RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2019: Submit Entries for 199 Vacancies

Last Modified: 05 Mar 2024

RBI has started the online application process for the recruitment of Officers in Grade B (General) DR, DEPR and DSIM.

The Reserve Bank of India has started the online application process for the recruitment of Officers in Grade B (General) DR, DEPR and DSIM in Common Seniority Group (CSG). As per the latest updates, the application process of RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2019 will be closed on 11th October 2019. Candidates who are interested to apply for the recruitment of Grade B Officer – General, in the Department of Economics and Policy Research, and in the Department of Information and Statistics are advised to submit their applications before meeting a deadline.

This year, the recruitment drive is conducting to fill 199 vacancies at Reserve Bank of India. To submit the entries against the vacancies, one should visit the official website of RBI which is rbi.org.in to complete the application procedure. 

Steps to Apply for RBI Grade B Officer 2019

Candidates must check the eligibility criteria for each post before applying for the exam. Follow the steps given below to complete the application process:

  • Go to the official website - https://www.rbi.org.in/
  • On the official website homepage, tap the “Recruitment of Officers in Grade B- DR (General), DEPR/DSIM-2019” link to proceed into the next step.
  • Now, click on the “Online Applications” tab and create your login account by entering the required details on the prompted field.
  • In the next step, complete the login process by entering a user name and password.
  • Complete the application form by entering all the required details and pay the application fee by click on the Submit button.

RBI Grade B Officer 2019: Application Fee

Candidates belonging to General or OBC category will need to pay ₹ 850 as the application fee, while under a reserved category such as SC/ST/PwBD candidates need to pay ₹ 100 for the application fee.

RBI Recruitment 2019: Vacancy Details

This year, the RBI Grade B Officer exam will be held for 199 vacancies as under:

RBI Grade B Officer Post 2019

Recruitment Vacancies

Grade B Officer – General (DR)

156 posts

Grade B Officer – DEPR (Department of Economics and Policy Research) (DR)

20 posts

Grade B Officer – DSIM (Department of Information and Statistics) (DR)

23 posts


199 posts

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Eligibility Criteria Required

Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - (General):

A minimum of 60% marks are required in Graduation as well as 12th Class for General and OBC candidate. However, for SC/ST/PwD candidate it is 50% marks.

Officers in Grade 'B' (DR) - DSIM:

Candidates must have a Master’s degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Economics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Econometrics/ Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Kharagpur/ Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in aggregate of all semesters.

Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DEPR:

Candidates must have a Master's Degree in Economics / Econometrics / Mathematical Economics / Quantitative Economics / Integrated Economics Course/ Finance, with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in aggregate semesters from a recognised Indian or Foreign University /Institute.

Candidates can check the detailed qualification requirements and criteria related to age limit and nationality at the official notification.

RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment 2019: Important Dates

Below you can check the important dates of RBI Recruitment 2019:

RBI Grade B 2019 Events

Important Dates

Commencement of online registrations process

12th September 2019

Last date to fill online application form

11th October 2019

RBI Grade B exam Phase-I admit card

October 2019

RBI Grade B Phase-I exam

9th November 2019

RBI Grade B General Phase-II exam

1st December 2019

RBI Grade B DEPR and DSIM exam

2nd December 2019

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