RBI Assistant Recruitment Exam

This is the exam held for recruitment of assistant to the The Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Find information about the examination regarding paper pattern, eligibility, application dates, exam dates, etc. below. The RBI conducts online examination for recruitment for the post of assistant in offices of the bank.


Educational Qualification

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PWD candidates) in the aggregate and the knowledge of word processing on PC.
  • A candidate belonging to Ex-servicemen category should either be a graduate from a recognized University or should have passed the matriculation or its equivalent examination of the Armed Forces and rendered at least 15 years of defence service.
  • Candidates applying for post in a particular state should be proficient in the language of the state i.e. know to read, write, speak and understand the language

Test Duration & Pattern

Sr.No.Name of Test No. of questions Maximum Marks Duration
1Reasoning 4040Composite time of 120 minutes
2English Language4040
3Numerical Ability 4040
4General Awareness 4040
5Computer Knowledge 4040
Total 200200

Age Limit

Between 18 and 28 years. Candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/06/1987 and not later than 01/06/1997 (both days including) are only eligible to apply.

Relaxation of upper age limit

Category Age Relaxation (years)
SC/ST By 5 years, i.e. up to 33 years
OBC By 3 years, i.e. up to 31 years
PWD By 10 years (GEN) 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ST)
Ex-Servicemen To the extent of service rendered by them in Armed Forces plus an additional period of 3 years subject to maximum of 50 years.
Widows/divorced women/ women judicially separated who are not re-marriedBy 10 years
Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu and Kashmir between 1st January, 1980 and 31st December, 1989. By 5 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.

NOTE: Cumulative Age Relaxation will not be available either under the above items or in combination with any other items.

How to Apply

Procedure for applying online
  • Candidates are first required to go to RBI website www.rbi.org.in and click on the Home Page to open the link “Recruitment for the post of Assistant” and then click on the option "Recruitment for the post of Assistant" to open the On-Line Application Form.
  • Candidates will have click on “Click here for New Registration” link to register their application by entering their basic information in the online application form. After that a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the Provisional registration number and password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent. They can reopen the saved data using Provisional registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed. Basic information once saved cannot be edited
  • Candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature here
  • Candidates should carefully fill in the details in the On-Line Application at the appropriate places very carefully and click on the “FINAL SUBMIT” button at the end of the On-Line Application format. Before pressing the “FINAL SUBMIT” button, candidates are strongly advised to carefully check every field filled in the application. The name of the candidate or his /her father/husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the certificates/mark sheets/photo identity proof . Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature
  • Candidates are advised to carefully fill in the online application themselves No change is permitted after clicking on FINAL SUBMIT Button. Visually Impaired candidates are responsible for carefully verifying/ getting the details filled in, in the online application form properly verified and ensuring that the same are correct prior to FINAL SUBMIT as no change is possible after FINAL SUBMIT.
  • In case the candidate is unable to fill in the application form in one go, he/ she can save the data already entered. Once the application is filled in completely, candidate should submit the data.

Official Website: http://www.rbi.org.in