RBI Assistant 2017 Recruitment

Overview :

If you are confused about what is RBI ASSISTANT EXAM? , How to prepare for it? , what will be the required documents for application? , age limit? , Qualification? , How to apply?  , etc. Then do not worry about that in this article we are going to clear all your confusions about RBI ASSISTANT EXAM 2017, by providing you exact guidelines. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) conducts exam for Assistant job post for their various banks. This exam is conducted every year by RBI under the banner of  IBPS. This exam has three stages: preliminary exam, main exam, and interview. Cut-offs and marking scheme are different for both the exam stages. The ones who got sufficient marks to clear the exam, they will get the interview call by RBI. We know this exam is famous among the graduates, so as the competition for the exam increases.

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About RBI

RBI is the central bank of India. It is set up by recommendation of Hilton young commission on 1 April 1935.  This governmental body helps in regulation country’s currency and takes charge of financial agenda. The existing RBI offices are at Kolkata, Mumbai, Lahore, Rangoon, Karachi and Kanpur became branches of the Issue Department. RBI plays a role of a regulator in the banking chain of the country.

Lots of hard work is needed to crack this exam and we are going to help you in that by providing you all the details, guidelines and preparation tips for the IBPS RBI Assistant exam 2017.

Vacancy Details :

RBI conducts IBPS RBI assistant exam for the assistant post in the various banks. The vacancy is around 680 for the year 2017.

Post- Assistant

Vacancy- 680

Eligibility Criteria :

Before going directly towards the application form first you should know, are you settling in the eligibility criteria of RBI for Assistant post.



You should have graduation degree with minimum 50% aggregate from any government recognized institute or university.


  Age Limit is 20 years -28 years for general category and there is age relaxation riot for the other caste which you can view over the official website of the RBI.


How to Apply :

Now we are going to tell you about the application procedure. The application form notice will be releasing soon on its official website. You will have to fill it carefully otherwise you will disqualify. You should read all the rules and norms written in the form carefully.

How to apply?

•    Click here to fill online application form.

•    Fill the required information.

•    Ensure all the details you have filled are correct before submitting it.

•    Upload scanned copy of your photograph and soft copy of the signature.

•    After filling the correct data. Submit the form.

•    After submitting the form, you will get an email regarding it from  RBI.

Application Fee :

•    The payment can be done online or through net banking.

•    The requisite fees for the general category will be Rs.450/- and for SC/ ST/ OBC is Rs.50/-.

Exam Dates :



Release of Application Form

Nov 2017

Last Date of Application Form

Nov 2017

Release of Admit Card for Pre Written Exam

Dec 2017

Date of Pre Written Exam

Dec 2017

Declaration of Pre Written Exam Result

Jan  2018

Release of Admit Card for Main Written Exam

Jan 2018

Date of Main Written Exam

Jan 2018

Declaration of Main Written Exam Result

Feb  2018

Conduct of Interview

March 2018

Final Result

April 2018


Exam Pattern :












*¼ marks will be deducted for each negative question















Syllabus :


You should cover the topic like Profit and loss, percentage, number system, averages, ratios, proportions, speed and distance, time, analogies and distance, ages, 10th, 12th standard mathematical topics.


•    Refer NCERT books

•    You can watch online tutorials for shortcut tricks.

•    You should practice previous question paper.

•    Mock drills and test series will be very helpful for appearing in the exam.

•    Manage your time. Practice more for the section in which you are weak.



You should go through the puzzles, data interpretation, number series, blood relations, odd series, coding, and decoding etc.


•    Refer Rs. Agarwal or Abhijit Guha book for the better understanding

•    Online tutorials are available over the internet you can take an idea from the.

•    Take online test series.

•    Practice more for the weak section.



For this section you should have knowledge about basic grammatical topics, sentence correction, editing and omitting, synonyms and antonyms, comprehension etc.


•    Read newspapers and articles.

•    Refer good grammar book

•    Watch online tutorials


For this section, you should read the newspaper daily to be familiar with daily worldwide issues, watch the news, refer GK books or search over the internet.


You should have knowledge about Ms excel, Windows Os, the internet, and emails.

Selection Procedure :

In this section, we’ll provide you the idea of recruitment stages for RBI Assistant exam 2017.The prelims and mains both are online examinations.

•   Preliminary exam: The total marks will be 100 marks and it has three parts English language, reasoning ability and quantitative part. There will be the ¼ negative marks for each wrong answer. Duration for the exam is 1 hour.

•    Main exam: This will be the second exam after you have passed the prelims. The total marks will be 200 marks and it has 5 sections in it quantitative aptitude, reasoning, English language, general knowledge and basic knowledge of computer. The duration of the exam will be 3 hours and total marks are 200.The negative marking scheme will be same as the prelims.

•    Interview: The last round will be the interview round. If you qualify in the mains then you will get an interview call.

Conclusion :

Here we had provided you plenty of tips and all details about the RBI ASSISTANT EXAM 2017.You can practice previous old question paper that will go to help you for the day of the exam. In this article, we had shared all the details about the recruitment process for the RBI ASSISTANT EAXM 2017 which will go to help you in clearing the exam. There is nothing which will go to help you except your hard work.

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All the best!!!!!

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