RBI Assistant Notification 2023 Released For 450 Posts

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RBI Assistant Notification 2023 Released For 450 Posts

RBI Assistant Recruitment Notification 2023 has been released by the Reserve Bank of India for the recruitment of ‘Assistant-2023’ in various offices of Reserve Bank of India. Online applications have been invited from interested & eligible candidates for the post of Assistant in RBI from 13 September to 4 October 2023. 

Candidates for the post will undergo a selection process through a country-wide competitive examination comprising two phases: the Preliminary examination and the Main examination. Successful candidates must take a Language Proficiency Test (LPT) as part of the selection procedure.    

RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023: Overview 

The RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam for 2023 will be conducted on 21 & 23 October 2023, followed by the RBI Assistant Main Examination scheduled on 2 December 2023. The Reserve Bank of India has announced a total of 450 vacancies for the RBI Assistant post. Candidates can apply for the RBI Recruitment 2023  by visiting the official website of RBI within the stipulated time. The online registration link was activated on 13 September and will remain active until 4 October 2023. 

Candidates must read this article as we are providing the complete exam-related details here. Candidates must know the necessary details before applying for this recruitment examination. Applicants can apply for the RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023 by visiting the official website of the RBI. Here we are providing the Exam updates for the RBI Assistant 2023: 

                                        RBI Assistant Exam – Important Updates

Exam Conducting Organization

Reserve Bank of India 

Post Name

RBI Assistant 

Vacancy

450

Application Dates

13 September – 4 October 2023 

Application Mode

Online 

Examination Mode

Online

Exam Level 

National

Selection Process

  • Prelims
  • Main Exams
  • Language Proficiency Test

RBI Assistant 2023 Important Dates

The detailed RBI Assistant Notification for the year 2023 was officially published on the RBI’s official website on 13 September 2023. The online registration process for the RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023 commenced on the same date, i.e. 13 September 2023 and will end on 4 October 2023. All significant dates related to the RBI Assistant 2023 examination have been provided in the table below, aligning with the announcements made in the RBI Assistant 2023 Notification. 

Events

Dates

Notification Release Date

13 September 2023 

Application Start Date

13 September 2023

Last Date to Apply

4 October 2023 

Last Date To Pay Application Fees

4 October 2023 

RBI Preliminary Exam Date

21 & 23 October 2023 

RBI Main Exam Date

2 December 2023

Admit Card Release Date

To be announced

Answer Key

To be announced

Result/Final Selection

To be announced

RBI Assistant Recruitment: Important Links

The dates for submitting online applications are specified in the RBI Assistant 2023 Notification. The online registration process started when the RBI Assistant Notification was issued, i.e. 13 September 2023. Candidates eagerly waiting for the RBI Assistant Notification 2023 should complete their applications well before the closing date, i.e. 4 October 2023. To access detailed information regarding the RBI Assistant Application Process, please click on the link provided in the table below:

Official Website

RBI Assistant Notification 2023 PDF 

RBI Assistant Apply Link

RBI Assistant Admit Card Link (Inactive)

RBI Assistant 2023 Answer Key (Inactive)

RBI Assistant Result (Inactive)

RBI Assistant Vacancy 2023 

The Reserve Bank of India invites applications from eligible candidates for the RBI Assistant post. A total of 450 vacant seats are going to be filled through the RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023. Category and state-wise vacancy distributions are tabulated below:-

                                                    RBI Assistant 2023: Vacancy 

Office

Reserved Vacancies 

PwBD

Ex-servicemen

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

General 

Total 

A

B

C

D

EX-1

EX-2

Ahmedabad

0

2

4

1

6

13

1

1 (1) 

0

1(1) 

1

1

Bengaluru

11 (2)

1

18

5

23

58

0

1 (1) 

1

2 (1) 

2

6

Bhopal

0

6

0

1

5

12

1

1 (1) 

0

1 (1) 

1

1

Bhubaneswar

2

8 (6) 

2

1

6

19

1

1 (1) 

0

1 (1) 

1

2

Chandigarh

5

1 (1) 

5

2

8

21

1

1 (1) 

0

1 (1) 

