RBI Grade B Study Material

RBI Grade B Study Material

ByKanika Ralhan  |  Updated on: Mar 3, 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.
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RBI Grade B Study Material 2021

Gradeup’s exclusive, effective and efficient RBI Grade B Study Material 2021 formulated by subject matter experts will help you crack the RBI Grade B Exam 2021 effortlessly. Our stepwise, easy to understand and systematic RBI Grade B Study Notes 2021 will help you build a strong foundation and strengthen your exam preparation.

Gradeup’s comprehensive RBI Grade B Study Material 2021 covers all corners of the syllabus. It includes fully solved RBI Grade B Previous Year Question Papers PDF, RBI Grade B Sample Papers PDF, RBI Grade B Model Test Papers PDF, RBI Grade B Books 2021 PDFs.

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RBI Grade B Study Material for Paper 1

BYJU'S Exam Prep provides you with subject wise RBI Grade B Study Material 2021. According to the RBI Grade B exam pattern, Paper 1 consists of four sections. Below are the details of what our RBI Grade B Study Material 2021 covers from each section.

RBI Grade B Study Material for General Awareness:

This section of Paper 1 in the RBI Grade B exam has the highest weightage when compared to other sections. General Awareness Section comprises 80 questions and carries a total of 80 marks. BYJU'S Exam Prep’s RBI Grade B Study Material 2021 covers significant genres from the General Awareness section such as current affairs, banking and finance, static general knowledge, sports news, thermal power plants, airports, dams, economic terms and national and international news.

RBI Grade B Study Material for Reasoning

The Reasoning section of the Paper 1 exam comprises 60 questions which are a total of 60 marks. This section is tricky. BYJU'S Exam Prep’s RBI Grade B Study Material 2021 covers all essential reasoning topics such as coding-decoding, syllogism, input-output, inequality, seating arrangement, data sufficiency, puzzle, logical/ analytical reasoning and linear arrangement.

RBI Grade B Study Material for Quantitative Aptitude

The quantitative Aptitude section comprises 30 questions which are a total of 30 marks in the RBI Grade B Paper 1. Here, the candidate needs to have a very good grip on basic calculations with good speed in answering mathematical questions. BYJU'S Exam Prep’s RBI Grade B Study Material 2021 covers all vital topics from this section such as quadratic equations, data sufficiency, number series, time and work, profit loss, ratio and proportion, speed and distance, average, pie chart and mission DI. They give you ample practice to help you develop conceptual clarity and speed.

RBI Grade B Study Material for English Language

English Language section consists of 30 questions with a weightage of 30 marks. This is one of the easiest sections for candidates, who have a good command of vocabulary and grammar. However, for others, it can be quite daunting. BYJU'S Exam Prep’s RBI Grade B Study Material PDF for the English language section will help you improve your grammar, vocabulary, reading, and writing skills. It will give you an ample amount of practice and boost your preparation. You can download the same from BYJU'S Exam Prep’s App or BYJU'S Exam Prep’s website.

RBI Grade B Study Material for Paper 2

If the candidates qualify the RBI Grade B Paper 1, then he/she will be qualified to attempt the RBI Grade B Paper 2 Exam. As per the RBI Grade B exam pattern, Paper 2 consists of three sections. This paper is a combination of both subjective and objective sections. Below are the details of the subjects that our RBI Grade B Study Materials 2021 covers.

  • RBI Grade B Study Material 2021 Economics and Social Issues 

The questions in this section are objective type. This particular section is for 100 marks, and the candidate needs to finish this section in 90 minutes of time. BYJU'S Exam Prep’s RBI Grade B Study Material 2021 for Economics and Social Issues covers essential topics that of this section such as National Income and per capita income, the social structure in India, Globalization, Economic reforms in India, human development, the role of economic planning, social sectors in India, Gender issues, environmental issues and urbanization and migration. They help you cover all corners of the syllabus effectively and efficiently.

  • RBI Grade B Study Material 2021 English Language (Writing Skills)

The questions that are asked in this section are subjective or descriptive. The candidate will be given 90 minutes of time to complete this section. It is for a total of 100 marks. There are no books that are suggested for this section. BYJU'S Exam Prep’s RBI Grade B Study Material 2021 covers important topics of this section like cloze test, fill in the blanks, reading comprehension, spotting the error, phase replacement, para jumbles and para completion. Studying from our RBI Grade B Study Material 2021 for English will boost your preparation level and your chances of qualifying the exam.

