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RBI Grade B Exam is concluded for 2018

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RBI Grade B Exam Pattern

Prelim Examination (Phase I) of RBI Grade B(DR)- General

The prelim exam for RBI Grade B will take place on 16th August 2018. The date, time and venue on which a candidate has to appear for examination will be specified in the Admission Letter (AL) to be downloaded by the candidate.

Link to download admit card to be updated here.

Mode: Online
Type: Objective
Total Marks: 200
Cutoff: Sectional as well as Aggregate
Negative Marking: Yes, 0.25 marks per wrong answer are deducted

Detailed Exam Pattern and Structure is given below and will be updated with final breakup as per Information Handout:

Sr. No.
No. of Questions (tentative)
Maximum Marks (tentative )
1. General Awareness 80 80 Composite time of 2 hours
2. Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
3. English Language 30 30
4. Reasoning 60 60
Total 200 200

Roll No. of the candidates shortlisted for Phase-II examination will be published on RBI web-site, tentatively within a week after Phase-I examination.

Main Examination (Phase II) of RBI Grade B(DR)- General

Mode: Online
Type: Objective + Descriptive
Total Marks: 300
Cutoff: Sectional as well as Aggregate
Negative Marking: Yes, 0.25 marks per wrong answer are deducted in objective sections.

Sr. No.
Section Asked
Paper Type
Maximum Marks
1. Economics and Social Issues Objective 100 90 minutes
2. Paper II English (Writing Skills) Descriptive (to be typed with the help of keyboard) 100 90 minutes
3. Paper III Finance & Management/Economics/Statistics Objective Type 100 90 minutes

Aggregate of Paper 1 + Paper 2 + Paper 3 will be considered to arrive at Phase-II Result

RBI Grade B Interview

Total Marks: 50 marks
Mode: In-person

Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview, based on aggregate of marks obtained in Phase-II (Paper-I +Paper-II +Paper-III).
The minimum aggregate cut off marks for being shortlisted for Interview will be decided by the Board in relation to the number of vacancies.
Candidate may opt for interview either in Hindi or English.
Final Selection will be through merit list which will be prepared by adding marks secured by candidates in Phase-II examination and interview.