RBI Assistant Eligibility 2020: Check all the Details Here

RBI Assistant Eligibility 2020: RBI Assistant is a dream job for many banking aspirants. It is a highly decorated job in the banking sector. For this year RBI has released 926 vacancies for recruitment of candidates for the post of RBI assistant.

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In this article, we will discuss the RBI Assistant eligibility criteria along with the important dates and number of vacancies.

Important Dates for RBI Assistant 2020

The prelims phase was conducted on 14th and 15th February 2020 and the mains was scheduled to happen in March. But, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the mains exam is postponed.

1. Application Form Release Date 23rd Dec 2020
2. Last Date to Apply 16th Jan 2020 
3. Admit Card 2020 February 2020
4. RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Date 14th and 15th February 2020
5. RBI Assistant Prelims Result  March 2020
6. RBI Assistant Mains Exam Date To be updated soon


Detailed Syllabus of RBI Assistant 2020

RBI Assistant Vacancies 2020

For the post of RBI Assistant, a total of 926 vacancies were released. Given below is a table showing the category-wise distribution of vacancies.

1. GEN 473
2. SC 98
3. ST 80
4. OBC 182
5. PwD 51
6. Ex-Servicemen 118
7.  TOTAL 926


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RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria 2020

A candidate is said to be eligible to apply for the RBI assistant exam when he/she follows the following conditions:

  1. AGE: The age of an applicant must lie in between the range of 20 to 28 years.
            Minimum: 20 years
            Maximum: 28 years

The age calculation is to be done keeping in mind 1st Dec 2019 as the reference year.
Age relaxation is also applicable to the candidates of the reserved category. The age relaxation information is given below in a tabular format: 

S.No. CATEGORY Age Relaxation
1. OBC 3 years
2. SC/ST 5 years
3. PwD GEN: 10 years

OBC: 13 years

SC/ST: 15years

4. Candidates of J&K  5 years
5. Working Experience of RBI Years of Experience (Maximum 3 years)
6. Ex-Servicemen Years served in Armed Forces+additional 3 years (Up to 50 Years)
7. Divorced women/Widows/Women judicially separated and not re-married 10 years

RBI Assistant Eligibility- Nationality: A Candidate applying for RBI Assistant must be a citizen of India.

3. RBI Assistant Eligibility-Educational Qualification: A graduation degree from a recognized university or institute approved by the govt. of India is a must. The minimum marks obtained during the graduation should be 50%. And the applicant should have a basic working knowledge of computers.

4. RBI Assistant Eligibility-Proficiency in Official Language: Candidate must be proficient in the official language of the state mentioned in the application form. The authorized language mentioned in the notification for all the states is given below:

1. Ahmedabad Gujarati
2. Bengaluru Kannada
3. Bhopal Hindi
4. Bhubaneswar Oriya
5. Chandigarh Hindi/Punjabi
6. Chennai Tamil
7. Guwahati Assamese/ Bengali/ Khasi/Manipuri/ Bodo/ Mizo
8. Hyderabad Telugu
9. Jaipur Hindi
10. Jammu Urdu/ Kashmiri/ Hindi
11. Kanpur & Lucknow Hindi
12. Kolkata Bengali/ Nepali
13. Mumbai Konkani/ Marathi
14. Nagpur Hindi/ Marathi
15. New Delhi Hindi
16. Patna Marathi/ Hindi
17. Thiruvananthapuram Malayalam

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q: What is the application fee for RBI Assistant?
A: For General/OBC: ₹450
    For all other applicants: ₹50

Q: Is there an interview round for selection as an RBI Assistant?
A: No, there is no interview round for the RBI Assistant exam.

Q: Is there any negative marking for the RBI Assistant exam?
A: For every incorrect answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted. This marking deduction scheme is valid for both the prelims and mains exam.

Q: What is the basic pay for an RBI Assistant candidate?
A: The basic pay for an assistant at RBI is ₹14,650/- per month. The salary lies in the scale of 13150-750(3)-15400-900(4)-19000-1200(6)-26200-1300(2)-28800-1480(3)-33240-1750(1)-34990

Q: How many stages are there in the RBI assistant selection procedure?
A: A candidate for RBI Assistant is tested based on 3 phases:
    a) Preliminary Test
    b) Mains Test
    c) Language Proficiency Test

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