How to start preparations for RBI Assistant exam

As many readers requested to publish syllabus and study plan for RBI Assistant exam, today I am posting a detailed guide to help you score high in this exam.

Exam Structure

Section
Max Marks
Duration
Reasoning
40
120 mins
English language
40
Numerical Ability
40
General Awareness
40
Computer Awareness
40
TOTAL Marks
200

Numerical Ability

This section remains very easy. Easier than IBPS clerk or SBI clerk exams.
  • Simplification (10-15 marks)
  • Time and work (1-2 marks)
  • Simple and compound interest (1-2 marks)
  • Time and distance (1-2 marks)
  • Pipes and cisterns (1-2 marks)
  • Profit and loss (1-2 marks)
  • Partnership (1-2 marks)
  • Ratio and proportions (1-2 marks)
  • Averages (1-2 marks)
  • Mixtures and alligations (1-2 marks)
  • Probability (3-4 marks)

Reasoning

  • Sitting arrangement (10 marks)
  • Puzzles (5 marks)
  • Syllogism (5 marks)
  • Series (5 marks)
  • Coding decoding (5 marks)
  • Alphabet ordering (5 marks)

English language

  • Reading comprehension (3 sets of 5 marks each)
  • Para jumbles (5 marks)
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Cloze test (10 marks)
  • Spotting grammar errors (5 marks)

Computer awareness

  • Computer devices (4-5 marks)
  • Operating system - Windows (4-5 marks)
  • Microsoft office suite (2-3 marks)
  • Computer networks (4-5 marks)
  • Internet technologies(4-5 marks)
  • DBMS (2-3 marks)
  • Computer terms (8-10 marks)

General awareness

  • Persons in news
  • Books and their authors
  • Currents affairs
  • Sports events
  • Banking and financial terms
  • Accounting terms
  • Banking  events
  • Important days
  • Appointments and deaths
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41 comments:

  1. sir, there is 40 question in each section..rectify..it..?

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  2. Dear sir please tell me how to prepare ibps rrb p o exam

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  3. Sir please tell me how to prepare ibps po exam .

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  4. sir ji rrb ke liye plz tips dijiye

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  5. All section contain 40 ques each of equal marks....

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  6. To paaji thoda dekh k

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  7. sir please tell me which book i need to prefer for maths for both po and clerk...please help me sir.

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  8. sir in rbi assistant i think all sections are of 40 marks each

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  9. sir please post Indian bank specialist officer syllabus and study material

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  10. Rbi asst numerical ability is of higher dificulty level than clerical exam. Simplification problems are mostly there.

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  11. plz can u provide shortcuts & sums for Simplication... for practise purpose? as it as most weightage!

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  12. Robotics Chicken :))June 17, 2015 at 4:57 PM

    Thnx Sir for the detailed analysis .. Sir, do provide a study plan like u hv provided for SBI prelims.. Thnq u

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  13. am confused whether to apply for rbi or not :( :(

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  14. Yes you should apply. It's better than PSU banks

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  15. Yes I will write a plan within 3 days

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  16. bt has only limited vacancy !!moreover posting vl b in diff state??

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  17. If you aren't confident, then don't apply

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  18. Sir which one is better RBI assistant or SBI PO??

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  19. Robotics Chicken :))June 17, 2015 at 5:58 PM

    Okk Sir !! Sir u always take so much pain for us .. Thnq u

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  20. Viren SavajiyaniJune 17, 2015 at 6:34 PM

    Thanx alot sir in advance u r doing a gr8 work. I am currently working in boi clerical level (start 9 june2015) n hv been waiting for rbi assistant since a long time. Ur upcoming post will be very helpful to me in my preparation and will definately follow d study plan :-) :-)

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  21. RBI any given day !!

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  22. Hii
    Any cross benefits u know regarding that???
    If there plz share with me.
    Thanks in advance

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  23. hallo sir
    kindly provide exam tips and such useful material to download and purchase
    for other exams also like for other bank exams and ssc.
    it will be very helpful :)

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  24. RBI asst. PROS:: City posting....5 day week....eligible for Promotion to GRADE -A within 3 years.....Excellent peer group......BRAND NAME.....and many more....
    RBI asst. cons:: Less salary as compared to SBI PO....


    SBI PO Cons: HUGE workload.....Rural postings atleast in first few years of service...No social life.....and the list goes on & on...

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  25. sir in rbi di is nt in syllabus????

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  26. Thanks a ton bro for this valuable information.
    Bt r u sure about 5 days week

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  27. yup! 100% sure....

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  28. can u tell me ur study plan for rbi assistant

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  29. sir its given n the notification that we will be posted in ur home sate.. i am fromandhra .will i be posted in hyderabad? or a new office will come up in vijayawada this year(heard in the newws) pls rply

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  30. Is the computer awareness in this package same as given with the dvd preparation material or is it a different one and I have bought sbi preliminary notes and is it enough for quantitative aptitude,reasoning and english?

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  31. anybody know what is the cutoff for rbi assistant chennai obc category lst year?

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  32. i will practice online mocks after sbi pre....

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  33. any exam to clear for promotion to grade A?

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  34. From whr genral awareness should be studied of last 6 mnths as it is to be read in short amount of tym.??

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  35. Target ☆☆ JOB ☆☆ UnstoppableJune 26, 2015 at 3:09 PM

    Dear Sir, plz guide is the syllabus same for IDBI PO exam also..

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  36. for RBI assistant previous year online exam checkout : http://onlinemockexam.com/

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  37. rbi exam ke last moment tip de digiye

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