RBI Assistant Notification 2021-2022 Out - Check Date, Official PDF Link, Vacancies

By Amrit Gouda|Updated : February 17th, 2022

RBI Assistant 2021-2022 notification has been released on the official site on 17th February 2022. Earlier it has released a short notification in a newspaper regarding the notification. Students must have been eagerly waiting for the official recruitment notification of the RBI Assistant 2022 exam. Interested and eligible candidates can start applying from 17th February onwards until 8th March 2022.

Along with the notification, the Reserve Bank of India has also released the RBI Assistant 2022 notification application form link, Prelims, Mains, and other important dates. So in this article, you will get to know important information about RBI Assistant 2022 Notification, Official PDF download link, vacancies, dates, fees, eligibility, important dates, pattern, and preparation. 

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What is RBI Assistant 2022 Recruitment/Exam?

  • Every year the Reserve Bank of India recruits talented and energetic young minds for its baseline employees.
  • In 2020, RBI released notification for around 900+ vacancies. RBI has released 950 vacancies for the recruitment cycle 2021-22.
  • Candidates have to go through a series of stages like prelims, mains, and Language Proficiency Test(LPT)to finally become employees of the central bank of India.
  • After selecting as an assistant, he/she will be posted in his/her home state to take forward his/her responsibilities.

RBI Assistant 2022 Notification Release Date

  • RBI has released the notification on the official website on 17th February 2022.
  • Students are advised to visit the official website of RBI.

RBI Assistant 2022 Notification PDF

Students can download the official notification below. Candidates are allowed to go through the complete notification so that they will not miss any crucial information.

RBI Assistant 2021-22 Notification PDF Link

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RBI Assistant Notification 2022 Overview

An important aspect of any official recruitment notification is the overview. Students should read the exam overview to get all of the important information, such as the recruiting body, the number of vacancies, application fees, exam dates, and so on. In the table below, we'll go over all of the details of the notification and the exam in detail.

Name of the examRBI Assistant
Conducting bodyReserve Bank of India
Post nameAssistant
Number of vacancies950
Notification release date17th February 2022
Mode of examOnline
Frequency of examOnce a year
Stages of examPrelims, Mains, and Language Proficiency Test(LPT)
Level of examNational
Official websitehttps://opportunities.rbi.org.in/Scripts/Vacancies.aspx
Exam languageEnglish, Hindi

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RBI Assistant 2022 Important Dates

The exam dates and recruitment notice for RBI Assistant 2022 have been announced on 17th February 2022. Candidates can see all of the relevant important dates in the table below.:


Exam Dates

RBI Assistant 2022 Notification Release Date

17 February 2022

RBI Assistant Online Application Start Date

17 February 2022

RBI Assistant Online Application Last Date

8 March 2022

RBI Assistant 2022 Prelims Exam

26-27 March 2022

RBI Assistant 2022 Prelims Result

April 2022

RBI Assistant 2022 Mains Admit Card

1 week before the exam

RBI Assistant 2022 Main Exam

May 2022

RBI Assistant 2022 Main Result

To Be Notified

RBI Assistant 2022 LPT date

To Be Notified

RBI Assistant 2022 Notification Vacancy

Let's discuss the vacancy of RBI Assistant recruitment over the last few years. This year RBI has released a total of 950 vacancies.

YearNumber of vacancies

Check the category-wise and zone-wise vacancies of RBI Assistant 2021-22 in the below table.

Office Vacancies
Kanpur & Lucknow2801365313131
New Delhi190018310775
Thiruvananthapuram & Kochi070113280554

Application Fee

The application fee for RBI Assistant Recruitment 2022 will be paid online. The price/intimation fee is non-refundable. The following are the application fees for RBI Assistant 2022, organized by category:


Application Fee


₹ 50 


₹ 450 

RBI Assistant Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who want to work as an Assistant for RBI must meet all of the RBI Assistant eligibility requirements. Officials from the Reserve Bank of India set the requirements for RBI Assistant eligibility criteria.

