RBI Assistant

The Reserve Bank of India, or RBI, is the country's central bank. Every year, the organization holds recruitment exams to fill various positions. The exam is held to direct recruit RBI Assistants in various rbi offices. For the RBI Assistant exam, candidates must be between the ages of 20 and 28 yea...(Read More)

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The Reserve Bank of India, or RBI, is the country's central bank. Every year, the organization holds recruitment exams to fill various positions. The exam is held to direct recruit RBI Assistants in various rbi offices. For the RBI Assistant exam, candidates must be between the ages of 20 and 28 years.

RBI Assistant 2022 exam has a three-phase selection process and candidates have must clear the preliminary exam, mains examination, and LPT (Language Proficiency Test). Candidates who pass all these selection procedures will be considered for the RBI Assistant positions in its various branches all across the country. The preliminary examination syllabus of the RBI Assistant contains English, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning Ability. The main examination syllabus of the RBI Assistant includes Reasoning, Computer Knowledge, English, General Awareness, and Numerical Ability.

Candidates who match the eligibility criteria can apply online using the official website for the RBI Assistant post. To apply for the RBI Assistant 2022, candidates must pay Rs. 450 for Gen/OBC/ EWS candidates and Rs. 50 for SC/ST/PWD candidates. In the below section you will get more information on the RBI Assistant 2022 exam syllabus, the total number of vacancies, eligibility criteria, important links and dates, how to apply for rbi assistant, exam pattern, and other details.

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    Total Marks : 100
    Total Time : 60 Min
    -ve marking : 0.25 (For each wrong answer)
    Subject Qns. Marks
    Numerical Ability 35 35
    Reasoning Ability 35 35
    English Language 30 30
    Total 100 100

    Eligibility Criteria

    Essential Educational Qualifications (as on 01-12-2019): 

    (I) A Bachelor's Degree (Graduation) in any field with at least 50 percent marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWD applicants) in the aggregate and understanding of word processing on a Personal Computer (PC).

    (II) A candidate in the Ex-servicemen category (excluding dependents of ex-servicemen) must be a graduate of a recognised university or have passed the Armed Forces' matriculation or equivalent examinations and have served for at least 15 years in defence service.

    (III) Candidates applying for positions in a particular recruiting office should be fluent in the language of the state/states covered by the recruiting office (i.e., be able to write, speak, read and understand the language).

     

    Age limit (as on 01-12-2019):

    The candidate's age must be between 20 years to 28 years.

    * Applicants must have been born between the 02 December 1991 and the 02 of December 2000. (both dates inclusive)*

     

    The following are the permissible upper age limit relaxations as follows:

     

    S.No.

    Category

    Age relaxation allowed over the age limit given above

    01

    SC/ ST

    5 years

    02

    OBC

    3 years

    03

    PWD (Gen/ EWS)

    10 years

    04

    PWD (SC/ ST)

    15 years

    05

    PWD (OBC)

    13 years

    06

    Ex-Servicemen

    An additional period of 3 years, subject to a maximum of 50 years, to the extent of service rendered by them in the Armed Forces.

    07

    Widows / Divorced women / Judicially separated women that have not remarried

    10 years

    08

    Candidates who have resided in the State of Jammu and Kashmir of India during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989.

    5 years

    09

    Candidates having work experience in the  Reserve Bank of India

    To the extent of number of years of such experience, subject to a maximum of 3 years

    Exam Pattern

    Scheme of RBI Assistant Selection Procedure:

    The recruitment process will be divided into three phases:

    • Preliminary Exam

    • Mains Exam

    • Language Proficiency Test (LPT)

     

    Scheme of RBI Assistant Preliminary Examinations:

    Part

    Name of Tests

    Number of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)

    I

    English Language

    30

    30

    20 minutes

    II

    Numerical Ability

    35

    35

    20 minutes

    III

    Reasoning Ability

    35

    35

    20 minutes

    Total

    100

    100

    60 minutes

    Important Note:

