RBI Grade B Officers Recruitment 2016 Begins | All Graduates Eligible

RBI LOGO The much expected RBI Grade B Officers Recruitment 2016 notification is expected to generate lot of response among bank job aspirants for obvious reasons.Reserve Bank of India, owned by Govt. of India is the top banking organization that is primarily responsible for maintain the economic stability in India.In simpler words, it can be called as the Banker to Banks.


While customer queue outside public sector banks for loans, withdrawals, deposits etc, RBI doesn’t provide any of these facilities.


Therefore the job profile of RBI Grade B officer shall be more of administrative work involving policy matters, foreign exchange, currency management, government securities, governmental work etc.,


Post & Vacancies:

Officers (Grade B) – 163 positions (GEN-77, OBC-52, SC-26, ST-8)


Note these Dates

Online registrations: July 18 to August 9, 2016

Written Exam: Phase I – September 4; Phase II – Sep 19, 2016


RBI Grade B: What is the Eligibility Condition?

Inorder to apply for this RBI grade B officers recruitment 2016, candidates are required to satisfy the following conditions:

  • Age to be within 21 – 30 yrs as on July 1, 2016 (+3 yrs for OBC,+5 yrs for SC/ST, +10yrs for PWD)
  • 60% marks in degree, std.12 (or diploma) & 10th as on 1/07/2016

For those who are awarded CGPA scores, you must convert into percentage & enter in the application form.If your college doesn’t provide the conversion method, use the following table to know your marks in percentile.









Number of attempts: Candidates belonging to general category who had already appeared 6 times for the recruitment are NOT eligible to apply. There are no such restrictions for OBC/SC/ST.


Selection Process:

The RBI grade B recruitment exam is completely online & is held in two phases:

  • Phase I: Objective paper for 200 marks on September 4, 2016
  • Phase II: Held on September 19 for 300 marks

There are cutoffs for each section as well as for total score in phase I & only those who secure these marks shall become eligible for Phase II.


Interview shortlisting is to be done based on your aggregate marks obtained in Phase II (paper I+ II+III).


Books: Here is the list of RBI Grade B exam books that you may buy to prepare for phase I exam.


* Click here to buy RBI Grade B Officers Phase I Exam Guide for Rs.150 (free delivery)


Registration Process:

Individuals who wish to apply for RBI grade B recruitment 2016 should pay Rs.850 (GEN/OBC) or Rs.100 (SC/ST/PWD) through online payment only.


The online application is available at the RBi website (rbi.org.in) where candidates have to fill their personal, educational qualifications & pay the fees.


After submission of the form, you must take a print out the system generated application & also the fee e-receipt.


Do not forget to save your registration no. & password as you may need that reg. no. while checking the results.


Download Notice

Make sure to read or download the official notification of RBI Grade B officers recruitment from their website here (.pdf)


The online application link is available at this page here 

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