RBI Assistant

RBI Assistant Eligibility 

RBI notifies candidates of eligibility required to appear for RBI Assistant exam. Candidates should ensure they meet eligibility criteria before they apply. Eligibility is defined in two criteria – Nationality, Age Limit and Educational Qualifications. There is no limit specified on number of attempts allowed for this examination.

The basic eligibility conditions have been presented below:


Candidate must be an Indian citizen as per RBI guidelines

Educational Qualification

To be eligible, candidates must meet the following academic conditions –

  • Hold a Graduate degree from a University/ Institution or Board recognised by the Government.
  • The candidate must have scored a minimum of 50% at degree level (Passing-class for SC/ST/PWD candidates) in aggregate.
  • Basic Computer knowledge is also required

[Candidates in their final year of their degree programme may also apply for the exam as long as they are able to produce

Age Eligibility

Minimum Age – 20 Years | Maximum Age – 28 years

As per Government guidelines, RBI offers age relaxation for certain categories as stated under –

Category Age Relaxation Applicable
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
PwD 10 Years for Gen, 13 years for OBC & 15 years for SC/ST
Ex-Servicemen To the extent of service provided by them to Armed Forces+ 3 years additional (Up to age of 50 Years)
Divorced women/Widows/Women judicially separated and not re-married 10 Years
Candidates who were domiciles in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in between the period 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 5 Years
Candidates, holding working experience of RBI Years of Experience (Maximum 3 years)

Language Proficiency 

Candidate applying from a particular State/UT should have basic proficiency in the corresponding language of that State/UT. Although not tested during Prelim or Mains, a Language Proficiency Test will be conducted at the end of selection process to verify this.