    I. The question papers will be of the multiple option type.

    II. One mark has been allotted for each question.

    III. The questions will be written in both Hindi and English.

    IV. Each test will be given its separate time slot.

    V. There will be a 1/4 marks deduction for each incorrect answer.

     

    VI. Candidates must pass each of the three tests with cut-off marks determined by J&K Bank.

     

    Scheme of RBI Assistant Mains Examinations:

    Part

    Name of Tests

    Number of Questions

    Maximum Marks

    Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)

    I

    Reasoning Ability

    40

    40

    30 minutes

    II

    English Language

    40

    40

    30 minutes

    III

    Numerical Ability

    40

    40

    30 minutes

    IV

    General Awareness

    40

    40

    25 minutes

    V

    Computer knowledge

    40

    40

    20 minutes

    Total

    200

    200

    135 minutes

    Important Note:

    I. The question papers will be of the multiple option type.

    II. One mark has been allotted for each question.

    III. The questions will be written in both Hindi and English.

    IV. Each test will be given its separate time slot.

    V. There will be a 1/4 marks deduction for each incorrect answer.

     

    VI. Candidates must pass each of the three tests with cut-off marks determined by J&K Bank..

     

    Language Proficiency Test (LPT):

    Candidates who are provisionally selected from the main online examination will be required to take a language proficiency test (LPT). The language proficiency test will be given in the official/ local language of the state in question (as specified below.

     

    The Office wise Domestic language/s is/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

    **LPT is required. No candidate shall be granted any kind of exemption from taking the LPT, which will be held in the Bank's respective offices.**

    Vacancy Details

    Details of the Posts:

    Followings are the likely posts that will be filled up through this Examination:

     

    Office

    GEN

    EWS

    OBC

    SC

    ST

    Total

    Ahmedabad

    11

    01

    04

    01

    02

    19

    Bengaluru

    12

    02

    06

    --

    01

    21

    Bhopal

    22

    04

    04

    04

    08

    42

    Bhubaneswar

    15

    02

    02

    5(2)*

    04

    28

    Chandigarh

    19

    03

    07

    06

    --

    35

    Chennai

    35

    06

    15

    11

    --

    67

    Guwahati

    27

    05

    07

    4(2)*

    12(1)*

    55

    Hyderabad

    14

    02

    05

    03

    01

    25

    Jaipur

    20

    03

    06

    05

    03

    37

    Jammu

    08

    01

    03

    00

    01

    13

    Kanpur & Lucknow

    32

    06

    14

    11

    --

    63

    Kolkata

    08

    01

    --

    02

    --

    11

    Mumbai

    199

    39

    101(2)*

    34(1)*

    46(17)*

    419

    Nagpur

    09

    01

    --

    01

    02

    13

    New Delhi

    18

    03

    07

    6(1)

    --

    34

    Patna

    13

    02

    06

    03

    --

    24

    Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi

    11

    02

    05

    02

    --

    20

    Total

    473

    83

    192

    98

    80

    926

    ** (Bhopal comprises 1 vacancy for Raipur

    Chandigarh includes 1 vacancy for Shimla

    Guwahati comprises 1 vacancy for Agartala, 1 for Aizwal, 1 for Shillong, and 1 for Imphal

    Kanpur & Lucknow includes 38 vacancies for Lucknow and 4 for Dehradun

    Kolkata comprises 1 for Gangtok

    Mumbai comprises 3 vacancies for Pune and 1 vacancy for Panaji and 23 vacancies for Belapur

    Patna comprises 1 vacancy for Ranchi.**

    Syllabus

    Syllabus for RBI Assistant: Preliminary Examinations

    (A) English

    • Reading Comprehension

    • Cloze Test

    • Fill in the Blanks

    • Para Jumbles

    • Spotting Errors

    • Antonyms/Synonyms

    • Miscellaneous

    • Paragraph Completion

    • Vocabulary

    • Sentence Improvement

    • Tenses Rules

     

