RBI Assistant 2021 Notification: RBI Assistant Exam is conducted by the Reserve Bank of India every year to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Assistants in various branches of the Reserve Bank of India across India. RBI Assistant 2021 Notification is expected to be published on the official website of RBI tentatively in December 2021. The candidate who has been waiting for RBI Assistant must buckle up as the notification can be out anytime.
The selection process followed by RBI to select candidates for the post of Assistant is carried through Prelims, Mains and Language Proficiency Test. The final result will be based on the marks scored in Mains Exam and Language test. In this article, we have covered all the necessary information regarding RBI Assistant 2021 Notification, bookmark this page and stay updated with us.
RBI Assistant 2021 Notification
The official notification for RBI Assistant with all the details for the posts including vacancies, exam dates, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, the selection process is expected to be released in September 2021. Till then, the candidates interested in RBI Assistant posts should go through the previous year’s RBI Assistant Notification for reference.
RBI Assistant is responsible for maintaining records/files, document verification, ensuring financial stability, issuing & circulating new currency, day-to-day transactions, attending Government Treasury Work, replying to emails and more.
RBI Assistant 2021: Overview
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is responsible for recruiting eligible candidates at the national level for the post of RBI Assistant. For the candidates who are not clear about the RBI Assistant Recruitment process, then we have provided a brief about RBI Assistant 2021 in the below table.
|RBI Assistant Recruitment 2021|
|Organisation||Reserve Bank of India (RBI)|
|Vacancy||To be notified soon|
|RBI Assistant Recruitment Process||Prelims, Main Exams, Language Proficiency Test|
|Education Qualification||Graduates or relevant degree|
|Age Limit||20 years to 28 years|
|RBI Assistant Salary||Rs. 36,091|
|RBI Official Website||rbi.org.in|
RBI Assistant Recruitment 2021: Important Dates
RBI will be releasing the RBI Assistant 2021 Exam Dates along with its official RBI Assistant 2021 Notification. The RBI Assistant exam is conducted in various shifts in different locations across India. Following are the tentative important dates of RBI Assistant Exam 2021:
|RBI Assistant 2021: Important Dates|
|RBI Assistant Notification 2021||December 2021 (tentative)|
|Online Application Form Start Date||To be notified soon|
|Online Application Form Last Date||To be notified soon|
|Download of RBI Assistant Prelims Admit Card||—-|
|RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam Date 2021||—-|
|RBI Assistant Result 2021 for Preliminary Exam||—-|
|RBI Assistant Mains Exam Date 2021||—-|
RBI Assistant 2021 Online Application
The Online Application Dates will be announced alongwith the RBI Assistant 2021 Notification pdf. The candidates who have been keenly waiting for the RBI Assistant Notification 2021, must not miss any update for the upcoming RBI Assistant 2021 and apply much before the last date arrives. The link once active officially will be updated in this article too.
RBI Assistant 2021 Application Fee
Candidates are required to pay Rs. 450 (for General and OBC Candidate) or Rs. 50 (for Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD) as their Application Fee for RBI Assistant 2021 Exam. He/She can pay the application fee online using net banking or by any credit/debit card.
Please note that no application fee is required to be paid by the RBI staff.
|Category||Amount / Fee|
|For OBC/General Candidates||Rs. 450/-|
|For SC/ST/PWD/EXS Candidates||Rs. 50/-|
RBI Assistant Vacancy 2021
In the previous RBI Assistant Notification, a total of 926 vacancies for the post of Assistants in different offices of RBI across the country were notified. This year it is expected the number of vacancies would be more, however, it will be confirmed once the detailed RBI Assistant 2021 Notification is out on www.sbi.co.in. Have a look at the category wise and region/city wise previous year vacancy distribution:
|Office||Vacancies||PWD #||ExSM #|
|Kanpur & Lucknow||11||0||14||32||6||63||1||1||1||0||2||6|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||2||0||5||11||2||20||0||1||1||0||1||2|
Note: “The Bank reserves the right to increase/decrease the number of vacancies as per the requirement or not fill up the vacancies”.
RBI Assistant 2021 Salary
The Basic Pay for an RBI Assistant is Rs. 14,650/- every month (i.e. Rs. 13,150/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates only). In addition to the Basic Pay, Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance etc. are also granted to the RBI Assistant. Thus, the Gross Salary of an RBI Assistant ranges to approximately Rs. 36, 723/- every month.
RBI Assistant Selection Process 2021
RBI Assistant Exam 2021 is going to be conducted in three phases [Prelims + Mains + Language Proficiency Test (LPT)]. The preliminary examination has three sections: Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability and English Language.
1. The mains exam has five different sections: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Computer Knowledge and General Awareness.
2. There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for the wrong answers attempted by the candidate. No marks will be deducted if the question is left unanswered or blank.
