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The last time RBI Assistant exam was conducted was in the year 2017. The recruitment notification of RBI Grade B was out in the month of May 2017 whereas RBI Assistant’s recruitment notification was out in the month of Nov 2017. Seeing this trend, we can expect RBI Assistant notification to be out anytime now or in the month of January/February. Aspirants would be having a number of questions in their minds regarding the RBI Assistant notification and several other factors such as the exam pattern, salary, syllabus etc. In this article, we will be clarifying all these questions.

RBI Assistant 2020 Exam Pattern

The official notification of RBI Assistant 2020 isn’t out yet but taking a cue from the RBI Assistant exam which was held in 2017, below should be the exam pattern. 

RBI Assistant 2020 Prelims Exam Pattern

S. No.Name of Tests (Objective)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTotal Time
1English Language3030A composite time of 1 hour
2Numerical Ability3535
3Reasoning Ability3535

Total1001001 hour

RBI Assistant 2020 Mains Exam Pattern

S. No.Name of Tests (Objective)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Test of Reasoning404030 minutes
2Test of English Language404030 minutes
3Test of Numerical Ability404030 minutes
4Test of General Awareness404025 minutes
5Test of Computer Knowledge404020 minutes



  • A Language Proficiency Test will be conducted in the Official / Local Language of the State concerned.
  • Negative marking of 0.25 mark is applicable for every incorrectly answered question.

Please be informed that the RBI Assistant 2020 Exam Pattern may have some changes. We’ll incorporate those changes once the RBI Assistant Recruitment 2020 Notification is out.

RBI Assistant 2020 Vacancies

The vacancies of RBI Assistant in 2017 is below:

RegionTotal Vacancies
Kanpur & Lucknow44
New Delhi47
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi13

These vacancies will be updated when the RBI Assistant 2020 Recruitment Notification is released.

RBI Assistant 2020 Syllabus

English LanguageReasoning  AbilityNumerical Ability
Cloze TestAlpha-numeric/ Alphabetical SeriesAge Problems
Correct UsageAnalogyAverage
Error SpottingAnalytical ReasoningBoats and Stream
Fillers – Single, DoubleBlood RelationsClock and Calendar Problems
Idioms and PhrasesCoded InequalitiesData Interpretation – Charts and Graphs: Line Graph, Bar Graph, Pie Chart; Tabular; Caselet; Mixed DI
Odd One OutCoding and DecodingData Sufficiency
One Word SubstitutionData SufficiencyDecimal and Fractions
ParajumblesDirections and DistancesIndices and  Surds
Paragraph CompletionDouble Line-upLCM and H.C.F
Reading ComprehensionInequalityMensuration
Sentence ImprovementInput OutputMixture and Allegations
Synonyms/ AntonymsOrder and Ranking/DirectionNumber Series
Vocabulary based questionsPuzzles – Box based, Floor, Calendar, Day/Months based, etc.Number System
Word/Phrase ReplacementSchedulingPartnership
 Seating Arrangement– Linear, Circular, Facing Inside/Outside, MixedPercentage
 Statement and ConclusionPermutation and Combination
 Statement-Course of ActionPipes and Cisterns
  Profit, Loss and Discount
  Quadratic Equations
  Simple and Compound Interest
  Simplification & Approximation
Test of General AwarenessTest of Computer Knowledge
Sports personalitiesHistory of Computers
International Organisations’ HQ/ President/ Chairman/ Secretary General.Internet
Country in news, with its capital, important rivers, President and PM.Hardware
National ParksSoftware
Wildlife SanctuariesDatabase Management System
Atomic, Nuclear, Thermal PlantsMS Office (Word/ Excel/ Powerpoint)
Important DamsImportant Shortcuts and Abbreviations
Dance Forms
Ministers and their Constituencies
Ministers and their Portfolios
Current Affairs (last 6 months)
Indian Financial System
History and Structure of Indian Banking
Indian Economy
Regulatory bodies- RBI, SEBI, IRDA, PFRDA, FSDC, FMC
History/Functions/Roles of RBI
Budget Basics
Current Union Budget
International Organisations/ Financial Institutions
Indian Constitution
Government Schemes
Monetary and Credit Policies
Concepts like BASEL
Micro Finance
Base Rate
Negotiable Instruments
Credit Rating Agencies
Financial Inclusions
Teaser Rates
Priority Sector Lending
Important Dates
Current Bank Rates
Awards & Honours Sports

RBI Assistant 2020 Salary

RBI is one of the best places to work if you want to make a career in the financial industry. Also, the job pays you well. basic RBI Assistant salary is Rs. 14,650 and the pay scale 13150 – 750(3) – 15400 – 900(4) – 19000 – 1200(6) – 26200 – 1300 (2) – 28800 – 1480(3) – 33240 – 1750 (1) – 34990. Gross Emoluments of an RBI Assistant is around Rs 32,528. Apart from this, an RBI Assistant is entitled to avail allowances & perquisites like Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance, Accommodation (subject to availability), Vehicle maintenance for official purpose, Newspaper, Briefcase, Furnishing Allowances, Reimbursement of medical bills, Interest-free festive advance, Leave Fare Concession (LFC), Loans at concessional interest rates etc.


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