2. Basics of Derivatives: Forward, Futures and Swap
3. Changing Landscape of Banking Sector
4. Recent Developments in the financial Sector, Portfolio Investment, Public Sector Reforms, Disinvestments
5. Financial Inclusion- use of technology
6. Alternate source of finance, private and social cost benefit, Public- Private Partnership
7. Corporate Governance in Banking Sector, role of egovernance in addressing the issues of corruption and inefficiency in the government sector.
8. The Union Budget – Direct and Indirect taxes, Non – tax sources of Revenue, GST. Thirteenth Finance Commisson and GST, Finance Commission, Fiscal Policy, Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management ACT (FRBM)
9. Inflation: Definition, Trends, Estimates, Consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI – components and trends
Management: Its nature and scope; The Management Processes; Planning, Organization, Staffing, Directing and Controlling; The role of a Manager in an Organization
Leadership: The tasks of a leader; Leadership Styles; Leadership Theories; A successful leader versus an effective Leader.
Human Resource Development: Concept of HRD; Goals of HRD; Performance Appraisal – Potential appraisal and development – Feedback and Performance Counselling – Career Planning – Training and Development – Rewards – Employee Welfare.
Motivation, Morale and Incentives: Theories of Motivation; How Managers Motivate; Concept of Morale; Factors determining morale; Role of Incentives in Building up Morale.
Communication: Steps in the Communication Process; Communication Channels, Oral versus Written Communication; Verbal versus Non-Verbal Communication, Upward, Downward and lateral communication; Barriers to Communication, Role of Information Technology.
Corporate Governance: Factors affecting Corporate Governance; Mechanisms of Corporate Governance.
RBI Grade B 2018 Exam is conducted in three phases:
Phase-I exam, Phase-II exam and Personal Interview
Phase I is qualifieng in nature.
No. of Questions
Composite time of 2 hours
Economics and Social Issues
Finance and Management
English (Writing Skills)
Personal Interview Process
Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview, based on aggregate marks obtained in Paper-I, Paper-II and Paper-III of Phase II exam. Interview Process will carry 50 marks.
RBI Grade B 2018 Eligibility
Candidates are required to follow the given criteria to be eligible for RBI Grade B 2018 Exam:
Must be a citizen of India
Must be a subject of Nepal
Must be a subject of Bhutan
Must be a Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 who has the intention of settling permanently in India.
A person of Indian origin migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India
Age Criteria: RBI has defined minimum age criteria for appearing in the RBI Officer (Grade ‘B’) examination. Candidates are required to be aged between 21 years and 30 years (both age included) to apply for RBI Grade B exam 2018.
Educational Qualification: Candidate appearing for the RBI officer examination-2018 must be a graduate from a recognized university or institute. He/Shemust have attained 60% marks in the graduation while the same percentage is reduced to 50% for the candidates belonging to the reserved category. Candidates having Doctorate degree with aggregate 50% marks can also apply for the RBI examination. In addition to this, candidates having masters’ degree with 55% marks will be allowed to apply for the RBI Exam 2018. Candidates having post graduate diploma in management or Masters of Business administration can also apply for the RBI Officer Grade B exam 2018. Chartered Accountant (CA), Company secretary or Cost Accountant can also apply for this examination.