RBI GRADE B
Reserve Bank of India is the central banking institute of India, which is responsible for monetary stability, and management of currency. It was established on 1 April 1935 in accordance with the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. After Indian Independence, RBI was nationalised on 1 January 1949.
RBI is the most prestigious bank of India, and RBI grade B is the most coveted job profile of the Indian Banking System. The government recruits officers in the Reserve Bank of India, through the RBI Grade B examination.
EXAM PATTERN AND SYLLABUS
The exam is conducted in three stages:
1. Phase I – Preliminary Examination
The exam is of the duration of 2 hours.
2. Phase II – Mains Examination
This exam is conducted in MCQ pattern, carrying a total of 300 marks, except for Paper I which is English (writing skills). This phase is classified into three Papers:
PAPER I – English (writing skills)
- It is of descriptive type, of 100 marks and to be completed within 1.5 hours.
- The paper on English is framed in a manner to assess the writing skills including expression and understanding of the topic.
PAPER II – Economics and Social Issues
PAPER III – Finance and Management/ Economics/ Statistics (optional subjects)
3. Phase III – Interview
Interview is of 50 marks.
Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of total marks obtained in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III of Phase II exam, and Interview.