RBI Grade B Exam Analysis 2019 - Candidates who have appeared in the exam can check RBI Grade B 2019 exam analysis here on November 9, 2019 in this page. Leading coaching institutes like Bankersadda, Career Launcher, Wifi Study has released the exam analysis of RBI Grade B 2019 after the shift wise commencement of exam. RBI Grade B exam analysis 2019 includes section wise weightage, marking scheme, difficulty level of exam, overall and sectional difficulty level, good attempt in exam and expected cut off marks. Since exam is conducted in multiple shifts hence by knowing RBI Grade B exam analysis 2019 candidates can evaluate their performance. By knowing the exam analysis candidates can predict their chances of qualifying RBI Grade B exam.
Latest- RBI Grade B Cut off 2019 (Expected) ReleasedRBI Grade B phase- I exam is being conducted on November 9 in online mode. Those who will qualify the phase- I will be further invited to appear for phase -II of RBI Grade B 2019 exam. Candidates must read the complete article to know the RBI Grade B 2019 exam analysis in detailed form.
Candidates who want to know the exam analysis must know the exam pattern of RBI Grade phase I first. The exam comprises 200 questions and 120 minutes time will be allotted to it. RBI Grade B phase I exam analysis for different subject is mentioned in below given table.
Approximate time taken (in Minutes)
Good Attempts and Level of difficulty
RBI Grade B Section wise Analysis
Approximation: 5 questions
Arithmetic: 10 questions
Bar graph: 5 questions
Caselet DI: 5 questions
Number series: 5 questions
Double Error: 5-7 questions
Sentence Arrangement: 5 questions
Reading Comprehension: 9 – 10 questions
Error Detection: 5 questions
Cloze Test: 5 questions
Fill in the blanks: 3-5 questions
Puzzles: 22 questions
Inequality: 3 questions
Coding-Decoding: 4 questions
Blood Relation: 5 questions
Circular arrangement: 5 questions
Floor arrangement: 5 questions
Scheduling: 15 questions
Syllogism: 4-5 questions
Logical Reasoning: 10 questions
Linear rearrangement: 5 questions
Miscellaneous: 5 questions
Current Affairs 55-60 questions
Static GK 20-25 questions
Section wise difficulty level of questions, Number of good attempts of questions and total time allotted to it comprises the exam analysis of RBI Grade B.
Candidates can check the below mentioned table of RBI Grade B exam analysis 2018 of phase- I exam.
42 – 47
Moderate – Difficult
18 - 20
15 – 18
32 – 34
105 – 115
Questions from General awareness, English language, Quantitative aptitude and Reasoning appear in the exam. Let’s discuss the number of questions, topics from which questions are asked along with their difficulty level in exam for each section one by one.
Most number of questions from the current affairs topics includes both national and international events. Approx 20 questions are related with banking sector. Along with this questions from sports, business, science and technology, and books and authors were also asked as per RBI Grade B exam analysis 2018. Questions from static GK were asked with very limited numbers. It should be noted that the maximum current affairs questions in General Awareness section came from the events and happenings that occurred from last six months. Overall, the difficulty level of this section can be categorized as easy to moderate as per previous year exam analysis of RBI Grade B.
Number of Questions
Level of Difficulty
Current Affairs – National
Current Affairs – International
Moderate to difficult
Current Affairs – Banking
Easy to Moderate
Current Affairs – Business
Current Affairs – Sports
Current Affairs – Miscellaneous
Current Affairs – Important dates
Current Affairs – Science and Technology
Current Affairs – Books and Authors
Static – History
Which ace footballer retired from soccer after World Cup 2018
Who is given golden glove winner in World Cup 2018
TIES is related to which field
What is the venue of next commonwealth games
Rani ki vav is in which state
This section comprised 11 Reading Comprehension (RC) questions in total as per English Language exam analysis of RBI Grade B officer. There were two RC passages which includes 4 and 7 questions in each passage. One RC passage was based on exchange rate topic while the second RC passage was based on the life events. No question was asked directly from the passage. Other topics from which questions were asked in the exam includes Sentence correction, Statement Connection, etc. While no questions from Para Jumble and Cloze Test were asked in the exam. Overall, the level of difficulty of this section was moderate to difficult as per RBI Grade B exam analysis.
Number of questions
Level of difficulty
Reading Comprehension (4 + 7)
Sentence Correction (Spot the Error)
Match the sentences (Two columns, three sentences)
Para Completion (4 sentences)
Jumbles words ( In 6-7 paragraphs, bold words misplaced)
There were 10 questions on Data Interpretation topics. 5 questions were based on wrong numbers series topic while 5 were based on comparison of two quantities. Apart from this, there were 10 quantitative aptitude questions which belong to miscellaneous topics and they were lengthy, calculative and time consuming.
