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RBI Office Attendants 2021: Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Published on Friday, February 26, 2021

Dear Readers,

Reserve Bank of India has released a notification for the recruitment to the post of office attendants. According to the notification RBI will be recruiting 841 vacant posts of office attendant in various offices of the RBI banks.

Official Notification

Important Dates

Website Link Open

February 24, 2021 – March 15, 2021

Payment of Test Fees (Online)

February 24, 2021 – March 15, 2021

Tentative date of Online Test

April 09 & 10, 2021

Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications (as on 1/02/2021):

  • A candidate should have passed 10th Standard (S.S.C./Matriculation) from the concerned State/UT coming under the Regional Jurisdiction of the Recruiting Office to which he/she is applying. Such qualification should be from a recognized board of that State/UT.
  • In addition to the above, the candidate should be a domicile of the State/UT coming under the Regional Jurisdiction of the Recruitment Office to which he/she is applying for.
  • The candidate should be an undergraduate as on 1/02/2021. Graduates and candidates possessing higher qualification are not eligible to apply.
  • The bank reserves the right to call for documents in support of the domicile status of the candidate.
  • A candidate belonging to the Ex-servicemen category should have passed 10th Standard (S.S.C./Matriculation) and rendered at least 15 years of defence service, provided they have not graduated outside the Armed Forces.
  • Candidates applying to a recruiting office should be proficient in the language (i.e. know to read, write, speak and understand the language) of the state/UT falling under that office.

Age (as on 01/02/2021)

  • Between 18 and 25 years. Candidates who must have been born not earlier than 02/02/1996 and not later than 01/02/2003 (both days including) are only eligible to apply.
Relaxation in the Upper Age Limit:
The upper age limit will be relaxed as under:

Sr. No


Relaxation in Age


Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe (SC / ST)

By 5 years, i.e. up to 30 years


Other Backward Classes (OBC)

By 3 years, i.e. up to 28 years


Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)

By 10 years (GEN/EWS) 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ST)



To the extent of service rendered by them in Armed Forces plus an additional period of 3 years subject to a maximum of 50 years.


Widows/divorced women/ women judicially separated who are not re-married

By 10 years


Candidates having work experience in the Reserve Bank of India

To the extent of a number of years of such experience, subject to a maximum of 3 years.

Scheme of Selection

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

No. of


Composite Time





90 minutes


General English




General Awareness




Numerical ability







  • Online test except for the test of General English will be bilingual, i.e. English and Hindi.
  • There will be negative marking for the wrong answer in the Online Test. 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Candidates will have to pass with a minimum prescribed mark in each subject of the Online Test.
  • LPT will be of Qualifying Nature. The candidates provisionally selected from the Online Test will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT). LPT will be conducted in the Official / Local Language of the State concerned. Candidate not qualifying LPT shall not be considered for selection.

Application Fees

SC/ST/PwBD/EXS. (Intimation Charges)

Rs. 50/-

OBC/EWS/General candidates (Test fee + Intimation Charges)

Rs. 450/-

Syllabus for RBI Office Attendants

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Number Series
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Averages
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Problems based on trains
  • Percentages
  • Partnership
  • Clocks
  • Permutation and Combinations
  • Probability
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Elements of Algebra
  • Quadratic Equations

Reasoning Ability

  • Coding & Decoding
  • Syllogism
  • Machine Input Output
  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Blood Relations
  • Problems based on Ages
  • Ranking and Order
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Statement and Conclusions
  • Statement and Assumptions
  • Statement and Arguments
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Alphanumeric series
  • Inequalities
  • Tabulation
  • Analogy and classification
  • Clocks and Calendar
  • Non- Verbal Reasoning

English Language

  • Reading Comprehensions
  • Para Jumbles
  • Para Completion
  • Vocabulary
  • Error Spotting
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Cloze test
  • Rearrangement of sentences

General Awareness

  • Banking Reforms
  • Regulatory Bodies in India- NABARD, SEBI etc.
  • International Banking
  • Latest circulars of RBI and SEBI
  • Latest Updates in Financial & Capital Markets
  • Financial Terms
  • Banking Terms
  • Latest Acts related to Banking
  • Priority Sector Lending
  • NPA - latest news
  • RBI Monetary Policy
  • Capital & Money Market Instrument
  • Commercial Banks, NBFCs, HFC - Latest news
  • Mergers and Acquisitions in Banking Companies
  • Credit Rating and Agencies
  • Payment Options- NEFT, RTGS, Bharat Bill payment etc.
  • Complete List of Obituaries 2020
  • Recently Appointed Brand Ambassadors List
  • Monthly GK Digest
  • Ministry of Cabinet Ministers
  • Renamed Govt. Schemes, Cities, Airports & Railway Stations
  • Indian Financial System
  • Financial market instruments
  • International reports and indices
  • Important committees
  • Foreign investment and trade
  • Growth numbers by various organization
  • Union budget
  • Latest mergers and MOUs of banks and financial institutions
  • Heads of various financial organizations
  • Mutual Funds
  • Basel Norms
  • Regulatory organizations: SEBI/NABARD/RBI
  • Joint Military Exercises of India
  • List of Summits and Conferences
  • India's Rankings in Different Indices
  • List of Appointments in 2020
  • List of Important Days With Themes
  • List of MoUs signed by India in 2020
  • Upcoming Sports Event From 2017-2023
  • List of Sports Events & Winners – 2020
  • Awards and Honours 2020
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