RBI Grade B Officers Recruitment: Your Top 10 Eligibility Doubts Answered Here

rbi logo,rbi assistants recruitment 2016,rbi recruitment 2016,reserve bank of india jobs,jobs in rbi 2017,rbi jobs 2016,reserve bank of india recruitments 2016The RBI Grade B Officers Recruitment 2017 notification released recently has created a lot of interest among bank job aspirants.Reserve Bank of India is similar to State Bank of India as both these organizations carry high brand value & both of them conduct their own recruitment process.But first, to apply for these RBI grade B 161 officer jobs, you must know whether you are eligible or not.


RBI recently came out with 161 grade B officers recruitment for its offices throughout India.In the notification, qualifications & many rules for this recruitment were specified.


Many of you are confused about the RBI grade B officers eligibility & have asked questions related to it.So to help you, we have compiled the answers for some of your top doubts about applying for RBI recruitment 2017.




Question 1: Do I need IBPS exam scores for this assistants recruitment?

Answer: No.RBI conducts a separate examination as part of their selection process.So IBPS bank exam scores are not necessary.


Q 2: What is the age limit for applicants? Are there any relaxations?

A: Candidates should be between 21 – 30 years of age, as on May 1, 2017.

  • For OBC category, the maximum age is 31 yrs &
  • For SC/ ST: 33 years

Persons with Disabilities (PWD) get an extension on maximum age by 10 yrs (GEN), 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ST)


Q 3: Do I need experience to apply for this RBI grade B officers recruitment?

A: Not required.Freshers are also eligible to apply for officer jobs in reserve bank of India.


Q 4: I have 50% in degree and 60% in std.12 and 10th.Am I eligible for RBI grade b officers recruitment 2017?

A: No.It is compulsory for applicants of general and OBC category must have 60% in UG degree, std. 12 and std.10.


For applicants from SC/ST/PWD category, 50% in degree, 10th and 12th is enough.


Q 5: I am currently doing my final semester/ I am waiting for final yr results. Can I apply?

A: Final year/ semester students are NOT eligible.Only those who have completed their degree as on May 1, 2017 are eligible to apply.


Q 6: Should I know to read, write and speak the local language of the state?

A: There are no state-wise vacancies in RBI grade B officers recruitment.So it is not necessary for candidates to posses knowledge of the regional language.


Q 7: What will be the job location? Where will I get posted on appointment?

A: Reserve Bank of India offices are located at major cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi etc.,Hence you would be appointed to any of these branches only.


Q 8: What is the salary for RBI Grade B Officers? Was it increased recently like other banks?

As per the notification, the salary for RBI grade B officers is approx Rs.67,993/ month which includes allowances such as transport, house rent etc.,


Therefore, the monthly take home salary could range between Rs.42-47,000/ month (may vary based on place of posting)


Since Reserve Bank of India follows a different pay structure compared to other banks, any salary increase for bank employees will not impact this organization.


Q 9: I have previously applied for RBI grade B officers recruitment.Can I apply again?

A: Candidates belonging to unreserved or general category who have already appeared 6 times for phase I examination, are not eligible to apply.


There are no such restrictions for applicants of SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD categories.


Q 10: Are BE/ Btech/MBA/ MCA/ B.Sc graduates eligible?

A: Yes, all those who have completed a bachelor`s degree (any degree) are eligible for officer (grade B) jobs in RBI.


Therefore, graduates with BSc/ MSc/ BE/ BTech/ MBA/ MCA/ BCom/ MCom etc., degree are absolutely eligible to apply, provided they have scored 60% in UG and std.10 and 12th.


RBI Grade B Exam Books

Here are the recommended books to prepare for RBI grade B officers examination along with the RBI exam pattern.


1) Paper I: Economic and Social Issues

* Sociology by CN Shankar Rao – Click here to buy online for Rs.608


* Indian Economy by Datt & Sundharam – Click here to buy online for Rs.587


2) Paper II: English


* Descriptive english – Click here to buy online for Rs.189


3) Paper III: Finance & Management

* Financial Management by Prasanna chandra – Click here to buy online for Rs.725


* Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh – Click here to buy online for Rs.536


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