RBI Assistant Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Hello Aspirants, Reserve Board of India (RBI), invites an application for RBI Assistant 2022 recruitment. This recruitment of RBI Assistant 2022, Therefore you can apply according to your qualification. The Last date of RBI Assistant Officer 2022 vacancies is 8th March 2022. So you can grab an opportunity to crack the exam and select an RBI Assistant. Before starting the preparation of any examination, we should know the RBI Assistant Exam Pattern & Syllabus. Let’s discuss –

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RBI Assistant Exam Pattern & Syllabus

RBI Assistant 2022 Exam consists three-stage process for final selection.

  • Phase I (RBI Assistant Prelims Exam)
  • Phase II (RBI Assistant Mains Exam)
  • Language Proficiency Test (LPT)

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern (Phase-I)

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam (Phase–I) will be held in the month of April 2022.

RBI Assistant Phase-I Exam Pattern has the following sections. Check the given table for a number of questions and duration.

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
Total 100 100 60 minutes
  • There shall be negative marking (1/4th of marks assigned to the question) for Phase I.
  • There will be 100 questions from 3 sections; English language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability
  • The time duration of the RBI Assistant Prelims Exam is 60 minutes (each section for 20 minutes).
  • Subject to the criteria mentioned at above, all the candidates who clear Phase I shall be shortlisted for Phase II.Prelims exam is qualifying in nature.

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Pattern (Phase-II)

An online examination consisting of two papers of 200 marks each will be held on May 2022(Phase-II). The papers shall be as follows:-

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
Total 200 200 135 minutes
  • Candidates shortlisted for Phase II will be issued new Hall Tickets.
  • There will be 200 questions from 5 sections; English language, Quantitative Aptitude, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness, and Reasoning Ability
  • There shall be negative marking (1/4th of marks assigned to the question) for Phase II.
  • Candidates qualifying Mains Exam will be called for Language Proficiency Test and marks will be counted in preparing the merit list.

Note- All question papers (in both the Phases, except the test of English) will be set bilingually in Hindi and English.

Language Proficiency Test (LPT) 2022

If you cracked the RBI Assistant Mains Exam 2022, you must go through a Language proficiency test according to the state you are applying for.If you are not proficient in the local language, you will be disqualified.

The local language that is to be tested as per the official RBI Assistant notification are given below:

Area Language for LPT
Ahmedabad Gujarati
Bengaluru Kannada
Bhopal Hindi
Bhubaneswar Oriya
Chandigarh Punjabi / Hindi
Chennai Tamil
Guwahati Assamese / Bengali / Khasi / Manipuri / Bodo / Mizo
Hyderabad Telugu
Jaipur Hindi
Jammu Urdu / Hindi / Kashmiri
Kanpur & Lucknow Hindi
Kolkata Bengali / Nepali
Mumbai Marathi / Konkani
Nagpur Marathi / Hindi
New Delhi Hindi
Patna Hindi / Maithili
Thiruvananthapuram Malayalam

RBI Assistant 2022 Syllabus-

 RBI Assistant Prelims & Mains Syllabus

 General Awareness

  • Current Affairs – National & International
  • Budget
  • Awards and Honours
  • Important Financial & Economic News
  • Important Days
  • International & National Organizations
  • Sports
  • Books and Authors
  • Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  • Countries & Capitals Etc

English Language

  • Error Spotting
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Passages
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Correction
  • Word Meanings
  • Cloze Test
  • One Word Substitution
  • Idioms & Phrases etc.

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation
  • Inequalities
  • Number Series
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • HCF and LCM
  • Profit and Loss
  • SI & CI
  • Problem on Ages
  • Work and Time
  • Speed Distance and Time
  • Pipes& Cistern
  • Probability, Permutation and Combination
  • Mensuration
  • Average, Ratio and Proportion etc.


  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood Relations
  • Syllogisms
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Number System and Conversions
  • Logical Reasoning etc.

Computer Knowledge

  • Language
  • Basic Hardware and Software
  • History of Computer
  • Devices
  • Viruses and Hacking

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