RBI Assistant 2021 Notification, Selection Process, Exam Pattern, Salary

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 Official Notification PDF Link [Last Year]

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)
Post Assistants
Exam Level National
Vacancy To be notified soon
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Online
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
Activity Date
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 Online Application Link [Link Inactive]

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 #
SC ST OBC$ GEN EWS Total VI HI OH 4th Category EX-1 EX-2
Ahmedabad 1 2 4 11 1 19 0 1 0 1 1 2
Bengaluru 0 1 6 12 2 21 1 0 0 0 1 2
Bhopal 4 8 4 22 4 42 1 1 0 1 1 4
Bhubaneswar 5(2) 4 2 15 2 28 0 1 1 0 1 2
Chandigarh 6 0 7 19 3 35 1 1 0 0 1 3
Chennai 11 0 15 35 6 67 0 1 1 1 2 6
Guwahati 4(2) 12(1) 7 27 5 55 1 1 1 0 2 5
Hyderabad 3 1 5 14 2 25 0 1 0 0 1 2
Jaipur 5 3 6 20 3 37 0 0 1 1 1 3
Jammu 0 1 3 8 1 13 1 0 0 0 1 1
Kanpur & Lucknow 11 0 14 32 6 63 1 1 1 0 2 6
Kolkata 2 0 0 8 1 11 0 0 1 1 0 1
Mumbai 34(1) 46(17) 101(2) 199 39 419 4 6 4 4 16 39
Nagpur 1 2 0 9 1 13 1 0 1 0 1 1
New Delhi 6(1) 0 7 18 3 34 0 1 0 1 1 3
Patna 3 0 6 13 2 24 0 1 0 1 1 2
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi 2 0 5 11 2 20 0 1 1 0 1 2
Total 98 80 192 473 83 926 11 17 12 11 34 84

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.

Click to Check Detailed RBI Assistant Salary 

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
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

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
Total 200 200 135 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.

Click Here to View RRB Assistant 2021 Detailed Exam Pattern

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
    Probability   Row Arrangements
    Permutation and Combination   Symbols
    Pipes   Statement Reading, Understanding

Click Here to View RRB Assistant 2021 Detailed Syllabus

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.

Age Limit

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:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
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

Educational Qualification

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 Admit Card Link 2021

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
Office SC ST OBC EWS GEN
Ahmedabad 112 108.25 112.50 123.50
Bengaluru 94 99.25
Bhopal 109.25 103.75 116.50 118.25 121.25
Bhubaneswar 95.50 87.75 103.25 103.25
Chandigarh 82.75 100.25 111
Chennai 101.50 119.75 108.50 121
Guwahati 72.75 97.75 105.75 105.75
Hyderabad 98 111.50 104 121
Jaipur 91.50 98.75 103.50 114.25
Jammu 111.5 108.50 123.25
Kanpur & Lucknow 92 91 105.25 117.25
Kolkata 114.25 122.75 126.25
Mumbai 86.25 76.25 86.25 86.25
Nagpur 103.5 103.5
New Delhi 95 106.50 115.75 116.75
Patna 90.25 107.50 106.25 108.25
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi 114.25 90.50 114.25

Click to View RBI Assistant Previous Year Cut-Off

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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