RBI ASSISTANT 2017

The Reserve Bank of India invites applications from eligible candidates for 623 posts of  Assistant  in various branches  all over India. The mode of examination is online .The examination is conducted in two phases i.e. Preliminary and Main examination

RBI Assistant Notification 2017

RBI  has announced official notification of  RBI Assistant. The Online Registration for RBI Assistant is from 18 October to 10 November 2017. RBI has introduced 623 vacancies for RBI Assistant 2017 Exam.
The candidates eligible and interested can register themselves online for the said post on the official RBI website. www.rbi.org.in

Click here to Download official Notification RBI Assistant 2017-18 Notification

 

RBI Assistant Vacancies 2017

The Online Registration for RBI Assistant 2017 will start from 18 October 2017. There are 623 vacancies for the post of RBI Assistant.

No. of Vacancies : 623

Office

Vacancies*

PWD#

EXS#

SC

ST

OBC$

GEN

Total

VI

HI

OH

EX-1

EX-2

Ahmedabad

0

7(4)

4

8

19

0

0

0

1

2

Bengaluru

6

2

4

13

25

0

0

0

1

3

Bhopal

1

12(5)

0

12

25

1

0

0

1

3

Bhubaneswar

5(2)

3

1

8

17

0

0

0

1

2

Chandigarh

4

1

1

7

13

0

0

0

1

1

Chennai

3

0

4

8

15

1

0

0

1

2

Guwahati

3

9

6

18

36

0

1

0

2

4

Hyderabad

4(1)

1

3

8

16

0

0

1

1

2

Jaipur

2

3(1)

2

6

13

0

0

0

1

1

Jammu

2

4(1)

6

11

23

0

0

0

1

2

Kanpur&Lucknow

9

1

12

22

44

1

0

0

2

4

Kolkata

9

0

2

12

23

0

0

1

1

2

Mumbai

26

31(7)

78

129

264

3

2

3

12

26

Nagpur

0

4

3

8

15

0

0

1

1

2

NewDelhi

9

0

14

24

47

0

1

1

2

5

Patna

7(2)

1

0

7

15

0

0

1

1

2

Thiruvananthapuram&Kochi

2

0

4

7

13

0

1

0

1

1

Total

92

79

144

308

623

6

5

8

31

64

 

RBI Assistant 2017 Exam Dates

The important dates for RBI Assistant 2017 are as follows:

Activity

Date

RBI Assistant Online Registration/ Edit/ Modification of Application

18.10.2017 to 10.11.2017

Application Fees/Intimation Charges Online Payments

18.10.2017 to 10.11.2017

RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam Date(Tentative)

27 & 28November 2017

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Date(Tentative)

20 December 2017

 

RBI Assistant Exam Centre

The RBI Assistant is held online at various centres all over India and the candidates can mention their options at the time of filling in the online application. Though there is non-availability of seats at preferred venues yet RBI allots an exam centre other than the choices made by a candidate. 

RBI is the only authority to add or remove an exam centre. The candidates can’t make any request for the change of the exam centre. Any indecent behaviour at the examination centre can lead to cancellation of the application.

Selection Procedure 

The selection process of RBI Assistant consists of 3 phases (preliminary , mains & Language Proficiency Test).  The candidates must qualify each of them to go on to the next phase. 
The important steps of the RBI Assistant Recruitment Procedure are as follows:

 

•Online Preliminary Examination:

Sufficient number of candidates in each category is shortlisted by RBI depending upon the requirements for Online Main Examination

Online Mains Examination:

Candidates need to qualify each section as well as the overall cut-off in the main exam to be eligible for the Final Selection.

Language Proficiency Test (LPT):

The candidates provisionally selected 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 . Candidate not proficient in the Official/Local Language would be disqualified.

i) The above main online tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

 ii) Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests of the online examinations

iii) A candidate has to qualify in Preliminary Examination for appearing in Main Examination.

iv) There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests (Preliminary and Main examination).1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

v) Other detailed information regarding the examination will be given in an Information Handout, which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letter for examination from the RBI’s website.

 vi) Roll No. of the candidates successful in preliminary online examination will be made available on RBI’s website in December 2017. The Roll No. of candidates successful in main online examination will be available on RBI’s website and a brief notice thereof will be published on the Bank’s website in January 2018/ February 2018.

