RBI Assistant Exam 2019

RBI Assistant recruitment exam is conducted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to select eligible candidates for the post of Assistant in various branches and sub-offices of RBI. This exam provides the candidates a gateway to join one of the most coveted government organizations in India.

This article will provide information regarding the RBI Assistant exam.

To know more about other Government Exams conducted every year, visit the linked article.

RBI Assistant Notification

RBI Assistant Notification has not yet been released for the 2019 exam. Candidates can refer to the 2017 Notification to get an idea on various important exam related details.

The RBI assistant Notification gives an idea on the exam dates, recruitment, salary, admit card, etc.

RBI Assistant Exam Dates

The tentative RBI Assistant Exam dates for the 2019-20 exam is given below:

RBI Assistant Exam – Events RBI Assistant Exam Dates
Last Date of Registration Process & Online Fee Payment To be notified soon
Admit card availability To be notified soon
RBI Assistant Prelims Exam  To be notified soon
RBI Assistant Mains Exam  To be notified soon

RBI Assistant Recruitment

The RBI Assistant recruitment takes place city wise. The 2019 RBI Assistant recruitment details are yet to be released by the Reserve Bank of India.

Candidates can refer to the 2017 vacancies to get an overall idea of the vacancies.

The RBI Assistant vacancies for 2017 exam is given below:

RBI Assistant Vacancies - 2017

RBI Assistant Salary

RBI Assistants command a handsome salary. The basic pay drawn by an RBI Assistant is ₹ 14650/- per month (i.e. ₹ 13150 plus two advance increments admissible to graduates). The pay scale 13150-750 (3)-15400- 900(4) -19000-1200(6)-26200-1300 (2)-28800- 1480(3) – 33240 – 1750 (1)- 34990. There many other allowances that are provided to the RBI assistants like the house rent allowance, transport allowance, dearness allowance, city compensatory allowance, etc.

For complete details on the RBI Assistant salary, refer to the linked article.

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RBI Assistant Admit Card

The RBI Assistant admit card usually releases 15 days before the exam. As the RBI Assistant exam 2019 details are not yet released, candidates have to keep checking the official website for any important update.

The pre-requisites to download the RBI Assistant admit card:

  1. Registration Number/Roll number
  2. Password/D.O.B details

The steps to download the RBI Assistant admit card are as follows:

  1. Go to the official website of RBI (rbi.org.in)
  2. Check for the related update
  3. Click on the admit card download page
  4. enter your credentials and the admit card will be displayed on the screen
  5. Save/Download the admit card and take a printout of the same.

RBI Assistant Notification 2017:- Download PDF Here

RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria:

The RBI Assistant post has certain eligibility criteria. They are given below:

(a) Age

The age of the candidate should be between 20 and 28 years. There are some relaxations in the upper age limit for candidates belonging to certain categories.

The RBI Assistant upper age limit relaxation for various categories is given below:

RBI Assistant Eligibility- Upper Age Limit Relaxation

(b) Educational Qualification

At least a 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.

To learn about the detailed eligibility criteria, visit the RBI Notification page.

RBI Assistant Online Application Process

Candidates applying for the RBI Assistant Exam need to check the following steps:

  1. Go to the RBI official website.
  2. Click on the “recruitment for RBI Assistant” option.
  3. Select the tab “Click here for New Registration” and enter Name, Contact details, and Email id.
  4. A provisional registration number and password would be sent to the registered mobile number and email.
  5. Using the provisional credentials, candidates need to fill up the remaining part of the application form related to personal, educational background.
  6. After filling the correct details, candidates need to upload a passport six photograph and signature of the required dimensions.
  7. Verify the details provided by clicking on the preview option.
  8. Then click on the Payment tab and make the necessary payment using the online/offline mode.
  9. Once everything is done, click on the submit button

Application fee

The application fee for this exam is Rs. 450 for Gen/OBC candidates and Rs. 50 for SC/ST/PWD/EXS. candidates. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets. The RBI Grade-B admit cards are generally released a few weeks before the date of the exam. These admit cards can be downloaded from the official website.

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern

The RBI Assistant Exam will be conducted in two stages: Preliminary and Mains. It is mandatory for candidates to pass both the stages in order to be a part of the final selection of the RBI Assistant recruitment process. The RBI Assistant Exam Pattern is discussed in detail below:

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern (Preliminary):

The table below highlights the RBI Assistant Exam Pattern for the Preliminary stage:

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern for Preliminary
Subjects Marks Questions Time
Reasoning Ability 35 35 Candidates are provided with 60 minutes to attempt all the questions.
English Language 30 30
Numerical Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

To know more about RBI Exams conducted every year visit the linked article

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Pattern:

The table below highlights the RBI Assistant Exam Pattern for the Preliminary stage:

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern for Mains
Subjects Marks Questions Time (in minutes)
Reasoning Ability 40 40 30
English Language 40 40 30
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 30
General Awareness 40 40 25
Computer Knowledge 40 40 20
Total 200 200 135

Remember that there will be negative marking in this exam, 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer given by the candidate. But no marks will be deducted for the question that is not attempted by the candidate.

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RBI Assistant Language Proficiency Test

The final stage of the recruitment will be the Language Proficiency Test (LPT). The candidates who clear the mains exam will then have to appear for the LPT. The LPT will be conducted in the Official/Local language of the concerned state.

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RBI Assistant Syllabus

RBI Assistant exam has a specific syllabus for all the sections asked in both prelims exam and mains exam. The sections that feature in both of these exams are:

  • English Language
  • Numerical Ability
  • Reasoning Ability

Additional sections of General Awareness and Computer Knowledge are also asked in the Mains Exam, apart from the above mentioned three sections. The candidates must clear the sectional cut-off as well as the overall cut-off for each phase of the examination, in order to get selected for further rounds of the RBI Assistant recruitment process.

RBI Assistant Syllabus 2019:-Download PDF Here

To know more about the RBI Assistant Syllabus, visit the linked article

RBI Assistant Cut-off

Candidates can check the cut-off of the 2017 exam for reference.

The 2017 RBI Assistant exam cut-off is as follows:

RBI Assistant Exam- Cutoff of 2017
Office SC ST OBC GEN
Ahmedabad 69.75 74.00 80.00
Bengaluru 68.75 68.25 74.75 77.75
Bhopal 78.00 63.75 83.25
Bhubaneswar 71.25 68.50 82.25 84.50
Chandigarh 77.00 70.25 81.75 87.50
Chennai 76.00 81.75 83.50
Guwahati 71.00 63.75 73.50 77.25
Hyderabad 80.50 74.50 84.25 87.00
Jaipur 74.50 67.50 81.75 85.75
Jammu 70.25 56.25 72.25 80.00
Kanpur & Lucknow 72.75 64.25 78.50 85.00
Kolkata 74.50 78.50 86.50
Mumbai 70.00 56.50 68.25 74.25
Nagpur 54.00 75.75 80.00
New Delhi 74.75 79.25 85.75
Patna 69.75 72.50 86.25
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi 76 84.25 87.25

RBI Assistant Result

The final RBI Assistant result is expected to be released a few weeks after the completion of the interview round. The roll number of finally shortlisted candidates will be uploaded on the official website and an invitation will also be sent to the selected candidates on the email IDs, which they provided at the time of application.

The RBI Assistant exam will seem like a tough test to crack initially, but with dedication and the right preparation strategy, candidates can obtain the highest marks when writing the exams. The study material developed by BYJU’S will prove to be an indispensable asset in this regard.

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