RBI Assistant 2020: Syllabus, Exam Pattern, and Exam Center

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As you know that Exam Date of “RBI Assistant 2020”i.e. Prelims & Mains are announced through its notification. Those applicants who have applied for the RBI Assistant Entrance Exam have now started preparing for their respective exams. And for preparation, they all started searching for Syllabus, Pattern of Exam and Process of Selection. So, here we will provide you full information related to the “RBI Assistant 2020” pattern of Exam, Syllabus and the process of Selection. 


Organization Name Reserve Bank of India
Exam Name RBI Assistant
Fee Payment and Registration Date Start From 23 Dec 2019
Fee and Online Application Last Date 16 Jan 2020
Editing Application Last Date 16 Jan 2020
Printing Application Last Date 31 Jan 2020
Prelims Test Date 14 and 15 Feb. 2020
Prelims Result Date 3 March 2020
Mains Exam Date 29 March 2020 Postponed due to COVID-19
Education Graduate Degree in any Discipline
Total Openings 926
Official Website www.rbi.org.in

Types of Selection Process 2020

So, Mainly there are three types of Selection Process of “RBI Assistant 2020 Exam” namely-

  • Prelims Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Language Proficiency Test (LPT)

There is a particular syllabus for the “RBI Assistant 2020” Exam for each type of phase i.e. for Prelims and Mains Exam. The important part which is included in every phase namely:

  • General English
  • Numerical Aptitude, and
  • Logical Aptitude

As we said that the above introduced important parts are common which came under the Prelims and Mains Exam. Out of 3 phases, there is an addition of G.K and Basic Knowledge of Computers, which came under the Mains Exam. For your important information, If you want to pass the coming round of “RBI Assistant Exam 2020”, then you have to clear “Sectional cut-off” and “Overall cut-off”.


Exam Pattern 2020 of RBI Assistant

So, Get ready to see the “RBI Assistant Exam Pattern” Entrance Exam 2020 of different Phases such as Prelims and Mains Exam.

Preliminary Entrance Examination Pattern 2020

Name Questions Total Marks  
General English 30 30 The maximum time is 1hr. Is given to every applicant.
Numerical Aptitude 35 35
Logical Aptitude 35 35
Total Marks 100 100

Mains Entrance Examination Pattern 2020

Name Questions Total Marks Time
Basic English 40 40 30 minute
Quantitative 40 40 30 minute
Reasoning Aptitude 40 40 30 minute
Basic Computer 40 40 20 minute
G.K 40 40 25 minute
Total 200 200 135 minute

There is a 0.25 negative marking scheme for every wrong solution. It means that if you tick any wrong solution, then there is a rule of the negative marking scheme. So, if you don’t know the right solution, then just leave that question and move forward. That’s a better option for you.

Language Proficiency Test (LPT)

So, in this category, only those applicants will be able to take this test who have passed in the previous two rounds. This “Language Proficiency Test” is the most important part of any Entrance Examination. In this test, only the local and official language of every state is tested. The overall list is maintained by the government which is tested. If the applicant would not be able to speak that particular state language, then he or she may be eliminated. 

There are different kinds of “local language” as per the official website updated information: 

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

In this Language Test, Only those members will be able to give this test who score very good as per the merit basis of particular “Mains Entrance Exam”. And, these exams were conducted on an online medium. And, this Merit List is directly coming from the Bank itself. According to the no. of openings in the Bank, they have to prepare that merit List. 

RBI Assistant Entrance 2020 Syllabus

RBI Assistant Entrance 2020 Syllabus: As you see that every Bank Exam has asked a variety of Logical thinking, quantitative, math and, English in their Question Paper. So, it just means that it is a circle towards them. And, we know this basic knowledge from our childhood studies. So, every applicant must have to prepare himself with all the basic knowledge such as G.K, Basic Computer Knowledge, etc. Here, we provided you with detailed information related to the Syllabus of the “RBI Assistant Exam” i.e for both Prelims and Mains Exam.

Prelims Online Syllabus 2020

General English Numerical Aptitude Logical Aptitude
Antonyms (1 to 5) Simplified Question (1 to 10) Numerical Series (1 to 5)
Fillers (1 to 5) Work & Time (1 to 5) Inequalities (1 to 5)
Synonyms (1 to 5) LCM & HCF (1 to 5) Blood Relation (1 to 5)
Detect Errors (1 to 5) S.I (Simple Interest) (1 to 5) Syllogism ( 1 to 5)
Comprehension (1 to 10) C. I (Compound Interest) ( 1 to 5) Sitting Arrangement (1 to 5)
Average (1 to 5) Puzzle Questions ( 1 to 10)

Mains Online Syllabus 2020

General English   G.K   Numerical Aptitude Logical Reasoning Basic Computer
Fillers  India & World political   Simplification Number series Shortcut tricks
Comprehension Main Events (India and World)   Time & work Analogy History
Detect Errors   Award (India and world)   HCF & LCM Blood relation Devices
Rearrangement  Famous Personality Simple Interest and Compound Interest Coding & decoding Hardware & software
Antonym / Synonym   History of India   Problems on Ages and train Sitting arrangement  
  Sports (India & World) Average / Mean Statements  
  Obituaries   Pie chart Puzzle  
    Geometry Problems Inequalities  

