RBI Assistant Exam Analysis 2016

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RBI Assistant Exam Analysis

RBI Assistant Exam Analysis 2016 – Preliminary & Mains Examination 2016.

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RBI Assistant Mains Exam Analysis: January 24th, 2017

Stage Mains
Mode Online
Sections 5
Negative Marking Yes (0.25)
Sectional Cutoff Yes
Doable Questions 200
Time Crunch No (One could manage time well with a little planning)
Level of Difficulty Medium

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Analysis: Good Attempts

Section Good Attempts
Reasoning Ability 30-33
Quantitative Aptitude 30-32
English Language 31-33
Computer Knowledge 33-35
General Awareness 29-31

As per our RBI Assistant Exam Analysis, Overall Good Attempts should be at least 153-164.

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Analysis: Sectional level of Difficulty

Section Good Attempts
Reasoning Ability Easy-Moderate
Quantitative Aptitude Moderate
English Language Moderate
Computer Knowledge Easy
General Awareness Easy-Moderate

RBI Assistant Mains Exam Analysis – Detailed Sectional Analysis

English Language 

As per the inputs received for our RBI Assistant Exam Analysis, in the English Language section, Questions were asked from the following topics:

  • RC- 10
  • Cloze Test- 10
  • Spelling error- 5
  • Sentence correction- 5
  • Para jumble (story based)- 5
  • Fill in the blanks- 5
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Numerical Ability

As per the inputs received for our RBI Assistant Exam Analysis, in the numerical ability section, Questions were asked from the following topics:

  • DI- 5
  • Simplification- 15
  • Series- 5
  • Miscellaneous- 15, Mainly from SI, CI, Time n work, Time n Distance, Boats and Streams, Mixture & Allegation, Age, Geometry, Ration n proportions, Partnership.

Reasoning Ability

As per the inputs received for our RBI Assistant Exam Analysis, in the Reasoning Ability section, Questions were asked from the following topics:

  • Linear Arrangement- 5
  • Puzzle- 5
  • Inequality- 5
  • Syllogism- 5
  • Data sufficiency- 5
  • Series-5
  • Miscellaneous- 10

Computer Knowledge:

Out of the total questions, 30 – 35 were easy and rest questions requires more time. The main areas from which questions were asked are: Windows, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Networking, Basic Hardware and Software.

General Awareness:

This section was easy. The section includes questions from both Current Affairs and Banking Awareness. Also includes some static questions.

Do’s & Don’ts as per our RBI Assistant Exam Analysis

  • Try using shortcuts wherever possible. That is the only way you can save time.
  • Don’t be overconfident with calculations. Always re-check
  • Do not take English lightly.

Criteria Chosen for RBI Assistant Exam Analysis

  • Direct feedback from candidates who attempted RBI Assistant Prelims 2016
  • Direct feedback from candidates who attempted and qualified the RBI Assistant in the previous years.
  • Inputs of experts having experience in top coaching institutes catering to bank exams
  • Inputs from various experts of the banking sector.

How is RBI Assistant Exam Analysis Beneficial ?

  • RBI Assistant Exam Analysis is beneficial for the aspirants who appeared for the exam. It helps them see the overall level of the exam for everyone and not just them
  • RBI Assistant Exam Analysis is useful for aspirants who haven’t yet given the exam but will do so in the remaining shifts or in the next session. Such aspirants get to know what to expect from the RBI Assistant Exam.
  • RBI Assistant Exam Analysis is extremely useful for first time aspirants who aren’t quite familiar with the nature and complexity level of the exam.

RBI Assistant Exam Analysis –  Prelims

Stage Prelims
Mode Online
Sections 3
Negative Marking Yes (0.25)
Sectional Cutoff Yes
Doable Questions 100
Time Crunch No (One could manage time well with a little planning)
Level of Difficulty Easy

As per the feedback received from candidates for our RBI Assistant Exam Analysis, the paper was Easy overall.

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RBI Assistant Exam Analysis : Good Attempts

Section Good Attempts
English Language  21-25
Numerical Ability  23-28
Reasoning Ability  22-26

As per our RBI Assistant Exam Analysis, Overall Good Attempts should be at least 66 up.

RBI Assistant Exam Analysis: Total Attempts

  • Anything 66 up is good.

Since the paper was easy, try to have more attempts that to with a damn good level of accuracy.

