Reserve Bank of India - Officers in Grade-‘B’- (DR) Exam Details

Eligibility Criteria for (As on the date mentioned in the notification)
(I) Educational Qualifications: A Minimum of 60% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PWD) or equivalent in Bachelor’s Degree as well as in 12th and 10th standard examinations.

(II) Age: Between 21 and 30 years. For M. Phil and Ph. D candidates the upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years, respectively.

(III) Number of attempts: The maximum permissible number of attempts (which were applicable for candidates belonging to Unreserved/General Category) is 6.

Selection Procedure and Scheme of Exam:
Scheme of the examination will be computer based (Objective type with Multiple Choice Question pattern) and consists of two phases, viz., Phase-I and Phase-II, followed by Interview.

Phase-I examination will be objective type with Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). There are four modules in Phase-I, viz.- General Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning.

Phase-II examinations will consist of three papers in MCQ pattern (except Paper-I) – viz. Paper-I on English (writing skills); Paper-II – Economic & Social Issues and Paper-III – Finance & Management. In Paper-III the optional Papers 'Economics’ or ‘Statistics’ have been withdrawn and this paper only consists of Finance and Management.

Note: In Phase-II the paper-I on ‘English’ will be descriptive type and computer based, i.e. to be typed on computer screen with the help of the keyboard.

Phase-I:

S.No.

Name of the Test

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Duration

1

General Awareness

50

50

2 hours or 120 minutes

2

English Language

50

50

3

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

4

Reasoning

50

50

 

Total

200

200


Phase-II:

S.No.

Name of the Test

Max. Marks

Duration

1

Paper-I: English (writing skills)

100

1 ½ hours

2

Paper-II: Economic and Social Issues

100

1 ½ hours

3

Paper-III Finance & Management

100

1 ½ hours

 

Total

300


Interview: 50 marks

Career Prospects:
(i) Pay Scale:

Selected Candidates will draw a starting basic pay of Rs.21,000/- p.m. in the scale of Rs.21000-1000-30000-EB-1000-32000-1100-36400 applicable to Officers in Grade B and they will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local allowance, House Rent Allowance, Family allowance, and Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time. At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments are approximately Rs.51,517/-.

(ii) Appointment and Transfers:
(i) Selected candidates will be initially posted in the Bank’s office within the Recruitment Zone for which they had applied.
(ii)The probation period is two years. At Bank’s discretion, the probationary period may be extended up to a maximum period of four years.
(iii) There are reasonable prospects for promotion to higher grades.
(iv) Selected candidates are liable to be posted and transferred anywhere in India.
Published on 11/3/2015 3:06:00 PM
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