RBI Assistant 2020

Apr 18, 2019 - 08:25

RBI Assistant 2020 Notification, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

RBI Assistant 2020 notification has been released by Reserve Bank of India to recruit 926 assistant vacancies. RBI is the main authority that conducts the national level exam for RBI assistant 2020 and the applicants who wants to secure a job in RBI, they must apply online from December 23, 2019 to January 16, 2020. The RBI Assistant exam is conducted in various shifts in different locations across India. RBI Assistant 2020 Prelims exam is held on 14th & 15th February 2020 while the mains examination will be conducted in the month of March 2020..

Interested and Eligible candidates can apply online for RBI Assistant 2019-20exam through the official website of RBI. The Official Notification for this exam will be updated here once the notification has been released by RBI.

Click here to Download official Notification RBI Assistant 2020

RBI Assistant Vacancy 2019-20:

State wise Vacancies:

Office

 

Vacancies

PWD

EXS

SC

ST

OBC

GEN

EWS

Total

VI

HI

OH

4th
Category

EX-1

EX-2

Ahmedabad

1

2

4

11

1

19

0

1

0

1

1

2

Bengaluru

0

1

6

12

2

21

1

0

0

0

1

2

Bhopal

4

8

4

22

4

42

1

1

0

1

1

4

Bhubaneswar

5(2)

4

2

15

2

28

0

1

1

0

1

2

Chandigarh

6

0

7

19

3

35

1

1

0

0

1

3

Chennai

11

0

15

35

6

67

0

1

1

1

2

6

Guwahati

4(2)

12(1)

7

27

5

55

1

1

1

0

2

5

Hyderabad

3

1

5

14

2

25

0

1

0

0

1

2

Jaipur

5

3

6

20

3

37

0

0

1

1

1

3

Jammu

0

1

3

8

1

13

1

0

0

0

1

1

Kanpur & Lucknow

11

0

14

32

6

63

1

1

1

0

2

6

Kolkata

2

0

0

8

1

11

0

0

1

1

0

1

Mumbai

34(1)

46(17)

101(2)

199

39

419

4

6

4

4

16

39

Nagpur

1

2

0

9

1

13

1

0

1

0

1

1

New Delhi

6(1)

0

7

18

3

34

0

1

0

1

1

3

Patna

3

0

6

13

2

24

0

1

0

1

1

2

Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi

2

0

5

11

2

20

0

1

1

0

1

2

Total

98

80

192

473

83

926

11

17

12

11

34

84

No. of Vacancies: 926

Category  Vacancies
SC 98
ST 80
OBC 182
Gen 473
PWD 51
Ex-Servicemen 118

 

 

RBI Assistant Recruitment 2019-20: Important Dates

Events Important Dates
Starting date for RBI Assistant Apply Online 
23 December 2019
Last Date for RBI Assistant Apply Online 16 January 2020 (Extended to 20-01-2020)
RBI Assistant 2020 Exam Date 14 &15 February 2020
RBI Assistant Mains Exam Dat 29 March 2020
 

RBI Assistant 2020 Eligibility Criteria:

Before applying candidates are required to go through the RBI Assistant 2020 eligibility criteria into two levels. To be qualified for the post of RBI Assistant students have to fulfill the following criteria:

1. Age Eligibility (as on 01.12.2020):

  • RBI assistant 2020 age limit: Minimum Age is 20 Years and Maximum is 28 years. Candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/12/1991 and not later than 01/12/1999 (both days including) are only eligible to apply.
  • However, RBI has given some age relaxation for the students applying for the post of Assistant in different categories which are stated below:
Category 
 Age Relaxation
 SC/ST   5 Years
OBC  3 Years
PwD  10 Years for Gen, 13 years for OBC & 15 years for SC/ST
Ex-Servicemen  To the extent of service provided by them to Armed Forces+ 3 years additional (Up to 50 Years)
Divorced women/Widows/Women judicially separated and not re-married  10 Years
Candidates who were domiciles in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in between the period 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989  5 Years
Candidates, holding working experience of RBI    Years of Experience (Maximum 3 years)
 

2. Educational Qualification (as on 01.12.2020):

Aspirants can check the educational criteria below:

  • Graduate from University/ Institution/Board recognized by the Government of India.
  • Minimum of 50% marks (Pass class for SC/ST/PWD candidates) in the aggregate
  • Knowledge of word processing on Personal Computer (PC).
  • For more details, you can go through the RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria.

