RBI Assistant Syllabus 2017 Pre & Mains Exam Pattern

Check RBI Assistant Syllabus 2017 with Exam Pattern for Pre & Mains - Reserve Bank of India (RBI) conducts written exam for Assistant posts. Every year, RBI conducts this exam for the around the same number of posts. Huge number of candidates appear for its exams. RBI Assistant 2017 written exam is going to be conducted as a part of the selection process. The candidates should prepare according to RBI Assistant Exam Syllabus 2017 given here for better preparation.

RBI Assistant Syllabus 2017 with Exam pattern

Selection for Assistant posts will be done on the basis of Online Pre & Main Exam & Language Proficiency Test.
Final selection for RBI Asst. posts will be on the basis of candidate's performance in the online examination,  biometric verification and language proficiency test taken together in order of merit.Those candidates who are preparing for RBI Assistant exam must start their preparation if they want to qualify as the competition is very tough.
This page is dedicated to provide you syllabus of RBI Assistant 2017 exam.

RBI Assistant Pre Exam Scheme
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

RBI Assistant Main Exam Pattern

It is an Objective Type Exam consisting of 200 questions having 200 marks.
The Online exam will consist of following sections:
Main Exam:

Test Name
No. of Questions
Max. Marks
Test of Reasoning
30 minutes
Test of English Language
30 minutes
Test of Numerical Ability
30 Minutes
Test of General Awareness
25 minutes
Test of Computer Knowledge
20 minutes

Important Points:

  • Each Part will be of 40 Marks having 40 questions.
  • Time Duration of Exam is 2 Hours.
  • The above tests except the English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
  • A candidate has to qualify in each part of the Objective test separately. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests.

RBI Assistant Syllabus 2017

Here is the detailed syllabus of each section of RBI Asst. Exam. It will let you know from which topic / subject, questions are asked in the exam.
RBI Assistant Syllabus
RBI Assistant English language Syllabus: Questions in this section will be asked from Error recognition and correction in sentence, fill in the blanks, Synonyms, Antonyms, Sentence / word Arrangements, Cloze Test, Comprehension passage etc..

RBI Assistant General Awareness Syllabus: Questions will be asked from Indian Current Events, Banking, General Science, General Knowledge. Focus will be mainly on Current affairs of National & International current affairs, Banking, current bank rates, Important dates, General Science & Technology, inventions / discoveries, Sports, Government policies / schemes, World countries and their capital & currencies, Ministers, Budget, Full forms, Books & Authors, Heads & Places / headquarters of organizations, GDP, five year plans, Import / export, Awards & honors etc.

Also check out - RBI Assistant GK Questions to know what type of questions are asked in exam.

RBI Assistant Numerical Ability Syllabus: Questions will be asked to test candidate's knowledge of Numerical solving ability. It have questions on Simplification, Number Series, HCF & LCM, Quadratic Equations, Age Problems, Average, Percentage, Time & Work, Time & Speed, Area, Simple & Compound Interest, Investment, profit & Loss, Data Interpretation: Bar Graph, Pictorial Graph, Pie Chart.

RBI Assistant Syllabus of Reasoning: Questions will be asked on Number / Arithmatic Series, Non-verbal series, Coding and de-coding, Seating Arrangements, Comprehension Reasoning, arithmetic reasoning, Logical Reasoning, Venn Diagrams, Problem Solving Techniques, Statement & Conclusion, syllogistic reasoning, Decision Making, Input & Output type questions.

Computer Knowlege: This section will focus to checking candidate's ability to knowing Computer basic's. This portion is designed to check candidate familiarity with computer basics, Computer Shortcut keys, Computer Abbreviations / full forms, Input / output devices, memory, Software / hardware, BIOS, Operating systems, Internet, MS word, MS excel, MS Power Point etc.

So this is the RBI Assistant Online Exam Syllabus which is going to help you in your preparation of exam.