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RBI Assistant 2017 Exam

Every year RBI Assistant 2017 Exam is conducted by Reserve Bank of India to select candidates for the post of Assistant. The selected candidates are posted in the multiple branches of RBI through RBI Assistant 2017 Exam all across the country. It is a national level selection process and thus applications from all sections of India are welcomed.

Candidates can apply for the post of RBI Assistant by registering for the exam through the link provided on the official page of Reserve Bank of India. The notification for the same will be released in the month of November. The post of RBI Assistant is the most sought after position in India and every year lakhs of students take this exam in order to join this prestigious position. In order to stand tall among all the candidates, it’s really necessary for candidates to gear up their preparation from now. Listed below is a detailed description of RBI Assistant 2017 Exam.

RBI Assistant 2017 Exam Notification

RBI Assistant 2017 Notificationwill be releasedby Reserve Bank of India in the month of November 2017. The dates are tentative and will be confirmed in the coming few days. The notification for the same will be released on the official page of Reserve Bank of India. Candidates are required to visit this page regularly to remain updated about the upcoming notification of the RBI Assistant 2017 Exam.

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RBI Assistant 2017 Exam Dates

The preliminary exams of RBI Assistant 2017 Exam will be conducted tentatively in January 2018. Mains Exam will be conducted after the result of preliminary exam is declared. Candidates are also required to give an interview for the post of Assistant in RBI once they clear both Preliminary and Mains exam.The official dates for the Exam dates of RBI Assistant 2017 Exam will be revealed once the notification for the same has been released by RBI.

RBI Assistant 2017 Exam Centre

As the exam for RBI Assistant 2017 is conducted online at various centres across the country, candidates are given the liberty to choose centre of their choice. Candidates are allotted centres based on their selection. Though RBI has the authority to allot you a centre other than the one you chose due to unavailability of seat in the preferred location.

RBI Assistant 2017 Exam Pattern

RBI Assistant 2017 Exam is conducted in three phases: preliminary examination, mains examination and interview. Candidates are required to clear all the three phases in order to make it to the merit list declared by RBI.

Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam

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  

The Exam Pattern for RBI Assistant Mains 2017 is:

Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks  
English Language 40 40 A composite time of 2 hours is allotted to candidate
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
Reasoning Ability 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 40
General Awareness 40 40
Total 200 200

RBI Assistant 2017 Exam Syllabus

The major sections one should focus upon to clear both preliminary and mains exam for RBI Assistant 2017 Exam are English Language, General Awareness, Numerical Aptitude, Computer Knowledge and Reasoning.

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RBI Assistant 2017 Eligibility

To be eligible for RBI Assistant 2017 Exam, a candidate is required to hold a bachelor’s degree in any discipline with an aggregate of 50% and above from a recognized university. He/She must fall into the age limit as stated by RBI in its notification. A candidate must also have supreme knowledge of computers and must be well versed in the official language of the concerned state or Union Territory.

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RBI Assistant 2017 Exam Application Fees

A total of Rs. 450/- is to be paid by candidates belonging to General and OBC category as their application fee. The same amount is squeezed to Rs. 50/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category. No application fee is to be paid by RBI staff.

RBI Assistant 2017 Admit Card & Call Letter

The admit card for RBI Assistant 2017 Exam will be released once the application process for the same is complete. Admit card forPreliminary Exam will be released first followed by the admit card for Mains Exam. The admit card for Mains Exam will be issued to candidates who have qualified the preliminary test.

RBI Assistant Exam 2017 Results

The results for RBI Assistant 2017 Exam will be released after the completion of each phase of the exam. The main thing to notice here is that a cumulative score of the preliminary exam, mains exam and the interview is considered to prepare the final merit list of selected students. The merit list is prepared in the descending order of the marks obtained by candidates. Candidates who make it to the merit list will be given the appointment letter by RBI.

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RBI Assistant Exam 2017 Cut Off

The cut off for RBI Assistant 2017 Exam will be released after each phase of examination is completed. The cut off for the preliminary exam will be released first followed by cut off for mains exam. Candidates can evaluate their selection chances by matching their score with the cut off list released by RBI.

To get a clear picture of RBI Assistant 2017 Cut-Off, let’s have a look at the previous year cut off of this exam.


City Name
General SC ST OBC PWD EXS
Ahmedabad 112 NV 79.75 95.50 - -
Bengaluru 113 93.50 94.00 96.75 121.75 -
Bhopal 122.75 101.00 84.75 112.25 113.75 -
Bhubaneshwar 116.50 88.75 79.75 NV - -
Chandigarh 127.00 96.00 NV 107.75 - -
Chennai 123.75 103.00 NV 117.00 119.75 -
Guwahati 107.25 94.25 74.50 119.50 - -
Hyderabad 126.00 107.25 108.00 115.75 - 115.75
Jaipur 124.50 98.75 94.50 113.75 - 120.25
Jammu 116.50 96.50 - 104.00 - -
Kanpur &Lucknow 119.00 97.00 97.00 101.50 119.75 -
Kolkata 126.00 71.50 NV 107.00 - 106.00
Mumbai 111.50 97.70 73.00 105.25 115.50 -
Nagpur 107.00 NV NV 103.25 - -
New Delhi 128.25 108.50 NV 113.75 128.00 -
Patna 116.50 90.25 100.75 104.80 - -
Thiruvananthpuram& Kochi 128.75 97.75 NV 119.00 131.00 103.75

RBI Assistant Exam 2017 Preparation

To score high in RBI Assistant 2017 Exam, it is really necessary for each and every candidate to look into the latest exam pattern and the change in syllabus so that preparation can be done accordingly. Candidates have the option to opt for Offline Coaching Program offered by Career Power to enhance their skills. They can also solve RBI Assistant Mock Test Papers to self-analyse themselves and prepare judiciously for this upcoming exam.

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