RBI Grade B Exam Pattern 2019

The preparation of RBI Grade B 2019 is incomplete without the knowledge of RBI Grade B 2019 Exam Pattern. To give you an insight into the same, let's first start the discusiion with the different segments in which RBI Grade B 2019 will be conducted. The Recruitment Process of the exam will be conducted in three diffrent steps:


Let's have a look at the exam pattern for all these stages of RBI Grade B 2019 exam one by one.

RBI Grade B 2019 Prelims Exam Pattern

The Prelims Exam of RBI Grdae B 2019 will comprise of 4 sections namely English Language, Reasoning, General Awareness & Quantitative Apritude. The entire section needs to be completed in a time span of 120 minutes or 2 hours. The Questions asked will be bilingual (asked in both Englilsh & Hindi) except for English Language Section. A total of 200 questions will be asked which will carry 1 marks each. Thus, the total score of the entire Phase-I Exam will be around 200 Marks. There is also Negative Marking for the first round of the selection process of RBI Grade B 2019 exam. 0.25 marks will be deducted for eevery question attempted wrong. There will be no deduction in marks if candidates leave any question unanswered or unattempted.

Subject No. Of Questions Marks
General Awareness 80 80
Quants 30 30
English 30 30
Reasoning 60 60
Total 200 200

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RBI Grade B 2019 Mains Exam Pattern

Candidates who successfully qualify the Preliminary Round will be eligible for RBI Grade B 2019 Mains Exam. The Mains Exam will three papers will be conducted namely Economic & Social Sciences, English, Finance & Management. The Phase-II Exam will constitute of Both Subjective & Objective Type of questions. Except the English Section, all the questions asked will be bilingual (available in both English & Hindi). Individually all the sections need to be completed in 1 hour 30 minutes or 90 minutes each. Marks allotted for each paper is around 100. Thus the cumulative score of the entire Mains Exam is 300 marks. Just like Prelims Exam, there will be negative marking in this phase of examination as well. 0.25 marks will be deducted for every question attempted wrong against 1 mark awarded to candidates for attempting a question right. No marks will be deducted for leaving a question blank (unattempted).

Mains Examination

Name of the Paper Type of the Paper Time (Mins) Marks
Paper I Economic & Social Issues Objective Type 90 100
Paper II English (Writing Skills) Descriptive (to be typed with the help of keyboard) 90 100
Paper III Finance & Management Objective Type 90 100

RBI Grade B 2019 Interview Process

The final stage of RBI Grade B 2019 Recruitment Process is the Interview Process. Candidates who successfully clear the Mains Round are called for the Interview Process. Interview round carries 50 marks. Final merit list will be formulated after the conclusion of the RBI interview round. Candidates can choose either Hindi or English language for the interview round. Selected candidates Roll number will be uploaded on the official website. Invitation Letter will be sent on the email ID of the selected candidates.

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