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RBI Grade B Syllabus

Update on 2024-04-15

RBI Grade B Syllabus 2024 - Download Syllabus for RBI Grade B Exam

With a handful of opportunities, the Central Bank of the country i.e The Reserve Bank Of India has announced recruitment for RBI Grade B Officers. Following the notification, RBI has opened 199 vacancies for the recruitment of Officers in Grade B (General) DR, DSIM, and DEPR.

As per the norms, RBI Grade B Registration  will start soon. The last date for submitting the online application form is 11 October.

The selection for RBI Grade B Officer is done in three Phases:

  • Preliminary 
  • Mains and
  • Interview

The exam for RBI Grade B Officer is conducted Online which consists of two papers i.e Phase 1 (Preliminary) and Phase 2 (Mains). Applicants who successfully qualify both the phases with required aggregate marks are then called for the third phase i.e to appear for RBI Grade B Interview.

Candidates who successfully clear out the interview round will be paid ‘Level 7’ wages, which is :

Rs. 35150-1750(9)-50900-EB-1750(2)-54400-2000(4)-62400.

In this article, we will provide you complete syllabus required for RBI Grade B Officer. Along with it will be the exam pattern for both the phases and what is the required eligibility criteria for it will also be told to you. 

Eligibility Criteria For RBI Grade B


 Educational Qualifications

Grade B Officer (DR) General

  • Should hold 60% marks in Bachelor as well as in 10th &12th examination (50% for SC/ST/PWD)

Grade B Officer (DR) DSIM

  • Should hold a Master’s Degree in Statistics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Mathematical Economics/Mathematics/ Econometrics/ Statistics & Informatics with an aggregate of 55% of the marks.

Grade B Officer (DR) DEPR

  • Should hold a Master’s Degree in  Economics / Econometrics / Quantitative Economics / Mathematical Economics / Integrated Economics Course/ Finance with an aggregate of 55% of the marks.

RBI Grade B Application Fee

Sr. No.


Application Fee



Rs-850/-( Intimation Charges included)



Rs-100/- (Only Intimation Charges)




RBI Grade B Syllabus - Preliminary Syllabus


Quantitative Ability

English Language

General Awareness

Puzzle Test

Quadratic Equation

Spotting Error

(5 Questions)

Current Affairs

  • Summits & Conferences, 
  • Schemes
  • Agreement & Deals
  • Awards & Authors
  • National  & International News
  • Sports News
  • Science & technology

Linear Arrangement 

Number Series

Reading Comprehension

(10 Lengthy Questions Based On Banking & Economy)

Static GK

  • Temples
  • Stadiums
  •  Airports
  • Ports
  • Parks
  • Dam
  • Thermal Power Plants
  • Mountains Rivers


Data Interpretation:

  • DI, Pie
  • Chart
  • Caselet DI
  • Mix DI

Cloze Test

( 10 Questions)

Indian Financial Systems



Miscellaneous Questions

Para jumbles

(6-7 Sentence)

(5 Questions)

Indian Banking System

Data Sufficiency

Mixtures & Alligations


Monetary Plans

Logical / Analytical Reasoning

Work & Time

Fill In The Blanks

Banking Institutions


Time & Distance

Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting

Banking Terms


Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

Paragraph Completion


Seating Arrangements

Number Systems


Blood Relations

Sequence series


Coded Inequalities

Permutation, Combination & Probability


Alphanumeric Series



Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Profit & Loss


RBI Grade B Exam Pattern (Phase I) Prelims

General Awareness


120 minutes

200 Marks

English Language


Quantitative Aptitude


Reasoning Ability


RBI Grade B Syllabus - Mains Syllabus



Economic Issues


  1. Rigid labour Laws
  2. Inefficient agriculture
  3. Slowdown in growth
  4. Growth and Development 
  5. Economic Reforms in India 
  6. Globalization 
  7. Social Structure in India
  8. The balance of Payment deterioration.
  9. High levels of private debt
  10. Inequality has risen rather than decreased.
  11. Large Budget Deficit
  12. Inflation
  13.  Poor educational standards
  14. Poor Infrastructure

Social Issues

  • Child Labour
  • Child Marriage
  • Illiteracy
  • Poverty
  • Casteism, Communalism, Regionalism and Language Conflicts


  • Human Resource Development 
  • Motivation, Morale, and Incentives 
  • Communication
  • Corporate Governance
  • Role Manager


  • Risk Management 
  • Basics of Derivatives 
  • Development in the Financial Sector 
  • Union Budget 
  • Inflation
  • Financial Systems
  • Financial Markets

RBI Grade B - Examination Pattern (Phase I) Prelims

Name of Paper

Type of Paper

Time Duration


English (Writing skill)


90 minute


Finance and Management


90 minute


Age Limit Required For Grade B Officer

The minimum age criteria allotted by the RBI for candidates to apply for the Grade B Exam is 21 years and the maximum is 30 years.

RBI Grade B Admit Card

Candidates who have applied for the RBI Grade B Officer exam, within a specified period will be issued with their admit card/hall ticket/call letter which can be easily downloaded from the official website.

Note: Admit cards for RBI Grade B will be issued separately for both Phase-I&II exams. Admit card for Phase-II will be provided only when an applicant can clear the Phase-I exam. We wish that the above information related to the RBI Grade B exam syllabus would have helped you to clarify your doubts regarding the exam. For more details visit the official website of

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