RBI Grade B Previous question papers- Solved

All previous question papers of Phase I and II of RBI Grade B Officer Recruitment

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Reserve Bank of India released the notification for the recruitment of RBI Grade B Officer-DR (Direct Recruitment). In the 2018 session of recruitment, a total of 166 vacancies are reported.

The Preliminary examination for RBI Grade B Officer recruitment will be conducted on 16th August 2018.

The recruitment examinations for RBI Grade B Officer.

Two phases of examinations will be conducted for RBI Grade B recruitment, they are

  • Phase I Preliminary exam
  • Phase II Main exam

To appear for the main examination, the candidate need to score the cut-off marks specified for this purpose in the preliminary examination.

Examination Pattern for RBI Grade B Officer

  1. Preliminary (Phase I) Exam

The Preliminary examination will be conducted online, It is a multiple choice objective test consisting 200 questions from 4 topics in the following manner. The duration of the examination will be 2 hours (120 minutes)


Question distribution pattern for Grade Phase I Exam


No Topics No. of Questions Maximum Marks
1. General Awareness 80 80
2. Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
3. English Language 30 30
4. Reasoning 60 60
Total 200 200


Scheme and Pattern of RBI Grade B Phase I Preliminary Exam

  • Phase 1 exam will comprise a single Paper for 200 marks and will be held on August 16, 2018.
  • a) The Paper will consist tests of
    General Awareness
    ii. English Language
    iii. Quantitative Aptitude and;
    iv. Reasoning

Syllabus of RBI Grade B Exam Phase I

RBI has not specified any syllabus for the Phase I examination, they just mentioned the subjects for the exam. By analysing the previous year question papers of last year Grade B officer exams, we prepared a syllabus for you to prepare for the examination.

Download RBI Grade B Phase I Exam expected syllabus

RBI Grade B Previous year question papers

The best way to prepare for any examination is to practice with the last year papers. It will help you to familiarise with the examination pattern, practice managing time etc. We collected all the question papers of previous year RBI Grade B Officer examinations and you can download the same from the links given below. All the question papers are coming with solutions and answer keys.

Check the links below to download the solved papers in PDF format

Question paper Details

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RBI Grade B Phase I exam 2017– Solved question paper (Exam held on 17.06.2017)


RBI Grade B Phase I exam 2016– Solved question paper (Exam held on 04.09.2016)


RBI Grade B Phase I exam 2015– Solved question paper (Exam held on 22.11.2015)


Grade B Exam 2014 Question papers and Key

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Grade B Exam Phase 1 Solved paper 2013


RBI Grade B Phase 2 exam Question paper 2014


8 Previous year question papers of RBI Grade B Phase II Exam

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