RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2022

Exam Pattern 2022

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Preparing for any kind of examination requires a good strategy and a preparation plan which covers every topic in a proper manner. To crack the RBI Assistant 2022, you need to first get complete information about the RBI Assistant exam pattern so that you have a good idea about what to prepare.

RBI Assistant 2022 exam pattern is a two-stage process- 

  • Prelims
  • Mains

There will not be any third stage i.e. Interview, as it is a clerical level post. Both phases of the RBI Assistant exam 2022 will be conducted online and consist of questions from various subjects. Let’s look into the RBI Assistant exam pattern 2022 in detail.

Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

The RBI Assistant Pre exam is an objective online test of a 1-hour duration. There are 3 sections namely - Reasoning, English Language and Numerical Ability. There are 100 questions of 100 marks. You must clear the sectional cut-off to qualify for the RBI Assistant Main exam. The RBI Assistant exam 2022 will be available in both Hindi & English, except the test of English Language. There will also be a negative marking of 1/4th of marks assigned to any question in RBI Assistant Prelims. The section-wise details on the RBI Assistant Pre exam pattern are given below.

S. No.SubjectNo of questionsMaximum MarksTotal Time
1. English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2. Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

Mains Exam Pattern 2022

The RBI Assistant Mains exam is also an objective online test of 135 minutes. There are five sections namely Reasoning, English Language, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness and Numerical Ability. The RBI Assistant paper pattern consists of 200 questions of 200 marks. The RBI Assistant exam 2022 will be available in both Hindi & English, except the test of English Language. There will also be a negative marking of 1/4th of marks assigned to each question in RBI Assistant Mains. The section-wise details on the RBI Assistant Mains exam pattern are given below.

S. No.SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum marksTime
1. Test of Reasoning 40 40 30 minutes
2. Test of English Language 40 40 30 minutes
3. Test of Numerical Ability 40 40 30 minutes
4. Test of General Awareness 40 40 25 minutes
5. Test of Computer Knowledge 40 40 20 minutes
Total 200 200 135 minutes

Language Proficiency Test

After both phases of RBI Assistant 2022 are over, the provisionally selected candidates in the Mains examination will be called for the Language Proficiency Test in which you have to read and write the official language of that particular state from where you have applied. Please note that, if you fail to prove your proficiency in the official/local language, you will be declared disqualified from the selection process.

The office wise local language is/are as follows:

StateLanguage
Ahmedabad Gujarati
Bengaluru Kannada
Bhopal Hindi
Bhubaneswar Oriya
Chandigarh Punjabi / Hindi
Chennai Tamil
Guwahati Assamese / Bengali / Khasi / Manipuri / Bodo / Mizo
Hyderabad Telugu
Jaipur Hindi
Jammu Urdu / Hindi / Kashmiri
Kanpur & Lucknow Hindi
Kolkata Bengali / Nepali
Mumbai Marathi / Konkani
Nagpur Marathi / Hindi
New Delhi Hindi
Patna Hindi / Maithili
Thiruvananthapuram Malayalam

Marking Scheme

Almost all competitive exams have a set pattern of marking scheme. All the questions in the RBI Assistant exam 2022 will carry 1 mark each.  There will be a penalty of 1/4th of the marks assigned to a particular question for each incorrect attempt you make in the RBI Assistant Prelims and Mains exam. An unattempted answer will attract no penalty.

RBI Assistant Marking Scheme

RBI Assistant Marking SchemeConsidered Marks
For correct answers 1 mark
For wrong answers -1/4th or 0.25 marks
For not attempted 0 (no marks)

Exam Language

The RBI Assistant exam 2022 will be available in both Hindi & English, except the test of English Language. You need to select your default language before you start the exam. In case you are unable to understand a question clearly in the default language chosen by you, the question can be viewed in another language from the drop-down menu available at the top right corner of the question page.

Free Mock Tests

To make sure that you revise what you learned during your exam journey, you should always attempt online mock tests. RBI Assistant free mock tests not only give you detailed performance analysis but also an understanding of your strengths, weaknesses, and areas of improvement. So you should not waste time as not much time is available to prepare for RBI Assistant Prelims 2022. You should start practicing RBI Assistant mock test series to stay ahead in the race. Attempt and retake the same online mock test for RBI Assistant to see how much you have improved.

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FAQs

Yes, the RBI Assistant exam is bilingual. You can choose your preferred language either Hindi or English, except in the English Language section.
Yes, once you clear RBI Assistant Mains you will be called for a Language Proficiency Test. No exemption of any sort will be given to any individual from appearing in LPT conducted at respective Offices.
Yes, there will be a penalty of 1/4th of marks assigned to a question in both RBI Assistant Prelims as well as Mains exam. 
Yes, there will be sectional timings in the RBI Assistant Prelims and Mains exam.
No. As RBI Assistant is a clerical level post, there will not be any Interview stage after the Mains exam. Candidates will only have to appear for a Language Proficiency Test which will be compulsory for all. 
Yes, the Language Proficiency Test (LPT) will be qualifying in nature and the final selection will be made on the basis of the candidate's performance in the RBI Assistant Main online examination.
No, you need to select the exam centre of the same state for which you have applied in the RBI Assistant exam.
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