RBI Assistant 2017 Syllabus

The RBI released RBI Assistant 2017 Notification for 623 posts of “Assistant” in various offices of the Bank. RBI Assistant 2017 Preliminary Exam was conducted on 27th and 28th November 2017 & Mains Exam is scheduled on 20th December 2017. The Exam will be conducted in three phases:

The RBI Assistant Exam 2017 has a defined syllabus for all the sections for both preliminary examination and mains examination. The major sections been asked are that of English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning. These three sections are common in both preliminary exam and mains exam. Apart from these three sections additional section of General Awareness and Computer Knowledge is added in Mains Exam. Candidates are required to clear the sectional cut-off as well the overall cut-off for each phase of examination in order to get selected for further round of RBI Assistant 2017 Exam.

Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam before discussing the syllabus of both these phases of RBI Assistant 2017 Exam:

RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam Pattern:

Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks  
English Language 30 30 A composite time of 1 hour is provided to the candidate
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100  

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Pattern:

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

Interview Process: After a candidate clears both preliminary round and mains round, he/she is called for the final interview process where they are tested on their professional skills and their overall knowledge. Final selection of the candidate depends largely on how well he/she performs in his/her Interview Round

Penalty for Wrong Answers:0.25 marks will be deducted for every answer attempted wrong by a candidate. No deduction will be made for the question left blank or unattempted by a candidate.

Now that we have acquainted you with the Exam Pattern of RBI Assistant 2017 Exam, let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus of the examination is discussed below:

English Language:

General Awareness:

Quantitative Aptitude:

Computer Knowledge:


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