1

2

Chennai

1

0

3

1

8

13

0

1 (1) 

1 (1)

1 (1) 

1

1

Guwahati

1

8

4

2

11

26

0

1 (1) 

2 (1)

1 (1) 

1

3

Hyderabad

2

1

4

1

6

14

0

3 (2)

0

0

1

1

Jaipur

0

1

1

0

3

5

0

1 (1)

0

0

0

1

Jammu

4

0

3

1

10

18

0

0

0

0

1

2

Kanpur & Lucknow

12

1

9

5

28

55

1

4 (3)

1 (1)

3 (2)

2

5

Kolkata

5

4

0

2

11

22

0

1

1 (1)

1 (1)

1

2

Mumbai

0

15

0

10

76

101

1

8 (7)

3 (2)

6 (5)

4

10

Nagpur

0

6

3

1

9

19

1 (1)

2 (1)

0

0

1

2

New Delhi

1

0

8

2

17

28

1

1 (1)

0

1 (1)

1

3

Patna

1  (1)

1

3

1

4

10

0

1 (1)

1 (1)

0

0

1

Thiruvananthapuram 

& Kochi

0

1 (!)

4

1

10

16

0

2 (!)

0

1(1)

1

2

Total

45 (3)

56 (8)

71

37

241

450 (!1)

8 (!)

30 (24)

10 (7)

20 (17)

20

45

RBI Assistant Exam Eligibility Criteria

The RBI has released the RBI Assistant Notification, which provides detailed eligibility criteria. These criteria typically cover factors such as nationality, age limits, and educational qualifications. Prior to submitting their applications, candidates must verify that they meet all the specified eligibility requirements for the advertised positions.

(a) Nationality

An eligible candidate must fall into one of the following categories:

  • A citizen of India.
  • A subject of Nepal.
  • A subject of Bhutan.
  • A Tibetan refugee who arrived in India prior to 1 January 1962 with the intent of establishing permanent residency in India.
  • A person of Indian origin who has relocated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, or the East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, or Vietnam, also with the intention of establishing permanent residency in India.

(b) Age Limit 

To apply for the RBI Assistant Exam 2023, candidates must be between 20 and 28 years old, i.e. candidates must have been born between 02/09/1995 and 01/09/2003. (both dates inclusive)

Relaxation Age

 Candidates belonging to the reserved categories will be entitled to get relaxation in age as per the provision made by the Reserve Bank of India. 

Candidates must check the relaxation criteria before applying for the RBI Assistant Post. The upper age limit can be relaxed as follows:

Category 

Relaxation Age

Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe (SC / ST)

By 5 years, i.e., up to 33 years

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

By 3 years, i.e., up to 31 years 

Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)

  • By 10 years (GEN/EWS)
  • By 13 years (OBC) 
  • By 15 years (SC/ST) 

Ex-Servicemen

For candidates coming under the Ex-servicemen category, their maximum age limit can be extended to include the duration of their service in the Armed Forces, along with an additional period of 3 years, provided that the total age does not exceed 50 years.

Widows, divorced women, and women who have been judicially separated and have not remarried are eligible under this category.

Upto 35 years (40 years for SC/ST)

Candidates with prior work experience in the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

up to a maximum of 3 years as an advantage when determining eligibility or benefits in the recruitment process.

Educational Qualification 

Candidates interested in applying for the RBI Assistant 2023 recruitment must meet the following educational qualifications:  

  1. Possess a Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ST/PwBD candidates) in the aggregate and have proficiency in word processing on a PC.                        
  2. Ex-servicemen category candidates (excluding dependents of ex-servicemen) should either hold a graduate degree from a recognised University or have successfully completed the matriculation. Alternatively, candidates falling under the Ex-servicemen category should have either completed a graduate degree from a recognised university or passed the matriculation or an equivalent examination while serving in the Armed Forces, with a minimum of 15 years of defence service.
  3. Applicants applying for positions in a specific recruiting Office must demonstrate proficiency in the language of that state or any of the states covered by the recruiting Office, including the ability to read, write, speak, and understand the language.

