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RBI Assistant Recruitment 2022

About RBI Assistant Exam 2022

RBI Assistant Exam is conducted by the Reserve Bank of India every year to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Assistants in various branches of the Reserve Bank of India across India. RBI Assistant 2022 Notification is expected to be published on the official website of RBI tentatively in October 2022. The candidate who has been waiting for RBI Assistant must buckle up as the notification can be out anytime.

In this article, we have discussed RBI Assistant 2022 Exam in great detail. Interested candidates are suggested to have a nice look at it. 

RBI Assistant 2022 Basic Info

The table below lists the basic details RBI Assistant 2022 of Exam.

OrganisationReserve Bank of India (RBI)
Exam LevelNational
VacancyTo be notified soon
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline
RBI Assistant Recruitment ProcessPrelims, Main Exams, Language Proficiency Test
Education QualificationGraduates or relevant degree
Age Limit20 years to 28 years
RBI Assistant SalaryRs. 36,091
RBI Official Websiterbi.org.in

RBI Assistant 2022 Vacancy

In the previous RBI Assistant Notification 2022, a total of 950 vacancies for the post of Assistants in different offices of RBI across the country were notified. This year it is expected the number of vacancies would be more, however, it will be confirmed once the detailed RBI Assistant 2022 Notification is out on www.sbi.co.in. Have a look at the category wise and region/city wise previous year vacancy distribution:

Note: “The Bank reserves the right to increase/decrease the number of vacancies as per the requirement or not fill up the vacancies”.

Office Vacancies
Kanpur & Lucknow2801365313131
New Delhi190018310775
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi070113280554

RBI Assistant 2022 Important Dates

RBI will be releasing the RBI Assistant 2022 Exam Dates along with its official RBI Assistant 2022 Notification. The RBI Assistant exam is conducted in various shifts in different locations across India. Following are the tentative important dates of RBI Assistant Exam 2022:

RBI Assistant Notification 2022February 2022 (tentative)
Online Application Form Start Date17 February 2022
Online Application Form Last Date08 March 2022
Download of RBI Assistant Prelims Admit CardMarch 2022
RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam Date 2022March 26- March 27, 2022
RBI Assistant Result 2022 for Preliminary Exam April 202
RBI Assistant Mains Exam Date 2022May, 2022

RBI Assistant 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The applicants of the RBI Assistant 2022 examination must fulfill the eligibility criteria before applying for the examination. The RBI Assistant 2022 eligibility criteria are as follows:


A candidate is required to be (a) a citizen of India or
(b)a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or 
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or 
(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Age Limit

A candidate must range between 20-28 years of age to be eligible for RBI Assistant 2022 Exam. Age relaxation is given too candidates belonging to reserved category. The age relaxations granted by the Government of India is mentioned in the table below:

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD10 years in case of General Candidates, 13 years in case of candidates belonging to OBC category, 15 years in case of candidates belonging to SC?ST category
Ex-ServicemenTo the extent provided by Armed Forces+5 years
Divorced Women/Women judicially separated and not re-married/widows10 years
Candidates holding working experience in RBIMaximum of 3 years
Candidates belonging to Jammu and Kashmir province of India5 years

Educational Qualifications

A candidate must hold a bachelor’s degree with an aggregate of 50% and above in any discipline to be eligible for the RBI Assistant Exam 2022. S/he must hold knowledge of computers as well as have the proficiency in the official language of the concerned state of Union Territory.

RBI Assistant 2022 Selection Process 

RBI Assistant Exam 2022 is going to be conducted in three phases [Prelims + Mains + Language Proficiency Test (LPT)]. The preliminary examination has three sections: Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability and English Language.

The main exam has five different sections: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, Computer Knowledge, and General Awareness.

There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for the wrong answers attempted by the candidate. No marks will be deducted if the question is left unanswered or blank.

RBI Assistant 2022 Exam Pattern

The candidates have to primarily appear in the RBI Assistant Prelims Exam, which is the screening stage to shortlist candidates for Mains Exam.

RBI Assistant 2022 Prelims Exam Pattern 

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
English Language3030A composite time of 1 hour
Numerical Ability3535
Reasoning Ability3535

RBI Assistant 2022 Mains Exam Pattern 

The candidates who qualify in the Prelims Exam will be eligible to appear for RBI Assistant Mains Exam for which the exam pattern has been mentioned below.

