RBI Group B services examination scheme
This post explains about Scheme of examination in Group-B services of Reserve Bank of India.
RBI Group B services examination scheme is Written test known as “WE” divided into 2 phases followed by interview. For eligible in these services please check the post on eligibility requirements
The 3 stage process is as follows
· Phase 1 of WE consists of Objective type test
· Phase 2 of WE consists of Descriptive type test
The papers for phase 1 and phase 2 are generally Bi-Lingual in Hindi and English other than English paper test. Phase 2 papers can be answered in any language as per candidates choice. Candidate has to choose one language option for answering.
Objective Type test
Objective type test is of 3 hours duration and generally of 200 marks.
This paper consists of following sections
I. General Awareness
II. English Language
III. Quantitative Aptitude and
Candidates have to qualify Phase 1 of Objective test to become eligible for appearing in Phase 2 of WE.
The candidate has to secure minimum cut off marks in individual sections with aggregate cut off marks used to shortlist candidates for the Phase 2 of ‘WE’.
The minimum cut off aggregate marks used to shortlist candidates for phase 2 is decided by Board based on number of vacancies.
Descriptive Type test
Descriptive type test consists of following papers
I. Paper 1- English
II. Paper 2-Economic and Social issues
III. Paper 3-Finance and Management
The candidates qualified in phase 2 are called for interview.
Number of Attempts
Maximum number of attempts are 4 for unreserved category while there is no restriction of number of attempts for SC\ST\OBC\PWD categories.