Every year, the RBI Assistant Exam is conducted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to fill the vacancies for the posts of Assistants in various branches of the RBI across India. RBI Assistant is responsible for maintaining records/files, document verification, ensuring financial stability, issuing & circulating new currency, day-to-day transactions, attending Government Treasury Work, replying to emails and more. Reserve Bank of India has released the RBI Assistant Notification 2023 for the Recruitment for the Post of Assistant – PY 2023 on 13th September 2023 on its official website along with complete details for the exam. RBI Assistant 2023 Apply Online has been started from 13th September 2023 onwards at www.rbi.org.in.
RBI Assistant 2023 Exam
The selection process followed by RBI to select candidates for the post of Assistant is carried through three stages namely- Prelims, Mains and Language Proficiency Tests. The final result will be based on the marks scored in the Mains Exam and Language test. In this article, we have covered all the necessary information regarding RBI Assistant 2023 Notification. Lakhs of graduate candidates who were waiting for the RBI Assistant Exam 2023 must go through the complete article to know more about RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023, eligibility, salary, exam pattern, selection process, and other details.
RBI Assistant 2023 Notification Out
The official RBI Assistant Notification 2023 for 450 Assistant posts has been released on 13th September 2023 on the official website www.rbi.org.in. The official notification pdf with complete details for the posts including category-wise vacancies, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, and the selection process has been released on the official website of RBI. The official notification PDF for the RBI Assistant 2023 exam is mentioned below for reference.
RBI Assistant 2023- Exam Summary
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is responsible for recruiting eligible candidates at the national level for the post of RBI Assistant. For the candidates who are not clear about the RBI Assistant Recruitment process, we have provided a brief about RBI Assistant 2023 in the below table.
|RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023|
|Organisation||Reserve Bank of India (RBI)|
|Registration Dates||13th September to 4th October 2023|
|Recruitment Process||Prelims, Main Exams, Language Proficiency Test|
|Education Qualification||Graduates or relevant degree|
|Age Limit||20 years to 28 years|
|RBI Assistant Salary||Rs. 45,050/-|
|RBI Official Website||www.rbi.org.in|
RBI Assistant 2023- Important Dates
RBI Assistant Notification 2023 with complete details has been released on 13th September 2023 on the official website. The online registration process for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023 has begun from 13th September 2023 and will continue till 3rd October 2023. All important dates for the RBI Assistant 2023 exam are updated in the table below as the dates are announced with the RBI Assistant 2023 Notification.
|RBI Assistant 2023- Important Dates|
|RBI Assistant Notification 2023||13th September 2023|
|RBI Assistant Apply Online Start Date||13th September 2023|
|Online Application Form Last Date||4th October 2023|
|last Date to Pay Fees||04th October 2023|
|Download RBI Assistant Prelims Admit Card||October 2023|
|RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam Date||21st and 23rd October 2023|
|RBI Assistant Mains Exam Date||2nd December 2023|
RBI Assistant 2023 Exam Date
RBI Assistant Exam Date 2023 for Prelims and Mains Exam are announced by the Reserve Bank of India at its official website www.rbi.org.in. The RBI Assistant 2023 exam is to be conducted in various shifts in different locations across India. As per the official notice RBI Assistant 2023 prelims exam is scheduled to be conducted on the 21st and 23rd of October 2023 while the mains exam will be conducted on the 2nd of December 2023.
RBI Assistant Vacancy 2023
RBI Assistant Vacancy 2023 has been announced along with RBI Assistant Notification 2023 on 13th September 2023. This year RBI has introduced 450 vacancies for Assistant posts through RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023. The category-wise & state-wise vacancy distribution has been updated below for RBI Assistant 2023.
|RBI Assistant 2023: Vacancies|
|Kanpur & Lucknow||12||1||9||5||28||55||1||4(3)||1(1)||3(2)||2||5|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||0||1(1)||4||1||10||16||0||2(1)||0||1(1)||1||2|
Note: “The Bank reserves the right to increase/decrease the number of vacancies as per the requirement or not fill up the vacancies”.
RBI Assistant 2023 Online Application
The Online Application Dates are announced through the RBI Assistant 2023 Notification. The online registration process has begun with the release of RBI Assistant Notification on 13th September 2023. The candidates who have been keenly waiting for the RBI Assistant Notification 2023, must apply much before the last date i.e. 4th October 2023. Click on the below link to learn more about the RBI Assistant Application Process.
RBI Assistant 2023 Application Fee
Candidates are required to pay Rs. 450 (for General and OBC Candidate) or Rs. 50 (for Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD) as their Application Fee for RBI Assistant 2023 Exam. He/She can pay the application fee online using net banking or by any credit/debit card.
