RBI Grade B Expected Cutoff 2016: Phase II Recruitment Examination


RBI Grade B Expected Cutoff 2016: The Reserve Bank of India conducted RBI Grade B Phase II Examination successfully today. Many aspirants who managed to qualify the Phase I Examination appeared for the same across various exam centres in India. 

The RBI Phase-II Examination consisted of 3 Papers, namely, Economic & Social Issues, English Language and Optional Subject, carrying a total 300 marks.


RBI Grade B Cutoff 2016 for Phase I Examination 

The Phase 1 Examination was held on 4th September and the cutoff for the Examination has been declared as follows:

Section Name Category
General OBC SC ST PWD 
General Awareness 20 16 14.25 14.25 14.25
(Maximum Marks = 80)
Reasoning Ability 15 12 10.75 10.75 10.75
(Maximum Marks = 60)
English Language 7.5 6 5.25 5.25 5.25
(Maximum Marks = 30)
Quantitative Aptitude  7.5 6 5.25 5.25 5.25
(Maximum Marks = 30)
Total Score/ Aggregate 98.5 88.5 84.5 84.5 84.5

The Phase II Examination for the RBI Recruitment Procedure was conducted across India. The Exam Pattern for the Phase-II Examination are as follows.

Exam Name Exam Pattern Time
(in mins.)
Paper I Economic and Social Issues Objective Type questions 90 100
Paper II English (Writing Skills) Descriptive, to be typed with the help of the keyboard 90 100
Paper III Optional subject Objective Type questions 90 100
 Total   270 300

The level of difficulty for RBI Phase II Examination ranged from moderate to slightly difficult based on the reaction of candidates. Let us see what was previous years RBI Grade B Cutoff 2015 for Phase 2 Examination first.


RBI Grade B Cutoff 2015 (Phase-II)

The following scores were the official ones last year for RBI Phase 2 Examination. Please keep in mind that these scores are for Phase II, which means the interview marks are not included in this. The total marks are based on all 3 papers.

 Candidate Category  Marks (Total=300)
 UR  197
 OBC  182
 SC  176
 ST  176

The candidates who secured marks in the above mentioned brackets advanced to the final interview round.


RBI Grade B Expected Cutoff 2016 (Phase-II)

Based on the level of competition this year, the total number of vacancies and the level of difficulty of RBI Grade B Phase-II Examination 2016, here is our verdict on RBI Grade B Expected Cutoff for Phase 2 Recruitment Exam.

 Candidate Category  Marks (Total=300)
 UR 190-195
 OBC 180-185
 SC 172-177
 ST  165-170

If you are confident about your score equivalent to the expected cutoff marks, do not waste time celebrating yet. Start preparing for RBI Phase-III, which is the interview round. You can talk help from the study material below.


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  1. Why not 250 as cut off ?.. you guys don’t realise the pattern of questions and standard has changed drastically this year. Cut off will be 180 for general.

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