Age Eligibility

  • The age eligibility is between 20-28 years. To be eligible for the RBI Assistant 2022 Exam, a candidate must be between the ages of 20 and 28. The applicant must have been born between February 2, 1994, and February 1, 2022. Candidates from the reserved category are given an age reduction.
  • However, the RBI has granted various age concessions to students applying for Assistant positions in the following categories:


Age Relaxation


5 Years


3 Years


UR: 10 Years

OBC: 13 Years

SC/ST:15 Years


Up to 50 Years

2. Educational Eligibility:

  • Graduated from any Govt. recognized university with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Knowledge of computers is required.

RBI Assistant Exam Pattern

The Reserve Bank of India has also released the exam pattern for RBI Assistant 2022 along with the official notice. You must go over the exam pattern for RBI Assistant 2022.

There are 3 phases in the selection process.

  1. Prelims
  2. Main
  3. Language Proficiency Test

Overview of the Prelims Exam Pattern

  • The prelim stage of RBI Assistant is qualifying in nature.
  • The total mark is 100 marks in 1 hour.
  • There are a total of 3 sections.
  • There is a negative marking of 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question.
Sr. No.Name of the Tests (Objective)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1.English Language303020 minutes
2.Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3.Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
 Total1001001 hour

Overview of the Mains Exam Pattern

  • There are 5 sections in the objective test i.e reasoning ability, numerical ability,  English, computer awareness, and general/financial awareness.
  • Every section will consist of 40 questions with 40 marks.
  • There is a different sectional time limit for every section.
Name of Tests
No of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime
Reasoning404030 minutes
English Language404030 minutes
Numerical Ability404030 minutes
General Awareness404025 minutes
Computer Knowledge404020 minutes
Total200200135 Minutes

RBI Assistant Salary:

Assistants will be paid a beginning basic wage of 20,700/- per month on a scale of 20700 – 1200 (3) – 24300 – 1440 (4) – 30060 – 1920 (6) – 41580 – 2080 (2) – 45740 – 2370 (3) – 52850 – 2850 – 55700 (20 years) and additional allowances, such as transportation.

As admissible from time to time, Dearness Allowance, House Rent Allowance, City Compensatory Allowance, Transportation Allowance, and so on. Assistants' starting monthly gross emoluments will be around 45,050/- at the moment.

*House Allowance of 15% of Pay will be paid to employees additionally if they are not staying in Bank’s accommodation.

RBI Assistant Apply Online 2022

Interested and qualified applicants can apply online by clicking on the link below. They must complete the application form in accordance with the instructions.

RBI Assistant Recruitment 2022 Application Form Link

How to Apply Online for RBI Assistant 2022?

Eligible candidates can apply online for the RBI Assistant 2022 Examination. Follow the below instructions to complete the online application form.

  1. Open the "careers" tab on the RBI official website.
  2. Click on "Apply Online".
  3. Now click on "New Registration".
  4. Your email address will receive your registration number and password.
  5. You must now log in using your credentials.
  6. Fill out the application form and upload your supporting documentation.
  7. Complete the application fee payment process online.
  8. Download the final application for your reference.

Some Important Tips to Start RBI Assistant 2022 Preparation

  • First, go through the RBI Assistant syllabus and exam pattern properly.
  • Before starting preparation go through once the RBI Assistant cut-off and previous year's RBI Assistant question paper.
  • Start with basic chapters.
  • After clearing the concepts, slowly move towards difficult and important topics.
  • Attempt sectional tests.
  • Then go for full-length mock tests.
  • Analyze your strong and weak areas.

So this is all about the RBI Assistant notification 2021-22, important dates, eligibility criteria, steps to apply online, exam fee, exam pattern, selection process, and updated salary. Please go through the complete article and notification before applying.

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  • RBI Assistant notification 2021-2022 has been released on the official site on 17th February 2022

  • RBI Assistant 2022 prelims exam will be conducted on 26-27 March 2022.

  • The age limit is between 20-28 years. Also, there is relaxation for the reserved categories.

  • The online exam fee for General/OBC/EWS is 450 and for others, it is 50.

  • The start date to apply for RBI Assistant 2022 is 17th February 2022.

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