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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is conducting the preliminary examination for Assistant post on 14th and 15th February 2020. Candidates appearing for RBI Assistant Exam 2020 must be aware that their marks are calculated using the Normalization process. To help candidates know what is Normalization and how it is done, we have explained all details about RBI Marks Normalization in this post.

## What is RBI Marks Normalization?

RBI calculates the marks of all candidates appearing for the RBI Assistant Exam through normalized score calculation. As both the prelims and mains exam is conducted in multiple shifts with varying difficulty levels, Normalization helps in balancing the scores measured on different scales (difficulty shifts ) to a common scale.

### Why is RBI Marks Normalization Done?

The Reserve Bank of India uses the method of Normalization to convert all marks into a standardized format to make it fair for all candidates appearing for the exam. It is done to evaluate the performance of all the candidates on similar exam parameters i.e. the goal is to adjust the difficulty level across different shifts of the RBI Assistant exam.

• The RBI Marks normalization is done following the fundamental assumption that in all multi-shifts examination, the distribution of abilities of candidates is the same across all shifts.
• This fundamental assumption holds true since the number of candidates appearing in the RBI Assistant exam conducted by the RBI is large shift allocation is done at random.

### How is RBI Marks Normalization Calculated?

The scores are calculated using the normalized formula that can be corrected up to 5 places of decimal. Given below is the formula for calculation of final scores of candidates in IBPS exam:

The Note in the Official RBI notification is as follows: Process of Normalization of Score in RBI Assistant Exam

• The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using the Equipercentile method.

• Scores up to two decimal points shall be taken for the purpose of calculations

'Normalization' of scores is commonly found in most banking exams.

FAQ's

Does RBI Assistant 2020 Exam have Normalization?

Yes, RBI Assistant 2020 Exam has a Normalization procedure. To make the selection process fair, RBI Marks Normalization is practiced.

What is the Normalization in RBI Assistant 2020?

Normalization is a process to adjust values measured on different scales to a notionally common scale. It is done to evaluate the performance of the candidates on the basis of similar exam parameters and aims to adjust the difficulty level across different shifts of the exam

Does Accuracy matter in Normalization?

There is no such differential marking scheme based on accuracy. The normalized mark is based on – toppers marks, average marks, and standard deviation. So, the candidate's final mark is all that matters.

Can marks get reduced because of RBI marks Normalization process?

Normalization of marks means increasing or decreasing the marks obtained by students in different timing sessions to a certain number. Similarly, students who have scored 90 marks will also be marked as 60 marks following the normalization process

What is Normalization formula?

The Normalization formula is as provided above in this page. The Normalization formula is common for most competitive government exams.

How is RBI marks Normalization Done?

Normalization is a process to adjust values measured on different scales to a notionally common scale. It is done to evaluate the performance of the candidates on the basis of similar exam parameters and aims to adjust the difficulty level across different shifts of the RBI Assistant exam