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- RBI Grade B (DR) – GENERAL/DEPR/DSIM 2019
Important Date to Note
|Starting date for Apply Online||21-09-2019|
|Last date for Apply Online||11-10-2019|
|Last date for Payment / Intimation Charges||11-10-2019|
|Date of Online Examination –(Paper I)||09.11.2019|
|Date of Online / Written Examination –(Paper II)||01.12.2019 & 02.12.2019|
|Apply Online||Click Here|
|Official Notification||Click Here|
- Minimum Age:21 Years
- Maximum Age: 30 Years
|PwD (General)||10 Years|
|PwD (OBC)||13 years|
|PwD (SC/ ST)||15 years|
|Divorced Women & Widows||10 Years|
|Jammu and Kashmir residents (Between January 1, 1980 to December 31, 1989)||5 Years|
|Ex-Servicemen||To the extent of service provided by them to Armed Forces + 3 years additional (Up to 50 Years of age)|
- Phase – I
- Phase – II
Scale Of Pay
Selected Candidates will draw a starting basic pay of ₹ 35,150/- p.m. in the scale of Rs. 35150-1750 (9)-50900-EB-1750 (2)-54400-2000 (4)-62400 applicable to Officers in Grade B and they will also be eligible for Dearness Allowance, Local allowance, House Rent Allowance, Family allowance and Grade Allowance as per rules in force from time to time. At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments are approximately ₹ 77,208/-(approx.)
Total vacancies – 199
|Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – General||156|
|Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DEPR||20|
|Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DSIM||23|
- For GEN/ OBC: 850/- (Application Fee including Intimation charges)
- For SC/ST/PwBD candidates: 100/- (Only Intimation charges)
- For Staff:Nil
Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – General
Phase – I pattern
|Section||No. of Questions||Time||Marks|
|General Awareness||80||2 Hours||200|
Phase – II pattern
|Paper-I: Economic & Social Issues||Objective||90||100|
|Paper-II: English (Writing Skills)||Descriptive||90||100|
|Paper-III: Finance and Management||Objective||90||100|
- Candidates who qualify both the phases with minimum aggregate cut off marks are shortlisted for the RBI Grade B Interview. The minimum aggregate cut off marks are decided by the RBI Recruitment Board considering the number of vacancies. The Interview round of the RBI Grade B exam is of 50 marks.
- The shortlisted candidates get to know about their selection on the RBI website. The candidates’ names and Roll Numbers are published on the RBI website and interview call letters are sent on the registered email IDs of the candidates.
Pre Examination Training
- PRE-EXAMINATION TRAINING FOR SC/ST/OBC/PwBD CANDIDATES appearing for Officers in Gr B (DR)- General- 2019
- Candidates who desire to avail of the training may apply (by email only) separately to the Regional Director/General Manager, Reserve Bank of India
Selection for Officers in RBI Grade B (DR) – DEPR
|Paper-I Objective Type (on Economics)||100||120|
|Paper-II Descriptive Type (on Economics) (Question paper displayed on computer,answers to be written on paper)||100||180|
|Paper-III English – Descriptive (To be typed with help of keyboard)||100||90|
Final selection will be on the basis of performance in the ‘WE’ (Paper I, II and III) and interview taken together.
Selection for Officers in RBI Grade B (DR) – DSIM
|Paper-I Objective Type (on Statistics)||100||120|
|Paper-II Descriptive Type (on Statistics) (Question paper displayed on computer,answers to be written on paper)||100||180|
|Paper-III English – Descriptive (To be typed with help of keyboard)||100||90|
- Final selection will be on the basis of performance in the ‘WE’ (Paper I, II and III) and interview taken together.
- Candidates Should Possess 10th, 12th class, Bachelor Degree & PGDM/ MBA/ Masters Degree (Relevant Discipline)
Grade B (DR) – General : 10th & 12th Passed + Minimum 60% marks (50% in case of SC/ST/PwBD) in Bachelor’s degree
Grade B (DR) – DEPR: Master’s Degree with a minimum 55% marks in Economics/Econometrics/Quantitative Economics/Mathematical Economics/Integrated Economics Course/Finance
Grade B (DR) – DSIM: Master’s Degree with a minimum 55% marks in any of these – Statistics/Mathematical Statistics/Mathematical Economics/Econometrics/Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Kharagpur/Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay OR Master’s Degree in Mathematics + 1 Year post-graduate diploma in Statistics OR Masters in Statistics from Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks OR Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) of ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta with minimum 55% marks
Prelims Syllabus for Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – General
(i) Current Affairs – National & International News, Awards & Authors, Sports News, Summits & Conferences, Schemes, Agreement & Deals, Science & technology etc.
(ii) Banking & Financial + Economic News– Banking Terminology, Banking & Economic news, Monetary policies, Current rates, Financial & Economics News, Economics terms, etc.
(iii) Static GK – Static GK – Mountains Rivers, Ports , Parks, Dam, Thermal Power Plants, Temples, Stadiums, Airports, etc.
- English Language syllabus for RBI Grade B:
- Level of English Language section expected to be moderate.
- Given is the list of important topics and questions to be asked from them-
(i) Spotting Error – 5 Questions (Moderate Level)
(ii) Reading Comprehension (R.C) – 10 Questions (Lengthy) based on Banking & Economy
(iiI) Cloze Test – 10 Questions (Moderate Level)
Level of Quantitative Aptitude section expected to be moderate.
(i) Quadratic Equation – (Moderate to Tough)
(ii) Number Series – (Moderate to Tough level)
(iii) Data Interpretation – Based on Missing DI, Pie Chart , Caselet DI , Mix DI – (Tough level)
(iv) Miscellaneous Questions – (Tough)
Miscellaneous Questions may contain of questions from topics like –Average, Ratio & Proportion, Profit loss, SI & CI, Time & Work, Time, Speed & Distance, Boats & Streams, Permutation& Probability etc.
The overall level of this section is expected to be Moderate. Questions will be asked from following –
(ii) Seating Arrangement (Circular) (Inside Outside) Blood Relation based – (ToughLevel)
(vii) Data Sufficiency – (Moderate Level) mostly on the seating arrangement
(ix) Coding Decoding – (Moderate Level)
Mains Syllabus for Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – General
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)
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.
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, 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.
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.
Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DEPR
- 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
Officers in Grade ‘B’ (DR) – DSIM
Paper-I: Questions would cover Probability
- Definition of Probability,
- Standard distribution,
- Large and small sample theory,
- Analysis of Variance,
- Testing of Hypotheses,
- Multivariate analysis and
- Stochastic Processes.
Paper-II: Questions would cover
- Probability and Sampling,
- Linear Models and Economic Statistics,
- Statistical Inference: Estimation, Testing of hypothesis and Non-parametric Test,
- Stochastic Processes,
- Multivariate analysis and
- 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.
- Précis writing,
- Comprehension and
- Business/Office Correspondence.