RBI Assistant Mains Exam 2023

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  • Written by Hrushikesh Vyas
  • Last Modified on 31-01-2023
  • Written by Hrushikesh Vyas
  • Last Modified on 31-01-2023

About RBI Assistant Mains Exam 2023

About Exam

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. 

RBI Assistant Mains 2023: Exam Summary

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
– Mains
– Language Proficiency Test (LPT)
Official Website rbi.org.in

RBI Assistant Mains Latest Update 2023


Check all the latest updates on the Reserve Bank of India Assistant Mains exam below:

  • October 18, 2022: The final result for RBI Assistant has been announced.
  • July 05, 2022: The exam dates for Language Proficiency Test 2022 have been released.
  • June 08, 2022: The RBI Assistant Mains Result 2021 is released.
  • April 28, 2022: The RBI Assistant Mains 2021 Hall Ticket is released.
  • April 21, 2022: The RBI Assistant Prelims Result 2021 is released.
  • February 17, 2022: The notification for RBI Assistant 2021-22 along with the application form out.

RBI Assistant Mains Notification 2023

Exam Pattern

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.

RBI Assistant Mains Important Dates 2023

Exam Syllabus

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


RBI Assistant Mains Vacancy 2023

Study Plan to Maximise Score

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:

Office SC ST OBC GEN EWS Total
Ahmedabad 04 03 09 16 03 35
Bengaluru 11 09 04 43 07 74
Bhopal 07 11 00 10 03 31
Bhubaneswar 06 10 00 12 03 31
Chandigarh 19 01 19 31 08 78
Chennai 13 00 20 27 06 66
Guwahati 02 17 00 10 03 32
Hyderabad 07 03 10 16 04 40
Jaipur 13 01 04 26 04 48
Jammu 00 03 03 05 01 12
Kanpur & Lucknow 28 01 36 53 13 131
Kolkata 09 04 00 11 02 26
Mumbai 00 41 00 74 13 128
Nagpur 05 14 10 22 05 56
New Delhi 19 00 18 31 07 75
Patna 01 04 00 25 03 33
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi 07 01 13 28 05 54
Total 151 123 146 440 90 950

RBI Assistant Mains Salary & Job Profile 2023

Previous Year Analysis

Before appearing for the Mains 2023 exam, aspirants should be familiar with the job description and salary for RBI Assistant. Check the following section:

RBI Assistant Salary 

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/-.

RBI Assistant Job Profile

The details of the RBI Assistant job profile are provided below:

  • The RBI Assistant must do everything possible to ensure financial stability so that the general public does not suffer.
  • The recruited candidate is responsible for data entry, uploading, maintaining, and tracking records in the database.
  • He/She must reply to various email inquiries from customers.
  • The RBI Assistant is also in charge of the government treasury.
  • The RBI Assistant is responsible for ensuring currency issues and circulation.

Get complete details on RBI Assistant Salary & Job Profile here.

RBI Assistant Mains Eligibility Criteria 2023

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:

RBI Assistant Nationality 2023

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.

RBI Assistant Age Limit 2023

Candidates applying for the RBI Assistant position must be between 20 to 28 years old.

  • The minimum age for attempting the Mains exam is 20 years.
  • The RBI Assistant Recruitment has a maximum age limit of 28 years.
  • Applicants must not have been born earlier than February 02, 1994, and later than February 01, 2002.

RBI Assistant Age Relaxation

The RBI has granted some age relaxation to candidates planning to apply for the position of Assistant in the following categories:

Category Age Relaxation
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.

RBI Assistant Educational Qualification 2023

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.

RBI Assistant Number of Attempts

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. 

RBI Assistant Language Proficiency

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.

RBI Assistant Mains Application Form 2023

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.

