RBI grade B exam syllabus

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RBI grade B Prelim Syllabus

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RBI Grade B Preliminary Exam syllabus

The preliminary examination of RBI Grade B exam will comprise of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and General Awareness. Here is the detailed syllabus:


Quantitative Ability

English Language

General Awareness

Alphanumeric Series

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Data Sufficiency

Coded Inequalities

Seating Arrangement




Blood Relations

Input Output

Coding Decoding


Profit & Loss

Mixtures &Alligations

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices

Work & Time

Time & Distance

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Data Interpretation

Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

Number Systems

Sequence & Series

Permutation, Combination &Probability

Reading Comprehension

Cloze Test

Para jumbles


Fill in the blanks

Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting

Paragraph Completion

Current Affairs

Indian Financial Systems

Indian Banking Systems

Monetary Plans

National Institutions

Banking Terms


RBI Grade B Prelims Exam Pattern

Prelims exam of RBI Grade B Officer is an online mode of examination having 4 sections in total. The total marks allotted for all the sections is 200 and the total time allotted for the completion of all the sections of Preliminary exam is 120 minutes. 0.25 marks will be deducted from every question that is attempted wrong by a candidate in RBI Grade B Prelims exam.

S. No Sections / Subjects No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. General Awareness 80 80 Composite time of 2 hours
2. Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
3. English Language 30 30
4. Reasoning 60 60
4. Total 200 200


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