RBI Assistant Exam 2019 is one of the best opportunity to work for India’s central bank. RBI Assistant is a clerical (non-managerial) position with an opportunity to get promotion to officer grades.
The Reserve Bank of India invites applications from eligible candidates for posts of “Assistant” in various offices of the Bank. Selection for the post will be through a country-wide competitive Examination in two phases i.e. Preliminary and Main examination followed by an Interview. Applications are accepted only Online through the Bank’s website: www.rbi.org.in. Notification for the RBI Assistant 2017 has been released.
RBI hierarchy is as below:
Officers (Class 1)
Grade A to Grade F (Assistant Manager to Chief General Manager)
Staff (class 3 )
Senior Assistant, Special Assistant, Assistant, Record Clerk, etc.
No. of Vacancies for RBI Assistant 2019:In 2017, The Reserve Bank of India has invited applications from eligible candidates for 623 posts of 'Assistant' in various offices of the Bank.We were expecting the RBI would release notification for 2018 but it did not. However we are expecting RBI will surely release notification in 2019. We will update it for 2019 once RBI rolls out vacancies.
Selection for the post will be through a country-wide competitive examination in two phases i.e. Preliminary and Main examination followed by a Language Proficiency Test (LPT).
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The RBI Assistant exam occurs in two stages: Prelims and Mains.
The preliminary exam of RBI Assistant is an online exam conducted by RBI for choosing suitable candidates. There are three sections in total. To qualify the exam candidate must clear the cut off of each section. The time duration is 1 hour and composite marks of the paper is 100
No of questions
The main exam of RBI Assistant had 200 objective questions divided into five sections, to be answered in 02 hours.The Mains paper has only Five sections that is Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitud, General Awareness, Computer Ability and English Language A similar Exam Pattern for RBI Assistant 2019 is expected as mentioned in the table below. Any change in the exam pattern will be updated after the release of official notification.
The total time duration is 120 Minutes and the number of questions asked in Mains Examination is 200
No. of Questions
120 minutes (2 hours)
Read About RBI Assistant (Pre) 2019 Exam Pattern
Before applying for RBI Assistant 2019, it is important to check your eligibility wrt Educational Qualification, Age, any other pre requisites.
• Age Limit (As on 01.08.2019): The candidate must be 20 Years to 28 Years.
• Educational Qualification: A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate should have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/Intermediate/ Graduation level. Candidate should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination
Before Applying, An aspirant should meet various eligibility criteria wrt to Educational Qualification, Age, Nationality, No. of attempts permissible etc.
Age (as on 01.08.2019)
Educational Qualification (as on 01.08.2019)
Graduate (minimum aggregate 50% marks)
Read About RBI Assistant (Pre) 2018 Eligiblity Criteria
The RBI assistant exam last year was in the month of November 2019. Online Registration was starts in October. Last year RBI released a total of 623 vacancies. The Exam dates of RBI Assistant for 2019 is as follows
Website Link Open
October 2019 to November 2019
Payment of Examination Fees (Online)
Schedule of Online Preliminary Test (Tentative)
Schedule of Online Main Test (Tentative)
Exam dates for RBI assistant 2019 exam will be updated once official notification for 2019 is released
Read About RBI Assistant (Pre) 2019 Exam Dates
The syllabus for Online Exam PRE and Mains for RBI Assistant is same in Reasoning, Numerical Ability and English Language. In addition to these two, the other subjects in Mains Exam are General Awareness and Computer Knowledge. Therefore the PRE exam include three subjects and Mains exam Include Five Subjects
The detailed subject wise syllabus for RBI Assistant Exam is given below:
Reserve Bank of India Salary for the Structure for Assistant is Rs. 14650/- per month including all perks and allowances. The salary of RBI initial Gross emoluments for RBI Assistance at present stands at approximately Rs. 32520/- including House Rent Allowance @ of 15%
RBI Salary, PayScale, Perks and Allowances are as follows:-
Rs. 14650/- per month
13150-750 (3)- 15400 – 900 (4) – 19000 – 1200 (6) – 26200 – 1300 (2) – 28800 – 1480 (3) – 33240 – 1750 (1) – 34990 (20 years)
Gross Monthly Emoluments
Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance etc.
Maintenance of vehicle for official purpose, Newspaper, Brief case, Book Grant, Allowance for furnishing of residence, etc. as per eligibility.
Medical expenses for OPD treatment/ Hospitalization as per eligibility.
Loans and Advances
Loans and Advances at concessional rates of interest for Housing, Car, Education, Consumer Articles, Personal Computer, etc.
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Being familiar with the exam pattern is important for appearing in any exam. Equally important is knowing the sectional and overall cut-offs of previous year, to plan preparation strategy for the current year.The cut off will also depend on the difficulty level of the RBI Assistant exam also If the vacancies are more than the cut off will be low & if the vacancies will be less than the cut off will be high
Section wise cut-off for RBI Assistant Mains 2016 is given below:
Name of the Section
OBC, OBC- EXS
SC, ST, SC-EXS,ST-EXS,All PWD
State wise Cut-off for RBI Assistant Mains 2016 is given below:
Kanpur & Lucknow
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi
Read About RBI Assistant (Pre) Previous Year cut off
Mock Test Series for RBI Assistant Pre exam has questions from English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability as per the latest exam pattern. The difficulty level of questions is similar to the questions asked in the actual exam, so that the users get proper practice for the actual exam. Detailed Performance analysis is provided to help the users get an understanding of their strengths, weaknesses and areas of improvement.
The questions included in the Mock Tests are original and of best quality created by a qualified and dedicated content development team under the supreme guidance of Ms.Arunima Sinha. Arunima is an ex-banker (Bank PO and then Manager with SIDBI), who has been teaching students for competitive exams for last 6 years. A sequential process of making, checking and validating each Mock test is also followed to ensure that only the best content is provided to the users.
All the Mock Tests, the solutions and explanations are available in Hindi & English.
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