RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2019

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2019 (Prelims & Mains).As we all know Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the official notification for the recruitment of Assistant. This year RBI Assistant Recruitment Notification 2019 drive is taking place to fill assistant vacancies.The online registrations for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2019 start from 23rd December to 16th January 2020.

Reserve Bank of India has introduced a new exam pattern for the RBI Assistant Exam 2019 in its Official Notification. The introduction of the sectional time limit in the prelims exam of RBI Assistant 2019 surprised many students. In this post, we have shared the new exam pattern of RBI Assistant Prelims exam 2019. You can also check the section-wise weightage of the different topics as well as the details of marks distribution in the RBI Assistant Exam below.

Before appearing in any competition exam all you need to know the complete detailed syllabus for Exam. It is also important to know the latest exam pattern and syllabus for the particular exam.RBI Assistant 2019 Exam will be conducted online and will have two phases, Prelims and Mains. RBI Assistant prelims exam is expected to be conducted on February 14 and 15, 2020. Prelims exam pattern remains unchanged. The questions will be asked in RBI Assistant Exam will be based on official RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2019 (Prelims & Mains). In this post, we are providing you the detailed Exam Pattern of RBI Assistant Exam 2019.

RBI Assistant Recruitment 2019: Important Dates

Exam Events Important Dates
RBI Assistant 2019-20 Apply Online Start Date 23rd December 2019
RBI Assistant 2019 Apply Online Last Date 16th January 2020
Last Date to pay the Application Fee 16th January 2020
RBI Assistant Admit Card Download Date February 2020
RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Date 2019 14/15 February 2020 (Tentative)
RBI Assistant Prelims Result Date 2019 March 2020
RBI Assistant Mains Exam Date 2019 March 2020
RBI Assistant Mains Admit Card Date March 2020
RBI Assistant Mains Result Date To be notified soon

RBI Assistant 2019 Selection Process

As per the RBI Assistant 2019 official notification released by RBI for recruitment of Assistant, the recruitment will take place with the help of online examination.

  1. Online Preliminary Examination (Objective Test).
  2. Online Mains Examination (Objective Test).
  • The total marks allotted for the Prelim exam is 100.
  • The total marks allotted for the Mains exam is 200.
  • Candidate has to clear both the Prelims and Mains exam to be eligible for the post.
  • Sectional time limit is applied in the Prelims as well as Mains exam.

The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) are not added for the selection and only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) are considered for the preparation of the final merit list. Final selection will be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the main examination.

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2019

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam will comprise of 3 sections, with a total of 100 marks and total time of 60 minutes has been allotted for this exam.This year RBI has introduced sectional time limit in the Prelims exam. You can go through the exam pattern and sectional time division of RBI Assistant Prelims exam from the table below:-

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern 2019

S. No. Name of Test No. of questions Total Marks Time Duration
1. English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2. Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Pattern 2019

S.No. Name of Tests No. of Ques. Maximum Marks Medium of Exam Time Allotted for Each Test
1. General Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 25 Minutes
2. General English 40 40 English 30 Minutes
3. Reasoning Ability 40 40 English & Hindi 30 Minutes
4. Numerical Aptitude 40 40 English & Hindi 30 Minutes
5. Computer Knowledge 40 40 English & Hindi 20 Minutes
Total 200 200   135 Minutes


  • The above tests except for the Tests of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
  • For each wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deducted.
  • The exam will be conducted online and it will carry objective type questions.

RBI Assistant Syllabus 2019

Following topics covered in RBI Assistant Exam 2019 Syllabus:-

RBI Assistant Syllabus – English Language  

Cloze Test
Passage Comprehension
Sentence Improvement
Errors in sentences
Correct the Sentences
Double Fillers
Spellings/Detecting miss-spelt words

RBI Assistant Syllabus – Numerical Ability

Permutations And Combinations Probability
Boats and  Streams Distance, Time and Speed
Time And Work Average
Partnership Ratio
Mensuration Simplification
Series Simple and –Compound interest
Pipes and cisterns Trains
Percentage Mixture
LCM-HCF Profit and  Loss
Problems on Ages Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency

RBI Assistant Syllabus – Reasoning Ability

Blood Relation Sitting arrangement/Puzzle
Word formation Syllogisms
Alphabetical test coding  Decoding
Analogy Classification
Direction sense Statement and argument
Input and output Puzzles & Data sufficiency
Inequalities Statement and conclusion
Statement and assumption Statement and course of action

RBI Assistant Mains Syllabus

English, Quantitative Aptitude, Logical Reasoning Syllabus same as Above.

RBI Assistant Syllabus – General Awareness

Banking Terms  RBI Functions 
Fiscal Monetary Policies Agriculture
History of Banking International Affairs
National Schemes Current Sports Activities
Static GK Obituary
Awards Headquarters

RBI Assistant Syllabus – Computer

Basic of Computers Basic internet knowledge
Generations of computer Protocols
Network basics (LAN & WAN) Input & Output Device
Shortcuts & Basic knowledge MS word MS Excel
MS power point Computer Shortcuts
DBMS Networking

RBI Assistant 2019 – Important Links 

RBI Assistant 2019 Official Notification Click Here
RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2019 (Prelims & Mains) – Check Here Click Here

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