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RBI Grade B Selection Process

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RBI Grade B Selection Process

shape Introduction

The RBI Grade B Selection Process for General Post involves two phases: Phase I and Phase II followed by an Interview. Phase I would be held on Nov 9, 2019. Candidates who will clear the Phase I will proceed to the RBI Phase II to be held on Dec 1, 2019. Candidates will have to qualify for the Phase II to proceed to the final stage of the selection procedure. Aspirants can check the daily updates related to RBI Grade B exam, can visit the RBI Official Website


The RBI Grade B Selection Process for DEPR/DSIM Posts involves three phases: Paper I, Paper-II and Paper III followed by an Interview. Paper I would be held on Nov 9, 2019. Candidates who will clear the Paper I will proceed to the RBI Paper-II & Paper III to be held on Dec 1, 2019. Candidates will have to qualify for the Phase III to proceed to the final stage of the selection procedure.


shape Phases

The different phases of the RBI Grade B 2019 Selection Process are as described below:

RBI Gr B – (DR) – General – Selection Process

Phase I will comprise a single Paper for 200 marks consisting of 4 Sections as follows. A composite time of 120 minutes will be given for answering.

S.No. Name of the Test Duration
1 General Awareness

120 Minutes
2 English Language
3 Quantitative Aptitude
4 Reasoning


Depending on the number of candidates, the examination may be held in multiple shifts and on some other days also. A candidate, however, has to appear for the examination in only one shift on the given day. The ‘corrected-scores’ obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using the equipercentile method.

Candidates have to secure minimum marks separately for each test as well as in aggregate, as may be prescribed by the Board.

Candidates, who secure minimum marks separately for each Test, as prescribed, will be shortlisted for Phase-II of the examination based on the aggregate marks obtained in Phase-I. The minimum aggregate cut-off marks for being shortlisted for Phase-II of the examination will be decided by the Board in relation to the number of vacancies.



The Phase-II online Examination will be conducted only for the candidates who are shortlisted on the basis of results of Phase-I. The Phase-II examination will be in shifts. Candidates are required to appear for all shifts. Phase-II online examination will consist of three papers as under:

Name of Paper Type of Paper Time (Minutes) Marks
Paper-I:
Economic and Social Issues
Objective Type 90 100
Paper II:
English (Writing Skills)
Descriptive, to be typed with the
help of the keyboard
90 100
Paper-III:
Finance and Management
Objective type 90 100


Interview will be of 50 marks. Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview, based on an aggregate of marks obtained in Phase-II (Paper-I + Paper-II + Paper-III). The minimum aggregate cut off marks for being shortlisted for Interview will be decided by the Board in relation to the number of vacancies.



The candidate may opt for interview either in Hindi or English. Final Selection will be through merit list which will be prepared by adding marks secured by candidates in Phase-II examination and interview.


RBI Gr B – (DR) – DEPR/DSIM – Selection Process

Selection will be through Online/ Written Examination (WE) and interview. There are 3 papers for the Examination.

Name of Paper Duration Maximum Marks
Paper-I
Objective Type
120 minutes 100
Paper-II
Descriptive Type
(Question paper displayed on computer,
answers to be written on paper)
180 minutes 100
Paper-III
English – Descriptive
(To be typed with help of keyboard)
90 minutes 100
Total 300


Paper-I Online Examination:

Paper I Objective Type (on Economics & Statistics). A composite time of 120 minutes will be given for answering Paper I. Candidates have to secure minimum marks as may be prescribed by the Board.

Candidates, who secure minimum aggregate marks in Paper I, as prescribed, will be shortlisted for Paper-II/ Paper III of the examination based on the marks obtained in Paper-I. The minimum aggregate cut-off marks for being shortlisted for Paper II and Paper III of the examination will be decided by the Board in relation to the number of vacancies.



Paper-II and III Online/ Written Examination:

The Paper II and Paper III Examination will be conducted on December 2, 2019, only for the candidates who are shortlisted on the basis of results of Paper-I. The Paper-II and Paper III examination will be in shifts. Question papers for ‘WE’ will be set in Hindi and in English (except Paper-III on English). Answers for Paper-II may be written either in Hindi or English. Paper-III will have to be answered in English only. Candidates may opt for the interview in Hindi or English.

Interview:

The number of candidates to be called for interview will be decided by the Board.

Final selection will be on the basis of performance in the ‘WE’ and interview taken together.


RBI Grade B – Related Information
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