15 Jun

Best Books for RBI Assistants Exam 2015

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a notification for the recruitment of Assistants for the year 2015. There are total 504 vacancies. You can read the notification here.

Scheme of Selection:

Selection will be through Online Examination and Interview. The Online Examination will be for 200 marks

 

Sr. No. Name of Tests (Objective) No of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 Test of Reasoning 40 40 2 Hours
2 Test of English Language 40 40
3 Test of Numerical Ability 40 40
4 Test of General Awareness 40 40
5 Test of Computer Knowledge 40 40
Total 200 200

Check out best books for RBI Assistants Exam 2015:

A) English Language:

1) General English by Lucent Publications: The best book for the preparation of English section. All topics are explained in English and also, Hindi language to give you better understanding. Plus, it is an exhaustive book which has covered even small topics in detail.

B) General Intelligence and Reasoning:

1) Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey (BSC Publication): Great book that is available in the market to prepare high level reasoning. All topics are explained systematically and with complete explanation and examples.

C) Quantitative Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation :

1) Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Arihant: My personal favourite in Maths that covers all basics and shortcuts in a relative intuitive manner. Hundreds of questions are given at the end of each chapter for you to practice.

If book is not available on Flipkart, buy it on Amazon:

2) The Accredited Guide to Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency: A Must have Resource for Aspirants of CAT, MAT, XAT, IIFT, CSAT, SBI PO, Bank Clerk, SSC: As SBI exam is more focused on Data analysis and interpretation, this is best book available in the market for Data Analysis and Interpretation.

D) General Awareness, Marketing & Computers:

1) Handbook on Computer Awareness: This Book is really useful for Recruitment Exams such as RBI exam, SBI PO exam, IBPS PO/RRB/Clerk, SSC, LIC AAO, Railways and entrance exams of MCA, MBA, BBA and similar courses.

If this book is not available, buy this book:

2) Guide to Banking General Awareness and Banking Aptitude Test: Great book for banking awareness section. It contains more than 1,000 questions for the preparation of Banking awareness section.

3) Marketing Aptitude / Computer Aptitude / General & Banking Awareness for RBI Exams: A Must have book that covers marketing aptitude, computer knowledge and banking awareness.

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15 Jun

RBI Assistants Recruitment Notification 2015 – 504 Posts

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued a notification for the recruitment of Assistants for the year 2015. There are total 504 vacancies. You can apply online for this recruitment from 12th June 2015 to 3rd July 2015.

Name of the Organization : Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

Name of the Post(s) : Assistants

Total Vacancies : 504 Posts

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Age (as on 01.06.2015)
Between 18 and 28 years. Candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/06/1987 and not later than 01/06/1997 (both days including) are only eligible to apply.

Pay Scale:
Selected Candidates will draw a starting basic pay of ₹ 8,860/- per month (i.e. ₹ 8,040/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates only) in the scale of ₹ 8,040 – 410 – 9270 – 500 – 11,270 – 550 – 13,470 – 650 – 15,420 – 720 – 16,140 – 990 – 20,100 (20 years) and other allowances, viz. Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance etc., as admissible from time to time. At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments for Assistants is approximately ₹ 22546/-.

Educational Qualifications (as on 03.07.2015):
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWD candidates) in the aggregate and the knowledge of word processing on PC.

Important Dates :
Starting Date of Online Applications : 12th June 2015
Last Date for Online Applications : 3rd July 2015
Tentative Dates of Online Exam : 1st, 8th, 9th and 16th of August 2015

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04 Jun

Best Books for RBI Grade B Officers Exam 2014

RBI is going to conduct the RBI Grade B officers exam 2014 for the recruitment in Reserve Bank of India. There are 117 vacancies for Grade B Officers this time.

Selection Process:

This is three phase selection process that includes:

1) Online Objective Exam
2) Subjective/Descriptive Exam Exam
3) Interview

A) Phase 1 – Online Objective Exam:

This Paper for 200 marks will be held on August 2/3/9/10, 2014. The Paper consists tests of i) General Awareness ii) English Language iii) Quantitative Aptitude and iv) Reasoning, with composite time of 130 minutes.

A) English Language:

1) General English by Lucent Publications: This is by far the best book available in the market for the preparation of all entrance exams. The content in this book is written in both English and Hindi language for easy understanding. All the concepts are explained in a crystal clear and step by step manner. Hundreds of rules of English grammar are given in this book chapter wise, so you will cover each and every aspect of English language.

2) Objective General English by SP Bakshi: Another best book to prepare for Objective English. All the topics are explained in a very clear and sequential manner. But personally, I’d prefer Lucent book.

If the book is not available on Flipkart, purchase on Amazon:

B) General Intelligence and Reasoning:

1) A Modern Approach To Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal: The best and only book you need to prepare for this section. Every topic is covered in detail in this book. This book is good for high level reasoning as required in RBI Grade B Officers exam.

2) The Hand on Guide to Analytical Reasoning and Logical Reasoning: A Must have Resource for Aspirants of CAT, MAT, XAT, IIFT, CMAT, CSAT, SBI PO, Bank Clerk, SSC: This is another best book for high level reasoning learning and practice.

