RBI (Officer Grade B) Recruitment - 2018 (Vacancies - 166)



Candidates to Ensure their Eligibility for the Posts: Before applying, candidates should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria for the advertised posts. The Reserve Bank of India Services Board, hereinafter referred to as 'Board’ would admit to the Examinations all the candidates applying for this post with the requisite fee / intimation charges (wherever applicable) on the basis of the information furnished in the ONLINE application and shall determine their eligibility only at the final stage i.e. interview stage.

If at that stage, it is found that any information furnished in the ONLINE application is false / incorrect or if according to the Board, the candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for the post, his/ her candidature will be cancelled and he/she will not be allowed to appear for interview and can be removed from service without notice, if has already joined the Bank.

Vacancy Details

*Department of Economics and Policy Research
@ Department of Statistics and Information Management
**The Board reserves the right to make any change in these dates.
$Candidate will have to appear in only one shift of Phase-I examination.
£ Candidate will have to appear in all the shifts of Phase II / Paper II & Ill examination.

Examination Fee

Mode of Application

Candidates are required to apply only ONLINE through the Bank's website www.rbi.org.in. No other mode for submission of application is available.

  • Out of 127 vacancies for Grade ‘B’(DR) - General, 5 vacancies are reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) Category, i.e. 1 vacancy for candidates of blindness and low vision; 1 vacancy for deaf and hard of hearing; 1 vacancy for locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy; and 2 vacancies for multiple disabilities from amongst persons as detailed below in para 1 of Note for PwBD candidates.
  • Out of 22 vacancies for Grade ‘B’(DR) - DEPR, 1 vacancy is reserved for PwBD category under blindness and low vision.

Pay Scale: Selected Candidates will draw a starting basic pay of Rs. 35,150/- 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.).

Eligibility Conditions

I. 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 and 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 Government of India. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/her by the Government 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 1st of July, 2018 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd July, 1988 and not later than 1st July, 1997. For candidates possessing M.Phil. and Ph.D.  qualification, upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years respectively.

Educational Qualifications

Number of Attempts: Candidates belonging to unreserved i.e. General Category, who have already appeared Six times for Phase-I Examination for this post in the past, are not eligible to apply. No such restriction applies to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PwBD, if the posts are reserved for them.



Candidates are required to apply only online using the website www.rbi.org.in. No other means/mode of application will be accepted. Detailed instructions for filling up online applications are available at Appendix -I which is available on the Bank's website  www.rbi.org.in.

 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, examination centre, photograph, signature, left thumb impression and hand writing undertaking, fee etc. The 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.

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