RBI Grade B Officer Exam is conducted every year by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to select eligible candidates for the position of Grade B officer in its various branches across the country. The Reserve Bank of India attracts thousands of candidates each year because it offers a competitive pay scale and a well-known job profile.

With only a few vacancies to be filled through the RBI Grade B Exam, it is critical to prepare thoroughly for this exam. RBI Grade B Officers will be chosen through a three-phased national competitive examination, which will include a preliminary and main examination, as well as an interview.

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RBI PO Interview Dates 2021

Event Date
Release of RBI PO online application form January 28, 2021
Last date to submit the online application form February 15, 2021
The release of the Admit card for Phase-I Exam February 26, 2021
General Phase-I exam, DEPR/DSIM Paper I Exam March 6, 2021
DEPR/DSIM Paper II, Paper III Exam March 31, 2021
The release of the Admit Card for Phase-II Exam March 20, 2021
General Phase-II exam April 1, 2021
Declaration of the result of Phase-II Exam To be updated soon
Interview Process To be updated soon
Declaration of the final result To be updated soon

RBI PO 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Check the eligibility requirements for RBI PO 2021 examination.

Education Qualifications

#The applicant must hold a graduation degree with a minimum of 60% marks from a government-approved college or university in India.

#Candidates must achieve a minimum grade point average of 60% in order to graduate. In the case of reserved category candidates, the percentage is 55%.

#For PhD candidates, a pass percentage of 50% will be required.

Post-Wise Qualifications

#Grade ‘B’ officers (DR) – General: A minimum of 60% in graduation, intermediate (+2)/diploma, and class 10 exams is required (50 percent for SC/ST/PWD).

#Grade ‘B’ officers (DR) – DEPR: A Master’s Degree in Economics, Mathematical Economics,  Integrated Economics Courses, Quantitative Economics, or Finance subjects with a minimum of 55 percent.

#Grade ‘B’ officers (DR) – DSIM: A Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) from a recognised institute(OR) a Master’s Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Economics with a passing grade.

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Age Limit

For general category candidates, the RBI PO age limit is 21 to 30 years. Candidates must be at least 21 years old to apply for the RBI Grade B 2021 position. He or she must be under the age of 30 on January 1, 2021. Candidates with M.Phil. and PhD degrees, on the other hand, will have an upper age limit of 32 and 34 years, respectively. There is an age relaxation clause based on the Government of India’s guidelines, which are listed below.

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

RBI Interview Preparation

It will not be difficult for you to answer the panel’s questions if you prepare strategically for the RBI PO Interview. It’s important to note, however, that subject knowledge alone will not be enough to pass the RBI PO Interview; you’ll need a lot more. Let’s take a look at some RBI PO Interview preparation tips:

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Carefully Complete the RBI PO Interview Biodata Form

The biodata form that comes before the RBI PO Interview gives you a glimpse into your character. As a result, be extremely cautious when filling in the blanks. It will serve as the foundation for your first impression of the panellists. Lying on a biodata form and taking it casually are two deal-breakers that can send you downhill.

The panellists are all seasoned professionals who will easily detect your lies. As a result, stay away from it. Don’t be afraid to be yourself. Second, don’t take the application lightly. Even seemingly innocuous questions like hobbies must be carefully written.

Make a List of General Questions

During the RBI Grade B interview, questions such as “introduce yourself” and “tell us about yourself” may be asked. As a result, prepare a powerful response to that question. Keep it simple, succinct, and persuasive. Make a list of your answers to the question “Why do you want to join RBI,” and make sure they reflect your enthusiasm for the banking industry.

Learn About Alma Mater, Hometown, and Current Residence City

Questions about your hometown and alma mater may be asked. As a result, think about the historical significance of your alma mater’s core values, your hometown, its motto, who founded it, and so on.

Interview Questions Bank

#Tell us a little about yourself in your introduction.

#What part of the world do you come from? And how much do you know about your hometown?

#Tell us a little about your interests.

#Who is your role model, and what qualities have you picked up from him or her?

#What made you want to work in the banking industry?

#What do you know about the SWOT analysis?

#What is the best way for the government to raise revenue without raising the income tax?

#Can you tell the difference between a fiscal and a revenue deficit?

#How does the RBI make money?

#What are the various departments within the RBI? Do you have any information about them?

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Part Two

#What are the RBI’s responsibilities? Which one piques your interest the most?

#What exactly is NPA? How should India deal with its NPA problem?

#What are your thoughts on the economic survey?

#Do you believe India will be able to go cashless in the future? What are the disadvantages and advantages of a cashless economy?

#Do you have any knowledge of India’s consolidated fund?

#Which social media networking site are you most active on? What are your thoughts on the subject?

#Do you believe social media has more drawbacks than advantages?

#Which sport is your favourite? Which athlete is your favourite?

#Do you have a PPF? What are your thoughts on PPF investments?

#What are the current rates of the RBI’s monetary policy? Are you aware of this?

Most Important Tips

#Dress formally to make a good first impression.

#To get a good start on your interview process, make sure to get each document in a timely manner.

#Working on your communication skills is important because the interview will be conducted verbally. Speak with assurance and avoid stumbling in the middle of a conversation.

#Prepare the best answer for the questions that will most likely be asked, such as questions about your personal and professional lives, your strengths, and your weaknesses.

#Read journals and editorials from leading newspapers such as “The Hindu” to improve your verbal approach to any question.

#When the interviewer asks you a question, be truthful in your response.


Interviews are not as difficult as they are made out to be if you prepare “structurally.” Most of us believe that interviews are simply conversations between two people. They aren’t, to be sure. If you want to ace your next interview, whether it’s for the RBI, UPSC, or a consultancy, you must follow a specific procedure.

Hopefully, the above article has given you a gist of the upcoming dates and preparation tips. For more tips join UPSC Pathshala’s Bank PO Course. All the best!

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