Important Expected Topics for RBI Grade B Prelims Exam 2017

Important Expected Topics for RBI Grade B Prelims Exam 2017 – Section wise important topics to prepare

Important Expected Topics for RBI Grade B Prelims Exam 2017


It is necessary to brush up your preparation for RBI Grade B examination. The blog highlights important topics for RBI Grade B. The RBI Grade B examination is just a week away and students are busy for the exam. Students should prepare for the RBI Grade B test pattern. There should be focus on the topics from various sections for RBI Grade B. The RBI Grade B is the next biggest event and there is cut-throat competition.

Important Expected Topics for RBI Grade B exam 2017

It is necessary for students to prepare according to the latest syllabus for RBI Grade B. It is time to study hard and study smart. 

RBI Grade B Exam pattern

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern – Phase I – Preliminary Exam
Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
General Awareness 80 80 2 hours
English Language 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
Reasoning 60 60
Total 200 200

Name of the Posts: Grade-B Officer

Number of Vacancies: 161

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Grade B Officer General 145
RBI Grade B Officer Economic and Planning Dept 12
RBI Grade B Statistical and Information Dept 4

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Syllabus for RBI Grade B:

RBI Grade B Reasoning Syllabus:

The syllabus for reasoning will cover the following topics

  • Alphabet test, numerical operations test, Series test, analogy,
  • analytic reasoning, direction sense test, sitting arrangement,
  • odd man out, classification, coding-decoding, syllogism, blood relations,
  • decision making, input output, puzzle,
  • number, ranking and time sequence, causes and effect,
  • statement and conclusion, statement and assumption, statement and arguments, statement and action courses, passage and conclusions, assertion and reasoning, figure series, word formation series.

RBI Grade B Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus:

The syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude will cover the following topics

  • Number system, HCF and LCM, Number series, numerical problems
  • Decimal fractions, square root and cube root
  • Average and age’s ratio and proportion
  • Simplifications, partnerships, percentage, ratio and proportions
  • Profit and loss, simple interest and compound interest
  • Probability, data interpretation
  • Permutation and combination
  • Pie charts, bar graphs, line graphs and mixed graphs.
  1. RBI Grade B English Language syllabus:
  • Spotting grammatical errors
  • Ordering of sentences or jumbled up sentences
  • Cloze test
  • Idioms and phrases
  • Phrase substitution
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • one word substitution
  • Commonly misspelled words,
  • Comprehensions.

RBI Grade B General Awareness Syllabus

The General Awareness section will cover banking awareness and will also have a focus on computer section

  • Banking terms like Bank Rate, Repo Rate, Currency and Capital,
  • Indian Economy, International Economy,
  • GDP, Fiscal and Monetary policy
  • Ministers and Ministries,
  • World Bank, IMF, UN, ADB, Finance, Shares,
  • Books and their authors
  • Budgets
  • Marketing
  • Sports both National and International,
  • Agriculture
  • Government Welfare Schemes

Candidates must also be acquainted with topics like Computer Basics, Software and Hardware, MS Office, Operating System, History of Computers, Internet and Networking.

Important Topics for RBI Grade B Examination:

  1. General Awareness: The General Awareness Section will have a special focus on RBI. Therefore you need to stay focused on banking and RBI. You need to read RBI bulletins, RBI news and related things. You should know about government schemes like Schemes like PMMY, UDAN, HRIDAY, PMUY,MGNREGA.
  2. English Test:Some of the topics to focus while preparing for English language are:
  • Cloze Test
  • Spotting Error
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Parajumbles
  • Sentence Improvement
  1. Quantitative AbilityFocus on the following topics for Quantitative Ability:
  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation

4. Reasoning Ability

Here are a few topics you can work on for 100% success in the reasoning section:

  • Syllogism
  • Inequality
  • Blood relation
  • Analogy
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Input Output
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Data Sufficiency and Interpretation

 Stay tuned for more updates on RBI Grade B!

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