RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023: Get complete details & apply now

The application forms for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023 are now open. Here is all you should know about the recruitment drive in Reserve Bank of India.

RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced a recruitment drive for Assistant posts against 450 vacancies. Interested candidates can get themselves registered online before or on the 4th of October, 2023. The RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023 drive is a country-wide competitive examination that will be conducted in three phases, which include Prelims, Mains and a Language Proficiency Test.

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Pay Scale

  • The qualified candidates of RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023 will get a starting basic pay of ₹20,700/- per month on the scale of ₹20700–1200(3)–24300-1440(4)-30060–1920(6)–41580–2080 (2)–45740–2370(3)–52850–2850 (1)–55700 and other allowances, as admissible from time to time.
  • At present, the initial Monthly Gross Emoluments (without HRA) for the Assistant will be approximately ₹ 47,849.
  • A House Rent Allowance of 15% of Pay will be paid to them, additionally, if they are not staying in the Bank’s accommodation.

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit:

  • As of 1st of September, 2023, the candidate’s age should be between 20 and 28 years. This means that the candidates born not earlier than 02/09/1995 and not later than 01/09/2003 (both days inclusive) are only eligible to apply for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023.
  • There are also certain relaxations for candidates belonging to reserved categories, please check the table below for more information on it.

Age relaxation for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023:

Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe (SC/ ST)By 5 years, i.e., up to 33 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC)By 3 years, i.e., up to 31 years
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD)By 10 years (GEN/ EWS), 13 years (OBC) & 15 years (SC/ ST)
Ex-ServicemenTo the extent of service rendered by them in the Armed Forces plus an additional period of 3 years subject to a maximum of 50 years.
Widows/ divorced women/ women judicially separated who are not re-marriedUpto 35 years (40 years for SC/ ST)
Candidates having work experience in the Reserve Bank of IndiaTo the extent of the number of years of such experience, subject to a maximum of 3 years

Educational Qualification:

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50% marks (pass class for SC/ ST/ PwBD candidates) in the aggregate and the knowledge of word processing on PC.
  • A candidate belonging to the Ex-servicemen category (except dependents of ex-servicemen) should either be a graduate from a recognized University or should have passed the matriculation or its equivalent examination of the Armed Forces and rendered at least 15 years of defence service.
  • Candidates applying for a post in a particular recruiting Office should be proficient in the language (i.e., know to read, write, speak and understand the language) of the state/ any of the states falling under the recruiting Office.

Selection Procedure

The selection for the vacant posts in RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023 will be done through a country-wide competitive examination, which will be held in three phases i.e., Preliminary and Main examination followed by a Language Proficiency Test (LPT).

Phase I (Preliminary Exam)

The first phase will be an online examination (objective type), that includes multiple-choice questions for 100 marks. This test would be of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 sections as follows:

English Language303020 minutes
Numerical Ability353520 minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
  • The above online tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, that is in English and Hindi.
  • There will be negative marks for wrong answers and 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Phase II (Main Exam)

The second phase will also be an objective type test, that includes multiple-choice questions for 200 marks. This test would be of 135 minutes duration consisting of 5 sections as follows:

Reasoning404030 minutes
English Language404030 minutes
Numerical Ability404030 minutes
General Awareness404025 minutes
Computer Knowledge404020 minutes
There will be a negative mark of 1/4 mark for each wrong answer.

Phase III (Language Proficiency Test – LPT)

  • LPT is mandatory for all the candidates who are provisionally shortlisted from the main examination.
  • LPT will be conducted at the respective Regional Offices of the Bank.
  • The final selection of candidates will be done on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the online examination (in the order of merit), qualifying in LPT, Medical fitness, verification of certificates, etc. to the Bank’s satisfaction.

Documents Required

  • Candidate’s Photograph
  • Signature
  • Left thumb impression
  • Handwritten declaration as given below:
    • “I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”

How to Apply for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023?

  • Visit the registration portal of RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023 using the link provided below
  • Now, click on the button saying “Click here for New Registration”
  • Register yourself by entering basic details
  • Then log in using the registration details
  • Enter all your personal and educational qualifications
  • Upload the necessary images/ documents and pay the fee using any one of the available options
  • After completing these steps, download the application form for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023
  • Lastly, take a printout of the application form and the payment receipt for future reference

Application Fees

For UR/ EWS/ OBC candidatesRs. 450 + 18% GST
For SC/ ST/ PWD/ EXSRs. 50 + 18% GST

Important Dates

Starting of submission of online application form13th of September, 2023
Closing of submission of online application form4th of October, 2023 
Online Preliminary Test (tentative)21st & 23rd of October, 2023
Online Main Test (tentative)2nd of December, 2023

Important Links

Official Website of RBIClick here
Notice of RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023Click here
Link to ApplyClick here


In case anyone faces any difficulties in filling up the application form for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2023, payment of the examination fee or receipt of call letter, queries may be made through this link. Do not forget to mention ‘Recruitment of Assistant- 2023’ in the subject box of the email.

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