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RBI Assistant 2019 - Syllabus and Pattern

RBI conducts an annual recruitment drive for the posts of Assistant. The expected exam dates, Exam pattern and syllabus for RBI Assistant 2020 are as follow

Tentative Dates 2019

Exam Date
Recruitment Notification Release December 2019 To January 2020
Prelims Exam February 14&15, 2020. However, RBI reserves the right to change the dates of examination.
Mains Exam March 2020. However, RBI reserves the right to change the dates of examination.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria
Education At least a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWD candidates)
in the aggregate and the knowledge of word processing on PC
Age Between 20 and 28 years
ProficiencyIn regional language of the state/ any of the states falling under the recruiting office.

Exam Pattern

Phase I

Subject No of Questions Marks
English Langugae 30 30
Numerical Ability35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100
TIme Composite Time of One Hour

Phase II

Subject No of Questions Marks
English Langugae40 40
Numerical Ability45 40
Reasoning Ability 40 40
General Awareness 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 40
Total 200 200
TIme Composite Time of Two Hours

Language Proficiency Test (LPT)

The candidates provisionally selected from the main on-line examination will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT). The language proficiency test will be conducted in the Official / Local Language of the State concerned (Annex-IV). Candidate not proficient in the Official/Local Language would be disqualified

There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests (Preliminary and Main examination).1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.


Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation
  • Boats and Streams
  • Time and Work
  • Time, Speed and Distance
  • Partnership
  • Mixtures and Alligation
  • Ages and Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Percentage and Interest
  • Problems on Trains
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Area and Volume
  • Number Series


  • Machine Input Out
  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Order and Ranking
  • Inequalities
  • Statement and Assumptions
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Coding Decoding
  • Cause and Effect
  • Statement and Argument
  • Venn Diagram/Syllogism
  • Blood Relation
  • Direction and Distance

    English Language 

    • Reading Comprehension
    • Cloze Test
    • Error Spotting
    • Double Fillers
    • Sentence Rearrangement
    • Vocabulary Based Questions

    Computer Knowledge

    • Hardware and Software
    • Operating System Ba
    • Internet Terms and Services
    • MS-Office (MS-Word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint)
    • History of Computers
    • Networking and Communication
    • Database 
    •  Security Tools and Viruses.

    General Awareness

    • National and International Events
    • Appointments
    • Awards and Honours
    • Summits and Conferences
    • Banking Awareness
    • Government Scheme
    • Budget
    • Economic Survey
    • Static GK

    RBI Assistant 2019 Course

    The course aims to cover the 100% syllabus by the means of video lectures, notes, practice questions, and mock test series. The course has the following characteristics
    1. 100% Syllabus Coverage
    2. One Video for Quantitative Aptitude/Reasoning+ One Video of English Every day
    3. Pintable Notes and Study Material
    4. Summary of Yojana and Kurukshetra Magazine
    5. RBI Grade B GK Digest Included
    6. 10 Mock Tests with Solution Phase I
    7. 5 Mock Tests with Solution Phase II
    8. Doubt Clearing Sessions
    9. Integrated discussion forum
    10. Accessible faculty
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