RBI Assistant Exam

The Reserve Bank of India invites applications from eligible candidates for posts of “Assistant” in various offices of the Bank. Selection for the post will be through a country-wide competitive Examination in two phases i.e. preliminary and Main examination followed by an Interview.

Important Dates

Website Link Open 07.11.2016 to 28.11.2016
Payment of Examination Fees (Online) 07.11.2016 to 28.11.2016
Schedule of Online Preliminary Test (Tentative) December 23 & 24, 2016. However RBI reserves the right to change the dates of examination.
Schedule of Online Main Test (Tentative) January 2017. However RBI reserves the right to change the dates of examination.

Official Link: www.rbi.org.in

Educational Qualifications (as on 07.11.2016):

  1. 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.
  2. A candidate belonging to Ex-servicemen category (except dependents of ex-servicemen) should either be a graduate from a recognized University or should have passed the matriculation or its equivalent examination of the Armed Forces and rendered at least 15 years of defence service.
  3. 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.

Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination : 100 Marks

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 1 Hour total
2 Numerical Ability 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Main Examination : 200 Marks

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
1 Test of Reasoning 40 40 2 Hours
2 Test of English Language 40 40
3 Test of Numerical Ability 40 40
4 Test of General Awareness 40 40
5 Test of Computer Knowledge 40 40
Total 200 200

Interview : 35 Marks

  1. The above main online tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
  2. Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests of the online examinations
  3. A candidate has to qualify in Preliminary Examination for appearing in Main Examination.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Only such number of candidates will be called for interview 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 vacancies to be filled in.
  7. Final selection will be on the basis of candidate's performance in the online main examination and interview taken together in order of merit.

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