RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam Analysis 2023, Difficulty Level, Exam Review

Brajesh Mohan

RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam Analysis 2023: The RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam was held on July 30, 2023, and based on feedback from candidates and expert analysis, the paper was rated as moderately difficult to extremely difficult. We will discuss each section in detail below. Candidates who have appeared for the RBI Grade B Exam 2023 can now check the RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam Analysis 2023.

RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam Analysis 2023, Difficulty Level, Exam Review

RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam Analysis 2023: Difficulty Level

RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam Analysis

Name Of Paper

Difficulty Level

Economic and Social Issues

Objective: Difficult and Confusing

Descriptive: Moderate to Difficult

English (Writing Skills)

Descriptive: Lengthy and Moderate

Finance & Management

Objective: Moderate

Descriptive: Moderate to Difficult

RBI Grade B 2023 Phase II: Overall Exam Analysis 

Economics and Social Issue (Objective: Difficult and Confusing; Descriptive: Moderate to Difficult): As usual Very Difficult, even 1 markers were difficult than Phase I GA (Said by students). Descriptive Questions are shared below, you can check the difficulty. 

Finance and Management (Objective: Moderate; Descriptive: Moderate to Difficult): Moderate (Depends on how good you are in Management, which most people are) but the problem was in Objective they asked 4-5 questions on a single paragraph means if you don't know about the topic then you loose 10 marks and there were 3-4 such paragraphs. People are scoring well in it, as per the discussion with 30+ People. 

English: Moderate and Lengthy as usual.

Expected Cut Off: Will tell you tomorrow, Although looks like this time even ESI descriptive specially 15 Marks were unexpected and even in FM there are few other factors, so cut off may be same or go down (Although things will be clear tomorrow with discussion with more and more people, when they reach home)

Expected Result: August last week probably.

RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam Analysis 2023: Economic and Social Issues

Objective as well as Descriptive Questions were asked in the Economic and Social Issues Paper of RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam 2023. The Descriptive Section was moderate to difficult and objective was Difficult and Confusing. To provide further insight, we have given below topic-wise weightage of questions asked in the examination.

The objective questions asked in the ESI, RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam 2023 are as follows:



PM JAY Schemes-Case Study

Mission Life-Paragraph Based

PM PVTG Development Mission


World Economic Outlook Report - Identify The Report

World Trade Organization-

When Formed

Director General

Latest Round/Doha

Note: More Objective Questions will be added soon.

Descriptive Questions Asked in ESI

Word Limit in Descriptive Answer Writing: It was given in range of 600 - 620 (15 Marks) and 400-420 for 10 Marks (Means at the place of giving Exact word limit)

  • They had given a range, IBPS had tested this in recently held IBPS PO Mains English descriptive there also range was given). 
  • In this type you can't exceed the word limit means you can't type more than 620 words.

Exact Q. World Migration Report- How migration can bring prosperity together for the world and suggest recommendations from the report?

Descriptive Questions Asked in ESI - RBI Grade B 2023
RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam Analysis 2023: Finance & Management

There were a total of 30 Objective Questions and 4 Descriptive questions to attempt in Finance and Management. The overall difficulty level of this section was Moderate and as per the discussion with students, many are feeling confident in this paper to score better marks. 

1 Marking Questions:
  • Types of Power
  • PM Jan Dhan Yojana
  • PM Jeevan Jyoti Yojana – Age
  • PM Suraksha Beema Yojana – Premium
  • Atal Pension Yojana
  • Return on Investment
  • Alternate Source of Finance
  • Tax System
  • Liberalized Remittance Scheme
  • Conflict Based Question
  • Theory X and Y
2 Marks Questions:

I. 5 Questions on this Theory: Five Forms of Power (French & Raven) - 4-5 2 Marks Question on this in FM. The original French and Raven (1959) model included five bases of power – reward, coercion, legitimate, expert, and referent
II. 5 Questions on 2021 RBI Circular on Corporate Governance in Banks - Appointment of Directors and Constitution of Committees of the Board
III. Motivation - 4 Questions

Descriptive Questions Asked in FM

Exact Q. RBI- Direct and Indirect monetary policy tools briefly describing any 8 tools.

