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RBI Grade B 2018: Schedule, Exam Pattern, Important Sources, Tips from Ex- RBI Manager

Dear RBI Grade B 2018 Aspirant (Future RBI Manager!)
The RBI Grade B 2018 Exam Phase I shall be conducted in the first week of June 2018, according to a tentative schedule maintained by the RBI’s recruitment cell. Here are some important things which every RBI Grade B 2018 aspirant should know before taking the Grade B 2018 exam. Below are also some important tips from Ex RBI Manager, Susheel Ragade. 

RBI Grade B 2018 Paper Pattern

RBI Grade B 2018 Phase I paper pattern
(Total 200 Questions and 200 Marks)

  • General Awareness 80 Qs
  • English 30 Qs
  • Quantitative Aptitude 30 Qs
  • Reasoning 60Qs

RBI Grade B 2018 Phase II

  • English Language 100 Marks (Online Subjective)
  • Economic and Social Issues 100 Marks (Online Objective)
  • Finance and Management 100 Marks (Online Objective)

Phase II Total 300 Marks

Interview 50 Marks

Total 350 Marks

Schedule for the RBI Grade B 2018 exam

A B
Event Name Dates
Online Registration and Fees Payment for RBI Grade – B General (DR) May 2018
Online Registration and Fees Payment for RBI Grade – B (DEPR & DSIM) May 2018
Preliminary Exam RBI Grade – B General June 2018
Mains Exam RBI Grade – B General July 2018
RBI Officers in Gr B (DR) – (DEPR) Paper I June 2018
RBI Officers in Gr B (DR) – (DEPR) Paper – II & III Online/Written Examination July 2018
RBI Officers in Gr B (DR) – (DSIM) Phase I June 2018
RBI Officers in Gr B (DR) – (DSIM) Paper – II & III Online/Written Examination July 2018

Important Sources for RBI Grade B 2018 Phase 1 and Phase 2 exam 

1. Economic Survey

2. General and Railway Budget

3. X, XI, XII NCERT relevant books

4. World Development Report

5. World Economic Outlook

6. Human Development Report

7. Global Economic Prospectus

8. EPW, Yojana, Kurukshetra past 6-8 issues

9. RBI Bulletins and Reports

10. News Papers: The Hindu, Economic Times

11. Financial Management: I M Pandey

12. Financial Management: Prasanna Chandra

13. Principles and Practices of Management: Koontz

14. India Year Book 2017

15. Performance and Policies: Uma Kapila

16. Indian Economy: Mishra Puri

17. Indian Economy: Ramesh Singh

18. Monetary Economics: Suraj Gupta

19. Economic Development: (Oxford)

20. Day to Day Economics: Satish Deodhar (IIM Ahmedabad)

21. Monetary Policy: (Oxford)

22. Monetary Theory and Public Policy: Kenneth Kurihara

23. India: Bilateral and Regional Economic Cooperation (G Murthy)

24. Sociology: C N Shankar Rao

25. Indian Constitution

26. RBI, NABARD, SEBI, PIB, FM, IMF, WB, etc websites

You can also check this online RBI Grade B 2018 Master Course By Susheel A Ragade (Ex. Manager, Reserve Bank of India)

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