RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2017 Online Test Syllabus

Reserve Bank of India recently notified the big recruitment for 610 posts of assistants. November 27 was the last date for application submission of RBI Assistant Recruitment 2016. Now we are notifying our readers about the RBI Assistant Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2017. Aspirants to be selected in various branches as assistants will have to go through the following processes :

  • Online Examination (Prelim).
  • Online Examination (Main)
  • Interview.

Same as most of the banking exams, English, Logical Reasoning, Computer knowledge and General Awareness of candidates will be tested through the online exams. The one-hour long prelim test to be conducted for 100 marks.

The Mains test will be conducted in both English and Hindi language for 200 marks. It is required to qualify in each section of online test for the candidate to be eligible for further cutoff.

Date of Preliminary Exam (Tentative)23 & 24 Dec 2016
Date of Main Exam (Tentative)Jan 2017

Candidates will be facing negative marking system in the exam. One-quarter of the marks will be deducted for each wrong answer given by aspirant. Information handout will also be issued to aspirants via the official portal of Reserve Bank of India upon release of admit cards.

In order to get shortlisted for the personal interview, candidate have to score aggregate marks of the Objective Tests which will be decided by the bank. RBI Assistant 2017 Cutoff will be decided by the authority as per the candidate-vacancies ratio.

Pre-Exam Training for reserved category candidates

Same as State Bank of India, Reserve Bank of India may also conduct pre-examination training for SC/ST/OBC/PWD category candidates at specific branches. In order to avail this facility, candidate have to write to the Regional Office of the RBI. All expenses of Pre-Exam Training such as traveling, staying and eating have to be given by candidate.

Revised RBI Assistant Exam Pattern – Prelim, Main Test Scheme

This year, The Reserve Bank of India has revised the scheme of the examination for Assistants recruitment. Now there will be two exams apart from the interview.

Preliminary Examination:

English Language30301 Hour
Numerical Ability3535
Reasoning Ability3535

Main Examination:

Reasoning40402 Hours
English Language4040
Quantitative Aptitude4040
General Awareness4040
Computer Knowledge4040

The interview to be conducted later for 35 Marks.

Check Official RBI Website.

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  1. Somnath

    Is it being harder and harder day by day for Open Category Students to achieve their goals who are economically not supported? Is there injustice with economically weak open category students in this market of category ? I feel so……I want some explaination about this please…..

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