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RBI Assistant Highlights 2020

Conducting BodyReserve Bank of India
Application & Payment ModeOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Examination FeeSC/ST/PWD/Ex-Ser- Rs. 50/-
General/OBC- Rs. 450/-
Number of Vacancies926
Age-Limit20-28 years
Selection ProcessPrelims Exam
Mains Exam
Interview Process
Official Websitewww.rbi.org.in

RBI Assistant Recruitment 2020

Reserve Bank of India(RBI) has released the notification for the recruitment of candidates as RBI Assistant for the year 2020-21. RBI is the central bank of India and it’s a dream job for many banking aspirants. RBI acts as the regulator of all the public and private sector banks of India.
The candidates selected as the RBI assistant are posted in its regional and head offices. On this page, we will provide you with every peculiar detail ranging from the selection process, vacancies, syllabus to exam strategy related to the RBI assistant examination 2020.

RBI Assistant Official notification 2020

Reserve Bank of India rolled out RBI Assistant 2020 official notification. This is one of the expected bank exams every year. It is a passion to work in the nodal bank of our country for many aspirants.
Online applications are invited from interested individuals to engage in the RBI Assistant 2020 exam through the official website. Before applying, check all the eligibility norms regarding the RBI Assistant recruitment. The RBI Assistant 2020 selection process will involve the prelims, mains, and language proficiency tests.

Click here for the RBI Assistant 2020 Official Notification

RBI Assistant Exam Dates 2020

RBI has released the update regarding the RBI assistant exam dates. The important dates related to the RBI assistant 2020 recruitment are given below:

EventsImportant Dates
Online Application Form Start Date23rd December 2020
Online Application Form Last Date16th January 2020
RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam14th & 15th  February 2020
Result of PrelimsFebruary 2020
RBI Assistant Mains Exam22nd November 2020

RBI Assistant Vacancies

The total vacancies for the RBI assistant 2020 recruitment are 926. The category-wise vacancy is updated in the table below. 


Eligibility Criteria for RBI Assistant 2020

Candidates check the complete details about the eligibility criteria for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2020. Even if you do not satisfy any one of the norms, you are unfit to apply for the exam. Also don’t give any fake details to appear for the exam. The list of important eligibility criteria is given here.

Age Limit:

  • Minimum age- 20 years
  • maximum age- 28 years

Also, the age relaxation details of RBI assistant 2020 recruitment are given here for reference:

SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PwDGEN: 10 years
OBC: 13 years
SC/ST: 15 years
Ex-ServicemenService rendered in armed force plus 3 years subject to a maximum of 50 years
widows/divorced women/women judicially separated who are not re-married10 years
Candidates domiciled in the state of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989.5 years
Candidates having work experience in RBITo the extent of the number of years of such experience, subject to a max of 3 years

Educational Qualification:

The following are the norms related to the educational qualification required for applying for the RBI assistant 2020 exam.

  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% of marks. The pass class of marks is enough in the case of SC / ST / PWD candidates.
  • Knowledge of word processing on PC.
  • Proficiency in the local language to read, write, speak, and understand.

RBI Assistant 2020 – Application Fee

The application fee will differ based on the category of the candidates. The fee details are given here for your reference.

  • Rs.50 for SC / ST / PWD / EXSM candidates (Intimation charges)
  • Rs.450 for general and OBC candidates (Exam fee + intimation charges)

RBI Assistant 2020 – Selection Process

The Selection Procedure for the RBI Assistant 2020 recruitment is done in two phases. Also, the candidate has to clear the language proficiency test at last. If you fail in this test, you will be disqualified. The two stages in the selection process are:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2020

Understand the RBI Assistant exam pattern before you start preparing for the exam. There are separate exam patterns for both prelims and mains exams. Both the patterns are given in the tabular form for your reference.

Prelims Exam Pattern

The prelims exam has three sections namely Reasoning, English language, and numerical ability. The exam is conducted for 100 marks. The time duration is a consolidated 60 minutes. So that you can swap between the sections as per your convenience. There is a sectional cut off for each section. You have to clear both the sectional and the overall cut-offs. Also, there is a negative marking system for this exam. For each wrong answer, you will lose 0.25 marks as a penalty.

No. Of Questions
60 minutes
Numerical Ability
English Language

Mains Exam Pattern

The mains exam has five sections. They are reasoning, numerical ability, general awareness, English language, and computer knowledge. Each section has 40 questions and the total marks for the exam are 200. There will be sectional timing for each subject. So you cannot swap between the sections as per your wish. Also, 0.25 marks will be deducted as a penalty for each wrong answer.

No. Of Questions
30 Mins
Numerical Ability
30 Mins
General Awareness
25 Mins
30 Mins
Computer Knowledge
20 Mins

135 Mins

Detailed Syllabus for RBI Assistant 2020

The RBI Assistant Syllabus for each subject is updated here. You must follow a clear and updated syllabus in your preparation. Only then your preparation will be more efficient. All the topics are added here for your convenience. Try to cover all the topics and don’t omit any single topic.

