Financial Awareness for RBI Grade B-1 July 2017

  1. RBI report warns of more NPA pain, sees bad loans topping 10% by March 2018 (Source: MINT)
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has warned that risks to the banking industry’s stability have worsened, with asset quality and profitability deteriorating further.
  • The latest edition of the regulator’s Financial Stability Report (FSR), released on 30th June’17, said a severe credit shock is likely to impact capital adequacy and profitability of a significant number of banks. · The report forecast that the banking system’s gross bad-loan ratio will rise to 10.2% of the total loan book a year later if economic conditions stay the same. Bad loans made up 9.6% of total assets as of March 2017.
  • In scenarios of severe stress, the ratio may jump to as high as 11.2% by March 2018, the report said. For public sector banks, the gross bad loan ratio could touch as high as 14.2% by March 2018.

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How to prepare for IBPS PO 2017

I am providing a very simple strategy as per the latest trend and difficulty level of banking exams.

Starting from now-

Do these before prelims so after prelims you just need to revise it and you can concentrate more on mocks and current affairs at that time. So, spend 4 days without any second thoughts on the above-mentioned topics

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Preparation Strategy for IBPS PO Prelims

The marks distribution for prelims is –

Most of the students don’t give any mocks because they think it’s just a pre-exam. Time management is the key here.

Here you have given 100 questions with the time limit of only 60 minutes i.e. 36 seconds for 1 question, exam so solving all the 100 questions in this time frame is not viable.

So what can we do the exam?

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  1. Difference between primary and secondary market
  2. Difference between payment and small bank
  3. what differentiates a company from another- core competencies
  4. companies goals,skills, vision mission is identify in- options were functional,organisations,technical competencies
  5. statement regarding equity theory and asked to identify the theory
  6. statement based on goal setting theory and asked to identigy the theory
  7. who regulates disclosure requirements(something similar to it)- I guess its sebi
  8. leadership theory in which manager shares decision making with his colleagues
  9. what does a leader do in transformational leadership-
  10. a leader who is visible all the time and motivates his team- which kind of leadership
  11. a leader who has power to correct the mistakes and even provide rewards when they perform well
  12. according to fayol double command is a source of_________- conflict
  13. MBO also known as –management by results
  14. A bond which doesnot give any coupon payments
  15. 2 questions based on capital convertibility – how does it affect the economy
  16. Options were given-chose among them which comes under capital account convertibility
  17. How does one transfer price risk?
  18. Which among these is generally not done out of the counter exchange
  19. Which would drive all the team together towards a common goal- motivation
  20. 2 questions based on corporate governance passage- recent committee was to consider which among the following issues
  21. Committee name
  22. A question based on peer-to-peer lending –you need to identify which was true
  23. Financial inclusion doesn’t include which among the following- savings account, subsidies benefits etc- answer is subsidies
  24. Options were given chose which properly defines annuity
  25. A numerical based on CRR- if present bank has X money and has 20% CRR limit –if the limit is increased identify the amount of money in the market
  26. WACC numerical
  27. Numerical based on identifying the interest if you receive 90 in total in an year based on 45 principle amount
  28. Rule 72 numerical-250 is converted into 1000 in 16 years-identify the rate of return
  29. Another numerical where 400 converted to 800 –identify the years
  30. Systemic risk coefficiety is identified through which among the following-beta
  31. Reduction in import quota is considered as which reform
  32. CRAR was given- we need to identify the capital equivalent based on BASEL AND RBI limit
  33. One numerical based on a construction company cash flow- initial investment 4000 crore—cash flow statement was given for 5 years-you need to identify if project is financially sustainable or not –if it is then why
  34. What is assumption in internal rate of return— it is reinvested
  35. Managerial leadership is also known as—transactional,strategic and two other options
  36. A passage based on BARS—WHAT does A Stand for –anchor
  37. After identifying the critical incidents in BARS ,whats the next process—I think its graphic rating scale
  38. What is known as ability in a person which can be developed or not developed—skill,aptitude,expertise were options
  39. How does government reduce its debt – options were selling government bonds, printing currency
  40. Kind of leadership where a leader allows subordinate to take decisions in a defined limits
  41. A leadership where leader shares decision making with his colleagues
  42. Bargaining technique where employees bargain for bonus in relation to productivity
  43. What does paralanguage mean
  44. Communication through eye movements-oculesics
  45. A passage was given regarding assessment center- question was asked if assessment center was a center or a process or a result
  46. What does make an employee feel connected to his company even during downturn- emotional connect
  47. What is the first step in decision making-identify objectives
  48. A process of steps where job is defined and necessary qualifications are prescribed- job analysis
  49. Similar question on job analysis where a job needs to be identified
  50. A discount rate problem where discount rate is given and an amount is given.need to identify the years
  51. A process in which a cooperative is concerted into a stock company- demutualization
  52. Decision making process is a cognitive psychoanalytical – psychoanalytic process
  53. Group dynamics definition was given—we need to identify it based on the statement
  54. A process where employee identifies himself and is determined and motivated to work- self determination theory
  55. A question based on non-verbal language will it create positive first impression or negative first impression- we need to identify false statement among 5 options
  56. A question based on console- don’t remember correctly
  57. UPI question- identify the wrong statements
  58. Which among this is not a solvency ratio options were debt to equity ratio, liquid ratio, quick acid test ratio, both liquid and quick acid, interest rate returns




RBI Grade B Phase 2- 2017 Recollected Questions

  1. Gender inequality index India’s rank
  3. Dairy processing fund in budget
  4. Which country has withdrawn from Paris COP
  5. Corporate governance committee
  6. MGNREGA ministry?? Continue reading “RBI Grade B Phase 2- 2017 Recollected Questions”

Meet the doughnut: the new economic model that could help end inequality

Today’s global economy, riven with extreme inequalities, is running down the living world on which everything depends. How can we turn this around?

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