RBI Grade B

RBI Grade B


RBI Grade B Coaching Centre | Success Forum

Success Forum RBI Grade B coaching centre is Mumbai’s best RBI Grade B coaching centre for every aspirant with an ambition of becoming a Grade B officer in the Reserve Bank of India. Our RBI Grade B coaching centre is established and run by passionate individuals who always want to shape the minds of young aspirants to fulfil their ambition. Collectively, our RBI Grade B coaching centre makes sure that our students have the knowledge, self-confidence, ability and motivation to clear the exam in minimal attempts. In brief, enrolling in our RBI Grade B coaching centre will make your dream come true. At Success Forum RBI Grade B coaching centre, we aim to be one of India's most innovative and supreme coaching institute for all competitive exams, while maintaining our national rankings and expanding our regional and national reach.

What is RBI?

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is India’s central bank that controls and regulates the issuance and supply of the Indian money, and furthermore the nation’s monetary policy. RBI is otherwise called as banker’s bank. The RBI carries out a competitive exam within India, to recruit the candidates for the position for Grade B officer in its various departments to be appointed in its regional and central offices. RBI Grade B is of manager level and it is only the direct entry at officer level in RBI. At present, RBI has notified for recruiting Grade B Officer (DR) in General, Department of Economic and Policy Research (DEPR) and Department of Statistics and Information Management (DSIM).

Besides a respected position, an employee at RBI has a good salary structure and attractive perks. So, it is necessary for a candidate to join in the best RBI Grade B coaching centre to attain maximum benefits.

RBI Grade B Coaching at Success Forum:

Success Forum RBI Grade B Coaching Centre has been engaged in preparing the aspirants for competitive exams for the past 10 years and has played a key role in many candidates achievement. One should enrol in our RBI Grade B coaching centre for the below reasons. 

  •    1. Broad syllabus coverage for RBI Grade B (both prelims and mains) within the stipulated time.
  •    2. We customize our own all-inclusive study material as per the candidate’s requirements.
  •    3. On a daily basis, we analyze the current affairs relevant to RBI Grade B syllabus.
  •    4. We conduct additional classes for descriptive sections with special attention to English writing.
  •    5. We conduct test series/ mock test periodically to evaluate the students.
  •    6. We are built with both subject-wise faculties and visiting government faculties.
  •    7. We provide RBI Grade B coaching at a very affordable price.
  •    8. Library with a good collection of reference books.
  •    9. Students can have flexible batches for their RBI Grade B coaching.

Faculties of our RBI Grade B Coaching Centre:

It is our subject wise faculties (knowledgeable and experienced in their subjects) and visiting faculties (exposure to banking sector) who make our Success Forum, an exceptional RBI Grade B coaching centre. Each faculty in our RBI Grade B Coaching centre are experts in their respective field of study; delivering a unique experience and methodology to the students. Our faculties ensure to deliver innovative teaching and learning, the best of education, and updated data to the students to make them successful.

RBI Grade B Coaching fees:

Success Forum RBI Grade B coaching centre has created an unbeatable place for the best RBI Grade B coaching when it comes to best quality education at a reasonable price. Our RBI Grade B coaching centre has a team of dedicated professionals who are ready to solve your queries regarding our RBI Grade B coaching. Contact us today!

Our Branches:

Success Forum RBI Grade B coaching centre was initially started in Thane, which is still its head office. In the recent years, we have established ourselves as the leading RBI Grade B coaching centre and have opened our branches in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Pune. Our branches are:

RBI Grade B coaching centre in Thane (Head office) | RBI Grade B coaching centre in Nerul| RBI Grade B coaching centre in Kalyan | RBI Grade B coaching centre in Andheri| RBI Grade B coaching centre in Dadar| RBI Grade B coaching centre in Borivali | RBI Grade B coaching centre in Pune.

RBI Grade B Preparation Tips from Success Forum:

To obtain an excellent result in RBI Grade B 2019 Exam, a candidate has to prepare in accordance with the latest examination pattern and updated syllabus. RBI Grade B coaching is available both in online and offline mode. However, we give the option for the aspirants to choose the offline coaching powered by Success Forum RBI Grade B coaching to upgrade their skills. The best strategy to clear any exam is practising a lot; aspirants should frequently take mock test/ test series for self-analysis and should focus more on the weak topics.



RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria:

The following requirements must be fulfilled by candidates who wish to apply for the RBI Grade B exam.


  •    > The candidate either should have Indian citizenship or should be a subject of Bhutan/ Nepal or a Tibetan refugee who arrived in India prior to January 1, 1962, (OR)
  •    > A person of Indian origin who has moved from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Burma, East African countries of Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zaire and Vietnam with the intent of getting a permanent settlement in India.

Age limit: Between 21 and 30 years of age. The upper age limit is relaxable for reserved categories.