C) Quantitative Aptitude:

1) Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Arihant: This is great book for Mathematics to improve your speed and efficiency with thousands of shortcuts. It covers all the topics with so many formulas, concepts, shortcuts, examples and thousands of questions to practice.

If book is not available on Flipkart, buy it on Amazon:

2) The Accredited Guide to Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency: A Must have Resource for Aspirants of CAT, MAT, XAT, IIFT, CSAT, SBI PO, RBI, Bank Clerk, SSC: This is best book available in the market for Data Analysis and Interpretation.

D) General Awareness:

1) Guide to Banking General Awareness and Banking Aptitude Test: Most of the questions in this section would be related to economy and banking(current affairs and general information) in RBI Grade B Officers exam. Great book for banking awareness section. It contains more than 1,000 questions for the preparation of Banking awareness section.

2) General Knowledge 2014: Essential ‘Knowledge Capsule’ in General Awareness and Current Affairs by Manohar Pandey(Arihant Publications) I strongly recommend this book as you can do it within a week and it covers the entire General awareness in a concise manner.

For general awareness or current affairs section, you need to read newspaper daily or like our Facebook page to get current affairs daily or follow our monthly current affairs section on this website.

E) RBI GRADE – B OFFICERS’ EXAM PHASE – I Objective Type PRACTICE WORK BOOK : A must have practice book.

B) Phase 2 – Descriptive/Subjective Exam: The shortlisted candidates after the objective exam would be called for descriptive exam. It includes three papers:

(i) Paper I – English
(ii) Paper II – Economic and Social Issues
(iii) Paper III – Finance & Management.

Each of these three descriptive papers is of 3 hours duration and carries 100 marks.

1) Descriptive General English by SP Bakshi: This amazing book covers many letters, essays, precis, reports, etc. in a very detailed manner. This is THE MUST BUY BOOK for descriptive portion.

2) RBI Officer’s Exam Phase – 2 (Grade – B): This book has more than 10 sets of model test papers for phase 2 of RBI Grade B officers exam. It is a comprehensive book.

3) Indian Economy : For Civil Services Examinations 5th Edition: Great book to prepare for Economics paper.

We will update more related books for descriptive paper once the results of objective exam is out. So you are advised to bookmark this page and visit here again for more updates.

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04 Jun

RBI Grade B Officers Recruitment 2014(117 Vacancies)- Notification, Paper Pattern & Apply Online

Reserve Bank of India(RBI) invites applications from the eligible candidates for the recruitment of 117 post of Grade B Officers in the central bank of India i.e. RBI.

Number of Vacancies: 117

IMPORTANT DATES:

Website Link Open- For On-Line Registration of Applications: 03/06/2014 to 23/06/2014

Payment of Fees /Intimation Charges- ON LINE: 03/06/2014 to 23/06/2014

Payment of Fees/Intimation Charges at Bank Branches (Off-Line): 05/06/2014 to 26/06/2014

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

Age: 21-30 years as on 1.6.2014.

Educational Qualifications (as on 01/06/2014): i) A First Class Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 60% marks or an equivalent grade, in aggregate of all semesters / years ; OR ii) A Second Class Master’s Degree with minimum of 55% marks or an equivalent grade, in aggregate of all semesters / years; OR iii) A Doctorate Degree; with minimum of 50% marks or an equivalent grade, in aggregate of all semesters / years in Master’s Degree; OR iv) Chartered/Cost Accountant/Company Secretary (ACS) with a Bachelor’s Degree; OR v) A Post Graduate Diploma in Management / MBA qualification from institutions recognized by Government of India / University Grants Commission, with Graduation / Bachelor’s Degree.

Scheme of Selection: Selection will be through Examinations and Interview. Examinations will be held in two phases [Phase-I ON-LINE Examination (Objective Type) and Phase-II Written Examination (Descriptive type)] as under:

(I) Phase-I ON-LINE Examination (Objective Type): This Paper for 200 marks will be held on August 2/3/9/10, 2014. The Paper consists tests of i) General Awareness ii) English Language iii) Quantitative Aptitude and iv) Reasoning, with composite time of 130 minutes.

Candidates have to secure minimum marks separately for each test as well as aggregate, as prescribed by the Board.

(II) Phase-II Written Examination (Descriptive Type): The Phase-II Written Examination (WE) will be conducted in September/ October 2014 (tentative) only for those candidates who are shortlisted for the same. The date and time-table will be intimated to the candidates concerned at the appropriate time. The Examination will consist of three Descriptive Type papers – (i) Paper I – English (ii) Paper II – Economic and Social Issues and (iii) Paper III – Finance and Management. Each of these papers is of 3 hours duration carrying 100 marks.

Final selection will be based on the performance of the candidate in Phase-II of the Examination and Interview taken together.

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16 Feb

RBI Grade B Officers Recruitment – New Notification in June, 2014

In a great news to all the aspiring candidates, the new notification for RBI Grade B Officers Recruitment will be announced in June, 2014.

