RBI Grade B Officer Exam Pattern Syllabus 2015 of Online Exam – Phase 1 and 2
Reserve Bank of India has released the new latest RBI Grade B Officer Exam Pattern Syllabus for the year 2015 for the upcoming online examination which will be conducted for the recruitment of RBI Grade B Officers. This year the online examination will be held in two phases: Phase 1 Examination and Phase 2 Exam. These two phases of examination will be followed by the interview process. The pattern is similar as followed in SBI and IBPS Recruitment 2015. In the latest RBI Grade B Officer Exam Pattern Syllabus, the phase I exam will be similar to the previous RBI Grade B Officer Exam. The Phase 2 Exam will consist of three papers of which 2 will be compulsory papers and 1 will be optional paper.
Let’s take a look at the Latest Exam Pattern and Syllabus of RBI Grade B Officer Exam
A. Examination Pattern (Online Exam)
(i) Phase-I & Phase-II Exam followed by interview.
(ii) Phase-I Exam is of objective type nature with Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) consisting of the following sections: General Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning.
(iii) Phase-II Exam will contain 3 papers in MCQ pattern (except Paper-I) – Paper-I will be of English (writing skills) and Paper-II will be of Economic & Social Issues and Paper-III will be a optional subjects from Finance & Management/ Economics/ Statistics.
(iv). Shortlisted Candidates from Phase-I Exam will appear for Phase-II Exam.
(vi). Shortlisted Candidates from Phase-II Exam will appear for interview.
(vii) Final selection will be on the basis of marks obtained in Phase-II (Paper-I + Paper-II + Paper-III) and Interview.
B. RBI Grade B Officer Exam Duration and distribution of marks
(i) Phase-I Exam: Objective Type – 2 hours – 200 marks
(ii) Phase-II Exam: 3 Papers – 300 marks
- Paper-I (Online)- English (writing skills)- 1.5 hours – 100 marks
- Paper-II Economic and Social Issues – 1.5 hours – 100 marks
- Paper-III Optional Paper (Finance & Management/ Economics/ Statistics) – 1.5 hours – 100 marks
(iii) Interview: 50 marks