RBI Assistant 2017: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) every year invites applications from eligible candidates for the post of Assistant in various offices of the bank. The notification for RBI Assistant 2017 is expected to be released in October/November to fill up around 700 vacancies. The application process will begin after the release of notification. Selection for the post will be through a nation-wide competitive examination conducted in two phases – Preliminary and Main Examination followed by language proficiency test. The RBI Assistant 2017 preliminary examination will be conducted tentatively in December while the mains examination is likely to be held in January 2018. The final selection will be made on overall performance of candidates in main examination, language Proficiency test, reservation requirements and medical fitness. Candidates can check below RBI Assistant 2017 exam dates, eligibility, application form, selection procedure, admit card, exam pattern, syllabus, result and cutoff.
RBI Assistant 2017 Vacancy Details
RBI is expected to release around 700 vacancies for the post of Assistants. The number of vacancies will be updated as soon as the notification is released. Candidates can check below for tentative vacancies under RBI Assistant recruitment.
The RBI Assistant notification will be released in October/November. The application form will be made available in October/November. The preliminary and mains examination is scheduled to be held in December 2017 and January 2018 respectively. The RBI Assistant 2017 important dates will be updated as soon as the notification is released. Candidates can check below for more details on RBI Assistant 2017 important dates.
RBI Assistant 2017 exam dates
|Sr. No.||RBI Assistant 2017 events||Important Dates|
|1||RBI Assistant 2017 notification||October/November 2017|
|2||RBI Assistant 2017 application form||October/November 2017|
|3||Last date to apply||To be notified later|
|RBI Assistant 2017 Preliminary Examination||December|
|4||RBI Assistant admit card||November 2017|
|5||RBI Assistant 2017 Prelims result||December 2017|
|6||RBI Assistant 2017 mains exam||January 2018|
|7||RBI Assistant 2017 mains admit card||December 2017|
|8||RBI Assistant 2017 mains result||February 2018|
The eligibility criteria of RBI Assistant provides details to candidates regarding age, educational qualification, number of attempts, nationality which is necessary to be eligible for the recruitment process. The RBI Assistant eligibility criteria is prescribed by examination authority. Candidates interested in applying for RBI Assistant 2017 should read the eligibility given below before filling the application form. According to RBI Assistant eligibility criteria, the age of candidates belonging to general category should be in between 20 and 28 years. Candidates must be a graduate in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks. Applicants must be proficient in the language of the state falling under the recruiting office. Candidates can check below for RBI Assistant 2017 eligibility criteria.
Age Limit: Candidates belonging to general category should be in between 20 and 28 years i.e they must have been born not earlier than 08/11/1988 and not later than 07/11/1996 (both days including). Relaxation in the Upper Age Limit will be given to candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD/Ex Servicemen categories.
Academic Qualification: Graduation in any discipline with minimum 50 % marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWD candidates) is mandatory. Candidates should have knowledge of word processing on PC.
The application form of RBI Assistant will be released in October/November 2017. The last date to fill application form and pay fee will be informed to candidates once the notification is released. Applicants should fill RBI Assistant application form 2017 online. The RBI Assistant application fee should be paid while filling the application form. The fee for SC/ST/PWD/EXS is Rs 50 and Rs 450 for OBC/General candidates. Candidates must read the instructions given in the brochure before applying because any mistake in the application form will be rejected. The steps to fill RBI Assistant application form 2017 is explained below.
How to fill RBI Assistant application form 2017?
- Step 1: Registration by entering name, mobile no, contact details, address to register
- Step 2: Upload scanned photograph and signature as per the specification.
- Step 3: Entering details such as educational qualification, post preference, languages known, circle etc.
- Step 4: Candidates need to pay the requisite application fee
- Step 5: Submit the application form of RBI Assistant and take its print out.
The admit card of RBI Assistant will be released in two phases – Preliminary and Mains examination. The admit card for preliminary examination will be released in the first phase. RBI Assistant admit card for preliminary examination will be issued to all candidates who whose applications will be accepted by exam conducting authority. The admit card for preliminary examination will be released in November 2017. The exam is tentatively scheduled to be held in December 2017. Candidates who will qualify prelims exam will be issued admit card for mains examination. The mains examination is scheduled to be conducted in January 2018. The RBI Assistant admit card for all the phases will be available in online mode only. Candidates can download the admit card through roll number/registration number and date of birth/password.
The exam pattern of RBI Assistant includes phases of examination, number of sections in each phase, total marks, time duration and marking scheme. RBI Assistant exam pattern is specified by RBI for each phase of selection procedure.As per the exam pattern both the exams will be conducted online. The preliminary examination of RBI Assistant is divided into three sections – English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability. The maximum marks allotted to the preliminary examination is 100 marks. The RBI Assistant 2017 exam pattern of mains examination comprises of five sections – Test of Reasoning, Test of English Language, Test of Numerical Ability, Test of General Awareness and Test of Computer Knowledge. The total marks allotted to mains examination is 200. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests (Preliminary and Main examination). 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates qualifying mains examination will be called for Language Proficiency Test.
RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2017 of Preliminary Examination
|Name of Tests (Objective)||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Total Time|
|English Language||30||30||Composite time of 1 hour|
RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2017 of Preliminary Examination
|Name of Tests (Objective)||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Time duration|
|Test of Reasoning||40||40||Composite time of 2 Hours|
|Test of English Language||40||40|
|Test of Numerical Ability||40||40|
|Test of General Awareness||40||40|
|Test of Computer Knowledge||40||40|
The syllabus of RBI Assistant comprises of topics important for exam. Based on the topics in RBI Assistant syllabus, question paper will be framed for the exam. The syllabus of RBI Assistant includes topics from English Language, Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability, General Awareness and Computer Knowledge for both preliminary and mains examination. Candidates must be thorough with the syllabus of RBI Assistant since it will help them during their preparation. The RBI Assistant syllabus of preliminary and mains examination will help candidates to know what to study and what not to study.
The sample papers of RBI Assistant serves as the best resource to prepare for exam. The RBI Assistant sample papers are provided on this page. Candidates can download the sample papers according to the subjects of exam. The RBI Assistant sample papers are like actual question papers of exam and solving them candidates will get an idea of the difficulty level, sectional weightage, distribution of marks and pattern of questions. Solving the sample papers regularly will develop the problem solving ability of candidates.
The post of Assistants in RBI is one of the most popular job among banking aspirants. RBI conducts the exam every year and large numbers of applications are received for the post. To clear the exam, candidates must have a effective preparation strategy. Here, we have discussed RBI Assistant preparation tips 2017 in details. This will help the candidates to chalk their study plans for exam.
Quick Preparation Tips
- Be thorough with the exam pattern
- Learn the topics from syllabus
- Attempt mock tests regularly
- Practice sample papers
- Effective time management skills
- Proper study plans
The result of RBI Assistant will be declared in three phases – Prelims, mains and Language Proficiency test. RBI will release the result for each phases in online mode. Based on RBI Assistant result 2017, candidates will be called for next phase of selection process. Candidates can check RBI Assistant result 2017 of each stage through roll number/registration number and password/date of birth. The scores obtained by candidates in preliminary and mains examination will be normalised to adjust the difficulty level of question sets for each sessions. The RBI Assistant result for prelims and mains will be announced based on the normalised scores. Candidates need to secure both overall and sectional qualifying marks in both prelims and mains exam. Applicants who will qualify preliminary exam will be called for mains examination. Those qualifying the mains examination will be called for Language Proficiency test. Merit list will be prepared on the basis of candidates performance in mains exam and Language Proficiency test. Appointments will be done from amongst the candidates in merit list.
The cutoff of RBI Assistant is the minimum marks required to be eligible for next round of selection process. The RBI Assistant cutoff 2017 will be decided by RBI for Preliminary and Mains examination. Candidates who will have to secure centre-wise/category-wise and sectional cutoff to qualify each stage of selection process. The cutoff will be applied for each stage to select deserving candidates for the post of assistants in RBI. The result of RBI Assistant will be declared based on the cutoff score of each stage. Candidates can check below previous year cutoff score of RBI Assistant recruitment.
RBI Assistants 2016 Overall cutoff of prelims
|Centre wise/Category wise cut off in respect of the preliminary online examination for the post of Assistant held on December 24, 2016|
|Kanpur & Lucknow||67.25||63.00||73.50||79.75||36.25||52.25||38.75||44.25||59.50|
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi
Candidates will be selected for the post of Assistants based on the performance in mains examination and Language Proficiency test. The final selection of candidates will be done as per candidates rank in the merit list. The RBI Assistant Selection Procedure includes – applying for exam, appearing for online exam followed by Language Proficiency test, reservation requirements, medical fitness and document verification. The stages of RBI Assistant 2017 selection procedure is given below.
- Stage 1: Submission of Application Form
- Stage 2: Preliminary Examination
- Stage 3: Mains Examination
- Stage 4: Language Proficiency test
- Stage 5: Reservation requirements
- Stage 6: Medical examination
- Stage 7: Document verification
About RBI Assistant recruitment 2017
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is the central banking institution of country that controls the monetary policies. The bank every year comes up with the notification for recruitment of Assistants in its various offices across the country. RBI is one of the most prestigious organisations in the country for which every banking aspirants dream for a job in the bank. Selected candidates draws a starting basic pay of Rs 14650/- per month i.e Rs 13150 plus two advance increments in the scale of 13150-750 (3)-15400- 900(4) -19000-1200(6)-26200-1300 (2)-28800- 1480(3) – 33240 – 1750 (1)- 34990 (20 years) and other allowances such as Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance etc. The initial monthly salary for Assistants is approximately Rs 32124. Candidates are also promoted to higher grades such as Grade A officer or the Assistant Manager, Grade B or Manager level, Grade C or Assistant General Manager, Grade D or Deputy General Manager, Grade E or General Manager and last but not the least, Grade F in which the Deputy Governors. Selected candidates are initially posted in RBI’s office within the Recruitment Zone for which they had applied.
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