RBI Assistant 2021 Notification, Exam Date, Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result

Reserve Bank of India is inviting applications for the post of Assistant for different offices in India.

Interested candidates can read this post for more details about eligibility criteria, information about important dates, and other details like exam pattern and syllabus.

There were 962 posts available in RBI Assistant 2020 Exam. For more details please go through this post.

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Update: RBI Assistant 2020 Main exam will be conducted on 22 November 2020. RBI Assistant Main Exam was postponed due to the COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus outbreak.

What is the RBI Assistant Recruitment Exam?

Reserve Bank of India Assistant exam commonly known as RBI Assistant exam is a national level competitive exam conducted by RBI every year to recruit candidates for the post of Assistant in Various RBI branches, sub-offices all over India.

Reserve bank of India is the central bank of India that is responsible for making policies and other guidelines for all the banks in India.

Reserve Bank of India provides a lot of job opportunities each year and a reputed organization of the Government of India.

Getting a job in the Reserve Bank of India is the dream of all job aspirants who are preparing for upcoming bank exams in India.

RBI Assistant 2021 notification

RBI Assistant 2021 notification is not yet released by the RBI. RBI has already started their recruitment process by sharing the RBI Grade B official notification. RBI will soon release the official notification for the RBI Assistant 2021 posts also.

All important information such as exam date, eligibility criteria, the online application process, syllabus, etc will also be made available along with the official RBI Assistant notification. We will update this page as soon as we get any official information related to the notification.

RBI Assistant 2021 Exam Date:

RBI Assistant 2021 exam date will be made available after the official release of the notification. Meanwhile, candidates can check the RBI Assistant 2020 Exam Date in the below table.

EventsRBI Assistant 2020 Exam Dates
RBI Assistant 2019 notification23rd December 2019
Starting date for online registration23rd December 2019
RBI Assistant Last date for online registration16th January 2020
Payment of Examination Fees (Online)23.12.2019 to 16.01.2020
Date of Preliminary online exam14th & 15th February 2020
Date of the Main examination22 November 2020

RBI Assistant Vacancy 2021

Details about the number of vacancies for the RBI Assistant 2021 exam will be updated after the availability of the RBI Assistant 2021 notification. Please find below the details about the number of vacancies in RBI Assistant 2020 exam.

LocationSCSTOBCGENEWSTotalVIHIOH4th CategoryEX-1EX-2
Kanpur & Lucknow1101432663111026
New Delhi6(1)0718334010113
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi20511220011012

RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria:

Check the complete RBI Assistant eligibility criteria given below.

Age (as on 01.12.2019)

Between 20 and 28 years. Candidates must have been born not earlier than  02/12/1991 and not later than 01/12/1999 (both days including) are only eligible to apply.

Relaxation in the Upper Age Limit for RBI Assistant Exam 2019 :

Upper age limit will be relaxed as under:

CategoryAge relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PwD10 years
Ex-ServicemenSame as their service in defence forces
RBI employeesSame as experience maximum 3 years

Candidates seeking age relaxation are required to submit copies of necessary certificate(s) at the time of document verification.

RBI Assistant Educational Qualifications (as on 01.12.2019):

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 50% marks in order to qualify for the RBI Assistant exam. SC/ST/PWD candidates are exempted from the 50% marks criteria.
  • Candidates must have knowledge of the local language of the recruiting office they wish to apply to.

RBI Assistant Exam 2020 Application Fee:

Candidates can pay the application fee from 23.12.2019 to 16.01.2020 (Online payment)

CategoryApplication Fee
SC/ST/PWD/EXS CandidatesRs. 50/-
OBC/General/EWS CandidatesRs. 450/-

Staff candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee and intimation charges.

Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of examination fees/intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate.

RBI Assistant Salary and allowances:

rbi assistant salary and pay scale

There are also chances of increment of pay scale through departmental examination. Payscale after clearing Departmental Examination is listed in the below table.

rbi assistant pay scale after clearing departmental examination


rbi assistant allowances

Selected candidates will be initially posted in RBI’s office within the Recruitment Zone for which they had applied.

However, they are liable to be transferred in administrative exigencies to centers grouped and classified into West, South, North and East Zone offices as under:

Also, check IBPS RRB 2020 Exam updated latest details at the linked page.

RBI Assistant Selection Process 2020:

Selection Process for RBI Assistant exam 2020 will be done through three type of exams.

  • (i)-RBI Assistant Preliminary Examination
  • (ii)-RBI Assistant Main Examination
  • (iii)-RBI Assistant Language Proficiency Test (LPT)

(i)-RBI Assistant Prelims Exam (Multiple Choice):

There will be three section in RBI Assistant Preliminary Examination such as English Language, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning Ability.

Sr. No.Name of Tests (Objective)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTotal Time
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total10010060 minutes

II. RBI Assistant Main Examination (Multiple Choice):

Sr. No.Name of Tests (Objective)No of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Test of Reasoning404030 minutes
2Test of English Language404030 minutes
3Test of Numerical Ability404030 minutes
4Test of General Awareness404025 minutes
5Test of Computer Knowledge404020 minutes
 Total200200135 minutes

III. Language Proficiency Test (LPT)

All candidates who qualify for the online-main examination will have to attend a Language Proficiency Test (LPT). Language Proficiency Test will check the candidate’s understanding of the local regional language for the place he applied for.

Candidates will be disqualified if they fail to clear the LPT round. Only those candidates who get the minimum cut off marks set by theRBI will be called for the language proficiency test.

List of the local languages is given below.

LocationLocal Language
ChandigarhPunjabi / Hindi
GuwahatiAssamese / Bengali / Khasi / Manipuri / Bodo / Mizo
JammuUrdu / Hindi / Kashmiri
Kanpur & LucknowHindi
KolkataBengali / Nepali
MumbaiMarathi/  Konkani
NagpurMarathi / Hindi
New DelhiHindi
PatnaHindi/ Maithili

How to apply for RBI Assistant 2020 Exam:

Candidates can apply online only from 23.12.2019 to 16.01.2020 and no other mode of application will be accepted.

Important information/ Documents required for the online registration process:

information, documents required before apply for rbi assistant

b) RBI Assistant 2020 Online Application Process:

Step-1. Candidates may go to the RBI website and click on the option “Recruitment for the post of Assistant” which will open a new screen.

Step-2. To register the application, choose the tab “Click here for New Registration” and enter Name, Contact details, and Email-id. A Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen.

Step- 3. Again loging by using registration no. and password and complete the online application process, upload all required documents, and pay the online application fee.

Apply Online

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Source: RBI Assistant official notification
Check all the latest notifications about Sarkari Exams 2021 at the linked article.

Frequently asked questions

when will rbi assistant 2021 notification come?

RBI Assistant 2021 notification has been delayed due to the Corona virus outbreak across the country. RBI has already issued the RBI Grade B notification and it is also a part of the Reserve Bank of India recruitment 2021 so we can also expect the RBI Assistant 2021 notification soon.

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