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Reserve Bank of India recruits Grade B officers for 2013

June 15 (): Reserve Bank of India is calling for recruitment of Grade B officers (General)-Direct Recruitment(DR)  for 2013 from citizens of India and Nepal and subjects of Bhutan,Tibetan refugees (who came to India before  January 1,1962) and persons of Indian origin who have migrated from Myanmar and Sri Lanka and who intend to  settle down permanently in India and who have acquired Eligibility Certificates from government of India.

Mode of application

Only online mode for submission of applications is available. You may visit the bank’s official website at http://www.rbi.org.in

Total no of vacancies 98

Unreserved –General (GEN) -49

Scheduled caste (SC) -15

Scheduled Tribes (ST)  -07

Other Backward Classes (OBC)  – 27

Eligibility Criteria

Age  (as on 1st June,2013):

Candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/06/1983 and not later than 01/06/1992- must be between 21 and 30 years

Upper age limit for  M.Phil and Ph.D. candidates will be 31 and 33 years respectively.

Upper age limit is relaxed to the extent of number of years of such experience subject to a maximum of three years for candidates having experience as an officer in Commercial Bank/Financial Institution in Public Sector, For such candidates, upper age limit should not exceed 33 years including experience.

Educational Qualification (as on 1st June,2013): 

A First Class Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 60% marks or an equivalent grade, in aggregate of all semesters / years;


A Second Class Master’s Degree with minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade, in aggregate of all semesters / years;


A Doctorate Degree; with minimum of 50% marks or an equivalent grade, in aggregate of all semesters / years in Master’s Degree;


Chartered/Cost Accountant/Company Secretary (ACS) with a Bachelor’s Degree;


A Post Graduate Diploma in Management / MBA qualification from institutions recognized by Government of India / University Grants Commission, with Graduation / Bachelor’s Degree

Scheme of Selection

Selection will be through Examinations and Interview.

Examination Pattern

Examinations will be held in two phases:

Phase I Online Examination (Objective Type)  will be for 3 hours  and carry 200 marks. This paper will cover General Awareness and English Language.

Date of Phase I Online Examination

August 17/24/25, 2013. A candidate, however, can appear for examination on only one day. 

Phase-II Written Examination (Descriptive Type)  will be conducted in October/ November 2013 (tentative) only for those candidates who are short-listed for the same.  The date and time-table will be intimated to the candidates at the right time.

This written examination will consist of three Descriptive Type papers – Paper I – English, Paper II – Economic and Social Issues and Paper III – Finance and Management. Each of these papers is of 3 hours duration carrying 100 marks.

How to apply?

Candidates have to apply only online through the Bank’s website i.e. www.rbi.org.in from 12th June 2013 to 11th July 2013. You may follow the instructions given in the website for applying online.

Important Dates 

Online application filing  begins on                 12th June 2013 

Last date of Payment of Fees – Online            11th July 2013 

Last date of Payment of Fees – Offline            15th July 2013 

Last date for filing Online application             11th July 2013

Payment of Fees at Bank Branches – Offline   14th June 2013 to 15th July 2013

You may visit http://rbi.org.in/scripts/bs_viewcontent.aspx?Id=2685 for detailed advertisement released by Reserve Bank of India.

Truthdive.com wishes all the aspirants the very best!