RBI Grade B Exam Analysis 2017

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RBI Grade B Exam Analysis

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis 2017 has been compiled by our banking expertise. on the  Working as a Class I Officer in India’s apex bank – the Reserve Bank of India is a matter of great prestige. Understanding the nature of the RBI Grade B exam and the the level of questions goes a long way in performing well in the final test. Our current RBI Grade B Exam Analysis 2017 will prove useful to access your performance and to see how others stand in the competition. All the very best. May the most dedicated aspirants make it through. [no_toc]

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RBI Grade B Exam Analysis 2017

It is important to point out here that the current RBI Grade B Exam Analysis 2017 will be compiled after taking inputs from various candidates in the exam centres located in New Delhi and Bengaluru. This is a first hand feedback received from RBI aspirants themselves. 

 

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis 2017: Overview 

ModeOnline
Total Questions200
Maximum Marks200
Duration2 Hours
Negative Marking0.25
Sectional Cut OffYes

 

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis 2017: Structure of the Exam

SectionQuestion/Marks
General Awareness80/80
English Language30/30
Quantitative Aptitude30/30
Reasoning60/60

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis 2017: Review of Sections

Most Difficult SectionsQuantitative Aptitude & English
Most Scoring SectionGeneral Awareness
Moderate SectionReasoning Ability

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis for General Awareness Section

As per the feedback received for our RBI Grade B Exam Analysis, General awareness was 95% current affairs this time that too from the past 2 months. Banking, economy, finance, Sensex and agriculture dominated this section.

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis for English Section

As per the feedback received for our RBI Grade B Exam Analysis, the pattern of the English Section was slightly changed this time.  There were 2 reading comprehension passages. One was based on the existing pattern and the other was based on the lines of SBI PO Mains.

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis for Quantitative Aptitude Section

As per the feedback received for our RBI Grade B Exam Analysis, Quantitative Aptitude was not only challenging but very calculative. Overall the section was very lengthy. 3 sets of DI were asked. They were based on time and work. Double pie chart was also asked.

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis for Reasoning Section

As per the feedback received for our RBI Grade B Exam Analysis, Reasoning was moderate and not very time consuming. Candidates will be surely able to score more here than both quant and english.

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis 2017: Topics Asked Section Wise

20

GENERAL AWARENESS

Banking Awareness & Economy67
Finance & Marketing6
Government Schemes5
Static GK2

REASONING

Puzzles20
Input Output6
Data Sufficiency5
Inequality5
Logical Reasoning11
Coding Decodingnone
Directions3
Syllogism7
Blood Relations3

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Reading Comprehension12
Sentence Correction5
Double Fillers5
Idioms and Phrases2
Phrases1

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE

Inequalities5
Data Interpretation15
CI1
Mensuration2
Time and Work1
Simple Interest1
Mixtures1
Boat and Stream1
Age1
Profit and Loss2

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis 2017: Questions Asked in General Awareness

Q. What is the importance of Dalong Village ?

Q. Paytym has recently opened a payment bank. What is the maximum limit of withdrawal in a payment bank in India ?

Q. Which stock exchange was derecognized by SEBI ?

Q. What are the main products of retail banking ?

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis: Tips for Aspirants

  1. Attempt the questions with full concentration without losing focus for even a moment.
  2. Do not indulge in random guess work. It’ll cost you dearly.
  3. Try to attempt maximum questions in General Awareness and Reasoning with a high level of accuracy.
  4. Don’t spend too much time on Reading Comprehensions. More than 2 readings will prove disastrous. Also, don’t leave RC mid way.
  5. Revise the paper once before you fill the final OMR.

 

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis 2017: Learnings for Next Shifts

  •  The General Awareness Section was easy which was a huge advantage for aspirants. The section has the maximum weightage of 80 marks. This year if you want to score well, you have got to crack this section.
  • Quantitative Aptitude and English were most complex sections. This year, if the level is the same, you will have to defeat negative marking and move ahead. Since Quant will come across as difficult for most aspirants, the ones who nail it here will surely have an overall edge to get selected for Phase II Exam.
  • Reasoning was moderate. Aspirants cracking this section well along with General Awareness will be able to compensate for the lost marks in Quantitative Aptitude and English.

 

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis : Official Overall Cutoffs from 2016 

CATEGORYOFFICIAL CUT OFF
General98.50
OBC88.50
SC84.50
ST84.50
PWD (OH/HI/VH)84.50

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis : Official Sectional Cutoffs 2016

CATEGORYOFFICIAL CUT OFF
General
  • General Awareness 20.0
  • Reasoning 15.0
  • English Language 7.5
  • Quantitative Aptitude 7.5
OBC
  • General Awareness 16.0
  • Reasoning 12.0
  • English Language 6.0
  • Quantitative Aptitude 6.0
SC
  • General Awareness 14.25
  • Reasoning 10.75
  • English Language 5.25
  • Quantitative Aptitude 5.25
ST
  • General Awareness 14.25
  • Reasoning 10.75
  • English Language 5.25
  • Quantitative Aptitude 5.25
PWD (OH/HI/VH)
  • General Awareness 14.25
  • Reasoning 10.75
  • English Language 5.25
  • Quantitative Aptitude 5.25

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis Prequel: Official Cutoffs from 2015

CATEGORYOFFICIAL CUT OFF
General88.50
OBC78.50
SC74.50
ST74.50
PWD (OH/HI/VH)74.50

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis : Official Sectional Cutoffs 2015

CATEGORYOFFICIAL CUT OFF
General 

  • General Awareness 20.0
  • Reasoning 15.0
  • English Language 7.5
  • Quantitative Aptitude 7.5
OBC 

  • General Awareness 16.00
  • Reasoning 12.00
  • English Language 6.00
  • Quantitative Aptitude 6.00
SC 

  • General Awareness 14.25
  • Reasoning 10.75
  • English Language 5.25
  • Quantitative Aptitude 5.25
ST 

  • General Awareness 14.25
  • Reasoning 10.75
  • English Language 5.25 
  • Quantitative Aptitude 5.25
PWD (OH/HI/VH)
  • General Awareness 14.25
  • Reasoning 10.75
  • English Language 5.25
  • Quantitative Aptitude 5.25
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8 COMMENTS

    • Hi Vinod. Sectional and overall cutoffs predicted for this year will be compiled by Monday after we receive feedback from aspirants across shifts. How did your paper go ?

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