RBI Grade B Officers (Phase II) Exam - 2020 Analysis (April 01, 2021)

RBI Grade B Officers (Phase II) Exam-2020 was conducted on April 01, 2021. The candidates who were shortlisted on the basis of results of Phase-I could appear in this exam. The examination was conducted in shifts and students were required to appear for all shifts.

The pattern of both paper I and III were changed this year. The overall difficulty level was easy to moderate.

Phase II online examination consisted of three papers as under:

Name of paper Type of Paper Proposed Time (Minutes) Proposed Number of questions Marks
Paper I: Economic and Social Issues 50% Objective Type 30 30 Qs. (some questions carrying 2 marks each and some carrying 1 mark each). 50
50% Descriptive, answers to be typed with the help of the keyboard 90  6 Qs. of which candidates will be required to attempt 4 questions (2 of 15 marks each and 2 of 10 marks each). 50
  Total: 120   Total: 100
Paper II: English (Writing Skills) Descriptive, answers to be typed with the help of the keyboard 90 3 100
Paper-III: Finance and Management 50% Objective Type 30 30 Qs. (some questions carrying 2 marks each and some carrying 1 mark each). 50
50% Descriptive, answers to be typed with the help of the keyboard 90  6 Qs. of which candidates will be required to attempt 4 questions (2 of 15 marks each and 2 of 10 marks each). 50
  Total: 120   Total: 100

Paper I: Economic and Social Issues-

Questions were asked on the following topics:

Objective Type:

2 markers MCQs around-

  • PM Kisan Scheme
  • Labour Reforms
  • GDP Forecast

 Descriptive:
15 marks-

  • 15th Finance Commission Report
  • Change in Globalisation
  • Poverty

10 marks-

  • Dis-investment
  • Demographic Transition
  • India's Global Climate Change

Paper II: English (Writing Skills)-

Essay Topics

  • Importance of Creativity
  • Computer Language Pros and Cons
  • Prevention is better than cure (from economics perspective)

Paper-III: Finance and Management-

Questions were asked on the following topics:

Objective Type - case study type questions:

  • Fastag
  • Depository
  • Hybrid annuity model
  • Organizational behaviour

Descriptive:
15 marks-

  • What is corporate governance and principles?
  • What is Basel Norms describe 3 pillars?
  • Discuss roles and functions of the five regulatory body and- SIDBI, NHB, NABARD, Exim, RRBs.

10 marks-

  • Difference between transaction and transformational leader
  • 5 major announcements of budget
  • Concept of behavioral reinforcement- positive and negative

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