A fresh year has started and so are fresh hopes. This year aspirants will have lot of prominent exams in their kitty. However, early this year there will be few Mains exams commencing and then comes RBI Assistant Prelims 2020 which is scheduled for 14th Feb, 2020. According to the RBI Assistant detailed recruitment notification there are a total of 926 vacancies and online applications must have started pouring in by now. The last date for the online application submission is 16th January, 2020. So, those who are still waiting and haven’t applied for the exam yet must do it right away. In this article we will talk about detailed RBI Assistant 2020 eligibility criteria.
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Though, by now many confusions related to RBI Assistant 2020 exams must be cleared, however still there are few doubts coming in related to the RBI Assistant 2020 eligibility criteria and examination centres. This article talks about the RBI Assistant eligibility criteria in detail. For any more queries related to RBI Assistant 2020 Notification, here are Important FAQs related to RBI Assistant 2020. Let’s now have a sneak peak at the detailed eligibility criteria for RBI Assistant Prelims 2020 exam.
RBI Assistant 2020 Eligibility Criteria
As far as eligibility criteria for this exam goes, the Age Limit (as on Dec 01, 2019) is:
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) are eligible to apply only.
There is a Relaxation in the Upper Age Limit as under.
|Sr. No||Category||Age Relaxation|
|1||Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe (SC / ST)||Age relaxation by 5 years which makes it up to 33 years|
|2.||Ex-Servicemen||To the extent of service rendered by them in Armed Forces plus an additional period of 3 years subject to maximum of 50 years.|
|3.||Persons with Disabilities (PWD)||For (GEN/EWS) by 10Years, for (OBC) by 13 years and for (SC/ST) by 15 years|
|4.||Widows/divorced women/ women judicially separated who are not re-married||By 10 years|
|5.||Candidates domiciled in the state of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 1st January, 1980 to 31st December, 1989.||By 5 years|
|6.||Candidates having work experience in Reserve Bank of India||To the extent of number of years of such experience, subject to maximum of 3 years.|
|7.||Other Backward Classes (OBC)||Age relaxation by 3 years which makes it up to 31 years|
NOTE: Cumulative Age Relaxation will not be available either under the above items or in combination with any other items.
RBI Assistant Educational Qualification
When we talk about eligibility criteria, we are here to talk about educational qualification as well. As far as the educational qualification (as on 01.12.2019) is concerned:
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.
This is about the eligibility criteria for RBI Assistant. Next important thing which is to be covered is the RBI Assistant 2020 selection procedure and a details information on the examination centres. Mentioning below are the same.
RBI Assistant Selection Procedure
The entire selection procedure comprises of three phases including:
- RBI Assistant Prelims
- RBI Assistant Mains
- Language Proficiency Test (LPT)
RBI Assistant Prelims 2020
|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 Mains 2020
|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)|
Language Proficiency Test (LPT)
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 Examination Centres
The RBI Assistant exam both Prelims as well as Mains will be conducted online across multiple centres in India. The tentative list of the exam centres is mentioned below:
|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,|
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