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30 January,2023 | By Brainwonders
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will be conducting its annual recruitment process in 2023 to fill various Assistant positions in its branches across India. The official notification for the RBI Assistant Exam will be released on the website, rbi.org.in, giving detailed information about the recruitment process and eligibility criteria.
Aspiring applicants are encouraged to visit the website periodically to ensure that they do not miss any updates regarding the examination. Interested candidates should stay apprised of all necessary documents and qualifications required for the examination.
The RBI is a prestigious institution and those who are accepted will have the opportunity to work for a powerful economic force in India. Those who are interested in taking part in this significant experience must prepare thoroughly to ensure success.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is accepting applications from suitably qualified candidates for the post of Assistant. In this role, the chosen individual will be responsible for upholding financial stability, issuing and circulating new currency, managing day-to-day transactions, attending to government treasury work, responding to emails and more.
The selection process for RBI Assistants consists of three phases: Prelims, Mains exam and Language Proficiency Test. Candidates who successfully pass all three stages will be eligible for the position based on their marks in the Mains Exam and Language test.
For those interested in applying for the RBI Assistant 2023, please continue to monitor this page for updates.
The Reserve Bank of India is expected to release the official notification for its Assistant Recruitment Examination 2023 in January of that year. This notification will detail all aspects of the recruitment process, including the category-wise vacancy numbers. Aspiring applicants should familiarize themselves with information from the RBI Assistant 2020 Notification until the RBI Assistant 2023 Advertisement is made available.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is in charge of selecting qualified applicants from around the country for the position of RBI Assistant. We have provided short information in the table below for the candidates who need clarification about the RBI Assistant Recruitment process.
|RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023|
|Organisation||Reserve Bank of India (RBI)|
|Vacancy||To be notified|
|RBI Assistant Registration Dates||To be notified|
|RBI Assistant Recruitment Process||Prelims, Main Exams, Language Proficiency Test|
|Education Qualification||Graduates or relevant degree|
|Age Limit||20 years to 28 years|
|RBI Assistant Salary||Rs. 45,050/-|
|RBI Official Website||rbi.org.in|
The Reserve Bank of India will announce the dates for the Prelims and Mains Examination for the 2023 RBI Assistant recruitment at its official website, www.rbi.org.in. The examination will be conducted in various shifts at different locations throughout India. Applicants are advised to check the official website regularly for any updates regarding the exam date and other important information related to the recruitment process.
The important dates of the RBI Assistant Exam 2023 will be updated in the table below as soon as RBI Assistant Notification 2023 is announced.
|RBI Assistant 2023: Important Dates||Date|
|Activity||January 2023 (expected)|
|RBI Assistant Notification 2023||--|
|RBI Assistant Apply Online Start Date||--|
|Online Application Form Last Date||--|
|Download RBI Assistant Prelims Admit Card||--|
|RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam Date||--|
|RBI Assistant Mains Exam Date||--|
RBI Assistant Vacancy 2023 will be announced along with RBI Assistant Notification 2023. Last year, RBI filled 950 Assistant posts through RBI Assistant Recruitment 2022. The category-wise & state-wise vacancy distribution of last year has been updated below. Have a look at the category-wise and region/city-wise RBI Assistant 2022 vacancy distribution:
|RBI Assistant 2022 Vacancy|
|Kanpur & Lucknow||28||01||36||53||13||131|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||07||01||13||28||05||54|
Note: “The Bank reserves the right to increase/decrease the number of vacancies as per the requirement or not fill up the vacancies”.
The Reserve Bank of India Assistant 2023 notification will be released with the announcement of Online Application Dates. Prospective candidates who are interested in pursuing the position should stay informed and apply as soon as possible before the last date arrives. It is essential to keep up to date with any changes relevant to RBI Assistant 2023 in order to make sure all details are accurate and up-to date. Click on the link below to learn more about the RBI Assistant Application Process.
Candidates are required to pay Rs. 450 (for general and OBC candidates) or Rs. 50 (for SC/ST/PWD candidates) as their application fee for the exam. He/She can pay the application fee online through net banking or any credit/debit card.