    (B) Numerical Ability

    • Number System

    • Number Series

    • Simplification (Approximation)

    • Average

    • Ratio/Proportion

    • Percentage

    • Time /Work

    • Time/Distance

    • Simple/Compound Interest

    • Profit /Loss

    • Sequences and Series

    • Age problem

    • Data Interpretation

    • Partnership

    • Permutation/Combination

    • Miscellaneous

    • Mensuration 2D

     

    (C) Reasoning Ability

    • Logical Reasoning

    • Alphanumeric Series

    • Alphabet Test

    • Data Sufficiency

    • Coded Inequalities

    • Seating Arrangement

    • Puzzle

    • Tabulation

    • Syllogism

    • Blood Relations

    • Input Output

    • Ranking & Order

    • Directions

     

    Syllabus for RBI Assistant: Mains Examination

    (A) Reasoning

    • Analogy

    • Classification

    • Word formation

    • Statement and conclusions

    • Statement and assumptions

    • Syllogism

    • Passage and conclusions

    • Coding Decoding

    • Blood Relations

    • Input/output, Assertion and reasoning

    • Series Test

    • Alphabet test

    • Number, Ranking and time sequence

    • Direction sense Test

    • Decision making test

    • Figure series

    • Sitting Arrangement

    • Series test

    • Analogy

    • Odd figure out

    • Miscellaneous

     

    (B) English

    • Reading Comprehension

    • Cloze Test

    • Fill in the Blanks

    • Para Jumbles

    • Spotting Errors

    • Antonyms/Synonyms

    • Miscellaneous

    • Paragraph Completion

    • Vocabulary

    • Sentence Improvement

    • Tenses Rules

     

    (C) Numerical Ability

    • Number System

    • Number Series

    • Simplification (Approximation)

    • Average

    • Ratio/Proportion

    • Percentage

    • Time /Work

    • Time/Distance

    • Simple/Compound Interest

    • Profit /Loss

    • Sequences and Series

    • Age problem

    • Data Interpretation

    • Partnership

    • Permutation/Combination

    • Miscellaneous

    • Mensuration 2D

     

    (D) General Awareness

    • Current Affairs

    • Important Places

    • Books and Authors

    • Awards

    • National & International Events

    • Headquarters

    • Static Awareness

    • Banking Terminologies Knowledge and Banking Awareness

    • RBI Terms

    • Emoluments and Other Benefits

    • Laws and Acts (Reserve Bank of India)

     

    (E) Computer Knowledge

    • Windows operating system basics

    • Basics of Hardware and software

    • Internet terms and services

    • Basic Functionalities of MS-Office

    • Networking and communication

    • Database basics

    • Basics of Hacking, Security Tools, and Viruses

    • History of computers

    Application Fee

    Fee Payable by Candidates for RBI Assistant Exam:

    GEN/ EWS/ OBC candidates: Rs. 450/-

    SC/ ST/ PWBD candidates: Rs. 50/-

    *Staff candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee and intimation charges.*

     

    Mode of Payment:

    The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/ Visa/ MasterCard/ Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets by providing information as asked on the screen. Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/ intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate.

    How to Apply

    The following is a step-by-step instruction to completing the RBI Assistant online application form:

    • Visit the RBI's official website, rbi.org.in.

    • At the top of the page, select the Opportunities area.

    • Click on the current vacancies section to open a new tab.

    • Select "RBI Assistant Recruitment" from the given link.

    • Now, select "Application Form" from the given link.

    • A new tab will appear, requesting your registration.

    • Select New Registration from the given link.

    • Complete the form with the right information from your official documents.

    • Save the file and then submit a scanned photo and signature image.

    • Before pressing the submit button, double-check all of your information.

    • Finally, pay the application cost that corresponds to your category.

    • Paying the application fee online with a debit/credit card, mobile wallet, or net banking.

    • Once the transaction has been completed successfully, an e-receipt will be generated.

    • Make an e-print of the receipt for future reference.

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