RBI Grade B Exam 2019: Last Week Plan

RBI Grade B exam is round the corner. It is scheduled to be held on 9th November 2019. RBI Grade B Admit card is already been released. Candidates must have prepared well for the examination. RBI Grade B exam is not an easy nut to crackle. You have to come out of your nutshell in order to get through the exam. Also, general awareness section in RBI Grade B exam has higher weightage in comparison to other sections that make this exam dynamic in nature. This article is dedicated to provide aspirants with RBI Grade B strategy for last week.

You may have gone through the RBI Grade B exam pattern but as we are providing you with complete one week guide, we will start with providing your a exam pattern frame.

RBI Grade B Prelims Exam Pattern

Sr. No Objective Type Test No of Questions Marks Time
1. General Awareness 80 80 25 minutes
2. Reasoning 60 60 45 minutes
3. English Language 30 30 25 minutes
4. Quantitative Aptitude 30 30 25 minutes
200 200 120 minutes

There is sectional timing as well as cut-offs in the examination. So, aspirants are advised to give equal importance to every section to emerge in flying colours.

RBI Grade B: Last Week Plan

We hope you have gone through the syllabus and pattern of the examination. As only a week is left for the exam, we have come with a comprehensive section-wise plan for RBI Grade B exam:

General Awareness

This section carries the highest weightage in the RBI Grade B exam. The section of General Awareness carries a total of 80 questions out of 200 each carrying 1 marks. The question asked are generally from the current and banking awareness. Go through all the reforms introduced by RBI. Read and revise the current affairs of last 6 months. Monetary policy, RBI, SEBI, Business News, Basel Norms, NBFC, etc forms the part and parcel of this examination. With giving focus to the current portion, understand the background (static) part as well.

As there is a week left, give your maximum focus to this section as this will help in improving your overall score. Read compilation of general awareness to save your time.


Reasoning demands practice. Go through previous year’s paper to get a glimpse of what is asked. Solve as many mock as you can. This section carries 60 question of 60 marks that can make a huge difference in your overall performance. We have also published detailed strategy for reasoning of RBI Grade B. In this last week, you can focus on theses important topics :

  • Blood relations
  • Input output
  • Syllogism
  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Critical Reasoning


English has lower weightage in the RBI Grade B exam in comparison to General Awareness and Reasoning. Practice as much as you can. This section do not demand in depth knowledge but a basic understanding can help you in sailing through these section in the exam. Practice some important topics like errors, fillers, etc. Do go through the reading comprehension as it forms the major portion of English section in RBI Grade B exam.

Quantitative Aptitude

The Quants carries 30 questions each carrying 1 marks. The quant section can be aced easily with giving focus to few of the important topics like Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency, Airthematic equation. Give speed test and focus on your accuracy as it is important to save your negative marks.

Quick Tips 

Since, RBI Grade B exam demands a different approach and requires a consistent hard work. If you plan a well defined strategy for RBI Grade B, it will surely help in your selection. We have come up with some last week quick tips to help you in getting through the RBI Grade B Phase I exam.

Confidence: The last week can be very hectic and can bring a lot of nervousness in your life. You have to remind yourself that you are going to do it anyhow. Your confidence can make a major difference.

Time Management: It is not going to be an easy task to crack the prelims examination. So, manage your time according to the exam pattern of the exam so that you don’t have to face break down during examination. As only a week is left for the exam, so if you focus on this point, it can help you in your examination.

Previous year question: You must have gone through the RBI Grade B Previous Year’s Paper already. Still solve them once again with the time alloted to every section so that you can get a proper glimpse of the examination.

Mock and Speed test: Mock and speed test is the most important step in competitive exam preparation. Once you are done with all the key topics, you should go with the mock and speed test as it will test your speed and accuracy that defines you success rate in the exam. With the introduction of sectional timing, it is important for all the aspirant to go through the speed test.

Revise: This is the time when you should focus more on revising rather than learning new things. Last week is meant for giving touch up to everything you have read so far. Revise as much as you can.

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