About RBI Assistant 2018

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) conducts RBI Assistant 2018 exam for the recruitment of candidates on the  Assistant post at RBI. The exam of RBI Assistant is conducted in three phases - preliminary, and mains exam which is followed by a Language Proficiency Test (LPT). Candidates who are between 20 to 28 years of age and hold a graduation degree with at least 50% marks can fill the application form of RBI Assistant 2018 in online mode. The RBI Assistant exam is conducted in various shifts at different locations across India. All those candidates who qualify in the prelims can only appear for the next stage which is the mains examination. Candidates who are selected provisionally in the mains exam have to further appear for the Language Proficiency Test (LPT). The final selection is done based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the mains examination and the LPT.

Exam level: National Level Exam
Frequency: Vacancy Based
Languages English, Hindi
Conducting Body: Reserve Bank of India
RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam - Duration 1 Hours +1 More

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RBI Assistant 2018 Important Dates

15 Oct, 2018 - 07 Nov, 2018 (Tentative) Application | Mode: Online
14 Nov, 2018 - 01 Dec, 2018 (Tentative) Admit Card | Mode: Online
26 Nov, 2018 - 27 Nov, 2018 (Tentative) RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam - Exam | Mode: Online
20 Dec, 2018 (Tentative) RBI Assistant Mains Exam - Exam | Mode: Online
20 Jan, 2019 (Tentative) RBI Assistant Language Proficiency Test - Exam | Mode: Offline

RBI Assistant 2018 Eligibility Criteria

RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must meet certain eligibility criteria in order to appear for the RBI Assistant exam. The eligibility criteria are thus determined by RBI taking into consideration the age and educational qualification of the candidates. Candidates must meet the eligibility criteria of RBI Assistant so that they do not face any rejection in the later stage of the selection process.

RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria – Age

Candidates must not be less than 20 years and more than 28 years of age.

However, there are age relaxations given to the candidates who belongs from reserved categories.

RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria – Age Relaxation                                                                                                                           

            

Category      

            

Age Relaxation

      
            

SC/ST   

            

5 years       

            

OBC

            

3 years

            

PWD

            

10 years 

            

Candidates domiciled in the state of Jammu and         Kashmir between January 1, 1980 to December 31, 1989.

        
            

5 years

        


RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria – Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with at least 55% marks (in case of SC/ST/PWD, candidates just need to pass) and must be acquainted with word processing on PC.
  • Candidates who are Ex-Servicemen, must be a graduate from a recognized University or must have passed the metrication or any equivalent exam of Armed Forces and served at least 15 years in the defence services.
  • Must have proficiency in the language of the state under the office of recruitment which means the candidate must know to understand, speak, and write the language.

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card | Other

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 450
OBC Online Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 450
General PWD Online Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 50
OBC PWD Online Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 50
SC PWD Online Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 50
ST PWD Online Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 50

RBI Assistant Application Form

RBI releases the RBI Assistant application in online mode. The candidate who meets the eligibility criteria can fill the application form of RBI Assistant along with the payment of application fees within the dates mentioned in the exam brochure. Candidates can also make corrections/modifications in the details filled in the application form in case of any error before final submission. Candidates must also take a printout of the application form and application fee receipt generated by the system and keep it with themselves for future references.

Candidates must pay the application fees in online mode using different payment gateways like Net Banking, Debit Cards (Visa/RuPay/MasterCard/Maestro), Internet Banking, Credit Cards, IMPS, Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets. 

RBI Assistant Application Fees

            

Category

            

Application fee    

            

General

            

Rs. 450 

            

OBC

        
            

Rs. 450

            

SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Servicemen

        
            

Rs. 50


RBI Assistant Exam Pattern

The exam of RBI Assistant is conducted in three phases – preliminary, mains and language proficiency test. Candidates who qualify in the preliminary exam will be eligible for appearing in the mains examination. Candidates who qualify the mains exam of RBI Assistant will be eligible to appear for Language Proficiency Test.

RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern – Preliminary Exam                                            

            

Sr. no

        
            

Name of Tests

            

No. of Questions

        
            

Maximum Marks

        
            

Total             time

           

1 hour

        
            

1

        
            

Reasoning Ability

        
            

35

        
            

35   

            

2

        
            

English Language

        
            

30

        
            

30

        
            

3

        
            

Numerical Ability

        
            

35

        
            

35

        
            


            

        
            

Total

            


            

        
            

100



RBI Assistant Mains Exam

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern – Main Exam

            

Sr. No.

            

Name of Tests             (Objective)

        
            

No of Questions

        
            

Maximum Marks

        
            

Duration

        
            

1.

        
            

Numerical Ability

        
            

40

        
            

40

        
            

30 minutes

        
            

2.

        
            

General Awareness

        
            

40

        
            

40

        
            

25 minutes

        
            

3.

        
            

English Language

        
            

40

        
            

40

        
            

30 minutes

        
            

4.

        
            

Reasoning

        
            

40

        
            

40

        
            

30 minutes

        
            

6.

        
            

Computer Knowledge

        
            

40

        
            

40

        
            

20 minutes

        
            


            

        
            

Total

            


            

        
            

200

        
            

200

        



RBI Assistant Language Proficiency Test

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern – Language Proficiency Test

  •  All the candidates who qualify the mains examination will be eligible to take the Language Proficiency Test.
  • The LPT for RBI Assistant 2018 is conducted in the Official/Local language of the state concerned. 

  • Candidates who do not qualify the LPT is disqualified.

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issues separate admit cards for both the phases – prelims and mains. Candidates can download their admit card of RBI Assistant 2018 by filling in the details like roll number/registration number and DOB/Password. Candidates must get the admit card printed and bring it to the exam centre on the day of RBI Assistant examination.

The RBI Assistant admit card contains details like:

  • Candidates name        

  • Registration number  

  • Gender   

  • Photo and signature of the candidate 

  • Application number   

  • Birth-date

  • Date, day and time of the RBI Assistant 2018 Exam

  • Reporting time   

  • Category   

  • Exam instructions

RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam

RBI Assistant admit card for preliminary exam is issued to only those candidates who have successfully filled the application form. The admit card of RBI Assistant for the prelims exam is issued in online mode and candidates can download it by using their registration/roll number and date of birth/password. The admit card of RBI Assistant will contain the details like candidates’ name, date of birth, date of examination, exam centre name and address etc. Candidates must take a print out of the admit card and carry it along with themselves at the exam centre on the day of examination. It is important that candidates must also carry one of their identity proofs along with the admit card of prelims exam of RBI Assistant 2018. No candidate will be allowed in the examination hall without the admit card of RBI Assistant. 

RBI Assistant Mains Exam


RBI Assistant Mains admit card will be issued to only those candidates who have qualified in the preliminary examination of the RBI Assistant 2018. to download the admit card of mains examination of RBI Assistant, candidates must visit the official website, click on the admit card link and fill in the details like registration/roll number and date of birth/password. The admit card will appear on the screen in PDF format. Candidates can download the PDF and take the print out of the RBI Assistant admit card 2018 for mains examination. Candidates need to carry the admit card of RBI Assistant mains exam at the mains exam centre along with the required document of identification which includes anyone of the ID proofs. Candidates will not be able to enter the examination hall if they fail to bring the admit card of RBI Assistant mains examination at the exam centre on the day of examination.