Age relaxation


5 years

OBC (Non- creamy layer)

3 years

Domiciles of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from January 1, 1980, to December 31, 1989

5 years

Former bank employees whose services had to be terminated on economic grounds or consequence of bank liquidation and retrenched staff from government offices after a minimum one year of service and enrolled with the Employment Exchange at present

5 years

Ex-servicemen including commissioned officers and ECOs / SSCOs who rendered military service for at least five years as of 1 July 2018 and were released upon completion of the task other than by dismissal or discharge due to misconduct or inefficiency or due to physical disability attributable to military service upon invalidation.

5 years

Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)

General – 10 years

OBC (Non- creamy layer) - 13 years

SC/ST- 15 years

ECOs / SSCOs who have finished the original assignment period of five years of military service as of July 1, 2018 and whose assignment has been expanded beyond five years and if the Ministry of Defense issues a certificate that they can apply for civil jobs and that they will be released on a three-month notice of choice from the date of receipt of the appointment offer

5 years

Candidates with prior work experience as an officer in RBI or Commercial Bank/Financial Institution in the Public Sector. For such candidates, the upper age limit should not exceed 33 years, including experience. The probationary period will not be calculated for the experience.

Period of completed years of experience up to 3 years.


Educational Qualification:

The RBI Grade B Exam 2019 academic qualifications are as follows:

Name of the post

Minimum Academic Qualifications

Grade B (DR) - General

A minimum of 60% aggregate marks for all semester/ years (50% for SC/ST/PwBD) or an equivalent grade in Bachelor's degree and in 12th (or Diploma or equivalent) and 10th Standard examinations.

Grade B (DR)- DEPR

A) A Master's degree with at least 55% in Economics / Econometrics / Quantitative Economics / Mathematical Economics / Integrated Economics Course / Finance or an equivalent grade of an Indian or Foreign recognized University / Institute.

B) A 5% relaxation in marks is permitted for SC / ST / PWD applicants.

C) A Doctorate Degree in Economics / experience in research or teaching in Economics or publications in standard journals would be desired.

D) Applicants holding M.Phil. and Ph.D. in the specific subjects from an Indian or Foreign recognized University / Institute will be eligible for upper age relaxation by 2 years and 4 years respectively.

Grade B (DR)- DSIM


A) A Master's Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Statistics & Informatics/ Mathematical Economics/ Econometrics from IIT-Kharagpur or Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay with minimum 55% aggregate marks in all semester/ years or equivalent grade.

B) Master's Degree in Mathematics with at least 55% aggregate marks or an equivalent grade in all semesters/years and a one-year postgraduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects from a reputed institution.

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

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

NOTE: A 5% relaxation in marks is permitted for SC / ST / PWD applicants.

Candidates holding Ph.D. in the above subjects will be preferred.

Experience in research or teaching and publication in standard journals will be desired.


Maximum Number of attempts:

Candidates of General category, who have appeared six times for the Phase-I Exam, are considered ineligible. However, this restriction is not applicable to SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD.

Certainly, college is the best place to start RBI Grade B preparation with all the power of youthful mind and sharpness of student’s mind. But, they need proper guidance which is provided by Success Forum RBI Grade B coaching centre. YES! We provide RBI Grade B coaching to college students from first to final year.

How to Apply for RBI Grade B?

  •    > Candidates are required to apply only through their official website as there is no other mode is available. Candidates who wish to apply for both Grade B (DR) - General and Grade B (DR) DEPR / DSIM need to apply separately along with the required application charges.
  •    > Candidates should upload the scanned copy of passport size photographs, signature, left-hand thumb impression and handwritten declaration form as per the specifications.
  •    > Debit / Credit Cards, Cash Cards / Mobile Wallets or Internet Banking must be used to deposit the application fee.
  •    > Provisional registration number and password must be noted down. 

Success Forum RBI Grade B Coaching Centre can assist you in case of any difficulty applying for RBI Grade B exam.

RBI Grade B Syllabus:

Below is the tabulation of the syllabus for RBI Grade B Phase-I exam.



English Language

Grammar, Vocabulary, Error Spotting, Comprehension, Passage Making, Jumble Words, Fill in the Blanks, Sentence Framing, Miscellaneous, Cloze test, etc.

General Knowledge

Current News (World & India), History and Geography Concepts, Political Science, Banking and financial awareness, RBI Terms, Emoluments and Other Benefits, Acts and Laws related to Bank (RBI), Economic affairs, economic terms.

Reasoning Ability

Syllogism, Machine Input-Output, Data Sufficiency, Arrangement and Pattern, Blood Relations, Direction and Distance, Circular Arrangement, Linear Arrangement, Inequality, Coding-Decoding, Floor Puzzle, Scheduling, Verbal Reasoning, Ordering and Ranking,

Quantitative Aptitude

Ratio and Proportion, Average Time and Work, Speed, Distance and Time, Mixture and Allegations, Stocks and Shares, Percentage, Permutation and Combination, Algebra, Trigonometry, Data Interpretation, Mensuration, Probability, Set Theory.


