RBI Assistant Detailed Notification was out this morning. There are 926 vacancies in total and the Prelims Date is Feb 14, 2020. You have sufficient time to prepare for the Prelims. Take a Free Mock Test of RBI Assistant Prelims now to assess your preparation level. RBI Assistant 2020 Registrations have opened. We suggest you apply for this exam without waiting for the last day (which is Jan 16, 2020) to avoid the last-minute rush. We are sure that there would be lots of queries in your mind regarding the RBI Assistant 2020 Notification. And to clear those queries, we have come up with the Important FAQs related to RBI Assistant 2020 Notification. Have a look:
Is there any change in the RBI Assistant 2020 Exam Pattern when compared to previous years’ pattern?
Yes, Sectional Timings have been introduced this year in Prelims and Mains exams which were not there previously.
Does the selection procedure of RBI Assistant 2020 involve any interview?
No, the selection procedure only involves Prelims followed by Mains followed by LPT (Language Proficiency Test). There is no interview process in the selection procedure.
What is LPT?
LPT stands for Language Proficiency Test. Candidates qualifying the RBI Assistant 2020 Mains exam will have to undergo the Language Proficiency Test which will be conducted in the Official / Local Language of the State concerned. Those who are unable to clear LPT will be disqualified.
Is LPT qualifying in nature?
Yes! Language Proficiency Test of RBI Assistant 2020 is qualifying in nature.
Are there sectional cut-offs in Prelims and Mains exams of RBI Assistant 2020?
Yes! There are Sectional Cut-offs in Prelims as well as Mains exams.
Is there negative marking in Prelims and Mains?
Yes! 1/4th mark will be deducted for each incorrectly answered question in the Prelims & Mains of RBI Assistant.
I’m a final year student. Can I apply for the vacancies of RBI Assistant?
No, You can’t apply. It’s clearly mentioned in the notification that a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks is required.
Is there a restriction on the number of times I can apply for RBI Assistant?
No, there is no such restriction.
I have 49% marks in graduation. Can I apply?
A Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks is required to apply for RBI Assistant’s vacancies. So, you need to have 50% marks in graduation. However, if you belong to any of the SC/ST/PWD categories, you can apply as you just require to have the pass marks.
How to calculate the graduation percentage?
The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all the semester(s)/ year(s) by aggregating maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honours / optional/ additional optional subject if any. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class/Grade is decided on the basis of Honors marks only. The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 49.99% will be treated as less than 50%.
Will RBI Assistant Prelims and Mains be bilingual?
Yes! Except the English language, all the sections will be bilingual.
How to apply for the RBI Assistant vacancies?
Candidates can apply online on the RBI website only from 23.12.2019 to 16.01.2020 and no other mode of application will be accepted.
Will only online mode of payment be accepted?
Yes! You need to make the payment only in the online mode.
What will be the criteria of Final Result? Will the performance of Prelims be considered as well?
The final selection will only be based on performance in the Mains exam. Other parameters like Prelims, LPT will not be considered.
What will be the monthly gross emoluments salary of an RBI Assistant?
It’s around Rs 36,091 per month.
Will candidates be posted in the same recruitment zone which they have applied for?
Selected candidates will be initially posted in RBI’s office within the Recruitment Zone for which they had applied. However, they are liable to be transferred in administrative exigencies to centres grouped and classified into West, South, North and East Zone offices
Is the cut-off fixed for RBI Assistant Prelims & Mains?
No, the cut-offs are not fixed. It will be decided by RBI and will be dependent on various factors such as difficulty level of the exam, number of aspirants applying etc.
We hope that these FAQs have cleared your doubts. Also, have a look at the Detailed RBI Assistant 2020 Syllabus & Exam Pattern. However, if you still have any doubt/question, please mention in the comment section below.
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