Data Interpretation (Bar graph)
Data Interpretation (Table)
Number Series (Wrong numbers based)
Comparison of two quantities (Quantity I and Quantity II) – Topics were: TSD, Quadratic Equation, geometry etc.
Time and Work
Mensuration (Cone and cylinder based)
Time, Speed and Distance - Boat and Streams
Mixture and Alligation
Profit, Loss and Discount
Simple Interest/Compound Interest
Time, Speed and Distance
Ratio and Proportion
Question from reasoning section in RBI Grade B exam comprised of 6 Analytical Reasoning (AR) sets (Puzzles). As per previous year RBI Grade B exam analysis questions were of moderate in nature. Rest of the questions could have been attempted easily to maximize the score. No questions were based on input-output topic. However, the overall section was quite time consuming.
Analytical Reasoning (Linear Seating in two variables)
Analytical Reasoning (Box Arrangement – two variables)
Analytical Reasoning (Blood Relation)
Analytical Reasoning (Data Arrangement – Birth year, age and company)
Analytical Reasoning (Sitting Arrangement – Square table, both sides facing)
Moderate to Difficult
Data Sufficiency – 2 statements based
Alphabet - symbol based (Singlets)
Logical Reasoning ( Inference, CR, Decision Making, Strong & Weak Argument, Statement Conclusion, Statement and Course of Action)
After the commencement of exam authority will publish stage wise RBI Grade B officer 2019 result. RBI will release the result of RBI Grade B 2019 in pdf file only. The result will comprise the roll number of successful candidates only. After the declaration of result authority will also release the stage wise score card of exam.
After declaration of the result authority will release the stage wise and category wise cut off of RBI Grade B 2019. It is to be noted that only those candidates who have secured RBI Grade B cut off 2019 will be declared qualified in the exam. RBI publishes seperate cut off for General, DEPR and DSIM post.
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The Pay Scale for the RBI grade B Officer is 35150 in which you will get an increment of Rs. 1,750/- up till nine years of your service. After the completion of nine years you will get into the executive band wherein the basic pay will be of Rs. 50,900/- and then again for the next two years you will get an increment of Rs. 1,750/- and further an increment of rs. 2000/- for the following 2 years thus ending up with the basic pay of Rs. 62,400/- and this is when you don't get any promotion. Apart from the Basic Pay, multiple emoluments such as Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Family Allowance, Telephone Allowance, Conveyance Allowance etc. will also be provided
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The eligibility criteria RBI Officer Grade B, candidates must be in between 21 to 30 years of age. For M. Phil and Ph. D candidates the upper age limit will be 32 and 34 years, respectively.
RBI Grade B Officers Recruitment 2018: Eligibility Criteria
1. Nationality: The candidates who wish to apply for this exam must be either-
A citizen of India
A subject of Nepal or Bhutan
Tibetan Refugees who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement
Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India.
Note: Candidates belonging to the category 2, 3, 4 must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt of India in their favor.
2. Age Limits:
The minimum age limit to apply for this exam is 21 years, whereas the upper age limit is 30 years. For candidates with M.Phil. Degree, the upper age limit is 32 years and for candidates holding Ph.D. Degree, it is 34 years.
For SC/ST – 5years
For OBC –3 years
For Ex-Servicemen / Ex-Employee of Banking Institutions –5 years
3. Minimum Educational Qualification:
For Officers in Gr B (DR) General: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 60% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwBD) or an equivalent grade along with 60% marks or equivalent in 12th and 10th standard. The minimum percentage is the total of all the marks obtained in all the semesters.
For Officers in Gr B (DR) DEPR: A Master’s Degree in Economics / Econometrics / Quantitative Economics / Mathematical Economics / Integrated Economics Course/ Finance with a minimum 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwBD). The minimum percentage is the total of all the marks obtained in all the semesters.
Candidates having Master’s Degree along with Research/Teaching experience at a recognized Indian/Foreign University/Institute will be eligible for upper age limit relaxation up to a maximum of three years.
For Officers in Gr B (DR) DSIM:
(a) A Master’s Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Mathematical Economics/ Econometrics/ Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Kharagpur/ Applied Statistics & Informatics from IIT-Bombay with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in the aggregate of all the semesters; OR
(b) Master’s Degree in Mathematics with a minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade in the aggregate of all semesters/years and one year post graduate diploma in Statistics or related subjects from a reputed institute; OR
(c) M. Stat. Degree of Indian Statistical Institute with a minimum of 55% marks in the aggregate of all semesters/years; OR
(d) Post Graduate Diploma in Business Analytics (PGDBA) jointly offered by ISI Kolkata, IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta with a minimum of 55% marks or equivalent grade in the aggregate of all semesters/years.
Candidates having Master’s Degree along with Research/Teaching experience at a recognized Indian/Foreign University/ Institute will be eligible for upper age limit relaxation up to a maximum of three years.
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