RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017 – Apply for 623 Vacancies for RBI

    RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017
    RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017

    RBI Assistant 2017: Attention Aspirants, the much-awaited notification of RBI Assistant recruitment  2017 notification has been released a few days ago. We all know that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is the apex banking organisation in the country and working with RBI is itself rewarding for anyone. The board has recently advertised a notification to conduct an online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Recruitment Process of 623 Assistants in RBI.

    The advertisement is made to fill near about 623 Assistant Posts in the Reserve Bank of India.Throughout the article, we will discuss all the parameters of the RBI Assistant recruitment 2017 notification (RBI Assistant Vacancy 2017) like exam pattern, study material, syllabus, salary offered and best available Books.

    RBI Recruitment 2017 Notification (RBI Assistant Vacancy)

    Before we go deep with the information let us first have a look at the Major Features of the RBI Assistant 2017 recruitment notification. 

    Brief Description of the Job

    Conducting Body Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
    Name of the Exam RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017
    Online Application Starts From 18th October 2017
    Last Date to Apply 10th November 2017
    Written Exam Date 27-11-2017 to 28-11-2017 (Preliminary Examination)
    20-12-2017 (Main Examination)
    Application Fee General/OBC – Rs. 450/-
    SC/ST/PWD/ExSM – Rs. 50/-
    How to apply Online
    Mode of Exam Online
    Number of Vacancies 623
    Job Posting Anywhere in India
    Job Profile Assistant

    RBI Assistant 2017 Vacancy and Job Profile

    Serving your country with all financial needs is the prime objective of a RBI Banking Assistant. An Assistant in RBI is responsible for maintaining different type of work like

    • File Work
    • Data Entry
    • Replying to Mails

    One can directly work for national development and contribute to the society. All these features make the job a lifetime opportunity for all the applying candidate. Let us quickly move to the number of vacancies for different state mentioned in RBI Assistant 2017 recruitment notification.

    Office Vacancies PWD # EXS #
    SC ST OBC GEN Total VI HI OH EX-1 EX-2
    Ahmedabad 7(4) 4 8 19 0 1 2
    Bangalore 6 2 4 13 25 0 1 3
    Bhopal 1 12(5) 0 12 25 1 0 1 3
    Bhubaneswar 5(2) 3 1 8 17 1 2
    Chandigarh 4 1 1 7 13 1 1
    Chennai 3 4 8 15 1 1 2
    Guwahati 3 9 6 18 36 1 2 4
    Hyderabad 4(1) 1 3 8 16 1 1 2
    Jaipur 2 3(1) 2 6 13 1 1
    Jammu 2 4(1) 6 11 23 1 2
    Kanpur &Lucknow 9 1 12 22 44 1 0 2 4
    Kolkata 9 14 24 47 0 1 1 2 5
    Mumbai 26 31(7) 78 129 264 3 2 3 12 26
    Nagpur 4 3 8 15 1 1 2
    New Delhi 9 14 24 47 0 1 1 2 5
    Patna 7(2) 1 0 7 15 1 1 2
    Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi 2 —- 4 7 13 0 1 1 1
    Total 92 79 144 308 623 6 5 8 31 64

    Important Note:

    • The Bank reserves the right to increase/ decrease the number of vacancies as per the requirement or not fill up the vacancies.
    • The vacancies in brackets() indicate backlog (Bhopal includes 5 vacancies for Raipur, Chandigarh includes 3 vacancies for Shimla, Guwahati includes 2 vacancies for Agartala,3 for Shillong, 5 for Aizwal and 5 for Imphal, Kanpur & Lucknow includes 15 vacancies for Lucknow and 14 for Dehradun, Kolkata includes 3 vacancies for Gangtok, Mumbai includes 9 vacancies for Pune and 3 vacancies for Panaji and 34 vacancies for Belapur and Patna includes 3 vacancies for Ranchi, Thiruvananthapuram includes 3 vacancies for Kochi)
    • The reservation under various categories will be as per prevailing Government Guidelines at the time of finalization of the result.

