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Reserve Bank of India Assistant 2022 ( RBI Assistant )


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Anangsha PatraDeputy Manager – Editorial

Updated on Mar 19, 2022 12:41 IST

RBI Assistant Syllabus 2022: Reserve Bank of India outlines RBI Assistant syllabus so that candidates can know the topics and sub-topics that are important for the exam. Candidates should prepare for the exam according to the RBI Assistant syllabus 2022 since questions are framed as per the syllabus. The syllabus for the prelims exam cover topics from sections such as Reasoning, Numerical Ability, and English Language. RBI Assistant syllabus for the mains exam comprises topics from sections such as Test of Reasoning, Test of English Language, Test of Numerical Ability, Test of General Awareness, and Test of Computer Knowledge.  Read below for details on RBI Assistant syllabus. 

RBI Assistant 2022 Syllabus

RBI Assistant Syllabus is designed and decided by the examination authority. RBI Assistant exam pattern consists of three sections in the prelims exam and five sections in the mains exam. Candidates must be aware of the detailed RBI Assistant syllabus to know the topics to be covered. After candidates qualify the prelims and mains exams, they are called for the language proficiency test. For final selection, the marks of the mains exam are taken into considered. Check below the syllabus of RBI Assistant for prelims and mains exam. 

RBI Assistant Syllabus 2022 for Preliminary Exam

The topics that candidates must cover for the prelims exam are given below.

Section Topics


Analogies, Similarities and Differences, Relationship concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, figure classification, Number Series, Non-verbal series, Coding and Decoding, Statement conclusion, Syllogistic reasoning, Problem Solving, Embedded Figures, Venn Diagrams, Figural pattern-Folding and Completion, Date and city matching, Small and Capital letters, Decoding and Classification, Seating Arrangement, Circular Arrangement

Numerical Ability

Number System, Fractions and Decimals, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Profit and Loss, Discount, Interest, Square roots, Averages, Mixture and Alligation, Time and distance, Time & Work, Algebra, Linear Equations, Bar Graph, Pie chart, Caselet, Trigonometry, Geometry, Mensuration, Triangle, Circle, Quadrilaterals, Polygons, Prism, Circular Cone, Circular Cylinder

English  Language

Synonyms, Antonyms, Fillers, One Word Substitution, Sentence Rearrangement & Completion, Spotting Error, Idioms & Phrases, Spell Check, Reading comprehension, Grammar-based questions

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RBI Assistant Syllabus 2022 for Mains Exam

The section-wise syllabus for the mains exam is given below.

Subjects Topics

Puzzles, Series, Word Formation, Venn Diagram, Analogy, Coding-Decoding, Direction and Distance, Blood Relations, Verbal Reasoning, Non-Verbal Reasoning and Syllogism. 

Numerical Ability 

Data Interpretation, Number Series, Algebra, Simplification, Speed, Distance and Time, SI & CI, Averages, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Time and Work, Problem on Ages, Mensuration, Trigonometry and Geometry. 

General Awareness

Static General Knowledge, Current Affairs, Science, Sports, Important Schemes, People in News, Awards, History, Geography, Economy, Polity and Banking Awareness. 

English Language

Reading Comprehension, Phrases and Idioms, Fill in the Blanks, Spelling Error, One-word Substitution, Sentence Correction, Error Detection, Synonyms & Antonyms.

Computer Knowledge

MS Office, Internet & Web, System, Networking, Database Management, Security and Operating System.

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RBI Assistant Exam Pattern

RBI Assistant exam pattern 2022 for prelims is divided into three sections. The test paper comprises 100 objective type questions. The total marks of the test are 100. The mains exam as per the exam pattern comprises four sections. The test paper carries a total of 200 questions and the total marks of the exam are 200. 

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RBI Assistant Preparation Tips

Given below are few tips and tricks to crack RBI Assistant exam:

  • The first and foremost step towards preparation for RBI Assistant exam is understanding the syllabus. This help candidates to know the topics that are important for the exam
  • Candidates must go through the exam pattern to understand the overall structure of the exam
  • Candidates must solve the previous years' question papers
  • Attempt mock test to analyse the level of preparation for the exam. This also help candidates in improving speed and accuracy
  • Make a study routine and follow that dedicatedly

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RBI Assistant Books

Candidates can refer to the following RBI Assistant books to prepare for the exam.

Book Name Author

Objective General English

SP Bakshi

A New Approach to Objective English

S Rajinder Dhillon

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Rajesh Verma

Problems In Mathematics with Hints and Solutions

V Govorov,‎ P Dybov,‎ N Miroshin,‎ S Smirnova

Mathematics for Class 11

RD Sharma

Mathematics - Class XII (Set of 2 Volumes)

RD Sharma

Computer Awareness Single Edition

Mini Goyal, Sweta Rani

A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning

RS Aggarwal

A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

R S Agarwal

Indian Year Book English/ Hindi

Publications Division

Manorama Year Book English/ Hindi

Mathew & Mammen Manorama



RBI Assistant Syllabus 2022

Q. Who prescribes RBI Assistant syllabus?

A: RBI Assistant syllabus is prescribed by the Reserve Bank of India.

Q. How RBI Assistant syllabus helps in preparation?

A. RBI Assistant syllabus helps candidates to know the topics that are important for the exam.

Q. What is the syllabus for RBI Assistant prelims exam?

A. The syllabus for RBI Assistant prelims exam comprises topics from Reasoning, Numerical Ability and English.

Q. What is the syllabus for the RBI Assistant mains exam?

A. RBI Assistant syllabus for mains exam comprises Reasoning, Numerical Ability, General Awareness, English Language and Computer Knowledge.

Q. Which are the important topics for RBI Assistant English?

A: The important topics for RBI Assistant English are Fill in the Blanks, Rearrangement, Spotting Errors, Reading Comprehension and Synonyms, Antonyms for English. 

Q. What are the important topics for RBI Assistant Quantitative Aptitude section?

A. Candidates can focus on Simplification, Data Interpretation, Number Systems, Ratio and Proportion, Profit and Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Sequence and Series, etc. 

Q. What are the important topics for RBI Assistant Reasoning section?

A. For RBI Assistant Reasoning section, candidates must focus on Seating Arrangements, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, etc. 

Q. How can I prepare for the RBI Assistant GK section?

A. To prepare for RBI Assistant GK section, candidates must keep themselves abreast with the current affairs. 

Q. Is it is useful to practice sample papers or previous years' question papers for RBI Assistant?

A. Yes, it is important to practice sample papers and previous years' question papers for RBI Assistant exam as it will help you to know the difficulty level of questions. 

Q. Is there any negative marking in the RBI Assistant exam?

A: Yes, there is a negative marking in the RBI Assistant exam. 1/4 marks are deducted for wrong answers.

Q. Is a mock test important for RBI Assistant exam?

A. Solving mock tests help candidates in effective time management and also helps in analysing the preparation for the RBI Assistant exam. 

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