RBI Grade-B Officer Exam 2017–18: Interview dates, tips and strategy

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After declaring the results of RBI Grade B Officers Exam (Phase I) in June 2017, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) declared the results of Grade B Officers Phase II Test in July that was conducted online on July 6 and 7, 2017 (Thursday and Friday).

The Phase II exam was taken for recruitment program of the Bank to select the deserving candidates to be appointed as the officers under Grade B Cadre. Unlike from other Public Sector Banks that hire the candidates through the IBPS exams, the RBI has its own selection process to conduct exams; counsel and recruit the best candidate’s. Candidates who appeared for the exam can check their results on the official site of RBI.

Important Dates & Documents

The RBI is set to initiate a highly anticipated and intensifying litmus test; the interview. The interviews will begin from August 1, 2017 and will end in October 2017. The interview call letters (with New Roll Numbers) indicating date, time and venue of the interview will be sent separately in Phases (in due course) to the candidates on their registered email address.

Candidates are requested to check their mailbox, including spam and junk box for the same. All the shortlisted candidates are advised to take print out of the interview call letter through their E-mail ID and bring its hard copy on the day of interview along with all ORIGINAL documents in support of their eligibility.

Interview: The Litmus Test

The interview round tests to the fullest a candidate’s General Knowledge, Communication skills and Personal abilities to make decisions.

Keep in mind that a lot of candidates generally score highest marks in the written exam, making it a highly competitive test. Candidates who appear for interviews will be considered for the final selection.

The interview panel may have five members. One of them would be observing you silently till end. If you are appearing for the interview, make sure you keep the necessary documents required at the time of interview. Once you enter the premise, your body language is under observation. It is always better to give your interview with full preparation.

Preparing for the interview is the most difficult part as there is no definite syllabus. However, one can focus on the following areas: