There are three stages in this examination. In the first stage written examination is held in which there are objective type questions of 200 marks. Those candidates who qualify the Phase 1 of written examination are called to take up Phase-2 of the written examination. In Phase-2, there are objective and descriptive type questions of 300 marks. Those candidates who qualify the Phase 2 of the written examination are further called for the Interview which is of 50 marks.
Exam pattern of Written Phase 1 (Preliminary)
- Phase 1 of the written examination will be conducted online.
- It will have objective type questions.
- The duration of the exam is 2 hours.
- The total marks for this section of the exam are 200.
- There are four sections in this phase of exam namely -
- General awareness
- Quantitative Aptitude
- Reasoning and
- English language
There is a scheme of negative marking in the examination. For every incorrect response or answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.
Exam pattern of Written Phase 2 (Main)
- This Phase 2 of the written exam will also be conducted online.
- The total duration of the exam will be 90 minutes.
- It has both objective as well as descriptive type questions.
- There are three papers in this exam, namely Paper 1, Paper 2 and Paper 3.
Paper 1 has Economics and Social Issue, Paper 2 is for English Language and Paper 3 is related to Finance and Management.
There is no scheme of negative marking in this phase of the exam.
RBI Grade B Syllabus
English Language: Grammar, Comprehension, Vocabulary, Error Spotting, Fill in the Blanks, Jumble Words.
Quantitative Aptitude: Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Algebra, Average, Data Interpretation, Probability, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Speed, Distance, and Time, Data Interpretation.
Reasoning: Inequality, Verbal Reasoning, Machine Input-Output, Syllogism, Data Sufficiency, Ordering & Ranking, Blood Relations, Coding-Decoding, Floor Puzzle, Arrangement and Pattern, Linear Arrangement.
Static Awareness: History, Mountains, Environmental Facts, Geography, Political Science, Thermal Power Plants.
Economic News: Monetary Policies, Economics Terms, Financial & Economics News.
Economic and Social Issues: Growth and Development, Economic Reforms in Indian, Globalization, Social Structure in India.