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RBI Assistant Exam Pattern

Name of Tests (Objective) No of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 40 2 Hours
English Language 40 40
Numerical Ability 40 40
General Awareness 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 40
Total 200 200

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RBI Grade B Exam Pattern (Phase I):

Objective Type Test Number of Questions Marks Time
General Awareness 80 80 Composite time of 130 minutes for all the sections
English Language 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
Reasoning 60 60
Total 200 200

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern (Phase II):

Paper Total Marks Time Duration
Paper 1:  English 100 3 Hours
Paper 2: Economic and Social Issues 100 3 Hours
Paper 3: Finance and Management 100 3 Hours

Phase I (Objective Type):

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Arithmetic (Number Theory), Number Systems, Square Roots
  • Cube Roots, Fractions and Decimals, H.C.F. and L.C.M.
  • Simplification, Variation, Chain Rule
  • Ratio and Proportion, Average
  • Logarithms, Ages, Boats and Streams, Clocks and Calendars
  • Mixture and Alligation, Pipes and Cisterns, Races and Games
  • Problems on Trains, Unitary Method, Time and Distance, Time and Work
  • Work and Wages, Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest, Percentage
  • Profit and Loss, Partnership
  • Discounts, Mensuration- Areas and Volumes
  • Area and Perimeter of Plane Figure
  • Volume And Surface Area of Solid


  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Direction and Distance
  • Linear Arrangement
  • Complex Arrangement
  • Analogy
  • Classification (Odd Man Out)
  • Coding Decoding
  • Series
  • Blood Relationships
  • Symbols and Notations
  • Alphabet
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Data Interpretation
  • Syllogism
  • Statements Assumptions
  • Statements Arguments
  • Statements Conclusions
  • Statements Action
  • Problems Based on Symmetry
  • Problems Based on Visual Ability
  • Classification (Non Verbal)
  • Series (Non Verbal)
  • Analogy (Non Verbal)


  • Vocabulary, Synonyms , Antonyms
  • Analogies, Spelling Mistakes, Idioms and Phrases
  • One Word Subsitution, Sentence Formation
  • Sentence Completion, Sentence Improvement, Sentence Reconstruction
  • Rearrangement of Words In Sentence, Rearrangement of Sentence In Paragrph
  • Paragraph Formation, Paragraph Completion
  • Fill in The Blanks, Cloze Tests
  • Common Errors, Spotting Errors
  • Inappropriate Usage of Words
  • Sentence Correction
  • English Comprehension

General Awareness

  • General Knowledge
  • Animals Famous Personalities
  • Books And Authors First Largest
  • Buildings Inventions And
  • Calendars Languages
  • Countries Music
  • Currencies Religions
  • Dances   Sanctuaries
  • Disasters, Prizes And Awards
  • Geography, History
  • General Concepts (Polity), Economics Study
  • General Polity, General Science
  • Computer Science
  • Sports And Recreation
  • Current Events National and International
  • Science And Technology

Phase II Written Examination (Descriptive Type):

Paper I – English:

  • Essay
  • Précis writing,
  • Comprehension and
  • Business/Office Correspondence.

Paper II – 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
  • Privatisation
  • Role of Economic Planning. Globalisation
  • 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 Favour of the Under Privileged
  • Social Movements
  • Indian Political System
  • Human Development
  • Social Sectors in India, Health and Education

Paper III – Finance:

  • The Union Budget – Direct and Indirect Taxes;
  • Non-tax Sources of Revenue; Outlays;
  • New Measures; Financial Sector Reforms;
  • Capital Market, Money Market and Foreign Exchange Market,
  • Stock Exchanges and their Regulation;
  • Capital Market Intermediaries and their Regulation;
  • Role of SEBI; Functions of the Money Market;
  • Growth and Operation of the Money Market;
  • The Foreign Exchange Market;
  • From FERA to FEMA; Exchange Rate Management;
  • Exchange Risk Management,
  • Role of Banks and Financial Institutions in Economic Development;
  • Regulation of Banks and Financial Institutions;
  • Disinvestment in Public Sector Units
  • 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 Style
  • 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 Channel
  • 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.