Who Are Eligible for RBI Grade B? – Know who can apply for RBI Grade B?

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One of the biggest challenges in a student's life is to choose an attractive career option. Everyone wants to choose a career option that will secure and brighten their future. So, if you too are looking to dive into the wide network of career options, then preparing for RBI Grade B Officer post can be your masterstroke.

RBI Grade B Officer post is a dream job which lakhs of candidates try for. This is the central bank of the country i.e. It is the highest level banking examination conducted directly by the Reserve Bank of India.

It is an entry level officer examination which helps the candidate to get admission in this prestigious organization. Therefore, before starting your preparation journey for RBI Grade B 2024, you must be aware of its detailed eligibility criteria.

Here, we have given the detailed complete eligibility criteria for RBI Grade B Officer, so, fulfill your dreams of getting into RBI with us!

RBI Grade B 2024 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates interested in the upcoming recruitment of RBI Grade B must have proper knowledge of RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria. We have provided complete information about RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria in this article.

RBI Grade B Educational Qualification

Minimum aggregate of 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PWD) or equivalent grade in Bachelor's degree (General) along with grade 'B' in 12th (or Diploma or equivalent) and 10th class examination 'It should happen. Complete details are mentioned in the table below.

RBI Grade B Educational Qualification 2024
Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) (General) Minimum 60% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PwBD) or an equivalent grade in Bachelor’s degree as well as in 12th (or Diploma or equivalent) and 10th Standard examinations. The minimum qualifying percentage or an equivalent rate for the Bachelor’s degree will be in aggregate for all semesters/years
Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) DEPR Master’s Degree in Economics / Econometrics / Quantitative Economics / Mathematical Economics / Integrated Economics Course/ Finance, with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognized Indian or Foreign University /Institute; OR PGDM/ MBA Finance with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognized 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% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters /years from a recognized Indian or Foreign University /Institute.
Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) (DSIM) 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% marks or equivalent grade (aggregate of all semesters/years) OR Master’s Degree in Mathematics with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/years and a one-year postgraduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects from a reputed Institute OR M. Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks (aggregate of all semesters/years) OR Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) jointly offered by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur, and IIM Calcutta with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters/years.

RBI Grade B Age Criteria

To be eligible for RBI Grade B the age of the candidate should be between 21 to 30 years.

RBI Grade B Age Criteria 2023
RBI Grade B Officer Candidates should have a minimum age limit of 21 years and maximum age limit of 30 years

RBI Grade B: Age Relaxation

RBI Grade B Age Relaxation 2024
OBC 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Ex-employees of any banking organization whose position has to be terminated because of the bank’s liquidation status 5 years
Domicile of  Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu and Kashmir between 1st January, 1980 and 31st December, 1989 5 years
ECO/SSC Officers who have completed their period of assignment of 5 years in Military services 5 years
Ex-Servicemen of Military 5 years
PwBD* (General/EWS) 10 years
PwBD (OBC) 13 Years
PwBD (SC/ST) 15 years

RBI Grade B: Nationality

RBI Grade B 2024 Candidates should be –:

  • Citizen of India
  • A subject of Nepal or
  • A subject of Bhutan or
  • Candidates who are Tibetan refugees and came to India before 1 January 1962 to permanently settle in the country.
  • A candidate of Indian origin who has migrated from countries like Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, and Vietnam to settle in India.

RBI Grade B: Attempts

General category candidates can apply for the post of RBI Grade B Officers in a maximum of 6 attempts. If you attempt 6 times in the first stage examination, you are not eligible to apply for the post.

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