RBI Assistant 2020 Exam Pattern:

The RBI Assistant 2020 Exam Pattern is same as other bank clerk exams followed by Preliminary, Main and Language Proficiency Test. Last year new changes were introduced in the exam pattern. But candidates also need to make sure the latest pattern details from the official announcement. Go through the Prelim & main exam pattern below:

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern for Prelims:

The RBI Assistant  preliminary examination is of one hour duration and is conducted online. It has 3 sections with having 100 questions in total with a maximum score of 100 marks. There is negative marking in RBI Assistant  Pre exam as 1/4th marks are deducted for every wrong answer. Candidates must clear the sectional cut-off to qualify for the RBI Assistant Main exam. The section-wise details are given below:

Sr. No.  Subject    No. of Questions Maximum Marks  Time
1 English Language   30    30   20 minutes
2 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Numerical Ability   35  35 20 minutes
 Total     100 100 60 minutes
 

RBI Assistant 2017 Memory Based Paper 1

RBI Assistant 2017 Memory Based Paper 1 - Solutions

RBI Assistant 2017 Memory Based Paper 2

RBI Assistant 2017 Memory Based Paper 2 - Solutions

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern for Main:     

The mains exam has five sections: Reasoning, English Language, Numerical Ability, General Awareness and Computer Knowledge. The candidates must attempt the sections in the same order and within the allotted time fixed by the examining body. The candidate can’t leave the existing section before the time allotted. The next section can only be attempted after the current section is completed. There is a negative marking with a deduction of 1/4th marks for every mistake.
The section-wise details are given below:

Sr. No.
Subject 
   No. of Questions 
Maximum Marks
Total
1
Reasoning Ability 
 40    40   30 minutes
2 Numerical Ability  40    40   30 minutes
3 English Language  40    40   30 minutes
4 Computer Knowledge   40    40   20 minutes
5 General Awareness  40    40   25 minutes
Total    200   200  135 minutes
 

RBI Assistant LPT (Language Proficiency Test) (Phase III):

The candidates provisionally selected from the main on-line examination will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT). The language proficiency test will be conducted in the Official / Local Language of the State concerned. Candidate not proficient in the Official/Local Language would be disqualified.

The Office wise local languages are as follows:

  • Ahmedabad – Gujarati
  • Bengaluru – Kannada
  • Bhopal – Hindi
  • Bhubaneswar - Oriya
  • Chandigarh – Punjabi / Hindi
  • Chennai – Tamil
  • Guwahati – Assamese / Bengali / Khasi / Manipuri / Bodo / Mizo
  • Hyderabad – Telugu
  • Jaipur – Hindi
  • Jammu – Urdu / Hindi / Kashmiri
  • Kanpur & Lucknow – Hindi
  • Kolkata – Bengali / Nepali
  • Mumbai – Marathi / Konkani
  • Nagpur – Marathi / Hindi
  • New Delhi – Hindi
  • Patna – Hindi / Maithili
  • Thiruvananthapuram – Malayalam

Important Note:

i) The above online test/s except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

ii) Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests of the online examinations

iii) A candidate has to qualify in Preliminary Examination for appearing in Main Examination.

iv) There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests (Preliminary and Main examination). 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

RBI Assistant 2020 Syllabus:

The RBI Assistant 2020 Syllabus has a defined syllabus for all the sections for both preliminary examination and mains examination. The major sections been asked are that of English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning. These three sections are common in both preliminary exam and mains exam. Apart from these three sections additional section of General Awareness and Computer Knowledge is added in Mains Exam. Candidates are required to clear the sectional cut-off as well the overall cut-off for each phase of examination in order to get selected for further round of RBI Assistant 2020 Exam.

RBI Assistant Syllabus for Prelims

This comprises of Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability and English Language.

Numerical Ability Reasoning Aptitude English Language
Number system Series completion Error locations  
Data Interpretation Syllogism and Inequality Synonyms
Decimal fraction Classification  Antonyms
Square root & cube Root  Coding-decoding Phrasal
Percentage     Distance and direction Verbs
Ratio and proportion Ranking and number Preposition 
Average Blood relation Passage completion
Simplification Mathematical operation  Fill in the blanks
Quadratic equations Sitting arrangements Reading comprehensive
Problems on ages Puzzle test  Rearrangements
Partnership Venn diagram Sentence improvement
Profit and loss Data sufficiency Phrase Replacement
Simple and compound interest     Input and output Word Usage
Allegation and mixture Simplification/Approximation Connectors
Time and distance - -
Trains - -
Boat and streams - -
Pipe and cistern - -
Mensuration 2D & 3D - -
Permutation & combination - -
Probability - -

RBI Assistant Syllabus for Mains

The mains exam has five sections: Reasoning, English Language, Numerical Ability, General Awareness and Computer Knowledge. The candidates must attempt the sections in the same order and within the allotted time fixed by the examining body. The candidate can’t leave the existing section before the time allotted. The next section can only be attempted after the current section is completed. There is a negative marking with a deduction of 1/4th marks for every mistake.

