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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SBI PO Vacancies
SBI has announced about 2000 vacancies for the SBI PO exam in 2020. Following table shows the division of available vacancies according to the different categories.
SBI PO Selection Process
A graduation degree is a prerequisite for SBI PO exam and also that the candidate appearing for the exam should be either a citizen of India or must be a subject of Nepal or had been migrated from Tibet before 1962 or a person of Indian origin.
The selection process for the SBI PO takes place in three stages: Preliminary, Mains, and Group exercises or interviews.
- Preliminary Exam
This is an hour-long exam that consists of 30 questions to check proficiency in English language, 35 questions to check numerical ability and 35 questions to check reasoning ability. The whole exam totals to 100 marks, and the negative marking of 0.25 marks is done for every wrong answer.
The candidate must clear the required cut-off to appear for the Mains exam.
- Mains exam
Mains exam can be further divided into parts: objective exam and a descriptive test.
The objective exam is of 3 hours duration and includes four sections totalling to 200 marks. The division of the exam is given below:
Name of Tests (Objective)
No. of Questions
General/Economy/ Banking Awareness
Data Analysis & Interpretation
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude
The descriptive test takes place right after the objective exam. Both the exams are held online and are monitored closely.
The candidates who qualify the mains exam appear for the interview.
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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.
|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|
Share the number of questions you have attempted in the comments section.
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|
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 email@example.com
|Topic||No. of Questions||Level|
|Filler & Word Rearrangement||5||Moderate|
|Match the Column||5||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
|Data Sufficiency- 2 statements based||5||Moderate|
|Alphabet Based- Word Formation||1||
Moderate – Difficult
|Direction Sence||2||Easy – Moderate|
|Identify the Odd one out (letter based)||1||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-
- Theme of budget
- CEO of HDFC Bank
- TN Krishnan- obituary
- Sean Connery- obituary
- National Civil Service Day
- Pandemonium Book
- Kia Motors
- Inter Parliamentary Union’s Head is from which country?
- Identify among the given options which was not a foreign bank.
- ICGS-C452 is built by?
- Lewis drives which car?
- Malabar excercise
- Solicitor General of India is appointed by whome
- 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
|Topic||No. of Questions||Level|
Moderate to Calculative
Key Highlights of the RBI Assistant Exam 2020
|Conducting Organization||Reserve Bank Of India|
|Exam Category||National Level Exam|
|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 #|
|Kanpur & Lucknow||11||0||14||32||6||63||1||1||1||0||2||6|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||2||0||5||11||2||20||0||1||1||0||1||2|
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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.