RBI Grade B Exam Pattern

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RBI Grade B Exam Pattern for Prelims & Mains 2019 – Check Here!

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the result of Phase I Exam Prelims & Mains for the recruitment of Officers in Grade ‘B’ (General) Direct Recruitment – (DR).  There are 161 vacancies. The RBI Grade B Exam takes place in 3 stages – Prelims, Mains and Interview. While the Prelims is of qualifying nature, the Mains exam & Interview will account for your final selection. To know the in detail about the RBI Grade B exam pattern 2019, read this article carefully.

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern: Stages/Mode

Stages Mode
Prelims Online
Mains Online
Personal Interview Face-to-Face

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern: Phase- I (Prelims)

The RBI Grade B Phase I examination consist of total 200 marks in time duration of 120 minutes.

Sections No. of questions / Maximum marks
General Awareness 80/80
English Language 30/30
Quantitative Aptitude 30/30
Reasoning 60/60
Total 200/200

The RBI Grade B Prelims Exam consists of 4 modules (subjects) as mentioned above.
The exam will be Online MCQ (Objective Type) Exam.
You will have to clear this Phase to be eligible for next.
This exam carries 200 marks.

PRACTICE RBI GRADE B PREVIOUS YEAR PAPERS HERE

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern: Phase – II Written Examination (Descriptive Type)

As per the RBI Grade B Exam Pattern, the Phase – II examination will consist of three papers.

Name of Paper/ Type Time/Marks
Paper – 1 (Objective Type)Economic & Social Issues 90/100
Paper – 11 ( Descriptive Typing)English – Writing Skills 90/100
Paper -111 ( Objective Type)Optional Subject 90/100

As per the RBI Grade B Exam Pattern Phase-I (except the test of English) and Papers I and III of phase -II will be set bilingually in Hindi and English.

The Optional Subjects for RBI Grade B Exam will be as follows:
1.  Finance & Management
2.  Economics
3.  Statistics
You will have to select any 1 subject out of the 3, as per post preference and eligibility.
This exam will also be taken Online.

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern: Interview

Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview, based on the aggregate of marks obtained in Phase-II (Paper-1 + 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. Roll No. of the candidates shortlisted for the interview will be published on RBI website at an appropriate time and interview call letters will be sent on registered email ID. Interview will be of 50 marks. 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-11 examination and interview.

RBI Grade B Exam – Exam Dates

The important dates for RBI Grade B exam -2019  is mentioned below.  Please ensure to complete the process in time.
The tentative schedule for RBI Grade B exam is as follows.

Events Date (Tentative)
Official Notification of RBI Grade B 2019 1st Week of May 2019
Start Date of Online Registration and payment of Application Fee 1st Week of May 2019
Last Date of Online Registration and submission of Online Fee 4th Week of May 2019
Issue Date of RBI Grade B Exam Phase-I Admit Card 2019 1st Week of June 2019
Examination Date for Phase-I Exam 2nd Week of June 2019
Result Date of Phase-I 3rd Week of June 2019
Issue Date of Admit Card for Phase-II Exam 4th Week of June 2019
Examination Date for Phase-II Exam 1st Week of July 2019
Exam Result of Phase-II 2nd Week of July 2019
RBI Grade B Interview Date August – October 2019
Final Result Declaration November – 2019

RBI Grade B Result For Phase II >> CLICK HERE

RBI Grade B Interview Preparation >> CLICK HERE

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern: Negative Marking

There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests (Preliminary and Main examination). 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. No marks will be deducted if the question is left unanswered or blank. Never ever give the blind guesses in the examination. Just keep in mind about the negative marking. Solve the questions confidently and then just make sure that the answer is correct or not.

Total score =200 – (1*Number of correct answers)-(1/4 * number of incorrect responses).

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern: Important Points

1. Phase 1 RBI Officer Grade B Exam will be held online for 200 marks.
2. The question paper in Phase 1 will be divided in 4 sections.
3. Candidates will be given 120 minutes or 2 hours to complete the Phase 1 exam.
4. Candidates who qualify the phase 1 online exam will be eligible to sit for the phase 2 exam.
5. Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview, based on the aggregate marks secured in Phase -II.
6. The details regarding your Interview, i.e. Date, Time & Location will be provided to you in your Call-letter.
7. The total marks for the interview round of RBI Grade B is 50.
8. Candidate may opt for interview either in Hindi or English.