About RBI Assistant 2018

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) conducts RBI Assistant exam for the recruitment of candidates for the post of Assistant. 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 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.

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

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RBI Assistant 2018 Important Dates

RBI Assistant (Session 2018)

Upcoming Dates and Events

26 Nov, 2019 (Tentative)

Application - Start Date | Mode: Online

RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam (Session 2018)

Upcoming Dates and Events

15 Dec, 2019 (Tentative)

Admit Card | Mode: Online

02 Jan, 2020 (Tentative)

Exam | Mode: Online

RBI Assistant Mains Exam (Session 2018)

Upcoming Dates and Events

28 Jan, 2020 (Tentative)

Admit Card | Mode: Online

08 Feb, 2020 (Tentative)

Exam | Mode: Online

RBI Assistant Language Proficiency Test (Session 2018)

Upcoming Dates and Events

04 Mar, 2020 (Tentative)

Exam | Mode: Offline

RBI Assistant 2018 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.

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Mode of Application : Online

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

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


Application Fees

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

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 Exam Pattern

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 Exam Pattern

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 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 Admit Card

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. No candidate will be allowed in the examination hall without the admit card of RBI Assistant. 

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Admit Card

RBI Assistant Mains admit card will be issued to only those candidates who have qualified in the preliminary examination of the RBI Assistant. 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 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 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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Minimum qualifications for RBI exam

Bachan Thakur 14th Mar, 2019

Hi Mahendra,

For RBI Assistant Exam, you need to be between 20 to 28 years of age pls should be a graduate in any discipline with 50% marks. For reserved categories (SC/ST/PWD candidates), they just need to pass graduation in any discipline. Knowledge of word processing on PC is required too.

Candidates applying for post in a particular recruiting office should be proficient in the language (to read, write, speak and understand the language) of the state/ any of the states falling under the recruiting office. 

Hope this helps!  


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I have just 2 months to go for the rbi assistant exam. Could you please help me for preparation process in this little time

Aditi Garg 6th Oct, 2018

Hi Prasanna, 

Candidates who are appearing for the post of Assistants in RBI conducted every year. Candidates must have a effective preparation strategy.

Preparation Tips of RBI Assistant

  • Prepare a time table

  • First go through the exam pattern

  • Segregate topics from the syllabus

  • As the test is online candidates take mock tests

  • Prepare from practice papers and sample papers

  • Refer to some of the important books. Some of the Books and Study Material to follow are:

English →Objective English by Hari Mohan Prasad, Verbal Ability and RC by Arun Sharma and SP Bakshi, English Grammar by Lucent.

Quant → R. S Agarwal , K Kundan DI, Quicker Math

Reasoning → R.S Agarwal and M.k.Pandey . Subscribe my YouTube channel BANK4SUCCESS and join my WhatsApp Group to get study material.

New Pattern Topics Available on Internet.

Current Affairs → BSC Magazine, Monthly capsules, Daily Updates.

Banking Current Affairs(5–10 Ques) → BANK4SUCCESS

Online Apps and Study Source → ADDA247, GRADE UP, bank4success, bankexamtoday, affairscloud,bsc4success.

  • Make notes and do revision work regularly after completely each unit.

  • Time management: In prelim exam your target is to get more marks in less time as the questions are comparatively easy. If you are good at English you can score more in less time.

  • Balance speed and acccuracy- Reasoning is a very scoring section in which you get the best balance of speed and accuracy.

  • Practice for the exam: build on on your basics and fundamentals. Analyse your performance and work on your ‘improvement area’ to score more by taking a lot of mock tests.

I suggest you to go through the following link for better clarity – RBI Assistant Exam 2018

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On an average, how many people appear for RBI Assistant examination every year?

Zubin Mehta 25th Sep, 2018

On average total of 5.5lakh candidates appear for RBI Assistant examination however this will vary for all states as som emight have more and some might have fewer students. 

Approximately 600+position are filled at RBI as per last yeardata. 

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Is IMS Guwahati the best coaching in Guwahati for Banking exams like IBPS PO, SBI PO, SSC, SBI clerical etc?

Gayatri Deka 28th May, 2019

Ofcourse it is the best coaching centre in Guwahati for banking exams like SBI PO, IBPS PO, SSC- CGL, SBI and IBPS Clerical. Visit the centre once you will get the counselling and they will also guide you regarding you career goals. And also you can check the success of their students who have got jobs in Government sectors like banking, railway, Lic and SSC CGL.

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Hi Nnaresh,

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