Numerical Ability Reasoning Aptitude English Language General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness Computer Awareness
Number system Series completion Error locations   Current affairs History of computer
HCF & LCM  Analogy Synonyms International economy Computer Organization 
Decimal fraction Classification  Antonyms UNO Computer Memory
Square root & cube Root  Coding-decoding Phrasal Marketing Computer Network
Percentage     Distance and direction Verbs Award & honors Number System
Ratio and proportion  Ranking and number Preposition  Sports MS Word
Average Blood relation Passage completion Finance MS Excel
Simplification Mathematical operation  Fill in the blanks Agriculture DBMS
Quadratic equations Sitting arrangements Reading comprehensive History of banking -
Problems on ages Puzzle test  Rearrangements Country currency capital -
Partnership Venn diagram Sentence improvement Books & authors -
Profit and loss Data sufficiency Phrase Replacement Banking terms -
Simple and compound interest     Input and output - Dams/Rivers/Temples -
Allegation and mixture Eligibility test  - Nuclear/thermal power plant -
Time and distance Statement conclusion - Banking Instruments -
Trains Statement course of action - - -
Boat and streams Statement assumptions - - -
Pipe and cistern - - - -
Mensuration 2D & 3D - - - -
Permutation & combination - - - -
Probability - - - -
 

RBI Assistant 2020 Pre - Exam Training:

The Pre Exam Training is conducted for the candidates who belongs to SC/ST and Minority Communities. The main aim of the Pre Exam Training is to provide training facilities to improve the abilities and to enhance the capabilities of under privilege candidates. The training is free of cost, but all the other expenses like travelling, accommodation, food etc. must be paid by the candidates themselves. Pre Exam Training for rbi assistant exam is specially conducted for candidates who could not afford to take admission in private coaching institutes.During the training, candidates will get to know the exam pattern, expected questions, tips & techniques to solve the problems, how to manage time during rbi assistant exam and how to prepare for the Exam. Training is conducted for five days just before the start of Preliminary Exam. Candidates who wish to appear Pre Exam Training must select the relevant option at the time of Online Registration. Administrative body has all the rights to cancel the program anytime at any of the centers, depending upon the response and feasibility or add some more centers or make alternate arrangements.

RBI Assistant 2020 Interview Details:

Since 2017, RBI Assistant exam has only two stages i.e Prelims and Mains, interview procedure has been scrapped. Therefore, aspirants need not worry about the interview as it will not be there in the forthcoming notifications.

RBI Assistant 2020 Salary:

  • The basic pay is Rs. 14650/- per month (i.e. Rs. 13150/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates only) in the scale of 13150-750 (3)-15400- 900(4) -19000-1200(6)-26200-1300 (2)-28800- 1480(3) – 33240 – 1750 (1)- 34990 (20 years).
  • Along with the grade pay, RBI assistant is entitled with several other benefits such as DA, HRA, Transport allowance etc

RBI Assistant 2020 Application Fees:

The application fee should be paid through credit/debit card or using net banking.

Category   Amount
OBC/General     Rs. 450/-
SC/ST/PWD/EXS    Rs. 50/-
 

RBI Assistant 2020 Admit Card & Other Info:

The aspirants who will successfully submit their application form will be eligible to download the RBI Assistant 2020 admit card from the official website before the examination date. The admit card is issued for all three phases of the exam. To download the admit card candidates are required to enter the following details:

  • Roll Number/Registration No.
  • Password/Date of Birth

RBI Assistant Prelims Admit Card 2020

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the admit Cards of RBI Assistant prelims exam. RBI Assistant prelims 2020 will be held on 14th/15th February 2020. Candidates can download the RBI Assistant Admit Card from the official site.

Steps to donwload the RBI Assistant Admit Card

  • Go to the official website of RBI.
  • Click on the current openings shown at the bottom of the home page.
  • Now click on the vacancies option.
  • Now, you will find the link of admit card.
  • Click on that link & enter the credentials such as registration number & password.
  • Enter captcha & click on the submit button.
  • Your RBI Assistant Admit Card will appear in the next tab.
  • Download & take a print of the same.

RBI Assistant Result:

  • Reserve Bank of India releases the result of RBI assistant exam within 1-2 week after the examination is over.
  • The reult can be viewed directly through the official website of RBI.
  • The result for each phase will be shared separately by RBI.
  • The appointment letters to the final list of selected candidates will be sent personally by RBI.

