RBI grade B Eligibility

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RBI grade B 2024 Eligibility

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RBI Grade B – Eligibility Criteria

Candidates preparing for the RBI Grade B exam need to follow certain eligibility criteria in order to apply for the exam. The eligibility criteria have been briefly described below:


Nationality crietria for RBI Grade B

  • Candidate must be a citizen of India,
  • subject of Nepal or Bhutan or a
  • Tibetan refugee permanently settled in India.


Age limits for RBI Grade B

  • Candidate must have attained a minimum age of 21 years and must not be more than 30 years in age.

RBI Grade B Age Relaxation: Candidates, who belong to the reserved category will be provided relaxation in their upper age as per the rules decided by the Board.

Category Age relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Physically Handicapped 10 years
PH + OBC 13 years
PH + SC/ST 15 years


Educational Qualification for RBI Grade B

The educational qualification differs for candidates applying for General, DERP and DSIM specialisations. 

RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria
Post Minimum Qualifications
RBI Grade B Officer (General) A minimum of 60% marks for RBI Grade B in Bachelor’s degree as well as in 12th and 10th Standard examinations
RBI Grade B Officer (Department of Economic and Policy Research) A Master’s Degree in Economics or Finance, with a minimum of 55% marks from a


recognised Indian or Foreign University

RBI Grade B (Department of Statistics and Information Management) A Master’s Degree in Statistics or Mathematical Statistics/ Mathematical with a minimum of 55% marks

The number of attempts for RBI Grade B are restricted to six for candidates belonging to the General category. No such restrictions are there for candidates belonging to other categories.

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