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
English Language404030 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude404030 minutes
Reasoning Ability404030 minutes
Computer Knowledge404020 minutes
General Awareness404025 minutes
Total200200135 minutes

Language Proficiency Test (LPT)

The candidates provisionally shortlisted from the main online examination will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT). Based on the score of preliminary examination students are qualified for the Mains exam. It is mandatory for all the candidates to qualify these three rounds to ensure final selection to the post of Assistant in Reserve Bank of India. 

RBI Assistant 2022 Syllabus 

The RBI Assistant Exam 2022 has a predefined syllabus for all the sections for both preliminary examination and mains examination. The detailed syllabus of the examination is discussed below:

English LanguageGeneral AwarenessQuantitative AptitudeComputer KnowledgeReasoning
Reading ComprehensionCurrent World NewsTime and DistanceLanguagesNumber Series
SynonymsCurrent India NewsTime and WorkBasic Hardware and SoftwareBlood Relations
AntonymsGeography ConceptsHCF and LCMHistory of ComputersAnalogy
Sentence CorrectionHistory ConceptsSimple and Compound InterestDevicesOdd Man Out
Word MeaningsPolitical ScienceProblems on Trains Number Series
 Current AffairsAverage Coding and Decoding
  Allegations and Comparison Directions Based Concept
  Probability Row Arrangements
  Permutation and Combination Symbols
  Pipes Statement Reading, Understanding

RBI Assistant 2022 Application Process

To apply online for RBI Assistant 2022, candidates must go through the notification and the instructions in detail before filling the application form. Only the eligible candidates will be able to fill the application form. The candidature of the candidate would be considered canceled who is found ineligible for the filling the application form. The application form can be filled out through the online process. Find below some of the other important details related to the RBI application form:

Following is the detailed procedure to fill the RBI Assistant application form 2022.

Step 1: Select New Registration and fill the Application form.

  • The applicant needs to visit the official website as provided by the conducting authority
  • After reaching the official website, the candidate is required to read the notification for the application form.
  • After going through the detailed process, the candidate needs to click on the “new registration” for the application of the RBI assistant.
  • Candidate is required to fill in the basic details which includes the name of the candidate, contact details and the email ID etc.
  • After this process the candidate will get the registration number and the password. The candidate should note the login details and keep it safely for future use.
  • Registration details will also be shared on the official email ID of the person.

Step 2: Upload Scanned Photograph and Signature

The second step is the scanning of the documents which are required to be uploaded on the page along with the application form.

  • The scanned documents required for uploading should follow the following criteria:
  • Photograph should be latest and should not be blurred
  • The dimensions of the photograph should be 200X230 pixels for the photograph.
  • Size of the photograph should be in the range of 20KB to 50 KB.
  • Preferable dimensions for the signature is 140 X 60 pixels
  • Size of file should be in the range of 10KB to 20KB.

Step 3: Application fee Payment

After uploading and filling the application form, the candidate is required to pay the requisite application fee as per the category. The candidate can pay the fee through an online payment portal which could be using a debit/credit card or net banking facility.

RBI Assistant Application fee 2022

OBC/GeneralRs. 450

For General and OBC candidates, the RBI Assistant application fee is Rs. 450, while for reserved category candidates (SC/ST/PwD), it is Rs. 50 only.


This article discusses RBI Assistant Recruitment 2022 Exam Notification in detail. Every candidate is suggested to go through the aforementioned information very carefully. It is hoped that the contents of this article will be helpful to all the candidates.  

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RBI Assistant 2022 FAQ’s

Q1. What is the RBI Assistant 2022 Notification PDF release date?

The detailed RBI Assistant 2022 Notification PDF has been released 17th February 2022.

Q2. When will be the RBI Assistant 2022 Exam be conducted?

RBI Assistant 2022 Online Exam is to be held on 26th & 27th March 2022.

Q3. What is the Application Fee for RBI Assistant Exam?

Rs. 450/- is the application fee for the General and OBC categories. Rs. 50/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category.

Q4. What are the online registration dates for RBI Assistant 2022 Exam?

The RBI Assistant online registration will start from 17th February 2022 and ends on 08th March 2022.

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