vii) Only such number of candidates will be called for Language Proficiency Test who stand sufficiently high in merit on the aggregate marks of the Objective Tests, such merit being decided by the Bank in relation to the number of notified vacancies to be filled in.

viii) Final selection will be on the basis of candidate's performance in the online main examination, biometric verification and Language Proficiency Test taken together in order of merit.

ix) Appointment of selected candidate will be subject his/her being declared medically fit as per the rules of the Bank.

x) BIOMETRIC DATA- Capturing and Verification It has been decided to capture the biometric data (thumb impression or otherwise) and photograph of the candidates on the day of the Main Examination for the candidates who qualify after the preliminary examinations and appear for the main examination.

•Final Result:

The Final result is declared on the basis of merit list in RBI Assistant  Exam.

•Provisional Allotment:

The provisional allotment of the eligible candidate is released on the official website. The RBI allots Banks to the candidates on the basis of the preferences they have made at the time of the online registration..

 

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern

The RBI Assistant  preliminary examination is of one hour duration and is conducted online. It has 3 sections with having 100 questions in total with a maximum score of 100 marks. There is negative marking in RBI Assistant  Pre exam as 0.25 marks are deducted for every wrong answer. Candidates must clear the sectional cut-off to qualify for the RBI Assistant Main exam. The section-wise details are given below:

S.No.

Name of Tests(Objective

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

English Language

30

30

Composite time of 1 Hour

2

Numerical Ability

35

35

3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

Total

100

100

 

 

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Pattern

The mains exam has five sections: Reasoning, English Language, Numerical Ability, General Awarenes and Computer Knowledge. The candidates must attempt the sections in the same order and within the allotted time fixed by the examining body. The candidate can’t leave the existing section before the time allotted. The next section can only be attempted after the current section is completed. There is a negative marking with a deduction of 0.25 marks for every mistake.
The section-wise details are given below:
 

S.No.

Name of Tests(Objective

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

40

40

30 minutes

2

English Language

40

40

30 minutes

3

Numerical Ability

40

40

30 minutes

4

General Awarenes

40

40

25 minutes

 

Computer Knowledge

40

40

20 minutes

 

                       Total

200

200

135 minutes

 

Language Proficiency Test (LPT):

The candidates provisionally selected 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 . Candidate not proficient in the Official/Local Language would be disqualified.

Penalty for Wrong Answers:
A penalty for every incorrect answer will be marked in the Objective Tests of both Preliminary and Mains exams. Every wrong answer will be penalized by deducting 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question. There will be no penalty for leaving a question blank, i.e. in case no answer is marked by the candidate.

Final Score Calculation for RBI Assistant Exam:
There are certain important points on the basis of which the final score for the RBI Assistant exam is calculated:
• Marks scored in the Preliminary Exam (Tier-1) will not be considered in the final score. These are only taken into account to qualify Mains Exam (Tier-2).
• Candidates need to qualify Main Exam and Language Test to be eligible for final worth.
• The aggregate of 100 marks is used for the final merit list for each category. Candidates with high merit rank in each category are finally selected.

 

RBI Assistant Syllabus 2017

RBI exam syllabus is similar to other bank exams except that RBI issues only the broad subjects, they can be further bifurcated into individual topics, based on the questions that have appeared in the exams over the past few years. The RBI syllabus is divided into two parts:
RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Syllabus 2017

 

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Syllabus 2017

This comprises of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

Reasoning AbilityQuantitative AptitudeEnglish Language
Logical ReasoningSimplificationReading Comprehension
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit & LossCloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestMixtures &AlligationsPara jumbles
Data SufficiencySimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & IndicesMultiple Meaning / Error Spotting
Coded InequalitiesWork & TimeFill in the blanks
Seating ArrangementTime & DistanceMiscellaneous
PuzzleMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereParagraph Completion
TabulationData Interpretation 
SyllogismRatio & Proportion, Percentage 
Blood RelationsNumber Systems 
Input OutputSequence & Series 
Coding DecodingPermutation, Combination &Probability 

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Syllabus 2017

The mains exam has five sections: Reasoning, English Language, Numerical ability, General Awarenes and Computer Knowledge. The candidates must attempt the sections in the same order and within the allotted time fixed by the examining body. The candidate can’t leave the existing section before the time allotted. The next section can only be attempted after the current section is completed. There is a negative marking with a deduction of 0.25 marks for every mistake.

