RBI Assistant Syllabus PDF & Exam Pattern 2022 For Prelims & Mains Exam

RBI Assistant Syllabus PDF: The Reserve Bank Of India has announced the RBI Assistant Exam Dates. The RBI Assistant Prelims Exam will be conducted on 26th & 27th March 2022. Candidates who are planning to appear for RBI Assistant 2022 Recruitment exam are now looking for the RBI Assistant Syllabus PDF, Exam Pattern, and selection process as decided by the Reserve Bank of India.

The detailed exam pattern and syllabus play a vital role in preparing a fruitful strategy for the upcoming RBI Assistant Exam 2022. In this article, we have covered RBI Assistant Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Selection Process for RBI Assistant 2022 exam.

RBI Assistant Syllabus PDF and Exam Pattern 2022

RBI Assistant Syllabus 2022
Exam NameRBI Assistant 2022
Exam LevelNational Level
Type of ExamObjective Test
Exam ModeOnline
RBI Assistant 2022 Exam Date26th & 27th March 2022
CategoryRBI Assistant Syllabus & Exam Pattern
Selection Process
  • Prelims (qualifying)
  • Mains
  • Language Proficiency
Duration of Exam
  • Preliminary – 60 minutes
  • Mains – 135 minutes
Language of RBI Assistant Exam
  • English
  • Hindi
Maximum Marks (Online Exam)
  • Preliminary – 100
  • Mains – 200
Marking Scheme1 Mark for each correct answer
Negative Marking1/4th Marks (0.25)
StatusReleased
Official Sitewww.rbi.org.in

RBI Assistant Selection Process

The selection procedure for RBI Assistant 2022 will be conducted in 3 phases as mentioned below: 

  1. RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam
  2. RBI Assistant Mains Exam
  3. Language Proficiency Test (LPT)

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2022

We have mentioned the detailed RBI Assistant Exam Pattern for the Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam of RBI Assistant 2022:

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern 2022

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMaximum Marks
English Language3030
Numerical Ability3535
Reasoning Ability3535
Total100100
  • The exam will be conducted in computer-based test mode.
  • The questions will be of Objective type.
  • 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).
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer, no deduction for unanswered questions.
  • Except for English Language, other sections will be in English and Hindi.
  • The marks of the Prelims Exam will not be counted in the merit list, as the Prelims exam is qualifying in nature.

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Pattern 2022

Sections No. of Questions/Maximum MarksDuration
English Language40/4030 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude40/4030 minutes
Reasoning Ability40/4030 minutes
Computer Knowledge40/4020 minutes
General Awareness40/4025 minutes
Total200/200135 minutes
  • The RBI Assistant Mains exam will be conducted in computer-based test mode.
  • The questions will be of Objective type.
  • There will be 200 questions from 5 sections; English language, Quantitative Aptitude, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness, and Reasoning Ability.
  • The time duration of the RBI Assistant Mains Exam is 135 minutes. Section-wise timing has been mentioned above.
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each incorrect answer, no deduction for unanswered questions.
  • Except for English Language, other sections will be in English and Hindi language.
  • Candidates qualifying Mains Exam will be called for Language Proficiency Test and marks will be counted in preparing the merit list.

Language Proficiency Test (LPT) 2022

Candidates provisionally shortlisted from the main online examination will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT). The language proficiency test will be conducted in the Official / Local Language of the State concerned as detailed below.

The candidate who is not proficient in the official/ Local Language will be disqualified.

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

AreaLanguage for LPT
AhmedabadGujarati
BengaluruKannada
BhopalHindi
BhubaneswarOriya
ChandigarhPunjabi / Hindi
ChennaiTamil
GuwahatiAssamese / Bengali / Khasi / Manipuri / Bodo / Mizo
HyderabadTelugu
JaipurHindi
JammuUrdu / Hindi / Kashmiri
Kanpur & LucknowHindi
KolkataBengali / Nepali
MumbaiMarathi / Konkani
NagpurMarathi / Hindi
New DelhiHindi
PatnaHindi / Maithili
ThiruvananthapuramMalayalam

RBI Assistant Syllabus 2022

RBI Assistant Syllabus 2022 revolves around the basic tricks and techniques that a student learned in English, Maths, and Reasoning during his/her high school.

Apart from that, a candidate must have basic knowledge of General Awareness and Computer Application terms to excel in RBI Assistant Exam.

Let’s have a look at the detailed RBI Assistant Syllabus for the same:

RBI Assistant English Language Syllabus

The questions in the English section will be asked from the below topics. The candidate must have the proper knowledge of tenses to score good marks in this section.

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Correction
  • Word Meanings
  • Cloze Test
  • One Word Substitution
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Sentence Completion
  • Phrases
  • Active & Passive Voice

RBI Assistant Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

The candidate must practice as much as questions to improve their speed and accuracy which is the most important thing to be taken care of in this section.

The questions of Numerical Ability/Quantitative Aptitude in the RBI Assistant Exam will be from the below-listed topics.

  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • HCF and LCM
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Problems on Trains
  • Average
  • Probability
  • Allegations and Comparison
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Pipes& Cistern
  • Number System
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration
  • Percentage
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry

RBI Assistant Reasoning Syllabus

The questions in the reasoning section will be assessing the candidate’s presence of mind and speed of solving tricky problems. To score good marks in this section, the candidate must focus on their speed. Practicing RBI Assistant previous year question papers would be of great help for the same.

  • Number Series
  • Blood Relations
  • Analogy
  • Odd Man Out
  • Number Series
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Directions Based Concept
  • Row Arrangements
  • Symbols
  • Statement Reading, Understanding

RBI Assistant Computer Knowledge Syllabus

Basic knowledge of Computer is mandatory for the post of Assistant in the banking sector as most of the job responsibilities revolves around working on computers. The candidates will be assessed on the basis of their knowledge of the below topics.

  • Languages
  • Basic Hardware and Software
  • History of Computers
  • Devices
  • Viruses and Hacking

RBI Assistant General Awareness Syllabus

The candidates must be aware of their surroundings to ace good marks in the general awareness section. The candidates must have a habit of reading current affairs, geography, history, and other topics as mentioned below.

  • Current World News
  • Current India News
  • Geography Concepts
  • History Concepts
  • Political Science
  • Banking Awareness
  • RBI Terms
  • Emoluments and Other Benefits
  • Acts and Laws related to Bank (RBI)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the selection process for RBI Assistant 2022?
Ans. – The selection process for RBI Assistant 2022 follows the Prelims, Mains, and Language Proficiency Test.

Q. Will RBI Assistant Prelims marks be counted in the merit list?
Ans. – No, the RBI Assistant Prelims exam is just a screening test to select candidates for the Mains Examination 2022.

Q. Is there any negative marking in RBI Assistant Online Examination 2022?
Ans. – Yes, there will be a penalty of 0.25 marks for incorrect answers in online examinations (Prelims & Mains).

Q. From where can I download the official RBI Assistant Syllabus PDF?
Ans. – You can download the official RBI Assistant Syllabus PDF from the link given in this article.

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