RBI Assistant Application Process 2023

Applying for the RBI Assistant 2023 position can only be done online through the official Bank's website. No other method for submitting applications will be accepted. The crucial dates for online application have been communicated through the RBI Assistant 2023 Notification, released on 13 September 2023. 

It is highly advisable for candidates who have been anticipating this notification to complete their applications well in advance of the deadline, which is set for 4 October 2023. To successfully apply, please follow these instructions:

  1. First, the candidates should visit the Reserve Bank of India's official website.
  2. Look for the "Recruitment for the post of Assistant" link and click on it.
  3. Select the ‘Click Here for New Registration’ tab to start the registration process.
  4. Fill in your Name, contact details, and Email-id to complete the registration. You will receive an email and SMS containing your provisional registration number and password.
  5. Once the registration process is successfully completed, you will gain access to the application form.
  6. Fill in your personal details and enter your educational qualifications.
  7. Choose your preference for the Assistant post and Indicate the languages you are proficient in. 
  8. If applicable, provide details of your work experience.
  9. Upload the necessary documents on your application form, including
    1. Scanned copy of your Photograph in JPG or JPEG format only.
    2. Scanned copy of your Signature in JPG or JPEG format only.
  10. Click on the ‘Preview Tab’ to review your application form before submission. If required, make the necessary changes and again review the application form.
  11. Once you are satisfied with the information you entered, click on the ‘Final Submit’ option to submit your application.
  12. Click on the ‘Payment’ tab to proceed with the payment of the application fee.
  13. Upon successfully making the payment, a fee receipt will be generated. Make sure to save this receipt for future reference and record-keeping.
  14. Download the filled-in application form and save it for your records.

Application Fee:

The application fee can be conveniently paid online through methods such as net banking or credit/debit cards. For your reference, the category-wise application fee is presented in the table below:

Category 

Application Fee

SC/ST/PwBD/EXS

₹50/- plus 18% GST

GEN/OBC/EWS

₹450/- plus 18% GST

Staff

Nil

RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023: Selection Process

The RBI's selection process for the Assistant position involves three distinct stages: Preliminary, Main, and Language Proficiency Tests (LPT). The final selection outcome is determined based on the candidate’s performance in the Main Exam and the Language test.

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern     

Having a comprehensive understanding of the RBI Assistant Exam Pattern is essential for performing well in the examination. In the below section, we have discussed the exam patterns for both prelims & mains examinations for your reference. 

RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam Pattern  

The preliminary examination consists of three sections: Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability, and English Language. The detailing for the same is mentioned below:-

i. The online test, with the exception of the English Language section, will be available in both English and Hindi languages.

ii. To pass the Objective test, a candidate must qualify in each section separately.

iii. Negative marking will apply for incorrect answers in the Objective test. For each incorrect response, 1/4 of the marks assigned to the question will be deducted.

 

Sr. No

Name of Tests (Objective)

No. of Questions 

Maximum Marks 

Duration

1.

English Language

30

30

20 minutes

2.

Numerical Ability 

35

35

20 minutes

3.

Reasoning Ability 

35

35

20 minutes

 

Total 

100

100

60 minutes

RBI Assistant Main Exam Pattern

The main examination comprises five sections: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Computer Knowledge, and General Awareness. The details for the same are mentioned below:-

i. The online test, with the exception of the English Language section, will be available in both English and Hindi languages.

ii. To pass the Objective test, a candidate must qualify in each section separately.

iii. To be eligible to appear in the Main Examination, the candidates must first qualify the Preliminary Examination.

iv. Negative marking applies to wrong answers in the Objective tests. For each incorrect response, 1/4 of the marks assigned to the question will be deducted.

Sr. No

Name of Tests (Objective)

No. of Questions 

Maximum Marks 

Duration

1.

Test of Reasoning

40

40

30 minutes

2.

Test of English Language

40

40

30 minutes

3.

Test of Numerical Ability

40

40

30 minutes

4.

Test of General Awareness

40

40

25 minutes

5.

