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|S. No.||Name of Test||Paper Type||Maximum Marks||Time Allotted|
|1.||Paper I – Economic and Social Issues||Objective Test||100||90|
|2.||Paper II – English (Writing Skills)||Descriptive Test||100||90|
|3.||Paper III – Finance and Management||Objective Test||100||90|
Paper-I – RBI Grade B Syllabus Economic and Social Issues –
Growth and Development –
- 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
- Role of Economic Planning
- Opening up of the Indian Economy
- Balance of Payments
- Export-Import Policy
- International Economic Institutions
- IMF and World Bank –
- Regional Economic Co-operation
Social Structure in India
- 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
Suggested reference material
- Indian Economy: Uma Kapila.(Series of Books)
- Indian Economy: Mishra Puri. (Latest Edition)
- Growth And Development: Devraj Ray
- Sociology: C.N. Shankar Rao
- Economic Times
- Business Standard
- Weekly/Monthly Magazines/Bulletins /Reports:
- Economic and Political Weekly
- Southern Economist
- Business India
- RBI Bulletins
- World Development Report
- Economic Survey of India
Paper-II -RBI Grade B Syllabus English (Writing Skills) –
The paper on English shall be framed in a manner to assess the writing skills including expression and understanding of the topic.
Paper-III -Finance and Management –
(a) Financial System
- 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.
(b) Financial Markets
- Primary and Secondary Markets (Forex, Money, Bond, Equity,etc.), functions, instruments, recent developments.
(c) General Topics
- 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.
Suggested reference material:
- 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
- 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.
|S. No.||Name of Subject||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Time Duration|
|1.||General Awareness||80||80||Composite time of 2 hours|
RBI Grade B Syllabus- General Awareness
The overall level of this section is expected to be Easy to Moderate.
It is one of the scoring section of the exam. Total 80 questions will be asked from this section. The questions can be asked from different topics which are mentioned below-
(i) Banking & Financial + Economic News– Banking Terminology, Recent RBI News like – Monetary policies, Important guidelines, Financial & Economics News, Economics terms, etc.
(ii) Current Affairs – National + International News, Sports News, Awards, Summits & Conferences, Schemes, Agreement & Deals, etc.
(iii) Static GK – Parks, Dam, Thermal Power Plants, Mountains, Temples, Stadiums, Airports, etc.
RBI Grade B Syllabus- English Language
The overall level of this section is expected to be Moderate.
The questions in this section can be asked from different topics which are mentioned below-
(i) Reading Comprehension – 10 Questions (Lengthy) will be based on Economy
(ii) Cloze Test – 10 Questions (Moderate)
(iii) Para jumbles (7 statements)– 5 Questions (Moderate)
(iv) Spotting Error – 5 Questions (Moderate)
RBI Grade B Syllabus- Quantitative Aptitude Study Material
The overall level of this section is expected to be Difficult.
The questions in this section can be asked from different topics which are mentioned below
(i) Number Series – (Moderate to Tough)
(ii) Data Interpretation – includes – Missing DI, Pie Chart, Caselet DI, Mix DI – (Tough)
(iii) Quadratic Equation – (Moderate to Tough)
(iv) Miscellaneous Questions – (Tough)
Miscellaneous Questions consist of questions from different topics such as – Profit Loss, Average, SI & CI, Ratio & Proportion, Time & Work, Time, Speed & Distance, Boats & Streams, etc.
RBI Grade B Syllabus- Reasoning Ability
The overall level of this section is expected to be Moderate. Questions will be asked from following –
(i) Syllogism (Moderate)
(ii) Seating Arrangement (Circular) (Inward Outward) Blood Relation based – (Tough)
(iii) Linear Arrangement – (Moderate)
(iv) Puzzle – (Tough)
(v) Input Output – (Tough)
(vi) Logical / Analytical Reasoning – (Tough)
(vii) Data Sufficiency – (Moderate) mostly on seating arrangement
(viii) Inequality – (Moderate)
(ix) Coding Decoding – (Moderate)
(x) Miscellaneous Questions – (Moderate)