RBI Grade B 2021 Syllabus - Phase I and II

Published on Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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Today I am providing RBI Grade B syllabus. Under new the scheme of selection the examination will be computer-based (Objective type with Multiple Choice Question pattern) and consists of two phases, viz.,
  • Phase-I 
  • Phase-II 
  • Interview
RBI GRADE B syllabus

    Syllabus for Phase I

    Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning General Awareness English Language
    Data Interpretation Statement and Assumptions Current Affairs Reading Comprehension
    Number Series Seating Arrangement Dams/ Power plants/ National Parks Para-jumbles
    Data Sufficiency Puzzles (Floor Based/  Month Based) Organisations, Heads and Headquarters Sentence-connectors
    Partnership Syllogism Books and Authors Double Fillers
    Time and Work Data Sufficiency Cabinet Ministers and their Constituency
    CM and Governors -India
    Idioms and Phrases
    Percentage Machine Input/ Output Countries - Capital/ Currency Vocabulary based questions
    Simplification Blood Relation Famous Waterfalls/ Rivers/ Bridges/ Hill/ Tribes/ Mountain Peaks Error Spotting
    Time Speed and Distance Direction Sense Test Stadiums and Museum Match the sentences
    Ratio and Proportion Coding-Decoding Games-Venue/ Host Countries
    Simple/ Compound Interest Statement & Assumption/ Arguments Summits and Conferences

    Dates and Days

    Syllabus for Phase-II exam

    (Phase-II consists of three exams)

    Paper-I: Economic and Social issues Syllabus

    Question will be asked from the Economic and Social issues-oriented topics like

    Measurement of Growth:-

    • National Income and Per capita income
    • Poverty
    • Alleviation and Employment Generation in India
    • Sustainable Development and
    • Environmental issues.

    Economic reforms in India:-

    • Industrial and Labour policy
    • Monetary and Fiscal Policy
    • Privatization
    • Role of Economic planning


    • Opening up of the Indian economy
    • Balance of Payments
    • Export-Import policy
    • International Economic Institutions
    • IMF and World Bank
    • WTO
    • Regional Economic Co-operation

    Social Structure in India:-

    • Multiculturalism
    • Demographic trends
    • Urbanisation and Migration
    • Gender issues

    Social justice:-

    • Positive Discrimination in favour of the underprivileged
    • Social Movements
    • Indian Political System
    • Human Development
    • Social Sectors in India
    • Health and Education

    Dynamic Portion (Very Important)

    1. Government schemes
    2. Current affairs
    3. Notification, circulars and press releases of RBI

    Paper 2:- English (Writing Skills)

    • Essay writing
    • Paragraph writing
    • Letter writing
    • Precis writing
    • Reading comprehension
    • Vocabulary and framing sentences

    Paper 3:-  Finance and Management


    • Financial System
    • Regulators of the banking sector
    • Primary and Secondary Markets (Forex, Money, Bond, Equity, etc.) (Very important)
    • Risk Management in Banking Sector
    • Derivatives
    • Changing Landscape of Banking sector
    • Financial inclusion
    • The Union Budget – Direct and Indirect taxes; Non-tax sources of Revenue, GST
    • Inflation: Definition, trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI - components and trends.
    • Recent Topics in the banking industry (Very important)
    During the last 2-3 years, we have noticed that 20% of the paper consists of numerical questions.


    Development of Management thoughts:-
    • Henry Fayol's Principles of management
    • Scientific Management
    • System theory
    • Hawthrone experiments
    • Definition and Process
    • Types of Plans
    • Planning methods
    • Methods of budgeting

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    • Principles of Organization
    • Organizing process
    • Organization chart
    • Co-ordination and co-operation
    • Authority and responsibility
    1. Process
    2. Recruitment and selection
    3. Training and development
    4. Appraisal
    5. Motivation
    1. Directing and Controlling
    2. Leadership theories (Very important)
    3. Leadership styles
    Human Resources
    1. Human Resource Development: Concept of HRD; Goals of HRD; Performance Appraisal – Potential appraisal and development – Feedback and Performance Counselling – Career Training and Development – Rewards – Employee Welfare. Motivation, Morale and Incentives
    2. Theories of Motivation (Very important)
    3. Performance Appraisal
    4. The role of Incentives in Building up Morale.
    1. Communication: Steps in the Communication Process
    2. Communication Channels
    3. Oral versus Written Communication
    4. Verbal versus non-verbal Communication
    5. Upward, downward and lateral communication
    Misc (Very Important)
    Corporate Governance
    Quality Control (Six Sigma and Total Quality Management)

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