RBI Assistant Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019-20

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

RBI Assistant 2019 Exam Date

The RBI Assistant 2019-20 Exam Dates will be released soon by RBI for the post of “Assistant”. The RBI Assistant exam is conducted in various shifts in different locations across India. Following are the tentative important dates of RBI Assistant Exam 2019-20:

Activity Date
RBI Assistant Notification 2019-20 November 2019 (tentative)
Online Application Form Start Date November 2019 (tentative)
Online Application Form Last Date December 2019
The download of RBI Assistant Prelims exam to be notified later
RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam Date 2019-20 to be notified later
RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam Result to be notified later
RBI Assistant Mains Exam Date 2019-20 to be notified later

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RBI Assistant Online Application

RBI Assistant 2019 Online Application link will be published with its official notification. Apply Online Link for RBI Assistant 2019 exam will be updated here once the link has been activated on the official website.


RBI Assistant 2019-20 Salary

The Basic Pay for an RBI Assistant is Rs. 14,650/- every month. In addition to the Basic Pay, Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance, etc. are also granted to the RBI Assistant. Thus, the Gross Salary of an RBI Assistant ranges to approximately Rs. 32,124/- every month.

RBI Assistant 2019-20 Application Fees

Candidates are required to pay Rs. 850 (for General and OBC Candidate) or Rs. 100 (for Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD) as their Application Fee for RBI Assistant 2019-20 Exam. He/She can pay the application fee online using net banking or by any credit/debit card.

Please note that no application fee is required to be paid by the RBI staff.

RBI Assistant 2019-20 Exam Centre

The RBI Assistant 2019-20 is the online mode of examination and is conducted at various centers all over the country. Candidates are allotted centers according to the preference provided by them during the submission of the RBI Assistant application form. RBI Exam Conducting Body may change the center without prior notice to the candidate due to the unavailability of seats in the preferred location in case of the unavailability of seat in the preferred location. Candidates do not have the authority to launch complain about the same.

RBI Assistant 2019-20 Exam Pattern

RBI Assistant Exam 2019-20 is going to be conducted in two phases (Prelims + Mains). The preliminary examination has three sections: Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability, and English Language.

The mains exam has five different sections: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Computer Knowledge and General Awareness.

There is negative marking for the wrong answers attempted by the candidate. No marks will be deducted if the question is left unanswered or blank.


RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern:

Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks
English Language 30 30 A composite time of 1 hour is provided to the candidate
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Pattern:

Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English Language 40 40 30 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 30 minutes
Reasoning Ability 40 40 30 minutes
Computer Knowledge 40 40 20 minutes
General Awareness 40 40 25 minutes
Total 200 200 135 minutes

Based on the score of preliminary examination students are qualified for the mains exam. It is mandatory for all the candidates to qualify these two rounds to ensure final selection to the post of Assistant in Reserve Bank of India.


RBI Assistant 2019-20 Syllabus

The RBI Assistant Exam 2019-20 has a predefined syllabus for all the sections for both preliminary examination and mains examination. The detailed syllabus of the examination is discussed below:

English Language General Awareness Quantitative Aptitude Computer Knowledge Reasoning
Reading Comprehension Current World News Time and Distance Languages Number Series
Synonyms Current India News Time and Work Basic Hardware and Software Blood Relations
Antonyms Geography Concepts HCF and LCM History of Computers Analogy
Sentence Correction History Concepts Simple and Compound Interest Devices Odd Man Out
Word Meanings Political Science Problems on Trains Number Series
Average Coding and Decoding
Allegations and Comparison Directions Based Concept
Probability Row Arrangements
Permutation and Combination Symbols
Pipes Statement Reading, Understanding

RBI Assistant 2019-20 Eligibility

Nationality: A candidate is required to be a citizen of India

Age Limit: A candidate must range between 20-28 years of age to be eligible for the RBI Assistant 2019-20 Exam. Age relaxation is given to candidates belonging to the reserved category. The age relaxation granted by the Government of India is mentioned in the table below:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD 10 years in case of General Candidates, 13 years in case of candidates belonging to OBC category, 15 years in case of candidates belonging to SC?ST category
Ex-Servicemen To the extent provided by Armed Forces+5 years
Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and not re-married/widows 10 years
Candidates holding working experience in RBI Maximum of 3 years
Candidates belonging to Jammu and Kashmir province of India 5 years

Educational Qualification: A candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree with an aggregate of 50% and above in any discipline to be eligible for the RBI Assistant Exam 2019-20. He/She must hold the knowledge of computers as well as have the proficiency in the official language of the concerned state of Union Territory.

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RBI Assistant 2019-20 Admit Card & Call Letter

Candidates are required to download the RBI Assistant Exam 2019-20 admit card from its official website as the admit card won’t be sent to candidates via post. To login to the official website, a candidate will require the following:

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

The admit card/call letter will be issued to candidates in two phases:

  • • Online Preliminary Examination
  • • Online Mains Examination

The link to download the admit card will be provided on this page. The candidates are requested to go through the guidelines mentioned on the RBI Recruitment page before downloading his/her admit card.

RBI Assistant Result

Reserve Bank of India releases the result of the RBI assistant exam within 1-2 weeks after the examination is over. Candidates who appeared for the RBI Assistant exam can check the result & Score Card by clicking on the link mentioned below.

RBI Assistant 2019-20 Cut Off

The cut off for the RBI Assistant Exam 2019-20 will be declared once the exams are conducted on both preliminary as well as mains level. The cut off is expected to be the same as the last years’. Let’s take a look at RBI Assistant Previous Year Cut Off:


City Wise Cut-Off for RBI Assistant 2017 Prelims Exam:

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 Preparation

The preparation of the RBI Assistant exam must be done magnanimously keeping in mind the latest pattern and the syllabus of the exam. It is necessary for the students to choose the right set of books to prepare for their examination as the syllabus of the RBI Assistant Exam 2019-20 is quite vast.

Students must also go through previous years’ RBI Assistant Exam question papers in order to acclimatize to the change in pattern of the exam and to know the sections from which the questions are majorly asked in the exam.


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