The Reserve Bank of India is the central bank of the country. A job in RBI is one of the most sought-after jobs in the country. Everyone who is aspiring to be a banker in future wants to become an employee of the central bank of India, i.e. the RBI. No doubt, this job provides one with a sybaritic life post her selection, but then, one cannot ignore the fact that there is a tough fight to get there at the same time. Lakhs of aspirants aspire to become a part of the Reserve Bank of India but the number of vacancies released by the bank is considerably low.
Before going for a competitive examination, one must always have an adequate knowledge of the eligibility criteria, application process, syllabus, examination pattern, the changes introduced in the pattern of examination, so that, she knows how she should plan her preparations in a way to do with the syllabus and the revision before the examination takes place. So, to help you make headway in your career in the banking sector through RBI Recruitment, Bankers Adda is providing you with all the details of RBI Assistant Recruitment 2019.
RBI Assistant 2019 Notification
Generally, Reserve Bank of India release the notification for the recruitment of RBI Assistants in the month of October and the examinations for the recruitment process were conducted in November and December. Although RBI did not release the notification for the recruitment of Assistants in 2018, it is expected to be released in October or November this year.
RBI Assistant 2019 Exam Dates
In the year 2017, the prelims examination was conducted in the month of October and the mains examination was conducted in the month of December. Although RBI did not release vacancies in the year 2018, the dates of RBI Assistant 2019 Prelims and Mains Examinations are expected to fall in November and December.
|RBI Assistant Apply Online Start Date||To be notified soon|
|Apply Online Last Date||To be notified soon|
|Last Date to pay the Application Fee||To be notified soon|
|RBI Assistant Admit Card Download Date||To be notified soon|
|RBI Assistant Exam Date 2019||To be notified soon|
|RBI Assistant Prelims Result Date 2019||To be notified soon|
|RBI Assistant Mains Exam Date 2019||To be notified soon|
|RBI Assistant Mains Admit Card Date||–|
|RBI Assistant Mains Result Date||–|
RBI Assistant Admit Card 2019
After successful submission of the RBI Assistant Application form, candidates will be eligible to download the RBI Assistant Admit Card for 2019 from the official website of the RBI. Candidates are required to enter Roll number and Password to download the admit card. The link will be provided here as soon as the admit card for the examination are released.
RBI Assistant 2019 Vacancies
In the last RBI Assistant notification, the number of vacancies for the post of RBI Assistant was 623. RBI releases the vacancies as per the requirement in the bank. RBI Assistant 2019 vacancies will be updated as soon as the official notification of RBI Assistant released.
RBI Assistant Selection Procedure
As per the recruitment held previously, the selection is done through online examinations that will be followed by a language proficiency test in one’s local/official language.
1. Online Preliminary Examination (Objective Test)
2. Online Mains Examination (Objective Test)
3. Language Proficiency Test (LPT)
The final selection was made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the online mains examination and LPT is only qualifying in nature.
Note: One will not be selected for the post if she fails the language proficiency test no matter how much she has scored in the preliminary or mains examination.
RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria 2019
Candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria before applying for the post of RBI Assistant. Eligibility is defined on two levels: Age and Education. Age Eligibility is determined on the basis of cast category of the candidate. However, RBI has given some age relaxation to the candidates which are as stated below:
|PwD||10 Years for Gen, 13 years for OBC & 15 years for SC/ST|
|Ex-Servicemen||To the extent of service provided by them to Armed Forces+ 3 years additional (Up to 50 Years)|
|Divorced women/Widows/Women judicially separated and not re-married||10 Years|
|Candidates who were domiciles in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in between the period 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989||5 Years|
|Candidates, holding working experience of RBI||Years of Experience (Maximum 3 years)|
For Education eligibility, candidate must be a graduate in any discipline with atleast 50% marks.This year, the eligibility criteria to apply for the post of RBI Assistant is expected to remain the same. Rest depends on the notification and we will update the information here as soon as the official notification for the recruitment process is out.
RBI Assistant 2019 Exam Pattern
RBI Assistant Examination was conducted in two stages, i.e. Online Preliminary and Mains Examination (both objective) and the pattern was as follows:
|Serial Number||Name of Test||No. of Question||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1.||English Language||30||30||A composite time of 1 hour|
|Serial Number||Name of Test||No. of Question||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1.||English Language||40||40||30 minutes|
|3.||Computer Knowledge||40||40||30 minutes|
|4.||General Awareness||40||40||25 minutes|
|5.||Quantitative Aptitude||40||40||20 minutes|
Every year, some or the other changes are introduced in the pattern of banking examination so one cannot be sure if the pattern will remain the same or change. We can only wait for this year’s official notification to know what’s there this time.
RBI Assistant Syllabus 2019
|1.||English Language||Reading comprehension, Cloze test, Double fillers/ sentence/ multiple sentence fillers , Sentence correction/ improvement, Vocabulary based questions, Odd one out cum para jumbles, Paragraph Based Questions (Paragraph 1, 2, 3…, Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement).|
|2.||Reasoning Ability||Puzzles & Seating Arrangements, Direction Sense, Blood, Relation, Syllogism, Order and Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Machine Input-Output, Inequalities, Alpha-Numeric-Symbol, Series, Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument).|
|3.||Quantitative Aptitude||Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart), Inequalities (Quadratic Equations, Quantity 1, Quantity 2), Number Series, Approximation and Simplification, Data Sufficiency, Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns).|
|4.||General Awareness||Banking and Insurance Awareness, Financial Awareness, Govt. Schemes and Policies, Current Affairs, Static Awareness.|
RBI Assistant 2019 Application Fees
1. Rs. 50 for SC/ ST/ PWD/EXS Candidates.
2. Rs. 450 for OBC/ General Candidates.
RBI Assistant Result 2019
The results of RBI Assistant Prelims and Mains Exam will be released 15-20 days post the conduction of examinations.
RBI Assistant Cut Off Scores
The cut-off scores released by RBI depends on the number of vacancies announced in that particular year, number of candidates who appear for the examination as well as the level of the examination that is conducted in order to carry out the recruitment process. So, one cannot predict the cut-off score of future RBI Assistant Examination by simply relying on the previous year cut-off scores. To get you acquainted with the previous year cut off scores of RBI Assistant Examination, here is the analysis of previous years’ RBI Assistant 2016 and RBI Assistant 2017 Cut-off scores:
RBI Assistant Prelims Cut-Off 2017:
|Centre wise/Category wise cut off in respect
of the preliminary online examination for the post of
Assistant held on 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th October 2017
|Kanpur & Lucknow||72.75||64.25||78.50||85.00|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||76||–||84.25||87.25|
RBI Assistant 2016 Prelims Cutoff Marks:
|Kanpur & Lucknow||67.25||63.00||73.50||79.75|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||68.75||–||77.75||81.00|
RBI Assistant 2016 Mains Cut Off:
|Category||Reasoning||English Language||Numerical Ability||Computer Knowledge||General Awareness|
RBI Assistant 2017 Shift-wise Analysis
RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Analysis
RBI Assistant Mains Exam Analysis