3. Check the RBI Assistant exam pattern for Prelims & Mains as mentioned in the previous year Notification PDF, any change/upgradation in RBI Assistant 2021 Notification will be updated here.
RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern 2021
The candidates have to primarily appear in the RBI Assistant Prelims Exam, which is the screening stage to shortlist candidates for Mains Exam.
|Sections||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|English Language||30||30||A composite time of 1 hour|
RBI Assistant Mains Exam Pattern 2021
The candidates who qualify in the Prelims Exam will be eligible to appear for RBI Assistant Mains Exam for which the exam pattern has been mentioned below.
|Sections||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|English Language||40||40||30 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||40||40||30 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||40||40||30 minutes|
|Computer Knowledge||40||40||20 minutes|
|General Awareness||40||40||25 minutes|
Language Proficiency Test (LPT)
The candidates provisionally shortlisted from the main on-line examination will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT). Based on the score of preliminary examination students are qualified for the Mains exam. It is mandatory for all the candidates to qualify these three rounds to ensure final selection to the post of Assistant in Reserve Bank of India.
RBI Assistant 2021 Syllabus
The RBI Assistant Exam 2021 has a predefined syllabus for all the sections for both preliminary examination and mains examination. The detailed syllabus of the examination is discussed below:
|English Language||General Awareness||Quantitative Aptitude||Computer Knowledge||Reasoning|
|Reading Comprehension||Current World News||Time and Distance||Languages||Number Series|
|Synonyms||Current India News||Time and Work||Basic Hardware and Software||Blood Relations|
|Antonyms||Geography Concepts||HCF and LCM||History of Computers||Analogy|
|Sentence Correction||History Concepts||Simple and Compound Interest||Devices||Odd Man Out|
|Word Meanings||Political Science||Problems on Trains||Number Series|
|Current Affairs||Average||Coding and Decoding|
|Allegations and Comparison||Directions Based Concept|
|Permutation and Combination||Symbols|
|Pipes||Statement Reading, Understanding|
RBI Assistant 2021 Eligibility
Nationality: A candidate is required to be (a) a citizen of India or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
A candidate must range between 20-28 years of age to be eligible for RBI Assistant 2021 Exam. Age relaxation is given too candidates belonging to reserved category. The age relaxationas granted by the Government of India is mentioned in the table below:
|PWD||10 years in case of General Candidates, 13 years in case of candidates belonging to OBC category, 15 years in case of candidates belonging to SC?ST category|
|Ex-Servicemen||To the extent provided by Armed Forces+5 years|
|Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and not re-married/widows||10 years|
|Candidates holding working experience in RBI||Maximum of 3 years|
|Candidates belonging to Jammu and Kashmir province of India||5 years|
A candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree with an aggregate of 50% and above in any discipline to be eligible for the RBI Assistant Exam 2021. He/She must hold knowledge of computers as well as have proficiency in the official language of the concerned state of Union Territory.
RBI Assistant 2021 Admit Card & Call Letter
Candidates are required to download the RBI Assistant Exam 2021 admit card from its official website as the admit card won’t be sent to candidates via post. To login to the official website, a candidate will require the following:
- • Registration No./Roll No.
- • Date of Birth/Password
The admit card/call letter will be issued to candidates in three phases:
- • Online Preliminary Examination
- • Online Mains Examination
- • Language Proficiency Test (LPT)
RBI Assistant 2021 Result
Reserve Bank of India releases the result of the RBI Assistant 2021 exam within 1-2 weeks after the examination is over. Candidates who appeared for the RBI Assistant exam can check the result & Score Card at the official website. The result is released separately for each stage and the RBI Assistant final merit list will be prepared on the basis of the Mains exam and Language Proficiency Test.
RBI Assistant 2021 Cut Off
The cut-off for the RBI Assistant Exam 2021 will be declared once the exams are conducted on both preliminary as well as the main levels. The cut-off is expected to be same as the last years’. Let’s take a look at RBI Assistant Previous Year Cut Off:
Check RBI Assistant Cut-off marks for Mains Exam for RBI Assistant Exam 2019-20.
|RBI Assistant Mains Cut Off 2019-20|
|Kanpur & Lucknow||92||—||91||105.25||117.25|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||114.25||—||90.50||—||114.25|
RBI Assistant Preparation
The preparation for the RBI Assistant exam must be done magnanimously keeping in mind the latest pattern and the syllabus of the exam. It is necessary for the students to choose the right set of books to prepare for their examination as the syllabus of RBI Assistant Exam 2021 is quite vast.
Students must also go through previous years’ RBI Assistant Exam question papers in order to acclimatize to the change in the pattern of the exam and to know the sections from which the questions are majorly asked in the exam. Apart from the test series, you can also join our Offline Classroom Program for exhaustive preparation for RBI Assistant 2021 Exam.
RBI Assistant Mock Tests Test Series
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