RBI Non CSG Syllabus

RBI Non-CSG Syllabus 2020 - 2021

It is very important to look at the examination syllabus before starting the preparation for any exam. The RBI Non-CSG notification 2020 - 2021 consist of various posts for which educational, age criteria, as well as exam pattern, differs. So the syllabus for each post also differs. Check it before you proceed with your RBI Non-CSG exam.  A complete list of the syllabus for each post which you will be applying for is provided in detail below.

RBI Legal Officer Grade B Syllabus

General Knowledge of Law Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Principles of Statutory Interpretation, Law of Evidence, Contract Act, 1872, Transfer of Property Act,1882, Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Registration Act, 1908, Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, Legal Drafting.
English Descriptive Essay, Precis writing, Comprehension and Business/Office Correspondence.

RBI Assistant Manager Rajbhasha Syllabus

Reasoning Puzzles, Seating Arrangement- Circular, Square & Linear, Data Sufficiency, Directions and Distance, Coding Decoding, Blood relations, Inequality, Syllogism, Machine input and output, Verbal Reasoning, Ordering and Ranking, Arrangement and Pattern, Scheduling, Distance and Direction, Ranking
English Grammar, Vocabulary, Reading Comprehension, Passage Making, Error Spotting, Jumble Words, Sentence Framing, Fill in the blanks
General Awareness Monetary Policies, Banking and Financial Awareness, Economic Terms, Current Affairs, Static GK, Financial and Economic News, Government Schemes. Agreement & Deals, Banking Terms- rates & processes, National Institutions
Professional Knowledge (including Official Language) दो हिंदी गद्यांश, समानार्थक और विलोम शब्द, रिक्त स्थान, अनुवाद (वाक्य, शब्द), गद्यांश में रिक्त स्थानों की पूर्ति

