Here is the good news for all the government job aspirants of the country. RBI Assistant Recruitment notification 2019 is going to be released soon. The central bank will recruit eligible young Indians this year. Reserve Bank of India offers one of the most prestigious careers to the young aspirants of the country.
Having a good salary package and a huge growth opportunity RBI is one of such government institutions where you would like to curve your name. Since there is a hike up to 10% in the number of aspirants like every odd year the competition for the RBI Assistant Recruitment is going to be tougher this year. So, this is the best time you start preparing to hit the bull’s eye.
We are here to guide you with all the information you need to prepare yourself for the best. Scroll through and get all the prior details here.
RBI Assistant Notification 2019
Last time the Reserve Bank of India has published the notification for the RBI Assistant Recruitment in the month of October. The preliminary and the mains examination was conducted in the month of November and December respectively. So, we are expecting the same kind of schedule for this year RBI Assistant Recruitment as well.
To get yourself ample time to prepare yourself for the best you must know the scheme of the examination, syllabus, and eligibility criteria beforehand. That’s why we are here to discuss the exam pattern, syllabus and other important details.
RBI Assistant Important Dates
|Application Form Start Date||October 18, 2019|
|Application Form Last Date||November 10, 2019|
|Online Fee Payment Last Date||November 10, 2019|
|Admit Card Download Start Date||November 16, 2019|
|Admit Card Download Last Date||November 28, 2019|
|RBI Asst. Prelims Exam Date||November 27 & 28, 2019|
|RBI Asst. Mains Exam Date||December 20, 2019|
|Final Result Declaration Date||April 20, 2020|
RBI Assistant Vacancy
As we have told earlier that the notification for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2019 is yet to be released. But, the number of vacancies last year for each state will surely give you an idea about the vacancy for this year. So, let’s have a look at the previous year vacancy,
|Office||No. of Vacancies Reserved for SC||No. of Vacancies Reserved for ST||No. of Vacancies Reserved for OBC||No. of Vacancies Reserved for GEN||Total No. of Vacancy||Vacancies for PWD||Vacancies for Ex-Servicemen|
|Kanpur & Lucknow||9||1||12||22||44||1||6|
|Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi||2||0||4||7||13||1||2|
RBI Assistant Pay Scale
RBI Assistant will get a starting basic pay of Rupees 14650/- per month. Graduates will get Rupees 13150/- plus two advance increments. Along with the basic pay, candidates will get a different allowance as in,
- Dearness Allowance
- House Rent Allowance
- City Compensatory Allowance
- Transport Allowances etc.
Presently, the initial gross monthly payments for the assistant post is Rs. 32,124/-
RBI Assistant Recruitment 2019: Eligibility Criteria
You will have to fulfill certain eligibility criteria to apply for the RBI Assistant Recruitment. Here is what you require to work as an Assistant in the Central Bank.
A candidate willing to apply for the RBI Assistant must be in the age group between 20 years to 28 years. So, if you have been born, between November 1991 to November 1999 you will be eligible.
However, the maximum age limit is relaxable for the reserved category candidates. Take a look at the table below to know more about the maximum age limit for the reserved category candidates. You can also check out NIACL Recruitment.
|Category||Age Relaxation||Maximum Age Limit|
|Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)||05 years||33 years|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer)||03 years||31 years|
|Persons with Disabilities (PWD)||10 years||38 years|
|Ex-Servicemen (Army personnel)||05 years||33 years|
|Persons Domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989||05 years||33 years|
|Widows/divorced women/ women judicially separated who are not re-married||10 years||38 years|
|Candidates having work experience in Reserve Bank of India||To the extent of number of years of such experience, subject to maximum of 3 years.|
Candidates applying for RBI Assistant need to have at least a Bachelor’s Degree with 50% marks(minimum) from a University recognized by the Government of India. However, the candidates from the SC, ST, and PWD categories don’t need to meet any certain percentage marks a Bachelor’s degree will be enough to find them eligible.
Along with the Bachelor’s Degree, the conditions of eligibility are as follows,
- Knowledge of Word processing on the computer
- Proficiency in the local language(Read, Write, and Speak) of the state applying for
RBI Assistant Recruitment 2019: Selection Process
The whole selection process consists of three phases,
- The Preliminary Online Examination
- The Main Online Examination
- And the Language Proficiency Test
The selection of the candidates will be made depending on the performance of the candidates in the main examination and language proficiency test. The Phase- I preliminary examination will be qualifying in nature. Except for the test of English, the question paper will be bilingually for the online tests. There will be negative marking in both preliminary and online examinations. For each wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted from the total marks.
Phase- I Preliminary Examination
The preliminary examination will be of 100 marks. The table below will show you the scheme of the examination,
|Name of Tests(Objective)||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|English Language||30||30||Composite time of 1 Hour|
Phase- II Main Examination
Only the selected candidates from the preliminary examination will be called for the Main Examination. The main examination will be of 200 marks. Here, is an idea of the exam pattern,
|Serial No.||Name of Tests||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|01.||Test of Reasoning Ability||40||40||30 minutes|
|02.||Test of English Language||40||40||30 minutes|
|03.||Test of Numerical Ability||40||40||30 minutes|
|04.||Test of General Awareness||40||40||25 minutes|
|05.||Test of Computer Knowledge||40||40||20 minutes|
Language Proficiency Test
There will be a language proficiency test for the candidates who have been provisionally selected for the Main Online Examination. The language proficiency test will be in the local language of the state you are applying for. The candidates who are not proficient in the local language will be disqualified.
Syllabus for the Preliminary & Mains Examination
- Reading Comprehension
- Sentence Correction
- Word Meanings
- Cloze Test
- One Word Substitution
- Sentence Rearrangement
- Sentence Completion
- Active & Passive Voice
- Current World News
- Current India News
- Geography Concepts
- History Concepts
- Political Science
- Banking Awareness
- RBI Terms
- Emoluments and Other Benefits
- Acts and Laws related to Bank (RBI)
- Time and Distance
- Time and Work
- HCF and LCM
- Simple and Compound Interest
- Problems on Trains
- Allegations and Comparison
- Permutation and Combination
- Pipes & Cistern
- Basic Hardware and Software
- History of Computers
- Viruses and Hacking
- Number Series
- Blood Relations
- Odd Man Out
- Number Series
- Coding and Decoding
- Directions Based Concept
- Row Arrangements
- Statement Reading, Understanding
RBI Assistant Recruitment 2019: Application Fees
Candidates need to pay a certain rupees as the examination fee and intimation charges. General & OBC category candidates have to pay a sum of rupees 450/- as examination fee and intimation charges. The reserved category candidates as in the candidates from the SC, ST, PWD, and Ex-Servicemen are exempted from the application fee. However, they will have to pay Rupees 50/- as the intimation charges.
RBI Assistant Recruitment 2019: How to Apply
All the aspirants need to apply through online mode. There are four steps of applying for the post of RBI Assistant.
- Firstly, you have to register yourself on the Online Portal of RBI
- Then, you will have to enter all the personal details
- In the next step, you need to upload the scanned photograph and, the signature file
- And finally, you will have to pay the Online Application Fees
Anyway, Guys! The time has come when we have to conclude the discussion. RBI being a prestigious job option for the young Indians with a challenging career and lucrative salary packages the competition is really tough. So, you need to give your 100% to crack the exam. You must have to create a schedule and dedicate the time according to the syllabus demand.
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