Steps to Apply Online for RBI Assistant Exam

Here is a simple procedure for filling out the RBI Assistant Online Application Form 2023:

  • Visit the official website of RBI – rbi.org.in.
  • Select the “Recruitment for the Post-RBI Assistant” option.
  • Select the “Click Here for New Registration” option.
  • Fill in the spaces with your name, address, e-mail id, phone number, father’s name, and so on.
  • Read all of the instructions carefully before clicking “I Agree”.
  • Now, click on “Register”.
  • A Registration ID and Password will be sent to the provided email address.
  • Upload all required documents, such as the Category Certificate, SSC mark sheets, and PwD Certificate for PwD candidates.
  • Attach a recent passport-size photograph with the date and your name.
  • To preview the online application, aspirants should select “Save and Next”.
  • Verify all of the details because no changes will be permitted later.
  • Modify the details as needed, and then click “Final Submit”.
  • You will be redirected to the payment website. Complete the payment and click the submit button.
  • Print a copy of the generated application form and payment receipt for your records.

RBI Assistant Registration Fee

Check the application fee for RBI Assistant from the table below:

Category Amount
OBC/ General Rs. 450/-
SC/ ST/ PWD/ EXS Rs. 50/-

Get complete details on RBI Assistant Application Form 2023 here.

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Centre 2023

Topper List Success Stories

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
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun
Assam Guwahati
Bihar Darbhanga, Muzzafarpur, Patna
Delhi Delhi NCR

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Pattern 2023

Exam counselling

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
Total 200 200 135 minutes

Check out the detailed RBI Assistant Exam Pattern here.

RBI Assistant Mains Syllabus 2023

Exam talks

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
– Synonyms
– Antonyms
– Sentence Correction
– Word Meanings, etc.
– Current World News
– Current India News
– Geography
– History
– Political Science
– Current Affairs, etc.
– Time and Distance
– Time and Work
– HCF and LCM
– Simple and Compound Interest
– Allegations and Comparison
– Average
– Probability
– 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
– Symbols
– Analogy, etc.

Get complete RBI Assistant Mains syllabus 2023 here.

RBI Assistant Mains Preparation Tips 2023

About Exam

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 candidates are advised to go through the latest syllabus and exam pattern and create a timetable accordingly. 
  • Read Banking Awareness, General and Financially related news daily to stay updated with current events. 
  • Do not forget to attempt mock tests regularly and follow the plan to cover them up. 
  • Solve enough RBI Assistant previous year papers to get an idea of the types of questions asked in the exam. The applicants should do their preparation at home and also avoid long hours of break. 
  • Make sure to learn the tables and short tricks, square and cube roots of integers up to 35. It will save time in the Quantitative Aptitude section of the RBI Assistant Mains Exam.
  • Try not to use more gadgets and other devices. Focus only on preparation and leave any technology that causes distraction. 
  • The candidates are advised to stop using social media for a few days. 
  • Avoid taking much stress while preparing for the exam. 
  • Follow a good diet and sleep well. 
  • Trust in preparation and keep the mind fresh by having positive thoughts. 
  • Applicants are advised to make notes properly so that instead of studying the whole topic, they just refer to these notes. It will consume less time and lead the preparation in an efficient and effective manner.

RBI Assistant Mains Admit Card 2023

About Exam

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:

  • Registration No./Roll No.
  • Date of Birth/Password

Know steps to download RBI Assistant Admit Card 2023 here.

RBI Assistant Mains Answer Key 2023

Eligibility Criteria

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.

RBI Assistant Mains Result 2023

Admit Card

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.

RBI Assistant Mains Cut-off 2023

Exam Answer key

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:

Ahmedabad 107.75 94.75 110.5 107.75 120
Bengaluru 92.5 85.75 105 98.5 105
Bhopal 96 94.5 106.5 119.25
Bhubaneswar 92.25 80.5 103 116
Chandigarh 98.75 102 109.25 117.5 124.75
Chennai 97.75 115.5 93.25 121.25
Guwahati 98.75 86.75 104 112
Hyderabad 99.25 92.25 112 103.75 118.75
Jaipur 96.5 106.5 117.25 114 121.5
Jammu 86.5 101.75 101.5 117.5
Kanpur & Lucknow 97.25 92.25 108.75 114.5 120.75
Kolkata 106.5 83.75 113 128.25
Mumbai 84.5 108 116
Nagpur 112.75 90.25 114 112.75 123
New Delhi 101.25 112 113 123.25
Patna 87.5 109.75 116.5
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi 90.5 100 107.25 93.25 115

Check expected and previous year’s RBI Assistant Cut-off  here.

FAQs on RBI Assistant Mains Exam 2023

Cut off

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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