RBI Assistant Cut Off :

Get the information about RBI Assistant 2020 Cut Off. RBI releases cut off marks before the announcement of result declaration. Cut offs helps you to give a basic idea to identify a minimum number of questions that you should attempt in the exam.

RBI Assistant Prelims Cut-Off 2017 

Centre wise/Category wise cut off in respect
of the preliminary online examination for the post of
Assistant held on 27 & 28 November 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   
 

As per the exam syllabus and pattern for RBI Assistant Examination, there were 5 sections and 200 questions in total. Each question carried 1 mark.
The overall difficulty level of the paper was Moderate. The expected section-wise cut off has been mentioned in the section below:

RBI Assistant Mains Cut Off 2017  

Name of the Section
 Expected Cutoff Marks
English 
11-13
Quantitative Aptitude
11-13
Reasoning Ability   12-14
General Awareness  17-19
Computer Knowledge  14-16
Overall    121-130
 

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis & Review:
RBI‘s recruitment of Assistant is the much-anticipated opportunity for every banking aspirant and with the Preliminary exam, you are now a step closer to achieve your goal. Today's (27th November' 2017) RBI Assistant Pre exam 2nd shift is over now, and it is the time for its Exam Analysis. All those aspirants who are yet to appear for RBI Assistant Prelims Exam can benefit from this exam analysis as here we provide you with an insight on the types and levels of questions being asked in this year's RBI Assistant Pre exam. The level of this shift's examination was Very Easy. You can expect this year's cut off to be high in comparison to last year's RBI Assistant Precut off. In the second shift, the exam pattern was same as compared to first shift except for Reasoning ability Section.

RBI Assitant Prelims Analysis: Overall  

The preliminary exam for RBI Assistant was conducted online and had 100 questions for 60 minutes. Candidates have to manage those 60 minutes themselves while dealing with three sections- Reasoning Ability (35 Ques), Numerical Ability (35 Ques), and English Language (30 Ques).

Subject  Good Attempt    Time (in min.)
English Language  16-19    15
Reasoning Ability 29- 32  20
Numerical Ability  22-24  25
Total    81-85   60
 

English Language (Easy-Moderate )

The level of English Language was Easy-Moderate. The topic of reading comprehension was based on a story. There were 4 questions of Antonyms and synonym with the passage.

Topic  No. of Question        Level
Reading Comprehension   12     Moderate
Single Filler   6      Easy
Error Detection   7     Easy-Moderate
Spelling     5    Moderate
Total    30     Esay-Moderate
 

Numerical Ability (Easy-Moderate)

The level of Numerical Ability section was Easy-Moderate. The number of questions from arithmetic (word problems) was significantly high as 15 out of 35 questions were from the arithmetic portion There was only 1 set of DI:

Topics 
 No. of Question 
   Level
 Tabular DI  5  Easy-Moderate
Simplification   10  Easy
Number Series (Missing)   5 Easy
Average 1  Moderate
Profit & Loss  2 Easy
Compound Interest 1 Moderate
Discount   2 Easy
Problem on Ages  1 Moderate
Ratio and Proportion 1 Moderate
Time and Work   1  Moderate
Boat and Stream  1 Moderate
Miscellaneous 5  Moderate
Total   35 Easy-Moderate
 
Number series Questions asked in second shift:
•    6, 5, 7, 12.5, 27,-----
•    3, 18, 35, 56, 83,-----
•    7, 6, 10, 27,------, 515
•    45, 49, 40, 56, 31,------
•    11, 29, 65, 137,------, 369

Reasoning Ability (Very Easy)

There were 2 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-
•    Linear (Facing North) - 1 Variable
•    Day Based (Monday to Sunday)- 1 Variable

Topics 
 No. of Questions
    Level
Coding Decoding  
1
 Easy
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement
10
Easy-Moderate
Inequality 
4
 Easy
Number Series  5  Easy
Order and Ranking  2  Easy
Blood Relation  2  Easy
Alphabet Series   5 Very Easy
Miscellaneous 4 Very Easy
Alphabets   2 Very Easy
Total  35 Very Easy
 

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Analysis, Review: 20th Dec 2017
RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Recruitment Exam is over, Now it's time for the much awaited RBI Assistant Mains Exam Analysis & Review (20th Dec 2017). Many students have appeared for this exam today and this brings them to a step closer in their journey of getting a Job in govt. sector. Without wasting any moment, let's get straight to the analysis for which you are all waiting for.  Overall exam was moderate to difficult and students difficulty mainly in General awareness and Reasoning Section. 5 puzzles of difficult type was asked in the Reasoning Section exam.

