RBI Assistant 2017 Recruitment | RBI Assistant 2017 Notification Out – Apply Online


RBI Assistant Recruitment 2017 : Reserve Bank of India has released the Notification for Recruitment of Assistant for the Year 2017-18. 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.


Vacancy Details of RBI Assistant 2017 : 

Number of  Vacancies – 623 Post


RBI Assistant 2017 Vacancies Statewise


Important Dates :

Starting date for Online registration & form submission – 18th October 2017.

Last date for Online registration – 11th November 2017.

Date of Online Prelim Examination – 27th & 28th November 2017

Date of Online Mains Examination – 20th December 2017


Eligibility Criteria for RBI Assistant 2017 : 

Age limit :  Candidate must have the age between 20-28 years as on 1st October 2017. 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 Language Proficiency Test (LPT). Earlier only single exam was there.

  • Prelims Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • 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. from this year, RBI has also introduced the sectional time limit pattern in RBI Assistant exam. 

RBI Assistant 2017 Mains Exam Pattern
Name of the TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum
Total Time
English Langauage404030 minutes
Numerical Ability404030 minutes 
Reasoning Ability404030 minutes 
General Awareness404025 minutes 
Computer knowledge404020 minutes 

Language Proficiency Test (LPT) - The candidates provisionally selected 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. Candidate not proficient in the Official/Local Language would be disqualified.


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