RBI Grade B 2021 Exam Analysis: Shift 1 & Shift 2 Difficulty Level, Questions Asked, Good Attempts

RBI Grade B 2021 Exam Analysis: Shift 1 & Shift 2 Difficulty Level, Questions Asked, Good Attempts

ByKanika Ralhan  |  Updated on: Apr 1, 2021RBI Grade B 2021 official notification has been released on the official site of RBI. Check out the RBI Grade B exam date, apply online date and other important details.
RBI Grade B 2021 official notification has been released on the official site of RBI. Check out the RBI Grade B exam date, apply online date and other important details.
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RBI Grade B Mains 2021 Exam Analysis

RBI Grade B Mains Exam Analysis 2021: RBI Grade B exam was scheduled for 01st April 2021 at various test centres across the nation. The RBI Grade B exam was held in two sessions where the first session comprises Paper 3 and the second session holds Paper 1 and 2.

Candidates can check here are the detailed analysis for RBI Grade B Phase 2 2021 exam shared by the BYJU'S Exam Prep experts based on the feedback received by the candidate who appeared for the exam.

Check out the level of the exam and topic-wise analysis for the RBI Grade B Mains 2021 exam along with the subject-wise difficulty level.

SubjectDifficulty Level
Paper 3 - Finance and ManagementModerate
Paper 1 - Economic and Social IssuesModerate
Paper 2 - DescriptiveModerate
Overall Difficulty LevelModerate

RBI Grade B Prelims 2021 Exam Analysis

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis 2021: RBI Grade B exam was scheduled to be held on 6 March 2021 in 2 different shifts at various centres across the country. Candidates can check here are the detailed analysis for RBI Grade B Phase 1 2021 exam. After the completion of the exam, BYJU'S Exam Prep experts will share the detailed analysis as per the feedback received by the candidate going to appear for the exam.

You will find the difficulty level of the exam, good attempts, memory-based question paper along with the topic asked and the number of questions asked from each topic in the RBI Grade B Phase I 2021 exam. Stay tuned to get the latest updates!

Candidates can also check the RBI Grade B previous year exam analysis 2021 to understand the difficulty level of the exam and the types of questions being asked. Also, it will help you to determine good attempts in order to crack the RBI Grade B Cut Off.

SubjectDifficulty Level
English LanguageModerate
Quantitative AptitudeModerate to Difficult
Reasoning Ability Moderate and lengthy
General AwarenessModerate
Overall Difficulty LevelModerate and lengthy

Key Highlights of RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam Analysis 2021 (Shift 1)

  1. The order of the exam was GA >Reasoning> English> Quant
  2. Reasoning Ability was the trickest section among all
  3. English was the easiest and doable section.
  4. students managed to attempt 120 + questions
  5. No changes in this shift were observed.
  6. The overall level of the exam was Moderate and lengthy
  7. Overall good attempts of RBI Grade B Phase-1 exam, shift-1 is 110+

Section-wise Exam Analysis of RBI Grade B Officer Phase 1 2021

RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam Review 2021: Quantitative Aptitude

Number of Questions: 30

Level of the Section: Moderate

Topics Asked 

 Number of Questions and Topic Details

Difficulty Level

Data Interpretation

1. Missing DI- 5 ques (Calculative)

2. Caselet- 5 ques

Total questions: 10

Moderate 

Quantity Comparision

Number of Questions: 3

Moderate

Quadratic Equation

New pattern quadratic equation was asked.

Number of questions: 5

3 questions based on New pattern and 2 on the conventional method.

Moderate

Arithmetic

 The number of questions: 10-12 questions

Questions based on mensuration, time and work, ages, percentage, etc.

Moderate

RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam Analysis 2021: Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

Number of Questions: 60

Level of the Section: Easy

Topics Asked 

Number of Questions and Topic Details

Difficulty Level

Puzzle

Blood Relation Based Puzzle- 5 Ques

Seating Arrangement, all facing inside- 5 ques- it was based on Direction and distance.

Parallel Row: 5 ques (12 people)

Linear Seating Arrangement- uncertain (3 ques)

Box based puzzle- 2 ques

Floor Based Puzzle- uncertain number of floors- 5 ques

The total number of questions: 25 questions

Moderate to Difficult

Syllogism

Total Number of Questions: 3

Reverse Syllogism was asked. 

Moderate

Direction sense

Passage based direction distance.

Number of questions: 3

Moderate

Inequality

The total number of questions: 4

Easy to Moderate

Logical Reasoning

 The total number of questions: 4-5

Questions based on Assumptions, course of action

Moderate

Machine Input-output

Total Number of questions: 5

Easy

Coding-Decoding

Number of questions: 1

Easy

Alphanumeric Series

Total Questions: 2

Moderate

Miscellaneous

Total number of questions: 10-12

Moderate

RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam Analysis 2021: General Awareness

Number of Questions: 80

Level of the Section: Difficult

Topic Details:

  • PM Kushal YOJANA
  • PM KISAN NIDHI
  • Good Governance Day
  • Private Entity related questions
  • Financial report of RBI
  • West Indies Vs Bangladesh (Highest Score)
  • 4-5 Questions on Budget. (Figures and conceptual based questions)
  • Questions based on the Economic Survey- 4-5 ques
  • 7-8 questions on Static GK- Doable
  • There were Questions on Merger and acquisition.

