RBI Assistant Mains Exam Analysis 2020: Complete RBI Assistant Exam Review

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Analysis 2020: The Reserve Bank of India has finally conducted the round-2 of the RBI Assistant 2020 recruitment- the RBI Assistant Mains 2020 Exam on 22nd November. This exam was pending for a long time as it got delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, but to the relief of students it has been conducted now. This year RBI released 926 vacancies for 926 vacancies and no doubt it was great opportunity for all banking aspirants. Here we are providing you the complete details of the RBI Assistant Mains Exam Analysis, which includes the level of the exam and the types of questions asked along with good attempts.

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RBI Assistant Exam Analysis: Overall Good Attempt for the Main Exam of 22nd November

Overall the level of the exam was moderate to difficult. Students have reported that this exam was very lengthy. Here are the details of the good attempts reported by students who have appeared in the exam.

Subject Good Attempt
Test Of English Language 21 – 25
Test of Reasoning 17- 22
Test Of Computer Knowledge 28 – 32
Test Of General Awareness 20- – 25
Test of  Numerical Ability 13 – 17
Overall Good Attempts for the test 107 – 115

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The above given good attempts (in terms of the number of questions) will vary from one state to another. Since it is an Assistant level recruitment the number of vacancies varies in each state. Considering past year’s trends we can say the student appearing in the state that have low or very low number of vacancies can expect their cut off to go high, hence in such circumstances the good attempts can lie between 107 to 132 as well. Do keep in mind the number of vacancies in your state!!

 

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Pattern

  • Total time allowed: 135 minutes
  • Total question: 200 questions
  • Sectional Timing- Yes
  • Sectional Cut Off- Yes
Serial Number Name of Test No. of Question Maximum Marks Duration
1. Test Of English Language 40 40 30 minutes
2. Test of Reasoning 40 40 30 minutes
3. Test Of Computer Knowledge 40 40 20 minutes
4. Test Of General Awareness 40 40 25 minutes
5. Test of  Numerical Ability 40 40 30 minutes
Total 200 200 135 minutes

RBI Assistant Mains 2020- Section-wise Exam Analysis

Test Of English Language (Moderate)

The level of the questions asked in this section was moderate, when compared to most of the other sections of this exam which were a bit difficult. The analysis that we are presenting here in based on the review collected from the students who have appeared in the exam. You can also share the topics with us in the comments section or by mailing us to blogger@adda247.com

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 8 Moderate
Cloze Test 8 Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 5 Moderate
Filler & Word Rearrangement 5 Moderate
Match the Column 5 Moderate
Phrase Replacement 5 Moderate
Miscellaneous 4 Moderate
Total 40 Moderate

Test of Reasoning (Moderate)

Students have reported the test of reasoning to be moderate to difficult in level. The following were the types of puzzles and seating arrangement asked in RBI Assistant Mains-

  • Linear Seating Arrangement uncertain no. people
  • 8 people 4 floors – north and south
  • Circular Seating Arrangement- 8 people
  • Color and Alphabet Puzzle
Topic No. of Questions Level
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 20
Moderate – Difficult
Short Puzzles 1 Moderate
Coding Decoding 5 Moderate
Data Sufficiency- 2 statements based 5 Moderate
Alphabet Based- Word Formation 1
Moderate – Difficult
Alphabet Pairing 1 Moderate
Blood Relation 3 Moderate
Direction Sence 2 Easy – Moderate
Identify the Odd one out (letter based) 1 Moderate
Miscellaneous 1 Moderate
Total 40
Moderate 

Test Of Computer Knowledge (Moderate)

The test of Computer Knowledge was also moderate in level. Questions were asked from the following topics-

  • Shortcut keys
  • MS Office
  • Computer Memory
  • Basics of Computer Operations
  • Computer Security and Virus

Test Of General Awareness (Difficult)

GA section had questions which students found difficult to attempt. In the General Awareness section, questions from the following topics were asked in the exam-

  1. Theme of budget
  2. CEO of HDFC Bank
  3. TN Krishnan- obituary
  4. Sean Connery- obituary
  5. National Civil Service Day
  6. Pandemonium Book
  7. Kia Motors
  8. Inter Parliamentary Union’s Head is from which country?
  9. Identify among the given options which was not a foreign bank.
  10. ICGS-C452 is built by?
  11. Lewis drives which car?
  12. Malabar excercise
  13. Solicitor General of India is appointed by whome
  14. How many members are there in the US Senate?

Test of Numerical Ability (Calculative)

The questions asked in this section were difficult from calculation point of view. There were 3 sets of DI –

  • Line Graphs
  • Tabular
  • Caselet
Topic No. of Questions Level
DI 15
Calculative- Difficult
Approximation 5 Moderate
Arithmetic 20
Moderate to Calculative
Total 40 Calculative

Key Highlights of the RBI Assistant Exam 2020

Conducting Organization Reserve Bank Of India
Official Website www.rbi.org.in
Exam Category National Level Exam
Vacancies Released 926
Exam Mode Online Mode Only
Number of Stages Two : Preliminary, Mains-LPT
Maximum Marks in prelims 100 marks
Maximum Marks In Mains 200 marks
Negative Marking Yes, Both in Prelims and Mains Exam
Sectional Timing Yes, Both in Prelims and Mains Exam
Sectional Cut Off Yes, Both in Prelims and Mains Exam

RBI Assistant Vacancy 2020

The cut off and good attempts will vary from one state to another. The category wise and region/city wise vacancy distribution is given below:

Office Vacancies* PWD # EXS #
SC ST OBC$ GEN EWS Total VI HI OH 4th Category EX-1 EX-2
Ahmedabad 1 2 4 11 1 19 0 1 0 1 1 2
Bengaluru 0 1 6 12 2 21 1 0 0 0 1 2
Bhopal 4 8 4 22 4 42 1 1 0 1 1 4
Bhubaneswar 5(2) 4 2 15 2 28 0 1 1 0 1 2
Chandigarh 6 0 7 19 3 35 1 1 0 0 1 3
Chennai 11 0 15 35 6 67 0 1 1 1 2 6
Guwahati 4(2) 12(1) 7 27 5 55 1 1 1 0 2 5
Hyderabad 3 1 5 14 2 25 0 1 0 0 1 2
Jaipur 5 3 6 20 3 37 0 0 1 1 1 3
Jammu 0 1 3 8 1 13 1 0 0 0 1 1
Kanpur & Lucknow 11 0 14 32 6 63 1 1 1 0 2 6
Kolkata 2 0 0 8 1 11 0 0 1 1 0 1
Mumbai 34(1) 46(17) 101(2) 199 39 419 4 6 4 4 16 39
Nagpur 1 2 0 9 1 13 1 0 1 0 1 1
New Delhi 6(1) 0 7 18 3 34 0 1 0 1 1 3
Patna 3 0 6 13 2 24 0 1 0 1 1 2
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi 2 0 5 11 2 20 0 1 1 0 1 2
Total 98 80 192 473 83 926 11 17 12 11 34 84

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How was the difficulty level of the RBI Assistant Mains 2020 Exam?

 

Ans. The exam was very calculate, and many students reported the difficulty level to be moderate to difficult.

 

Q. What are the average good attempts for this exam?

 

Ans. Since the number of vacancies varies from one state to another, hence the good attempts will vary accordingly. On an average we can say 107 to 115 are good attempts for RBI Assistant Mains 2020.

 

Q. Which section was toughest in RBI Assistant Mains 2020 exam?

 

Ans. Students have reported that they found Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness sections to be really calculative and tough respectively.