The Reserve Bank of India offers an attractive salary to its employees, which is the major reason why thousands of aspirants appear for the exam. RBI Grade B is a managerial profile for officers in Grade B (General) - DR, DEPR, and DSIM in the Common Seniority Group (CSG). They are responsible for the smooth functioning of member banks in the Reserve Bank of India. According to the last year's RBI Grade B notification, the gross salary for RBI Grade B officers has been increased to approximately Rs. 1,08,404. In this article, we have covered the complete RBI Grade B salary structure, including basic pay, deductions, allowances, perks, and in-hand salary, as per the previous notification.

RBI Grade B Salary Structure

The RBI Grade B starting basic pay scale is Rs. 55,200. The pay scale for RBI Grade B Officer is Rs. 55,200-2850(9)-80850-EB-2850(2)-86550-3300(4)-99750(16 years). The RBI Grade B Salary Structure has been tabulated below to give a clear vision about your doubts about RBI Grade B Salary.

RBI Grade B Salary Structure
RBI Grade B ParticularAmount
Basic PayRs. 55,200
Grade AllowancesRs. 6,800
Dearness AllowancesRs. 23,144
Housing AllowanceRs. 5273
CVPS Incentives Rs. 827
Special Prerequisite AllowancesRs. 1465
Special Allowances- Direct RecruitRs. 1800
Local Compensatory AllowancesRs. 3664
Meal AllowanceRs. 160
Gross PayRs. 1,08,404

RBI Grade B Salary- Deductions

An employee gets net pay after a deduction of a fixed amount from their gross salary. From the gross RBI Grade B Salary Rs. 1,08,404, the deduction of Rs. 26,436 amount is done for which the complete details have been mentioned in the below table. 

EE NPS Contrib AmountRs. 6509
Prof Tax-split periodRs. 200
BF EE NPS Monthly ContribRs. 13,018
House Rent RecoveryRs. 620
Meal Coupon DeductionRs. 400
MAFRs. 300
RBI Officers AssociationRs. 40
Sports Club MembershipRs. 30
Income FaxRs. 5319
Total DeductionsRs. 26,436

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RBI Grade B Salary Increment

The first increment of RBI Grade B Officer is done after 5 years of their service period. 

  1. Receive an increment of - Rs. 1750 (up to 9 years )
  2. After 9 years is over, your basic pay is: Receive an increment of - Rs. 50,900: Rs. 1750 (for the next 2 years)
  3. Further increment of - Rs. 2000 ( for the next 4 years) / then basic pay is = Rs. 54400
  4. After 16 years, the maximum basic pay will be Rs. 62400.

This amount will be received even without any single promotion after that certain period of time.

RBI Grade B Salary Perks & Allowances

Besides the basic pay, RBI Grade B Officers are offered several other perks & allowances. These additional benefits motivate the employees to work and keep the working environment healthy. 

i) Dearness Allowance: 31% of the basic pay as per 7th pay commission 

ii) Local allowance

iii) House Rent Allowance: RBI offers them an amount of 70,000 for settlement in metro cities like Mumbai. Usually one gets a 2/3 BHK flat. for those employees who had not got any flat.

iv) Family allowance 

v) Grade Allowance

vi) Special Allowances

vii) Medical Allowances: RBI employees get a medical allowance worth Rs. 4500 and other facilities too.

viii) Conveyance Allowance(C.A): Basically, it is paid on the basis of your declaration. For instance, the aspirants, who will be posted to Mumbai, will get an additional Rs. 14000 in hand.

ix) Education Allowance: Get education allowance for their children/The annual reimbursement amount for approximately INR 4000 per month

x) Loan Facility - RBI officers can avail of loans at cheaper rates for a vehicle, housing. 

RBI Grade B Salary- Growth and Promotion

Candidates who clear the RBI Grade B Exam are recruited at the post of Assistant in RBI. There is a hierarchy of ranks followed in RBI according to which RBI Grade B Officers receive promotions. Check the ranks that an RBI Grade B Officer can attain throughout his/her career path in the Reserve Bank of India.

  1. Assistant Manager
  2. Manager
  3. Assistant General Manager
  4. Deputy General Manager
  5. General Manager
  6. Chief General Manager
  7. Principal Chief General Manager
  8. Executive Director
  9. Deputy Governor
  10. Governor
RBI Grade B Salary: FAQs

Ans. RBI Grade B in hand salary will be around Rs. 1,08,404/-

Ans. The initial basic pay of RBI Grade B Salary is Rs. 55,200/-

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