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Every year, the Reserve Bank of India conducts the RBI Assistant Mains Exam to recruit suitable candidates for Assistant positions in various RBI branches across India. The official notification for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023 will be tentatively available on rbi.org.in in December 2022. However, the application process will start after the official notification is issued.
The recruitment process for applicants for the position of Assistant includes Prelims, Mains, and a Language Proficiency Test. The final result will be determined by the marks obtained in the Mains Exam and the Language Test. Read this article to get complete details on the RBI Assistant Mains Exam 2023.
We have provided an overview related to the RBI Assistant exam in the table below so that candidates have a clear understanding of the recruitment process
|Exam Particulars||Exam Details|
|Conducting Body||Reserve Bank of India (RBI)|
|Exam Name||RBI Assistant|
|Exam Level||National Level|
|Exam Frequency||Once a year (Depending upon the number of vacancies)|
|Total Vacancy||To Be Announced|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Language/Medium of Exam||English and Hindi|
|Exam Stages||– Prelims
– Language Proficiency Test (LPT)
Check all the latest updates on the Reserve Bank of India Assistant Mains exam below:
The official notification for the RBI Assistant 2023 includes details like vacancies, exam dates, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, and more. Since the RBI Assistant notification 2023 is yet to be released, meanwhile interest applicants can check the previous year’s notification by clicking on the link provided below:
Click here to check RBI Assistant 2022 Notification.
Take a look at the important dates for RBI Assistant exam from the table given below:
|Event||RBI Assistant Important Date|
|RBI Assistant Notification 2023||December 2022 (Tentative)|
|RBI Assistant Apply Online Start Date||December 2022 (Tentative)|
|Online Application Form Last Date||To Be Notified|
|Download Mains Admit Card||To Be Notified|
|Mains Exam Date||To Be Notified|
|Result for Mains Exam||To Be Notified|
The RBI Assistant Vacancy 2023 will be announced in its official notification. The RBI filled 950 Assistant positions last year. The vacancy distribution by category and state from the last year has been updated in the table below. Take a look at the RBI Assistant 2021-22 vacancy distribution below:
|Kanpur & Lucknow||28||01||36||53||13||131|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||07||01||13||28||05||54|
Before appearing for the Mains 2023 exam, aspirants should be familiar with the job description and salary for RBI Assistant. Check the following section:
The monthly in-hand salary of RBI Assistant, including HRA, would be around Rs 40,050/-. Aside from the salary, the employee will be entitled to DA, expense remuneration, a dispensary, loans and advances at low-interest rates, and a gratuity benefit. The basic pay is Rs 20,700/-. The monthly gross salary is Rs 45,050/-.
The details of the RBI Assistant job profile are provided below:
Get complete details on RBI Assistant Salary & Job Profile here.
The RBI Assistant Eligibility necessitates the fulfilment of the following criteria in order to be considered for the position in the RBI Assistant Recruitment Process:
A candidate must be:
(a) a citizen of India or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Candidates applying for the RBI Assistant position must be between 20 to 28 years old.
The RBI has granted some age relaxation to candidates planning to apply for the position of Assistant in the following categories:
|Scheduled Caste (SC)/ Scheduled Tribe (ST)||5 years, i.e. up to 33 years|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC)||3 years, i.e. up to 31 years|
|Persons with Disabilities (PwD)||10 years (GEN/ EWS),
13 years (OBC) &
15 years (SC/ ST)
|Widows/divorced women/ women judicially separated (not re-married)||10 years|
|Ex-Servicemen||To the extent of service rendered by them in Armed Forces plus an additional period of 3 years, subject to a maximum of 50 years|
|Candidates with work experience in RBI||To the extent of the number of years of RBI experience, subject to a maximum of 3 years.|
The minimum educational qualification needed to appear for the Mains examination is a Bachelor’s degree from a University recognised by the Government with at least 50% of the marks (pass class for SC/ST/PwD candidates). Good knowledge of computers and word processing is required.
A candidate can appear for the RBI Assistant as long as they satisfy the age criteria. However, those who pass the Prelims exam can only appear for the Mains exam.
Candidates who will be provisionally selected from the main online examination will be required to take a language proficiency test (LPT). The LPT is used to determine whether an applicant can read, write, or speak the respective state/ UT local language or not. Those who do not speak the local language will not be considered for the RBI Assistant position.
The registration link for the RBI Assistant application form 2023 will be open only for a limited period on the official website. Candidates can apply online by completing and submitting an application form. There are no other options for submitting an RBI Assistant online application.