    Now let us quickly move to the exam pattern and Syllabus for the RBI Recruitment 2017.

    Eligibility Criteria.

    Let’s read the eligibility criteria for the recruitment of RBI Assistant 2017 Vacancy.


    •  A Citizen of India or Bhutan or Nepal.
    • Tibetan refugee
    • Those who have migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

    Education 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 (except dependents of ex-servicemen) 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 recruiting office should be proficient in the language (i.e. know to read,
      write, speak and understand the language) of the state/ any of the states falling under the recruiting office.

    Age Criteria

    • Minimum Age: 20 years
    • Maximum Age:  28 years

    Note:  Candidates must have been born not earlier than 02/10/1989 and not later than 01/10/1997 (both days including) are only eligible to apply. Age Relaxation for PWD and Backward Classes as mentioned by the government of India notification.

    Age Relaxation

    Category Age Relaxation
    SC/ST 5 Years
    OBC 3 Years
    PwD 10 Years for Gen, 13 years for OBC & 15 years for SC/ST
    Ex-Servicemen To the extent of service provided by them to Armed Forces+ 3 years additional (Up to 50 Years)
    Divorced women/Widows/Women judicially separated and not re-married 10 Years
    Candidates who were domiciles in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in between the period 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 5 Years
    Candidates, holding working experience of RBI Years of Experience (Maximum 3 years)

    To know the detailed info on RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria (click here).

    RBI Recruitment 2017 Selection Process

    The written exam is the ladder to your success and scoring great is the only way through which you can make it to the job. Let us find out the selection procedure to this very prestigious examination.

    • Preliminary Exam
    • Biometric verification
    • Mains Exam
    • Language Proficiency Test

    1st Stage: RBI Assistant Preliminary Examination

    The very first stage of your dream job is to score great in the Preliminary examination. Here aspirants must keep in mind that the written examination will be online in nature and will consist of the following parameters.

    RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam Pattern

    S.No Subjects No of Questions. Marks Duration
    1 Reasoning Ability Paper 35 35 60 Minutes (1 Hr)
    2 Numerical Ability Paper 35 35
    3 English Language Paper 30 30
     Total 100 100

    Basic Guidelines

    • Total Question: 100
    • Maximum Marks: 100
    • Time Duration: 60 Minutes
    • Marking scheme: 1(one) mark for each correct answer.
    • Negative Marking: 1/4th marks will be deducted for incorrect answer.
    • Medium of Instruction: Hindi/English

    2nd Stage: Biometric verification.

    • It has been decided to capture the biometric data (thumb impression or otherwise) and a photograph of the candidates on the day of the Main Examination for the candidates who qualify after the preliminary examinations and appear for the main examination.
    • The decision of the Biometric data verification authority with regard to its status (matched or unmatched) shall be final and
      binding upon the candidates.

    3rd Stage: RBI Recruitment 2017 Mains Examination

    Successfull candidates who have cleared the Preliminary cut off will be called for Mains examination. It is to be noted that only those candidate who will clear the respective cutoff made by the board will be called for Mains examination. Let us have a look at the RBI Assistant 2017 Mains Exam Pattern.

    RBI Assistant Vacancy 2017 Mains Exam Pattern

    Sr. No. Subjects No. of 
    Max Marks Time allotted
    1 General/ Financial Awareness 40 40 25 minutes
    2 General English 40 40 30 minutes
    3 Reasoning Ability 40 40 30minutes
    4 Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 30 minutes
    5 Computer Knowledge 40 40 20 minutes
    Total 200 200 160 minutes

    Basic Guidelines

    • Total Question: 200
    • Maximum Marks: 200
    • Time Duration: 135 Minutes
    • Marking scheme: 1(one) mark for each correct answer.
    • Negative Marking: 1/4th marks will be deducted for incorrect answer.
    • Medium of Instruction: Hindi/English

    4th Stage: Language Proficiency Test

    If you have cleared both the Preliminary and Mains Examination then relax it’s your time to join the job. A list of all the selected candidates (State wise) will be declared on the official website of RBI. The candidates provisionally selected for 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 (Annex-IV). Candidate not proficient in the Official/Local Language would be disqualified.

