As discussed in the last article, RBI has come out with 926 vacancies of RBI Assistant. This is a golden opportunity to work for the apex bank for those aspirants who are preparing for banking exams. Let’s have a look at all the important details of this notification.
RBI Assistant 2020- Important Dates
|Website Link Open||23.12.2019 to 16.01.2020|
|Payment of Examination Fees (Online)||23.12.2019 to 16.01.2020|
|Schedule of Online Preliminary Test (Tentative)||February 14 & 15, 2020. However, RBI reserves the right to change the dates of examination.|
|Schedule of Online Main Test (Tentative)||March 2020. However, RBI reserves the right to change the dates of examination.|
RBI Assistant 2020- Vacancies
|Office||Vacancies*||PWD #||EXS #|
|Kanpur & Lucknow||11||0||14||32||6||63||1||1||1||0||2||6|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||2||0||5||11||2||20||0||1||1||0||1||2|
RBI Assistant 2020- Eligibility Criteria
Age Limit (as on Dec 01, 2019)
Minimum: 20 years
Maximum: 28 years
In other words, candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/12/1991 and not later than 01/12/1999 (both days including).
Education Qualification (as on Dec 01, 2019)
At least a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWD candidates) in the aggregate and the knowledge of word processing on PC. Candidates applying for a post in a particular recruiting office should be proficient in the language (i.e. know to read, write, speak and understand the language) of the state/ any of the states falling under the recruiting office.
RBI Assistant 2020- Selection Procedure
Prelims => Mains => Language Proficiency Test
RBI Assistant 2020- Prelims
|S. No.||Name of Objective Test||No. of Questions||Max Marks||Total Time|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 mins|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 mins|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 mins|
RBI Assistant 2020- Mains
|S. No.||Name of Objective Test||No. of Questions||Max Marks||Total Time|
|1||Test of Reasoning||40||40||30 mins|
|2||Test of English Language||40||40||30 mins|
|3||Test of Numerical Ability||40||40||30 mins|
|4||Test of General Awareness||40||40||25 mins|
|5||Test of Computer Knowledge||40||40||20 mins|
|Total||200||200||135 mins (2 hours & 15 mins)|
- The above online test/s except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
- Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests of the online examinations
- A candidate has to qualify in Preliminary Examination for appearing in Main Examination.
- There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests (Preliminary and Main examination) & 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
RBI Assistant 2020- Language Proficiency Test
The candidates provisionally shortlisted from the main on-line examination will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT). The language proficiency test will be conducted in the Official / Local Language of the State concerned as detailed below). Candidate not proficient in the Official / Local Language shall be disqualified.
RBI Assistant 2020- Office-wise Local Languages
|Chandigarh||Punjabi / Hindi|
|Guwahati||Assamese / Bengali / Khasi / Manipuri / Bodo / Mizo|
|Jammu||Urdu / Hindi / Kashmiri|
|Kanpur & Lucknow||Hindi|
|Kolkata||Bengali / Nepali|
|Mumbai||Marathi / Konkani|
|Nagpur||Marathi / Hindi|
|Patna||Hindi / Maithili|
RBI Assistant 2020- How to Apply
Candidates can apply online only from 23.12.2019 to 16.01.2020 and no other mode of application will be accepted.
Rs 50/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXS. (Intimation Charges)
Rs 450/- for OBC/General/EWS candidates (Examination fees+ Intimation Charges)
Please note that Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of examination fees/intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate.
RBI Assistant 2020- Pay Scale, Allowances & Perquisites
Assistants will draw a starting basic pay of ₹ 14,650/- per month (i.e. ₹ 13,150/- plus two advance increments admissible to Graduates) in the scale of ₹ 13150 – 750(3) – 15400 – 900(4) – 19000 – 1200(6) – 26200 – 1300(2) – 28800 –1480(3) – 33240 – 1750(1) – 34990 (20 years) and other allowances, viz. Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance etc., as admissible from time to time. At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments for Assistants approximately ₹ 36091/-.
Bank’s accommodation subject to availability, reimbursement of expenses for maintenance of vehicle for official purpose, Newspaper, Briefcase, Book Grant, Allowance for furnishing of residence, etc. as per eligibility. Dispensary facility besides reimbursement of medical expenses for OPD treatment/hospitalization as per eligibility; Interest-free Festival Advance, Leave Fare Concession (once in two years for self, spouse and eligible dependents). Loans and Advances at concessional rates of interest for Housing, Car, Education, Consumer Articles, Personal Computer, etc. will be available to regular employees who will put in at least two years of service. The recruits will be governed by the Defined Contribution New Pension Scheme, in addition to the benefit of Gratuity.
RBI Assistant 2020- Zone-wise Offices
Please note that 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 as under:
Ahmedabad, Bhopal (including Raipur), Mumbai (including Belapur, Pune and Panaji), Nagpur
Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Thiruvananthapuram (including Kochi)
Chandigarh (including Shimla), Jaipur, Jammu / Srinagar, Kanpur, (including Lucknow & Dehradun), New Delhi
Bhubaneswar, Guwahati (including all North Eastern states excluding Gangtok), Kolkata (including Gangtok), Patna (including Ranchi)
RBI Assistant 2020- Examination Centres
|State/UT/NCR||Preliminary Examination Centre||Main Examination Centre|
|Andaman & Nicobar||Port Blair||Port Blair|
|Andhra Pradesh||Chirala, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore,||Kakinada, Kurnool, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada,|
|Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram||Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram|
|Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur||Guwahati|
|Bihar||Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya,||Darbhanga, , Muzzafarpur, Patna|
|Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea,|
|Chandigarh||Chandigarh- Mohali||Chandigarh- Mohali|
|Chattisgarh||Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur||Bhilai, Raipur|
|Delhi||Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon||Delhi NCR|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad - Gandhinagar, Anand, Mehsana, Rajkot,||Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Rajkot,|
|Surat, Vadodara||Surat, Vadodara|
|Haryana||Ambala, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Yamuna Nagar||Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra|
|Himachal Pradesh||Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una||Hamirpur|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu, Samba||Jammu|
|Jharkhand||Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi||Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi|
|Karnataka||Belagavi, Bengaluru, Kalaburgi, Hubli, Mangaluru, Mysuru,||Bengaluru, Hubli, Mysuru,|
|Kerala||Shivamogga, Udipi||Shivamogga, Udipi|
|Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode,||Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode|
|Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrichur||Thiruvananthapuram, Thrichur,|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur,|
|Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain||Ujjain|
|Maharashtra||Amravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Satara||Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik,|
|Odisha||Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack,||Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam),|
|Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur||Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Rourkela|
|Punjab||Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala,||Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala|
|Rajasthan||Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar,||Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Sikar,|
|Tamilnadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Namakkal, Salem,||Chennai, Coimbatore, Thiruchirapalli,|
|Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore||Tirunelvelli, Vellore|
|Telangana||Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal,||Hyderabad|
|Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Aligarh, Prayagraj, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar,||Agra, Aligarh, Prayagraj, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow,|
|Varanasi||Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi|
|Uttarakhand||Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee||Dehradun, Haldwani|
|West Bengal||Asansol, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata,||Asansol, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly,|
RBI Assistant 2020- Detailed Notification
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