RBI Assistant scorecard and cut off marks for the preliminary examination has been announced today. The exam was conducted as an online exam on 24 December, while the results were announced on 29 December. With the result announcement, the candidates were also shortlisted for the main exam. Today, the score card (mark sheet) and category-wise cut off marks have been made public.
The cut-offs (general) reached new high with maximum 81.50 marks (for Chandigarh and Hyderabad). The complete category-wise cut off for all Regional Offices can be fetched here.
Earlier, the notification was pushed back by around 3 months, probably because of the changes in the recruitment process. The same (changes in the selection process) was announced in September and the notification was issued in November. Till last time, the applications were required to go through a two-tier selection process comprising of a written exam and interview, however, owing to large section of candidates aspiring for the post, the process was made three-tier: Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, and Interview.
The application process was carried out from November 7 to 28. Initially, two days were reserved for the preliminary exam (December 23 & 24), however, the exam was held on December 24 in four shifts.
RBI is holding the recruitment process to fill 610 vacancies (including 10 backlog vacancies) of Assistant across its 17 offices. The vacancies vary as per the needs at each office.
The main exam is scheduled to be held on 24 January, for which the admit cards were released on 2 January. The scorecard feature allows the aspirants to check the section-wise marks they have scored in the prelims exam. The main exam would be of 200 marks, distributed equally among five sections. The exam would consist of Reasoning, English Language, General Awareness, Computer Knowledge and Numerical Ability. Total 2 hours will be allotted for the exam.