RBI Grade B Officer Exam 2015 Pattern and Structure

RBI Grade B Officer Exam 2015:: Pattern and Structure

RBIGrade B Officer Exam 2015
Much awaited RBI Grade B Officer exam is on now. Last date is 23rd October.  

RBI Grade B officer has a changed structure and therefore has attracted many aspirants who are from civil services / UPSC background. Let us understand the structure of the examination now. Selection process has three phases, as online objective examination, online descriptive examination and interview.

Total No of Vacancies is 137.
Following is the eligibility criterion:

  1. Age: Must be between 21-30 years for general candidates with two and four years of relaxation for M. Phil and Ph. D qualification.  For those who have experience in Banking / financial institutions including RBI, relaxation is three years excluding probationary period.
  2. Educational Qualification: Aggregate percentage of marks must be 60% in Graduation –  is all semesters as well as 12th and 10th standard for general category.  It is at least 50 % in case of SC/ST/PWD.
  3. There is a restriction of attempt as well. In general category you can appear as many as 6 times.

Examination will be conducted in three stages.
Phase I: Online objective type Exam
(i) Phase-I : Objective Type – 2 hours – 200 marks

S.No. Subject Marks
1 General Awareness 80
2 English 30
3 Quantitative Aptitude 30
4 Reasoning 60
  •  Candidates have to secure minimum marks separately for each test as well as aggregate, as prescribed by the Board. 
    Candidates must note that there is no mention of negative marking in RBI advertisement.

(ii) Phase II : Online written examination 

S.NO Subject Type of Paper Time(Minutes) Marks
1 Economic and Social Issues Objective 90 100
2 English Writing Skills Descriptive 90 100
3 Optional (Finance and Managementor Economic or Statistics) Objective 90 100

 (iii) Phase III: Interview 50 Marks
Candidates will be ranked by combining their marks of Phase II and Phase III
Important Dates

. No. Event Date
1 Online application process commences 05 October 2015
2 Online application process ends 23 October 2015
3 Payment of fees 05 October 2015 to 23 October 2015
4 Phase-I Exam Dates 21 and 22 November 2015
5 Phase-II Exam Date 07 December 2015

Interview for RBI Grade B Officers is commencing 14th March 2016.

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