RBI Grade B Free Material
Hi friends. Seeing you on this page, I think it is safe to assume that you have your sights fixed on the upcoming RBI Grade B exams.
Aspirants prepare for the exams with all their hearts and minds, and this means you will face tough competition.
This heavy competition that you are so definitely bound to face during the RBI Grade B recruitments easily causes it to be one of the toughest exams in the country today.
Now just for a while let’s divulge and ask ourselves why so many people flock to compete in this exam annually.
Well, it’s because cracking the RBI Grade B exam is what will grant you the opportunity to be a RBI Grade B officer, have guaranteed career stability, great compensations, work steadiness, work fulfilment, the opportunity to play a part in maintaining and enhancing the nation’s banking sector, and aiding in the process of the nation’s economic development.
So, getting back to the topic at hand, to crack the RBI Grade B exam or any other exam for that matter would require you to keep in mind something that I have written about in the next lines. So read carefully.
There are two points that will decide whether someone will make it through in their exams or not.
The first is the will power and determination of the candidate. This is something that will make him work really hard to prepare for the exam.
The second is the right study material for that particular exam, without which even the hardest and the most motivated of workers can’t make it through to the other side.
Furthermore, the candidate needs to make sure that he carries both of the above points together while preparing for the exam if he wishes to succeed.
Both of the aforementioned points are useless in and of themselves if taken individually.
Therefore I repeat, the candidate needs to carry both of the points together if he wishes to succeed in his exams.
Having said that, I want to say that the first point, which is the required motivation and will power, is a responsibility that will be entirely yours to take.
I’ll play no part in that.
The second point, however, is where I have got you covered.
Assuming that you are prepared to work the absolute daylights off your selves to crack the upcoming RBI Grade B exam, I have compiled for you the most requested for and important RBI Grade B exam preparation materials and notes; and guess what, all of these materials are for free.
Now, before I go over to hand out to you the free RBI Grade B study materials and notes, let us take a look at the RBI Grade B exam pattern and the various RBI Grade B exam subjects and the topics that lie therein.
Table of Content – RBI Grade B Free Material
RBI Grade B Prelims Exam Pattern 2020
|S. No.||Test (Objective Type)||No. of Questions||Max. Marks||Total Time|
|1.||Reasoning||60||60||2 hours or
RBI Grade B Mains Exam Pattern 2020
|S. No.||Name of Test||Max. Marks||Total Time|
|2.||Finance & Management||100||90|
RBI Grade B Prelims Syllabus
|Name of Section||Topics Asked|
|Reasoning Ability||Puzzles & Seating Arrangement
Directions and Distance
Coding - Decoding
|Quatitative Aptitude||Data Interpretations
Time and Work
Average, Ratio, Percentages
Speed, Distance and Time
Mixture and Allegations
Permutation and Combination
Fill in the Blanks
|General Awareness||Banking & Financial Awareness
Financial & Economics News
Government Schemes, Agreement & Deals
Banking terms, rates, processes
RBI Grade B Mains Syllabus: Phase II
Paper 1 - Economic and Social Issues (ESI)
- Social Movements, Social Justice: Positive Discrimination in favour of the underprivileged,
- WTO, International Economic Institutions, IMF and World Bank, Regional Economic Co-operation
- Privatization, Economic Reforms in India, Monetary and Fiscal Policy, Privatization, Industrial and Labour Policy, Role of Economic Planning
- Employment Generation in India & Poverty Alleviation
- Measurement of growth: Per Capita Income & National Income, Growth and Development
- Environmental issues & Sustainable Development
- Opening up of the Indian Economy, Export-Import Policy, Globalization, Balance of Payments
- Multiculturalism, Gender Issues, Social Structure in India, Demographic Trends, Urbanization and Migration
- Health, Indian Political System, Social Sectors in India, Human Development, and Education.
Paper 2 – English Descriptive (Writing Skills)
This paper is designed to test you on your English writing skills. This is done to test your level of understanding of topics, comprehension, elaborative skills, and expression.
The paper consists of questions asking you to write an essay and Precis and also some questions that test your comprehension.
Having said that, here are some of the past year papers that should help you get an idea about the questions that are asked in the exam.
Paper 3 – Finance and Management (FM)
a) Financial System: Reserve Bank of India – functions, Banking System in India, Regulators of Banks and Financial Institutions, and conduct of monetary policy, Financial Institutions – EXIM, SIDBI, NHB, NABARD, etc.
b) Financial Markets: Primary and Secondary Markets (Money, Forex, Equity, Bond, etc.)- functions, instruments, recent developments.
c) General Topics
- The Union Budget – Indirect & Direct Taxes, Finance Commission, Non-tax Revenue sources, GST and 13th Finance Commission, GST, FRBM – Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, Fiscal Policy
- Private and social cost-benefit, Alternate source of finance, Public-Private Partnership
- Recent Developments in the Financial Sector, Public Sector Reforms, Disinvestments, Portfolio Investment
- Basics of Derivatives: Forward, Futures, and Swap
- Risk Management in Banking Sector
- Changing Landscape of Banking sector
- Financial Inclusion – use of technology
- Corporate Governance in Banking Sector, the role of e-governance in addressing the issues of inefficiency in the government sector and corruption.
- Inflation: Its Definition, consequences, estimates, trends, and remedies (control): CPI – components and trends, WPI.
- Communication: Communication Channels; Written Communication vs Oral; Steps in the Communication Process; Verbal vs non-verbal; downward, upward, and lateral communication; Role of Information Technology, Barriers to Communication.
- Career Planning – Employee Welfare, Training and Development, Rewards.
- Leadership: Leadership Styles; The Tasks of a Leader; Leadership Theories; An effective Leader vs A successful Leader.
- Nature and scope; The Role of a Manager in an Organisation.
- Corporate Governance: Mechanisms of Corporate Governance; Factors affecting Corporate Governance.
- Morale, Motivation, and Incentives: How Managers Motivate; Theories of Motivation; Factors determining morale; Concept of Morale; Role of Incentives in Building up Morale.
- Human Resource Development: Goals of HRD; Concept of HRD; Potential appraisal and development, Performance Appraisal, Feedback and Performance Counselling
- The Processes of Management - Planning, Staffing, Organisation, Directing and Controlling
This brings us to the end of this extremely comprehensive and detailed list of the RBI Grade B syllabus. Now that you know the syllabus in detail, you’ll find below the links to the most frequently asked for free study materials pertaining to the RBI Grade B exam. With that, I bid you farewell and Good luck.
Free RBI Grade B Exam Materials and Notes:
- Banking Important Terms Part 2
- Banking Important Terms Part 6
- Cost Volume & Profit Analysis
- Economic Terms and Concepts Part 1
- India After 1991
- Introduction to HRM and Models
- Is MSP still relevant in ensuring farmer welfare
- Organizational Culture
- Regulatory Bodies in India
- Previous Years’ English Descriptive Essay Topics
- Static GK Revision 2021
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