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Important topic to focus on your RBI Grade B

The RBI Grade B exam is unpredictable in nature. You should not be dependent on important topics only. Skipping any topic is risky. You can use the important topics while revising, however it is advisable to study everything. Let’s take a look at the important topics in each section.

Phase 1 of RBI Grade B has four sections which are General awareness, English language, Quantitative aptitude and Reasoning.


Important Topics

  1. General Awareness

Monthly current affairs since the previous year, Economy and finance, Economic survey, Union budget, Payment and settlement systems, Banking terms, Latest summits and Government schemes.

Tips: For Current Affairs, study daily and then revise week after week, month after month and once before the exam. For Static GK, attempt to cover more of economy and finance related questions alongside banking terms and terminologies.

  1. English Language

Cloze test, Error spotting and Para jumbles.

Tips: After going through each topic, step through sectional examinations for those topics to measure your advancement. Keep learning and practicing till you're thorough in that concept and afterward proceed onward to the following one.

  1. Quantitative Aptitude

Series, Data Interpretation (DI), Quadratic equations, Data sufficiency, Ratio, Percentage, Mensuration, Algebra and Time, and Speed and Distance.

Tips: Data Interpretation hold the maximum priority in this section followed by series and arithmetic topics.

  1. Reasoning

Syllogism, Critical reasoning, Inequality, Blood relation, Analogy, Seating arrangement, Input output, Coding & Decoding and Data sufficiency.

Tips: Reasoning can be tedious; however, it is scoring too. The more you practice, the better you perform. Concentrate more on relatively troublesome topics which can vary from individual to individual. Recognize your weak areas and fix them.


Phase 2 of RBI Grade B has three sections which are Economic and social issues, English language and Finance and Management.


Important Topics

  1. Economic and Social Issues

Sustainable development and environmental issues, Monetary and fiscal policy, Growth and development, Regional Economic cooperation, Export and import policy, IMF and World Bank, Industrial and labour policy, HRD, Poverty alleviation, Role of economic planning, Opening up of Indian economy, WTO, Balance of payment, Social justice, Social sectors, Demographic trends, Multiculturalism, Social Movements, Urbanization & Migration, Human development, Indian political system and Gender issues.

Tips: Most of the questions depend on facts, figures, numbers and percentages which are required to be recollected.

  1. English Language

Reading comprehension, Cloze test, Error spotting and Para jumbles.

Tips: A decent reading speed gives you an edge to score well in the exam, so ensure that you also work on your reading speed while getting ready for reading comprehension.

  1. Finance and Management

Accounting, Primary & Secondary Markets, Financial Systems, Risk Management, Corporate Governance, Miscellaneous, Derivatives, Union Budget, Human Resource Development, Corporate Governance, Management, Leadership, Motivation and Communication.

Tips: Management is a scoring segment and is simpler when compared with the Finance part, since it is static and doesn't include current affairs or numbers. Attempt to gain by this and score more in the Management segment.

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