RBI Assistant 2020 – Official Recruitment

RBI Assistant 2020 notification has been released by Reserve Bank of India to recruit 926 Assistant vacancies. Applicants who wants to secure a job in RBI should apply online for the vacancies between December 23, 2019 and January 16, 2020.

The complete details of the eligibility criteria and selection procedures have been discussed here with this post.

We also provide official answers most of the questions that an aspirant gets while applying for this Recruitment. Find answers for your questions at the end of the post.

RBI Assistant 2020 Important Dates

Apply online for RBI Assistant 2020: 23.12.2019 to 16.01.2020

Payment of Examination Fees (Online): 23.12.2019 to 16.01.2020

Schedule of Online Preliminary Test (Tentative): February 14 & 15, 2020

Schedule of Online Main Test (Tentative): March 2020

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RBI Assistant 2020 Vacancies

Office Vacancies* PWD # EXS #
SC ST OBC$ GEN EWS Total VI HI OH 4th Cat. 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

Pay Scale - RBI Assistant 2020

Assistants will draw a starting basic pay of ₹ 14,650/- per month (i.e. ₹ 13,150/- plus two advance increments admissible to Graduates) in the scale of ₹ 13150 – 750(3) – 15400 – 900(4) – 19000 – 1200(6) – 26200 – 1300(2) – 28800 –1480(3) – 33240 – 1750(1) – 34990 (20 years) and other allowances, viz. Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance etc., as admissible from time to time. At present, initial monthly Gross emoluments for Assistants approximately ₹ 36091/-.

* House Rent Allowance will not be paid to the employee, if Bank’s accommodation is provided and license fee will be recovered from her/him @ 0.3% of pay at the starting stage of the pay scale of Class III.

RBI Assistant 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality: Indian

Age limit:

Candidate’s age should be between 20 and 28 years.

That is, Candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/12/1991 and not later than 01/12/1999 (both days including) are only eligible to apply.

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
PwD 10 Years for Gen, 13 years for OBC & 15 years for SC/ST
Ex-Servicemen To the extent of service provided by them to Armed Forces+3 years additional (Up to 50 Years)
Divorced women/Widows/Women judicially separated and not re-married 10 Years
Candidates of Jammu and Kashmir 5 Years
Candidates, holding working experience of RBI Years of Experience (Maximum 3 years)

RBI Assistant 2020 Educational Qualification

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.

A candidate belonging to Ex-servicemen category (except dependents of ex-servicemen) should either be a graduate from a recognized University or should have passed the matriculation or its equivalent examination of the Armed Forces and rendered at least 15 years of defence service.

Candidates applying for post in a particular recruiting office should be proficient in the language (i.e. know to read, write, speak and understand the language) of the state/ any of the states falling under the recruiting office.

The candidates should have good knowledge of computers and word processing.

RBI Assistant Application fee 2020

Category Amount
OBC/General Rs. 450
SC/ST/PWD/EXS Rs. 50

For General and OBC candidates, the RBI Assistant application fee is Rs. 450, while for reserved category candidates(SC/ST/PwD), it is Rs. 50 only.

RBI Assistant 2020 Selection Procedure

Candidates who applied for the vacancies will be shortlisted by the selection procedure consisting Prelims, Mains Examination followed by Language Proficiency Test (LPT).

RBI Assistant 2020 Prelims Exam Pattern

Section Questions Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 Mins
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Mins
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Mins
Total 100 100 60 Mins

RBI Assistant 2020 Mains Exam Pattern

Sections Questions Marks Time
English Language 40 40 30 mins
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 20 mins
Reasoning Ability 40 40 30 mins
Computer Knowledge 40 40 30 mins
General Awareness 40 40 25 mins
Total 200 200 135 mins

Language Proficiency Test (LPT)

The candidates provisionally shortlisted 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 as detailed below). Candidate not proficient in the Official / Local Language shall be disqualified

Frequently asked questions of RBI Assistant 2020

Can final year student apply for RBI assistant?

The final year studying students can’t apply for RBI Assistant vacancies. The reason is while filling the application form, applicant needs to enter graduation marks. So, final year students have to wait till the completion of their graduation to eligible for RBI Assistant.


What is the salary of RBI Assistant?

RBI Assistant Salary is approximately Rs.32,000 per month including all benefits. However, they will get some extra allowances, which can be checked in the official notification.


How many times can I appear for RBI Assistant exam?

There is no limit. Candidates fulfilling eligibility criteria can apply.


What is the work of RBI Assistant?

The job profile of an RBI Assistant is a clerical level job and involves daily tasks such as currency circulation, data entry etc.


What is a language proficiency test in RBI Assistant exam?

The language proficiency test is conducted to check whether the candidate is proficient in the local language of the concerned state or not.


Is there any negative marking in RBI assistant exam?

There is negative marking of 0.25 mark for each wrong answer in RBI assistant exam. It’s applicable to both the preliminary and main exams.


Is there any interview in RBI assistant?

There is no interview in RBI Assistant exam. According to the latest selection process, the RBI has discarded interview for Assistant vacancies.


What is the Age limit for RBI assistant?

The minimum age requirement for RBI assistant is 20 years, and maximum age limit is 28 years at the time of registration. However, there will be upper age relaxation for reserved category candidates.


What are the fees for RBI assistant?

RBI assistant application fee is Rs. 450 for General/OBC students and Rs. 50 for SC/ST/PWD/EXS category candidates.


Is RBI Assistant exam difficult?

RBI Assistant exam is very simple, but the competition will be high. So, prepare will with proper strategy and study plan to ease the RBI Assistant exam.


How to crack RBI Assistant examination 2020?

With proper Strategy and Practice anyone can crack RBI Assistant examination within 3 Months of preparation. Interested candidates can join Bank Exam Coaching in RACE Institute and make use of our Online Mock Exams, Video Courses, Study Materials, Practice Strategy, Computer lab and Library facilities.


How to apply for RBI Assistant 2020?

To apply for RBI Assistant 2020 notification, candidates should visit rbi.org.in, then click on apply online. Next, select new registration and complete filling of RBI Assistant application form 2020.


When will RBI Assistant 2020 Notification come?

RBI Assistant 2020 Notification 2020 along with online application form has been released on December 23, 2020. The RBI Assistant prelims exam will be conducted on February 16, 2020 and the mains exam will be held on March 2020.

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