RBI Assistant Manager Protocol & Security Syllabus

Security - Basic Practices and Principles
  • Definitions, Concepts, Inter-relations (Inclusive of but not exhaustive)
    • Security & Safety, Physical Security, Information Security, IT Security, Broad Overlapping Areas, Incident, Emergency, Crisis, Disaster, Asset (& Liability), Risk, Threat, Vulnerability, Asset Protection, Loss Prevention, Gaps & Countermeasure, Loss/Risk Event, Criticality (Impact) and Probability (Frequency), Occurrence Possibility, Loss Potential, Other security related terms and concepts.
  • Basic Security Management Principles & Approach
    • Defensive, Covert & Unobtrusive, Overt and Loud, Reactive, Pro-active, Best Practices.
  • Reputed Industrial & Physical Security Institutions, Bodies, Organisations & Associations
    • India
    • International
Security Management: Components & Concepts Assessment and Planning, Security Survey & Audit, Resource Planning and Management, Man Management - Manpower Planning, Deployment, Utilisation, Perimeter Protection / fortification, Asset hardening / protection, Access Control, Surveillance & Monitoring- Methods and approaches, Alarms and Response Mechanism - SOPs, Drills, Rehearsals & tests, Layered Defence, Multi-Level Protection, 5/6-D (Approach) Principle, Illumination and Security Lighting, Security Hardware (Gadgets and Tangible Aids), Security Software (SOPs, Procedures, Practices etc.), Training, Integration - man & machine, gadget & gadget, Maintenance and upkeep of systems and gadgets, Risk Management, Budgeting, ROI, Allocation of Resources, Output, MIS - Reports, Returns, Records for information, analyses, planning, change, Supervision, Command & Control - Checks, controls and tools
Risk Assessment: Components & Concepts Asset Profiling, Threat Analysis, Vulnerability Assessment, Possible I Potential Loss Event Profiling, Criticality and Probability - for profiled potential/possible Loss Events, Risk Matrix and priority I classification, Gap Determination,
  • Gap Closure - Countermeasure
    • Determination of Options, Selection on the basis of requirements/resources, Procurement & Deployment, Commissioning & Maintenance, Principle of Leverage
  • Risk Management- Basic Principle & stepwise (Identify, Analyze, Evaluate, Treat, Monitor/ Review) Risk Management Process. Types of risk treatment methods. Combinations of methods. Examples.
    • Avoidance, Mitigation, Reduction, Spreading, Transfer / Sharing, Acceptance
Security Hardware: Security Gadgets and their utility as control measures, their types and ratings, inter gadget integration of microprocessor based gadgets, false alarm ratio, analogy of very high accuracy gadgets versus high/medium accuracy gadgets, available options based on mathematical probability etc. X-Ray Baggage Scanning Systems, Door Frame Metal Detectors, Hand Held Metal Detectors, Under Vehicle Scanning Systems, Under Carriage Inspection Mirrors, Security Emergency (Burglar) Alarms (Analogue and Digital), Public Address System, Mobile Sentry Posts, Watch Towers, Communication Systems (EPABX Exchange, Booster Station, Base Stations, Radio, Intercoms, Landlines, Cellular, PA, Hotlines), Hotlines and Auto Diallers, Walkie-Talkie Radio sets, Long Range Dragon Lights, Explosive Vapour Detectors, Motorised Gate - sliding, swivel, revolving, turnstiles, Motorised Electronic Boom Barriers, Motorised Electronic Bollards, Motorised Tyre Busters, Portable Security Cabins, Bullet Proof Glasses, Shatter Proof Glasses, other glazing options, Bullet Proof Gear- Jackets and Helmets, Sniffer Dogs with Handlers, Outsourced Security Guard Force, Own/Proprietary Guard Force, State/police/Armed Guard Force, Basic Knowledge of Small Arms and Automatic Weapons -Range, utility, coverage and deployment
  • Fire Safety gadgets, equipment and systems
    • Fire Extinguishers - All types and uses, Water Storage Reservoirs (Underground/Overhead)
Security Software Policy Documents, Manuals & Handbooks, SOPs, Incident, Emergency, Crisis, Disaster Management I Response - Guidelines and Practices, Known and Practised Drills & Rehearsals, OJT, Ingenious methods / techniques of security operations in case of failure of specific gadgets or unavailability of resources or absence of any specified guideline, Absorbed training put to operation / practised by trained manpower, Security Conscious Work Culture adopted by Sensitized Workforce, Workforce knowledge to manage/respond to security situations
Training: Management, supervision, monitoring, gadget / system operation, Basic First Responder, SOPs, Detailed Guidelines up to key role players and concerned individuals, Established Practices, Security oriented sensitization, incident / crisis / emergency / disaster response & management Own Security Staff & Own General staff, Outsourced Security Staff & Outsourced miscellaneous staff, Incident / Emergency / Crisis Response Teams, Disaster Management / Response Teams, Own Training Institutions, External Training Institutions, Arranged Workshops (External and/or Internal Faculty), OJT, Surprise Drills / Tests - Feedback & Follow-up
Fire Safety - Prevention, Firefighting, Response & Management Fire - Basic Concepts, Fire Triangle, Types and classification, Methods to break the fire triangle, Types of Fire Extinguishers and their opera ting procedures, Response Plan to fire situations, SOPs, Guidelines, Basic DOs and DONTs, Guidelines Prevention for Preventive Measures, Guidelines for Fire Fighting / Response Preparations to be in place, Statutory, IS and NBC Standards & Guidelines
CCTV - Basic General & Operational Knowledge Analogue and digital systems, IP based systems, Types of cameras, Types of storage mechanisms, Monitoring & surveillance, Recording and retrieval of footage, Back-up and mirroring of data, Onsite I off-site storage, Placement of cameras, Optimal coverage, Records to be maintained, Legal Aspects, Video Analytics and its utility, Futuristic trends, Related IT / IS guidelines on the subject
Manpower Selection and recruitment, Background screening / antecedent verification for own staff as well as outsourced staff, Fidelity Agreements / Bonds / Undertakings / Guarantees with or from outsourced, manpower/service suppliers, Planning and deployment, Deployment, rotation, leave and leave reserves, OJT, Specific Training, Records to be maintained, Handing/taking over, Command and control aspects, Legal Aspects, Man Management - General Administration / Discipline / Motivation / Leadership / Efficiency/Supervision / Command, Control & Guidance, Related Statutory/General Guidelines on the subject
Sniffers and K9 Basic concepts regarding the usefulness of dogs, Utility and deployment, Generally Talented breeds, Sniffing procedures, Handling and maintenance, Merits and demerits, Medical Issues, Legal Aspects, Training and Certification
Executive Protection Basic Principles, DOS and DONTs, Precautions, Own Resources / Expertise, Outsourcing Expertise, Challenges and solutions
Disaster Management and BCP National Policy related to DM, DM authority and basic organogram for the state/city, Local DMP and response/management plan, Integration of own plans with plans of the state/national authorities, Local Mutual Aid Agreements, Training of staff, sensitization about DMP and its extreme importance, DOs and DONTs
Information Security Basic Concepts and Principles, Understanding and sharing the importance of Information Security, Preventive Measures, Precautions and cross check methods, Physical Security vis a vis Information Security, Overlapping Areas and demarcation of roles, Knowledge of methods / gadgets in use, countermeasures to discover and neutralise them, Concept of Espionage, Infiltration, Opponent's Reece and observation, Social Engineering, Concepts & methods of denying information, both verbal and non-verbal, DOs & DONTs, Legal Aspects, Statutory Guidelines / Instructions
IT Security IT Security - Basic Idea of general set-up with emphasis on physical security aspects, Clarity of physical security's role towards assisting with overall IT Security, Authorised Physical Access Control Measures, Demarcation of roles and responsibilities, Checks on inward and outward movement of men & material, Consistent knowledge of latest trends that could be adopted by perpetrators using physical security loop holes in terms of lack of knowledge & understanding of the overlapping areas of IT/Physical Security, Clarity between Information Security and IT Security and their overlapping areas with Physical Security.
Organisational Relationship Management & targeted security management oriented Liaison Basic concepts, principles and ethics, Clarity of Roles and Responsibilities, Understanding organisational objectives, aims and interests, Organisational Image as an Asset, its protection from reputational risk / loss / threat, DOs & DONTs, Mandate from the management regarding maintaining relationships with external agencies and its limits, Knowledge of local army, police, fire services, paramilitary set-up, Knowledge of concerned bureaucratic set-up (Home, Disaster Management, Banking/Finance etc.), Integrity & Sincerity - Keys to maintaining & managing respectful and healthy relationships
Administration Basic Concepts and Principles, General Office Management / Administration, Man Management, Discipline, Deployment, Duties and Leave, Code of ethics, Motivation and management of morale, General Welfare, Supervision, command & control - checks and controls

