RBI Grade B 2022 Syllabus & Latest Exam Pattern (Post-wise)

RBI Grade B Admit Card 2022 for General (Phase-1) has been released. Check Syllabus Subject-wise, Post-wise, Paper-wise and Latest Exam Pattern for 294 vacancies of the RBI Grade B Officers General, DEPR, and DSIM.

Created On: Mar 22, 2022 13:13 IST
Modified On: May 18, 2022 17:45 IST
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RBI Grade B 2022 Syllabus: The Reserve Bank of India has released the RBI Grade B Admit Card 2022 for General (Phase-1) Written Exam that is scheduled to be held on 28th May 2022. Candidates can download the RBI Grade B Admit Card 2022 from 13th May 2022 till 28th May 2022.  

The Reserve Bank of India is conducting the RBI Grade B 2022 Exam for the recruitment of eligible Indian citizens to fill up 294 vacancies of the RBI Grade B Officers (General), RBI Grade B Officer – DEPR, and RBI Grade B Officer - DSIM. Eligible candidates will be called for the RBI Grade B 2022 in different phases for each post.  Candidates have to secure minimum marks separately for each test as well as aggregate, as prescribed by the Board. Candidates, who secure minimum marks separately for each Test, as prescribed, will be shortlisted for Phase-II of the Examination based on the aggregate marks obtained in Phase-I.

In this article, we have shared the RBI Grade B 2022 Detailed Syllabus Subject-wise, Post-wise, Paper-wise and Latest Exam Pattern.

RBI Grade B 2022 Important Dates

Events

Important Dates

RBI Grade B Registration Start Date

28th March

RBI Grade B Registration Start Date

18th April 2022 (upto 6 PM)

RBI Grade B Officer - General (Phase-1) Admit Card Download

13th May 2022 to 28th May 2022

RBI Grade B Officer - General Exam Date (Phase-1)

28th May 2022

RBI Grade B Officer - General Exam Date (Phase-2)

25th June 2022

RBI Grade B Officer - DEPR & DSIM (Phase-1/ Paper I) Date

2nd July 2022

RBI Grade B Officer - DEPR & DSIM (Phase-2/ Paper II & III) Date

6th August 2022

RBI Grade B 2022 Exam Pattern (Post-wise)

Officers in Gr B (DR)- General

Officers in Gr B (DR)- General

Phase-1 – Online Exam

Phase-2 – Paper I, II & III Online Exam

Phase-1 Exam Pattern

Subject

No. of Questions

Marks Allotted

Time Allotted

General Awareness

80

80

25 Minutes

Reasoning

60

60

45 Minutes

English Language

30

30

25 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

30

30

25 Minutes

Total

200

200

120 Minutes

NOTE: There will be penalty for wrong answers marked by you. For every wrong answer marked by you, 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty. Candidates who secure minimum marks separately for each Test will be shortlisted for Phase-II of the Examination based on the aggregate marks obtained in Phase-I.

RBI Grade B 2022 General Phase-1 Related Links
RBI Grade B 2022 Gen Phase-1 Exam: Check Preparation Strategies for English Language RBI Grade B 2022 Gen Phase-1 Exam: Check Preparation Strategies for Quantitative Aptitude RBI Grade B 2022 Gen Phase-1 Exam: Check Preparation Strategies for General Awareness RBI Grade B 2022 Gen Phase-1 Exam: Check Preparation Strategies for Reasoning

Phase-2 Exam Pattern

Subject

Type of Paper

No. of Questions

Marks Allotted

Time Allotted

Paper-I: Economic and Social Issues

50% Objective Type

50% Descriptive

(answers to be typed with the help of the keyboard)

Objective – 30

Descriptive – 6

Total - 36

Objective – 50

Descriptive – 50

Total - 100

Objective – 30

Descriptive – 90

Total - 120

Paper II: English (Writing Skills)

Descriptive

(answers to be typed with the help of the keyboard)

3

100

90 Minutes

Paper-III: Finance and Management

50% Objective Type

50% Descriptive

(answers to be typed with the help of the keyboard)

Objective – 30

Descriptive – 6

Total - 36

Objective – 50

Descriptive – 50

Total - 100

Objective – 30

Descriptive – 90

Total - 120

NOTE: All question papers (in both the Phases, except the test of English) will be set bilingually in Hindi and English.

