RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019

RBI Grade B Syllabus

Reserve Bank of India conducts the Recruitment for RBI Grade B every year for different posts. For this year RBI is expected to release the official notification tentatively in the month of July. As candidates have already started their preparation for the exam, for more details they can check the RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019 in this article for more reference while preparing, as it is the toughest exam comparative from other Bank Exams.

  • This year RBI Grade B notification will release the notification for the various posts.
  • The age-limit would be in between 21-30 years.
  • As per the rules, there are only 6 attempts for general category and unlimited attempts for the SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates.
  • The RBI Grade B Vacancy will be announced soon on the official website of RBI.

RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019 Highlights

Conducting Body Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Services Board
Official Website www.rbi.org.in
Exam Mode Online
Number of Stages 3 Stages- Prelims, Mains & Interview
Exam Language English and Hindi
Phase I Syllabus
General Awareness Economic News, Static Awareness, Current Affairs ( of last six months)
English Language Error, Spotting, Comprehension, Fill in the blanks, Jumble Words, etc.
Quantitative Aptitude Percentage, Algebra, DI, Mensuration, etc.
Reasoning Ability Puzzles, Blood Relations, Direction & Distance, etc.
Phase II Syllabus
Economic & Social Issues Growth Development, Globalization, etc.
Finance Union Budget, Inflation, Risk Management, etc.
English (Descriptive) Test Writing Skills
Management Communication, Role of Manager, Corporate Governance, etc.

RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019 for Phase 1 (Prelims- Objective)

As per the Reserve Bank of India, the exam of Phase 1 (Prelims) must have 4 sections which are-

  • General Awareness
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning Ability
  • English Language

Candidates can check the detailed syllabus for all the prelims subject below-

English Language Numerical Aptitude Reasoning Ability General Awareness
1. Reading Comprehension

2.Sentence Completion

3.Sentence Correction 4. Double Fillers

5.Phrase/Word Replacement

6.Spotting Errors

1.Data Interpretation

2.Simple Interest/Compound Interest

3.Mixtures/ Allegation


5.Quadratic Equation

6.Time and Work

7.Profit, Loss, and Discount


9.Mensuration and Time

10. Speed and Distance

1.Puzzle & Seating Arrangement


3.Logical Reasoning

4.Data sufficiency



7.Syllogism 8.Miscellaneous Questions

Candidates have to prepare the Current Affairs of the last six months and have to be aware of all latest news and updates

RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019 for Phase 2 (Mains- Objective & Subjective)

There are 3 different question papers would be there- (Phase I, Phase II & Phase III).

  • Paper I (Objective)- Economical and Social Issues.
  • Paper-II (Descriptive Test)- English Writing Skills
  • Paper III (Objective)- Finance and Management or Economics or Statistics (Optional among these)
Paper-I – Economics and Social Issues RBI Grade B Syllabus

In below table candidates can check the detailed information about the Paper 1 of Mains Section-

Growth & Development Measurement of Growth of National Income and Per-capita income.
Poverty alleviation and employment
Environmental and sustainable development
Social Structure of India Demographic Trends in India
Social Decimation
Favoring the unprivileged
Human Development
Urbanization and Migration
Demographic trend
Social movements, and Political movements
Social sector in Health and Education
Economic Reforms in India Industrial and Labour policies,
Monetary policies
Fiscal policies
Privatization and Economic Planning
Globalization Indian Economy opening up to globalization
EXIM policy
Balance of Payments
World Bank
Paper-II – English (Writing Skills) 

The aim of this paper is to test the writing skills and understanding of the English Language.

Paper-III – Finance & Management RBI Grade B Syllabus

Here, candidates can check the topics which are mainly come for Paper 3 of the Mains Exam-

Finance Management
Financial System Nature and Scope of Management
Monetary Policy Human Resource Development
Financial Marketer Communication
Risk Management in Banking Sector Performance Counselling
Banking System in India Training and Development
Developments Oral vs. Written Communication
E-governance and Corporate Governance Verbal vs. Non-Verbal Communication
Derivatives Role of Technology in Communication
Technology in Finance Corporate Governance and its methods and mechanism
Union Budget Motivation and Incentives

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  • Kanhaiya Jha

    Thank u very much……..