RBI Assistant 2023 Detailed Information
RBI runs a recruitment drive for the vacancies of RBI Assistant every year. This year also, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the PDF containing the tentative exam dates for the RBI Assistant exam 2023. There are a total of 450 vacancies this year for the RBI Assistant 2023 Exam.
RBI Assistant 2023 Selection Procedure
As per the RBI's Notification, the selection procedure of RBI Assistant recruitment will be Preliminary Exam followed by Mains Exam followed by LPT (Language Proficiency Test). The last time the RBI Assistant recruitment process took place was in 2021 and there is no major change in this year's notification.
RBI Assistant 2023 Online Exam Pattern- Phase I- Preliminary Exam
As already stated, sectional timing has been introduced this year. Below is the exam pattern of RBI Assistant Prelims:
|S. No.||Name of the Test (Objective Test)||No. of Qs||Maximum Marks||Medium of Exam||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||English||20 mins|
|2||Reasoning Ability||35||35||English/ Hindi||20 mins|
|3||Numerical Ability||35||35||English/ Hindi||20 mins|
| ||Total||100||100|| ||1 hour|
- Phase –I is qualifying in nature and marks will not be reckoned for final merit..
- Negative Marking of 0.25 per incorrect answer is applicable.
RBI Assistant 2023 Online Exam Pattern- Phase II- Mains Exam
|S. No.||Name of the Test (Objective Test)||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Medium of Exam||Duration|
|1||Test of Reasoning||40||40||English/ Hindi||30 mins|
|2||Test of English Language||40||40||English||30 mins|
|3||Test of Numerical Ability||40||40||English/ Hindi||30 mins|
|4||Test of General Awareness||40||40||English/ Hindi||25 mins|
|5||Test of Computer Knowledge||40||40||English/ Hindi||20 mins|
| ||Total||200||200|| ||2 hours & 15 mins|
- Negative Marking of 0.25 per incorrect answer is applicable.
- Final selection will be made on the basis of marks of Phase II Examination. Phase I's marks will not be considered for final selection.
- Candidates need to clear sectional as well as overall cut-offs.
RBI Assistant 2023 Online Exam Pattern- Phase III- 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. This test will be qualifying in nature.
|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|
|New Delhi ||Hindi|
|Patna ||Hindi / Maithili|
What is the Language Proficiency Test?
The Regional Language Proficiency Test is an integral part of the recruitment process for every post in RBI. It is a test given by qualifiers of mains examination. The language proficiency test is conducted to make sure that candidates should be well versed with the local language failing which they will not be selected as RBI Assistant 2023. The LPT is conducted in the Official / Local Language of the concerned state. LPT is just of qualifying nature.
Why is LPT Conducted?
A language proficiency test is conducted to test the local language proficiency of Assistants, whose responsibilities include public interaction.
What is the pattern of LPT?
The pattern for LPT is mentioned below, the bank may conduct both oral and written test:
- Reading Comprehension (5 Questions).
- Questions on basic Grammar.
- Letter Writing and Essay Writing.
- Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
- No marks: Qualifying in nature
- Conducted in Official/ Local Language of State.
Tips to Prepare for the Language Proficiency Test:
- Read newspapers and books in the regional language.
- Try to translate paragraphs.
- Clear the basics.
- Writing skills must also be enhanced and errors must be rectified.
RBI Assistant 2023 Vacancies
|Kanpur & Lucknow||12||1||9||5||28||55||1||4(3)||1(1)||3(2)||2||5|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||0||1(1)||4||1||10||16||0||2(1)||0||1(1)||1||2|
RBI Assistant 2022 Vacancies
There are 950 vacancies last year. Have a look at the office-wise breakup of vacancies across the country.
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||7||1||13||5||28||54|
Vacancies in brackets () indicate backlog.
RBI Assistant 2023 Eligibility Criteria
Check your eligibility criteria before applying for RBI Assistant vacancies. Not being eligible might result in cancellation of your application.
Age Requirement Criteria (as on 01‐09‐2023)
Minimum: 18 years and Maximum: 28 years
Relaxation in the Upper Age Limit
|Sr. No||Category||Relaxation in Age|
|(i)||Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe (SC / ST)||By 5 years, i.e. up to 33 years|
|(ii)||Other Backward Classes (OBC)||By 3 years, i.e. up to 31 years|
|(iii)||Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)||By 10 years (GEN/ EWS), 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ST)|
|(iv)||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.|
|(v)||Widows/divorced women/ women judicially separated who are not re-married||By 10 years|
|(vi)||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.|
Educational Qualification Criteria (as on 01‐09‐2023)
At least a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PwBD candidates) in the aggregate and the knowledge of word processing on PC
Candidates applying for 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 2023- Important Dates
Keep these important dates of RBI Assistant in mind. Have a look at the exam dates and plan your preparation accordingly.
