RBI Assistant Exam – Syllabus and Exam Pattern

The Reserve Bank of India conducts exam for recruitment to the post of RBI Assistant. The exam consists of three stages – Prelims, Mains and Language Proficiency Test. Detailed Syllabus and exam pattern is provided in this article.

Exam Pattern

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern:

 

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern For Mains Phase:

 

Syllabus

Prelims:

English

  • Reading Comprehension – 7 to 10 questions
  • Error Spotting/Phrase replacement – 5 to 10 questions
  • Cloze test – 5 to 7 questions
  • Para Jumbles – Around 5 questions
  • Vocabulary – Around 5 questions

Numerical Ability

  • Simplification – 5 to 10 questions
  • Data Interpretation – 5 to 10 questions
  • Quadratic Equations – 0 to 5 questions
  • Number Series – 3 to 5 questions
  • Average, Interest, Mensuration, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Algebra, Profit and Loss, Time, Speed and Distance – Each topic will cover around 0 to 3 questions

Reasoning Ability

  • Coding Decoding – 4 to 8
  • Seating Arrangement – 5 to 8
  • Arrangement and Pattern – 4 to 6
  • Coded Inequalities – 5
  • Syllogism – 3 to 5
  • Data Sufficiency – 3 to 5
  • Blood Relations – Around 3
  • Order and Ranking – 0 to 5

There will be miscellaneous topics which will have around 2 to 3 questions each.

Mains:

Reasoning

  • Coded Inequalities/Mathematical Inequalities
  • Syllogisms
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Blood Relations
  • Directions and Distances
  • Ordering and Ranking
  • Arrangement and Pattern
  • Double Lineup
  • Scheduling
  • Analogy
  • Statement – Conclusions/Arguments

English Language

  • Reading comprehension
  • Cloze test
  • Phrase substitution
  • Paragraph complete/Sentence correction
  • Para jumbles
  • Miscellaneous
  • Commonly misspelled words
  • Double blanks in a sentence
  • Synonyms and antonyms

Numerical Ability

  • Simplification
  • Average
  • Percentage
  • Time and Work
  • Time and Distance problems
  • Area
  • Volume
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Menstruation
  • Time and Speed
  • Missing numbers, Fractions, and Ratios
  • HCF and LCM
  • Problem on Ages
  • Data Interpretation

General Awareness

  • Banking & Financial Awareness – Banking terms, Current rates (Bank rate, repo rate, reverse repo rate), RBI, Fiscal-Monetory Policies, Social Functions of Bank
  • Economic News – Indian and International Economy, Finance, shares, various schemes of Government
  • Monetary policies, Important guidelines, Financial & Economics News, Economics terms, etc
  • National and International News, Sports News, Awards, Summits and Conferences, Schemes, Agreement and Deals, etc
  • Parks, Dam, Thermal Power Plants, Mountains, Temples, Stadiums, Airports, etc

Computer Knowledge

  • Generations of computer
  • Basic computer fundamentals
  • Software and Hardware and their functionalities
  • Networking
  • Modern day technology
  • Computer Abbreviations
  • Internet, LAN, WAN
  • Security Tools, Virus, Hacker
  • MS Word, MS Excel, etc.

Language Proficiency Test:

In line with the instructions issued by Government of India which states that Interview at junior level post is to be discontinued, RBI has dispensed the Final Interview process and decided to have Language Proficiency Test for the selected candidates. Since the candidates selected are likely to be placed in the public interface counters, knowledge/proficiency in local language is considered mandatory. Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Understanding skills of the candidate on the local language will be tested.

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