RBI Assistant syllabus 2020-Subject Wise Prelims And Mains

By | December 26, 2019

RBI Assistant syllabus 2020

RBI Assistant Syllabus 2020: Exam Pattern and Syllabus of RBI Assistant 2020 varies for prelims and mains exams. There are two stages of prelims and mains in the RBI Assistant Exam that must be cleared for you to be selected to work for Reserve Bank of India. Here you can see a detailed RBI Assistant 2020 syllabus and exam pattern.

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern 2020 – Prelims & Mains 

Preliminary Exam (Multiple Choice) : The pre-examination consists of 100 questions with a total of 100 marks. There will be a reduction of 1/4 of every wrong answer. The duration of the exam is 1 hour. It consists of four sections: – reasoning ability, numerical ability, English will be given to candidates who qualify for the pre-examination.

Sections Total questions Marks allotted Time duration
Reasoning 35 35 1 hour
Numerical 35 35
English 30 30
total 100 100

Mains exam (Multiple Choice) :  The main exam consists of 200 questions for 200 marks. The duration of the exam is 2 hours. It will be entirely MCQ based. It consists of five sections: – reasoning, numerical skills, English, general knowledge, computer knowledge. 1/4 marks will be deducted in each wrong answer.

Section Total questions Marks allotted Time duration
Reasoning 40 40   2 hours
Numerical 40 40
English 40 40
General awareness 40 40
Computer 40 40
total 200 200

After getting the exam pattern, have a look at the detailed syllabus mentioned below of the Prelims and Mains exam. The Syllabus is based on the latest RBI Assistant Notification 2020.

RBI Assistant Prelims Complete Syllabus 2020

RBI Assistant Prelims exam will be held online in an objective format. The exam consists of three sections – Numerical Ability, Reasoning and English Language. The total time duration of the Prelims exam is 60 minutes wherein 20 minutes is allotted for each section. Have a look at the detailed syllabus of each section and start preparations for the prelims accordingly.

Reasoning Ability Numerical Ability English Language General Awareness Computer Knowledge
Seating Arrangement Number Series Error Detection (5-10 marks) Current Affairs Computer basics
Puzzles Data Interpretation Reading comprehension (7-10 marks) Banking Awareness MS office
Direction and Blood relation Simplification/ Approximation Fillers Economy/ Financial Awareness Internet and web technology
Syllogism and Inequality Profit & Loss Sentence based error Static Awareness Database Management System
Alphanumeric Series and order and ranking Data Sufficiency Column based question Networking
Data Sufficiency and Miscellaneous questions Quadratic Inequalities Word usage computer and Networking Security
Input-output Time Speed Distance Cloze test (5-8 Marks) Operating System
Logical Reasoning Time & Work, problems on train word swap
Ratio & Proportion, mixture and allegation Spelling based error, para jumbles
Partnership Idiom and phrases
Average and Ages Sentence completion
Boat & Stream Vocabulary Based
Pipes & Cistern Paragraph Completion
Probability, Mensuration Connectors

RBI Assistant Syllabus 2020 English Language 

The English language section include topics related to Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Para jumbles, Miscellaneous, Fill in the blanks, Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting, Paragraph Completion.

See table below for find out topic wise marks weight-age in the English language section.

Topic Marks
Reading Comprehension 7-10 marks
Error Spotting 5-10 marks
Cloze Test 5-8 Marks
Para Jumbles 3-5 marks
Fill in the Blanks 5-10 marks

RBI Assistant Syllabus 2020 Numerical Ability

Numerical abilities section has 35 questions in total for 35 marks in the RBI Assistant Preliminary Exam. Applicants must sort on the basis of priority marks while preparing for the RBI Assistant Exam 2020.

Like the reasoning section, the Numerical Capacity section also covers a wide range of topics such as Data Interpretation & Analysis, Simplification, Number System, Data Sufficiency, Data Interpretation, Quadratic Equations, Time and Work, Measurement, Time Speed and Distance, etc.

Find below the Numerical ability syllabus along with topic wise marks.

