RBI Grade B 2019: Detailed Exam Analysis and Review of Shift I

Dear Aspirants,

The Most awaited RBI Grade-B 2019 Phase-1 exam is over.  Now it’s time for exam analysis of RBI Grade-B 2019 Phase-1 (9th November 2019) shift I. A lot of students have appeared for their Phase 1 exam today and this brings them a step closer in their journey of getting a Job in the most prestigious Banking Platform. Without wasting a single moment, let’s get straight to the analysis For which you are all waiting for. The overall exam was of a Easy-Moderate


There are 4 Sections in RBI Grade-B 2019 Phase-1 exam: English, Reasoning, General Awareness and Quantitative Aptitude.

RBI Grade-B 2019 Phase-1 Exam Analysis (Over-All):

Sections Good Attempts
English Language 21-24 (out of 30)
Reasoning Ability 27-33 (out of 60)
Quantitative Aptitude 17-21 (out of 30)
General Awareness 47-53 (out of 80)
TOTAL 127-143

Quantitative Aptitude (Easy-Moderate) (25 Minutes)

The level of quantitative aptitude was Easy-Moderate and many students found it lengthy as well. There were single DI based on Bar Graph where the data was given related to various tv channels, broadcasting Hollywood and Bollywood movies.

Topic No. of Questions Level
Data Interpretation 05 Easy-Moderate
Quantity 1, Quantity 2 04 Easy-Moderate
Data Sufficiency 03 Moderate
Missing Number Series 06 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous (Percentage, Time and Work, Partnership, Boat and Stream) 12 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

English Language (Easy-Moderate) (25 Minutes)

The level of English was Easy-Moderate. There were two sets of RC. The topic of reading comprehension were based on a article related to extinction of bees and climate change and saving in Banking

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Moderate
Error Detection 05 Easy-Moderate
Sentence re-arrangement 05 Easy-Moderate
Cloze Test (old Pattern) 06 Easy
Word Swap 04 Easy
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

REASONING ABILITY (Easy-Moderate) (45 Minutes)

The level of reasoning was Easy-Moderate – Difficult. There were 4 puzzles and sitting Arrangement based on following pattern:

Blood Relation + Linear Seating Arrangement (8 people were sitting in a row, facing north)

Floor based puzzle

Day based puzzle

Month Based Puzzle

The questions were:

Topic No. of Questions Level
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 20 Easy-Moderate
Machine Input-Output 05 Moderate
Logical Reasoning 08 Easy-Moderate
Syllogism (Only, few) 05 Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense 05 Easy-moderate
Blood Relation 05 Easy-Moderate
Alphabet/Numeric based 02 Easy
Inequality 05 Easy
Coding Decoding 05 Easy
Total 60 Easy-Moderate

GENERAL AWARENESS (Easy-Moderate) (25 Minutes)

General Awareness had 80 questions for 80 marks. This section is Easy-moderate for those who knows banking terms and were well versed with static awareness. Most of the questions were asked from Current Affairs. There were questions from Noble prize 2019. Around 10-12 questions were from static and banking awareness. There was also a question for Greta thunberg who was in news recently for voicing her concern for environmental issues. Stay tuned with us, to get the list of the questions asked in RBI Grade B in general awareness section

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