RBI Grade B Exam 2019 Postponed? Check Exam Date here; Know Last-Minute Tips & Important Topics

RBI Grade B Exam postponed?: RBI was supposed to conduct the RBI Grade B Phase-I Exam on 9 November. However, there are no updates regarding the exam. RBI might conduct the exam on 16th November.

Nov 9, 2019 12:33 IST
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RBI Grade B Last-minute Tips 2019
RBI Grade B Last-minute Tips 2019

RBI Grade B Exam Date of Phase-I was 9 November 2019. However, there is a dilemma over whether the exam was conducted or not. The Reserve Bank of India has not notified anything about the postponement of an exam or even rescheduling. There is no update on the RBI's website. Candidates who had to appear for the exam might have got intimation regarding the exam schedule on their phones or emails. Watch this space to get the updates of the RBI Grade B Exam 2019. 

The RBI Grade B Phase-I Exam will be conducted online. 200 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) will be asked in the exam from - General Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability. Each question will be of 1 mark. There will be a composite time duration of 2 hours. Candidates need to attain the maximum marks to reach the RBI Grade B Cut off 2019. Have a look at the last minute tips and strategies below to score high in RBI Grade B Exam.

Aspiring to score above the expected RBI Grade B cut-off 2019? Then, have a look at the important topics given below and start your revision now. These last days are not meant for deep studies. Candidates should devote this time for revision and practice. These tips and strategies would help the candidates in cracking the RBI Grade B Phase-I 2019 exam in the first attempt itself

RBI Grade B Last Minute Tips & Expected Topics

We have provided here the last minute preparation tips for the RBI Grade B Phase-I 2019 Exam (Prelims) along with the important topics that are highly expected to be asked in the exam. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will be conducting the RBI Grade B Prelims 2019 exam on 9 November 2019. This year, RBI has announced a total of 199 vacancies for Grade B Officer DR – GEN/DEPR/DSIM posts. Lakhs of candidates would be appearing for the exam. The competition is going to be higher than expected. It is recommended that that the candidates should glance through these last-minute tips and brush up their preparation level without any further delay.

Know the Exam Pattern of Phase-I Exam and attempt accordingly

Candidates appearing for the exam should be familiar with the RBI Grade B Exam Pattern 2019 of the Phase-I exam. Check here the detailed exam pattern:


No. of MCQs



General Awareness





2 Hours

English Language



Quantitative Aptitude



Reasoning Ability






Revise Important Topics that are highly expected in Phase-I Exam

General Awareness

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

English Language

Current Affairs

Static GK –

List of Cabinet Ministers

G20 Summit

Presidents & Prime Ministers of India

Vice-President & Deputy Prime Ministers of India


Heads of Universities & Institutes

National Green Tribunal

Indian Shipyards


International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)


Rajya Sabha

Lok Sabha

Indian Constitution

Military Exercises

World Bank, IMF

Electric Vehicles

Books & Authors

Padma Bhusan/Vibhushan/Shri awards

Festivals of states

Schemes launched by Modi-led Government in previous years

Latest international conferences & events

Number System



Ratio & Proportion

Profit & Loss



Time and Work

Time, Speed and Distance

Simple Interest and Compound Interest

Data Interpretation - Tables, Bar Graphs, Pie Charts, Figures


Seating Arrangement Puzzle

Linear Arrangement Puzzle

Circular Arrangement Puzzle

Box-Based Puzzle

Series- Alphanumeric, Numeric, Alphabetical




Blood relations


Cube and dices

Sequence of figures

Mirror and Water reflection

Odd man out

Assertion and Reason

Statement and Conclusion

Statement and Arguments

Statements and Action Courses

Reading Comprehensions

Antonym & Synonym



Error detection

Sentence Completion

Cloze Test

Para jumbles

Phrase Replacement



Analyse Previous Years’ Papers and Mock Tests

By now, candidates must have attempted several practice sets and mock tests. At this eleventh hour, it is advisable that candidates should not undertake any other mock test now. Rather, you should analyse the attempted mock tests and know your strong areas. By going through the already attempted practice papers and mock tests, you will not only brush-up your preparations but also you get to know the topics and areas where you stand strong and where you should skip while appearing for the exam.

Time Management

The key to crack any competitive exam, especially bank exams, is to manage the time wisely. Candidates need to attempt as many questions as possible within a time frame of 2 hours. Total of 200 questions will be asked in the RBI Grade B Phase-I exam. Candidates should make sure that they attempt every question with high accuracy and should not devote over 1 minute to a question.

Carry RBI Grade B Admit Card & Photo ID Proof to Exam Centre

Candidates must carry the RBI Grade B Admit Card 2019 and Photo ID Proof to the examination centre. Candidates who forget to carry the admit card will not be allowed to enter the centre and appear for the exam. So, reach the exam centre before the reporting time along with all the essential documents.

Admit Card

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