For both Paper I and III Objective Questions (some questions carry 2 marks each and some carry 1 mark each).

For Paper I and III Descriptive Paper, 6 questions will be asked of which candidates will be required to attempt 4 questions. (2 of 15 marks each (with difficulty level) and 2 of 10 marks each). In case, candidate answers more than 4 questions in descriptive, first 4 shall be evaluated.

Officers in Gr B (DR) – DEPR

Officers in Gr B (DR) – DEPR*

Phase 1 - Paper - I - Online Exam

Phase 2- Paper - II & III Online/Written Exam

* Department of Economic and Policy Research

Phase-1 Exam Pattern

Name of Paper

No. of Questions

Duration

Maximum Marks

Paper-I Objective Type (on Economics)

62

120 minutes

100

Total

 

 

100

NOTE: For wrong answers, there will be negative marking. The extent of negative marks will be 1/3 marks for 1 mark questions, 1/2 marks for 2 marks questions, 1 mark for 3 marks questions and 2 marks for 4 marks questions for all sections.

Phase-2 Exam Pattern

Name of Paper

No. of Questions

Duration

Maximum Marks

Paper-II Descriptive Type (on Economics)

(Question paper displayed on computer, answers to be written on paper)

 

5

 

180 minutes

 

100

Paper-III English – Descriptive

(To be typed with help of keyboard)

 

3

 

90 minutes

 

100

Total

 

 

300

Officers in Gr B (DR)- DSIM

Officers in Gr B (DR)- DSIM@

Phase 1 - Paper - I - Online Exam

Phase 2 - Paper - II & III Online/Written Exam

@ Department of Statistics and Information Management

Phase-1 Exam Pattern

Name of Paper

No. of Questions

Duration

Maximum Marks

Paper-I Objective Type (on Statistics)

20

120 minutes

100

Total

 

 

100

NOTE: There will be penalty for wrong answers marked by you. For every wrong answer marked by you, 5/3 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

Phase-2 Exam Pattern

Name of Paper

No. of Questions

Duration

Maximum Marks

Paper-II Descriptive Type (on Statistics)

(Question paper displayed on computer, answers to be written on paper)

 

5

 

180 minutes

 

100

Paper-III English – Descriptive

(To be typed with help of keyboard)

 

3

 

90 minutes

 

100

Total

 

 

300

 

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RBI Grade B 2022 Syllabus (Post-wise)

Officers in Gr B (DR)- General

 Phase-1 Syllabus

General Awareness

Reasoning

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

Static GK

Inequality

Reading Comprehension

Speed, Distance and Time

Current Affairs

Direction and Distance

Grammar

Ratio and Proportion

Banking Terms/ Banking Abbreviations

Coding-Decoding

Error Spotting

Average

Indian Banking, Types & Functions of Banks

Blood Relations

Para Jumble

Time and Work

RBI & its Monetary Policy

Puzzle & Arrangement

Fill in the Blanks

Percentage

Govt Schemes & Polices

Ordering and Ranking

Vocabulary

Speed, Distance and Time

Money Market in India

Linear Arrangement

Sentence Framing

Permutation and Combination

Economic Planning

Circular Arrangement

 

Trigonometry

Inflation

Data Sufficiency

 

Algebra

Bills

Machine Input Output

 

Data Interpretation

Finance Commissions

Syllogism

 

Mensuration

Taxes on Income & Expenditure

Verbal Reasoning

 

Set Theory

Union Budget

 

 

Probability

Phase-2 Syllabus

Subject

Syllabus

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.

• Indian Economy – Economic History of India - Changes in Industrial and Labour Policy, Monetary and Fiscal Policy since reforms of 1991 – Priorities and recommendations of Economic Survey and Union Budget – Indian Money and Financial Markets: Linkages with the economy – Role of Indian banks and Reserve Bank in the development process - Public Finance - Political Economy

- Industrial Developments in India- Indian Agriculture - Services sector in India.

• 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; International Economic Issues

• 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 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

1. Regulators of Banks and Financial Institutions

2. Reserve Bank of India- functions and conduct of monetary policy

3. Banking System in India – Structure and concerns, Financial Institutions – SIDBI, EXIM Bank, NABARD, NHB, etc, Changing landscape of banking sector.

