RBI Assistant Recruitment 2020: Exam Postponed, Answer Key

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RBI Assistant Recruitment 2020 Exam has been postponed due to coronavirus. The new date will be released soon by the RBI. But, only the eligible candidates will be able to apply for the examination. Also, RBI has released the notification of the same on 23 December 2020 and the application form has been started from 23 December 2020.

The candidates need to fill their basic details, educational details, upload recent photograph and signature. The aspirants must download the Information Brochure and read it carefully before applying for the examination. So, in this article, complete details related to RBI Assistant Recruitment 2020 is available. Thus, aspiring candidates must read the complete article.

RBI Assistant Recruitment 2020 Dates

Activity Date
RBI Assistant Notification 2020 23 December 2019
Online Application Form Start Date 23 December 2019
Online Application Form Last Date 20 January 2020
24 January 2020 (For PWD candidates)
Download of RBI Assistant Prelims Admit Card 03 February 2020
RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam Date 2020 14 – 15 February 2020
RBI Assistant Result 2020 for Preliminary Exam 03 March 2020
RBI Assistant Mains Exam Date 2020 Postponed due to Coronavirus

RBI Assistant Recruitment 2020 Result

The aspirants will firstly need to qualify the Preliminary Examination. Also, the successful candidates will be eligible for the Main Examination. Then, the candidates who clear the cut-offs of the Main Examination will get the call for Interview. Finally, a merit list will be prepared of the applicants who get the call for Interview.

On the basis of the merit, the candidates will get recruitment in various zones. Moreover, the offices of RBI are situated in Four Major Zones of India. So, the areas under these zones are available below.

  1. North Zone – Chandigarh (including Shimla), Jaipur, Jammu / Srinagar, Kanpur, Lucknow (including Dehradun), New Delhi
  2. South Zone – Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram
  3. East Zone – Bhubaneswar, Guwahati (including all North Eastern states), Kolkata, Patna (including Ranchi)
  4. West Zone – Ahmedabad, Bhopal (including Raipur), Mumbai (including Belapur), Nagpur, Pune, Panaji

RBI Assistant Recruitment 2020 Application Procedure

RBI will release the notification of the examination on its official website. The candidates will fill the application form in the following ways.

  1. Fill all the necessary details in the application form.
  2. Upload a recent photograph and signature.
  3. Take confirmation page.

Specifications of Photograph

  • 200 Pixels X 230 Pixels (Dimensions)
  • 20 KB to 50 KB (Size)

Specifications of Signature

  • 140 Pixels X 60 Pixels (Dimensions)
  • 20 KB to 50 KB (Size)

Application Fee for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2020

The application fee for the examination is not refundable. Also, the application fee here is on the basis of the data of the previous year. As soon as the official notification is available, it will be available on this page also.

Category Application Fee
General / Other Backward Classes Rs. 450 /-
Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes / Ex – Servicemen / Persons With Disability Rs. 50 /-

Moreover, the applicants can pay the application fee through online mode (Internet Banking / Credit Card / Debit Card).

RBI Assistant Exam Eligibility Criteria

Parameters Eligibility Criteria
Education The aspirants must have passed 3 Years Graduate Degree with at least 50% marks from any Government recognized Institute or University
Age The aspirants must be in between the age of 20 Years to 28 Years as on 7 November 2020. There will be relaxation for some categories.

Category Relaxation in Age
Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes 5 Years
Other Backward Classes 3 Years
Persons With Disability
  • 10 Years for General
  • 13 Years for Other Backward Classes
  • 15 Years for Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes
Ex-Servicemen 50 Years
Divorced Women / Widows / Women Judicially Separated and not Re – Married 10 Years
Jammu and Kashmir Resident from 1 January 1980 to 31 December 1989 5 Years
Candidates having Work Experience of Reserve Bank of India Years of Experience (Maximum 3 Years)

RBI Assistant Recruitment Examination Pattern

Exam Pattern for Preliminary Examination

Section Number of Questions Maximum Marks Negative Marking Time Allotted
English Language 30 Marks 30 Marks 1 / 4 Marks 1 Hour
Numerical Ability 35 Marks 35 Marks
Reasoning Ability 35 Marks 35 Marks
Total 100 Marks 100 Marks

Exam Pattern for Main Examination

Section Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Allotted
English 40 Marks 40 Marks 2 Hours
Reasoning 40 Marks 40 Marks
General Knowledge 40 Marks 40 Marks
Computer Knowledge 40 Marks 40 Marks
Numerical Ability 40 Marks 40 Marks
Total 200 Marks 200 Marks
Interview 35 Marks

On the day of Main Examination, the candidates will undergo a test (Biometric Capturing and Data Verification) of Thumb Impression and Photograph of the candidates.

RBI Assistant Recruitment 2020 Examination Centers

The venue of the examination will be available on the admit card of the candidate. It will also consist of the exact address of the examination centre. Also, the examination will occur at 33 venues in different states of India. So, these states include Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamilnadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, etc.

Selection Procedure of RBI Assistant Recruitment 2020

The candidates will be selected through the following procedures. Once the candidates clear all the following procedures, they get the recruitment in Reserve Bank of India as Assistant.

  • Preliminary Examination – 100 Marks
  • Main Examination – 200 Marks
  • Interview – 35 Marks

RBI Assistant Pay Scale

The candidates who qualify the examination and get recruitment as RBI Assistant will draw a basic pay of Rs. 14,650 /- per month (i.e., Rs. 13,150 /- + 2 Advance Increments for Graduates only) in the scale of 13150 – 750 (3) – 15400 – 900 (4) – 19000 – 1200 (6) – 26200 – 1300 (2) – 28800 – 1480 (3) – 33240 – 1750 (1) – 34990 (20 years) + Other Allowances such as Dearness Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, House Rent Allowance, Transport Allowance, etc. from time to time.

At present, the salary may be Rs. 32,124 /-.

If the candidate gets the recruitment through SSC (Services Selection Board) or any other similar examination, he will get a Pay Band – II, i.e., Rs. 9,300 /- to Rs. 34,800 /- (pre-revised).

Reserve Bank of India Assistant Previous Years Vacancies

Year Vacancies
2016 610
2015 504
2014 506

The official website of Reserve Bank of India is https://www.rbi.org.in/

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