RBI Assistant 2016: Cut-Off & Exam Analysis

Dear Aspirants,

The RBI Assistant Exam Phase 1 was conducted on 24th December with over 5.5 Lakh aspirants competing for 610 vacancies across 17 circles.

The exam had a Phase 1 or Prelims for the first time, though Banking aspirants would have given exam of this pattern earlier. There were no surprises in the paper and it was similar to most other Prelims of Bank exams. With competition being tough and limited vacancies, the cut-offs will be expected to go high.


RBI Assistant Prelims Exam Pattern:
Sr. No Name of the section Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 60 Minutes
2 Reasoning Ability 35
3 Numerical Ability 35
Total 100


RBI Assistant Prelims 2016 Exam Analysis:


English Language
Name of the topic Number of questions
Reading Comprehension 8
Parajumbles 5
Error Spotting 10
Cloze Test 7


Reasoning Ability
Name of the topic Number of questions
Puzzles & Seating Arrangement 3 sets (15 questions)
Syllogism 5
Alphanumeric Series 5
Inequality 5
Miscellaneous 5


Numerical Ability
Name of the topic Number of questions
Number Series 5
Simplification/Approximation 10
Data Interpretation 1 Set (5 questions)
Miscellaneous 15


RBI Assistant Prelims 2016 Exam Expected Cut offs:

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam 2016 Expected Cut offs

Please note that the cut-offs given above are estimates only.


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