|Website Link Open||September 13, 2023 – October 04, 2023|
|Payment of Examination Fees (Online)||September 13, 2023 – October 04, 2023|
|Schedule of Online Preliminary Test (Tentative)||October 21, 2023 & October 23, 2023|
|Schedule of Online Main Test (Tentative)||December 02, 2023|
RBI Assistant 2023- Syllabus
Knowing the topics which are covered in RBI Assistant exam is extremely important for your preparation. We have compiled an exhaustive list of all the topics of different sections.
|English Language||Reasoning Ability||Numerical Ability||Test of General Awareness||Test of Computer Knowledge|
|Cloze Test||Alpha-numeric/ Alphabetical Series||Age Problems||Sports personalities||History of Computers|
|Correct Usage||Analogy||Average||International Organizations' HQ/ President/ Chairman/ Secretary General.||Internet|
|Error Spotting||Analytical Reasoning||Boats and Stream||Country in news, with its capital, important rivers, President and PM.||Hardware|
|Fillers – Single, Double||Blood Relations||Clock and Calendar Problems||National Parks||Software|
|Idioms and Phrases||Coded Inequalities||Data Interpretation – Charts and Graphs: Line Graph, Bar Graph, Pie Chart; Tabular; Caselet; Mixed DI||Wildlife Sanctuaries||Database Management System|
|Odd One Out||Coding and Decoding||Data Sufficiency||Atomic, Nuclear, Thermal Plants||MS Office (Word/ Excel/ Powerpoint)|
|One Word Substitution||Data Sufficiency||Decimal and Fractions||Important Dams||Important Shortcuts and Abbreviations|
|Parajumbles||Directions and Distances||Indices and Surds||Dance Forms|| |
|Paragraph Completion||Double Line-up||LCM and H.C.F||Ministers and their Constituencies|| |
|Reading Comprehension||Inequality||Mensuration||Ministers and their Portfolios|| |
|Sentence Improvement||Input Output||Mixture and Allegations||Current Affairs (last 6 months)|| |
|Synonyms/ Antonyms||Order and Ranking/Direction||Number Series||Indian Financial System|| |
|Vocabulary based questions||Puzzles – Box based, Floor, Calendar, Day/Months based, etc.||Number System||History and Structure of Indian Banking|| |
|Word/Phrase Replacement||Scheduling||Partnership||Indian Economy|| |
| ||Seating Arrangement– Linear, Circular, Facing Inside/Outside, Mixed||Percentage||Regulatory bodies- RBI, SEBI, IRDA, PFRDA, FSDC, FMC|| |
| ||Statement and Conclusion||Permutation and Combination||History/Functions/Roles of RBI|| |
| ||Statement-Course of Action||Pipes and Cisterns||Budget Basics|| |
| ||Syllogism||Probability||Current Union Budget|| |
| || ||Profit, Loss and Discount||International Organisations/ Financial Institutions|| |
| || ||Quadratic Equations||Indian Constitution|| |
| || ||Simple and Compound Interest||Government Schemes|| |
| || ||Simplification & Approximation||Monetary and Credit Policies|| |
| || || ||Concepts like BASEL|| |
| || || ||Micro Finance|| |
| || || ||Base Rate|| |
| || || ||Negotiable Instruments|| |
| || || ||Credit Rating Agencies|| |
| || || ||Financial Inclusions|| |
| || || ||Teaser Rates|| |
| || || ||GAAR|| |
| || || ||Priority Sector Lending|| |
| || || ||Abbreviations|| |
| || || ||Important Dates|| |
| || || ||Current Bank Rates|| |
| || || ||UNO|| |
| || || ||Marketing|| |
| || || ||Awards & Honors Sports|| |
RBI Assistant 2023 Cut-offs
Cut-off is something which is very important to aspirants. While it's extremely difficult to predict the cut-offs of the upcoming exam, we have given you the previous year cut-offs to help you get an idea.
RBI Assistant Prelims Cut-offs 2019
Check the state-wise and sectional cut-off marks for RBI Assistant Prelims Exam conducted on 14th & 15th February 2020.
|RBI Assistant Prelims Cut-offs 2019|
|RBI Zone Name||SC||ST||OBC||EWS||General|
|Kanpur & Lucknow||87.00||--||92.25||94.25||96.00|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||87.00||--||95.00||89.75||96.25|
RBI Assistant Prelims Sectional Cut-offs 2019
|RBI Assistant Prelims Sectional Cut-offs 2019|
|Sections||SC, ST, ALL- PWD||OBC, OBC-EXS||GENERAL, GEN-EXS|
RBI Assistant Mains Cut-offs 2019
Check RBI Assistant Cut-off marks for Mains Exam for RBI Assistant Exam 2019-20 which was held on 22nd November 2020.
|RBI Assistant Mains Cut-offs 2019|
|Kanpur & Lucknow||92||--||91||105.25||117.25|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||114.25||--||90.50||--||114.25|
RBI Assistant Mains Sectional Cut-offs 2019
Here we have tabulated the section-wise cut-off marks for RBI Assistant Mains Exam 2019.
