RBI Assistant Exam 2021- Notification

So RBI has finally came out with RBI assistant notification (Assistants notification) and this time it has 950 vacancies across the country.

Let us discuss some of the most important questions related to your preparation.

eligibility and dates

Website Link Open17.02.2022 to 08.03.2022
Payment of Examination Fees (Online)17.02.2022 to 08.03.2022
Schedule of Online Preliminary Test (Tentative)March 26 & 27, 2022*
Schedule of Online Main Test (Tentative)May 2022*

Age- 20-28

Age will be calculated on 1st February 2022. In General category, anyone born after 1st February 2022 or born before 2nd February 1994 cannot apply. Age relaxation-

Sr. NoCategoryRelaxation in Age
(i)Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe (SC / ST)By 5 years, i.e. up to 33 years
(ii)Other Backward Classes (OBC)By 3 years, i.e. up to 31 years
(iii)Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)By 10 years (GEN/ EWS), 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ST)
(iv)Ex-ServicemenTo the extent of service rendered by them in Armed Forces plus an additional period of 3 years subject to maximum of 50 years.
(v)Widows/divorced women/ women judicially separated who are not re-marriedBy 10 years
(vi)Candidates having work experience in Reserve Bank of India (Class IV employee)To the extent of number of years of such experience, subject to maximum of 3 years.

Education Qualification for RBI assistant

Educational Qualifications (as on 01.02.2022):

i) At least a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PwBD candidates) in the aggregate and the knowledge of word processing on PC.

ii) 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.

iii) Candidates applying for 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.

This means on 1st February 2022, you should have your final year marksheet in your hand. This also means that you can apply from any state, you just have to clear the LPT.

Scheme of Selection

I. Preliminary Examination (Multiple Choice):

Sr. No.Name of Tests (Objective)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTotal Time
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
 Total10010060 minutes

II. Main Examination (Multiple Choice):

Sr. No.Name of Tests (Objective)No of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Test of Reasoning404030 minutes
2Test of English Language404030 minutes
3Test of Numerical Ability404030 minutes
4Test of General Awareness404025 minutes
5Test of Computer Knowledge404020 minutes
Total200200135 minutes

III. Language Proficiency Test (LPT) – The candidates provisionally shortlisted from the main on-line 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 as detailed below. Candidate not proficient in the Official / Local Language shall be disqualified.

The Office wise local language/s is/are as follows:

  • 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

There are more than one option in some states like Bihar, Assam and some others. While applying from these states you need to know minimum of one language.

State-wise seats in RBI assistant

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