RBI Assistant Recruitment 2022: What is the Language Proficiency Test?


RBI Assistant 2022 recruitment is underway. Now that the RBI Assistant Prelims and Mains is over, it is time to gear up for the third and final step of the RBI Assistant 2022 recruitment process i.e. the Language Proficiency Test.

In this blog, we will discuss all the details regarding the RBI Assistant Language Proficiency Test (LPT). Therefore, if you have taken the RBI Assistant exam 2022, we encourage you to go through this blog carefully.

RBI Assistant Recruitment 2022: What is the Language Proficiency Test?

RBI Assistant 2022: Selection Process

Before going further, let us understand the RBI Assistant recruitment procedure. The RBI Assistant exam is conducted in three phases-

You can refer to the detailed RBI Assistant 2022 Exam Pattern here.

What is the RBI Assistant Language Proficiency Test (LPT)?

  • The Language Proficiency Test is conducted to assess candidates’ proficiency in their respective regional languages.
  • Therefore, the Language Proficiency Test forms an essential part of the RBI Assistant selection process.
  • It is conducted after the RBI Assistant Prelims and Mains.

Now that we have an idea of the exam pattern, let us look at what the Language Proficiency Test in RBI is about-

  • The Language Proficiency Test is the final phase of the RBI Assistant recruitment process.
  • Candidates who clear the Prelims and Mains exam are called for the Language Proficiency Test.
  • The purpose of conducting the Language Proficiency Test is to ensure that the candidates are well versed (can read/write/speak) in the local language of the particular state from where they have applied. This is because the selected candidates are required to deal with the general public on a day-to-day basis. Therefore, sufficient knowledge of the local language of the sate is essential.
  • Candidates failing to prove their proficiency in the local language will be disqualified from the selection process.

RBI Assistant 2022: Pattern of Language Proficiency Test

Given below is the pattern of the RBI Assistant Language Proficiency Test-

  • The RBI Language Proficiency Test is only qualifying in nature. Only the marks obtained in the RBI Assistant Mains exam will be taken into consideration while making the final merit list.
  • The RBI LPT will be a subjective test.
  • Difficulty level of the RBI LPT test will be easy to moderate.
  • The test will be conducted in the official/local language of the state.
  • Furthermore, RBI may conduct both written and verbal tests. The verbal test will judge the candidates’ ability to communicate in the local language of the region.

RBI Assistant 2022: Office/Zone wise Local Languages

The RBI Assistant exam 2022 will be carried out office/zone wise. Therefore, it is essential to know the local language of the zone you are applying from. 

Given below is the list of local languages of the various RBI offices/zones-

Office/ZoneLocal Language
Ahmedabad Gujarati 
Bangalore Kannada 
Bhopal Hindi 
Bhubaneshwar Oriya 
Chandigarh Punjabi/Hindi
Chennai Tamil 
Guwahati Assamese/Bengali/Khasi/Manipuri/Bodo/Mizo
Hyderabad Telugu 
Jaipur Hindi 
Jammu Urdu/Hindi/Kashmiri
Kanpur & LucknowHindi 
Kolkata Bengali/Nepali
Mumbai Marathi/Konkani
New DelhiHindi

Also See: RBI Assistant Recruitment 2021-22: Mains Exam Analysis

Tips for RBI Assistant LPT

  • First things first, start with the basics of the respective regional language like- grammar, alphabets, numbers, etc. This will help you in improving your command on the respective language.
  • Practice with the help of translation exercises. By doing this exercise, you will be able to spot your errors and rectify them at the same time. Moreover, it will also assist you with time management.
  • Furthermore, you can also practice by speaking paragraphs in the local language from a newspaper/book. This will help you in getting comfortable with the language.

Study with ixamBee

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Previous Year Question Paper

Before you start exam preparation, you must go through the RBI Assistant previous years’ question papers. It will help you understand what you should expect in the RBI Assistant 2022 exam.

RBI Assistant Prelims Previous Year Papers

RBI Assistant Mains Previous Year Papers

Online Course

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Mock Test

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RBI Assistant Prelims free mock test

RBI Assistant Mains free mock test

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