RBI Grade B Phase I Exam Analysis/Review 9th November 2019(All shifts)

RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam Analysis (November 09, 2019)

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis

The RBI Grade B Prelims (Phase-1) exam 2019 was held on November 09, 2019. So we are here with RBI Grade B exam analysis (overall) along with all information of this exam. We are sharing a number of good attempts, level, memory based questions asked in GA, new pattern questions etc.

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RBI Grade B Phase 1- Analysis (Overall)

The RBI Grade B Phase 1 exam of 2019 consisted of all the sections having easy to moderate level questions. The exam overall could be considered as approachable. Any candidate with an attempt of 125+ questions can be said to be on the safer side. Detailed RBI Grade B 2019 exam analysis.

SectionNo. of Qs/MarksGood AttemptsDifficulty Level
General Awareness 80 42-47 Moderate
Reasoning Ability 60 32-35 Moderate to Difficult
English Language 30 23-27 Easy to Moderate
Numerical Ability 30 20-24 Easy to Moderate
Overall 200 105-125 Moderate

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RBI Grade B Phase 1 - Exam Analysis November 09, 2019 for Quantitative Aptitude (1st shift)

The detailed RBI Grade B Phase 1 analysis 2019 of all the chapters (Quantitative Aptitude Section) along with the number of questions asked from each chapter/topic of the RBI Grade B exam that was held on November 09, 2019 is as follows:

Topic CoveredNo. of Questions
DI- bar graph ( Bollywood/no of views) DI Caselet – truck 10
Arithmetic (Misc.) TSD 10
Approximation 5
Series 5

RBI Grade B Phase 1- Exam Analysis November 09, 2019 for General awareness (1st shift)

This section of RBI Grade B Phase 1 comprised 80 questions with 80 marks with a time limit of 25 minutes. The section was of easy to moderate level. Anyone who attempted 55+ questions can be said to be on the safer side. All questions asked were easy and direct. Detailed RBI Grade B paper analysis for General awareness is provided below.

  • Maximum questions were from September and October, only one question from November month and few of them were from August.
  • Questions from sports, business, science and technology, and books and authors were also asked.
  • Budget and Economic Survey questions were also there.

General Awareness Questions Asked in November 09, 2019 (1st Shift)

  • The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 rewards the development of the-?
  • Who beats John Millman to win the Japan Open 2019?
  • India-Maldives joint military exercise ‘Ex EKUVERIN – 2019’ culminated with an impressive closing ceremony held in which city?
  • G20 2020 summit will be held in which city?
  • Rudrasagar Lake, also known as Rudijala, is a lake located in?
  • The first Lieutenant Governor of the union territory of Ladakh?
  • Lalji Tandon is an Indian politician serving as the 22nd and current Governor of?
  • Headquarter of Lakshmi Vilas Bank?
  • Country that has opened the largest solar farm in Southeast Asia?
  • The headquarters of International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA?
  • Where is the headquarters of UN-Habitat?
  • In which state, the Ratapani Tiger Reserve has been located?
  • Headquarter of Laxmi Vilas Bank?
  • Largest solar park of India is located in which state?
  • Greta Thunberg (climate activist) belongs to which country?
  • Capital of Finland?

RBI Grade B Exam Phase 1 - Analysis November 09, 2019 for Reasoning Ability (1st shift)

This section of RBI Grade B Phase 1 consisted of 60 questions of 60 marks with a time limit of 45 minutes. Overall this section could be said of moderate level. 35+ questions can be said to be a good attempt. The topic wise breakup question is given below.

Topic CoveredNo. of Questions
Inequality 5
Input Output 5
Data Sufficiency 5
Coding Decoding 3
Syllogism 5
Common Sense Reasoning- Number, Pair (backward, forward), Meaningful 3
Puzzle and Sitting arrangement Linear arrangement in a row, family arrangement Box, circular arrangement, day and floor based puzzle 25
Logical reasoning/ Analytical 10

RBI Grade B Exam Phase 1 - Analysis November 09, 2019 for English Language (1st shift)

This section of RBI Grade B Phase 1 consisted of 30 questions of 30 marks with a time limit of 25 minutes. The level of this section was easy to moderate. An attempt of 22+ questions was a good try. The topic wise break up of questions are as follows.

Topic CoveredNo. of Questions
Cloze test 5
Fillers 5
Error Detection 4
Word Replacement 5
2 RC 12







Frequently Asked Questions

Q1:  

Can those students who are appearing in Final year of Graduation apply for any post in RBI Grade B?

A:  

No, a candidate must have completed his/her graduation. If he/she is in the final year of graduation then they cannot apply.

Q2:  

Is there any NEGATIVE MARKING in RBI Grade B Exam?

A:  

Yes, negative marking for wrong answers in CBTs is 1/4th of the marks for that question.

Q3:  

In RBI Grade B Exam, Can I choose Hindi language as the exam language?

A:  

Yes, RBI Grade B Exam is bilingual (i.e, Hindi & English) exam. You can choose your preferred language either Hindi or English.

Q4:  

Do RBI Grade B Officers get a pension?

A:  

No, under the ambit of NPS currently there is no pension scheme for RBI employees.

Q5:  

RBI Grade B  2021 Exam is in ONLINE OR OFFLINE mode?

A:  

RBI Grade B  2021 Exam will be in online mode.

Q6:  

Is there SECTIONAL CUT-OFF in RBI GRADE B Exam?

A:  

Yes. RBI Grade B Exam has sectional and overall cut-off .

Q7:  

Is RBI Grade B Officer job transferable?

A:  

Yes, but only after completing the initial 5 years of posting.

Q8:  

How many attempts are there in RBI Grade B?

A:  

Candidates belonging to the general category can attempt the examination only 6 times. Whereas, there is no restriction to the SC/ST/OBC/PWD categories.

Q9:  

What is the age limit for the RBI Grade B posts?

A:  

The minimum age limit for the candidates is 21 years & the maximum age should not be more than 30 years.

Q10:  

Will there be any interview after the written result ?

A:  

Yes. There will be a final phase of Interview after RBI Grade B Phase I & Phase II.

Q11:  

Is it possible to crack this exam in first attempt ?

A:  

To crack any exam, one needs a complete preparation strategy,along with the complete exam information. If you are dedicated towards your goal, you would surely be able to crack the exam in first attempt.

Q12:  

Is the exam Bilingual ?

A:  

Yes. The exam is bilingual. You can attempt all the sections in English or Hindi except the test of English Language.

Q13:  

What would be the word limit for ESI and FM Descriptive paper?

A:  

For Paper 1 (ESI) and Paper 3 (FM) Descriptive Type Paper, the word limit prescribed is - 600 words for 15 marks questions, 400 words for 10 marks questions.



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