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RBI Grade B Exam Pattern

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RBI Grade B Exam Pattern

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Understanding the exam pattern and syllabus will help the candidates in devising effective preparation strategies. Speed/Time management is vital in obtaining a good score in any competitive exam and hence, analysis of RBI Grade B Exam Pattern and Syllabus is very crucial to be able to complete the exams in the stipulated time.Aspirants can check the daily updates related to RBI Grade B exam, can visit the RBI Official Website


The RBI Grade B Selection Process for General Post involves two phases: Phase I and Phase II followed by an Interview. The RBI Grade B Selection Process for DEPR/DSIM Posts involves three phases: Paper I, Paper-II and Paper III followed by an Interview.


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RBI Gr B – (DR) – General – Exam Pattern:

Phase I will comprise a single Paper for 200 marks consisting of 4 Sections as follows. A composite time of 120 minutes will be given for answering.

S.No. Name of the Test Duration
1 General Awareness 120 Minutes
2 English Language
3 Quantitative Aptitude
4 Reasoning



The Phase-II online Examination will be conducted only for the candidates who are shortlisted on the basis of results of Phase-I. The Phase-II examination will be in shifts. Candidates are required to appear for all shifts. Phase–II online examination will consist of three papers as under:

Name of Paper Type of Paper Time (Minutes) Marks
Paper-I:
Economic and Social Issues
Objective Type 90 100
Paper II:
English (Writing Skills)
Descriptive, to be typed with the
help of the keyboard
90 100
Paper-III:
Finance and Management
Objective type 90 100

Interview will be of 50 marks. Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview, based on an aggregate of marks obtained in Phase-II (Paper-I + Paper-II + Paper-III). The minimum aggregate cut off marks for being shortlisted for Interview will be decided by the Board in relation to the number of vacancies.



The candidate may opt for interview either in Hindi or English. Final Selection will be through merit list which will be prepared by adding marks secured by candidates in Phase-II examination and interview.


RBI Gr B – (DR) – DEPR/DSIM – Exam Pattern:

Selection will be through Online/ Written Examination (WE) and interview. There are 3 papers for the Examination.

Name of Paper Duration Maximum Marks
Paper-I
Objective Type
120 minutes 100
Paper-II
Descriptive Type
(Question paper displayed on computer,
answers to be written on paper)
180 minutes 100
Paper-III
English – Descriptive
(To be typed with help of keyboard)
90 minutes 100
Total 300


Paper-I Online Examination:

Paper I Objective Type (on Economics & Statistics). A composite time of 120 minutes will be given for answering Paper I. Candidates have to secure minimum marks as may be prescribed by the Board.


Paper-II Online Examination:

Paper II Descriptive Type (on Economics). A composite time of 180 minutes will be given for answering Paper II. The Question paper for paper II will be displayed on computer and answers to be written on paper. Candidates have to secure minimum marks as may be prescribed by the Board.


Paper-III Online Examination:

Paper II Paper III Descriptive Type (on English). A composite time of 90 minutes will be given for answering Paper III. The Question paper for paper II will be displayed on the computer and answers to be typed with the help of a keyboard. Candidates have to secure minimum marks as may be prescribed by the Board.


Interview:

The number of candidates to be called for interview will be decided by the Board.
Final selection will be on the basis of performance in the ‘WE’ and interview taken together.


RBI Grade B – Related Information
RBI Grade B Notification
RBI Grade B Selection Process