RBI Assistant 2020 Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure

The RBI Assistant Recruitment 2020 is a national level entrance examination conducted by the RBI. Every year lakhs of aspirants appear for the exam to get elected in Assistant cadre of Reserve Bank of India. If you desire to go for the exam then the very first thing you have to is to check RBI Assistant Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure to plan your preparation.

In accordance with the RBI Recruitment Rules, the Commission will conduct a two Tier (Prelims and Mains) exam for the selection of candidates. On the results of the recruitment test merit list of finally selected candidate will be published on the official website and newspaper. Let us check out the RBI Assistant 2020 Exam Pattern and Selection Procedure.

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RBI Assistant Exam Pattern and Selection Process


The written exam is the ladder to your success and scoring great is the only way through which you can make it to the job. Let us find out the selection procedure to this very prestigious examination.

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Biometric verification
  • Mains Exam
  • Language Proficiency Test

1st Stage: RBI Assistant Preliminary Examination


The very first stage of your dream job is to score great in the Preliminary examination. Here aspirants must keep in mind that the written examination will be online in nature and will consist of the following parameters.

RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam Pattern

S.No Subjects No of Questions. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Ability Paper 35 35 60 Minutes (1 Hr)
2 Numerical Ability Paper 35 35
3 English Language Paper 30 30
 Total 100 100

Basic Guidelines

  • Total Question: 100
  • Maximum Marks: 100
  • Time Duration: 60 Minutes
  • Marking scheme: 1(one) mark for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: 1/4th marks will be deducted for incorrect answer.
  • Medium of Instruction: Hindi/English

2nd Stage: Biometric verification.


  • It has been decided to capture the biometric data (thumb impression or otherwise) and a photograph of the candidates on the day of the Main Examination for the candidates who qualify after the preliminary examinations and appear for the main examination.
  • The decision of the Biometric data verification authority with regard to its status (matched or unmatched) shall be final and binding upon the candidates.
  • Further, Biometric verification will also be conducted at the time of document verification and
    may also be carried out at any of the stages, as Bank may dim fit. In the event of mismatched of verification of biometric
    data, the candidature of the candidate will be treated as cancelled and he/she will not be considered for the selection process.

3rd Stage: RBI Recruitment 2020 Mains Examination


Successful candidates who have cleared the Preliminary cut off will be called for Mains examination. It is to be noted that only those candidate who will clear the respective cutoff made by the board will be called for Mains examination. Let us have a look at the RBI Assistant 2020 Mains Exam Pattern.

RBI Assistant 2020 Mains Exam Pattern

Sr. No. Subjects No. of 
Questions
Max Marks Time allotted
1 General/ Financial Awareness 40 40 25 minutes
2 General English 40 40 30 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 40 40 30minutes
4 Numerical Ability 40 40 30 minutes
5 Computer Knowledge 40 40 20 minutes
  Total 200 200 135 minutes

 

  • Total Question: 200
  • Maximum Marks: 200
  • Time Duration: 135 Minutes
  • Marking scheme: 1(one) mark for each correct answer.
  • Negative Marking: 1/4th marks will be deducted for incorrect answer.
  • Medium of Instruction: Hindi/English

4th Stage: Language Proficiency Test


If you have cleared both the Preliminary and Mains Examination then relax it’s your time to join the job. A list of all the selected candidates (State-wise) will be declared on the official website of RBI. The candidates provisionally selected for the main online examination will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT). The language proficiency test will be conducted in the Official / Local Language of the State concerned (Annex-IV). Candidate not proficient in the Official/Local Language would be disqualified.

Document Verification


If you have cleared both the Preliminary and Mains Examination then relax it’s your time to join the job. A list of all the selected candidates (State-wise) will be declared on the official website of RBI. After clearing all the Cut off one needs to visit the centre allotted by the recruitment authority for document verification. You will need these documents to be carried along with you.

  • Call Letter
  • Valid System generated Online Application form
  • Date of Birth Proof
  • Photo Identity Proof
  • Graduation Mark sheet
  • Caste Certificate (If applied for)
  • Medical Certificate for Physically Disability candidates
  • Experience Certificates (If any)
  • NOC from current working department (If have)

Provisional Allotment


The shortlisted candidates will be issued a provisional allotment letter. One must keep in mind that in order to be shortlisted for provisional allotment process, the candidates should qualify in the main examination and be sufficiently high in the merit list. Qualified candidates will be provisionally allotted to one of the branch and allotment will be based on merit-cum-preference.

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2 thoughts on “RBI Assistant 2020 Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure”

  1. Hi.I am appearing for rbi assistant mains on 22nd Nov. I forgot to save the application form copy.Is it necessary to have application form copy for later at any stage such as document verification.

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