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RBI Recruitment 2016 for 182 Grade B Officers: Eligibility, Application, Exam Scheme & Syllabus

Jul 13, 2016 18:58 IST
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RBI Recruitment 2016: Reserve Bank of India invited applications for the recruitment of 182 Grade B Officers posts. The last date for online application for RBI Recruitment 2016 for 182 Grade B Officers is notified to be 12 August 2016.

RBI Recruitment 2016 for 182 Grade B Officers: Reserve Bank of India has announced the recruitment for 182 Grade B Officer vacancies. Bank job aspirants can check the details related to RBI 182 Grade B Officiers vacancy on the official site of RBI i.e. rbi.org.in or from the link given below.

Vacancy Details of RBI Recruitment 2016 for 182 Grade B Officers

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced for 182 Grade B officer vacancies. Vacancies are available in various departments: General (163), Economic and Policy Research (11) and Statistics & Information Management (08). The Bank has announced the vacancy through advertisement number 1/2016-17. Check details about RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2016 here

Educational Qualification for RBI Grade B Officers Exam 2016

A Minimum of 60% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PWD) or equivalent in Bachelor’s Degree as well as in 12th and 10th standard examinations.

Age Criteria and Age Relaxation in upper age limit for RBI Grade B Officers Exam 2016

(i)    The present age criteria of “Between 21 to 30 years” will be retained.

(ii)    For M. Phil and Ph. D candidates the upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years, respectively.

(iii)    As per extant practice age relaxation will be available to experienced candidates viz. candidates having experience as an officer in Commercial Bank/ Financial Institution in Public Sector as also candidates with prior experience in Reserve Bank of India, to the extent of number of years of such experience subject to a maximum of three years. For such candidates, upper age limit should not exceed 33 years including experience. For experience, probationary period will not be reckoned.

(iv)    There are relaxations in upper age limit as per statutory requirements and for the staff.

Interested candidates are required to check the eligibility criteria from the official notification. In case of non-availability of the official notification, candidates are required to wait for it to be declared. The entire application submission process for recruitment to RBI Grade B Officers will be online.

Number of attempts for RBI Grade B Officers Exam 2016

The maximum permissible number of attempts (which were applicable for candidates belonging to Unreserved/General Category) has been increased from 4 to 6.

Examination Pattern of RBI Grade B Officers Exam 2016

(i)    Examination will consist of two phases, viz. - Phase-I & Phase-II followed by interview.

(ii) Phase-I examination will be objective type with Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The Phase-I examination will continue as per the existing Phase-I examination for Grade-‘B’ (DR). There are four modules in Phase-I, viz.- General Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning.

(iii) Phase-II examinations will consist of three papers in MCQ pattern   (except Paper-I) – viz. Paper-I on English (writing skills);  Paper-II – Economic & Social Issues  and  Paper-III  –  (optional  subjects)  –  Finance  &  Management/ Economics/ Statistics.

(iv)    Candidates will be required to write all the papers online.

(v)    Only successful candidates of Phase-I will appear for Phase-II examination on a later date.

(vi)    Based on the results of Phase-II examinations candidates will be shortlisted for interview.

(vii)    Final selection will be through merit lists which will be prepared by adding marks secured by candidates in Phase-II (Paper-I + Paper-II + Paper-III) and Interview.

Duration of Examinations and Distribution of Marks of RBI Grade B Officers Exam 2016

(i)    Phase-I: Objective Type - 2 hours - 200 marks

(ii)    Phase-II: Three Papers - 300 marks

(a)    Paper-I – online- English-( writing skills)- 1½ hours - 100 marks

(b)    Paper-II – Economic and Social Issues – 1½ hours – 100 marks

(c)    Paper-III - Optional Paper (Finance & Management/ Economics/ Statistics) – 1½ hours - 100 marks

(iii)    Interview: 50 marks (The interview will continue in its existing format.)

Detailed Syllabus of RBI Grade B Officers Exam 2016

Recently RBI had announced a major change in the online examination pattern for recruitment of Grade B Officers.  Reserve Bank of India has announced a major change in the Phase II online examination for recruitment of Officers in Grade ‘B’ post. As per the recent announcement made by the Bank in Phase-II online examination the Paper-III will consist of only one subject i.e. ‘Finance and Management’ (The other optional subjects viz. ‘Economics’ and ‘Statistics’ have been withdrawn) . All other criteria and scheme of selection remain the same. Read more about the change in online examination here

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