RBI Non CSG 2020-21 Books and Study Material

RBI Non CSG Syllabus 2021

To qualify any exam, you should always refer to good quality books as this lays the foundation for your preparation. RBI Non CSG Recruitment 2020-21 has been released recently and it is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to be a part of an esteemed organization like RBI. You are advised to make the most of this exam by gathering some of the best books and study Material available. Given below is a list of some useful RBI Non CSG books, blogs and videos that may help in your preparation journey.

Reasoning Ability A modern approach to verbal & Non-verbal reasoning R.S. Agarwal
Professional Knowledge Rajbhasha/Hindi (Officers, Assistant, Managers) Recruitment Exam Guide (Popular Master Guide) RPH Editorial Board / Ramesh Publishing House
Economic and Social Issues Indian Economy Uma Kapila or Mishra Puri
Indian Economy  Ramesh Singh
Finance & Management Financial Management Prasanna Chandra or IM Pandey
Indian Financial System Bharti Pathak
Principles of Management LN Prasad
Organisational Behaviour SP Robins
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning S.Chand  
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Arihant Publication  
English Language English Grammar Wren & Martin
Made Easy for English Norman Lewis
Descriptive General English SP Bakshi
General Awareness Lucent GK Knowledge Lucent Publication

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Frequently Asked Questions


How many streams are covered under RBI Non CSG recruitment?


The RBI Non CSG recruitment covers various streams like Legal, Technical-Civil, Rajbhasha and Protocol and Security.


Does the RBI Non CSG exam have negative marking?


Yes, RBI Non CSG exam has negative marking.


In how many phases will the RBI Non CSG exam take place?


RBI Non CSG exam will take place in two phases- written exam ( offline and online) followed by interview.


What is the age criteria to be eligible for RBI Non CSG recruitment?


To be eligible for RBI Non CSG recruitment you must not be younger than 21 years and older than 40 years depending upon the post you are applying for. Further you are also eligible for relaxation in age if you belong to reserved category or you possess higher educational qualification for that specified post.


How is the final merit of RBI Non CSG recruitment prepared?


The final merit of RBI Non CSG exam will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained by an individual in written exam and interview.