Topic Marks
Simplification 4-10 Marks
Data Interpretation 5-8 Marks
Quadratic Equations 5-10 Marks
Number Series 0-5 Marks
Average 0-5 Marks
Interest 1-2 Marks
Mensuration 1-2 Marks
Percentage 0-1 Marks
Ratio & Proportion 1-3 Marks
Algebra 2-3 Marks
Profit & Loss 2-3 Marks
Time, Speed & Distance 1-2 Marks
Time & Work 1-2 Marks
Mixture Problems 0-2 Marks
Number System 0-1 Marks
Permutation & Combination / Probability 0-1 Marks

RBI Assistant Syllabus 2020 Reasoning

Reasoning ability section has very vast topics. Even though, you can sort out important topics, which has more weight-age in terms of marks to easily crack this section. This section has 35 questions for 35 marks in RBI assistant preliminary examination.

Refer the below table for Reasoning syllabus and important topics with marks weight-age.

Topic Marks
Arrangement & Pattern 5 marks
Mathematical Inequalities 5 marks
Syllogisms 5 Marks
Coding-Decoding 0-5 marks
Linear Seating Arrangement 5 marks
Circular Seating Arrangement 5 marks
Scheduling 5 marks
Floor Puzzle 0-5 marks
Directions & Distances 2-3 marks
Blood Relations 3-5 marks
Analogy 0-5 marks
Classification 0-4 marks
Order & Ranking 0-5 marks
Data Sufficiency 0-5 marks
Double Line-Up 0-5 marks

Language Proficiency Test (LPT) – The candidates provisionally shortlisted from 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 as detailed below). Candidate not proficient in the Official / Local Language shall be disqualified.

The Office wise local language/s is/are as follows:

  • Ahmedabad – Gujarati
  • Bengaluru – Kannada
  • Bhopal – Hindi
  • Bhubaneswar – Oriya
  • Chandigarh – Punjabi / Hindi
  • Chennai – Tamil
  • Guwahati – Assamese / Bengali / Khasi / Manipuri / Bodo / Mizo
  • Hyderabad – Telugu
  • Jaipur – Hindi
  • Jammu – Urdu / Hindi / Kashmiri
  • Kanpur & Lucknow – Hindi
  • Kolkata – Bengali / Nepali
  • Mumbai – Marathi / Konkani
  • Nagpur – Marathi / Hindi
  • New Delhi – Hindi
  • Patna – Hindi / Maithili
  • Thiruvananthapuram – Malayalam

RBI Assistant 2020 Examination Centres

The examination (preliminary as well as main) will be conducted online in venues across many centres in India. The tentative list of Examination centres is available as indicated below.

S. No. State/UT/NCR Preliminary Examination Centre Main Examination Centre
1. Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair Port Blair
2. Andhra Pradesh Chirala, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram Kakinada, Kurnool, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
3. Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun Naharlagun
4. Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur Guwahati
5. Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea, Darbhanga, , Muzzafarpur, Patna
6. Chandigarh Chandigarh- Mohali Chandigarh- Mohali
7. Chattisgarh Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur Bhilai, Raipur
8. Delhi Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon Delhi NCR
9. Goa Panaji Panaji
10. Gujarat Ahmedabad – Gandhinagar, Anand, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
11. Haryana Ambala, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Yamuna Nagar Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra
12. Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una Hamirpur
13. Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Samba Jammu
14. Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
15. Karnataka Belagavi, Bengaluru, Kalaburgi, Hubli, Mangaluru, Mysuru, Shivamogga, Udipi Bengaluru, Hubli, Mysuru, Shivamogga, Udipi
16. Kerala Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrichur Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode Thiruvananthapuram, Thrichur,
17. Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Ujjain
18. Maharashtra Amravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Satara Amravati, Aurangabad, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune
19. Manipur Imphal Imphal
20. Meghalaya Shillong Shillong
21. Mizoram Aizwal Aizwal
22. Nagaland Kohima Kohima
23. Odisha Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur Balasore, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Rourkela
24. Puducherry Puducherry Puducherry
25. Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala, Sangrur Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala
26. Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur Ajmer, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Sikar, Udaipur
27. Sikkim Gangtok Gangtok
28. Tamilnadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Namakkal, Salem, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore Chennai, Coimbatore, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore
29. Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal, Hyderabad
30. Tripura Agartala Agartala
31. Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Prayagraj, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi Agra, Aligarh, Prayagraj, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi
32. Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee Dehradun, Haldwani
33. West Bengal Asansol, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri Asansol, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kolkata, Siliguri

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