Please note that no application fee is required to be paid by the RBI staff.
|Category||Amount / Fee|
|For OBC/General Candidates||Rs. 450/-|
|For SC/ST/PWD/EXS Candidates||Rs. 50/-|
Nationality: A candidate is required to be
a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 intending to settle in India permanently, or
The East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam are some of the countries that have large numbers of people of Indian origin.
Age relaxation is given to candidates belonging to the reserved category. A candidate must range between 20-28 years of age to be eligible for RBI Assistant 2023 Exam. The age relaxations granted by the Government of India are mentioned in the table below:
|SC/ST||5 Years i.e. up to 33 years|
|OBC||3 Years i.e. up to 31 years|
10 Years for Gen
13 years for OBC
15 years for SC/ST
|Ex-Servicemen||To the extent of service rendered by them in Armed Forces plus an additional period of 3 years subject to maximum of 50 years.|
|Widows/divorced women/ women judicially separated who are not re-married||10 Years|
|Candidates, holding working experience of RBI||To the extent of the number of years of such experience, subject to a maximum of 3 years.|
A candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree with an aggregate of 50% (pass class for SC/ST/PwBD candidates) and above in any discipline to qualify for the RBI Assistant Exam 2023. They must have computer knowledge and proficiency in the official language of the concerned state of Union Territory.
RBI Assistant Exam 2023 will be conducted in three phases [Prelims + Mains + Language Proficiency Test (LPT)]. The preliminary examination has three sections: Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability and English Language.
Knowledge of the complete RBI Assistant Exam Pattern is a must to secure good marks in the examination. In the below section, we have discussed the exam patterns for both prelims & mains examinations for your reference.
RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern 2023
The candidates must primarily appear in the RBI Assistant Prelims Exam, the screening stage to shortlist candidates for the Mains Exam.
|Sections||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
The candidates who qualify in the Prelims Exam will be eligible to appear for RBI Assistant Mains Exam. The pattern of the exam is given below.
|Sections||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|English Language||40||40||30 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||40||40||30 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||40||40||30 minutes|
|Computer Knowledge||40||40||20 minutes|
|General Awareness||40||40||25 minutes|
The candidates provisionally shortlisted from the main online examination will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT). Based on the preliminary examination score, students qualify for the Mains exam. All candidates must qualify for these three rounds to ensure final selection by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
The RBI Assistant Exam 2023 has a predefined syllabus for all the sections for both the preliminary examination and the Mains examination. The detailed RBI Assistant Syllabus of the examination is discussed below:
|English Language||General Awareness||Quantitative Aptitude||Computer Knowledge||Reasoning|
|Reading Comprehension||Current World News||Time and Distance||Languages||Number Series|
|Synonyms||Current India News||Time and Work||Basic Hardware and Software||Blood Relations|
|Antonyms||Geography Concepts||HCF and LCM||History of Computers||Analogy|
|Sentence Correction||History Concepts||Simple and Compound Interest||Devices||Odd Man Out|
|Word Meanings||Political Science||Problems on Trains||-||Number Series|
|-||Current Affairs||Average||Coding and Decoding|
|-||Allegations and Comparison||Directions Based Concept|
|Permutation and Combination||Symbols|
|Pipes||Statement Reading, Understanding|
The Basic Pay for an RBI Assistant is Rs. 20,700/- every month per month in the scale of Rs. 20700 – 1200 (3) – 24300 – 1440 (4) - 30060 – 1920 (6) – 41580 – 2080 (2) – 45740 – 2370 (3) – 52850 – 2850 – 55700 (20 years) and other allowances. In addition to the Basic Pay, Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance etc., are also granted to the RBI Assistant. Thus, the Gross Salary of an RBI Assistant ranges to approximately Rs. 45,050/- every month.
The admit card must be downloaded from the official website of the bank. The admit card will not be sent to the candidates via post. To log in to the official website, a candidate will require the following:
The admit card/call letter will be issued to candidates in three phases:
Reserve Bank of India releases the result of the RBI Assistant 2023 exam within 1-2 weeks after the examination. Candidates who appeared for the RBI Assistant exam can check the result & scorecard at the official website. The result is released separately for each stage. The final merit list of RBI Assistant will be prepared based on the Mains exam and language proficiency test.