  • RBI Grade B Study Material 2021 Finance and Management

This section consists of objective type questions, and the overall marks allotted for this section is 100. The candidate will be given 90 minutes to complete the Finance and Management section. BYJU'S Exam Prep’s RBI Grade B Study Material 2021 covers significant Finance and Management topics such as banking system in India, functions of Reverse Bank of India, financial institutions, risk management in the banking sector, portfolio investment, private and social cost benefits, the union budget, inflation, management, communication, human resource development, corporate governance, motivation, morale and incentives and primary and secondary markets.

RBI Grade B Weekly Study Plan for Phase 1 & 2

We will share an RBI Grade B study plan for 45 days, approximately 6 weeks. 

Go through each topic and revise regularly. After you form a concept the try to answer the short questions. When you are done with it, solve the MCQs.

Week 1

Economics Basics – Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, GDP, GNP, Growth, Development

Maths – High-Level Data Interpretation, Profit Loss, Average, SI & CI, Ratio & Proportion, Time & Work, Time, Speed & Distance, Boats & Streams, etc.

Reasoning – High-Level Arrangement Questions (go for CAT or SBI PO Level)

English – Grammar, Error Spotting

Finance – Banking System in India, Functions/History of Financial Institutions – SIDBI, EXIM, etc, Banking regulators, Important Acts

Week 2

Management - its nature and scope; The Management Processes; Planning, Organisation, Staffing, Directing and Controlling; The Role of a Manager in an Organisation ( Attempt MCQs from BYJU'S Exam Prep Website/App)

Economics  - Benefit of International trade; comparative and absolute advantage; factor price equalization concept in international economics

Finance – Financial Markets – Forex, Bond, Equity, Money. Do numerical as well in this week on bonds, derivatives (forwards, futures and swap).

Week 3

ESI - Poverty Alleviation and Employment Generation in India – Sustainable Development and Environmental issues. Economic Reforms in India – Industrial and Labour Policy – Monetary and Fiscal Policy – Privatization – Role of Economic Planning.

Maths -  Attempt different types of Number Series Questions

Finance – The Economics Survey, 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),

Week 4

Management - 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.

Reasoning – Puzzles, Input-Output, Coding-Decoding  Questions (Tough Level), Inequality, Syllogism, Assertion Reasons, etc.

Economics - Public Goods, instruments of financing, government tax and non-tax revenue, Direct and Indirect taxes, efficiency costs of commodity taxes, income taxation, labour supply and savings, corporate taxation and corporate behaviour, Government expenditure policy-various components, deficit financing and its impact on the economy, government debt and crowding out of private capital

Week 5

Revision of the 8 weeks + English (Grammar and Essay Writing)+ MCQs on Budget and Economic Survey

Finance - Inflation: Definition, trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies (control): WPI, CPI - components and trends, Corporate Governance in Banking Sector, the role of e-governance in addressing the issues of corruption and inefficiency in the government sector.

Week 6

ESI - Globalization – Opening up of the Indian Economy – Balance of Payments, Export-Import Policy – International Economic Institutions – IMF and World Bank – WTO – Regional Economic Cooperation, Social Structure in India – Multiculturalism – Demographic Trends – Urbanization and Migration – Gender Issues – Social Justice : Positive Discrimination in favor of the underprivileged – Social Movements – Indian Political System – Human Development – Social Sectors in India, Health and Education.

Management -  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

Finance - Recent Developments in the Financial Sector, Portfolio Investment, Public Sector Reforms, Disinvestments  Financial Inclusion- use of technology, Alternate source of finance, private and social cost-benefit, Public-Private Partnership

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  • Yes, as per the RBI rules, the candidates who have been appointed will have a probation period for 2 years. Based on the candidate’s performance, this could be extended to 4 years as well.

  • Preparation plays a major role in clearing the RBI Grade B exam. Without a proper study plan, it is highly impossible to crack this examination in the first attempt. It is also suggested to attempt the mock tests and go through the previous year question paper, to understand the nature of questions. You can make prudent use of BYJU'S Exam Prep’s RBI Grade B Exam Study Plan 2021 and other RBI Grade B Study Materials 2021.

  • Aspirants can check banking awareness by Arihant Publications.

  • Applicants can expect questions which are from the following genres

    • Banking History
    • National and International Institutions
    • Indian Finance System
    • Current Affairs
    • Indian Banking System
    • Sports news
    • Government schemes
    • Banking Terms
    • Awards
    • Banking Agreements
    • Monetary plans
    • Books and Authors
    • Abbreviations
    • Economic news

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