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.
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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.