 

RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria - 2017

Educational Qualification

Graduation Degree: The eligibility criteria for the RBI Assistant exam is graduation degree in any of the streams such as BA, B.Com, BSc, B.Tech, etc., from a University recognized by the Government of India. Candidate who possesses same qualification from the university recognized by the Central Government is also eligible to apply for this exam.

Candidates should have a valid Mark-sheet / Degree: 

Certificate which supports that they are graduates on the day they were registered for the exam. 
The percentage of marks obtained in Graduation should be mentioned at time of registration for the RBI Assistant examination.
 

Computer Literacy: Knowledge of computer operation is a must as RBI Assistant exam is conducted online.

Language Proficiency: Candidates should have verbal and written proficiency in official language of the State/UT. The candidate should be able to read, write and speak the language.

Nationality / Citizenship of Applicants:

Candidates applying for RBI Assistant Examination should be one of the following:


1. Citizen of India
 

Age Eligibility of candidates applying for RBI Assistant Examination:

Candidates applying for the RBI Assistant examination should be of 20 years old but not more than 28 years old at the time of registration. Candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/10/1989 and not later than 01/10/1997 (both days including) are only eligible to apply. Besides this, there is age relaxation relevant to category wise candidates as per the government rules:

Category

Age Relaxation

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)

5 years

Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer)

3 years

Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

10 years

Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Serviceman

Actual  period of service rendered in the defence forces +3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex- Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years

Widows/Divorced Women

10 years

Persons with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989

5 years

Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

Candidates having work experience in Reserve Bank of India

 5 years

 

RBI Assistant Pre-Exam Training

RBI may arrange combined pre-examination training at certain centres for a limited number of SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates in consonance with the guidelines issued by Government of India. Candidates belonging to the above categories who desire to avail themselves of such training may write to the Regional Office of the Reserve Bank of India to whom the candidate is applying. List of training centres given below is indicative. Candidates opting for preexamination training will be intimated about the training by the Regional Office. All expenses regarding travelling, boarding, lodging etc. will be borne by the candidates for attending the Pre-Examination Training programme at the concerned Pre Examination Training Centre. Depending upon the response and administrative feasibility the right to cancel any of the pre-examination training centres and/ or add some other Centres and/ or make alternative arrangements is reserved

:
 

Reserve Bank of India Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380014.

Reserve Bank of India 10/3/08, Nrupatunga Road, Bengaluru - 560 001

Reserve Bank of India Hoshangabad Road, Bhopal - 462 011.

Reserve Bank of India Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Marg, Bhubaneswar - 751 001.

Reserve Bank of India Central Vista, Opp. Telephone Bhawan, Sector 17, Chandigarh - 160 017.

Reserve Bank of India Fort Glacis,16, RajajiSalai, Chennai - 600 001

Reserve Bank of India Station Road, Panbazar, Guwahati - 781001

Reserve Bank of India 6-1-56, Secretariat Road, Saifabad, Hyderabad - 500 004.

Reserve Bank of India Rail Head Complex, Jammu - 180 012.

Reserve Bank of India, Rambagh Circle, Tonk Road, Jaipur - 302 052

Reserve Bank of India Mahatma Gandhi Road, Kanpur - 208001)

Reserve Bank of India 15, N.S. Road, Kolkata - 700 001.

Reserve Bank of India Main Building, ShahidBhagat Singh Road, Mumbai - 400 001.

Reserve Bank of India Main Office Building, Dr. Raghavendra Rao Road, Civil Lines,Nagpur - 440 001

Reserve Bank of India South Gandhi Maidan, Patna - 800 001.

Reserve Bank of India 6, SansadMarg, New Delhi - 110 001.