Test of Computer Knowledge

40

40

20 minutes

 

Total 

200

200

135 minutes

Language Proficiency Test (LPT)

Candidates provisionally selected after the main online examination will be required to participate in a Language Proficiency Test (LPT). This LPT will be conducted in the Official or Local Language(s) of the State. Candidates who are not proficient in the Official or Local Language will be disqualified from the final selection.

RBI Assistant Exam Syllabus 2023 

Those who want to appear in the RBI Assistant exam should be familiar with the topics which are to be covered in the syllabus. The RBI Assistant 2023 Exam comes with a well-defined syllabus for all sections, including the preliminary and mains examinations. Below, we provide a comprehensive overview of the RBI Assistant Syllabus 2023 for the examination:

                                      RBI Assistant 2023 Syllabus

English Language

General Awareness

Quantitative Aptitude

Computer Knowledge

Reasoning

Reading Comprehension

Current World News

Time and Distance

Languages

Number Series

Synonyms

Current India News

Time and Work

Basic Hardware and Software

Blood Relations

Antonyms

Geography Concepts

HCF and LCM

History of Computers

Analogy

Sentence Correction

History Concepts

Simple and Compound Interest

Devices

Odd Man Out

Word Meanings

Political Science

Problems on Trains

 

Number Series

 

Current Affairs

Average

Coding and Decoding

 

Allegations and Comparison

Directions Based Concept

Probability

Row Arrangements

Permutation and Combination

Symbols

Pipes

Statement Reading, Understanding

RBI Assistant Admit Card 2023

The RBI Assistant Admit Card 2023 will be issued by the Bank before the commencement of the examination. This admit card is a crucial document for candidates as it is required for entry into the examination hall. Candidates who do not possess their admit cards will not be allowed entry to the examination venue. 

To facilitate your access to the RBI Assistant Hall Ticket, we have provided a direct link below to download. Please note that the link for the Admit Card PDF download will be activated well before the exam date. It is advisable to keep an eye on the official website for updates regarding the release of the admit card.

RBI Assistant Admit Card 2023 (Link Inactive)

RBI Assistant 2023: Result

The RBI Assistant Result 2023 will be made available after the completion of the examination. The Bank will publish the results for each stage of the selection process on its official website. Candidates can check their RBI’s Results by using the provided link. Please note that the RBI Assistant Result 2023 Link will be activated once the examination has concluded. Visit the official website for updates regarding the result release.

RBI Assistant Result Link 2023 (Inactive)

RBI Assistant Salary

The selected candidates will get their salary in the basic pay of ₹20,700 per month, following the pay scale of ₹20,700 – 1200 (3) – 24,300 – 1,440 (4) – 30,060 – 1,920 (6) – 41,580 – 2,080 (2) – 45,740 – 2,370 (3) – 52,850 – 2,850 (1) – 55,700. In addition to this, they will receive various allowances, as per applicable regulations.

The initial Monthly Gross Emoluments (excluding House Rent Allowance) for the Assistant position are estimated to be around ₹47,849. If the candidates do not reside in Bank-provided accommodation, they will also receive House Rent Allowance at a rate of 15% of their Pay.

FAQs On RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023 

FAQ

The RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023 is conducted by the Reserve Bank of India to fill 450 vacancies for the position of Assistant. It involves a competitive examination process.

Eligibility criteria include nationality, age limits, and educational qualifications. Candidates must meet these criteria to apply. For detailed information regarding eligibility criteria, candidates must read this article. 

The application process details have been mentioned in the article. Candidates can apply online by visiting the official website of the Reserve Bank of India. If you face any issues during the online application  form submission, kindly refer to the steps outlined in this article. 

The selection process consists of three stages: Preliminary, Main, and Language Proficiency Tests (LPT). The final selection is based on the Main Exam and Language Test.

The article provides details about the exam pattern for both the Preliminary and Main exams, including the subjects and marking scheme.

The admit card will be issued by the Bank before the exam. Candidates can download it from the official website. We have provided a direct link to download the admit card. We will update the link once the admit cards are released on the official website. 

The starting basic pay and pay scale for RBI Assistant posts have been explained in the article, along with details about allowances. The selected candidates will get a salary in the basic pay range ₹20,700 – 55,700 with other applicable allowances. 

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