RBI Grade B Exam Analysis 2021 – 6th March, Shift 2, Review and Expected Cut Off

RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam Analysis 2021 – Overall

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis 2021: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has successfully conducted the Phase-1 Exam today i.e. on March 06, 2021, and we have come up with a detailed section-wise analysis of the exam as per the reviews of the aspirants who have appeared in the Exam. The overall difficulty level of the RBI Grade B Phase-1 exam on March 06, 2021, was Moderate as per the candidate’s reviews. Go through the complete article and know the overall difficulty level of the exam, the pattern of the exam, types of questions asked, and General Awareness Questions asked in the Mains Exam. The RBI Grade B 2021 Exam is conducted in 3 phases. Today is Phase 1 of the RBI Grade B 2021 Exam. The Pattern of Phase 1 is:

The exam will be conducted in 2 Shifts today. In this article, we are covering Shift 2 of RBI Grade B 2021 Phase 1 Analysis. Overall the RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam was Moderate and calculative. The sequence of the exam was General Awareness, Reasoning, English then Quantitative Aptitude.

RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam Analysis 2021 – Video Analysis

RBI Grade B Phase 1 2021 Exam Analysis – Section-wise

RBI Grade Phase 1 2021 Exam was difficult as many new pattern questions were seen in the Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, & Reasoning Ability. Match the column was introduced in Quant while a new pattern phrase correction was asked in English along with 3 RCs.

RBI Grade B Exam Good Attempts

Subjects Time Good Attempts
Quantitative Aptitude 25 minutes 12-14 (Difficult)
Reasoning 45 minutes 21-26 (Difficult)
English Language 25 minutes 11-14 (Difficult)
General Language 25 minutes 40-45 (Moderate)
Total 120 minutes 84-99 (Difficult)

RBI Grade B Quantitative Aptitude Exam Analysis 2021

Quantitative Aptitude was the most difficult section. Pie Chart and Caselet DI were asked that were very confusing. Number Series of new pattern was asked in this shift. Questions asked from the Arithmetic Questions were asked from various topics like Mensuration, Partnership, and other topics.

Topic Based On No. Of Questions Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation Pie Chart & Caselet 11 Moderate-Difficult
Data Sufficiency 2 statement 4 Moderate
Data Sufficiency 3 statement 2 Difficult
Number Series New Pattern 2 sets (3 questions each) 6 Difficult
Miscellaneous Questions on (Time & Work, Percentage, Mensuration, Age, Partnership, Mixture & Allegation) 7 Difficult
Total 30 Difficult

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis 2021 for General Awareness

The General Awareness Section of RBI Grade B Phase 1 consists of 80 Questions. This is around 60 Questions that were asked from Current Affairs mainly from October 2020 till February 2021. The remaining 20 Questions were from Financial Awareness, Schemes, Static Awareness. Some main points were:

  • Around 5 Questions from Schemes.
  • 5 Questions from RBI Reports
  • Around 5 Questions from Budget
  • Around 4-5 Questions from Economic Survey

Questions Asked

Question related to PM WANI

Question related to Jigmet Dolma

Question on Kagiso Rabada (Purple Cap Winner)

Question on Spice Board – Related to Spice Exports Gender Equality Based

Question (Sustainable Development Goal 5)

Amitabh Ghos 1st Novel (The circle of Reason)

Indian Innovation Index by NITI Ayog

Min age decided by ICC to play International Cricket

Indian Coast Guard: on 14 December Offshore Petrol Vessel delivered by Goa Shipyard Limited

International Tea Day by UN

Wheat Producing States – Which is not among the Top 5 States

Production Linked Incentive for 13 Sectors – Total Fund Allocation

SBI Tied up with which company for Blockchain Technology

One District One Product

6 Pillars of Budget

IMF 190th Member (Latest Member)

Loan Limit for SC and ST for Greenfield Project

Khelo Youth Games

Seychelles is in which Ocean or Sea

Former Designation of Jamet Yellen

Moratorium Period by RBI during Pandemic

BB Pal Padma Vibhushan

Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme

23rd Jan is observed as

Sur Sarovar is in which state


RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam Analysis 2021 for Reasoning Ability

In this shift also, the seating arrangement and puzzle section was dominating. Most of the questions were asked from the seating arrangement and puzzle section. Coding-Decoding and Machine Input were not asked. This section was Difficult.

Topic Based On No. Of Questions Difficulty Level
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement Circular Arrangement based on Blood Relation, Floor based Puzzle, Double row Linear arrangement, Unknown number of persons, Schedule based puzzle, tabular puzzle, designation based puzzle 32 Difficult
Reverse Syllogism 2 Difficult
Direction & Distance 3 Moderate
Data Sufficiency 2 Moderate
Meaningful Word Ask, Let 1 Moderate
Coding-Decoding 3 Moderate
Logical 9 Difficult
Machine Input 5 Difficult
Alphanumeric 3 Moderate
Total 60 Difficult

RBI Grade B Phase 1 English Exam Analysis 2021

English Language section was of moderate to difficult level. Three reading comprehension were seen in this section which is very rare in the Preliminary exam. So this makes this section difficult. Word rearrangement questions were also asked.

Topic Based On No. Of Questions Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension Economy based, Serbian king and his statue 16 Moderate to Difficult
Sentence Phrase Correction New Pattern 3 Difficult
Word Rearrangement Arrangement of Word with Error Detection 4 Difficult
Match the Column 3 Moderate to Difficult
Fillers 4 Moderate
Total 30 Difficult

RBI Grade B Phase 1 Exam Analysis 2021 – Final Overview

Overall we can say that this is the most difficult paper of RBI Grade B compare to last year’s exam. We can expect the lowest cut-off ever. Let’s wait for the result.

Sections No. Of Questions No. Of Marks Good Attempts Difficulty Level
General Awareness 80 80 40-45 Moderate
Reasoning 60 60 21-26 Difficult
English Language 30 30 11-14 Difficult
Quantitative Aptitude 30 30 12-14 Difficult
Overall 200 200 84-99 Difficult

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. What was the overall level of the exam?

Ans. The overall level can be considered Difficult. This is the reason the Good attempts dropped as compared to last year’s exam.

Q. How many Month’s current affairs questions were asked?

Ans. Most numbers of questions were asked from January and February Month. However, the questions were also asked from October to December.

Q. What will be the Good Attempts for RBI Grade B Phase I Exam?

Ans. The overall good attempts of RBI Grade B Exam 2021 can be 84 to 99.

Q. Which was the Most Difficult section out of 4 sections in RBI Grade B Exam?

Ans. Quantitative Aptitude and English were the most difficult section in RBI Grade B Exam 2021.

Q. Which was the Most Scoring section out of 4 sections in RBI Grade B Exam?

Ans. The General Awareness section was the most scoring section.

Q. Will there be any Normalization for both shifts?

Ans. Yes

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