RBI Assistant Entrance Exam

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Exam NameRBI Assistant Entrance Exam
Organizing authorityReserve Bank of India
Exam typeObjective type
Mode of examOnline
Stage3: Prelims, Main, Language
Duration of Prelims2 hours
Maximum marks in Prelims100
Maximum marks in mains200
Negative marking-0.25
RBI Assistant Prelims Exam DateNovember 27 and 28, 2019
RBI Assistant main Exam Date December 20, 2019
Result declarationApril 2020

What is RBI Assistant Exam?

Reserve Bank of India is the father of all banks therefore for its smooth working RBI conducts the RBI Assistant Examination for the post of assistants. Candidates are deployed in various levels of offices such as zonal, regional and sub-offices in India after qualifying the examination. RBI Recruitment Board conducts the examination at various examination centers all over the nation every year. There are two stages of the examination viz., Pre and Mains and thereafter, the candidates have to take part in the interview.

Events Dates (Tentative)
Release of Application FormOctober 18, 2019
Last Date of Registration ProcessNovember 10, 2019
Last Date of Online Fee Payment November 10, 2019
Last Date of Correction in Application FormNovember 10, 2019
Admit card availabilityNovember 16, 2019
Last Date to download Admit Card November 28, 2019
RBI Assistant Prelims Exam DateRBI Assistant Main Exam Date November 27, 2019
RBI Assistant Main Exam DateDecember 20, 2019
Result declarationApril 2020

Eligibility criteria

  • As per the eligibility details, all Indian nationals are eligible to apply for the RBI Assistant 2019 exam. Besides, citizens of Bhutan, Nepal and Tibetan Refugees can also apply for the RBI assistant exam.
  • Candidate should have done a bachelor’s degree in any stream with an aggregate of 50% and above from a recognized university. In addition, a candidate should possess a supreme knowledge of computers and must be experienced in the official language of the concerned state or Union Territory.
  • The age limit for the examination is 18 years to 28 years.

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit

Candidates’ categoryRelaxation
Scheduled Caste / Scheduledn Tribe (SC/ST) By 5 years, i.e. up to 33 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD)By 10 years (GEN) 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ST)
Other Backward Classes (OBC) By 3 years, i.e. up to 31 years
Ex- Servicemen To the extant of service rendered by them in Armed Forces Plus an added period of 3 years subject to maximum of 50 years
Widows/divorced women/women judicially separated who are not re-married by 10 years
Candidates who were domiciled in the state of Jammu and Kashmir from 1st January, 1980 to 31st December, 1989.By 5 years
Those have working experience in
To the extent of number of years of such experience, subject to maximum of 3 years.

Application forms and submission procedure

The     RBI     Assistant     2019 Application     Form will     be     released soon. Candidates will be required to apply for the exam as per the details provided. In the online application form, candidates need to fill the details. The details which will be filled by the candidates in the application form will be of the name, age, and the educational qualification. After filling all the details in the application form, the entrance examination, candidates need to pay the application fee as well. The application fee can be paid through the credit card, debit card or net banking.

Application fee

Candidates belonging to General and OBC category have to pay Rs. 450/- as their application fee. The same amount is reduced to Rs. 50/- for applicants belonging to reserved category i.e. SC/ST/PWD category.

Admit Card

The Admit card for RBI Assistant 2019 Preliminary Exam will be issued first followed by Mains Exam admit card. The authority will release the RBI Assistant Mains 2019 admit card to those candidates only who qualify the Preliminary Examination successfully. The registered candidates will be allowed to download their Admit Card from the official website as per the prescribed schedule. The admit card of RBI Assistant2019 will not be sent via post or any other offline means. Candidates should bring the admit card at the examination center on the day of the exam.


To score better rank in RBI Assistant 2019 Exam, it is necessary for all candidates to go through the latest syllabus carefully so that preparation can be done accordingly. The major subjects students should focus upon to qualify preliminary and mains examination for RBI Assistant 2019 are General Awareness, English Language, Computer Knowledge, Numerical Aptitude, and Reasoning. The detailed syllabus of the RBI Assistant examination is discussed below:

Syllabus for English Language:

Reading Comprehension, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Rearrangement, Sentence Correction, Cloze Test, One Word Substitution, Sentence Completion, Word Meanings, Phrases, Active &

General Awareness:

Current News (India, World), Geography Concepts, History Concepts, Banking Awareness, Political Science, RBI Terms, Acts and Laws related to Bank (RBI), Emoluments and Other Benefits

Quantitative Aptitude:Time and Work, Time and Distance, Simple and Compound Interest, Permutation and Combination, Geometry, Average, Number System, Percentage, Problems on Trains, Menstruation, HCF and LCM, Allegations and Comparison, Algebra, Probability, Pipes& Cistern, Trigonometry.

Computer Knowledge:Basic Hardware and Software, Languages, Devices, History of Computers, Viruses and Hacking


Blood  Relations, Number  Series,  Odd  Man  Out, Row  Arrangements, Coding and Decoding, Statement Reading, Understanding, Number Series, Analogy, Symbols, Directions Based Concept

Exam pattern

RBI Assistant 2019 Exam will be held in three stages i.e. preliminary examination, mains examination, and interview. As per the previous year  exam  notification,  the  RBI  Assistant  exam  will  be  based  on the objective  questions.  The  objective  questions  will  have multiple choices for answers. The questions will be asked on different topics such as quantitative  aptitude, mental  ability,  and general  awareness. The section-wise distribution of questions along with marks for both stages of RBI Assistant exam is listed below:

Passive Voice.

The exam pattern for RBI Assistant Preliminary exam is as follows:

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMarks allottedDuration
English Language3030
Reasoning Ability3535
Numerical Ability3535

RBI Assistant Mains 2019 examination scheme

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMarks allottedDuration
Quantitative Aptitude404030 minutes
English Language 40 40 30 minutes
Reasoning Ability 40 40 30 minutes
General Awareness 40 40 25 minutes
Computer Knowledge 40 40 20 minutes
Total200200135 minutes

Cut off

Candidates can check the cut off for RBI Assistant Exam 2019 only after the completion of each phase of the examination. The authority will publish RBI Assistant 2019 cut off for the preliminary exam first followed by mains examination cut off. Candidates can check their chances of selection by comparing their score with the cut off list published by RBI.


The result of RBI Assistant 2019 exam will be announced separately for
different phases of examination. The RBI will declare the result in sequence of the examination has been conducted, i.e. RBI Assistant 2019
Prelims Exam Result will be announced first followed by RBI Assistant
2019 Mains Examination result. Candidates who successfully qualify both the stages of the exam will be called for further selection round i.e. interview Process.


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