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RBI Grade B Online Application

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RBI Grade B Online Application

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Prospective Candidates can visit RBI Official Website or can click on APPLY ONLINE to submit the RBI Grade B online application form. No other mode of application is accepted. RBI Grade B Online Application process will starts from 21.09.2019 to 11.10.2018 i.e. from September 21, 2019 till October 11, 2019.

Post Application Fees
RBI Grade B SC/ST/PwBD: 100/- (Intimation Charges only)
General/ OBC: 850/- (Application fee including intimation charges)
Staff: Nil



shape Guide

This chapter provides a Quick Guide and a Detailed Guide (with elaborate instructions) for filling Online Application for RBI Grade B 2019.

The online application process for RBI Grade B 2019 is an easy procedure, provided, the candidates have all the required data before starting the process. Below is a Step-by-Step Guide for the online application process.

1. Go to the official Website of RBI Careers

2. Click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register on the RBI Grade B.

3. Enter all the required details. The name entered in the online application form should match exactly with requisite documents (PHOTO ID, etc.) to be produced at the time of the examination and interview. Any discrepancies/mismatches will result in getting debarred from the selection process.

4. It is very important to enter an active phone number and an active email ID as the mentioned phone number and email Id will be the only way through which updates/notifications are communicated.

5. Upload the photograph and signature wherever needed.

6. Preview all the entered information.

7. Pay the Required fees through debit card/credit card/internet banking.

Will Update Soon!!! – For RBI Grade B 2019 – Official Notification

Will Update Soon!!! – To Apply Online for Gr B – (DR) – General

< Will Update Soon!!! – To Apply Online for Gr B – (DR) – DEPR/DSIM


Before applying online, candidates should—

(i) scan their :

    – photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm)
    – signature
    – left thumb impression
    – a handwritten declaration (text is given below)
    ensuring that the all these scanned documents adhere to the required specifications as given below.


(ii) Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS will NOT be accepted.

(iii) The left thumb impression should be properly scanned and not smudged. (If a candidate is not having left thumb, he/ she may use his/ her right thumb for applying.)

(iv) The text for the handwritten declaration is as follows –
“I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”

(v) The above mentioned handwritten declaration has to be in the candidate’s handwriting and in English only. If it is written and uploaded by anybody else or in any other language, the application will be considered as invalid. (In the case of Visually Impaired candidates who cannot write may get the text of declaration typed and put their left-hand thumb impression below the typed declaration and upload the document as per specifications.)

(vi) Keep the necessary details/ documents ready to make Online Payment of the requisite application fee/ intimation charges

(vii) Have a valid personal email ID and mobile no., which should be kept active till the completion of this Recruitment Process. Bank may send intimation to download call letters for the Examination etc. through the registered e-mail ID. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/ she should create his/ her new e-mail ID and mobile no. before applying on-line and must maintain that email account and mobile number.

(viii) The board does not send any communication by any other mode than Email/ SMS. No change in E-mail ID will be entertained during the entire process of the recruitment.

(i) Candidates satisfying the conditions of eligibility as on July 1, 2018 are first required to visit the URL “Recruitment for the post of “Officers in Gr.’B’ (DR) General/DEPR/DSIM” on Bank’s website i.e.

RBI Official website > Opportunities@RBI > Current Vacancies > Vacancies

Click on the hyperlink “Online Application Form” in the Advertisement page for filling the ‘Online Application’. It redirects the candidates to the online registration page.

(ii) Candidates will have to enter their basic details and upload the photograph, signature, left thumb impression and a handwritten declaration in the online application form as per the specifications are given.

(iii) To register application, choose the tab “Click here for New Registration” and enter Name, Contact details and Email-id. A Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the Provisional Registration Number and Password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent.

(iv) In case the candidate is unable to complete the application form in one go, he/ she can save the data already entered by choosing “SAVE AND NEXT” tab. Prior to submission of the online application, candidates are advised to use the “SAVE AND NEXT” facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the same if required. Visually Impaired candidates should fill the application form carefully and verify/ get the details verified to ensure that the same are correct prior to final submission.

