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RBI Assistant Exam Overview

CATEGORY:   RBI Assistant  
JOB PROFILE   file maintenance, MIS generation, management of data and drafting letters.  
POSTING   Urban   
PROMOTIONS   After 2-3 years   
TRANSFER   After 3-5 years   
EXAMINATION TYPE   Online: Prelims + Main + language proficiency  
BOND   2 years   

Let’s start off with the syllabus of RBI Assistant exam as there’s no point buying those books until you know what’s the syllabus. 

Syllabus for RBI Assistant 2021-22

English  Quant Reasoning General Awareness 
Reading Comprehension, Double Fillers/multiple sentence fillers/ sentence, Cloze Test, Vocabulary Based Questions, Sentence Improvement/ Correction, Paragraph Based Questions (Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph/ Sentences Restatement, Paragraph 1,2,3 and Paragraph Conclusion), Odd One Out cum Paragraph Jumbles. Data Interpretation (Line Chart, Caselet, Pie chart, Bar Graph, Tabular, Web/ Radar) Approximation and Simplification, Miscellaneous Mathematical Problems ( Profit and Loss, Problems on Ages, HCF/ LCM, SI/CI, Work and Time, Probability, Permutation and Combination, Speed, Distance and Time, Mensuration, Ratio and Proportion, Problems on Streams and Boats, Mixtures and Allegations, Partnership, Pipes and Cistern, Problems on Trains, Average) Number Series, Data Sufficiency, Inequalities (Quantity 2, Quantity 1 and Quadratic Equations). Direction Sense, Puzzles, and Seating Arrangements, Blood Relation, Order and Ranking, Machine Input-Output, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Alpha-Numeric Symbol, Data Sufficiency, Inequalities, Series, Logical Reasoning (Statement and Assumption, Argument, Passage Inference, Conclusion) Banking GK   Economics GK   Funds allotted   State news   Appointments (Special designations of banks and Government of India) Schemes   Books and Authors – You can easily cover them because hardly 4-5 books are released every month. Don’t miss out on this topic.   Awards    Committees – Bank related   Rankings and reports    

Best books for RBI Assistant 2021 – Prelims 

English Language Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability 
General English by – SP Bakshi/Arihant  Objective General English by – RS Agarwal/S Chand   Objective Arithmetic by RS Aggarwal/S Chand Numerical ability and Mathematical Aptitude by – Dr AB Rao  Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by – Rajesh Varma/Arihant    A modern approach to verbal and non-verbal reasoning by – RS Aggarwal/S Chand   A New Approach to Reasoning by – BS Sijwali/Arihant   

Best books for RBI Assistant 2021 – Mains 

English Language Books

Name of the Book Author/Publisher 
Objective General English SP Bakshi/Arihant 
Objective English for Competitive exams Hari Mohan Prasad/MacGraw Hill 
Objective English Thorpe/Pearson 

Reasoning Ability Books

Reasoning Ability for Competitive Exam Nikshit N Sinha/Pearson 
Analytical Reasoning MK Pandey/MK Pandey 

General Awareness Books

Banking Awareness Arihant Experts/Arihant 
General Awareness Arihant Experts/Arihant 

Quantitative Aptitude Books

A New Approach to Numerical Ability Navaratan Singh, Manpreet Cheema/Chelan 
Objective Airthmatics RS Aggarwal/S Chand 

Computer Knowledge Books

Computer Fundamental Pradeep K Sinha/BPB Publication 
Fundamental of Computer E Balaguruswamy/E Balaguruswamy

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RBI Assistant Career Growth

Scale 1 Officer / Assistant Manager (Grade A) 
Scale 2 Manager (Grade B) 
Scale 3 Senior Manager (Grade C) 
Scale 4 Chief Manager (Grade D)

RBI Assistant Pay Scale 2021

The in-hand salary for RBI Assistant is Rs. 36091/-. 

Years in Service Salary Increment 
First 3 years ₹13,150 ₹ 750 
Next 4 years ₹ 15,400 ₹ 900 
Next 6 years ₹ 19,000 ₹ 1,200 
Next 2 years ₹ 26,200 ₹ 1,300 
Next 5 years ₹ 28,800 ₹ 1,480 
Next 1 year ₹ 33,240 ₹ 1,750 
20 years ₹ 34,990 

RBI Assistant Posting Locations 

North Zone West Zone East Zone South Zone 
Chandigarh (including Shimla), Jaipur, Jammu / Srinagar, Kanpur, (including Lucknow & Dehradun), New Delhi Ahmedabad, Bhopal (including Raipur), Mumbai (including Belapur, Pune, and Panaji), Nagpur Bhubaneswar, Guwahati (including all North Eastern states excluding Gangtok), Kolkata (including Gangtok), Patna (including Ranchi) Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Thiruvananthapuram (including Kochi)

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