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RBI Grade B Notification

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RBI Grade B Notification

shape Introduction

Aspirants of RBI Grade B 2019, who are willing to enhance their career with the banking sector, where there is a news related to advance notification of the most awaited Banking Exam of the year is declared. Every year Reserve Bank of India notifies about the vacancies for Direct Recruitment for the Posts of Officer in Grade B (DR) (GENERAL), Officers in Grade B (DR) (DEPR) and Officers in Grade B (DR) (DSIM). For RBI Grade B 2019 recruitment a total of 199 vacancies for the Posts of Officer in Grade B (DR) (GENERAL), Officers in Grade B (DR) (DEPR) and Officers in Grade B (DR) (DSIM) have been declared.

S.No. Post Phases Exam Dates
1 Officers in Gr B (DR) General Phase-I Online Examination 09 Nov 2019

Phase-II Online Examination 01 Dec 2019
2 Officers in Gr B (DR) DEPR Phase-I Online Examination 09 Nov 2019

Paper – II & III

Online/Written Examination

02 Dec 2019
3 Officers in Gr B (DR) DSIM Phase-I Online Examination 09 Nov 2019

Paper – II & III

Online/Written Examination

02 Dec 2019


shape Vacancies

The Reserve Bank of India Services Board (Board) invites applications from eligible candidates for the post mentioned below in Reserve Bank of India (RBI/Bank):



Post Number of Vacancies
UR SC ST OBC EWS Total
Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR)- General 65 25 11 40 15 156^
Officers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DEPR 9 3 1 5 2 20^^
Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR)- DSIM 11 2 4# 4 2 23



shape Schedule

RBI follows certain schedule for conducting the successfull recruitment process. So, as per RBI Grade B 2019 important dates are:

The tentative schedule of recruitment events is as follows:

Events Important Dates**
Website Link Open For Online Registration of Applications and Payment of Fees/ Intimation Charges September 21, 2019 to October 11, 2019
Gr B (DR)- General- Phase I & DEPR / DSIM Paper I Examinations Nov 9, 2019
Gr B (DR)- General- Phase II Examinations Dec 1, 2019
Gr B (DR) – DEPR / DSIM Paper I & II Dec 2, 2019


shape Centres

  • The Centres and the date of holding the examination as mentioned above are liable to be changed at the discretion of the Board. Allotment of Centres will be on the “first-apply-first allot” basis, and once the capacity of a particular Centre is attained, the same will be frozen. Applicants, who cannot get a Centre of their choice, will be required to choose a Centre from the remaining ones. Applicants are, thus, advised that they may apply early so that they could get a Centre of their choice.

    NB: Notwithstanding the aforesaid provision, the Board reserves the right to change the Centres at their discretion if the situation demands. All the Examination Centres will cater to examination for Low Vision Candidates in their respective centres. Candidates admitted to the examination will be informed of the timetable and place or places of examination. The candidates should note that no request for change of centre will be entertained.

  • Candidates can select only one centre for Phase-I and one centre for Phase-II separately and must indicate the choice of centres in the online application. Choice of Centre by candidates for Phase-I and Phase-II Examinations can be different and must be indicated in the online application.

  • Candidates will appear for the examination at an Examination Centre at their own risks and expenses. The Board does not make any arrangements for boarding/lodging of candidates. Board will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature during the course of Examination.

  • (i) Online Examination Centres for Phase I (Gr B (DR)-General) / Paper I (DEPR/DSIM)

    State/ UT Centre
    Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair
    Andhra Pradesh Guntur, Kakinada, Tirupati, Chirala, Kurnool, Nellore, Vijaywada, Rajahmundry, Vizianagaram Vishakhapatnam
    Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun city
    Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
    Bihar Arrah, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Muzaffarpur, Patna
    Chandigarh Chandigarh- Mohali
    Chhattisgarh Raipur, Bhilai, Bilaspur (CG)
    Daman & Diu Rajkot
    Goa Panaji
    Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Mehsana, Gandhi Nagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
    Haryana Ambala, Hissar, Kurukshetra, Karnal
    Himachal Pradesh Hamirpur, Solan, Shimla
    Jammu & Kashmir Jammu
    Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribaug, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
    Karnataka Bengaluru, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udipi
    Kerala Kannur, Kochi, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Thrichur, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam
    Lakshadweep Kavarrati
    Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Ujjain
    Maharashtra Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgoan, Kolhapur, Mumbai/ Navi Mumbai/ Thane, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune
    Manipur Imphal
    Meghalaya Shillong
    Mizoram Aizawl
    Nagaland Kohima
    New Delhi Delhi-NCR, Delhi, Ghaziabad, Noida& Greater Noida, Faridabad, Meerut, Gurugram
    Orissa Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur
    Puducherry Puducherry
    Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
    Rajasthan Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Udaipur
    Sikkim Gangtok-Bardang City
    Tamilnadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Dindigul Salem, Namakkal, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli
    Telangana Hyderabad- Rangareddy, Karimnagar, Warangal
    Tripura Agartala
    Uttar Pradesh Agra, Allahabad, Aligarh, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzzafarnagar, Varanasi Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
    Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee City
    West Bengal Asansol, Berhampore (WB), Kolkata, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri

    (ii) Centres for Phase II Gr B- (DR) (General) / Paper II &III (DEPR/DSIM)

    Name of the Centres
    Ahmedabad – Gandhi Nagar Jammu
    Bengaluru Kanpur
    Bhopal Kochi
    Bhubaneswar Lucknow
    Kolkata Mumbai- Navi Mumbai
    Chandigarh- Mohali Nagpur
    Chennai New Delhi- NCR
    Guwahati Patna
    Hyderabad Pune
    Jaipur Thiruvananthapuram


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