RBI Assistant Recruitment 2020 – Apply for 926 Vacancies for RBI

RBI Assistant 2020: Attention Aspirants, the much-awaited notification of RBI Assistant recruitment 2020 notification has been released a few days ago. We all know that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is the apex banking organisation in the country and working with RBI is itself rewarding for anyone. The board has recently advertised a notification to conduct an online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Recruitment Process of 926 Assistants in RBI.

The advertisement is made to fill near about 926 Assistant Posts in the Reserve Bank of India. Throughout the article, we will discuss all the parameters of the RBI Assistant recruitment 2020 notification (RBI Assistant Vacancy 2020) like exam pattern, study material, syllabus, salary offered and best available Books.

RBI Recruitment 2020 Notification
(RBI Assistant Vacancy)

Before we go deep with the information let us first have a look at the Major Features of the RBI Assistant 2020 recruitment notification. 

Brief Description of the Job

Conducting Body Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Name of the Exam RBI Recruitment of Assistant
Online Application Starts From 23rd December 2019
Last Date to Apply 16th January 2020
Preliminary Exam Date 14th and 15th Feb 2020
Main Exam Date To be notified soon
Application Fee General/OBC/EWS – Rs. 450/-
SC/ST/PWD/EXS – Rs. 50/-
How to apply Online
Mode of Exam Online
Number of Vacancies 926
Job Posting Anywhere in India
Job Profile Assistant

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Major Notification Eligibility Criteria

Exam Pattern

Syllabus Books Previous Year Paper
Sample Paper Admit Card Test Series
Cut-Off Q & A Job Profile

RBI Assistant 2020 Vacancy and Job Profile

Serving your country with all financial needs is the prime objective of an RBI Banking Assistant. An Assistant in RBI is responsible for maintaining a different type of work like

  • File Work
  • Data Entry
  • Replying to Mails

One can directly work for national development and contribute to society. All these features make the job a lifetime opportunity for all the applying candidate. Let us quickly move to the number of vacancies for different state mentioned in RBI Assistant 2020 recruitment notification.

Office Vacancies PWD # EXS #
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 &
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
thapuram & 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

Important Note:

  • The Bank reserves the right to increase/ decrease the number of vacancies as per the requirement or not fill up the vacancies.
  • The vacancies in brackets() indicate backlog (Bhopal includes 1 vacancy for Raipur, Chandigarh includes 1 vacancy for Shimla, Guwahati includes 1 vacancy for Agartala,1 for Shillong, 1 for Aizwal and 1 for Imphal, Kanpur & Lucknow includes 38 vacancies for Lucknow and 4 for Dehradun, Kolkata includes 1 vacancy for Gangtok, Mumbai includes 3 vacancies for Pune and 1 vacancy for Panaji and 23 vacancies for Belapur and Patna includes 1 vacancy for Ranchi.
  • The reservation under various categories will be as per prevailing Government Guidelines at the time of finalization of the result.

Now let us quickly move to the exam pattern and Syllabus for the RBI Recruitment 2020.

Eligibility Criteria

Let’s read the eligibility criteria for the recruitment of RBI Assistant 2020 Vacancy.


  •  A Citizen of India or Bhutan or Nepal.
  • Tibetan refugee
  • Those who have migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Education Qualification

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWD candidates)
    in the aggregate and the knowledge of word processing on PC.
  • A candidate belonging to Ex-servicemen category (except dependents of ex-servicemen) should either be a graduate
    from a recognized University or should have passed the matriculation or its equivalent examination of the Armed Forces and rendered at least 15 years of defence service.
  • Candidates applying for the post in a particular recruiting office should be proficient in the language (i.e. know to read, write, speak and understand the language) of the state/ any of the states falling under the recruiting office.

Age Criteria

  • Minimum Age: 20 years
  • Maximum Age:  28 years

Note:  Candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/12/1991 and not later than 01/12/1999 (both days including) are only eligible to apply. Age Relaxation for PWD and Backward Classes as mentioned by the government of India notification.

Age Relaxation

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
PwD 10 Years for Gen, 13 years for OBC & 15 years for SC/ST
Ex-Servicemen To the extent of service provided by them to Armed Forces+ 3 years additional (Up to 50 Years)
Divorced women/Widows/Women judicially separated and not re-married 10 Years
Candidates who were domiciles in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in between the period 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 5 Years
Candidates, holding working experience of RBI Years of Experience (Maximum 3 years)

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RBI Recruitment 2020 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 20 Minutes
2 Numerical Ability Paper 35 35 20 Minutes 
3 English Language Paper 30 30 20 Minutes 
  Total 100 100 60 Minutes (1 Hr)

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.
  • The 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 Vacancy 2020 Mains Exam Pattern

Sr. No. Subjects No. of 
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

Basic Guidelines

  • 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.
  • The 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.

RBI Assistant 2020 Exam Syllabus

The RBI recruitment 2020 exam is a two-tier online objective written test. The questions related to Reasoning, General Logical Ability, Maths, English and General Knowledge (Finance Knowledge) will be asked. The nature of the questions will be objective in nature and for each correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded. One can read and download the complete updated RBI Assistant Syllabus 2020 by Click here.

Best Books for RBI Assistant 2020 Exam

Candidates preparing for the exam are getting tensed about the Study Materials and Books required to crack the Exam. But if your preparation is effective and you are working with proper planning then you can easily clear the cut-off. All you need is these Best Books for RBI Assistant Recruitment Exam 2020.

How to apply?

One should follow these simple steps to apply for the RBI Assistant 2020 Exam.

  • One has to visit the official website of RBI.
  • Click on the Apply online or register
  • Fill the personal details carefully.
  • After Filling the personal detail, one has to select the subject for which He/She is applying.
  • Upload the photo and signature in the prescribed format.
  • Pay the application fee online.
  • Save the Application form for future use.

RBI Assistant 2020 Application Fee

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges (Non- Refundable):

  • Rs. 50/- SC/ST/PWD/EXS. (Intimation Charges)
  • Rs. 450 /- OBC/General candidates/EWS (Examination fee+ Intimation Charges)

Mode of Payment

  • Candidate applying for the post can directly pay the application fees online (Using Debit/Credit/Net-Banking) by visiting the Official Website. 


  • Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstance.
  • Staff candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee and intimation charges.
  • Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate.

Admit Card or Call Letter 2020

The admit card for the RBI recruitment 2020 will be released 2 weeks before the Expected Exam. The Admit Card or commonly known as Call Letter can be download from the official website. The admit card is the mandatory document to carry during the Exam hall at the time of written examination. If a candidate fails to show His/Her RBI Assistant 2020 Admit Card at the time of the written exam, then he/she shall not be allowed to appear for the test.

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