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RBI Grade B Officers Salary Structure – Rs 13 Lacs Per Annum

What is the Salary of RBI Grade B Officers ? This is the very common question asked at this site from many of the viewers. Based on the various information gathered from the circulars , Inner notification and friend’s sharing we have analyzed the Central Bank’s Grade B officers salary.

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recruit Direct Officers in Grade B through large scale recruitment almost every year. Based on the recruitment made through, Officers are placed in Grade B at anywhere in India. 

Initially Grade B Officers are placed at Probation for Two Years. After confirmation they are assigned the task of respected department.

Working with the Reserve Bank of India Itself a pride. They are future of India’s financial and economic faith. All the policies related to Monetary and market related are created by RBI. 

What are Good at RBI ?

There are many plus point for working with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) i.e. 

1. The promotion chart of Grade B officers are very good and a good performer may reach at the level of Deputy Governor or appointed at any of the International body like World Bank, IMF, ADB.

2. Reserve Bank employees, generally, have a 5-day week at work

3. Postings in metros or state capitals,

4. Not hectic work schedule – adjustable work atmosphere .

5. Competitive Pay Scale

Let’s see what a Central Bank Direct Officer Getting in term of Compensation. 

RBI Says that Total pay and allowances along with admissible perquisites attached to the Grade ‘B’ Officers post, considering market value of housing in Mumbai, work out to ` 13 lakhs p.a. (approx) on a cost to the Bank basis. Let’s see what makes the salary that much ?

Selected Grade B Officers are placed with a basic pay of `21,000/- p.m. in the scale of `21000-1000-30000-EB-1000-32000-1100-36400. Other components of salary are Dearness Allowance, Local Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Family Allowance, and Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time.

At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments are approximately `47,855/-.

Candidates who qualify both JAIIB and CAIIB may get the additional Rs 2000/- (i.e. Rs 900 for JAIIB and 1100 for CAIIB included in basic salary).


 Components of Salary                       Amount  Total Amount   
Basic Pay  21000  21000
Dearness Allowance  Varies Currently 84% Approx   17640
Local Allowance   5% OF BASIC  1050
LA Allowance 1,300  1300
Family Allowance  4% OF BASIC  840
FA Ceiling  1100  1100
Grade Allowance After confirmation 2250  2250
Special Allowance 2500  2500
Reimbursement monthly    
Educational  2000  2000
House 2000   2000
Telephone 800   800
Petrol Allowance  120 Litre  9600*
Annual Reimbursement    
Medical  4000  
Books 4500   
Briefcase 7000   
TOTAL   Rs 77580*  Rs 62,080*

* Salary may vary upward depend on DA Rates and Increment in Basic.

The most important part above the salary is satisfaction. Being a regulator of the Indian Banks, it gives immense pleasure of working at nicest environment.

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  1. Hello Sir…
    please let me know in which city / cities the training of a rbi b grade officer takes place and how long the training goes after their recruitment ?
    Thank you for such a nice post…

  2. I have got 64 % in graduation and acc. to my university above 65% is first class.So let me know if I am eligible for Grade B.
    Thank you

  3. I’m a Graduate in Bsc Mathematics, Physics and computers with an agregate of 50% from all the semesters. Am I Eligible to take up Grade B examination?

  4. Appeared for phase 2 of grade B exam.
    Satisfied with my attempt. I think I might get a call for interview.

    so want to know about grade b interviews. can’t find anything on web. plz post about the kind of questions asked.

  5. Is final year engineering student eligible for rbi grade b exam?

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