|RBI Assistant Mains Sectional Cut-offs 2019|
|Category||Reasoning Ability||English Language||General Awareness||Computer Knowledge||Numerical Ability|
RBI Assistant Prelims 2017 Center-wise Category-wise Cut-Offs
|Kanpur & Lucknow||72.75||64.25||78.50||85.00|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||76||–||84.25||87.25|
RBI Assistant Prelims 2016 Center-wise Category-wise Cut-Offs
RBI Assistant Mains 2016 Center-wise Cut-Offs
RBI Assistant Mains 2016 Category-wise Cut-Offs
RBI Assistant 2023 Job Profile & Emoluments
Job Profile of RBI Assistant
Duties & Responsibilities depend a lot on the department where the RBI Assistant is posted. However, some common duties & responsibilities are below
- To process and feed data in the organization's database
- To maintain files on different matters of the organization
- To respond to email as and when required
- To maintain data and to make it easily available to the officers whenever requested
RBI Assistant Salary
An RBI Assistant will draw a starting basic pay of ₹ 20,700/- per month in the scale of ₹ 20700 – 1200 (3) – 24300 – 1440 (4) - 30060 – 1920 (6) – 41580 – 2080 (2) – 45740 – 2370 (3) – 52850 – 2850 – 55700 (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 will be approximately ₹ 45,050/-.
Bank's accommodation is subject to availability, reimbursement of expenses for maintenance of vehicle for official purpose, Newspaper, Brief case, 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.
RBI Assistant 2023 Admit Card
Admit Card is an important document without which you can't get the entry to the examination hall. Different Admit Cards are issued for Prelims exam, Mains exam & for LPT. Prelims Admit Card has already been released on March 20, 2022.
RBI Assistant Prelims Admit Card 2023- Download Now
RBI has already released the notification for RBI Assistant recruitment 2022. RBI Assistant Prelims admit card 2022 is released on the RBI official site. The download link for the RBI Assistant Hall Ticket will be active on the official website of the RBI. Keep checking this space for the new updates regarding the RBI Assistant admit card 2022.
RBI Assistant Mains Admit Card 2023
The second phase will be the Mains examination. RBI Assistant Mains admit card 2023 will be released on the RBI official site once the RBI Assistant Prelims exam is completed. The download link for the RBI Assistant Mains Hall Ticket will be active on the official website of the RBI. Make sure you carry the Mains admit card during the exam as entry will be restricted without the admit card.
Step by step process of downloading the RBI Assistant Exam Admit Card.
Here are the steps to download the RBI Assistant admit card 2023.
- Visit the official website of RBI - www.rbi.org.in
- Look for the RBI Assistant admit card link and click on it.
- Enter the Registration Number and Password/ Date of Birth.
- RBI Assistant Exam 2023 Admit Card will appear on your screen.
- Download the admit card of RBI Assistant and save it for future purposes.
Details Mentioned on RBI Assistant Admit Card 2023
RBI Assistant Admit Card 2023 may contain the following details about the candidates.
- Name of the candidates
- Date of Birth
- Registration number
- Name of Exam Centre
- Date of Exam
- Reporting Time
RBI Assistant 2023 Application Form
Filling the application correctly is vital to your success in this exam. Here is a step-by-step procedure to fill the application form on the RBI website.
- Step 1: Go to the RBI website www.rbi.org.in and click on the option "Recruitment for the post of Assistant".
- Step 2: To register application, choose the tab "Click here for New Registration" and enter Name, Contact details, and Email-id.
- Step 3: A Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Note this down.
- Step 4: Fill out the application form carefully and verify/get the details verified to ensure that the same are correct before final submission.
- Step 5: No change will be possible/ entertained after clicking the FINAL SUBMIT BUTTON.
- Step 6: Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the ‘Validate your details and ‘Save & Next' buttons.
- Step 7: Proceed to upload Photo & Signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature.
- Step8: Fill in other details in the Application Form carefully.
- Step 9: Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before FINAL SUBMIT.
- Step 10: Click on the ‘Payment' Tab and proceed with payment.
Candidates are advised to register as per the above steps and carefully fill in the online application themselves as no change in any of the data filled in the online application is possible/ entertained after submission of the application. Candidates should refer to the Official notification for steps to fill out the online application form.
Prerequisites for RBI Assistant Online Application 2023
Before applying online, candidates should,
- Keep a scanned copy of the photograph and signature ready.
- The size of the photograph must be 4.5 cm * 3.5 cm and the photograph must be of passport size. Both the photograph and the signature must be clear and legible. Permissible file size of the photograph must be of minimum 20 KB and of maximum 50 KB and that of the signature must be of minimum 10 KB and of maximum 20 KB.
- Keep the necessary details/documents ready to make online payment of the requisite application fee/ intimation charges.
- Must have a valid personal Email ID. This should be maintained till the completion of the recruitment process
October 21, 2023