RBI Assistant 2018 Recruitment :

The Reserve Bank of India has released RBI Assistant Recruitment 2018 Notification for 27 vacancies of Special Drive for Eligible PWD Candidates. Candidates can apply online or fill RBI Assistant 2018 Application Form from 30th January to 19th February 2018 and the prelims exam will be conducted on 6th April and the Main exam is set to be held on 7th May 2018. Candidates are advised to read the full article to know all the information about RBI Assistant 2018 Recruitment.

Latest Updates: RBI Assistant Recruitment 2018 Notification has been released for total 27 vacancies which are available for Special Drive PWD Candidates. Prelims exam is set to be held on 6th April 2018.

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 2018, 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 and main exam. Cut-offs and marking scheme are different for both the exam stages. The ones who got sufficient marks to clear the exam. We know this exam is famous among the graduates, so as the competition for the exam increases. “Whatever you learn today will be the ladder for tomorrow’s success.”

RBI is the central bank of India. It is set up by recommendation of Hilton young commission on 1st 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.

Lot’s 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 RBI Assistant exam 2018.

RBI Assistant 2018 Vacancy Details :

The Reserve Bank of India conducts RBI assistant exam for the assistant post in the various banks. This time, RBI has released total 27 Assistant vacancies which are released for PWD candidates. Here we have mentioned all the required details which are important for candidates. So, let’s have a look at RBI Assistant Vacancy 2018 –

  • Organised By: Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
  • Exam Name: RBI Assistant 2018
  • Exam Mode: Online
  • Total Number of Vacancies: 27
  • Name of Posts: Assistant (Special Drive For PWD Candidates)
Office PWD #
VI HI OH 4th category Total
Ahmedabad 0 1 1 0 2
Bengaluru 0 1 0 0 1
Bhopal 0 1 0 0 1
Bhubaneswar 0 1 0 0 1
Chandigarh 1 1 1 0 3
Hyderabad 0 0 1 0 1
Jaipur 1 1 0 0 2
Jammu 0 0 1 0 1
Kanpur & Lucknow 1 2 1 1 5
Kolkata 2 1 1 0 4
Mumbai 0 1 0 3 4
Nagpur 0 0 1 0 1
Patna 0 0 1 0 1
Total 5 10 8 4 27

Note: For more Details, Candidates should read the RBI Assistant Notification 2018 which is officially released on 30th January on the official website.

RBI Assistant 2018 Exam Dates :

Event Date (Tentative)
Stating Date of RBI Assistant 2018 Application Form Submission 30th January 2018
Last Date of Online Registration Process / Application Form Submission 19th February 2018
Last Date of Correction in Application Form 19th February 2018
Last Date For Application Form Printout 6th March 2018
Date of Online Fee Payment 30th Jan to 19th Feb 2018
RBI Assistant 2018 Prelims Exam Date 6th April 2018
RBI Assistant Prelims Result in 2018 After 15 Days of Exam
RBI Assistant Main 2018 Exam Date 7th May 2018
RBI Assistant 2018 Main Result Last Week of May 2018

Note: However, RBI reserves the right to change the examination date.

RBI Assistant 2018 Eligibility Criteria :

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

Educational Qualifications (As on 1st Jan 2018): Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks and they should have knowledge of word processing on PC. OR Candidates who are in Ex-servicemen category should either have a graduation degree from a recognized University or should have cleared the matriculation or its equivalent examination of the Armed Forces and rendered at least 15 years of defence service.

Age Limit (As on 1st Jan 2018): Candidate’s age should be between 20 and 28 years. Candidates must have been born not earlier than 2nd Jan 1990 and not later than 1st Feb 1998 (both days including).

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)

Note: To get more details regarding the Education Qualification and Age limit. Candidates are advised to read the notification.

RBI Assistant 2018 Application Form :

Now we are going to tell you about the RBI Assistant 2018 Application From submission procedure. The RBI Assistant Notification has been released on the official website – rbi.org.in and candidates can apply online from 30th January to 19th February 2018. You will have to fill RBI Assistant Application Form 2018 on or before the last only through the official website via online mode. Candidates cannot apply via offline mode because this is an online procedure. This vacancy is only available for PWD candidates so, other candidates cannot apply for it. Below, we have mentioned some important steps which will help you to know how to fill RBI Assistant 2018 Online Form via online mode.

