for wrong
answers marked in the Online Objective Tests. For each question for which a
wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one fourth of the marks
assigned to that question was deducted as penalty
 to arrive at
corrected score. No marks are deducted for un-attempted questions.
RBI
Officers (Grade-B) Syllabus 

(Phase I)




RBI Assistant Examination has two
phases of Online Test for which candidates have to thoroughly study the
following subjects:


English Language 
  • Reading Comprehension 
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Errors
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Paragraph Based Questions (
    Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement)

Reasoning Ability
  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning (Passage
    Inference, Statement and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument)
Quantitative
Aptitude
  • Data Interpretation (Bar
    Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart)
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems
    (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and
    Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and
    Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on
    Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and
    Cisterns)

General Awareness
  • Banking Awareness
  • Financial Awareness
  • Govt. Schemes and Policies
  • Current Affairs
  • Static Awareness
(Phase II)

Paper-I – Economic
and social Issues:




  •  Growth and Development 
  •  National
    Income and per capita income
  • Economic Reforms in India 
  • Monetary and Fiscal Policy  
  • Balance of Payments
  • IMF
    and World Bank, WTO
  • Social Structure in India 
  • Social Justice 
  • Indian Political System 
  • Health and Education
Paper-II -English
(Writing Skills):


The paper on English
shall be framed in a manner to assess the writing skills including

expression and
understanding of the topic.

Paper-III -Finance
and Management:




  • Regulators of Banks and Financial
    Institutions
  • RBI
    and its functions
  • Financial Markets
  • The Union Budget 
  • Inflation
  • Corporate Governance in Banking
    Sector
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Risk Management in Banking Sector
  • Basics of Derivatives: Forward,
    Futures and Swap
  • Changing Landscape of Banking
    sector
  • Alternate source of finance
  • Public-Private Partnership (PPP)
RBI Officers (Grade-B)
Vacancy 2018

A total of 161 vacancies for RBI Officers (Grade-B) post were released
last year. Vacnacies for 2018 will be announced with the release of the
official notification. RBI vacancies also have reservations under various
categories which will be as per prevailing Government Guidelines at the time of
finalisation of the result.
RBI Officers (Grade-B) Cut
Off

Phase-1



SECTION WISE CUTOFF MARKS FOR PHASE – I 
Section
 Category
General
OBC
SC
ST
GENERAL AWARENESS
20
16
14.25
14.25
REASONING
15
12
10.75
10.75
ENGLISH
7.50
6
5.25
5.25
QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE
7.50
6
5.25
5.25
TOTAL
98.50
88.50
84.50
84.50
Final
 CUT-OFF MARKS DECIDED BY THE BOARD
AT VARIOUS STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS
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
Officers (Grade-B) Exam Centre
Examination centres for RBI Officers
(Grade-B) examinations are there in almost 35 States and Union
Territories.




RBI
Officers (Grade-B) Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility criteria include Age limit
and Educational qualification. For RBI Officers (Grade-B) 2016 examination the
lower and upper age limits were 21 years and 30 years
respectively. Educational Qualification: A minimum of aggregate 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 examinations. 
RBI
Officers (Grade-B) Application Fees

This was the application fees for the previous RBI Officers (Grade-B) 
examination:

SC/ST/PWD Intimation Charges only
Rs.100/-

GEN/OBC App. Fee including intimation
charges Rs.850/-
RBI Assistant 2017 Notification,
Exam dates & Analysis
RBI Assistant 2017 Exam Review 
RBI
Assistant Prelims  2017 Recruitment Exam is over, Now it’s time for the
much-awaited exam Analysis & Review (26th Nov 2017).
The level of this shift’s examination was Very Easy. You can expect this year’s
cut off to be high in comparison to last year’s RBI Assistant Pre-cut off.
English Section was very easy and somewhat vocab based. Numerical Ability
section was word based similarly Reasoning Ability also had a good scope of
scoring marks. 
The
Reserve Bank of India invites applications from eligible candidates for a
specific number of posts of  “RBI Assistant” in various offices of the
Bank. Selection for RBI Assistant is done through a country-wide
competitive Examination in two phases i.e. Preliminary and Main examination.
RBI
Assistant Cut Off

The cut off of RBI Assistant 2017 Prelims Examination will be released post the
conduction of the exam. The candidates who will qualify for the Prelims
examination will be eligible to appear for the Mains Examination. The final cut
off will be released after the conduction of Mains Examination.

