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RBI Assistant Exam Pattern

The results for RBI Assistant 2017 Examination got released this year as there was an ongoing issue due to which the notification for RBI Assistant recruitment for the year 2018 could not be released. As this year the chances of RBI Notification getting released are high, therefore candidates should be well prepared in advance for any challenge ahead. Before starting the preparation, candidates should gather all important information about the exam and then start off with the preparation. The most important information that you need to have before you start your preparation is about the exam pattern. RBI Assistant is a clerical level exam and therefore will have only two stages: Preliminary Exam (Prelims) & Main Exam (Mains). The exam will be online with objective type questions. The details are given below:

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern

The first phase of RBI Assistant 2019 Examination will be Prelims which will be held in online mode and will have multiple choice questions. It will consist of three sections: English Language, Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability. The candidates will have to attempt the test in 60 minutes and the total questions will be 100. There will also be a negative marking of 0.25 marks due to which candidates will have to be quite careful while marking the answers. Accuracy should be maintained and therefore the number of questions should not be the primary goal. Phase I (Prelims) will be a qualifying stage and the marks obtained will not be considered in the second and final stage.

SubjectNo of questionsMaximum MarksTotal Time
English Language 30 30 60 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability  35 35
Total100100  .

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Pattern

The candidates who will qualify Phase I will be called to appear in the second stage. RBI Assistant Phase II (Mains) will also be held in online mode with objective type questions. Mains will consist of five sections: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, English Language and Computer Knowledge. All sections will have 40 questions but the marks allotted will vary based on the previous years’ examinations. The number of sections will be 200 and the candidates will have to attempt the complete test in 120 minutes. There will also be a negative marking in this phase too. Candidates should focus on attaining a good score keeping accuracy in mind. This will be the final step for selection. A final cut-off will be released after the examination for different states and the candidates will be shortlisted accordingly.

S. No.SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum marksTime
1 Reasoning 40 50 120 minutes (2 hours)
2 Quantitative Aptitude  40 50
3 General Awareness 40 40
4 English language 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge  40 20
  Total200200  .