RBI Assistant 2016 Notification Out


RBI Assistant Recruitment : Reserve Bank of India has released the Notification for Recruitment of Assistant for the Year 2016-17. RBI invites online application from young graduates for the post of Assistants in its offices located across the country.

Those who are interested can apply online from the Official website of Reserve bank of India. Candidates must confirm their eligibility before filling the application from for RBI Assistant.

RBI Assistant Notification


About RBI – Reserve bank of India is the Central bank of India that control and manages the economic activities across the country. The changes in any economic policy by RBI can affect the common man. RBI also issues coins and currency which is minted at various cities in India. The Headquarter of Reserve Bank of India is located in Mumbai.


Number of  Vacancies – 610



Important Dates :

Starting date for Online registration – 07 Nov, 2016.

Last date for Online registration – 28 Nov, 2016.

Date of Prelim Exam – 23 & 24 December 2016

Date of Mains Exam – January 2017


Eligibility Criteria for RBI Assistant 2016 : 

Age limit :  Candidate must be between 20-28 years. The minimum age limit will be 20 years and maximum age limit is 28 years. 

Education Qualification :

1) Candidate must having Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks
2 ) Candidates Should be Proficient in State local Language from which they are Applying.

3) Those who are applying must possess the knowledge of Computer Applications and Operation such as MS Word, Excel, Power-point etc.


Exam Pattern : 

From this year , there will be 2 stages in revised pattern i.e Prelims exam and Mains Exam and shortlisted candidates from Mains Exam will be called for Interview. Earlier only single exam was there.

  • Prelims Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Interview and Document verification
  • Language Test

Note : Cut off will be State wise for both Prelims and Mains Examination.


Prelims Exam – Exam consisting of three sections of total 100 marks. On each wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deducted. Total time allotted for the exam is 1 Hour.

Name of the TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum
Total Time
English Language3030Composite time of
1 hour
Numerical Ability3535
Reasoning Ability3535


Mains Examination - The exam consisting of 5 sections with total of 200 marks. Total time is allotted for the exam is 2 Hours. 

RBI Assistant 2016-17 Mains Exam Pattern
Name of the TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum
Total Time
English Langauage4040Composite time of
2 hours
Numerical Ability4040
Reasoning Ability4040
General Awareness4040
Computer knowledge4040

Interview – There will be an interview round for all the successful candidates who will qualify Mains exam. The personal Interview will be of 35 marks. 

Based on the number of vacancies available in each state final Merit List will get published on the official website of Reserve bank of India.


Application fee - To register and apply for RBI Assistant candidates have to pay following amount online for Application form submission.

General/OBC category Candidates - Rs. 450

SC/ST category Candidates - Rs. 50 


How to register and Apply :

  • Go to the official website of RBI - Click here
  • Navigate on the Opportunities tab and Click on it.
  • Search for the RBI Assistant Notification and Online Application link.
  • Fill the Application form carefully and upload your passport photo and signature.
  • Pay the Application fee Online through net banking or debit/credit card.
  • Click on the Final Submit button and take the Printout/Hard copy of both Application form and e-receipt. 


Click Here to view Official Notification 

Click Here to Apply Online for RBI Assistant