    RBI Assistant 2017 Exam Syllabus

    The RBI recruitment 2017 exam is a two-tier online objective written test. The questions related to Reasoning, General Logical Ability, Maths and General Knowledge (Finance Knowledge) will be asked. The nature of the questions will be objective in nature and for each correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded. One can read and download the complete updated RBI Assistant Syllabus 2017 by clicking here.

    Best Books for RBI Assistant 2017 Exam.

    Candidates preparing for the exam are getting tensed about the Study Materials and Books required to crack the Exam. But if your preparation is effective and you are working with a proper planning then you can easily clear the cut-off. All you need is these Best Books for RBI Assistant Recruitment Exam 2017.

    RBI Assistant 2017 Application Fee

    Application Fees/ Intimation Charges (Non- Refundable):

    • Rs. 50/-:  SC/ST/PWD/EXS. (Intimation Charges)
    • Rs. 450 /-: OBC/General candidates (Examination fee+ Intimation Charges)

    Mode of Payment

    • Candidate applying for the post can directly pay the application fees online (Using Debit/Credit/Net-Banking) by visiting official Website between 18.10.2017 to 10.11.2017 (Online payment)


    • Fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstance.
    • Staff candidates are exempted from payment of examination fee and intimation charges.
    • Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate.

    How to apply?

    One should follow these simple steps to apply for the RBI Assistant 2017 Exam.

    • One has to Visit the official website of RBI.
    • Click on the apply online or register
    • Fill the personal details carefully.
    • After Filling the personal detail, one has to Select the subject for which He/She is applying.
    • Upload the Photo and signature in the prescribed format.
    • Pay the application fee online.
    • Save the Application form for future use.

    Admit Card

    The admit card for the RBI recruitment 2017 will be released 2 weeks before the Expected Exam. The Admit Card or commonly known as Call Later can be download from official website. The admit card is the mandatory document to carry during the Exam hall at the time of written examination. If a candidate fails to show His/Her RBI Assistant 2017 Admit Card at the time of the written exam, then he/she shall not be allowed to appear for the test.

    RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017 Exam Dates 

    Hope the information we have provided will help you to answer all the queries related to RBI Recruitment 2017. Now let us have a look at the important dates related to the examination.

    Important Dates

    Event Date
    Application From starts Date 18-10-2017
    Last date to apply 10-11-2017
    Admit Card Release Date November 2017
    Date of Preliminary Written Exam 27-11-2017 to 28-11-2017
    Date of Pre Exam Reult December 2017
    Date of Mains exam Call Letter download December 2017
    Date of Mains Examination 20-12-2018
    Joining April 2018

    Important Links

    Aspirants May Also Check these Important links related to 2017 RBI Assistant Recruitment Notification.

    Subject Description
    Download RBI Assistant 2017 Official Bulletin (PDF) Click Here
    Download RBI Assistant Previous Year Question Papers (2012-2016) Click Here
    Download RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017 Admit card 
    Click Here
    RBI Assistant Exam Pattern & Selection Procedure Click Here
    Expected & Previous Year RBI Assistant Cut off (2016 -2012) Click Here
    Updated RBI Assistant Exam 2017 Syllabus (Preliminary + Mains) Click Here
    RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria 2017 | Age | Nationality | Qualification Click Here
    Best Books for RBI Assistant Examination 2017 (Prelims and Mains). Click Here
    RBI Assistant Salary | JobProfile | Promotions | Allownces Click Here

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