Please note that no application fee is required to be paid by the RBI staff.
|RBI Assistant 2023 Application Fee|
|Category||Amount / Fee|
|For OBC/General Candidates||Rs. 450/-|
|For SC/ST/PWD/EXS Candidates||Rs. 50/-|
RBI Assistant 2023 Eligibility
Nationality: A candidate is required to be (a) a citizen of India or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
RBI Assistant Age Limit (as on 01/09/2023)
A candidate must range between 20 to 28 years of age to be eligible for the RBI Assistant 2023 Exam. Age relaxation is given to candidates belonging to the reserved category. The age relaxations granted by the Government of India are mentioned in the table below:
|SC/ST||5 Years i.e. up to 33 years|
|OBC||3 Years i.e. up to 31 years|
|PwD||10 Years for Gen|
13 years for OBC
15 years for SC/ST
|Ex-Servicemen||To the extent of service rendered by them in Armed Forces plus an additional period of 3 years subject to maximum of 50 years.|
|Widows/divorced women/ women judicially separated who are not re-married||10 Years|
|Candidates, holding working experience of RBI||To the extent of the number of years of such experience, subject to a maximum of 3 years.|
RBI Assistant Educational Qualification (as on 01/09/2023)
A candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree with an aggregate of 50% (pass class for SC/ST/PwBD candidates) and above in any discipline to be eligible for the RBI Assistant 2023 Exam. He/She must hold knowledge of computers as well as have proficiency in the official language of the concerned state of Union Territory.
RBI Assistant 2023 Selection Process
RBI Assistant 2023 exam is going to be conducted in three phases [Prelims + Mains + Language Proficiency Test (LPT)]. The preliminary examination has three sections: Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability and English Language.
1. The mains exam has five different sections: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Computer Knowledge and General Awareness.
2. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for the wrong answers attempted by the candidate. No marks will be deducted if the question is left unanswered or blank.
3. Check the RBI Assistant exam pattern for Prelims & Mains as mentioned in the previous year Notification PDF, any change/up-gradation in RBI Assistant 2023 Notification will be updated here.
RBI Assistant 2023 Exam Pattern
The knowledge about the complete RBI Assistant Exam Pattern is a must to secure good marks in the examination. In the below section, we have discussed the exam patterns for both prelims & mains examinations for your reference.
RBI Assistant 2023 Prelims Exam Pattern
The candidates have to primarily appear in the RBI Assistant Prelims Exam, which is the screening stage to shortlist candidates for Mains Exam.
|RBI Assistant 2023 Prelims Exam Pattern|
|Sections||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
RBI Assistant 2023 Mains Exam Pattern
The candidates who qualify in the Prelims Exam will be eligible to appear for RBI Assistant Mains Exam for which the exam pattern has been mentioned below.
|RBI Assistant 2023 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|
Language Proficiency Test (LPT)
The candidates provisionally shortlisted from the main online examination will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT). Based on the score of the preliminary examination students are qualified for the Mains exam. It is mandatory for all the candidates to qualify for these three rounds to ensure final selection to the post of Assistant in Reserve Bank of India.
RBI Assistant 2023 Syllabus
The RBI Assistant 2023 Exam has a predefined syllabus for all the sections for both the preliminary examination and mains examination. The detailed RBI Assistant Syllabus 2023 of the examination is discussed below:
|RBI Assistant 2023 Syllabus|
|English Language||General Awareness||Quantitative Aptitude||Computer Knowledge||Reasoning|
|Reading Comprehension||Current World News||Time and Distance||Languages||Number Series|
|Synonyms||Current India News||Time and Work||Basic Hardware and Software||Blood Relations|
|Antonyms||Geography Concepts||HCF and LCM||History of Computers||Analogy|
|Sentence Correction||History Concepts||Simple and Compound Interest||Devices||Odd Man Out|
|Word Meanings||Political Science||Problems on Trains||Number Series|
|Current Affairs||Average||Coding and Decoding|
|Allegations and Comparison||Directions Based Concept|
|Permutation and Combination||Symbols|
|Pipes||Statement Reading, Understanding|
RBI Assistant 2023 Salary
The Basic Pay for an RBI Assistant is Rs. 20,700/- every month per month in the scale of Rs. 20700 – 1200 (3) – 24300 – 1440 (4) - 30060 – 1920 (6) – 41580 – 2080 (2) – 45740 – 2370 (3) – 52850 – 2850 – 55700 (20 years) and other allowances. In addition to the Basic Pay, Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance etc. are also granted to the RBI Assistant. Thus, the Gross Salary of an RBI Assistant ranges to approximately Rs. 45,050/- every month.