(v) Candidates are advised to carefully fill and verify the details filled in the online application themselves as no change will be possible/ entertained after clicking the FINAL SUBMIT BUTTON.

(vi) The Name of the candidate or his /her Father/ Husband etc. should be spelled correctly in the application as it appears in the Photo identity proof / Certificates/ Mark sheets. Any change/ alteration found may disqualify the candidature.

(vii) Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the ‘Validate your details’ and ‘Save & Next’ button.

(viii) Candidates can proceed to upload Photo, Signature, left thumb impression and a handwritten declaration as per the specifications are given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Documents detailed as given.

(ix) Candidates can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form.

(x) Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before FINAL SUBMIT.

(xi) Modify details, if required, and click on ‘FINAL SUBMIT’ ONLY after verifying and ensuring that the photograph, signature uploaded and other details filled by you are correct.

(xii) Click on ‘Payment’ Tab and proceed for payment.

(xiii) Click on ‘Submit’ button.

(xiv) Candidates shall be solely responsible for filling up the online applications correctly. In case of invalid applications due to errors committed by the applicant no claims for refund of application fees/ intimation charges so collected shall be entertained by the Board.

(xv) To avoid last-minute rush, candidates are advised to pay the application fees/ intimation charges and register online at the earliest.

(xvi) Board does not assume any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last day on account of aforesaid reasons or any other reason.
Application Fee and Intimation Charges:

Sr. No. Category Charges Amount*
1 SC/ST/PwBD Intimation Charges only Rs.100/-
2 GEN/OBC Application fee including intimation charges Rs.850/-
3 Staff@ Nil Nil

*Bank/Transaction charges are to be borne by the candidate.
@ Fee/Intimation charges waiver is only for those employees of RBI (Staff Candidates) who satisfy the eligibility criteria separately stipulated by the Bank vide its circular CO. HRMD. No. G75/ 5599/ 05.01.01/ 2013-2014 dated December 20, 2013. Their status as staff candidate will be verified at the time of interview. In case they are not eligible to be treated as staff candidates (in terms of above referred HRMD circular), they are advised to indicate themselves as non-staff candidates and pay fees/ intimation charges as applicable to non-staff candidates.


Mode of Payment for Application Fee/ Intimation Charges:

Candidates have to make the payment of requisite fee/intimation charges through the online mode only:

(i) The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and the payment process can be completed by following the instructions.

(ii) The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets

(iii) After submitting your payment information in the online application form, PLEASE WAIT FOR THE INTIMATION FROM THE SERVER. DO NOT PRESS BACK OR REFRESH BUTTON IN ORDER TO AVOID DOUBLE CHARGE.

(iv) On successful completion of the transaction, an e-Receipt will be generated.

(v) Non-generation of ‘E-Receipt’ indicates PAYMENT FAILURE. On failure of payment, Candidates are advised to login again using their Provisional Registration Number and Password and repeat the process of payment.

(vi) Candidates are required to take a printout of the e-Receipt and online Application Form. Please note that if the same cannot be generated, online transaction may not have been successful.

(vii) For Credit Card users: All charges are listed in Indian Rupee. If you use a non-Indian credit card, your bank will convert to your local currency based on prevailing exchange rates.

(viii) To ensure the security of your data, please close the browser window once your transaction is completed.

(ix) There is a facility to print application form containing fee details after payment of fees up to October 11, 2019.

Guidelines for Scanning & Uploading the Photograph & Signature:

Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/ her photograph and signature as per the specifications given below

Photograph Image: (4.5cm × 3.5cm)

  • Photograph must be a recent passport style colour picture.

  • Make sure that the picture is in colour, taken against a light-coloured, preferably white, background.

  • Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face

  • If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself in the shade, so that you are not squinting and there are no harsh shadows

  • If you have to use flash, ensure there’s no “red-eye”

  • If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.

  • Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your face.

  • Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)

  • Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb

  • Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50kb. If the size of the file is more than 50 kb, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colours etc., during the process of scanning.


Signature, Left Thumb (LT) impression and Handwriting declaration Image:

  • The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.

  • The applicant has to put his left thumb impression on a white paper with black or blue ink.

  • The applicant has to write the declaration in English clearly on a white paper with black ink

  • The signature, left thumb impression and the handwritten declaration should be of the applicant and not by any other person.

  • The signature will be used to put on the Call Letter and wherever necessary.

  • If the Applicant’s signature on the attendance sheet or Call letter, signed at the time of the examination, does not match the signature uploaded, the applicant will be disqualified.

  • Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)

  • Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb for signature and left thumb impression.

  • For handwritten declaration size of file should be 20kb – 50 kb

  • Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20kb or 50 kb (for handwritten declaration)

  • Signature/ Handwritten declaration in CAPITAL LETTERS shall NOT be accepted.


Scanning the documents:

  • Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch)

  • Set Color to True Color

  • File Size as specified above

  • Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature/ left thumb impression/ handwritten declaration, then use the upload editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).

  • The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is: image01.jpg or image01.jpeg Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or moving the mouse over the file image icon.

  • Candidates using MS Windows/MSOffice can easily obtain documents in .jpeg format not exceeding 50kb (photograph and handwritten declaration) & 20kb (signature and left thumb impression) by using MS Paint or MSOffice Picture Manager. Scanned documents in any format can be saved in .jpg format by using ‘Save As’ option in the File menu and size can be reduced below 50 kb (photograph and handwritten declaration) & 20 kb (signature and left thumb impression) by using crop and then resize option (Please see point (i) & (ii) above for the pixel size) in the ‘Image’ menu. Similar options are available in other photo editors also.

  • If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed.

  • While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with a link to upload his/ her photograph, signature, left thumb impression and handwritten declaration.


Procedure for Uploading the documents

  • There will be separate links for uploading Photograph, signature, left thumb impression and handwritten declaration

  • Click on the respective link “Upload Photograph/ signature/ left thumb impression/ handwritten declaration”

  • Browse and Select the location where the Scanned Photograph/ signature/ left thumb impression/ handwritten declaration file has been saved.

  • Select the file by clicking on it

  • Click the ‘Open/Upload’ button


Your Online Application will not be registered unless you upload your Photograph, signature, left
thumb impression and handwritten declaration as specified.




shape Help Desk

Candidates can contact the Help Desk for any concerns/issues like filling up the form, payment of fee/ intimation charges or receipt of Admission/ call letter during the RBI Grade B Recruitment Process.

RBI Grade B Help Desk
Online Support & Feedback Candidate Grievance Redressal System 🔗
Phone Support
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
For any concerns/ queries, call/fax
Phone: 022-22820427
(Available between 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM on working days)



To provide quick resolution of the error encountered by the candidate, the following details are to be provided by the candidate while lodging a query on HELP DESK

    ✦ Registration Number
    ✦ Name of the Bank
    ✦ Name of the Post applied for
    ✦ Email Id
    ✦ Contact telephone number (preferably your Mobile no.)
    ✦ Operating System Windows XP SP2 or Linux (with Version number)
    ✦ Browser with its version number
    ✦ Whether javascript is enabled
    ✦ Copy of Exact Text of error message you encounter


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RBI Grade B Online Application process is a detailed process and solicits great attention. Application once submitted cannot be retrieved and hence candidates should exercise extreme caution while submitting the online application. Several times candidates have queries regarding different elements of the application process. Below provide is a guide with different frequently asked questions that will help the candidates with certain queries.

Click Here – For FAQ of Online Registration Process


RBI Grade B – Related Information
RBI Grade B 2019 – Eligibility Criteria
RBI Grade B – Notification