Frequently Asked Questions
RBI Grade 'B' and RBI Assistant level exams
are good backups for those attempting SBI PO/ UPSC IAS etc. For
those in management background or commerce might find the General
awareness section easy. However there is no stream which is at an
Ans. SBI PO offers a higher salary than RBI
Assistants. However RBI postings are in metro but SBI branches are
all over India. Working hours of RBI Assistant are 5 days/week and
PO is 6 days/week. RBI Assistant say that RBI promotes faster to AGM
post than SBI PO. However RBI Grade 'B' officers are better than RBI
Assistants. They can reach till Deputy Governorship of RBI.
exams mostly questions of General Awareness are asked from
Current Affairs.Focus mainly on current affairs related to
Banking & Finance Sector & News related to RBI.
Ans. Out of RBI assistant, IBPS PO, and SBI
Associate PO and it was easiest. But since number of seats are
significantly less, cutoff is really high. You need to correctly
answer 180 + questions ( out of 200) if you are from general
category to be certain of clearing the exam.
RBI Assistant exam notification came on 28
October in 2016.
RBI Grade 'B' exam has for general category
candidates the age limit of 30 years and 6 attempts. For PhD
candidates or caste candidates the attempts and age limit is higher.
RBI Assistants too the age limit is 28 years for general category
and higher for others.