RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2017 – 161 Vacancies | Grade “B” Officers 2017 official Notification


RBI Grade-B officer Exam Apply Online : Hello Aspirants, Today Reserve Bank of India has published the official Notification for the Recruitment of Grade B Officers in Reserve Bank of India. This year RBI will going to recruit total 161 Post of Grade “B” Officers under departments of General officers, Economic & Policy Research Department and Statistics & Information Technology Department.

Eligible Candidates can apply their application online for the RBI Grade B Recruitment from the official website of Reserve bank of India. Official Notification and apply link will be available from 3rd May 2017 on the website of RBI – rbi.org.in


RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2017


About RBI – Reserve bank of India is the Central bank institution of India that controls and manages the economic activities across the country like monitory policies and the Indian Rupee. RBI also issues coins and currency which is minted at various cities in India. The Headquarter of Reserve Bank of India is located in Mumbai.


Job Profile of RBI Grade B officer :

The job profile of Grade B officer in Reserve Bank of India varies depending upon the type of Department. But the most common work which a Grade-B officer have to perform are : Issuing and Circulation of Currency, Managing  different Government Accounts, Maintaining the Financial Stability. 


Vacancies and Post Details : RBI Grade-B Officers 2017

Vacancy Detail in Grade “B” Officers Recruitment 2017
Post/DepartmentTotal VacanciesGeneralOBCSCST
Officer Grade “B” (DR) General14573392211
Officer Grade “B” (DR)
Economic & Policy Research Department
Officer Grade “B” (DR)
Statistics & Information Technology Department
Total Vacancies16183422313


Exam Dates and Other Important Events :

Registration of Application will starts from : 3rd May 2017

Last Date to Apply Online and Submitting Application : 23rd May 2017

Online Preliminary Exam (PHASE-I) will be held on : 17th June 2017

Mains Examination (PHASE-II) Tentative Date : 7th July 2017


Age Limit : [as on 1st of May, 2017]

Candidates must having the Age limit between 21-30 years. Minimum age of the Applicant should be 21 yeas and maximum age to get eligible for the RBI Grade officer is 30 years. Age Relaxation criteria is only for the applicants belongs to the category of OBC (relaxation up to +3 Years) and SC/ST (+5 Years).


Education Qualification :

Candidates must possess Graduation degree in any discipline from recognized institution/university/college. Apart from that applicant belongs to General and OBC category must having 60% aggregate marks in Graduation degree, 12th Standard and Matriculation. (50% in case of SC/ST/PWD)

Equivalent CGPA/OGPA/CPI

allotted on a 10 point scale

Aggregate Percentage of Marks


Maximum Attempts : Applicants of General category who appeared 6 times previously in the RBI Grade-B officers PHASE-I Examination are not eligible to apply . Their is NO restriction in number of attempts for the candidates belonging to OBC/SC/ST/PWD.


Selection Procedure & Examination Pattern for RBI Grade "B" officers  2017 :

In this recruitment, candidates have to undergo from three stages of Selection. Phase-I online examination, Phase-II online exam and Interview round. Candidates have to qualify the Phase-I exam to get eligible for Phase-II exam. Phase-I exam is of qualifying in nature. The final selection will be made on the basis of marks secured by candidate in Phase-II and Interview Round. 

  • Phase-I
  • Phase-II
  • Personal Interview


Phase-I online Examination (Objective Type) : This will comprise a single Paper for 200 marks. The Paper will consist tests of - General Awareness,  English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning. Time allotted for the examination is 120 minutes.

Phase-II online Examination: The Phase-II online Examination is only for those candidates who gets shortlisted on the basis of results of Phase-I. Exam pattern of Phase-II examination is given below.


Applications fee :

Candidates belonging to General/OBC Category need to pay an amount of Rs. 850 through online mode as an application fee. For SC/ST/PWD candidates they only need to pay Rs. 100 and submit their application before the Last date mentioned above.

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RBI Grade B Recruitment Notice



How to Apply for RBI Grade "B" officer Recruitment :

1 ) Go to the official website of Reserve bank of India - Click here

2 ) Now, follow the given path : [email protected] >Current Vacancies > Vacancies and click on the hyperlink “Online Application Form” 

3 ) Register yourself as a new user by filling up all the details required in the given field. After which you will get registration id and password.

4 ) Login again through this generated id and password and Start filling up  the application form. Complete all the details in the given fields. You also need to upload your passport size photograph and signature.

5 ) After filling up the form, Click on the Final Submit button and pay the Application fee through online mode via internet banking or debit/credit card.

6 ) Take the Print out of your application form along with fee receipt for future reference.


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Exam Syllabus and Pattern for RBI Grade-B Officer