RBI Assistant 2023 Admit Card & Call Letter
Candidates are required to download the RBI Assistant 2023 exam admit card from its official website as the admit card won’t be sent to candidates via post. To login to the official website, a candidate will require the following:
- • Registration No./Roll No.
- • Date of Birth/Password
The admit card/call letter will be issued to candidates in three phases:
- Online Preliminary Examination
- Online Mains Examination
- Language Proficiency Test (LPT)
RBI Assistant 2023 Result
Reserve Bank of India releases the result of the RBI Assistant 2023 exam within 1-2 weeks after the examination is over. Candidates who appeared for the RBI Assistant exam can check the result & Score Card at the official website. The result is released separately for each stage and the RBI Assistant final merit list will be prepared on the basis of the Mains exam and Language Proficiency Test.
RBI Assistant 2023 Cut Off
The cut-off for the RBI Assistant 2023 exam will be declared once the exams are conducted on both preliminary as well as main levels. The cut-off is expected to be the same as the last year’s. Let’s take a look at RBI Assistant Previous Year Cut Off:
Check RBI Assistant Cut-off marks for the Prelims exam for RBI Assistant Exam 2021-22.
|RBI Assistant Prelims Cut Off 2021-22|
|RBI Zone Name||SC||ST||OBC||EWS||General|
|Kanpur & Lucknow||79||78.75||85.25||86.75||89.25|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||74.75||57||84.50||76||86.50|
|RBI Assistant Prelims Sectional Cut Off 2021-22|
|Sections||SC, ST, ALL- PWD||OBC, OBC-EXS||GENERAL, GEN-EXS|
|Numerical Ability (35)||10||11||12|
|Reasoning Ability (35)||11||12||12|
RBI Assistant Exam Centre 2023
Details of the RBI Assistant Prelims & Mains exam centre have been mentioned in the RBI Assistant Notification PDF.
|States/UT||RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Center||RBI Assistant Mains Exam Center|
|Andaman & Nicobar||Port Blair||Port Blair|
|Andhra Pradesh||Chirala, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram||Kakinada, Kurnool, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram|
|Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur||Guwahati|
|Bihar||Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea,||Darbhanga, Muzzafarpur, Patna|
|Chhattisgarh||Bhilai, Raipur, Bilaspur||Bhilai, Raipur|
|Delhi||Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon||Delhi NCR|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Anand, Mehsana||Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara|
|Haryana||Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Ambala||Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra|
|Himachal Pradesh||Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una||Hamirpur|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu, Samba||Jammu|
|Jharkhand||Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi||Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi|
|Karnataka||Belagavi, Bengaluru, Kalaburgi, Hubli, Mangaluru, Mysuru, Shivamogga, Udipi||Bengaluru, Hubli, Mysuru, Shivamogga, Udipi|
|Kerala||Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrichur||Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode Thiruvananthapuram, Thrichur|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Ujjain|
|Maharashtra||Amravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Satara||Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune|
|Odisha||Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur||Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Rourkela|
|Punjab||Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala||Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala|
|Rajasthan||Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur||Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Sikar, Udaipur|
|Tamil Nadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Namakkal, Salem, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore||Chennai, Coimbatore, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore|
|Telangana||Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal,||Hyderabad|
|Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Aligarh, Ptayagraj, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi, Moradabad||Agra, Aligarh, Prayagraj, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi|
|Uttarakhand||Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee||Dehradun, Haldwani|
|West Bengal||Asansol, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri, Hooghly||Asansol, Greater Kolkata, Kolkata, Siliguri|
RBI Assistant Preparation
The preparation for the RBI Assistant exam must be done magnanimously keeping in mind the latest pattern and the syllabus of the exam. It is necessary for the students to choose the right set of books to prepare for their examination as the syllabus of RBI Assistant 2023 Exam is quite vast.
Students must also go through previous years’ RBI Assistant Exam question papers in order to acclimatize to the change in the pattern of the exam and to know the sections from which the questions are majorly asked in the exam. Apart from the test series, you can also join our Offline Classroom Program for exhaustive preparation for RBI Assistant 2023 Exam.
RBI Assistant Mock Tests Test Series
Career Power provides online test series for various banks and SSC exams like IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, BANK PO, SBI PO, RBI, NABARD, SSC, CGL, SSC, CHSL etc. These test series are well-researched and perfectly emulated for the exact exam pattern. Practice Papers are prepared to keep in mind the last year's exam pattern and expected changes in the pattern and level of questions.