RBI Grade B General Awareness Preparation Strategy and Tips

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RBI Grade B General Awareness Preparation Strategy and Tips

In this article you will get RBI Grade B General Awareness Pattern. RBI Grade B General Awareness Syllabus. Topic Wise Preparation Tips for RBI Grade B General Awareness Section of RBI Grade B Exam. Study Plan for RBI Grade B General Awareness Section of RBI Grade B Exam.

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To help you prepare the best, we have started a series of articles on RBI Grade B Exam  preparation. In this series we will tell you the pattern/syllabus, study plan and preparation tips of individual sections viz,

  • Quantitative Aptitude

How to prepare for RBI Grade B General Awareness Section:

We have already covered the English Sections.

Today we will take up the General Awareness Section of RBI Grade B Exam.

ENROLL FOR MOCK TESTS OF RBI Grade B EXAM DESIGNED BY PREVIOUS EXAM TOPPERS AND INDUSTRY EXPERTS

RBI Grade B General Awareness Pattern

Below is the section wise breakup of RBI Grade B Phase I exam:

TopicQuestionsMarks
General Awareness8080
Reasoning6060
Quantitative Aptitude3030
English Language3030
Total 200

RBI Grade B General Awareness Syllabus 

1. Current Affairs:

  • National/ International Current Affairs
  • Economy current affairs

2. Static Affairs:

  • Banking Theory
  • Banking Awareness

RBI Grade B General Awareness: Topic Wise Preparation Tips.

1. Current Affairs 

  • National Current Affairs
  • International Current Affairs
  • Person in News/ Awards
  • Economy Current Affairs
  • Important organisations : SEBI, RBI
  • Credit rating Agencies: National & International
  • FDI limits in different sectors
  • Schemes launched by governments related to banking and finance
  • Export and Import Items
  • RBI Monetary Review
  • Announcements made by RBI and other banks
  • Business News: Mergers Acquisitions and Buyouts.

2. Static Affairs 

      • History of Banking in India: Which was the first bank to be setup in Madras province etc. Nationalization of Banks.
      • Organizations:RBI; NABARD; Planning Commission; 5 year plans; Finance Commission; World Bank
      • Reserve Bank of India’s role in Indian banking system.
      • Economic/ Financial terms & concepts: GDP; GNP; PPP; HDI; Inflation; WPI; CPI; IIP; SLR; CRR; Repo rate; Reverse Repo; Bank rate; Mutual Funds, Open Market Operations; Money supply
      • Foreign Exchange reserves of India.
      • Different kind of accounts and corresponding interest rates
      • Non Banking Financial companies: Definition, Difference from bank etc.
      • NPA and SARFAESI
      • Acts, Committees & legislation: Budget 2016, Railway Budget 2016; Companies Bill 2013
      • Banking services: Assets, liabilities and working capital of a bank; NEFT; RTGS; Banking Correspondence agents;Bancassurance; Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
      • BASEL norms
      • Financial Inclusion and various initiatives for it.
      • Types of Markets, Money and banking instruments
      • Reverse Mortgage Loans.
      • Priority Sector Lending.
      • Banking Abbreviations, terms and concepts.
      • Headquarters of Banks

Suggested Books  for RBI GRADE B Banking Awareness:

RBI Grade B General Awareness Study Plan.

  • Read Newspapers (For better utilization of time read Economic Times)
  • Watch news for 15 mins daily for all the current happenings of the world.
  • Follow a proper study plan designed by Subject Experts.
  • Create your own notes for examination.
  • Give  1 hour daily for preparation.
  • Start giving Mock Tests and online quizzes
  • Give at least 1 Mock Test everyday.
  • Read Partiyogita Darpan .
  • You can also use any other current affairs magazine like CST, Chronicle or Wizard.
  • Focus on the 5-6 most recent issues of the magazine

ENROLL FOR MOCK TESTS OF RBI Grade B EXAM DESIGNED BY PREVIOUS EXAM TOPPERS AND INDUSTRY EXPERTS

Friends this is it for RBI Grade B General Awareness Section.If you have any queries regarding the preparation of RBI Grade B General Awareness Section, feel free to ask it in the comments section below. We will be glad to answer them.

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