RBI Grade B Phase 1 2021 Analysis: English Language

Number of Questions: 30

Level of the Section: Easy-Moderate

Topics Asked 

 Number of Questions & details of topics

Difficulty Level

Reading Comprehension

Total RC: 3

Total Number of questions: 12-14

1. one was story-based.

2 .tuberculosis increasing, and its prevention.

3 . Using smartwatch to detect AFIB cardiac arrest remedy

Moderate

Sentence Improvement (Phrase Replacement)

 Total Number of Questions: 4 Questions

Moderate

Cloze Test

Total Number of Questions: 5

It was based on a basic pattern.

Theme: Work from home.

Easy 

Error Spotting

 Total Questions: 4 Questions

Moderate

Idiom & Phrases

 Total Number of Questions: 3 questions

It was given in passage format. Candidates had to find the wrong pair.

Moderate

RBI Grade B Officer Phase 1 2021 Good Attempts

SubjectGood Attempts
English language  18-20
Quantitative Aptitude 17-19
Reasoning Ability  30-32
General Awareness  43-45
Overall Good Attempt 110+

This was all about the complete analysis of the RBI Grade B Officer Phase 1 2021 exam. Stay connected with us to know more about the exam analysis. 

Key Highlights of RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam Analysis 2021 (Shift 2)

  1. The order of the exam was: GA >Reasoning> English> Quant
  2. The reasoning was the trickest section among all
  3. The English section was a bit easy as compared to the other sections.
  4. students managed to attempt 90+ questions
  5. No changes in this shift were observed.
  6. The overall level of the exam was Moderate to Difficult
  7. Overall good attempts of RBI Grade B Phase-1 exam, shift-1 90+

Section-wise Exam Analysis of RBI Grade B Officer 2021 (Shift 2)

1. RBI Grade B Shift 2 Review 2021: Quantitative Aptitude

Overall level: Difficult

 Topics Asked 

 Number of Questions

Difficulty Level and Topics Details

Data Interpretation

 12

Pie Chart- 6 ques (Moderate)

Caselet- 6 Ques (Doable)

Number Series

 6

 The series pattern was given. 

2 series were given based on which there were two questions.

Two sets of 3 questions.

Level: Moderate

Data Sufficiency 

 6

Two statements- 4ques

Three statement- 2 questions

Data Filler

 2

Level: Moderate and lengthy

Arithmetic

4

Level: Moderate

2. RBI Grade B Shift 2 Review 2021: Reasoning Ability 

Overall level: Moderate to Difficult

 Topics Asked 

Number of Questions 

Difficulty Level and Topic Details

Puzzle

 32 (approx)

 

Floor based-5 ques (1 variable)

Linear Arrangement, a dual row with one vacant seat in each row. 5 ques

An unknown number of the person based- 1 ques

Blood Relation based- 6 ques

Scheduling based puzzle- 4+3 ques

Tabulation based puzzle- 6 ques

Designation based- 2 ques

 Machine Input Output

 5 Level: Moderate

Logical Reasoning

10

Based on assumptions, statements, arguments, inference based.

Level: Moderate to difficult

Miscellaneous

1

Meaningful word

Level: Easy to Moderate

Alphanumeric SEries

2-3

It was easy but lengthy

Syllogism

 2

 Reverse Syllogism was asked

Level: Moderate

Direction sense

 3

Three questions were asked on the basis of a Passage given 

Level: Moderate

Data Sufficiency

 2

 Three statements given

Level: Moderate to difficult

Coding-Decoding

 3

 Conventional pattern based

Level: Moderate

3. RBI Grade B Shift 2 Review 2021: English Language

Overall level: Moderate

 Topics Asked 

 Number of Questions 

Difficulty Level and Topics Details

Reading Comprehension

 16

RC: 4

One question was theme based

candidates had to compare 2 paragraphs. (only 1 ques)

Level: Moderate

Connector

 4

Level: Moderate

One phrase and three statements were given

Word Exchange

 3

Three paragraphs were given and three words were given in bold. Candidates had to find the correct word.

Level: Moderate

Sentence Rearrangement

 4 Level: Moderate

4. RBI Grade B Shift 2 Review 2021: General/Financial Awareness Review 

Most of the questions were asked from Current affairs. there were 4-5 questions on a budget (Current +Static). Check the questions asked in the GA section.

  • Related to PM WANI
  • Question-Related to Sports- JIGMA DOLMA
  • KAGISO RABADA
  • SPICE BOARD
  • GENDER EQUALITY
  • First novel fo Amitabh Ghosh
  • INDIAN INNOVATION INdex based question
  • The minimum age for ICC (to play)
  • Question on Indian Coast Guard
  • International Tea Day is observed on?
  • SUKANYA SAMRIDHI SCHEME

GA Questions Asked in RBI Grade B Exam 6th March 2021, Download PDF

Candidates can check here the General Awareness questions asked in RBI Grade B 2021 exam in both Phase I and Phase II. These questions are based on the feedback shared by the aspirants who appeared for the exam.

GA Questions Asked in RBI Grade B 2021 Exam, Download PDF!

RBI Grade B Officer Phase 2 2021 Good Attempts

SubjectGood Attempts
English language  18-21
Quantitative Aptitude 12-14
Reasoning Ability 23-25
General Awareness  30-34
Overall Good Attempt 90+

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