RBI Non-CSG Exam Pattern


RBI Non-CSG Exam Pattern 2020 - 2021

RBI Non-CSG exam was conducted for Legal Officers in Grade ‘B’, Manager (Technical - Civil), Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha), and Assistant Manager (Protocol & Security) posts. RBI Non-CSG Exam Pattern is different for each post. Selection in RBI Non-CSG exam 2020 - 2021 is done through:

  • Online and Offline Written Exams
  • Personal Interview.

RBI Non-CSG Exam Pattern 2021 (Legal Officer) (As per the Information Handout 2021)

RBI Legal Officer in Grade ‘B’ Exam Pattern 2020 - 2021 consists of Paper 1 and Paper 2 followed by an interview. In Paper 1, questions related to the law, are asked. Paper 1 will be objective type and bilingual in nature whereas, Paper 2 will be of English language and descriptive in nature. The final merit will be made on the basis of the combined scores of (Paper 1 and Paper 2) as well as the Interview. 

As per the RBI Non-CSG (Legal) Handout, a total of 2 papers are conducted in 2 shifts i.e. Morning Shift and Afternoon Shift. There will be a break between Paper 1 and Paper 2. Please note that the Admit Card will be released separately for both. Also, for Part A, there is no negative marking. Let’s understand the Paper 1 and Paper 2 Exam pattern in detail.

SessionPaperName of TestNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
Morning Paper I Objective- Part A General Knowledge of Law 15 30 3 Hours
Descriptive Part B 4
(with subsections)
120
Afternoon Paper II English 4
(Essay (40 marks)
Precis (24 marks)
Comprehension (same passage as precis) - (16 marks)
Drafting Report/ Letter/ Circular (20 marks))
100 3 Hours

RBI Non-CSG Exam Pattern 2021 (Technical-Civil) (As per the Information Handout 2021)

In RBI Manager (Technical – Civil) Exam 2020 - 2021, the scheme of selection is based on two written examinations (Offline and Online) followed by an interview. Paper 1 and Paper 2 were conducted on the same day. Please note that in Paper 1, there was a negative marking for every wrong answer marked. Paper 2 is assessed for only those who secure sufficiently high marks in Paper 1. Please look at the table below for complete details.

RBI Non-CSG exam pattern for the technical stream can be deduced from below. For Paper 2 (Descriptive), you have to attempt 2 out of 3 questions in Sections 1 and 2, whereas for Section 3, only 1 answer out of 2 is required to answer.  There is a penalty of 1/4th marks for every wrong answer marked. There will be a break between Paper 1 and Paper 2. Admit cards for both papers will be released separately.

SessionType of paperNo. of QuestionsMax. MarksDuration
Morning Paper-II Descriptive Type Test Standard of the papers will be that of B.E. Degree 8*
Section I (3 questions with subquestions will be given. Candidate have to answer any two questions.)
Section II (3 questions with subquestions will be given. Candidate have to answer any two questions.)
Section III (2 questions with subquestions will be given. Candidate have to answer any one question.)
100 3 hours
Afternoon Paper-I Objective Type Test Test of professional knowledge / job knowledge 50 100 1 hour
  Total   200  

*In case you answer more than that of asked, only 2 from Section 1 and Section 2 and 2 from Section 3 will be evaluated.

The exam is bilingual which means you can attempt the exam in either English or Hindi. To know more detail about the Exam language, please click here

For a detailed exam pattern of RBI Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha and Protocol and Security), Please check here. 

RBI Non-CSG Exam Pattern 2020 - 2021 Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha)

RBI Assistant Manager (Rajbhasha) Paper 1 consists of four sections- English Language, Reasoning Ability, General Awareness (with special reference to Banking, Economics, Commerce and allied subject), and Test of Professional Knowledge (including Official Language). A total of 120 minutes are given to solve the exam. Paper 2 is descriptive in nature (English Language) and shall assess your ability to understand Hindi and English Language and the official language policy of GOI.  Please refer to the table below for further information.

Online Examination Paper-1 (Objective type)

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Reasoning 35 35 30 minutes
English language 35 35 30 minutes
General Awareness with special reference to Banking, Economics, Commerce and allied subject 35 35 20 minutes
Test of Professional Knowledge (including Official Language) 45 45 40 minutes
Total 150 150  

There is a negative marking of 1/4 of marks for every wrong answer marked. The paper is bilingual in nature. Candidates scoring sufficiently high marks will be called for an interview.

Offline Examination Paper-2 (Descriptive type)

PaperMaximum MarksDuration
Descriptive Paper (Official Language) 50 60 minutes

RBI Non CSG Exam Pattern 2020 - 2021 Assistant Manager (Protocol & Security)

RBI Assistant Manager (Protocol & Security) Exam Pattern consists of only one written exam followed by an interview. A total time of 2 hours is allotted to solve the questions. There is a negative marking for every wrong answer marked by the candidate. Question papers are available bilingually i.e in Hindi and English (except the English language section). Shortlisted candidates are called for an interview. For a complete RBI Assistant Manager (Protocol & Security) Exam Pattern, please look at the table below.

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Reasoning 50 50 35 minutes
English Language 50 25 35 minutes
General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry 50 50 20 minutes
Professional Knowledge 50 75 30 minutes
Total 200 200 2 Hours

RBI Non CSG 2020-21 Exam Language

RBI Non CSG Exam pattern 2021

Tests of the RBI Non-CSG 2020 - 2021 Exam (Objective and Descriptive) is conducted online and offline. Please note that, all questions in the RBI Non-CSG Exam (All streams), except the Test of English language, are bilingual in nature i.e. the questions are set in both English and Hindi. 

You are required to choose a language at the commencement of the exam. However, you can toggle between the languages at any time.


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