RBI Assistant 2016


RBI Assistant 2016RBI Assistant 2016: Reserve Bank of India has released the mark sheet of the candidates who had appeared in the mains exam of RBI Assistant 2016. The mains exam of RBI Assistant was conducted on January 24, 2017. Candidates can check their marks of RBI Assistant until May 10, 2017. Earlier, RBI had released the cut off and result of RBI Assistant mains exam. RBI Assistant 2016 mains exam was conducted for 200 marks in Test of Reasoning, Test of English Language, Test of Numerical Ability, Test of General Awareness and Test of Computer Knowledge. Candidates who have secured the overall and sectional qualifying marks in the RBI Assistant 2016 mains exam has been declared qualified for the medical exam and document verification.


Aspirants found medically fit will be provided an appointment in the bank. Shortlisted candidates are required to send proforma and other documents to the regional offices of RBI for appearing in the medical exam and document verification. Allotment will be made to the post of Assistant against 610 vacancies in various zonal offices of RBI. Read below for more details on the RBI Assistant 2016 Selection Procedure, Result, Cutoff, Admit Card etc.

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RBI Assistant 2016Dates

RBI Assisatnt 2016 Events Dates
Release of Application Form 07/11/2016
Start date of filling up the Application Form 07/11/2016
Last date for Submission of Online Application 28/11/2016
Last date for payment of fees (Online and at bank branches) 07/11/2016 to 28/11/2016
Date of closure for edit 28/11/2016
Date of Preliminary Examination 23/12/2016 and 24/12/1026
Issue of Admit Card for Preliminary Examination December 9, 2016
Declaration of Prelims Result December 29, 2016 
Release of Prelims Scorecard and Cutoff January 17, 2017(Available Now)
Date of Main  Examination January 24, 2017
Issue of Admit Card for Mains Examination January 02, 2017
Declaration of Mains Result February 22, 2017 


New Highlights of RBI Assistant 2016

RBI has made some changes in the Scheme of RBI Assistant 2016 recruitment. Some of the Key highlights of the RBI Assistant 2016 exam are as follows:
1) The RBI Assistant Online Examination will be conducted in two phases- Preliminary and Mains Examination. 
2) The Preliminary Examination was conducted for 100 marks. However, the Mains Examination was conducted for 200 marks. 
3) There will be three sections in the Preliminary Examination and in the Mains Examination there will be five sections.
4) Candidates who stand sufficiently high in merit on the aggregate marks of the Objective Tests of the mains exam will be recommended for appointment 
5) Final Selection of candidates will be done on the basis of candidate’s performance in the Online Main Examination.
6) The lower age limit has been increased to 20 years. The Lower Age limit for the post of Assistant earlier was 18 years.
7) RBI has scrapped the process of interview from RBI Assistant recruitment process.

 Salient Features of the exam

  • Exam Name: “Recruitment of candidates to the post of Assistants in RBI”
  • Conducting authority: Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
  • Posts offered: Assistants in various offices of RBI
  • Mode of Selection: Online Examinations (Preliminary and Mains) 
  • Job Profile: Clerical job, entry of inward and outward of mail, data entry etc.

Salary and perks:

Basic Pay Rs 14,650 per month
Pay scale  13150-750 (3)-15400- 900(4) -19000-1200(6)-26200-1300 (2)-28800- 1480(3) – 33240 – 1750 (1)- 34990 (20 years)
Allowances  It includes Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance etc.
Gross Emoluments  Rs 32124

RBI Assistant Admit Card 2016

RBI will issue admit card to the candidates shortlisted for interview after the declaration of Mains Result of RBI Assistant 2016. Candidates can download their interview call letter using their Registration Number/Roll Number and Password/Date of Birth. The RBI Assistant Admit Card 2016 for interview will be available only for online downloading. No Admit card will be sent to the candidates by post. The name, date, reporting time, venue of interview will be mentioned in the call letter.

RBI Assistant Result 2016

The Mains Result of RBI Assistant has been made available on February 22, 2017. The zone-wise roll number of candidates who have qualified the mains exam has been available in PDF file. Only those candidates who have qualified the mains exam securing the overall and sectional passing marks as per their category has been shortlisted for an appointment.Candidates shortlisted will appear for the medical exam and document verification. Those qualifying the language proficiency test will be given allotment. The scorecard of the RBI Assistant 2016 has been released. Candidates to view their scores will have to login using Registration Number/Roll Number and Date of Birth/Password.

RBI Assistant Cutoff 2016

The RBI Assistant Cutoff 2016 of the Mains Exam has been released state-wise and centre-wise. On the basis of the cutoff score, candidates have been declared qualified in the mains exam. The bank has decided the minimum cutoff score for each of the objective tests in the mains exam. 

