RBI Grade B 2021 Eligibility- Qualification, Age Limit & Number of Attempts

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RBI Grade B 2021 Eligibility- Qualification, Age Limit & Number of Attempts

RBI Grade B 2021

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has specified unique eligibility criteria for recruiting Grade B Officers. Candidates who do not meet the RBI Grade B Officer eligibility requirements will not take the RBI Grade B exam. This article will cover all you need to know about RBI Grade B Eligibility.

 

The Reserve Bank of India sets RBI Grade B Eligibility. To appear for the Officer cadre exam, candidates must meet the following eligibility requirements:

 

  1. Nationality 
  2. Educational qualification
  3. Age limit

 

Before filling out the application form, candidates should carefully read the RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria. It would ensure that they meet the requirements. 

RBI Grade B 2021 Eligibility – Nationality

The candidate must be – 

 

  • A citizen of India
  • A Nepalese/Bhutanese subject
  • A Tibetan refugee who arrived in India before 1st January 1962 intending to settle permanently in India
  • A person of Indian origin who has permanently settled in India after migrating from Burma, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and the East African countries of the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam

RBI Grade B Eligibility – Educational Qualifications

Here’s the table depicting the educational qualifications for different positions in RBI Grade B. 

 

Officers in

Grade ‘B’ (DR) – (General)

Graduation in any discipline /Equivalent technical or professional qualification with minimum 60 percent marks (50 percent for SC/ST/PwBD applicants) or Post-Graduation / Equivalent technical qualification with minimum 55 percent marks (pass marks for SC/ST/PwBD applicants) in aggregate of all semesters/years
Officers in

Grade ‘B’ (DR) –

DEPR

  • A Master’s Degree in Economics / Econometrics / Quantitative Economics / Mathematical Economics / Integrated Economics Course/ Finance, with a minimum of 55 percent marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute; OR
  • PGDM/ MBA Finance with a minimum of 55 per cent marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute; OR
  • Master’s Degree in Economics in any of the sub-categories of economics, i.e. agricultural/ business/ developmental/ applied, etc. With a minimum of 55 per cent marks or an equivalent grade aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute.
Officers in

Grade ‘B’ (DR) –

DSIM

  1. A Master’s Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Mathematical Economics/ Econometrics/ Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Kharagpur/ Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay with a minimum of 55 per cent marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/years; OR
  2. Master’s Degree in Mathematics with a minimum of 55 per cent marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/years and a one-year postgraduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects from an institute of repute; OR
  3. M. Stat. degree of Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55 per cent marks in aggregate of all semesters/years OR
  4. Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) jointly offered by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta with a minimum of 55 per cent marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/years.

 

RBI Grade B 2021 Age Limit

The RBI has set an upper and lower age limit for candidates who want to undergo the RBI Grade B Exam. The table below shows the upper age limit for candidates depending on their category:

 

RBI Grade B Age Limit – Category-Wise
Category Age in Years
General 30
OBC 33
SC/ST 35
Persons with benchmark disabilities 40
Ex-Servicemen 35
Ex-employees of Banking Institutions [Terminated for reasons of economy or bank going into liquidation] 35

 

The RBI Grade B Age Limit is relaxed for candidates who fall into one of the reserved categories. For candidates applying under the reservation quota, the age limit relaxation on the RBI Grade B exam is as follows:

 

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Physically Handicapped 10 years
PH + OBC 13 years
PH + SC/ST 15 years

RBI Grade B Officer Eligibility – Number Of Attempts 

According to the RBI Grade B Officer Eligibility, candidates from various categories are allowed a limited number of attempts to appear for RBI Grade B exams.

 

Regularly taking RBI Grade B Mock Tests is recommended for comprehensive examination preparation.

 

According to RBI Grade B Officer eligibility, candidates in the General Category are allowed to take the exam a maximum of 6 times.

 

Candidates of the SC/ST, OBC, and PwD category can take the RBI Grade B exam as many times as they want to before they meet the maximum age limit.

RBI Grade B Exam Highlights

Conducting Body Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Mode of Exam Online & Offline 
Post Name DR(General), DEPR, DSIM
Age Limit 21-30 Years
Number of Attempts For General / OBC category candidates – 6 Attempts

For SC/ST/PWD category candidates – No Limit

Application Fee For General / OBC category candidates – Rs 850

For ST/SC/PWD category candidates – Rs 100

Selection Process Prelims, Mains & Interview

 

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