RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019
- RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019 Highlights
- RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019 for Phase 1 (Prelims- Objective)
- RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019 for Phase 2 (Mains- Objective & Subjective)
Reserve Bank of India conducts the Recruitment for RBI Grade B every year for different posts. 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.
- The RBI Grade B Application Form has been released, candidates can fill the form from 21st September to 11th October 2019.
- 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|
|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
3.Sentence Correction 4. Double Fillers
2.Simple Interest/Compound Interest
6.Time and Work
7.Profit, Loss, and Discount
9.Mensuration and Time
10. Speed and Distance
|1.Puzzle & Seating Arrangement
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|
|Favoring the unprivileged|
|Urbanization and Migration|
|Social movements, and Political movements|
|Social sector in Health and Education|
|Economic Reforms in India||Industrial and Labour policies,|
|Privatization and Economic Planning|
|Globalization||Indian Economy opening up to globalization|
|Balance of Payments|
- Indian Economy: Uma Kapila (Series of Books)
- Indian Economy: Mishra Puri (Latest Edition)
- Growth and Development: Devraj Ray
- Sociology: C.N. Shankar Rao
Weekly/ Monthly/ Reports: Magazines/ Bulletins-
- Economic and Political Weekly
- Southern Economist
- Business India
- RBI Bulletins
- Economic Times
- Business Standard
- World Development Report
- Economic Survey of India
Paper-II – English (Writing Skills)
The aim of this paper is to test the writing skills and understanding of the English Language.
RBI Grade B Syllabus for Finance & Management
Here, candidates can check the topics which are mainly come for Paper 3 of the Mains Exam-
- Regulators of Banks and Financial Institutions
- Reserve Bank of India- functions, and conduct of monetary policy, Banking System in India, Financial Institutions – SIDBI, EXIM, NABARD, NHB, etc.
- Primary and Secondary Markets (Forex, Money, Bond, Equity, etc.), functions, instruments, recent developments.
- Risk Management in Banking Sector
- Basics of Derivatives: Forward, Futures, and Swap
- Changing Landscape of Banking sector
- Recent Developments in the Financial Sector, Portfolio Investment, Public Sector Reforms, Disinvestments
- Financial Inclusion- use of technology
- Alternate source of finance, private and social cost-benefit, Public-Private Partnership
- Corporate Governance in Banking Sector, the role of e-governance in addressing the issues of corruption and inefficiency in the government sector.
- The Union Budget – Direct and Indirect taxes; Non-tax sources of Revenue, GST, Thirteenth Finance Commission and GST, Finance Commission, Fiscal Policy, Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act (FRBM)
- Inflation: Definition, trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI – components and trends.
- An introduction to Economics – A W Stonier and D C Hauge
- Monetary Theory and Public Policy – Kenneth Kurihara
- Indian Economy – Mishra and Puri
- Indian Economy – R. Dutt and KPM Sundaram
- Economic Growth and Development – Mayer and Baldwin
- Major economic newspapers and Economic and Political Weekly
- Public Finance – K K Andley and Sundaram
- Financial Management – Prasanna Chandra
Syllabus for Management
- Management: its nature and scope, The Management Processes, Planning, Organisation, Staffing, Directing and Controlling, The Role of a Manager in an Organisation.
- Leadership: The Tasks of a Leader, Leadership Styles, Leadership Theories, A successful Leader versus an effective Leader.
- Human Resource Development: Concept of HRD, Goals of HRD, Performance Appraisal – Potential appraisal and development – Feedback and Performance Counselling – Career Planning – Training and Development – Rewards – Employee Welfare.
- Motivation, Morale, and Incentives: Theories of Motivation, How Managers Motivate, Concept of Morale, Factors determining morale, Role of Incentives in Building up Morale.
- Communication: Steps in the Communication Process, Communication Channels, Oral versus Written Communication, Verbal versus non-verbal Communication, upward, downward and lateral communication, Barriers to Communication, Role of Information Technology.
- Corporate Governance: Factors affecting Corporate Governance, Mechanisms of Corporate Governance.
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