Exact Q. Retail Direct Scheme - Highlights, Scope, Procedure, Eligibility , Fees and Finance and I think there was one more Subheading

Exact Q. OCEAN: Big 5 model of personality. Which personality types impact behaviour (something like that only)

Descriptive Questions Asked in FM

Frequently Asked Questions on RBI Grade B Phase II Exam 2023

Q. How was the level of Finance Management in RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam 2023?
Ans: The level of Finance Management in RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam was Moderate although few question were easier too but overall it was moderate. 

Q. What was the level of Economic and Social Issues in RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam?
Ans: The level of Economic and Social Issues in RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam was Difficult as usual specially Objective section but few question in Descriptive were easier too but overall it was Difficult.

Q. What was the level of English (Writing Skills) in RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam?
Ans: The level of English (Writing Skills) in RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam was Moderate and the Paper was lengthy.

Q. Where can I get the questions asked in the RBI Grade B Phase 2 Exam?
Ans: Already shared above and a detailed questions PDF will be available in sometime.

How my Content and Mock Test Performed?

This was the first year of providing Material, Mentorship and Mock Test for Phase II and I can tell you with confidence that we fared well compared to big coaching institutes who give 4000 pages of content and claim all came from their course. 

We provided Descriptive Mock Test for Phase II and also 100 Model Answers were provided and along with that continuous support from Telegram channel was provided from last 6 months in mentoring students in writing better answers and descriptive English.

Apart from this we also provided PIB Programs and Policy, RBI, SEBI Circulars, Reports, and Mains Exam Articles. I had recommended Climate Change, ONDC, Big 5 Model of Personality and had also provided the content on it and question directly in exam.

Below I'm sharing analysis of the content:

BIG5 and ONDC was not only covered as Question multiple times but also provided detailed content and also Covered ONDC in PIB Summary in detail as well as BIG5 in 100 Model Answers Part I PDF, 

Answers on Big5 was also provided under in model answers of 3rd Weekly Mock Test.

Similarly, Retail Direct Scheme was covered in RBI/SEBI Circulars PDF but the challenge mat have been to write 600 words, I won't lie, the amount of content provided by me on this in recent times (2023) was not sufficient enough to write 600 Words, although back in 2021 when Modi had launched, I had covered it in detail but I don't think that would be counted.

- UPI and Financial Inclusion as well as Initiatives on Rupay UPI Credit cards have been covered well (Moderate, Question has been asked based on mixed information) 

- Henry Fayol (Covered in Management Sheet and also given as Question but not provided any model answer on it) 

- Code of Conduct (Not covered anywhere)

Economics and Social Issue Descriptive Answer Writing Questions

If I talk about my Content on these Topics then a 15 Marks Question on UNDP report was from October 2022 and at that time I was not covering Reports and Indices in my PIB so that's a shocker and bouncer.
  • Currency and Finance Report - Covered in Detail. (From Most recommended list) 
  • Monetary Policy - Covered (Easy, Covered)
  • Poverty And Employment Scheme (Easy, Covered)
  • World Migration Report - Only report has been covered but question was based on it not directly on it.
  • Challenges by Start - Up (Could be answered as sufficient information has been provided on start up topic)
Appreciation by Students (Till now 7:30 PM on 30th July, 30 Messages of appreciation have come, sharing few)

That's all for now, Good Luck, Wish you all best, hope you clear it.

This exam is over, now lets focus on NABARD Grade A 2023. 

If you are preparing for this exam and looking for guidance then you can check out - NABARD 3-in-1 Course or NABARD Descriptive + PIB Course

Also Read: Climate Change: Global Climate Initiatives by India

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