Detailed RBI Assistant Syllabus for Prelims & Mains PDF Download

RBI Assistant Syllabus

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

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 2018

  • Website Link Open for Registration – 30 January 2018
  • Payment of Fees(Online) – 30 January to 19 February 2018
  • Online Preliminary Exam Date(Tentative) – 6 April 2018

 

RBI Assistant Recruitment 2018 – 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.

Before proceeding to Syllabus, let us have an overview of the syllabus.

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.

IPrelims:

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

II.Mains Examination

Section No. of
Questions
Max marks Duration
Reasoning 40 40 30 minutes
English Language 40 40 30 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 30 minutes
General Awareness 40 40 25 minutes
Computer Knowledge 40 40 20 minutes
Total 200 200  

 

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

(3)Puzzle

  • 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-Monetory 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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RBI Assistant Questions Asked as per the Syllabus, Important Topics

Let us have a look at the questions asked and weigtage of topics from previous year paper analysis for each section.

RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Questions Asked – Reasoning Ability

  1. Seating Arrangement – 5 Qs (People facing North, No, of Persons not specified – Fav fruits like Mango, Grapes mentioned!)
  2. Alphabet Series – 1 Qs.
  3. Inequalities – 1 Qs.
  4. Scheduling Puzzle – 5 Qs.
  5. Year based Puzzle – 5 Qs.
  6. Box based Puzzles – 5 Qs.
  7. Blood Relations  – 5 Qs (Different Pattern asked.)
  8. Input-Output – 5 Qs.

Number series questions asked:

  1. 4, 17, 40, 71, 108, ?
  2. 24, 10, 8, 10, 18, ?
  3. 6, 14, 45, 184, ?
  4. 17, 38, 80, 164, ?
  5. 5, 18, 57, 174, ?
  6. 6, 5, 7, 12.5, 27, ?
  7. 3, 18, 35, 56, 83,?
  8. 7, 6, 10, 27, ?, 515
  9. 45, 49, 40, 56, 31,?
  10. 11, 29, 65, 137,?, 369

Puzzle questions asked:

Eight person LMNOPQSR live on eight different floor .lower 1 , top 8. L , live on odd number floor but not 5 . There is one person live between L and R . R is below L .Three person live between Q and O . Q lives any one of the floor above L as well as O. S live one of floor above Q . Neither N nor Q lives in top floor .One person live between S and M.

Syllogism questions asked:

Syllogism – The Qs asked are:

  1. Statements:
    No papaya is coffee.
    No sweet is papaya.
    Conclusions:
    No coffee is sweet.
    All sweets are coffee.
  2. Statements:
    All story are awards.
    All rewards are story.
    Conclusions:
    All rewards are awards.
    All awards are story.
  3. Statements:
    Some peacock are plants.
    All bushes are plants.
    Conclusions:
    At Least some peacock are bushes.
    Some peacock are not bushes.
  4. Statements:
    All bogus are glasses.
    No cup is a glass.
    Conclusions:
    No bogus is a cup.
    At Least some glasses are bogus.
  5. Statements:
    All hills are doors.
    All entrances are windows.
    No gate is a door.
    Conclusions:
    At Least some hills are gates.
    No gate is an entrance.

RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Questions Asked – English Language

  1. Error Spotting – 10 Qs (Identify Correct & Incorrect sentences from the given, Connectors also asked)
  2. Cloze Test – 10 Qs.
  3. Reading Comprehension – 10 Qs. (Topic Related to Elder American Citizens & Investments that reduce Mental Stress etc.)
    Antonym – Minor, etc.
    Synonym – Stem, etc.
  4. Para jumbles – 5 Qs.
  5. Grammar – 5 Qs (Sentences given with 2 erronous words emboldened)

RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Questions Asked – Quantitative Aptitude

