RBI Assistant Prelims Syllabus 2019 Exam Pattern

RBI Assistant Prelims Syllabus 2019 Download Question paper Pattern

The Reserve Bank of India is reputedly known as RBI. The RBI has released the notification of Assistant posts. The Reserve Bank of India welcomes all application forms from the eligible candidates nearly for 600 posts of Assistant in various offices of the Bank. Candidates will be selected for the post in two phases i.e Preliminary and Main examination followed by the Interview.

The full text of the advertisement is available on the Banks’ website www.rbi.org.in and is also being published in the Employment News/Rojgar Samachar. Applications will be accepted only Online through the Bank’s website.

RBI Assistant Prelims Syllabus 2019 PDF

Even if RBI follows a single tier examination pattern for their Assistant recruitment, candidates might have some doubts regarding the syllabus because others like IBPS and SBI started following 2-tier examination pattern like what RBI does in their Grade B recruitment. We are hoping that for the year 2019, RBI will follow the same as old even though the applicant numbers getting increased significantly. That means chances are rare  to change the pattern to 2-tier.

As you might already know, exam will be online and objective type with topics, each having 30 questions and the total mark will be out of  100 with time duration of 1 hour. As a usual entrance examination procedure RBI also cutting 1/4th of the marks for wrong answers. We are given the main topics of RBI Assistant exam Syllabus below

Preliminary Examination Pattern

S. N0 SubjectsNo of questions No of marks Duration
 1 English Language   30   30    1 hour
 2 Numerical Ability   35   35
 3Reasoning Ability   35   35
 4  Total   100  100

Reserve Bank of India Assistant Prelims Exam Syllabus :-


  1. Number series
  2. Odd man out
  3. Coding & decoding
  4. Blood Relations
  5. Analogy
  6. Directions based concept
  7. Row arrangements
  8. Symbols
  9. Statements reading,understanding

English Language

  1. Reading comprehension
  2. Sentence Correction
  3. Synonyms
  4. Antonyms
  5. Word Meanings

Numerical Ability

  1. Time & work
  2. Time & distance
  3. Problems on trains
  4. Simple & Compound Interest
  5. HCF & LCM
  6. Alligation & mixtures
  7. Averages
  8. Pipes
  9. Probability
  10. Permutations & Combinations

General Awareness

  1. Current World News
  2. India News- Current Affairs
  3. History
  4. Geography Concepts
  5. Political Science

Computer Knowledge

  1. Languages
  2. Basic Things
  3. Devices

The Candidates who qualified in the prelims exam will be allowed for the mains exam followed by the Interview.

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