RBI Assistant 2018 Exam Centers

State City
Andaman and Nicobar Islands Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh Chirala
Chittoor
Guntur
Kakinada
Kurnool
Nellore
Ongole
Puttur
Rajahmundry
Tirupati
Visakhapatnam
Vizianagaram
Telangana Hyderabad
Karimnagar
Khammam
Warangal
Assam Dibrugarh
Guwahati
Jorhat
Silchar
Tezpur
Bihar Arrah
Aurangabad
Bhagalpur
Bihar Sharif
Darbhanga
Gaya
Muzaffarpur
Patna
Purnea
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Punjab Mohali
Amritsar
Bathinda
Jalandhar
Ludhiana
Patiala
Sangrur
Chhattisgarh Bhilai
Bilaspur
Raipur
Delhi New Delhi
Haryana Faridabad
Gurgaon
Ambala
Hisar
Karnal
Kurukshetra
Panipat
Sonipat
Yamuna Nagar
Uttar Pradesh Ghaziabad
Greater Noida
Agra
Aligarh
Allahabad
Bareilly
Bulandshahr
Gorakhpur
Jhansi
Lucknow
Mathura
Meerut
Moradabad
Muzaffarnagar
Varanasi
Goa Panaji
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Gandhinagar
Anand
Himatnagar
Jamnagar
Mehsana
Rajkot
Surat
Vadodara
Himachal Pradesh Baddi
Hamirpur
Kangra
Kullu
Mandi
Shimla
Sirmaur
Solan
Una
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Samba
Jharkhand Bokaro
Dhanbad
Hazaribagh
Jamshedpur
Ranchi
Karnataka Bengaluru
Kalaburagi
Hubli
Mangaluru
Mysuru
Shivamogga
Kerala Alappuzha
Kannur
Kochi
Kollam
Kottayam
Kozhikode
Malappuram
Palakkad
Thiruvananthapuram
Thrissur
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal
Gwalior
Indore
Jabalpur
Sagar
Satna
Ujjain
Maharashtra Amravati
Aurangabad
Chandrapur
Dhule
Jalgaon
Kolhapur
Latur
Mumbai
Thane
Navi Mumbai
Nagpur
Nanded
Nashik
Pune
Ratnagiri
Satara
Manipur Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima
Odisha Angul
Balasore
Berhampur
Bhubaneswar
Ganjam
Cuttack
Dhenkanal
Rourkela
Sambalpur
Puducherry Puducherry
Rajasthan Ajmer
Alwar
Bikaner
Jaipur
Jodhpur
Kota
Sikar
Udaipur
Sikkim Gangtok
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Coimbatore
Dindigul
Madurai
Nagercoil
Namakkal
Perambalur
Salem
Thanjavur
Thoothukudi
Tirunelveli
Tripura Agartala
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Haldwani
Roorkee
West Bengal Asansol
Bardhaman
Berhampore
Durgapur
Kolkata
Hooghly
Howrah
Kalyani
Siliguri

Documents Required at Exam

  • Admit Card
  • Aadhar card
  • Passport
  • Pan card
  • Voter ID Card
  • University/College ID Card
  • Driving Licence
  • Employee ID Card

The result of RBI Assistant is declared in three phases – Prelims, Mains and Language Proficiency test in online mode. Candidates can check their results by clicking on the official website of the exam conducting authority and entering their respective roll number/registration number and password/date of birth. For each session, the marks scored by the candidates in both prelims and mains exam will be normalized and the result will be declared based on this normalized score. In both the prelims and the mains examination candidates need to secure both overall and sectional qualifying marks as per their category. All those candidates who qualify the mains examination will be called for Language Proficiency test. The final merit list will be prepared on the basis of candidates performance in both mains exam and Language Proficiency test.


RBI Assistant cut off is released by RBI along with the declaration of the result. Cut off of RBI Assistant is the minimum marks that a candidate must score to be eligible for next round of selection process. In order to qualify candidates must secure region-wise/category-wise and sectional cutoff in each stage of the RBI Assistant selection process. The final result will be declared on the basis of the cut off score of each stage of RBI Assistant exam

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Date of Birth Certificate or high school mark sheet with date of birth
  • Original RBI Assistant score card along with two xerox copies
  • Mark Sheet/Certificate of Class 10 and 12 examination
  • Certificate regarding degree/post-graduate/other examinations passed
  • Character certificate
  • Caste Certificate (if required)
  • Medical Certificate for physically challenged candidates
  • Discharge certificate in applied under Ex-Servicemen
  • Aadhaar Card/Passport/Pan Card/Voter Id Card /Driving License /any other photo id card issued by the statutory authorities with affixed photograph
  • Passport size photographs

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