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RBI Security Guard Exam Pattern

RBI Security Guard Recruitment 2019 Exam Pattern

The Exam for RBI Security Guard Recruitment will be conducted through a nationwide competitive examination, in three stage process i.e. Phase I (On-line screening examination for 100 marks), Phase II (Physical Test), and Phase III (Biometric Data-Capturing and Verification) .Time duration for the exam is 80 minutes. Every section (except English Language) in the paper will be available in Hindi as well as in English. Candidates qualifying in the physical test will have to produce a medical certificate. 

The Exam Pattern for RBI Security Guard Exam is as follows:- 

a. Online Examination:-  An online screening examination of one hour and twenty minutes duration consisting of Multiple Choice questions for 100 marks. Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of marks in Online Test. The shortlisted candidates will have to appear for a Physical test which will be of qualifying in nature. The exam will consist of:-


Sr. No.

Name of the subject (objective)

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration (in Minutes)


Test of Reasoning





General English





Numerical Ability










i. Out of the above three papers, Test of Reasoning and Numerical Ability will be in bilingual, i.e. English and Hindi. 

ii. There will be negative marking for wrong answer and 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. 

 iii. Candidates will have to pass with minimum prescribed mark in each subject. 

iv. Other detailed information regarding the test will be given in an Information Handout, which can be downloaded by the candidates from the Bank’s website along with call letter.

b. Details of Physical Test:-  

i. Details are given below. 

Physical Measurement :-


Sr. No.


Measurement as per age group

AGE 30-40

AGE 41-45


2.4 KM Run

10 Min 31 Sec to   11 Min 15 Sec

11 Min 31 Sec to   12 Min 15 Sec

11 Min 16 Sec to 12 Min

12 Min 16 Sec to 13 Min

12 Min to 15 Min

13 Min to 16 Min

Over 15 Min

Over 16 Min


5 Meter Shuttle in One Min

14 to 15

12 to 13

12 to 13

10 to 11

10 to 11

8 to 9

Below 10

Below 8


Push Ups



16 to 19

13 to 16



Below 15

Below 12


Sit Ups



28 to 29

23 to 24

26 to 27

21 to 22

24 to 25

19 to 20

22 to 23

17 to 18

20 to 21

15 to 16

Below 20

Below 15


ii. Physical Test will be of qualifying nature.

c. Biometric Data- Capturing and Verification

Biometric data (thumb impression or otherwise) and photograph of the candidates will be captured during Online Test and verified/recaptured subsequently during and even after the Physical Test. The Bank reserves the right to capture/recapture/verify bio-metric data multiple times. Decision of the Biometric data verification authority as regards its status (i.e. matching or not-matching) shall be final and binding upon the candidates. Candidates are advised to take note of the following points:

i. If fingers are coated (stamped ink/mehndi/coloured etc.), ensure to wash them thoroughly so that coating is completely removed before the exam.

ii. If fingers are dirty or dusty, ensure to wash them and dry them before the finger print (biometric) is captured.

iii. Ensure that fingers of both hands are dry. If fingers are moist, wipe each finger to dry them. 8

iv. If the primary finger (left thumb) to be captured is injured/ damaged, immediately notify the concerned authority at the test centre. In such cases impression of other fingers etc. may be captured.

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