RBI Assistant Exam 2020


RBI ASSISTANT EXAM: The RBI Assistant Examination is conducted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for the recruitment of candidates for Assistant in its various branches across the country. As it is a national level recruitment process, applications are invited from all sections of India. Candidates can apply online for this post after the release of the RBI Assistant Notification of 2020 by RBI. The exam is to be conducted in three stages: preliminary and main examination, followed by a language proficiency test (LPT). The score of the main examination will be used to create a merit list of selected candidates for the post of RBI Assistant.

RBI Assistant 2020 Notification

Notification of RBI Assistant Exam 2020 has been issued by RBI on 23 December 2019 for the post of “Assistant”. Short notice for the same has already been published on Employment News and other news websites. Interested and eligible candidates can apply online for the RBI Assistant 2020 Exam through the official website of RBI. The official notification PDF link for this exam is mentioned below.

RBI Assistant Main Exam Date Postponed

The Main Online Examination of the RBI Assistant 2020 Examination was scheduled to be held on March 29, 2020 (Sunday), but due to the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the exam has been postponed by the RBI. The new exam date will be updated here after it is released by RBI. All the candidates are advised to visit this page regularly to get more information and updates about the RBI Assistant 2020 Main Exam.

RBI Assistant Exam Date 2020

RBI has released the RBI Assistant 2020 Exam Dates with its official notification. The RBI Assistant Examination is conducted in different innings in different places across India. The RBI Assistant 2020 Prelims Exam is scheduled to be held on 14 and 15 February 2020, while the main examination has been postponed due to the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The tentative important dates of RBI Assistant Exam 2019-20 are as follows:


RBI Assistant EventsDate
RBI Assistant Notification 202023.12.2019
Registration Starting Date23.12.2019
Registration Closing Date20.01.2020
24.01.2020 (For PWD)
Admit Card for Preliminary Exam03.02.2020
RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam Dates14th & 15th Feb. 2020
RBI Assistant Result of Preliminary Exam03.03.2020
RBI Assistant Main Exam Date 2020Postponed due to COVID-19

RBI Assistant Vacancy 2020

RBI will recruit 926 vacancies for the post of assistants in various RBI offices across the country through the RBI Assistant 2020 Examination. The state-wise and category-wise vacancies are shown in the figure below:
RBI Assistant Exam 2020 1

RBI Assistant 2020 Salary Structure

Assistants will get a starting salary of 14,650 / – per month (ie 150 13,150 / – plus two advance increments will be acceptable. To graduate on a scale of 750 13150 – 750 (3) – 15400 – 900 (4) – 19000 – 1200 (6) – 26200 – 1300 (2) – 28800-1480 (3)) – 33240 – 1750 (1) – 34990 (20 years) and other allowances, ie. Dearness allowance, house rent allowance, City allowances, Transport allowances, etc. allowable from time to time. Currently, the initial monthly gross Abandonment of approximately u 36091 / – for assistants. * House rent allowance will not be paid to the employee if bank accommodation is provided and license fee will be recovered from her/him @ 0.3% of pay at the starting stage of the pay scale of Class III.

RBI Assistant 2020 Exam Pattern

The RBI Assistant Exam 2020 is scheduled to be conducted in three phases (Prelims + Mains + Language Proficiency Test (LPT)). The Preliminary Examination consists of three sections: Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability, and English Language.The main examination consists of five different sections: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Computer Knowledge, and General Awareness. There is negative marking for incorrect answers made by the candidate. If the question is unanswered or blank, no marks will be deducted.

Preliminary Exam Pattern:

Sections No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 Composite time of 1 Hour.
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
TOTAL 100 100

RBI Assistant Main Exam Pattern

Sections No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
English Language 40 40 30 Mins
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 30 Mins
Reasoning Ability 40 40 30 Mins
Computer Knowledge 40 40 20 Mins
General Awareness 40 40 25 Mins
TOTAL 200 200 135 Mins

Language Proficiency Test (LPT)

Candidates selected provisionally from the main on-line examination will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT). Students are eligible for the main examination based on the preliminary exam score. It is mandatory for all candidates to pass these three rounds to ensure final selection to the post of Assistant in the Reserve Bank of India.

RBI Assistant 2020 Exam Syllabus

RBI Assistant Exam 2020 has predefined syllabus for all sections for both preliminary examination and main examination. The detailed syllabus of the exam is discussed below.
Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability General Awareness Computer Knowledge English Language
Time and Distance Number Series Current World News Languages Reading Comprehension
HCF and LCM Blood Relations Current India News Basic Hardware and Software Synonyms
CI & SI Analogy Geography Concepts History of Computer Antonyms
Problems on Train Odd Man Out History Concepts Devices Sentence Correction
Average Number Series Political Science Abbreviations Word Meanings
Allegations and Comparison Coding-decoding Technology News
Permutation and Combination Direction Sense
Pipes Arrangements
Statement Argument

RBI Assistance Preliminary Exam Cut-off

The cut off for the RBI Assistant Exam 2020 will be declared as the exam will be conducted at both the preliminary and main level. The cut off is expected to remain the same as in previous years. Let’s take a look at the RBI Assistant last year cut off: State Wise Cut off for RBI Assistant 2017 Preliminary Exam
Office SC ST OBC General
Ahmedabad 69.75 74.00 80.00
Bengaluru 68.75 68.25 74.75 77.75
Bhopal 78.00 63.75 83.25
Bhubaneswar 71.25 68.50 82.25 84.50
Chandigarh 77.00 70.25 81.75 87.50
Chennai 76.00 81.75 83.50
Guwahati 71.00 63.75 73.50 77.25
Hyderabad 80.50 74.50 84.25 87.00
Jaipur 74.50 67.50 81.75 85.75
Jammu 70.25 56.25 72.25 80.00
Lucknow & Kanpur 72.75 64.25 78.50 85.00
Kolkata 74.50 78.50 86.50
Mumbai 70.00 56.50 68.25 74.25
Nagpur 54.00 75.75 80.00
New Delhi 74.75 79.25 85.75
Patna 69.75 72.50 86.25
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi 76 84.25 87.25

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Table of Contents