RBI Assistant Mains 2017 exam had 5 sections in the objective test of 200 marks - Test of Numerical Ability, Test of English Language, Test of Reasoning, Test of Computer Knowledge, and Test of General Awareness for Each section had its particular time limit and overall the RBI Assistant Mains Paper was 135 Minutes.

RBI Assistant Mains 2017-18 Exam ANALYSIS (OVER-ALL):

SECTIONS 
 GOOD ATTEMPTS 
Duration
Test of  Reasoning
13-16
30 minutes
Test of Numerical Ability 
21-24
30 minutes
Test of Computer Knowledge 29-32 20 minutes
Test of General Awareness 17-21 25 minutes
Test of English Language 21-24 30 minutes
TOTAL
117-128
135 minutes
 

TEST OF NUMERICAL ABILITY( Moderate )

This section had 40 questions for 40 marks. The questions of Data Sufficiency were also there.The level of Numerical Ability was moderate and there were 3 sets of Data Interpretation Questions. Following were the types of DI:
•    Bar Graph
•    Caselet
•    Tabular
The questions were:

Topic  No. of Questions        Level
Data Interpretation   15  Moderate
Quadratic Equation   5 Easy
 Data Sufficency 5  Moderate
Probability 2  Moderate
Mixture and Allegation  1  Moderate
Time and Work 2  Moderate
Ratio and Proportion 1  Moderate
Partnership  2  Moderate
Miscellaneous 2  Moderate
Approximation  5 Easy-Moderate
Total 40  Moderate
 

TEST OF ENGLISH LANGUAGE (Moderate-Difficult)

This section had 40 questions for 40 marks. The level of English Language section was Moderate-Difficult. There were a set Reading Comprehension consisting 12 questions comprising 4 vocabulary based questions.

Topic
 No. of Questions
     Level
Reading Comprehension  
12
Difficult
Cloze Test  6 Moderate
Error detection 5 Moderate
Paragraph Starter    7 Moderate-Difficult
Sentence Rearrangement  5  Moderate
Phrase Replacement 5  Moderate
Total   40  Moderate-Difficult
 

TEST OF REASONING  (Moderate- Difficult)

The level of reasoning was Difficult.  Following were 5 types of puzzles asked:

•    Box based Puzzle (2 Variable)
•    Blood Relation with age (2 Variable)
•    Scheduling (Month, Date) Based Puzzle
•    Linear Seating Arrangement (2 Variable)
•    Date of Birth and Year Based Puzzle

The questions were:

Topic    No. of Questions   Level
Sitting Arrangement and Puzzles   25  Moderate- Difficult
Data Sufficiency (2 statement) 5  Moderate
Inequality     2  Moderate
Machine Input Output  5  Moderate
Misc  2  Moderate
Alphabet Position 40 Moderate- Difficult
 

TEST OF GENERAL AWARENESS (Moderate-Difficult)
Bankersadda's G.K Power Capsule for helped students a lot as many questions asked were covered in the capsule already. Most of the questions were from banking, Static and current affairs mostly from October- November 2017. 10-12 Questions were of static Awareness, 10-12 current affairs and rest were from Banking Awareness. There were also few questions from basic banking awareness and surprised students a bit as the level was a bit high.

TEST OF COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE (Easy)
The section was very basic and most of the questions were from basics of Software,Hardware,Port, Internet, Network etc.

 
1) What are the posts available under this recruitment project?
The post which will be available in this recruitment project is Assistant.
 
2) When will be the exam conducted?
Date for Preliminary Exams are February 14&15, 2020.
The Tentative date for Mains Exam is March, 2020.
 
3) Are there any changes in Exam Pattern?
Yes, this year RBI has made changes in the Prelims Exam Pattern. Now the structure is very similar to the Prelims pattern of other IBPS Exams like there is sectional timing (Different time for different sections).
 
4) When will the registration start?
All candidates can apply online for RBI Assistant 2019-20 Exam from 23rd December 2019to 16th January 2020 at the official website of RBI.
 
5) What is the syllabus for RBI Assistant 2019-20Pre and Mains Exam?
Students aiming for RBI Assistant exam must prepare these sections: English Language, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General and Financial Awareness (Static awareness, banking awareness, and current affairs) and Computer Aptitude.
 
6) Will there be any interview after the written result?
No, there will be no GD or Interview round for RBI Assistant Recruitment.

 
7) What is the educational qualification required for the posts in this recruitment process?
Graduation in any discipline
Minimum of 50% marks (Pass class for SC/ST/PWD candidates) from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. (As on 1.12.2019)
Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT (candidates should know how to read/ write and speak the Official Language of the State/UT) for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable.

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