Here is the tabulation of the syllabus for RBI Grade B Phase-II exam.



Economic and Social issues

Economic Reforms in India, Monetary and Fiscal Policy, Industrial and Labour Policy, Role of Economic Planning, Privatization.  Globalization, Export-Import Policy, Opening up of the Indian Economy, International Economic Institutions, Balance of Payments, WTO, IMF and World Bank, Regional Economic Co-operation. Social Structure in India, Demographic Trends, Urbanization and Migration, Multiculturalism, Gender Issues, Social Justice: Positive Discrimination in favour of the underprivileged, Indian Political System, Social Movements, Social Sectors in India, Health and Education, Human Development, Growth and Development. Measurement of growth: National Income and per capita income, Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India, Sustainable Development, and Environmental issues

English (writing skills)

This paper is designed in such a way as to evaluate the writing abilities including expression and topic understanding.

Finance and management

Financial System, Risk Management, Basics of Derivatives, Financial Markets, Development in Financial Sector, Motivation, Morale and Incentives, Union Budget, Inflation,  Human Resource Development, Management, Role of Manager, Communication, Corporate Governance.


NOTE: Refer here for the detailed exam syllabus for Grade B (DR) DEPR / DSIM

It is very easy to get overwhelmed seeing such a gigantic syllabus and the time duration. Time flies when one start to prepare themselves. However, our RBI Grade B coaching centre promises to provide the best RBI Grade B coaching despite such a syllabus within the specified time. We are exceptional in offering the finest RBI Grade B exam coaching in Mumbai | Navi Mumbai | Pune.

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern:

The exam pattern of RBI Grade B (DR) - General differs from that of Grade B (DR) DEPR / DSIM.

To get successfully employed in RBI as a Grade B officer, the candidate has to go through three phases namely Phase-I, Phase-II, and Phase-III (round of interview).

Both Phase-I and Phase-II examinations take place through online mode. The medium of language would be English and Hindi; except the English language paper.

RBI Grade B Phase-I Pattern:

This exam is to screen the candidates for Phase-II exam. So, the scores from Phase-1 exam will not be included in the final score.



Question type




General knowledge


Objective type questions (MCQs)




A composite duration of one hour

English language



Reasoning ability



Quantitative aptitude






120 minutes


RBI Grade B Mains Pattern


Nature of Paper

Total Marks

Total Duration

Paper - I: Economic and Social issues



90 minutes

Paper-II: English (writing skills)



90 minutes

Paper - III: Finance and management



90 minutes




4 hours 30 minutes


Interview round:

For the interview round, candidates will be selected based on the aggregate of marks acquired in Phase II (Paper I + Paper-II + Paper III). The board will decide on the minimum aggregate cut-off marks to be selected for an interview; with respect to the vacancies available. The interview round carries 50 marks totally. Candidates can choose either in Hindi or English as a medium of language. The final selection will be made through the merit list which combines the scores of Phase-II examination and interview.

NOTE: Refer here for the detailed exam pattern for Grade B (DR) DEPR / DSIM.

Our RBI Grade B coaching centre guides the students in all the three phases of RBI Grade B selection with the help of present and former employees of the banking sector in a stimulating environment.

RBI Grade B 2019 Important days:



Release of official notification

September 20, 2019

Online registration (including editing the application & fees payment)

September 21, 2019 – October 11, 2019

Exam date for Phase-I

November 9, 2019

Exam date for Phase-II (General)

December 1, 2019

Exam date for Phase-II (DEPR & DSIM)

December 2, 2019

Date of interview

Will be announced shortly

Final result declaration

Will be announced shortly


For more information, you can contact our RBI Grade B Coaching Centre professionals.

How to download RBI Grade B admit card?

To download the admit card, candidates need to login to the official website with their registration number/roll number and password.

Candidates should thoroughly check the Admit card for any errors and, if any, instantly take them to the Board's notice.

Besides the admit card, candidates must also show a valid ID proof issued by either the Indian government or State government.

Success Forum RBI Grade B Coaching Centre can assist you in case of any difficulty while downloading the Admit card for RBI Grade B exam.

RBI Grade B Books:

For your better reference, we have described the RBI grade B preparation books in the below tabular column, which we provide at our RBI Grade B Coaching Centre.


Topics Covered


General Awareness, English, Mathematics (Quantitative aptitude), Reasoning


English (Writing skills), Economic and Social Issues, Finance and Management/ Economics/ Statistics


RBI Grade B Study Material:

Ever since its inception, Success Forum Grade B Coaching Centre has been showing outstanding results in many competitive exams. This is made possible by our research-based study material and interactive classroom sessions delivered by our first-rate faculties. Know more about the study material provided at our RBI Grade B Coaching Centre.

  •    1. Topic-wise course monitor.
  •    2. General knowledge & current affairs (updated)
  •    3. Online as well as offline test series/ mock test.
  •    4. Update Press Release