Important Points Related to RBI Syllabus

  • For every wrong solution, there will be (1/4th) marks deducted for every prelim and Mains Exam.
  • Two-Phase i.e. Prelims and Mains Exam are available in both Hindi and English Language or you say it is bilingual.
  • Every applicant must clear in each category of the exam.
  • When applicants pass starting two rounds i.e. Prelims and Mains, then only they have to go for the LPT test. It is done according to the Merit list i.e. prepared by the Bank itself based on aggregate numbers and number of openings. 
  • Language Proficiency Test will be tested at the various offices of the bank.
  • After this, the overall performance should be done based on medical fitness, Biometric data, online test, pass in LPT test, and Certificate verification, etc.
  • To get selected in RBI Assistant Post, all applicants must have to clear Mains Exams.

Preliminary and Mains Examination Center

As you know that to give any type of exam, you have to visit any type of center. So, for RBI Assistant Exam, here are provided you many Centers between a variety of states and, etc.

S.No. NCR/ State Name Prelims Exam Center Mains Exam Center 
1. Andaman and Nicobar Port Blair Port Blair
2. Goa Panaji Panaji
3. Andhra Pradesh Chirala, Nellore, Hyderabad, Kurnool, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Kakinada, Vijayawada, Guntur, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram Kurnool, Kakinada, Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Tirupati
4. Assam Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur, Guwahati, Dibrugarh Guwahati
5. Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun Naharlagun
6. Chandigarh Chandigarh- Mohali Chandigarh- Mohali
7. Delhi Delhi, Greater Noida, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon Delhi NCR
8. Chattisgarh Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur Raipur, Bhilai
9. Bihar Sarah, Aurangabad, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Patna, Purnea Darbhanga, Patna, Muzaffarpur
10. Maharashtra Amravati, Aurangabad, Satara, Nagpur, Pune, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Nanded, Latur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nasik, Ratnagiri Amravati, Nanded,  Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Pune, Kolhapur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik
11. Gujarat Ahmedabad – Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat,  Anand, Mehsana, Vadodara Ahmedabad, Rajkot, Surat, Gandhinagar, Vadodara
12. Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Sagar, Gwalior, Indore, Ujjain, Jabalpur, Satna Bhopal, Ujjain, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur
13. Haryana Ambala, Yamuna Nagar, Hissar, Kurukshetra, Karnal Kurukshetra, Hissar, Karnal
14. Kerala Kannur, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Trichur Kochi, Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Trichur 
15. Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Una, Kangra, Mandi, Shimla, Solan Hamirpur
16. Karnataka Belagavi, Hubli, Bengaluru, Kalaburgi, Mangaluru, Mysuru, Udipi, Shivamogga Bengaluru, Hubli, Mysuru, Shivamogga, Udipi
17. Jammu and Kashmir Jammu, Samba Jammu
18. Jharkhand Bokaro, Ranchi, Hazaribagh, Dhanbad, Jamshedpur Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
19. Mizoram Aizawl Aizawl
20. Manipur Imphal Imphal
21. Meghalaya Shillong Shillong
22. Tripura Agartala Agartala
23. Sikkim Gangtok Gangtok
24. Telangana Hyderabad, Warangal, Karimnagar, Khammam Hyderabad
25. Nagaland Kohima Kohima
26. Tamil Nadu Chennai, Vellore, Coimbatore, Namakkal, Salem, Madurai, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli Chennai, Vellore, Coimbatore, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli
27. Punjab Amritsar, Sangrur, Bhatinda, Mohali, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala Amritsar, Patiala, Jalandhar, Ludhiana
28. Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Kota, Bikaner, Jaipur, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Sikar Ajmer, Udaipur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Sikar
29. Odisha Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Rourkela, Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Sambalpur Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Rourkela, Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack
30. Puducherry Puducherry Puducherry
31. West Bengal Asansol, Siliguri, Greater Kolkata, Kalyani, Hooghly, Kolkata Asansol, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kolkata, Siliguri
32. Uttar Pradesh Agra, Varanasi, Aligarh, Lucknow, Prayagraj, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar Agra, Varanasi, Aligarh, Prayagraj, Bareilly, Kanpur, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Lucknow, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar
33. Uttarakhand Dehradun, Roorkee, Haldwani Haldwani, Dehradun

Frequently Asked Questions

How many Centers are there for RBI Assistant Exam 2020 in India?

It is near about 33 centers in India.

For any wrong answer, how much marks will be deducted?

There are 0.25 negative marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. 

Is there a different RBI Syllabus for the Prelims and Mains Exam?

Yes, it is different.

In the Language Proficiency Test (LPT), which language can they be tested?

They tested your region’s Local Language. If you can clear it, then only you can move on to further steps.

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