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RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019: Phase I & II – Check Here

RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019 PDF

The RBI Grade B 2019 notification has been released recently announcing 199 vacancies for the post of Officer in Grade B (DR) (GENERAL), Officers in Grade B (DR) (DEPR) and Officers in Grade B (DR) (DSIM). To organise your preparation of exam, it is imperative that you first become aware of the RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019. Read along to check section-wise syllabus of Phase 1 & 2. Download the RBI Grade B Syllabus PDF from the link provided here:

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RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019 – Quantitative Aptitude

Data Interpretation Ratio & Proportion
Number Series Percentages
Quadratic Equations Profit & Loss
Data Sufficiency Averages, Mixtures & Alligation
Problems on Ages Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Partnerships Work & Time
Mensuration Time, Speed & Distance

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RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019 – Reasoning

Seating Arrangement Distance & Direction
Syllogisms Coded Inequalities
Input-Output Puzzles
Coding-Decoding Logical Reasoning
Alphanumeric Series Blood Relations
Order & Ranking Data Sufficiency

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 RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019 – English Language

Reading Comprehension Sentence Improvement
Cloze Test Phrase Replacement
Error Spotting Antonyms Synonyms
Para Jumbles Idioms and Phrases
Fillers – Single, Double One-Word Substitution

RBI Grade B Syllabus : General Awareness

  • Banking and Financial Awareness
  • Static General Knowledge
  • Current Affairs

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RBI Grade B Syllabus 2019 – Phase II:

Paper 1 – Economic and Social Issues

Growth and Development IMF and World Bank
Measurement of growth: National Income and per capita income WTO
Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India Regional Economic Cooperation
Sustainable Development and Environmental issues Social Structure in India
Economic Reforms in India Multiculturalism
Industrial and Labour Policy Demographic Trends
Monetary and Fiscal Policy Urbanization and Migration
Privatization Gender Issues
Role of Economic Planning Social Justice: Positive Discrimination in favor of the under-privileged
Globalization Social Movements
Opening up of the Indian Economy Indian Political System
Balance of Payments Human Development
Export-Import Policy Social Sectors in India
International Economic Institutions Health and Education

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Paper 2 – 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 3 – Finance and Management


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,

Financial Markets

  • Primary and Secondary Markets (Forex, Money, Bond, Equity, etc.)
  • Functions, instruments, recent developments

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
  7. Public-Private Partnership
  8. Corporate Governance in Banking Sector, role of e-governance in addressing the issues of corruption and inefficiency in the government sector
  9. 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)
  10. Inflation: Definition, trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI – components, and trends.

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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.

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That’s all from us. We hope the RBI Grade B 2019 Syllabus provides you just the right direction to commence your prep journey. 

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