This reply was sought by a candidate via a RTI. Also, the current sanctioned strength of Grade B Officers(CSG) in RBI is 1464 but the current working strength of Grade B Officers in RBI is only 1284.
That means this time around in 2014, around 180 vacancies are expected. Read the RTI below.

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So, we advise all the candidates to start preparing for the exam now. You can check out the collection of Best Books for the preparation of this exam we shared in 2013 here.
We will post the new collection of best books for the preparation of RBI Grade B officers very soon.

24 Sep

RBI Grade B Officers Phase 2(Mains) Schedule, Call Letters, Cutoff & Results 2013

RBI has announced the expected dates for the Grade B Officers Phase 2(Mains) Examination 2013. The Phase 2(Mains) exam for the recruitment of 98 Grade B Officers will be held on November 9(Saturday) and November 10(Sunday), 2013. Admission Letters(AL) for all shortlisted candidates will be sent separately via Email only.
You are advised to check your Email regularly.

RBI Grade B Officers Phase 2 Exam

You can check out the result and marks of RBI Grade B Officers Phase 1 here.

The Phase 2 examination would be descriptive type. There would be three papers viz.
1) English 2) Economic & Social Issues 3) Finance & Management.

Each paper would be of 3 hours and carrying 100 marks.

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The expected cutoff and results would be announced after the conduct of examination in the month of November, 2013. You are advised to follow us on Facebook for more details.

26 Aug

RBI Grade B Officers Pre Objective Exam 2013 Analysis, Cutoff & Results

Reserve Bank of India conducted the objective(Pre) exam on August 17, 24, & 25 for the recruitment of 98 Grade B officers. You can read the full advertisement here.

The objective written exam consisted of 200 questions and total time was 130 minutes.

RBI Grade B Officers Pre Objective Exam 2013 Analysis:

General Awareness: It was the most difficult section among all. There were total 80 GS questions mainly based on Indian economy and banking. Few questions were also from current affairs.

English & Maths: Easiest section among all. There were 30 questions each for these two sections. In Maths, half of the questions were from Data Interpretation.

Reasoning: There were total of 60 questions of reasoning. All the questions were moderate in difficulty. But if you had prepared well, you can easily do all the questions.

So overall, paper was average in difficulty.

See Also: RBI Grade B Officers Recruitment 2013 – Solved Descriptive Sample Paper(Previous Years’) – PDF Download

RBI Grade B Officers Pre Objective Exam 2013 Cutoff & Results:

Update: Click here to see the roll nos. of shortlisted candidates for Phase 2 Examination.

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The cutoff and results RBI Grade B Officers Pre Objective Exam 2013 will be announced in 3-4 weeks. The shortlisted candidates would then be called for Descriptive test. You can buy the best books to prepare for Descriptive ection of RBI exam here.

03 Jul

Best Books for RBI Grade B Officers Exam 2013

RBI is conducting the RBI Grade B officers exam 2013 in Reserve Bank of India. RBI is conducting this exam for the recruitment of 98 Grade B Officers. This is three phase selection process that includes:

1) Online Objective Exam
2) Subjective Exam
3) Interview

Check out the Best Books for RBI Grade B Officers Exam 2013:

A) Phase 1 – Online Objective Exam:

This objective exam of RBI Grade B officers would consists of 200 questions which are further divided into 4 sections viz. Maths, English, Reasoning and General Awareness. The time is of two hours and there is a sectional cutoff.

1) Objective General English by SP Bakshi: This book will cover all your concepts on Objective English language.

2) Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations by R. S. Aggarwal Certainly the best book for basic Quantitative Aptitude to improve speed and clear all concepts.

3) A Modern Approach To Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal:

Check out more related books for Maths, Reasoning, English and GK here.

4) RBI GRADE – B OFFICERS’ EXAM PHASE – I Objective Type PRACTICE WORK BOOK: Great practice book for the preparation of online Objective exam. This is the latest edition. It covers many model sample papers for you to practice.

5) RBI Grade B Officers Exam Guide: This book covers previous years’ question papers and all the syllabus of objective written exam.

B) Phase 2 – Descriptive/Subjective Exam: The shortlisted candidates after the objective exam would be called for descriptive exam. It includes three papers:

(i) Paper I – English
(ii) Paper II – Economic and Social Issues
(iii) Paper III – Finance & Management.

See Also: Best Books for RBI Grade B Officers Exam 2014

Each of these three descriptive papers is of 3 hours duration and carries 100 marks.

1) Descriptive General English by SP Bakshi: This amazing book covers many letters, essays, precis, reports, etc. in a very detailed manner. This is THE MUST BUY BOOK for descriptive portion.

2) RBI Officer’s Exam Phase – 2 (Grade – B): This book has more than 10 sets of model test papers for phase 2 of RBI Grade B officers exam.

3) Indian Economy : For Civil Services Examinations 5th Edition: Great book to prepare for Economics paper.

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We will update more related books for descriptive paper once the results of objective exam is out. So you are advised to bookmark this page and visit here again for more updates.
Apart from that, Check out the study material for RBI Grade B Officers exam 2013.