RBI has released 322 vacancies for the RBI Grade B 2021 recruitment process. The posts included are Grade B Officers in DR General, DR DEPR, and DR DSIM. The RBI Grade B recruitment process has three stages- Phase I exam, Phase 2 exam, and the personal interview.
The RBI Grade B application Process was completed in February 2021. The first stage i.e. the Phase I exam was conducted on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in two shifts. The candidates who clear this will qualify for the Phase 2 exam.
The difficulty level of the RBI Grade B exam was moderate to difficult. Some portions of the paper were lengthy. Good attempts were 106-117 questions with an accuracy of 90%. Except for the English Language Section, the question paper was bilingual (Hindi and English).
Following is the exam pattern of the RBI Grade Phase I exam in brief.
|Sections||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|General Awareness||80||80||25 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||30||30||25 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||60||60||45 minutes|
|English Language||30||30||25 minutes|
The experts has studied the RBI Grade B question papers in detail and the overall difficulty level of the exam was moderate and lengthy. There are a total of 4 sections in the exam. The detailed analysis is given below:
The difficulty level of each topic according to the experts were different. Here is the topic-wise difficulty level of each topic of each section:
|Data Interpretation (Missing)||Moderate (Calculative)|
|Quadratic Equation/Comparison (New Pattern)||Moderate|
|Arithmetics||Easy to Moderate|
|Reading Comprehension (3-4 passage)||Moderate|
|Synonyms and Antonyms||Moderate|
|Match the Column||Moderate|
The questions in this section were asked from the following topics:
Ques: Which month had the most Current Affairs question from?
Ans: Most Current Affairs questions were from February 2021.
Ques: Were there questions from Static GK?
Ans: Yes, there were questions from Static GK but very few.
Ques: What is the expected overall cut-off for RBI Grade B Phase I Exam?
Ans: The expected overall cut-off for RBI Grade B Phase I exam should be around 80-85.
Ques: Was there a negative marking in RBI Grade B 2021 Phase I Exam?
Ans: Yes, RBI Grade B Phase I exam follows a negative marking of 1/4th of the allotted marks.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.