RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2023

By Reena Pal | Updated on: May 28, 2022

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2023

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To crack the RBI Assistant 2023, 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 2023 exam pattern will consist of a three-stage process-

  • Prelims
  • Mains
  • Language Proficiency Test

Let’s look into the RBI Assistant exam pattern 2023 in detail

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern 2023

The RBI Assistant Prelims exam is an objective online test of a 1-hour duration. You will be assessed on the basis of 3 sections. You are also required to clear the sectional cut-off to qualify for the RBI Assistant Mains exam. The section-wise details on the RBI Assistant Prelims 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

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Pattern 2023

The RBI Assistant Mains exam is also an objective online test. Here, you will be judged on the basis of five sections. You have to clear the sectional cut-off in the RBI Assistant Mains as well to qualify for the next stage. 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 2023 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 the 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.

If your local language is Hindi and doesn't want to take any chances with respect to the preparation, you can enroll yourself in the RBI Assistant LPT Hindi Online Course and receive the required guidance and tips.

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

RBI Assistant Marking Scheme

Almost all competitive exams have a set pattern of marking schemes. All the questions in the RBI Assistant exam 2023 will carry 1 mark each. There will also be a penalty 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)

RBI Assistant Exam Language

The RBI Assistant exam 2023 will be available in both Hindi & English, except for the test of English Language.

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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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