  1. Quadratic Equations – 5 Qs.
  2. Bar Graph – 5 Qs. (Easy to Moderate)
  3. Tabular Graph – 5 Qs (Moderate to Tough)
  4. Casellet Puzzle – 5 Qs. (Moderate to Tough)
  5. Data Sufficiency – 5 Qs. (2 statements provided)
  6. Approximation – 5 Qs. (Easy)
  7. Arithmetic Equations – 10 Qs. (Qs based on Age Problems, Mixture & Allegations, Profit & Loss, etc.)
    • Average of A & B given as 33. 2 years later the ratio of their ages becomes 2:4. Age of C is 26, So, how old is B from C?
    • Mixture of Water & Milk is 30 lts. Pure Milk in this mixture is 2:1. How pure water needs to be added to make this mixture 6:1?
  • The speed of a boat downstream is 40% more than that upstream. If the boat covers 98 Km downstream in 3 hr 30 min. What is the distance covered upstream in 3 hr 24 min.
  • Every month A spend 12% & 18% of his monthly income on rent & grocery respectively. Out of the remaining monthly income A invest 20% of mutual funds & deposit the remaining RS 11200 in bank account. If B’s annual income is  twice that of A. What is the B’s annual income in Rs (Lacs)?

 

RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Questions Asked – General Awareness

  1. How much funds/capital is required to complete Basal Funds?
  2. Name the bank which has recently merged with Nedungadi Bank? Ans – PNB
  3. Gorakhpur is located on the bank of which river? – Ans – Rapti
  4. Under which Act did Mortgage comes or have been mention?
  5. What is the maximum voting right for any shareholders in Payments Bank? Ans- 10 %
  6. S in BCSBI stands for?
  7. Name the country whose capital is Amman? – Ans – Jordan
  8. Jainsem is the traditional dress of which state? – Ans – Meghalaya
  9. In LAB, what does L stand for? – Ans – Local Area Banks
  10. In CFMS, what does F stand for ? – Ans – Centralized Funds Management System
  11. What are Mutilated Banknotes?
  12. What is Bancassurance?
  13. Dudhwa National Park is located in which State of India ? – Ans – UP
  14. Who is the author of the book ‘Hema Malini: Beyond Dream Girl’ ? – Ans – Ram Kamal Mukherjee
  15. Who was Girija Devi? – Ans – Singer
  16. What is Sowa-Rigpa? – Ans – Tibetian System of Medicine
  17. Loktak is located in which Indian State? – Ans – Manipur
  18. Narendra Modi launched Roro Ferry Service in which state? – Ans –  Gujarat
  19. Who is the current Governor of Meghalaya? Ans – Ganga Prasad
  20. CISF has its headquarter at? – Ans – New Delhi
  21. What is the Banking Ombudsmen Penalty Amount? – Ans – Rs. 1 Lakh
  22. Which Indian Bank have recently tied up with Boston Consulting Group? – Ans – IDBI Bank
  23. Pushpa Giri Wildlife Sanctuary is located in? – Ans – Coorg, Karnataka
  24. Who won the Macau Open for the 2nd Bank? –
  25. World Science Day for Peace and Development is celebrated on? – Ans – 10th November
  26. Who is the MoS for Finance? – Ans – Shiv Pratap Shukla
  27. SBI Innovation Centre will be set up in which city? – Ans – Mumbai.
  28. MasterCard Innovation Lab situated in which city – Ans – Pune.
  29. Gudi Padva is the festival of which state – Maharashtra.
  30. Micheal Rosbash, Micheal Young, Jefferey C. Hall won the Nobel Prize in which field? – Medicine
  31. Question related to Take-out Finance.
  32. How much Percent of Bank Branches to be AADHAR enabled according to RBI? – Ans – 10%

RBI Assistant Mains 2017 Questions Asked – Computer Knowledge

  1. What are the Keyboard Shortcuts to make a text Italicised? – Ans – Ctrl + I
  2. What are the Keyboard Shortcuts to make a text Underlined? -Ans – Ctrl + U
  3. Question asked on an attachment of Mouse on old computers. – Ans – Serial Port.
  4. Question asked on the location of the placement of Hard Drive – Ans – USB.
  5. Certain questions asked on Computer Operating System.
  6. What is the full form of G in GUI? – Ans – Graphical.

RBI Assistant Quick Preparation Tips:

  • Go through the RBI Assistant syllabus as per the latest pattern thoroughly
  • Understand the concepts well
  • Make notes of important topics
  • Do Self-assessment by practising online mock tests
  • Focus on speed and time management
  • Practice previous years questions papers

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