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RBI Grade B DEPR Eligibility Criteria

Updated: Apr 17

RBI Grade B DEPR exam is among the most anticipated and awaited competitive exam. Students from Economics domain wait for this particular exam with lot of hope & aspirations. RBI Grade B DEPR exam is conducted on yearly basis in the month of May or June. Here, we will discuss about the eligibility criteria for RBI Grade B DEPR selection.


RBI Grade B DEPR Syllabus
RBI Grade B DEPR Eligibility Criteria

RBI Grade B DEPR Syllabus

Like any other competitive exam, the eligibility criteria is very important. Aspirants need to check and verify the eligibility criteria before applying. It's important because if you are not eligible then you can't sit for exam.





Now that RBI Grade B DEPR 2024 Notification is not yet released, so let's look at the RBI Grade B Eligibility Criteria from 2023 notification:


I : Nationality : A candidate must be either


i. a citizen of India, or

ii. a subject of Nepal, or

iii. a subject of Bhutan, or

iv. a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

v. a person of Indian origin who has 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.


Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination, but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate is issued to him/her by the Government of India.



II : Age Limit : (As on May 01, 2023)


a) A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on May 01, 2023 i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than May 02, 1993 and not later than May 01, 2002.

b) The upper age-limit prescribed above will be relaxed:

i. up to a maximum of five years for candidates belonging to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe if the posts are reserved for them;


ii. up to a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates if the posts are reserved for them;


iii. up to a maximum of five years for ex-employees of banking institutions whose services had to be terminated for reasons of economy or because of bank going into liquidation and personnel retrenched from Government Offices after at least one year's service and currently registered with Employment Exchange;


iv. up to a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least five years Military Service as on May 01, 2023 and have been released; a. on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from May 01, 2023) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency; or b. on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service; or c. on invalidment.


v. up to a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service as on May 01, 2023 and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on three months' notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment.


vi. up to a maximum of 10 years in the case of Gen/ EWSs PwBD candidates. For SC/ST PwBD candidates up to a maximum of 15 years and for OBC PwBD candidates up to a maximum of 13 years, subject to reservation of vacancies under the respective post. Relaxation in upper age limit for PwBD will be subject to the posts having been identified suitable for such disabilities.


vii. For candidates possessing M.Phil. and Ph.D. qualification, upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years respectively.


viii. For candidates having experience as an officer in Scheduled Commercial Banks, Public Sector Insurance Companies and All India Financial Institutions (AIFI) viz., Export-Import Bank of India (EXIM Bank), National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), National Housing Bank (NHB), Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) and National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID), as also prior experience in Reserve Bank of India, upper age limit is relaxed to the extent of number of completed years of such experience subject to a maximum of three years. For such candidates, upper age limit should not exceed 33 years including experience. For experience, probationary period will not be reckoned. For details, please refer Note IV below.


ix. For eligible staff candidates, as per RBI circular dated June 9, 2014, the relaxation in age limit is according to RBI circular CO. HRMD. No. G-75/ 5599/ 05.01.01/ 2013-2014 dated December 20, 2013.


x. For recruitment to the post of Gr. B (DR)-DEPR/DSIM candidates having Master's Degree with Research/Teaching experience at a recognised Indian/Foreign University/Institute will be eligible for relaxation in upper age to the extent of number of years of such experience subject to a maximum of three years. For experience, probationary period will not be reckoned.


Important Note: All details as per official RBI Notification.





Hope this was helpful for all the aspirants sitting for the upcoming RBI Grade B DEPR Exam 2024.


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Frequently asked questions

What is RBI Grade B DEPR?

RBI Grade B DEPR (Department of Economic and Policy Research) is a prestigious position offered by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). It is a specialized cadre within the RBI aimed at conducting research, analysis, and formulation of economic policies.

What is the criteria for RBI Grade B DEPR?

What are the main subjects covered in the RBI Grade B DEPR syllabus?

Are there any changes to the RBI Grade B DEPR Syllabus for the upcoming exams?

What is the pattern of RBI Grade B DEPR exam?

How can I effectively prepare for the RBI Grade B DEPR exam?

What are the benefits of RBI Grade B DEPR?

What is the duration of RBI DEPR exam?

What is the difference between DEPR and DSIM RBI?


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