RBI Assistant Exam Analysis : Sectional Level of Difficulty

Section Complexity Level
English Language  Easy
Numerical Ability  Moderate
Reasoning Ability  Easy

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RBI Assistant Exam Analysis – Detailed Sectional Analysis

English Language 

As per the inputs received for our RBI Assistant Exam Analysis, in the English Language section, Questions were asked from the following topics –

  • RC (Story based)
  • Cloze Test
  • Spelling error
  • Sentence correction
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Parajumbles
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RBI Assistant Exam Analysis : Details of English

English Topics Number of Questions
Reading Comprehension 8
Cloze Test 7
Fill in the Blanks 5
Parajumbles 5
Spotting Errors 5

Numerical Ability

As per the inputs received for our RBI Assistant Exam Analysis, in the numerical ability section, Questions were asked from the following topics –

  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification
  • Series
  • Miscellaneous ( Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Time and work problems, Time and Distance problems, Boats and Streams, Mixture and Allegation, Age, Geometry, Ratio and proportion, Partnership.

RBI Assistant Exam Analysis: Details of Numerical Ability

DI 5
Simplification 10+
Series 5
Miscellaneous 10+

Reasoning Ability

As per the inputs received for our RBI Assistant Exam Analysis, in the Reasoning Ability section, Questions were asked from the following topics –

  • Linear Arrangement
  • Puzzle
  • Inequality
  • Syllogism
  • Data sufficiency
  • Series
  • Miscellaneous

RBI Assistant Exam Analysis: Details of Reasoning

Reasoning Topics Number of Questions
Seating Arrangement 10
Puzzles 5
Inequality 5
Syllogism 5
Data Sufficiency 1
Series 5
Miscellaneous 4

Expected RBI Assistant Cutoff 2016

>> View here RBI Assistant Region Wise Expected Cutoff

Factors that will Decide RBI Assistant Cutoff 2016

  • Total number of vacancies available in 2016 (610)
  • Total number of candidates appearing for RBI Assistant Prelims 2016
  • Overall level of the RBI preliminary examination (Easy or Difficult)
  • State Wise Indicators for various zonal RBI Offices

RBI Assistant Job Profile 

  • File Work: File work is the common job for any assistant in any organization and this is the most common job you have to do as an assistant at RBI. Your work will be maintaining files on various matters of organization.
  • Data Entry: Data entry is also a common job for any assistant. You will be responsible for feeding the data in the system provided so that they can go back when required.
  • Replying to Mails: RBI receives a lot of letters and emails daily and as an assistant, you will have the responsibility to draft the replies to most of them and also you have to approve them from your in charge before making the final copy.
  • Inward and Outward Mail Entry: RBI receives a lot of letters and emails daily and they reply to most of them on daily basis. You may be given a responsibility to maintain the record of all the letters and emails sent and received.

>> VIEW HERE DETAILS OF RBI ASSISTANT JOB PROFILE

RBI Assistant Salary

  • Basic pay: Rs. 15,060/- per month
  • Pay scale: Rs. 13150-750 (3)-15400- 900(4) -19000-1200(6)-26200-1300 (2)-28800- 1480(3) – 33240 – 1750 (1)- 34990 (20 years).
  • Allowances: It includes Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transport Allowance etc., as admissible from time to time.
  • Gross emoluments: Approximately Rs. 32,429/- per month.
  • Accommodation: Subject to availability.
  • Reimbursements: For expenses for maintenance of vehicle for official purpose, newspaper, briefcase, book Grant, allowance for the furnishing of residence, etc. as per eligibility.
  • Dispensary facilities: Apart from reimbursement of medical expenses for OPD treatment/hospitalization as per eligibility) RBI assistants also gets certain dispensary facilities.
  • Loans and Advances: Granted at concessional rates of interest for Housing, Car, Education, Consumer Articles, and Personal Computer.
  • Governance: By the Defined Contribution New Pension Scheme, in addition to the benefits of Gratuity.
  • Total Annual Pay: Including allowances along with admissible perquisites attached to the post of RBI Assistant (excluding the value of housing) works out at the minimum to Rs. 3, 80,000/- p.a. (approximately).

Comparison of RBI Assistant with other bank POs:

RBI Assistant Job despite the fact that it is a clerical cadre job preferred by the majority of aspirants as compared to a Bank PO. Let us look at the following points to understand the situation better:

  • Transfers: Transfer in RBI takes place after five years of service while in other banks the transfer takes place every three years.
  • Rural postings: RBI doesn’t have branches in rural areas so the employees are mostly posted in urban localities while other banks post their employees in rural areas quite often.
  • Work pressure: Other nationalized banks have tremendous work pressure regarding business generation, meeting the targets for the bank while in Reserve Bank of India there is no such pressure so the job is less stressful.
  • BRAND: Do we need to discuss brand. Reserve bank of India is the father of all other banks. There is a great pride working for Reserve bank of India.
  • Working Days and Timings: Work timings in Reserve Bank of India are 9.15AM to 5.15PM and RBI works 5 days a week. The situation is different in other nationalized banks as they have loads of work and targets to complete.

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