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RBI Grade B Officer

RBI-Grade B(DR)(GEN) Phase I-Syllabus and Exam pattern

Phase I-This will comprise of a single objective paper for 200 marks and a total duration of 120 minutes. The paper will consist tests of

1) General Awareness

2) English Language

3) Quantitative Aptitude

4) Reasoning

RBI Grade B(DR)(GEN) Phase II-Syllabus and Exam pattern

Phase II-It will consist of three papers as under:-

Name of paper

Type of Paper

Time(minutes)

Marks

Paper I-Economic and Social issues

Objective Type

90

100

Paper II-English writing skills

Descriptive, to be typed with the help of a keyboard

90

100

Paper III-Finance and Management

Objective type

90

100

 Syllabus (phase II)

Paper-I - 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 – Privatization – Role of Economic Planning. Globalization – Opening up of the Indian Economy – Balance of Payments, Export-Import Policy – International Economic Institutions – IMF and World Bank – WTO – Regional Economic Co-operation. Social Structure in India – Multiculturalism – Demographic Trends – Urbanization and Migration – Gender Issues – Social Justice : Positive Discrimination in favor of the under privileged – Social Movements – Indian Political System – Human Development – Social Sectors in India, Health and Education.

 

Paper II-English Writing Skills

This section is to test the writing skills of the candidate including expression and understanding of the topic.

Paper III-Finance and Management

(I)Finance

(a)Financial system

1) Regulators of Bank and Financial systems

2) Reserve Bank of India –functions and conduct of monetary policy, Banking system in India,Financial Systems –SIDBI,EXIM,NABARD,NHB etc

b) Financial Markets

Primary and secondary markets (Forex,money,bond,equity etc)functions,instruments ,recent developments

c) General Topics

 1. Risk Management in Banking Sector 2. Basics of Derivatives: Forward, Futures and Swap 3. Changing Landscape of Banking  sector 4. Recent   Developments in the Financial Sector, Portfolio Investment, Public Sector Reforms, Disinvestments 5. Financial  Inclusion- use of technology 6. Alternate source of finance,  private and social cost-benefit, Public Private Partnership 7. Corporate Governance in Banking Sector, role of e-governance in addressing the issues of corruption and inefficiency in the government sector. 8. 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), 9. Inflation: Definition, trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI - components and trends.

 

(II) Management: Management: its nature and scope; The Management Processes; Planning, Organization, Staffing, Directing and Controlling; The Role of a Manager in an Organization. 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 Counseling – 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.

Phase III( Interview) -The candidates will be shortlisted for the interview on the basis of marks secured in Paper I+ Paper II+ Paper III. The interview is for 50 marks. The candidate can chose his/her medium of language in Hindi/English. The admit card of the candidate will be send to the candidates e-mail id by RBI.

RBI Grade B (DR)-(DEPR)/(DSIM)Exam pattern and Syllabus

The RBI Grade B (DR)-(DEPR)/(DSIM) has three papers for the examination. Paper I is an objective type paper on Economics and Paper II and III are descriptive papers on Economics and English respectively.

Name of Paper

Duration

Maximum

Paper –I objective Type on Economics

120 minutes

100

Paper II-Descriptive type on economics

180 minutes

100

Paper III-English Descriptive

90 Minutes

100

Total

 

300

Syllabus

(i) Standard of papers on Economics would be that of Master's Degree examination in Economics of any Central University in India.

(ii) Syllabus for English: Essay, Précis writing, Comprehension and Business/Office Correspondence.

RBI Grade B (DR)-DSIM Exam Pattern

It consists of a total of three papers for the examination of RBI Grade (B)(DR)-(DSIM).One objective test and two descriptive test .Paper I(objective) and Paper II(descriptive) consist portions on Statistics and paper III(descriptive) consist of portions from English Language.

Name of Paper

Duration

Maximum

Paper I-Objective Type (on statistics)

120 minutes

100

Paper II-Descriptive Type (on statistics)

180 minutes

100

Paper III-Descriptive

90

100

Total

 

300

 Syllabus

Standard of papers would be that of Master's Degree examination of any Central University in India.

Paper-I: Questions would cover Probability: Definition of Probability, Standard distribution, Large and small sample theory, Analysis of Variance, Estimation, Testing of Hypotheses, Multivariate analysis and Stochastic Processes.

 Paper-II: Questions would cover (i) Probability and Sampling, (ii) Linear Models and Economic Statistics, (iii) Statistical Inference: Estimation, Testing of hypothesis and Non-parametric Test, (iv) Stochastic Processes, (v) Multivariate analysis and (vi) Numerical Analysis and Basic Computer Techniques. There will be sufficient choice for candidates to attempt the required number of questions from any three or more of the above six groups.

 Paper-III: English: Essay, Précis writing, Comprehension and Business/Office Correspondence.