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RBI Assistant 2021: Eligibility, Application Form, Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus & Admit Card

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Oct 20, 2020

The headquarter of the Reserve Bank of India is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra, which was established on April 1, 1935. The organization got nationalized in 1949. The company has control over the monetary policy of the Indian Rupee. Every year, the Reserve Bank of India recruits candidates for several posts. The ones, who are interested to join the RBI, should fill the RBI Application exam 2021.

RBI Assistant 2021 Notification

RBI Assistant 2020 Notification Date
Release Date of Application Form December 23, 2020
Last date to apply for RBI Assistant January 16, 2020
RBI Assistant Admit Card 2020 February 2020
RBI Assistant 2020 exam date – Prelims February 14 & 15, 2020
RBI Assistant Result 2020- Prelims March 2020
RBI Assistant Mains Exam Date March 2020

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The RBI 2021 exam will be completed into two stages and these are the preliminary exams and mains exams. After that, the qualified aspirants will have to appear for the English Language Proficiency Test. Once the candidates will be successfully qualified, they will have to appear for the interview round for getting the job. However, the final selection will be completed based on the merit list. It can be assumed that the online application form for the RBI 2021-22 exam will be released on the 3rd of October. The selected candidates will be joined either in zonal offices or in regional offices or in sub-offices in India.

Overview of RBI 2021 Exam

Conducting authority Reserve Bank of India
Exam Category National Level Recruitment Exam
Vacancies 926 Assistant Post
Stages 3 stages: Prelims, Main exam, Language Proficiency Test
Application Mode Online
Application Fee Gen/OBC/EWS: INR 450, SC/ST/ PwD/EXS: INR 50
Exam Mode Online
Important Dates RBI 2021

RBI Eligibility Criteria 2021

Before you apply the RBI Recruitment 2021 application form, the aspirants have to read the eligibility criteria in a details manner:

  • The aspirants should be the citizen of India
  • The aspirants, who are lying from the age group of 20-28 years, can apply for the exam.
  • The interested candidates have to complete the graduation in any subject and should get at least 50% marks in aggregate from any recognized university.
  • In addition, the applicants need to have knowledge in regional language related to the state and union territory.
  • However, the reserved category candidates will get age relaxation in the upper age limit.

Age Relaxation

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 Year
PWD (OBC category) 13 Year
PWD (General Candidates) 10 Year
PWD (SC/ST category) 15 Year
Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and not re-married/widows 10 Year
Ex-Servicemen (to the extent provided by Armed Forces) 5 Year
Candidates belonging to Jammu and Kashmir province of India 5 Year
Candidates holding working experience in RBI 3 Year
RBI Application Form 2021

RBI Application Form 2021

The RBI Recruitment Application Form will only be available online. To fill the application form, the aspirants have to open the official website. Go through the following content to know more about the RBI Application form fill-up the process:

  • Open the official website of the RBI
  • Go through the link of RBI application form
  • Now, to complete the registration process, the aspirants have to fill the details.
  • The candidates have to provide details like personal details, educational details, and addresses, etc.
  • On the other hand, the aspirants have to provide a valid email id and mobile number to complete the registration process.
  • Once the registration process will be completed, you will need to start the form fill up process.
  • Next the candidates have to upload the scanned image of the photograph and signature of the candidates.
  • You are advised to recheck the copy before you submit it
  • After that, you have to pay the application fees
  • Do not forget to take a print out of the application form for your future use.

Application Fees

Category Application Fees
General/OBC Rs. 450
SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Servicemen Rs. 50
RBI Staff Nil
RBI Syllabus 2021

RBI Syllabus 2021

  • Reasoning: Number Series, Blood Relation, Sitting Arrangement, Direction Sense, Puzzle, Analogy, Coding and Decoding, Classification, etc.
  • General Awareness: Environment, Politics, Sports, Current Event, History, Science.
  • English Language: Word meaning, Synonyms, and Antonyms, Spotting Error, English Grammar, One Word Substitution, Cloze Test, Sentence Rearrangement, Fill in the blanks, etc.
  • Numerical Ability: Time and Distance, Data Interpretation, Work and Wages, Permutation and Combination, Simplification, Train, Boats and Streams, Problem solution on Ages, Quadratic Equation, Data Sufficiency etc.
  • Computer Knowledge: Basic Hardware and Software Knowledge, MS Office, Computer Architecture, Computer Languages, History of Computers.
RBI Exam Pattern 2021

RBI Exam Pattern 2021

Preliminary Exam

  • Mode of examination: Online
  • Type of questions: Objective
  • There will be three sections and these are Reasoning Ability, English Language, and Numerical Ability.
  • Total number of questions: The candidates have to answer 100 questions of 100 marks
  • In case of every wrong answer, the aspirants will get a deduction of 1/4 marks.
  • The total duration of time: One hour
  • Question Paper Language Mode: English or Hindi.
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

Check RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2021

Main Exam

  • Types of Questions: Objective type questions
  • The aspirants will have to answer questions from five different sections and these include the English Question Paper Language, both Hindi, and English
  • Question paper Language: Hindi and English
  • Total number of questions: 200
  • For every incorrect answer, 1/4th marks will be deducted.
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

The aspirants will have to qualify the Language Proficiency test after qualifying the Preliminary and Mains exam. The LPT exam will be conducted in the Local Language of State Government.

RBI Recruitment Interview

  • Once the aspirants will qualify both the prelims and main exam, they will receive a call letter for the interview round
  • Total marks of Interview: 35
RBI Admit Card 2021

RBI Assistant Admit Card 2021

  • The board will issue separate admit cards for both the written and interview process
  • The RBI Assistant Admit Card will be issued before one week of the exam.
  • To download the RBI Assistant Admit Card 2021, the candidates will have to use the registration number and date of birth/password.
  • It is mandatory to carry your admit card to the examination centre
  • Unless you carry the admit card, you will not be allowed to appear for the exam.
RBI Result 2021

RBI Assistant 2021 Result

  • Both the Result of the written test and the final result will be published to the official web portal of RBI. Hence, to check the result, the candidates have to log in to their profile.
  • The aspirants will be able to check their obtained score in written test and the interview will be viewed after the release of the final result.
  • The result will be displayed on the screen of the aspirants
  • Based on the final selection, the merit list will be made.
  • To get finally selected, the aspirants have to get the minimum cut off marks.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.


parminder kaur
Plzz tell me ..rbi assistant 2021 exam notification kab ayga??
arvind kumar

Hi Parminder, the notification has not yet been released and will be released soon on the official website. For more details visit: RBI ASSISTANT EXAM

Will NIACL recruit assistants in 2021? What is the latest news?
kavita rani

Hi Riyaz. There is no update as of now, as it will be subject to vaccination and extremely good profit made by New India assurance. The NIACL Assistant Exam Date for 2021 is not disclosed at present. You can refer here to check the minimum eligibility criteria.