RBI Grade B Vacancy 2019 | Details of RBI Grade B Post and Upcoming vacancies

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The RBI Grade B Exam 2019 would be conducted in the first half of 2019. The Prelims (Phase I) would probably begin in the month of June 2019 and the Mains (Phase II) would be conducted about one or two months. Now, one of the most important information that a lot of candidates want to know about is the number of vacancy.

In the following article, we would look at the details of the  RBI Grade B Vacancy and also see some of the details about the RBI Grade B Post. So, let’s begin!

RBI Grade B Vacancy 2019

As you might know the RBI Grade B notification for 2019 is not declared yet, so we don’t know about the exact RBI Grade B Vacancy 2019 yet. However, we would take a look at the RBI Grade B Vacancies 2018. The following table gives the details:

Serial NumberPostsVacancy
1.Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- General127
2.Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DEPR22
3.Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DSIM17

As you can see, the total vacancies in RBI Grade B 2018 was 166. The tentative RBI Grade B Vacancy 2019 is around 150-200. However, this year the vacancies are expected to be slightly less.

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RBI Grade B Post

Now that we know about the vacancies, let us take a look at the RBI Grade B Post. The RBI Grade B Exam is conducted to recruit officers in three different streams:

  • General – You can be posted in practically in any department in the Reserve Bank of India. Your job would usually pertain to general administration, policy making etc.
  • Department of Economics and Policy Research (DEPR)
  • Department of Statistics and Information Management (DISM)

Now the  educational eligibility for each of the stream is different. The following table gives the details:

PostsMinimum Educational Qualifications (as on 01-07-2018):
1. 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

2. Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DEPREssential:

a. 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 and 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.

(i) 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.

(ii) The above age relaxations will not be cumulatively available with age relaxations available to various categories as mentioned in Para 3 II (b) above.

3. Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DSIMEssential:

a. 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

b. 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

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

d. 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: (i) Candidates with a Doctorate in topics related to above subjects will be given preference. (ii) Research or teaching experience and publication in standard journals will be considered as an additional qualification.

Note: (i) 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.

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RBI Grade B Job and Salary Details

These were some of the details of the RBI Grade B Vacancy 2018. We hope that you liked this article and found it useful. For more information on RBI Grade B 2019, click on the button below:

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