RBI Assistant Syllabus 2020 PDF Download For Prelims & Mains

RBI Assistant Syllabus

Detailed RBI Assistant Syllabus for prelims and mains exam as per the latest exam pattern, Download Free PDF in Hindi also

RBI Assistant Syllabus

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has invited applications for RBI Assistant post. There are total 27 vacancies.This recruitment is for the selection of eligible candidates and this is a special drive for PWD candidates in this year 2018. There will two phases of Exam for this RBI Assistant Post and this will be a countrywide examination and will have an Preliminary Examination and Mains Examination which is followed by a Language Proficiency Test (LPT).  Also it has been mentioned that RBI will issue any of the updates about the exam in the Official website of RBI.

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Important Dates for RBI Assistant 2020

  • RBI Assistant Recruitment Notification 2019 release Date 23rd December 2019
  • RBI Assistant Recruitment Notification 2019 release Date 23rd December 2019
  • RBI Assistant Online Form Dates 23rd December 2019 to 16th January 2020
  • Prelims Admit Card to be released on February 1st Week 2020
  • RBI Assistant Prelims Exam to be conducted on 14th & 15th February 2020
  • Main Exam to be conducted on March 22020

RBI Assistant Recruitment 2020 – Eligibility Criteria

(a)  Age Limit

The age limit to appear for RBI assistant exam is 18-28 years. There is eligibility date present in the notification that has to be fulfilled by the applicant. For RBI assistant exam 2017 the date eligibility is candidate born before 02/06/1987 and after 01/06/1997 are not eligible to appear in the examination.

(b)  Educational Qualification

To appear for the exam of RBI assistant exam, the candidate has to hold a bachelor degree. The minimum 50 percent marks is must in graduation. In addition to graduation degree, candidates also need to be proficient in word processing.

Moreover, candidates applying for any particular office in the state have to be proficient in the language of that state. They should know how to read, write or speak the language of that state.

RBI Assistant Prelim Exam Pattern & Scheme of Exam

There will be three rounds. Prelims and Mains followed by language proficiency test. The exam pattern of prelims and mains are given below.


Section No. of
Max marks Duration
English Language 30 30 1 Hour
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Complete RBI Assistant Syllabus : Topic-wise study materials

RBI Assistant Syllabus for English Language

The English language syllabus for RBI Assistant exam can be classified  into 4 parts – Reading Comprehension, Grammar, Vocabulary and Verbal Ability. Important topics are as below:

 (1) Reading Comprehension
  • Level:Moderate , Lengthy
  • Weightage: 1 set of 5-10 questions
  • Types of Ques: Most relevant topics for passage – Banking & Economy, Finance,
(2)  Error Spotting
  • Level: Moderate to Tough,
  • Weightage: 5-10 questions
 (3) Cloze Test
  • Level:Moderate to Tough
  • Weightage:5-8 questions
 (4) Para Jumbles
  • Level: Easy to Moderate. Time Consuming
  • Weightage: 35 Questions
 (5) Fill in the Blanks
  • Level: Easy to Moderate, Can be solved quickly
  • Weightage:5-10 marks, 1 or 2 set

 Reasoning Ability Syllabus for RBI Assistant

The reasoning section tests your logical skills. You need to solve questions after  understanding them well. Important topics for RBI Assistant Reasoning are as below :

 (1) Seating Arrangement – Circular, Linear and Square
  •  Level: Easy to Moderate, Time Consuming
  • Weightage: 3-5 Questions
(2) Syllogism
  • Level: Easy to Moderate, Time Consuming
  • Weightage: 5 Questions
  • Level: Easy to Moderate, Time Consuming
  • Weightage: 5 Questions
(4) Blood Relation
  • Level: Easy to Moderate, Less Time Consuming
  • Weightage: 1-3 Questions
(5) Inequality
  • Level: Easy to Moderate, Less Time Consuming
  • Weightage:  5 Questions
(6) Data Sufficiency
  • Level: Easy to Moderate, Less Time Consuming
  • Weightage: 5 Questions
(7)Coding and Decoding
(8) Distance and Direction
  • Level: Easy to Moderate, Less Time Consuming
  • Weightage: 5 Questions
(9) Ranking
  • Level:  Moderate, Less Time Consuming
  • Weightage: 3-5 Questions

Quantitative Aptitude/Numerical Syllabus for RBI Assistant

  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Average
  • Profit & Loss
  • Time & Work
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Simplification/Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Time & Distance
  • Partnership
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Problem on Ages
  • Boats & Streams
  • Pipe & Cisterns

General Awareness Syllabus for RBI Assistant

  • Banking & Financial Awareness – Banking terms, Current rates (Bank rate, repo rate, reverse repo rate), RBI, Fiscal-Monitory Policies, Social Functions of Bank
  • Economic News – Indian and International Economy, Finance, shares, various schemes of Government
  • Monetary policies, Important guidelines, Financial & Economics News, Economics terms, etc
  • National and International News, Sports News, Awards, Summits and Conferences, Schemes, Agreement and Deals, etc
  • Parks, Dam, Thermal Power Plants, Mountains, Temples, Stadiums, Airports, etc

Computer Knowledge Syllabus for RBI Assistant

  • Computer Generation
  • MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Internet
  • Operating System
  • Computer Hardware
  • Abbreviations related to Computer Knowledge

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