RBI announces 166 vacancies for Grade B; registration to begin from July 3

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced 166 vacancies for Grade B on June 30. The application form of RBI Officer Grade B 2018 will be released in online mode on July 3. Aspiring candidates can fill the application till July 23. Information in this regard has been released in an advertisement by the RBI. However, it must be noted that the registration process on July 3 will only be available for General direct recruitment. Registration dates for Department of Economics and Policy Research (DEPR) and Department of Statistics and Information Management (DSIM) have not been announced yet.


As per the exam conducting authority, General Phase I and II examinations will be conducted on August 16 and September 7 respectively. Apart from these dates and vacancies, the authority has not released any other information. Other dates and details will be announced on July 3.


Latest: RBI Officer Grade B Application form 2018 - Check Here


For 2018, RBI has announced a total of 166 vacancies whereas last year the number of vacancies was 161. This means that this year, the authority has announced 5 more vacancies as compared to the last year. This year, for General direct recruitment, the number of vacancies is 127, whereas last year it was 145. In DEPR and DSIM this year, there are 22 and 17 vacancies respectively, while for both the departments the number of vacancies last year were 12 and 4.


Phase 1 of RBI Officers Grade B exam consists of a single objective type paper, while phase II consists of three papers. Phase I will have a total of 200 marks, while Paper II will be of 300 marks. Candidates qualifying Phase I will be eligible to take Phase II, while candidates qualifying in Phase II will have to appear in an Interview which will be conducted for 50 marks.


Final selection of the candidates will be done based on the merit list which will be prepared on the basis of marks in Phase II and Interview. 

More like RBI Grade B Officer

Questions related to RBI Grade B Officer

Is rbi grade b 2018 interview date declared?

2 Months ago

hello ,no,it will be notified later.

When is the notification for RBI grade b exam is going to come?

7 Months ago

Reserve Bank of India will release the notification of the recruitment for the post of RBI Grade B Officer in the month of June 2018 tentatively. R...

Can anybody share the PDFs of these books : 1. Indian Economy by Mishra & Puri 2. by Uma Kapila 3. by Datt & Sundaram

11 Months ago

you can google search engine it. you will get links, choose appropriate to download.

What strategy for bank preparation I need to do so that I can do better preparation from now?

2 Years ago

@Radha: Proper Study Material " At the first level, you should collect...

Reserve Bank of India Grade B Examination (RBI Grade B Officer)

Download the Careers360 App on your Android phone

Regular exam updates, QnA, Predictors, College Applications & E-books now on your Mobile

Careers360 App
150M+ Students
24,000+ Colleges
500+ Exams
1500+ E-books