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29Sep,

RBI Grade B 2020 Exam Eligibility Criteria - RBI Grade B 2020 Exam Eligibility Criteria


RBI has prescribed eligibility criteria for candidates to be eligible to apply for Grade B examination. These conditions are pertaining to the nationality, age limit, educational qualification and number of attempts. 

RBI Grade B Nationality
  • Citizen of India OR
  • Subject of Nepal OR
  • Subject of Bhutan OR
  • Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India OR
  • Person of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
RBI Grade B Age Limit
  • Minimum age limit: 21 years (he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd September 1989)
  • Maximum age limit for General: 30 years (he/she must have been born not later than 1st September 1998)
  • Maximum age limit for M.Phil. qualification: 32 years
  • Maximum age limit for Ph.D. qualification: 34 years

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit as per their category is given in the table below:

CATEGORY AGE RELAXATION
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
PwD (General) 10 Years
PwD (OBC) 13 years
PwD (SC/ ST) 15 years
Ex-Servicemen To the extent of service provided by them to Armed Forces+ 3 years additional (Up to 50 Years)
Divorced women/ Widows/ Women judicially separated and not re-married 10 Years
Jammu and Kashmir residents in the period January 1, 1980 to December 31, 1989 5 Years
RBI Grade B Educational Qualification

 

POST MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS 

Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – (General)

At least 60% marks in aggregate for all semester/ years (50% for SC/ ST/ PWD) or an equivalent grade in Bachelor’s degree as well as in 12th (or Diploma or equivalent) and 10th Standard examinations from recognized University and Boards respectively.

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% marks or an equivalent grade. SC/ST/PWD candidates are allowed a relaxation of 5%

Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DSIM

Essential: A Master’s Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Economics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Statistics & Informatics/ Econometrics from IIT-Kharagpur or Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay with at least 55% marks in aggregate of all semester/ years or an equivalent grade OR

Master’s Degree in Mathematics with at least 55% marks in aggregate of all semester/years and 1-year PG Diploma in Statistics or related subjects from reputed institute OR

M. Stat. from Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate of all semesters/years OR

PG Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) jointly offered by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta with at least 55% marks in aggregate of all semesters/years or equivalent grade.

Note:For SC/ST/PWD candidates, the minimum marks required in Master’s Degree above is 50% in aggregate of all semesters/ years or an equivalent grade