How to Apply Online for RBI Assistant 2018 Recruitment?

  • Visit the official website – rbi.org.in
  • Click on the Opportunity Section
  • Check the current vacancy details
  • Read official notification and apply online
  • Enter the all basic details for registration
  • Already registered candidates can login directly
  • Enter all the important and required details
  • 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 online application form
  • After submitting the form, you will get an email regarding it from RBI


RBI Assistant 2018 Application Fee :

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges (Non- Refundable): Payable from 30th January to 19th February 2018 (Online payment)

  • Rs. 50/- for PWD (Intimation Charges)

The 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.

RBI Assistant 2018 Exam Pattern :

A. Preliminary Examination:

Sr. No. Name of Tests (Objective) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 English Language 30 30 Composite time of 1 Hour
2 Numerical Ability 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

B. Main Examination:

Sr. No. Name of Tests (Objective) No of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 Test of Reasoning 40 40 Composite time of
2 Hours
2 Test of English Language 40 40
3 Test of Numerical Ability 40 40
4 Test of General Awareness 40 40
5 Test of Computer Knowledge 40 40
Total 200 200

C. Language Proficiency Test (LPT) – The candidates provisionally selected for the main on-line 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. Candidate not proficient in the Official/Local Language would be disqualified.

i) The above main online tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

ii) Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests of the online examinations

iii) A candidate has to qualify in Preliminary Examination for appearing in Main Examination.

iv) There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests (Preliminary and Main examination).1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

v) Other detailed information regarding the examination will be given in an Information Handout, which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letter for examination from the RBI’s website.

vi) Roll No. of the candidates successful in the preliminary online examination will be made available on RBI’s website in March 2018.

vii) Only such number of candidates will be called for Language Proficiency Test who stand sufficiently high in merit on the aggregate marks of the Objective Tests, such merit being decided by the Bank in relation to the number of notified vacancies to be filled in.

viii) Final selection will be on the basis of candidate’s performance in the online main examination, biometric verification and Language Proficiency Test taken together in order of merit.

ix) Appointment of the selected candidate will be subject his/her being declared medically fit as per the rules of the Bank.

RBI Assistant 2018 Syllabus :

QUANTITATIVE SECTION: 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.

REASONING SECTION: 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 here.

•    Take online test series.

•    Practice more for the weak section.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: 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

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE: 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.

BASIC COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE: You should have knowledge about Ms excel, Windows Os, the internet, and emails.

RBI Assistant 2018 Selection Procedure :

In this section, we’ll provide you the idea of recruitment stages for RBI Assistant exam 2018. 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.

RBI Assistant Admit Card 2018 :

Candidates who will successfully submit the RBI Assistant application form will be able to Download RBI Assistant Admit Card 2018 from the official website before 10 to 15 days of examination. The RBI Asst Prelims exam is set to be held on 6th April 2018. Therefore, RBI Assistant Prelims Admit Card 2018 is expected to be released in the last week of March 2018  As per the latest news and updates, the RBI Admit Card 2018 for the Assistant Prelims examination will be officially released on the official website. Candidates will be able to download RBI Assistant Prelims Call Letter via registration number and password.

RBI Assistant Cut off 2018 :

Before the result declaration, candidates start searching for the RBI Assistant Cut Off 2018, because they need to know what is the status of Cutoff marks. After the examination, the RBI will release the Merit list, result, cut off marks on the official website at rbi.org.in. The RBI Assistant Cut off marks for 2018 examination will declare with the exam result on the official website. As per the cut off marks, candidates will able to check that – Are they eligible for the next selection procedure or not.

RBI Assistant Result 2018 :

According to the latest updates, the RBI Assistant Result 2018 for Prelims examination will be declared in the mid of April 2018 on the official website. Candidates will have to use their roll number and name to check RBI Assistant Prelims Result 2018. The RBI Asst Prelims examination is going to be held on 6th April and only those candidates will be able to appear in the Main exam who will clear prelims exam with good marks.