RBI Assistant Recruitment Notification 2017 is out !!!

Great news for all the government jobs aspirants !!!
RBI has released the notification for recruitment of RBI Assistant Officers for 623 vacancies. So,today I am going to share the latest pattern of RBI Assistant exam (Prelims and Mains).To know about the complete pattern in detail,please read below !
The aspirants are going to see a changed pattern in this exam.Therefore,we are sharing the changed pattern and complete syllabus of  this exam

New pattern introduced this year :

1)Section-wise time has been allotted this year in the Mains.
2)The total time for the Mains exam of RBI Assistant has increased to 135 minutes.

Before discussing the latest pattern in details,let’s have a look at few most important points of this exam.

There will be total 3 phases for this exam.They are :-

a)Preliminary Phase (100 questions in 60 minutes)
b)Mains Phase (200 questions in 135 minutes)
c)Language Proficiency Test

Note: The online registration for RBI Assistant exam will start from 18th October and the last date for applying is 10th November.So,make sure to complete the registration process before the last date.

Prelims exam will be held on 27th and 28th November and Mains exam will be held on 20th Dec,2017.

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.  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.

Age (as on 01.10.2017) – Between 20 and 28 years.
Application Fees –  Rs. 50/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXS
Rs. 450/- for OBC/General candidates

Let’s have a look at the exam pattern of Prelims phase of RBI Assistant exam.

S.noSectionsNumber of QuestionsNumber of MarksTotal time
1.Quantitative Aptitude3535 
2.Reasoning Ability3535 
3.English 3535 
 Total100100 Composite 1 hour !!

New pattern of Mains phase of RBI Assistant exam.The total duration of exam has been increased to 135 minutes from this year.

S. No.SubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksTotal
1.Reasoning Ability404030 minutes
2.English Language404030 minutes
3.Numerical Ability404030 minutes
4.General Awareness404025 minutes
7Computer Knowledge404020 minutes

Note: There will be negative marks for wrong answers and 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.It means for 1 wrong answer,0.25 marks will be deducted.

Now,let’s come to the most important part of this exam,that is the syllabus.

Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude Section
Number Series
Data Interpretation
Quadratic Equations
Profit and Loss
Mixtures and Alligations
Time,Speed and Distance
Time and Work
Permutations and Combinations
Boats and Streams
Pipes and Cisterns

Syllabus of English for RBI Assistant Exam

Fill in the blanks
Close Test
Reading Comprehension
Spot the error
Phrase Replacement

Syllabus of Reasoning for RBI Assistant exam

Arrangement (Circular,Linear,Floor,Box etc)
Blood Relation
Direction Sense
Inequality (Direct and Indirect)
Coding Decoding
Direction Sense

Syllabus of Computer Awareness for RBI Assistant Mains Exam

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

Syllabus of General Awareness for RBI Assistant Mains Exam.
History of Reserve Bank of India and current affairs related to it.
Banking/Economic/Financial Awareness
Current Affairs – Questions can be asked from various fields such as: National, International, Awards, Sports, Defense, Summits, Appointment, Books & Authors and Obituary etc.

All the best for your RBI Assistant exams.
Team Study Virus

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