RBI Grade B Selection Process | How to become a RBI Grade B Officer?


The RBI Grade B Exam is conducted to recruit officers in the Reserve Bank of India. Like every government exam, there is a definite selection process. In this article, we would talk about RBI Grade B Selection Process. We would take a look at different stages of the exam and also try to understand how you can deal with the different stages of the exam.

RBI Grade B Selection Process 2019 – Overview

Let us take a look at the overview of the RBI Grade B Selection Process. The overall selection process contains the following stages:

  1. The Application Process
  2. RBI Grade B Phase 1
  3. RBI Grade B Phase 2
  4. Interview
  5. Result

Let us take a detailed look at each of the stages of the RBI Grade B Selection Process.

RBI Grade B Selection Process – The Details

STEP 1: The Application Process

The first stage of the process is applying for the job. The RBI Grade B Application Form can only be filled online. The application fee for the exam can also be filled online. To know more about the RBI Grade B Application Form, click on the link below:

RBI Grade B Apply Online 2019

STEP 2: RBI Grade B Phase I Exam

After you apply in the right way, you would get your admit card for RBI Grade B Exam. You would need to appear for RBI Grade B Phase I Exam.  The exam pattern of Phase I is given below:

S.No Subjects No. of questions Time Duration Maximum Marks
1 General Awareness 80 120 minutes 200 Marks
2 English Language 30
3 Quantitative Aptitude 30
4 Reasoning Ability 60

The RBI Grade B Phase I exam is an MCQ based question paper.  This means that you would be given options for every question. This stage is only qualifying in nature. This means that the marks you get would not count towards the final selection. The marks would only count for your qualification to the second round – Phase II.

STEP 3: RBI Grade B Exam Phase II

Phase II is one of the crucial stages of the exam as the marks you get in the exam would count towards your final results. The RBI Grade B Exam Pattern for Phase II would be of MCQ type. Only one paper would be of the descriptive type. The details of the exam pattern are given below:

Papers Name of Paper Type of Paper Time Duration Max. Marks
I Economic and social issue Objective 90 minute 100
II English (Writing skill) Descriptive 90 minute 100
III Finance and Management Objective 90 minute 100

The marks you get in this stage would count towards your final selection. So, you need to be careful with how you approach this stage.

STEP 4: Interview

The final round is the Interview round. The personal round would be of 200 marks. You would be selected based on the total marks in the interview and phase II. However, you have to be in the top in the phase II exam to get an interview call. The interview would be conducted by panellists from the RBI itself.

If you want to know about the RBI Grade B Syllabus for the written exam, click on the link below

RBI Grade B Exam Dates 2019

STEP 5: The Result

The last stage of the process is checking the result. You just need to read the instructions below and then click on the lnk given below them to get access to your RBI Grade B Result.

Instructions to Check RBI Grade B Result

  • Step 1:  Click on the link above.
  • Step 2:  Click on “Recruitment Related Announcements” at the bottom of the page.
  • Step 3:  Under “Current Vacancies”, click on “Results”
  • Step 4:  Click on “Result of Phase-II examination for Direct Recruitment of Officers in Grade ‘B’ (General)”.
  • Step 5:  Click on “Roll Numbers of candidates shortlisted for Interview”.
  • Step 6:  A PDF page consisting of Roll Numbers will be displayed.
  • Step 7:  Look up your Roll number. Press Ctrl+F key, type in your “Roll Number” and press Enter to search for it in the list. If it is there, you have cleared the particular stage and are eligible to appear for the next round of the exam.
  • Step 8:  Take a print out of the Result for future reference.

To check your RBI Grade B Result, click on the link below:

RBI Grade B Result 2019

These were the details about the RBI Grade B Selection Process. To know more about the RBI Grade B exam, click on the button below:

RBI Grade B Notification 2019