RBI Assistant Selection Procedure 2016

The Selection Procedure of RBI Assistant will comprise of – Preliminary Examination and Mains Examination.Candidates qualifying the Preliminary Examination will be called for the Mains Examination. Shortlisting of candidates will be made on the basis of merit, the number of vacancies and marks obtained by the candidates in mains exam. 

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2016

RBI Assistant Exam 2016 will be conducted in three stages – Preliminary Examination and Mains Examination.The Preliminary Examination of RBI Assistant 2016 will comprise of three papers – Reasoning, English Language, Numerical Ability of 100 marks. However, the Mains Examination of RBI Assistant will comprise of 5 papers – Reasoning, English Language, Numerical Ability, General Awareness and Computer Knowledge of 200 marks. There will be the penalty for wrong answers. The total time duration of Preliminary Examination is 1 hour while the time-duration of the Mains Examination is 2 hours.

RBI Assistant 2016 Syllabus

Syllabus is an outline and summary of topics covered in the exam. RBI Assistant Syllabus 2016 of all the stages will be released by RBI. The Syllabus will help the candidates to prepare well for the RBI Assistant 2016 exam. Candidates before starting their preparation should go through the Syllabus carefully. 

RBI Assistant Sample Question Papers 2016

Sample Question Papers always proofs help for the candidates appearing for any competitive exams. The RBI Assistant Sample Questions Papers 2016 will help the candidates to know the level of difficulty, pattern of questions, number of questions, marks allotted for each question etc.

RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria 2016

The candidates applying for the post of RBI Assistant 2016 should fulfil the following Eligibility criteria:

Age: The candidates applying for the post should be between 20 and 28 years as on 07.11.2016. Candidates must have been born not earlier than 08/11/1988 and not later than 07/11/1996 (both days including) are only eligible to apply. Age relaxation will be provided to the candidates belonging to different categories as per government rule.

Educational Qualification: The candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks in the aggregate (pass class for SC/ST/PWD candidates) as on 07.11.2016.

Language proficiency: Candidates applying for the post should be proficient in the language of the state or any of the states falling under the recruiting office.

RBI Assistant 2016 Application Form

The RBI Assistant Application Process has concluded on November 28, 2016. Only online applications were accepted for the post of RBI Assistant. The online editing facility of the RBI Assistant 2016 Application Form was available until November 28, 2016. The Facility to take print out of the Application Form was valid until December 13, 2016. The Application Fees of RBI Assistant was Rs. 50 (For SC/ST/PWD/EXS) and Rs. 450 (For OBC/General candidates).

RBI Assistant 2016 Exam Cities

The Online Preliminary and Main Examination of RBI Assistant 2016 will be conducted in various centres throughout the country. RBI has released a tentative list of examination centres along with the notification. The bank however, reserves the right to cancel any of the examination both Prelims and Mains exam or add some other centres depending upon the requirements. The Exam Centres for the exam will be allotted as per the choice given by the candidates. In certain cases, the bank might allot centres to the candidates at its discretion. RBI will not entertain any request for change in the exam centres. The Centres for the Mains Examination will be limited.

Vacancy Details under RBI Assistants 2016

The state-wise vacancy details of RBI Assistant 2016 recruitment is given in the table below:

Office Vacancies
Ahmedabad 8 7 15 30
Bangalore 6 2 9 18 35
Bhopal 5 9 4 22 40
Bhubaneswar 4 6 10 20
Chandigarh 12 7 19 38
Chennai 6 6 13 25
Guwahati 2 9 2 14 27
Hyderabad 6 (1) 2 8 15 31
Jaipur 3 3 4 10 20
Jammu 1 1 3 5 10
Kanpur and Lucknow 13 (2) 1 13 25 52
Kolkata 11 5 19 35
Nagpur 10 10 20
Mumbai 29 21(3) 25 (2) 75 150
New Delhi 5 7 13 25
Patna 3 2 7 (2) 10 22
Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi 3 7 20 30
Total 109 64 124 313 610

: Aspirants selected for the post of Assistant in RBI will be initially posted in RBI’s Office within the Recruitment Zone for which they had applied. However, they are liable to be transferred in administrative exigencies to centres grouped and classified into West, South, North and East Zone offices.

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Anangsha Patra

Anangsha Patra

A Communication Grad having nearly 4 years of experience in the field of Journalism, I am working as Senior Content Writer at Entrance Corner. I cover the events and updates of various job notifications. Follow me for all job updates.
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  1. How do you know that there will be notification in june 2016. Rbi hasn’t declared anything. and i dont think rbi recruit every year..
    so are really sure about this

    • Hi,
      Yes you are right that there is no information so far regarding this but RBI did conducted Assistant examination in 2013, 2014 and 2015. So it is safe to assume that it will be held this year as well. Apart from this, there are rumours that the notice will be released in June 2016.