The cut-off for the RBI Assistant Exam 2023 will be declared once the exams are conducted on both preliminary and main levels. The cut-off is expected to be the same as last year’s. Let’s take a look at RBI Assistant Previous Year Cut Off:
Check RBI Assistant Cut-off marks for Prelims Exam for RBI Assistant Exam 2021-22.
|RBI Assistant Prelims Cut Off 2021-22|
|RBI Zone Name||SC||ST||OBC||EWS||General|
|Kanpur & Lucknow||79||78.75||85.25||86.75||89.25|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||74.75||57||84.50||76||86.50|
|RBI Assistant Prelims Sectional Cut Off 2021-22|
|Sections||SC, ST, ALL- PWD||OBC, OBC-EXS||GENERAL, GEN-EXS|
|Numerical Ability (35)||10||11||12|
|Reasoning Ability (35)||11||12||12|
Details of the RBI Assistant Prelims & Mains exam centre have been mentioned in the RBI Assistant Notification PDF.
|States/UT||RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Center||RBI Assistant Mains Exam Center|
|Andaman & Nicobar||Port Blair||Port Blair|
|Andhra Pradesh||Chirala, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram||Kakinada, Kurnool, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram|
|Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur||Guwahati|
|Bihar||Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea,||Darbhanga, Muzzafarpur, Patna|
|Chhattisgarh||Bhilai, Raipur, Bilaspur||Bhilai, Raipur|
|Delhi||Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon||Delhi NCR|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara, Anand, Mehsana||Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara|
|Haryana||Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Ambala||Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra|
|Himachal Pradesh||Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una||Hamirpur|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu, Samba||Jammu|
|Jharkhand||Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi||Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi|
|Karnataka||Belagavi, Bengaluru, Kalaburgi, Hubli, Mangaluru, Mysuru, Shivamogga, Udipi||Bengaluru, Hubli, Mysuru, Shivamogga, Udipi|
|Kerala||Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrichur||Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode Thiruvananthapuram, Thrichur|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Ujjain|
|Maharashtra||Amravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Satara||Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune|
|Odisha||Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Rourkela, Sambalpur||Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Rourkela|
|Punjab||Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala||Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala|
|Rajasthan||Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur||Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Sikar, Udaipur|
|Tamil Nadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Namakkal, Salem, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore||Chennai, Coimbatore, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore|
|Telangana||Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal||Hyderabad|
|Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Aligarh, Ptayagraj, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi, Moradabad||Agra, Aligarh, Prayagraj, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi|
|Uttarakhand||Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee||Dehradun, Haldwani|
|West Bengal||Asansol, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri, Hooghly||Asansol, Greater Kolkata, Kolkata, Siliguri|
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Q1. When will the RBI Assistant 2023 Exam be conducted?
Ans: RBI Assistant 2023 Exam dates will be announced with the release of RBI Assistant Notification 2023.
Q2. What are the selection criteria for RBI Assistant?
Ans: The candidates will be shortlisted for RBI Assistant Posts through Prelims & Mains.
Q3. What is the Application Fee for RBI Assistant Exam?
Ans: Rs. 450/- is the application fee for the General and OBC categories. Rs. 50/- for candidates in the SC/ST/PWD category.
Q4. What is the salary of an RBI Assistant?
Ans: The Basic Pay for an RBI Assistant is Rs. 14,650/- every month, and the Gross Salary of an RBI Assistant ranges to approximately Rs. 36,091/- every month.
Q5. Does RBI Assistant have a negative marking?
Ans: There will be negative marks for wrong answers. 1/4th (0.25 marks) will be deducted as a negative marking system for each wrong answer in the RBI Assistant Preliminary and Mains examinations.
Q.6 Can a graduate with less than 50% of marks apply for RBI Assistant 2023?
Ans: No, only graduates with a minimum of 50% marks can apply for RBI Assistant 2023.
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