Here is a simple procedure for filling out the RBI Assistant Online Application Form 2023:
Check the application fee for RBI Assistant from the table below:
|OBC/ General||Rs. 450/-|
|SC/ ST/ PWD/ EXS||Rs. 50/-|
Get complete details on RBI Assistant Application Form 2023 here.
Check the list of exam centres for RBI Assistant Mains below:
|State/UT/NCR||Mains Exam Centre|
|Andaman & Nicobar||Port Blair|
|Andhra Pradesh||Kakinada, Kurnool, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram|
|Bihar||Darbhanga, Muzzafarpur, Patna|
Candidates who pass the RBI Assistant Prelims Exam will be required to take the RBI Assistant Mains Exam. There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks. The time duration for this phase is 135 minutes, which is divided into sections as shown in the table below:
|Sections||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|English Language||40||40||30 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||40||40||30 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||40||40||30 minutes|
|Computer Knowledge||40||40||20 minutes|
|General Awareness||40||40||25 minutes|
Check out the detailed RBI Assistant Exam Pattern here.
There is a predefined syllabus for each section of the RBI Assistant Mains Exam 2023. The detailed syllabus for the exam is tabulated below:
|English Language||General Awareness||Quantitative Aptitude||Computer Knowledge||Reasoning|
|– Reading Comprehension
– Sentence Correction
– Word Meanings, etc.
|– Current World News
– Current India News
– Political Science
– Current Affairs, etc.
|– Time and Distance
– Time and Work
– HCF and LCM
– Simple and Compound Interest
– Allegations and Comparison
– Permutation and Combination, etc.
|– History of Computers
– Basic Hardware and Software
– Devices, etc.
|– Number Series
– Blood Relations
– Odd Man Out
– Coding and Decoding
– Directions-Based Concept
– Row Arrangements
– Analogy, etc.
Get complete RBI Assistant Mains syllabus 2023 here.
The proper RBI Assistant Preparation techniques will assist aspirants to accomplish their target easily. To excel in the upcoming exam, follow the preparation tips for Assistant Mains provided below:
The Reserve Bank of India will release the admit card 10 to 15 days before the RBI Assistant Mains exam. Candidates who will clear the Prelims exam can only access their call letters via the official website. However, to download the admit card, they will require the following details:
Know steps to download RBI Assistant Admit Card 2023 here.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will release the RBI Assistant Answer Key 2023 after the successful completion of the Mains exam. Candidates who appear for the Mains test can download the solution key from the RBI official website.
As soon as the RBI Assistant Answer Key 2023 is made available, they can compare their response sheet with the official answer key to determine their final score. They will get the option of checking the correct and incorrect attempts.
Get complete details on RBI Assistant Mains Answer Key 2023 here.
The Reserve Bank of India will release the RBI Assistant 2023 exam result after the Mains exam. Candidates who want to check their results can visit the RBI official website. On the basis of the performance on the mains exam, language proficiency test and document verification, the merit list will be prepared and released officially.
Click here for RBI Assistant Result 2023 details.
The RBI Assistant 2023 Cut-off will be released along with the declaration of the Mains result & scorecard. Till then, candidates can check the RBI Assistant Mains Cutoff 2021-22 to get a better idea of the RBI Assistant Cut-off 2023 from the below table:
|Kanpur & Lucknow||97.25||92.25||108.75||114.5||120.75|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||90.5||100||107.25||93.25||115|
Here are some frequently asked questions regarding the RBI Assistant Mains exam 2023:
Q: When will RBI Assistant 2023 notification be released?
A: The notification is expected to be released in January 2023.
Q: Does RBI Assistant Mains have a negative marking?
A: There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks in the Mains exam.
Q: What is the RBI Assistant Mains exam date for Mains 2023?
A: The RBI Assistant Mains exam date for the year 2023 has not been announced yet.
Q: What are the subjects covered in the Reserve Bank of India Assistant Mains Syllabus?
A: The subjects covered in Mains syllabus are: English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, Computer Aptitude, and General Awareness.
Q: Can a graduate with less than 50% marks apply for RBI Assistant 2023?
A: No, only graduates with a minimum of 50% can apply for RBI Assistant 2023.
Q: Is it necessary to appear for the Language Proficiency Test for RBI Assistant Exam?
A: Yes, the candidates will have to appear for the Language Proficiency Test in order to get selected for the Assistant post. Those who are found not proficient in this test will be disqualified from the recruitment procedure.
Q: Is the RBI Mains exam conducted offline?
A: No, the RBI Assistant exam is always conducted online.
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