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RBI Assistant Exam Pattern

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern: RBI Assistant Exam Pattern is going to help candidates to prepare well for the upcoming RBI Assistant Examination. To ace the upcoming RBI Assistant Exam, it is necessary to remain acquainted with the revised RBI Assistant Exam Pattern. This article explains the RBI Assistant Exam Pattern for Prelims, Mains, and Language Proficiency elaborately. Read further to know details of the type of questions, number of questions, and other important details of the exam.

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2022

RBI Assistant 2022 is going to be conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection to select eligible candidates for the post of Assistant. A candidate must qualify for both the preliminary exam and mains exam to proceed to the Language Proficiency round. The candidates selected after the language proficiency round are given the appointment letter. The recruitment process to select Assistants through RBI Assistant 2022 Exam is done in three phases:

  • Online Preliminary Exam
  • Online Mains Exam
  • Language Proficiency Test

RBI Assistant Prelims Result 2022 Out- Click to Check

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Date 2022 Out- Click to Check

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RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2022 – Highlights

The RBI Assistant notification is to be released shortly by the Reserve Bank of India.

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern
Conducting authority Reserve Bank of India
Exam Category National Level Exam/Recruitment
Mode Online
Stage Prelims, Main, Language Proficiency
Duration of Prelims Exam 60 minutes
Duration of Mains Exam 135 minutes
Maximum marks in Prelims 100
Maximum marks in Mains 200
Negative marking -0.25
Official Website www.rbi.org.in

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern – Prelims

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam is a Screening exam. It is to weed out not-so-serious candidates from the competition. There is sectional timing for each section i.e., English, Reasoning, and Mathematics. Candidates need to clear sectional cutoff as well as an overall cutoff to qualify for the RBI Assistant Prelims. Candidates can check the RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern in the table below.

Name of Tests
(Objective)
No. of
Questions
Maximum
Marks
Total Time
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

Note:- Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by RBI. An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by RBI depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern – Mains

RBI Assistant Mains Exam is a Scoring as well as Merit deciding exam. There is sectional timing for each section i.e., English, Reasoning, General Awareness, Computer Knowledge, and Mathematics. Candidates need to clear sectional cutoff as well as an overall cutoff to qualify for the RBI Assistant Mains. Candidates can check the RBI Assistant Mains Exam Pattern in the table below.

Name of Tests (Objective) No of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Test of Reasoning 40 40 30 Minutes
Test of English Language 40 40 30 Minutes
Test of Numerical Ability 40 40 30 Minutes
Test of General Awareness 40 40 25 Minutes
Test of Computer Knowledge 40 40 20 Minutes
Total 200 200 135 Minutes

Note: Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Online Preliminary and Online Main examinations). There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty to arrive at a corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Those who qualify for the RBI Assistant Mains Exam will be called for Language Proficiency Test. The State Wise Language Proficiency Language is given below.

RBI Assistant Previous Year Question Paper PDF- Click to Check

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RBI Assistant Exam Pattern –  Language Proficiency Test

The candidates provisionally shortlisted from the main online 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). Candidates not proficient in the Official / Local Language shall be disqualified.

Office Language
Ahmedabad Gujarati
Bengaluru Kannada
Bhopal Hindi
Bhubaneswar Oriya
Chandigarh Punjabi / Hindi
Chennai Tamil
Hyderabad Telugu
Guwahati Assamese / Bengali / Khasi / Manipuri / Bodo / Mizo
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

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern – Important Points

Candidates can check important points of the RBI Assistant Exam Pattern of Prelims & Mains.

  • There will be no Interview.
  • Candidates will have to pass each of the objective tests of the online examinations.
  • Both the Prelims and Mains exams will be conducted online.
  • A candidate has to qualify in Preliminary Examination for appearing in Main Examination.
  • The Mains exam will be conducted in March.
  • The question paper will be bilingual in nature i.e. available in Hindi as well as the English language.
  • The Cutoff of RBI Assistant of prelims and mains exam will be decided by RBI.

RBI Assistant Previous Year Cut Off- Click Here

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern- FAQs

Q. Is there any negative marking in RBI Assistant 2022 Exam?

Ans. Yes, there will be 0.25 marks of negative marking in the RBI Assistant 2022 Exam.

Q. How many sections are there in RBI Assistant Prelims Exam 2022?

Ans. There are 3 sections English, Reasoning, and Mathematics in RBI Assistant Prelims Exam 2022.

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