RBI Grade B 2021 Exam Date, Notification, Pattern, Eligibility, Syllabus, Apply Online

RBI Grade B 2020 Exam

Reserve Bank of India has released the RBI Grade B official notification on 28th January 2021. All job aspirants who are specially preparing for Bank exams can find all details related to RBI Grade B 2021 Exam in this article


please check all important details such as Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Important Dates and How to apply online, etc. on this page listed below.

What is RBI Grade B Exam?

Reserve Bank of India-Grade B exam abbreviated as RBI Grade B is a national level competitive exam to recruit Officers in Grade B (General), Grade B DEPR (Department of Economic and Policy Research), and Grade B DSIM (Department of Statistics and Information Management) in Combined Seniority Group (CSG).

RBI Grade B exam is the most popular Bank Exam for those who want to make their career in the core Banking Industry and Finance sector.

To know more about the other Sarkari Exams 2020 in India you may visit the linked article.

RBI Grade B Exam Highlights

Exam Conducting BodyReserve Bank of India (RBI)
PostRBI Grade B Officer
RBI Grade B 2021 Official NotificationJanuary 28, 2021
Frequency of ExamAnnually
Selection ProcessGrade B (DR) for General: Phase I, II, and Interview.
DEPR/DSIM: Paper 1, 2, 3 and Interview
Number of vacancies (2021)322
Job LocationAnywhere in India
Official Websiterbi.org.in

RBI Grade B Notification 2021

RBI Grade B exam notification is now available on the official website on 28th January 2021. It was already published through offline advertisement by the Reserve Bank of India services board Mumbai in the newspapers on 25th January 2021. A total of 322 vacancies were advertised through offline advertisement. The application process has also started and candidates can submit the application form until 15th February 2021.

RBI Grade B Number of Vacancy:

As per the advertisement shared by the RBI services board Mumbai a total of 322 vacancies are available for the RBI Grade B 2021 exam. Details abou the RBI Grade B 2021 Vacancies is given below. Please check.

RBI Grade B 2021 post-wise vacancies:

Sr. No.PostNumber of Vacancies
1Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – General270
2Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DEPR29
3Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DSIM23

RBI Grade B 2021 category-wise vacancies:

Category wise vacancy details is given below. Please have a look.

Category-wise postOfficers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- GeneralOfficers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DEPROfficers in Grade ‘B’(DR)- DSIM
Scheduled Castes (SC)4955
Scheduled Tribes (ST)2735
Other Backward Classes (OBC)5963

Please find below vacancy details for 2019 Exam:

rbi grade b vacancy 2019

Please have a look at the below table for the difference in no of vacancies year by year.

rbi grade b year by year vacancy difference

Also find updated RBI Assistant 2020 exam latest information at the linked article.

RBI Grade B 2021 Exam Dates

RBI Grade B 2021 exam date has been released by the RBI on the official website. Please check the all-important date mentioned in the below-given table.

Exam EventsRBI Grade B 2020 exam date
Official Notification release28th January 2021
Online Registration Start 28th January 2021
Online Registration Last Date15th February 2021
Online fee payment date28th January to 15th February 2021
Availability of Admit Card for Phase I ExamFebruary 2021
RBI Grade B General Phase-I/ DEPR, DSIM Paper-1 Exam6th March 2021
RBI Grade B DEPR, DSIM Paper-2 & Paper-3 Exam31st March 2021
RBI Grade B General Phase-II Exam1st April 2021
ResultWill be updated
InterviewWill be updated

RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria

Please find below the complete details about the RBI Grade B eligibility criteria. Candidates are advised to check complete eligibility criteria before applying for any post.

I. Nationality:

a candidate must be either:


II. Age Limits:

A candidate must be at least 21 years old and maximum age is 30 years old.

Age Relaxation:

rbi grade b age relaxation

RBI Grade B Educational Qualification:

Please find below educational qualifications according to post

RBI Grade B Educational Qualification

You may also want to check IBPS PO 2020 exam latest details on the linked page.

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern

RBI Grade B Exam pattern will be different for different departments. Please have a look at the Grade B exam pattern article for a detailed exam pattern for different categories.

A- RBI Grade B General Exam Pattern:

Exam pattern for Grade B officers in the General department will be a three-step process.

Phase I:

rbi grade b exam pattern for preliminary exam

Important Points related to Phase I: Preliminary Examination:

rbi grade b important points for preliminary exam

Phase II: Main Exam:

rbi grade b exam pattern for main exam

Phase III- Interview:

B- Exam Pattern for RBI Grade B DEPR

rbi grade b exam pattern for officer depr

C- Exam Pattern for RBI Grade B DSIM

rbi grade b exam pattern for officers dsim

Also, check SBI PO 2020 Exam latest updated details at the linked post.

RBI Grade B Apply Online

RBI Grade B apply online process is given below.

Candidates can apply online by visiting the official RBI website. No other mode of application will be accepted.

A candidate can apply for both Grade B (DR)-General and Grade B (DR) DEPR / DSIM if he wishes to apply.

A separate application will be required along with a separate fee for both posts.

Application Fee:

Please find below details about Fee and intimation charges in the below table. SC, ST, and PwBD candidates are exempted from application fees.

Sr. No.CategoryAmountCharges
1.SC/ST/PwBD₹ 100/-Intimation Charges only
2.GEN/OBC/EWSs₹ 850/-Application fee including intimation charges


Before applying online, candidates should have below mentioned documents/Information.

rbi grade b pre-requisites for apply online

Please find below complete step by step process.

  1. Please visit the official website of Reserve Bank of India to apply online.
  2. Go to the footer of the website and click on the Opportunities@RBI link. Now click on the Current Vacancies tab and again click on the Vacancies tab. Now click on the “Online Application” link. You are now on the candidate’s registration page of the IBPS website.
  3. Now click on the “Click Here for New Registration” link
  4. Now Complete the registration process by entering basic details like Personal details, qualification, and other details asked in the form and upload documents accordingly.
  5. Now upload your photograph, signature, thumb impression, and handwritten declaration.
  6. Candidates must verify the details carefully before making the final submission as no changes can be made in the form after the successful payment.
  7. Complete the application process by fee payment. The application form will be accepted only after the successful payment of applicable fee. i.e. Rs. 850 for Gen/OBC candidates and Rs. 100 for SC/ST/PwBD candidates.
  8. Candidates must also note that if any discrepancy is found in the application form, RBI holds the right to reject the application at any time during the recruitment procedure.

RBI Grade B Syllabus 2020

RBI Grade B 2020 Syllabus: Syllabus for Preliminary and Main exam of RBI Grade B is different.

Syllabus for Preliminary exam is similar to other banking exams.

There are 4 sections in the Preliminary Exam. Reasoning, quantitative aptitude, English language, and general awareness.

RBI Grade B Syllabus 2020 for Prelims Exam

Please find Preliminary Exam syllabus in the below table.

rbi grade b syllabus for preliminary exam

Detailed Topic Wise RBI Grade B Main Exam syllabus

Please find Main Exam syllabus in the below given Table.

rbi grade b syllabus for maiin exam

Examination Center

(i) Online Examination Centres for Phase I (Gr B (DR)-General) / Paper I (DEPR/DSIM)

rbi grade b examination centre for phase 1

(ii) Centres for Phase II Gr B- (DR) (General) / Paper II &III (DEPR/DSIM)

rbi grade b examination centre for phase 2

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