What is LPT in RBI Assistant 2020 recruitment?

RBI Assistant LPT 2020: RBI Assistant prelims 2020 is over. The qualified candidates will appear for the second stage i.e. RBI Assistant Mains 2020 for 926 vacancies of Assistants in the apex bank of India. RBI Assistant Mains 2020 will be followed by the Language Proficiency Test (LPT).

Wondering what is the Language Proficiency Test of RBI Assistant recruitment process? Why is it held? How to Qualify it?  Read this blog on RBI Assistant Language Proficiency Test to get all your queries answered. Before moving in detail, here is the  RBI Assistant Selection Procedure in a nutshell.

The RBI Assistant recruitment process consists of the following stages:

  • Preliminary Exam (online test of 100 marks)
  • Mains Exam (online test of 200 marks)
  • Language Proficiency Test (LPT)

What is Language Proficiency Test (LPT)

The last stage i.e. Language Proficiency Test (LPT) should not be ignored. According to the official notification, candidate not proficient in the Official / Local Language shall be disqualified. The Language Proficiency test will evaluate the basic knowlege of the concerned zone i.e. a candidate should be proficient in the language (i.e. know to read, write, speak and understand the language) of the state/zone from where he/she has applied.

However, you should not worry as the test will be a basic one & qualifying in nature. Only the marks scored in mains examination will be taken into account to frame merit list. The bank may conduct both verbal & written test. The oral test will test your ability to communicate in the local language of the zone.

The written may include essay writing, reading comprenhension, letter writing etc. The main agenda of RBI Assistant Language Proficieny test is to make sure that there is no communication gap between RBI officials & local people.

The office/zone wise local languages are as follows
Zone Local Language
Ahmedabad Gujarati
Bengaluru Kannada
Bhopal Hindi
Bhubaneswar Oriya
Chandigarh Punjabi/Hindi
Chennai Tamil
Guwahati Assamese / Bengali / Khasi / Manipuri / Bodo / Mizo
Hyderabad Telugu
Jaipur Hindi
Jammu Urdu / Hindi / Kashmiri
Kanpur & Lucknow Hindi
Kolkata Bengali / Nepali
Mumbai Marathi / Konkani
Nagpur Marathi / Hindi
New Delhi Hindi
Patna Hindi / Maithili
Thiruvananthapuram Malayalam

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