RBI Assistant Exam Pattern
Before we go into detail about the RBI Assistant Syllabus, it is essential to know the RBI Assistant Exam Pattern.
The RBI Assistant exam is conducted in two phases, which is followed by the Language Proficiency Test:
- Preliminary Exam
- Mains Exam
Here are the RBI Assistant exam patterns for the initial two phases of the exam:
RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam Pattern:
The table below gives information on the RBI Assistant Exam Pattern for the Preliminary stage:
|RBI Assistant Exam Pattern For Preliminary Stage|
|Sections||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|English Language||30||30||A composite time of 1 hour is provided to the candidate.|
The table below gives a highlight of the RBI Assistant Exam Pattern for mains stage
|RBI Assistant Exam Pattern for Mains|
|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|
RBI Assistant Exam Pattern – Salient Points
- There will be negative marking in this exam.
- 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer given by the candidate.
- No marks will be deducted for the question that is not attempted by the candidate.
- RBI can change the Assistant exam pattern as per its needs and requirements. The official notification specifies the RBI Assistant exam pattern every year.
Language Proficiency Test:
The final stage of the recruitment will be the Language Proficiency Test (LPT). The candidates who clear the mains exam will then have to appear for the LPT. This test is of a lot of importance because as an assistant, you may be required to interact with the public directly. The LPT will be conducted in the Official/Local language of the concerned state. Candidate not proficient in the Official/Local Language would be disqualified.
RBI Assistant Syllabus
RBI Assistant exam has a specific syllabus for all the sections asked in both prelims exam and mains exam. The sections that feature in both of these exams are:
The marks distribution of English language in the RBI Assistant Exam is as follows:
English language Weightage(maximum marks) Difficulty Level Type of questions Reading Comprehension 7-10 Moderate – Difficult Essay type questions related to Banking, Economy, Finance, Globalization, etc. Sentence Corrections 5-10 Moderate – Difficult Preposition, tense, Articles, Subject – verb Agreement Cloze Test 5-10 Moderate – Difficult Preposition, Phrasal Verbs Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence Completion, rearrangement 5 Easy- Moderate Jumbles, fill in the blanks Phrases, Active & Passive Voice 5-10 Moderate- Difficult Phrase replacement
The marks distribution of Numerical Ability in the RBI Assistant Exam is as follows:
Numerical Ability Weightage(maximum marks) Difficulty Level Type of questions Simplification, data interpretation, Quadratic Equation, Number Series 15-20 Easy-Moderate Series completion, Approximation, Decimals, etc Average, Interest, mensuration, Percentage, ratio & proportion, Algebra,
Profit & loss, Mixture
15 Moderate- Difficult Work efficiency, speed, average, divisibility, LCM, HCF, etc.
The marks distribution of Logical reasoning in the RBI Assistant Exam is as follows:
Reasoning Weightage(maximum marks) Difficulty Level Type of questions Analogy, Classification, Order & ranking, data sufficiency, Odd Man Out, Symbols 0-5 Easy- Difficult Coding, Relation base problem, Directions and distances, height, weight, rank, etc.
Additional sections of General Awareness and Computer Knowledge are also asked in the Mains Exam, apart from the above mentioned three sections. The candidates must clear the sectional cut-off as well as the overall cut-off for each phase of the examination. Only then, candidates will get selected for further rounds of the RBI Assistant recruitment process. Let’s have a closer look at the various topics that make up the RBI Assistant syllabus.
Given below is the RBI Assistant Syllabus topics for Quantitative Aptitude:
RBI Assistant Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude Probability Percentage Allegations and Mixture Algebra Permutation and Combination Trigonometry Pipes and Cistern Speed, Time and Distance Number System Time and Work Geometry HCF and LCM Mensuration Simple and Compound Interest Problems on Trains Averages
RBI Assistant Syllabus for English Language Reading Comprehension Synonyms and Antonyms Direct and Indirect Sentence Corrections Word Meanings Cloze Test One Word Substitution Sentence Rearrangement Sentence Completion Idioms & Phrases Active and Passive Voice
Prepare for the English language section with the rules for tenses at the linked article.
The table below gives the RBI Assistant Syllabus for General Awareness:
RBI Assistant Syllabus for General Awareness Current World News Political Science Current India News Banking Awareness Geography Concepts RBI Terms History Concepts Acts and Laws related to RBI Emoluments and Other Benefits History of Banking in India
The table below gives the RBI Assistant Syllabus for Computer knowledge:
RBI Assistant Syllabus for Computer Knowledge History of Computers Basic Hardware and Software Input and Output Devices Computer Virus and its Types High-Level Computer Languages MS Office Computer Networks MS Windows
To know more about the RBI Syllabus, visit the linked article.
The table below gives the RBI Assistant Syllabus for Reasoning:
RBI Assistant Syllabus for Reasoning Odd Man Out Blood Relations Coding and Decoding Reasoning Analogy Directions Based Concept Reasoning Puzzles Data Sufficiency Statements and Assumption Seating Arrangement Alphanumeric Series