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RBI GRADE B OFFICER

Syllabus of RBI GRADE B Topic wise

Sr.

Topic Name (Subject ESI)

Lectures Required

(Tentative)

1

Growth and Development

3

2

Measurement of growth: National Income and per capita Income

3

3

Poverty Alleviation in India

2

4

Employment Generation in India

2

5

Sustainable Development and Environment Index

2

6

Economic Reforms in India

2

7

Industrial Policy

1

8

Labour Policy

1

9

Monetary policy

3

10

Fiscal Policy

3

11

Privatization

1

12

Role of Economic Planning

1

13

Globalization- Opening up of the Indian Economy

1

14

Balance of payments

2

15

Export-Import Policy

1

16

International Economic Institutions (1) IMF

1

17

International Economic Institutions (2) World Bank

1

18

International Economic Institutions (3) WTO

1

19

Regional Economic Cooperation

2

20

Social Structure in India

2

21

Multiculturalism (Cultural Diversity)

1

22

Demographic Trends

2

23

Urbanization and Migration

1

24

Gender Issues

1

25

Social Justice: Positive Discrimination (means Reservation Policy and other measures taken by government) in favour of the under privileged

2

26

Social Movements

1

27

Indian Political System

3

28

Human Development

2

29

Social Sectors in India (1) Health

1

30

Social Sectors in India (2) Education

1

 

Sr.

Topic Name (Subject FM)

Lectures Required

 (Tentative)

1

Regulators of Banks and Financial Institutions, Reserve Bank of India – functions and conduct of monetary policy, Banking System in India, Financial Institutions.

3

2

RBI

2

3

Finance Ministry

2

4

IRDA, SEBI

1

5

EXIM, NABARD

1

6

NHB, SIDBI, MUDRA, PFRDA

1

7

Primary and Secondary Markets (Forex, Money, Bond, Equity, etc.), functions, instruments, recent developments.

1

8

1. Risk management in Banking Sector

6

9

2. Basics of Derivatives: Forward, Futures and Swap

3

10

3. Changing Landscape of Banking Sector

1

11

4. Recent Developments in the financial Sector, Portfolio Investment, Public Sector Reforms, Disinvestments

6

12

5. Financial Inclusion- use of technology

2

13

6. Alternate source of finance, private and  social cost benefit, Public- Private Partnership

3

14

7. Corporate Governance in Banking Sector, role of egovernance in addressing the issues of corruption and inefficiency in the government sector.

1

15

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)

4

16

9. Inflation: Definition, Trends, Estimates, Consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI – components and trends

2

17

Management: Its nature and scope; The Management Processes; Planning, Organization, Staffing, Directing and Controlling; The role of a Manager in an Organization

2

18

Leadership: The tasks of a leader; Leadership Styles; Leadership Theories; A successful leader versus an effective Leader.

3

19

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.

3

20

Motivation, Morale and Incentives: Theories of Motivation; How Managers Motivate; Concept of Morale; Factors determining morale; Role of Incentives in Building up Morale.

3

21

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.

3

22

Corporate Governance: Factors affecting Corporate Governance; Mechanisms of Corporate Governance.

2

 

Sr.

Topic Name (Subject: Quantitative Aptitude)

Lectures Required

(Tentative)

1

Percentages

2

2

Average and Ages

2

3

Profit and Loss. Mixtures and Allegations

3

4

Ratio, Proportion, Partnership

3

5

Simple Interest and Compound Interest

2

6

Time Work, Pipes and Cisterns

3

7

Time Speed Distance, Boats, Trains

3

8

Permutation, Combination and Probability

2

9

Data Interpretation

3

10

Data Sufficiency

1

 

Sr.

Topic Name (Subject: Logical Reasoning)

Lectures Required

(Tentative)

1

Direction Sense

1

2

Blood Relation

1

3

Alpha Numeric Sequence

1

4

Coding Decoding

1

5

Syllogism

1

6

Inequality, Order of Banks

1

7

Seating Arrangements – I

1

8

Seating Arrangements – II

1

9

Puzzle – I

1

10

Puzzle – II

1

 

Sr.

Topic Name (Subject: English)

Lectures Required

(Tentative)

1

Reading Comprehension – I

2

2

Reading Comprehension – II

2

3

Reading Comprehension – III

2

4

Fill in the Blanks

2

5

Cloze Test – I

2

6

Cloze Test – II

2

7

Para Jumble – I

2

8

Para Jumble – II

2

9

Sentence Correction – I

2

10

Sentence Correction – II

2

Overview

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RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Pattern: 

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. 

 

                  

Section Asked

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1.

General Awareness

80

80

Composite time of 2 hours

2.

Quantitative Aptitude

30

30

3.

English Language

30

30

4.

Reasoning

60

60

 

Total

200

200

 

Phase II: 

              

Section Asked

Paper Type

Maximum Marks

Duration

1.

Economics and Social Issues

Objective

100

90 minutes

2.

Finance and Management

Descriptive

100

90 minutes

3.

English (Writing Skills)

Objective

100

90 minutes

 

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.

 

Eligibility

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.

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