RBI Assistant 2020 Preparation Strategy

English Language:

Reading ComprehensionCloze testWord Swap
Fill in the BlanksSpelling based errorPara Jumbles
FillersIdiom and phraseWord Substitution
Sentence CorrectionSentence completionVocabulary Based Connectors
Error DetectionSynonymsAntonyms

Quantitative Aptitude:

Simplification/ ApproximationPercentageProblems on Age
Number SeriesProfit or LossPartnership
Quadratic EquationSimple Interest & Compound InterestAverage
Data InterpretationRatio & ProportionTime, Speed & Distance
Problems on TrainsBoats & StreamsTime & Work
Pipes & CisternsMensurationPermutation, Combination & Probability


PuzzlesCoding-DecodingDirection and Distance
Seating ArrangementsData SufficiencyBlood Relations
Series Word FormationClassificationVerbal reasoning
Venn DiagramOrder & RankingNon-Verbal Reasoning
AnalogyInput & OutputSyllogism

 Computer Knowledge:

History of ComputersComputer basicsMS Office
Internet & Web TechnologyNetworkingDatabase Management
Database ManagementNetwork SecurityOperating System

General Awareness:

Current AffairsSportsStatic Awareness
Important SchemesPeople in the NewsAwards
EconomyPolitical ScienceBanking Awareness

RBI Assistant List of Books 2020

How to Apply Online for RBI Assistant 2020?

The steps are given here for you to easily progress your online application filling. Before that use the web browsers that are up to date. Only then you can continue the process seamlessly. Also, make sure you are ready with the prerequisites that will be required during the application filling process. Some of the important prerequisites are your valid mobile number, email Id, required scanned documents. Also, keep the debit card or credit card ready with you that will be required for the online fee payment. Now follow the steps given here to apply for the exam.

  • Log on to the official website.
  • Click on the “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” button on the top of the page. the page for new registration will open.
  • On that page enter all your basic details and submit them. A registration number and password will be generated for your registered mobile number and email ID. You have to use those login credentials to start your online application process.
  • After login to the online application fill up the basic information which has been asked. Don’t leave the mandatory fields empty. before going to the next page check whether you have entered all the details correctly. Then give the Next option for further page filling.
  • And then upload the required documents in the needed space. Completely read the guidelines before themselves. Check all the required format and size of the scanned documents. such as Passport size photo & Signature in the prescribed format.
  • After that fill up the educational qualification & work experience and other details.
  • Preview the application form and check all the details which were given by you.
  • Choose the payment option and pay online by debit card/ Credit card / Other prescribed method.
  • If all the details are correct then go toward the final submission.
  • At last click the Submit button for successful submission.

RBI Assistant Admit Card

RBI Assistant Admit Card will be released 15 days before the exam. the admit card Two separate admit cards will be provided for both the preliminary and main examination. The candidates need to visit the official website to download the Admit Card. Log in using the registration number and the date of birth to download RBI Assistant Admit Card.

RBI Assistant Salary

  • The Basic Pay of the RBI Assistant Salary will be around Rs. 14,650/- per month.
  • RBI assistants are also granted Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance, etc.
  • Including the allowances, the Gross Salary would be approximately Rs. 32,124/- per month.

RBI Assistant Exam Result

The RBI Assistant 2020 will declare the result after 2 to 3 months of the completion of the examination. Candidates need to login to the official website of RBI to check their results. Log in using the registration number and password to check the result.

RBI Assistant Cut Off

For each city, the previous year RBI assistant cut off has been mentioned. The cut off for each category is mentioned in the table. The cut-off will depend upon various factors such as the number of applicants, vacancy, exam toughness level, etc. the cut off will be released after the exam on the official website.

Category wise cut- off
Kanpur & Lucknow119.0097.0097.00101.50119.75
New Delhi128.25108.50NV113.75128.00
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi128.7597.75NV119.00131.00103.75

RBI Assistant Exam Centres 2020

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q: What is the Application Fee for RBI Assistant Recruitment Notification?
A: For General and OBC category – Rs. 450/
    SC/ST/PWD category – Rs. 50/-

Q: What is the salary of an RBI Assistant?
A: The Basic Pay for an RBI Assistant is Rs. 14,650/- every month and the Gross Salary of an RBI Assistant ranges to approximately Rs. 32,124/- every month.

Q: How will I come to know when the admit card is released?
A: Candidates can follow our website to get notified of the release of the RBI Assistant admit card. Alternatively, you will also be notified by the exam authority via email.

Q: When is the RBI Assistant Mains exam date 2020?
A: The mains exam for Assistant is scheduled for 22 November 2020

Q: Is there sectional timing in the RBI Assistant Mains exam?
A: Yes, there is sectional timing for each section in the Mains exam.