 

RBI Assistant Online Application

The registration for RBI Assistant Exam 2017 will be done online. In order to avoid any technical errors please make sure that the web-browser used to fill up the RBI Assistant 2017 Application form is one of the following:

  • Internet Explorer 8 and above
  • Mozilla Fire Fox 3.0 and above
  • Google Chrome 3.0 and above
  • Candidates applying online must have the following pre-requisites:
  • A valid Email Id
  • Photograph and Signature scanned in the prescribed size
  • Application Fee must be paid online so all document required for online transaction
  • The RBI Assistant 2017 application form can only be filled on the official website.
  • Before proceeding with the registration and application process, all candidates are requested to go through the complete guide for RBI Assistant Online Application

RBI Assistant Application Fee

The category wise application fees for RBI Assistant exam is given below. Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. The application fee must be paid online itself. To know more please check the complete guide for RBI Assistant Application

Sr. No.CategoryApplication Fee
1SC/ST/PWDRs.50/- (Intimation Charges only)
2General and OthersRs. 450/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

 

RBI Assistant2017 Admit Card & Call Letter

Candidates can download the RBI Assistant 2017 admit card from the official website RBI because hard copy of the RBI Assistant Admit Card will not be sent to the candidate via post. To login on the official website, the candidates will require the following:

  • Registration No/Roll No
  • Date of Birth/ Password
  • The admit card will be made available November 2017 RBI Assistant Exam. The admit card or call letter for RBI Assistant 2017 will be issued in 2 phases:
  • Online Preliminary Examination
  • Online Mains Examination
  • The link to download the admit card will be provided on this page. Candidates are advised to check the details on the admit card before downloading.

RBI Assistant 2017 Results

The results of RBI Assistant will be released after completion of three Phase of Examination. The Final Merit List shall be prepared in descending order of the marks secured by the candidates in the Online Main Examination. Candidates who fall within the number of vacancies in the merit list shall be considered for appointment for the post of Assistant in RBI.

RBI Assistant Preparation

Candidates must prepare in a systematic manner for RBI Assistant exam. The candidates should be aware of the latest syllabus and exam pattern. The syllabus covers various topics, it is important to choose the right study material so that you can understand the concepts and practices a wide variety of questions as well.

New pattern questions are simply the application of concepts in a new form. You just need to practice them a lot so that you don't face issue in RBI Assistant 2017.
Candidates must go through previous year RBI Assistant questions, so that they have an idea of what to expect in RBI Assistant 2017.

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Salary of RBI Assistant

Assistants will draw a starting basic pay of Rs 14650/- per month (i.e. Rs 13150 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 is approximately Rs 32528/- including House Rent Allowance @ of 15 %. 

 

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RBI Assistant Cut off – 2016

The cut off for RBI Assistant Exam 2016 is shown below for reference:.

 

RBI Assistant Mains 2016 – State Wise Cut Off 2016

Centre

GEN

SC

ST

OBC

PWD

EXS

Ahmedabad

112

NV

79.75

95.50

Bengaluru

113

93.50

94.00

96.75

121.75

Bhopal

122.75

101.00

84.75

112.25

113.75

Bhubaneswar

116.50

88.75

79.75

NV

Chandigarh

127.00

96.00

NV

107.75

Chennai

123.75

103.00

NV

117.00

119.75

Guwahati

107.25

94.25

74.50

119.50

Hyderabad

126.00

107.25

108.00

115.75

115.75

Jaipur

124.50

98.75

94.50

113.75

120.25

Jammu

116.50

96.50

104.00

Kanpur & Lucknow

119.00

97.00

97.00

101.50

119.75

Kolkata

126.00

91.50

NV

107.00

106.00

Mumbai

111.50

97.00

73.00

105.25

115.50

Nagpur

107.00

NV

NV

103.25

New Delhi

128.25

108.50

113.25

128.00

Patna

116.50

90.25

100.75

104.50

Thiruvanan-thapuram & Kochi

128.75

97.25

NV

119.00

131.00

103.75

 

 

RBI Assistant Mains Exam 2016: Category wise cut-off.

Category

Reasoning Ability

English Language

General Awareness

Computer Knowledge

Numerical Ability

SC/ST/PWD/EXS

11.00

11.00

11.00

11.00

11.00

OBC

12.00

12.00

12.00

12.00

12.00

General

14.00

14.00

14.00

14.00

14.00

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RBI Assistant FAQs

  • Is the RBI Assistant exam Bilingual?
  • All tests conducted by RBI are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi
  • Is there Negative Marking?
  • For every wrong answer, there is negative marking in the objective tests of both Preliminary and Mains Exam of RBI Assistant 2017. One fourth of the total marks allotted for that question will be deducted for marking a wrong answer.
  • Are there fixed timings for different sections?