4. Impact of the Global Financial Crisis of 2007-08 and the Indian response

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

3. Global financial markets and International Banking – broad trends and latest developments.

4. Financial Inclusion

5. Alternate source of finance, private and social cost-benefit, Public-Private Partnership

6. Corporate Governance in Banking Sector, role of e-governance in addressing issues of corruption and inefficiency in the government sector.

7. The Union Budget – Concepts, approach and broad trends

8. Inflation: Definition, trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI - components and trends; striking a balance between inflation and growth through monetary and fiscal policies.

9. FinTech

d) Management

• Fundamentals of Management & Organizational Behaviour: Introduction to management; Evolution of management thought: Scientific, Administrative, Human Relations and Systems approach to management; Management functions and Managerial roles; Nudge theory

Meaning & concept of organizational behaviour; Personality: meaning, factors affecting personality, Big five model of personality; concept of reinforcement; Perception: concept, perceptual errors. Motivation: Concept, importance, Content theories (Maslow’s need theory, Alderfers’ ERG theory, McCllelands’ theory of needs, Herzberg’s two factor theory) & Process theories (Adams equity theory, Vrooms expectancy theory).

Leadership: Concept, Theories (Trait, Behavioural, Contingency, Charismatic, Transactional and Transformational Leadership; Emotional Intelligence: Concept, Importance, Dimensions. Analysis of Interpersonal Relationship: Transactional Analysis, Johari Window; Conflict: Concept, Sources, Types, Management of Conflict; Organizational Change: Concept, Kurt Lewin Theory of Change; Organizational Development (OD): Organisational Change, Strategies for Change, Theories of Planned Change (Lewin’s change model, Action research model, Positive model).

• Ethics at the Workplace and Corporate Governance:

Meaning of ethics, why ethical problems occur in business. Theories of ethics: Utilitarianism: weighing social cost and benefits, Rights and duties, Justice and fairness, ethics of care, integrating utility, rights, justice and caring, An alternative to moral principles: virtue ethics, teleological theories, egoism theory, relativism theory, Moral issues in business: Ethics in Compliance, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing, etc. Ethical Principles in Business: introduction, Organization Structure and Ethics, Role of Board of Directors, Best Practices in Ethics Programme, Code of Ethics, Code of Conduct, etc.

Corporate Governance: Factors affecting Corporate Governance; Mechanisms of Corporate Governance

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.

Officers in Gr B (DR) – DEPR

Name of Paper

Syllabus

Economics (Paper I & II)

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

Suggested reading material: RBI publications viz., Annual Report, Report on Trend and Progress of Banking in India, Monetary Policy Report and the Financial Stability Report and the Economic Survey published by the Government of India over the previous two years

English (Paper III)

The paper on English shall be framed in a manner to assess the writing skills including expression and understanding of the topic.

Officers in Gr B (DR)- DSIM

Name of Paper

Syllabus

Paper I

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

(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: The paper on English shall be framed in a manner to assess the writing skills including expression and understanding of the topic.

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

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FAQ

Q1. Where can I find detailed syllabus of RBI Grade B 2022?

Read our article RBI Grade B 2022 Syllabus & Latest Exam Pattern (Post-wise) on Jagran Josh for detailed syllabus for the RBI Grade B Officers – General, DEPR, DSIM.

Q2. What is the exam date of RBI Grade B 2022?

RBI Grade B 2022 Exam Dates: General Phase 1 (28th May 2022) Phase 2 (25th June 2022)/ DEPR & DSIM Phase 1 Paper I (2nd July 2022) and Phase 2 Paper II & III (6th August 2022).

Q3. How many vacancies are there in RBI Grade B 2022?

RBI Grade B 2022 Vacancies: Total 294

Q4. What are the subjects in Phase 1 Exam for RBI Grade B 2022 Officer – General?

RBI Grade B 2022 Officer – General Phase 1 Exam Subjects include General Awareness, Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude.

Q5. What are the subjects in Phase 1 Exam for RBI Grade B 2022 Officer – DEPR/DSIM?

RBI Grade B 2022 Officer – DEPR Phase 1 Exam Subject includes Economics and RBI Grade B 2022 Officer – DSIM Phase 1 Exam Subject includes Statistics.

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