RBI Assistant 2016 Prelims Cutoff Marks:

Office
SC
ST
OBC
GEN
Ahmedabad
51.25
68.00
73.75
Bengaluru
62.5
58.75
68.00
71.75
Bhopal
68.5
53.25
74.25
77.75
Bhubaneshwar
66.5
57.25
79.75
Chandigarh
67.00
73.75
81.50
Chennai
70.25
76.25
78.25
Guwahati
68.00
57.50
70.25
72.50
Hyderabad
73.75
70.00
78.00
81.50
Jaipur
69.00
62.25
76.00
80.50
Jammu
66.75
50.75
62.75
76.00
Kanpur & Lucknow
67.25
63.00
73.50
79.75
Kolkata
68.25
72.75
80.75
Mumbai
63.75
47.50
66.00
70.25
Nagpur
68.00
71.75
New Delhi
70.00
73.25
81.00
Patna
68.00
65.25
75.50
80.25
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi
68.75
77.75
81.00

RBI Assistant 2016 Mains Cut Off:
Category
Reasoning
English Language
Numerical Ability
Computer Knowledge
General Awareness
SC/ST/SC.EXS/ST.EXS/All PWD
11.00
11.00
11.00
11.00
11.00
OBC/OBC-EXS
12.00
12.00
12.00
12.00
12.00
GENERAL/GEN-EXS
14.00
14.00
14.00
14.00
14.00

RBI Assistant 2017 Notification
Reserve
Bank of India (RBI) has released the RBI Assistant 2017 notification for
the 623 posts of Assistant in Various offices in the
Bank.  Selection for the post will be through a country-wide
competitive examination in two phases i.e. Preliminary and Main examination
followed by a Language Proficiency Test (LPT).



RBI Assistant Vacancy 2017

RBI has introduced 623 vacancies for RBI Assistant 2017 Exam. Last year
RBI Assistant had 610 vacancies. RBI Assistant vacancies also have reservations
under various categories will be as per prevailing Government Guidelines at the
time of finalisation of the result.
RBI Assistant 2017 Exam Dates

Website Link Open: 
18.10.2017 to 10.11.2017
Payment of Examination Fees (Online): 18.10.2017 to 10.11.2017
Schedule of Online Preliminary Test (Tentative): November 27 & 28,
2017.
Schedule of Online Main Test (Tentative): December 20, 2017.
RBI Assistant Exam Centre

Examination centres for RBI Assistant examinations are there in almost 35
States and Union Territories.
RBI Assistant Syllabus

RBI Assistant Examination has two phases of Online Test for which candidates
have to thoroughly study the following subjects:

English Language

  • Reading
    Comprehension 
  • Cloze
    Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence
    Errors
  • Vocabulary
    based questions
  • Sentence
    Improvement
  • Jumbled
    Paragraph
  • Paragraph
    Based Questions ( Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph
    /Sentences Restatement)

Reasoning Ability
  • Puzzles
  • Seating
    Arrangements
  • Direction
    Sense
  • Blood
    Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order
    and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine
    Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol
    Series
  • Data
    Sufficiency
  • Logical
    Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Conclusion,
    Argument)

Quantitative Aptitude
  • Data
    Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie
    Chart)
  • Inequalities
    (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number
    Series
  • Approximation
    and Simplification
  • Data
    Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous
    Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on
    Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration,
    Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership,
    Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation,
    Pipes and Cisterns)
General
Awareness
  • Banking
    Awareness
  • Financial
    Awareness
  • Govt.
    Schemes and Policies
  • Current
    Affairs
  • Static
    Awareness
RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility criteria include Age limit and Educational
qualification. For RBI Assistant 2017 examination the lower and upper age limits
are 20 years and 28 years respectively. Educational Qualification: At least a
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for
SC/ST/PWD candidates) in the aggregate and the knowledge of word processing on
PC.
RBI Assistant Salary
Assistants will draw a starting basic pay of ₹ 14650/- per
month (i.e. ₹ 13150 plus two advance increments admissible to graduates) in the
scale of 13150-750 (3)-15400- 900(4) -19000-1200(6)-26200-1300 (2)-28800-
1480(3) – 33240 – 1750 (1)- 34990 (20 years) and other allowances , viz
Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance,
Transport Allowance etc. as admissible from time to time. At present, initial
monthly Gross emoluments for Assistants is approximately ₹ 32528/- including
House Rent Allowance @ of 15 %.
RBI Assistant Exam Pattern

In 2017 RBI Assistant exam will be held in two phases (Prelims and Mains
examination).

Preliminary Examination:

Serial Number
Name of Test
No. of Question
Maximum Marks
Duration
1.
English Language
30
30
A composite time of 1 hours
2.
Reasoning
35
35
3.
Quantitative Aptitude
35
35
Total
100
100

Mains Examination:
Serial Number
Name of Test
No. of Question
Maximum Marks
Duration
1.
English Language
40
40
30 minutes
2.
Reasoning
40
40
30 minutes
3.
Computer Knowledge
40
40
30 minutes
4.
General Awareness
40
40
25 minutes
5.
Quantitative Aptitude
40
40
20 minutes
Total
200
200
The final selection will be made on the basis of candidate’s
performance in the online main examination.
.
Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary
and Main examination)
There is a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Online
Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by
the candidate, one-fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be
deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. No marks are deducted for
un-attempted questions.
RBI Assistant Application Fees
This
was the application fees for the previous RBI Assistant examination:
Rs.50/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXS. (Intimation Charges)
Rs.450/- for OBC/General candidates (Examination fee+ Intimation Charges)